Jarod Palmer

Jarod Palmer

Player Profile


Fridley, Minn.

Last College:
Tri-City (USHL)





Never missed a game during his RedHawk career... signed a free agent contract with the Minnesota Wild following the 2009-10 season.

A first-team All-CCHA selection... a two-time league Player of the Week... played in every game over his four-year career, including all 44 in 2009-10 (one of six RedHawks to do so), setting a school record for games played (169)... led the team in points (45), goals (18), game-winners (six) and plus/minus (+26)... notched six game-winning goals, which tied for fifth nationally... in conference play only, ranked third in points (33) and fourth in both goals (14) and assists (19)... tallied at least one point in 26 games, including eight straight at one point (Jan. 23-Feb. 19)... matched his career high of three points on seven different occasions, including four games in a row from Feb. 6-19... tied a career high with three assists Oct. 17 vs. UNH and Feb. 6 vs. Lake Superior State and finished with 27 helpers on the year (third on the team)... had two multi-goal games (Nov. 6 at Michigan and Feb. 12 at Bowling Green)... scored four power-play goals.

Netted eight goals and 19 assists for 27 points... tallied at least one point on 20 occasion... all of his goals came on special teams with seven power-play goals and one shorthanded goal... recorded his only multi-goal game against Bowling Green on Jan. 30... had multiple points in five games, including three on two occasions... dished out three assists against Nebraska-Omaha on Jan. 24... registered a -4 rating for the year... tallied 13 penalties for 34 minutes.

Played in all 42 games for the RedHawks... scored 10 goals and finished tied for the third on the team with 25 assists... received 12 penalties and 32 penalty minutes... posted a +21 mark... scored two power-play goals, one shorthanded goal and two game winning goals... named the CCHA Offensive Player of the Week following a two-goal, one-assist performance in the Ohio Hockey Classic... scored the game-winning-goal against St. Cloud State in the Ohio Hockey Classic... scored the game-winning goal in the RedHawks' final regular-season game against Ohio State.

Only RedHawk rookie to suit up for all 42 games... led all Miami freshmen and was fourth among Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) freshmen with 30 points on 11 goals and 19 assists... ranked fourth on the team's scoring chart... his 30-point season was the highest by a RedHawk freshman since Matt Christie in 2003-04... one of seven Miami forwards to eclipse the 20-point mark and one of four to tally over 30 points... amassed four multi-point games... netted his first collegiate goal in a 5-1 win against Canisius (Oct. 13), before tacking on his first multi-assist performance at Miami in helping the RedHawks secure a 3-1 victory and series sweep of Canisius (Oct. 14)... compiled his first three-point effort as a collegian in a 4-2 triumph at Lake Superior State (Nov. 11)... continued his offensive prowess by registering a career-high four points on two goals and two assists in a 7-3 win over Nebraska-Omaha (Nov. 17)... tallied his first game-winner in a Red and White uniform at St. Lawrence (Nov. 24)... named CCHA Rookie of the Week on Dec. 12 after pouring in two goals and two assists as Miami took three of four points from Ohio State (Dec. 8-9)... filed a five-game point streak from Dec. 8-Jan. 5... notched one of his two power-play goals on the year in a 5-3 victory at Western Michigan (Jan. 12)... posted a career-best +3 rating on three occasions... placed third on the team with a +11 rating... was the recipient of Miami's Rookie of the Year Award.

Prior to Miami Played two years with the United States National Team Development Program (USNTDP) from 2002-04, appearing in 108 games... tallied nine goals and 13 assists for the Under-18 team in 2003-04... won a silver medal at the World Under-18 Championship in 2003... earned player of the game honors versus the Czech Republic... won a silver medal at the 2004 World Under-17 Championship in Belarus... spent the 2004-05 and 2005-06 campaigns with the Tri-City Storm (Kearney, Neb.) of the USHL... Skated in 110 games, tallying 30 goals... had his best season in 2005-06 with 15 goals and 37 assists... racked up 91 penalty minutes in 2005-06... is the sixth player to come to Miami from the USNTDP.

Majoring in interdisciplinary business management... son of Charlene and Jeff Palmer.