Women's Hockey League To Increase Salary Cap, Add 2 Teams: 'An Amazing Investment'The Premier Hockey Federation is more than doubling each teams’ salary cap to $750,000 and adding two expansion franchises next season in a bid to capitalize on the wave of attention women’s hockey traditionally enjoys following the Winter Olympics.
River Falls Hockey Players Decline To Be Team USA ReplacementsYou may have heard about the boycott of the IIHF World Championships by the USA women's hockey team.
Field Set For 2016 WCHA Women's PlayoffsThe 2016 WCHA women's playoffs get under way this weekend with four first-round series. Top-seeded Wisconsin hosts Minnesota State, Mankato; Ohio State is at second seed Minnesota; Minnesota Duluth travels to third seed Bemidji State; and St. Cloud State plays at fourth seed North Dakota.
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.
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.
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.
Unbeaten Minnesota Moves To Frozen 4 On Home IceThe NCAA women's hockey tournament is down to the final four teams, and Minnesota's record 47-game winning streak is still alive.
Minnesota Sweeps Kazmaier Finalists With All 3When the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award is given out in two weeks, Minnesota is guaranteed the winner.