For Second Straight Year, Michigan Wins Big Ten Tournament on Mariucci Ice

Minneapolis, MN – The Michigan Wolverines might be getting used to the unfriendly confines of Mariucci Arena. For the second straight season, the Wolverines (24-11-3) beat the Minnesota Gophers (26-9-1) in the Big Ten Championship Game to hoist the Big Ten playoff trophy. The Gophers took a 3-2 third-period lead before Michigan scored two unanswered goals to win the game 4-3. Both teams now look ahead to the NCAA tournament, where each will be a […]

Nelson with the Gopher's first goal. Photo by Matt Krohn of Gopher Sports.

Gophers Seek “Revenge” In Big Ten Title Tilt vs. Wolverines

Minneapolis, MN – Playoffs are upon us, and the Gophers still have a sour taste in their mouths after the way the Big Ten tournament ended last year. Minnesota’s newly-minted Big Ten Hockey honorees spoke about last season’s 4-3 loss to Michigan in the Big Ten playoff championship this week, while looking forward to making this year’s rematch a different outcome. Matthew Knies was looking forward to the “revenge” game against the Wolverines, describing last […]