The teams face off in game two of the best-of-three series at 4 p.m. Saturday
Bozek, Kessel, Marvin, Schleper and Stecklein take home silver
After closing out the nonconference portion of the regular season last weekend with the inaugural North Star College Cup, the top-ranked Minnesota hockey program returns to Big Ten Conference action this weekend as Michigan State visits Mariucci Arena for the first time as league rivals.
Minnesota is 12-1-0 all-time against its new Big Ten Conference rival including a streak of five-straight wins against the Buckeyes.
Minnesota will be well-represented at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia
The Gophers completed a perfect season with a 6-3 win over Boston Univ. to win its second straight title.
The Gopher women's hockey team posted back to back shutouts of Bemidji State.
The Golden Gophers remained perfect on the year with a sweep at Wisconsin.
Minnesota swept Wisconsin with a 2-0 win at Ridder Arena.
The Golden Gophers swept Ohio State at Ridder Arena to remain perfect on the year.
2012-13 Senior Season: Appeared in all 41 games had a career-high 30 points (11g-19a) posted a plus/minus ratio of +38 tagged All-WCHA Third Team named to All-WCHA Academic Team netted a goal in each of the games of the opening series against Colgate (9/28-29) assisted Sarah Davis on a goal in the 7-1 win over St. Cloud State (10/5) began a four-game point streak against St. Lawrence (10/12) by assisting Amanda Kessel on a goal tallied two assists in the 6-0 victory over SLU (10/13) recorded two assists in the Gophers' 7-2 win over Ohio State (10/19) netted a goal and dished an assist in the 8-0 rout of OSU (10/20), which was the end of her point streak assisted Amanda Kessel in the 4-2 win over North Dakota (10/28) received an assist on a Maryanne Menefee goal against Minnesota Duluth (11/2) notched a goal versus Minnesota State (11/17) recorded an assist in the 10-2 rout of New Hampshire (11/14) scored the game-winning goal in a 2-0 triumph over Wisconsin (12/2) had the game-winning goal against Bemidji State (12/8) assisted Rachael Bona in the Gophers' 6-3 win over North Dakota (1/12) aided Becky Kortum in scoring against Minnesota State (1/18) netted a goal against Wisconsin (1/25) began a five-game point streak with an assist against Minnesota Duluth (2/2) had three assist in the Ohio State series (2/8-9) netted the game-winning goal against Bemidji State in overtime (2/16) tallied a goal in the 5-0 shutout of BSU in the WCHA First Round (3/1) recorded a goal in the 5-0 win over Ohio State (3/8) in the semifinals of the WCHA Final Face-Off assisted Kelly Terry on the game-winning goal in the Gophers' triple-overtime win over North Dakota (3/16) in the NCAA Quarterfinals notched the first goal of the National Championship game versus Boston University (3/24).
2010-11 Sophomore Season:WCHA All-Academic Team honoree Letterwinner Played in all 38 games Had four goals and eight assists for 12 points All four of her goals came on the power play Surpassed her freshman point production by five Two multiple-point games Paired with Anne Schleper Held a plus/minus rating of +9 Tallied her first point of the year in the 5-0 win over St. Cloud State (10/22) Scored a goal in both games against Harvard (11/26 & 28) Both goals against the Crimson were on the power play and were also the game-winning goals Had two assists in the 6-2 win over Bemidji State (12/4) Scored a power-play goal and assisted on another in the 8-1 win over Ohio State (1/22) Netted her fourth power-play goal of the season in the 8-0 win over SCSU (2/4) Set up Kelly Terry's goal in the 4-2 win over Minnesota Duluth WCHA semifinal game (3/4).
2009-10 Freshman Season:Played in 37 games, missing three games to compete with the Finnish National Team Had one goal and five assists for six points Held a +4 rating In just her second collegiate game, tallied her first collegiate point when she had an assisted on Chelsey Jones' goal (10/4) Held the first assist in the Sarah Erickson's goal (10/9) against Ohio State Held the first assist in Sam Downey's goal against the Buckeyes (10/10) Assisted on Erickson's goal in the 4-0 win at St. Cloud State (10/23) Added her fifth assist of the season in the 2-0 win over Clarkson (11/28) Missed the Ohio State series (1/8-9) to compete with Team Finland at the MLP Cup in Germany Scored her first collegiate goal in the 8-5 WCHA First Round (2/26).
The Jalosuo File:Member of the Finnish National Team that competed at the 2008 Four Nation's Cup and the 2009 World Championships, her third straight appearance Has played in over 35 games with Finland Played in all five games of the 2009 world championships to help Finland to a bronze medal for the second-straight year Scored a goal during the Four Nation's Cup Was also on the Finland National Team that competed at the World Championships in 2007 and 2008 In 2007, the Finnish team finished fourth, while in 2008 they won the bronze medal as she played in all every games With her club team, tallied 88 points, including 10 in playoff action In back-to-back years, was a 2006-07 and a 2007-08 All-Star defender at the Finnish Championships.
Personal:A 2009 graduate of Kastelli High School Daughter of Aki-Pekka and Sirpa Jalosuo Born February 3, 1989 Plans to major in chemistry Shoots right.