NCAA Tournament

Gophers Depth Gets Them to Title Game

Tampa, Fla. — Coming into the Frozen Four there were high hopes for the pace of play based on the sheer volume of skill amongst the teams in Tampa. The Gophers boasted 14 draft picks in their line-up and the Terriers tallied 11 in theirs. Neither team disappointed during an intense Minnesota 6-2 win over Boston University during the first semi-final of the weekend. However it wasn’t necessarily the Gophers top line or the Terriers heralded freshman defensemen that made the most noise, it came from some of the team’s depth players. […]

No Picture

Gophers Conference Title Could Start Bonus Season

The Big Ten Hockey Conference Title race could be decided by the end of Friday night if Minnesota gets three points with a win over Michigan State at Mariucci Arena. The win would extend the Gophers conference title winning streak to six consecutive and allow coach Don Lucia to pocket another $30,000 bonus check. The head coach has gotten used to collecting some extra money on top of his $350,000 base salary, and his assistants […]