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Nic Kerdiles
Nic Kerdiles

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Irvine, Calif.

High School:
Pioneer

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 201

Position:
F

Prev. School/Team:
USA Hockey NTDP

Badger Bites
Shoots left ... born in January of 1994 ... parents are Michel and Nathalie Kerdiles ... has two siblings, Mailys (23) and Marine (21) ... 2012 second-round draft pick of the NHL's Anaheim Ducks (36th overall) ... major is undeclared ... attended Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor, Mich. as a senior and junior .... attended Arnold O. Beckman High School in Irvine, Calif. as a sophomore and freshman ... last name pronounced Kuhr-DEE-lehs

2013-14 / Sophomore Season
Led Team USA at the 2014 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championships with seven points ... second-team All-Big Ten ... has points in 21 of 28 games played this season, scoring at least two points in 13 contests ... has four goals and 10 assists in current seven-game point/scoring streak ... has played in 28 of 37 games this season ... was injured in Jan. 4 game against Alaska Anchorage ... averaged 1.36 points per game, fifth-most in the nation ... also 18th in the country in goals-per-game (0.54) and 12th with 0.82 assists-per game ... second on the team with 38 points in 28 games ... finished the Big Ten season averaging 1.57 points per game, finishing just two points behind Ohio State's Ryan Dzingel (24) for the league lead despite missing six of 20 Big Ten games ... has seven goals and 21 points in 13 games since returning from injury ... has seven multi-point efforts in last 11 contests ... has points in 44 of 60 games played at Wisconsin ... career scoring average of 1.18 points-per-game ranks second in Mike Eaves coaching era, behind only Joe Pavelski's 1.20 points-per-game mark ... part of Wisconsin's high-powered top line, along with Zengerle and Barnes, which score 36 goals and 99 points in 25 games together ... finished his UW career on a seven game point-scoring streak ... Big Ten's First Star of the Week on Dec. 10, and Second Star on March 11

2012-13 / Freshman Season
Named WCHA Final Five MVP after three-goal and five-assist performance ... he scored the WCHA Final Five game-winning goal in 3-2 victory over Colorado College (March 23), as well as against Minnesota State in 7-2 victory (March 21) in quarterfinals ... had two-point games in all five WCHA playoff games ... finished season on 12-game point-scoring streak (6g, 13a) and four-game goal-scoring streak ... ranked second in the nation among rookies with a 1.03 points-per-game scoring average ... ranked second among all players in the country in March with 16 points ... Wisconsin went 21-6-5 with Kerdiles in the lineup ... he led all Badgers in scoring through the final 32 games played (33 points) ... he missed the first 10 games of the season due to an NCAA ruling ... finished season on a line with Tyler Barnes and Mark Zengerle, with the trio producing 20 goals and 54 points over the last 14 games ... named the Hockey Commissioners' Association Rookie of the Month for March/April

Before Kerdiles was a Badger
Skated two years in the U.S. National Team Development Program from 2010-12 ... played on the under-18 team in 2011-12 and led the team in scoring with 48 points on 22 goals and 26 assists in 54 games ... team won the 2012 International Ice Hockey Federation World Under-18 Championship in the Czech Republic ... had two goals and three assists in the team's 7-0 victory over Sweden in the gold medal game ... paced Team USA with four goals and nine points in the tournament ... leading scorer at the 2011 Under-18 Four Nations Tournament in Switzerland with five goals and points ... split the 2010-11 season between the under-17 and under-18 teams ... scored 17 goals, and 27 points in 40 games with the under-17 team ,,, had three goals and eight points in 14 games with the under-18 team ... won gold with Team USA at the 2011 IIHF World Under-18 Championship in Germany, posting two assists in six games ... played in tournament with future Badger teammate Jake McCabe ... also won silver medal at the 2011 World Under-17 Challenge in Manitoba, Canada, scoring the overtime game-winning goal in the semifinals and finishing with two goals and four points in five games ... before joining the U.S. National Team Development Program, scored 121 points, including 65 goals, in 68 games for the L.A. Selects midget program ... was invited to the 2011 NHL Research, Development and Orientation Camp, an event run by the NHL to test new rules and equipment

Overall Statistics
Season GP G A Pts. SOG P-PIM PPG SHG GWG
2012-13 32 11 22 33 101 13-37 3 0 3
2013-14 28 15 23 38 90 11-33 2 2 4
Totals 60 26 45 71 191 24-70 5 2 7

CAREER HIGHS
GAME
Goals: 2 (2x), last vs. Lake Superior State, 11/2/13
Assists: 3 (2x), last vs. Ohio State, 3/22/14
Points: 4 at Penn State, 3/7/14
Point Streak: 18, 2/24/13-11/2/13
Multi-point Games: 22
Overtime Goals: None

CAREER
Goals: 2 (5x), last at Michigan State State, 3/14-15/14
Assists: 4, at Penn State, 3/7-8/14
Points: 6, at Penn State, 3/7-8/14

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