The two Big Ten teams battled to an official 2-2 overtime tie before the Spartans prevailed 1-0 in a shootout for the bonus league point.
The Gophers had six different goal-scorers and receieved 36 saves from Adam Wilcox to improve to 9-1-1 in 2013-14
The top-ranked Gophers host Minnesota State this weekend for a pair of nonconference games at Mariucci Arena.
Hudson Fasching tallied twice in the win along with Justin Kloos, Taylor Cammarata and Jake Bischoff.
Minnesota takes a 5-0-1 overall record into South Bend this weekend as one of only two unbeaten teams left in the nation.
Minnesota rallied for a 3-3 tie against Boston College at Mariucci Arena.
Men's Hockey Action
International: Skated for Team USA at the 2012 World Junior A Challenge, tallying four points in four games will compete for a roster spot with the U.S. National Junior Team for the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championships in Malmo, Sweden.
High School/Juniors: Led the USHL in goals (38) and points (93) during his second season with the Waterloo Black Hawks (2012-13), playing in 59 games named USA Hockey's Junior Player of the Year, the USHL Player of the Year, the USHL Forward of the Year and All-USHL First Team in 2012-13 also finished second in the league in assists (55) and fourth in plus-minus (+39) was named USHL Rookie of the Year in 2011-12 after tallying 69 points (27 goals, 42 assists) in 60 games linemates at Waterloo with classmate Justin Kloos also skated for Shattuck-St. Mary's from 2009-2011, recording 309 points in 112 games over two seasons.
Personal:Born May 13, 1995 son of B.J. and LeAnn Cammarata has one brother, Jarrett selected 76th overall in the third round of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft by the New York Islanders.