25 Matt McArdle
25 Matt McArdle
Height: 6-0
Weight: 183
Year: Junior
Hometown: Annapolis, Md.
Position: Defense
Junior Team: Sioux City (USHL)
Shoots/Catches: Right
gp 17
p 2
g 0
a 2
pim 25
+/- -7

Sophomore (2016-17): Competed in all 36 Laker contests ... His 52 blocked shots was tied for the third most among the squad's leaders ... Compiled four points (0-4=4) and had 43 blocked shots in 28 WCHA contests ... Credited with two assists against Bowling Green State (12/2) for lone multiple-point game performance ... Earned an assist apiece versus Michigan State (10/15), against Alabama-Huntsville (1/20), and versus Alaska Anchorage (2/10) ... Notched five points (0-5=5) and garnered 25 blocked shots in 16 home encounters ... Stopped at least two opponent shots in a game on 12 occasions ... Made a season game-most six blocked shots in weekend league series finale at Michigan Tech (11/12) ... Garnered five blocks each against Bowling Green State (12/2) and versus Northern Michigan (1/14) ... Totaled a combined 15 blocked shots in a four-game span (11/4-12) ... Top month offensively was in December with two points (0-2=2) in six matchups.  

Freshman (2015-16): Finished the season with one goal and two assists in 30 games ... Registered an assist on the game-winning overtime goal in Lakers' victory over nationally-ranked Bowling Green State (1/9) ... Scored his first career goal in an overtime tie against Michigan Tech (12/11) ... Made his LSSU debut against North Dakota in the season-opening Ice Breaker Tournament ... Tallied an assist and was a +1 against the U.S. NTDP U-18 team in exhibition play.

High School/Juniors: Started 2014-15 as a member of the United States Hockey League's (USHL) Fargo (N.D.) Force under head coach John Marks ... Generated six points on a goal and five assists in 41 regular-season contests at Fargo ... Traded to the USHL's Sioux City (Iowa) Musketeers late in 2014-15 and collected three points (all assists) in 14 regular-season games for head coach Jay Varaday's team ... Split action in the 2013-14 campaign between the USHL's Muskegon (Mich.) Lumberjacks and the Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) ... Compiled two points with a goal and an assist each in 26 matchups with Muskegon and garnered nine points (all assists) in 21 appearances with Rio Grande ... Accumulated 11 career points with two goals and nine assists in a combined 81 appearances between USHL teams Muskegon, Fargo, and Sioux City ... A 2013 graduate of Shattuck St. Mary's High School in Faribault, Minn. ... Coached by Tom Ward ... Won back-to-back Most Valuable Player Awards at international tournament in Calgary, Alberta ... Member of the 2011-12 Shattuck St. Mary's Midget Prep National Championship squad ... Totaled 14 points on six goals and eight assists in 55 2011-12 games with Shattuck St. Mary's Prep followed by a 19-point output on two goals with 17 assists in 52 outings for the 2012-13 campaign ... Also competed four years (2009-13) in lacrosse.

Personal: Son of Melinda and Peter McArdle ... Born in Annapolis, Md. ... His younger sister (Shea McArdle) is a freshman on the 2017 Robert Morris University's Women's Lacrosse team ... Shoots: Right ... Majoring in business administration and entrepreneurship.  

 

 

Recent Games
Jan 5 Bemidji State L, 3-0
Jan 6 Bemidji State L, 6-3
Jan 12 Ferris State L, 4-0
Jan 13 Ferris State W, 5-3
Jan 19 at Northern Michigan L, 3-2
Jan 20 at Northern Michigan L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 17 11
Points 2 1
Goals 0 0
Assists 2 1
PIM 25 15
+/- -7 +1
Power-play goals 0 0
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Games started 5 3
Game-winning goals 0 0
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 13 7
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 1 Laurentian W, 3-2 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 6 Northern Michigan W, 5-3 - 0 1 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 7 at Northern Michigan L, 4-1 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 13 Michigan Tech L, 4-3 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 14 Michigan Tech T, 2-2 - 0 0 0 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 20 at Denver T, 3-3 - 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 21 at Denver L, 5-1 1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 27 at Michigan State L, 4-3 - 0 0 0 4 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 28 at Michigan State L, 6-0 1 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 3 Alaska Anchorage W, 3-2 1 0 1 1 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 4 Alaska Anchorage L, 4-1 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 10 at Bowling Green State T, 2-2 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 11 at Bowling Green State L, 5-2 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 17 at Alabama-Huntsville W, 3-1 - 0 0 0 5 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 18 at Alabama-Huntsville L, 5-3 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 25 USNTDP U-18 W, 6-0 1 0 0 0 4 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 1 Alaska L, 5-3 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 2 Alaska W, 4-1 1 0 0 0 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 8 Minnesota St.-Mankato L, 5-1 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 9 Minnesota St.-Mankato L, 7-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 15 at Michigan Tech L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 16 at Michigan Tech T, 3-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 29 vs. Robert Morris L, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 vs. Arizona St. W, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 5 Bemidji State L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 6 Bemidji State L, 6-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 12 Ferris State L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 13 Ferris State W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 19 at Northern Michigan L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 20 at Northern Michigan L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 Bowling Green State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 Bowling Green State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 at Bemidji State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at Bemidji State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 at Alaska Anchorage   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Alaska Anchorage   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Ferris State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 at Ferris State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2015-16 30 1 2 3 22 -12 0 0 0 0 0 0 24
2016-17 36 0 6 6 24 -8 0 0 0 0 0 0 17
2017-18 17 0 2 2 25 -7 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
Total 83 1 10 11 71 -27 0 0 0 0 0 0 54
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 17 0 2 2 25 -7 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
Conference 11 0 1 1 15 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Exhibition 2 0 0 0 6 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
-
Home 8 0 2 2 8 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Away 9 0 0 0 17 -8 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Neutral - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 4 0 2 2 11 +4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Losses 10 0 0 0 8 -11 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
Ties 3 0 0 0 6 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
-
October 8 0 1 1 12 -8 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
November 6 0 1 1 11 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
December 3 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2