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Gophers Get Five of Six at Yost, Prep for Series with Penn State

During availability Bob Motzko said after getting five of six from Michigan he did what all old coaches do, go through the film and pick out all the things the team did wrong. The head hockey coach has said during the first ten games that he has to remember to be patient with this team and he quickly turned his focus back to the things they did well. The Gophers killed off all nine shorthanded […]

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Gophers Men’s Hockey Season Ticket Sales Down Eight Percent for 2017-18

Minneapolis, Minn. — Gopher men’s hockey season ticket sales for 2017-18 are down eight percent with 5,474 tickets sold compared to last season’s 5,977. The number continues a downward trend for sales since their first year in the Big Ten when the university sold 7,394 season tickets. Minnesota men’s hockey ‘pick-your-pack’ tickets went on sale Tuesday to Gophers Score members and will go on sale to the public Wednesday. GopherPuckLive has tracked season ticket scanning […]

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Gophers Back Atop Big Ten Standings with 4-1 Win

Ann Arbor, Mich. — Minnesota boasts seven forwards with double-digits goal totals, but their top line of Tyler Sheehy, Rem Pitlick, and Justin Kloos leads the way, and did so Saturday by scoring three goals in a 4-1 win over Michigan in front of 5,522 at Yost Ice Arena . The top line has 50 of the 131 goals scored by #5 Minnesota (22-10-2, 13-5-0-0) this season and is a big reason why Minnesota is […]

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Gophers Extend Winning Streak to Six

Minneapolis, Minn.–Vinni Lettieri notched his first hat trick as a Gopher by scoring on the power play, a penalty shot, and converting an empty netter in Minnesota’s 4-2 win over Michigan in front of 10,042 at Mariucci Arena. Lettieri’s 11 goals are second to Tyler Sheehy’s team leading 14 goals, and the senior has grown his game to contribute in all situations for #9 Minnesota (13-5-2, 5-1-0-0). “Vinni really works at the game, he’s improved every […]

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Gophers Top Big Ten Coaches Poll for 2016-17 Season

Minneapolis, Minn. – Pre-season speculation is underway in college hockey and a Big Ten Hockey Coaches Poll predicted a fourth consecutive regular season title for the Gophers. The coaches also noted Justin Kloos, Jake Bischoff, Leon Bristedt and Eric Schierhorn on the Big Ten Watch List. Minnesota has won all three conference titles in the latest version of the Big Ten Hockey Conference, and the last two of the old version of the WCHA. If […]

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Michigan Ends Gophers Season

St. Paul, Minn. – Expectations are always high at Minnesota, players and fans expect the program to win banners every season, but the 2015-16 team will have to just settle for one as they fell 5-3 to Michigan in front of 6,180 at Xcel Energy Center in the Big Ten Tournament final. Minnesota (20-17-0) sits on the outside of the PairWise rankings at #18 heading into selection Sunday, and it’s streak of four post-season appearances […]

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Four-Goal Third Helps Gophers Beat Ohio State 4-2

Minnesota Advances to B1G Tournament Final vs Michigan with Season on the Line Minneapolis, MN – “We needed the one goal to kind of get us going.” Coach Don Lucia knows that his team needs a spark sometimes to kickstart the offense.  Trailing 1-0 to The Ohio State University after two periods at the Xcel Energy Center Friday night, Lucia’s team was in need of a boost if they wanted to keep their season alive. That […]

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Gophers Get Overtime Goal From Fasching

Minneapolis, Minn. —  Minnesota travelled to Ann Arbor in December trying to get out of Yost Arena still ahead of Michigan in the Big Ten Standings. They had the same goal this weekend at Mariucci Arena and an overtime game-winner by Hudson Fasching put the Gophers back in first place with a 3-2 win over the Wolverines. “We feel good, I mean we’re in first place, that’s about as good as you can feel to […]