Ten different players earned a point for Minnesota as they escaped with a Big Ten series-opening victory
Casey Mittelstadt led the way with a goal and an assist while Brent Gates Jr., Rem Pitlick and Steve Johnson also recorded goals for the Maroon & Gold.
Three Gophers scored and the Minnesota penalty kill continued to lock down defensively to earn a Big Ten win.
Leon Bristedt and Mike Szmatula both tallied their first goals of the year to give Minnesota a 2-1 win over Clarkson.
Vinni Lettieri leads all active Gophers in scoring against Michigan with 13 points (six goals, seven assists) including his first career hat trick earlier this year as Minnesota swept the Wolverines at Mariucci Arena.
Men's Hockey vs. Harvard 11-17-17
MHK - Gophers vs. Michigan State 11-3-17
Men's Hockey vs. Union 10-7-17
Men's Hockey vs. Michigan St. 3-11-17
Men's Hockey wins Mariucci Classic vs. UMass 12-31-16
2016-17 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Skated in all 37 games as a freshman with five points (two goals, three assists) • tied for second on the team at +12 on the year • tallied two points (one goal, one assist) including the game-winning goal in his collegiate debut, a 6-0 victory at Alaska Anchorage • scored a goal for the second-straight game in Minnesota's 6-3 win over Alaska Fairbanks • team was 4-0-0 when he tallied a point • earned first letter.
A 2016 graduate of Edina High School • played for two seasons in the USHL • totaled 56 career points (three goals, 53 assists) in 119 USHL games • split the 2015-16 season between the Dubuque Fighting Saints and the Sioux City Musketeers with 32 assists in 58 games • served as team captain for Sioux City before being traded to Dubuque • helped the Fighting Saints reach the Clark Cup finals • earned 2014-15 USHL All-Rookie Team honors • led Sioux City defensemen with 24 points (three goals, 21 assists) in 61 games during the 2014-15 season as the Musketeers won the Western Conference regular-season title • skated in the 2015 USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game • previously skated at Edina High School and helped the Hornets capture the 2014 MSHSL Class AA State Championship • high school teammate of fellow Gophers Tyler Nanne and Cullen Munson.
Helped the U.S. earn a bronze medal at the 2015 IIHF World Junior A Challenge in Whitby, Ontario • skated with the U.S. Junior Select Team at the 2014 World Junior A Challenge in Kindersley, Saskatchewan as USA Hockey earned its sixth tournament title in seven years.
Born July 1, 1997 • native of Edina, Minn. • son of Robert and Paula Zuhlsdorf • selected in the fifth round (150th overall) by the Tampa Bay Lightning at the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
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