NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
Ben Marshall, Defenseman
The Golden Gophers retained their #1 NCAA ranking in the latest USA Today and USA Hockey Magazine pools, marking their third straight week being named the top team in the nation. Minnesota earned back-to-back home wins over Michigan State this past weekend, outscoring the Spartans 12-2 in the process. Click HERE to read a recent DetroitRedWings.com feature on Marshall, who has scored two goals in as many games played thus far in 2012-13.