Ronnie Hein
Ronnie  Hein


Chelsea, Mich.

Last College:
Waterloo Black Hawks (USHL

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180



Buckeyes Deliver Stuffed Animals to Ronald McDonald House

Collection donated during Teddy Bear Toss at men's and women's hockey


Academic Standouts Recognized

20 Buckeyes named Ohio State Scholar-Athletes


Buckeyes Advance to NCAA Midwest Regional Final

Ohio State topped Princeton 4-2


Gameweek Video - Road Series at No. 1 Notre Dame

The No. 6 Buckeyes take on the Fighting Irish this weekend


No. 6 Buckeyes Complete Sweep with 5-3 Win over No. 17 Michigan

Ohio State improves to 17-5-4 on the year, 10-5-1-0 in the Big Ten


Ronnie Hein - ND Road Series Preview

Ronnie Hein - ND Road Series Preview


Get to Know the Buckeyes, Summer Edition - Dream Vacation

Get to Know the Buckeyes, Summer Edition - Dream Vacation


Meet the Buckeyes: Ronnie Hein

Meet the Buckeyes: Ronnie Hein


NCAA Midwest Regional Final

Ohio State vs. Denver in Allentown, Pa.


Ohio State 6, Wisconsin 2

Ohio State 6, Wisconsin 2


Buckeyes Top Spartans, 4-2

Ohio State posted a Big Ten win over Michigan State in Value City Arena


Ohio State Completes Sweep of Michigan

The Buckeyes downed the Wolverines 5-3 in Value City Arena


Buckeyes Score Late for 3-2 Win over Niagara

Ohio State defeated the Purple Eagles in the first game back from break

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Ohio State Career

  • Two-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete 
  • Academic All-Big Ten selection
2017-18 (Sophomore Season)
  • Played in 27 games, with four goals, eight assists and 12 points (career highs for assists and points) Made season debut in series at UConn Nov. 10-11 after missing first 10 games with injury (had last played Feb. 3, 2018 at Michigan)
  • Missed B1G quarterfinal and semifinal games with injury
  • Assist in each game of the NCAA Midwest Regional March 24-25, with +1 mark in each
  • Three points in series with Michigan State Feb. 2-3; Power play goal in each game and added an assist in game two
  • Scored against Michigan Jan. 27
  • Assist at Penn State Jan. 13
  • Power play goal at Michigan State Jan. 5
  • Three assists (all first assists) vs. Niagara Dec. 30 
  • Picked up first point of the year Nov. 24 at Michigan with a power play assist
  • Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten selection

2016-17 (Freshman Season)

  • Played in 16 games and had 11 points, on five goals and six assists 
  • Missed time with injuries and illness before season ending lower body injury prevented him from playing after Feb. 3
  • Scored first career goal Oct. 8 vs. Air Force and had an assist in the game
  • Four points in series with Bowling Green Oct. 21-22; goal in game one and had three assists in game two 
  • Two goals in game two at Niagara Oct. 29 and had an assist in game one of the series 
  • Point in each game vs. Arizona State Jan. 13-14, scoring in opener and picking up assist in game two Earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete accolades

Prior to Ohio State

  • Spent two seasons with Waterloo Black Hawks in the USHL and had 49 points, with 14 goals and 35 assists, in 57 regular season games 
  • Squad reached USHL Clark Cup conference finals; seven points (3g, 4a) in nine playoff games
  • Team captain for the Black Hawks
  • Began 2014-15 with the Aberdeen Wings in the NAHL, scoring 17 points on eight goals and nine assists in 33 games, before moving to the USHL Black Hawks; saw action in 33 games and had 21 points, with 11 goals and 10 assists 
  • Played two NAHL games with the Corpus Christi IceRays in 2013-14 
  • Member of the North American Prospects Hockey League (NAPHL) Lansing Capitals before joining the Aberdeen Wings

Off the Ice

  • Son of Larry and Tracy; has a brother, Ryan, and a sister, Rachel 
  • Management ande industry exploration major
  • Enjoys wake boarding and riding snow mobiles 
  • Started playing hockey at age 4; got into the game because his cousin Cory was playing high school hockey at the time
  • Favorite player is Pavel Datsyuk because of “all the things he does for his team that go unnoticed and of course for being the magic man"
  • Played with Buckeye seniors Dakota Joshua and John Wiitala and classmate Sam McCormick at different times prior to Ohio State
  • Lists best thing about hockey as “being in the locker room with the guys”
  • Pick one: Movie – South Paw; Television Show – Walking Dead; Musician – Eric Church; Professional Athlete – Lebron James; Celebrity – Mark Wahlberg; Homecooked meal – steak and mashed potatoes; Vacation spot – Turks and Caicos; Book – Way of a Seal