The exhibition game is set for 7 p.m. on Friday night at Mariucci Arena.
Minnesota boasts the nation's longest unbeaten streak at home at 15-straight games.
Adam Wilcox picked up his first shutout of the year in the win over RPI.
Kyle Rau scored twice in the second period to lead the Gophers on Saturday night.
A product of the U.S. National Development Team Program in Ann Arbor invited to the 2014 U.S. National Junior Evaluation Camp earned a gold medal with Team USA at the 2014 IIHF Under-18 World Championship in Lappeenranta, Finland also earned bronze medals at the 2013 Five Nations Tournament in Finland and the 2013 World Under-17 Challenge in Canada.
Spent two years with the U.S. National Development Team Program in Ann Arbor, playing in 38 USHL games during the 2012-13 season and 26 USHL games during the 2013-14 season also skated in 18 games with the U.S. Under-17 Team in 2012-13 skated in 33 games with the U.S. U-18 team, during the 2013-14 campaign played high school hockey at Benilde-St. Margaret's and helped the team win the 2012 MSHSL Class AA State Championship played with Gophers teammate Jack Glover at BSM and with the USNDTP, also played with Gophers teammate Hudson Fasching with the USNDTP.
Born May 6, 1996 son of Dan and Lisa Collins has one sister, Megan drafted 47th overall (second round) in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft by the Columbus Blue Jackets was ranked 57th among North American skaters in the 2014 NHL Central Scouting final rankings participated in the 2013 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects game in Pittsburgh.