|Phil Di Giuseppe||7|
Ice Hockey's Trouba Tabbed CCHA's Best Offensive Defenseman
Four-Goal Second Sends Ice Hockey Past No. 9 WMU, Into CCHA Semis
Ice Hockey Wins Third Period to Beat No. 9 WMU in Game One
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Postgame Notes: Michigan 6, Northern Michigan 2
Through Conclusion of the 2013-14 Season
Junior (2013-14) ... In 35 games, recorded 24 points (13G, 11A) and had a +7 rating ... Notched a career best four power play goals and a team-leading three game-winning goals ... Recorded a goal vs. Penn State in the first round of the Big Ten tournament on 3/20 ... Registered a goal vs. Minnesota on 3/15 ... Recorded a goal and two assists vs. MSU on 3/8 ... Registered a goal an an assist vs. MSU on 3/7... Tallied the game-winning goal vs. OSU on 3/7 ... Notched two goals -- a power play goal and an empty-netter -- vs. Penn State on 2/22; his power play goal was ultimately the game-winner... Registered a power play goal vs. Penn State on 2/21 ... Scored a goal on 1/23 vs. MSU ... Tallied an assist vs. Wisconsin (1/10) ... Recorded an assist on 12/11 against Ferris State ... Tallied an assist on the game-winning goal vs. Ohio State (12/2) ... Recorded two assists vs. Niagara on 11/22 ... Registered a goal vs UNO on 11/16 ... Scored a goal and registered an assist vs Michigan Tech (Nov. 1) ... Tallied two assists vs. UNH (Oct. 19) ... Registered two goals -- including a power play goal -- and an assist vs RIT (Oct. 12) ... Recipient of the Jeffrey E. Cappo Hockey Endowed Scholarship and theMichael Comrie Endowed Hockey Scholarship.
Sophomore (2012-13)... Registered 28 points (9g, 19a) in 40 games during his sophomore season ... Recorded a goal and an assist in the team's second round sweep at WMU (Mar. 15-16) ... Had one assist in each of U-M's first round games against NMU (Mar. 8-9) ... Recorded three points (2g, 1a) in the team's sweep at Ohio State (Feb. 22-23) ... Scored goal number six on 2/9 at ND ...Tallied five assists during 2/1-2/2 series vs MSU ... His three assists on 2/1 are a career-high ... Earned an assist on 1/19 at LSSU ... Scored his fourth goal of the season on 1/18 at LSSU ... Tied a career high with two points (1g, 1a) on 12/30 vs. MSU ... Scored his second goal of the season on 12/14 vs. WMU ... Tied a career-high with two assists on 11/21 vs. BG ... Earned one assist on 10/26 vs. MU ... Posted two points (2a) for the second straight game on 10/19 vs. Bentley ... Tied for the team lead with two points (1g, 1a) on 10/12 vs. RIT ... Recorded five shots on goal and two PIM on 10/11 vs. RIT ...Recipient of the Dahlman Family Scholarship Fund.
Freshman (2011-12) ... Tallied 26 points (11g, 15a) in 40 games during his freshman season ... Ranked second among U-M rookies in all three scoring categories ... Posted seven multiple-point games this season ... CCHA All-Rookie Team Honorable Mention ... Recorded nine points (5g, 4a) in the final eight games ... Earned points in a career-high four straight contests (2g, 3a) from 2/24-3/10 ... Earned points in three straight games (1g, 2a) from 2/10-2/17 ... Named CCHA Rookie of the Month for October and Rookie of the Week for the week ending 10/31 ... Tallied a career-high two assists on 10/28 vs. Ferris State ... Tied a season high with two goals on 10/27 vs. Ferris State ... Recorded two points (1g, 1a) for the second straight game on 10/13 vs. St. Lawrence ... Scored the first two goals of his career, including the game-winner, on 10/8 vs. Bentley ... Tallied his first career point with one assist on 10/7 vs. Bentley ... Appeared in his first career game on 10/4 vs. Niagara, recording three shots on goal ... Recipient of the Michael Comrie Endowed Hockey Scholarship.
Junior Team ... Skated with the Villanova Knights of the Ontario Junior Hockey League from 2009-11 ... In 2010-11, tallied 63 points (24-39-63) in 49 games and an additional 16 points (6-10-16) in 10 playoff games ... Registered 47 points (16-31-47) in 56 games during 2009-10 ... Had 1-3-4 line in six playoff contests.
Personal ... Enrolled in College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Graduated from the Villanova College School in 2011 ... Selected by the Carolina Hurricanes in the second round, 38th overall, of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
Di Giuseppe's Career Highlights
Most, Game: 3 (2x), last - 3/8/14 vs. MSU
Multi-Point Games: 12 (2012-13 - 5; 2011-12 - 7)
Streak: 4 games, 2/24/12-3/10/12 (2g, 3a)
First: 10/7/11 vs. Bentley (1a)
Most, Game: 2 (5x), last: 2/22/14 vs. PSU
Multi-Goal Games: 4 (2013-14 - 1; 2012-13 - 1; 2011-12 - 2)
Streak: 3 games (3/2/14-3/8/14)
Game Winners: 5 (2013-14 - 2; 2012-13 - 1; 2011-12 - 2)
First: 10/8/11 vs. Bentley
Most, Game: 2 (6x), last - 3/8/14 vs. MSU
Multi-Assist Games: 4(2013-14 - 1; 2012-13 - 2; 2011-12 - 1)
Streak: 2 games, 2/10/12-2/11/12 (2a)
First: 10/7/11 vs. Bentley
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