Jimmy Snuggerud with 2 goals Friday night. Photo by Brad Rempel, Gopher Sports

Gophers Go Into Holiday Break with Win & Tie in Columbus

Columbus, OH – In an ultimately disappointing showing, the Minnesota Gophers (9-5-4 Overall (2-0 OT), 4-4-1-3 B1G) won Friday and tied Saturday against the Ohio State Buckeyes (5-8-4 (0-0), 0-8-2-0), losing the Saturday shootout to earn a total of four Big Ten points on the weekend. Friday’s first period was a wild one, with five total goals scored. Minnesota scored three of the five to hold a 3-2 lead after the first, with Jimmy Snuggerud […]

Conner Kurth on the bench

Turnovers Costly as Gophers Settle for Weekend Split at Penn State

State College, PA – With a chance to sweep the Nittany Lions and gain some momentum leading into the holiday break, the Gophers shot themselves in the foot Saturday night. Costly turnovers resulted in three of Penn State’s five non-empty net goals in a 6-3 loss. After stealing the game Friday night, Minnesota (8-5-3 Overall (2-0 OT), 3-4-1-2 B1G) found itself on its heels again early, as Penn State (9-5-3 (0-0), 2-3-1) scored twice near […]

Connor Kurth celebrates a goal. Photo by Jim Harding

Gophers Start Slow, Surge Ahead to Win in State College

State College, PA – If you’re going to wait 15 minutes to register your first shot on goal, you’d better make it a good one. The Gophers did just that Friday night, even going two-for-two for good measure. After going down 1-0 with a 12-0 shot disadvantage 16 minutes into the game, the Minnesota Gophers (8-4-3 Overall (2-0 OT), 3-3-1-2 B1G) scored on their first two shots late in the first, taking the lead and […]