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9 Jack Berger

NHL: Invited to two NHL Development Camps with the New Jersey Devils in 2012 and the Ottawa Senators in 2013.

Senior Year (2013-14): Captain ... played in all 32 games ... has 10 points with five goals and five assists ... scored Princeton’s first goal of the season in a 3-2 OT win over Dartmouth at the Liberty Hockey Invitational ... assisted on Princeton’s extra-attacker goal at Cornell on Nov. 1 and a power-play goal vs. Yale on Nov. 8 ... tallied a power-play goal in a loss to Brown on Nov. 9 ... chipped in an assist against Harvard on Nov. 16 ... scored in team’s 4-3 win at No. 4 Quinnipiac on Nov. 23 .. scored the team’s first goal, a short-handed goal in a loss at Michigan State on Dec. 1 ... assisted on an extra-attacker goal at Harvard on Jan. 31 ... tallied a helper on Princeton’s fifth goal at No. 13 Yale ... scored the lone goal in a loss to No. 19 Colgate on Feb. 21.
Awards
Candidate for the Senior CLASS Award
Vaughn Cup (team award)
Tucker Ironman Award (team award)
• Finalist for the ECAC Hockey Student-Athlete of the Year Award
• Art Lane Award (Princeton award)
• 2014 ECAC All-Academic Team

Junior Year (2012-13): Captain ... played in all 31 games ... has 12 points, with nine assists and three goals ... earned his first assist in a 4-0 shutout of Colgate ... had an assist in the next game, a 3-3 tie at No. 16 St. Lawrence ... collected an assist in a losses to Hockey East squads UMass Lowell and Vermont ... had an assist against No. 16 Union and Rensselaer on Jan. 11 & 12 ... assisted on the team’s first goal in a 5-2 win over Sacred Heart on Jan. 27 ... scored his first goal of the season, the game winner on the power play at Colgate on Feb. 8 ... assisted on the game-winner in a 1-0 shutout of Cornell on Feb. 9 ... scored Princeton’s first goal and assisted on the second in a 3-2 loss to St. Lawrence on Feb. 16 ... scored the first goal of the game in a 4-3 loss to Yale on Feb. 23.
Awards
• 1941 Championship Trophy (team award)
• Finalist for the ECAC Hockey Student-Athlete of the Year Award
• 2013 ECAC All-Academic Team

Sophomore Year (2011-12): Played in all 32 games ... finished second on the team in scoring with 22 points on 10 goals and 12 assists ... six goals came from special teams (4 power play, 1 short handed, 1 empty net) ... recorded six multiple-point games ... had a three-game scoring streak twice ... scored in games at Dartmouth, Clarkson and Northeastern ... earned assists vs. Niagara, Brown, Cornell and Connecticut .... had a three-point game against RPI on Dec. 2 with two goals, one empty-net/unassisted and added an assist ... scored twice against Union in a 3-3 tie including the game-tying goal as Princeton had a 3-0 deficit to start the third period ... named the ECAC Player of the Week on Dec. 9 after his five-point weekend against RPI & Union ... scored twice on Colgate on Jan. 13 with a power-play and a short-handed goal ... tallied two assists vs. Harvard on Dec. 10 ... earned two assists in a 6-2 win over RPI on Feb. 18 ... scored in game 1 of the playoffs at Yale on March 2 ... assisted on Princeton’s first goal in a 5-4 OT win in game 2.
Awards
• ECAC Hockey Player of the Week (Dec. 6)
• Finalist for the ECAC Hockey Student-Athlete of the Year Award
• 2012 ECAC All-Academic Team

Freshman Year (2010-11): Skated in all 32 games as a freshman … scored two goals and adde seven assists for nine points … made his collegiate debut in a loss to Dartmouth on Oct. 29, 2010 … first collegiate point, an assist, came on Andrew Calof's shorthanded goal in a loss at Yale … added an assist on Eric Meland's goal against Dartmouth …posted the primary assist on Cam Ritchie's game winner at Quinnipiac … added a power-play assist in a loss to Clarkson … set up Eric Meland's power-play game winner against St. Lawrence … scored his first collegiate goal to open the scoring for the Tigers in a win over UMass Lowell … scored on a delayed penalty in Princeton's win over Sacred Heart … had an assist in a tie at Harvard … added an assist in a win over Brown.

Before Princeton: Spent the 2009-10 season with the Des Moines Buccaneers in the USHL ... collected 28 points on 15 goals and 13 assists in 60 games played ... played on St. Louis Amateur Blues AAA Midget Major team in 2008-09 and amassed 56 points in 65 games played ... spent the 2007-08 season with the Junior Blues and had 13 goals and 10 assists in 32 games ... was a scholar athlete at Saint Louis University High and also played tennis.

Personal: Full name is John Robert Berger ... birthday is Oct. 6 ... son of Dan and Cindy Berger ... both parents attended Missouri ... father works as a financial advisor and mother is a homemaker ... oldest of five brothers ... has younger brothers Jimmy, Chase, Scotty and Christian.


 Season 
 Team 
 GP  G  A  Pts.  +/-
 P-PIM  PPG SHG  
 GWG 
 HAT
2009-10 Des Moines (USHL) 60 15 13 28 - 2-4 - - - -
2010-11 Princeton 32 2 7 9 -8 2-4 0 0 0 0
2011-12 Princeton 32 10 12 22 E 6-23 4 1 0 0
2012-13 Princeton 31 3 9 12 +1 6-12 1 0 1 0
2013-14 Princeton 32 5 5 10 -20 3-14 2 1 0 0
Career   127 20 33 53 -27 17-53 7 2 1 0

 Career Highs
 Career Firsts  Multiple/Game
 Goals
 2, 3x MR vs. Colgate (1/13/12)
 vs. Lowell (12/10/10)
 0
 Assists  2, 3x MR at RPI (2/18/12)
 at Yale (11/5/10)  0
 Points
 3 vs. RPI (12/2/11)  A at Yale (11/5/10)  1 (2- 1x)
Position: Forward
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 220
Year: Senior
City/State: St. Louis, Mo.
High School: Saint Louis University HS
Club: Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
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