Brent Gates Jr., Rem Pitlick, Vinni Lettieri and Justin Kloos scored for the Maroon & Gold.
Minnesota held the nation's top offense to one goal and its lowest shot total of the season as the No. 7 Gopher Hockey program topped No. 4/6 Penn State 5-1 on Friday night at Mariucci Arena.
The 2017 Hobey Baker Award winner will be announced from a field of three Hobey Hat Trick finalists on Friday, April 7, 2017 during the NCAA Frozen Four Championships in Chicago, IL.
The Gophers will play Bemidji State on Saturday at 4 p.m. in the tournament's third-place game.
MinnesotaThis weekend's pair of 4-2 wins gives the Maroon & Gold its first road sweep against the Spartans since the 1978-79 season.
Minnesota scored four first-period goals in a 6-1 win over Boston College.
Men's Hockey wins Mariucci Classic vs. UMass 12-31-16
Men's Hockey vs. North Dakota 11-4-16
Men's Hockey vs. Michigan State 1-15-16
Men's Hockey at Minnesota State 11-13-15
The Gophers defeated Penn State on Senior Night to win the 2015 B1G regular season championship.
Joined the Gophers in 2013 • alternate captain (2015-16) • skated in 101 games with 36 points (12 goals, 24 assists) through his first three seasons with Minnesota • All-Big Ten Honorable Mention (2016) • Academic All-Big Ten (2015, 2016) • Dr. V. George Nagobads Unsung Hero Award (2015, 2016) • three-year letter winner.
2015-16 | JUNIOR SEASON
Alternate captain • All-Big Ten Honorable Mention and Minnesota's Big Ten Sportsmanship Award winner • played in all 37 games for Minnesota (a new career high) and also posted career bests with 18 points, six goals, 12 assists and 66 blocked shots • his six goals in 2015-16 doubled his previous career best (three in both 2013-14 and 2014-15) • tied for the team lead with four power-play goals -- the first of his college career • one of his two even-strength goals on the year was the game winner in a 5-3 victory over Michigan State • five of his six career multi-point games came during the 2015-16 season (team was 4-1-0 in those games) • co-recipient of the team's Dr. V George Nagobads Unsung Hero Award • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • earned third letter.
2014-15 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Skated in 36 games for Minnesota with 11 points (three goals, eight assists) • recorded his first career multi-point game with a goal and an assist in a 7-5 road win against Wisconsin • Minnesota was 8-0-2 when Bischoff tallied a point in 2014-15 and 14-0-3 over his first two seasons with the Gophers • honored with the team's Dr. V. George Nagobads Unsung Hero Award • Academic All-Big Ten • earned second letter.
2013-14 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Skated in 28 games for the Gophers with seven points, three goals and four assists • Minnesota was 6-0-1 in 2013-14 when Bischoff tallied a point • second among Gophers newcomers and tied for sixth on the team with a plus-15 rating • recorded his first collegiate point with an assist in the Gophers' 5-1 win over Bemidji State • notched his first collegiate goal against Boston College in a 6-1 Minnesota victory • scored the game-winning goal in the third period at Notre Dame during a 5-4 triumph • tallied the game-winning goal against Minnesota State in a 3-0 victory • earned first letter.
Scored 21 points (eight goals, 13 assists) in 15 games as a senior at Grand Rapids High School • was a finalist for Minnesota Mr. Hockey in 2013 and was honored as the winner of the Reed Larson Award, given annually to the top senior boys high school hockey defenseman in Minnesota • led Grand Rapids defensemen and finished third on the team with 37 points (11 goals, 26 assists) in 21 games in 2011-12 • also scored 25 points (five goals, 20 assists in 24 games during the 2010-11 season for Grand Rapids • also spent parts of the 2011-12 and 2012-13 seasons with the Omaha Lancers of the USHL • tallied a total of 22 games with the Lancers.
Born July, 25, 1994 • native of Grand Rapids, Minn. • son of Grant and Tammi Bischoff • has six siblings, Jordan, Jonah, Blake, Ty, Jazzy and Jered • drafted 185th overall in the seventh round of the NHL Entry Draft by the New York Islanders • father, Grant, played forward for the Gophers from 1988-91 and collected 161 points (80 goals, 81 assists) in 180 games.
Gopher Hockey Live: Wisconsin
Follow the action as the Gophers host Wisconsin in the Border Battle on Friday night at Mariucci Arena.
Traffic Advisory: Busy Weekend on Campus
Fans are advised to plan extra time for travel and parking on campus this Friday and Saturday due to multiple events taking place.
Gophers Host Border Battle Finale
The No. 4 Gophers return to Mariucci Arena this weekend to take on No. 19 Wisconsin in a Border Battle series between the top two programs in the Big Ten.