Gophers Aim To Win Big Ten, Get Fans Back To MariucciIt is a strange time for the University of Minnesota men's hockey team. They've played themselves into contention in the Big Ten, but are barely above .500 on the season. The wins are starting to come, but the fervor for the team has not.
Gophers Top Michigan 3-1 To Earn Weekend SweepThe University of Minnesota men's hockey team put together a third period rally to beat Michigan State 3-1 at Mariucci and earn a weekend sweep of the Spartans. The Gophers scored all three goals in the final 20 minutes after trailing 1-0 going into the third period.
Fasching Named Big Ten's Third Star Of The WeekAfter scoring three goals in a weekend split at Michigan, Hudson Fasching was named the Big Ten's Third Star of the Week on Tuesday. It's the fifth time that Fasching, a junior with the Gophers, has earned a player of the week honor from the Big Ten and the first time this season.
Gophers' Sheehy Named Big Ten's First Star Of The WeekAfter recording four points in a weekend sweep of Ohio State, Tyler Sheehy of the University of Minnesota men's hockey team earned the league's First Star of the Week on Tuesday.
Big Ten Suspends Gophers' Seeler For 1 GameThe Big Ten Conference says Minnesota hockey player Nick Seeler has been suspended for one game. The suspension was for an incident in the Gophers' game Sunday against St. Cloud State at Mariucci Arena.
Gophers' Schierhorn Named Big Ten's Third StarUniversity of Minnesota goaltender Eric Schierhorn was recognized Tuesday by the Big Ten Conference after the Gophers got a split with Minnesota State University, Mankato, last weekend. Schierhorn was named the Big Ten's Third Star of the Week.
Gophers' Bristedt Earns Big Ten Third StarLeon Bristedt had a big weekend as the University of Minnesota men's hockey team earned a split in non-conference action at Notre Dame. Bristedt led the Big Ten and tied for first nationally with three goals over the weekend.
Gophers' Schierhorn, Brodzinski Earn Honors After Weekend SweepGoalie Eric Schierhorn earned two victories, including his first career shutout, and was selected the Big Ten's First Star of the Week. Michael Brodzinski collected four points over the weekend to earn the league's Second Star of the Week.
Coaches Pick Gopher Hockey To Finish Second In Big TenA preseason coaches poll released Monday shows that the University of Minnesota men's hockey team is predicted to finish second in the Big Ten this season. The Gophers are the two-time defending champions of the Big Ten in the regular season.
Gopher Hockey Announces 2015-16 Non-Conference ScheduleThe University of Minnesota men's hockey program announced its 15-game non-conference schedule for the 2015-16 season on Tuesday. The schedule will include eight non-conference games against in-state rivals, including the third-annual North Star College Cup.
Gopher Men's Hockey Announces 2015-16 Big Ten ScheduleThe University of Minnesota men's hockey team announced its 20-game Big Ten Conference schedule for the 2015-16 season on Wednesday. The Gophers, who have won two straight Big Ten regular season titles, open the league slate by hosting Ohio State Dec. 4-5 at Mariucci Arena.
Gophers' Mike Reilly Named To U.S. Men's National TeamUSA Hockey announced Tuesday that University of Minnesota junior Mike Reilly was named one of 15 players for the 2015 U.S. Men's National Team. Reilly was a two-time First Team All-American and two-time Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year for the Gophers.
Gophers Win Big Ten Tournament Title, Head To NCAAsThe University of Minnesota men's hockey team beat Michigan 4-2 Saturday night to win the Big Ten Tournament championship and earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
Gophers Mike Reilly A Hobey Baker Award FinalistAs the University of Minnesota men's hockey team is getting ready to play in the Big Ten Tournament, one of its own is a finalist for the top honor in college hockey. Junior defenseman Mike Reilly has been named one of 10 finalists for the Hobey Baker Award.
Gophers Sweep Final Big Ten Weekly Hockey AwardsThe University of Minnesota men's hockey team got all three individual awards from the Big Ten Conference on Tuesday after sweeping Penn State over the weekend to win the league's regular season title.