Three Gophers scored and the Minnesota penalty kill continued to lock down defensively to earn a Big Ten win.
Jack Sadek scored twice for the Gophers while Eric Schierhorn picked up fifth shutout of the year with 24 saves. Darian Romanko and Ryan Collins also tallied goals for the Maroon & Gold.
Vinni Lettieri leads all active Gophers in scoring against Michigan with 13 points (six goals, seven assists) including his first career hat trick earlier this year as Minnesota swept the Wolverines at Mariucci Arena.
Bristedt, who found the net shorthanded, on the power play and at even strength on Saturday, was one of eight Gophers to tally points in the victory.
Tyler Sheehy ended the night with a pair of assists and leads the Big Ten in scoring with 32 points on the year.
Men's Hockey vs. Alberta 10-1-17
Men's Hockey vs. Michigan St. 3-10-17
Men's Hockey vs. Penn State 2-3-17
Men's Hockey vs. Ohio State 12-2-16
Men's Hockey vs. St. Cloud State 10-21-16
2016-17 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Donned the maroon and gold in 34 games during his sophomore season • earned 11 points on the season (four goals, seven assists) • opened the season with an assist at Alaska Anchorage on Oct. 7, 2016 • scored points in back-to-back games Oct. 28-29, including his first collegiate goal at St. Lawrence on Oct. 29, 2016 • tallied three assists in a weekend series split at Wisconsin on Jan. 20-21, 2017 • scored two goals, including his first career game-winner against Michigan State on March 10, 2017 for his first career multi-goal game • scored a goal against Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament on March 17, 2017 • earned second letter.
2015-16 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Skated in 15 games as a rookie • recorded five assists in his freshman season • notched his first point (an assist) in his Gophers debut on Oct. 23 in a 4-0 win over Northeastern • added assists against Notre Dame on Nov. 6, Penn State on Jan. 9, Ohio State on Feb. 12 and Michigan on Feb. 26 • team was 4-1-0 when he notched a point • earned first letter.
Skated at Lakeville North High School for three seasons with three state tournament berths and totaled 56 career points (15 goals, 41 assists) in 92 games • led Lakeville North to the 2015 MSHSL Class AA state title, capping off an unblemished 31-0 record • named to the 2015 Class AA Minnesota State Boys’ Hockey All-Tournament Team • 2015 Minnesota Mr. Hockey finalist • guided Lakeville North to its second-straight South Suburban Conference title in 2014-15 • tallied 25 points (five goals, 20 assists) in 25 regular-season games and added eight points (two goals, six assists) in six playoff games during the 2014-15 season • also helped the team to a runner-up finish in the 2014 MSHSL Class 2A state championship game • tallied 13 points (four goals, nine assists) in 25 regular-season games with four points (two goals, two assists) in six playoff games during the 2013-14 campaign • had three points (two goals, one assist) in 25 regular-season games and added three assists in five playoff games during the 2012-13 season.
Born April 19, 1997 • native of Lakeville, Minn. • son of Brett and Renee Sadek • father and grandfather, Robert Sadek, played football for the Gophers • sister, Dani, plays hockey at Ohio State • cousin of Gopher Hockey alum Brady Skjei • selected in the seventh round (204th overall) by the Minnesota Wild in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
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