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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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Crimson Win Mariucci Classic Championship 4-3 Over Gophers

Brodzinksi, Bristedt, Johnson score three unanswered goals, but team can’t hold onto lead Minneapolis, Minn.—The Gophers set out Saturday seeking their first Mariucci Classic Championship in three seasons and knew they’d have to stop Harvard’s Jimmy Vesey to do it. They kept the Hobey Hat Trick finalist in check for 59 minutes and 26 seconds, but Vesey assisted on a game tying goal and overtime winner as No. 7 Harvard (8-1-3, 4-1-3) beat Minnesota (8-9-0, […]

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Gophers Win Mariucci Classic Opener 3-2 Over UConn

Fasching’s 3rd Period Game-Winner Gets Gophers to .500 Minneapolis, MN – Gopher Head Coach Don Lucia has maintained all season long that his leaders will have to step up for Minnesota to have success this year. One game into the new year, Hudson Fasching took that message to heart. The junior forward scored his team-leading ninth goal of the season at 5:22 of the third period to put the Minnesota Gophers (8-8-0 Overall, 3-1-0 B1G) […]