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‘Goofy, Young’ Gophers Win Big Ten Quarterfinal Series Over Notre Dame
By Drew Cove - Mar 8, 2020
The Minnesota Golden Gophers couldn’t have looked more outmatched in the first game of the best-of-three Big Ten quarterfinal round on Friday night. Somehow, though, the Gophers […]
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Minnesota Fights to a 2-1 Victory, Forces a Game Three on Sunday
By Drew Cove - Mar 7, 2020
With their backs against the wall, the Minnesota Golden Gophers got it done on Saturday night. Minnesota got a quick goal from an unlikely source on its […]
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Minnesota Squanders Opening Game of Big Ten Tournament to Notre Dame
By Drew Cove - Mar 6, 2020
All the Notre Dame Fighting Irish needed on Friday night was one goal. The Irish took the game 1-0 as the Minnesota Golden Gophers fell flat from […]
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What Did Minnesota’s Series Against Michigan Mean in the Big Picture?
By Drew Cove - Mar 2, 2020
The Minnesota Golden Gophers mustered two points of a possible 12 in the final two weekends of the regular season. In a conference that is hallmarked by […]
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Offensive Chances Don’t Lead to Goals as Minnesota Ties Michigan
By Drew Cove - Feb 28, 2020
Four power plays. Fifty-three shots. Single and double overtime with a shootout to top it off. Despite these chances, the Minnesota Golden Gophers still didn’t get a […]
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Gophers Collapse in Third Period, Lose 4-2 Against Michigan State
By Drew Cove - Feb 8, 2020
“That’s hockey.” Head coach Bob Motzko said that a few times in his opening statement after the Michigan State Spartans came back in the third period to […]
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Minnesota Tops Michigan State for Sixth Straight Win, 4-1
By Drew Cove - Feb 7, 2020
The Minnesota Golden Gophers entered one of their most pivotal weekends of the season as the underdog against one of the surprises successes of the Big Ten […]
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Break Out The Brooms: Minnesota Sweeps Ohio State With 4-1 Victory
By Drew Cove - Jan 25, 2020
Reserved for only the most special occasions, one of the Minnesota Golden Gophers mascot’s most seldom used accessories was out on the ice in full force after […]
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‘It’s Fuel for These Guys’: Explosive Offense Leads Minnesota to Surprising Victory
By Drew Cove - Jan 24, 2020
No leading scorer? That was no problem for the Minnesota Golden Gophers against the Big Ten’s top team. Without leading scorer Scott Reedy due to an injury […]
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Gopher Women Hold Off Ohio State For 2-1 Hockey Day Victory
By Drew Cove - Jan 18, 2020
The Minnesota Golden Gophers women’s hockey team capped their first-ever game on Hockey Day Minnesota with a victory. Many men’s and women’s college teams in Minnesota have […]
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Fundamental Style Change Leads Blake Over Blaine 3-2 on Hockey Day
By Drew Cove - Jan 18, 2020
Blake head coach Rob McClanahan doesn’t like dump-and-chase hockey. His systems fundamentally disagree with it. But when his No. 8-ranked team was down by a goal to […]
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Warroad Takes Hockey Day Victory Over Host Minneapolis, 5-1
By Drew Cove - Jan 18, 2020
It was the beginning to a frigid, snowy, windy day. Usually, that’s an indication to stay inside. For Minnesota hockey fans, many bundled up and braved the […]