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Schierhorn Shuts Out Beavers in 4-0 NSCC Win

St. Paul, Minn. — While watching the Gophers first three pairs of defensemen give up three consecutive breakaways, Don Lucia had visions of Vince Lombardi yelling what the hell is going on out there. Fortunately for Minnesota, Eric Schierhorn knew exactly what was going on out there as he stopped all three chances and made 25 saves for his fourth shutout of the season in a 4-0 win over Bemidji State in front of 11,098 […]

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Bulldogs Get By Gophers

Two Gates Power Play Goals not Enough, as Miska paces Bulldogs   Tough loss for Goldy tonight – they dropped a disappointing and maybe even frustrating 3 – 2 loss in their final NSCC opener, to UMD. Some positives and negatives came out of the game but ultimately they fall again in trying to take down an (in this case top ranked) in-state rival.   The Gophers got the start they wanted, and really, needed.  […]

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North Star College Cup Shelved

Minneapolis, Minn.–After a four-year cycle, the North Star College Cup is no more, as fan apathy towards college hockey in Big Ten and National College Hockey Conference era stubbornly persists. “Institutions had hoped the tournament would appeal to more fans, however, the interest level has not grown over the last four years as we had hoped,” said the University of Minnesota in a release. The event drew paid attendance of 28,906 and 28,715 during the […]

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Streak Ends at Seven

Madison, Wisc.–The Gophers had a chance Saturday to extend their winning streak to the longest in over a decade, but let it slip away midway through the second period and lost 5-3 to Wisconsin in front of 14,868 at the Kohl Center. #7 Minnesota (14-6-2 overall, 6-2-0-0) seven-game winning streak tied Minnesota’s longest since the 2006-07 season and they jumped out to a 2-1 lead after the first period with goals coming from Ryan Norman […]

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Kloos’ OT Winner Pushes Gopher Streak to 7

Badgers Tie It Up Late Before Kloos Wins it in Overtime Madison, WI – Just seven games ago, after a resounding 8-3 loss to Ohio State on December 3rd, the Gophers looked as inconsistent and apathetic as could be.  An average 7-5-2 start had the team in NCAA tournament position, but firmly on the bubble. What a difference a winning streak makes. Six games and six wins later, the Gophers traveled to Madison riding a […]

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Gophers Extend Winning Streak to Six

Minneapolis, Minn.–Vinni Lettieri notched his first hat trick as a Gopher by scoring on the power play, a penalty shot, and converting an empty netter in Minnesota’s 4-2 win over Michigan in front of 10,042 at Mariucci Arena. Lettieri’s 11 goals are second to Tyler Sheehy’s team leading 14 goals, and the senior has grown his game to contribute in all situations for #9 Minnesota (13-5-2, 5-1-0-0). “Vinni really works at the game, he’s improved every […]

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Gophers Overpower Wolverines 5-2

Gophers Rally from Early Deficit to Win Tyler Sheehy’s 2G-1A Lead Team Minneapolis, MN – If the Gophers were rusty following their off-week, they sure did not show it Friday night. With a dominant offensive performance, the Minnesota Gophers (12-5-2 Overall, 4-1-0 B1G) blew out Michigan (8-10-1, 1-4-0) 5-2 on Friday.  Minnesota thoroughly dominated the possession battle and won the final shots by a count of 45-24. Although Minnesota started hot, it was Michigan that would […]