44 Ryan Black
44 Ryan Black
Height: 5-9
Weight: 180
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Stillwater, Minn.
Position: D
Previous Team: Bonnyville (AJHL)
gp 38
p 9
g 1
a 8
pim 25
+/- +1

2017-18 (Junior): Was one of eight Wildcats to compete in all 43 contests during the season, playing in each game for the first time in his career...Black recorded a career-high with two assists and two points on four occasions during his junior campaign...Assisted on the game-winning goal in overtime of the WCHA Playoff semifinals to help NMU advance to the WCHA Championships Game...Also tied a career-high on three occasions with a plus/minus rating of +2...Finished the year fourth on the team with 41 blocked shots...Black earned his first career WCHA Player of the Week award when he took home the Defensive honors on March 12...He recorded two assists and a +2 rating in the WCHA Playoff semifinals en route to the award...Named to the WCHA All-Academic Team.

2016-17 (Sophomore): Posted three points (1g-2a) in 34 games ... Scored first collegiate goal Feb. 24 against Michigan Tech ... Finished a season-best +2 at Bowling Green Jan. 21 against Alaska-Anchorage and took a season-high two shots Oct. 14 against Bemidji State and Dec. 10 against Alabama-Huntsville ... Named to WCHA All-Academic Team.

2015-16 (Freshman): Registered three assists in 26 games ... Tied Denver Pierce for first among Wildcat newcomers in plus/minus (+2) ... Posted first collegiate point with the secondary helper on Cohen Adair's game-winning goal against Bemidji State Oct. 31 ... Then notched assists in back-to-back games at Alaska-Fairbanks Nov. 6 and 7, good for a three-game point streak ... Recorded a season-high two shots at Alabama-Huntsville Dec. 5 and a season-best +2 rating against Bemidji State Oct. 31.

Before NMU: Skated for the Bonnyville Pontiacs from 2013 to 2015, recording 64 points (14g-50a) in 110 career games ... Was one of three finalists, along with James Vermeulen, for the AJHL Defenseman of the Year award in 2014-15 ... Named an AJHL All-Star in 2014-15 ... Captained Bonyville in 2014-15 and posted career-best totals in points (37) and assists (32).

Recent Games
Mar 1 at Michigan Tech W, 4-2
Mar 2 Michigan Tech W, 3-0
Mar 8 Alas. Fairbanks W, 5-4
Mar 9 Alas. Fairbanks W, 4-3
Mar 15 Bowling Green L, 6-1
Mar 16 Bowling Green L, 2-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 38 28
Points 9 6
Goals 1 1
Assists 8 5
PIM 25 15
+/- +1 +4
Power-play goals 0 0
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Games started 9 5
Game-winning goals 1 1
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 66 54
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 12 at Michigan St. L, 4-2 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 13 at Michigan St. W, 4-3 1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Oct 19 at St. Cloud St. L, 4-1 1 0 1 1 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 20 at St. Cloud St. L, 5-0 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 26 Bemidji St. W, 3-0 - 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 1 0 5
Oct 27 Bemidji St. L, 2-1 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 2 at Bowling Green L, 3-1 - 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 3 at Bowling Green W, 2-0 - 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 9 Cornell L, 3-1 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 10 Cornell L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 Alas. Anchorage W, 3-0 - 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 17 Alas. Anchorage W, 2-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 23 at Lake Superior St. L, 4-2 - 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 24 at Lake Superior St. W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 27 at Notre Dame L, 2-1 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 7 Michigan Tech W, 5-3 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dec 8 at Michigan Tech L, 3-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 14 Ferris St. W, 4-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 15 Ferris St. W, 4-2 - 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Jan 4 at Alas. Fairbanks W, 4-0 - 0 0 0 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 5 at Alas. Fairbanks W, 4-2 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 11 at Alas. Anchorage W, 5-1 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 12 at Alas. Anchorage W, 4-1 - 0 0 0 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 25 Minn. St. Mankato L, 3-2 - 0 1 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 26 Minn. St. Mankato L, 8-2 - 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 1 Bowling Green L, 3-2 1 0 1 1 5 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 2 Bowling Green W, 3-2 1 0 1 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 8 at Alabama Huntsville T, 2-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 9 at Alabama Huntsville W, 6-3 1 0 1 1 0 +4 0 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 15 at Bemidji St. T, 2-2 - 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 16 at Bemidji St. L, 3-0 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 22 Lake Superior St. W, 4-2 - 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Feb 23 Lake Superior St. W, 5-3 - 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Mar 1 at Michigan Tech W, 4-2 - 0 0 0 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 2 Michigan Tech W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Mar 8 Alas. Fairbanks W, 5-4 - 0 0 0 0 +3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 9 Alas. Fairbanks W, 4-3 1 0 1 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 15 Bowling Green L, 6-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Mar 16 Bowling Green L, 2-1 - 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 2
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2015-16 26 0 3 3 12 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
2016-17 34 1 2 3 30 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
2017-18 43 0 19 19 12 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 49
2018-19 38 1 8 9 25 +1 0 0 0 1 0 0 66
Total 141 2 32 34 79 +2 0 0 0 1 0 0 138
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 38 1 8 9 25 +1 0 0 0 1 0 0 66
Conference 28 1 5 6 15 +4 0 0 0 1 0 0 54
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 19 1 5 6 15 -1 0 0 0 1 0 0 42
Away 19 0 3 3 10 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 24
Neutral - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 21 1 5 6 6 +13 0 0 0 1 0 0 47
Losses 15 0 3 3 17 -11 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
Ties 2 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
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October 6 1 2 3 2 -4 0 0 0 1 0 0 10
November 8 0 0 0 6 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
December 4 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
January 6 0 1 1 6 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
February 8 0 3 3 7 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 20
March 6 0 1 1 4 +3 0 0 0 0 0 0 10