Prior to enrolling at the University of New Hampshire, Bobby played three seasons with the Boston Jr. Bruins of the Eastern Junior Hockey League from 2003–2006, and five seasons with Marlborough High School from 2000–2005, making the varsity team as an eighth-grader. During the 2004–05 season, he helped both his high school team and junior team to championship titles. At MHS, he recorded 284 points in 116 games as well as breaking the school's record in goals scored during his junior year, tallying 58 goals in 25 games.
Bobby was named the NH Wildcats' co-captain and finished second among all NCAA Division I players in goals in 2009 – 10, scoring 29 for UNH, earning him a nomination as a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award as the top U.S. college hockey player. On March 24, 2010, he was recognized as the 58th recipient of the Walter Brown Award, which is presented annually to the best American-born college hockey player in New England. Bobby was also selected as Hockey East’s Player of the Year, an All-Hockey East First Team honoree, the Hockey East Player of the month for November, the Hockey East scoring champion, a Hockey East Three Stars Award winner and a 2010 Hockey Humanitarian nominee for his efforts in the community.
Currently Bobby is playing for Hartford Wolfpack of the American Hockey League. Bobby played for the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League during 2017-2018 season. He also played formally for the Florida Panthers, Ottawa Senators, New Jersey Devils and Nashville Predators, and won the 2011 Calder Cup championship (American Hockey League) while with the Binghamton Senators. Bobby was also picked to represent the United States of America for Men’s Hockey team at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.
2008 – NCAA Hockey East All Tournament Team
2010 – NCAA Hockey East Reg. Season Champion
2010 – NCAA New England D1 All Stars
2010 – NCAA New England Most Valuable Player
2010 – Walter Brown Award Winner
2010 – Finalist, Hobey Baker Award
2010 – Hockey East Scoring Champ
2010 – Hockey East All Star First Team
2010 – Hockey East Player of the Year
2010 – NCAA West First All-American Team
2010 – Hockey East Three Stars Award
2011 – Most valuable Player, AHL 2011 All-Star Classic
2011 – AHL All Star Game
2011 – Calder Cup Champion
2011 – AHL Playoffs Most Goals by Rookie (13)
2011 – AHL PLayoffs Most Points by Rookie (17)
2011 – AHL Rookie of the Month (November)
2013 – AHL All Star Game
2013 – AHL PLayer of the Week (Dec 16)
2013 – World Championship Bronze Medal Team USA
2015 – AHL All Star Game
2018 – 2018 USA Men’s Olympic Hockey team - South Korea
Head Coach/PartnerBrian Payne
Brian’s reputation is one of technical excellence worldwide. He has trained players from the U.S.A., Finland, Sweden, Canada, Australia, and the Czech Republic as well as being regarded as one of the most influential and motivating coaches for high school hockey players. In 2012, Coach Payne led the Groton-Dunstable High School ice hockey team to a MIAA State Championship. G-D’s combined record of 66-10-2 during his three seasons is among the best in MIAA hockey and included a 22-0-1 campaign in 2011-12. Before coaching at G-D, Coach Payne was assistant coach at Assumption College. He led the Greyhounds defense, reducing their goals against average by 2 goals per game during his tenure. Additionally, he directed a penalty killing unit that successfully killed more than 74% of their penalties during those two years. Prior to coaching at Assumption College, Coach Payne was the head coach at North Middlesex Regional High School. During his four years at North Middlesex, Coach Payne had a winning percentage of 68% and qualified for the MIAA Tournament in both 2003 and 2004. In ‘96 he was hired by the Advanta Panthers to take over a struggling Junior program and over his 4 years with the team they became one of the most respected Junior programs in the Northeast. The Panthers won 71% of its games and a majority of his players continued their careers at Division I programs including the University of Maine, Northeastern University, Merrimack College, Dartmouth College, and Princeton University. Over the course of 10 years, Coach Payne has worked with more than 1,800 players at Ice Works. Currently, Coach Payne is enjoying time with his wife Jodye and his two children, Lexye and Colby.