Sophomore (2006-07 Season):
Sparked the team in the second half of the season after missing the first 17 games . . . His eight points tied for the 16th most in team scoring leaders . . . Enjoyed a two-point (0-2=2) outing against Nebraska Omaha (1/20) . . . Scored a goal in two successive league victories versus Bowling Green State (2/17) and at number-one ranked Notre Dame (2/23) with the (power play) lamplighter in the Bowling Green contest being the game winner . . . Tallied a power-play marker in Dodge Holiday Classic Championship game at Minnesota (12/30) . . . Recorded an assist each at Wayne State (1/13), at Michigan (1/26), and against Bowling Green State (2/16).
Freshman (2005-06 Season):
Skated in 35 of Ferris’ 40 contests and finished ninth on the team’s leading points getters chart with 15 total . . . Placed runner-up for top scoring honors among the Bulldogs’ rookies . . . Notched a season-high two points (1-1=2) and was +2 against Bemidji State (11/18), highlighted by first collegiate lamplighter . . . Tallied game winner in a 3-1 win over Lake Superior State (1/21) and accounted for the game-tying marker vs. Boston College (12/30) at the Wells Fargo Denver Cup Tournament . . . Scored a goal apiece in series against Bemidji State (11/18-19) and finished with three points (2-1=3) . . . Had an assist each in the season’s final two outings both at Michigan (3/10-11) during CCHA Tourney Quarterfinal-Round action . . . Registered at least a point in 14 games . . . Initial collegiate point occurred on an assist at Lake Superior State (10/22) in his second game as a Bulldog . . . Had four points (3-1=4) in seven November appearances.
Played his last three junior-level seasons (2002-05) with the United States Hockey League’s (USHL) Green Bay (Wis.) Gamblers . . . Coached by Mark Osicki and then former Harvard coach Mark Mazzoleni . . . Recipient of team’s Community Service Award . . . Posted 23 points (10-13=23) in 51 contests for 2004-05 campaign as an assistant captain for the Gamblers . . . Accumulated 22 points on six goals with 16 assists in 60 2003-04 outings . . . Member of Team Michigan Select 16 and 17 year old teams . . . Received the Work Ethic Award as a member of the Marquette (Mich.) Electricians in 2001-02 . . . Earned the distinction of being the national high scorer at the NARCH Roller Hockey Nationals Tournament . . . Was the first overall draft pick by the Springfield (Ill.) Jr. Blues . . . A 2003 graduate of Ashwaubenon High School in Green Bay, Wis. . . . Played varsity tennis (10th & 11th grades) at Traverse City (Mich.) Central High School.
Son of Mike and Leslie Couturier . . . Born 2/2/85 in Traverse City, Mich. . . . His father works as a land man in the oil and natural gas business while mother is a zoning administrator . . . Has an older sister . . . Shoots: Right . . . FSU Letters: Three . . . Marketing major.