Michigan Wolverines 6
Minnesota Gophers 2
Alex Kile had a hat trick and Kyle Conner scored a pair of goals to lead the Michigan Wolverines to a 6-2 victory over the Gophers at Mariucci Arena Thursday night.
Wolverines goaltender Steve Racine made 31 saves, helping the Wolverines build a 6-0 lead before the Gophers were able to get on the scoreboard in the third period.
Eric Schierhorn stopped just 18 shots in net for Minnesota. The Gophers outshot Michigan 33-24 on the night.
The series continues on Friday at Mariucci Arena.