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31 Merrick Madsen
31 Merrick Madsen
Height: 6-5
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Acton, Calif.
High School: Proctor Academy
Position: Goaltender
Draft: Arizona Coyotes
Major: Statistics
Shoots/Catches: Left
House Affiliation: Dunster

Selected in the sixth round (162nd overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry draft by the Philadelphia Flyers. Rights traded to Arizona Coyotes, June 2017.

Career Highs:
Assists: 1 (2x, most recent vs. Clarkson, 2/24/17)
Saves: 48 (vs. Minnesota, 11/18/17)
Shutouts: 10 (most recent vs. Rensselaer, 1/5/18)

Senior (2017-18) Stats

Voted co-captain...Second Team All-Ivy selection…Madsen had three shutouts (Dartmouth, Brown, Rensselaer) in 23 starts this season bringing his career total to 10 (Second in Harvard history)...Finished season 10-10-3 with a 2.27 goals-against average and .918 save percentage… Finished his Crimson career third on the all-time wins list (56), and moved into sole possession of third with his 50th career win against Rensselaer on Jan. 5. Fifth on the career goals-against average list (2.12), and first on the career save percentage list (.924).  

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
Feb 23 at Brown L, 6-4
Feb 24 at Yale L, 2-1
Mar 9 Dartmouth L, 4-1
Mar 10 Dartmouth W, 7-1
Mar 11 Dartmouth W, 4-2
Mar 16 vs. No. 10 Clarkson L, 5-4
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games played 24 15
Games started 23 14
Minutes 1429:03 856:33
Goals against 54 29
Goals-against average 2.27 2.03
Saves 604 361
Save pct .918 .926
Wins 10 7
Losses 10 5
Ties 3 2
Win pct .500 .571
Date Opponent Score gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t
Oct 21 USNTDP U-18 W, 7-2 1 40:00 0 0.00 14 1.000 1 0 0
Oct 29 Dartmouth W, 5-0 1 60:00 0 0.00 19 1.000 1 0 0
Nov 3 Yale L, 5-2 1 60:00 5 5.00 21 .808 0 1 0
Nov 4 Brown W, 3-0 1 60:00 0 0.00 26 1.000 1 0 0
Nov 10 at Colgate L, 2-1 1 58:25 2 2.05 18 .900 0 1 0
Nov 11 at No. 12 Cornell L, 3-2 1 60:00 3 3.00 21 .875 0 1 0
Nov 17 at No. 6 Minnesota L, 4-2 1 57:37 4 4.17 23 .852 0 1 0
Nov 18 at No. 6 Minnesota L, 2-1 1 60:35 2 1.98 48 .960 0 1 0
Nov 24 at No. 13 Boston College T, 4-4 1 65:00 4 3.69 17 .810 0 0 1
Dec 1 at Quinnipiac W, 6-2 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 2 at Princeton W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 29 vs. UMass Lowell L, 5-2 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 at Vermont W, 4-1 1 60:00 1 1.00 27 .964 1 0 0
Jan 5 Rensselaer W, 3-0 1 60:00 0 0.00 32 1.000 1 0 0
Jan 6 Union W, 4-3 1 64:54 3 2.77 35 .921 1 0 0
Jan 9 at Rensselaer T, 2-2 0 25:00 1 2.40 11 .917 0 0 1
Jan 12 Princeton W, 3-1 1 59:25 1 1.01 35 .972 1 0 0
Jan 13 Quinnipiac T, 2-2 1 64:45 2 1.85 28 .933 0 0 1
Jan 19 at No. 2 Clarkson T, 6-6 1 49:03 5 6.12 20 .800 0 0 0
Jan 20 at St. Lawrence W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 No. 2 Cornell L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 Colgate L, 2-0 1 57:49 2 2.08 19 .905 0 1 0
Feb 2 at Dartmouth W, 4-1 1 60:00 1 1.00 22 .957 1 0 0
Feb 5 vs. Boston University L, 3-2 1 81:44 3 2.20 39 .929 0 1 0
Feb 9 at Union L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 vs. No. 19 Boston College W, 5-4 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 St. Lawrence W, 5-0 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 No. 7 Clarkson W, 5-2 1 59:57 2 2.00 26 .929 1 0 0
Feb 23 at Brown L, 6-4 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 at Yale L, 2-1 1 57:15 2 2.10 28 .933 0 1 0
Mar 9 Dartmouth L, 4-1 1 55:58 3 3.22 17 .850 0 1 0
Mar 10 Dartmouth W, 7-1 1 59:58 1 1.00 21 .955 1 0 0
Mar 11 Dartmouth W, 4-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 20 .909 1 0 0
Mar 16 vs. No. 10 Clarkson L, 5-4 1 71:38 5 4.19 31 .861 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 24 23 1429:03 54 2.27 604 .918 10 10 3 .500
Conference 15 14 856:33 29 2.03 361 .926 7 5 2 .571
Exhibition 1 1 40:00 0 0.00 14 1.000 1 0 0 1.000
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Home 12 12 722:46 21 1.74 299 .934 8 3 1 .708
Away 10 9 552:55 25 2.71 235 .904 2 5 2 .333
Neutral 2 2 153:22 8 3.13 70 .897 0 2 0 .000
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Wins 10 10 604:14 11 1.09 263 .960 10 0 0 1.000
Losses 10 10 621:01 31 3.00 265 .895 0 10 0 .000
Ties 4 3 203:48 12 3.53 76 .864 0 0 3 .500
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October 1 1 60:00 0 0.00 19 1.000 1 0 0 1.000
November 7 7 421:37 20 2.85 174 .897 1 5 1 .214
December 1 1 60:00 1 1.00 27 .964 1 0 0 1.000
January 7 6 380:56 14 2.21 180 .928 3 1 2 .667
February 4 4 258:56 8 1.85 115 .935 2 2 0 .500
March 4 4 247:34 11 2.67 89 .890 2 2 0 .500

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