Connor Reilly tallied three points in the win while Adam Wilcox made 42 saves for a new career high.
Travis Boyd scored the game-winning goal in his first shift back on the ice after missing seven games.
All four of Minnesota's games against the Spartans last season where decided by a goal or less.
Adam Wilcox made a season-high 37 saves for the Gophers while the Gophers' penalty killing units have not allowed a power-play goal in their last 10 chances.
Thirteen Gophers tallied points in the win as Minnesota moved to 9-1-1 in its last 11 games against Hockey East opponents.
Adam Wilcox recorded his ninth career shutout as #1 Minnesota beat Notre Dame.
Minnesota beat North Dakota in the last second to advance to the NCAA title game.
Gopher goaltender Adam Wilcox tackles the Rubik's Cube.
Sam Warning's hat trick led Minnesota to a 4-2 win and sweep of Ohio State.
2014-15 | JUNIOR SEASON
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.
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.