28 Cade Fairchild  
Cade Fairchild

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Duluth, Minn.

High School:
Duluth East HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190

Position:
Defense

Club:
USNDT


2010-11 • Senior Season
Recorded an assist against Massachusetts (10/9) • blocked a team-high six shots against St. Cloud State (10/22) • registered five of team's 13 blocked shots at Colorado College (10/29) • took a team-high five shots, scored a shorthanded goal, had two assists and was +4 at Colorado College (10/30) • shorthanded goal was team's second of the year (Erik Haula at Colorado College on Oct. 29) • had an assist against Wisconsin (11/6) • was a team-high +4 and had two assists at Michigan Tech (11/19) • scored a power-play goal against Michigan State (11/26) • had a team-high five blocked shots and the secondary assist on team's first goal of the game against Michigan (11/28), a crisp blueline-to-blueline pass to Jacob Cepis to set up a two-on-one • took five shots and scored his third goal of the season at Minnesota State (12/4) • left Dec. 10 game against No. 2 Minnesota-Duluth with an upper-body injury and did not play Dec. 12 • blocked four shots against Union (12/31) • had one assist and a team-high five blocked shots against Ferris State (1/1).

2009-10 • Junior Season
Led team's defensemen in scoring for the second straight year and ranked fourth overall on the team while playing in all 39 games • ranked second on the team with 10 power play points • named to the all-tournament team at the Dodge Holiday Classic (1/2-3) • notched three points in series split against Bemidji State (11/14-15), including two assists in a 4-1 win • had three points in a series against Minnesota State (12/4-5) with two assists in a 6-2 victory • posted a power play goal in a 3-1 win over Harvard (1/9) • scored team's lone goal in a 4-1 loss to St. Cloud State (1/23) • had goals in back-to-back wins over Colorado College (2/20) and Minnesota Duluth (2/26) • delivered two assists in win over Wisconsin (3/7) • put seven shots on goal and earned an assist against Northern Michigan (1/3) • was paired with Aaron Ness for the final 25 games of the season • earned his third letter.

2008-09 • Sophomore Season
Appeared in 35 of 37 games and ranked fourth nationally among defensemen in scoring with nine goals and 24 assists for 33 points • named third-team All-American by Inside College Hockey • shared the team lead with 16 power play points and ranked second on the team with 24 assists • dished out four assists in a win over Minnesota State at the Xcel Energy Center (11/1) • had nine multiple-point games, including a goal and two assists in victory at St. Cloud State (1/17) • scored the team's lone goal in WCHA Final Five loss to Minnesota Duluth (3/19) • notched three assists in WCHA first round series sweep of St. Cloud State (3/13-14) • scored his nine goals over nine different games • put shots on goal in every game, including six shots in games against Michigan Tech (11/15) and Minnesota State (1/30) • had a plus-seven rating over the last six games of the season • competed for the U.S. under-20 national team at the IIHF World Junior championships (12/26-1/3) for the second straight year • had a goal and three assists in six games at the World Juniors and was the U.S. team's player of the game against Kazakhstan • paired with R.J. Anderson for the majority of the season • earned his second letter.

2007-08 • Freshman Season
Competed in 40 games and ranked second among team's defensemen in scoring with two goals and 13 assists for 15 points • only Gopher player named to the WCHA All-Rookie team • selected to the Inside College Hockey freshman All-American team • scored 10 of his 13 points in the first 15 games of the season • totaled a goal and two assists for a team season-high three points in 5-3 win over Minnesota State (11/10) • had two assists in 4-4 tie against Wisconsin (2/23) • notched assists in WCHA Final Five games against St. Cloud State (3/20) and Denver (3/22) • had points in first two collegiate games with an assist against Michigan (10/13) and goal at Colorado College (10/19) • collected assists on both goals in a 4-2 loss to Alaska Anchorage (11/17) • had assists in each game of College Hockey Showcase (11/23-24) • competed for the U.S. under-20 national team at the IIHF World Junior Championships in the Czech Republic (12/26-1/5), totaling one assist in the tournament • paired with Stu Bickel for the majority of the season • earned his first letter.

HIGH SCHOOL
Spent two seasons with the U.S. National Team Development Program in Ann Arbor, Mich. • had totals of 3-16--19 and 40 penalty minutes in 40 games in 2006-07 with the NTDP Under-18 Team • helped the U.S. National Under-18 Team to the silver medal at the 2007 IIHF World Under-18 Championship in Sweden • competed with the NTDP Under-17 Team in 2005-06, posting totals of 10-16--26 and 16 penalty minutes in 68 games • Won gold with the U.S. National Under-18 Team at the 2006 IIHF World Under-18 Championship in Sweden • graduate of Ann Arbor Huron High School • played his prep hockey at Duluth East High School during his freshman and sophomore seasons • head coach was Mike Randolph • helped the Greyhounds to third place in the 2005 Minnesota State High School Class AA Tournament • was named to the All-Tournament team after posting totals of 0-4--4 in three games • finished second on the team in scoring with 10-30--40 in 31 games as a sophomore in 2004-05 • helped the team to a 19-12-0 record • had totals of 1-8--9 as a freshman • drafted by the St. Louis Blues with the 96th overall pick in the fourth round of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft • participated in the 2007 U.S. National Junior Evaluation Camp • will become the first native of Duluth to wear the Maroon and Gold since forward Chad Roberg in 2002-03 and defenseman Nick Angell in 2001-02.

PERSONAL
Business and Marketing Education major • lists playing guitar and golf as hobbies • son of Pat and Christine Fairchild • born January 15, 1989.