Freshman just second player in school history to claim Rookie, MVP Awards in same season
Anastos saw marked improvement in team's mentality
Hildebrand makes 34 saves in second career shutout
MSU heads to Oxford, Ohio for CCHA Quarterfinals
2011-12 (Freshman): MSU's leading first-year scorer ... Honorable mention to the CCHA All-Rookie Team ... Scored the winning goal in each of MSU's two shootout victories ... Registered his first career point against Lake Superior State on Torey Krug's third period power play goal (10/14) ... Had assists in both games of MSU's home series against Ohio State (10/20-10/21) ... Scored his first career goal in the third period against Robert Morris (10/29) ... Scored MSU's lone marker in a tough 2-1 loss at Northern Michigan (11/19) ... Had the game-winning tally and had an assist in MSU's 4-3 win over Minnesota (11/25) ... Scored a second-period goal and also recorded assist against Bowling Green (12/2) ... Notched a third-period power play goal at Michigan in a 4-3 loss at Michigan in which the Spartans' rally fell just short (12/9) ... Had the shootout-clinching score in MSU's shootout victory over Michigan after a 3-3 deadlock with the Wolverines ... Scored a first period marker against Northern Michigan (1/14), a night after he delivered the winning goal in the shootout after a 5-5 tie with the Wildcats (1/13) ... Had a point per game over five contests from Jan. 27 to Feb. 10 ... Scored a power play goal at Ferris State, MSU's only score in a 2-1 loss (1/27) then notched an assist on Mike Merrifield's goal against the Bulldogs the following night (1/28) ... Opened the scoring in MSU's 3-2 victory over Ohio State (2/4) after scoring an empty-net marker in MSU's 6-3 win the previous evening (2/3)... Recorded the game-winning goal in MSU's 3-2 victory over Michigan (2/10) ... Assisted on Dean Chelios' third period goal in a 4-2 win in the final regular-season game at Notre Dame (2/25) ... Scored the lone goal in MSU's 3-1 loss to Union in the NCAA Tournament.
Prior to MSU: Played the 2010-11 season with the Muskegon Lumberjacks of the United States Hockey League (USHL) ... Was that team's second-leading scorer with 51 points, on 25 goals and 26 assists ... Ranked 16th overall in the USHL in scoring and fifth in goals ... Had 126 penalty minutes ... Was a member of the USHL All-Star Team ... Lumberjacks advanced to the USHL quarterfinals ... Previously played for Belle Tire (2008-10), The Canton Crush (2006-08), and grew up in the Honeybaked and LIttle Caesar's organizations ... Had a 52-70-122 scoring line in 2009-10 for the Belle Tire Midget Major squad, leading that league in scoring.
Personal: Born on Aug. 18, 1992 in Southfield, Mich. ... Son of Jennifer and Richard Berry ... Has one brother, Chris ... A 2010 graduate of Canton High School ... Credits his father for switching him from roller to ice hockey when he was eight ... Considers his parents his heroes for all the work and hours they put in to allow him to continue to play the game ... Favorite NHL team is the Detroit Red Wings ... Favorite NHL player is Patrick Kane, because he's fun to watch.
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