Men's Hockey 1996-97 Archive

Overall: 17-12-0
MIAC: 11-5-0 (3rd)

Schedule | Roster | Statistics

Schedule

Regular Season
Date Opponent Time
Nov. 9 ALUMNI GAME
Nov. 15 University of Wisconsin-Stout W 6-2
Nov. 24 ST. NORBERT'S L 3-2
Nov. 28-30 Thanksgiving Tournament
@ Bloomington Ice Garden
2nd out of 8 teams
Bethel W 3-2
Augsburg W 4-2
St. Thomas L 5-6
Dec. 6 Augsburg W 9-3
Dec. 7 AUGSBURG W 7-3
Dec. 13 Mankato State L 0-10
Dec. 28-29 Boston Cod Fish Bowl
Norwich L 6-2
Farmingham St. W 5-4
Jan. 3 ST. JOHN'S L 4-3 OT
Jan. 11 St. Mary's W 5-1
Jan. 13 ST. MARY'S L 9-1
Jan. 18 MANKATO STATE L 1-6
Jan. 20 St. John's L 2-4
Jan. 24 St. Olaf W 4-1
Jan. 25 ST. OLAF W 6-2
Jan. 31 ST. THOMAS L 4-1
Feb. 1 St. Thomas W 6-4
Feb. 7 Hamline W 6-2
Feb. 8 HAMLINE W 11-0
Feb. 14 BETHEL W 3-1
Feb. 15 Bethel L 3-4
Feb. 21 Concordia W 11-1
Feb. 22 Concordia W 8-2

Postseason
Date Opponent Time
Mar. 1 MIAC Tourney-Semifinals
Gustavus at St. Thomas
W 8-5
Mar. 2 MIAC Tourney-Semifinals
Gustavus at St. Thomas
W 3-1
March 7 MIAC Tourney Championship Finals
Gustavus at St. John's
L 2-4
March 8 MIAC Tourney Championship Finals
Gustavus at St. John's
L 4-5

Home games are in uppercase.
Head Coach: Don Roberts

Roster

No. Player Position Class Height Weight Hometown
1 Jeff Rathburn Goalie Senior 6'3" 180 Burnsville
2 Scott Smyser Defender Sophomore 6'1" 200 Grand Forks, ND
4 Scott Grabham Defender Junior 5'11" 190 Minnetonka
5 Andrew Cariveau Forward Sophomore 6'0" 195 Austin
6 Jon Fritz Defender Senior 6'3" 190 Apple Valley
7 Chris Porter Forward Senior 5'8" 170 Burnsville
8 Matt Grabow Forward Sophomore 5'11" 170 ?Detroit Lakes
9 Jason Hurd Forward Sophomore 6'1" 200 Mosinee, WI
10 Mike Hoolihan Forward Sophomore 6'3" 210 Burnsville
11 Chad Olson Defender Sophomore 6'0" 180 Winona
12 John Hirsch Forward Junior 6'0" 180 Madison, WI
13 Robert Beckl Defender Junior 6'0" 190 Sckolor, Czech Republic
14 Matt Merritt Forward First Year 5'8" 150 Aspen, CO
15 Tim McDonald Forward Junior 6'1" 185 Bloomington
16 Magnus Gille Defender Sophomore 6'1" 180 Mantorp, Sweden
17 Marty Anderson Defender Junior 5'11" 200 Ely
18 Rolf Simonson Forward Senior 5'9" 165 Burnsville
19 Kevin Conrad Forward Junior 5'8" 170 Minneapolis
20 Kirk Thoreson Junior Forward 6'1" 190 Mason City, IA
22 Jason Klipsic Center Junior 5'8" 155 Madison, WI
23 Brad Hendrickson Defender First Year 6'0" 205 Burnsville
24 Andy Tripp Forward Sophomore 5'8" 170 Eden Prairie
25 Shawn Reid Forward Junior 5'8" 175 Lakeville
26 Matt Olson Defender Junior 5'9" 165 Bloomington
27 Jon De St. Hubert Forward Senior 6'0" 185 Bloomington
30 Jason Poirier Goalie Sophomore 5'11" 185 Cottage Grove
35 Tom Hawley Goalie First Year 5'11" 180 Edina