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Michael Sauer (D)

Hartford Wolf Pack

Name: Michael Sauer
Number: 4
Position: D
Shoots: R
Height: 6-3
Weight: 215
Birthdate: 1987-08-07
Birth place: St. Cloud, MN

Biography

2008-09: Led Wolf Pack in regular-season plus/minus, and finished third overall in the AHL, with a +29…Posted his second consecutive +4 game, equaling a Wolf Pack season high, and had an assist, 4/8/09 @ Manchester…Tied a Wolf Pack season best with a +4 in 6-0 win @ Providence 4/3/09…Made NHL debut 3/24/09 vs. Minnesota (Even, one shot), after receiving his first NHL recall from NY Rangers 3/23…Put an AHL career-high seven shots on net (tied for game high) in 1-0 win vs. Lowell 3/18/09…Registered his first career multiple-goal game in the pro ranks, and a pro career-high three points (2-1-3), in First-Star performance 3/14/09 vs. Bridgeport (6-3 triumph)…Tallied his first career pro OT goal in 2-1 win vs. Portland 2/21/09 (First Star)…Posted his first multi-assist game as a pro 12/5/08 @ Philadelphia, with two helpers…His first goal of season was first career pro PPG, in 6-2 win @ Portland 11/22/08…Made season debut 11/14/08 @ Grand Rapids, after missing season’s first 12 games due to injury…2007-08: Injured in Game Two of Atlantic Division Semifinals, 4/17/08 vs. Portland, and missed remainder of postseason…Was +1 in pro playoff debut, in Game One of Atlantic Division Semifinals vs. Portland 4/16/08…Netted GWG in 3-2 victory 4/1/08 @ Bridgeport, for his first pro goal-scoring, and point-scoring, streak (2-0-2)…Posted his first multiple-point game as a pro vs. Worcester 1/16/08, with 1-1-2 in 5-2 win…Returned to action 12/7/07 vs. Lowell, after missing six games due to injury (injured 11/21 vs. Providence)…His first pro goal was GWG in 4-3 victory 11/18/07 @ Portland, scored with 1:04 to play in the third period…Registered his first pro point with an assist in 5-4 win @ Manchester 11/9/07…Made pro debut in Wolf Pack’s season opener 10/6/07 vs. Bridgeport…2006-07: Won WHL playoff championship with Medicine Hat, and went to championship game of Memorial Cup (3-1 loss to Vancouver)…Was +11 for Medicine Hat in WHL playoffs, good for second-best on team…Acquired by Medicine Hat (WHL) from Portland (WHL) for Lee Morrow and Patrick Weircoich 12/27/06…2005-06: Led Portland (WHL) defensemen in playoff points (6) and goals (4)…Led Portland team in playoff PPG (4), tied for third overall on team in playoff goals, and tied for fourth in postseason points…Second-leading regular-season point (31) and goal-scorer (8) among Portland defensemen…Misc.: Teammate of Brandon Dubinsky with Portland (WHL), 2004-05 and 2005-06…Younger brother of Phoenix Coyotes’ Kurt Sauer, and another older brother, Craig Sauer, played five years in the NFL as a linebacker for the Atlanta Falcons and Minnesota Vikings...Drafted: 2nd rd. (40th ov.) by NY Rangers 2005.

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Regular Season Stats
Season Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PIM SOG SOA SOGW SO
2009-10 Regular Season Hartford Wolf Pack 42 3 9 12 2 55 45 0 1 0 0.000
2008-09 Regular Season Hartford Wolf Pack 64 6 17 23 29 92 35 0 0 0 0.000
2007-08 Regular Season Hartford Wolf Pack 71 4 7 11 -2 76 80 0 0 0 0.000
Playoff Stats
Season Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PIM SOG SOA SOGW SO
2009 Calder Cup Playoffs Hartford Wolf Pack 6 0 0 0 0 5 10 0 0 0 0.000
2008 Calder Cup Playoffs Hartford Wolf Pack 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.000