St. Cloud State Huskies men's ice hockey

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St. Cloud State Huskies
St. Cloud State Huskies athletic logo
University St. Cloud State University
Conference NCHC
Head coach Bob Motzko
12th year, 240–168–42 (.580)[1]
Assistant coaches Mike Gibbons
Garrett Raboin
Mike Lee
Captain(s) Ben Storm
Jimmy Schuldt
Alternate captain(s) Nathan Widman
Arena Herb Brooks National Hockey Center
Capacity: 5,159
Surface: 200' x 100'
Location St. Cloud, Minnesota
Student section Dog Pound
Colors Cardinal and Black[2]
         
NCAA Tournament Frozen Four
2013
NCAA Tournament Appearances
1989, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Conference Tournament Champions
WCHA: 2001, NCHC: 2016
Conference Regular Season Champions
WCHA: 2013, NCHC: 2014
Current uniform
WCHA-Uniform-SCSU.png

The St. Cloud State Huskies men's ice hockey team is a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I college ice hockey program that represents St. Cloud State University. The Huskies are a member of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference.[3] They play at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center in St. Cloud, Minnesota.[4]

Season-by-season results[edit]

This is a partial list of the last eleven seasons completed by the Huskies.

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties

Records as of November, 2016.

Season GP W L T Finish Playoffs Coach
2000-01 41 31 9 1 2nd, WCHA Lost in NCAA Regional Semi-Final, 3-4 (Michigan) Craig Dahl
2001-02 42 29 11 2 2nd, WCHA Lost in WCHA Semi-Final, (Minnesota) Craig Dahl
2002-03 38 17 16 5 6th, WCHA Lost in WCHA First Round, (Minnesota-Duluth) Craig Dahl
2003-04 38 18 16 4 6th, WCHA Lost in WCHA First Round, (Minnesota) Craig Dahl
2004-05 40 14 23 3 9th, WCHA Lost in WCHA First Round, (Colorado College) Craig Dahl
2005-06 42 22 16 4 6th, WCHA Lost in WCHA Championship Game, (North Dakota) Bob Motzko
2006-07 40 22 11 7 2nd, WCHA Lost in NCAA Regional Semi-Final, 1-4 (Maine) Bob Motzko
2007-08 40 19 16 5 5th, WCHA Lost in NCAA Regional Semi-Final, 1-2 (Clarkson) Bob Motzko
2008-09 38 18 17 3 6th, WCHA Lost in WCHA First Round, (Minnesota) Bob Motzko
2009–10 43 24 14 5 3rd, WCHA Lost in NCAA Regional Final, 3–5 (Wisconsin) Bob Motzko
2010–11 38 15 18 5 Tied 9th, WCHA Lost in WCHA First Round, (Minnesota-Duluth) Bob Motzko
2011–12 39 17 17 5 6th, WCHA Lost in WCHA Quarterfinals, (North Dakota) Bob Motzko
2012–13 42 25 16 1 Tied 1st, WCHA Lost in NCAA Frozen Four, 1–4 (Quinnipiac) Bob Motzko
2013–14 38 22 11 5 1st, NCHC Lost in NCAA Regional Final, 0–4 (Minnesota) Bob Motzko
2014-15 40 20 19 1 6th, NCHC Lost in NCAA Regional Final, 1–4 (North Dakota) Bob Motzko
2015-16 41 31 9 1 Tied 2nd, NCHC Lost in NCAA Regional Semi-Final, 4–5 (OT) (Ferris State) Bob Motzko

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

As of January 11, 2017.[5]

# S/P/C Player Class Pos Height Weight DoB Hometown Previous team NHL rights
1 British Columbia Smith, JeffJeff Smith Freshman G 6' 2" (1.88 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1995-10-03 Maple Ridge, British Columbia Powell River (BCHL)
2 Missouri Kuster, ClarkClark Kuster Sophomore D 5' 10" (1.78 m) 187 lb (85 kg) 1995-01-28 St. Louis, Missouri Cedar Rapids (USHL)
3 Minnesota Poehling, JackJack Poehling Freshman F 6' 0" (1.83 m) 180 lb (82 kg) 1996-08-29 Lakeville, Minnesota Green Bay (USHL)
4 Michigan Storm, BenBen Storm (C) Senior F 6' 7" (2.01 m) 230 lb (104 kg) 1994-03-30 Laurium, Michigan Muskegon (USHL) COL, 153rd overall 2013
5 Illinois Widman, NathanNathan Widman (A) Junior D 6' 0" (1.83 m) 205 lb (93 kg) 1993-03-28 Naperville, Illinois Cedar Rapids (USHL)
7 Finland Nevalainen, NiklasNiklas Nevalainen Senior D 5' 9" (1.75 m) 180 lb (82 kg) 1993-06-28 Pori, Finland Dubuque (USHL)
8 Minnesota Poehling, NickNick Poehling Freshman F 5' 11" (1.8 m) 176 lb (80 kg) 1996-08-29 Lakeville, Minnesota Green Bay (USHL)
9 Illinois Papa, RyanRyan Papa Junior F 5' 6" (1.68 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 1994-01-16 Prospect Heights, Illinois Waterloo (USHL)
10 North Dakota Lizotte, JonJon Lizotte Sophomore D 6' 1" (1.85 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1994-11-10 Grand Forks, North Dakota Minot (NAHL)
11 Minnesota Poehling, RyanRyan Poehling Freshman F 6' 2" (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1999-01-03 Lakeville, Minnesota Lakeville North (USHS–MN)
12 Minnesota Ahcan, JackJack Ahcan Freshman D 5' 8" (1.73 m) 184 lb (83 kg) 1997-05-18 Savage, Minnesota Cedar Rapids (USHL)
14 California Newell, PatrickPatrick Newell Sophomore F 5' 9" (1.75 m) 150 lb (68 kg) 1996-01-18 Thousand Oaks, California Indiana (USHL)
17 North Dakota Benson, JacobJacob Benson Sophomore F 6' 0" (1.83 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1996-02-01 Grand Forks, North Dakota Dubuque (USHL)
18 Minnesota Peterson, JuddJudd Peterson Junior F 6' 0" (1.83 m) 193 lb (88 kg) 1993-09-27 Duluth, Minnesota Cedar Rapids (USHL) BUF, 204th overall 2012
19 Colorado Eyssimont, MikeyMikey Eyssimont Sophomore F 6' 0" (1.83 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 1996-09-09 Littleton, Colorado Sioux Falls (USHL) LAK, 142nd overall 2016
20 Minnesota Borgen, WillWill Borgen Sophomore D 6' 2" (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1996-12-19 Moorhead, Minnesota Moorhead (USHS–MN) BUF, 92nd overall 2015
21 Minnesota Wahlin, JakeJake Wahlin Freshman F 5' 10" (1.78 m) 178 lb (81 kg) 1996-11-09 Saint Paul, Minnesota Tri-City (USHL)
22 Minnesota Schuldt, JimmyJimmy Schuldt (C) Sophomore D 6' 1" (1.85 m) 205 lb (93 kg) 1995-05-11 Minnetonka, Minnesota Omaha (USHL)
23 California Jackson, RobbyRobby Jackson Sophomore F 5' 9" (1.75 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 1997-08-22 Alameda, California Dubuque (USHL)
27 British Columbia Cholowski, DennisDennis Cholowski Freshman D 6' 1" (1.85 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1998-02-15 Langley, British Columbia Chilliwack (BCHL) DET, 20th overall 2016
29 British Columbia Forster, GarrettGarrett Forster Freshman F 5' 10" (1.78 m) 170 lb (77 kg) 1995-05-12 Delta, British Columbia West Kelowna (BCHL)
30 Minnesota Zevnik, DavidDavid Zevnik Sophomore G 5' 11" (1.8 m) 173 lb (78 kg) 1994-01-17 Lakeville, Minnesota Wichita Falls (NAHL)
33 Minnesota Driscoll, ZachZach Driscoll Freshman G 6' 0" (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 1997-02-25 Apple Valley, Minnesota Penticton (BCHL)
42 Minnesota Winiecki, BlakeBlake Winiecki Junior F 6' 2" (1.88 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1994-01-10 Lakeville, Minnesota Waterloo (USHL)
55 Finland Ilvonen, MikaMika Ilvonen Junior D 5' 8" (1.73 m) 172 lb (78 kg) 1995-02-27 Espoo, Finland Blues U20 (Nuorten SM-liiga)
67 Ontario Tedesco, DanielDaniel Tedesco Senior F 5' 10" (1.78 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1993-12-10 Vaughan, Ontario Toronto Lakeshore (OJHL)

Notable alumni[edit]

There has been a total of 29 former Huskies that have played in the National Hockey League (NHL).

Hobey Baker Award winners[edit]

The following players have won the Hobey Baker Award while playing at St. Cloud State:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bob Motzko Year-by-Year Coaching Record". U.S. College Hockey Online. 1996–2014. Retrieved May 4, 2016. 
  2. ^ "SCSU Colors and Logo usage rules". Retrieved 2016-09-10. 
  3. ^ Myers, Jess (March 20, 2010). "WCHA: SCSU, NoDak win; Roe injury a scare". Inside College Hockey. Retrieved September 10, 2010. 
  4. ^ "National Hockey Center". St. Cloud State University. Retrieved September 10, 2010. 
  5. ^ "2016–17 Men's Ice Hockey Roster". St. Cloud State Huskies. Retrieved August 21, 2016. 

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