Minnesota Freshman goaltender Eric Schierhorn posted his third career shutout as the Gophers marched into Madison and blanked the Wisconsin Badgers 4-0 on Friday night at the Kohl Center.
Schierhorn made 29 saves as the Gophers improved to 12-10 overall and 7-2 in the Big Ten.
The Badgers (4-11-6, 1-6-1-2 Big Ten) outshot the Gophers 29-25 but couldn’t find the back of the net.
The two teams close out the series at the Kohl Center tonight.
The second-ranked Wisconsin women’s hockey team opens a two-game weekend series against 8th-ranked North Dakota at LaBahn Arena this afternoon.