With so many high-profile injuries involving hockey players, a major push is underway to improve safety. In fact, some big names came together Thursday morning.
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.
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.
Maturi’s record with hiring high profile coaches was one big subject of debate during his tenure as athletic director.
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.
The University of Minnesota has agreed to extend the contract of Don Lucia, the Gopher’s head hockey coach, through the 2014-2015 season.
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?
The University of Minnesota has hired Mike Guentzel as associate head coach of men’s hockey.
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?
Ricky Rubio will play for a national team in Spain this summer regardless if there is a lockout in the NBA.
Minnesota defenseman Aaron Ness says he will skip his senior season and sign his pro contract with the New York Islanders.
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.
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.
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.
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.