The U.S. men’s hockey team for the Winter Olympics has been announced, and close to half of the players all share Minnesota connections. Among those headed to Sochi in Russia will be the Minnesota Wild’s Zach Parise and Ryan Suter.
It’s easy to be down on the Bruins right now, but here’s why you should like their matchup in the first round of the playoffs.
After breezing through the regular season unbeaten, Minnesota has needed overtime to win its first two games in the NCAA women’s hockey tournament.
Phil Kessel scored his team-leading 25th goal and Joffrey Lupul picked up three assists to help the Toronto Maple Leafs snap a three-game skid with a 4-1 win over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night.
Phil Kessel probably won’t have to wait until the end of the NHL All-Star game draft to hear his name. The Toronto forward, a former Gophers star, was among the final 36 players added to the event by the league’s hockey operations department Thursday