Gophers' Brandt Wins Women's WCHA Player Of The YearHannah Brandt and Rachel Ramsey claimed the top honors as the University of Minnesota women's hockey team took eight awards from the WCHA, the league announced Wednesday.
Reflecting On Minnesota’s Miserable Sports WeekendLet's recap your weekend, shall we? The Timberwolves lost their 14th and 15th in a row Friday and Saturday night. The Wild were outscored a combined 7-2 in losses to Nashville and Chicago, and have now lost five in a row and 11 of their last 13. Gopher men's basketball blew a 9-point lead with less than 8 to play at Michigan and lost their fourth in a row. Men's hockey was swept in Michigan, too, and has now lost three of four.
5 Gophers Make U.S. Olympic Women's Hockey TeamFive members or former members of the University of Minnesota women's hockey team will be heading to Sochi in Russia for the 2014 Winter Olympics. Among those who were named to the team was forward Amanda Kessel, who was named NCAA player of the year.
Heavy Gophers Presence On U.S. Women's Hockey TeamFive current or former University of Minnesota women's hockey players have made the U.S. national team roster for pre-Olympic competition. USA Hockey announced Monday that defensemen Megan Bozek, Anne Schleper and Lee Stecklein and forwards Amanda Kessel and Gigi Marvin are on the 25-player team for the summer and fall.