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Gophers Come Up Short in Vegas Against UND

Courtesy of GopherSports.com LAS VEGAS – The No. 5 Gopher Hockey program took its first loss of the season on Saturday night, falling 3-1 to No. 17 North Dakota in front of 7,412 at the 2018 U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Game at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. After a scoreless first (Minnesota’s third-straight game without allowing or scoring a goal in the first period including both exhibitions contests), the long-time rivals traded goals in […]

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GPL Podcast #136: Guest: Brad Schlossman.

Had a great conversation with Brad Schlossman from the Grand Forks Herald. We talked quite a bit about his multi part piece on the formation of the NCHC. Reminisced a bit about the great games that MN and UND have had over the years. Our favorite games. And of course we also talked about the big game this weekend.     You can listen to the podcast above, or via iTunes / Google Play. Check […]

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GPL Podcast #135: Success against UMD

Great result for the Gophers against the defending champs with tie and a win. Their first win over UMD since 2014. We talk about the games as well as dive in to the ticket situation again at Mariucci. I am not longer adding the weekly media availability audio to the end of each Podcast. You can find that audio on the home page or in the Main menu up top. I will post the audio […]

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Gopher End Bulldog Unbeaten Streak with Seven

Minneapolis, Minn. — Confidence is a funny thing. When it’s gone like in Minnesota’s record against the in-state schools the past four seasons, you wonder when you’ll ever see it again. The Bulldogs held a nine game unbeaten streak over the Gophers that stretched back to November 14, 2014, but that streak ended Sunday and Minnesota started a new streak by scoring seven goals. “Confidence… that’s the thing every coach wants. That bottle of confidence, […]

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Gophers, Bulldogs Skate to 1-1 Draw in Season Opener

Duluth, MN – Minnesota and UMD have a storied in-state rivalry, but this year’s playing comes with a little extra juice. UMD has beaten Minnesota eight-straight times, with the ‘U’s last win coming in October of 2014.  The most recent of those losses was a 4-3 OT defeat to open the 2017-2018 season. While the beginning of the season stung for Minnesota, it’s nowhere near the agony the Gophers felt as the hands of fate […]

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GPL Podcast #134: 2018/19 Season Premiere

We kick off the 2018/19 Gopher Hockey season. New Staff. New attitude. We talk about all that and preview the series against the defending National Champions. The Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs.   You can listen to the podcast above, or via iTunes / Google Play. Check out older episodes on the Podcast Page.