Rachel Blount

Reporter/Columnist | Sports
Phone: 612-673-4389
Rachel Blount is a sports columnist and general assignment reporter, with a particular emphasis on Olympic sports.

Recent content from Rachel Blount

Three juniors not talking yet about whether they will stay with U hockey or turn pro

The upset loss could mark the final Gophers game for three juniors: Nick Bjugstad, center Erik Haula and defenseman Nate Schmidt.

Updated: March 30, 2013, - 12:29 AM

NCAA tournament: North Dakota rallies to beat Niagara 2-1

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – Near the end of the second period Friday, North Dakota coach Dave Hakstol sensed a change...

Updated: March 30, 2013, - 12:17 AM

Schmidt looks to lead Gophers past Yale in NCAA opener

After struggling his first season, Gophers junior Nate Schmidt is one of the WCHA’s best defensemen now.

Updated: March 29, 2013, - 03:30 PM

NCAA hockey notes: 'The hay's in the barn' Gophers ready for Yale

Gophers coach Don Lucia said he is not worried that the Gophers, the No. 2 overall seed, enter the West Regional after a 2-0 loss to Colorado College in the WCHA Final Five semifinals.

Updated: March 29, 2013, - 12:21 AM

Gophers will play Yale in first round of NCAA regional hockey

Minnesota has the No. 1 seed in the West Region of the NCAA tournament and will play Friday.

Updated: March 25, 2013, - 12:13 AM

Wisconsin extends its season with WCHA title

The Badgers are heading to the NCAA tournament, finishing strong after an anemic start.

Updated: March 24, 2013, - 12:41 AM

Lucia will coach U.S. in world junior tourney

His assistants for the world junior tournament, which will begin Dec. 26 and run through Jan. 5 in Malmo, Sweden, include St. Cloud State head coach and former Gophers assistant Bob Motzko.

Updated: March 23, 2013, - 11:58 PM

Colorado College upsets Gophers in Final Five semifinals

Joe Howe stopped all 35 shots he faced to lead the Tigers to a 2-0 upset at Xcel Energy Center

Updated: March 23, 2013, - 09:47 AM

Badgers upset St. Cloud State 4-1, blow into WCHA title game

The No. 14 Badgers upset No. 7 St. Cloud State 4-1 in the semifinals of the WCHA Final Five, stretching their winning streak to five games

Updated: March 23, 2013, - 12:30 AM

WCHA notes: St. Cloud sweats bubble trouble

Before Friday’s game, the Huskies were tied for seventh in the PairWise Rankings, which mimic the numerical formula used to select the 16-team field. The 4-1 loss pushed them down into a tie for 11th.

Updated: March 23, 2013, - 12:30 AM

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