The senior forward signed an amateur tryout contract and will join the AHL team immediately.
Thirteen Gophers tallied points in the win including six skaters with two points each.
The Gophers return to action next week as the hosts of the NCAA West Regional at Xcel Energy Center.
The top-ranked Minnesota men's hockey program returns to action this weekend with a Big Ten Conference series at Ohio State.
The Gophers improved to 15-1-3 at Mariucci Arena this season - one loss at Mariucci Arena is the fewest in a season in the facility's 20-year history.
The Gopher hockey team honored its seniors during the final home game of the 2013-14 season.
Minnesota completed its sweep of Penn State with a 2-1 win.
The Gopher hockey team routed UMD, 6-1, at Mariucci Arena.
The Golden Gophers scored two late goals to tie North Dakota.
Minnesota rebounded with a win over Omaha at Mariucci Arena.
2013-14 Senior Season:Skated in 34 games for the Gophers with seven points, three goals and four assists collected his first point of the season with the primary assist on Brady Skjei's goal during a 6-1 win over Boston College (10/27) scored his first goal of the season in the third period of a 3-0 victory over Minnesota State (11/16) posted a multi-point game with a goal and an assist in a 6-1 win over Minnesota Duluth (11/22) registered the game-winning goal on Senior Night at Mariucci Arena as Minnesota beat Penn State, 2-1 (3/1).
2012-13 Junior Season:Skated in all 40 games this season for the Gophers set new career marks in points (8) and goals (7) while also adding an assist in 2012-13 collected his first goal of the season against Michigan State (10/13) fired home the game-winning goal in the third period against the Badgers (11/17) netted the first goal of the game at Vermont in a 3-1 victory over the Catamounts (11/24) scored a goal for the third-straight weekend against Nebraska Omaha, it proved to be the game winner (12/1) recorded the game-winning goal in his hometown of Colorado Springs, Colorado during a Gophers' 4-2 victory over the Tigers of Colorado College (12/7) continued his hot streak with one of four Gopher goals against Colorado College (12/8) picked up his only assist of the season on Nate Schmidt's goal against Minnesota State (1/25) tallied his first goal of the second half of the season to give the Gophers a third-period lead against Minnesota Duluth (2/23) had the rare distinction of playing against both his father, Frank (head coach of Air Force), and his uncle, Tom (head coach of Bemidji State), in the same season All-WCHA Academic Team selection.
2011-12 Sophomore Season: Skated in 37 games and had three goals made his season debut against Sacred Heart (10/7) and scored one goal scored on a third-period breakaway against North Dakota (11/4) picked up a third-period goal at St. Cloud State (11/18).
2010-11 Freshman Season: Played in 28 games and had four points (2g-2a) team was 3-0-0 when he had a point took only six minor penalties all season had a streak of 15 games from Nov. 28-Feb. 19 where he was an even or plus player (was +8 during the streak) made Minnesota debut against Massachusetts (10/8) recorded his first-career point (an assist), scored his first collegiate goal and was +3 in his hometown of Colorado Springs as Minnesota won 9-4 at Colorado College (10/30) took a team-high five shots (along with Mike Hoeffel) at Michigan Tech (11/20) had one assist against No. 2 Minnesota-Duluth (12/10) scored his first career game-winning goal against Alaska Anchorage (1/28).
International: Represented the United States on 2005 Under-17 team that captured the gold medal at the Five Nations Tournament in Huttwil, Switzerland member of2006 Under-18 team that took home the silver medal from the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament in Breclav, Slovakia.
High School: Played for the Youngstown Phantoms during the team's inaugural USHL season in 2009-10 tied for the team lead in goals with 17 and was fourth on the team in points with 32 selected to the 2010 USHL All-Star Game and recorded a goal for Team CCM/East played two seasons with the Sioux City Musketeers, also of the USHL, totaling 13 points in 69 games played for Colorado Thunderbirds Midget AAA team from 2003-06.
Personal: Undecided on a major hobbies include hiking, fishing, and listening to music lists winning gold medal at 2005 Under-17 Five Nations Tournament and silver medal at 2006 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament in Slovakia as most memorable sports thrills cousin, Robb Stauber, played for Minnesota from 1986-89 and became first goaltender to win the Hobey Baker Award father, Frank, is the current head coach at Air Force Academy and played goaltender for Bemidji State and Western Michigan in college uncle, Tom, is the current head coach at Bemidji State and played for the Beavers, as well as at Mankato State during his college years son of Frank and Carol Serratore born July 16, 1989.