MINNEAPOLIS Three hundred and fifty-four days.
That's how long it's been since the University of Minnesota women's hockey team has lost a game. During that time, the Gophers have won a national title, set the NCAA record for longest winning streak at 36 games, outscored their opponents 195-29 and, just last weekend, clinched the 2012-13 WCHA regular-season title.
But the Gophers aren't satisfied. In fact, as scary and improbable as it may sound, they believe there's room for improvement.
"We are not there yet. I feel like we can still get better," senior goalie Noora Raty said. "If we stop working hard right now, there are other teams that can catch up and get better every day, so we just need to keep doing what we have been doing the whole year and we should be fine."
Seemingly the entire Minnesota team has blinders on as it continues its record-setting tear of win after win after win. The winning streak is nice, sure, but it's not the top priority and never has been. Coach Br...