Hjelle posts 30 saves, Broncos win shootout
Series set for Friday and Saturday, with Script Ohio on Ice featured during game two
Attracted to Ohio State because of the beautiful campus, the academics and the school pride ... started playing hockey in the street with his older brother at the age of 3; brother and his friends taped on a pillow and put a helmet on Megariotis so they had someone to shoot on and has been a goalie ever since ... Favorite thing about hockey is his teammates ... Pick One: Movie - Nacho Libre; Television show - Family Guy; Musicians - Billy Currington, Mac Miller and Kanye West; Professional team - Buffalo Sabres; Athlete - Ryan Miller; Meal - meatloaf and mashed potatoes; Snack - Cheez Its; Ice cream flavor - cake batter ice cream; Sport other than hockey - beach volleyball; Vacation spot - Greece; Rink - Staples Center.
Prior to Ohio State: Skated with the Fresno Monsters in the NAHL most of the last two seasons ... squad won the North Division title in 2012 ... played in 32 games in 2011-12, with a 2.52 goals-against average and .905 save percentage ... won team's MVP, community service and fan favorite awards ... 2012 NAHL North Division Top Prospect goalie ... started 2010-11 with the Fresno Monsters in the NAHL, playing six games (3.72 gaa, .887 svpct.) before moving to Port Huron ... played 15 games for Fresno and had 2.84 gaa and .916 save percentage in 2010-11 ... skated with the Fresno Monsters in the WSHL in 2009-10, with 1.87 gaa and .928 save percentage in 33 games en route to team MVP honors ... graduated from Canyon High School in 2009 ... also played beach volleyball.
Off the Ice: Son of Tony and Harriet Megariotis, who own a painting and construction company ... has an older brother, Nick, a 2009 graduate of Long Beach State ... enjoys cooking, drawing and volunteering ... plans to study pre-med and would eventually like to specialize in dermatology.
Buckeyes Fall to Spartans, 4-2