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Gophers Beat Buckeyes 3-0 in B1G Semifinal

Wilcox Shuts Out Ohio State, Minnesota Advances to B1G Final

Detroit, MI – “Wallcox” is back.

The Gopher goaltender and 2013-2014 B1G player of the year struggled mightily thoughout this season, but Wilcox was his old self Friday afternoon, shutting out the Ohio State Buckeyes (14-19-3) and helping Minnesota advance to the B1G Conference Championship game.

The Gophers (22-12-3) earned two early powerplay chances in the first seven minutes of the game, but didn’t scare the Ohio State defense. In fact, the first Minnesota shot on goal came so...

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Senior Class Hangs Fourth Conference Title Banner

Minneapolis, Minn. – The Gophers took the ice Saturday night knowing a win over the Nittany Lions would give them an outright Big Ten Title, and a tie meant they’d share the title with Michigan State. Meanwhile, Don Lucia knew that while a banner would be nice, a win was essential towards his team playing past next weekend.

Minnesota (21-12-3, 12-5-3-0) overcame some early jitters and rolled past Penn State (18-14-4, 10-9-1-0) with four second period goals for 6-2 win and their fourth consecutive conference title in front of 10,178 at Mariucci Arena.

“It was great we won the Big Ten, but we...

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Gophers Dominate Penn State 5-0

Minnesota can Clinch Share of B1G with Win Saturday

Minneapolis, MN – Coach Don Lucia intones the same phrase every year as the season winds into March: “This time of year, you need your big players to play big.”

On a night when Lucia was honored as the program’s all-time winningest coach, the bench boss showed that he still knows what he’s talking about.

Buoyed by goals from each of the members of the first line, the Minnesota Gophers (20-12-3 Overall, 11-5-3-0 B1G) manhandled the Penn State Nittany Lions (18-13-4, 10-8-1-0) to move into a ...

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