Taro Hirose
Taro  Hirose


Calgary, Alberta

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 160



Last Team:
Salmon Arm Silverbacks (BCHL)


Spartan Hockey Hosts Annual Awards Program

Joe Cox claimed four honors at the annual awards program.


Neil’s Notebook: Spartans Dominant in Another Victory at Michigan

Notes, quote and analysis from Neil Koepke on the Spartans' 4-1 win at Yost.


Spartans Smother Michigan on the Road, 4-1

Freshman John Lethemon picks up his first-career win with a 23-save performance.


Neil's Notebook: Hirose Making the Most of His Rookie Season

Neil Koepke previews this weekend's home set vs. Wisconsin.


Neil's Notebook: Minney and Seniors Deliver 3-0 Victory at Michigan

Notes, quotes and analysis from Neil Koepke on Friday's win at Michigan.


2017 Hockey Awards Program

2017 MSU Hockey Awards Program, April 15, 2017

2016-17 Game-by-Game

Prior to MSU: Ranked 13th in the BCHL in points (71) and fourth in assists (56) in 2015-16, both of which led the Salmon Arm Silverbacks ... Appeared in all 58 games and was elected an alternate captain in his second season with Salmon Arm, playing with fellow Spartan classmate Damian Chrcek ... Finished his first season with the Silverbacks in 2014-15 as nearly a point-per-game player, posting a team-high 50 points (18g, 32a) in 58 games and being voted the club's Rookie of the Year ... Made the jump to the BCHL after three seasons at the prestigious Edge School in Calgary, where he totaled 163 points in 109 games across various leagues ... Led the Edge School in scoring in each of his three seasons ... Product of the Calgary North Star Sabres AAA program ... Had five points in five games at the 2010-11 Alberta Cup.

Personal: Born June 30, 1996 in Winnipeg, Manitoba ... Son of Chris and Susan ... Favorite NHL team is the Calgary Flames and favorite player is Johnny Gaudreau because he played college hockey as a small player and made the jump to the NHL.