Wisconsin and Minnesota squared off for a border battle in this classic college hockey rivalry Friday at The Kohl Center.
The Badgers came out of the gate with energy. Their offense looked dangerous early for the first time all year.
Both teams took awhile to settle into the game, the quick pace of the game seemed to be favoring the Badgers early on.
Despite the lack of goals early...
The Matchup: Wisconsin vs. Minnesota
Dates: Friday-Saturday, Jan. 30-31 8/7 p.m CT
Location: Kohl Center
Ice Surface: 200’ X 97’
TV: BTN Network
Radio: WIBA AM 1310
Video Stream: BTN2go.com
Audio Stream: Badgersportsnetwork.com (Free)
All-Time Series: UW trails 90-160-22
Last Meeting: 5-2 Minnesota over Wisconsin
About University of Minnesota
Record: 11-9-2 (2-2-2-0 in...
It's pretty simple, if the Gophers don't start winning hockey games, they will be sitting home for the NCAA tournament. Right now, they're not a good hockey team.It's kind of puzzling. Minnesota returned most of the team that went to the Frozen Four last season and finished as the runner-up.After you watch these goals, you will see why the Gophers losing. They're getting beat to...
The Gophers came out with a chip on their shoulder after squandering a two goal lead the previous night and scored early and often.
The Gophers first goal came on the power play after Cameron Hughes was called for holding.
Travis Boyd put away an easy rebound after Rumpel kicked away the first attempt to put the Gophers up 1-0 15:30 into the period.
The Gophers did not let up and...
Michigan State defeats Minnesota
Michigan State University hosted the 6th ranked University of Minnesota tonight in the second matchup of a weekend series! The Golden Gophers defeated the Spartans of Michigan State last night, 5-0. The Spartans were looking to bounce back from the loss and split the weekend series. Minnesota came into the game with a record of 9-4, which consisted...
College hockey’s top-ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers hosted Bemidji State on Friday night for the first...
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MINNEAPOLIS -- Gophers hockey coach Don Lucia was asked earlier this month if junior Adam Wilcox might have any competition for the starting goaltender job.
The question was barely finished before Lucia uttered his answer: No.
"I'm just being honest. The competition is going to be who's going to be the second goaltender," Lucia said. "That's really what the competition is. I think...
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 first...
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 in front...
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 Gophers...