MINNEAPOLIS - The number 20 Gopher Hockey got a 3-2 overtime victory over No. 6 Michigan and reclaimed first place in the Big Ten last (Friday) night at Mariucci Arena.

The victory for Minnesota reclaims first place in the Big Ten Conference at 36 points (a one-point lead on the Wolverines) with four regular-season games remaining.

Minnesota returns to Big Ten action next weekend with a two-game series at Michigan State.