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Sophomore had five points in series at Penn State
Laczynski, Gerard, Weis all notch multiple points, Nappier posts win in net
Ohio State is now 14-4-4 overall, extending winning streak to six
Laczynski nets gamewinner with 6.3 seconds left in regulation
Tanner Laczynski - Penn State Home Series Preview
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Laczynski RMU Preview
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Buckeyes vs. Niagara - Game Two (Photo credit Ric Kruszynski)
Ohio State defeated the Purple Eagles in the first game back from break
Ohio State won 2-1 over Minnesota
Buckeyes vs. Nittany Lions - Game Two
(Photo credit Ric Kruszynski)
Attracted to Ohio State because it is in the Big Ten, the coaches, the atmosphere and the size of the school … started skating at age 4 because he loved it the first time he went; got into the game because of his parents … played with Buckeye junior Brandon Kearney with the Chicago Steel … lists the best thing about hockey as “the feeling you get every time you step on the ice is indescribable and why you love to play”… Pick one: Movie – Step Brothers; Television Show – The Office; Celebrity – Blake Lively; Home cooked meal – pasta and chicken; Magazine – Sports Illustrated; Vacation Spot – Florida; Professional Team – Philadelphia Flyers; Snack Food – Chips and salsa.
Ohio State Career: Ohio State Scholar-Athlete ... won gold medal with United States at 2017 World Junior Championship ... voted team's Most Valuable Freshman for 2016-17.
NHL: Drafted by Philadelphia in the sixth round of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft (No. 169) … attended team’s development camp in Summer 2017.
2016-17 (Freshman Season): Posted 32 points, with 10 goals and 22 assists, while playing in 34 games ... fourth in points among B1G rookies and 11th among NCAA freshmen with .94 points per game ... +20 on the year, ranking sixth in the Big Ten and 22nd in the NCAA ... three gamewinning goals ... 10 multiple point outings ... missed games because of World Junior Championship and illness ... won gold medal with U.S. National Junior Team at World Junior Championship Dec. 26-Jan. 55; goal and an assist while playing in six tournament games (missed semifinal game with illness) ... B1G Third Star of the Week Nov. 22 after four points at RPI Nov. 18-19; goal and an assist in each game, with +2 mark; scored gamewinner in third period in game two ... scored vs. Michigan State in B1G Tournament quarterfinals March 16 ... four points, with a goal and three assists, at Minnesota Dec. 3, posting +3 mark ... five points and +5 in sweep at Niagara Oct. 28-29; two assists and +3 in game one, with three points, on a goal and two assists, in game two ... assist vs. both Denver and Air Force in Ice Breaker Tournament in first collegiate games ... four points in sweep of Bowling Green Oct. 21-22, with goal and an assist in each game; scored gamewinner in the third period in road victory ... three points in series vs. Minnesota Feb. 10-11, with a goal and an assist in opener and helper in game two ... two assists vs. UConn Nov. 11 ... goal and an assist at Michigan State Feb. 17 ... scored sudden victory shootout winner at Miami Oct. 15 ... assist in NCAA Tournament game vs. Minnesota Duluth March 24 ... earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honors ... selected by his teammates as the squad's Most Valuable Freshman.
Prior to Ohio State: Participated in 2016 USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp ... finished regular season fourth in scoring in the USHL with 63 points, scoring 24 goals and adding 39 assists ... started 2015-16 with Chicago Steel, serving as an alternate captain, and had 40 points, on 13 goals and 27 assists, in 52 games ... ended year with Lincoln Stars and had 23 points (19g, 11a) in 19 regular season games ... chosen for USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game in January ... competed with the U.S. Junior Select Team at the 2015 World Junior A Challenge ... 2015 USHL All-Rookie Second Team honoree after posting 28 points, with 18 goals and 28 assists, in 57 regular season games ... skated in two games for the Steel in2013-14 ... 2014 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game participant and played in 2015 USHL/NHL Top Prospects game in January 2015 ... named 2015 Junior Club World Cup Best Forward in late August after posting a goal and seven assists for eight points in the tournament ... skated for Team USA in 2015 Hlinka Memorial Tournament ... played for Chicago Mission organization and won 16U national championship.
Off the Ice: Son of Ken and Dawn … has a sister, Payton, and a brother, Hayden … has three dogs, Porsche, Buerhle and Lilly … a hidden talent is singing.
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