Ohio State scores three in the third for win
Buckeyes unbeaten through first six games (4-0-2), Schilkey scores hat trick in win
Get to know Jobst, Joshua, Fidler, Kearney, Gerard and Wiitala
With the Ohio State hockey 2015-16 season 12 days away, get to know the Buckeyes' No. 12, freshman forward Miguel Fidler.
Players focus on learning both on and off skills
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Florida Panthers draft pick and attended the team’s develoment camp in Summer 2015 and ‘16 ... says he came to Ohio State because “Everying attracted me to the school - the hockey, the facilities, the people and the school spirit. I love it all.” ... started playing hockey at age 4, with his father, an NHL player, getting him into the game ... Pick one: Movie - The Notebook; Television shows - Gossip Girl, The Office, Breaking Bad; Musician - Nicki Minaj ... Profesional team - Florida Panthers; Athlete - Patrick Kane; Homecooked meal - mother’s pasta; Celebrity - Will Smith; Ice cream flavor - cookies and cream; Vacation spots - Cape Cod and Cabo, Mexico; Book - Eragon.
Career: Drafted by the Florida Panthers in the fifth round of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft (No. 143 overall).
2016-17 (Sophomore Season): Saw action in 34 games and had 10 points, with four goals and six assists ... career highs for goals, assists and points ... goals came at Wisconsin March 10, Jan. 13 vs. Arizona State, Feb. 3 at Michigan and Dec. 2 at Minnesota ... assist in each game at Penn State Jan. 20-21 and was +3 in the series ... assists Oct. 8 at Air Force, Oct. 18 at RPI, Oct. 28 at Niagara and Jan. 7 at Penn State.
2015-16 (Freshman Season): Played in 20 games ... three goals, four assists and seven points ... four assists in Florida College Classic for first career points; assist vs. Boston College Dec. 28 before three-assist outing Dec. 29 vs. Cornell; +3 vs. the Big Red ... scored first career goal Jan. 23 vs. Penn State and was +2 in the contest ... tally against Michigan State Jan. 30 ... goal and +1 vs. Wisconsin Feb. 27.
Prior to Ohio State: Started 2014-15 with the Lincoln Stars, playing in 45 games and posting 21 points on five goals and 16 assists ... wrapped up year with Madison, recording six points (2g, 4a) in 15 games ... played for Edina High School for three years, capturing two state titles (2013, ‘14) ... team-best 41 points, with 16 goals and 25 assists, in 25 regular season games in 2013-14 ... nine points (4g, 5a) in five playoff games as team won 2014 state championship ... 11 points in regular season in both 2011-12 (2g, 9a) and 2012-13 (5g, 6a) ... skated in six postseason games in 2012-13 as squad won state title, posting four goals and five points, and played in five playoff contests in 2011-12, with seven points on four goals and three assists.
Off the Ice: Son of Michael and Lolita ... has a younger sister, Loli ... father played at Boston University, was a third-round NHL draft pick and spent eight years playing professional hockey, including 271 total NHL games for the Cleveland Barons, Minnesota North Stars, Hartford Whalers and Chicago Blackhawks, scoring 84 goals and adding 97 assists for 181 NHL points ... can play the violin ... communication major.