The Gophers beat Boston University to advance to the regional final, where they will face longtime rival North Dakota again for a berth in the Frozen Four.
Updated: March 25, 2012, - 02:11 AM
The Gophers have had their highs and lows this season; they know they can't have any more slip-ups.
Updated: March 24, 2012, - 02:20 AM
North Dakota, the top seed in the West Regional of the NCAA men's hockey tournament, has an 8-1 record at the Xcel Energy Center since the 2009-10 season.
Updated: March 24, 2012, - 12:08 AM
The Gophers sophomore from Finland has been the team's best player since the postseason began.
Updated: March 23, 2012, - 01:56 AM
Tom Vannelli was the Gophers' leading scorer when the rivalry was the most heated -- in the 1976 NCAA Final Four in Denver. A brawl occurred in the second minute of their national semifinal on March 26.
Updated: March 22, 2012, - 07:31 AM
All the NCAA West Regional games, plus the Minnesota Duluth-Maine matchup in the East Regional, will air live.
Updated: March 20, 2012, - 09:49 PM
North Dakota also will be at the X, meaning the Gophers could meet the Sioux again, only a week after the Final Five.
Updated: March 19, 2012, - 11:52 AM
North Dakota continued its postseason roll and likely secured a No. 1 NCAA seed.
Updated: March 18, 2012, - 08:47 AM
A dominant Gophers start became moot when the Fighting Sioux caught a wave and ousted the top seed.
Updated: March 17, 2012, - 08:44 AM