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GPL Podcast #217: Season Finale

We wrapped up the Gopher Hockey season during the show. Covered everything from who is staying and who is going. What went wrong at the Frozen Four and previewed next season! SPONSORED BY… Jerry Peters of First Class Mortgage! Click this link to check out a custom page we have created just for him and First Class Mortgage! Audio Video You can listen to the podcast here, or on Apple Podcasts , Google Podcasts , […]

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GPL Podcast #214: Guest Ben Holden

We had BTN’s Ben Holden on the podcast this week to preview the BigTen Championship game! It should be quite the game this weekend. A sold out Mariucci will be rockin! SPONSORED BY… Jerry Peters of First Class Mortgage! Click this link to check out a custom page we have created just for him and First Class Mortgage! Audio Video You can listen to the podcast above, or on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and […]

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We Have What We Need, We Need What We Have

Gophers have games in hand with Buckeyes, but key upcoming series will have huge implications for conference race and best chance to make an impact to their PairWise Ranking during rest of regular season Minneapolis, Minn. — Players coming into the locker room to start a crucial February stretch of Gopher Hockey noticed a new message on the team’s white board last week, ‘We Have What We Need.’ Storylines throughout January focused on goaltender Jack […]

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Minnesota Seeks Consistency with Michigan Coming to Mariucci

Mistakes During Alaska Loss Drops Minnesota to No. 12 in PWR Minneapolis, Minn. — Bob Motzko’s crew seemed ready to stay the course this past weekend despite dealing with a tidal wave of unexpected news. The Minnesota men’s hockey team played a solid game against Alaska Friday night in a 4-1 win. However, undercurrents that frustratingly have yet to disappear grabbed ahold of them Saturday when a crucial early mistake forced them to chase the […]

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Gophers LaFontaine Signs Pro Contract with Canes

Fifth-year goalie will immediately join Carolina taxi squad Minneapolis, Minn. — Gophers men’s hockey coach Bob Motzko was watching the Minnesota Vikings wrap up their season Sunday when his phone rang and it brought the type of news that usually doesn’t come until after his own team wraps up their season — fifth year player Jack LaFontaine informed him that he was signing a professional contract with the Carolina Hurricanes. “According to him, he got […]

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Minnesota Sweeps Mercyhurst as College Hockey Season Routine Returns for Motzko

Motzko knows he has some work to do with his team to prepare and surely knows he’ll be leaning on them as an emotional series comes up in St. Cloud next weekend. Minneapolis, Minn. — The first weekend of the college hockey season meant the return of a few familiar routines to 3M Arena at Mariucci. The rouser rang out through the rafters following each of their 12 goals. The student section got to practice […]

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NCAA Tournament Details — Well Sort Of…

Minneapolis, Minn. — Gophers men’s hockey coach Bob Motzko has joked this season anytime when questions about the NCAA Tournament come up that the media should let him know when they hear something, because no one is asking him for his opinion or telling him what’s going to happen. This week NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Committee Chairman Mike Kemp, also Omaha’s associate athletic director, made the rounds of the college hockey media landscape […]

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GPL Podcast #181: Randy Johnson

We had Randy Johnson from the StarTrubune join us on this episode of the podcast. He has been covering the Gophers for the Strib for quite a few seasons. We talked about the sweep of Michigan and previewed the Arizona State series. SPONSORED BY… Jerry Peters of First Class Mortgage! Click this link to check out a custom page we have created just for him and First Class Mortgage! Audio Video You can listen to […]