MINNEAPOLIS — Nick Bjugstad and Kyle Rau each scored twice as No. 4 Minnesota’s top line accounted for five goals in an 8-1 victory over No. 1 Boston College on Sunday for the championship of the Mariucci Classic.
Top-line winger Nate Condon, Sam Warning, Seth Ambroz and Nate Schmidt also scored for the Golden Gophers (13-3-3), who are 8-1-3 in their last 12 games.
Adam Wilcox stopped 32 shots for Minnesota, allowing only a third-period, power-play goal by Steven Whitney.
Parker Milner allowed six goals on 31 shots for the Eagles (12-3-1) before being replaced by Brian Billett, who stopped three of five shots.
Boston College is 2-2-1 since going on a nine-game winning streak from Oct. 19 to Nov. 24.