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Sophomore Peyton Jones secured the 33rd victory of his career making him the all-time program leader for goaltender wins
Freshman Cole Hults is one of 10 defensemen vying for a spot on the U.S. roster for the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championships
The Nittany Lions make their first-ever trip to Arizona to compete against the Sun Devils in a two-game set
Junior Andrew Sturtz moves into third on the Penn State all-time points list, but the Nittany Lions drop game one against Notre Dame, 5-3
The Nittany Lions and Fighting Irish meet for the first time as conference opponents
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017-18
... recorded first career point with an assist in a 3-1 victory at No. 7 Minnesota (Oct. 13) ... added a point from an assist at No. 7 Minnesota (Oct. 14) ... scored first career goal and tallied an assist for two points in a 7-5 win over AIC (Oct. 19) ... scored second career goal in game two against AIC (Oct. 20) ... tallied an assist in each game of the weekend split against Michigan (Oct. 27-28) ... recorded a pair of assists in each game of the weekend split against Mercyhurst (Nov. 3-4) ... added an assist during a 4-0 victory at No. 11 Ohio State (Dec. 2)
BEFORE PENN STATE
Drafted in the fifth round (134th overall) by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft … played three seasons with the Madison Capitols of the United States Hockey League leading led team with 32 points on six goals and 26 assists in 59 games this past season … finished the 2016-17 campaign sixth in the USHL for defensemen scoring … skated in 122 total games for Madison over the past three seasons registering 42 points on six goals and 36 assists.
Cole Bradley Hults was born on May 22, 1998 to Sheri and Brad Hults in Madison, Wisconsin … has two older brothers Matt and Mitch … his brother Mitch played at Lake Superior State and signed a free agent contract with the Anaheim Ducks following his junior season … undecided on a major.
HULTS ON PENN STATE
“I chose Penn State because when I went on my visit it had everything I wanted in a college from an academic and athletic standpoint.”
GADOWSKY ON HULTS
“Cole is a tough, strong skating defenseman who put up impressive offensive numbers in the USHL. He has a good shot from the point and will help us at both ends of the ice.”