25 - Carl Nielsen
Carl Nielsen
Height: 6-4
Weight: 225
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Amherst, Ohio
Position: D
Previous Experience: Mahoning Valley (NAHL)
gp 37
p 5
g 1
a 4
pim 18
+/- -5

Junior Season: Named assistant captain...Earned WCHA All-Academic Team honors...Recorded seven points (one goal, six assists) in 36 games...Owned a plus-minus of +3...Had a season-high two points with two assists in Tech's 3-3 tie vs. Nebraska Omaha during Winter Carnival.

Sophomore Season: Earned the Gitzen-Loutit Memorial Award as the team's most outstanding defensive player ... Tallied five points (one goal, four assists) in 32 games ... Recorded assists in back-to-back games against Minnesota State (Oct. 16th) and Wisconsin (Oct. 29th) ... Scored a goal against North Dakota on March 5th.

Freshman Season: Named the Elov Seger Memorial Award as the team's most improved player ... Appeared in 34 of 36 games ... Recorded his first career point, an assist, against Minnesota on Dec. 12th ... Also recorded an assist at St. Cloud State on Jan. 8th ... Scored first career goal in WCHA playoff game at Denver on March 12th.

Prior to Michigan Tech: Spent the previous two seasons before arriving at Michigan Tech with the Mohoning Valley Phantoms of the North American Hockey League ... Scored five goals, including four on the power play, and added 14 assists for 19 points in 48 games during the 2008-09 season ... Finished with a plus/minus rating of +17 and 142 penalty minutes ... Also tallied six points (two goals, four assists) in 25 games for the Phantoms during the 2007-08 season ... Played in 46 games for the Alpena Ice Diggers for two seasons before joining the Phantoms ... Finished with nine goals and eight assists for 17 points for the Ice Diggers.

Personal:
Enjoys lifting weights … Has one younger brother … Son of Carl and Wendy Nielsen …  Born Carl G Nielsen on July 3, 1988 in Lorain, Ohio … Only second player from Ohio to play for the Huskies (Tony DeLorenzo) ... Shoots right ...  Turned down a chance to play football at Bowling Green ... A 2006 graduate of Avon Lake High School ... Partcipated in football, track and hockey for the Shoremen.

Nielsen's Individual Statistics
 
 Year GP
G
A
PTS
PEN/MIN
PP
SH
GW
GT
 2009-10 34 1 2 3 17/37 0 0 0 0
 2010-11 32
1
4
5
16/54
0
0
0
0
 2011-12 37
1
6 7 19/46 0
0
0
0
 2012-13 37
1
4
5
9/18 1
0
0
0
Total
140 4 16 20 61/155 0
0
0
0
Recent Games
Mar 2 at St. Cloud St. W, 5-1
Mar 8 Colorado College W, 2-0
Mar 9 Colorado College L, 4-3
Mar 15 at North Dakota L, 5-3
Mar 16 at North Dakota W, 2-1
Mar 17 at North Dakota L, 6-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 37 28
Points 5 4
Goals 1 0
Assists 4 4
PIM 18 12
+/- -5 -8
Power-play goals 0 0
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Game-tying goals 0 0
Shots 35 30
Date Opponent Score g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 6 Brock (St. Catharines, Ont.) W, 6-2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Oct 11 at Lake Superior State L, 4-2 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 13 Lake Superior State W, 8-4 1 0 1 0 +3 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 19 Minnesota W, 5-3 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 20 Minnesota L, 3-2 0 1 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 26 at Denver L, 5-1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 27 at Denver L, 5-2 0 1 1 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Nov 2 Neb.-Omaha L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 3 Neb.-Omaha L, 5-3 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 16 at Bemidji State W, 5-4 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 17 at Bemidji State W, 2-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 30 Minnesota Duluth L, 7-3 0 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 1 Minnesota Duluth T, 4-4 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 4 at Northern Michigan L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 7 at Wisconsin T, 1-1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 8 at Wisconsin T, 3-3 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 14 North Dakota L, 6-1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 15 North Dakota L, 4-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 29 vs. Michigan W, 4-0 0 0 0 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 30 vs. Western Mich. W, 4-0 0 0 0 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 11 at Minnesota Duluth L, 1-0 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 12 at Minnesota Duluth L, 5-4 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 18 Bemidji State W, 4-0 0 0 0 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 19 Bemidji State T, 2-2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 1 at Neb.-Omaha L, 4-3 0 1 1 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 2 at Neb.-Omaha W, 2-1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 8 Alaska Anchorage L, 5-4 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 9 Alaska Anchorage W, 6-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 12 Northern Michigan W, 8-2 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 15 at Minnesota State L, 4-2 0 0 0 4 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 16 at Minnesota State L, 6-1 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 1 at St. Cloud St. L, 5-3 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 2 at St. Cloud St. W, 5-1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 8 Colorado College W, 2-0 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Mar 9 Colorado College L, 4-3 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Mar 15 at North Dakota L, 5-3 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 16 at North Dakota W, 2-1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 17 at North Dakota L, 6-0 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Total 37 1 4 5 18 -5 0 0 0 0 0 35
Conference 28 0 4 4 12 -8 0 0 0 0 0 30
Exhibition 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3

Home 16 1 1 2 6 +3 0 0 0 0 0 15
Away 19 0 3 3 6 -10 0 0 0 0 0 20
Neutral 2 0 0 0 6 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0

Wins 13 1 0 1 6 +6 0 0 0 0 0 13
Losses 20 0 4 4 12 -11 0 0 0 0 0 19
Ties 4 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3

September - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 6 1 2 3 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 7
November 5 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 4
December 8 0 0 0 8 +2 0 0 0 0 0 3
January 4 0 0 0 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 2
February 7 0 2 2 8 -2 0 0 0 0 0 10
March 7 0 0 0 0 -7 0 0 0 0 0 9
April - - - 0 - - - - - - - -