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Minn. Hockey To Honor Mayasich During Friday Game

The University of Minnesota will honor U.S. Hockey Hall of Famer John Mayasich during Friday’s Big Ten game against Michigan at Mariucci Arena.

02/11/2014

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Hockey Day Celebrated Across Minnesota

The all-day celebration of Minnesota’s official sport is underway across the State of Hockey on Saturday. Outdoor hockey is at its finest at picturesque Handke Pit in Elk River. Mayor John Dietz says it’s a special venue with a lot of history. “You know, it’s kind of a rebirth of how the sport was born. It’s just a unique type of thing,” Dietz said.

01/18/2014

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U Of Minn. Sports Arenas To Host Robot Competition

Thousands of high school students are expected to pack the university’s Williams and Mariucci arenas for the Minnesota Regional FIRST Robotics Competitions Friday and Saturday.

03/28/2013

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Man Accused Of Videotaping Boys Arrested Yet Again

The Coon Rapids man accused of videotaping young boys while changing clothes at Twin Cities YMCAs was arrested by University of Minnesota police on Thursday for allegedly videotaping boys urinating at Mariucci Arena, too, authorities say.

03/08/2013

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Bill Would Let Minn. Hockey, Hoops Fans Buy Beer

After a season of liquor sales at TCF Bank Stadium, a state lawmaker wants to allow hockey and basketball fans at the University of Minnesota to buy beer and wine.

02/21/2013

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Gopher Hockey Fans Welcome Minnesota Wild Fans

A handful of Minnesota Wild fans, tired of the NHL lockout, got their hockey fix at the Mariucci arena.

10/12/2012

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New Scoreboards Coming To Williams, Mariucci Arenas

University of Minnesota officials announced Thursday plans to make improvements at both Williams Arena and Mariucci Arena before the start of the 2012-13 seasons there.

05/24/2012

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Robots Have Hoop Dreams At High School Competition

There is another big basketball tournament this weekend, and the players are all robots.

03/29/2012

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Gopher Hockey Falls To Michigan Tech In Overtime

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.

12/10/2011

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University Of Minnesota Convocation Set

Thousands of incoming freshmen will gather at Mariucci Arena for the University of Minnesota’s 2011 convocation ceremony.

09/01/2011

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Dalai Lama Honors Mother In Minnesota Speech

The Dalai Lama paid tribute to his mother on Mother’s Day as he spoke at the University of Minnesota.

05/08/2011

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4 Minnesota Teens Skate For Team USA Hockey

The Gopher hockey team plays an exhibition game against an under-18 national team, one that has a heavy dose of Minnesota making up the roster.

01/07/2011

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Best Ice Skating Spots In The Twin Cities

Let’s face it — in Minnesota, half of us are practically born on the ice. Whether it’s learning how to skate by pushing a chair along a frozen lake or having a slippery end to a snowy tubing ride, the ice — and the skating opportunities — here are endless.

12/29/2010