Ann Arbor, Mich. - The Gophers are in a rut. For the third game in a row, coach Bob Motzko's team played a 2-2 tie, this time with Michigan — and then gave up a goal in the second overtime, meaning their opponent, — and not the Gophers — got an extra point in the Big Ten Conference standings.
The two ties last weekend were with Ohio State.
Josh Norris got the last goal for the Wolverines (6-6-4, 2-3-4-2 Big Ten) with just 13 seconds left in the three-on-three overtime.
Michigan led 1-0 after the opening period on Will Lockwood's goal seven minutes into the game.
The Gophers (4-6-4, 2-2-3) scored twice in the middle of the second period to go ahead. Sammy Walker netted the first goal at 11:46, and less than two minutes later, Rem Pitlick made it 2-1 Gophers.
The Wolverines tied the score on Luke Morgan's second goal of the season with 2:54 left in the second.
Mat Robson had 38 saves for the Gophers — plus two more in the second overtime; Michigan's Strauss Mann had 26 stops total.