2016-17 WCHA Season In Review
A Recap Of The Top Stories, Moments And Figures From The League's 65th Season Of Competition | Read More
Mike York joins Lake Superior State coaching staff
York was a two-time NCAA All-American, Olympian and NHL all-star | Read More
WCHA Top Shelf Moments from 2016-17 - Moment #8: The Next Level
Seven players (from four WCHA schools) signed NHL Entry-Level contracts following the 2016-17 season | Read More
Ducks Sign LSSU's Mitch Hults to Two-Year Entry-Level Contract
Hults collected 20 goals and 34 assists over two seasons with Lakers | Read More
LSSU's Bindulis agrees to three-year deal with Washington Capitals
Freshman defenseman appeared in 28 games with the Lakers in 2016-17 season | Read More
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LAKE SUPERIOR STATE 2016-2017 SCHEDULE AND RESULTS
11-18-7 Overall (8-13-7 WCHA)
10/02
vs. LAURENTIAN
Laurentian wins shootout 1-0
T 3-3 OT
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10/14
vs. MICHIGAN STATE
W 6-1
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10/15
vs. MICHIGAN STATE
W 7-3
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10/21
at Alabama Huntsville *
W 6-3
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10/22
at Alabama Huntsville *
W 5-2
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10/28
vs. ALASKA *
W 3-2
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10/29
vs. ALASKA *
L 3-4 OT
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11/04
vs. MINNESOTA STATE *
W 5-1
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11/05
vs. MINNESOTA STATE *
L 1-2
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11/11
at Michigan Tech *
L 1-6
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11/12
at Michigan Tech *
L 2-4
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11/18
at Ferris State *
L 0-3
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11/19
at Ferris State *
L 5-7
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11/25
at Michigan
W 3-1
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11/26
at Michigan
L 1-4
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12/02
vs. BOWLING GREEN *
W 4-2
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12/03
vs. BOWLING GREEN *
L 2-5
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12/09
at Bemidji State *
Bemidji State wins shootout 1-0
T 1-1 OT
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12/10
at Bemidji State *
L 2-3
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12/30
at Omaha
L 1-4
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12/31
at Omaha
L 3-5
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01/06
vs. NORTHERN MICHIGAN *
W 3-2
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01/07
at Northern Michigan *
L 4-6
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01/13
at Northern Michigan *
Lake Superior State scores in 3x3 overtime
T 1-1 OT
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01/14
vs. NORTHERN MICHIGAN *
Northern Michigan wins shootout 1-0
T 1-1 OT
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01/20
vs. ALABAMA HUNTSVILLE *
W 5-4
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01/21
vs. ALABAMA HUNTSVILLE *
W 4-1
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01/27
at Minnesota State *
L 2-4
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01/28
at Minnesota State *
Minnesota State scores in 3x3 overtime
T 2-2 OT
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02/10
vs. ALASKA ANCHORAGE *
L 2-3
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02/11
vs. ALASKA ANCHORAGE *
Lake Superior State scores in 3x3 overtime
T 4-4 OT
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02/17
at Alaska *
L 2-4
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02/18
at Alaska *
Lake Superior State scores in 3x3 overtime
T 3-3 OT
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02/24
vs. FERRIS STATE *
L 4-6
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02/25
vs. FERRIS STATE *
Lake Superior State wins shootout 1-0
T 1-1 OT
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03/03
at Michigan Tech
L 4-6
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03/04
at Michigan Tech
L 0-8
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RecordsWCHANon-LeagueOverall
Overall 8-13- 7 3- 5- 011-18- 7
Home 6- 5- 3 2- 0- 0 8- 5- 3
Away 2- 8- 4 1- 5- 0 3-13- 4
Neutral 0- 0- 0 0- 0- 0 0- 0- 0
GF-GAWCHANon-LeagueOverall
Overall 78- 87 25- 32103-119
Home 42- 38 13- 4 55- 42
Away 36- 49 12- 28 48- 77
Neutral 0- 0 0- 0 0- 0
LAKE SUPERIOR STATE 2016-2017 STATISTICS

## Player POS YR GP G-A-P
16 Mitch Hults F SO 36 11-23-34
7 J.T. Henke F JR 36 10-20-30
8 Diego Cuglietta F SO 35 12-13-25
29 Gage Torrel F SO 36 14-8-22
19 Anthony Nellis F SO 33 9-13-22
3 Luke Morgan F FR 36 7-15-22
21 Max Humitz F FR 36 13-7-20
23 Collin Saccoman D FR 36 3-14-17
11 Brayden Gelsinger F FR 36 5-10-15
27 Owen Headrick D SO 24 2-13-15
13 Gus Correale F SR 35 6-6-12
4 Kris Bindulis D FR 28 1-11-12
12 Kyle Chatham D JR 36 2-7-9
22 Aidan Wright D JR 36 1-7-8
26 Josh Nenadal F SO 35 3-4-7
25 Matt McArdle D SO 36 0-5-5
18 Bryan Basilico F FR 11 2-1-3
2 Ryan Renz D JR 14 0-3-3
15 Jake Hand F SO 22 0-3-3
6 James Roll D JR 12 1-1-2
31 Gordon Defiel G JR 34 0-2-2
20 C.J. Hayes F SO 16 1-0-1
33 Nick Kossoff G SO 6 0-1-1
14 Ian Johnston F FR 11 0-0-0
10 Brendan McKay F FR 12 0-0-0
## Goaltender YR GP Sv% GAA Rec.
31 Gordon Defiel JR 34 .904 3.0111-16-7
33 Nick Kossoff SO 6 .881 3.980-2-0
LAKE SUPERIOR STATE 2016-2017 TEAM ROSTER
No. Name (*NHL draftees) Cl Pos Ht Wt YOB Hometown / Last Team
1 Cooper LukendaFr G6-217598Sault Ste. Marie, ON / Shattuck St. Mary's (PREP)
2 Ryan RenzJr D6-220893Castlegar, BC / Vernon Vipers (BCHL)
3 Luke MorganFr F5-1119097Brighton, MI / Cedar Rapids RoughRiders (USHL)
4 Kris BindulisFr D6-318095Rīga, Latvia / Aston Rebels (NAHL)
6 James RollJr D6-218993West Seneca, NY / Carleton Place (CCHL)
7 J.T. HenkeJr F5-921094Trenton, MI / Jersey Hitmen (USPHL)
Previous College: Maine (2013-14)
8 Diego CugliettaSo F5-1017795Kamloops, BC / Merritt Centenials (BCHL)
10Brendan McKayFr F6-319094Toronto, ON / Weyburn Red Wings (SJHL)
11Brayden GelsingerFr F5-1016595Regina, SK / Victoria Grizzlies (BCHL)
12Kyle ChathamJr D6-320093Belleville, IL / Powell River Kings (BCHL)
13Gus CorrealeSr F5-1017992Prince George, BC / Grand Prairie (AJHL)
14Ian JohnstonFr F5-1118797Ottawa, ON / Brockville Braves (CCHL)
15Jake HandSo F6-320394Milton, ON / Chiliwack Chiefs (BCHL)
16Mitch HultsSo F6-220594Stoughton, WI / Madison Capitols (USHL)
18Bryan BasilicoFr F6-320795Macomb, MI / West Kelowna Warriors (BCHL)
19Anthony NellisSo F5-1117894Breakeyville, Québec / Pembroke Lumber Kings (CCHL)
20C.J. HayesSo F5-816395Margate, FL / Fargo Force (USHL)
21Max HumitzFr F5-816795Livonia, MI / Tri-City Storm (USHL)
22Aidan WrightJr D5-1019093Sault Ste. Marie, ON / Powell River Kings (BCHL)
23Collin SaccomanFr D6-119697Stillwater, MN / Waterloo Black Hawks (USHL)
25Matt McArdleSo D6-018095Annapolis, MD / Sioux City (USHL)
26Josh NenadalSo F5-819094Brecksville, OH / Youngstown Phantoms (USHL)
29Gage TorrelSo F5-917894Monticello, MN / Lengley Rivermen (BCHL)
31Gordon DefielJr G6-019793Stillwater, MN / Coquitlam Express (BCHL)
33Nick KossoffSo G6-218396West Des Moines, IA / Keystone Ice Miners (NAHL)

Captain: Gus Correale

Head Coach: Damon Whitten (Michigan State '97)
Career Record (Entering 2016-2017): 22-50-7 (.323) (2 Seasons)
Record at Lake Superior State (Entering 2016-2017): 22-50-7 (.323) (2 Seasons)

Assistant Coach: Rich Metro (Northern Michigan '99)
Assistant Coach: Doug Holewa (Columbia '12)
Manager: Paul Prucha (Michigan '90)
Director of Hockey Operations: Ned Zimmer (Laker Superior State '14)
Goaltending Coach: Terry Barbeau
Athletic Trainer: Glen Watchorn (East Stroudsburg University '15)

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coachHead Coach: Damon Whitten
     • Alma Mater: MSU B.A. '01, M.S. '05
     • Record at LSSU (Yrs): 22-50-7 (Two Seasons)
     • Career Record: Same

Assistant Coach: Rich Metro (NMU '99), 2nd season
Assistant Coach: Doug Holewa (Columbia M.A. '12), 1st season
Director of Hockey Operations: Ned Zimmer
Equipment Manager: Paul Prucha

Hockey SID: Eddie Bishop
Office Phone: 906-635-2601
Cell Phone: 252-347-4976
Email: ebishop@lssu.edu
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