2 Casey Purpur
2 Casey Purpur
Height: 5-8
Weight: 183
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Grand Forks, N.D.
Position: F
Previous Team: Brookings (NAHL)
gp 20
p 2
g 2
a 0
pim 8
+/- -2

2015-16 (Junior): Skated in 20 games ... Notched goals against then No. 16 Michigan Tech Oct. 23 and at Alaska-Fairbanks Nov. 7 ... Made first career appearance in the WCHA tournament against Ferris State in the quarterfinals Mar. 12 ... Posted a season-best +1 rating against Michigan Tech Oct. 23 and took a season-high four shots at Alaska-Fairbanks Nov. 7.

2014-15 (Sophomore): Appeared in 24 games ... Recorded first collegiate point with an assist against Alabama-Huntsville Jan. 17 and first career goal against Michigan Tech Mar. 7 ... Finished a season-best +2 Dec. 5 against Bowling Green and recorded a season-high three shots three times ... Named the team's Most Improved.

2013-14 (Freshman): Played in Northern Michigan's series at North Dakota Dec. 13 and 14.

Before NMU: Skated for the Alexandria/Brookings Blizzard (NAHL) from 2010 to 2013, posting 28 points (10g-18a) in 97 career games ... Played for the Grand Forks Central High School hockey team for four seasons ... Earned all-state honors in 2010 after helping team win a state championship, finishing 24-3 .... Was a three-time all-conference selection in baseball at Grand Forks Central ... Father, Scott, played hockey at Northern Michigan ... Grandfather, Cliff, played for the Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Flyers and coached at the University of North Dakota for seven years.

Recent Games
Feb 26 at Lake Superior St. L, 3-1
Feb 27 at Lake Superior St. T, 2-2
Mar 4 at Michigan Tech L, 4-0
Mar 5 Michigan Tech L, 5-1
Mar 11 at Ferris St. L, 3-2
Mar 12 at Ferris St. L, 5-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 20 16
Points 2 2
Goals 2 2
Assists 0 0
PIM 8 8
+/- -2 -1
Power-play goals 0 0
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Games started 1 1
Game-winning goals 0 0
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 24 19
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 3 U.S. NTDP U-18 W, 4-0 - 1 0 1 0 +1 1 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 9 at Wisconsin T, 2-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 at Wisconsin T, 3-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 16 Lake Superior St. W, 6-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 at Lake Superior St. L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 23 Michigan Tech W, 4-1 - 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 24 at Michigan Tech L, 3-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 30 Bemidji St. T, 0-0 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 31 Bemidji St. W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 6 at Alas. Fairbanks L, 5-2 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 7 at Alas. Fairbanks W, 5-2 - 1 0 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Nov 20 Minn. St. Mankato T, 1-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 21 Minn. St. Mankato T, 2-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 27 at Bowling Green L, 2-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 28 at Bowling Green L, 4-3 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 4 at Ala.-Huntsville W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 5 at Ala.-Huntsville T, 1-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 11 Ferris St. L, 4-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 12 Ferris St. W, 3-2 - 0 0 0 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 29 vs. Michigan L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dec 30 vs. Michigan St. W, 2-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 8 at Minn. St. Mankato W, 3-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 9 at Minn. St. Mankato L, 3-1 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 15 Alas. Fairbanks L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 16 Alas. Fairbanks W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 Minn. Duluth W, 4-3 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 30 Minn. Duluth L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 Alas. Anchorage W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 6 Alas. Anchorage W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 at Ferris St. L, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 at Ferris St. W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 Ala.-Huntsville W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 20 Ala.-Huntsville W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 26 at Lake Superior St. L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 at Lake Superior St. T, 2-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 at Michigan Tech L, 4-0 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Mar 5 Michigan Tech L, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 at Ferris St. L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 12 at Ferris St. L, 5-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2013-14 2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014-15 24 1 2 3 6 -8 1 0 0 0 0 0 25
2015-16 20 2 0 2 8 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 24
2016-17 21 2 4 6 6 +7 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
Total 67 5 6 11 20 -4 1 0 0 0 0 0 65
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 20 2 0 2 8 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 24
Conference 16 2 0 2 8 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 19
Exhibition 1 1 0 1 0 +1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
-
Home 8 1 0 1 6 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
Away 10 1 0 1 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
Neutral 2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
-
Wins 6 2 0 2 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Losses 10 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
Ties 4 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
-
October 3 1 0 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
November 6 1 0 1 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
December 5 0 0 0 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
January 4 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
March 2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3

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