Attracted to Ohio State because of the campus, coaches and facilities ... started playing hockey at age 6 when his favorite hockey team, the Dallas Stars, came to his town ... favorite player is Marty Turco, who played for the Stars ... highlight of his hockey career so far was winning the Clark Cup ... played hockey with Buckeye teammate Anthony Greco on the Des Moines Buccanneers ... Pick one: Television show -How I Met your Mother; Movie - Happy Gilmore, Celebrity - Will Ferrell; Home cooked meal - chicken parmesan; Vacation spot - Hawaii; Snack food - pizza; Ice cream flavor - mint chocolate chip; Favorite place hockey has taken Him: Russia; Musician -Eminem; Professional Team -Dallas Stars; Sport other than hockey - football.
Career at Ohio State: 2013-14 (Freshman Season): Added to the Ohio State roster in late December ... 31 stops 12/29 vs. the Lakers, allowing 2 goals ... 25 saves 12/28 vs. Mercyhurst for win in first collegiate start ... began the year with the Dubuque Fighting Saints in the USHL.
Prior to Ohio State: Opened 2013-14 with the Dubuque Fighting Saints in the United States Hockey League ... posted 2.29 goals-against average and. 911 save percentage, along with a 10-4 record with Dubuque ... shutouts in each of his first two games of 2013-14 and won first seven games ... led the Saints to a bronze medal at the 2013 Junior Club World Cup in Omsk, Russia ... played for the Tri-City Storm to start 2012-13 and was 2-4-1, with a 3.73 goals-against average and .895 save percentage ... ended 2012-13 with Dubuque and was 7-2-2, notching a 2.54 goals-against average and .897 save percentage; squad won USHL Clark Cup ... split time with Tri-City and Des Moines in 2011-12; playing 15 games with Des Moines (3.15 gaa, .892 sv%) and two with Tri-City (2.41 gaa, .938 sv%) ... had 2.81 goals-against average and .902 save percentage, with a 23-16-4 record, in his USHL career.
Off the Ice: Eldest son of Carl and Patsy ... has two younger siblings, Chandler and Cassady ... plans to major in business.
Stats and bio updated through Jan. 9, 2014