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Game Recaps

Gophers Sweep Black Knights

Sheehy, Nanne, Szmatula, Rossini Get Goals in 4-1 Saturday Win Minneapolis, Minn. — Captain Tyler Sheehy said the mental refresh over break was going to be huge for the Gophers, and his message to the team heading into the second half was to relax, play hockey, and have fun with it. No. 10 Minnesota (12-9-1, 4-7-1-1) responded with two solid games against Army West Point (8-10-2, 6-7-2) earning a sweep with 3-0 and 4-1 wins. […]

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Gophers Shut Out Army 3-0

Minneapolis, MN – On a bitterly cold Minnesota evening, the Gophers started their second-half push off right. Buoyed by an early Tyler Sheehy goal, Minnesota (11-9-1 Overall, 4-7-1-1 B1G) stymied the Army Black Knights (8-9-2, 6-7-2 Atlantic Hockey), only allowing 13 shots on goal throughout the game.  Eric Schierhorn was 13-13 on saves, picking up his third shutout of the season.  With Casey Mittelstadt and Ryan Lindgren off to the World Junior tournament, some new […]

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Anemic Offense Plagues Gophers in 2-1 OT Loss

Columbus, OH – For a team loaded with offensive talent, the Minnesota Golden Gophers sure have a hard time putting the puck in the net. The Gophers (10-8-1 Overall, 4-6-1 B1G) fell 2-1 in overtime on Friday night to the Ohio State Buckeyes (9-4-4, 4-4-1), and for the fifth time in the last six games failed to score more than two goals. Ohio State scored in the first period on the power play, as Tanner […]

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Podcast

GPL Podcast #123: Guest: Dan Kelly

BTN Hockey announcer Dan Kelly joins the Podcast as our guest. We hear Dan’s thoughts on a variety of things. From social media to bias towards one team or another. We also dipped in the the coming World Junior Tournament as well. Before Dan, we discuss the split with the BADgers. As always, there is bonus audio from Lucia, Lindgren and Mittelstadt.   You can listen to the podcast above, or via iTunes / Google […]

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Badgers Hold on for 3-2 Win, Series Split at Gophers

Mittelstadt and Sadek Goals Not Enough Offense for Minnesota Minneapolis, Minn. — A lot of eyes were raised this fall when Tony Granato added a graduate transfer All-American goalie to the red team to the east. Even more eyes were raised as that goalie was benched in favor of sophomore Jack Berry on Saturday night. The decision paid off for No. 14 Wisconsin as Berry made 40 saves including 20 in the third period defeating […]

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Gophers Find Goals at the Net to Power Past Badgers

Four-goal Second Period Propels Gophers to 5-4 Victory Minneapolis, MN– After putting 86 shots on goal last weekend in South Bend and having only two goals (and zero wins) to show for it, the Minnesota Golden Gophers were looking for offense, with the coaching staff exhorting the players to get to the front of the net and make something happen. The whole roster responded. Five different goal-scorers got on the stat sheet for Minnesota by […]