Aaron Huglen

Gophers Win 3-2 Exhibition Tilt vs. US U-18s

Minneapolis, MN – Minnesota coach Bob Motzko has elected to fill the late December portion of the schedule with exhibition games the last several years, and with four Gophers at the World Junior tournament, this year is no exception. The Gophers scheduled two exhibitions in late December, with Minnesota hosting the US National U-18 Team Thursday before traveling to Bemidji to face the Beavers on Saturday. Gopher fans in attendance for Thursday’s contest against the […]

Nevers celebrates his 2nd period goal

Gophers Score 6 Goals in 5:53 and Hang On to Sweep Badgers

Minneapolis, MN – For six minutes straddling the first and second periods, the Gophers were unstoppable, scoring six goals between 17:37 of the first and 3:30 of the second to turn a 2-0 deficit into a commanding 6-2 lead. For the rest of the game, Wisconsin had the better of the play. Thankfully for Minnesota, the mountain was just too tall for the Badgers to climb. The Minnesota Gophers (14-3-1-2 Overall, 10-2-0-0 B1G) won their […]

Ryan Chesley celebrates his first goal as a Gopher with Jimmy Snuggerud

Gophers Thrash Badgers 7-1, Keep Pace Atop B1G / PWR Standings

Minneapolis, MN – For the sixth-straight Big Ten game, the Gophers have emerged victorious. The Minnesota Gophers (13-3-1-2 Overall, 9-2-0-0 B1G) scored early and often on the Wisconsin Badgers (6-10-1-0, 1-8-0-0), putting up four goals in the first period and never looking stressed in an emphatic 7-1 victory. Logan Cooley got the Gophers on the board just 4:01 into the game, weaving through Wisconsin’s defenders before backhanding the puck into a dislodged net. The referees […]

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GPL Podcast #226: Todd Milewski helps us preview the Badger series

Always fun have Todd Milewski, from the Wisconsin State Journal, on to help us preview the series with the Badgers. We got in to the Minnesota series with Michigan State and the Badger series with Michigan. Of course we had a look at the series this weekend at Mariucci. Audio You can listen to the podcast here, or on Apple Podcasts , Google Podcasts , Spotify , Amazon Music , iHeart , Audible and Stitcher […]

Brock Faber

Gophers Complete MSU Sweep with 6-3 Triumph

East Lansing, MI – After a disappointing weekend in the desert against Arizona State, the Minnesota coaching staff probably had a lot of videotape to go over with the players as they prepared for their third weekend on the road at Michigan State. After this weekend’s performance, the coaches might struggle to find much to nitpick. The #4 Minnesota Gophers (12-3-1-2 Overall, 8-2-0-0 B1G) dominated the #13 Michigan State Spartans (11-6-1-0, 5-4-1-0) by a 6-3 […]

Justen Close

Efficient Gophers Dominate Spartans 5-0 Friday

East Lansing, MI – The complaint after last weekend’s effort at Arizona State was that the Thanksgiving series felt like a vacation. If Friday’s Gopher effort was any indication, the team traveled to East Lansing on business for this weekend’s set. The Minnesota Golden Gophers (11-3-1-2 Overall, 7-2-0-0 B1G) methodically picked apart a surprisngly strong Michigan State team (11-5-1-0, 5-3-1-0), playing solid team hockey en route to a 5-0 triumph at Munn Ice Arena. The […]