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s/t to Nathan Wells from Minnesota's SB Nation. This the goal that everyone is talking about today. Check out this amazing goal by Michigan Tech freshman Alex Petan as he does his best impersonation of Minnesota Wild draft choice Matt Dumba. Petan and the Huskies would beat the Minnesota Gophers 5-3 in Houghton, Michigan last night.
VIDEO: Michigan Tech's Alex Petan Dazzles With From-the-Knees Goal (unitedstatesofhockey.com)
Saturday afternoon thoughts (ndgoon.blogspot.com)
Gophers Hockey: Michigan Tech hands Minnesota first loss of the season (minnesota.sbnation.com)
WCHA 2012-13 Season Preview (insidehockey.com)
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Zach Parise, who left the New Jersey Devils to sign one of the most lucrative free agent contracts in the history of the NHL, said that the current proposal from the NHL owners to the players calling for a 50-50 revenue split will not end the current NHL Lockout. In fact, he said much more than that.
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One night after suffering its first loss of the season, the top-ranked University of Minnesota hockey team had another difficult game against Michigan Tech in Houghton, Mich.
This time, however, the Gophers came out ahead, 3-2, thanks to Seth Ambroz's goal 16:25 into the third period.
The 600th career win for Gophers coach Don Lucia left Minnesota at 3-1-0 overall and 1-1-0...
The top-ranked Minnesota Gophers had a chance to help their head coach reach a career milestone Friday night, in a hockey clash at Michigan Tech. Alas, coach Don Lucia's 600th career win celebration will have to wait at least one more night. Michigan Tech bolted out to an early, 3-1 lead and was rarely threatened, as the host Huskies upset the Gophers, 5-3, in Houghton, Mich...
University of Minnesota senior forward Trevor Mbakwe will not face jail time for violating his probation.
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MADISON, Wis. The University of Minnesota quarterback carousel took another turn Saturday against Wisconsin.Gophers freshman Philip Nelson got the start at quarterback, making his college debut against Wisconsin. Nelson started in place of injured senior MarQueis Gray and struggling sophomore Max Shortell.Nelson was a standout at Mankato West High School and was the top-ranked quarterback...
Tubby Smith’s son Saul was arrested for DUI this past weekend, and because of it the Minnesota Golden Gophers college basketball program will make sure he misses a few paychecks.
Here’s the statement from the University:
University of Minnesota assistant men’s basketball coach Saul Smith was placed on indefinite unpaid administrative leave Sunday after he was arrested on suspicion...
Minnesota freshman quarterback Philip Nelson has made his college debut at Wisconsin.
Nelson started the season as the third-stringer, but starter MarQueis Gray has been bothered by a sprained left ankle for the last month and backup Max Shortell hurt his neck in last week's loss to Northwestern. So coach Jerry Kill decided to burn Nelson's redshirt season and start him...
According to a report by Phil Miller of the Star Tribune, Minnesota head football coach Jerry Kill has elected to start true-freshman Phillip Nelson at quarterback against Wisconsin on Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium.
Neslon, who was expected to take a redshirt this season, would forfeit his redshirt should he make the start.
Marquees Gray, who came into the season as the...
Following its 38-13 victory over the Golden Gophers on Saturday, Wisconsin head coach Bret Bielema and selected players addressed the media.
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Here is this week’s, the WCHA Power Rankings. This season, I will be doing the WCHA Power Rankings with Taylor Seibel who is a contributor of College Hockey Weekly.
1. Minnesota Gophers – (3-1-0, WCHA 1-1-0) – This past weekend, the Minnesota Gophers split their weekend series with Michigan Tech (2-5 L – 3-2 W) in Houghton, Michigan. This weekend the Gophers have...