Haula and Schmidt were expansion selections from the Minnesota Wild and the Washington Capitals, respectively, while Bischoff was part of a trade between Vegas and the New York Islanders.
Bischoff closed out his college career as the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year and a First Team All-Big Ten selection.
The No. 4/5 Gopher Hockey claimed the league's Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year and Goaltender of the Year awards as well as two-thirds of this year's First Team All-Big Ten selections.
Jake Bischoff extended his career-best point streak to 10 games on Saturday night, rallying the No. 5 Gopher Hockey program to a 1-1 overtime tie with Michigan State.
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.
Minnesota scored four first-period goals in a 6-1 win over Boston College.
Men's Hockey wins Mariucci Classic vs. UMass 12-31-16
Men's Hockey vs. North Dakota 11-4-16
Men's Hockey vs. Michigan State 1-15-16
Men's Hockey at Minnesota State 11-13-15
The Gophers defeated Penn State on Senior Night to win the 2015 B1G regular season championship.
Alternate captain (2015-16, 2016-17) • skated in 139 games with 68 points (17 goals, 51 assists) • helped Minnesota capture four-straight Big Ten regular-season championships as well as the 2015 Big Ten Tournament title • made three NCAA tournament appearances including a national championship berth in 2014 • the 2017 Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year • First Team All-Big Ten (2017), All-Big Ten Honorable Mention (2016) • Academic All-Big Ten (2015, 2016, 2017) • Dr. V. George Nagobads Unsung Hero Award (2015, 2016, 2017), the Elwin "Doc" Romnes Leadership & Sportsmanship Award (2017), the John Mayasich Outstanding Student-Athlete Award (2017) • four-year letter winner • signed with the New York Islanders following his senior season.
2016-17 | SENIOR SEASON
Alternate captain • named the 2017 Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year and a First Team All-Big Ten selection • skated in all 38 games for the Gophers with career highs for points (32), assists (27) and blocks (88) • honored with Minnesota's John Mayasich Outstanding Student-Athlete Award, the Dr. V. George Nagobads Unsung Hero Award and the Elwin "Doc" Romnes Leadership & Sportsmanship Award • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • earned fourth letter.
2015-16 | JUNIOR SEASON
Alternate captain • All-Big Ten Honorable Mention and Minnesota's Big Ten Sportsmanship Award winner • played in all 37 games for Minnesota (a new career high) and also posted career bests with 18 points, six goals, 12 assists and 66 blocked shots • his six goals in 2015-16 doubled his previous career best (three in both 2013-14 and 2014-15) • tied for the team lead with four power-play goals -- the first of his college career • one of his two even-strength goals on the year was the game winner in a 5-3 victory over Michigan State • five of his six career multi-point games came during the 2015-16 season (team was 4-1-0 in those games) • co-recipient of the team's Dr. V George Nagobads Unsung Hero Award • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • earned third letter.
2014-15 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Skated in 36 games for Minnesota with 11 points (three goals, eight assists) • recorded his first career multi-point game with a goal and an assist in a 7-5 road win against Wisconsin • Minnesota was 8-0-2 when Bischoff tallied a point in 2014-15 and 14-0-3 over his first two seasons with the Gophers • honored with the team's Dr. V. George Nagobads Unsung Hero Award • Academic All-Big Ten • earned second letter.
2013-14 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Skated in 28 games for the Gophers with seven points, three goals and four assists • Minnesota was 6-0-1 in 2013-14 when Bischoff tallied a point • second among Gophers newcomers and tied for sixth on the team with a plus-15 rating • recorded his first collegiate point with an assist in the Gophers' 5-1 win over Bemidji State • notched his first collegiate goal against Boston College in a 6-1 Minnesota victory • scored the game-winning goal in the third period at Notre Dame during a 5-4 triumph • tallied the game-winning goal against Minnesota State in a 3-0 victory • earned first letter.
Scored 21 points (eight goals, 13 assists) in 15 games as a senior at Grand Rapids High School • was a finalist for Minnesota Mr. Hockey in 2013 and was honored as the winner of the Reed Larson Award, given annually to the top senior boys high school hockey defenseman in Minnesota • led Grand Rapids defensemen and finished third on the team with 37 points (11 goals, 26 assists) in 21 games in 2011-12 • also scored 25 points (five goals, 20 assists in 24 games during the 2010-11 season for Grand Rapids • also spent parts of the 2011-12 and 2012-13 seasons with the Omaha Lancers of the USHL • tallied a total of 22 games with the Lancers.
Born July, 25, 1994 • native of Grand Rapids, Minn. • son of Grant and Tammi Bischoff • has six siblings, Jordan, Jonah, Blake, Ty, Jazzy and Jered • drafted 185th overall in the seventh round of the NHL Entry Draft by the New York Islanders • father, Grant, played forward for the Gophers from 1988-91 and collected 161 points (80 goals, 81 assists) in 180 games.
Get to Know Coach Scott Bell
The former Gophers captain re-joined the program earlier this summer after helping the Pittsburgh Penguins to back-to-back Stanley Cups.
Mittelstadt Named All-USA Athlete of the Year
Mittelstadt, who was drafted eighth overall by the Buffalo Sabres last month at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, was honored as the 2017 recipient of the Mr. Hockey Award.
3M and U of M Announce Athletics Sponsorship
Partnership will benefit all current and future Gopher student-athletes, rename men's hockey arena 3M Arena at Mariucci