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The seventh-ranked Gophers avoided being swept at home in a Big Ten series for the first time by defeating No. 11 Penn State, 6-3, at Mariucci
Penn State improves to 4-1 all-time in Big Ten Conference openers
The tenth-ranked Penn State men's ice hockey team makes it's first-ever trip to the North Country, N.Y. to open the 2017-18 season against Clarkson and St. Lawrence
Penn State dropped it's exhibition contest this afternoon to the University of Ottawa, 4-3, in overtime
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.”