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Nico Sacchetti

Nico Sacchetti

Team Number: 13
Birth Date: 12/31/1969
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 199lbs.
Position: Forward
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Meet Nico Sacchetti, a forward for the Minnesota Gophers.

Nico Sacchetti was raised in the region famous for its hockey: the Iron Range in northern Minnesota.

As a Virginia, Minnesota native, Nico Sacchetti was a stand-out from his 8th grade year and found a place among the ranks of high school players due to his size and speed. As a high school freshman, Nico Sacchetti assisted the Virginia Blue Devils in a state tournament berth. During his sophomore year, Nico Sacchetti recorded 23 goals and 21 assists in 24 games and as a junior, Nico Sacchetti had 38 goals and 52 assists.

During Nico Sacchetti's senior year in 2007-2008, he attended Omaha in the USHL and played with future Minnesota Gophers teammate Mike Hoeffel.

Nico Sacchetti was drafted with the Dallas Stars as the 50th overall pick for the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. Also, Nico Sacchetti played for the 2006 Junior World Cup US team where he scored 1 goal and had an assist.

Nico Sacchetti joined the Gophers in 2008-2009 for his freshman season. He appeared in 36 of the team's 37 games, which include the last 32 games of the season. Sacchetti has continued to be a core player for the Minnesota Gophers.

Nico Sacchetti is a strong athlete with a bright future on the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers hockey team. Check him out yourself, buy tickets for the Golden Gophers!

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