June 1, 1993|
Potomac, Maryland, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 8 in (173 cm)|
|Weight||157 lb (71 kg; 11 st 3 lb)|
|Position||Center / Right Wing|
|NHL team (P)|
Iowa Wild (AHL)
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.
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.
|2010–11||Washington Little Capitals||MetJHL||19||20||21||41||4||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honors
|All-ECAC Hockey Rookie Team||2013–14|||
|All-ECAC Hockey Second Team||2013–14|||
|ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Year||2013–14|||
|College Hockey News Rookie of the Year||2013–14|||
|NCAA Ice Hockey National Rookie of the Year||2013–14|||
|All-ECAC Hockey Second Team||2014–15|
|AHCA East Second-Team All-American||2014–15|
|All-ECAC Hockey First Team||2015–16|
|AHCA East First-Team All-American||2015–16|
- "SAM ANAS". quinnipiacbobcats.com. Retrieved January 8, 2019.
- "American Hockey Coaches Association - Men's CCM Hockey Division I All-Americans Announced". ahcahockey.com. Retrieved April 16, 2016.
- "League Announces Postseason Awards - ECAC Hockey". www.ecachockey.com. Retrieved April 16, 2016.
- "QU Men's Ice Hockey's Sam Anas Named To All-CHN Team". Quinnipiac Bobcats. Retrieved April 16, 2016.
- "Wild Signs Sam Anas To Two-Year, Entry-Level Contract". wild.nhl.com. Retrieved April 16, 2016.
- "By signing with Minnesota Wild, Sam Anas becomes a rare MD native to reach pro". Washington Post. April 15, 2016. Retrieved April 15, 2016.
- "League Announces All-Conference & All-Rookie Teams – ECAC Hockey".
- "Conference Honors, 2013–14".
- "Quinnipiac's Sam Anas Named ECAC Hockey Co-Rookie of the Year". Youngstown Phantoms.
- "CHN Rookie of the Year: Sam Anas – ECAC Hockey".
- "Former Phantom Sam Anas Named Tim Taylor National Rookie of the Year for NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey". Youngstown Phantoms.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
|Awards and achievements|
| ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Year
(co-winner with Gavin Bayreuther)
| Tim Taylor Award
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