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Cade Fairchild

Cade Fairchild

Team Number: 28
Birth Date: 01/15/1989
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 190lbs.
Position: Defense
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Cade Fairchild was born on January 15, 1989 in Duluth, Minnesota. He joined the University of Minnesota Gophers hockey team in 2007 for his freshman season.

During his 2007-2008 freshman season with the Minnesota Golden Gophers hockey team, Cade Fairchild had many positive contributions and experiences. Cade Fairchild competed in 40 games and although he was a defenseman, he still scored two goals and helped with 13 assists for 15 points. Cade Fairchild was the only Gopher hockey player named to the WCHA All-Rookie team and he was also selected to the Inside College Hockey freshman All-American team. Later in the season, Cade Fairchild competed for the under-20 national team in the Czech Republic, a huge hockey honor. Cade Fairchild earned his first letter with the Minnesota Gophers hockey team after this 2007-2008 season.

Cade Fairchild is a strong skating defenseman who spent two years with the U.S. National Team Development program. He totaled 19 points on three goals in 40 games. He won a gold medal with the U.S National Under-18 Team at the 2006 IHF World Under-18 Championship in Sweden.

Cade Fairchild played his prep hockey at Duluth East High School in his freshman and sophomore seasons. In his sophomore year he finished second on the team in scoring with 40 points on 10 goals. Fairchild was drafted by the St. Louis Blues with the 96th overall pick in the fourth round of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

In Cade Fairchild's junior season in 2009-10, he led the Golden Gophers' defensemen in scoring for the second straight year. Fairchild is ranked second on the team with 10 power play points and was named to the all-tournament team at the Dodge Holiday Classic. In the 2009-10 season, Cade Fairchild earned his third letter.

Cade Fairchild lists playing guitar and golf as his favorite things to do in free time. He is the son of Pat and Christine Fairchild.

With Cade Fairchild on the team, Gophers hockey tickets are sure to be a hot commodity this season. Buy your Gophers hockey tickets today.

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