Team Facts
Plays in NCAA Division I Full name University of Minnesota Golden Gophers Team colours Maroon + Gold Town Minneapolis, MN

2021-2022 Skater Stats
# N Player GP G A TP PIM +/-   GP G A TP PIM +/-
NCAA
1. Ben Meyers (C/LW)   Colorado Avalanche 34 17 24 41 18 16 |
2. Matthew Knies (LW)   Toronto Maple Leafs 33 15 18 33 31 15 |
3. Blake McLaughlin (LW/C)   Anaheim Ducks 39 13 20 33 35 8 |
4. Jackson LaCombe (D)   Anaheim Ducks 39 3 27 30 12 23 |
5. Samuel Walker (C/RW)   Minnesota Wild 39 14 13 27 20 14 |
6. Bryce Brodzinski (RW)   Philadelphia Flyers 39 12 14 26 10 6 |
7. Chaz Lucius (C)   Winnipeg Jets 24 9 10 19 23 5 |
8. Ryan Johnson (D)   Buffalo Sabres 39 3 16 19 14 5 |
9. Rhett Pitlick (LW)   Montréal Canadiens 30 5 13 18 12 20 |
10. Aaron Huglen (W/C)   Buffalo Sabres 37 7 9 16 14 13 |
                             
11. Grant Cruikshank (C)   33 7 8 15 0 8 |
12. Mike Koster (D)   Toronto Maple Leafs 36 3 11 14 10 15 |
13. Brock Faber (D)   Minnesota Wild 32 2 12 14 12 8 |
14. Mason Nevers (C)   38 6 7 13 0 7 |
15. Jack Perbix (RW/D)   Anaheim Ducks 38 5 7 12 18 2 |
16. Tristan Broz (C)   Pittsburgh Penguins 36 6 5 11 10 5 |
17. Jaxon Nelson (C)   26 6 4 10 17 -4 |
18. Ben Brinkman (D)   37 1 7 8 23 7 |
19. Carl Fish (D)   21 0 6 6 4 6 |
20. Jonny Sorenson (F)   37 4 0 4 4 1 |
                             
21. Matt Staudacher (D)   33 0 4 4 35 4 |
22. Sam Rossini (D)   3 0 1 1 0 1 |
23. Colin Schmidt (C)   10 0 1 1 0 -3 |
24. Noah Weber (F)   0 0 0 0 0 - |
25. Matt Denman (D)   2 0 0 0 0 0 |
2021-2022 Goaltending Stats
# N Player GP GAA SV% w l t so toi svs   GP GAA SV%
  NCAA                          
1. Justen Close   21 1.95 .925 14 5 0 - 1172 472 |
2. Jack LaFontaine   20 2.69 .900 12 8 0 - 1162 469 |
3. Brennan Boynton   1 - - - - - - - - |
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
11/03/2023
11/03/2023 Confirmed Joining Leo Gruba (D) Joining from Fargo Force
10/29/2023
10/29/2023 Confirmed Joining Erik Påhlsson (F) Joining from Dubuque Fighting Saints
10/22/2023
10/22/2023 Confirmed Joining Jacob Rombach (D) Joining from Lincoln Stars
10/16/2023
10/16/2023 Confirmed Joining Hayden Reid (F) Joining from Sioux Falls Stampede
10/15/2023
10/15/2023 Confirmed Joining L.J. Mooney (F) Joining from USNTDP Juniors
08/30/2023
08/30/2023 Confirmed Joining Nick Michel (F) Joining from Saint John's Univ.
08/14/2023
08/14/2023 Confirmed Leaving Matt Staudacher (D) Leaving for Northeastern Univ.
08/13/2023
08/13/2023 Confirmed Joining Matthew Grimes (D) Joining from Mount St. Charles Acad 15U AAA
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1994-1995 NCAA 44 25 5 14 - - 169 133 37 0.84 4 Frozen Four
1995-1996 NCAA 42 30 2 10 - - 204 121 44 1.05 2 Quarterfinal loss
1996-1997 NCAA 42 28 1 13 - - 179 128 43 1.02 1 Quarterfinal loss
1997-1998 NCAA 39 17 0 22 - - 140 133 24 0.62 6 -
1998-1999 NCAA 43 15 9 19 - - 139 157 26 0.60 5 -
1999-2000 NCAA 41 20 2 19 - - 148 133 28 0.68 6 -
2000-2001 NCAA 42 27 2 13 - - 171 109 38 0.90 3 First round loss
2001-2002 NCAA 44 32 4 8 - - 197 119 39 0.89 3 Champion
2002-2003 NCAA 45 28 9 8 - - 189 122 37 0.82 2 Champion
2003-2004 NCAA 44 27 3 14 - - 178 127 31 0.70 4 Quarterfinal loss
2004-2005 NCAA 44 28 1 15 - - 155 109 35 0.80 3 Frozen Four
2005-2006 NCAA 41 27 5 9 - - 169 106 43 1.05 1 First round loss
2006-2007 NCAA 44 31 3 10 - - 139 89 39 0.89 1 Quarterfinal loss
2007-2008 NCAA 45 19 9 17 - - 109 109 25 0.56 7 First round loss
2008-2009 NCAA 37 17 7 13 - - 119 105 29 0.78 5 -
2009-2010 NCAA 39 18 2 19 - - 106 110 26 0.67 7 -
2010-2011 NCAA 36 16 6 14 - - 113 102 31 0.86 5 -
2011-2012 NCAA 43 28 1 14 - - 155 99 40 0.93 1 Frozen Four
2012-2013 NCAA 40 26 5 9 - - 139 80 37 0.93 2 First round loss
2013-2014 NCAA 41 28 6 7 - - 143 86 45 1.10 1 Final loss
2014-2015 NCAA 39 23 3 13 - - 137 98 39 1.00 1 First round loss
2015-2016 NCAA 37 20 0 17 - - 121 108 42 1.14 1 -
2016-2017 NCAA 38 23 3 12 - - 141 104 43 1.13 1 First round loss
2017-2018 NCAA 38 19 2 17 - - 102 100 33 0.87 5 -
2018-2019 NCAA 38 18 4 16 - - 118 108 36 0.95 3 -
2019-2020 NCAA 37 16 7 14 - - 100 98 38 1.03 4 -
2020-2021 NCAA 31 24 0 7 - - 117 64 48 1.55 2 -
2021-2022 NCAA 39 26 0 13 - - 138 91 55 1.41 1 Frozen Four
2022-2023 NCAA 40 29 1 10 - - 168 90 57 1.43 1 Frozen Four
2023-2024 NCAA - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1981-1982 Spengler Cup 4 0 0 4 - - 14 27 0 0.00 5 No playoffs held
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Erik Påhlsson (F) 2023-2024 Dubuque Fighting Saints USHL 19 12 15 27 8
2. Brent Gates (F) 2023-2024 HK Nitra Slovakia 22 8 15 23 2
3. Grant Cruikshank (F) 2023-2024 Newfoundland Growlers ECHL 18 10 11 21 12
4. Leo Gruba (D) 2023-2024 Fargo Force USHL 19 8 13 21 8
5. Brodie Ziemer (F) 2023-2024 U.S. National U18 Team NTDP 20 6 15 21 10
6. Casey Mittelstadt (F) 2023-2024 Buffalo Sabres NHL 23 4 16 20 12
7. August Falloon (F) 2023-2024 Tri-City Storm USHL 19 11 6 17 12
8. Beckett Hendrickson (F) 2023-2024 Sioux Falls Stampede USHL 20 6 11 17 8
9. Javon Moore (F) 2023-2024 Team TDS Transportation UMHSEHL 18 5 12 17 4
10. Nick Bjugstad (F) 2023-2024 Arizona Coyotes NHL 22 5 10 15 22
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. John Mayasich (F) 111 144 154 298
2. Pat Micheletti (F) 162 120 149 269
3. Corey Millen (F) 149 119 122 241
4. Bryan Erickson (F) 144 109 129 238
5. Larry Olimb (D) 182 59 159 218
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. John Mayasich (F) 111 144 154 298
2. Pat Micheletti (F) 162 120 149 269
3. Corey Millen (F) 149 119 122 241
4. Tim Harrer (F) 157 117 84 201
5. Bryan Erickson (F) 144 109 129 238
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Larry Olimb (D) 182 59 159 218
2. John Mayasich (F) 111 144 154 298
3. Pat Micheletti (F) 162 120 149 269
4. Bryan Erickson (F) 144 109 129 238
5. Johnny Pohl (F) 165 71 129 200
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Matt DeMarchi (D) 158 16 48 473
2. Chris McAlpine (D) 154 36 81 443
3. Pat Micheletti (F) 162 120 269 403
4. Ben Hankinson (F) 156 49 100 400
5. Casey Hankinson (F) 149 50 106 347
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Larry Olimb (D) 182 59 159 218
2. Grant Bischoff (F) 180 80 81 161
3. Ken Gernander (F) 176 78 62 140
4. Jason Miller (F) 173 53 101 154
5. Travis Richards (D) 173 35 98 133
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. John Mayasich (F) 111 144 298 2.68
2. Dick Dougherty (F) 81 109 187 2.31
3. Gordie Watters (F) 22 27 46 2.09
4. Aaron Broten (F) 86 72 178 2.07
5. Kurt Madryga (F) 1 1 2 2.00
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Aaron Broten (F) 1980-1981 NCAA 45 47 59 106 2.36 24
2. Pat Micheletti (F) 1984-1985 NCAA 44 48 48 96 2.18 154
3. Steve Ulseth (F) 1980-1981 NCAA 45 41 52 93 2.07 18
4. Scott Bjugstad (F) 1982-1983 NCAA 44 43 48 91 2.07 30
5. Bryan Erickson (F) 1980-1981 NCAA 44 39 47 86 1.95 30
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Tim Harrer (F) 1979-1980 NCAA 41 53 29 82 2.00 50
2. Pat Micheletti (F) 1984-1985 NCAA 44 48 48 96 2.18 154
3. Aaron Broten (F) 1980-1981 NCAA 45 47 59 106 2.36 24
4. Scott Bjugstad (F) 1982-1983 NCAA 44 43 48 91 2.07 30
5. John Mayasich (F) 1952-1953 NCAA 27 42 36 78 2.89 16
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Aaron Broten (F) 1980-1981 NCAA 45 47 59 106 2.36 24
2. Larry Olimb (D) 1991-1992 NCAA 44 24 56 80 1.82 72
3. Neal Broten (F) 1980-1981 NCAA 36 17 54 71 1.97 56
4. Steve Ulseth (F) 1980-1981 NCAA 45 41 52 93 2.07 18
5. Johnny Pohl (F) 2001-2002 NCAA 44 27 52 79 1.80 26
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Pat Micheletti (F) 1984-1985 NCAA 44 48 48 96 2.18 154
2. Matt DeMarchi (D) 2000-2001 NCAA 39 4 9 13 0.33 149
3. Ben Hankinson (F) 1990-1991 NCAA 43 19 21 40 0.93 133
4. Matt DeMarchi (D) 2002-2003 NCAA 44 8 9 17 0.39 130
5. Chris McAlpine (D) 1991-1992 NCAA 39 3 9 12 0.31 126
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2023-2024 6'0" 186 lbs 21.04
2022-2023 6'0" 190 lbs 21.52
2021-2022 6'0" 192 lbs 21.92
2020-2021 6'1" 194 lbs 21.50
2019-2020 6'1" 192 lbs 21.24
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