The Gophers outshot Boston College 31-25, but fell 6-1 in the national semifinal
Gophers face Eagles in national semifinal
Second-seeded Minnesota will face North Dakota in the NCAA quarterfinal on Sunday at 4:30 p.m.
Gophers find out NCAA tournament fate on Sunday
Minnesota roars into the Final Five with sweep of Alaska Anchorage
Men's Hockey vs UND NCAA West Regional 03.25.12
Men's Hockey vs Boston U NCAA Regional 03.24.12
Jan. 20, 2012: Colorado College at Minnesota
Mariucci Classic: Minnesota vs Niagara 12.30.2011
2011-12 Senior Season: Has set a career high in goals (15), assists (22) and points (37) while playing in 42 games tied for sixth on the team with a +18 rating second on the team in penalties (28) and penalty minutes (56) fourth on the team in power-play goals (6) team is 18-8-0 when he records a point began the year with a six-game point streak (3g-8a) from Oct. 7-Oct. 23 enters the Frozen Four on six-game (4g-3a) point streak made his season debut against Sacred Heart (10/7) and had two points (1g-1a) had a career-high four assists against Sacred Heart (10/8) scored one goal at Minnesota Duluth (10/15) dished out two assists against Vermont (10/21) had one goal against Vermont (10/23) credited with six penalty minutes against North Dakota (11/4) had one goal at Wisconsin (11/11) recorded one goal against St. Cloud State (11/19) registered one goal against Minnesota State (12/2) scored two goals against Michigan Tech (12/10) had three points (1g-2a) including the game-winning goal against Niagara (12/30) recorded two points (1g-1a) in 2-1 win against St. Cloud State (1/27) took nine shots and had two points (1g-1a) against Bemidji State (2/18) scored Minnesota's first goal in a 7-3 win against Alaska Anchorage (3/10) in Game 2 of the first round of the WCHA playoffs scored two goals against Boston University (3/24) in the NCAA West Regional semifinals.
2010-11 Junior Season: Skated in 35 games and had 20 points (11g-9a) was fourth on the team in goals (11) and tied for sixth on the team in points (20) tied for second on the team in power-play goals (6) had a point in 15 of 35 games never went more than four games without a point team was 7-4-4 when he had a point had four multiple-point games and two multiple-goal games made season debut against Massachusetts (10/8) scored his first goal of the year versus Nebraska-Omaha (10/15) had six points (2g-4a) in seven games from Oct. 30-Nov. 28 had one assist at Colorado College (10/30) was +1 and had one assist against Wisconsin (11/6) recorded first multiple-goal game of his career when he scored two power-play goals, including the game-winner, at Michigan Tech (11/19) had one assist against Michigan State (11/26) and Michigan (11/28) tallied his fourth goal of the season in a 2-2 tie against No. 2 Minnesota-Duluth (12/12) recorded his second multiple-point game of the season (fourth of his career) with one goal and one assist against Ferris State (1/1) scored his sixth goal of the season and picked up six penalty minutes in 3-2 win at No. 2 North Dakota (1/14) was +2 and had one goal and one assist against Alaska Anchorage (1/28) had two goals and one assist against Michigan Tech (2/26) scored on a penalty shot against Alaska Anchorage (3/11) was Minnesota's first penalty shot attempt and conversion since Phil Kessel against Minnesota State (10/21/05).
2009-10 Sophomore Season: Competed in 38 of team's 39 games, scoring his seven goals over seven different contests three of his seven goals were the first goal of the game notched goals in consecutive games against Bemidji State (11/15) and Minnesota Duluth (11/20) scored team's lone goal in a 3-1 loss to Minnesota State (12/4) posted the game's first goal on a power play at the 5:56 mark of the opening period in a 3-2 win at Michigan Tech (12/12) opened the scoring in a 5-2 win over Harvard (1/8) scored in a 4-3 loss at St. Cloud State tied the game in the first period with the team's lone goal in a 4-1 WCHA playoff loss at North Dakota (3/14) had an assist in the second game of the playoff series at North Dakota (3/13) played both left wing and right wing and appeared on all four lines during the season named to the WCHA All-Academic team earned his second letter.
2008-09 Freshman Season: Played in 33 games all seven points came in a nine-game stretch from 12/13-1/30 collected two assists in win at St. Cloud State (1/17) scored the game-winning goal in 4-1 win over Colorado College (12/13) notched a power play goal in loss at Minnesota State (1/30) had assists in each game of Dodge Holiday Classic (1/2-3) finished with a plus-three rating in wins over Brown (1/2) and St. Cloud State (1/17) played right wing on second through fourth lines earned his first letter.
International: Participated in the U.S. national junior evaluation camp in August 2008.
High School: Played two seasons with the Sioux Falls Stampede of the USHL ranked second on the team and ninth in the league in scoring during 2007-08 season with 31-27--58 over 60 games named second-team all-USHL appeared in the final 15 games of the 2006-07 regular season appeared in seven of the team's eight playoff games in 2006-07 as squad captured Clark Cup national championship collected two assists during the team's playoff run, including an assist in the title game totaled 28-43--71 in 25 games during 2006-07 high school season at White Bear Lake, earning Minneapolis Star-Tribune first-team all-metro honors head coach was Tim Sager selected to honorable mention all-state team while ranking 13th in the state and third in Class AA in scoring drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the third round of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
Personal: Business and Marketing Education major uncle John Hansen played hockey at Bemidji State from 1979-81 lists golf and fishing as hobbies most memorable thrill was winning Clark Cup son of Jim and Lora Hansen born August 21, 1989.
Gopher Hockey Heads to Las Vegas
Minnesota will play North Dakota in the 2018 U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Game at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018.
Gophers Mourn Mike Pearson
A native of Fort Frances, Ontario, Pearson was a three-year letter winner and a captain for Minnesota.
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