Wild Re-Sign Nick Bjugstad To 1-Year, $900,000 ContractThe Minnesota Wild re-signed forward Nick Bjugstad to a one-year, $900,000 contract on Monday, bringing back some useful depth up front.
Center-Seeking Minnesota Wild Acquire Fmr. Gopher Nick Bjugstad From PenguinsThe Minnesota Wild acquired center Nick Bjugstad on Friday from the Pittsburgh Penguins for a conditional selection in the 2021 draft, a swap that includes the Penguins covering an unspecified portion of Bjugstad's $5.25 million salary next season.
Blaine Hockey Ace Tufte Has The NHL In His SightsHe does not look like a hockey player, but he sure plays like one. Riley Tufte has a chance to lead his Blaine High School team to a state title, and he has a chance to play hockey after high school -- for a long time.
Gopher Hockey Team Hands Out AwardsThe 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.
2 More Gopher Hockey Players Leave For The ProsTwo more Gopher hockey players are leaving the team for the pros.
Minnesota Beats Bemidji St. 4-2Nick Bjugstad's second goal at 14:54 of the third period lifted second-ranked Minnesota over Bemidji State 4-2 on Friday, keeping the Gophers' hopes alive for the McNaughton Cup.
Minnesota Nets 4 In 3rd Period To Beat Denver 5-1Minnesota 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.
Gopher Nick Bjugstad Stays On College Ice Friday night he scored a goal in the Gophers win over Wisconsin. The fact Nick Bjugstad is playing for the Gophers this season is a story by itself. With a professional option in front of him, he chose to come back - with no regrets.
St. Cloud State Edges Top-Ranked Minnesota 4-3Nic Dowd had a goal and an assist and Drew LeBlanc scored the game-winner as St. Cloud State held off No. 1-ranked Minnesota 4-3 Saturday.
Minnesota Ties North Dakota, 4-4Top-ranked Minnesota erased a two-goal deficit in the last 10 minutes to earn a 4-4 tie with North Dakota on Saturday in the last Western Collegiate Hockey Association game between the long-time rivals.
Gophers Beat Air Force, 4-0Erik Haula had a goal and an assist and Adam Wilcox tossed the shutout as Minnesota beat Air Force 4-0 Saturday in the semifinals of the Mariucci Classic men's college hockey tournament.
Minnesota Beats Nebraska-Omaha 3-2Erik Haula had a goal and an assist as Minnesota beat Nebraska-Omaha 3-2 Saturday to earn a split of their Western Collegiate Hockey Association series.
Minnesota Routs Michigan St. 5-1Second-ranked Minnesota lived up to their billings Friday, scoring three times in the first period and coasting to a 5-1 men's college hockey win over Michigan State.
Bjugstad Says He's Coming Back To GophersOne of the top college hockey players in the country said Wednesday he’s coming back for another season at the University of Minnesota.
Minnesota Beats Nebraska-Omaha 3-2 In OT 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.