Best-of-three series set for Notre Dame, Ind.
Teams meet in home-and-home series, including Senior Night Saturday in Columbus
Carlson scores twice, freshmen Dzingel, McCormick and Gallacher chip in two points each
Schneider and McCormick tally for Ohio State, Heeter makes 34 saves
Teams set to meet in two-game series
Buckeyes post 4-1 win over Wildcats (photos by Alissa Clendenen)
Began playing hockey at age 5 when his parents introduced him to the sport ... Attracted to Ohio State because of the academics and hockey ... favorite player is Niklas Lindstrom because of the example he sets on and off the ice ... works at hockey schools over the summers ... Pick One: Television show - Dexter; Movie - Dumb and Dumber; Ice cream flavor - cookie dough; Rink - Edgeworth Center (Camrose, Alberta); Magazine - Rolling Stone; Celebrity - Jennifer Aniston; Vacation spot - Kaui; Music - City and Color; Professional Team - Chicago Blackhawks; Sport other than hockey - golf.
Prior to Ohio State: Selected by the Florida Panthers in the fourth round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft (No. 93 overall) ... spent the past three season with the Camrose Kodiaks in the AJHL ... had 22 assists and 27 points in 2011-10 ... team reached the Enerflex Cup league finals as he recorded a 3-5-8 line in 18 games ... played in 34 games in 2009-10, with 3-19-22 line, picking up AJHL South Division All-Star honors ... skated in 43 contests in 2008-09, his first year with Camrose, posting 10 points (4 goals, 6 assists) ... played for Canada West in the 2010 World Junior A Championship, with a goal and an assist in five games ... won a silver medal at the 2009 World Junior A Challenge ... also played lacrosse.
Stats and bio updated 12/22/11