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Gophers
March 19
Two Gophers hockey forwards were awarded Big Ten Conference postseason honors Tuesday. Sammy Walker is the league's freshman of the year; Pitlick made

U forwards Walker, Pitlick earn Big Ten hockey awards

Walker is the conference's freshman of the year; Pitlick made the all-conference first team.
Gophers
March 5
Motzko angry about Arizona State's 'dirty hits'; Burke out 4-6 weeks

Motzko angry about Arizona State's 'dirty hits'; Burke out 4-6 weeks

Nathan Burke tallied six goals and nine assists this season, mainly as part of the Gophers powerful all-freshman line with Sammy Walker and Blake McLaughlin.
Gophers
March 5
Arizona State player suspended two games for hit on Gophers' Ranta

Arizona State player suspended two games for hit on Gophers' Ranta

The Gophers' freshman missed most of the second period of Saturday's game for stitches under his chin.
Gophers
February 25
Gophers lock in home ice for Big Ten tournament quarterfinals

Gophers lock in home ice for Big Ten tournament quarterfinals

The tournament begins March 8.
Blogs
January 26
Gophers go for sweep of Wisconsin on night the 1979 NCAA champions will be honored

Gophers go for sweep of Wisconsin on night the 1979 NCAA champions will be honored

Minnesota will be without freshman forward Sammy Walker, who is out because of an undisclosed reason.
Gophers
January 26
Gophers go for sweep of Wisconsin on night the 1979 NCAA champions will be honored

Gophers go for sweep of Wisconsin on night the 1979 NCAA champions will be honored

Minnesota will be without freshman forward Sammy Walker, who is out because of an undisclosed reason.
Gophers
January 25
Herb Brooks and more: Anecdotes and quotes from the 1979 NCAA champs

Herb Brooks and more: Anecdotes and quotes from the 1979 NCAA champs

The team, which was coached by Herb Brooks and included eight players who were part of the 1980 Miracle on Ice Olympic team, will be honored Saturday night during the Gophers-Wisconsin game.
Blogs
December 10, 2018
Gophers head into the break feeling the holiday spirit

Gophers head into the break feeling the holiday spirit

The team has only lost once in the past seven games.
Gophers
November 17, 2018
Gophers hockey completes turnaround to split series with St. Lawrence

Gophers hockey completes turnaround to split series with St. Lawrence

Freshman Nathan Burke scored his first two goals as a Gopher. Also, hear from former player Casey Mittelstadt.
Gophers
October 2, 2018
Gophers-North Dakota game in Las Vegas will air on three more cable outlets in Minnesota

Gophers-North Dakota game in Las Vegas will air on three more cable outlets in Minnesota

Comcast, Charter and Mediacom will carry the Oct. 27 game on MidcoSN between the Gophers and Fighting Hawks.
Gophers
September 27, 2018
Big Ten adopts three-on-three hockey overtime format

Big Ten adopts three-on-three hockey overtime format

Gophers coach Bob Motzko supports the move. "The players love it and the fans really enjoy it.''
Gophers
September 26, 2018
Almost entire Gophers men's hockey schedule will be televised

Almost entire Gophers men's hockey schedule will be televised

Fox Sports North and FSN Plus will combine to air 18 games, and the Big Ten Network will have 10.
Gophers
September 25, 2018
Sandelin, defending NCAA champion UMD excited for opener against U

Sandelin, defending NCAA champion UMD excited for opener against U

At NCHC media day in St. Paul, the Bulldogs coach predicts a wide-open race for the conference title.
Gophers
September 24, 2018
The Gophers and defending NCAA men's hockey champion UMD Bulldogs will open the season on Oct. 6 in Duluth.

UMD No. 1 in preseason national hockey poll; Gophers open 13th

The Gophers and defending NCAA men's hockey champion Bulldogs will open the season on Oct. 6 in Duluth. In the Big Ten, Minnesota is picked by coaches to finish fourth.
Gophers
August 2, 2018
Scott Bell, a Gophers assistant men’s hockey coach last season and former team captain, has left the program to join the scouting staff of the NHL�

Gophers hockey assistant Bell leaves to scout for Maple Leafs

The former captain for Minnesota opted for the security of a multi-year contract.
Gophers
July 26, 2018
NCAA reverses ruling: College hockey conferences can keep overtime formats

NCAA reverses ruling: College hockey conferences can keep overtime formats

The Big Ten hasn't decided which format it will use in the upcoming season, but Gophers coach Bob Motzko is pushing for the conference to adopt three-on-three OT.
Gophers
June 24, 2018
Eden Prairie's Luke Mittelstadt, who announced his commitment to the Gophers men's hockey program along with his brother John on Sunday.

Two more Mittelstadts commit to playing hockey for the Gophers

Two younger brothers of former Gopher star Casey Mittelstadt have made verbal commitments to play for the U after finishing up their high school careers at Eden Prairie.
Gophers
June 14, 2018
NCAA hockey committee adopts standard overtime rule

NCAA hockey committee adopts standard overtime rule

If the rule change gets final approval, shootouts and three-on-three OT for an extra point in the conference standings would not be allowed starting this season.
Gophers
May 25, 2018

Holy Family's Pioniemi switches commitment from St. Cloud State to Gophers

Forward Garrett Pioniemi, who will be a junior next season, is the second player this week to flip from St. Cloud State to Minnesota.
Gophers
May 24, 2018
Gophers goalie Mat Robson

Gophers hockey to open 2018-19 season vs. defending champion Bulldogs

Minnesota will open the regular season at Minnesota Duluth and close it with a nonconference series against Arizona State. North Dakota, Minnesota State Mankato, St. Lawrence and Ferris State also are on the nonconference schedule.
Gophers
May 22, 2018
Gophers open Big Ten hockey schedule Nov. 9-10 at Wisconsin

Gophers open Big Ten hockey schedule Nov. 9-10 at Wisconsin

The Big Ten announced its conference schedule for 2018-19. Minnesota closes the league season Feb. 22-23 vs. NCAA runner-up Notre Dame.
Gophers
April 15, 2018
Minnesota Duluth forward Joey Anderson (13)

UMD standout Joey Anderson signs with New Jersey Devils

The former Hill Murray and U.S. junior team player helped the Bulldogs to the NCAA title this season.
Sports
April 7, 2018
Pressure-tested UMD, Notre Dame ready for Frozen Four title game

Pressure-tested UMD, Notre Dame ready for Frozen Four title game

The Bulldogs and Fighting Irish know how to excel in close games, and that could be the case again tonight.
Gophers
April 5, 2018
It's Frozen Four Thursday: UMD vs. Ohio State, and Michigan vs. Notre Dame

It's Frozen Four Thursday: UMD vs. Ohio State, and Michigan vs. Notre Dame

College's hockey's crown jewel hits Xcel Energy Center for the third time as the Bulldogs try to win a second national championship in St. Paul, with a trio of Big Ten teams fighting for the title, too
Gophers
March 29, 2018

Hobey Baker finalists announced

The winner will be announced April 6 as part of the Frozen Four festivities in St. Paul. All three finalists have turned pro.