Gophers Men’s Hockey
Mike Reilly of the University of Minnesota men’s hockey team was named the Big Ten’s First Star of the Week on Tuesday after the Gophers took four out of a possible six league points at Michigan State last weekend.
The University of Minnesota announced Monday that freshman men’s hockey player Leon Bristedt has been selected to the preliminary camp roster for Team Sweden in the upcoming World Junior Championships.
The Big Ten Conference announced Tuesday that two University of Minnesota players have been named “Stars of the Week” after the Gophers swept Notre Dame last weekend in non-conference action. Taylor Cammarata was named the First Star of the Week after recording five points in two wins over the Irish. He had two assists in the Gophers’ 5-0 win Friday night and added three more in Sunday’s 4-2 victory.
After a 5-0 win Friday night, the No. 1-ranked University of Minnesota men’s hockey team completed a weekend sweep of Notre Dame Sunday with a 4-2 win at Mariucci Arena. The Gophers (7-1-0) scored three first-period goals in the win. They also extended their home winning streak, the longest currently in college hockey, to 17 games.
After his first career hat trick on Saturday, Justin Kloos of the University of Minnesota hockey team was named the Second Star of the Week by the Big Ten Conference on Tuesday. Kloos, of Lakeville, netted a hat trick against St. Cloud State to lead the Gophers to a 4-3 victory in overtime after Minnesota lost to the Huskies in St. Cloud 4-1 on Friday night.
University of Minnesota men’s hockey senior Travis Boyd was honored by the Big Ten Conference on Tuesday after the Gophers swept Bemidji State in their first home series of the season. Boyd was named the league’s First Star of the Week after collecting four points over the two games in the series.
The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team, ranked No. 1 in preseason polls, got the 2014-15 season off to a 2-0 at the Ice Breaker Tournament at the University of Notre Dame. The Gophers beat Minnesota-Duluth 4-3 Friday afternoon and claimed the tournament title with a 3-0 win over RPI on Sunday. I
The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team is the consensus preseason favorite to win the Big Ten Conference title this season, according to the coaches poll released Wednesday. The Gophers won the inaugural Big Ten title last year with a 14-3-3 record in league play.
The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team said Tuesday it has confirmed its 2014-15 Big Ten schedule, and all but one series will be games on Friday and Saturday. The Gophers won the inaugural Big Ten Conference regular season title last year on the way to making a run to the Frozen Four and eventually the national title game.
The University of Minnesota announced Thursday that sophomore Gabe Guertler has been granted a release from the hockey program.
Coming off its second Frozen Four appearance in three years and a trip to the national championship game, the University of Minnesota men’s hockey program announced its schedule Thursday for the 2014-15 season.
Nineteen people were arrested Saturday night and Sunday morning after Gopher fans poured out into the streets, after the Gophers lost 7-4 to Union College in the final game of NCAA Championship Tournament.