JOSEPH BERNARD PEARCE; born June 24, 1982 ... catches left ... graduated from Brick High School in June 2000.
AS JUNIOR (2005-06): Played in three games, including one Hockey East contest ... finished the season with a 2-0-1 record; registered a 2.28 goals against average and a .903 save percentage ... had a 1-0-0 record, a 3.03 goals against average and a .800 save percentage in league play ... earned Denver Cup MVP honors after stellar performances against Ferris State and Princeton; he registered 26 saves in a 3-3 first-round tie with Ferris State (12/30) and stopped three-of-five opportunities in the shootout to help BC advance, then recorded 27 saves in a 5-1 win over Princeton in the championship (12/31) ... earned Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week honors on Jan. 2 for his performances at the Denver Cup ... recorded 12 saves in a 4-3 home win over Northeastern (1/6).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2004-05): Sat out the 2004-05 season.
AS A FRESHMAN (2003-04): Played in five games, including three Hockey East contests... finished the season with a 2-2-0 record; registered a 3.11 goals against average and a .874 save percentage ... had an 0-2-0 record, a 4.00 goals against average and a .828 save percentage in league play ... earned Great Lakes Invitational (GLI) MVP honors in Detroit, posting victories over Michigan (34 saves in first round) and Michigan State (15 saves in championship game) ... earned Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week (Dec. 29) for his performances at the GLI ... started both games at Maine in the final series of the regular season; made 21 saves in the first game and 22 saves in the second contest ... made his first career appearance on Nov. 18 against Merrimack.
BEFORE BC: Played the 2002-03 season with the Chicago Steel of the United States Hockey League (USHL); recorded 18 victories ... finished the season with a 2.91 goals against average and a .892 save percentage ... captured USHL Defensive Player of the Week honors on Jan. 7, 2003 ... played the 2001-02 season with the New Hampshire Junior Monarchs of the Eastern Junior Hockey League (EJHL); earned league MVP and Best Goalie honors after leading the Monarchs to the EJHL regular-season and playoff titles ... recorded a 1.91 goals against average and a .940 save percentage in 55 games in 2001-02 ... played for the Bismarck Bobcats of the America West Hockey League in 2000-01.
PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences ... was selected by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the fifth round of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft ... Joe and his older sister Jessi are the children of Arlene and the late Joseph Pearce.
Year CL W-L-T GP/Min. GA/Avg. Saves/Pct. 2003-04 Fr. 2-2-0 5/269:58 14/3.11 97/.874 2004-05 So. Did Not Play 2005-06 Jr. 2-0-1 3/184:24 7/2.28 65.903 CAREER 4-2-1 8/454:22 21/2.78 162/.885