Jack Sadek scored twice for the Gophers while Eric Schierhorn picked up fifth shutout of the year with 24 saves. Darian Romanko and Ryan Collins also tallied goals for the Maroon & Gold.
Now tied with Wisconsin for first place in the Big Ten with three games to go, the Gophers picked up goals from Taylor Cammarata, Rem Pitlick and Vinni Lettieri.
The Maroon & Gold close out the Border Battle on Saturday at 7 p.m. contest against Wisconsin at Mariucci Arena (FOX Sports North PLUS, 1500 ESPN).
The rookie tallied three goals and an assist as the Gophers topped Penn State 6-3 on the road.
Brent Gates Jr., Rem Pitlick, Vinni Lettieri and Justin Kloos scored for the Maroon & Gold.
Minnesota beat Michigan, 5-3, on Friday night at Mariucci Arena.
Minnesota beat Ohio State, 1-0, under the lights at TCF Bank Stadium.
Minnesota rallied for a 3-3 tie against Boston College at Mariucci Arena.
Men's Hockey vs. Michigan St. 3-10-17
Big 10 Tournament Semifinal game vs. Ohio State.
Men's Hockey vs. Penn State 2-5-16
Minnesota vs. Union photos by USA TODAY Sports
Men's Hockey Action
2015-16 | JUNIOR SEASON
Skated in all 37 games as a junior for the Gophers • tallied 19 points (seven goals, 12 assists) • matched his career-best point streak at five from Feb. 5-Feb. 25 • recorded his first career multi-goal game to send Minnesota to the Big Ten Tournament championship, tallying the game-winning goal and an insurance goal against Ohio State in semifinal action on March 18 • Academic All-Big Ten • earned third letter.
2014-15 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Played in 39 games as a sophomore • totaled three goals and 24 assists • finish second on the team in assists with 24, a new career best • tallied a goal and two assists in a victory over Bemidji State • had an assist on the game winning goal in a 5-3 win over Bemidji State • added two assists in a 4-3 overtime victory over SCSU • had five total assists in a series sweep of Notre Dame • earned the Big Ten's First Star of the Week for his efforts in a sweep of Notre Dame • added an assist in a 6-2 road win over Boston College • notched an assist in a 3-2 victory over RIT in the Mariucci Classic • tallied an assist on a Travis Boyd power play goal during a 3-4 overtime loss at Michigan • netted a power-play, game-winning goal in a 7-5 victory over Wisconsin • added an assist in a 4-4 tie with Wisconsin on the road in Madison • notched a pair of assists during a 4-2 victory over Ohio State • tallied a pair of assists in a 6-2 win over Ohio State en route to a series sweep • added two assists in the Gopher's 300th win at Mariucci Arena, a 6-2 victory over Michigan • tallied an assist on a Justin Kloos goal during a 4-2 win at Ohio State • picked up a goal and an assist in a 2-5 loss at Ohio State • added an assist in a 3-0 win over Ohio State • picked up an assist in a 4-2 victory over Michigan in the Big Ten Championship • earned second letter.
2013-14 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Appeared in 39 games as a freshman • totaled 27 points (10 goals, 17 assists) • made his college debut in the season opener against Mercyhurst • tallied his first points as a Gopher with two assists in Minnesota's 6-3 win at Bemidji State and added a goal and an assist the next night to complete the sweep • moved his point streak to four games with a goal and an assist in the Boston College series • tallied three points (one goal, two assists) in Minnesota's 5-4 win over Notre Dame • added two assists in the Gophers' 6-1 win over Minnesota Duluth • tallied the game's only goal in a 1-0 win over Ohio State in the Hockey City Classic at TCF Bank Stadium • again tallied three points (one goal, two assists) in a 5-1 victory over Ohio State • appeared in all four NCAA tournament contests with five points (one goal, four assists) • opened the NCAA tournament with two assists against Robert Morris • added an assist against St. Cloud State to send the program to the NCAA Frozen Four • had two points (one goal, one assist) in the national championship game against Union • earned first letter.
Skated for Team USA at the 2012 World Junior A Challenge, tallying four points in four games.
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.
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.
Lettieri Inks Deal with Rangers
A native of Excelsior, Minn., Lettieri played in 149 career games at Minnesota with 83 points (37 goals, 46 assists).
Gophers Fall to Notre Dame
Connor Reilly and Vinni Lettieri scored for the Gophers while Eric Schierhorn made 26 saves in goal for the Maroon & Gold.
NCAA Regional: Sights and Sounds
Saturday’s NCAA opener is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. CT on ESPNU, Watch ESPN, 1500 ESPN and the Gopher Radio Network.