With Gopher Hockey's exhibition game set for Oct. 1, we're counting down to the 2017-18 opener by looking back at some of the top moments from last year's campaign.
The Gophers line of Rem Pitlick, Justin Kloos and Tyler Sheehy combined for six points (two goals, four assists) with each forward notching a multi-point game for the Maroon & Gold.
The rookie tallied three goals and an assist as the Gophers topped Penn State 6-3 on the road.
Minnesota picked up goals from Leon Bristedt, Ryan Norman, Taylor Cammarata and Justin Kloos while Schierhorn made 25 saves to secure the win and move to 15-7-2 on the year.
Tyler Sheehy ended the night with a pair of assists and leads the Big Ten in scoring with 32 points on the year.
2016-17 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Appeared in 26 games during his second collegiate campaign, recording a career-high seven points (five goals, two assists) • opened the season with an assist against Alaska on Oct. 9, 2016 • scored his first goal of the season at Michigan State on Dec. 10, 2016 • skated in the final 17 games, kick-starting that stretch with a goal at Wisconsin on Jan. 21, 2017 • Academic All-Big Ten • earned second letter.
2015-16 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Skated in 21 games as a rookie for the Gophers • recorded five points (four goals, one assist) • notched his first career point with a goal against St. Cloud State on Nov. 29 • added goals in back-to-back games against Penn State on Jan. 9 and Michigan State on Jan. 15 -- both Minnesota wins • his goal against Penn State marked his first career game-winning goal • picked up his first career assist and added a goal for his first career multi-point game in Minnesota's 9-2 win at Wisconsin on Jan. 23 • earned first letter.
Spent five years at Shattuck St. Mary’s including three seasons with the school’s prep team • helped Shattuck St. Mary’s capture the 2014 Tier I Boys 18 and Under National Championship • appeared in 159 career high school games with 198 points (78 goals, 120 assists) • finished second at SSM in points with 65 (27 goals, 38 assists) in 2014-15 after leading the team in scoring the previous two years • tallied 71 points (27 goals, 44 assists) in 53 games during the 2013-14 season and had 62 points (24 goals, 38 points) in 2012-13 • skated with Gophers Ryan Lindgren and Rem Pitlick at SSM.
Born Oct. 25, 1996 • native of Maplewood, Minn. • son of Todd and Sheila Norman • has a younger brother, Nik • father played college hockey at North Dakota and was drafted by the Edmonton Oilers • lists winning the 2014 18 and Under National Championship as his favorite sports experience.
‘U’ Finalizes 2018-19 Schedule
5/24/2018 - M. Ice Hockey
The Maroon & Gold open the 98th season of play against the defending national champions in Minnesota Duluth with a home-and-home series (Oct. 6-7).
Dean Blais Honored by USA Hockey
5/23/2018 - M. Ice Hockey
A native of International Falls, Minn., Blais was a four-year letter winner for the Maroon & Gold from 1970-1973 – recording 139 points (56 goals, 83 assists) in 124 career games.
Gophers Announce Big Ten Schedule
5/22/2018 - M. Ice Hockey
The 98th season of Gopher Hockey will see the Maroon & Gold take the ice for the first time under new head coach Bob Motzko.