9 Kyle Jean
9 Kyle Jean
Height: 6-4
Weight: 212
Year: Junior
Hometown: Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.
High School: Traverse City (NAHL)
Position: Forward

Freshman (2010-11): Appeared in 38 of 39 games and led LSSU rookies in points...Tied for 14th in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association in freshman scoring...Assisted on Dan Barczuk’s game-winning goal against Colgate (10/22) for his first collegiate point... Tallied a 4-on-4 goal against Northern Michigan (11/6) for his first collegiate goal and only goal of the season...Notched two assists during a 4-3 victory at Notre Dame during the second round of the CCHA Playoffs for his lone multiple-point game...Tallied game-winning shootout goals following a 1-1 tie at Ohio State (2/18) and a 4-4 deadlock with Western Michigan (1/22)...His shootout goal against WMU occurred during the seventh round...Was 2-for-3 during CCHA shootouts...Led LSSU freshman and was second on the team in plus-minus rating at +2.

Prior to LSSU: Was a teammate of Laker rookies Dan Radke and Nick Shkreli on the Traverse City North Stars, coached by former Lakers Anthony Palumbo and Mike Matteucci...Totaled 15-11--26 in 34 games as the North Stars, who finished 33-20-5 and missed the Robertson Cup finals due to a tie-breaker...Contributed 3-4--7 and was +8 in 10 games during the 2010 North American Junior Hockey League Playoffs.

Personal: Son of Steve and Vicki Jean...A 2008 graduate of Sault Area High School...Brother, Brian, is a member of the LSSU golf team...Planning to major in business management.

All About Kyle:

Parents' names: Steve and Vicki

Favorite TV show: Entourage

Favorite Superhero: Superman

What I want to do after I graduate (other than play hockey): Be involved in hockey, whether its coaching or the business side of it.

If I had one wish, it would be: For everyone to be saved by the Lord, Jesus Christ

Advice I would give to youngsters: Never give up on your dreams

Favorite NHL team: Detroit Red Wings

Best part of playing for Lake Superior State: Ringing the bell after a victory

Most embarrassing hockey moment: Wore my skate guards on the ice

Best part of Taffy Abel Arena: I have many childhood memories playing at Taffy Abel Arena

Person or people who have made the biggest impact on my hockey career: My parents

Favorite book: Pavel Bure: The Riddle of the Russian Rocket 

Career Statistics:

Season GP G A TP PIM
2010-11 38 1 13 14 45
2011-12 39 12 12 24 54
Totals 77 13 25 38 99