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Podcast Page: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee———–John Hines 1-8-15

Congrats to the new KLONDIKE KATE who talked with John Hines this morning. Click the link above to listen back to the interview.

01/08/2015

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U Of M Discontinues Ticket Bundling

The efforts of a University of Minnesota student have helped change the way the University sells season tickets. This spring, the University began bundling ticket packages.

10/03/2014

Minnesota Beats Robert Morris 7-3 In NCAA West

Minnesota earned the top overall seed in the NCAA tournament with strong goaltending and a balanced offense. The Gophers used the same formula Saturday night to advance to the West Regional final. Nate Condon scored twice and Adam Wilcox made 22 saves to help the Gophers beat Robert Morris 7-3.

03/29/2014

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Wilcox Named Finalist For Hobey Baker Award

The University of Minnesota announced Thursday goalie Adam Wilcox has been named one of 10 finalists for the Hobey Baker Award, which goes to the top player in college hockey.

03/20/2014

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Gophers’ Wilcox Earns Big Ten Player Of The Year

Adam 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.

03/18/2014

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Gophers’ Reilly Earns Big Ten 3rd Star Of The Week

The Big Ten Conference announced Tuesday that defenseman Mike Reilly earned the league’s Third Star of the Week honor after the Gophers beat Ohio State last Friday and lost Saturday in a shootout.

03/11/2014

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Gophers Boyd, Wilcox Earn Weekly Big Ten Honors

As the University of Minnesota men’s hockey team keeps winning, the Big Ten Conference weekly awards keep coming. After the Gophers (23-4-5, 12-2-2) swept Penn State last weekend in their final regular season home series, two players were honored by the league.

03/04/2014

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Kiss Cam Video Of MN Brother, Sister Goes Viral

Go to a game, and you’ll see a Kiss Cam. We’ve even seen President Obama and Tom Hanks on the big screen, but few Kiss Cams have gotten as much attention as this one.

02/18/2014

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Gophers Beat Penn State 5-2 For Sweep

The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team completed a sweep of Penn State in Big Ten hockey action Monday night with a 5-2 victory in University Park, Pa. The Gophers, ranked No. 1 in the country, improved to 5-0-1 in league play.

01/14/2014

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1-10-14 Mike Max Sports On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Is there a problem in the Timberwolves Locker Room? Click the link to hear Mike’s insight into the tiff at Target Center.

01/10/2014

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‘Light The Lamp’ Ceremony Opens Hockey City Classic Winter Festival

Minnesota Athletic Director Norwood Teague, along with Gopher men’s coach Don Lucia and women’s coach Brad Frost, will shoot pucks into the net and “light the lamp,” signifying the start of the 10-day festival. The ceremony is set for 5:30 p.m.

01/09/2014

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Boyd, Rau Earn Big Ten Honors For Gopher Hockey

Travis Boyd and Kyle Rau of the Gopher men’s hockey team earned Big Ten honors as the first and second stars of the week, the Big Ten announced Tuesday. Minnesota, hosting the Mariucci Classic last weekend, earned a split after losing to Colgate in a shootout Friday night and beating RPI 6-2 Saturday night.

01/07/2014

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Rau Notches 100th Career Point In Gophers’ Loss To Colgate

Michael Brodzinski and Travis Boyd scored goals for the Gophers, but Colgate battled them to a 2-2 overtime tie and came away with a 2-1 win over Minnesota in a shootout.

01/04/2014

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TCF Bank Stadium Hosting High School Hockey Faceoff

In anticipation of the Outdoor Hockey City Classic, officials announced Tuesday that eight ranked teams will be involved in a Jan. 11 event at TCF Bank Stadium. The five-game event is called the High School Hockey Faceoff and will feature some of the top boys and girls high school hockey teams in the state.

12/17/2013

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Gopher Hockey Unbeaten After Win Over Boston College

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.

10/28/2013

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Gopher Men’s Hockey Sweeps Bemidji State

Sam Warning scored twice Saturday night as the University of Minnesota men’s hockey team beat Bemidji State 5-1 to earn a non-conference road sweep.

10/21/2013

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Gopher Hockey Wins At Bemidji State, 6-3

The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team beat Bemidji State 6-3 in non-conference action Friday night to win its third straight game to start the season.

10/19/2013

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Matchups Set For 23rd Annual Mariucci Classic

Ferris State, Colgate and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will join Minnesota in the Gophers’ 23rd annual Mariucci Classic. The matchups were announced Monday.

10/15/2013

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Gopher Hockey Announces 2013-14 TV Schedule

The University of Minnesota men’s hockey program released its television schedule Monday for the upcoming 2013-14 season, and 31 of its 36 regular season games will have a broadcast. It will be the first year for the Gophers and coach Don Lucia in the newly-formed Big Ten Conference.

09/17/2013

Gopher Hockey Player Suspended After DWI

An incoming University of Minnesota freshman hockey player has been indefinitely suspended after a DWI arrest Saturday. Gabe Guertier, 18, was pulled over by University Police early Saturday morning. He was detained at the Hennepin County Jail for several hours after being charged with fourth-degree DWI. Gopher mens hockey coach Don Lucia announced Sunday that Guertier would be suspended indefinitely for violation of team rules. His suspension will be re-evaluated in November.

09/01/2013

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Four Gophers Selected In NHL Entry Draft

The University of Minnesota men’s hockey program had four incoming freshman chosen Sunday in the NHL Entry Draft. Tommy Vannelli of Minnetonka led the group, getting picked in the second round with the 47th overall pick by the St. Louis Blues.

07/01/2013

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Gopher Hockey Announces Naming Contest For Minnesota Tournament

The University of Minnesota men’s hockey program announced Friday it will host a contest to name its inaugural Minnesota Tournament at Xcel Energy Center next season.

06/21/2013

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Gopher Hockey Team Hands Out Awards

The season has been over since early March, but the University of Minnesota men’s hockey team handed out awards Tuesday night at the team’s banquet at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers tied for the WCHA regular season title before losing to Colorado College in the WCHA Final Five at Xcel Energy Center.

06/19/2013

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Mike Max’s News & Notes For 5/25

Century Community College left-handed ace Jared Dettman, who is pitching in the Junior College World series, should get drafted for a second time next week. Cedar Rapids Kernels’ manager Jake Mauer sees some similarities between first-round prospect Byron Buxton and his brother – the Twins’ Joe Mauer. The Timberwolves are concerned about Kevin Love’s conditioning since his injury ended his season.

05/25/2013

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Gophers’ Zach Budish, Nick Bjugstad Sign NHL Contracts

For the second time in as many days, a University of Minnesota men’s hockey player is leaving the program for the NHL.

04/03/2013

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