Freshman left winger Kyle Rau has been credited with six game-winning goals this season, a team high. Here's a recap of each one:
Oct. 7: He scored 56 seconds into his first college game. The Gophers routed Sacred Heart 9-0.
Oct. 15: His power-play goal midway through the third period gave the Gophers a 5-2 lead at Minnesota Duluth. They won 5-4.
Oct. 21: The Gophers beat Vermont 6-0 after scoring three first-period goals. Rau got the first at 44 seconds.
Nov. 5: Rau's eighth goal of the season, with 46 seconds left, gave the Gophers a 3-2 victory over North Dakota.
Dec. 3: The Gophers took a 3-0 lead against Minnesota State Mankato late in the first period on Rau's goal and won 3-2.
Feb. 25: Rau scored a goal halfway through the second period -- one of his team-high nine on the power play this season -- to put the Gophers ahead 3-1 at Nebraska Omaha. The final score was 3-2.