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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


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.

01/01/2016

Gophers Win First Meeting with UConn

Minnesota picked up the victory in its first-ever meeting with the Huskies and now plays No. 7 Harvard in the tournament's championship game on Saturday at 7 p.m.

12/04/2015

Gophers Rally for Overtime Win

Hudson Fasching's goal just over a minute into overtime completed the comeback.

11/13/2015

Schierhorn Blanks Mavericks in Opener

Four different Gophers found the net and Eric Schierhorn added his second career shutout as the Gopher Hockey program opened this weekend's series with a 4-0 win over Minnesota 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.

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

‘U’ Falls in Series Finale

2/6/2016

Minnesota (14-13-0 overall, 9-3-0-0 Big Ten) hits the road next weekend with a two-game series at Michigan State.

Watch Pride on Ice: Overtime

2/6/2016

Current and former Gophers talk about their decision to play at the University of Minnesota.

Gophers Take B1G Lead with Win

2/5/2016

Taylor Cammarata and Leon Bristedt tallied multi-point games for the Maroon & Gold.

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