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The Penn State men's ice hockey team will conclude their season-long 5-game road trip with a trip to Madison for a two-game set with the 17th ranked Badgers
Freshman Denis Smirnov becomes the fourth Nittany Lion in program history to score three goals in a single game.
Recent graduate Kenny Brooks inked a deal earlier this week with the Atlanta Gladiators of the ECHL
Current and former men's hockey players in the mix at several NHL Development Camps this summer
Penn State redshirt-forward is third Nittany Lion to sign pro contract since season’s end; Scheid ranks top five in four all-time PSU scoring categories
The Nittany Lion men's hockey team fell, 3-1, on Thursday afternoon in the Big Ten Quarterfinals to Ohio State.
Men's Ice Hockey vs. RIT 10/25/13
Appeared in 34 games, ranking second on the team with 28 points … Scored 13 goals and tallied 15 assists and posted a minus-1 rating … Tied for the team lead with three short-handed goals and added a power-play goal … Finished with seven multi-point games and three two-goal games … Posted a two-point game vs. AIC (Oct. 24) with a goal and an assist … Notched a two-goal game vs. Michigan State (Dec. 5) to clinch PSU’s first sweep of the Spartans …That game started a season-long three-game scoring streak, which included short-handed goals vs. Robert Morris (Dec. 28) and Clarkson (Dec. 29) … Tallied a three-point day against Wisconsin (Jan. 16) on two goals and an assist, which included a short-handed goal and a power-play goal … Tallied two assists in a 3-2 overtime win at Ohio State (Jan. 22) … Scored the next night at OSU (Jan. 23) … Scored in back-to-back games at Michigan State (Feb. 12-13) … Tallied a goal at Michigan (March 12) … Notched third multi-goal game in a Big Ten Quarterfinal win over Wisconsin (March 17) … Named Academic All-Big Ten.
AS A REDSHIRT-JUNIOR IN 2014-15
Posted career highs in goals (14), assists (15), points (29) and game-winning goals (3) ... Ranked second on the team in game-winning goals, third in goals, fourth in points and fifth in assists ... Tallied five multi-point games and a pair of five-game point streaks ... Registered point in 20 of the first 25 games of the season ... Scored first goal of the season, a game-winner, in a 7-1 win over UConn (Oct. 11) ... Tallied goals in three straight games at Alaska (Oct. 11) and Holy Cross (Oct. 24, a game-winner, and Oct. 26) ... Scored the game-winning goal in dramatic fashion against Bentley (Oct. 31) late in the third period to overcome a 2-0 deficit ... Started the first of two five-game point streaks by scoring in a 4-1 win over No. 4 UMass Lowell (Nov. 15) ... Tallied the go-ahead goal in a 3-2 win at Michigan (Nov. 21) ... Returned from a six-game absence with an assist against Ohio State (Jan. 9) before tallying a three-point day against the Buckeyes (Jan. 9) with two goals and an assist ... Scored in a 2-2 tie with Michigan State (Jan. 16) ... Notched two assists in a thrilling 5-4 comeback win over Northern Michigan (Jan. 23) to start a second five-game point streak ... Tallied two goals and an assist in a 5-5 tie with NMU the next day (Jan. 24) ... Assisted on the game-tying goal in a 4-2 win vs. No. 14 Vermont (Jan. 31) ... Scored 13th of the season in a 5-2 win over Wisconsin (Feb. 6), adding two assists the next day against the Badgers (Feb. 7) ... Notched a pair of helpers in a thrilling 4-3 overtime win over No. 15 Minnesota (Feb. 21) ... Shined in a 6-4 win over Michigan (March 6) with a goal and two assists, while posting a plus-two rating ... Named to the Academic All-Big Ten Team.
AS A REDSHIRT-SOPHOMORE IN 2013-14
One of four Nittany Lions to appear in all 36 games ... Paced the team with career highs in both goals (11) and points (20) ... Tied for the team lead with career-best four power-play markers ... Scored in his Nittany Lion debut in a 4-1 season-opening win against Army at Pegula Ice Arena Oct. 11 ... Recorded a three-game point-scoring streak (3g, 3a) Nov. 15-Dec. 1 ... Totaled a season-best three points (1g, 2a) against Union Dec. 1 ... Tallied the game-winning goal against Robert Morris Dec. 27 ... Garnered a three-game point-scoring streak (2g, 1a) Dec. 7-28 ... Secured third three-game point-scoring streak (1g, 3a) Feb. 7-14 ... Gathered two assists during Penn State's first Big Ten victory against Michigan Feb. 8.
AS A FRESHMAN AT ALASKA ANCHORAGE IN 2011-12
Spent freshman season with Alaska Anchorage of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association ... Appeared in 30 games and tied for fourth on the team with 15 points (6g, 9a) ... Led team's freshmen in goals and points ... Ranked third on team with nine assists.
Appeared in 63 regular-season games with the United States Hockey League's Lincoln Stars in 2012-13 ... Ranked fifth in the league in plus/minus (plus-37), 16th in assists (36) and 21st in points (59) ... Finished fourth on the team with 23 goals ... Notched two goals and one assist in five postseason games ... In 2010-11, played in 57 regular-season games with Lincoln ... Ranked fifth on the team with 36 points and 15 goals and was sixth in assists (21) ... Added four power-play and three-game winning goals and one shorthanded marker ... Recorded 95 points (38g, 57a) in 120 career USHL regular-season games ... Also played at Blaine High School ... Named to the all-conference team and received all-state honorable mention honors.
Son of Jim and Sandy Scheid ... Father, Jim, played at Wisconsin from 1977-81 ... Has two brothers, Tony and Ian ... Born May 5, 1992 in Minneapolis, Minn.