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Louie Caporusso 29
Louie Caporusso

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Woodbridge, Ontario

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 190

Position:
F

Birthdate:
06/21/1989

Experience:
OTT

S/G:
L


Through June 20, 2011

Senior (2010-11) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Helped Michigan win Great Lakes Invitational, CCHA regular season championship, and reach the NCAA Frozen Four title game ... Alternate captain ... Set career high plus/minus (+17) ... Reached 30-point plateau for third straight season ... For U-M, second in points (31) and plus/minus (+17) and third in assists (20) ... Had his second career five-point weekend (1-4-5) at Bowling Green (Oct. 8-9) ... Named to the All-CCHA Preseason First Team ... Recipient of the Dahlmann Family Scholarship for Men's Ice Hockey.

Junior (2009-10) ... Helped Michigan win CCHA Tournament, reach quarterfinal round of the NCAA Tournament ... CCHA All-Tournament Team, scoring two goals, including game-winner in championship game vs. Northern Michigan (March 20) ... U-M Perani Cup champion (most three-star points) ... Tied for 13th in the country in goals (21) ... Tied career high with five game-winning goals ... For U-M, first in goals (21), power-play scoring (6-12-18) and game-winning goals ... Second in points (41) and power-play goals (6) ... Won 57.6% of faceoffs ... Recorded 16-13-29 totals in the final 25 games of season ... Hit 20-goal and 40-point benchmarks for a consecutive season and recorded 30th career multi-point game with two power-play tallies vs. Northern Michigan (March 20) ... Hit 100-point career benchmark with a pair of goals at Notre Dame (Feb. 27) ... Registered 40th career goal and 40th career assist for 80 career points during the College Hockey Showcase (Nov. 27-28) ... Notched four straight multi-point games (7-3-10) from Feb. 27-March 12, had 10 for the season ... Recorded 10th career multi-assist game vs. Notre Dame (Dec. 11) ... Season-best five-game point streak (3-4-7) from Nov. 20-Dec. 4 ... Scored 10th game-winning goal of career vs. Wisconsin (Nov. 28) ... Registered first multi-goal game since Feb. 6, 2009, with two markers, including the game winner, vs. Bowling Green (Feb. 9) ... Registered first hat trick at Yost vs. Lake Superior (March 6), including the game-winning goal ... Preseason All-CCHA first team ... Preseason All-College Hockey News first team ... Recipient of the Jack Roth Scholarship for Men's Ice Hockey.

Sophomore (2008-09) ... Hobey Baker Memorial Award Finalist...West All-America first team ... All-College Hockey News second team ...In the nation, tied for fifth in goals (24), eighth in points (49), tied for eighth in game-winning goals (5), tied for ninth in power-play goals (10), 10th in goals per game (0.59) and 12th in points per game (1.20) ...All-CCHA first team ...CCHA Championship all-tournament team ...In CCHA play, tied for second in goals (14), and third in points (14-20-34) ...Helped Michigan win Great Lakes Invitational, earn runner-up in both CCHA regular season and CCHA tournament, qualify for NCAA Tournament ... Set single-season highs for points (49), goals (24), assists (25), power-play goals (10), game-winners (5) and multi-point games (14) ...Led U-M roster in goals (24), power-play scoring (10-6-16), faceoffs (.577) and game-winners (5), ranked second in points (49) and assists (25) ...Reached the 20-goal mark in 25 games... U-M was 15-1-0 when he scored a goal; 24-1-0 when he had a point ... Received U-M's Hal Downes Award as the team MVP ... Scored first and second career hat tricks -- both natural -- at Western Michigan(Nov. 15) and vs. Michigan Tech in Great Lakes Invitational (Dec. 27) ...Scored four goals at Great Lakes Invitational to earn MVP and All-Tournament Team honors (Dec. 27-28) ...Two-time CCHA Offensive Player of the Week (Dec. 29, 2008and Nov. 3, 2008) ...Posted career-best, power-play goal streak with five goals over four games (Oct. 23-Nov. 1) ...Recipient of the Dahlmann Family Scholarship for Men's Ice Hockey.

Freshman (2007-08) ... Helped Michigan win Great Lakes Invitational, CCHA regular season, CCHA tournament and reach NCAA Frozen Four ... Tallied season-high two goals vs. Lake Superior State (Feb. 16) ... Posted season-high two points on five occasions ... Missed eight games due to leg injury (Nov. 16-Dec. 8) ... Made career debut against Boston College in Ice Breaker on Oct. 12, tallied 1-1-2; goal was the overtime, game winner ... Recipient of the Tom and Connie Kinnear Scholarship for Men's Ice Hockey.

Junior Team ... Played the 2005-06 and 2006-07 seasons with the St. Michael's Buzzers of the Ontario Provincial Junior `A' Hockey League ... In 2006-07, led team in scoring with 23 goals and 27 assists for 50 points in 37 regular season games ... Recorded six power-play goals, 14 power-play assists, one shorthanded goal and five game-winning goals ... Received 45 penalty minutes ... Notched 14-19-33 line in 20 playoff games to lead Buzzers in postseason scoring ... Helped St. Michael's win OPJHL South Division playoff title ... Participated in 2007 Canadian Junior `A' Hockey League Top Prospects Game, earning Team East Player of the Game honors ... Selected to 2007 Ontario Hockey Association Top Prospect Team ... 2007 OPJHL All-Star ... In 2005-06, tallied a line of 29-44-73 in 48 games to set St. Michael's record for points by a rookie ... Tallied nine goals and 13 assists, one shorthanded goal and four game-winning goals ... Assessed 44 penalty minutes ... Scored eight goals and 10 assists in 25 playoff games ... Named OPJHL South Division Rookie of the Year ... Helped St. Michael's sweep the OPJHL South Division regular season title, OPJHL South Division playoff title, OPJHL South/East Conference playoff title and OPJHL playoff championship.

National/International ... Participated in 2008 Hockey Canada National Junior Evaluation Camp ... Earned silver medal for Team Canada East at the 2006 World Junior A Challenge ... Named to tournament's all-star team ... Tallied one goal and three assists in four games.

Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in general studies ... Graduated from St. Michael's College School in 2007 ... Drafted in the third round (No. 90 overall) by the Ottawa Senators in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

Caporusso's Career Highlights

Point Superlatives
Game: 4 (3g-1a,at Western Michigan, 11/15/2008)
Multi-Point Games: 42 (2010-11 - 11, 2009-10 - 12, 2008-09 - 14, 2007-08 - 5)
Streak: 6 (5g-6a, 12/5/2008-1/11/2009)
First: assist vs. Boston College at Ice Breaker, 10/12/2007

Goal Superlatives
Game:
3 (vs. Lake Superior, 3/6/2010)
3 (natural, vs. Michigan Tech at Great Lakes Invitational, 12/27/2008)
3 (natural, at Western Michigan, 11/15/2008)
Multi-Goal Games: 13 (2010-11 - 1, 2009-10 - 5, 2008-09 - 6, 2007-08 - 1)
Streak: 5 (7g, 10/18/2008-11/1/2008)
Game Winners: 15, most recently on 2/11/2011 vs. Ohio State (2010-11 - 1, 2009-10 - 5, 2008-09 - 5, 2007-08 - 4)
First: overtime, game winner vs. Boston College in Ice Breaker, 10/12/2007)

Assist Superlatives
Game:
3 (vs. Northern Michigan, 2/20/2010)
3 (at Ohio State, 2/20/2009)
3 (vs. Nebraska-Omaha, 2/14/2009)
3 (vs. Michigan State, 12/5/2008)
Multi-Assist Games: 17 (2010-11 - 5, 2009-10 - 5, 2008-09 - 7, 2007-08 - 0)
Streak: 5 (7a,2/27/2009-3/20/2009)
First: vs. Boston College in Ice Breaker, 10/12/2007

Year GP G A P PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
2007-08 33 12 9 21 18 +12 4 0 4
2008-09 41 24 25 49 30 +10 10 0 5
2009-10 45 21 22 43 26 +9 6 0 5
2010-11 41 11
20
31 22 +17 3 1 1
Career 160 68 76 144 96 +48 23 1 15
   

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