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Gopher Hockey Tops Penn State, 5-1

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team scored five unanswered goals, three in the first period, in a 5-1 win over Penn State Friday night at Mariucci Arena.

The Gophers (22-4-5) improved to 11-2-2 in Big Ten Conference play with the win. After the Nittany Lions scored first, Minnesota got first period goals from Sam Warning, Hudson Fasching and Kyle Rau to take a 3-1 lead into the first intermission.

Taylor Cammarata and Nate Condon added second period goals, and Adam Wilcox made 30 saves in the victory. Wilcox improved to 21-4-5 on the season in net.

Minnesota, ranked No. 2 in the nation, is 15-1-3 at home this season. The Gophers close out their home schedule Saturday night at 6 p.m., finishing the weekend series against Penn State. It’s the final regular season home game for five seniors.

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