Jordan Pearce

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Jordan Pearce
Born (1986-10-10) October 10, 1986 (age 27)
Anchorage, AK, USA
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 201 lb (91 kg; 14 st 5 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL)
Toledo Walleye (ECHL)
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2009–2013

Jordan Paul Pearce (born October 10, 1986) is an American former professional ice hockey goaltender.

Playing career[edit]

Pearce began his hockey career with the U.S. National Team Developmental Program and the Lincoln Stars of the USHL. While playing with the Lincoln Stars in 2004–05, Pearce finished with a record of 22-10-4 with 3.07 goals against average and a .897 save percentage which helped the Stars achieve a second-place tie in the USHL's Western Division.[1]

After graduating from South Anchorage High School, he attended the University of Notre Dame and played for their men's ice hockey team in the CCHA for the following four years. In 2007–08 he was named CCHA Goaltender of the Year, and in 2008–09 he was a finalist for the CCHA MVP as well as being named the CCHA scholar-athlete of the year.[1]

On April 10, 2009 it was announced that Pearce had signed a two-year entry level contract with the Detroit Red Wings to begin with the 2009–10 season and that he had begun an amateur tryout with the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL, the minor league affiliate of the Detroit Red Wings.[2]

On July 27, 2011, Pearce signed a two-year contract extension with the Detroit Red Wings of the NHL[3] and split his final two seasons of play between the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL and the Toledo Walleye of the ECHL.

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
CCHA Goaltender of the Year 2007–08 [4]
CCHA All-Tournament Team 2009 [5]
CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament MVP 2009 [6]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP W L T/OT MIN GA SO GAA SV% GP W L MIN GA SO GAA SV%
2004–05 Lincoln Stars USHL 38 22 10 4 2227 114 0 3.07 .897 2 0 1 69 7 0 6.06
2005–06 University of Notre Dame CCHA 9 4 4 0 442 24 1 3.25 .882
2006–07 University of Notre Dame CCHA 3 2 1 0 179 6 1 2.01 .895
2007–08 University of Notre Dame CCHA 43 23 15 4 2557 87 2 2.04 .914
2008–09 University of Notre Dame CCHA 39 30 6 3 2326 65 8 1.68 .931
2008–09 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 1 0 1 0 59 5 0 5.11 .868
2009–10 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 5 1 2 0 236 15 0 3.82 .875
2009–10 Toledo Walleye ECHL 37 15 16 2 2047 124 2 3.63 .891 4 1 3 247 16 0 3.88 .881
2010–11 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 44 20 15 5 2452 118 1 2.89 .908
2010–11 Toledo Walleye ECHL 8 3 4 1 451 31 1 4.13 .883
2011–12 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 19 3 8 1 880 54 1 3.68 .871
2011–12 Toledo Walleye ECHL 2 1 1 0 118 8 0 4.05 .879
2012–13 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 4 0 3 0 181 13 0 4.32 .847
2012–13 Toledo Walleye ECHL 31 15 11 3 1696 78 2 2.76 .899 4 2 1 215 7 0 1.95 .936
AHL totals 73 24 29 6 3808 205 2 3.23 .894

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Jeff Lerg
CCHA Scholar-Athlete of the Year
2008-09
Succeeded by
Dion Knelsen
Preceded by
Tim Miller
CCHA Most Valuable Player in Tournament
2009
Succeeded by
Shawn Hunwick