Minnesota Adds Experienced Goalie Souliere from Portal

Minnesota Adds Experienced Goalie Souliere from Portal

Minneapolis, Minn. — Minnesota head coach Bob Motzko has been cautious with dipping into the transfer portal, but he’s always said that grabbing an experienced goaltender can make a lot of sense for teams and this offseason Liam Souliere made a lot of sense for the Gophers. Souliere is a 25-year-old college hockey veteran that…

Matthew Wood Picks Minnesota Out of Transfer Portal Over Michigan and North Dakota

Matthew Wood Picks Minnesota Out of Transfer Portal Over Michigan and North Dakota

Minneapolis, Minn. — Gophers coach Bob Motzko hinted throughout the season that just because Minnesota had not been very aggressive in the transfer portal the past couple years didn’t mean they were going to avoid dipping their toes in the portal at some point. Sunday afternoon there were two tweets just minutes apart from Mike…

Gophers Bounce Out of NCAA Tournament in 6-3 Loss to Terriers

Gophers Bounce Out of NCAA Tournament in 6-3 Loss to Terriers

Sioux Falls, SD — During the first period of the Sioux Falls Regional it looked like the script was going according to plan for the Gophers. Jaxon Nelson scored the opening goal on his birthday for the Gophers and linemate Bryce Brodzinski put home the game’s second goal to give Minnesota an early two-goal lead….

Gophers Get First Conference Sweep of Season with 6-3 Win Over Buckeyes

Gophers Get First Conference Sweep of Season with 6-3 Win Over Buckeyes

Minneapolis, Minn. — The expectation for Minnesota from the start of this season was to finish the year across town playing at the Frozen Four. Numerous dropped points throughout the first half served as a reminder just how difficult replacing a bunch of NHL regulars was going to be for the Gophers, but No. 10…

Snuggerud Stays Hot and Gophers Stay Inconsistent in Split with Tigers

Snuggerud Stays Hot and Gophers Stay Inconsistent in Split with Tigers

Minneapolis, Minn. — As the No. 12 Gophers (10-6-4) kicked off the second half of their season against No. 17 Colorado College (10-7-1) there were concerns about whether Minnesota could put together an entire weekend and whether the four players returning from winning a gold medal at the World Junior Championship in Sweden would have…