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Steve Johnson
Steve  Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Excelsior, Minn.

High School:
Minnetonka

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 186

Position:
Defense

Junior Team:
Omaha (USHL)


11/18/2017

Sheehy's Overtime Goal Seals Sweep of Harvard

Minnesota needed 50 shots against Harvard's Merrick Madsen but claimed a 2-1 victory and series sweep.

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.

10/30/2017

Around the Rink: Steve Johnson

GopherSports.com caught up with the Excelsior, Minn., native to talk about his time with the Maroon & Gold.

10/27/2017

Gophers Take Down No. 9 Clarkson in Opener

Eric Schierhorn played solid in net behind a strong defense while eight different Gophers had at least a point.

10/20/2017

Gophers Take Down UND in Series Opener

Senior defenseman Steve Johnson scored his first goal in over a year and a half to push the No. 8 Gopher Hockey program to a 2-1 win over No. 4 North Dakota on Friday night at Ralph Engelstad Arena.

10/07/2017

Men's Hockey vs. Union 10-7-17

Men's Hockey vs. Union 10-7-17

03/11/2017

Men's Hockey vs. Michigan St. 3-11-17

Men's Hockey vs. Michigan St. 3-11-17

03/10/2017

Men's Hockey vs. Michigan St. 3-10-17

Men's Hockey vs. Michigan St. 3-10-17

02/03/2017

Men's Hockey vs. Penn State 2-3-17

Men's Hockey vs. Penn State 2-3-17

12/31/2016

Men's Hockey wins Mariucci Classic vs. UMass 12-31-16

Men's Hockey wins Mariucci Classic vs. UMass 12-31-16

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Career Stats

2016-17 | JUNIOR SEASON
Skated in all 37 games for the Gophers as a junior, a new career high • also recorded career highs in points (14), assists (14) and blocks (49) • third on the team in blocks • recorded three assists in a 6-5 Minnesota win at Ohio State on Feb. 11, 2017 -- a single-game career high for assists and points • Academic All-Big Ten • earned third letter. 

2015-16 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Skated in 33 games as a sophomore for the Gophers • set new career highs with 10 points, three goals and seven assists while also blocking 31 shots • recorded his first career multi-point game with two assists against Ohio State on March 4 • scored his first career goal against Harvard on Jan. 2 • added goals against Wisconsin on Jan. 22 and Michigan on Feb. 25 • Academic All-Big Ten • earned second letter.

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 alums Vinni Lettieri and 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.

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