Senior defenseman Steve Johnson scored his first goal in over a year and a half to push the No. 8 Gopher Hockey program to a 2-1 win over No. 4 North Dakota on Friday night at Ralph Engelstad Arena.
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.
Vinni Lettieri leads all active Gophers in scoring against Michigan with 13 points (six goals, seven assists) including his first career hat trick earlier this year as Minnesota swept the Wolverines at Mariucci Arena.
Bristedt, who found the net shorthanded, on the power play and at even strength on Saturday, was one of eight Gophers to tally points in the victory.
Minnesota (2-2-0 overall, 0-0-0-0 Big Ten) hasn’t played Clarkson since 1993 and hasn’t played St. Lawrence since 1998
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Men's Hockey vs. Michigan St. 3-11-17
Men's Hockey vs. Ohio State 12-2-16
2016-17 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Appeared in 36 games during his second collegiate go-around • earned five points including his first collegiate score (one goal, four assists) • opened the season with a scoring effort, tallying an assist at Alaska Anchorage on Oct. 7, 2016 • scored a goal and an assist in exhibition against the USA Under-18 Team on Oct. 14, 2016, setting the stage for his first Gopher goal the next week at St. Cloud State on Oct. 22 • added two assists against Michigan State on March 10, 2017 • Academic All-Big Ten • earned second letter.
2015-16 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Skated in 31 games as a rookie for the Gophers • recorded five assists on the season • notched his first career point with an assist against Penn State on Jan. 9 and followed up with another in the next game against Michigan State on Jan. 15 • recorded his first career multi-point game with two assists in a 9-2 win at Wisconsin on Jan. 23 • picked up an assist against Michigan on Feb. 26 • team was 4-0-0 when he tallied a point • earned first letter.
Spent two seasons with the Penticton Vees in the BCHL and served as an alternate captain in 2014-15 • helped Penticton capture the Fred Page Cup as 2015 BCHL champions, rallying from a two-game deficit to Nanaimo to win the series 4-2 • the Vees also won the Ryan Hatfield Memorial Trophy as BCHL Interior Conference champions and the Ron Boileau Memorial Trophy as the BCHL team with the most regular-season points (89) in 2014-15 • Penticton represented the BCHL in the Western Canada Cup and the RBC Cup in 2015 • tallied 38 points (17 goals, 21 assists) in 54 regular-season games during 2014-15 while adding nine points (three goals, six assists) in 22 playoff games • recorded 25 points (nine goals, 16 assists) in 57 regular-season games in 2013-14 and added eight points (one goal, seven assists) in 11 playoff games that year • appeared in 111 career BCHL regular-season games with 63 points (26 goals, 37 assists) and added 17 points (four goals, 13 assists) in 33 career playoff games • previously skated at Minnetonka High School for two seasons with Gophers Steve Johnson and Vinni Lettieri • All-Lake Conference honoree in 2013 • helped Minnetonka win back-to-back Lake Conference titles in 2013 and 2014.
Born Nov. 2, 1995 • native of Chanhassen, Minn. • son of Mike and Jill Ramsey • father played for the Gophers and was part of the Miracle on Ice team at the 1980 U.S. Winter Olympic Games before a lengthy NHL playing and coaching career • has two sisters, Rachel and Hannah • sister, Rachel, was a captain for the Minnesota women’s hockey program and helped the Gophers win three national titles • competed in the 2013 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game in Pittsburgh, Pa. • selected in the seventh round (208th overall ) by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft • lists winning the BCHL championship in overtime as his most memorable sports experience.
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12/9/2017 - M. Ice Hockey
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12/8/2017 - M. Ice Hockey
Minnesota closes out the first half on Saturday night with the series finale against Ohio State. Puck drop is 7 p.m. CT on BTN.
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12/8/2017 - M. Ice Hockey
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