12 Ryan Kayfes
12 Ryan Kayfes
Height: 5-10
Weight: 165
Year: Sr
Hometown: Maple Grove, Minn.
Position: F
Previous Team: Fairbanks Ice Dogs (NAHL)

2010-11: Second among team’s defensemen in points with a 3-9-12 line ... tied for second on the team in +/- with a +4 ... scored a power play goal and had an assist in 5-2 win at Holy Cross Nov. 20 ... had a goal and an assist in series against Air Force Dec. 30 & 31 ... blocked season-high four shots at AIC Jan. 11 ... was +3 at RIT Jan. 15 ... had an assist in each game of series against Sacred Heart Feb. 4 & 5 ... assisted on Joe Campanelli’s overtime goal in second game of series ... scored third goal of season at AIC Feb. 11 for career-best three-game scoring streak ... had two assists against Sacred Heart in Atlantic Hockey first round March 5.

2009-10: Played in 34 of 35 games ... had a goal and four assists on the season ... helped Bentley to 4-2 win over Mercyhurst Oct. 30 with two assists ... had an assist in win over Sacred Heart Nov. 13 ... had two points at Toyota UConn Classic, a goal against UConn Dec. 29 and an assist against No. 15 UMass in the final ... Atlantic Hockey All-Academic.

2008-09: One of seven players who was in the lineup for every game and the only freshman to do so ... had a scoring line of 2-8-10 ... registered first career point with an assist at No. 17 Air Force Nov. 1 ... was +3 in 4-3 win over Canisius Nov. 21 ... scored first career goal on the power play in 4-1 win over Holy Cross Dec. 5 ... scored another power play goal with just seven seconds left in first period at Ohio State Dec. 13 ... had two assists in 8-3 win at Canisius Jan. 9 ... had another assist in the series finale one night later as Bentley completed the sweep ... assisted on Marc Menzione’s goal in 6-4 victory over AIC Jan. 20 ... assisted on another Menzione goal, this time it was the go-ahead goal in game three of Atlantic Hockey quarterfinals series against Canisius March 15.

Before Bentley: 2005 graduate of Maple Grove Senior High ... played junior hockey with the Bismarck Bobcats of the North American Hockey League for two-plus seasons (2005-07) and the Fairbanks Ice Dogs of the NAHL for part of the 2007-08 season ... played in 34 games for Bismarck during the 07-08 season and served as team captain before being traded to Fairbanks, where he was teammates with Aaron Stonacek ... had a 7-9-16 line in 34 games for Bismarck and a 4-1-5 line in 15 games for Fairbanks ... was the Bobcats’ second highest scoring defenseman with 24 points (5-19-24) in 53 games in 06-07 and was an assistant captain ... played in the 2007 NAHL All-Star game ... scored 17 points (3-14-17) in 52 games in 05-06 and was the team’s highest scoring defenseman ... served as Maple Grove’s captain his senior year ... was a two time All-Conference Honorable Mention.

Personal: Majoring in finance ... member of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee at Bentley ... age as of Oct. 1: 24 ... uncle Eric Pederson, played hockey at Army ... sister, Molly (20) ... son of Jim and Eileen Kayfes.