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GPL Podcast #158: Champs take it to the Gophers

The Gophers had a rough weekend with the Bulldogs. Getting beat handly Friday night 5-2, but played much better Saturday up in Duluth losing 2-0. Vegoe & Jupiter go over that along with the special visitor at the rink this week. Notre Dame comes to town this weekend, so it does not get any easier. You can listen to the podcast above, or on Apple Podcasts, Google Play and NEW for 2019, Spotify! It is […]

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Young Gophers Swept by Veteran Bulldogs

Minneapolis, MN – Minnesota is the youngest team in the nation, boasting 11 freshmen and only eight upperclassmen. There are bound to be growing pains as the team acclimates not just to a new team and new coach, but to college hockey itself. Last weekend was a clash of opposites with as those same Gophers faced the back-to-back national champion Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs. Coming off a home sweep of Niagara, the Minnesota Gophers (3-3-0 Overall) were […]

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Gophers Face the 2x Champs

Minnesota Duluth has started their quest to 3-Peat as National Champions. But that quest has had a bit of a bumpy start as they are 1-3 and probably a bit moody after being swept last weekend in Madison against the BADgers. This weekend those Bulldogs will face the Gophers in a home and home series. Starting this evening at Mariucci Arena and finishing up in Duluth Saturday night. The Bulldogs have own Minnesota over the […]

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GPL Podcast #157 Guest: Bruce Ciskie

We had the voice of Bulldog hockey, Bruce Ciskie, join us for the podcast this week. It was fun to get his perspective on the current state of UMD hockey as they try to get the “Three Peat” after winning back to back NCAA titles. So a lot of Gopher/Bulldog talk this week as we prep for the home and home series between the two long time rivals. You can listen to the podcast above, […]

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Gophers Sweep Niagara

Minneapolis, MN – Former Gopher coach Doug Woog often said that ‘split on the road, sweep at home’ was a recipe for a successful season. By that metric, the Gophers are right on track. After an opening split at Colorado College, Minnesota (3-1-0 Overall) returned home to sweep visiting Niagara (0-2-0) last weekend, with 3-2 and 4-2 victories. Freshmen again played crucial roles in the team’s success all weekend, but it was Minnesota’s sophomores that […]

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GPL Podcast #156 Guest: Charlie Beattie

The new play-by-play voice of Gopher Hockey on FSNorth, Charlie Beattie, joined us on the podcast! We learn a bit about how he got the job at FSN and how he also plays hockey himself! Of course we go over the road split with Colorado College and preview the Niagara series at Mariucci this weekend as well. You can listen to the podcast above, or on Apple Podcasts, Google Play and NEW for 2019, Spotify! […]

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Niagara comes to town

The Gophers open up their home schedule with the Purple Eagles of Niagara. After as split with Colorado College this past weekend, the Gopher now face Niagara as they kick off their 99th home opener at Mariucci Arena. The Gophers have a 3-0 all-time record against. But as we have seen over the past few years, you CANNOT take any team lightly. So hopefully the guys can put the hammer down and take care of […]

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19-20 Regular Season Kicks Off with Split @ CC

Colorado Springs, CO – Minnesota Golden Gophers: Get To Know ‘Em? Lots of new names and faces dotted the Gopher lineup for their first weekend of action in the 2019-2020 season. This year’s Minnesota Gophers sport 19 underclassmen (11 of which are freshmen), a sophomore captain in Sammy Walker, a wide-open goaltending competition between the three netminders on the team, and loads of opportunities for players to win starting jobs. Lots of question marks, but […]