Sept. 27, 2016

The Ohio State men’s hockey team opens the 2016-17 season with an exhibition game vs. Wilfrid Laurier at 4 p.m. Tuesday, senior captains Nick Schilkey and Drew Brevig and Coach Rohlik met with the media to talk about kicking off the season. The Buckeyes, who return all but three letterwinners from last season, were picked second in the Big Ten Coaches’ Preseason Poll.

Schilkey said “One of our strengths is our depth. We can be a four-line team and keep the hammer down.” Watch his full interview:

Brevig said “It’s a great young group that brings a lot to the table. We have a lot of depth in our junior and sophomore classes. It’ll be a fun year.” Watch his full interview:

On being picked being second in the B1GHockey preseason poll, Coach Rohlik said “Anybody in our league can win on any given night. We have to earn our stripes.” Watch his full interview: