Sammy Walker’s overtime goal lifted the No. 4 Minnesota Golden Gophers over the Michigan Wolverines 3-2 in the Big Ten men’s hockey tournament semifinals.

After Minnesota had scored twice in the third period, Walker capitalized off a rebound and closed out the game in overtime.


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Michigan scored once in the first period and once in the second to lead 2-0 entering the final 20 minutes of regulation.

Nathan Burke put the Gophers on the board with a breakaway goal with 15:53 left in regulation. A strike from Sampo Ranta tied the game with 4:26 left in the third.

The Gophers will face the Wisconsin Badgers in the championship on Tuesday at 7 p.m. That game will be televised on the Big Ten Network.