BLIGH'S CAREER STATS
2015-16 (Senior): Scored the first Dartmouth goal of the season at No. 11 Harvard on Nov. 1 just 6:35 into the opening period...Registered his first career multi-goal game with a pair of markers against Brown at home in a 7-3 win on Nov. 6...Scored the game-winning goal at Princeton on Nov. 13...Registered a pair of assists at UNH on Dec. 11...had a goal and two asissts against Robert Morris and a goal and an assist against No. 20 Merrimack to be named the MVP of the Ledyard Classic, helping the Big Green win the title for the team since 2008...Missed 13 games with an injury from Jan. 10 to Feb. 20...Returned to score a goal at Clarkson on Feb. 27...Had three assists in the first two games of the Colgate first-round series...Scored in the Game 3 victory against the Raiders...Netted a pair of goals in the Game 1 overtime win at Yale in the ECAC Hockey Quarterfinals.
2014-15 (Junior): Appeared in 14 games…Had a scoring line of 4-4-8…Called for just one minor penalty…Dressed for the final 12 games of the season, starting the stretch with a three-game point streak (2-2-4)…Had a goal and an assist in Dartmouth’s 6-4 upset win over No. 15 Yale in New Haven on Feb. 7…Had a goal at St. Lawrence on Feb. 21…Scored the final Dartmouth goal of the season at Colgate in Game 2 of the ECAC Hockey Quarterfinals on Mar. 14…Dartmouth was 2-2-0 when Bligh scored a goal and 5-2-0 when he had at least one point.
2013-14 (Sophomore): Suited up for 32 games…Recorded seven points on one goal and six assists…Picked up his first points of the season on Dec. 7 at Brown as he scored once and assisted on another…Picked up a helper on Dartmouth’s lone goal in a 1-1 tie at Vermont on Dec. 3…Had a season-best two assists at Clarkson on Feb. 15, including on the eventual game-winning goal…Posted a three-game point streak that began at Clarkson and went through a 3-3 tie with Yale (Feb. 22) and featured four assists…Had eight minor penalties for 16 PIMs over the course of the season…Switched his jersey number to #23 after wearing #14 as a freshman...Dartmouth was 0-1-0 when he scored a goal and 2-1-2 when picking up a point.
2012-13 (Freshman): Named to the NHL Central Scouting preliminary list leading up to the 2013 NHL Entry Draft...Suited up for 28 games…Scored four goals and added five assists for nine points…His first two collegiate points came against Bentley as he posted two assists at home on Dec. 1…His first career goal came at home in front of a sold-out Thompson Arena against No. 2 New Hampshire on Dec. 30 as the Big Green earned a 4-1 victory…Scored the game-winning goal against Harvard in Game 3 of the first-round series, sending the team on to the second round…Scored a power-play goal against Harvard on Jan. 12…In 16 league games, he scored two goals and added three assists for five points.
Before Dartmouth: Played two seasons of hockey at Milton High School before finishing at the Dexter School in Brookline, Mass. ...In his final two seasons with Dexter, he scored 47 goals and registered 112 points in just 55 games...Spent 2011-12 with the South Shore Kings of the EJHL...In 43 games with the Kings, Bligh registered 22 goals, 63 assists and 85 points to go along with 53 PIMs...Named the EJHL Rookie of the Year following the season...His 63 assists were good for the league lead, while his 85 points ranked second overall...Attended the 2012 Winnipeg Jets Development Camp...Also played baseball and soccer in high school.
Personal: Son of Michael Bligh and Susanne Craig...Has one brother and two sisters...His great uncle is Jim Craig, goaltender on the 1980 US Olympic Hockey "Miracle on Ice" team as well as an NHL player...A government major.