29 Gage Torrel
29 Gage Torrel
Height: 5-9
Weight: 178
Year: Senior
Hometown: Monticello, Minn.
Position: Forward
Junior Team: Langley (BCHL)
Shoots/Catches: Left
gp 16
p 12
g 2
a 10
pim 10
+/- +7

Junior (2017-18): 36 games played with 15 starts. Accumulated 16 points (5-11-16). (11/18) vs. Alabama Huntsville, five shots recorded. (12/1) vs. Alaska, recorded one goal and three shots. (12/2) vs. Alaska, registered one assist while putting seven shots on net. (1/13) vs. Ferris State, two shots on net, while scoring and tallying an assist. (1/27) vs. Bowling Green, one goal and an assist while putting two shots on net. Had 22 multishot performances, and was named Blueliner's James Howie Unsung Hero Award. 

Sophomore (2016-17): Led LSSU with 14 goals scored ... Placed tied for fourth among team leaders in points (22) and was 10th in assists (eight) ... Ranked tied for 33rd place among the WCHA's top points producers and tied for sixth in league goal scoring ... Played in all 36 Laker contests ... His 22 blocked shots tied for seventh most on the squad ... Tied for 77th place nationally in goals per game (0.39 gpg) ... Posted five multiple-point games, which included a season-high three points (2-1=3) versus Ferris State (2/24) ... Began the season with three consecutive two-point (1-1=2) game performances - against Michigan State (10/14-15) and at Alabama-Huntsville (10/21) ... Accounted for the game-winning marker in a home league triumph versus Alabama-Huntsville (1/21) ... Picked up two assists versus Bowling Green State (12/2) ... Notched at least a point in six of his initial seven games (10/14-11/4) and totaled nine points (5-4=9) in those first seven encounters ... Racked up two blocked shots in a contest on four occasions - vs. Michigan State (10/15), at Michigan (11/25), at Minnesota State (1/27), and against Alaska Anchorage (2/11) ... Generated a team fourth-most tying 17 points (11-6=17) in 28 WCHA encounters ... Compiled a team second-best 15 points (9-6=15) in 16 home appearances ... Recorded a month-high eight points (4-4=8) in six October matchups ... Had four points (3-1=4) in six February games and four (2-2=4) in six December contests.  

Freshman (2015-16): Appeared in 38 games ... Scored eight goals and 11 assists to rank third on the team in scoring ... Named the team's Most Valuable Forward ... Tallied an assist in a win at Ferris State (3/5) ... Tabbed WCHA Rookie of the Month for February after posting four goals and three assists in eight games for the month... Registered a three-point weekend (1-2=3), including a game-winning assist (2/26), to help the Lakers secure the Cappo Cup series over Northern Michigan (2/27) ... Scored a goal at Alaska Anchorage (2/20) ... Earned Rookie of the Week status following a 3-0 victory over Bemidji State (2/13), in which he scored an empty net goal and assisted on the game winner ... Named WCHA Rookie of the Month for December after posting two goals and three assists during the month ... Named to the Vermont Catamount Cup All-Tournament Team (12/30) ... Scored the game-winning goal and added an assist in a shutout victory over Brown at the Catamount Cup (12/30) ... Selected the WCHA Rookie of the Week after helping LSSU to it’s first WCHA road sweep since 2014 by scoring a short-handed game-winning goal in shutout victory over Alaska (12/5) ... Scored a goal and was plus one in a victory at Michigan State (12/22) ... Tallied three assists, including on the game-winning goal, in a shutout victory against Northern Michigan (11/17) ... Tallied his first career goal at the expense of Michigan State (12/10) in the Ice Breaker Tournament.

High School/Juniors: Finished 12th among the 2014-15 season British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) leaders with 64 points on a league 18th-most 26 goals with 38 assists in 54 regular season games for the Langley (British Columbia) Rivermen … Coached by Bobby Henderson ... Finished second on 2014-15 team points leaders list while ranking first in goals scored and second in assists ... Netted 11 power-play goals, a team-high three short-handed markers, and three game-winning lamplighters for the 2014-15 campaign ... Began the 2013-14 season skating for the United States Hockey League's (USHL) Fargo (N.D.) Force and notched lone point on a goal in eight appearances before suiting up with Langley the remainder of the campaign ... Totaled 10 goals with 14 assists for a squad 10th-highest 24-points total in 28 matchups to along with a team-leading five game-winning tallies and one power-play lamplighter ... Notched 18 points on seven goals and 11 assists in 59 regular-season encounters with the Fargo Force in the 2012-13 campaign ... Produced four points with a goal and three helpers in 13 2012-13 season playoff games for Fargo ... Amassed 95 career high school points on 52 goals and 43 assists in 50 career prep games over two seasons at Monticello (Minn.) High School ... Graduated in 2012 from Jefferson High School in Alexandria, Minn.

Personal: Son of Steve and Kendel Torrel ... Born in Monticello, Minn. ... His father (Steve Torrel) and uncle (Doug Torrel) both played collegiate hockey at the University of Minnesota Duluth... His father was drafted by the Hartford Whalers in the seventh round of the 1986 draft  and his uncle Doug was a 1987 fourth-round draft pick of the Vancouver Canucks ... Doug played five years of professional hockey in the AHL, WCHL and IHL and also spent two seasons playing in Germany ... His older brother (Mitch Torrel) was a four-year (2009-13) men's ice hockey letterwinner at the Air Force Academy for four seasons ... Shoots: Left ... Undeclared academic major.

Recent Games
Nov 23 Northern Michigan W, 4-2
Nov 24 Northern Michigan L, 2-1
Nov 30 Minnesota State L, 4-2
Dec 1 Minnesota State L, 3-0
Dec 7 at Alaska W, 4-1
Dec 8 at Alaska W, 5-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 16 12
Points 12 9
Goals 2 2
Assists 10 7
PIM 10 6
+/- +7 +6
Power-play goals 0 0
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Games started 1 1
Game-winning goals 1 1
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 20 11
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 6 at Merrimack W, 5-4 - 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 7 at Merrimack W, 1-0 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 12 Nipissing University W, 3-1 - 0 0 0 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 13 Nipissing University W, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at Alabama-Huntsville W, 4-3 - 0 2 2 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 27 at Alabama-Huntsville W, 2-1 - 0 2 2 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 2 Michigan W, 5-2 - 0 1 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 3 Michigan L, 5-3 - 0 2 2 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 9 Alaska T, 3-3 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 10 Alaska L, 4-3 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 16 at Bowling Green State W, 5-0 - 0 2 2 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 17 at Bowling Green State L, 5-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 23 Northern Michigan W, 4-2 - 2 0 2 2 +2 0 0 0 1 0 4
Nov 24 Northern Michigan L, 2-1 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 30 Minnesota State L, 4-2 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 1 Minnesota State L, 3-0 - 0 0 0 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 7 at Alaska W, 4-1 - 0 1 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 8 at Alaska W, 5-2 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 16 at USNTDP U-18   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 vs. Michigan State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 31 vs. TBD   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 4 at Alaska Anchorage   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 5 at Alaska Anchorage   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 11 Alabama-Huntsville   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 12 Alabama-Huntsville   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 18 at Minnesota State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 19 at Minnesota State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 Bemidji State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 Bemidji State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 at Ferris State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 at Ferris State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 Michigan Tech   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 Michigan Tech   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 at Northern Michigan   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Northern Michigan   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 Ferris State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 Ferris State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2015-16 38 8 11 19 46 -10 2 1 2 2 0 0 69
2016-17 36 14 8 22 41 -2 1 0 0 1 0 0 82
2017-18 36 5 11 16 33 -9 1 2 0 0 0 0 73
2018-19 16 2 10 12 10 +7 0 0 0 1 0 0 20
Total 126 29 40 69 130 -14 4 3 2 4 0 0 244
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 16 2 10 12 10 +7 0 0 0 1 0 0 20
Conference 12 2 7 9 6 +6 0 0 0 1 0 0 11
Exhibition 1 0 0 0 4 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
-
Home 8 2 3 5 8 +2 0 0 0 1 0 0 12
Away 8 0 7 7 2 +5 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
Neutral - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 9 2 8 10 6 +8 0 0 0 1 0 0 13
Losses 6 0 2 2 4 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Ties 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
-
October 4 0 4 4 2 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
November 9 2 5 7 6 +6 0 0 0 1 0 0 15
December 3 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0