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Kelly Pannek
Kelly  Pannek

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Plymouth, Minn.

High School:
Benilde-St. Margaret's HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
F

Birthdate:
12/29/1995

Shoots:
Right


01/20/2017

Gophers Rally Past Buckeyes

Minnesota scored twice in the third period to overcome a one-goal deficit and win over Ohio State Friday night

01/19/2017

Gophers Meet with Media

Head coach Brad Frost and Gophers Kate Schipper and Kelly Pannek met with the media this week

01/11/2017

Gophers Meet with Media

Head coach Brad Frost and Gophers Kelly Pannek and Sarah Potomak met with the media

01/08/2017

Gophers Skate Past Mavericks, 5-3

The Gophers scored three goals in the second period en route to the non-conference win over the Mavericks

01/06/2017

Gophers Top Whitecaps, 5-4 in OT

The Gophers and Whitecaps met in an exhibition game Friday night at Ridder Arena

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2016-17 • Junior Season:Tallied three assists, including a game-winning assist, in 6-2 win against Lindenwood (Oct. 1) • recorded two assists, including a game-winning assist, in 3-1 win at Bemidji State (Oct. 7) • had three points (1g-2a), including two game-winning assists, in series sweep against UMD (Oct. 14-15) • tallied two game-winning assists in series sweep at Ohio State (Oct. 21-22) • recorded four points (2g-2a) in series sweep against St. Cloud State (Oct. 27-28) • named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week after leading the team with eight points (2g-6a), including a shorthanded game-winning goal, in series sweep against Minnesota State (Nov. 4-6) • recorded three assists in the series and scored the shootout-winner in game two in back-to-back 2-2 overtime ties at North Dakota (Nov. 18-19) • named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week after recording seven points (3g-4a), including a game-winning goal, in the WCHA series sweep over Bemidji State (Nov. 26-27) • posted one assist in each game in the series split at Wisconsin (Dec. 3-4) • had six points (1g-5a), including a powerplay goal, in the series split at Boston University (Dec. 9-10) • posted four points (2g-2a), including the game-winning goal, in the 5-3 win against Minnesota State during the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Museum game (Jan. 8) • tallied four points (2g-2a), including a power play goal, in series at Minnesota Duluth (Jan. 13-14) • scored game-winning goal in 2-1 win over Ohio State (Jan. 20) • had 44 points (14g-30a) during a 20-game point streak from Oct. 14 to Jan. 20.

2015-16 • Sophomore Season: Named WCHA Scholar-Athlete, WCHA All-Academic, and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • led the Gophers with six game-winning goals • posted a career-best 49 points (23g-26a), finishing fourth on the Gophers • assisted Milica McMillen’s game-winning goal in season-opening 2-0 win at Penn State (Oct. 1) • scored two goals, including the game-winner, in 5-0 win at Penn State (Oct. 2) • had five points (3g-2a) in sweep over St. Cloud State (Oct. 9-10) • had three points (1g-2a) in sweep at Ohio State (Oct. 16-17) • tied career high with six points (3g-3a) in sweep over UMD (Oct. 23-24) • recorded three points (1g-2a) in series at UND (Oct. 29-30) • named WCHA Offensive Player of the Month for October after recording points in all 10 games with seven multi-point games and leading the league with a .701 faceoff winning percentage, 10 goals, 1.00 goals per game, and seven power-play points during October • had two points (1g-1a) in sweep over Bemidji State (Nov. 13-14) • had two points (1g-1a) in sweep over Yale (Nov. 20-21) • had two points (1g-1a), including a game-winning goal, during series sweep at Minnesota State (Nov. 27-28) • started the season with a 17-game point streak (Oct. 1-Dec. 4) • had three goals, including a game-winning goal, in series sweep vs. Ohio State (Jan. 9-10) • had three points (1g-2a), including an assist on a game-winning goal, in series sweep vs. Minnesota State (Jan. 16-17) • had five points (1g-4a) in series sweep at St. Cloud State (Jan. 22-23) • scored two goals in series sweep at UMD (Feb. 12-13) • named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week after having four points (1g-3a), including an overtime game-winner, in series sweep vs. Wisconsin (Feb. 19-20) • had two points (1g-1a), including the game one game-winning goal, in WCHA First Round sweep vs. Ohio State (Feb. 26-27) • recorded an assist in NCAA quarterfinal win over Princeton (March 12) • scored the Gophers’ third goal in 3-1 national championship win vs. Boston College (March 20).

2014-15 • Freshman Season: Named to All-USCHO Rookie Team and WCHA All-Rookie Team • led the nation's rookies and ranked fourth in the WCHA and fourth on the team with 44 points (14g-30a) • ranked eighth in the NCAA and third in the WCHA with 30 assists • ranked 17th in the NCAA with 1.07 points per game while appearing in all 41 games • had a .557 faceoff winning percentage • had 12 multi-point games • made collegiate debut in season-opening 8-0 win over Penn State (Oct. 3) • recorded first collegiate point with an assist in 3-0 win at Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 10) • recorded four assists in sweep over North Dakota (Oct. 24-25), including assisting the game-winner in 5-2 win • scored first career goal in 2-2 overtime tie with Bemidji State (Oct. 31) • named WCHA Rookie of the Week after scoring her first career hat trick in 5-0 win over St. Cloud State in the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Museum Women's Faceoff Classic at Braemar Arena (Nov. 24) • had three assists in sweep at Princeton (Nov. 29-30) • earned second WCHA Rookie of the Week honor after recording a career-high six assists in sweep over St. Cloud State (Dec. 5-6) • earned third WCHA Rookie of the Week award after scoring second career hat trick and tying her career series high with six points (4g-2a) in sweep over St. Lawrence (Jan. 4-6) • recorded back-to-back six-point series (Dec. 5-6 and Jan. 4-6) • had 18 points (7g-11a) during a career-best seven-game point streak (Nov. 24-Jan. 6) • had three-straight four-point series, combining for 11 points (3g-9a) during the six-game point streak (Jan. 16-31) • had three points (1g-2a) in WCHA First Round sweep over Minnesota State (Feb. 27-28) • had two points (1g-1a) in the Frozen Four, including scoring the Gophers' third goal in 3-1 semifinal win over Wisconsin (March 20).

High School/Club: Played for coaches Dave Herbst, Bill Gorill and Gino Peluso at Benilde-St. Margaret's High School • led the Red Knights to a runner-up finish at the 2014 Minnesota Class AA State Tournament as a senior • named to 2014 Minnesota Class AA All-Tournament Team after leading all players with 11 points on seven goals and four assists • 2014 Minnesota Ms. Hockey finalist • recorded 34 goals and 54 assists as a senior • led the Red Knights to four North Suburban Conference titles and three section runner-up finishes • two-time all-state honoree • four-time Star Tribune all-metro honoree, including first team honors in 2014 and 2013 • five-time all-conference honoree • three-time team captain • set Minnesota state record for fastest hat trick, recorded in 22 seconds • five-time letterwinner in hockey • member of the U.S. Women's National Under-18 Team • earned silver with Team USA at the 2013 IIHF U-18 Women's World Championships • attended USA Hockey Development Camps • played club hockey for Minnesota Whitecaps • also a standout soccer player at Benilde-St. Margaret's, earning six varsity letters • named 2013 Minnesota Ms. Soccer • scored 99 points, including 41 goals, as a senior • led Benilde-St. Margaret's soccer team to back-to-back state titles as a junior and senior • National Honor Society member • named to high honor roll.

Personal: Born Dec. 29, 1995 • daughter of Molly and Todd Pannek • has two older sisters, Allie and Amy, and one younger brother, Billy • undecided on a major.

Kelly Pannek's Career Statistics (As of Jan. 23, 2017)
Season GP G A Points Shots Shot% Pen-Min +/- PPG SHG GWG Blk
2014-15 41 14 30 44 109 .128 5-21 +28 3 0 2 26
2015-16 40 23 26 49 111 .207 7-14 +45 6 0 6 24
2016-17 25 14 35 49 97 .144 6-12 +28 6 1 4 33
Career Totals 106 51 91 142 317 .161 18-47 +101 15 1 12 83

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Weekend Rewind: Gophers Host Buckeyes

1/24/2017

Catch up on the reactions during the Gophers' series with Ohio State last weekend at Ridder Arena.

Minnesota Heads to St. Cloud State

1/23/2017

A road series against the Huskies is up next for the Golden Gopher women's hockey team.

Gophers, Buckeyes Skate to 1-1 Tie

1/21/2017

Minnesota and Ohio State wrapped up this weekend's series with a 1-1 tie and OSU won the shootout, 2-1.

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