MINNEAPOLIS - The top ranked Gopher hockey team picked up its third straight victory with a 3-0 shutout against Minnesota State Mankato last night.

Jake Bischoff, Tom Serratore, and Hudson Fasching all scored for the Gophers in the action. Goalie Michael Shibrowski stopped all 25 shots he faced to pick up his first career shutout.

The Gophers are 8-1-1 this season. They continue at home next weekend for a pair of games against Duluth.