44 Ryan Black
44 Ryan Black
Height: 5-9
Weight: 176
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Stillwater, Minn.
Position: D
Previous Team: Bonnyville (AJHL)
gp 43
p 19
g 0
a 19
pim 12
+/- +2

2017-18 (Junior): Was one of eight Wildcats to compete in all 43 contests during the season, playing in each game for the first time in his career...Black recorded a career-high with two assists and two points on four occasions during his junior campaign...Assisted on the game-winning goal in overtime of the WCHA Playoff semifinals to help NMU advance to the WCHA Championships Game...Also tied a career-high on three occasions with a plus/minus rating of +2...Finished the year fourth on the team with 41 blocked shots...Black earned his first career WCHA Player of the Week award when he took home the Defensive honors on March 12...He recorded two assists and a +2 rating in the WCHA Playoff semifinals en route to the award...Named to the WCHA All-Academic Team.

2016-17 (Sophomore): Posted three points (1g-2a) in 34 games ... Scored first collegiate goal Feb. 24 against Michigan Tech ... Finished a season-best +2 at Bowling Green Jan. 21 against Alaska-Anchorage and took a season-high two shots Oct. 14 against Bemidji State and Dec. 10 against Alabama-Huntsville ... Named to WCHA All-Academic Team.

2015-16 (Freshman): Registered three assists in 26 games ... Tied Denver Pierce for first among Wildcat newcomers in plus/minus (+2) ... Posted first collegiate point with the secondary helper on Cohen Adair's game-winning goal against Bemidji State Oct. 31 ... Then notched assists in back-to-back games at Alaska-Fairbanks Nov. 6 and 7, good for a three-game point streak ... Recorded a season-high two shots at Alabama-Huntsville Dec. 5 and a season-best +2 rating against Bemidji State Oct. 31.

Before NMU: Skated for the Bonnyville Pontiacs from 2013 to 2015, recording 64 points (14g-50a) in 110 career games ... Was one of three finalists, along with James Vermeulen, for the AJHL Defenseman of the Year award in 2014-15 ... Named an AJHL All-Star in 2014-15 ... Captained Bonyville in 2014-15 and posted career-best totals in points (37) and assists (32).

Recent Games
Mar 3 Ala.-Huntsville L, 3-2
Mar 4 Ala.-Huntsville W, 5-2
Mar 9 Bowling Green W, 6-1
Mar 10 Bowling Green L, 1-0
Mar 11 Bowling Green W, 3-2
Mar 17 Michigan Tech L, 2-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 43 28
Points 19 14
Goals 0 0
Assists 19 14
PIM 12 8
+/- +2 +2
Power-play goals 0 0
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Games started 6 6
Game-winning goals 0 0
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 49 32
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 6 at Lake Superior St. L, 5-3 - 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 7 Lake Superior St. W, 4-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 13 at Ferris St. W, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 14 at Ferris St. W, 1-0 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 20 vs. Wisconsin W, 5-4 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 21 vs. Wisconsin L, 4-0 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 3 Minn. St. Mankato L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 4 Minn. St. Mankato W, 4-1 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 10 at Michigan Tech L, 4-1 1 0 1 1 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 5
Nov 11 Michigan Tech W, 4-0 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 17 at Alas. Fairbanks W, 5-3 1 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 18 at Alas. Fairbanks L, 4-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 24 at Neb.-Omaha L, 4-3 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 25 at Neb.-Omaha L, 4-1 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 1 Ala.-Huntsville W, 3-1 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 2 Ala.-Huntsville L, 3-2 - 0 1 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 8 at Bemidji St. T, 1-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 9 at Bemidji St. T, 4-4 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 15 Ferris St. W, 6-1 - 0 2 2 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 16 Ferris St. W, 4-2 - 0 1 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Dec 29 at Minn. St. Mankato W, 4-3 - 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 30 at Minn. St. Mankato L, 6-3 - 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 5 vs. Arizona St. L, 7-3 - 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 6 vs. Boston College T, 3-3 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 12 Bowling Green W, 5-2 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 13 Bowling Green W, 3-2 - 0 2 2 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 19 Lake Superior St. W, 3-2 - 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 20 Lake Superior St. W, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 26 at Alas. Anchorage W, 4-2 - 0 1 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 27 at Alas. Anchorage W, 5-3 - 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 3 at Ala.-Huntsville W, 4-3 - 0 2 2 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 4 at Ala.-Huntsville L, 4-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 9 Alas. Fairbanks W, 2-1 - 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 10 Alas. Fairbanks W, 4-1 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 23 Michigan Tech W, 2-1 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 24 at Michigan Tech L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 2 Ala.-Huntsville W, 7-1 - 0 0 0 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 3 Ala.-Huntsville L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 4 Ala.-Huntsville W, 5-2 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Mar 9 Bowling Green W, 6-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 10 Bowling Green L, 1-0 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 11 Bowling Green W, 3-2 - 0 2 2 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Mar 17 Michigan Tech L, 2-0 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2015-16 26 0 3 3 12 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
2016-17 34 1 2 3 30 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
2017-18 43 0 19 19 12 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 49
2018-19 - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
Total 103 1 24 25 54 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 72
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 43 0 19 19 12 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 49
Conference 28 0 14 14 8 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 32
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 22 0 13 13 6 +6 0 0 0 0 0 0 25
Away 17 0 5 5 4 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 20
Neutral 4 0 1 1 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
-
Wins 25 0 15 15 8 +7 0 0 0 0 0 0 26
Losses 15 0 4 4 4 -4 0 0 0 0 0 0 19
Ties 3 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
-
October 6 0 1 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
November 8 0 1 1 2 -7 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
December 8 0 5 5 4 +7 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
January 8 0 5 5 2 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
February 6 0 4 4 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
March 7 0 3 3 2 +3 0 0 0 0 0 0 7

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