Minnesota got one step closer to an even-strength record Friday with a convincing conference win over Michigan State 7-2.
Cashman's journey from walk-on to defensive leader for the Gophers will come to an end after this season, potentially against Wisconsin on Saturday.
Senior Eric Schierhorn and junior Mat Robson have almost evenly split games this year, as the net-minders keep consistent play while the defensive core struggles.
Minnesota split the St. Lawrence series after winning 3-0 on Saturday night at 3M Arena at Mariucci. The Gophers lost the first matchup on Friday in overtime 4-3.
Turnovers may have cost Minnesota a victory in its last home game this season. Quarterback Tanner Morgan threw two interceptions and lost a fumble late in the 24-14 loss.
Though Minnesota rallied in the third period down 3-1 to tie it at 3-3, St. Lawrence emerged victorious in the overtime period to take game one 4-3.
This year's seniors — a group who has been through a lot of change in the past four to five years — will play in their last game at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday.
The Gophers' defense shocked Purdue Saturday after allowing a season-high 55 points to Illinois the week before. After head coach P.J. Fleck fired former defensive coordinator Robb Smith earlier this month, the question on everyone's mind was: "How is this team going to respond?"
For this weekly column, the Daily interviews a journalist with knowledge on the Gophers' next opponent. We interviewed The Daily Northwestern's Ben Pope to gain insight on this week's game against Northwestern. Pope is a football and men's basketball reporter for the Daily Northwestern.
For Rem Pitlick, who has led on the stat sheet the past two seasons with 68 total points in two seasons and seven games, he's just going to keep on doing what he's been doing.