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Mike Max’s News And Notes For February 11, 2012

From Ricky Rubio to a former Timberwolves star and to the search for a new athletic director at the University of Minnesota. It’s all a part of this week’s news and notes.


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Taylor Matson: A Heart And Soul Player For The Gophers

The Gopher men’s hockey team is in an enviable position on college hockey right now: Play well and they will win the WCHA. There are a number of reasons for the turnaround, and the team’s coaching staff points to one player as a shining example.


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Gopher Coaches Reflect On Working For Joel Maturi

Maturi’s record with hiring high profile coaches was one big subject of debate during his tenure as athletic director.


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Bjugstad Emerges As A Star For Gopher Hockey Team

The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team takes on Colorado College this weekend. If there’s one player that will be a key to the series and a key to every series the rest of the season, it’s Nick Bjugstad.


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Lucia Gets Contract Extension Through 2014-15 Season

The University of Minnesota has agreed to extend the contract of Don Lucia, the Gopher’s head hockey coach, through the 2014-2015 season.


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All Eyes On Gopher Hockey This Weekend

What begins Friday night is one of the most important seasons in Gopher hockey. The question remains: Will the Gophers failing to make the NCAA tournament become a trend?


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Guentzel Returns To Minnesota Men’s Hockey Staff

The University of Minnesota has hired Mike Guentzel as associate head coach of men’s hockey.


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Mike Max’s News And Notes For July 5, 2011

Who helped influence the trade of Martin Havlat for Dany Heatley? What will the Wolves do to keep improving during the NBA lockout? Did you know Jose Canseco nearly ended up playing baseball this summer in Minnesota?


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Mike Max’s News And Notes For 06/14

Ricky Rubio will play for a national team in Spain this summer regardless if there is a lockout in the NBA.


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Gopher Coach Lucia: NY-Bound Ness Will Be Missed

Minnesota defenseman Aaron Ness says he will skip his senior season and sign his pro contract with the New York Islanders.


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Mike Max’s News And Notes

The only thing keeping U of M basketball coach Tubby Smith from signing an extension is the semantics of getting all the paper work. The terms have been agreed to, although that doesn’t mean other teams won’t keep calling.


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Golden Gopher Daily Update

The season came to a crashing halt with Gopher Hockey being swept at home by Alaska-Anchorage over the weekend. Following Saturday’s 2-0 loss, Gopher Coach Don Lucia talked to Wally Shaver about his team’s disappointing performance.


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Golden Gopher Daily Update

The University of Minnesota Men’s Hockey team swept Michigan Tech over the weekend. Head Coach Don Lucia talks about his team’s hot streak.


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Golden Gopher Daily Update

The Gopher Hockey team earned a much needed three points over the weekend at Wisconsin. Mike Grimm reviews the weekend on ice with Head Coach Don Lucia.


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Golden Gopher Daily Update

After whacking Denver last Saturday with a 7-3 victory, the Gopher Hockey team hopes to keep it going with a road series in Madison this weekend. Mike Grimm previews Friday and Saturday’s game against the Wisconsin Badgers with Gopher Coach Don Lucia.


Golden Gopher Daily Update

The Gopher Hockey team has a very tough home-stand this weekend against the 4th ranked Denver Pioneers. The Gophers have been struggling at home and Coach Don Lucia tells Mike Grimm they’ll have to play their best.


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Golden Gopher Daily Update

Mike Grimm reviews a good weekend for the Gophers. Hockey Coach Don Lucia talks about the Gophers getting 3 points from #2 ranked Minnesota-Duluth plus Basketball Coach Tubby Smith on his team’s win over Eastern Kentucky Saturday!


The Don Lucia Show

Gopher Hockey Coach Don Lucia was joined by Mike Max and Mike Grimm Monday night to talk about the week ahead.


10/18/10 Sports to the Max

Mike Max and Wally Shaver talk Gopher hockey with Head Coach Don Lucia! It’s been quite a couple of turbulent days for Gopher Football.  Head Coach Tim Brewster is out and interim coach Jeff Horton […]


10/11/10 Don Lucia Show

On Monday night, Wally Shaver and Gopher head coach Don Lucia talked about last weekend’s wins over UMass and the games coming up this weekend against UNO…


Sports Huddle – 10/10/10

Here are some of the people that Sid and Dave talked to this week: Gopher football Tim Brewster after Saturday’s defeat in Madison. Gopher hockey coach Don Lucia following his team’s weekend sweep of UMass. […]


10/4/10 The Don Lucia Show

Monday night was the inaugural edition of “The Don Lucia Show” for the 2010-11 Gopher Hockey season! Wally Shaver and head coach Don Lucia previewed the upcoming season…