Gophers hockey's Reilly, Rau and Wilcox earn national honors

MINNEAPOLIS -- One day before the Minnesota men's hockey team is set to play in the national championship game, several Gophers players earned individual accolades. Sophomore defenseman Mike Reilly earned first team All-American honors on Friday, while junior captain Kyle Rau and sophomore goalie Adam Wilcox were named second team All-Americans. Reilly became the team's first...
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Gophers claim West with play worthy of No. 1 seed

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- These Gophers have that look, the one befitting of a tournament's top overall seed. With a trip to the Frozen Four on the line, there was never any doubt which team was the No. 1 seed. Minnesota outplayed St. Cloud State from start to finish, and the 4-0 final was indicative of that. The Gophers' defense never gave the Huskies a chance to get back into...
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Selfless Gophers look to capture inaugural Big Ten tourney title

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Gophers men's hockey team collected several individual Big Ten awards earlier this week, but the individual recipients refused to take all of the credit. Don Lucia, the Big Ten's Coach of the Year, deflected the praise to his players. Adam Wilcox, both the Goalie of the Year and Player of the Year in the conference, gave thanks to the teammates playing...
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Wilcox shutout, Rau's goal leads Gophers over Spartans

MINNEAPOLIS -- After a one-goal win and two shootout losses to Michigan State this season, the Minnesota Gophers men's hockey team went into Saturday ready for another tight game against the Spartans. Minnesota coach Don Lucia's message to his team was simple: just find a way to win. Every game between the new Big Ten Conference opponents has been highly competitive. The...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Gophers' goalie adam Wilcox picking up where he left off

MINNEAPOLIS -- Adam Wilcox hasn't wasted any time turning his brilliant freshman year into a strong start to his sophomore campaign. Wilcox, the Gophers' sophomore goalie, pitched a shutout in Friday's season opening 6-0 victory against Mercyhurst. One night later, he made several key saves in the final minute of the game to help Minnesota preserve a 3-2 win and a 2-0...
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October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Wilcox a huge reason for Gophers' success

MINNEAPOLIS Adam Wilcox came to the University of Minnesota campus this fall for a job interview of sorts. The freshman from South St. Paul was in a competition with junior Mike Shibrowski to become Golden Gophers' starting goaltender. For the first few weeks of the college hockey season, Minnesota coach Don Lucia played each goalie for one game a weekend to see how they handled...
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January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Wilcox named WCHA rookie of the week

MINNEAPOLIS Gophers goaltender Adam Wilcox was named the WCHA Rookie of the Week after helping Minnesota earn three points over the weekend in a series against Alaska-Anchorage.Wilcox recorded his second shutout of the year in a 4-0 win Friday over the Seawolves. The South St. Paul native followed that up by allowing two goals in a 2-2 tie. After allowing just two goals this weekend...
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Gophers' Wilcox shuts out Griffins

MINNEAPOLIS Coming into the season, the University of Minnesota men's hockey team had a hole to fill at goaltender with the graduation of Kent Patterson. Early on, the plan was to use a platoon of junior Michael Shibrowski and freshman Adam Wilcox, splitting the duo in each two-game series. With a shutout Sunday in a 1-0 win over Canisius, Wilcox asserted himself as the team...
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October 28, 2012  |  Discuss

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