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Gophers shut out RPI, win Ice Breaker Tournament for second year

After topping Minnesota Duluth 4-3 in the season opener Friday afternoon, the Minnesota Golden Gophers men's hockey team faced off against the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Engineers. Seth Ambroz, Hudson Fasching and Connor Reilly scored as the top-ranked Gophers dominated RPI in a 3-0 shutout win that earned them a second-consecutive Ice Breaker Tournament championship. Minnesota...
Via Fox Sports North
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Gophers captain Rau casts long shadow as a leader

MINNEAPOLIS -- Hockey players can be a boisterous bunch, often chirping at each other constantly both on and off the ice. Not Kyle Rau. The Gophers senior captain doesn't say a whole lot on the rink, and he's quiet away of it, too. Yet even though the 5-foot-8 forward is one of the smallest and most soft-spoken players on Minnesota's roster, there's no question he...
Via Fox Sports North
13 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Preview: Ohio State Buckeyes Men’s Hockey

College hockey has returned to the Buckeye State! For fans in Columbus, the Ohio State Women’s team played their exhibition last weekend. Regular season picks up this Friday and Saturday with New Hampshire visiting the OSU Ice Rink. You can check out our season preview right now. Not to be forgotten, the Schottenstein Center opens its doors this weekend for even more hockey. The...
Via BS Hockey
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Concussion sidelines Gophers' Kessel for season; men's team names captains

Gopher women's hockey star Amanda Kessel will miss the entire 2014-15 season. Head coach Brad Frost confirmed that Kessel, the 2013 Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award winner, will be sidelined because of lingering concussion symptoms dating to her time with Team USA at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. That means Kessel will miss two consecutive seasons in Maroon and Gold. She...
Via Fox Sports North
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackets identity of giving back reinforced at development camp

Wednesday, 8-year-old Myah Shpiruk of Stuart, Florida had her 37th surgery at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus. Thursday, she was in the front row of the Ohio Health Ice Haus to watch a 3-on-3 scrimmage full of Blue Jacket hockey players she now considers friends. "We're staying at the Ronald McDonald House and (on Monday) we were greeted by the Blue Jacket...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Gophers advance to Frozen Four with win over SCSU

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Justin Kloos scored twice and Adam Wilcox made 24 saves shots top help top-seeded Minnesota beat St. Cloud State 4-0 on Sunday in the NCAA West Regional final. Minnesota (27-6-6) will face North Dakota in the Frozen Four semifinals in Philadelphia on April 10. Boston College will play Union in the other semifinal. The Gophers are making their third trip to...
Via Fox Sports North
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Freshmen lead Gophers to 5-3 win against Michigan

MINNEAPOLIS -- Coach Don Lucia wanted more scoring from his Minnesota Gophers men's hockey team. Minnesota's heralded freshmen answered the call. The Gophers, who scored two total goals in being swept at Wisconsin last week, received goals from four freshmen in beating No. 10 Michigan 5-3 on Friday night. Freshmen Justin Kloos, Hudson Fasching, Taylor Cammarata and Gabe Guertler...
Via Fox Sports North
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin completes sweep of top-ranked Gophers

MADISON, Wis. -- It was a hard-hitting affair befitting a border rivalry. And, in the end, the bragging rights resided on the eastern side of the Mississippi River. Host Wisconsin completed a two-game sweep of top-ranked Minnesota on Friday night in men's hockey action, as the No. 12-ranked Badgers held on for a 2-1 victory. Badgers star Nic Kerdiles scored the game-winning goal...
Via Fox Sports North
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers hockey completes sweep of No. 1 Minnesota

MADISON, Wis. -- It was a hard-hitting affair befitting a border rivalry. And, in the end, the bragging rights resided on the eastern side of the Mississippi River. Host Wisconsin completed a two-game sweep of top-ranked Minnesota on Friday night in men's hockey action, as the No. 12-ranked Badgers held on for a 2-1 victory. Badgers star Nic Kerdiles scored the game-winning goal...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Gophers' Condon returns to home state to face Badgers

MINNEAPOLIS -- By now, the midweek routine has become old hat for Gophers senior Nate Condon. As the lone Wisconsin native on Minnesota's roster, all eyes turn to Condon whenever the Gophers play their neighbors to the east. It happens twice each year, so this week marks the eighth time Condon has been the focal point. "It's my big media week for me, right?" Condon...
Via Fox Sports North
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Gophers win inaugural North Star College Cup in shootout against UMD

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Gophers are state champions. With a shootout win Saturday over Minnesota-Duluth in what officially goes down as a 4-4 tie, the University of Minnesota men's hockey team took home the title in the inaugural North Star College Cup. The tournament included four of the five Division I hockey teams in the state of Minnesota. With a pair of wins this weekend...
Via Fox Sports North
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Win over SCSU grants Gophers another key intrastate clash

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Two months is a long enough time to allow a team like the University of Minnesota to forget a loss. After all, the Gophers only have two all season as they climbed to the top of the national rankings. But Minnesota remembers the last time it faced Minnesota-Duluth. Back in October, the Bulldogs were the rude visitors to Mariucci Arena, sending the Gophers to a...
Via Fox Sports North
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

HDM: Gophers top Buckeyes behind Warning's hat trick

MINNEAPOLIS -- On Hockey Day Minnesota, it was a Missouri native giving the Gophers a big lift. Minnesota forward Sam Warning scored a natural hat trick to propel Minnesota to a 4-2 win over Ohio State. Despite a roster filled with almost all Minnesotans, it was the kid from the Show Me State who showed the fans at Mariucci Arena a nice offensive display. "He's a Gopher...
Via Fox Sports North
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Indoors, outdoors . . . Gophers just want to win

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota men's hockey team learned a lot when it played outdoors last year at Soldier Field in Chicago. The Gophers faced rival Wisconsin in the inaugural Hockey City Classic and got a first-hand lesson about what it's like to brave the elements. Minnesota's players and coaches also took away another lesson from that game that they hope to change this...
Via Fox Sports North
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Gophers solidly defeat Michigan State on the road

The top-ranked Minnesota men's hockey squad bounced back to post a 3-2 road win over Michigan State Saturday, in a game that wasn't as close as the final margin might indicate. Mike Reilly tallied his seventh goal and 11th point of the season both lead all Big Ten defensemen for the eventual game winner, as the Gophers led, 3-0, midway through the game before holding on...
Via Fox Sports North
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Big Ten Beat Down

Kyndell HarknessWelcome to December in Minnesota!  Suck It Bucky!  Sweep, Sweep, Sweep!    The Gopher Hockey team started off the Big Ten Conference right with a two game sweep of the evil red menace, and now looks forward to its first Big Ten road series, and last two games in 2013 at Michigan State.Friday night's game looked a lot like last Friday's game against UMD...
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Goal-scoring junior Seth Ambroz has become vocal leader

MINNEAPOLIS -- When Don Lucia first recruited Seth Ambroz asa high schooler in New Prague, Minn., the 15-year-old forward barely had theself-confidence to look the Gophers' head hockey coach in the eyes. He was, asLucia said, socially awkward. Yet somehow, Ambroz has gone from a shy teenager to a vocalleader of the top-ranked team in college hockey."We've got a young...
Via Fox Sports North
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Goal-scoring junior Seth Ambroz has become vocal leader

MINNEAPOLIS -- When Don Lucia first recruited Seth Ambroz asa high schooler in New Prague, Minn., the 15-year-old forward barely had theself-confidence to look the Gophers' head hockey coach in the eyes. He was, asLucia said, socially awkward. Yet somehow, Ambroz has gone from a shy teenager to a vocalleader of the top-ranked team in college hockey."We've got a young...
Via Fox Sports North
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

A Couple of Nice College Hockey Goals

Former Grafton North Dakota product and current Air Force Academy Cadet forward Chad Demers, scores the game-tying goal against Bentley on a nice rebound. That's goal number seven on the year for Demers. Demers is a junior and spent last summer training at Moody Air Force Base in Georgia. Gophers forward Seth Ambroz scores the game winning goal with 26-seconds left in the game...
Via Goon's World
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Seth Ambroz scores twice as Minnesota finishes sweep of Wisconsin

MINNEAPOLIS -- The play happened so quickly, there was a moment of surprise from Minnesota junior forward Seth Ambroz. Yet, after scoring three goals already on the weekend, Ambroz was ready and reacted quickly, peeling off toward the net. Center Travis Boyd, Ambroz's linemate for the Minnesota Gophers men's hockey team, snared a loose puck, a turnover by Wisconsin deep...
Via Fox Sports North
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Seth Ambroz scores twice as Minnesota finishes sweep of Wisconsin

MINNEAPOLIS -- The play happened so quickly, there was a moment of surprise from Minnesota junior forward Seth Ambroz. Yet, after scoring three goals already on the weekend, Ambroz was ready and reacted quickly, peeling off toward the net. Center Travis Boyd, Ambroz's linemate for the Minnesota Gophers men's hockey team, snared a loose puck, a turnover by Wisconsin deep...
Via Fox Sports North
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Men's Hockey: Gophers Top Badgers in B1G Opener

The Minnesota men’s hockey team proved to be too much for Wisconsin to handle as the Gophers downed the Badgers 4-1 Friday night at Mariucci Arena. Joseph LaBate gave Wisconsin the early edge when he stuffed one home at the 6:31 mark of the opening stanza. But the Badgers’ joy was short-lived as the Gophers went on to score four unanswered goals en route to a decisive victory...
Via Madtown Badgers
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Minnesota wins rivalry hockey matchup with Wisconsin

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Wisconsin Badgers were picked to win the Big Ten in the conference's first year of Big Ten hockey. Wisconsin returned a veteran team that earned a spot in last year's NCAA tournament. On Friday night, the Minnesota Golden Gophers looked the part of the conference's best team. Top-ranked Minnesota outplayed No. 1213 Wisconsin for nearly the entire...
Via Fox Sports North
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Minnesota wins rivalry hockey matchup with Wisconsin

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Wisconsin Badgers were picked to win the Big Ten in the conference's first year of Big Ten hockey. Wisconsin returned a veteran team that earned a spot in last year's NCAA tournament. On Friday night, the Minnesota Golden Gophers looked the part of the conference's best team. Top-ranked Minnesota outplayed No. 1213 Wisconsin for nearly the entire...
Via Fox Sports North
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Minnesota faces some instate, former WCHA rivals

MINNEAPOLIS -- Its almost starting to feel like theMinnesota mens hockey team is back in the WCHA.After a home series last weekend against Minnesota State,the Gophers now prepare to host Minnesota Duluth this weekend. Then itsWisconsin coming to town next Friday and Saturday. Three weekends, three teamsformerly in the WCHA.Of course, the Gophers and Badgers are now in the Big TenConference...
Via Fox Sports North
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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