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The 11th-ranked Nittany Lions begin the first of three straight home series as the welcome the American International College Yellow Jackets for a Thursday-Friday series
Sophomore defenseman Vince Pedrie has signed a two-way contract with the New York Rangers of the NHL and their AHL affiliate the Hartford Wolfpack
Third-seeded Penn State faces No. 2 Union in their first-ever NCAA Tournament game during the Midwest Regional Semifinals on Saturday afternoon
Four different Nittany Lions scored to help propel fifth-seeded Penn State past No. 5 Michigan and onto the B1G semifinals against Minnesota
Penn State closes out their 20-game home slate as they welcome the 16th ranked Badgers to Pegula Ice Arena for senior weekend
Men's Ice Hockey vs. RIT 10/25/13
2015-16 ALTERNATE CAPTAIN
AS A SENIOR IN 2015-16
Served as alternate captain ... Appeared in 33 games as team's leading scoring defenseman with 24 points ... Tallied eight goals and 16 assists, which ranked second among all Nittany Lions ... Posted a single-season program-record plus-16 rating ... Notched three power-play goals ...Named to the Big Ten All-Tournament Team, Three River Classic All-Tournament Team, Hobey Baker Award Nominee and Senior CLASS Award Nominee ... Notched six multi-point games ... Made season-debut in an 8-3 win over AIC (Oct. 23) by supplying two assists ... Scored a goal vs. St. Lawrence (Oct. 30) ... Tallied the game-tying goal at Alaska Anchorage (Nov. 21) to force overtime ... Posted a pair of two-point games in the Three Rivers Classic vs. Robert Morris (Dec. 28; 1g, 1a) and Clarkson (Dec. 29; 2a) ... Named Big Ten Third Star of the Week (Jan. 5) ... Scored against Michigan (Jan. 30) ... Tallied a two-point evening in PSU's first win at Mariucci (Feb. 6) ... Tallied the game-tying goal on the power play at Michigan State (Feb. 13) ... Scored the next time out in a 6-1 win over Ohio State (Feb. 19) ... Tallied a career-high three assists in a 5-2 Big Ten Quarterfinal win over Wisconsin (March 17) ... Scored a power-play goal vs. Michigan (March 18) ... Named to the Academic All-Big Ten Team.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2014-15
Skated in 26 games, leading team defensemen with 14 points on two goals and 12 assists ... Both goals came on the power play ... Earned All-Big Ten Honorable Mention ... Recorded fifth career multi-point game with a pair of assists in a 7-1 win over UConn (Oct. 11), earning a career-high plus-five rating ... Collected assists in four straight appearances during a 3-0-1 stretch for the Nittany Lions (Jan. 16-31) ... Scored a power play goal in a 4-1, season series-sweeping victory over Wisconsin (Feb. 7) ...Tallied the game-winning overtime goal in dramatic fashion over No. 15 Minnesota (Feb. 21) on the power play.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2013-14
Skated in 26 games ... Collected career highs in goals (4), assists (11), points (15) and power-play goals (4) ... Led Big Ten defensemen and tied for the team lead with four power-play markers ... Tied for the team lead with 11 assists and eight power-play points ... Tied for fourth on the team and paced blueliners in points ... Collected three-game point-scoring streak Oct. 26-Nov. 8 (2g, 1a) ... Missed 10 games due to injury Feb. 14-March 15 ... Named Academic All-Big Ten.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012-13
Appeared in 19 games ... Missed the final 18 games of the season due to injury ... Tied for ninth on the team with six assists ... Recorded his first career point with an assist against Sacred Heart Oct. 27 ... Scored the game-winning goal in a 5-1 win against Air Force Nov. 10 ... Collected a helper against Robert Morris Dec. 15 ... Gathered two assists against both Ohio State and UConn Dec. 29 and Jan. 4, respectively.
BEFORE PENN STATE
Skated for the Vernon Vipers of the British Columbia Hockey League in 2011-12 ... Registered two assists in 10 games ... Missed the majority of the season due to injury ... Helped lead Team Canada West to the 2011 World Junior "A" Challenge title ... In 2010, helped lead Canada East to a second-place finish at the 2010 World Junior "A" Challenge ... Member of the Burlington Cougars of the Ontario Junior Hockey League for two seasons (2009-11) ... Collected 79 points (15g, 64a) in 73 regular-season games ... Named a first-team all-star ... Named team's top defenseman in 2011.
Son of John and Ginette Juha ... Has one brother, Jesse, and a sister, Laura ... Born March 9, 1993.