Mike Merrifield (F)
||Beverly Hills, MI
Juniors: 07-08: Named the North American Hockey League (NAHL) Rookie of the Year and was named to the All-Rookie team ... Helped St. Louis to a 47-9-2 record and Robertson Cup Championship ... Ranked 19th in the NAHL with 57 points in the regular season; 15th in the league in assists … 08-09: In 38 games with Green Bay, recorded 18 goals and 16 assists and helped the Gamblers to the Anderson Cup (regular-season championship).
Collegiate: 09-10 (Sophomore): Had his first career multiple-point game against Nebraska-Omaha (11/6) with a goal and an assist … 10-11 (Junior): Recognized with the Spartan Fitness Award at the annual team banquet, which acknowledges the player with the best off-ice testing results in preseason camp …Had a goal and an assist in a 6-2 victory over Alaska (1/19), his second career multiple-point game … 11-12 (Senior): Racked a career high 11 goals and six assists over 31 games for MSU.
Professional: 12-13: Signed by Florida on 10/1 … 13-14: Re-signed by Florida on 7/23 … Traded to Gwinnett on 3/12 along with Eriks Sevcenko for Evan Bloodoff and Rob Kwiet.
Personal: Majored in Advertising at Michigan State … Uncle, Randy Merrifield, was a hockey player at Ferris State in the early 1980's … Favorite NHL team: Detroit Red Wings and favorite NHL player: Steve Yzerman.