The season has been over since early March, but the University of Minnesota men’s hockey team handed out awards Tuesday night at the team’s banquet at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers tied for the WCHA regular season title before losing to Colorado College in the WCHA Final Five at Xcel Energy Center.
Flip Saunders’ best bet with the Timberwolves might be to join the front office and serve as a backup plan as coach if Rick Adelman does not come back or has to take a leave during the year.
Two more Gopher hockey players are leaving the team for the pros.
Nick Bjugstad’s second goal at 14:54 of the third period lifted second-ranked Minnesota over Bemidji State 4-2 on Friday, keeping the Gophers’ hopes alive for the McNaughton Cup.
Minnesota scored three times in four minutes of the third period to beat Denver 5-1 and keep alive its hopes of a Western Collegiate Hockey Association title.
Friday night he scored a goal in the Gophers win over Wisconsin. The fact Nick Bjugstad is playing for the Gophers this season is a story by itself. With a professional option in front of him, he chose to come back – with no regrets.
Nic Dowd had a goal and an assist and Drew LeBlanc scored the game-winner as St. Cloud State held off No. 1-ranked Minnesota 4-3 Saturday.
Top-ranked Minnesota erased a two-goal deficit in the last 10 minutes to earn a 4-4 tie with North Dakota on Saturday in the last Western Collegiate Hockey Association game between the long-time rivals.
Erik Haula had a goal and an assist and Adam Wilcox tossed the shutout as Minnesota beat Air Force 4-0 Saturday in the semifinals of the Mariucci Classic men’s college hockey tournament.
Erik Haula had a goal and an assist as Minnesota beat Nebraska-Omaha 3-2 Saturday to earn a split of their Western Collegiate Hockey Association series.
Second-ranked Minnesota lived up to their billings Friday, scoring three times in the first period and coasting to a 5-1 men’s college hockey win over Michigan State.
One of the top college hockey players in the country said Wednesday he’s coming back for another season at the University of Minnesota.
Sophomore defenseman Jake Parenteau scored his first career goal in overtime to help Minnesota maintain its lead in the Western Collegiate Association with a 3-2 win over Nebraska-Omaha on Friday.
The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team takes on Colorado College this weekend. If there’s one player that will be a key to the series and a key to every series the rest of the season, it’s Nick Bjugstad.
Does Trevor Mbakwe still have a future in the Gopher basketball program? How is Joe Mauer progressing and what was Fran Tarkenton doing with the Vikings?