11 Joel L'Esperance
11 - Joel L'Esperance
Height: 6-2
Weight: 200
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Brighton, Mich.
Position: F
Team: Sioux City (USHL)
gp 29
p 17
g 7
a 10
pim 18
+/- +10

Prior to Michigan Tech: Spent the first half of 2013-14 with the Tri-City Storm (USHL), compiling 21-13=34 in 35 games before joining the USHL's Sioux City Musketeers … Had 6-8=14 in 25 games in Sioux City in the regular season … Helped Sioux City advance to the USHL Western Conference Finals … Posted 10-9=19 in 49 games for Tri-City during the 2012-13 season.

Personal: Son of Ron and Julie L'Esperance of Brighton, Mich. … Born Joel David L'Esperance in Brighton, Mich., on Aug. 18, 1995 … Has nine siblings—seven sisters and two brothers … Older brother, Alan, lettered in hockey at Michigan Tech in 2010-11 … Older sister, Carla, played basketball at Northern Michigan … Enjoys golfing and fishing … Majoring in business management.

Recent Games
Mar 7 at Northern Michigan W, 3-1
Mar 13 Alabama Huntsville W, 1-0
Mar 14 Alabama Huntsville W, 3-0
Mar 20 vs. Bowling Green W, 5-2
Mar 21 vs. Minnesota State L, 5-2
Mar 27 vs. St. Cloud State L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 29 21
Points 17 12
Goals 7 5
Assists 10 7
PIM 18 16
+/- +10 +7
Power-play goals 2 2
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 1 0
Games started 8 8
Game-winning goals 1 0
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 66 47
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 4 at Lake Superior State W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Lake Superior State W, 5-1 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 24 at Ferris State W, 1-0 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Oct 25 at Ferris State W, 2-1 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 31 Michigan W, 4-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 1 Michigan W, 6-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 Alaska Anchorage W, 2-0 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Nov 8 Alaska Anchorage W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 at Bemidji State W, 2-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 15 at Bemidji State W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 Minnesota State L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 Minnesota State L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 28 at Alabama Huntsville W, 4-2 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 29 at Alabama Huntsville W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 12 Minnesota Duluth L, 3-1 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 13 Minnesota Duluth W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 28 vs. Michigan L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 29 vs. Ferris State W, 4-2 - 1 1 2 2 +1 0 0 0 1 0 1
Jan 2 at Wisconsin W, 8-1 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 3 at Wisconsin L, 2-0 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 9 at Northern Michigan T, 3-3 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 10 Northern Michigan L, 5-4 - 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 16 Bowling Green W, 4-3 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 17 Bowling Green L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 23 Alaska W, 4-3 - 2 1 3 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 5
Jan 24 Alaska W, 3-2 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 30 Alabama Huntsville W, 5-0 1 1 0 1 0 +3 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 31 Alabama Huntsville W, 11-1 1 2 1 3 0 +1 2 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 6 Bemidji State W, 3-1 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 7 Bemidji State W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 13 at Alaska Anchorage W, 5-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 14 at Alaska Anchorage W, 10-0 1 0 3 3 2 +3 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 27 at Minnesota State T, 1-1 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 28 at Minnesota State L, 4-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 6 Northern Michigan W, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 at Northern Michigan W, 3-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Mar 13 Alabama Huntsville W, 1-0 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Mar 14 Alabama Huntsville W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 20 vs. Bowling Green W, 5-2 - 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 1 0 0 2
Mar 21 vs. Minnesota State L, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 vs. St. Cloud State L, 3-2 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 4
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2014-15 29 7 10 17 18 +10 2 0 1 1 0 0 66
2015-16 35 16 10 26 18 +16 4 0 1 4 0 0 95
2016-17 44 11 17 28 53 +5 5 0 0 1 0 0 126
2017-18 44 12 15 27 45 +7 4 0 1 2 0 0 143
Total 152 46 52 98 134 +38 15 0 3 8 0 0 430
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 29 7 10 17 18 +10 2 0 1 1 0 0 66
Conference 21 5 7 12 16 +7 2 0 0 0 0 0 47
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 5 2 7 8 +1 2 0 0 0 0 0 38
Away 13 0 6 6 8 +6 0 0 0 0 0 0 21
Neutral 3 2 2 4 2 +3 0 0 1 1 0 0 7
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Wins 21 7 9 16 12 +12 2 0 1 1 0 0 49
Losses 6 0 1 1 4 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
Ties 2 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
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October 4 0 1 1 4 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
November 3 0 1 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
December 2 1 1 2 2 +0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
January 10 5 3 8 6 +4 2 0 0 0 0 0 25
February 6 0 3 3 4 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
March 4 1 1 2 0 +2 0 0 1 0 0 0 13