Women’s Hockey

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WCHA Women’s Coaches Pick Gophers To Win Title

Minnesota 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.

09/23/2014

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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.

03/19/2014

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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!

02/20/2014

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U.S. Women’s Hockey Team Looking For Gold

Women’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 very first gold.

02/06/2014

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9 Hockey Players With MN Ties Make Men’s Olympic Team

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.

01/01/2014

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5 Gophers Make U.S. Olympic Women’s Hockey Team

Five 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.

01/01/2014

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US Women Beat Canada 3-2 In Pre-Olympic Match In St. Paul

Hilary 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.

12/28/2013

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Working For The Weekend: Post-Christmas Events

Christmas 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.

12/26/2013

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Boston U. To Face Minn. In Women’s Frozen Four

Jenelle Kohanchuk and the streaking Boston University set up a championship showdown with undefeated Minnesota in the NCAA Women’s Frozen Four.

03/23/2013

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4 Gopher Teams, 4 Paramount Games

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.

03/22/2013

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Unbeaten Minnesota Moves To Frozen 4 On Home Ice

The NCAA women’s hockey tournament is down to the final four teams, and Minnesota’s record 47-game winning streak is still alive.

03/17/2013

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Minnesota Sweeps Kazmaier Finalists With All 3

When the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award is given out in two weeks, Minnesota is guaranteed the winner.

03/07/2013

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Katie Flug Thrives In Roseville, Will Thrive At U Of M

Roseville’s Katie Flug is thriving in her senior season. And the Ms. Hockey finalist has a future that includes the best college team in the country.

02/01/2013

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Minnesota Women’s Hockey Sets NCAA Unbeaten Mark

The top-ranked Minnesota women’s hockey team beat Wisconsin 2-0 on Friday, extending its NCAA-record winning streak to 33 and grabbing sole possession of the NCAA mark for consecutive games without a loss or tie.

01/25/2013

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‘U’ Women’s Hockey Shooting For Record Books, Championship

The Gopher women’s hockey team goes into Madison, Wis. Friday trying to beat their rivals and remove their record. They’ve won 32 straight, tying them with the Badgers for an unbeaten streak. But that’s only a part of this year’s goal.

01/24/2013

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