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John Wessbecker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Victoria, Minn.

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 198

Position:
D

Birthdate:
09/15/1986

Last Team:
The Blake School


  • 2005-06 John Wessbecker Photo Gallery

    As a Senior in 2008-09: Game-by-Game Statistics
    Named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team earning Distinguished Scholar honors for having a 3.0 or higher GPA for all four years...Played in 35 games finishing the season with five points on one goal and four assists and a plus-8 rating...Had 17 penalties for 34 minutes...Scored his lone goal, which stood as the game-winning goal, in Senior Night win over Merrimack (3/7)...Returned to the lineup after missing second half of 2007-08 season with an assist and a +3 rating in win at Rensselaer (10/21).

    As a Junior in 2007-08: Game-by-Game Statistics
    Played in 15 games...finished the season with three points on three assists... named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team for the third consecutive year ... registered one penalty for two minutes and had eight shots on goal...saw his season shortened due to injury...tallied an assist at UMass-Lowell (11/10)...recorded an assist against Connecticut (10/20)...tallied his first point of the season with an assist against #12 St. Lawrence (10/13).

    As a Sophomore in 2006-07: Game-by-Game Statistics
    Named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team ... Played in 38 games ... Totaled one point on one goal ... Finished with a +6 rating, 18 shots on goal, and 14 peanlty minutes ... Took a season-high four shots on goal in a victory vs. Clarkson (3/23) in the NCAA Regionals ... Scored his first career goal, the game-winner in a 3-2 win vs. Maine (3/9) in the Hockey East quarterfinals.

    As a Freshman in 2005-06: Game-by-Game Statistics
    Played in all 36 games, recording 3 assists ... Named to Hockey East All-Academic Team ... Had 11 penalties for 30 minutes ... Skated in first career game at St. Lawrence (10/14) ... First career point was an assist vs. Vermont (11/22) ... Tallied an assist vs. UMass Lowell (1/13) ... Recorded an assist vs. Northeastern (2/25) ... Recorded one shot on goal during the postseason ... Wore No. 8

    Before UMass: Earned three letters playing at The Blake School in Minneapolis, Minn. ... Scored six goals and had 16 assists his senior year, leading the Bears to the conference championship ... Was named All-Conference and was the Hobey Baker Award winner for high school character his senior year ... Played in 82 career games, scoring eight goals and tallying 35 assists to go along with 132 penalty minutes ... Was All-Conference in baseball ... Selected in the seventh round of the NHL Entry Draft (225th overall) by the Tampa Bay Lightning.

    Personal: John Michael Wessbecker ... Born September 15, 1986 in Edina, Minn. ... Son of Joe and Sue Wessbecker ... A business management major.

    Career Statistics
    Season	GP  	G  	A  	Pts  	Shots  	Shot%  	PIM  	+/-  	PPG  	SHG  	GWG
    2005 	36 	0 	3 	3 	13 	.000 	11-30 	-13 	0 	0 	0
    2006 	38 	1 	0 	1 	18 	.056 	7-14 	+6 	0 	0 	1
    2007 	14 	0 	3 	3 	8 	.000 	1-2 	0 	0 	0 	0
    2008 	35 	1 	4 	5 	23 	.043 	17-34 	+8 	0 	0 	1
    TOTAL 	123 	2 	10 	12 	62 	.032 	36-80 	+1 	0 	0 	2
    
    
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      Saturday, Oct 4
      vs Dalhousie 7:00 PM gametracker
      Friday, Oct 10
      vs Boston University 7:00 PM gametracker
      Friday, Oct 17
      at Michigan State TBA
      Saturday, Oct 18
      at Michigan State TBA
      Friday, Oct 24
      at Northeastern 7:00 PM
      Saturday, Oct 25
      at Boston College 7:00 PM
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