Dayton Questions Termination Of UMD Hockey CoachOn Tuesday, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton added his name to a list of state lawmakers protesting the University of Minnesota-Duluth's decision to terminate the contract of the women's hockey coach.
Supporters Want Duluth Women's Hockey Coach ReinstatedSupporters of Shannon Miller and the rest of the Minnesota Duluth women's hockey staff want them reinstated. Miller coached UMD to five NCAA national championships. But the university decided not to renew her contract after this season.
WCHA Women's Coaches Pick Gophers To Win TitleMinnesota is the preseason pick by WCHA women's coaches to win the conference this season. The WCHA announced the preseason poll Tuesday. The Gophers, who were beaten by Clarkson in the NCAA championship game last season, are the reigning WCHA regular season and playoff champions.
Record Streak Over, Minnesota Returns For More Minnesota has returned to the national semifinals of women's hockey, this time carrying a loss on the record and a little less stress.
2-20-14 Mike Max On The Morning News With Dave Lee Mike Max talks US/Canada in Gold Medal Game, Kevin Love leaving, and the Gophers with a horrible loss in basketball. Click the link above to hear the podcast!
U.S. Women's Hockey Team Looking For GoldWomen's hockey gets started this weekend at the Sochi Olympics and the U.S. team has a strong Minnesota flavor. But beyond that, they're excited for the chance to win America's first gold since the <em>very</em> first gold.
9 Hockey Players With MN Ties Make Men's Olympic TeamThe 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.
5 Gophers Make U.S. Olympic Women's Hockey TeamFive members or former members of the University of Minnesota women's hockey team will be heading to Sochi in Russia for the 2014 Winter Olympics. Among those who were named to the team was forward Amanda Kessel, who was named NCAA player of the year.
US Women Beat Canada 3-2 In Pre-Olympic Match In St. PaulHilary Knight scored the lone shootout goal and the United States women's hockey team beat Canada 3-2 on Saturday in a pre-Olympic exhibition game. Jessie Vetter stopped all three Canadian shootout attempts. Kelli Stack and Alex Carpenter scored for the United States in regulation, and Meghan Acosta-Marciano and Marie-Philip Poulin countered for Canada. Canada rallied to tie it in the third period.
Working For The Weekend: Post-Christmas EventsChristmas may be over, but that doesn't mean the celebrations are. From Kwanzaa to hockey, WCCO's Natalie Nyhus shows us some great events happening this weekend to check out.
Boston U. To Face Minn. In Women's Frozen FourJenelle Kohanchuk and the streaking Boston University set up a championship showdown with undefeated Minnesota in the NCAA Women's Frozen Four.
4 Gopher Teams, 4 Paramount GamesFriday'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.