STAR TRIBUNE'S THREE STARS

1. Brock Faber, Gophers: The freshman defenseman collected five assists and finished with a plus-4 rating.

2. Mason Nevers, Gophers: The freshman forward scored the first two goals of his career and was a plus-4.

3. Ben Meyers, Gophers: The sophomore center had a goal, an assist and won 10 of 15 faceoffs.

BY THE NUMBERS

56 NCAA tournament victories by the Gophers, the most of any school.

4/10/2014 Before Saturday, the most recent NCAA tournament victory for the Gophers.

RANDY JOHNSON