Jimmy Snuggerud celebrates a power play goal in the 2nd period.

Late Snuggerud Goal in Ann Arbor Earns Tie for Gophers

Ann Arbor, MI – Jimmy Snuggerud scored with 4:26 left in the third period as the Minnesota Gophers (5-3-2 Overall, 1-2-0-1 B1G) salvaged a tie on the road against the Michigan Wolverines (5-5-2, 0-3-1-0) Saturday evening. Neither team scored in the 3×3 overtime, and while the game goes down as a tie in the Pairwise rankings, Michigan won the shootout to earn the extra conference point. Like Friday night’s contest, Michigan got on the board […]


Gophers Come Back To Beat Michigan 4-3

Ann Arbor, MI – Minnesota’s Jimmy Clark scored in the final second of the second period to spark a rally, as the Gophers (5-3-1 Overall, 1-2-0-0 B1G) scored three unanswered goals in the final 20:01 of the game to down the Michigan Wolverines (5-5-1, 1-3-0-1) by a 4-3 score. Like they are wont to do, Michigan’s offense came out hot, with Frank Nazar scoring on a tip out front just 1:37 into the opening frame. […]


GPL Podcast #248: Duluth & Michigan

We recapped the win and tied with Duluth. Talked about the new 4 year contract with UMD that eliminates the home & home. We also previewed the series at Yost this coming weekend. Audio You can listen to the podcast here, or on Apple Podcasts , Google Podcasts , Spotify , Amazon Music and Audible . It is also available on just about any podcast website or player. Video

Aaron Huglen prepares to pass

Gophers, Bulldogs Skate to Thrilling 3-3 Tie

Duluth, MN – In an up-and-down affair that featured two overtime power plays, the Minnesota Gophers (4-3-1 Overall, 0-2-0 B1G) settled for a 3-3 tie with the home Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs (3-3-3 Overall, 2-3-1-0 NCHC) Saturday night. After being dominated 5-1 on Friday evening in Minneapolis, the Bulldogs needed to come out fast and grab some momentum early. They did just that, scoring the first goal of the game to get the home crowd jumping. UMD’s […]

Koster returns to the lineup against UMD

Gophers Best Bulldogs 5-1

Minneapolis, Minn. — Since the breakup of the old WCHA, Minnesota Duluth sure has had Minnesota’s number. The Bulldogs have had quite the run going 13-3-2 against the Gophers after the 2013-14 season and Minnesota Duluth coach Scott Sandelin has often had a smile on his face when the two teams meet. However, smiles were rare on the No. 14 Minnesota Duluth (3-3-2) bench Friday as the No. 6 Gophers (4-3-0) controlled the game from […]

Charlie Strobel celebrates his first goal as a Gopher

Six Thoughts as Big Ten Standings Look Unfamiliar

There have only been four Big Ten conference games played so far this season, but it’s a little odd to see Wisconsin on top of the league standings to start the season. The Badgers came to Mariucci and left with all six points by sweeping Minnesota last weekend. “Guys… it’s October,” said Wisconsin coach Mike Hastings. “It’s big. I’m happy for people back in Madison and our followers, but at the end of the day, […]


GPL Podcast #247: Marissa Voss joins the show

Marissa Voss joins the show as we recapped the BADger sweep of the Gophers and previewed the home and home with Minnesota- Duluth. Audio You can listen to the podcast here, or on Apple Podcasts , Google Podcasts , Spotify , Amazon Music and Audible . It is also available on just about any podcast website or player. Video

Justen Close makes a big save to keep the Gophers in the game.

Badgers Complete Sweep of #1 Gophers

Minneapolis, Minn. — Gophers coach Bob Motzko put his team through a lengthy video session Friday after a frustrating 5-2 loss to the Badgers on Thursday. The coach felt his team lost too many battles and gave away too many pucks. While the message got through to his squad resulting in a better effort, No. 14 Wisconsin (7-1-0 Overall, 2-0-0 B1G) held on to win Friday’s game 3-2 and headed back to Madison with a […]