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Coronavirus ends the season for Minnesota

With all the pro leagues suspending their seasons, the college hockey season has just ended for the Gophers as the NCAA has cancelled everything due to the Coronavirus. This will also end the college careers for Gopher Seniors Tyler Nanne, Joey Marooney and Ryan Zuhlsdorf We will have a special GPL Podcast/Broadcast on all of this on Saturday or Sunday. Then a final GPL Podcast next Wednesday to look ahead to next season. Next year […]

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Gopher Scanned Tickets Declined 24% in 2018-19

Minneapolis, Minn. — Bob Motzko’s first season behind the bench for the Gophers started off hot with a tie and win against in-state rival Minnesota-Duluth, but then the rollercoaster dipped with losses to North Dakota in Las Vegas, being swept by Minnesota State and then dropping home games to St. Lawrence and Ferris State putting them in a PairWise Ranking prison with a 5-6-4 record and losses to the 59th and 57th team in the […]

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GPL Podcast #161 Guest: Todd Milewski

It was a VERY rough weekend for the Gophers against Penn State. We talk about that and all things BADgers with Wisconsin State Journal sports reporter Todd Milewski! You can listen to the podcast above, or on Apple Podcasts, Google Play and NEW for 2019, Spotify! It is also available on just about any podcast website or player.

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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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GPL Podcast #137: Vegas Let Down

Not a great result in Vegas as the Gophers go down to the Fighting Hawks 3-1. We discuss that along with the proposed recruiting changes that are coming down the pipeline for the NCAA. We then preview the home & home series with Mankato.   You can listen to the podcast above, or via iTunes / Google Play. Check out older episodes on the Podcast Page.

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A New Beginning at Minnesota

Instead of doing a story about Bob Motzko, the new hockey coach at Minnesota… I thought I would just head down to the U and capture the event in pictures. There were a lot of familiar faces at the news conference today. To see all three of the most recent coaches together was pretty special. (Woog, Lucia & Motzko)   So below are a few of my favorite photos from today.

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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 […]