18 Nick Larson  
Nick Larson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Stillwater, Minn.

High School:
Hill-Murray

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 189

Position:
Forward

Club:
Omaha - USHL


05/31/2012

149 Gopher Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Minnesota's Total is up from 123 Following the 2011 Spring Seasons

03/07/2012

Weekend Preview: Alaska Anchorage

Gophers host Seawolves in first round of WCHA playoffs

02/14/2012

Weekend Preview: Bemidji State

Gophers host Beavers for two games this weekend

01/24/2012

Weekend Preview: St. Cloud State

Gophers face Huskies in home-and-home series

01/17/2012

Weekend Preview: Colorado College

Gophers face Tigers for first time since October 2010

12/30/2011

Mariucci Classic: Minnesota vs Niagara 12.30.2011

Mariucci Classic: Minnesota vs Niagara 12.30.2011

Photo Gallery l Larson Q&A

2011-12 • Senior Season: Has four points (3g-1a) in 24 games • has missed a combined 12 games with an injury or illness this season • made his season debut against Sacred Heart (10/8) • scored his first goal of the season to tie the game in the third period against North Dakota (11/5) • recorded one goal against Minnesota State (12/2) • recorded one goal against Niagara (12/30) • missed 10 games from Jan. 20-Feb. 25 with a broken wrist • returned to the lineup against Wisconsin (3/2) • missed the WCHA Final Five and the NCAA West Regional with an injury.

2010-11 • Junior Season: Skated in 30 games and had 11 points (5g-6a) • four of his five goals came at home • his four minor penalties and eight penalty minutes were the fewest on the team for anyone who played more than 15 games • scored a point in 10 of 30 games • team was 6-3-1 when he had a point • made season debut against Massachusetts (10/8) and played in first four games of the season • missed next six games with an injury, but returned to the lineup at Michigan Tech (11/19) • scored the game-winning goal against Michigan (11/28) • goal was his first of the year, sixth of his career, and first since March 5, 2010, against Wisconsin • scored in back-to-back games with a goal at Minnesota State (12/3) • scored his third goal in four games with a goal in a 3-2 win against No. 2 Minnesota-Duluth (12/10) • had one assist in 3-2 win at No. 2 North Dakota (1/14) • had one goal and one assist in a win against Alaska Anchorage (1/28) • fifth goal of the season came against Michigan Tech (2/25) • received the John Mayasich Outstanding Student-Athlete award after earning a 4.00 during the fall semester • named to the WCHA All-Academic team.

2009-10 • Sophomore Season: Appeared in 33 of team's 39 games • had a breakout game against Harvard (1/9) with two goals to break a 1-1 tie and lead the Gophers to a 3-1 win • also assisted a goal the previous night against Harvard (1/8) and put 12 shots on goal while finishing plus-three in the series • scored the game's first goal in a 3-2 win over Minnesota Duluth (2/26) • recorded an early third period goal to tie the game against Wisconsin at the Target Center (3/5) in an eventual 3-2 loss • team was 6-1 when he scored a point • assisted the game's first goal in a 6-1 win over Wisconsin (3/7) • split time between center and right wing and played on the second line late in the season • named to the WCHA All-Academic team for the second straight year • earned his second letter.

2008-09 • Freshman Season: Appeared in 14 games, including nine straight games at mid-season • only goal of the season helped the Gophers rally from a 4-2 deficit to force a 4-4 tie against Michigan State (11/29) • had three shots on goal against the Spartans • posted an assist and put a season-high four shots on goal while posting a plus-two rating in win over Brown (1/2) • named to the WCHA All-Academic team • earned his first letter.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played his prep hockey at Hill-Murray School • head coach was Bill Lechner • finalist for the 2007 Minnesota Mr. Hockey Award • finished his senior season ranked first on the team and tied for 32nd in the state in scoring with totals of 31-30--61 in 29 games • named AP all-state honorable mention • helped the Pioneers to a 23-6-1 record and a berth in the Class AA State Tournament. • played 10 games following his senior season with the Omaha Lancers of the USHL • totaled three goals and two assists with Omaha • led Hill-Murray and finished fifth in the state in scoring with totals of 38-39--77 in 31 games during his junior year • helped Hill-Murray to a 27-3-1 record and fourth place at the State Tournament • earned all-tournament honors with 5-1--6 in three games • named AP all-state honorable mention, St. Paul Pioneer Press first team all-state, Minneapolis Star Tribune third team all-metro and Classic Suburban all-conference • posted totals of 9-11--20 in 26 games to help the Pioneers to a 17-8-1 overall record during his sophomore season • selected with the 185th overall pick in the seventh round by the Washington Capitals in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

PERSONAL: Psychology major • lists golfing, basketball, movies, traveling and working out as hobbies • lists the 2006 state tournament as his most memorable sports thrill • attended Minnesota during the 2007-08 school year, but did not play hockey due to injury • son of Dan and Jill Larson • born January 16, 1989.