Ohio State is now 14-4-4 overall, extending winning streak to six
Teams close series at 8 p.m. Saturday
Gerard scores twice for the Buckeyes, Romeo makes 31 saves
Lampasso scores for the Buckeyes, while Romeo stops 22 shots
Ohio State hosts Rensselaer in a nonconference series this weekend
Matt Joyaux - RPI Preview
Ohio State and RPI skated to a 1-1 overtime tie, with the Buckeyes winning the shootout (Photo credit: Ric Kruszynski)
Buckeyes Open Year with Exhibition Game (Photo Credit: Ric Kruszynski)
Buckeyes Top Huskies, 7-4 (Photo credit Ric Kruszynski)
Buckeyes Win Exhibition Game 9-2
Started playing hockey at age 3; father played hockey and got him out on the ice ... has worked in the delivery department for his father’s business ... favorite hockey player is Jared Spurgeon, because he is a small undersized defensemen who he looks up to as a player ... Pick one: Movie - Lone Survivor; Television Show - Prison Break; Music - A$AP Rocky; Professional Team - Chicago Blackhawks; Athlete - Drew Doughty; Homecooked meal - mom’s mostacolli and meatballs; Celebrity - Justin Bieber; Snack food - pretzels and hummus; Ice cream flavor - cookies and cream; Sport other than hockey - golf; Vacation spot - Torch Lake, Michigan.
Ohio State Career: Joined the Buckeyes in December 2015.2016-17 (Redshirt Junior Season): Played in 35 games and had 11 points, with three goals and eight assists ... missed three games with injury and B1G quarterfinal game with illness ... 54 blocked shots, tying for 11th in B1G ... 37 blocks in league games only to tie for eighth ... eight blocked shots in each series vs. Penn State, including five shot blocks Jan. 6 and six Jan. 21 ... 14 shot blocks in last six games combined ... tallied in NCAA Tournament game vs. Minnesota Duluth March 24 ... scored Oct. 7 at Denver in first game as a Buckeye ... three points in series with Bowling Green Oct. 21-22, with two assists in game one and a goal in game two ... assists Oct. 8 vs. Air Force and Feb. 3 at Michigan.
Prior to Ohio State: Played two games for the Chicago Steel in the USHL in 2011-12 ... spent 2012-13 with the Powell River Kings in the BCHL, posting four goals and 12 assists for 16 points in 50 regular season games ... skated for the Miami RedHawks, playing in 35 games in 2013-14, picking up five assists and seven points ... earned NCHC All-Academic Team honors ... began the 2014-15 campaign with Miami, seeing action in four games, before closing the year with the Omaha Lancers in the USHL; 18 points, with four goals and 14 assists, in 38 regular season games with Omaha ... spent two years with Chicago Mission AAA teams and won Ilinois state title five consecutive years.
Off the Ice: Son of Chris and Juanita ... has two brothers, Chris, who played hockey at Miami, and Mike ... criminology and criminal justice major and would like to pursue a career as a criminal defense attorney.