MINNESOTA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Potter "Shocked" By Minnesota Offer

The Golden Gophers are looking to address their linebacker depth and add instant talent and experience. They have not shied away from the JUCO route and offered Orange Coast C.C. (CA.) linebacker Caleb Potter, which was an offer he didn't see coming
Via minnesota.scout.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gophers On Top For Femi-Cole

Minnesota was looking to impress Canadian running back Jonathan Femi-Cole at their spring game and he left having the Golden Gophers leading for his services
Via minnesota.scout.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Reporter Loses It During Riot After Gophers’ Loss

Minnesota reporter Jonathan Choe, for Minneapolis Fox affiliate KMSP, lost it while reporting from the Golden Gophers' hockey riots on Saturday night.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Union College Wins Their First National Championship In NCAA Men’s Hockey

from David Albright of ESPN, His nickname is Ghost. Without a doubt the Minnesota Golden Gophers and their fans will be seeing Shayne Gostisbehere in their nightmares for a long time to come, while the Philadelphia Flyers and their fans hope to be seeing a lot more of him in their future. (Is he available for Sunday's regular-season finale against Carolina?) The...
Via Kukla's Korner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Union defeats Minnesota for college hockey national championship

For the first time in their school's history, Union College is the national champion in ice hockey. The Dutchmen defeated national powerhouse and No. 1 overall seed University of Minnesota, 7-4, to claim college hockey's top prize in Philadelphia. It was a wild game that included a six-goal first period in which Union scored three times in a span of 1:54 to erase a 2-1 deficit...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Union defeats Minnesota to capture their first National Championship

Union College celebrating their first National Championship (Photo c/o Melissa Wade) The most underappreciated team in college hockey all-season long showed the nation why they are now a national power as the Union Dutchmen beat the Minnesota Golden Gophers 7-4 Saturday night in Philadelphia to capture their program’s first national title.Star defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere said...
Via Flyerdelphia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Union Defeats Minnesota 7-4 To Win First NCAA Hockey Title

Union College won its first NCAA hockey championship Saturday night, defeating the University of Minnesota 7-4 in a wild, high-scoring game at the Wells Fargo Center. With the Gophers leading 2-1 midway through the first period, the Dutchmen unleashed a flurry of shots, scoring three goals in a 1 minute, 54 second span. Union’s Mike Vecchione, a native of Saugus, Mass., tallied...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Frozen Four Buzzer Beater: Minnesota Scores With Less A Second

((HT: ESPN/NCAA))Union gets their first-ever finals appearance in the Frozen Four after a surprising win over Boston College in one semi-final.The other went to the bitter end and it looked like their match with North Dakota was heading to overtime.But, then this happened...Justin Holl scored a short-handed goal with 0.6 seconds left to give Minnesota a 2-1 win. All three goals in...
Via Online Sports Guys
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Holl's dramatic last second goal lifts Minnesota over North Dakota; Gophers set to play Union Saturday in the national title game.

Minnesota's Adam Wilcox stopped 28 shots in their victory over North Dakota Thursday night. (Photo c/o Brian Ekart/Icon SMI) Flyers vs. Penguins. Canadiens vs. Bruins. Yankees vs. Red Sox. Lakers vs. Celtics. All these are historic rivalries in the world of sports. You can throw in North Dakota vs. Minnesota into that mix as well. There hasn’t been a game of higher stakes...
Via Flyerdelphia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Beats North Dakota in Frozen Four Semis with .6 Seconds Left in Regulation

The Minnesota Golden Gophers are headed to the Frozen Four Finals on Saturday to play against Union College, thanks to a goal by Justin Holl. The senior defenseman got the puck with roughly six seconds left in regulation and while shorthanded, followed up the play and put the puck home with .6 seconds left. It was remarkably Holl’s first goal of the season, and it came in a timely...
Via Diehardsport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Scores Last-Second Goal, Advances To NCAA Championship (GIF)

Talk about down to the wire. The Minnesota Golden Gophers took down North Dakota 2-1 in their Frozen Four match-up on Thursday night, advancing to the NCAA Championship. The game was tied until the end of the third — the very end of the third — when Justin Holl scored for the Gophers in the last second of the game. The buzzer beater was the senior defenseman’s first goal...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Stollings brings fast-paced style to Minnesota women's program

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- New coaches at major conference programs often inherit struggling or talent-deficient teams. That won't be the case for Marlene Stollings at Minnesota. "The cupboard is not bare, and that's exciting for me to come into a program with the amount of talent that exists here," Stollings said at Tuesday's introductory news conference at Williams...
Via Fox Sports North
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitino's first season with Gophers a success

As Richard Pitino coached his Minnesota Golden Gophers to an NIT championship on Thursday, the TV cameras seemed to find his famous father, Rick, just as often as they focused on the son. When the younger Pitino left Florida International to take the Gophers coaching job last April, his well-known surname was the only thing many Minnesotans knew about him. Yet now that Richard Pitino...
Via Fox Sports North
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rivalry renewed: Minnesota, North Dakota amped up for Frozen Four clash

MINNEAPOLIS -- When the University of Minnesota hockey team left the WCHA conference to join the Big Ten this season, the biggest fear among Gophers fans was the loss of their longtime rivalries. In particular, it meant that fierce rivals Minnesota and North Dakota would no longer play each other on a regular basis. During the Gophers' first season in the new six-team Big Ten...
Via Fox Sports North
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Senior Condon leads Gophers in rout of Robert Morris

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota's freshmen -- and there are a lot of them on this roster -- had never been part of an early exit in the NCAA tournament. Nate Condon had. The Gophers' senior captain made sure his final year in a Minnesota sweater didn't end early. Condon opened the scoring with the first of three first-period goals for the Gophers to ignite Minnesota en route...
Via Fox Sports North
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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