University of Minnesota junior Mike Reilly was named the Big Ten’s Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight year on Monday. Reilly was also selected First Team All-Big Ten as the league handed out its end-of-season awards.
The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team is the consensus preseason favorite to win the Big Ten Conference title this season, according to the coaches poll released Wednesday. The Gophers won the inaugural Big Ten title last year with a 14-3-3 record in league play.
The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team stayed unbeaten after a dominating 6-1 win over No. 5-ranked Boston College on Sunday at Mariucci Arena. The Gophers (4-0-1) played the Eagles to a 3-3 tie Friday night, then had six different players score in Sunday’s win.
The University of Minnesota announced Tuesday that two hockey players have been selected to play for the U.S. National Team in the upcoming World Junior Championships.