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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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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.

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News

GPL Celebrates 15 Years!

Happy 15th Birthday to GPL! It was on this day, back in 2003, that GPL was created! It was not actually Gopher Puck Live back then. The first few months it was just a message board that I hosted on my family website. I created the message board because our favorite Gopher website at the time, PrideOnIce.com (POI), was down. That site went down during the Frozen Four in Buffalo as our Gophers were going […]

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GPL Podcast #132: The Don is out. Motzko is in

Don Lucia is out after 19 years. Bob Motzko is the new Gopher head coach. We talk about ALL of that along with our thoughts on Mike Guentzel and a few others that were up for the job. But that is not all. Ryan Lindgren and Casey Mittelstadt have turned pro. 3 of the 4 teams in the Frozen Four are from the BigTen. It has just been a crazy week!   You can listen […]

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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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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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Game Recaps

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 Overtime Goal Gets Gopher Sweep Over Harvard

Pitlick Scores Seventh Goal, Sheehy Finds Fourth Goal Minneapolis, Minn. — Harvard goaltender Merrick Madsen made Minnesota anxious Saturday as he stonewalled the Gophers for over 54 minutes, but late goals by Rem Pitlick and Tyler Sheehy earned No. 7 Minnesota the sweep in front of 8,845 at 3M Arena at Mariucci. Madsen made 48 saves on the night, looked comfortable, challenged shooters with his 6’ 5” frame the whole night and it took 50 […]