Leon Bristedt recorded his first career three-point game in the series finale.
Check out this week's edition of Rinkside to learn more about A.J. Michaelson, Saturday's banner unveilings, the Minnesota goaltending corps, and Coach Lucia's Twitter.
The win gives Don Lucia his 390th career win with Minnesota - tying Doug Woog for the school all-time wins record.
The Gophers return to action next weekend at Mariucci Arena against Border Battle rival Wisconsin.
Nick Lehr made 35 saves in net for the Gophers after getting the starting nod.
Nick Lehr picked up his first career win in goal as Minnesota rallied past Michigan State.
2015-16 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Stopped four shots in his first appearance against St. Cloud State. • In Big Ten play, appeared in relief against No. 9 Michigan.
2014-15 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Played in two games for the Maroon & Gold as a freshman • totaled a 3.21 GAA and a .881 save percentage • appeared in his first collegiate game on the road at Michigan stopping 14 of 16 shots in a relief appearance • tallied his first collegiate win, making 21 saves in a 5-3 victory over Michigan State • also played in both of Minnesota’s exhibition games during the season • earned first letter.
Spent three seasons in the NAHL with the Austin Bruins • 2013-14 All-NAHL Central Division honoree • his final season saw Lehr post one of the top performances in the league with a 35-13-1 record with a .932 save percentage and a 1.84 goals against average • also played in 14 NAHL playoff games and helped the Bruins to the 2014 Robertson Cup Final • posted a 25-8-5 record in 2012-13 with a .914 save percentage and a 2.39 GAA • went 9-8-2 in his first season in the NAHL (2011-12) with a .918 save percentage and a 2.68 GAA • previously spent two years playing prep hockey at Roseville High School • owned a .938 save percentage and a 1.78 GAA during the 2010-11 season with 15 games • played in 14 games during the 2009-10 season with a .908 save percentage.
Born March 7, 1993 • son of John and Cammy Lehr • has one older brother, Luke.
Around the Dasher: A.J. Michaelson
A native of Apple Valley, Minn., Michaelson has appeared in 83 games for the Maroon & Gold with 12 points (five goals, seven assists).
Okposo, Boyd Net Pro Hat Tricks
Kyle Okposo and Nick Leddy combined for seven points including Okposo's second career hat trick on Sunday.
`U' Falls in Series Finale
Minnesota (14-13-0 overall, 9-3-0-0 Big Ten) hits the road next weekend with a two-game series at Michigan State.