Penn State


Penn State 2019-2020 Team Roster
No. Name (*NHL draftees) Cl Pos Ht Wt YOB Hometown / Last Team
2 Cole Hults (LOS)Jr D6-219598Stoughton, WI / Madison Capitols (USHL)
3 Paul DeNaplesSo D6-018498Moscow, PA / Sioux Falls Stampede (USHL)
4 Kris MyllariSr D6-219097Kanata, ON / Youngstown Phantoms (USHL)
6 James GobetzSr D6-221096St. James, NY / Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
7 Evan BellJr D5-1119197Livonia, MI / Fargo Force (USHL)
Previous College: Merrimack (2017-18)
9 Alex LimogesJr F6-120097Winchester, VA / Waterloo Black Hawks (USHL)
10Brandon BiroSr F5-1116098Sherwood Park, AB / Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL)
11Max SauvéSo F5-916598Acushnet, MA / Avon Old Farms (PREP)
12Bobby HamptonJr F6-019797Middletown, NJ / Cedar Rapids Roughriders (USHL)
Previous College: Northeastern (2018-19)
13Nikita Pavlychev (PIT)Sr F6-721297Yaroslavl, Russia / Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
14Nate SuceseSr F5-817496Fairport, NY / Dubuque Fighting Saints (USHL)
15Kenny JohnsonFr D6-423098Ann Arbor, MI / Victoria Grizzlies (BCHL)
16Mason SnellFr D6-01900Courtice, ON / Penticton Vees (BCHL)
17Evan Barratt (CHI)Jr F5-1119099Bristol, PA / United States National Team Development Program (NTDP)
18Clayton Phillips (PIT)Jr D6-019599Edina, MN / Muskegon Lumberjacks (USHL)
Previous College: Minnesota (2018-19)
19Connor McMenaminFr F5-1118599Collegeville, PA / Tri-City Storm (USHL)
20Aarne Talvitie (NJD)So F5-1019899Espoo, Finland / Espoo Blues U20 (Europe)
21Kevin Wall (CAR)Fr F6-11900Penfield, NY / Chilliwack Chiefs (BCHL)
22Alex StevensJr D6-120097Plymouth, MN / Dubuque Fighting Saints (USHL)
23Blake GoberSr F5-817995Colleyville, TX / Bloomington Thunder (USHL)
24Adam PilewiczJr D6-120096Sewickley, PA / Johnstown Tomahawks (NAHL)
25Denis Smirnov (COL)Sr F5-1018597Moscow, Russia / Fargo Force (USHL)
26Liam FolkesSr F5-816796Scarborough, ON / Brockville Braves (CCHL)
27Sam SternscheinJr F6-120498Syossett, NY / Lincoln Stars (USHL)
28Tyler GrattonFr F6-218799Pottstown, PA / Central Illinois Flying Aces (USHL)
29Connor MacEachernFr F5-1017599Brooklin, ON / Youngstown Phantoms (USHL)
31Peyton JonesSr G6-421096Langhorne, PA / Lincoln Stars (USHL)
32Will HoltforsterSr G5-1118598Mississauga, ON / Penn State Ice Lions (ACHA)
35Oskar AutioSo G6-018399Espoo, Finland / Chicago Steel (USHL)

Captain: Brandon Biro

Assistant Captains: Kris Myllari, Liam Folkes

Head Coach: Guy Gadowsky (Colorado College '89)
Career Record (Entering 2019-2020): 298-308-56 (.492) (19 Seasons)
Record at Penn State (Entering 2019-2020): 125-110-19 (.530) (7 Seasons)

Associate Head Coach: Keith Fisher (St. Cloud State '00)
Assistant Coach: Matt Lindsay (Williams '01)
Volunteer Assistant Coach: Andrew Magera (Penn State)
Director of Hockey Operations: Alex Dawes (Utica '12)

Penn State 2019-2020 Team Roster
No. Name Cl P Hometown /
Last Team
2 Cole Hults (LOS)Jr DStoughton, WI / Madison Capitols (USHL)
3 Paul DeNaplesSo DMoscow, PA / Sioux Falls Stampede (USHL)
4 Kris MyllariSr DKanata, ON / Youngstown Phantoms (USHL)
6 James GobetzSr DSt. James, NY / Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
7 Evan BellJr DLivonia, MI / Fargo Force (USHL)
Previous College: Merrimack (2017-18)
9 Alex LimogesJr FWinchester, VA / Waterloo Black Hawks (USHL)
10Brandon BiroSr FSherwood Park, AB / Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL)
11Max SauvéSo FAcushnet, MA / Avon Old Farms (PREP)
12Bobby HamptonJr FMiddletown, NJ / Cedar Rapids Roughriders (USHL)
Previous College: Northeastern (2018-19)
13Nikita Pavlychev (PIT)Sr FYaroslavl, Russia / Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
14Nate SuceseSr FFairport, NY / Dubuque Fighting Saints (USHL)
15Kenny JohnsonFr DAnn Arbor, MI / Victoria Grizzlies (BCHL)
16Mason SnellFr DCourtice, ON / Penticton Vees (BCHL)
17Evan Barratt (CHI)Jr FBristol, PA / United States National Team Development Program (NTDP)
18Clayton Phillips (PIT)Jr DEdina, MN / Muskegon Lumberjacks (USHL)
Previous College: Minnesota (2018-19)
19Connor McMenaminFr FCollegeville, PA / Tri-City Storm (USHL)
20Aarne Talvitie (NJD)So FEspoo, Finland / Espoo Blues U20 (Europe)
21Kevin Wall (CAR)Fr FPenfield, NY / Chilliwack Chiefs (BCHL)
22Alex StevensJr DPlymouth, MN / Dubuque Fighting Saints (USHL)
23Blake GoberSr FColleyville, TX / Bloomington Thunder (USHL)
24Adam PilewiczJr DSewickley, PA / Johnstown Tomahawks (NAHL)
25Denis Smirnov (COL)Sr FMoscow, Russia / Fargo Force (USHL)
26Liam FolkesSr FScarborough, ON / Brockville Braves (CCHL)
27Sam SternscheinJr FSyossett, NY / Lincoln Stars (USHL)
28Tyler GrattonFr FPottstown, PA / Central Illinois Flying Aces (USHL)
29Connor MacEachernFr FBrooklin, ON / Youngstown Phantoms (USHL)
31Peyton JonesSr GLanghorne, PA / Lincoln Stars (USHL)
32Will HoltforsterSr GMississauga, ON / Penn State Ice Lions (ACHA)
35Oskar AutioSo GEspoo, Finland / Chicago Steel (USHL)

Captain: Brandon Biro
Assistant Captains: Kris Myllari, Liam Folkes

Head Coach: Guy Gadowsky (Colorado College '89)
Career Record (Entering 2019-2020): 298-308-56 (.492) (19 Seasons)
Record at Penn State (Entering 2019-2020): 125-110-19 (.530) (7 Seasons)

Associate Head Coach: Keith Fisher (St. Cloud State '00)
Assistant Coach: Matt Lindsay (Williams '01)
Volunteer Assistant Coach: Andrew Magera (Penn State)
Director of Hockey Operations: Alex Dawes (Utica '12)