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Gophers Defenseman Matt Staudacher steers the puck at 3M Arena on Saturday, Feb. 20. The Gophers defeated Michigan State, 5-1.

Gophers men’s hockey falls to Minnesota State in regional final

Julianna Landis, Sports Reporter
March 29, 2021
Minnesota met its match in the Loveland Regional final on Sunday night.
Mat Robson eyes the puck from the goal during the game against Arizona State on Friday, March 1, 2019 at 3M at Mariucci Arena.

Gophers power past Nebraska-Omaha in NCAA Regional Semifinal

Julianna Landis, Sports Reporter
March 29, 2021
Mason Nevers scored his first two collegiate goals to help Minnesota advance.
Gophers Defenseman Matt Staudacher steers the puck at 3M Arena on Saturday, Feb. 20. The Gophers defeated Michigan State, 5-1.

Gophers hockey seeded third overall, first in regional bracket for NCAA tournament

Julianna Landis, Sports Reporter
March 22, 2021
As the first seed in the West Regional, Minnesota will head to Loveland, Colorado to face Omaha.
Gopher’s Ben Meyers skates past Notre Dame’s Jake Pivonka toward Notre Dame’s goal in the first period of the match on Saturday, Jan. 19 at the 3M Arena at Mariucci.

Gophers men’s hockey wins Big Ten Championship 6-4 over Badgers for first title since 2015

Julianna Landis
March 17, 2021
A four-goal second period fueled the Gophers past the Badgers in their first meeting in championship history.
Minnesota’s goalie Jack LaFontaine blocks an attempted goal from Notre Dame’s Graham Slaggert on Saturday, Jan. 16 at the 3M arena at Marriucci.

LaFontaine named Big Ten Goaltender of the Year, First Team All-Big Ten

Julianna Landis, Sports Reporter
March 16, 2021
Gophers goalie Jack LaFontaine has put up some of the best numbers in program history during his senior season.
Forward Sammy Walker looks to control the puck during the game against the Wisconsin Badgers at 3M Arena at Mariucci on Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. The Gophers won 4-1.

Comeback kids: Gophers men’s hockey wins semifinal game in overtime 3-2 against Michigan

Julianna Landis, Sports Reporter
March 16, 2021
Overcoming a two-goal lead by Michigan, captain Sammy Walker scored in extra minutes to help his team advance to the Big Ten Championship game.
Gophers defenseman Matt Staudacher steers the puck at 3M Arena on Saturday, Feb. 20. The Gophers defeated Michigan State, 5-1.

Sampo Ranta scores in overtime to send Gophers men’s hockey to Big Ten semifinal

Julianna Landis, Sports Reporter
March 16, 2021
In its first game of the Big Ten Tournament, Minnesota rallied from behind to beat Michigan State 2-1.
University of Minnesota women’s hockey team lines up before their game against Ohio State in Ridder Arena on Saturday, Nov. 21. The Gophers won in a shut out with an ending score of 4-0.

Gophers to miss NCAA women’s hockey tournament for the first time in 13 years

Matthew Kennedy
March 9, 2021
Minnesota is currently ranked fifth on USCHO.com.
Forward Nathan Burke blocks Arizona State's Justin Robbins from reaching the puck in 3M Arena on Friday, Jan. 22. The Gophers beat Arizona State with a final score of 10-2.

Gophers men’s hockey beats Michigan 4-2 on senior night

Julianna Landis
March 9, 2021
After losing Friday night, Minnesota’s offense returned to split its final home series of the regular season.
Gophers defenseman Madeline Wethington pursues an opponent at Ridder Arena on Sunday, Nov. 22. The Gophers ultimately fell to the Ohio State Buckeyes 2-1.

Gophers women’s hockey falls 5-3 to top-seed Wisconsin in WCHA Final Faceoff

Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
March 7, 2021
The Gophers will not receive an automatic bid for the NCAA tournament after a loss to Wisconsin. They will find out on Sunday whether they make the tournament.