Minnesota Gophers Mens Hockey

Unbelievable Last Second Win Sends Gophers to Championship Game

It's been a great stretch for Minnesota hockey — professional and college — and last night just added to the awesomeness. In case you didn't hear about it yet, the Gopher Men's Hockey team won a game on Thursday in circumstances for which the word "thrilling" doesn't quite do enough to describe it. Here is the footage of the game-winning goal: And here are some of the numbers you might be interested in knowing: ...

Midweek Minnesota Sports Update — Five Things to Know

pauldouglas_1396039095_3.28.14 MN Forest Did you see this yet?? Wow. Now that's dedication to our great state. State-shaped forests aside, it's been a pretty busy week for our Minnesota sports teams — college and pro. In case you've been too busy creating such Minnesota-themed odes to the greatest state in our nation (How long did shaping that forest take??), here's a quick rundown of five sports stories...

Gopher Men's Hockey Set for NCAA Tournament

This past Sunday, the Golden Gopher women narrowly missed a chance to win their third consecutive NCAA Hockey Championship, falling to Clarkson University 5-4 in an unexpected heart-breaker. This upcoming Saturday, the Gopher men will begin their pursuit of tournament glory, taking on Robert Morris at the Xcel Center in the opening round of the 16-team NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Championships. The Gophers skated to an impressive (26 - 6 - 6) record this season, earning the inaugural Big Ten Conference regular season title, and the #1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament. Their opponent, the Robert Morris University Colonials, finished with a (19 - 17 - 5) record playing in the Atlantic Hockey Association. It's hard to believe, but it's been eleven years since the Gophers last hoisted the NCAA Championship trophy. Back in in 2002...