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Sam Rossini
Sam  Rossini

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Burnsville, Minn.

High School:
Burnsville

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 195

Position:
Defense


11/17/2017

Gophers Pick Up Sixth-Straight Home Win

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.

11/17/2017

Rinkside: Rossini Making the Most of Chances

Rossini has scored two goals in only five shots and is tied with sophomore Ryan Lindgren in leading Gopher defensemen in scoring.

10/15/2017

McManus' Hat Trick Lifts 'U' to Victory

Eleven Gophers tallied points in the game while Eric Schierhorn picked up the win in his 78th-straight start for Minnesota, setting a new program record.

10/01/2017

Men's Hockey vs. Alberta 10-1-17

Men's Hockey vs. Alberta 10-1-17

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Career Stats

HIGH SCHOOL/JUNIORS
Closed out his junior career by helping the Penticton Vees claim the 2017 British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) Fred Page Cup to earn a spot in the 2017 Western Canada Cup • made his debut with Penticton in the Fred Page Cup finals after suffering an injury in exhibition action • spent the 2014-15 and 2015-16 campaigns with the Waterloo Black Hawks in the United States Hockey League (USHL) • skated with Gophers Rem Pitlick, Tyler Sheehy and Tommy Novak while with Waterloo and continues a Black Hawks pipeline to Minnesota that includes Justin Kloos and Taylor Cammarata • competed at the 2016 USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game and the 2015 CCM All-American Prospects Game • previously skated at Burnsville High School with Tyler Sheehy.

INTERNATIONAL
Served as an alternate captain with the U.S. Under-18 Team at the 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup • helped the U.S. Under-17 Select Team to a silver medal at the 2014 Under-17 Five Nations Tournament.

PERSONAL
Born June 19, 1998 in St. Paul, Minn. • native of Burnsville, Minn. • son of Tim and Cathy Rossini • has two brothers, Ben and Charlie.

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