The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team is the consensus preseason favorite to win the Big Ten Conference title this season, according to the coaches poll released Wednesday. The Gophers won the inaugural Big Ten title last year with a 14-3-3 record in league play.
The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team scored five unanswered goals, three in the first period, in a 5-1 win over Penn State Friday night at Mariucci Arena. The Gophers (22-4-5) improved to 11-2-2 in Big Ten Conference play with the win.
Gophers’ junior Sam Warning had a career night to help his team sweep Ohio State in Big Ten hockey on Saturday, and he received a weekly conference award on Tuesday for his efforts. Warning was named the league’s Second Star of the Week after netting a hat trick Saturday night in a 4-2 win over the Buckeyes.
Sam Warning scored twice Saturday night as the University of Minnesota men’s hockey team beat Bemidji State 5-1 to earn a non-conference road sweep.
Top-ranked Minnesota jumped out to an early lead and coasted to a 4-1 win over second-ranked Notre Dame in men’s college hockey on Tuesday.
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.
Freshman forward Sam Warning netted the game-winning goal with just 1:19 left to play as Minnesota beat St. Cloud State 3-2 Saturday in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association.