|High School:||Chicago Steel|
2007-2008: Played in 27 games and finished the year with five points (1g, 4a), all in ECAC Hockey contests ... Can play both center and wing ... Finished the year winning 43.7% of faceoffs taken (31 of 71) ... Tallied an assist in 2-2 tie at Union ... Notched an assist in 4-4 tie at St Lawrence ... Scored his only goal of the year to give Brown a 3-2 lead against Dartmouth and then assisted the game-winning goal, earning 2nd star honors ... Named 3rd star as Brown nearly upset #11 Clarkson, tallying an assist on the goal that gave the Bears a 2-0 lead ... One of 21 Bears named to the ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team.
2006-2007: Played in 25 games and finished the year with seven points (2g, 5a) ... Had an assist on the power-play in 3-3 tie with Merrimack ... Tallied a point for the second straight game with an assist on another power-play goal against Cornell ... Named 1st star after scoring the game-winning goal in overtime against Yale ... Earned a spot on the ECAC Hockey Honor Roll following the game against the Bulldogs ... Notched an assist in 1-1 tie with UMass-Lowell ... Tallied an assist against Union ... Added an assist the next night against RPI for a two-point weekend ... Scored Brown's third goal at #10 Clarkson ... One of 20 Bears named to the ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team.
2005-2006: The recipient of the Bears' Kevin R Pope Memorial Trophy, given to the team's most outstanding rookie, as voted by the team ... Finished tied for sixth on the team with 12 points (7g, 5a) in 29 games ... After adjusting to the collegiate game during the first half of the season, he was one of the Bears' most consistent performers during the second half of the year, scoring 11 of his 12 points in the final 16 games of the season ... Four of his seven goals were on the power-play, third on the team in extra-man goals ... Notched 10 of his 12 points in ECAC Hockey contests ... Posted his first career point with an assist at Dartmouth Scored his first career goal to tie the game at 2-2 in 3-3 tie at Yale ... Notched a goal and an assist at #5 Cornell ... Scored a power-play goal the next night at #18 Colgate ... Tallied his second power-play goal of the season at Clarkson ... Scored a powerplay goal to give Brown a 2-1 lead in 3-3 tie with Princeton ... Scored a goal and added two assists in 5-3 win over Quinnipiac scoring a goal for the third straight game; named 1st star ... Scored a goal and added an assist in the Bears' playoff series with St Lawrence ... Named to the ECAC Hockey Honor Roll twice during the season.
Before Brown: Slais came to Brown with championship level experience, after helping to lead the Chicago Steel to an Eastern Division Championship in 2004 ... Played for the Chicago Steel of the USHL for three years ... Notched 10-29-39 numbers in 59 games in 2004-2005 ... Tallied 38 points (16g, 22a) in 60 games during the 2003- 2004 season and 6-7-13 numbers in 51 games the year before ... Played in eight games in the 2005 playoffs and tallied 2-3-5 numbers ... Played two seasons of hockey at Rockwood Summit High School ... Also played Soccer and Baseball at Rockwood Summit ... Was on the US Under-17 Team in 2002 that played in the Czech Republic.
Personal: Eric Slais is the son of Steve and Suellen Slais of Fenton, Missouri ... Born in 1985 ... Eric has a sister, Jamie ... Attended Schaumburg High School ... Interests: Sports, Music ... Major: Sociology.