Darian Romanko
Darian  Romanko


Shoreview, Minn.

High School:
Mounds View

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 202


Junior Team:
Minnesota Wilderness (NAHL)


Sheehy's Two-Goal Third Lifts Gophers Over Badgers

Tyler Sheehy scored twice in the third to be the difference-maker as Gopher Hockey downed Wisconsin 4-2.


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.


Robson and Gophers Shut Out No. 1 St. Cloud State

Mat Robson's shutout and Darian Romanko's third-period goal keyed a Gophers victory over No. 1 SCSU.


Gophers Clinch Sixth-Straight Conference Title

Jack Sadek scored twice for the Gophers while Eric Schierhorn picked up fifth shutout of the year with 24 saves. Darian Romanko and Ryan Collins also tallied goals for the Maroon & Gold.


Schierhorn, Gophers Blank Bemidji State

Minnesota picked up goals from Leon Bristedt, Ryan Norman, Taylor Cammarata and Justin Kloos while Schierhorn made 25 saves to secure the win and move to 15-7-2 on the year.


2017 Men's Ice Hockey vs SCSU

game for Men's hockey vs SCSU


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

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


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

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


Men's Hockey vs. Penn State 2-3-17

Men's Hockey vs. Penn State 2-3-17


MHK: Men's Hockey vs. Ohio State 12-2-16

Men's Hockey vs. Ohio State 12-2-16


Career Stats

Appeared in all 38 games during his sophomore campaign • totalled six points for the Gophers (two goals, four assists) • tallied his first collegiate goal at Michigan State on Dec. 9, 2016 • scored a goal and an assist against Michigan State on March 10, 2017 • tallied an assist against Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament on March 17, 2017 • Academic All-Big Ten • earned second letter. 

Skated in 34 games for the Gophers as a rookie • recorded four assists in his freshman season • notched his first point as a Gopher with an assist against St. Cloud State on Nov. 29 • contributed in back-to-back wins against Penn State and Michigan State with one assist in each game • posted one assist in Minnesota's 9-2 win over Wisconsin in Madison • earned first letter. 


Played two seasons with the Minnesota Wilderness in the NAHL for Gopher All-American Corey Millen • helped the Wilderness capture the 2015 NAHL Robertson Cup for the organization’s first-ever title • led all NAHL skaters with 19 points in the playoffs and tied for the league lead in playoff goals with seven and playoff assists with 12 • skated in the longest game in NAHL history to open the Robertson Cup finals – a four-overtime 2-1 win that lasted one hour, 33 minutes and three seconds • led the Wilderness and ranked second in the NAHL with 31 goals during the 2014-15 regular-season • also led the team and tied for eighth in the NAHL with 61 points (31 goals, 30 assists) in 54 regular-season games during the 2014-15 season • named to the 2014-15 NAHL All-Midwest Division Team • competed at the 2015 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament in Ann Arbor, Mich., • skated with fellow Gopher signee Brock Kautz for the Wilderness • tallied 41 points (20 goals, 21 assists) in 60 regular-season games during the 2013-14 season • appeared in 114 career NAHL regular-season games with 102 points (51 goals, 51 assists) while playing in another 17 career NAHL playoff games with 23 points (nine goals, 14 assists) • previously spent three seasons at Mounds View High School, notching 82 points (39 goals, 42 assists) in 74 high school games • two-time All-Suburban East Conference selection (2012, 2013)and the 2013 Suburban East Conference Forward of the Year.

Born Nov. 9, 1994 • native of Shoreview, Minn. • son of Tom and Kim Romanko • has an older brother, Trevor • lists winning the 2015 Robertson Cup as his most memorable sports experience.



Mittelstadt Named to Big Ten All-Freshman Team

Mittelstadt Named to Big Ten All-Freshman Team

3/13/2018 - M. Ice Hockey

Minnesota will learn of its fate for the NCAA tournament when the NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship bracket is announced on Sunday, March 18.

Sammy Walker Named Mr. Hockey

Sammy Walker Named Mr. Hockey

3/11/2018 - M. Ice Hockey

A senior captain for Edina High School, Walker led the Hornets to a third-place finish in the MSHSL Class AA State Tournament and earned all-tournament team honors.

Mittelstadt Up for B1G Freshman of the Year

Mittelstadt Up for B1G Freshman of the Year

3/7/2018 - M. Ice Hockey

Mittelstadt ranks second among Gophers this year with 30 points (11 goals, 19 assists) in 34 games with the Maroon & Gold.

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