April 9, 1986 |
Livonia, MI, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 6 in (168 cm)|
|Weight||163 lb (74 kg; 11 st 9 lb)|
Ours de Villard-de-Lans
Prior to his college hockey career, Lerg played for the Omaha Lancers of the USHL. He led the league in shutouts, GAA, wins, minutes played and ranked second in save percentage. Lerg broke the USHL record for wins in a season with 36 in helping lead Omaha to a share of the regular-season title. Lerg joined the Michigan State Spartans in 2005 and was named CCHA Rookie of the Year for his outstanding performance as a freshman. He was a member of Michigan State's 2007 NCAA Championship team where he held a 1.25 GAA and .954 save percentage in the tournament. In 2008, he was selected as a finalist for the James E. Sullivan Award, given to the top amateur athlete in the United States each year.
On July 31, 2009, Lerg signed with the Lowell Devils of the American Hockey League. After two injury hampered seasons within the Lowell Devils, playing primarily for ECHL affiliate. the Trenton Titans, Lerg spent a season with HC Asiago of the Serie A. During the 2011–12 season, Lerg played in 24 games with HC Asiago and held a 2.64 GAA and a .921 save percentage.
On April 23, 2012, Lerg signed with Ours de Villard-de-Lans of the Ligue Magnus. After two successful seasons with Villard, Lerg returned to North America and signed a one-year contract with the Toledo Walleye of the ECHL on July 16, 2014.
|2003–04||River City Lancers||USHL||35||24||5||2||1963||72||4||2.20||.917||3||0||2||183||0||7||2.29||.929|
|2005–06||Michigan State University||CCHA||31||17||6||6||1840||60||3||1.96||.928||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2006–07||Michigan State University||CCHA||42||26||13||3||2465||99||3||2.41||.913||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2007–08||Michigan State University||CCHA||41||24||12||5||2464||91||4||2.22||.926||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||Michigan State University||CCHA||32||9||20||3||1921||94||2||2.94||.917||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2012–13||Ours de Villard-de-Lans||FRA||25||12||11||1||1505||0||87||3.47||.912||4||1||3||242||14||0||3.47||.929|
|2013–14||Ours de Villard-de-Lans||FRA||26||13||11||2||1549||0||86||3.33||.910||8||4||4||505||28||0||3.32||.907|
Awards and honors
|USHL Dave Tyler Junior Player of the Year Award||2005|||
|USHL Goaltender of the Year||2005|
|USA Hockey Junior Player of the Year||2005|
|All-CCHA Rookie Team||2005-06|
|CCHA Rookie of the Year||2005-06|
|CCHA All-Tournament Team||2006|||
|CCHA Most Valuable Player in Tournament||2006|
|All-NCAA All-Tournament Team||2007|||
|USA Hockey College Player of the Year||2007|||
|All-CCHA First Team||2007-08|||
|AHCA West Second-Team All-American||2007-08|
|All-CCHA Second Team||2008-09|||
|Senior CLASS Award||2009|
|NCAA Top VIII Award||2010|||
|Ligue Magnus Jean Ferrand Trophy||2014|
- Vega, Michael (2007-04-07). "Lerg is a breath of fresh air for Spartans". Boston.com. Retrieved 2010-02-03.
- "Spartans swept, Lerg sets CCHA saves record". statenews.com. 2009-03-20. Retrieved 2012-04-05.
- "Jeff Lerg player profile". The Hockey News. 2011-05-18. Retrieved 2011-05-18.
- "Elite goaltender lands in Toledo". Toledo Walleye. 2014-07-16. Retrieved 2014-07-16.
- "Roster Shake-Up". Grand Rapids Griffins. November 20, 2014. Retrieved November 20, 2014.
- "Monsters Complete Comeback". Grand Rapids Griffins. November 21, 2014. Retrieved November 21, 2014.
- "USHL award winners announced". United States Hockey League. 2005-05-01. Retrieved 2012-05-06.
- "2012-13 CCHA Media Guide". ISSUU.com. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
- "NCAA Frozen Four Records". NCAA.org. Retrieved 2013-06-19.
- "Lerg, Petry Honored by USA Hockey". Michigan State Spartans. 2007-05-30. Retrieved 2012-05-02.
- "All-CCHA Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-27.
- "Lerg Named NCAA Award Winner". Michigan State Spartans. December 18, 2009. Retrieved December 18, 2009.
- Jeff Lerg's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Jeff Lerg's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
|Awards and achievements|
|CCHA Rookie of the Year
|CCHA Most Valuable Player in Tournament
|Perani Cup Champion
|CCHA Scholar-Athlete of the Year
|Ilitch Humanitarian Award