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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 eyes a strong start in conference play against a strong opponent in an arena they haven't had much success
Penn State picks up it's first win of the campaign after defeating St. Lawrence 4-1 on the road
The Penn State men's ice hockey team earns a program-best No. 8 final ranking in both major polls
Third-seeded Penn State faces No. 2 Union in their first-ever NCAA Tournament game during the Midwest Regional Semifinals on Saturday afternoon
AS A JUNIOR IN 2016-17
Skated in all 39 games as a junior scoring six goals and adding 20 assists for 26 points, second among defenseman on the team ... collected a team-high 107 blocked shots to lead the entire nation ... began his Penn State career with a program record eight-game point streak for a defenseman (Oct. 6 - Nov. 3) ... registered an assist on opening night during a 4-2 victory over No. 16 St. Lawrence (Oct. 6) ... picked up another assist the following night during a 6-3 loss to the Saints (Oct. 7) ... netted his first collegiate goal while adding an assist for two points during a 7-0 victory over Mercyhurst (Oct. 14) ... collected an assist in each game during a 1-0-1 weekend against No. 3 Notre Dame (Oct. 21-22) ... registered a pair of assists during a weekend sweep over Canisius (Oct. 28-29) ... tallied an assist in a 5-1 victory over Niagara (Nov. 3) ... recorded an assist in a 6-3 win over Alaska Anchorage (Nov. 11) ... tallied 3 assists in the 8-0 shutout over Arizona State (Nov. 19) ... registered a goal in game one and scored the game winning goal in game two of the weekend sweep over No. 20 Michigan (Dec. 1-2) ... registered an assist in a 5-2 win over Michigan State (Jan. 13) ... recorded two assists in a 5-3 victory over Michigan State (Jan. 14) ... Tallied one assist in a 5-4 loss against Princeton (Jan. 28) ... Score one goal in a 5-1 loss versus Minnesota (Feb. 3) ... Registered one goal in a 6-3 victory against Wisconsin (Feb. 10) ... Scored one goal in a 5-2 victory versus Wisconsin (Feb. 11) ... had one assist in back-to-back contests against Michigan State (Feb. 25) and Wisconsin (Mar. 3) ... collected an assist in a 4-3 victory over Minnesota in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals (Mar. 17).
BEFORE PENN STATE
Appeared in games for three teams in the United States Hockey League (USHL) over the last two seasons most recently with the Lincoln Stars ... totaled 63 points off 20 goals and 43 assists in 97 games played … was named team captain of the Muskegon Lumberjacks for the 2015-16 season … named to the All-USHL Second-team in 2015-16 … was also a member of the United States National Development Team from 2011-13.
Born March 17, 1995 in Dearborn, Mich to Marcy and Mike Hamilton … has two younger sisters Maddison and Morgan … Intends to major in Economics.
HAMILTON ON PENN STATE
“I chose Penn State because it is an up and coming program that has some of the best facilities in the nation and also some of the most passionate fans in college hockey.”
GADOWSKY ON HAMILTON
"Trevor is very skilled and and sees the ice extremely well but is also a 'gamer'. Not often is the term 'warrior' used to describe skilled defensemen but it is always brought up in describing Trevor. He will fit in perfectly."