8 Denver Pierce
8 Denver Pierce
Height: 5-10
Weight: 189
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sault Ste Marie, Mich.
Position: F
Previous Team: Soo (NAHL)
gp 29
p 13
g 8
a 5
pim 24
+/- +1

2016-17 (Sophomore): Was one of nine Wildcats to play in all 39 games ... Led Northern Michigan forwards with 26 blocked shots ... Ranked fifth on the team with 61 shots ... Scored game-winning goal while shorthanded at Ferris State Oct. 21 ... Notched assist against Bowling Green Nov. 12 ... Finished a season-best +1 three times and took a season-high five shots Jan. 20 against Alaska-Anchorage ... Named a WCHA Scholar-Athlete and to the All-Academic Team.

2015-16 (Freshman): Posted nine points (5g-4a) in 33 games ... Led Wildcat newcomers in points, goals and shots (55) and tied Ryan Black for first in plus/minus (+2) ... Netted first collegiate goal in Northern Michigan's 4-1 win over then No. 16 Michigan Tech Oct. 23 ... Also posted a season-high five shots in that game ... Notched first collegiate assist with the primary helper on Cohen Adair's game-winning goal against Bemidji State Oct. 31 ... Enjoyed first multi-point outing with a goal and an assist against Alaska-Fairbanks Jan. 16 ... Also recorded a season-best +2 rating in that game ... Picked up first WCHA tournament point with an assist in Northern Michigan's quarterfinal game against Ferris State Mar. 12.

Before NMU: Played for the Soo Eagles (NAHL) from 2012 to 2015, recording 62 points (24g-38a) in 150 career games ... Skated in nine career NAHL playoff games, registering three points (1g-2a), all in his final season with the Eagles.

Recent Games
Jan 26 at Alas. Anchorage W, 4-2
Jan 27 at Alas. Anchorage W, 5-3
Feb 3 at Ala.-Huntsville W, 4-3
Feb 4 at Ala.-Huntsville L, 4-2
Feb 9 Alas. Fairbanks W, 2-1
Feb 10 Alas. Fairbanks W, 4-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 29 21
Points 13 8
Goals 8 4
Assists 5 4
PIM 24 14
+/- +1 +2
Power-play goals 1 0
Short-handed goals 1 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Games started 14 11
Game-winning goals 2 1
Game-tying goals 1 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 59 40
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 6 at Lake Superior St. L, 5-3 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 7 Lake Superior St. W, 4-1 - 1 0 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 13 at Ferris St. W, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Oct 14 at Ferris St. W, 1-0 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 20 vs. Wisconsin W, 5-4 - 2 0 2 0 +2 0 1 0 1 0 4
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 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 4 Minn. St. Mankato W, 4-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 10 at Michigan Tech L, 4-1 1 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 11 Michigan Tech W, 4-0 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 17 at Alas. Fairbanks W, 5-3 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 18 at Alas. Fairbanks L, 4-1 - 1 0 1 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Nov 24 at Neb.-Omaha L, 4-3 1 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 25 at Neb.-Omaha L, 4-1 1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 1 Ala.-Huntsville W, 3-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dec 2 Ala.-Huntsville L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 8 at Bemidji St. T, 1-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 9 at Bemidji St. T, 4-4 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dec 15 Ferris St. W, 6-1 1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 16 Ferris St. W, 4-2 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 29 at Minn. St. Mankato W, 4-3 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dec 30 at Minn. St. Mankato L, 6-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 5 vs. Arizona St. L, 7-3 - 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 5
Jan 6 vs. Boston College T, 3-3 1 1 0 1 2 -1 1 0 0 0 1 2
Jan 12 Bowling Green W, 5-2 1 1 1 2 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 13 Bowling Green W, 3-2 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 19 Lake Superior St. W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 20 Lake Superior St. W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 at Alas. Anchorage W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 at Alas. Anchorage W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at Ala.-Huntsville W, 4-3 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 4 at Ala.-Huntsville L, 4-2 - 0 0 0 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 9 Alas. Fairbanks W, 2-1 - 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 1 0 5
Feb 10 Alas. Fairbanks W, 4-1 1 1 1 2 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 23 Michigan Tech   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 at Michigan Tech   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 TBD   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 TBD   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 TBD   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2015-16 33 5 4 9 6 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 55
2016-17 39 1 1 2 29 -10 0 1 0 1 0 0 61
2017-18 29 8 5 13 24 +1 1 1 0 2 1 0 59
Total 101 14 10 24 59 -7 1 2 0 3 1 0 175
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 29 8 5 13 24 +1 1 1 0 2 1 0 59
Conference 21 4 4 8 14 +2 0 0 0 1 0 0 40
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 4 3 7 8 +4 0 0 0 1 0 0 21
Away 13 1 2 3 10 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 27
Neutral 4 3 0 3 6 -1 1 1 0 1 1 0 11
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Wins 16 6 4 10 8 +5 0 1 0 2 0 0 33
Losses 10 1 1 2 12 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 19
Ties 3 1 0 1 4 -1 1 0 0 0 1 0 7
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October 6 3 0 3 4 +3 0 1 0 1 0 0 12
November 8 1 1 2 8 -4 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
December 7 0 2 2 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
January 4 2 1 3 6 -3 1 0 0 0 1 0 9
February 4 2 1 3 4 +4 0 0 0 1 0 0 11

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