#35 James Kruger
Position: Goalie
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 205
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Minnetonka, Minn.
Club: Langley Rivermen
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GP-GS Minutes Saves Save %  GAA SO W-L-T
2012-13 1-0 33:11 12 .923 1.81 0 0-0-0
Total 1-0 33:11 12 .923 1.81 0 0-0-0

2012-13 (Freshman): Appeared in just one game of relief all season…Played 33:21 of relief at Clarkson on Feb. 22, making 12 saves and allowing just one goal…Posted eight saves in the third period.

Before Dartmouth: Spent the 2011-12 season with the Langley Rivermen of the BCHL...Played in 34 games, posting a goals-against average of 3.91 and an .894 save percentage for the upstart Langley team...Played one season in the NAHL with the Texas Tornado (39 games) and the Alexandria Blizzard (1 game)...In nearly 40 games with Texas, posted a 2.36 GAA and a .914 save percentage...An exceptional high school goalie, Kruger's best season came in 2009-10 as he had a 1.62 GAA and a save percentage of .933 for Minnetonka (Minn.), including a 1.57 GAA and .941 save percentage in the team's playoff run that ended as Minnesota finalists...Was tabbed as the Minnetonka HS Scholar-Athlete of the Year as a senior...Recipient of the Hobey Baker Character Award as a senior along with a spot on the state's all-tournament team...Named all-state and all-conference as a sophomore, junior and senior...Played four seasons of tennis in high school as well, serving as a captain his senior year.

Personal: Son of Mark and Kary Kruger...Is the only boy of four kids in the family with three sisters...Father played four years of tennis at Gustavus Adolphus College...Having lived in Minnesota, Texas and British Columbia, Kruger is an outdoorsman that enjoys fishing and boating.