Neil Koepke previews the Spartans' opening series.
MSU heads to Oxford, Ohio for CCHA Quarterfinals
DeBlouw nets overtime game-winner for the Spartans
Spartans ready for final CCHA Championship Tournament
2012-13 (Junior): Produced 17 points (4g, 13a) in 36 games as a junior ... His 13 assists ranked second on the team ... Scored a goal in a 3-2 win over Niagara (10/19), starting a four-game point streak; had two helpers vs. Niagara (10/20) and then an assist in each game at LSSU (10/26-27) ... Had two assists also against Michigan (11/10) and Bowling Green (2/9) ... Scored a short-handed goal and added an assist in a 4-2 win over Northern Michigan (2/16) ... Had power-play goals at Bowling Green (11/3), which was the game-winner, and at Ferris State (1/19) ... Blocked 28 shots and finished the season with a plus-4 rating.
2011-12 (Sophomore): More than quadrupled his first season's offensive output, putting up nine goals and 21 assists for 30 points ... Third on the team in points and second in assists ... Had seven multiple-point games, second most on the team ... Skated most of the season with Greg Wolfe and Mike Merrifield ... Boasted a three point outing (2-1-3) against Air Force in the Ice Breaker Tournament (10/8), which included the OT game-winner against the Falcons ... Named to the Ice Breaker All-Tournament Team ... Was named the CCHA Player of the Week on Oct. 31 after his seven-point offensive effort (3g, 4a) in MSU's sweep of Robert Morris (10/28-29) ... Had 13 points over a span of five games stretching from Oct. 28 to Nov. 18, his season-best point-scoring streak ... Had a seven points in a two-game sweep of Robert Morris (10/29) ... Posted two assists in MSU's 5-2 win on Friday, then scored his first career hat trick and recorded two assists for a team-high five points in MSU's 6-2 win on Saturday ... Assisted on Mike Merrifield's game-winning goal at Western Michigan (11/11), then had two assists at as the Spartans completed their sweep of the Broncos with a 4-2 victory (11/12) ... Scored a goal and tallied two assists (including the primary helper on Merrifield's game-winner) at Northern Michigan (11/18) ... Scored a third period goal and tallied an assist on Greg Wolfe's first period marker against Bowling Green (12/3) ... Knotted the game with his third-period goal against Michigan (12/10), and assisted on Torey Krug's first period goal in a game which MSU captured the extra shootout point after a 3-3 deadlock ... Recorded an assist in three straight games starting with Ohio State (2/4) and Michigan (2/10, 2/111) ... Had the primary helper on Matt Berry's game-winning goal in MSU's 3-2 victory over Michigan (2/10)... . Scored a power play goal in the Spartans' 3-0 victory over Alaska (2/18).
Prior to MSU: Played two seasons for the Canmore Eagles of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL), earning Rookie of the Year honors his first year and All-Star honors his final season in addition to being a league MVP candidate and the MVP and leading scorer for Canmore his second campaign ... Helped lead the Eagles into the AJHL playoffs his second season after a 14th-place league finish the year prior ... In the regular season, Reimer led the 2009-10 Eagles in scoring with a 33-44-77 scoring line in 59 games, ranking 10th in the league in points, eighth in goals, 10th in assists, 13th in points per game (1.13), sixth in power play goals (11), and fourth in shorthanded markers (4) ... In six playoff games, he had one goal and seven assists ... Previously played for the Eastman City selects and the Landmark Blues.
Personal: Born on Feb. 8, 1990 in Winnipeg, Manitoba ... Son of Claudette and Howard Reimer ... Has a sister, Janelle, who graduated from the University of Manitoba and was a Provincial Champion in volleyball ... Brother, Derek, has a masters from the University of Alberta, played both baseball and volleyball, and is currently a WHL official ... Attended high school in Landmark, graduating with academic honors ... Played two years of scholastic volleyball in addition to hockey ... Captained the volleyball team one season ... Lists the Edmonton Oilers as his favorite NHL franchise, former Colorado Avalanche captain Joe Sakic as his hero, and Jonathan Toews as his favorite League player because "he is a dedicated two-way player who leads by example" ... Explains that his father is his largest hockey influence, because "he helped me develop my skills and learn the game."