Series kicks off 18-consecutive conference games for the Buckeyes
Teams to meet Friday in Columbus, Saturday in Pittsburgh
Instate foes to face off in Bowling Green
Teams will meet Friday in Columbus, Saturday in Oxford
Teams will meet at 3:05 p.m. in Value City Arena
Notre Dame 3, Ohio State 1
CCHA Quarterfinals, Game 3
Men's Hockey vs. Michigan 2/23/13
Ohio State 6, Lake Superior State 1
Ohio State vs. Miami in Three Rivers Classic
Attracted to Ohio State because of the coaching staff and campus ... began playing hockey at age 4 because of his parents and the popularity of the game in his hometown ... favorite player is Tim Thomas because he makes big saves when the team needs him ... has worked at goalie camps and mowing lawns... Pick one: Television Show - Sportscenter; Movie - Old School; Celebrity - Gerard Butler; Homecooked meal - steak and shrimp; Vacation spot - the cabin; Music - Tom Petty; Professional Team - Detroit Red Wings; Sport other than hockey - badminton.
Ohio State Career: An Ohio State Scholar-Athlete ... transferred to Ohio State as a junior.
2011-12 (Junior Season): Played in eight games, with five starts ... posted 2.53 goals-against average and .922 save percentage ... career-high 37 saves in 3-2 OT win at Miami Dec. 10 ... first start came Oct. 14 at Notre Dame; 30 saves vs. the Irish ... came on in relief Oct. 8 vs. Quinnipiac for first action as a Buckeye; made 25 saves in 46:40, allowing one goal and stopping last 19 shots he faced ... 21 saves at Alabama-Huntsville Nov. 4 for first shutout as a Buckeye; also had an assist in the game ... stopped all 20 shots he faced in 29:34 of relief vs. Michigan Jan. 15 and 15-of-15 shots faced in 29:54 of relief vs. Miami Feb. 25 ... an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Cedar Rapids RoughRiders: Spent the 2010-2011 season with the Cedar Rapids Roughriders in the USHL ... played 53 regular-season games, with a league-record 40 wins, along with a 2.21 goals-against average and .923 save percentage, posting five shutouts ... named USHL Goaltender of the Year, first team All-USHL and a USHL Midseason All-Star ... RoughRiders won the Anderson Cup as the USHL regular-season champion ... 2.52 goals-against average and .917 save percentage in eight postseason games.
University of Minnesota Duluth (Freshman and Sophomore Seasons): Skated for the Bulldogs for two years ... saw action in two games as a freshman, with win against Bemidji State Jan. 17 in only start of the year ... played in 19 games as a sophomore, with a 9-7-1 ledger, 2.85 goals-against average and .898 save percentage ... member of 2009 WCHA Final Five Championship squad ... WCHA All-Academic honoree.
Prior to College: Played with Cedar Rapids RoughRiders in 2007-08, with a 22-15-4 record while playing in 41 regular-season games ... named to the USHL All-Rookie and All-Star Teams ... won bronze medal with Team USA at World Junior A Challenge, and played for USA 18 Team in the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament ... graduated from John F. Kennedy High School in 2008.
Off the Ice: Parents are Paul and Brenda... older brother Bryce attends Bemidji State University... economics: business major ... enjoys hunting and Xbox.
Ohio State Career Milestones
First Start - Oct. 8, 2011 vs. Quinnipiac
First Win - Nov. 4, 2011 at Alabama-Huntsville
Nov. 4, 2011 at Alabama-Huntsville (21 saves)
Feb. 27, 2010 vs. Minnesota (22 saves for Minnesota Duluth)
Ohio State Career Highs
Saves, Game - 37 (12/10/11 at Miami)
30+ Save Games - 2 (2/2012)
*At Minnesota Duluth
Bio and stats updated 10/1/12
Buckeyes vs. Gophers - Game Two