University of North Dakota goaltender Zane McIntyre is a finalist for goalie of the year in NCAA Division I men’s hockey. McIntyre is one of five finalists for the Mike Richter Award. Others are St. Lawrence’s Kyle Hayton, Michigan State’s Jake Hildebrand, Yale’s Alex Lyon and Michigan Tech’s Jamie Phillips.
The only person facing serious charges after Saturday’s Dinkytown disturbance made his first court appearance on Tuesday.
It was just three seasons ago when Union beat Minnesota — in overtime, in Minneapolis — for a win that pretty much put its program on the map. Back then, Union had yet to even appear in an NCAA tournament. Now, it’s one victory away from the national championship.
Jamie Benn scored in the second period, Carey Price made 31 saves, and Canada beat the United States 1-0 Friday night in the semifinals of the Olympic men’s hockey tournament. Canada advanced to the gold-medal match Sunday against Sweden, which beat Finland 2-1 in the earlier semifinal at Bolshoy Ice Dome.
Two more Gopher hockey players are leaving the team for the pros.
The Minnesota schools playing NCAA Division I men’s hockey will be split among three conferences next season. They’ll still try to make intra-state games an annual January event.
Friday’s a big night for Gopher athletics. Four Gopher teams — the men’s and women’s hockey and basketball teams are competing in prime time tournaments tonight.
Ryan Lomberg’s first career goal in the second period was the game-winner as Maine beat Minnesota-Duluth 1-0 Friday in the semifinal of the Florida College Classic men’s hockey tournament.
As the Nebraska-Omaha hockey team battles with the Golden Gophers, there’s reason for optimism even if it’s still early in the season.
St. Cloud State University is remodeling its national hockey center to handle the crowds.
Minnesota goalie Kent Patterson notched his third shutout of the season Friday, leading Minnesota to a 6-0 win over Vermont and the team’s best start in men’s hockey in 10 years.
The University of Minnesota has hired Mike Guentzel as associate head coach of men’s hockey.
Senior Taylor Matson has been named captain of the Minnesota’s men’s hockey team for the 2011-12 season.
College hockey’s two Midwestern conferences are showing their strength at this year’s Frozen Four.
Big Ten athletic directors are proposing a men’s hockey league that would start competition in 2013-14.
Cade Fairchild had a goal and three assists to lead Minnesota to a 7-3 win over fourth-ranked Denver on Saturday.
Jay Barriball’s goal at 7:38 of the third period lifted Minnesota into a 2-2 tie with Ferris State at the Dodge Holiday Classic men’s hockey tournament on Saturday.