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Gophers Head to Break Atop Big Ten Standings

Gophers score first and hold on to beat Wolverines 3-2 Ann Arbor, Mich.—Every time the Gophers and Wolverines are set for a tilt Don Lucia talks about the Michigan 10-minute game, and how fast the maize and blue come out of the gate—especially when it’s at Yost Ice Arena. Minnesota (7-8-0, 3-1-0) weathered the storm Saturday, got on the board first, and then held on for a 3-2 win over No. 9 Michigan (9-3-3, 2-1-1) […]

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Another Lopsided Loss, as Gophers Trounced 8-3 in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI – Hockey is a fast game, and things can fall apart quickly, too. It’s hard to imagine after having watched a five-goal blowout win by Michigan, but just past the halfway mark of the second period, the game was tied and the Gophers had the momentum. A decent first thirty minutes cannot make up for a 6-1 goal deficit in the final half, though. The Gophers (6-8-0 Overall, 2-1-0 B1G) suffered their first […]

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Overtime Sweep

Bristedt saves Collins with OT goal after back and forth affair All ‘things’ (concerning the first 6 to 7 weeks of the season) being equal, it was certainly an entertaining game tonight. The (first place!) Gophers swept Ohio State back to Columbus with another OT win, tonight off the stick of Leon Bristedt, after the Buckeyes rallied with two late third period goals, to win 5 – 4. Coach Lucia has mentioned the slow starts […]

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Gophers Rally for 3-2 OT Win Over Buckeyes

Novak feeds Fasching for OT winner Minneapolis, Minn.—A two goal Buckeye lead after two periods, had Gophers saying ‘Oh no, not again.’ But Don Lucia reunited his forward lines, got goals from Tyler Sheehy and Tommy Novak to tie the game in the third period, and then an overtime winner from Hudson Fasching earning Minnesota (5-7-0, 1-0-0-0) a 3-2 win over Ohio State (3-10-0, 0-1-0-0) in front of 9,296 at Mariucci Arena. “Obviously when we […]