Nick Messina | 7
Junior | Left Wing | Hinsdale, IL
5'9" | 165 lbs.
HIGH SCHOOL / JUNIOR HOCKEY
Attended Hinsdale Central High School under head coach Nikos Tselios, who was a first-round draft pick of the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes ... played alongside prior Alabama teammates Jack Rooney and Dane Sana in high school ... recorded 49 points (24 G, 25 A) in 104 games for the Chicago Fury under coaches Al Dorich and Dennis Vaske ... won the state championship in the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons ... also played baseball freshman year.
Born on Sept. 5, 1998 in Hinsdale, Ill. ... son of Joe and Heather Messina ... has a brother, Sam, and a sister, Sabrina ... Sam rejoined the team as a senior on Nov. 11, 2017 after being sidelined for most of the 2016-17 season with an arteriovenous malformation in his brain ... majoring in Marketing.