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Minnesota Hockey: Tyler Sheehy Named First Team All-American

Looks like the mural painters have work this summer

Tyler Sheehy is headed to the Mariucci Mural

The NCAA Frozen Four was held in Chicago this past weekend with Denver defeating UMD 3-2 to win their eighth national championship in school history. The Friday night between the National Semifinals and the Championship game is national award reveal day. The Mike Richter Award, the Hobey Baker Award and the All-Americans are were all announced last Friday. Minnesota sophomore and Big Ten Payer of the Year Tyler Sheehy was one of the forwards named to the West First Team All-American team, and will have his image added to the All-American mural at Mariucci Arena before next season.

Sheehy is the 36th Gopher to be named a First Team All-American,and the first since Mike Reilly in 2015. Sheehy led the Gophers in scoring and finished the season eighth nationally in with 53 points. His 20 goals were a career high. His 53 points are the most by a Gopher since Ryan Potulny in 2005-06.

A list of all 36 Gopher Hockey First Team All-Americans is below:

1929 Charles McCabe

1932 Anthony Toth

1940 John Mariucci

1940 Harold Paulsen

1951 Gordon Watters

1951 Larry Ross

1953 Jim Mattson

1953, 1954 John Mayasich

1954 Ken Yackel, Sr.

1954 Dick Dougherty

1957, 1958 Jack MacCartan

1958 Dick Burg

1959 Murray Williamson

1963 Lou Nanne

1964 Craig Falkman

1965 Doug Woog

1968 Gary Gambucci

1970 Murray McLachlan

1970 Wally Olds

1975 Les Auge

1975 Mike Polich

1979 Bill Baker

1980 Tim Harrer

1981 Neal Broten

1981 Steve Ulseth

1985 Pat Micheletti

1988 Robb Stauber

1995, 1996 Brian Bonin

1996, 1997 Mike Crowley

2001, 2002 Jordan Leopold

2002 John Pohl

2004 Keith Ballard

2006 Ryan Potulny

2007 Alex Goligoski

2009 Ryan Stoa

2014, 2015 Mike Reilly

2017 Tyler Sheehy