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 Minnesota men's hockey team won their lone exhibition contest of 2013-14 by 5-1 score over Lethbridge.
Minnesota earned a share of its second-straight WCHA regular-season title and its fourth in the last eight years.
Ryan Reilly scored his first career goal in the Gophers' win.
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Minnesota opened the Mariucci Classic with a 4-0 win over Air Force.
2012-13 Freshman Season:Appeared in eight games this season as a freshman for the Gophers collected two points (a goal and an assist) made his Gopher debut against Michigan State, assisting on a goal by Tom Serratore (10/13) scored the first goal of his college career at the Mariucci Classic against Air Force (12/29).
International: A member of the U.S. Select 17 team.
Juniors/High School: Helped the BCHL's Penticton Vees set a North American junior hockey record with a 42-game win streak en route to RBC Cup and Doyle Cup championships under head coach Fred Harbinson in 2011-12 was a teammate of brothers and current Gopher freshmen Connor (twins) and Mike tallied 73 points (32 goals, 41 assists) in 60 games for the Vees in 2010-11, skated for USHL's Sioux Falls Stampede under head coach and former Gopher Kevin Hartzell was joined by brother Connor and current Minnesota players Christian Isackson and Kyle Rau (Rau joined the team after the high school season ended) notched 14 points (five goals, nine assists) in 42 games for the Stampede tallied 56 total points (21 goals, 35 assists) for Holy Angels in 2009-10 also golfed for Holy Angels.
Personal: Plans to major in business graduated from the Academy of Holy Angels in 2010 hobbies include golfing and boating most memorable sports thrill was winning the RBC Cup and the Canadian Junior A national championship with the Penticton Vees in 2011-12 twin brother Connor and younger brother Mike are also freshmen on the Gophers sister, Shannon, played hockey at Ohio State from 2006-10 son of Mike and Lisa Reilly father, Mike, played college hockey at Colorado College from 1976-78 and at Minnesota from 1979-81 and was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in 1977 born Oct. 1, 1991.