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   # 22 - Derek Graham
Derek Graham
Ferris State
Position:
Center

Height:
5-9

Weight:
152

Year:
Freshman

Hometown:
Schoolcraft, Mich.

Junior Team:
Mahoning Valley (NAHL)

Bulldog Career: Career Statistics.

Freshman (2008-09 Season):
Game-By-Game Statistics . . . Talented, shifty skater . . . Plays well in traffic . . . Should press for ice time this season . . . Needs to continue developing strength for offensive skills to be fully displayed . . . Should become a member of the Bulldogs’ power-play unit over time . . . Signed with Ferris State in November early-signing period.

 

High School/Juniors:
A 2007-08 North American Hockey League (NAHL) All-North Division Team selection . . . Registered a team-high 71 points on 30 goals with 41 assists in 57 2007-08 contests for the Mahoning Valley (Boardman, Ohio) Phantoms . . . Played a key role in leading the Phantoms to berth in the 2007-08 NAHL Robertson Cup Championship Tournament . . . Coached by Bob Mainhardt . . . Produced nine power-play markers, one short-handed tally, and three game-winning lamplighters in 2007-08 with Mahoning Valley . . . His 71-points total ranked tied for seventh highest among the 2007-08 NAHL regular-season scoring leaders . . . Finished his two seasons (2006-07 and 2007-08) at Mahoning Valley as the Phantoms’ all-time leader in both points (129) and assists (81) . . . Wore jersey #94 . . . Tabbed as the NAHL’s North Division Player of the Week (12/11) during the 2007-08 campaign . . . Generated 18 goals with 40 assists for 58 points over 52 outings in his initial season (2006-07) with Mahoning Valley en route to achieving NAHL All-Rookie Team accolades . . . Was a 2006-07 Phantoms’ teammate of current Ferris State forward Mike Fillinger . . . Amassed 109 points on 42 lamplighters and 67 helpers in 80 games with the 2005-06 Midget Major AAA State Champion and Midwest Elite Hockey League (MWEHL) member Detroit (Mich.) Belle Tire . . . Helped guide Belle Tire to a 57-20-3 overall ledger for the 2005-06 campaign . . . Played in the USA Select 17 camp . . . A 2006 graduate of St. Clair Shores (Mich.) South Lake High School . . . Participated three years in golf and two in soccer.

Personal:
Born 5/26/88 in Kalamazoo, Mich. . . . Son of Dan and Judy Graham . . . Father works as a disability examiner and mother is a secretary . . . Has a younger sister and brother . . . Nickname is “Grammy” . . . Shoots: Right . . . Majoring in business administration.


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