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Brent Gates Jr.
Brent  Gates Jr.

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Grand Rapids, Mich.

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 187

Position:
Forward

Junior Team:
Green Bay (USHL)


01/18/2018

Sheehy Sparks ‘U’ to Win Over Spartans

With three points on the night, Sheehy is the 84th member of Minnesota’s 100-Point Club and currently has 101 points (41 goals, 60 assists) in 100 career games.

12/30/2017

Robson Earns First Win as Gophers Sweep

Making his second start for the Maroon & Gold, Robson (1-1-0) made his home-ice debut on Saturday and turned away 25 out of the 26 shots he faced for his first collegiate win.

12/29/2017

'U' Scores Early and Late in Shutout of Army

First- and third-period goals propelled the Gophers to a 3-0 series-opening victory over Army in Minneapolis.

12/01/2017

Gophers Open Border Battle with 5-4 Win

Ten different players earned a point for Minnesota as they escaped with a Big Ten series-opening victory

11/18/2017

Sheehy's Overtime Goal Seals Sweep of Harvard

Minnesota needed 50 shots against Harvard's Merrick Madsen but claimed a 2-1 victory and series sweep.

01/07/2018

2017 Men's Ice Hockey vs SCSU

game for Men's hockey vs SCSU

10/07/2017

Men's Hockey vs. Union 10-7-17

Men's Hockey vs. Union 10-7-17

12/31/2016

Men's Hockey wins Mariucci Classic vs. UMass 12-31-16

Men's Hockey wins Mariucci Classic vs. UMass 12-31-16

11/04/2016

Men's Hockey vs. North Dakota 11-4-16

Men's Hockey vs. North Dakota 11-4-16

03/19/2016

MHKY: B1G Championship Game vs. Michigan 3-19-16

MHKY: B1G Championship Game vs. Michigan 3-19-16

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Career Stats

2016-2017 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Appeared in 37 games during his second collegiate season • recorded new career highs for games (37), points (21), goals (14), assists (seven), power-play goals (seven) and game-winning goals (two) • his seven power-play goals represented the fourth-largest total in the Big Ten • scored the game-winner against Michigan State on Dec. 10, 2016 • tallied his first career hat trick against Mercyhurst in the Mariucci Classic on Dec. 30, 2016, earning Big Ten Third Star of the Week • enjoyed a season-high four-game point streak from Jan. 20-28, including a two-goal game against Minnesota Duluth on Jan. 27, 2017 • Academic All-Big Ten • earned his second letter. 

2015-2016 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Skated in 35 games during his rookie season with seven points (three goals, four assists) • made his Gophers debut in the season opener against Vermont on Oct. 10, 2015 • notched his first collegiate point with a goal against Minnesota Duluth on Oct. 16, 2015 • tallied his first multi-point game with two goals against Penn State on Jan. 8, 2016 • earned first letter. 

JUNIORS
Played two seasons with the Green Bay Gamblers in the USHL • totaled 85 career games in the USHL with 42 points (21 goals, 21 assists) • skated in 33 regular-season games during the 2014-15 season with 27 points (10 goals, 17 assists) • tallied 15 points (11 goals, four assists) in 50 games during the 2013-14 regular season and skated in an additional two playoff games.

INTERNATIONAL
Helped the U.S. Under-17 Select Team go undefeated to win the 2013 Under-17 Five Nations Tournament in Trnava, Slovakia • also helped the U.S. Under-18 Select Team to a bronze medal at the 2014 Ivan Hlinka Tournament in Breclav, Czech Republic and Piestany, Slovakia.

PERSONAL
Born Aug. 12, 1997 • native of Grand Rapids, Mich. • son of Brent Gates Sr. and Tiffannie Gates • father played baseball at the University of Minnesota and was the 1991 Big Ten Player of the Year and a First Team All-American before a seven-year career in Major League Baseball • mother played volleyball at Arizona State and was a high school All-American • has four siblings, Taylor, Maddy, Jordyn, Brady • skated at the 2014 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game in Buffalo, N.Y., • skated at the 2015 USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game in Dubuque, Iowa • selected in the third round (80th overall) by the Anaheim Ducks in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft • also played baseball at Grand Rapids Christian High School (Mich.) and won back-to-back state titles in 2012 and 2013 while playing for his father.

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Sheehy Sparks ‘U’ to Win Over Spartans

Sheehy Sparks ‘U’ to Win Over Spartans

1/18/2018 - M. Ice Hockey

With three points on the night, Sheehy is the 84th member of Minnesota’s 100-Point Club and currently has 101 points (41 goals, 60 assists) in 100 career games.

Live: Gophers vs. Spartans

Live: Gophers vs. Spartans

1/18/2018 - M. Ice Hockey

Follow the action as the Gophers take on Michigan State on Thursday in East Lansing. Puck drop is 5:30 p.m. CT.

Skate with the Gophers Info

Skate with the Gophers Info

1/18/2018 - M. Ice Hockey

Skate with the Gophers presented by AAA Minneapolis is set for Saturday, Feb. 3 at 3M Arena at Mariucci.

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