Gophers host Beavers for two games this weekend
Gophers face Huskies in home-and-home series
Gophers jump back into WCHA play against North Dakota
Gophers host Irish in U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Game
Minnesota welcomes Niagara, Northeastern and Princeton for annual tournament
2011-12 Sophomore Season: Made his Gopher debut and played in his only game of the season against Notre Dame (1/7) was his first collegiate hockey game in 672 days as he last played on March 6, 2010 as a Northeastern Husky against Boston University.
2010-11 Sophomore Season: Missed the 2010-11 season due to NCAA transfer regulations.
2009-10 Freshman Season: Tallied two assists in 24 games for Northeastern in 2009-10 notched his first collegiate point with an assist on the Huskies' lone goal against Boston College (11/7) had the game-winning assist against Dartmouth in the Ledyard Bank Classic (1/2).
International: Skated at USA Hockey National Select 16 and 17 Festivals.
High School: Played for Waterloo of the USHL in 2008-09 under coach P. K. O'Handley scored two goals, 16 points, and had the third-highest plus/minus among USHL defensemen with a +28 rating was a four-year letterwinner and three-year captain for Benilde-St. Margaret's under head coaches Ken Pauly and Larry Hendrickson led the Red Knights to a Section 6AA title and a third-place finish in the state tournament in 2007-08 was an all-conference honoree in his final three seasons and earned all-state honors in his final two seasons won the team's best defenseman award three years in a row holds the school's records for career assists (87) and single-season assists (49).
Personal: Plans to major in business marketing hobbies include playing the guitar and drums most memorable hockey thrill was playing in the Minnesota state hockey tournament son of Richard and Sheila Student born July 22, 1989.
Around the Dasher: A.J. Michaelson
A native of Apple Valley, Minn., Michaelson has appeared in 83 games for the Maroon & Gold with 12 points (five goals, seven assists).
Okposo, Boyd Net Pro Hat Tricks
Kyle Okposo and Nick Leddy combined for seven points including Okposo's second career hat trick on Sunday.
`U' Falls in Series Finale
Minnesota (14-13-0 overall, 9-3-0-0 Big Ten) hits the road next weekend with a two-game series at Michigan State.