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

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

Men’s Hockey: Badgers edge Gophers 4-3

MINNEAPOLIS – A 3M Arena at Mariucci record crowd was on hand for a back-and-forth battle between Gopher Hockey and Wisconsin as the Badgers edged Minnesota 4-3 on Saturday night in this weekend’s Border Battle finale. With an attendance of 10,686 fans on hand, the series finale broke a 14-year old facility record when 10,587 fans turned out to watch Minnesota and Wisconsin battle on Nov. 6, 2004. For the second night in a row, Minnesota (10-11-4 overall, 7-6-3-0 Big Ten) tallied three power-play goals with two tallies from Rem Pitlick and one from Brent Gates Jr. Tyler Sheehy recorded … Continue reading Men’s Hockey: Badgers edge Gophers 4-3

UMD #1, St.Cloud #4 in pre-season hockey poll

USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine 2018-19 Men’s College Hockey Poll – Preseason #1 (First-place votes in parentheses) Rank School Final 2017-18 Rank 2017-18 Record Weeks in Top 15 1. University of Minnesota Duluth, 505 (30) 3 25-16-3 1 2. Ohio State University, 456 (3) 2 26-10-5 1 3. University of Notre Dame, 431 1 28-10-2 1 4. St. Cloud State University, 379 (1) 6 25-9-6 1 5. Providence College, 369 8 24-12-4 1 6. University of Michigan, 355 4 22-15-3 1 7. Cornell University, 296 7 25-6-2 1 8. Boston University, 243 11 22-14-4 1 9. Boston College, 233 — 20-14-3 … Continue reading UMD #1, St.Cloud #4 in pre-season hockey poll