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Brannon McManus
Brannon  McManus

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Newport Beach, Calif.

High School:
Shattuck-St. Mary's

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 185

Position:
Forward

Junior Team:
Chicago (USHL)


11/04/2017

Schierhorn Blanks Spartans for 50th Win

The two-time Big Ten goaltender of the year made 21 saves on Saturday to improve to 8-1-1 all-time against the Spartans.

10/19/2017

Freshman Faceoff: Brannon McManus

Gopher Hockey rookie Brannon McManus sat down with GopherSports.com for a brief interview.

10/17/2017

McManus Named B1G Third Star

McManus scored three goals -- his first three collegiate tallies -- on three shots in the third period including the eventual game-winning goal.

10/15/2017

McManus' Hat Trick Lifts 'U' to Victory

Eleven Gophers tallied points in the game while Eric Schierhorn picked up the win in his 78th-straight start for Minnesota, setting a new program record.

11/03/2017

MHK - Gophers vs. Michigan State 11-3-17

MHK - Gophers vs. Michigan State 11-3-17

PRONUNCIATION:



HIGH SCHOOL/JUNIORS
Closed out his junior career in 2017 by helping the Chicago Steel capture the organization’s first USHL Clark Cup • spent two seasons in the USHL with the Omaha Lancers and the Chicago Steel • named to the 2015-16 USHL All-Rookie Second Team • competed at the 2016 USA Hockey/CCM All-American Prospects Game • previously played at Shattuck-St. Mary's and helped the program win the 2014 Toyota/USA Hockey Tier I Youth National Championship -- SSM's first national Bantam title • played with fellow Gopher Scott Reedy at Shattuck-St. Mary's.

INTERNATIONAL
Won a gold medal at the 2016 World Junior A Challenge with the U.S. Junior Select Team • helped the U.S. Under-18 Select Team to a runner-up finish at the 2016 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup.

PERSONAL
Born on July 5, 1999 in Upland, Calif. • native of Newport Beach, Calif. • son of Barry and Toni McManus • has two brothers, Ryan and James • only the second California native to play at Minnesota in the modern era after goaltender John Blue (San Jose, Calif.) from 1984-87.

MORE HEADLINES

Gophers Pick Up Sixth-Straight Home Win

Gophers Pick Up Sixth-Straight Home Win

11/17/2017 - M. Ice Hockey

Casey Mittelstadt led the way with a goal and an assist while Brent Gates Jr., Rem Pitlick and Steve Johnson also recorded goals for the Maroon & Gold.

Rinkside: Rossini Making the Most of Chances

Rinkside: Rossini Making the Most of Chances

11/17/2017 - M. Ice Hockey

Rossini has scored two goals in only five shots and is tied with sophomore Ryan Lindgren in leading Gopher defensemen in scoring.

Minnesota Hosts Harvard This Weekend

Minnesota Hosts Harvard This Weekend

11/15/2017 - M. Ice Hockey

Minnesota is 22-7-0 all-time against Harvard although the Crimson came out with a win in the last meeting between the two programs.

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