8 Denver Pierce
8 Denver Pierce
Height: 5-11
Weight: 195
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Sault Ste Marie, Mich.
Position: F
Previous Team: Soo (NAHL)
gp 34
p 20
g 10
a 10
pim 18
+/- +4

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 1 at Michigan Tech W, 4-2
Mar 2 Michigan Tech W, 3-0
Mar 8 Alas. Fairbanks W, 5-4
Mar 9 Alas. Fairbanks W, 4-3
Mar 15 Bowling Green L, 6-1
Mar 16 Bowling Green L, 2-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 34 25
Points 20 17
Goals 10 8
Assists 10 9
PIM 18 16
+/- +4 +10
Power-play goals 4 3
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 2 2
Games started 19 13
Game-winning goals 2 2
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 89 65
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 12 at Michigan St. L, 4-2 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 13 at Michigan St. W, 4-3 1 1 0 1 0 -1 1 0 0 0 0 3
Oct 19 at St. Cloud St. L, 4-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 20 at St. Cloud St. L, 5-0 1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 26 Bemidji St. W, 3-0 1 1 0 1 0 +2 0 0 1 0 0 3
Oct 27 Bemidji St. L, 2-1 1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 2 at Bowling Green L, 3-1 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 3 at Bowling Green W, 2-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 Cornell L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Cornell L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 Alas. Anchorage W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 Alas. Anchorage W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 at Lake Superior St. L, 4-2 1 0 1 1 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Nov 24 at Lake Superior St. W, 2-1 - 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 27 at Notre Dame L, 2-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 7 Michigan Tech W, 5-3 1 1 0 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 6
Dec 8 at Michigan Tech L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Dec 14 Ferris St. W, 4-1 - 1 0 1 0 +0 1 0 0 0 0 7
Dec 15 Ferris St. W, 4-2 - 0 1 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 4 at Alas. Fairbanks W, 4-0 1 0 0 0 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 5 at Alas. Fairbanks W, 4-2 1 1 1 2 0 +1 0 0 1 0 0 3
Jan 11 at Alas. Anchorage W, 5-1 1 1 0 1 0 +0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Jan 12 at Alas. Anchorage W, 4-1 1 0 2 2 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 25 Minn. St. Mankato L, 3-2 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 26 Minn. St. Mankato L, 8-2 - 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 1 Bowling Green L, 3-2 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 2 Bowling Green W, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 8 at Alabama Huntsville T, 2-2 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Feb 9 at Alabama Huntsville W, 6-3 - 1 0 1 2 +1 1 0 0 0 0 5
Feb 15 at Bemidji St. T, 2-2 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 16 at Bemidji St. L, 3-0 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 22 Lake Superior St. W, 4-2 - 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 23 Lake Superior St. W, 5-3 - 2 0 2 0 +1 1 0 0 1 0 3
Mar 1 at Michigan Tech W, 4-2 - 0 2 2 0 +3 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 2 Michigan Tech W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 8 Alas. Fairbanks W, 5-4 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Mar 9 Alas. Fairbanks W, 4-3 - 1 1 2 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Mar 15 Bowling Green L, 6-1 - 0 0 0 2 -3 0 0 0 0 0 3
Mar 16 Bowling Green L, 2-1 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 34 10 10 20 18 +4 4 0 2 2 0 0 89
Conference 25 8 9 17 16 +10 3 0 2 2 0 0 65
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 16 6 4 10 8 +2 2 0 1 1 0 0 47
Away 18 4 6 10 10 +2 2 0 1 1 0 0 42
Neutral - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 18 10 8 18 8 +15 4 0 2 2 0 0 54
Losses 14 0 2 2 10 -10 0 0 0 0 0 0 29
Ties 2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
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October 6 2 1 3 0 -2 1 0 1 0 0 0 12
November 4 0 1 1 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
December 4 2 1 3 2 +3 1 0 0 0 0 0 21
January 6 2 3 5 6 +0 0 0 1 1 0 0 13
February 8 3 1 4 4 +1 2 0 0 1 0 0 18
March 6 1 3 4 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 20