Chad Demers
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    Chad Demers

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Grafton, N.D.

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 181

    Position:
    F

    Last Team:
    Fargo Force (USHL)

    04/30/2014

    Falcons finish season at 21-14-4

    Air Force has won 20 or more games in five of the last seven years

    03/15/2013

    Canisius beats Air Force, 4-3, Game 1 of AHA Quarterfinals

    Golden Griffs scored game-winner with nine seconds remaining in the game

    03/02/2013

    Air Force sweeps 13th-ranked Niagara with 6-1 win

    Adam McKenzie had four points; Ben Persian had two goals

    03/01/2013

    Air Force beat No. 13 Niagara, 5-2

    Falcons are in second place in AHA with 33 points (16-11-7 overall)

    02/23/2013

    RIT beat Air Force, 2-1

    Air Force remains in second place in AHA

    2012-13 (Sophomore)

    Played in all 37 games and was fifth on the team with 24 points (9-15-24) ... Scored a goal in the season-opening tie against Alaska ... Career-high four points and tied career highs of two goals and two assists in the 7-4 win at Bentley, Dec. 7 ... Had an assist vs. Bentley on Dec. 8 for a career-best five-point series ... Career-best five-game point streak (3-2-5) as Air Force went 4-0-1 in those game in late January-early February ... Three points in the season-ending sweep over 13th-ranked Niagara to help Air Force secure a second-place regular-season finish in the AHA.

    2011-12 (Freshman)

    Played in all 39 games and was fifth on the team with 24 points and fourth with eight goals ... Seventh in the AHA in points by a freshman in all games with 24 (8-16-24) ... In AHA games only, tied for fifth in the league in points by a freshman with 19 points ... Fifth on the team with 24 points and fourth with eight goals ... Career-best two assists vs. AIC, Dec. 12 ... Career best two goals vs. Mercyhurst, Feb. 17.

    Before Air Force

    Played in 136 career regular-season and playoff games in three years with the Fargo Force of the USHL ... Played in 51 games in 2010-11 for the Force and was second on the team with 18 goals, 32 assists and 50 points ... Team captain in 2010-11 ... His +26 and three game-winners were also second on the team ... In 2009-10, played in 43 regular-season games and had three goals and 12 points ... Also had one goal and one assist in 13 playoff games ... Helped lead the Force to a runner-up finish in the 2010 USHL playoffs ... Played in 23 games in 2008-09 and had two goals and one assist ... Junior coaches were Jason Herter (2010-11), Steve Johnson (2009-10) and Dean Blais (2008-09) ... Lettered four years in baseball, three years in football and two in hockey at Grafton High School ... Named all-state in football and hockey in 2007-08 ... All-region in football in 2006 and 2007 ... Hockey state tournament MVP and all-tournament team in 2008 ... Team won the state championship ... Member of the National Honor Society three years.

    Personal

    Member of Cadet Squadron 35 ... Parents are Guy and Susie Demers ... Has two brothers ... Major is management ... This past summer, travelled to Moody AFB, Ga., on Operation Air Force and experienced training rides on the HH-60 (helicopter) and the HC-130 working a search and rescue squadron ... Also served as the superintendent of the obstacle course during Basic Cadet Training this past summer ... Is an element leader in his squadron ... On the dean's list twice ... Long term goals are to work as an Air Force acquisitions officer and someday work in hockey as a coach or general manager ... Listens to Limp Bizkit before games ... Credits his brothers, Tommy and Joey, as having the greatest influence on his sports career ... Greatest moment in sports was scoring the game-winning goal in triple overtime to win the North Dakota State High School Championship at Engelstad Arena ... His city of 4,000 people has won five Class A state championships ... Started skating at age three and started playing hockey at age four ... Hobbies are hunting and four-wheeling ... Favorite NHL team is the Washington Capitals ... Favorite player is Peter Bondra.

    DEMERS' CAREER STATS
    Year GP G A PTS PIM SOG PP SH GW
    2011-12 39 8 16 25 5-13 91 4 0 0
    2012-13 37 9 15 24 8-16 86 2 0 0
    Totals 76 17 31 48 13-29 177 6 0 0
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