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 38
p 19
g 13
a 6
pim 36
+/- -1

2017-18 (Junior): Recorded career-highs with 13 goals and 6 assists during his 38-game junior season...With 19 points on the season, Pierce record multiple points in a contest on five occasions with three of those games being multi-goal contests...Scored a game-winning goal with 18 seconds to play on October 20 versus Wisconsin and another on February 9 versus Alaska-Fairbanks...Tied a career-high with a plus/minus rating of +2 on a pair of occasions...Also netted five power play goals on the year and a shorthanded goal on October 20...Pierce finished the season with 31 blocked shots, fifth-most on the team...Named a WCHA Scholar-Athlete and to the All-Academic Team.

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
Mar 4 Ala.-Huntsville L, 3-2
Mar 5 Ala.-Huntsville W, 5-2
Mar 10 Bowling Green W, 6-1
Mar 11 Bowling Green L, 1-0
Mar 11 Bowling Green W, 3-2
Mar 17 Michigan Tech L, 2-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 38 23
Points 19 9
Goals 13 5
Assists 6 4
PIM 36 14
+/- -1 +2
Power-play goals 5 1
Short-handed goals 1 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Games started 22 12
Game-winning goals 2 1
Game-tying goals 1 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 90 46
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 21 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 11 at Michigan Tech L, 4-1 1 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 12 Michigan Tech W, 4-0 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 18 at Alas. Fairbanks W, 5-3 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 19 at Alas. Fairbanks L, 4-1 - 1 0 1 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Nov 25 at Neb.-Omaha L, 4-3 1 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 26 at Neb.-Omaha L, 4-1 1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 2 Ala.-Huntsville W, 3-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dec 3 Ala.-Huntsville L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 9 at Bemidji St. T, 1-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 10 at Bemidji St. T, 4-4 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dec 16 Ferris St. W, 6-1 1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 17 Ferris St. W, 4-2 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 30 at Minn. St. Mankato W, 4-3 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dec 31 at Minn. St. Mankato L, 6-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 6 vs. Arizona St. L, 7-3 - 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 5
Jan 7 vs. Boston College T, 3-3 1 1 0 1 2 -1 1 0 0 0 1 2
Jan 13 Bowling Green W, 5-2 1 1 1 2 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 14 Bowling Green W, 3-2 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 20 Lake Superior St. W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 21 Lake Superior St. W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 at Alas. Anchorage W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 28 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 10 Alas. Fairbanks W, 2-1 - 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 1 0 5
Feb 11 Alas. Fairbanks W, 4-1 1 1 1 2 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 24 Michigan Tech W, 2-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 25 at Michigan Tech L, 3-2 1 1 0 1 0 +0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Mar 3 Ala.-Huntsville W, 7-1 1 2 0 2 4 +0 2 0 0 0 0 5
Mar 4 Ala.-Huntsville L, 3-2 1 0 0 0 2 -3 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 5 Ala.-Huntsville W, 5-2 1 2 0 2 4 +1 1 0 0 0 0 7
Mar 10 Bowling Green W, 6-1 1 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 11 Bowling Green L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 11 Bowling Green W, 3-2 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Mar 17 Michigan Tech L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
  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 38 13 6 19 36 -1 5 1 0 2 1 0 90
2018-19 34 10 10 20 18 +4 4 0 2 2 0 0 89
Total 144 29 21 50 89 -5 9 2 2 5 1 0 295
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 38 13 6 19 36 -1 5 1 0 2 1 0 90
Conference 23 5 4 9 14 +2 1 0 0 1 0 0 46
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 20 8 4 12 20 +2 3 0 0 1 0 0 49
Away 14 2 2 4 10 -2 1 0 0 0 0 0 30
Neutral 4 3 0 3 6 -1 1 1 0 1 1 0 11
-
Wins 21 10 5 15 16 +6 3 1 0 2 0 0 55
Losses 14 2 1 3 16 -6 1 0 0 0 0 0 28
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 6 3 1 4 4 +4 1 0 0 1 0 0 17
March 7 4 1 5 12 -2 3 0 0 0 0 0 25