Ten different players earned a point for Minnesota as they escaped with a Big Ten series-opening victory
Minnesota needed 50 shots against Harvard's Merrick Madsen but claimed a 2-1 victory and series sweep.
The two-time Big Ten goaltender of the year made 21 saves on Saturday to improve to 8-1-1 all-time against the Spartans.
Eric Schierhorn played solid in net behind a strong defense while eight different Gophers had at least a point.
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.
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CAREER HONORS & AWARDS
First Team All-American (2017) • Hobey Baker Award Finalist (2017) • Big Ten Player the Year (2017) • First Team All-Big Ten (2017) • Big Ten Co-Scoring Champion (2017) • played in 75 career games with 83 points (32 goals, 51 assists) since joining the Gophers • averaging 1.11 points per game for his career • Tom Mohr Playoff Most Valuable Player (2016) • two-time letter winner (2016-2017).
2016-17 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
First Team All-American • named the 2017 Big Ten Player of the Year, a First Team All-Big Ten selection and the Big Ten Co-Scoring Champion • led the Gophers and ranked eighth nationally with 53 points (20 goals, 33 assists) while playing in all 38 games • Sheehy’s 53 points are the most in a season by a Gopher since Ryan Potulny recorded 63 during the 2005-06 season • the sophomore recorded career highs for points (53), goals (20), assists (33) and plus/minus (+21) • led the nation with 38 even-strength points • led the Gophers at +21 on the year • his 19 multi-point games ranked tied for third in the nation • a five-time Big Ten Three Stars honoree • earned second letter.
2015-16 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Skated in all 37 games as a rookie for the Gophers • finished fourth overall on the team and led the freshmen class with 30 points (12 goals, 18 assists) • tallied his first career point with a goal against Northeastern on Oct. 23 • recorded eight multi-point games as a rookie including a season-high three-point game four times • assisted on all-three goals in a 3-1 win over Michigan State on Jan. 16 • scored two goals for his first career multi-goal game and added an assist for good measure against Ohio State on Dec. 5 • led the Gophers with a goal and two assists against Ohio State to open the Big Ten Tournament on March 18 • named the team's Tom Mohr Playoff Most Valuable Player • earned first letter.
Spent part of four seasons in the USHL with the Waterloo Black Hawks and the Youngstown Phantoms and won two Anderson Cup titles as regular-season USHL champions • appeared in 118 regular-season USHL games with 104 points (39 goals, 65 assists) as well as 16 USHL playoff games with 18 points (eight goals, 10 assists) • traded from Waterloo to Youngstown during the 2014-15 season and ended the regular season with 53 points (17 goals, 36 assists) in 56 games as the Phantoms won the Anderson Cup • skated with fellow Gophers Sam Rossini and Tommy Novak at Waterloo • also skated in four playoff games in 2015 with three assists • tallied 49 points (21 goals, 28 assists) in 49 regular-season games during 2013-14 and helped the Black Hawks to the Anderson Cup • led the USHL with eight playoff goals and ranked second with 15 playoff points in 12 games during the 2014 postseason • named to the 2013-14 USHL All-Rookie Team • also skated in one USHL game with the U.S. Under-18 Team during the 2013-14 season • played 12 regular-season USHL games for Waterloo between the 2012-13 and 2011-12 seasons • previously skated at Burnsville High School with Rossini • served as an alternate captain and was selected to the All-South Suburban Conference team in 2012-13.
Helped the U.S. Junior Select Team win its sixth tournament title in seven years at the 2014 World Junior A Challenge in Kindersley, Saskatchewan • tallied three points (one goal, two assists) in four games at the event.
Born Nov. 20, 1995 • native of Burnsville, Minn. • son of Dave and Lori Sheehy • has one sister, Danielle • competed in the 2013 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game in Pittsburgh, Pa. • skated at the 2015 USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game in Dubuque, Iowa • lists winning two USHL Anderson Cups as his most memorable sports moment.
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