MARQUETTE, Mich. â€Â“ Pat Bateman has been namedcaptain of the Northern Michigan University hockey team for the 2006-07 seasonaccording to Coach Walt Kyle. 


â€ÂœPat has clearly emerged as the leader on the team,â€Â Kylesaid.  â€ÂœHe has grown and matured in his time here at NMU.  He has the abilityto lead.â€Â


Bateman, a 6-1, 200, forward from Calgary, Alberta was anassistant captain for 2005-06 where he appeared in 39 games with 10 goals, 19assists for 29 points.  For his career at NMU, Bateman has played in 110 games andhas 72 (29-43) points.  Ã‚ 


â€ÂœPat has the respect of the team and coaching staff at NMU,â€ÂKyle said.




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