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Gophers forward Bryce Brodzinski moves the puck away from the Gophers goal at the
Budweiser Events Center in Loveland, Colorado on March 27, 2021 .The Gophers defeated the
University of Nebraska Omaha Mavericks, 7-2.

Pastujov overwhelms Gophers men’s hockey in Michigan’s commanding 6-2 victory

by Michael Lyne , Sports Reporter
Published December 5, 2021
Junior Bryce Brodzinski scored his team-leading ninth goal this season in the loss.
Junior Bryce Brodzinski celebrates with senior Captain Sammy Walker in a game against the University of Notre Dame  on Friday, October 29, 2021 at 3M Arena at Mariucci in Minneapolis, Minn.

Lucius, Gophers men’s hockey dominate Michigan 5-1 en route to second-consecutive Friday night victory

by Michael Lyne , Sports Reporter
Published December 3, 2021
Freshman Chaz Lucius recorded his first-career multi-goal game after scoring two goals in the first period.
Members of the gopher mens hockey team help goalie Mat Robson keep the puck out of the net on Saturday, Jan. 26 2019 at 3M Arena at Mariucci.

‘We’ve got to solve that thing’: Gophers men’s hockey will look to eliminate one-goal losses starting with Michigan

by Michael Lyne
Published December 2, 2021
Five of the Gophers’ seven losses so far this season have been one-goal defeats.
Defenseman Jackson Lacombe fights for the puck at 3M Arena at Mariucci on Friday, Oct. 18 2019. The Gophers defeated Niagara 3-2.

Gophers men’s hockey splits series against North Dakota

by Michael Lyne , Sports Reporter
Published November 28, 2021
The Gophers have scored at least one power-play goal in each of their last five games.
Gophers men’s hockey captain Sammy Walker celebrates a goal he scored en route to a 10-0 win against Arizona State on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, at 3M Arena at Mariucci in Minneapolis, Minn.

Gophers men’s hockey scores three in third, lifts them to 4-2 win

by Michael Lyne , Sports Reporter
Published November 21, 2021
Senior captain Sammy Walker scored two goals, while sophomore Mason Nevers and freshman Matthew Knies tallied the other two goals for the Gophers.
Gophers forward Jaxon Nelson fights for possession against Penn State at the 3M Arena at Mariucci on Thursday, Nov. 19.

Gophers men’s hockey continues Friday night struggles, loses 5-3 to Penn State

by Michael Lyne , Sports Reporter
Published November 20, 2021
Junior Jaxon Nelson scored two power-play goals, while freshman Matthew Knies tallied his first career three-point performance in the loss.
Gophers men’s hockey captain Sammy Walker celebrates a goal he scored en route to a 10-0 win against Arizona State on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, at 3M Arena at Mariucci in Minneapolis, Minn.

Gophers men’s hockey will look for third sweep in upcoming series against Penn State

by Michael Lyne
Published November 19, 2021
Freshman Matthew Knies has two goals and two assists in his last three games.
Goalie Jack LaFontaine blocks a shot from going into the goal at the Budweiser Events Center against the Minnesota State Mavericks. The Gophers lost at the Loveland Regional final, 4-0.

Gophers men’s hockey’s special teams lift them in 2-0 win over Ohio State

by Michael Lyne , Sports Reporter
Published November 13, 2021
Graduate student goaltender Jack LaFontaine earned his first shutout this season after making 13 saves in the win.
Amy Potomak celebrates the winning goal scored against the Badgers in Ridder Area on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019.

Weekend Recap: No. 3 Gophers sweep Bemidji St. to conclude 5-game road trip

by Matthew Kennedy and Charlie Levine-Wolf
Published November 12, 2021
Minnesota has now won six straight games.
Gophers Forward Ben Meyers takes a shot on net at 3M Arena at Mariucci on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. The Gophers ended the night with a 6-3 victory over Ohio State. 

Gophers men’s hockey’s fast start not enough in 4-3 loss to Ohio State

by Michael Lyne , Sports Reporter
Published November 12, 2021
Freshman Rhett Pitlick tallied his first career multi-point game with two assists, while junior Colin Schmidt made his Gophers debut in the loss.