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Game Recaps

Gophers Back Atop Big Ten Standings with 4-1 Win

Ann Arbor, Mich. — Minnesota boasts seven forwards with double-digits goal totals, but their top line of Tyler Sheehy, Rem Pitlick, and Justin Kloos leads the way, and did so Saturday by scoring three goals in a 4-1 win over Michigan in front of 5,522 at Yost Ice Arena . The top line has 50 of the 131 goals scored by #5 Minnesota (22-10-2, 13-5-0-0) this season and is a big reason why Minnesota is […]

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Gophers Seeking First Mariucci Classic Title Since 2012

Minneapolis, Minn.–Minnesota returned from their 20-day winter break with some rust on their structure, but none on their skill. Brent Gates Jr. tallied his first collegiate hat trick, Leon Bristedt scored a bar down snipe, and Justin Kloos added an empty netter in a 5-1 win over Mercyhurst to open the Mariucci Classic in front of 9,910. The #11 Gophers (10-5-2, 3-1-0) haven’t won their hosted tournament since 2012 and were guarding against a letdown […]

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Gophers Complete Sweep of Alaska Schools

Anchorage, Alaska — Minnesota completed a weekend sweep of Alaska schools Sunday by defeating Alaska Fairbanks 6-3 with 13 Gophers contributing points in front of 1,682 at Sullivan Arena. Tyler Sheehy had two goals, Mike Szmatula had two assists, and Anchorage native Eric Schierhorn had an assist and made 17 saves for Minnesota (2-0-0) during their win against the Nanooks (1-1-0). “I knew it would be a more difficult game for us tonight, and they […]

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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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Podcast

GPL Podcast #91 Bad split with MSU. BADgers come to town.

More inconsistant play at MSU this past weekend. I nice 4-2 win followed by getting shutout 5-0. UGLY! So we talk about that and take many listener questions. A 3rd straight B1G title is almost a guarantee at this point. The would be 5 straight titles going back to the WCHA. The BADgers are still bad, will Eaves still be employed next week? As usual there is bonus audio from Don Lucia, Hudson Fasching and […]

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Game Recaps

Gophers Earn Big Win Over Penn State 4-1

Cammarata #1 Star with GWG and an Assist Minneapolis, MN – What a difference a week can make. After a disappointing, winless weekend at the North Star College Cup, the Gophers (14-12-0 Overall, 9-2-0 B1G) rode the best game of the year from Taylor Cammarata, along with a fair number of excellent saves by Eric Schierhorn, to earn a hard-fought 4-1 victory over the Penn State Nittany Lions (16-8-3, 6-5-0) Friday night. The win, combined […]

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Gophers Fall 3-2 to Mavericks

St. Paul – Minnesota entered the North Star College Cup well aware of their recent struggles against their in-state rivals. They leave the weekend with two more losses falling 4-2 to Bemidji State, 3-2 to Minnesota State, and are now 1-12 in their last 13 games against the Beavers, Bulldogs, Huskies, and Mavericks. “It’s not like we take these games easier, or lighter than other games, we have these marked on our calendar as I […]

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Gophers Sweep Sparty with 3-1 Saturday Win

Third period goals from Kloos, Connor Reilly, and Bristedt ENG get three points Minneapolis, Minn. – Comebacks have been rare for this year’s Gopher hockey program and there wasn’t much of a response when the Spartans took a lead early in the second period. However, Justin Kloos started the third period with a goal 31 seconds in and goals followed by Connor Reilly and Leon Bristedt giving Minnesota (11-10-0, 6-2-0-0) a 3-1 victory over Michigan […]