Another Lopsided Loss, as Gophers Trounced 8-3 in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI – Hockey is a fast game, and things can fall apart quickly, too. It’s hard to imagine after having watched a five-goal blowout win by Michigan, but just past the halfway mark of the second period, the game was tied and the Gophers had the momentum. A decent first thirty minutes cannot make up for a 6-1 goal deficit in the final half, though. The Gophers (6-8-0 Overall,…

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Overtime Sweep

Bristedt saves Collins with OT goal after back and forth affair All ‘things’ (concerning the first 6 to 7 weeks of the season) being equal, it was certainly an entertaining game tonight. The (first place!) Gophers swept Ohio State back to Columbus with another OT win, tonight off the stick of Leon Bristedt, after the Buckeyes rallied with two late third period goals, to win 5 – 4. Coach Lucia…

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Gophers Rally for 3-2 OT Win Over Buckeyes

Novak feeds Fasching for OT winner Minneapolis, Minn.—A two goal Buckeye lead after two periods, had Gophers saying ‘Oh no, not again.’ But Don Lucia reunited his forward lines, got goals from Tyler Sheehy and Tommy Novak to tie the game in the third period, and then an overtime winner from Hudson Fasching earning Minnesota (5-7-0, 1-0-0-0) a 3-2 win over Ohio State (3-10-0, 0-1-0-0) in front of 9,296 at…

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Mariucci Renovations Approved by Board of Regents

This fall the University Of Minnesota Board Of Regents approved a list of upgrades to Mariucci Arena renovating the locker rooms, training rooms, player lounge and film room. The $4.3 M for updates was approved this fall, but won’t begin until April 2016 and should be complete by the start of the 2016-17 season. “The area from when you walk in the double-doors, all the way to our locker room…

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Gopher Hockey Ticket Usage

The Big Ten Hockey Tournament experienced dismal paid attendance and actual attendance this past weekend. The conference reported paid attendance as 25,933 for the five games, but anyone watching knew the actual attendance was a fraction of the reported numbers. The University of Minnesota has never had a problem selling hockey tickets. Gopher hockey had a lengthy waiting list for season tickets for years and fans still have a strong…

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