Saturday’s opener is set for 6:30 p.m. CT in St. Cloud (CBS Sports, NCHC.tv) while Sunday’s finale will be held at 3M Arena at Mariucci at 6:00 p.m. CT (FOX Sports North, TSN2, BTN2Go, FOX Sports Go, TSNGo).
2014-15 | JUNIOR SEASON Mike Richter Award nominee • appeared in 38 games as a junior • posted a 2.42 GAA and a .912 save percentage. • posted 24 saves in a season opening victory over UMD • added a shutout in a 3 - 0 victory over RPI • named to the 2014 Ice Breaker Classic All-Tournament Team • stopped 11 of 14 shots en route to an overtime victory over SCSU • picked up his 9th career shut out after stopping 20 shots against Notre Dame • stopped 19 of 21 shots in a 4-2 victory over Notre Dame • was named the Big Ten's Second Star of the Week for his efforts in a weekend sweep of Notre Dame • totaled 35 saves in a 3-0 loss to UMD • stopped 24 of 26 shots in a 6-2 road win over Boston College • recorded 37 saves in a 3-2 road loss at Northeastern • picked up his 3rd shutout of the season and the tenth of his career after a 24 save effort in a 5-0 win at Michigan State • the shut out marks Wilcox's climb in the leader books, moving him to second place in the all-time shut out catergory behind Kellen Briggs • made a career high 42 saves in a 3-3 tie at Michigan State • stopped 17 of 19 shots in a 3-2 victory over RIT in the Mariucci Classic • saved 16 of 16 in a 2-2 tie against Wisconsin • stopped 22 of 24 shots during a 5-2 victory over Wisconsin • Saved 27 of 32 shots during a 7-5 road victory over Wisconsin • stopped 21 of 25 shots in a 4-4 tie against boarder rival Wisconsin • posted 21 saves during a 4-2 victory over Ohio State • made 16 saves in a 6-2 route over Ohio State • added a win in stopping 21 of 23 shots in the Gopher's 300th win at Mariucci Arena, a 6-2 victory over Michigan • recorded a shut out during a 2-0 victory over Michigan • for his efforts in holding Michigan to two goals in the series, was named the Big Ten Third Star of the Week • made 35 saves in a 2-1 victory at Penn State • stopped 29 of 34 shots and added an assist on a Travis Boyd goal in a 4-3 overtime loss at Penn State • made 30 saves in a 2-4 loss to Michigan State • added a win, making 24 saves in a 4-2 victory at Ohio State • stopped 27 of 30 in a 2-5 loss at Ohio State • recorded his 12th career shutout, an 18 save performance, to help beat Penn State 5-0. • stopped 29 shots en route to a 6-2 victory over Penn State • for his efforts against the Nittany Lions, was named the Big Ten Third Star of the Week • recorded a school record tieing 13th shutout in a 39 save performance in a 3-0 win over Ohio State • made 24 saves to help the Gophers beat Michigan 4-2 in the Big Ten Championship • stopped 29 in a 1 - 4 loss to Minnesota Duluth in the NCAA Tournament.
2013-14 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Hobey Baker Award and Mike Richter Award finalist • Second Team All-American • inaugural Big Ten Player of the Year and Goaltender of the Year as well as a First Team All-Big Ten honoree • earned Big Ten weekly honors five times during his sophomore season • named to the NCAA All-West Regional Team • set a new Minnesota single-season save percentage record of .932 • his 1.97 goals against average ranks second all-time at Minnesota, second only to his 1.88 GAA as a freshman • posted a 26-6-6 overall record while his 51 career wins are now tied for seventh all-time in school history along with Steve Pietrangelo (1982-86) • opened the season with a 26-save shutout against Merchyhurst • posted back-to-back 31-save performances against Boston College and repeated with back-to-back 29-save showings at Notre Dame • made 34 saves in a 4-1 victory over Minnesota State • stopped 36 of 37 shots in a 6-1 win over UMD • made a total of 64 saves to help the Gophers sweep Penn State in their first-ever series • made 15 saves to shutout Ohio State 1-0 in the Hockey City Classic at TCF Bank Stadium • posted back-to-back games with 38 saves at the North Star College Cup as the Gophers won the inaugural event • had a 35-save night against Michigan in a 5-3 Minnesota victory • made 30 saves against Penn State in a 5-1 win • totaled 71 saves at Ohio State including a new career high of 41 • made 22 saves for the third-straight game as the Gophers topped Robert Morris 7-3 to open the NCAA tournament • shutout St. Cloud State with 24 saves in a 4-0 win to send the Gophers to the NCAA Frozen Four • made 36 saves against North Dakota in a 3-2 win in the NCAA Frozen Four semis • matched his career high with 41 saves in the national championship game against Union • named the team's John Mariucci Most Valuable Player and the Tom Mohr Playoff MVP • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • earned second letter.
2012-13 | FRESHMAN SEASON
All-WCHA Third Team honoree • appeared in 39 games with 38 starts as a freshman including 37-straight games to end the season • collected a 25-8-5 record to tie Kellen Briggs for the Minnesota rookie wins record • also boasted a 1.88 GAA - setting a new Minnesota single-season record • owns a .921 save percentage with three shutouts this season • made his Gophers' debut and collected his first win allowing just one goal against Michigan State (10/13) • collected his first road victory as a Gopher with 16 saves at Michigan Tech (10/19) • made 20 saves to recorded his first career shutout against Canisius (10/28) • collected the first point of his college career by assisting on a Nick Bjugstad goal. He began the breakout (10/23) • made 48 saves on 50 shots over a weekend set, backstopping the Gophers to a road • recorded his first road and conference shutout in his third career start on the road. He made 14 saves versus Anchorage (11/9) • was named the Red Baron WCHA Rookie of the Week on November 13th for his work in Anchorage (11/9-10) • was tabbed as the national Rookie of the Month for November • he compiled a record of 5-2-2 during the month and posted a 1.75 goals against average to go with a .925 save percentage. • notched his third career shutout at the Mariucci Classic vs. Air Force, making 18 saves (12/29) • grabbed an assist on a shorthanded goal by Sam Warning against Boston College in the Mariucci Classic title game (12/30) • named MVP of the Mariucci Classic, stopping 50 of 51 shots over the two-game tournament (12/29-30) • awarded WCHA Rookie of the Week honors on January 3rd based of being named the MVP of the Mariucci Classic the previous weekend. • recorded the victory in his first taste of the North Dakota rivalry by making 24 saves (1/18) • gave up only one goal and made 26 saves to lead Minnesota to a victory at Minnesota State (1/26) • made a total of 33 saves and allowed only one goal against Denver (3/1) • registered 31 saves, including multiple on breakaways, to backstop the Gophers to a 5-1 victory over Denver (3/2) • allowed only one goal on 24 shots in a 5-1 victory over Bemidji State to close out the regular season (3/9).
Participated in the 2008 USA Hockey Select 16 Player Development Camp and the 2009 Select 17 Camp.
Was traded from Green Bay of the USHL to Tri-City in 2011-12 • was the Reebok USHL Goaltender of the Week two times for the Storm under head coach Josh Hauge • was named Tri-City's Fan Favorite Defenseman and Most Valuable Player of the Season • appeared in 26 games for Anderson Cup and Clark Cup champion Green Bay in 2010-11, coached by Derek Lalonde • played three seasons of prep hockey at South St. Paul under head coach Jeff Lagoo • earned All-Minnesota honorable mention honors and All-Classic Suburban conference honors twice each • also served as an all-conference and all-state quarterback for the Packers' football team • won the Tom Nace Football Award at South St. Paul • drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 6th round (178th overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.
Plans to major in business management • received the Gold Honor Roll and Scholar-Athlete awards three times in high school • interests outside of hockey include Rubik's cubes, cabins, golfing, and playing videogames • most memorable sports thrill was playing in the USHL Finals • cousin, Alex Stalock, played goaltender for Minnesota-Duluth from 2007-10 and is currently in the San Jose Sharks organization • cousins Nick Stalock and Nick Klaren skated at Division III St. Olaf and Wisconsin-Stout, respectively • son of John and Christy Wilcox • born Nov. 26, 1992.