Gopher Hockey

Gophers Hockey Top Play #2: Sealing the Big Ten Championship


The Gophers entered their series with the Michigan Wolverines needing a victory to wrap up the Big Ten regular season. Who do you look to in when you need a win and find yourself on a powerplay in OT? How about your Junior Captain?

Kyle Rau shelfs a rebound and the Gophers add some hardware to the case. Those of you who made a trip to MoA got to see the Trophy in person!

I wonder what #1 will be?



Mitch Rogge Added to Gophers Hockey Roster


The Eden Prairie native fills the void left by Gabe Guertler's departure. Even though he might not have an immediate impact, he'll provide the Gophers with some needed depth at forward.

Gopher Hockey Top Plays #5: Gophers win the NSCC


In the first annual North Star College Cup, the Gophers defeated the University of Minnesota Duluth in a shootout to win the championship game.

Kyle Rau and Seth Ambroz potted goals for the Gophers, and Adam Wilcox made two saves in the shootout victory.

The best part of this win was a year's worth of bragging rights against all of our in-state rivals.

Lakeville North's Jack Sadeck Commits to Minnesota


According to SBN College Hockey, Lakeville North defenseman Jack Sadeck has committed to Minnesota. He is a '97 recruit, so the earliest we can expect to see him in Maroon and Gold is 2015-2016. Good luck in your senior year in Lakeville, Jack!

Gophers Hockey Top Plays Countdown #6: Wilcox Shuts Out SCSU


In the game that sent the Gophers to the Frozen Four, Adam Wilcox stopped all 24 St. Cloud State shots. The Gophers offense contributed four goals to the effort, and the Huskies were vanquished back up I-94.

Kyle Rau Sits Down with The Daily Gopher (sort of)


Kyle Rau took over the Gopher hockey twitter account to answer questions from fans. He answered precisely zero of the questions submitted by The Daily Gopher, but that won't stop us from pretending...

New Hockey Rules! New Hockey Rules!


The NCAA announced some rule changes for the coming season. Are they important, or are they pointless? Will you notice them in action?

#RauWatch14 HE'S BAAAAACK!!!


The Gophers Junior Caption makes it official: he's returning for his senior year!

NHL Dev Camps; AKA #RauWatch14


There's only one Gopher who remains undecided on whether to return to school or sign a pro contract. He also happens to be the likely Senior Captain.

Wild Sign Vanek!


The Wild will bring another Golden Gopher home. Take a look back at his Gopher exploits, and a brief, oh so brief, look forward.

2014 Frozen Four Championship: Union 7, Gophers 4


The first period featured six goals and ended with the Gophers in a 4-2 hole. They were never able to recover.

Natty Title OPEN THREAD: Minnesota vs. Union


Minnesota is seeking their 6th National Title tonight in Philadelphia

Championship Preview: Minnesota Faces Union


If there's a formula for success in college hockey, these two teams have found it and implemented it. Expect an evenly played championship game. Only one thing is for certain tonight: the Champion...


Justin Holl Mobbed In Lockerroom Celebration

Another fun video to continue the celebration 24 hours later? You better believe it.

Where Does Holl's Goal Rank Among The Greats?


Holl's game winner with 0.6 seconds left will be etched in the minds of Gopher fans forever. Where would you rank it among the best goals in Minnesota Hockey history?



Yep, still funny.


HIGHLIGHTS: Gophers Beat The Whioux 2-1

The best moments from a great win.

Did You See That??? Minnesota Edges North Dakota


In one of the most thrilling games in recent memory, the Minnesota Golden Gophers edged North Dakota with a last-second, short-handed, game-winner by Justin Holl, his first goal of the year.

2014 Frozen Four Thursday Predictions


Thursday is FINALLY here! After two long, torturous weeks of waiting, we're only a few hours away from narrowing the championship field down to two teams. But who will win? I've looked into the...

2014 NCAA Frozen Four Preview: UND


The Fighting Do-What-Nows enter the Frozen Four having bested Wisconsin and Ferris State.

Frozen Four Vitals: Schedule, TV Listings, & More


Not sure which teams are in the late game? Want to know what channel the Frozen Four games are on? We've got you covered!

Frozen Four 2014: Shipping Out from Boston College


The BC Eagles fly into the Frozen Four on the backs of a trio of forwards that might be college hockey's best line ever.

Frozen Four 2014: Getting to Know Union


The Union Flying Dutchmen make their second Frozen Four appearance in three years.

Snubbed: No Hobey for Wilcox


Despite a fantastic year between the pipes for the #1 team in the land, the selection committee left Wilcox out out of the running for the Hobey Baker Memorial award.


Frozen Four Bound: Celebration Highlights!

What a great night!

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