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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.

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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.