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GPL Podcast #130: All about Penn State

Penn State sweeps Minnesota and forces them to come back to Hockey Valley this weekend for the BigTen playoffs. A lot of frustration with the fans over the games against PSU this past weekend. We talk about that as well as the huge effort by the school staff at Minnesota to get the games on TV this weekend. Bonus audio from Lucia, Sheehy and Lindgren.   You can listen to the podcast above, or via […]

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Good Night Gophers in Happy Valley

Gophers Swept at Penn State, Travel to Pegula Ice Arena for First Round of Big Ten Tournament GopherSports.com. – The No. 8 Gopher Hockey program dropped a 5-2 Big Ten contest to No. 18 Penn State on Saturday night in the regular-season finale at Pegula Ice Arena. Minnesota will return to University Park next weekend to open the Big Ten Tournament with a best-of-three quarterfinal series. Details for that series will be shared when finalized. […]

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Nittany Lions Pour On 61 Shots, Blitz Gophers 5-1

Friday Victory Sets Up ‘Win-and-Stay-Home’ Saturday Scenario for Penn State State College, PA – Coming into the weekend, the Minnesota Gophers only needed one point on the road at Penn State to secure home ice positioning for the first round of the Big Ten playoffs. After Friday’s 5-1 drubbing at the hands of the Nittany Lions, the Gophers (19-14-2 Overall, 10-11-2 B1G) may be dreading the fact that another PSU win Saturday means that Minnesota would […]

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GPL Podcast #129: BADgers and Buckeyes. Preview Penn State

The Gopher offense returns with a sweep of the BADgers. The defense stays strong against OSU as they pick up 4 points on the weekend. Now Minnesota heads to Penn State to close out the BigTen regular season. Bonus audio from Lucia, Robson and Gates.   You can listen to the podcast above, or via iTunes / Google Play. Check out older episodes on the Podcast Page.

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Gophers Fell #6 Buckeyes 2-1

Gates, Glover score for Gophers, Robson picks up another win in net Minneapolis, MN – “We’ve been saying it for a while now: it’s playoff hockey.” Jack Glover summed up his team’s mindset following a nailbiting Gopher win Friday night at Mariucci Arena.  The Gophers (19-13-1 Overall, 10-10-1-1 B1G) beat the Ohio State Buckeyes (19-8-4, 12-8-1) by a 2-1 score in a tight, up-and-down thriller of a game that saw Glover get his first goal of […]

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News

Minnesota Ranks Second for NCAA Men’s Hockey Revenue

Minneapolis, Minn. — The University of Minnesota has routinely led the nation in generating revenue with its men’s hockey program, but Boston University topped all schools for fiscal year 2017 with $8,567,700 in revenues and the Gophers were second with $5,872,921 in revenues. Minnesota saw ticket revenues at its lowest level in the past six seasons at $4,677,246, but received $1,181,404 in contributions which include amounts received from individuals, corporations, associations, foundations, clubs or other organizations […]

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Gophers Sweep Badgers On Road, First Time Since 2016

With Wisconsin coach Tony Granato away at the Olympics, the Gophers played to a 7-1 victory at Kohl Center on Saturday. Minnesota swept the Badgers in front of a sellout crowd of 15,359 and leapfrogged their rivals from fifth to fourth in the Big Ten Standings with two weeks to go in the regular season. Minnesota (18-13-1 overall, 9-10-1-1 Big Ten) got off to a quick start with Leon Bristedt, Brent Gates. Jr. and Tyler […]

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Sheehy’s 3rd Period Brace Beats Badgers

Madison, WI – It’s about as hackneyed a cliche as there is, but Don Lucia always talks about his best players needing to play their best as the season winds down. For Tyler Sheehy, who’s been quiet nearly the entire season after an All-American sophomore campaign in 2016-2017, perhaps Friday night’s game against Wisconsin was a much needed wake-up call. Sheehy scored two go-ahead goals in the third period, including the eventual game-winner with just […]