Gopher men’s hockey sweeps #2 Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Rem Pitlick’s 100th career point with Gopher Hockey proved useful as the junior forward set up the game-winning goal on Saturday night in a 4-3 win for Minnesota, completing the road sweep over No. 2/3 Ohio State. Minnesota (13-14-4 overall, 10-9-3-0 Big Ten) never trailed over the weekend, picking up goals from Scott Reedy, Nathan Burke, Brent Gates Jr. and Tyler Sheehy on Saturday as the Gophers claimed a 4-3 win over the Big Ten frontrunners for the second-straight night. The Maroon & Gold scored four goals on just 16 shots in the series finale. Things started … Continue reading Gopher men’s hockey sweeps #2 Ohio State

Edina tightens grip on #1 AA boys hockey ranking

Following their 3-1 victory over second ranked Minnetonka on Saturday, Edina remains as the top ranked team according to the latest Let’s Play Hockey poll in boys Class AA, receivi ng all 10 first place votes. Hermantown is again #1 in Class A, also garnering all 10 first place votes. BOYS CLASS AA (first-place votes) – Feb. 13, 2019 Rk           Team                                                     Record                  Last Week 1              Edina (10)                                            19-2-1                   1 2              Minnetonka                                       20-2-2                   2 3              Blaine                                                    17-2-2                   3 4              Andover                                              21-2-1                   4 5              St. Thomas Academy                      20-3-1                   5 6              Maple Grove                                     16-4-1                   6 7              White Bear Lake                               17-4-1                   7 … Continue reading Edina tightens grip on #1 AA boys hockey ranking

St. Cloud State still #1 on heels of Saturday comeback

St. Cloud State’s men’s hockey team is still the top ranked team in the nation in the latest USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Men’s College Hockey Poll. Down 4-2 with time running out in the third period against last place Colorado College, St. Cloud State scored two goals in the final four minutes to send the game to overtime before Patrick Newell got the gamewinner on a feed from Robby Jackson at 3:53 of the extra session, vaulting the Huskies to a 5-4 win and their 21st victory of the season.   Rank School Last Week’s Rank 2018-19 Record Weeks in Top 15 … Continue reading St. Cloud State still #1 on heels of Saturday comeback

St. Cloud State #1 again after sweep of Miami

St. Cloud State University holds the No. 1 ranking  in the  USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Men’s College Hockey Poll for the 10th time this season after sweeping Miami of Ohio this past weekend with a pair of 5-1 victories. The NCHC and the Hockey East Association each have four teams in the rankings, while ECAC Hockey has three, the Big Ten has two and the WCHA has one … Team records are listed as W-L-T … For past poll results, click here.   Rank School Last Week’s Rank 2018-19 Record Weeks in Top 15 1. St. Cloud State University, 509 (33) 1 … Continue reading St. Cloud State #1 again after sweep of Miami

Photo Gallery: Michigan upends Gophers 4-2

The Gophers were outshot 45-26 in the Friday night home loss to Michigan. Photos by Bryan Singer Click here for photo gallery MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota’s special teams continued to find success on Friday night but Michigan came out on top with a 4-2 win in this weekend’s series opener at 3M Arena at Mariucci. The Gophers (10-12-4 overall, 7-7-3-0 Big Ten) went 2-for-7 on the power play and 5-for-5 on the penalty kill as Rem Pitlick notched his third-straight multi-point game while playing in his 100th career game. The Maroon & Gold have now tallied on the advantage in six-straight … Continue reading Photo Gallery: Michigan upends Gophers 4-2