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Fourth-line comes through again, helps Gophers sweep Michigan

MINNEAPOLIS -- Conor Reilly took the challenge personally. Minnesota Gophers men's hockey coach Don Lucia called all six members of his constantly juggled fourth line into his office and said he needed more production from the group, which hadn't scored in 11 games dating back to Jan. 4. Reilly, a redshirt freshman, was the last of the six-man rotation to score against RPI...
Via Fox Sports North
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Taking Away the Luck of the Irish

Gophersports.com After a week to relax and recoup, and probably party a bit, the Gopher Hockey Team will play its toughest road series of the season this weekend when they visit the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame for a two game series.  The Irish were ranked #2 in the country going into their first ever series in Hockey East at Vermont last weekend, and Gopher fans were hoping the...
Via Down with Goldy
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Gophers ruin Beavers senior night

Bemidji State Beavers women's ice hockey (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Bemidji Minnesota—Last night, the Bemidji State Beavers came out of the gate and were a tough team to play against. The Beavers got in the shooting lanes and took away the Gophers time and space and made skating through the neutral zone difficult. Last night I said, the Beavers were giving another...
Via Goon's World
March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Gophers clinch share of MacNaughton Cup

The second-ranked University of Minnesota hockey team went into the weekend needing to make up two points on St. Cloud State to tie for the WCHA regular-season title, and the Gophers got both of them Saturday night with a 5-1 win at Bemidji State. St. Cloud State lost, 3-2, at Wisconsin, and North Dakota -- which could have created a three-way tie with a victory -- fell, 2-1, at...
Via Fox Sports North
March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Gophers clinch share of MacNaughton Cup

The second-ranked University of Minnesota hockey team went into the weekend needing to make up two points on St. Cloud State to tie for the WCHA regular-season title, and the Gophers got both of them Saturday night with a 5-1 win at Bemidji State. St. Cloud State lost, 3-2, at Wisconsin, and North Dakota -- which could have created a three-way tie with a victory -- fell, 2-1, at...
Via Fox Sports North
March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

New second line combo works for Gophers

MINNEAPOLIS Minnesota's second line had a new look Friday, and it paid off big for the Gophers. For the first time all season, head coach Don Lucia put forwards Erik Haula, Sam Warning and Nate Condon on the second line together. All three scored goals including two from Haula as Minnesota topped visiting Minnesota-Duluth, 5-3, at Mariucci Arena. For the last several weeks...
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February 23, 2013  |  Discuss

New second line combo works for Gophers

MINNEAPOLIS Minnesota's second line had a new look Friday, and it paid off big for the Gophers. For the first time all season, head coach Don Lucia put forwards Erik Haula, Sam Warning and Nate Condon on the second line together. All three scored goals including two from Haula as Minnesota topped visiting Minnesota-Duluth, 5-3, at Mariucci Arena. For the last several weeks...
Via Fox Sports North
February 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Gophers restore order with weekend sweep

MINNEAPOLIS Entering the weekend series against Alaska-Anchorage, the Minnesota men's hockey team was the No. 1 team in the nation but was sixth in the WCHA standings. It was a testament to the Gophers' success in non-conference play and some early struggles against conference foes. Thanks to a hat trick by sophomore Kyle Rau, Minnesota dispensed of the Seawolves by a 7...
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January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Gophers restore order with weekend sweep

MINNEAPOLIS Entering the weekend series against Alaska-Anchorage, the Minnesota men's hockey team was the No. 1 team in the nation but was sixth in the WCHA standings. It was a testament to the Gophers' success in non-conference play and some early struggles against conference foes. Thanks to a hat trick by sophomore Kyle Rau, Minnesota dispensed of the Seawolves by a 7...
Via Fox Sports North
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

R. Reilly nets first goal in win over Air Force

MINNEAPOLIS Standing just 5-foot-7, Ryan Reilly is the smallest member of the Gophers men's hockey team. On Saturday, though, the Minnesota freshman made a big impact in the Gophers' 4-0 win over Air Force. Reilly netted the first goal of his college career, scoring 5:34 into the second period to give Minnesota a 2-0 lead. The goal came in Reilly's sixth career game...
Via Fox Sports North
December 30, 2012  |  Discuss

R. Reilly nets first goal in win over Air Force

MINNEAPOLIS Standing just 5-foot-7, Ryan Reilly is the smallest member of the Gophers men's hockey team. On Saturday, though, the Minnesota freshman made a big impact in the Gophers' 4-0 win over Air Force. Reilly netted the first goal of his college career, scoring 5:34 into the second period to give Minnesota a 2-0 lead. The goal came in Reilly's sixth career game...
Via Fox Sports North
December 30, 2012  |  Discuss

NCAA Hockey: Minnesota Gophers forward Erik Haula scores diving goal (Video)

To be perfectly honest, the best part of this play wasn’t even the diving tip in.  Yes, it was an impressive play by Minnesota forward Erik Haula, but I was more impressed by the backhand saucer pass made by Christian Isackson.  To do that at full speed and put it in a perfect spot for your teammate is nothing short of impressive.Thankfully Haula was not hurt even though he appeared...
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November 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Prospect Update: NCAA Exhibition Games

The 2012-13 NCAA men's ice hockey season has officially begun in some parts of the country as many schools begun their first exhibition games of the year. None of the games account towards their win/loss record but they do give us an early look at some of the top young prospects from across the nation and that's never a bad thing. Most of the teams that were in action this...
Via Shutdown Line
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Gophers men's hockey rolls in exhibition

MINNEAPOLIS - Sophomore forward Christian Isackson registered a hat trick Saturday, pacing the Minnesota men's hockey squad's 7-0 exhibition win against Lethbridge. Isackson started the night's scoring with a power-play goal near the 6-minute mark, and the rout was on for the Gophers. By night's end, several Gophers had eye-opening stat-lines, with Mike Reilly, Ben...
Via Fox Sports North
October 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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