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Steve Johnson
Steve  Johnson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Excelsior, Minn.

High School:
Minnetonka

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190

Position:
Defense

Junior Team:
Omaha (USHL)


02/04/2017

How Swede It Is! Gophers Sweep PSU

Bristedt, who found the net shorthanded, on the power play and at even strength on Saturday, was one of eight Gophers to tally points in the victory.

01/27/2017

UMD Holds Off Gophers Rally

The Gophers will play Bemidji State on Saturday at 4 p.m. in the tournament's third-place game.

12/30/2016

Gophers Open the Flood-Gates in 5-1 Win

Brent Gates Jr. tallied his first career hat trick and the fourth hat trick in Mariucci Classic history to give Minnesota a 5-1 win over Mercyhurst.

12/10/2016

Gates Gives Gophers Spartan Sweep

MinnesotaThis weekend's pair of 4-2 wins gives the Maroon & Gold its first road sweep against the Spartans since the 1978-79 season.

12/02/2016

Gophers Top OSU in B1G Opener

Rem Pitlick tallied a career-high three assists while Tyler Sheehy and Leon Bristedt each added two goals for the Gophers.

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

10/14/2016

Men's Hockey vs. USANDT 10-14-16

Men's Hockey vs. USANDT 10-14-16

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 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

Kloos Inks Deal with Minnesota Wild

3/29/2017

A native of Lakeville, Minn., Kloos was one of the nation’s top scorers in his college career – leading all active Big Ten players and ranking third among active NCAA players ...

Bischoff Signs with Islanders

3/28/2017

Bischoff closed out his college career as the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year and a First Team All-Big Ten selection.

Lettieri Inks Deal with Rangers

3/27/2017

A native of Excelsior, Minn., Lettieri played in 149 career games at Minnesota with 83 points (37 goals, 46 assists).

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