Buckeyes open B1G slate vs. Gophers this weekend
Schilkey and Jobst post a goal and an assist each
Gust notches first hat trick in victory
No. 14 Buckeyes host Huskies this weekend
Wiitala scores twice, Joshua posts three points for the Buckeyes
Healey Minnesota Preview
Healey Previews UConn Series
Meet the Buckeyes: Josh Healey
Josh Healey - Buckeye Captain
Coach Rohlik, Dzingel and Healey meet with media, game highlights
Ohio State vs. Robert Morris (Photo credit Ric Kruszynski)
Buckeyes Down Falcons, 6-1
Ohio State 6, Michigan 5 OT
Penn State 3, Ohio State 2 OT
Ohio State 4, Canisius 1
Attended Edmonton Oilers development camp in Summer 2015 and went to camps with Edmonton and Nashville in Summer 2016 ... attracted to Ohio State because of the coaching staff, the campus and the Big Ten ... started playing hockey at the age of 4 when his dad got him into the sport ... works doing landscaping part time in the summer, was also a lot attendant at a car dealership ... grandfather Rich played a few games with the Detroit Red Wings when they were in the Original Six ... played two seasons with classmate Matt Tomkins in Sherwood Park ... coached the 2013 Jr. Oilers in Edmonton ... favorite player is TJ Oshie because they have similar physical game characteristics ... Pick One: Movie - This is the End; Television show - The Big Bang Theory; Musician - French Montana; Professional Team - St. Louis Blues; Homecooked meal - chicken pot pie; Celebrity - Mark Wahlberg; Snack food - any kind of fruit; Ice cream flavor - banana chocolate; Sport other than hockey - football; Vacation spot - Christina Lake in British Columbia; Rink - Casman Center in Fort McMurray; Book/magazine - How We Decide by Jonah Lehrer; Place hockey has taken you - The Ohio State University.
Ohio State Career: Alternate captain for 2016-17 ... 2016 First Team All-B1G, the first Buckeye defenseman to earn first team all-conference honors since 1981 ... three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and a two-time Academic All-Big Ten choice.
2015-16 (Junior Season): First Team All-B1G ... tied for fourth in points among conference blueliners with a career-high 21, including career-best five goals and 16 assists ... played in 33 games and had a point in 15 of the last 21 ... two assists and +3 in B1G tournament quarterfinal win vs. Michigan State March 17 ... career-high three assists and +4 mark Feb. 20 at Penn State ... +3 rating Oct. 31 vs. Mercyhurst and Feb. 26 vs. Wisconsin ... blocked 59 shots to rank third on the team ... nine games with three or more blocked shots ... blocked eight shots in series vs. Wisconsin Feb. 26-27; assist and +3 in game one and had five blocks in game two ... goal, assist and 10 blocks in Buckeyes’ run to Florida College Classic title, including first career power play goal and seven blocks in championship game vs. Cornell ... three points and +3 in series at Minnesota Dec. 4-5; goal in each game and an assist in game two ... five-game point streak Nov. 28-Dec. 29 with 3-3-6 line ... voted team’s Best Defensive Player ... earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honors.
2014-15 (Sophomore Season): Played in 32 games and had nine points, with two goals and seven assists ... second on team with 59 blocked shots and eighth in the Big Ten with 1.84 blocks per game ... three points in sweep of Penn State Feb. 27-28, with gamewinning goal in game one and two assists in game two; +2 in each game ... +2 and blocked two shots vs. Penn State in Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals March 19; five shot blocks vs. Minnesota in tourney semifinals March 20 ... three assists in series at Canisius Oct. 31-Nov. 1, with two helpers in game two; +3 in series finale and +4 in series ... assist and +2 vs. Minnesota March 7 with four blocks; +1 in game one ... goal and +1 mark vs. Bowling Green Nov. 15 ... blocked seven shots in series with Michigan Feb. 20/22, with four in series opener ... assist and +1 rating at Mercyhurst Jan. 2 ... +1 and four shot blocks Feb. 14 vs. Wisconsin ... an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten choice.
2013-14 (Freshman Season): Played in 33 of 37 games ... goal and four assists for five points ... 51 blocked shots, with six Jan. 25 at Wisconsin, five Dec. 2 vs. Michigan and four Nov. 16 vs. Canisius ... assist and +2 March 14 at Penn State, two blocks in game two ... helper March 2 vs. Michigan ... two points in series vs. Canisius Nov. 15-16; assist and +1 mark in game one, first career goal, +2 rating and four blocked shots in game two ... assist Nov. 9 vs. Niagara for first career point, +2 in the game ... +1 vs. Penn State Feb. 1 and had three blocks in game one of the series ... an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Prior to Ohio State: Spent two full seasons with the Sherwood Park Crusaders in the AJHL ... totaled 10 goals and 13 assists for 23 points during the 2012-13 season ... team’s assistant captain during his second season ... awarded the AJHL Top Defenseman award in 2013 ... named to the AJHL’s North Division All-League team in 2013 ... nominated for CJHL Defenseman of the Year honor in 2013 ... played for Team Canada West in the World Junior A Challenge in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, where his team won the silver medal ... leading scorer among defensemen on the 2012-13 Sherwood Park Crusaders.
Off the Ice: Son of Tim and Pam ... has one younger sister, Jessica, who is a junior on the Minnesota Duluth women’s hockey team ... enjoys fly fishing and yoga ... finance major.
Buckeyes vs. Gophers - Game Two