November 8
Gopher goalie Jack Lafontaine began his college career at Michigan.

Gophers hockey players looking forward to series at Michigan

Two of them have ties to the state or Wolverines.
Puck Drop
November 8
Minnesota Duluth defeated Denver 3-0 in the 2019 NCHC tournament semifinals at Xcel Energy Center.

College hockey heavyweights Denver, Minnesota Duluth set to face off

The top-ranked Pioneers and No. 7 Bulldogs have combined to win the past three men's national championships, and they meet Friday and Saturday in Duluth.
November 6
Gophers forward Amy Potomak used a between-the-legs shot to beat Wisconsin goalie Kristen Campbell for the decisive shootout goal for the Gophers on S

Four days to savor for Amy Potomak and Gophers women's hockey

The sophomore forward's jaw-dropping shootout goal against Wisconsin caught the nation's attention and capped Minnesota's ascension to the No. 1 ranking.
November 5
Gophers men's hockey coach Bob Motzko and forward Brannon McManus.

Faceoffs, conditioning emphasized for Gophers men's hockey team

Coach Bob Motzko is using practice this week to improve a couple of areas that were weaknesses in Minnesota's 5-3 loss to Notre Dame on Saturday.
November 4
Gophers forward Grace Zumwinkle kept her eye on the puck while putting pressure on Wisconsin goalie Kristen Campbell during Saturday's 4-2 Minnesota v

Weekend rewind: Penn State, UMass men impress, but Gophers women own the day

The men's scene had plenty of movement, while Minnesota's women sent a loud and clear message to No. 1 Wisconsin.
November 2
Wisconsin goaltender Kristen Campbell (35) knocks the puck away after a shot on goal by Minnesota's Sarah Potomak (26) during the third period in the

Better Border Battle: No. 2 Gophers vs.No. 1 Badgers in women's hockey

Wisconsin beat Minnesota for last season's NCAA championship. They'll meet again Saturday and Sunday at Ridder Arena.
November 1
Gophers hockey coach Bob Motzko sees the beginning of Big Ten play as something that can help his team’s focus.

Young Gophers men's hockey team being forced to grow up in a hurry

They open conference play against the undefeated Irish.
Puck Drop
November 1

Hamline, St. Thomas among national contenders as Division III women's hockey season begins

The Pipers and Tommies both reached the Frozen Four last season and are the favorites in the MIAC.
Puck Drop
November 1

Tight race expected in MIAC as Division III men's hockey season begins

St. Thomas, Augsburg, St. John's and Concordia (Moorhead) each received first-place votes in the coaches poll.
Puck Drop
November 1
Coach Bruce Boudreau and the Wild are off to a 4-9 start.

One month into the season, here are some impressions on the local hockey scene

The Wild needs help. The Gophers need maturity. And teams like Minnesota State just need to carry momentum.
October 28
Gophers hockey player Nathan Burke during an game on Oct. 11 in Colorado Springs.

Gophers lose 5-2 to Minnesota Duluth in hockey series opener

Minnesota Duluth, which entered the game a surprising 1-3, got a goal and two assists from All-America defenseman Scott Perunovich on its way to an efficient victory.
October 28
UMD players swarmed freshman forward Quinn Olson (15) after he scored his first career goal to give the Bulldogs a 1-0 lead in the first period.

Minnesota Duluth completes hockey sweep of Gophers

The Bulldogs scored on their first shot, and then turned the game over to goalie Hunter Shepard.
Puck Drop
October 28
Goalie Hunter Shepard and Minnesota Duluth shut out the Gophers 2-0 on Saturday night in Duluth to complete a series sweep.

Weekend rewind: Minnesota Duluth, North Dakota trending up

The Bulldogs and Fighting Hawks swept rivals; Boston College is off to a tough start; and a marquee border battle awaits.
Puck Drop
October 25
The Gophers and North Dakota will meet on Thanksgiving night and Black Friday at 3M Arena at Mariucci. ] (AARON LAVINSKY/STAR TRIBUNE) aaron.lavinsky@

Buckle up for a fun, six-week stretch for the Gophers men's hockey team

Beginning Friday night against Minnesota Duluth and concluding in late November vs. North Dakota, Minnesota has a home schedule that any team would savor.
Puck Drop
October 25
Grace Zumwinkle is part of a line that has combined for 40 points through eight games.

Schedule toughens for unbeaten Gophers women's hockey team

Second-ranked Minnesota is 8-0 through the season's first four weeks. A trip to No. 9 Ohio State this weekend and a visit from No. 1 Wisconsin on Nov. 2-3 ups the stakes for coach Brad Frost's team.
October 23
A hard-charging Jordan Greenway assisted on the Wild's first two goals in a 3-0 victory over Edmonton on Tuesday night before leaving the game because

Savvy, energy and perseverance make winning formula for Wild

Eric Staal looked young, Jordan Greenway was in 'beast mode' and Alex Stalock slammed the door in a complete effort against the high-flying Oilers.
October 22
The Gophers got the puck past Minnesota Duluth goalie Hunter Shepard during their 7-4 victory over the Bulldogs last October.

Gophers men's hockey team embraces challenge of 'ornery' UMD

Minnesota Duluth has won the past two national championships, and Gophers coach Bob Motzko expects to see an opponent that isn't happy with its 1-3 start.
October 22
The University of Minnesota Duluth is appealing a multimillion award to former women’s hockey coach Shannon Miller.

UMD appeals former hockey coach's multimillion-dollar award

A settlement with Shannon Miller in bias case is still pending.
Puck Drop
October 21
Freshman Alex Turcotte leads Wisconsin with eight points on three goals and five assists.

Badgers impress, UMD struggles through early weeks in college hockey

The big series in Madison went the Badgers' way, while Minnesota State and North Dakota put on a show in Mankato.
October 18
Montreal Canadiens' Nick Suzuki, left, scores past Wild goaltender Alex Stalock during first-period action.

Wild's dreadful, discouraging start continues with 4-0 loss to Canadiens

Jason Zucker.didn't hold back about the loss after the team held a players-only meeting. "Bruce [Boudreau] has got to be better. We've got to be better. Everybody's got to be better. That's it."

NHL Scoreboard

No MLB games today

  • Kansas City

    Los Angeles


    - 4th, 11:44



  • Cleveland

    New York


    - F



  • Charlotte



    - F



  • Indiana



    - F



  • Portland



    - F



  • Milwaukee



    - F



  • San Antonio



    - F



  • Minnesota



    - 4th, 9:05



  • Boston



    - 4th, 7:12



  • Oklahoma City

    LA Clippers


    - 1st, 2:27



  • Anaheim



    - F



  • Los Angeles



    - 3rd, 14:49



No MLS games today