Gophers, Don Lucia Agree To 2-Year ExtensionThe University of Minnesota announced Thursday it has agreed to a two-year contract extension with men's hockey coach Don Lucia.
Gophers Aim To Win Big Ten, Get Fans Back To MariucciIt is a strange time for the University of Minnesota men's hockey team. They've played themselves into contention in the Big Ten, but are barely above .500 on the season. The wins are starting to come, but the fervor for the team has not.
Don Lucia Ties 'U' Record For Overall WinsGophers hockey coach Don Lucia just earned his 390th career victory with the University of Minnesota. That ties him with Doug Woog for the most wins in Gophers coaching history.
Gophers Hockey Looks To Get Rhythm Back At MichiganThe University of Minnesota men's hockey team heads to Michigan this weekend ranked No. 9 in the country, which is a bit disappointing. The Gophers started the season ranked No. 1. Now, they're trying to find a rhythm to what's otherwise been an inconsistent season.
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Gophers Hockey Solidifies 2014-15 Big Ten ScheduleThe University of Minnesota men's hockey team said Tuesday it has confirmed its 2014-15 Big Ten schedule, and all but one series will be games on Friday and Saturday. The Gophers won the inaugural Big Ten Conference regular season title last year on the way to making a run to the Frozen Four and eventually the national title game.
Minnesota Grants Sophomore F Guertler's Release Sophomore forward Gabe Guertler has been granted his release from the Minnesota Gophers hockey program. Coach Don Lucia announced Guertler's release Thursday.
U Of M's Guertler Granted Release From Hockey TeamThe University of Minnesota announced Thursday that sophomore Gabe Guertler has been granted a release from the hockey program.
Gophers Hockey Announces 2014-15 ScheduleComing off its second Frozen Four appearance in three years and a trip to the national championship game, the University of Minnesota men's hockey program announced its schedule Thursday for the 2014-15 season.
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Gophers' Wilcox Earns Big Ten Player Of The YearAdam Wilcox was one of many winners for the University of Minnesota men's hockey team Monday as the Big Ten Conference handed out its inaugural awards. Wilcox, one of the top goalies in the country, earned the Big Ten Player of the Year and Goaltender of the Year awards.
Former Gopher Matson Keeps NHL Dream AliveTyler Matson spent some golden years as a Golden Gopher. "Unbelievable experience," Matson said. "Playing for Don Lucia, the Gophers and being in Minnesota and being a Minnesota kid … you want to play there." His current residence is just over three hours south in Des Moines, where he plays for the Wild's AHL team – the Iowa Wild. Interstate 35W and a whole bunch of players are between him and the big club.