Physical, aggressive forward . . . Tenacious and hard-working skater . . . Shows good quickness and is a physical player . . . Has the versatility to play both wing positions . . . Quick skater . . . Should contribute offensively after adapting to collegiate game . . . May earn ice time on both power-play and penalty-kill units as the season progresses.
Appeared in 18 games for the Indiana (Indianapolis, Ind.) Ice of the United States Hockey League (USHL) in the 2006-07 season after starting out the campaign with the Chicago (Ill.) Steel . . . Netted 20 points with eight goals and 12 assists for Chicago in 36 2006-07 games before being dealt in early February to Indiana . . . Was an assistant captain for Chicago . . . Tallied seven points with a goal and six helpers with Indiana to close out the 2006-07 season . . . Finished in a seven-way tie for 83rd place among the USHL’s 2006-07 points leaders as a member of Indiana head coach Charlie Skjodt’s squad . . . Generated 13 points with seven goals and six assists in 45 contests for Chicago in the 2005-06 campaign . . . Select 17 Festival invitee . . . Graduated in 2006 from Providence Catholic High School in New Lenox, Ill. . . . Played golf for one season.
Son of Michael and Cynthia Embach . . . Born 1/17/88 in Downers Grove, Ill. . . . Mother is employed as a computer consultant . . . Has a younger sister . . . Nickname is “Box” . . . Enjoys reading and golf . . . Shoots: Left . . . Majoring in pre-law.