The Gophers return to Big Ten action this weekend with a two-game series against the Badgers at the Kohl Center in Madison.
Minnesota plays Minnesota Duluth on Saturday at 4 p.m. while Minnesota State and Bemidji follow at 7 p.m.
Nick Lehr made 35 saves in net for the Gophers after getting the starting nod.
2014-15 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Netted a goal against the U.S. Under-18 Team in a 5 - 4 overtime loss. Notched his first career point, an assist, during a 4 - 2 loss in North Star College Cup action against Minnesota State.
Won a gold medal with the U.S. at the 2013 World Junior A Challenge in Canada.
Joins the Gophers after skating with the Omaha Lancers during the 2013-14 season in the USHL played in 56 regular-season games with 31 points (five goals, 26 assists) previously played in the NAHL with the Aberdeen Wings, scoring 23 points (six goals, 17 assists) during the 2012-13 campaign played two seasons of high school hockey at Minnetonka from 2010-12 skated with Gophers teammate Vinni Lettieri and Gophers alum Justin Holl at Minnetonka.
Born June 27, 1994 son of Scott and Sue Johnson has two sisters, Lauren and Anna drafted 120th overall (fourth round) by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.