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Steve Johnson
Steve  Johnson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Excelsior, Minn.

High School:
Minnetonka

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
Defense

Club:
Omaha - USHL


03/23/2016

Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.

03/23/2016

Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.

02/25/2016

Gophers Fall to Michigan in Opener

Steve Johnson and Tommy Novak scored in a 6-2 loss for the Maroon & Gold.

01/22/2016

Schierhorn Shuts Down Badgers

Connor Reilly, Hudson Fasching and Justin Kloos each tallied two points for the Gophers.

01/02/2016

`U' Falls to No. 7 Harvard in Overtime

Eric Schierhorn made a career-high 35 saves in the tournament title game.

03/18/2016

Big 10 Semifinal

Big 10 Tournament Semifinal game vs. Ohio State.

01/15/2016

Men's Hockey vs. Michigan State 1-15-16

Men's Hockey vs. Michigan State 1-15-16

2015-16 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Recorded a two assist night in an overtime win over the Buckeyes of Ohio State. • Tallied a two point weekend in the Mariucci Classic including his first goal of the season and was named to the All-Tournament Team.  Recorded a goal and an assist in a weekend sweep of the Badgers on the road in Madison. • Showed his offensive prowess with a goal against Michigan. 

2014-15 | FRESHMAN SEASON

Appeared in 11 games as a freshman • had one point on one assist • notched his first career point, an assist, during a 4-2 loss in North Star College Cup action against Minnesota State • also netted a goal against the U.S. Under-18 Team in exhibition action • earned first letter.

INTERNATIONAL
Won a gold medal with the U.S. at the 2013 World Junior A Challenge in Canada.

HIGH SCHOOL/JUNIORS
Joined the Gophers after skating with the Omaha Lancers during the 2013-14 season in the USHL • played in 56 regular-season games with 31 points (five goals, 26 assists) • previously played in the NAHL with the Aberdeen Wings, scoring 23 points (six goals, 17 assists) during the 2012-13 campaign • played two seasons of high school hockey at Minnetonka from 2010-12 • skated with Gophers teammate Vinni Lettieri and Gophers alum Justin Holl at Minnetonka.

PERSONAL
Born June 27, 1994 • son of Scott and Sue Johnson • has two sisters, Lauren and Anna • drafted 120th overall (fourth round) by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

MORE HEADLINES

Martin, Kessel Face Off for Stanley Cup

5/27/2016

Gopher alums will face off in the Stanley Cup Final for the fourth time in program history.

Four Gophers to Skate at World Cup of Hockey

5/27/2016

A native of Pori, Finland, Haula is coming off a career year with the Wild - setting new career highs for points (34), goals (14) and assists (20).

Pitlick, Westby Earn USA Hockey Honors

5/25/2016

Pitlick was named the Dave Tyler Junior Player of the Year while Westby was tabbed the Adult Player of the Year.

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