25 Justin Kloos  
Justin  Kloos


Lakeville, Minn.

High School:
Lakeville South

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 180



Rinkside: Michaelson Against the Catamounts

Check out this week's edition of Rinkside to learn more about A.J. Michaelson, Saturday's banner unveilings, the Minnesota goaltending corps, and Coach Lucia's Twitter.


Gophers Open Season with U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Game

No. 8/9 Minnesota hosts Vermont on Saturday at Mariucci Arena. Game time is 7 pm CT.


Gophers Tabbed No. 2 in B1G Preseason Poll

Meanwhile, Justin Kloos and Hudson Fasching have been named to the league's Preseason Players to Watch list.


Kloos Named Gophers Team Captain

A native of Lakeville, Minn., Kloos returns as Minnesota's active leading scorer with 64 points (29 goals, 35 assists) in 80 career games.


Gophers Claim Big Ten Tournament Title

The win for Minnesota locks up the program's 36th NCAA tournament appearance.


Kloos, Gophers Beat Huskies

Justin Kloos recorded the hat trick as Minnesota beat St. Cloud State in overtime.


Gophers Beat Wolverines

Minnesota beat Michigan, 5-3, on Friday night at Mariucci Arena.


Gophers Sweep Buckeyes

Sam Warning's hat trick led Minnesota to a 4-2 win and sweep of Ohio State.


Gophers Rout Engineers

Minnesota beat RPI, 6-2, in the Mariucci Classic.


Minnesota Routs UMD

The Gopher hockey team routed UMD, 6-1, at Mariucci Arena.


MHK: Michigan State at Minnesota 2-26-15

Michigan State at Minnesota 2-26-15


MHK: Michigan at Gophers 2-13-15

Gophers win 6-2 over Michigan on Friday night at Mariucci


Minnesota vs. Bemidji State (Friday)

Minnesota vs. Bemidji State (Friday)

Appeared in 39 games as a sophomore • totaled 32 points on 13 goals and 19 points tieing his career high mark for points. • netted his first goal of the season in an opening win over UMD • picked up an assist in a 5-2 victory over Bemidji State • tallied a goal in a 5-3 victory over Bemidji State • tallied his first collegiate hat trick in a 4-3 overtime victory over SCSU • was named the Big Ten second Star of the Week for his efforts in a series split with SCSU • had a goal and an assist in a series sweep over Notre Dame • added 2 assists in a 6-2 road win over Boston College • netted his seventh goal of the season in a 3-2 road loss to Northeastern • added 2 assists in a  5-0 win and 1 assist in a 3-3 tie at Michigan State • tallied a power play goal in a 3-4 overtime loss at Michigan • added an assist in a 2-2 tie with Wisconsin • notched an assist on a Connor Reilly goal during a 5-2 victory over Wisconsin • added an assist during a 4-2 loss in the North Star College Cup at the hands of Minnesota State • notched an assist in a 7-5 road victory over Wisconsin • added an assist on a Seth Ambroz power play goal in a 4-4 tie at Wisconsin • tallied a goal and an assist in a 4-2 victory over Ohio State • picked up an assist in the Gopher's 300th win at Mariucci Arena, a 6-2 victory over Michigan • netted a goal in a 2-1 victory over Penn State • scored a goal in a 4-2 victory at Ohio State • added a pair of assists in a 2-5 loss at Ohio State • scored a goal and added an assist in a 5-0 route of Penn State • scored the game winning goal in a 4-2 victory over Michigan to help the Maroon and Gold secure the Big Ten Championship.

NCAA West Regional Most Outstanding Player and All-Tournament Team member • appeared in 39 games as a freshman • scored 16 goals to become the first Gophers' freshman to lead the team in goal scoring since Jay Barriball in 2006-07 • finished fourth on the team in points with 32 (16 goals, 16 assists) and led all Minnesota freshman • NCAA West Regional All-Tournament Team member • team was 17-2-3 when he tallied a point and 6-1-1 in games where he had multiple points • scored a power-play goal for his first collegiate point in the season opener -- a 6-0 win over Mercyhurst • had five points (one goal, four assists) in Minnesota's road sweep over Bemidji State • added three assists in the Boston College series • scored a goal and added an assist in Minnesota's 4-1 win over Minnesota State • added another goal in the Gophers' 6-1 victory over Minnesota Duluth • tallied three points (one goal, two assists) on the road in the Michigan State series • added a goal against RPI in a 6-2 Minnesota win • scored his first empty-net goal against Penn State in a 5-2 victory while also adding two assists in the game • scored a goal in a 2-2 overtime tie against Michigan State • added a goal in Minnesota's 5-3 win at home over Michigan and repeated the performance at Ohio State in a 5-1 win • tallied a goal in Minnesota's 3-2 win at Michigan to clinch the inaugural Big Ten regular-season title • played in all four NCAA tournament games • tallied a goal in the NCAA opener -- a 7-3 win over Robert Morris • scored twice in Minnesota's 4-0 win over St. Cloud State -- including his first game winner -- to send the Gophers to the NCAA Frozen Four • had two points (one goal, one assist) in the national championship game against Union • earned first letter.

Skated for Team USA at the 2012 World Junior A Challenge.

Skated with the USHL's Waterloo Black Hawks for parts of three seasons including the entire 2012-13 campaign • finished second in the USHL with 87 points behind Black Hawks linemate and Gophers classmate Taylor Cammarata • his 58 assists in 2012-13 were the second most in Waterloo history • earned All-USHL First Team honors • saw action in two USHL games with Waterloo in 2011-12, scoring four points (two goals, two assists) • also played 10 games for the Black Hawks in 2010-11, adding five points (three goals, two assists) • prior to his tenure in the USHL, skated with Lakeville South High School and led the state in scoring with 103 points in 31 games during his senior season • honored as Minnesota's Mr. Hockey in 2012 • helped Lakeville South to a Minnesota State Hockey Tournament Appearance.

Born Nov. 30, 1993 • son of Tom and Mary Kloos • has one brother, John • cousin, Carrie Thompson, played collegiate women's hockey at Dartmouth