Five Buckeye men’s hockey seniors – Miguel Fidler, Ronnie Hein, Tanner Laczynski, Carson Meyer and Gordi Myer – earned their Ohio State degrees this spring.
The 2020 senior class earned three straight NCAA berths, including a Frozen Four trip in 2018, and was poised for a fourth in 2020 before the remainder of the season was canceled. They would have been the first group of seniors in program history with four NCAA appearances. The seniors were also a part of three straight Top 2 finishes in the Big Ten and won the 2019 Big Ten regular season crown.
Fidler, from Edina, Minnesota, graduated with a degree in communication. He played in 106 games in the Scarlet and Gray, with nine goals, 18 assists and 27 points, along with 33 shot blocks.
Hein, the Buckeyes’ captain in 2019-20, is a native of Chelsea, Mich. He graduated with a degree in real estate and has earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honors. In his Buckeye career, Hein skated in 113 games, with 28 goals, 33 assists, 61 points and 63 blocked shots.
Laczynski, a native of Shorewood, Ill., earned his degree in sport industry. An alternate captain for the Buckeyes in 2019-20 when he led the squad in scoring, he signed with the NHL Philadelphia Flyers earlier this spring. A three-time All-Big Ten selection and an All-American, Laczynski ended his career with 143 points, on 48 goals and 95 assists, in 138 games in the Scarlet and Gray. He is a four-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and three-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
Powell, Ohio, native Meyer received his bachelor’s degree in sport industry. He spent two years with the Buckeyes and had 53 points, with 26 goals and 27 assists, in 71 games in the Scarlet and Gray. His collegiate career included 137 games played, posting a 42-47-89 line. Meyer earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten accolades.
Myer, who hails from Sylvania, Ohio, earned his degree in economics – business. An alternate captain this year, he earned Honorable Mention All-Big Ten accolades. A leader on the Buckeye defense that has ranked in the Top 15 each of the last three years, Myer skated in 133 games in the Scarlet and Gray, with an 7-37-45 line, 192 shot blocks and a +30 rating. He earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honors four times and was a three-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
Wyatt Ege, another member of the Buckeye hockey senior class, earned his bachelor’s degree in Spring 2019 and was enrolled in graduate school in 2019-20. An Honorable Mention All-Big Ten selection this year, the Elk River, Minn., native played in 111 games in the Scarlet and Gray, with 41 points, including 35 assists. His collegiate career included 145 games, with 10 goals and 44 assists for 53 points. He was a four-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and a three-time Academic All-Big Ten choice.