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31 Merrick Madsen
31 Merrick Madsen
Height: 6-5
Weight: 190
Year: Junior
Hometown: Acton, Calif.
High School: Proctor Academy
Position: Goaltender
Draft: Philadelphia Flyers
Major: Applied Mathematics
Shoots/Catches: Left
House Affiliation: Eliot

Selected in the sixth round (162nd overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry draft by the Philadelphia Flyers

Career Highs:
Assists: 1 (2x, most recent vs. Clarkson, 2/24/17)
Saves: 41 (vs. Providence, 3/24/17)
Shutouts: 8 (most recent vs. Providence, 3/24/17)

Senior (2017-18)
Voted co-captain. 

Junior (2016-17) Stats
Started all 36 games ... Mike Richter Award semifinalist ... Walter Brown Award semifinalist ... ECAC Hockey Goaltender of the Month (Feb., March) ... ECAC Hockey Tournament and NCAA East Region MOP ... All-ECAC Hockey third team ... All-Ivy first team ... Four time ECAC Hockey Goaltender of the Week (Nov. 22, Jan. 3, Jan. 10, March 21) ... Finished season top-20 in the nation in GAA (2.11) and save percentage (.923) ... 28 victories was most in a single season by a Harvard goaltender ... 16-game win streak was longest-ever by a goaltender in program history ... Shuout Providence in NCAA first round  ... Remained unbeaten for final 13 games of regular season ... Totaled 30 saves in win over Clarkson Feb. 24 ... Allowed just one goal over four-game stretch (Jan. 20 - Jan. 28) ... Collected shutout in win at Brown Feb. 18 ... Totaled 32 saves in win against Union Feb. 10 ... Posted shutout against Brown Jan. 20 ... Three-straight games with 30-plus saves (Dec. 30 - Jan. 7)... Stopped 34 shots in win against Quinnipiac Jan. 6 ... Snagged 32 saves on Nov. 26 against Bentley... Set a season high of 33 saves against then-No. 3 Boston College on Nov. 18... Earned 17 saves against Quinnipiac on Nov. 12 ... Posted 27 saves against Princeton on Nov. 11 ... Added 20 saves to his record on Nov. 5 against Cornell ... Tallied 14 saves against Colgate on Nov. 4 ...  Earned 23 saves against Arizona State on Oct. 28 and 24 on Oct. 29.

Sophomore (2015-16) Stats
Nominee for Mike Richter Award ... All-Ivy League honorable mention ... Started 28 games, playing 1712:42 ... Finished the year with a 2.00 GAA, 14th in the nation, and a .931 save percentage, eighth in the country ... Donald Angier Trophy winner as most improved player on the team ...  Earned first collegiate shutout in first start, making 25 saves at Dartmouth Oct. 31, 2015 … Stopped a career-high 38 shots in shutout of Princeton Nov. 14 … Shillelagh Tournament MVP, making 60-of-61 saves, including a shutout of Rensselaer in the title game … Made 32 saves in fourth shutout of the season, a 0-0 tie at Rensselaer Dec. 5 … Named to All-Tournament team at Mariucci Classic for making 60-of-65 saves in the Crimson’s two-game sweep ... Posted back-to-back wins at Colgate and Cornell Jan. 22-23 ... Turned away 33 shots in a 4-1 win over Princeton Jan. 29 ... Tied his career-high with 38 saves against St. Lawrence Feb. 27 ... Had 37 stops in Harvard's 8-2 win over Rensselaer March 12 ... Stopped 35 shots in Harvard's 2-1 overtime win over St. Lawrence in the ECAC semifinals.

Freshman (2014-15) Stats
Saw action in two games, playing 43:17 ... Made Harvard debut against St. Lawrence Jan. 17, making 11 saves.

Before Harvard: Spent last season with the Minot Minotaurs, finishing with a 10-16 record and 680 saves … Two-year starter in goal for Proctor Academy … Awarded the Spencer V. Wright Award for Athletic Achievement and Sportsmanship and was named to the NEPSIHA All-New England team as a senior … Skated for the West Valley Wolves and California Heat club teams … Was a member of the National Honors Society at Proctor Academy also earning the Lee Carvalho Award for Excellence in Mathematics … In the community he served as a volunteer student-coach for the California Heat and participated in the Dream Catchers Organization.

Recent Games
Mar 11 Yale W, 4-3
Mar 17 vs. No. 19/- Quinnipiac W, 4-1
Mar 18 vs. Cornell W, 4-1
Mar 24 vs. Providence W, 3-0
Mar 25 vs. Air Force W, 3-2
Apr 6 vs. Minn. Duluth L, 2-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games played 36 22
Games started 36 22
Minutes 2103:33 1266:48
Goals against 74 44
Goals-against average 2.11 2.08
Saves 890 504
Save pct .923 .920
Wins 28 16
Losses 6 4
Ties 2 2
Win pct .806 .773
Date Opponent Score gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t
Oct 8 USNTDP U-18 W, 5-2 1 59:38 2 2.01 25 .926 1 0 0
Oct 28 at Arizona St. W, 7-0 1 60:00 0 0.00 23 1.000 1 0 0
Oct 29 at Arizona St. W, 6-2 1 59:19 2 2.02 24 .923 1 0 0
Nov 4 Colgate T, 1-1 1 64:51 1 0.93 14 .933 0 0 1
Nov 5 Cornell W, 4-3 1 59:57 3 3.00 20 .870 1 0 0
Nov 11 at Princeton W, 5-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 27 .931 1 0 0
Nov 12 at No. 7/8 Quinnipiac L, 4-2 1 58:40 3 3.07 17 .850 0 1 0
Nov 18 No. 3/3 Boston College W, 5-2 1 59:40 2 2.01 33 .943 1 0 0
Nov 22 at No. 7/7 Boston University L, 5-3 1 58:53 5 5.09 26 .839 0 1 0
Nov 26 Bentley W, 5-2 1 59:36 2 2.01 32 .941 1 0 0
Dec 2 at No. 19/- St. Lawrence W, 4-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 22 .917 1 0 0
Dec 3 at Clarkson W, 7-3 1 60:00 3 3.00 20 .870 1 0 0
Dec 30 Rensselaer W, 5-1 1 59:52 1 1.00 30 .968 1 0 0
Jan 6 No. 15/15 Quinnipiac W, 5-2 1 59:14 2 2.03 34 .944 1 0 0
Jan 7 Princeton W, 5-2 1 59:58 2 2.00 31 .939 1 0 0
Jan 13 at Rensselaer L, 4-0 1 39:58 4 6.01 16 .800 0 1 0
Jan 14 at No. 11/11 Union L, 2-1 1 56:34 2 2.12 20 .909 0 1 0
Jan 17 at Dartmouth L, 8-4 1 43:08 6 8.35 12 .667 0 1 0
Jan 20 Brown W, 3-0 1 60:00 0 0.00 26 1.000 1 0 0
Jan 21 Yale T, 1-1 1 65:00 1 0.92 27 .964 0 0 1
Jan 27 at No. 14/14 Cornell W, 4-1 1 60:00 1 1.00 19 .950 1 0 0
Jan 28 at Colgate W, 3-1 1 59:49 1 1.00 26 .963 1 0 0
Feb 3 Dartmouth W, 5-2 1 59:55 2 2.00 28 .933 1 0 0
Feb 6 vs. Northeastern W, 4-3 1 60:00 3 3.00 27 .900 1 0 0
Feb 10 No. 6/6 Union W, 6-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 32 .941 1 0 0
Feb 13 vs. No. 4/4 Boston University W, 6-3 1 59:51 3 3.01 14 .824 1 0 0
Feb 17 at Yale W, 4-2 1 59:52 2 2.00 21 .913 1 0 0
Feb 18 at Brown W, 6-0 1 40:00 0 0.00 11 1.000 1 0 0
Feb 24 Clarkson W, 4-1 1 60:00 1 1.00 30 .968 1 0 0
Feb 25 No. 20/- St. Lawrence W, 6-3 1 60:00 3 3.00 21 .875 1 0 0
Mar 10 Yale W, 6-4 1 59:58 4 4.00 24 .857 1 0 0
Mar 11 Yale W, 4-3 1 60:00 3 3.00 29 .906 1 0 0
Mar 17 vs. No. 19/- Quinnipiac W, 4-1 1 60:00 1 1.00 25 .962 1 0 0
Mar 18 vs. Cornell W, 4-1 1 59:57 1 1.00 25 .962 1 0 0
Mar 24 vs. Providence W, 3-0 1 60:00 0 0.00 41 1.000 1 0 0
Mar 25 vs. Air Force W, 3-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 27 .931 1 0 0
Apr 6 vs. Minn. Duluth L, 2-1 1 59:31 2 2.02 36 .947 0 1 0
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t win %
2014-15 1 0 43:17 2 2.77 11 .846 0 0 0 -
2015-16 29 28 1712:42 57 2.00 771 .931 18 7 3 .696
2016-17 36 36 2103:33 74 2.11 890 .923 28 6 2 .806
2017-18 24 23 1429:03 54 2.27 604 .918 10 10 3 .500
Total 90 87 5288:35 187 2.12 2276 .924 56 23 8 .690
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t win %
Total 36 36 2103:33 74 2.11 890 .923 28 6 2 .806
Conference 22 22 1266:48 44 2.08 504 .920 16 4 2 .773
Exhibition 1 1 59:38 2 2.01 25 .926 1 0 0 1.000
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Home 15 15 908:01 29 1.92 411 .934 13 0 2 .933
Away 14 14 776:13 33 2.55 284 .896 9 5 0 .643
Neutral 7 7 419:19 12 1.72 195 .942 6 1 0 .857
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Wins 28 28 1656:58 50 1.81 722 .935 28 0 0 1.000
Losses 6 6 316:44 22 4.17 127 .852 0 6 0 .000
Ties 2 2 129:51 2 0.92 41 .953 0 0 2 .500
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October 2 2 119:19 2 1.01 47 .959 2 0 0 1.000
November 7 7 421:37 18 2.56 169 .904 4 2 1 .643
December 3 3 179:52 6 2.00 72 .923 3 0 0 1.000
January 9 9 503:41 19 2.26 211 .917 5 3 1 .611
February 8 8 459:38 16 2.09 184 .920 8 0 0 1.000
March 6 6 359:55 11 1.83 171 .940 6 0 0 1.000
April 1 1 59:31 2 2.02 36 .947 0 1 0 .000

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