The University of Minnesota hockey program announced Tuesday that junior Nate Schmidt will forego his senior season with the Gophers and enter the NHL.
Jake Hendrickson scored midway through the third period to help Minnesota-Duluth earn a 2-2 Western Collegiate Hockey Association tie with Minnesota on Saturday.
Friday night he scored a goal in the Gophers win over Wisconsin. The fact Nick Bjugstad is playing for the Gophers this season is a story by itself. With a professional option in front of him, he chose to come back – with no regrets.
It’s strange to say “Gopher hockey” and “Soldier Field” in the same sentence, but that’s the backdrop for the Gophers’ game with Wisconsin on Sunday.
Nic Dowd had a goal and an assist and Drew LeBlanc scored the game-winner as St. Cloud State held off No. 1-ranked Minnesota 4-3 Saturday.
Mike Max joined Dave Lee for a Tuesday morning sports report.
It was another somewhat crazy and eventful year in Minnesota sports filled with big wins, tough losses, some controversy and fresh faces hitting the scene.
University of Minnesota freshman defenseman Mike Reilly has been selected to skate for the U.S. squad at the upcoming 2013 World Junior Championship in Ufa, Russia.
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.
The University of Minnesota announced Tuesday that two hockey players have been selected to play for the U.S. National Team in the upcoming World Junior Championships.
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.
Freshman goalie Adam Wilcox made 26 saves to help the Minnesota Gophers beat Vermont 3-1 Saturday for a sweep of their men’s college hockey series.
Officials announced Wednesday there’s a new play-by-play voice for Gopher men’s hockey this season.
One of the top college hockey players in the country said Wednesday he’s coming back for another season at the University of Minnesota.
There’s some Vikings stadium talk, some Gopher athletic director talk and some Minnesota Wild trade talk that’s all part of this week’s news and notes.
One of many keys to the Gopher hockey team’s run to the Frozen Four has been the production of Eric Haula.
There’s rarely been a hockey team that went far in a playoff run without great goaltending, and that includes the Gopher’s run to the Frozen Four with Kent Patterson.
University of Minnesota officials are hoping that the Gopher hockey team has success in the Frozen Four, and calm on campus.
That may not seem like a long drought for newcomers Ferris State and Union. But it’s a lifetime by the lofty standards held at one of the most prestigious hockey programs in the country.
Sid Hartman joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Monday to review a fantastic weekend for local sports teams.
North Dakota has returned to the Xcel Energy Center ice for more tournament action. Minnesota will be there, too, trying to get that ticket to the Frozen Four instead.
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.
Sophomore defenseman Jake Parenteau scored his first career goal in overtime to help Minnesota maintain its lead in the Western Collegiate Association with a 3-2 win over Nebraska-Omaha on Friday.
Kyle Ostrow had a goal and two assists as Denver defeated second-ranked Minnesota 5-3 in a Western Collegiate Hockey Association game on Friday.
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.