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David Booth
David Booth

Hometown:
Washington, Mich.

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 209

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
11/24/1984

Experience:
4L

Previous Team:
U.S. Under-18 Team


04/30/2013

Spartans Begin Stanley Cup Quest

NHL Post-Season Begins Tuesday

2005-06 Appeared in 36 of MSU's 45 games, and was the third-leading scorer with 13 goals and 22 assists for 35 points ... +3 on the season ... Tallied two assists in 5-1 victory over Wayne State (10/8) at the Lefty McFadden Invitational ... Scored a short-handed goal, the first of his career, against North Dakota (10/9). ... Skated in the 3-3 tie against Western Michigan (11/18) after a nine game hiatus due to injury ... Scored his first point back in a Spartan uniform (an assist on a third-period Tim Crowder power-play goal) against Western Michigan (11/19) ... Tallied an assist in 2-2 tie with No. 7 Minnesota (11/26) on Tyler Howell's first-period goal ... Scored his first power-play goal of the season in 4-4 stalemate with UAF (12/9) ... Had his second point in as many games with an assist on Bryan Lerg's second period goal against Alaska-Fairbanks (12/10) ... Extended his point-streak to three games with his assist on Tim Crowder's first period goal in 3-2 overtime win in the GLI opener against Michigan Tech (12/29) ... Scored the 10th power-play goal of his career at 11:50 of the third period in 6-3 loss in the GLI Championship game to Colorado College (12/30) ... Collected a pair of goals in 5-1 victory over Wayne State (1/7). His power-play marker at 12:42 of the first period was also the eventual game-winning goal, his first of the season and fifth for his career. Booth also added a goal at 18:28 of the third period for his first multiple-goal game of the season ... Contributed an assist to Justin Abdelkader's game-winning power-play goal at 15:56 of the second period in 2-1 victory over Alaska-Fairbanks (1/14) ... Assisted on Bryan Lerg's goal against Michigan (1/17) ... Scored a power-play goal in a 4-3 overtime win at UNO (1/20) ... Added a pair of helpers in a 3-2 Spartan loss at UNO (1/21) ... Recorded his 50th career assist on Drew Miller's goal in a 1-1 tie with Michigan (1/27) ... Scored a pair of goals, including the 40th of his career, in a 5-5 tie against Michigan (1/28) ... Collected an assist on Tim Crowder's goal in a 3-2 win over Notre Dame (2/3) ... Extended his career-best nine game point-streak with a goal and an assist in a 2-1 victory over Notre Dame (2/4) ... Continued building on his point streak with the game-tying goal at 17:05 of the second period in Michigan State's 4-3 victory over Ohio State (2/9) ... Picked up his 15th assist of the season in MSU's 3-2 win over Miami (2/17). Held without a point the following evening (a 3-1 MSU win), ending his consecutive-game point-scoring streak at 11 games (5-9-13) ... Earned an assist on a Chris Mueller tally in a 3-2 victory at LSSU (2/23) ... Had a pair of goals and three assists in the series against Fairbanks, netting the Spartans' only goal in the 2-1 loss to open the series and adding a tally in the 7-4 series-clinching game three. The first of his two helpers in game three - an assist on Drew Miller's game-winning goal - was his 100th career point ... Assisted on Tim Crowder's power play strike in the CCHA semifinals against Michigan (3/17), and netted the game-winning tally in a dramatic 2-1 victory over Miami in the Championship game (3/18). ... Only Spartan forward to have a point in each CCHA Tournament game in 2006 ... Had a team-high five shots on net in the 1-0 victory over New Hampshire in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament (3/25) ... Tallied two assists - each on Tim Crowder power play tallies - in the 5-4 loss to Maine in the NCAA Regional Final (3/26).

2004-05 Appeared in 29 games with 7-9--16 totals • Suffered a cracked rib vs. Ohio State (Feb. 18) and missed the final 10 games of the season • Won MSU's Fitness Award • First goal of season vs. Nebraska-Omaha (Oct. 29) • Scored game-winning tally in 4-2 win over Ferris State (Nov. 5) • Set up MSU's lone goal in 1-1 OT tie vs. Cornell (Nov. 12) • Picked up an assist on State's fourth goal at Michigan (Nov. 20) • Drew an assist on State's fourth goal in 4-0 win at Wisconsin (Nov. 26) • First multiple-point game of the season with goal and assist at Bowling Green (Dec. 4) • Drew an assist in back-to-back games at Miami (Jan. 7-8) • Missed the Western Michigan series (Jan. 14-15) due to illness • CCHA Offensive Player of the Week after his four-point performance against Lake Superior State (Jan. 21-22) • Tallied two goals in Friday's 8-0 win and posted a goal and an assist in Saturday's 2-2 OT tie against LSSU • Registered a goal and assist in 6-5 OT loss at Alaska Fairbanks (Feb. 11).

2003-04: Appeared in 30 games with 8-10--18 totals • Earned CCHA All-Academic special mention • Selected to Academic All-Big Ten Men's At-Large Team • Received State's Amo Bessone Award for athletic, scholastic and community participation • Won a gold medal with Team USA at the 2004 World Junior Championships, marking the first-ever gold medal for the U.S. • Missed the GLI and NMU series playing at the World Junior Championships • Missed eight games (Notre Dame, Miami, Wayne State and College Hockey Showcase series) with a knee injury • Set up Jim Slater's game-winning marker vs. Minnesota-Duluth (Oct. 11) and added another assist on MSU's second goal • Scored first goal of season at Western Michigan (Oct. 25) • Scored MSU's fourth goal in 8-0 shutout of Ferris State (Oct. 31) • Registered MSU's second goal in State's 2-0 victory vs. Michigan (Dec. 6) • Tallied game-winning goal in 4-2 win at Ohio State (Jan. 23) • Career-best four-point night, including second career hat trick, in 8-5 win at Lake Superior State (Feb. 5) • Picked up an assist on the game-winning goal each night vs. UNO (Feb. 20-21) • Tallied goal and assist vs. Michigan (March 5).

2002-03: Selected to CCHA All-Rookie Team • MSU's top-scoring freshmen and team's fourth-leading scorer with 17-19--36 totals in 39 games • Second on team with 17 goals • Eleventh in the nation in points per game among rookies (0.92) • Selected as MSU's Rookie of the Year • Scored first collegiate goal in a 3-1 victory over Northern Michigan (Oct. 19) • Scored MSU's lone goal in 2-1 loss to Niagara (Nov. 8) • Recorded pair of assists vs. Lake Superior (Oct. 24) • Named CCHA Rookie of the Week after posting 3-1--4 totals in a tie at Minnesota (Nov. 29) and a win at Wisconsin (Nov. 30) • Career-best three-point game (2-1--3) at Minnesota • Scored MSU's lone goal vs. Boston University (Dec. 28) and added another goal vs. Michigan Tech (Dec. 29) • Registered game winner on the power play and added an assist in 6-0 shutout of LSSU (Jan. 4) • CCHA Rookie of the Week after 3-1--4 totals in two-game sweep of UAF (Jan. 10-11), including first career hat trick (Jan. 10) • Scored two goals, including game winner, vs. UNO (Jan. 18) • Added goal and assist vs. Miami (Feb. 1) • Equaled career best with 1-2--3 totals in 7-4 win vs. Northern Michigan (Feb. 21) • Added pair of assists vs. Western Michigan (March 7).

PRIOR TO MSU: Spent the 2001-02 season with the U.S. Under-18 Team • Tallied 17 goals and 12 assists for 29 points in 57 games • Member of Team USA which captured the Under-18 World Championship in March • Scored two goals in a 3-1 win over Russia in the gold-medal game • Teammate of current Spartan Corey Potter on the U.S. Under-18 Team • 2001-02 USA Hockey Bob Johnson Award Winner • Played for Compuware of the NAHL in 2000-01 • Selected Rookie of the Year after registering 17 goals and 11 assists for 28 points in 41 games.

PERSONAL: Born Nov. 24, 1984 • Majoring in supply chain management • Enjoys golf, hunting and skiing • Graduated from Ann Arbor Huron High School • Attended three different high schools • Earned all-conference honors as a freshman in golf • Favorite NHL team: Detroit Red Wings • Favorite NHL Player: Keith Tkachuk • Son of Michael and Karen Booth • Says his family is his biggest hockey influence and he wants to make them proud after all they have done for him • Drafted by Florida Panthers in the second round (No. 53 overall) of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.

Career Statistics
YEAR	GP	G	A	PTS	+/-	PIM
2002-03	39	17	19	36	+2	21-53
2003-04	30	8	10	18	+5	15-30
2004-05	29	7	9	16	+6	15-30
2005-06	36	13	22	35	+3	21-50
TOTALS	134	45	60	105	+16	72-163