A late empty net goal by Penn State broke up a third period rally by Minnesota as the Gophers fell to the Nittany Lions 5-3 in the opening game of this weekend’s Big Ten quarterfinal series on Friday night.
Gopher Hockey team captain Tyler Sheehy eclipsed 100 career points in his 100th career game on Thursday night, scoring twice including the game winner and adding an assist as Minnesota topped Michigan State 5-4.
Mike Szmatula scored twice on the Big Ten’s hottest goaltender but it wasn’t enough as the No. 6 Gopher Hockey program fell 5-2 to Cale Morris and No. 4 Notre Dame on Saturday night at Compton Family Ice Arena.