GopherSports.com checked in with Minnesota senior forward Ryan Reilly for last weekend's
Minnesota plays Minnesota Duluth on Saturday at 4 p.m. while Minnesota State and Bemidji follow at 7 p.m.
Thirteen Gophers tallied points in the win as Minnesota moved to 9-1-1 in its last 11 games against Hockey East opponents.
Nick Lehr made 35 saves in net for the Gophers after getting the starting nod.
Kyle Rau scored twice in the second period to lead the Gophers on Saturday night.
Minnesota opened the Mariucci Classic with a 4-0 win over Air Force.
2014-15 | JUNIOR SEASON
Played in 15 games -- a new career high -- as a junior with two assists • notched an assist in Minnesota’s 6-2 at Boston College • added an assist to a Michael Brodzinski goal in North Star College Cup action against Minnesota State • also netted a goal in exhibition action against the U.S. Under-18 Team • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • earned third letter • named the team’s Mike Crupi Most Determined Player Award for the second-straight season.
2013-14 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Appeared in five games as a sophomore for the Gophers • made his season debut in a 3-2 win at Michigan State and finished as a plus-two with two shots • added another pair of shots in 2-2 overtime tie with Colgate • helped the Maroon & Gold pick up four Big Ten points with an overtime tie and a win agaisnt Michigan State • closed out the year in a 2-1 loss at Wisconsin • totaled eight shots on the season and had a pair of blocks • earned Minnesota's Mike Crupi Most Determined Player Award • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • earned second letter.
2012-13 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Appeared in eight games 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)• earned first letter.
A member of the U.S. Select 17 team.
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 Gopher teammates 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 Minnesota alums 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.
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 also played for the Gophers • sister, Shannon, played hockey at Ohio State from 2006-10 • younger sister, Caitlyn, plays hockey at for the Minnesota women’s team • 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.
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