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Adam Hall
Adam Hall

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kalamazoo, Mich.

Height / Weight:
6-2½ / 206

Position:
Right Wing

Birthdate:
08/14/1980

Experience:
3L

Previous Team:
U.S. National Under-18 Team


2000-01: Totaled 18-12--30 in 42 contests ? Ranked second among Spartan skaters in goals and multiple-point games (nine) ? Was third on the team in points and power-play goals (seven) ? Paced MSU with two shorthanded tallies ? Named to the CCHA All-Tournament team after posting 1-1--2 in league playoff championship game vs. Michigan (March 17) ? Scored a shorthanded goal and added two assists in MSU win vs. Nebraska-Omaha (Oct. 21) ? Notched a pair of markers ? including a power-play goal and shorthanded tally ? vs. Michigan at Joe Louis Arena (Feb. 17). The SHG proved to be the game winner and clinched at least a share of the CCHA regular-season title for the Spartans ? Reeled off career-high tying, six-game scoring streak from Nov. 17-Dec. 2 and posted 4-4--8 during that stretch ? Scored at least one point in 11 of the Spartans? first 14 games and was 9-8--17 over that span ? MSU was 14-2-1 when he scored a goal ? Earned CCHA All-Academic honorable mention status ? Served as one of MSU?s two assistant captains.

1999-2000: Second-team All-CCHA ? Led the CCHA and ranked 13th nationally with 26 goals ? Added 13 assists to finish second on the team with 26-13--39 in 40 games played ? Second among MSU players with a +19 rating ? Tied for fifth in the nation with six game-winning goals and tied for fourth nationally with four short-handed goals ? His four SHGs are tied for 10th best in a single season at MSU and his five short-handed points are second on the team ? Second among MSU skaters and tied for eighth in the nation with 11 power-play goals ? Led team with .208 shooting percentage ? Scored MSU?s first goal a team-high seven times and the game?s first goal four times (second on the team) ? 10 of his goals came in the first period ? Had 11 goals in MSU?s 10-game winning streak to start the CCHA season ? Had goals in five straight games (10/30 to 11/13) and points in six straight (10/30 to 11/19) ? scored MSU?s OT winner vs. Northern Michigan (2/11) ? MSU is 18-2-2 when he has a goal.

1998-99: Made an impact right away as a rookie, playing RW on the top line ? Led all MSU rookies in goals and points and was fifth on the team in scoring with 16-23--39 ? Was a finalist for CCHA Rookie of the Year ? Named to CCHA All-Rookie team and honored as MSU hockey?s Outstanding Rookie ? Six of his goals were game-winners, tied for third-best in the nation ? Had 6-2--8 in five playoff games, including the biggest MSU goal of the year, with 1:08 left against Colorado College (3/28) to lift the Spartans to the Frozen Four ? Earned NCAA West Regional All-Tournament team for his efforts ? Had two goals in that game and against Michigan (2/20) in the game that clinched the CCHA regular-season title ? A three-time CCHA Rookie of the Week.

PRIOR TO MSU: Played for the U.S. Under-18 Team in Ann Arbor in 1997-98 ? Led Team USA in goals (43) and points (66) ? A team captain, he recorded 12 PPGs and a team-high seven GWGs ? Had six goals in eight games against OHL foes, including three game-winners ? Spent 1996-97 with the Bramalea Blues, where he totaled 14-21--35 in 60 games ? Named the Blues? Most Improved Player.

WITH TEAM USA: In addition to his time with the Under-18 Team, Hall has worn the USA jersey for the U.S. National Junior Team and in three junior team camps ? Travelled to Sweden last season to take part in the 2000 World Junior Championships with the U.S. National Junior Team where he logged 2-0--2 in seven games ? Served as team captain for the U.S. squad ? Played for the 1999 U.S. National Junior Team and had one assist in six games played ? Was invited to the U.S. Junior Team Camp in Hackensack, N.J., in December of 1997 ? Played at evaluation camps for the U.S. National Junior Team in 1997, 1998 and 1999.

PERSONAL: Born Aug. 14, 1980 ? A finance major ? Drafted in the second round of the 1999 NHL Entry Draft by the Nashville Predators (52nd overall) ? Graduated from Ann Arbor Pioneer H.S., where he was an honor-roll student ? Lists fishing and golfing among his hobbies ? Credits his four uncles ? Bill, Mark, Matt and Patrick ? as his biggest hockey influences ? Son of Patrick and Jan Hall ? Sister, Jennifer, is an MSU graduate as are both parents.

CAREER STATISTICS

YEAR       GP   G    A   PTS   PPG   SHG   GWG   +/-   PEN/MIN
1998-99    36   16   7	  23    2     0	    6	 +21    29/74
1999-2000  40	26  13    39   11     4     6	 +19    19/38
2000-01    42   18  12    30    7     2     2     +7    17/42

TOTALS 118 60 32 92 20 6 14 +47 65/154

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