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News

Gophers Top Big Ten Coaches Poll for 2016-17 Season

Minneapolis, Minn. – Pre-season speculation is underway in college hockey and a Big Ten Hockey Coaches Poll predicted a fourth consecutive regular season title for the Gophers. The coaches also noted Justin Kloos, Jake Bischoff, Leon Bristedt and Eric Schierhorn on the Big Ten Watch List. Minnesota has won all three conference titles in the latest version of the Big Ten Hockey Conference, and the last two of the old version of the WCHA. If […]

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News

Campus Sites Coming to Big Ten Hockey Tournament

After adding Notre Dame as a sports affiliate to men’s hockey in late March, the Big Ten will officially announce sometime this off-season that campus sites are coming to Big Ten Hockey Tournament starting in 2017-18. It’s expected that the higher seeds will be the host for all games in conference tournament play. The format will include a best-of-three first round with the top seed getting a bye, a single elimination semi-final, and then a […]

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Features

Gopher Men’s Hockey Scanned Tickets Fall Six Percent

The trendy thing to do this season has been writing hot takes on the atmosphere at Mariucci Arena since the formation of the Big Ten Hockey Conference. Star Tribune’s Rachel Blount authored an article calling the Big Ten” a buzzkill for Minnesota fans.” Andy Greder wrote this season that the “gap is widening between the Big Ten and the NCHC” for the Pioneer Press. And of course Cory Zurowski wrote in City Pages about the […]

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Game Recaps

The Slimmest of Margins: Gophers Lose 4-3 On Disallowed Goal with 5 Seconds Left

Minnesota Called Offside on Tying Goal, Drop Opener to Wisconsin Minneapolis, MN – “[The referees] told me he was offsides.  I got a chance to look at the replay, and he was offsides.” Gopher coach Don Lucia has a gift of keeping an even keel in emotional situations.  He’s the sort of guy that never gets too high and never gets too low. Friday’s game between the Minnesota Gophers (18-16-0 Overall, 13-6-0 B1G) and the Wisconsin […]

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Podcast

GPL Podcast #89 Guest: Dave Schwartz

KARE11 sports anchor Dave Schwartz joins the GPL Podcast as we talk about the sweep of Ohio State. How the BigTen conference still sucks and the fans really hate it. The biggest series of the year against Michigan. It’s vital that MN does well this weekend. We also talk about the High School Hockey Tournament and the affect on the Tourney due to the USHL. We also answer your questions. As usual there is bonus […]