Scooter Brickey


Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Height 6-4
  • Weight 215
  • Hometown Burtchville, Mich.
  • Previous School Western Michigan
  • Junior Team Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)

College Career

  • Transferred to Ohio State after three years at Western Michigan

2022-23 (Senior Season, through Jan. 1)

  • Ten points, with two goals and eight assists, while playing in first 20 games
  • B1G Second Star of the Week after four points – with a goal and an assist in each game – vs. Bowling Green Dec. 16-17; +6 in the series, with +4 mark in game two; career-high five shot blocks in game two
  • Goals at BG were the first of his Buckeye career
  • Two assists vs. Wisconsin Oct. 8 for first points as a Buckeye
  • Also notched two assists against Bentley Oct. 20, with +4 mark

Prior to Ohio State

At Western Michigan

  • Played in 59 games over three years at Western Michigan, with three goals and seven assists for 10 points
  • Limited to 10 games in 2021-22, scoring a goal
  • Three assists in 24 games in 2019-20 and had a 2-4-6 line in 25 games in 2020-21
  • Earned NCHC Scholar-Athlete honors in 2021 and 2022 and named to Dean’s List

Junior Hockey

  • Played three full seasons in the USHL, totaling 171 games with 17 goals and 50 assists; started career with 10 USHL games with Muskegon in 2015-16 before joining the league full-time in 2016-17
  • Skated in 33 games with the Lumberjacks in 2016-17 and was then traded to Des Moines; totaled 56 games played, with seven goals and 14 assists, on the year
  • Saw action in 53 games with the Buccaneers in 20178-18, with 15 assists and 17 points and appeared in 62 games the next year, with 29 points on eight goals and 21 assists, while serving as an alternate captain
  • Participated in USA NHL Top Prospects game
  • Played for Little Caesars and Compuware AAA programs
  • Graduated from Port Huron Northern in 2017
  • Also played golf, winning junior tournaments


  • Parents are Scott and Paige; Father won a men’s hockey national championship at North Dakota and was drafted by the St. Louis Blues
  • Family and consumer financial services major; sister Sydney played golf at Northern Illinois
  • Wears No. 8 at Ohio State because John Larkin took his usual number 4, so doubled it to 8
  • Family and consumer financial services major and plans to own a business
  • Started playing hockey at age 2, with father and grandfather Ron getting him into the sport

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