33 Nick Kossoff
33 Nick Kossoff
Height: 6-2
Weight: 187
Year: Senior
Hometown: West Des Moines, Iowa
Position: Goaltender
Major: Kinesiology
Junior Team: Keystone (NAHL)
Shoots/Catches: Right
gp 27
gs 27
min 1611:41
ga 65
gaa 2.42
sv 730

Senior (2018-19): Played in 27 games, accumulating a 17-8-2 record...Recorded a .918 save percentage and 2.42 goals against average...Named the WCHA Goaltender of the Week twice...Named Madigan/Pingature Athlete of the Week...Nominated for the 2019 Hockey Humantarian Award...Named to the All-Academic Team and was WCHA Scholar-Athlete...Named to the 2018-19 Google Cloud Academic All-District Men's At-Large Team...(3/1) vs. Ferris State, won 5-2 facing 47 shots, while saving 45...(3/9) vs. Bemidji State, faced 40 shots and stopped 39 shots to advance to the WCHA semifinals...Named to the GLI All-Tournament Team after backstopping the Lakers to wins over Michigan State and Michigan Tech as the Lakers won the Great Lakes Invitational for the first time in program history...Earned the Cliff Everett Male Athlete Award, as the top male athlete, and the Kiwanis Scholastic Award at the Anchor Awards...Earned Soo Blueliners Scholar-Athlete Award...Signed Amateur Tryout Agreement with Manchester Monarchs of ECHL on April 2.

Junior (2017-18): Suited up for 26 games while starting in 21 games...Ranked seventh in the WCHA for goals against average with a 2.99 GAA... Ranked fourth in the WCHA for saves percentage with a .911 SV%, holding a 7-12-2 record...(10/20) vs. No.1 ranked Denver, tied 3-3, faced 66 shots while saving 63. (12/30) vs. Arizona State, won 4-1 facing 49 shots and saving 48...(2/2) vs. Bemidji, won 2-0 and stopped all 28 shots.

Sophomore (2016-17): An American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) All-American Scholar and a WCHA Scholar-Athlete Award winner ... Recipient of team's Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award ... Generated a 2.44 goals-against average (four goals allowed) in two non-conference matchups to go with a .937 saves percentage (59 saves) in 98:13 minutes ... Made 82 saves with an .891 saves percentage and a 3.87 goals-against average (10 goals allowed) 154:57 minutes between the posts in five road outings ... Recorded a 3.87 goals-against average (four goals allowed) and a .846 saves percentage (22 saves) in his lone home appearance, which was as a starter ... Recorded a season game-high 31 saves in 39:06 minutes of playing time at Michigan Tech (3/3) in WCHA Playoff First-Round action ... Racked up a 28-saves effort in 59:07 minutes of action at Nebraska-Omaha (12/31) ... Stopped 22 shots on net in 62:03 minutes of action in his season debut versus Alaska (10/29) ... Picked up an assist at Alaska (2/17) ... Earned the starting nod against Alaska (10/29), at Ferris State (11/19), and at Nebraska-Omaha (12/31) ... Enjoyed his most productive month in March by turning aside all 31 shots faced in 39:06 minutes between the pipes.  

Freshman (2015-16): Appeared in 13 games (12 starts), finishing 3-8-1 with a 2.39 goals-against average, a .918 save percentage and three shutouts ... Posted his third career shutout with a28-save performance in a 3-0 victory over Brown (12/30) at Vermont's Catamount Cup ... Tallied 27 saves in a 1-1 overtime tie against Michigan Tech (12/11) ... Helped complete the road sweep while saving a career-high 36 shots in a 2-0 shutout at Alaska (12/5) ... Registered an assist for his first career point in a 3-2 overtime loss against Arizona State (11/14) ... Made 19 saves and recorded a shutout in his collegiate debut, marking the first LSSU goaltender ever to accomplish such a feat.

High School/Juniors: Played the 2014-15 season for the North American Hockey League's (NAHL) Keystone Ice Miners, located in Connellsville, Pa. ... Coached by Michael Gershon ... Posted a 14-10-0-2 record with a 2.21 goals-against average (59 goals allowed) and a .931 saves percentage (794 saves) in 28 appearances, which included 26 as a starter ... Selected Keystone's 2014-15 Rookie of the Year ... Concluded the 2014-15 campaign ranked third among the NAHL leaders in saves percentage and eighth in goals-against average ... Collected a league second-most tying six shutouts ... Made three 2015 NAHL Playoff appearances and compiled a 2.54 goals-against average (76 goals allowed) along with an .891 saves percentage (57 saves) in 165 minutes between the posts ... Spent the 2012-13 season with the T1EHL Colorado Thunderbirds U18 team producing a 2.54 goals-against average and a .900 saves percentage in 16 outings ... Turned in a 2.73 goals-against average to go with a .926 saves percentage in 20 contests for the Colorado Thunderbirds U18 squad in the 2013-14 campaign ... A 2014 graduate of Legend High School in Parker, Colo.

Personal: Son of Robin and Andy Kossoff ... Born in West Des Moines, Iowa ... Has an older sister ... Attended the NHL's Winnipeg Jets Development Camp in in the summer of 2016 ... Catches: Right ... Kinesiology major. 

 

Recent Games
Mar 1 Ferris State W, 5-2
Mar 2 Ferris State L, 3-2
Mar 8 Bemidji State W, 4-2
Mar 9 Bemidji State W, 3-1
Mar 15 at Minnesota State L, 2-1
Mar 16 at Minnesota State L, 2-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games played 27 19
Games started 27 19
Minutes 1611:41 1129:58
Goals against 65 46
Goals-against average 2.42 2.44
Saves 730 502
Save pct .918 .916
Wins 17 11
Losses 8 6
Ties 2 2
Win pct .667 .632
Date Opponent Score gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t
Oct 6 at Merrimack W, 5-4 1 60:00 4 4.00 28 .875 1 0 0
Oct 7 at Merrimack W, 1-0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Nipissing University W, 3-1 1 40:00 0 0.00 10 1.000 0 0 0
Oct 13 Nipissing University W, 4-0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at Alabama-Huntsville W, 4-3 1 60:00 3 3.00 25 .893 1 0 0
Oct 27 at Alabama-Huntsville W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Michigan W, 5-2 1 59:58 2 2.00 28 .933 1 0 0
Nov 3 Michigan L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 Alaska T, 3-3 1 65:00 3 2.77 17 .850 0 0 1
Nov 10 Alaska L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Bowling Green W, 5-0 1 60:00 0 0.00 30 1.000 1 0 0
Nov 17 at Bowling Green L, 5-2 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Northern Michigan W, 4-2 1 59:44 2 2.01 22 .917 1 0 0
Nov 24 Northern Michigan L, 2-1 1 59:09 1 1.01 18 .947 0 1 0
Nov 30 Minnesota State L, 4-2 1 58:53 4 4.08 19 .826 0 1 0
Dec 1 Minnesota State L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 7 at Alaska W, 4-1 1 60:00 1 1.00 22 .957 1 0 0
Dec 8 at Alaska W, 5-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 28 .933 1 0 0
Dec 16 at USNTDP U-18 W, 7-3 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 vs. Michigan State W, 4-3 1 63:04 3 2.85 29 .906 1 0 0
Dec 31 vs. Michigan Tech W, 6-3 1 60:00 3 3.00 18 .857 1 0 0
Jan 4 at Alaska Anchorage W, 5-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 29 .935 1 0 0
Jan 5 at Alaska Anchorage W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 11 Alabama-Huntsville W, 7-2 1 54:06 2 2.22 22 .917 1 0 0
Jan 12 Alabama-Huntsville T, 1-1 1 65:00 1 0.92 25 .962 0 0 1
Jan 18 at Minnesota State L, 5-3 1 58:37 5 5.12 29 .853 0 1 0
Jan 19 at Minnesota State W, 1-0 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 Bemidji State W, 5-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 32 .941 1 0 0
Jan 26 Bemidji State L, 5-3 1 57:18 5 5.24 30 .857 0 1 0
Feb 1 at Ferris State W, 6-3 1 59:45 3 3.01 32 .914 1 0 0
Feb 2 at Ferris State W, 4-2 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 Michigan Tech W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 Michigan Tech W, 3-1 1 59:38 1 1.01 31 .969 1 0 0
Feb 22 at Northern Michigan L, 4-2 1 58:12 4 4.12 27 .871 0 1 0
Feb 23 at Northern Michigan L, 5-3 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 Ferris State W, 5-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 45 .957 1 0 0
Mar 2 Ferris State L, 3-2 1 54:36 3 3.30 19 .864 0 1 0
Mar 8 Bemidji State W, 4-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 29 .935 1 0 0
Mar 9 Bemidji State W, 3-1 1 60:00 1 1.00 39 .975 1 0 0
Mar 15 at Minnesota State L, 2-1 1 59:21 2 2.02 29 .935 0 1 0
Mar 16 at Minnesota State L, 2-0 1 59:20 2 2.02 28 .933 0 1 0
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t win %
2015-16 13 12 778:54 31 2.39 346 .918 3 8 1 .292
2016-17 6 3 217:00 14 3.87 104 .881 0 3 0 .000
2017-18 26 21 1345:27 67 2.99 688 .911 7 12 2 .381
2018-19 27 27 1611:41 65 2.42 730 .918 17 8 2 .667
Total 72 63 3953:02 177 2.69 1868 .913 27 31 5 .468
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t win %
Total 27 27 1611:41 65 2.42 730 .918 17 8 2 .667
Conference 19 19 1129:58 46 2.44 502 .916 11 6 2 .632
Exhibition 1 1 40:00 0 0.00 10 1.000 0 0 0 -
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Home 14 14 833:22 31 2.23 376 .924 8 4 2 .643
Away 11 11 655:15 28 2.56 307 .916 7 4 0 .636
Neutral 2 2 123:04 6 2.93 47 .887 2 0 0 1.000
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Wins 17 17 1016:15 35 2.07 489 .933 17 0 0 1.000
Losses 8 8 465:26 26 3.35 199 .884 0 8 0 .000
Ties 2 2 130:00 4 1.85 42 .913 0 0 2 .500
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October 2 2 120:00 7 3.50 53 .883 2 0 0 1.000
November 6 6 362:44 12 1.98 134 .918 3 2 1 .583
December 4 4 243:04 9 2.22 97 .915 4 0 0 1.000
January 6 6 355:01 17 2.87 167 .908 3 2 1 .583
February 3 3 177:35 8 2.70 90 .918 2 1 0 .667
March 6 6 353:17 12 2.04 189 .940 3 3 0 .500