The two-time Big Ten goaltender of the year made 21 saves on Saturday to improve to 8-1-1 all-time against the Spartans.
Three Gophers scored and the Minnesota penalty kill continued to lock down defensively to earn a Big Ten win.
Team captain Tyler Sheehy was one of two Big Ten players selected as a unanimous pick while he was joined on the list by Ryan Lindgren, Rem Pitlick and newcomer Casey Mittelstadt.
All three Gophers skaters have previously represented the United States in international competition.
All-American Tyler Sheehy will serve as team captain for the Gopher Hockey program in 2017-18 while Leon Bristedt, Mike Szmatula and Ryan Lindgren will serve as alternate captains.
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2016-17 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Named to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team • skated in 32 games as a rookie, missing the Big Ten and NCAA tournaments with an injury • recorded seven points (one goal, six assists) as a freshman while finishing second on the team with 50 blocks • made his collegiate debut on Oct. 7, 2016 in Minnesota's win over UAA • notched his first point (an assist) against Northeastern on Nov. 25, 2016 • added his first career goal against Ohio State on Dec. 3, 2016 • missed the Mariucci Classic while helping the U.S. National Junior Team go unbeaten at the IIHF World Junior Championships in Canada, earning a gold medal • earned first letter.
A 2016 graduate of Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor, Mich. • spent two years (2014-16) with USA Hockey's National Team Development Program • tallied 25 points (seven goals, 18 assists) in 60 career USHL games • served as team captain of the U.S. National Under-17 Team during the 2014-15 season and recorded 19 points (three goals, 16 assists) in 55 total games • also served as team captain of the U.S. National Under-18 Team during the 2015-16 season and recorded 25 points (six goals, 19 assists) in 61 total games • previously skated for three seasons at Shattuck-St. Mary’s and helped capture the 2014 Tier I Boys 18 and Under National Championship with Gophers teammates Ryan Norman and Rem Pitlick.
Earned a gold medal with the U.S. National Junior Team at the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championships in Canada as USA Hockey went unbeaten at the event • served as team captain for the U.S. at the 2016 IIHF Under-18 World Championship in Grand Forks, N.D., helping Team USA to a bronze medal with five points (two goals, three assists) in seven games • finished fourth at the 2016 IIHF Under-18 Five Nations Tournament in Rauma, Finland • helped the U.S. to a gold medal at the 2015 IIHF Under-17 Four Nations Tournament in Monthey, Switzerland • also earned silver medals at the 2015 IIHF Under-17 Five Nations Tournament in Dmitrov, Russia, the 2014 IIHF World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Sarnia and Lambton Shores, Ontario and the 2014 IIHF Under-17 Four Nations Tournament in Ann Arbor, Mich. • served as team captain for the U.S. at the 2014 IIHF World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.
Born Feb. 11, 1998 • son of Bob and Jennifer Lindgren • native of Minneapolis, Minn. • father, Bob, was a goalie at Michigan • brother, Charlie, was a goalie for St. Cloud State and plays in the Montreal Canadiens organization • brother, Andrew, is a goalie at St. John’s • selected in the second round (49th overall) of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft by the Boston Bruins • competed at the 2015 CCM All-American Prospects Game in Buffalo, N.Y.
Sheehy's Overtime Goal Seals Sweep of Harvard
11/18/2017 - M. Ice Hockey
Tyler Sheehy scored 35 seconds into overtime, propelling the No. 7 Gophers to a 2-1 victory and a non-conference series sweep of No. 13 Harvard on Saturday night.
Gophers Pick Up Sixth-Straight Home Win
11/17/2017 - M. Ice Hockey
Casey Mittelstadt led the way with a goal and an assist while Brent Gates Jr., Rem Pitlick and Steve Johnson also recorded goals for the Maroon & Gold.
Rinkside: Rossini Making the Most of Chances
11/17/2017 - M. Ice Hockey
Rossini has scored two goals in only five shots and is tied with sophomore Ryan Lindgren in leading Gopher defensemen in scoring.