NCAA Division 1 Men's Ice Hockey Tournament - April 6, 2017 (USA Today Sports Images)
2017-18: Named Bauer NCHC Offensive Player of the Week (Jan. 8, 2018)...Named 2018 Hobey Baker Award Nominee (Jan. 16, 2018)...
2016-17: Finished third on Denver in scoring with 42P (13G-29A, 38GP)... One of four finalists for the NCHC Forward of the Year Award (Award won by Anthony Louis, MU)… Earned Second Team All-NCHC honors… Won NCHC Forward of the Week Award twice… Named NCAA Second Star of the Week for last week of February… Registered 11 multi-point games including a two goal performance in NCAA Semifinal victory over Notre Dame… Pre-Season: CHN All-American, NCHC All-Conference Team & The Hockey News NCAA Players to Watch, #25.
2015-16: Turned in the 12th-best scoring total by a freshman in DU history with 47 points (17G-30A) in 41 games played... Won the Barry Sharp Award as the Pios' top rookie... Earned All-Tournament Honors at NCAA West Regional after tallying 2G-3A-5P in Denver’s wins over BU and FSU... Named to NCHC All-Rookie Team and was a finalist for NCHC Rookie of the Year Award (won by Brock Boeser, UND)... Won both the NCHC and HCA National Rookie of the Month Award for February after tallying 6G-7A-13P in six games played... Earned five NCHC Rookie of the Week Awards... Named NCAA First Star of the Week on Feb. 23... Ranked No. 149 among North American skaters by NHL Central Scouting in its mid-term report... Scored first career NCAA goal on Nov. 7 at Colorado College.
Before Denver: Spent three seasons (2012-15) with the Dubuque Fighting Saints of the USHL, recording 108 points (39G-69A) in 172 career games… Served as Dubuque’s alternate captain in 2014-15… Won a Clark Cup with the Fighting Saints (under Coach Montgomery) in 2013 and also captured Gold with Team USA at the 2014 World Junior ‘A’ Challenge in Kindersley, Saskatchewan… Member of the Colorado Thunderbirds U16 team in 2011-12 (40GP-21G-21A-42P) and for part of the 2012-13 campaign (4GP-4G-8A-12)... Selected by the Fighting Saints in Round 1 (11th Overall) of the USHL Futures Draft.
Personal: The son of Jim and Monica Gambrell… Has a sister, Alyssa … Chose to attend DU because of his love of the school/city and great respect for the Pioneers hockey program and coaching staff… Career goal is to get his degree and continue playing hockey for as long as he can… Favorite movie is Interstellar… Favorite television show is Entourage… Favorite video game is NHL 13… Favorite book is Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell… Favorite pro sports team is the Seattle Seahawks… Enjoys golfing and fishing in his spare time… Favorite NHL player is Pavel Datsyuk because he “makes a difference every time he hits the ice”.
M. Ice Hockey / 2/24/2018 Game Preview: No. 4 Denver vs. No. 1 St. Cloud State
M. Ice Hockey / 2/23/2018 Denver Ties St. Cloud State 1-1, Earns Extra Point in NCHC Standings
M. Ice Hockey / 2/20/2018 Pioneers in the Pros: Alumni Report
M. Ice Hockey / 2/19/2018 Denver Ranks No. 4/3 in Weekly Polls
M. Ice Hockey / 2/17/2018 Denver Falls to Colorado College, 1-0
M. Ice Hockey / 2/16/2018 Denver Tops Colorado College, Clinches Gold Pan
M. Ice Hockey / 2/15/2018 Denver Announces First Endowment of Head Coaching Position
M. Ice Hockey / 02/14/2018 Pioneers in the Pros: Alumni Report
M. Ice Hockey / 02/14/2018 Ten Pioneers Named to Academic All-Conference Team
M. Ice Hockey / 02/09/2018 Troy Terry: 2018 Winter Olympics Hub
M. Ice Hockey / 01/30/2018 Jim Montgomery Radio Show Set to Continue on ESPN Denver 1600
M. Ice Hockey / 02/12/2018 Denver Ranks No. 3/2 in Weekly Polls
M. Ice Hockey / 02/06/2018 Pioneers in the Pros: Alumni Report
M. Ice Hockey / 02/05/2018 Tanner Jaillet Named Bauer NCHC Goaltender of the Week
M. Ice Hockey / 02/05/2018 Denver Moves to No. 2 in Weekly Polls