Players focus on learning both on and off skills
Dzingel voted MVP, Gedig squad's Best Defensive Player
Junior was a Hobey Baker finalist and First Team All-Big Ten pick in 2013-14
Hobey Baker Award finalist led Buckeyes with 46 points in 2013-14
Ohio State suffers 5-4 loss in overtime to Badgers
Ryan Dzingel - Hobey Baker Finalist
Ryan Dzingel - NHL Network Radio interview
Jardine and Dzingel Preview Series at Michigan State
Ohio State vs Penn State 2/1: Press Conference and Highlights
Gedig and Dzingel Preview Michigan State Series
Ohio State 2, No. 1 Minnesota 2, OSU wins shootout
Hockey City Classic
Inaugural Big Ten Hockey Game in Columbus
Ohio State at Michigan Nov. 29
Season Opener vs. Miami
Drafted by the Ottawa Senators in the seventh round of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft (No. 204 overall) ... participated in the Senators' Development Camp the last three summers ... introduced to hockey when he was 4 by a friend of his father's ... favorite player is Steve Yzerman because he was an amazing player that passed more than he shot ... summer jobs have included working in a weight room, coaching baseball with his father and landscaping ... Pick One: Television show - Friday Night Lights; Movie - Radio; Homecooked meal - anything his mom makes; Vacation spot - Grandhaven, Mich.; Ice cream flavor - cookie dough; Snack food - cookies; Music - Tim McGraw; Professional Team - Chicago Cubs; Sport other than hockey - baseball.
Ohio State Career:2014 Hobey Baker Award finalist ... 2014 First Team All-Big Ten ... 2014 Big Ten All-Tournament Team ... voted alternate captain for the 2013-14 campaign ... 2013 All-CCHA Honorable Mention selection and an honorable mention CCHA All-Rookie Team honoree ... two-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete ... shared team's Leading Scorer award as a freshman and won award outright as a sophomore and junior ... 2012 Three Rivers Classic All-Tournament Team.
2013-14 (Junior Season):Hobey Baker Award Top 10 finalist (4th in program history) ... First Team All-Big Ten ... played in all 37 games, with team-high 22 goals and 46 points, tying for first with 24 assists ... 13 multiple point games ... assist vs. Wisconsin 2/15 was 100th career point; first Buckeye to hit the century mark since 2011 (John Albert, Peter Boyd, Sergio Somma) and first to get to 100 points as a junior since RJ Umberger in 2003 ... 108 career points rank 45th in program history (45g, 63a in 110 games) ... first Buckeye with 40+ points since 2009-10 and just 7th 40-point campaign since 1998-99; most points for a Buckeye since RJ Umberger in 2002-03 ... point in 25-of-37 games ... 10-game point streak (12g, 8a, 20p) ended 1/11 vs. Michigan State and an eight-game goal streak 11/2-12/29 ... t-12th in NCAA and 2nd in B1G with 1.24 points per game and t-7th in NCAA/t-1st in B1G with .59 goals per outing ... in all games, 1st in B1G in points (t-12th in NCAA), t-1st in goals (t-7th in NCAA), t-2nd in assists ... 2nd in B1G, t-13th in NCAA in GWG (5) ... 2nd in B1G with 18 power play points and t-2nd with 8 PPG ... t-2nd in league, t-13th in NCAA with 2 SHG ... finished B1G play 1st in B1G in points (24), t-1st in goals (12), t-3rd in assists (12), 1st in points per game (1.20) ... +17 to rank 2nd on team and t-6th in the B1G; 13 games with a +1 or better mark ... B1G All-Tournament Team after 2G, A, 3P in three tourney games; 3rd period GWG in 3-1 win over Minnesota in semifinals, G/A in loss to Wisconsin in final ... 3P (2G/1A) and +3 in win at Penn State 3/14 ... PPG, A, +1 in 2-2 OT tie vs. Minnesota 3/7 ... B1G First Star of the Week 2/4 after 6 points in sweep of Penn State; 3 points in each game; 2G/1A, +3 in game one, G/2A (all in 2nd period as Buckeyes came back from 2 goals down), +1 in game two ... PPG, A 1/24 at Wisconsin, 3 blocks in game two 1/25 ... power play assist 1/18 at Minnesota ... B1G Second Star of the Week 1/14 after scoring 1st hat trick in B1G history 1/10 vs. Michigan State and adding assist for 2nd 4-point day; 2nd goal was gwg and broke 3-all tie in 3rd period, sealed win with PPG; +3 in the game ... B1G Second Star of the Week after 5 points vs. Mercyhurst 12/28-29; a goal, assist and +1 mark in game one, career-high tying 3 assists and +3 in game two ... three points (one goal and two assists) vs. Michigan 12/2 ... PPG in the first period at Michigan 11/29 ... 3 points in series with Canisius 11/15-16; two points (one goal and one assist) with +2 mark in game 1, goal in game 2 ... 3 goals vs. Niagara 11/8-9, including both GWG and 2 PPG, 1 SHG; 2G and +1 in game two ... ENG 11/2 vs. Minnesota Duluth ... three point effort (one goal and two assists) vs. Bowling Green 10/29, with +3 mark ... helper in each game vs. Robert Morris 10/25-26 ... Assists 10/11 vs. Miami and 10/15 at BG.
2012-13 (Sophomore Season):Played in all 40 games on the year, ranking first on team with 38 points and 16 goals, second with 22 assists ... honorable mention All-CCHA selection, receiving two first place votes ... in CCHA games only, finished third in league in points (28), tied for second in assists (18), tied for 10th in goals (10), first in power play points (4g, 11a, 15p) ... in all games, tied for second in CCHA in points, tied for sixth in goals and fourth in assists, leading league in power play points (five goals and 14 assists for 19 points) and power play assists ... tied for first in CCHA play and tied for sixth overall among league players with three gamewinning goals ... points in 14 of last 17 games (6g, 14a, 20p) ... eight-game point streak Nov. 10-Dec. 7 with four goals, seven assists and 11 points in the stretch ... four points in CCHA quarterfinals series vs. Ferris State; power play goal and +1 mark in game two; career-high three assists in game three win (second career three-point game) ... assist March 2 at Miami; held scoreless in game one at Miami March 1 to end five-game scoring streak (2g, 4a, 6p) ... goal Feb. 22 vs. Michigan, assist Feb. 23 vs. the Wolverines ... assist in each game vs. Western Michigan Feb. 15-16, +1 in game one ... two points, with a goal and an assist, and +1 Feb. 9 at Alaska ... three points in series with Notre Dame Feb. 1-2; two power play goals and +1 mark in opener, helper in game two ... three points in series vs. Lake Superior State Jan. 25-26; assist in opener, goal, assist and +1 in game two ... three assists at Northern Michigan Jan. 18-19, with two helpers in game two ... netted first career hat trick Dec. 29 vs. Penn State to earn CCHA Offensive Player of the Week honors and Three Rivers Classic All-Tournament Team accolades; +2 in the game and had six shots; all goals were even strength ... assist Dec. 7 vs. Robert Morris to extend point streak to eight ... scored gamewinner with 2:13 left at Michigan State Nov. 30 and had two assists in game two win Dec. 1; +1 in opener, +2 in second game ... goal in each game at Lake Superior State Nov. 23 (GWG) and Nov. 24 (PPG); +1 in game one ... four points vs. Northern Michigan Nov. 16-17 with two points in each game; two assists, +1 in opener, PPG, assist in game two ... scored GWG in win at Bowling Green Oct. 26 (+1 in the game), assist in game two vs. the Falcons Oct. 27 ... first career shorthanded goal came Oct. 20 at Quinnipiac ... assist vs. Alaska Nov. 10, +1 vs. the Nanooks Nov. 9 and scored shootout winner in sixth round ... wore captain's C 12 for 12 regular-season series and in the playoffs ... an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
2011-12 (Freshman Season): Played in 33-of-35 games (DNP Oct. 28 vs. Alaska because of injury and Jan. 15 vs. Michigan) ... earned honorable mention CCHA All-Rookie Team accolades ... shared team lead with 24 points and had team-high 17 assists ... fourth in scoring among CCHA rookies in all games; t-11th in assists and t-13th in power play points among all league players ... finished conference play fourth in rookie scoring (19) and t-11th in assists overall (14) ... 22nd among all NCAA freshmen in points per game (.73) ... career-high two goals, two assists and four points in 6-5 win at Michigan Nov. 19 to earn CCHA Rookie of the Week honors; goals both came on the power play 16 seconds apart; +2 in the game ... goal and an assist for two points (all on the power play) at Western Michigan Feb. 11 ... three points in series with Michigan State Feb. 3-4; goal in opener and two assists in game two; +2 in second game ... scored gamewinning goal on a 5x3 power play in the third period vs. Quinnipiac Oct. 7 for first collegiate point ... goal and assist for two points vs. Quinnipiac Oct. 8; goal was an extra attacker score with :56 left ... two-point game at Notre Dame Oct. 15 with unassisted GWG and an assist ... assist vs. Ferris State Jan. 21; +1 in each game vs. Bulldogs Jan. 20-21 ... assist on third-period game-tying goal Oct. 27 vs. Alaska ... assist vs. Northern Michigan Nov. 11 and in both games vs. Lake Superior State Dec. 2-3; +1 in game two vs. the Lakers ... assist and +2 Dec. 30 vs. Robert Morris ... assist and career-high +2 Oct. 21 at Michigan State ... helper at Bowling Green Jan. 8; +1 in each game vs. the Falcons Jan. 7-8 ... helper and +1 Nov. 4 at Alabama-Huntsville ... power play assist vs. Miami Feb. 25... Special Mention CCHA Rookie of the Month and Buckeye Sports Bulletin Icer of the Month in October after posting seven points in seven games (3-4-7) ... an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Prior to Ohio State: Spent two seasons with the Lincoln Stars in the USHL ... had team-best 67 points to rank fifth in the USHL in 2010-11 ... 44 assists were fourth in the league and first on the squad ... added 23 goals (t-14th in the league) while playing in 54 regular-season games and serving as an assistant captain ... named to USHL Midseason All-Star Team ... member of U.S. Junior Select Team that won goal at the 2010 World Junior A Challenge in Penticton, British Columbia; had three assists in the tournament ... posted 26 points, including 11 goals, in 36 games for the Stars in 2009-10, joining the team full time for the second half of the year ... skated for Team Illinois ... graduated from Wheaton Academy in 2010 ... also played baseball and was conference player of the year as a senior and named all-state ... played varsity golf as well.
Off the Ice: Son of Rick and Linda ... has two siblings, an older brother, Rick and a younger sister, Dana ... business administration major.
First Goal - Oct. 7, 2011 vs. Quinnipiac
First Assist - Oct. 8, 2011 vs. Quinnipiac
50th Point - Feb. 2, 2013 vs. Notre Dame (assist)
100th Point - Feb. 15, 2014 vs. Wisconsin (assist)
Goals - 3 (2x, 1/10/14 vs. Michigan State, 12/29/12 vs. Penn State)
Assists - 3 (2x, last 12/29/13 vs. Mercyhurst)
Points - 4 (2x, 1/10/14 vs. Michigan State, 11/19/11 at Michigan)
PIM - 12 (1/10/14 vs. Michigan State)
Shots - 7 (3x, last 3/10/14 at Penn State)
Plus/Minus - +3 (5x, last 3/14/14 at Penn State)
Point streak - 10 games (11/2/13-1/10/14 (12g, 8a, 20p)
Multiple Pt Games - 24 (14 2P, 8 3P, 2 4P)
Stats and bio updated through April 1, 2014
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