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Matt LaPrade
Matt LaPrade

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Chanhassen, Minn.

High School:
Holy Family

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 200

Position:
Goalie

Birthdate:
08/06/1992

Club:
Corpus Christi - NAHL


Juniors/High School: In 2011-12, played in eight games for the Bay State Breakers of the EJHL under David McCauley before being traded to Corpus Christi of the NAHL where appeared in two games for head coach Justin Quenneville • spent the 2010-11 season playing for the Colorado Rampage of the Midget AAA Tier I Elite Hockey League under Andrew Sherman • played three seasons of prep hockey for head coach Dave Nelson at Holy Family • captained the Fire in 2009-10 and won the team's MVP award twice • earned All-Wright County Conference honors in all three of his seasons at Holy Family • holds Holy Family school records for minutes played, saves, and shutouts.

Personal: Undecided on a major • honor student and member of the National Honor Society in high school • favorite hobbies include fishing, golfing, and playing baseball • most memorable sports thrill was winning Little Falls Tournament MVP for Holy Family in 2007-08 • son of Sandy and Rob LaPrade • father, Rob, served as a Minnesota hockey team physician and team orthopedist from 1996 to 2010 • born August 6, 1992.

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