GPL Podcast #242: Gopher goalie Justen Close joins the podcast

Returning Gopher goalie Justen Close joins us for this special offseason podcast. He is enjoying the last few weeks of his summer break at his family cabin 3 hours north of his hometown of Kindersley, Saskatchewan. We get in to the disappointment of losing the National Championship game. The new NIL opportunities with Dinkytown Athletes as well as some of his favorite cooking! Audio You can listen to the podcast here, or on Apple Podcasts […]


3M Arena at Mariucci Will Almost Be NHL-Sized for 2023-24 Season

Minneapolis, Minn. — 3M Arena at Mariucci has looked like a sandbox for much of this offseason as a long anticipated project is finally underway reducing the size of the ice surface from an Olympic sized 200 x 100 to a more NHL sized 200 x 89 with tighter corners. The project includes replacing the refrigeration system for both Mariucci and Ridder Arena from a discontinued R-22 refrigerant to an ammonia based one, updating the […]