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Logan Cooley during the Gophers game against the Michigan Wolverines on Saturday, March 18 in the Big Ten Tournament Championship. Photo courtesy of Gopher Athletics

Top three NHL draft pick, Logan Cooley, will return to the Gophers for sophomore season

by Matthew Kennedy
Published May 20, 2023
As a freshman, he led the Gophers in every single offensive metric and is ready to complete some unfinished business, specifically winning a national championship.
Freshman Taylor Heise goes for the goal on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at Ridder Arena.

Lifelong friends: 2018-19 UMN women’s hockey freshman class

by Eitan Schoenberg
Published May 1, 2023
Six fifth-years speak about their experiences as Gophers hockey players.
Fridays game was Fabers first time playing with the Minnesota Wild in St. Paul.

Brock Faber makes Xcel Energy Center debut in 5-1 playoff win

by Matthew Kennedy
Published April 22, 2023
The Wild retook the series lead over the Dallas Stars, now ahead 2-1.
Freshman Taylor Heise goes for the goal on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at Ridder Arena.

Gophers, Badgers win Women’s World Hockey gold together

by Eitan Schoenberg
Published April 17, 2023
Taylor Heise and Abbey Murphy took home gold medals alongside Gophers alumni for the United States after defeating Canada 6-3 in the championship game.
Matthew Knies, who played as a forward for the Gophers, played three NHL games last week with the Toronto Maple Leafs. His best performance was in the second game against Tampa Bay on Tuesday.

3 former Gophers adjust nicely to NHL

by Matthew Kennedy
Published April 17, 2023
Brock Faber, Matthew Knies and Jackson LaCombe all made positive jumps to the pros during the NHL regular season’s final week.
Fridays game was Fabers first time playing with the Minnesota Wild in St. Paul.

Q&A with Brock Faber, his D-partner on NHL debut

by Matthew Kennedy
Published April 14, 2023
Faber made his second start at Nashville Thursday with three blocked shots and one takeaway through 21 shifts in a 4-3 overtime loss.
Nelli Laitinen, womens hockey

Gophers lighting it up in women’s world hockey championships

by Eitan Schoenberg
Published April 11, 2023
Eight former, current and future Gophers are representing four different countries in the International Ice Hockey Federation’s Women’s World Hockey Championships in Brampton, Ontario.
Jimmy Snuggerud looks to the bench during the championship game against Quinnipiac on Saturday, April 8, 2023.

Gophers men’s hockey loses national title 10 seconds into overtime

by Matthew Kennedy
Published April 9, 2023
The 20-year championship drought lives on as Minnesota fell in a 3-2 heartbreaker after leading with less than three minutes to go.
The Gophers will play Quinnipiac on Saturday at 7 p.m. for the national championship.

Gophers hockey National Championship opponent preview: Quinnipiac

by Matthew Kennedy
Published April 7, 2023
Two very different programs will face off in Tampa Bay on Saturday for the ultimate award in collegiate men’s hockey.
Minnesotas win Thursday night was head coach Bob Motzkos first Frozen Four win.

Gophers hockey advances to national championship game

by Matthew Kennedy
Published April 7, 2023
The team has not made it to the championship game since 2014.

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