Gophers Celebrate Title with Big Ten Trophy
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Gophers Get Fifth Straight Conference Title

Minneapolis, Minn. — Nothing has come easy for Gopher hockey this season, but their leaders stepped up Saturday as Leon Bristedt, Hudson Fasching and Justin Kloos all scored goals in a Big Ten title clinching 4-1 win over Wisconsin in front of 10,383 at Mariucci Arena. The regular season title was the program’s fifth consecutive including the last two WCHA titles and the first three Big Ten titles. Boston University is the only other Division […]

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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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Gophers Extend Big Ten Lead with 4-2 Win Over Sparty

Kloos Tallies 100th Career Point as a Gopher Minnesota’s split with Michigan last weekend gave the Gophers a lead going into the last lap for a third consecutive Big Ten Title. Coming out of the first turn, Minnesota defeated Michigan State 4-2 while Michigan slipped by falling 7-4 to Ohio State 7-4, giving Minnesota a four point cushion in the conference race. Minnesota’s (18-14-0 overall, 13-4-0-0 Big Ten) victory at Munn Ice Arena over the […]

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GPL Podcast #90 Still atop the B1G

Vegoe is out sick this week, so it’s just Hammy and myself. We talk about the jekyll & hyde weekend that has become pretty typical with this team. The team owns their destiny right now. They lead the B1G and can stay there if they want. Hammy and I also talk a bit about Rachel Blount’s article on how the Big Ten is a buzzkill for fans in Minnesota As usual there is bonus audio […]

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Gophers Get Overtime Goal From Fasching

Minneapolis, Minn. —  Minnesota travelled to Ann Arbor in December trying to get out of Yost Arena still ahead of Michigan in the Big Ten Standings. They had the same goal this weekend at Mariucci Arena and an overtime game-winner by Hudson Fasching put the Gophers back in first place with a 3-2 win over the Wolverines. “We feel good, I mean we’re in first place, that’s about as good as you can feel to […]

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Gophers Drop Pivotal Opener

Big Ten conference lead at stake, final stretch before the playoffs, and home ice on a Thursday night – most would have figured this would have brought out the best effort from the Gophers. While the team did a nice job in holding down the CCM line for a large portion of the game, we got a mostly lifeless offensive effort in a 6 – 2 loss as Michigan picks up their first win in […]

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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 […]

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Justin Time! Kloos Scores OT Winner to Down Ohio State

Gophers Give Up Goal With 0.1 Seconds Left but Bounce Back with Kloos OT Goal Columbus, OH – There’s a saying in golf that ‘there’s no pictures on the scorecard’, meaning it is the end result that counts and not the way you arrived at it. Tonight, the Gophers (15-13-0 Overall, 10-2-0 B1G) are glad there are no pictures on their scorecard after a sloppy but ultimately victorious 5-4 effort against The Ohio State University […]