Gophers topple No. 3 Michigan 2-1 in overtime

Ben Meyers’ overtime goal gave the 11th ranked Gophers men’s hockey team a 2-1 over No. 3 Michigan Friday night at 3M Arena at Mariucci.

The Gophers trailed 1-0 until freshman Matthew Knies sent the game to overtime with a goal 15:17 into the third period.

Gophers goaltender Justen Close made 26 saves.

The Gophers and Wolverines square off against Saturday in Minneapolis.