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REPORTS: Minnesota Hockey to hire Bob Motzko from St. Cloud State

It appears Mark Coyle has his man

2014 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Championship - West Regional Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

UPDATE: It’s official, Bob Motzko is the new Gophers coach. Here’s our full story.


It appears that St. Cloud State head coach Bob Motzko will be the new hockey coach for the Minnesota Golden Gophers. The first sign a hire was imminent was a tweet from KFAN’s Brandon Milewski.

That tweet was then echoed by a tweet from The Athletic’s Micheal Russo:

and then this one from The Fourth Period’s Nick Maxson:

Nothing from the U has emerged, but we will be looking for an official announcement yet Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday.