Gopher Men’s Hockey
The Gophers men’s hockey tied scored a late goal to force overtime at Penn State Saturday night, but gave up an early goal in the extra session to lose 4-3 to the Nittany Lions for a weekend split.
After a big weekend in a sweep of Michigan, University of Minnesota senior Kyle Rau was named the Big Ten’s Second Star of the Week on Tuesday.
Minneapolis Police allowed WCCO to see firsthand how officers trained for handling last month’s “Dinkytown Disturbance.” Police say they were far more prepared for last month’s event than they were during the riot in 2003. Each of these police situations occurred after the Gopher men’s hockey team appeared in national championship games.
The disturbance in Dinkytown Saturday night after the Gophers hockey team’s loss in the national title game is still what everyone is talking about on the University of Minnesota campus Monday.
U.S. senators from North Dakota and Minnesota are making a friendly wager on the outcome of the NCAA Frozen Four semifinal hockey matchup involving the University of North Dakota and the University of Minnesota.
The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team is one of four left competing for the national title, and the Gophers face rival North Dakota Thursday. The winner of that game plays for the national championship on Saturday.
The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team scored five unanswered goals, three in the first period, in a 5-1 win over Penn State Friday night at Mariucci Arena. The Gophers (22-4-5) improved to 11-2-2 in Big Ten Conference play with the win.
After earning a sweep in conference play last weekend against Michigan at Mariucci Arena, the University of Minnesota men’s hockey team had two players earn league honors on Tuesday.
After losing their first regulation game in Big Ten Conference play Thursday night, the University of Minnesota men’s hockey team was swept in a 2-1 loss at Wisconsin Friday night.
A 14-game unbeaten streak came to an end for the University of Minnesota men’s hockey team in a 2-1 loss at Wisconsin Thursday night. It’s the Gophers’ first regulation loss since last November in their first loss in Big Ten Conference play.
The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team remained a unanimous No. 1 team in the country when the latest polls came out Monday, and goalie Adam Wilcox has had a lot to do with it. Wilcox, who leads the Big Ten and is second in the country with 18 wins this season, was named the league’s Second Star of the Week on Tuesday.
The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team skated to a 2-2 overtime tie with Michigan State Friday night at Mariucci Arena, but the Gophers lost 2-1 in a shootout.
After earning MVP honors in the North Star College Cup, goalie Adam Wilcox earned weekly honors from the Big Ten Conference on Tuesday. Wilcox made 38 saves to lead the Gophers to a 4-1 win over St. Cloud State last Friday and made 38 more saves in a 4-4 tie with Minnesota-Duluth.
Adam Wilcox made 38 saves in net as the No. 1-ranked Gophers hockey team beat No. 5-ranked St. Cloud State 4-1 Friday night in the North Star College Cup at Xcel Energy Center. Minnesota improved to 18-2-3 with the win and advanced to Saturday night’s championship game of the all-Minnesota tournament.
The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team battled with Michigan State to a 2-2 tie in regulation Friday night, then lost to the Spartans in a shootout in Big Ten Conference play. The Gophers, ranked No. 1 in the nation, didn’t score any goals in the shootout and goalie Adam Wilcox stopped two of the three shots he faced.
The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team scored six unanswered goals Friday night to overcome a slow start in a 6-1 victory over Minnesota-Duluth Friday night in non-conference action at Mariucci Arena.
Two of the steadiest players returning to play for the University of Minnesota men’s hockey program have been named captains for the upcoming season, coach Don Lucia announced on Monday. Nate Condon, a senior forward , and Kyle Rau, a junior forward, were selected as the team’s captains for the 2013-14 season.
The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team released its 2013-14 schedule Wednesday morning, the program’s first season in the newly-formed Big 10 Conference.
Despite losing to Colorado College in the WCHA Final Five, the University of Minnesota men’s hockey team earned a No. 2 seed for the NCAA Tournament.
The Gopher men’s hockey team suffered its first home WCHA loss of the season Friday night as Michigan Tech scored 33 seconds into overtime to beat the Gophers 3-2 at Mariucci Arena.