4 Steve Johnson  
Steve Johnson

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Excelsior, Minn.

High School:
Minnetonka

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 183

Position:
Defense

Club:
Omaha - USHL


11/21/2014

Gophers Fall in Overtime Exhibition Action

Nick Lehr made 35 saves in net for the Gophers after getting the starting nod.

2014-15 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Netted a goal against the U.S. Under-18 Team in a 5 - 4 overtime loss.

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

HIGH SCHOOL/JUNIORS
Joins 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.