31 Gordon Defiel
31 Gordon Defiel
Birth Date: 1/27/1993
Height: 6-0
Weight: 190
Year: Junior
Hometown: Stillwater, Minn.
Position: Goaltender
Major: Business Management
Junior Team: Coquitlam Express (BCHL)
Shoots/Catches: Left
gp 34
gs 33
min 1962:01
ga 99
gaa 3.03
sv 938

Sophomore (2015-16) Made 29 starts, recording three shutouts and was named the All-WCHA Third Team goaltender... Posted an 11-14-1 record, 2.47 goals-against average and a .926 save perecentage... Set a career-high and broke a WCHA playoffs record with 57 saves in regulation to defeat Minnesota State, 2-0, for the first time in program history during Game 2 of the WCHA Quarterfinals (3/12)... Made 83 saves on 87 shots in earning a weekend split at Ferris State to conclude the regular season (March 4-5)...Went 1-0-1 while making 54 saves on 57 shots faced to clinch the Cappo Cup series against Northern Michigan (2/26-27)... Picked up a 3-2 victory with 22 saves against Alaska Anchorage (2/19)... Tied with Bruce Hoffort for 6th all-time on the LSSU career shutout list with six...Turned aside 30 shots to record his sixth career shutout during a 3-0 victory over Bemidji State (2/13)...Totaled 25 saves to earn his fifth career shutout, moving to 7th all-time at LSSU in career shutouts, during a 1-0 overtime victory over No. 16 Bowling Green (1/9)... Made 26 saves to earn a 4-2 victory at Alaska (12/4)... Registered 36 saves in a 3-2 victory against Ferris State (11/28).... Named WCHA Defensive Player of the Week following a weekend in which he saved 80-of-83 shots on the road to Bemidji State in a 3-2 win (11/20) and a 1-1 tie (11/21) where he made a career-high 47 saves...Made 42 saves in a 1-1 tie at Bowling Green (11/6) and completed the series split with another 1-1 tie while making 28 saves the next night (11/7)... Made 29 saves to record a 4-2 victory at Michigan State (10/22).

Freshman (2014-15): Made 31 saves, allowing 4 goals during his first career start in a 5-3 loss to Michigan Tech (10/4)... Stopped 23 of 25 shots against Anchorage, earning his first collegiate win in overtime...Received WCHA Rookie of the Week following a weekend split over Alabama-Huntsville... topped all 26 shots against UAH for his first career shutout (11/14)... Stopped 67 of 68 shots during the Florida College Hockey Classic in Estero, Fla., and won the Shawn Walsh Memorial Trophy as the tournament’s most valuable player...Was named WCHA Defensive Player of the Week following the Florida College Classic (12/30)... backstopped Lake Superior State to its first sweep of the season, while also picking up the third shutout of his rookie campaign...Made 76 saves in the two victories over Bemidji State, including a career-high 44 stops during a thrilling, 1-0 victory...Turned back all 24 shots during the first period Friday, tying for the sixth-highest single-period total in WCHA history (1/16-17)...Secured his fourth career shutout during a 3-0 victory at Northern Michigan (2/28)...Recorded his single-season record-breaking 1,060th save during the 3-0 loss against Ferris State (3/7)...Finished the season with the most saves in a single season in school history (1,148)...Maintained a .915 saves-percentage with a 3.08 goals-against average throughout the year and garnered four shutouts while starting 35 games...Was named the team's outstanding freshman and shared the team MVP award with senior Stephen Perfetto.

Prior to LSSU: Finished 20-21-1 with a 3.69 goals-against average and .887 save percentage during the 2013-14 regular season for the Coquitlam Express (BCHL)…Was an impressive 14-5 with a 2.69 GAA and .922 save percentage while leading the Express through a strong 2014 playoff run and Fred Page Cup title (BCHL Championship)…Was named the Superior International Junior Hockey League’s top goaltender in 2012-13…Set SIJHL single-season save and GAA records in 2012-13.

 

Personal: Son of Bill and Jodi Defiel…A 2011 graduate of Stillwater Area High School.

2011-12: SIJHL League Champions, Wisconsin Wilderness (SIJHL)

2012-13: SIJHL Goalie of the Year, SIJHL Champion, three-time SIJHL Player of the Week, Dudley Hewitt Cup MVP, Dudley Hewitt Cup Champion.

2013-14: BCHL Champion Coquitlam Express (BCHL)

 

Twitter: @DowntownDefiel

Recent Games
Feb 17 at Alaska L, 4-2
Feb 18 at Alaska T, 3-3
Feb 24 Ferris State L, 6-4
Feb 25 Ferris State T, 1-1
Mar 3 at Michigan Tech L, 6-4
Mar 4 at Michigan Tech L, 8-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games played 34 27
Games started 33 26
Minutes 1962:01 1582:12
Goals against 99 73
Goals-against average 3.03 2.77
Saves 938 751
Save pct .905 .911
Wins 11 8
Losses 15 11
Ties 7 7
Win pct .439 .442
Date Opponent Score gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t
Oct 2 Laurentian T, 3-3 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Michigan State W, 6-1 1 60:00 1 1.00 19 .950 1 0 0
Oct 15 Michigan State W, 7-3 1 60:00 3 3.00 30 .909 1 0 0
Oct 21 at Alabama-Huntsville W, 6-3 1 60:00 3 3.00 28 .903 1 0 0
Oct 22 at Alabama-Huntsville W, 5-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 18 .900 1 0 0
Oct 28 Alaska W, 3-2 1 59:53 2 2.00 19 .905 1 0 0
Oct 29 Alaska L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 Minnesota State W, 5-1 1 60:00 1 1.00 24 .960 1 0 0
Nov 5 Minnesota State L, 2-1 1 58:35 2 2.05 23 .920 0 1 0
Nov 11 at Michigan Tech L, 6-1 1 60:00 6 6.00 24 .800 0 1 0
Nov 12 at Michigan Tech L, 4-2 1 60:00 4 4.00 43 .915 0 1 0
Nov 18 at Ferris State L, 3-0 1 59:39 2 2.01 24 .923 0 1 0
Nov 19 at Ferris State L, 7-5 0 30:27 1 1.97 12 .923 0 0 0
Nov 25 at Michigan W, 3-1 1 60:00 1 1.00 29 .967 1 0 0
Nov 26 at Michigan L, 4-1 1 59:20 3 3.03 26 .897 0 1 0
Dec 2 Bowling Green State W, 4-2 1 59:53 2 2.00 35 .946 1 0 0
Dec 3 Bowling Green State L, 5-2 1 57:04 4 4.21 26 .867 0 1 0
Dec 9 at Bemidji State T, 1-1 1 62:47 1 0.96 36 .973 0 0 1
Dec 10 at Bemidji State L, 3-2 1 59:23 3 3.03 29 .906 0 1 0
Dec 30 at Nebraska-Omaha L, 4-1 1 60:00 4 4.00 39 .907 0 1 0
Dec 31 at Nebraska-Omaha L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 6 Northern Michigan W, 3-2 1 59:51 2 2.01 23 .920 1 0 0
Jan 7 at Northern Michigan L, 6-4 1 40:00 5 7.50 21 .808 0 1 0
Jan 13 at Northern Michigan T, 1-1 1 64:55 1 0.92 25 .962 0 0 1
Jan 14 Northern Michigan T, 1-1 1 65:00 1 0.92 35 .972 0 0 1
Jan 20 Alabama-Huntsville W, 5-4 1 60:00 4 4.00 29 .879 1 0 0
Jan 21 Alabama-Huntsville W, 4-1 1 60:00 1 1.00 34 .971 1 0 0
Jan 27 at Minnesota State L, 4-2 1 60:00 4 4.00 30 .882 0 1 0
Jan 28 at Minnesota State T, 2-2 1 65:00 2 1.85 31 .939 0 0 1
Feb 10 Alaska Anchorage L, 3-2 1 57:41 3 3.12 21 .875 0 1 0
Feb 11 Alaska Anchorage T, 4-4 1 65:00 4 3.69 29 .879 0 0 1
Feb 17 at Alaska L, 4-2 1 48:05 4 4.99 25 .862 0 1 0
Feb 18 at Alaska T, 3-3 1 64:54 3 2.77 24 .889 0 0 1
Feb 24 Ferris State L, 6-4 1 59:05 5 5.08 40 .889 0 1 0
Feb 25 Ferris State T, 1-1 1 65:00 1 0.92 43 .977 0 0 1
Mar 3 at Michigan Tech L, 6-4 1 20:29 6 17.58 14 .700 0 1 0
Mar 4 at Michigan Tech L, 8-0 1 60:00 8 8.00 30 .789 0 1 0
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t win %
2014-15 35 34 2017:20 107 3.18 1109 .912 8 26 1 .243
2015-16 29 29 1701:57 70 2.47 879 .926 11 14 4 .448
2016-17 34 33 1962:01 99 3.03 938 .905 11 15 7 .439
Total 98 96 5681:18 276 2.91 2926 .914 30 55 12 .371
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t win %
Total 34 33 1962:01 99 3.03 938 .905 11 15 7 .439
Conference 27 26 1582:12 73 2.77 751 .911 8 11 7 .442
Exhibition - - 0:00 - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 15 907:02 36 2.38 430 .923 8 4 3 .633
Away 19 18 1054:59 63 3.58 508 .890 3 11 4 .278
Neutral - - 0:00 - - - - - - - -
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Wins 11 11 659:37 22 2.00 288 .929 11 0 0 1.000
Losses 16 15 849:48 64 4.52 427 .870 0 15 0 .000
Ties 7 7 452:36 13 1.72 223 .945 0 0 7 .500
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October 5 5 299:53 11 2.20 114 .912 5 0 0 1.000
November 8 7 448:01 20 2.68 205 .911 2 5 0 .286
December 5 5 299:07 14 2.81 165 .922 1 3 1 .300
January 8 8 474:46 20 2.53 228 .919 3 2 3 .563
February 6 6 359:45 20 3.34 182 .901 0 3 3 .250
March 2 2 80:29 14 10.44 44 .759 0 2 0 .000