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Sophomore Peyton Jones secured the 33rd victory of his career making him the all-time program leader for goaltender wins
Peyton Jones secures his 32nd career victory to tie the Penn State all-time record
The 18th-ranked Nittany Lions travel to PPG Paints Arena for a Friday contest against Bobby Mo before returning to Pegula on Saturday to close out the first semester of play
Penn State travels to columbus for a pair of games this weekend against the 11th-ranked Buckeyes
Michigan State earns the extra point with a shootout victory, but the Nittany Lions secure their first Big Ten series victory of the year with a four-point weekend
The Nittany Lion men's hockey team used four second-period goals to get past Michigan State, 4-2, in the Big Ten Opener.
... tallied an assist at No. 7 Minnesota (Oct. 15) ... collected a career-high of three assists in a 7-5 victory over AIC (Oct. 19) ... registered first goal of the season in a 5-4 win over Michigan (Oct. 27) ... tallied an assist in game two of the weekend split against Michigan (Oct. 28) ... tallied an assist with a goal in a 7-5 victory over Mercyhurst (Nov. 4) ... recorded an assist in a 5-3 loss at Notre Dame (Nov. 10) ... tallied an assist in game one and notched a goal in game two of a weekend sweep at Arizona State (Nov. 17-18) ... recorded three assists in a 7-2 victory over Michigan State (Nov. 24) ... had an assist in a 5-5 tie at No. 11 Ohio State (Dec. 1) ...
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2016-17
Skated in all 39 games scoring 13 goals and adding 23 assists for 36 points ... led the team in faceoff percentage at .578 and was a plus-16 rating ... had the primary assist on the game-winning goal on opening night against No. 16 St. Lawrence (Oct. 6) ... tallied three points with one goal and two assists during a 7-0 victory over Mercyhurst (Oct. 14) ... tallied an assist during a 3-3 tie at No. 3 Notre Dame (Oct. 21) ... scored a goal in each game during the weekend sweep over Canisius (Oct. 28-29) ... recorded 2 goals in a victory 6-3 victory over Alaska-Anchorage (Nov. 11) ... scored the second goal and had an assist in the 8-0 shutout against Arizona State (Nov. 19) ... recorded an assist in the 6-1 victory over No. 20 Michigan (Dec. 1) ... Collected a goal and an assist during a 5-2 victory against Michigan State (Jan. 13) ... tallied two goals in a 5-3 victory against Michign State (Jan. 14) ... Big Ten First Star of the Week (Jan. 17) ... registered one assist in a 3-3 tie versus Ohio State (Jan. 20) ... collected two assists in a 6-3 loss versus Ohio State (Jan. 21) ... Tallied two assists in a 5-4 loss against Princeton (Jan. 28) ... Recorded two assits in a 5-2 loss versus Minnesota (Feb. 4) ...registered one assist in a 6-3 victory against Wisconsin (Feb. 10) ... registered a goal during a 4-2 victory at Michigan State (Feb. 24) ... registered an assist in four straight contests (Feb. 25 - Mar. 10) ... had an assist in the Big Ten Semifinals against Minnesota (Mar. 17) ... scored twice, including the game-winner, while adding one assist in a 10-3 NCAA Tournament victory over Union (Mar. 25) ... collected an assist during a 6-3 setback to No. 1 Denver in the NCAA Midwest Regional Final (Mar. 26).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015-16
Appeared in all 38 games, tying for second on the team with 13 goals and ranking fourth on the squad with 26 points ... The 11 goals ranked tied-11th nationally among all NCAA freshmen ... Posted the second-best plus-minus rating on the team at plus-13 ... Notched three power-play goals ... Led team in faceoff percentage (54.2) and faceoff wins (346) ... Collected four multi-point games ... Scored in collegiate debut against Canisius (Oct. 10) ... Scored first power-play goal against Notre Dame (Oct. 17) in a 5-3 win to kick-off a three-game scoring streak ... Matched the program record with a four-point game by scoring two goals and two assists in an 8-3 win over AIC (Oct. 23), while posting a plus-5 rating ... Scored the next day in a 5-3 win over AIC (Oct. 24) ... Named Big Ten Third Star of the Week (Oct. 27) ... Tallied a power-play goal vs. Sacred Heart (Nov. 13) ... Notched second two-goal with a short-handed tally in a 3-2 comeback win over Sacred Heart (Nov. 14) ... Added two assists in a 5-2 win at Alaska Anchorage (Nov. 20) ... Scored in a 4-0 win vs. Vermont (Nov. 29) ... Notched third power-play goal in a 6-3 win over Princeton (Dec. 11) ... Tallied first Big Ten goal against Michigan (Jan. 28) ... Scored the lone goal in a loss at Minnesota (Feb. 5) ... Gathered third two-assist game of the season in a 5-3 win at Minnesota (Feb. 6) ... Notched a goal against Ohio State (Feb. 20) ... Finished the season with four three-game point streaks.
BEFORE PENN STATE
Played the for two seasons in the USHL for the Tri-City Storm, serving as alternate captain in 2014-15 ... Totaled 27 goals and 34 assists in 122 games ... Scored 10 times with 18 assists and 49 penalty minutes in 2014-15, earning a plus-nine rating before adding three goals and an assist it he playoffs ... Featured in 57 games in 2013-14, tallying 14 goals and 15 assists ... Played with Nittany Lion teammate Kevin Kerr in Tri-City ... Played three seasons (2010-2013) for the St. Louis Amateur Blues U18 team ... Played for the St. Louis AAA Blues U16 team in 2009-10.
Born November 14, 1994 in St. Louis, Mo. to Cindy and Dan Berger ... Has four brothers: Jack (who played for Guy Gadowsky at Princeton in 2010-11), Jimmy, Scotty and Christian ... majoring in Finance.
BERGER ON PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State because I have heard great things about the coaching staff and was excited about the Big Ten Conference forming. I love the hockey aspect, but the fact that it was so highly regarded academically put me over the edge."