Mike Hurlbut returned to his alma mater as a volunteer assistant coach to start the 2002-2003 season, became a full-time assistant in 2008-09 and was named Associate Head Coach in the spring of 2011.
A first-team All America and a first team All ECAC selection for the Saints in 1989 and a member of the two winning-est teams in Saint hockey history in 1988 and 1989, Mike is a 1989 graduate of St. Lawrence and had a long and successful professional hockey career. He spent 14 years in the International and American hockey leagues and played 29 games, scoring one goal and assisting on eight others, in the National Hockey League.
He was selected to play in three American Hockey League All Star Games, was named a second team AHL All Star in 1994-95 and was the longest serving captain in Rochester Americans' franchise history, wearing the "C" for five seasons. He was a team captain in eight of his 13 pro seasons.
Among the teams he played for were the Houston Aeros, Minnesota Moose, Binghamton Rangers and the Rochester Americans. He played 23 games with the New York Rangers in 1992-93 and also had NHL appearances with the Quebec Nordique and the Buffalo Sabres.
Mike and his wife Julie have a son, Jacob and a daughter, Emily.