The Gopher Hockey program held its annual team banquet on Sunday at Leopold’s Mississippi Gardens as the Maroon & Gold honored the outgoing senior class and announced a number of team awards following the 2017-18 campaign.
The sophomore's family connection to Gopher Hockey is spotlighted.
Playing in the 3,000th game in Gopher Hockey history and the program's 100th Big Ten contest, the Gophers jumped Wisconsin in the Big Ten standings on Saturday night and have now won five of the last six games.
Casey Mittelstadt tapped home a Rem Pitlick shot at 3:35 of overtime to help the Gophers knock off No. 1.
The No. 10 Gopher Hockey program will begin 2018 with a home-and-home series against in-state rival St. Cloud State this weekend.
game for Men's hockey vs SCSU
Men's Hockey vs. Harvard 11-17-17
MHK: Icebreaker vs. Minnesota Duluth 10-6-17
Men's Hockey vs. Alberta 10-1-17
2016-17 | REDSHIRT SEASON
Did not see action per NCAA transfer rules.
2015-16 | FRESHMAN SEASON (OHIO STATE)
Did not see action for the Buckeyes.
A 2014 graduate of Edina High School • led the Hornets to two-straight MSHSL Class A state championships in 2013 and 2014 • served as team captain • closed out his prep career with 38 points (12 goals, 26 assists) in 30 games during the 2013-14 season including a team-high eight points (four goals, four assists) in the state tournament • recorded 23 points (10 goals, 13 assists) during the 2012-13 season and had 22 points (seven goals, 15 assists) during the 2011-12 campaign • also played golf at Edina High School and served as team captain for the 2014 state championship team • split the 2014-15 season in the USHL between the Sioux Falls Stampede and the Madison Capitols – totaling 16 points (eight goals, eight assists) in 43 games • also played four games with Sioux Falls during the 2013-14 season with two assists and competed in two games with the Lincoln Stars during the 2012-13 season • skated with Gopher teammates Connor Hurley, Ryan Zuhlsdorf and Cullen Munson at Edina.
Born March 17, 1996 • native of Edina, Minn. • son of Marty and Patti Nanne • has one brother, Louie, who played for RPI • a third-generation Gopher Hockey player • father, Marty, played for the Gophers • grandfather, Lou Nanne, is a former Gopher All-American, a former player, coach and general manager of the Minnesota North Stars and a long-time representative of USA Hockey • cousin of Gophers alum Vinni Lettieri • selected in the fifth round (142nd overall) of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft by the New York Rangers.
‘U’ Finalizes 2018-19 Schedule
5/24/2018 - M. Ice Hockey
The Maroon & Gold open the 98th season of play against the defending national champions in Minnesota Duluth with a home-and-home series (Oct. 6-7).
Dean Blais Honored by USA Hockey
5/23/2018 - M. Ice Hockey
A native of International Falls, Minn., Blais was a four-year letter winner for the Maroon & Gold from 1970-1973 – recording 139 points (56 goals, 83 assists) in 124 career games.
Gophers Announce Big Ten Schedule
5/22/2018 - M. Ice Hockey
The 98th season of Gopher Hockey will see the Maroon & Gold take the ice for the first time under new head coach Bob Motzko.