The top-ranked Minnesota men's hockey program returns to action this weekend with a Big Ten Conference series at Ohio State.
The Gophers improved to 15-1-3 at Mariucci Arena this season - one loss at Mariucci Arena is the fewest in a season in the facility's 20-year history.
For Minnesota seniors Nate Condon, Justin Holl, Jake Parenteau, Tom Serratore and Michael Shibrowski, this weekend's series with Penn State will be their final games at Mariucci Arena.
The 19th-ranked Bulldogs ended No. 1 Minnesota's 10-game home unbeaten streak
The top-ranked Minnesota men's hockey program continues the 2013-14 season this weekend with a pair of nonconference games against in-state rival Minnesota Duluth at Mariucci Arena.
The Gopher hockey team honored its seniors during the final home game of the 2013-14 season.
Minnesota completed its sweep of Penn State with a 2-1 win.
The Golden Gophers defeated Michigan State, 5-1, in the season opener.
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Men's Hockey vs Wisconsin 03.02.12
2012-13 Junior Season:Made three appearances with two starts this season as a junior for the Gophers collected a 1-1-0 record in 2012-13 with a .881 save percentage and a 3.18 GAA hampered by an injury early in the season made his first career start as a Gopher against Michigan State (10/12), making 25 saves and earning the victory appeared in an exhibition game against the U.S. Under-18 National Team, making 29 saves (10/26) All-WCHA Academic Team honoree.
2011-12 Sophomore Season: Made his Gopher debut and saw his only action of the seasonagainst Wisconsin (3/2) did not allow a goal as he stopped all five shots he faced in the third period was his first appearance in an NCAA game since Feb. 6, 2010, when he stopped 31 shots for Colorado College in a 5-3 win against Mercyhurst.
2009-10 Freshman Season: Joined Colorado College on 12/26 after playing in 25 games for the Owatonna Express of the NAHL appeared in two games for the Tigers stopped three of four shots in collegiate debut against St. Cloud on 1/30, playing 15:05 in relief of Joe Howe won first college start on 2/6, stopping 31 of 34 shot in a 5-3 win over Mercyhurst.
Juniors/High School: In 2010-11, appeared in 45 games for the Des Moines Buccaneers of the USHL under head coach Regg Simon compiled a 21-16-5 record with a 2.59 goals against average and a .912 save percentage two-time Reebok USHL Goalie of the Week (10/11 and 1/17) was named team's MVP and also took home the Fan Favorite Award and the Bob McCorkle Award for sportsmanship and dedication played for the NAHL's Owatonna Express before joining Colorado College midway through 2009-10 compiled a 14-5-4 record for the Express and earned Sherwood/NAHL Goalie of the Week honors for the week of 10/19 helped Russell Stover to an appearance in the 2009 USA Hockey U18 national championship played his prep hockey at Benilde-St. Margaret's under head coaches Ken Pauly and Larry Hendrickson earned varsity letters in hockey and lacrosse for the Red Knights and was co-captain of the hockey team for one season won team's Most Improved Player Award in 2005-06 helped the Red Knights capture the Section 6AA title and finish third at the state tournament in 2007-08, earning Associated Press Honorable Mention All-State accolades and BSM's Vic St. Martin Coaches Award finished his time at Benilde-St. Margaret's ranked in top ten all-time in every goaltending category for the school, including GAA (first at 1.99) and save percentage (second at .899) played with Gopher defenseman Chris Student.
Personal: Major is undeclared four-year honor student in high school favorite hobbies include hunting, fishing, and camping most memorable sports thrill was winning third place in the Minnesota High School State tournament son of Gary and Kathy Shibrowski born November 15, 1990.