Baylee Gillanders
Baylee  Gillanders


Kyle, Sask.

High School:
Warner Hockey School






Top 10: #6 Gophers Rally to Beat St. Cloud

GopherSports.com is counting down the top 10 moments from the 2013-14 Gopher women's hockey season


Gophers Earn Best Team GPA in Program History

Minnesota recorded a 3.529 grade point average for the spring 2014 term


Seven Gophers Collect B1G Academic Honors

Big Ten honors Bona, Brandt, Brausen, Gillanders, Ramsey, Sletta and Terry


Season Recap: A Look Back at 2014

The Gophers finished the 2013-14 season as national runners-up


Gophers Advance to National Title Game

Minnesota rallied for a 5-3 victory over Wisconsin in the semifinals


Gophers Beat Badgers in Semis

Minnesota rallied for a 5-3 win over Wisconsin to advance to the NCAA title game.


Gophers Beat, Tie Ohio State

Minnesota beat Ohio State, 6-0, on Friday night and tied 2-2 in the rematch on Saturday.


Gophers Shut Out BC

Minnesota wrapped up exhibition play with a 7-0 win over British Columbia.


Gophers Blank Beavers

The Gopher women's hockey team posted back to back shutouts of Bemidji State.


Minnesota 6, St. Cloud State 1

The Golden Gophers defeated St. Cloud State, 6-1, in game one of the WCHA first round series.


Gophers Vs Buckeyes

Women's Saturday Hockey


Gophers vs. Tigers

Women Hockey Action


Gophers vs North Dakota

WCHA Action

Photo Gallery

2013-14 • Senior Season: Named assistant captain • named WCHA All-Academic Team and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • recorded a career-high 16 points (6g-10a) • played in all 41 games with a +39 plus/minus rating • led the team with 80 blocked shots • finished her career as the Gophers' all-time leader with 161 career games played, tied with fellow senior Bethany Brausen • picked up an assist in season-opening 3-1 win at Colgate (Oct. 4) • assisted Kelly Terry's second goal in 2-0 win over Wisconsin (Oct. 12) • assisted Hannah Brandt's game-winning goal in 4-3 win at Bemidji State (Oct. 26) • scored her first goal of the season in 7-0 win at Minnesota State (Nov. 2) • had two assists in 4-3 comeback win at St. Cloud State (Nov. 9) • scored the Gophers' fifth goal in 9-1 win over Yale (Dec. 1) • recorded one goal and two assists for a three-point series in sweep at Ohio State (Dec. 7-8) • scored the game-tying goal in 2-2 tie with Ohio State (Jan. 11) • assisted the Gophers' third goal in 3-1 win at No. 3/4 North Dakota (Feb. 1) • assisted Hannah Brandt in the WCHA First Round 7-1 win over St. Cloud State (March 1) • assisted Kelly Terry's game-tying goal in the Gophers' 4-1 win over Minnesota Duluth in the semifinals of the WCHA Final Face-off (March 7) • ended her career on a two-game goal streak and was named to the Frozen Four all-tournament team after scoring Minnesota's last goal in both Frozen Four games.

2012-13 • Junior Season: Appeared in all 41 games • had a career-high 13 points (1g-12a) • posted a plus/minus ratio of +66 • All-WCHA Academic honoree • recorded an assist on a Hannah Brandt goal against St. Lawrence (Oct. 13) • had an assist on Kelly Terry's goal against Ohio State (Oct. 20) • recorded an assist against North Dakota (Oct. 27) on a Brook Garzone goal • assisted Maryanne Menefee against Minnesota State (Nov. 17) • notched an assist in rout of New Hampshire (Nov. 24) • had an assist in the 5-2 win over Ohio State (Feb. 8) • garnered an assist in the 8-0 rout of Bemidji State (Feb. 15) • began a four-game point streak with an assist against St. Cloud State (Feb. 23) in the season's final regular season game • recorded an assist in the 5-0 win over Bemidji State (March 1) in the opening game of the WCHA First Round • tallied her first goal of the year and an assist in the 8-0 shutout win over BSU (March 2) to advance to the WCHA Final Face-Off • earned an assist in the 5-0 win over Ohio State (March 8) in the semifinals of the WCHA Final Face-Off • assisted Hannah Brandt in the national championship game against Boston University (March 24).

2011-12 • Sophomore Season: Played in all 41 games • tallied two goals and five assists for seven points • assisted on an Amanda Kessel goal in an 8-0 victory over St. Cloud State (Oct. 8) • scored first career goal against UNH (Nov. 18) • assisted on a Megan Bozek goal against UNH (Nov. 19) • scored Minnesota's first goal in the 6-1 victory over St. Cloud State in the WCHA First Round (Feb. 24) • assisted on Jen Schoullis' goal in the second period against UND in the WCHA semifinal round (March 2) • assisted on Amanda Kessel's goal in the NCAA title game against Wisconsin (March 18) • Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2010-11 • Freshman Season: Named to the WCHA All-Rookie Team • letterwinner • saw action in all 38 games for the Gophers during her rookie season • tallied six assists • held a plus/minus rating of +9 • set up Sarah Erickson's game-winning goal in the 7-5 win over Wisconsin (Nov. 5) and collected her first career point • tallied a career-high, three-assist performance in the 6-2 win over Minnesota State (Nov. 20) • tallied the second assist on Becky Kortum's game-winner against the Mavericks • assisted on Jen Schoullis' goal in the 4-1 win over St. Cloud State (Feb. 5).

High School/Club: Played at Warner Hockey School • played with the Canadian Under-18 Team • led the Warner defensemen in scoring with 18 goals and 25 assists for 43 points in 54 games played • member of the Warner Hockey Team that were JWHL Champions • named Warner's top defenseman in 2009-10 • also played with Team Saskatchewan at the 2009 Under-18 National Championships • played in the Canada/USA Under-18 Series in 2009 • attended both the Under-18 selection and strength and conditioning/skating camps in 2009 • in 2008-09 with Warner, played in 24 games, scoring six goals and eight assists for 14 points • prior to her time at Warner, played with Swift Current and helped the team reach the SFMAAAHL in 2007, 2008 and 2009 • in 2008-09 with Swift Current, scored 14 goals and 24 assists for 52 games • member of the Wildcats team that won the Mac's Midget Tournament in 2007 and 2008 and was named the top defenseman and earned a place on the first all-star team in 2008.

Personal: A 2010 graduate of Warner • born August 9, 1992 to Brock and Kathy Gillanders • third sibling to play collegiate hockey as her brother, Dustin, played at Colgate and her sister, Kali, played at Clarkson • major is Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences • shoots left.

Baylee Gillanders' Career Statistics
Season GP G A Points Shots Shot% Pen-Min +/- PPG SHG GWG Blk
2010-11 38 0 6 6 21 .000 10-20 +9 0 0 0 7
2011-12 41 2 5 7 40 .050 5-10 +28 0 0 0 19
2012-13 41 1 12 13 44 .023 7-14 +66 0 0 0 16
2013-14 41 6 10 16 72 .083 6-12 +39 1 0 0 80
Career Totals 161 9 33 42 177 .051 28-56 +142 1 0 0 122


Whitecaps Add Two More Gopher Alums

Whitecaps Add Two More Gopher Alums

6/20/2018 - W. Ice Hockey

Hannah Brandt and Lee Stecklein have signed contracts to play with the Minnesota Whitecaps for the 2018-19 season.

Raty Returns to Kunlun Red Star

Raty Returns to Kunlun Red Star

6/19/2018 - W. Ice Hockey

Gophers alum Noora Raty has re-signed with the CWHL’s Kunlun Red Star for the 2018-19 season.

Leveille Returns to State of Hockey

Leveille Returns to State of Hockey

6/18/2018 - W. Ice Hockey

University of Minnesota alumna Amanda Leveille has signed with the NWHL's Minnesota Whitecaps for the 2018-19 season.

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