Mason Baptista (F)
Fort Wayne Komets
||North York, ON
Profile: 2014-15-- Completed four seasons with St. Norbert College (NCHA III), leading the Green Knights with 26 assists and 34 points. Named a Second team All American and All-Conference player and won two National Championships during his collegiate career with St. Norbert. Also made his pro debut appearing in four ECHL games with Quad City.
2015-16-- Skated 47 games with Wichita before being acquired by Fort Wayne in a trade 2/26/16. Potted his first pro hat trick 3/12/16 at Alaska. Placed on waivers 4/3/16.
2016-17-- Re-signed with Fort Wayne and added to preseason roster 7/25/16. Registered career year highs of 14 assists, 16 goals, 30 points and 64 penalty minutes. Scored his first pro playoff point (assist) 4/19/17 at Quad City.
2017-18-- Named ECHL Plus Performer of the Month (along with teammate Shawn Szydlowski) for the month of December, 2017 after sharing the league lead in plus/minus with +17. Set new career high of 15 assists 1/13/17. Eclipsed career high of 30 points with his 31st point 1/26/18. Set a new career season high of 17 goals 2/10/18 at Quad City. Logged a career year and ranked fourth on the Komets with 32 assists, 50 points and +22 in 62 games.
2018-19-- Started the season in Germany with Freiburg in the DEL2 league, scoring a goal and 10 points in 25 games before returning to the states and re-joining Fort Wayne 12/13/18.
ECHL career stats: 184gp, 46g, 60a, 106pts.