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Game Recaps

Gophers Steal 4-3 Win in Michigan, Go Into Xmas Break on High Note

Ann Arbor, MI – Goaltender Mat Robson made up for a puckhandling error which resulted in goal by stopping 50-of-53 Michigan shots, and the Gophers came back with two goals in the third period to go into the holiday break with a 4-3 win over Michigan. Friday’s game saw a good 10-minute stretch of play in the second period from the Gophers, and Saturday started as if Minnesota (5-6-4 Overall, 3-2-3 B1G) would pick right […]

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Game Recaps

Robson Brilliant Again, Steals Point in 2-2 Tie at Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI – Goaltender Mat Robson was the best Gopher on the ice for the third game in a row, and just like the previous two contests, Friday’s matchup at Michigan resulted in a 2-2 tie. Also for the third game in a row, the Gophers (4-6-4 Overall, 2-2-3 B1G) lost in the 3-on-3 OT, as Michigan (6-6-4, 2-3-4) scored in the extra-extra-session to earn the extra point in the Big Ten standings. Michigan jumped […]

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Podcast

GPL Podcast #142: Guest: Jess Myers

After not being on the podcast for 3 years, Jess Myers made his return! We got quite a bit in to the new 3×3 format after the 1st overtime in league play. We also hit Jess up on his thoughts on the state of the program at Minnesota. Specifically how empty Mariucci has become. And of course we recapped the Ohio State games and previewed the series with Michigan.   You can listen to the […]

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Game Recaps

Mirror-Match: Gophers, Buckeyes Tie 2-2 Again

Minneapolis, MN – A pair of ties at home to The Ohio State University would once have been considered an abomination of a result for the Gophers. Times have changed. In a mirror-image of Friday’s contest, the Gophers (4-6-3 Overall, 2-2-2 B1G) were outshot and outplayed, but managed to earn a 2-2 tie against the #5 Ohio State Buckeyes (9-4-3, 4-2-2).  Minnesota was down 2-0 in the first, but fought back to tie the game […]

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Game Recaps

Pitlick’s Last-Minute PP Goal Gives Gophers 2-2 Tie vs #5 Buckeyes

Minneapolis, MN – Nearly all coaches seem to have some unique variant of the ‘big players make big plays’ mantra in their quote arsenal. Despite a sluggish second period, the Minnesota Gophers (4-6-2 Overall, 2-2-1 B1G) pulled out a tie Friday night against a good Ohio State team (9-4-2, 4-2-1).  Rem Pitlick scored on the powerplay with 40.8 seconds left in the third period to send the game into overtime.  Motzko’s take on the ever-present coachspeak […]