2 James Vermeulen
2 James Vermeulen
Height: 6-2
Weight: 198
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Stony Plain, Alta.
Position: D
Previous Team: Whitecourt (AJHL)
gp 30
p 4
g 0
a 4
pim 18
+/- +0

2017-18 (Junior): One of eighth players to compete in all 43 games during the season...Recorded nine points on the season with one goal and eight assists...Vermeulen’s lone goal on the season came against Arizona State on January 5...He also recorded an assist in the game to earn a season-high two points in the contest...Finished the year third on the team with 42 blocked shots...Named a WCHA Scholar-Athlete and to the All-Academic Team.

2016-17 (Sophomore): Played 12 games, losing majority of season to injury ... Posted an assist at Wisconsin Nov. 4 and netted a goal at Alaska-Anchorage Dec. 2 ... Named a WCHA Scholar-Athlete and to the Al-Academic Team.

2015-16 (Freshman): Recorded a goal and an assist in 33 games ... Tied Connor Frantti for first among Wildcat newcomers with 29 blocks ... Notched first career point with the primary assist on Robbie Payne's game-winning goal against Lake Superior State Oct. 16 ... Netted first career goal against Alabama-Huntsville Feb. 19 ... Named WCHA's Rookie of the Week for the week of Feb. 15-21 after posting a goal, three shots, three blocks and a +2 rating in Northern Michigan's sweep of Alabama-Huntsville Feb. 19-20 ... Posted a season-best three shots in the second game of the Wildcats' WCHA quarterfinal series against Ferris State Mar. 12 ... Finished a season-best +2 twice, against Lake Superior State Oct. 16 and against Alabama-Huntsville Feb. 19.

Before NMU: Played for the Whitecourt Wolverines (AJHL) from 2013 to 2015, totaling 13 points (2g-11a) in 106 career games ... Was one of three finalists, along with Ryan Black, for the AJHL Defenseman of the Year award in 2014-15 ... Named an AJHL All-Star in 2014-15 ... Served as an assistant captain and was named Whitecourt's MVP in 2014-15.

Recent Games
Feb 1 Bowling Green L, 3-2
Feb 2 Bowling Green W, 3-2
Feb 8 at Alabama Huntsville T, 2-2
Feb 9 at Alabama Huntsville W, 6-3
Feb 15 at Bemidji St. T, 2-2
Feb 16 at Bemidji St. L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 30 23
Points 4 4
Goals 0 0
Assists 4 4
PIM 18 12
+/- +0 +3
Power-play goals 0 0
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Games started 12 11
Game-winning goals 0 0
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 21 14
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 12 at Michigan St. L, 4-2 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 13 at Michigan St. W, 4-3 - 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 19 at St. Cloud St. L, 4-1 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 20 at St. Cloud St. L, 5-0 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 26 Bemidji St. W, 3-0 - 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 27 Bemidji St. L, 2-1 - 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Nov 2 at Bowling Green L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 3 at Bowling Green W, 2-0 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 9 Cornell L, 3-1 - 0 0 0 4 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 10 Cornell L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 16 Alas. Anchorage W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 17 Alas. Anchorage W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 23 at Lake Superior St. L, 4-2 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 24 at Lake Superior St. W, 2-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 27 at Notre Dame L, 2-1 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 7 Michigan Tech W, 5-3 1 0 0 0 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 8 at Michigan Tech L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 14 Ferris St. W, 4-1 1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 15 Ferris St. W, 4-2 1 0 0 0 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 4 at Alas. Fairbanks W, 4-0 - 0 1 1 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 5 at Alas. Fairbanks W, 4-2 - 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 11 at Alas. Anchorage W, 5-1 - 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 12 at Alas. Anchorage W, 4-1 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 25 Minn. St. Mankato L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 26 Minn. St. Mankato L, 8-2 1 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 1 Bowling Green L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 2 Bowling Green W, 3-2 - 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 8 at Alabama Huntsville T, 2-2 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 9 at Alabama Huntsville W, 6-3 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 15 at Bemidji St. T, 2-2 1 0 1 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 16 at Bemidji St. L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Lake Superior St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 Lake Superior St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 at Michigan Tech   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 Michigan Tech   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2015-16 33 1 1 2 26 -7 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
2016-17 12 1 1 2 16 -4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
2017-18 43 1 8 9 49 +4 0 0 0 0 0 0 30
2018-19 30 0 4 4 18 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21
Total 118 3 14 17 109 -7 0 0 0 0 0 0 69
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 30 0 4 4 18 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21
Conference 23 0 4 4 12 +3 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 13 0 2 2 14 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Away 17 0 2 2 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
Neutral - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 15 0 3 3 6 +8 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Losses 13 0 0 0 10 -8 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
Ties 2 0 1 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
-
October 6 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
November 9 0 0 0 6 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
December 4 0 1 1 4 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
January 6 0 1 1 4 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
February 5 0 2 2 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3