Adam Wilcox set a new Minnesota single-season record for goals against average at 1.88 and finished with the second highest save percentage for a season in Gophers' history at .921 (Alex Kangas: .930 in 2007-08).
Minnesota holds a 52-34 (.604) record in the NCAA tournament with this year's matchup marking the first-ever NCAA postseason meeting between Yale and Minnesota. The Gophers are 13-6-0 all-time against the Bulldogs in a history that dates back to December 21, 1934.
2011-12 R-Sophomore Season: Returned to the Gopher lineup after suffering a knee injury in October 2010 set career highs in goals (12), assists (23) and points (35) while playing in 43 games fourth on the team with a +20 rating team was 16-6-1 when he had a point had a five-game point streak (1g-6a) from Nov. 19-Dec. 3 made his season debut against Sacred Heart (10/7) and had two assists in his first game in nearly a year scored his first goal of the season against Sacred Heart (10/8) notched 15 penalty minutes at Minnesota Duluth (10/14) had three points (1g-2a) against Vermont (10/21) dished out two assists at Alaska Anchorage (10/28) registered one goal at Alaska Anchorage (10/29) had two assists against North Dakota (11/5) recorded two points (1g-1a) at Michigan State (11/26), scoring his first goal in seven games handed out two assists against Minnesota State (12/3) scored one goal against Niagara (12/30) had one goal against Notre Dame (1/7) recorded two points (1g-1a) at Denver (2/10) registered one goal at Denver (2/11) registered his second two-goal game of his career and first of the season against Bemidji State (2/17) had one goal and one assist against Alaska Anchorage (3/10) in Game 2 of the first round of the WCHA playoffs handed out two assists against Boston University (3/24) in the NCAA West Regional semifinals and against North Dakaota (3/25) in the NCAA West Regional championship game.
2010-11 Sophomore Season: Limited to only seven games because of an injury had six points (2g-4a) team was 5-2-0 in games he played and 3-0-0 in games he recorded a point injured right knee in a moped accident on Nov. 1 and missed the remainder of the season underwent successful knee surgery on Monday, Nov. 22 recorded two assists and scored an empty-net goal in win versus Massachusetts (10/8) took five shots against St. Cloud State (10/22) assisted on Minnesota's first goal of the game versus St. Cloud State (10/24) scored 53 seconds into the game, had one assist and was +3 at Colorado College (10/30) in his last game before injuring his knee named to the WCHA All-Academic team.
2009-10 Freshman Season: Competed in all 39 games as a freshman, playing much of the second half of the season as right wing on the team's top forward line was named the WCHA Rookie of the Week twice in January after a three-point weekend against North Dakota (1/15-16) and a five-point series at Alaska Anchorage (1/29-30) team was 9-1-1 when he scored a point scored his first career goal in a 5-1 win over Alaska Anchorage (10/30) had two goals and an assist to spark a 5-2 win at Wisconsin (11/7) collected the game-winning goal on an unassisted tally against North Dakota (1/16) scored the game-winner and added three assists in a win at Alaska Anchorage (1/29) tallied the team's lone goal in a 3-1 loss at Alaska Anchorage the following night (1/30) assisted goals in each game of sweep against Colorado College (2/19-20) won 57.2 percent of his faceoffs ranked second on team with 45 penalty minutes earned his first letter.
International: Participated in 2010 U.S. National Junior Evaluation Camp in Lake Placid, N.Y. participated in the 2009 U.S. under-18 evaluation camp in Lake Placid, N.Y., notching two goals in seven games played for the U.S squad in both the under-17 and under-18 Five Nations tournaments in the Czech Republic competed for Team USA at the 2008 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, leading the team with three goals and two assists in five games
High School: Returns to the ice after missing all of 2008-09 hockey season with a knee injury suffered during the first round of the 2008 football playoffs on a kickoff coverage captained his Edina High School hockey team to a 28-3 record and a Class AA state runner-up finish as a junior named to the Class AA all-state tournament team in 2008 totaled 26 goals and 37 assists for 63 points in 2007-08 and earned Associated Press first-team all-state honors high school coach was Curt Giles played 15 games with Team Southwest in the Minnesota High School Elite League in the fall of 2008, recording 27 points with 14 goals and 13 assists all-conference middle linebacker in football also played baseball selected by the Nashville Predators in the second round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
Personal: Major is Business Marketing and Education accepted into Carlson School of Management has three older brothers who all played hockey at Edina oldest brother, Andy, was a member of the 1997 state champions, while Josh and Jeff both played at Edina with Jeff going on to play hockey at St. Olaf College from 2004 to 2008 son of Kim and Paula Budish born May 9, 1991.