| 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)|
| Quinnipiac Bobcats|
| June 1, 1993 (age 22)
Washington, DC, USA (1993-06-01) |
150 lb (68 kg; 10 st 10 lb)
Sam Anas (born June 1, 1993) is an American professional ice hockey forward. He is currently playing for the Iowa Wild in the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect for the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League (NHL). While growing up in Potomac, Maryland, he attended Landon School. Later, he attended Quinnipiac University. He became the second player that played in the Montgomery Youth Hockey Association (MYHA) to sign an NHL contract. His dad Peter was a huge impact in his life.
Anas played for the NCAA Division I Quinnipiac Bobcats men's ice hockey team in the ECAC Hockey conference. In his freshman year, Anas's outstanding play was rewarded when he was selected as 2014 ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Year and named to both the 2013–14 ECAC Hockey All-Rookie Team and the All-ECAC Hockey Second Team. Anas was further honored when he was chosen as the 2014 College Hockey News Rookie of the Year. As a sophomore, he landed a spot on the AHCA/CCM Hockey All-American Second Team.
He received AHCA/CCM Hockey Men’s Division I All-America First Team honors following his junior year (2015–16), while making the ECAC Hockey First Team, the All-CollegeHockeyNews.com Second Team and the NCAA Tournament All-Regional Team.
On April 15, 2016, Anas signed a two-year, two-way contract with the Minnesota Wild. This made him the first player born in the Washington, DC area who played hockey locally through high school and then signed with an NHL team.
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