Erik Cole scored on a breakaway with 4:49 to play, and the Dallas Stars rallied to defeat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Saturday night. Dallas goalie Kari Lehtonen was injured in a collision with the Wild’s Erik Haula at 6:37 of the third period. Newly acquired goalie Tim Thomas earned the win in his Stars debut in relief.
The 8th annual Hockey Day Minnesota took place on Saturday starting with a trio of high school games in Elk River, Minn. That was followed by a game at Mariucci Arena between Ohio State and Minnesota, with the nightcap taking place at Xcel Energy Center between the Minnesota Wild and the Dallas Stars.
Nate Prosser scored his third career goal at 2:42 of overtime, lifting the Minnesota Wild over the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Saturday night. Prosser netted the winning score for the second time in as many games, and Darcy Kuemper stopped 33 shots. Erik Haula and Ryan Suter also scored for the Wild. Ryan Garbutt and Alex Chiasson scored for the slumping Stars, who have only one win in their last nine games. Kari Lehtonen made 16 saves.
The final count is in for the Minnesota men’s hockey team. The Gophers have lost five players early to the pros.
Adam Wilcox made 23 save and Erik Haula had a goal and two assists Saturday as Minnesota beat Bemidji State 4-3 to earn a share of the MacNaughton Cup.
Erik Haula scored two goals to lead top-ranked Minnesota to a 4-2 win over St. Cloud State on Friday in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association.
Erik Haula had a goal and an assist and Adam Wilcox tossed the shutout as Minnesota beat Air Force 4-0 Saturday in the semifinals of the Mariucci Classic men’s college hockey tournament.
Alexander Krushelnyski had two goals and an assist in the third period as Colorado College rallied from a three-goal deficit to earn a 4-4 tie with Minnesota on Saturday.
Erik Haula had a goal and an assist as Minnesota beat Nebraska-Omaha 3-2 Saturday to earn a split of their Western Collegiate Hockey Association series.
One of many keys to the Gopher hockey team’s run to the Frozen Four has been the production of Eric Haula.
Erik Haula scored his 20th goal of the season, Taylor Matson added a goal and assist and No. 2 seed Minnesota beat top-seed North Dakota 5-2 to win the NCAA West Regional on Sunday.
Erik Haula scored both Minnesota goals as the Golden Gophers beat Alaska-Anchorage 2-1 Friday in the opening game of their Western Collegiate Hockey Association playoff series.
Erik Haula had two goals and an assist to lead Minnesota to a 4-1 win over Bemidji State Saturday in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association.
Jake Hansen had a goal and two assists to lead Minnesota to a 5-1 win over Niagara on Friday and a berth in the championship game at the Mariucci Classic men’s college hockey tournament.
Taylor Matson had two goals and Minnesota scored first for the first time in five games on Friday to beat Colorado College 4-1 in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association.