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.
Two more Gopher hockey players are leaving the team for the pros.
For the second time in as many days, a University of Minnesota men’s hockey player is leaving the program for the NHL.
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.
It’s strange to say “Gopher hockey” and “Soldier Field” in the same sentence, but that’s the backdrop for the Gophers’ game with Wisconsin on Sunday.
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.
Kyle Ostrow had a goal and two assists as Denver defeated second-ranked Minnesota 5-3 in a Western Collegiate Hockey Association game on Friday.