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No NHL, who cares?!?! For fans across the State of Hockey, many of them have always gravitated towards the high school game regardless if the NHL is in a lockout or not. The lockout only gives those fans just a little more of a push to go to their local rink and watch their prep teams battle it out. Minnesota's strong passion for High School hockey for both Boys and Girls is really what sets it apart from the rest of the United States. I think its just about impossible not to get caught up in the enthusiasm, energy and excitement of prep hockey and I look forward to it every year. Now, without the NHL to really talk about; unless you want to read more about two groups of people that are kind of sort of talking to each other it gives me a chance to follow it that more closely. Hopefully, you find yourself to a few more high school games yourself and while the talent certainly isn't the same as the NHL I think you'll find out that most of these kids could skate circl...
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Increased energy helped propel Minnesota to a 3-2 victory over visiting Nebraska-Omaha Saturday, in WCHA action.
Third-ranked Minnesota (10-3-2 overall, 5-3-2 WCHA) fired 33 total shots on goal and broke out of its power-play slump, as it salvaged a weekend split with the visiting Mavericks.
A night after enduring their first home loss since early last March, the Gophers bolted...
Carolyn Davis scored 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting, helping No. 20 Kansas rally in the second half to remain unbeaten with a 65-53 victory over Minnesota on Sunday.
Chelsea Gardner, coming off a career-high 26-point performance against Grambling State, added 14 points off the bench for the Jayhawks (7-0). Davis and Gardner combined for 15 of the Jayhawks' 26 field goals.
MINNEAPOLIS Don Lucia approached his postgame press conference Friday night clearly frustrated after his Gophers suffered a rare home loss.
"The chain fell off the bike today," Minnesota's head coach quipped.
That's one way to describe what took place Friday at Mariucci Arena as the Gophers fell 3-2 to the visiting Omaha Mavericks. For the first 20 minutes of...
MINNEAPOLIS Jack Taylor, he is not. But Gophers sophomore guard Andre Hollins turned some heads last week when he scored 41 points against Memphis in a Minnesota victory.
Hollins' career game came two days after Taylor grabbed national headlines by scoring an NCAA record 138 points for Division III Grinnell. No one is expecting either player to repeat those impressive performances...
MINNEAPOLIS The Gophers have known for a few weeks that they were going to a bowl game. Now they know their destination.
Minnesota has accepted an invitation to play in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas on Dec. 28 in Houston, the school announced Sunday. It's the first bowl game for the Gophers since they played in the Insight Bowl in 2009.
"We look forward to playing...
The Matchup: No. 10/RV Wisconsin vs. No. 1 Minnesota
When: Saturday Dec. 1 & Sunday Dec. 2 - 2pm CT
Where: Ridder Arena; Minneapolis, MN
Ice Sheet: 200'x85'
All-Time Series: 31-26-8 Minnesota leads
Last Meeting: 4-2 Minnesota in National Championship game
This series is easily the best in...
During the early portion of this recruiting season, Minnesota has already found success. Running back Berkley Edwards gave his commitment on Thursday after a lengthy recruitment. Friday provided more good news with the commitment of Lewisville (Texas) defensive end Hendrick Ekpe. The Gophers’ newest verbal chatted with GopherDigest about his decision.
MINNEAPOLIS — GopherDigest is live at Williams Arena as the Golden Gophers host the Ospreys of North Florida.