Season Stats: Gopher Hockey Commits

Final season stats of Minnesota Golden Gopher hockey commits Louie Nanne, Vinni Lettieri, Justin Kloos, Michael Brodzinski and Jake Bischoff.

Name: Louie Nanne
Team: Edina
Position: F
Tentative Season: 2013-14

Season to Date: Edina finished the regular season with a 20-4 record. The Edina captain scored 12 goals and added eight assists for a total of 20 points.

Section Playoffs: Edina cruised through the section playoffs beating Bloomington Jefferson (7-4) and Burnsville (6-3). Nanne notched six total points (3g, 3a) in the victories. In the opening round of sections, the talented forward had his best game of the season, scoring two goals and assisting on two others.

State Tournament: 3/8/2012: Class AA quarterfinals against Benilde-St. Margaret's


Name: Vinni Lettieri
Team: Minnetonka
Position: F
Tentative Season: 2013-14

Season to Date: Lettieri lead Minnetonka this season with 58 points (22g, 36a). His best performance was on Hockey Day Minnesota against the No. 1-ranked Duluth East Greyhounds. Lettieri found the net once and added four assists as the Skippers dominated the game 9-3.

Section Playoffs: Minnetonka posted two shutout victories over Minneapolis (12-0) and Wayzata (3-0) before falling to Benilde-St. Margaret's 5-1. The future Gopher scored a goal and had an assist in the opening round but was held scoreless in the next two games.


Name: Justin Kloos
Team: Lakeville South
Position: C
Tentative Season: 2013-14

Season to Date: The Mr. Hockey front-runner for Lakeville South lead the state in assists (47) finished tied for second in points (81) and added 34 goals. In 25 games, the 5-foot-9, 165-pound senior had seven, five-point performances while leading his team to a 17-8 record.

Section Playoffs: Kloos showed why he is arguably the top high school hockey player in the state of Minnesota when he exploded for 10 points in one game (2g, 8a) in the opening round of section playoffs. After crushing Winona 19-0, Lakeville South cruised to a State Tournament berth, beating Rochester Mayo (7-0) and rival Lakeville North (7-1). Kloos added three goals and five assists in the final two games giving him a staggering 18 points during the section playoffs.

State Tournament: 3/8/2012: Class AA quarterfinals against Duluth East


Name: Michael Brodzinski
Team: Blaine
Position: D
Tentative Season: 2013-14

Season to Date: The talented two-way defenseman lead Blaine with 33 points (13g, 20a). The 5-foot-11, 190-pounder was a key component of the Bengals' power play on their way to a 16-9 record.

Section Playoffs: Blaine made it to the section finals by beating Coon Rapids (4-2) and Anoka (6-3) before getting whipped by Maple Grove (15-1). Brodzinski scored once in the first section and twice in the second, but was held pointless against the Crimson.


Name: Jake Bischoff
Team: Grand Rapids
Position: D
Tentative Season: 2014-15

Season to Date: Bischoff helped lead Grand Rapids to a 19-6 record. He finished the regular season with 11 goals and 27 assists for 38 points.

Last Game: Grand Rapids was ousted in their opening game of the playoffs, losing a close contest 3-2 against Forest Lake. Bischoff notched two assists in his final game as a junior.


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