Jason Gonzalez has covered an array of sports at all levels over the last six years. He learned ice hockey, however, long before — during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah (his hometown). He got a close up look of legendary Gophers alum Herb Brooks and other Minnesota hockey greats. Jason is nearing two years with the Star Tribune.

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Three Gophers hockey recruits, eight Minnesotans on display in All-American Prospects Game

Posted by: Jason Gonzalez Updated: September 26, 2013 - 4:43 PM

USA Hockey will provide Gophers fans a glimpse into the program's future. A free live stream of Thursday night’s All-American Prospects Game will showcase three Gophers recruits already committed to the team.

Defensemen Ryan Collins and Jack Glover, and forward Jack Ramsey will be featured in the showcase game scheduled for 6 p.m. (CDT) at CONSOL Energy Center, home of the NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins.

In addition to these three committed Gophers, five other standouts from the state of Minnesota were selected to skate in the game. Forwards Shane Gersich, Keegan Iverson, Tyler Sheehy, and defensemen Jack Dougherty and Hunter Warner will also be on display.

Warner is committed to Minnesota State University and Gersich to North Dakota. Iverson, Sheehy and Dougherty are currently undecided.

Minnesota’s eight representatives are more than any other state.

USA Hockey annouced that 26 of the players featured Thursday night are projected to be drafted in the first three rounds of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

Full roster and link to live stream.
 

• The Gophers women’s hockey team will host Team Japan tonight in a 7 p.m. exhibition game at Ridder Arena. The game is free to the public, as is Friday night’s exhibition against the University of British Columbia.

Here is the full story and videos from the team’s media day. In case you can't make it to Ridder, follow it live.

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Los Angeles - LP: P. Maholm 7 FINAL
Pittsburgh - WP: V. Worley 12
San Francisco 5 Top 10th Inning
Philadelphia 5
Texas 0 Bottom 12th Inning
NY Yankees 0
Boston - LP: J. Peavy 3 FINAL
Toronto - WP: J. Happ 7
Miami - WP: J. Turner 6 FINAL
Atlanta - LP: M. Minor 5
San Diego - LP: E. Stults 0 FINAL
Chicago Cubs - WP: K. Hendricks 6
Cincinnati 3 Bottom 8th Inning
Milwaukee 3
Cleveland 4 Top 9th Inning
Minnesota 2
Kansas City 5 Bottom 7th Inning
Chicago WSox 1
Tampa Bay 6 Bottom 7th Inning
St. Louis 2
Washington 4 Top 7th Inning
Colorado 4
Detroit 2 Bottom 4th Inning
Arizona 2
Houston 0 Top 3rd Inning
Oakland 0
Baltimore 0 Top 3rd Inning
LA Angels 0
NY Mets 2 Top 3rd Inning
Seattle 0
Calgary 7/24/14 8:00 PM
Edmonton
Winnipeg 7/25/14 9:00 PM
Brt Columbia
Ottawa 7/26/14 6:00 PM
Hamilton
Toronto 7/26/14 9:00 PM
Saskatchewan
Tulsa 93 FINAL
San Antonio 95
Atlanta 108 FINAL
Minnesota 112
Indiana 57 FINAL
Chicago 60
Phoenix 41 2nd Qtr 2:58
Seattle 27

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