Perbix scores twice in Gophers 3-1 win at Penn State

Jack Perbix scored twice to lead the 5th-ranked Gophers men’s hockey team to a 3-1 win on the road against Penn State Friday night.

Justen Close made a career-high 37 saves to improve to 8-3-0 this season. Rhett Pitlick added a goal to extend his point streak to five games. Blake McLaughlin also notched his 100th career point.

The Gophers had not won a game at Pegula Arena since 2017.