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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.

Gophers return to home ice, drop both games in series against Notre Dame

Julianna Landis, Sports Reporter
January 17, 2021
After a string of wins to open the season, Minnesota struggled against Notre Dame’s physical play, losing 2-3 Friday and 1-2 Saturday.
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.

No. 2 Minnesota sweeps St. Cloud State in unique 3-game series

Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
January 11, 2021
Amy Potomak returned from an injury that held her out for the first half of the season.
The University of Minnesota women’s hockey team plays against Ohio State at Ridder Arena on Saturday, Nov. 21. The Gophers ended the night with a 4-0 win.

Gophers sweep Mavericks in home/away series

Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
December 11, 2020
The No. 3 Gophers made quick work of Minnesota State-Mankato after a week with no ice time due to Wisconsin contracting COVID-19 cases.
Gophers defenseman Jackson LaCombe fist bumps goaltender Jack LaFontaine during player introductions before facing Penn State at the 3M Arena at Mariucci on Thursday, Nov. 19.

Minnesota sweeps Michigan with 4-0 win to end first half with a perfect record

Julianna Landis, Sports Reporter
December 9, 2020
Jack LaFontaine earned his second career shutout against his former team
Gophers forward Ben Meyers approaches Penn State’s goal during the final period at the 3M Arena at Mariucci on Thursday, Nov. 19.

Minnesota takes game one in Ann Arbor 3-1

Julianna Landis, Sports Reporter
December 9, 2020
Sophomore Ben Meyers had a three-point night.
The University of Minnesota women’s hockey team plays against Ohio State at Ridder Arena on Saturday, Nov. 21. The Gophers ended the night with a 4-0 win.

Gophers women’s hockey postpones final two series

Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
December 6, 2020
The end of the first half of the Gophers’ season has shifted with their opponents after Wisconsin and Ohio State saw a rise in COVID-19 cases.
Gophers defenseman Jackson LaCombe fist bumps goaltender Jack LaFontaine during player introductions before facing Penn State at the 3M Arena at Mariucci on Thursday, Nov. 19.

Gophers sweep Spartans with 4-2 Friday night win, extend win streak to 6-0

Julianna Landis, Sports Reporter
December 5, 2020
Minnesota’s depth was a large part of its success against Michigan State.
Gophers forward Jaxon Nelson fights for possession against Penn State at the 3M Arena at Mariucci on Thursday, Nov. 19.

Gophers beat Spartans 3-1, extend win streak to 5-0

Julianna Landis
December 4, 2020
Minnesota is now 5-0-0 overall for the first time since the 2011-12 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 bring out the brooms in Duluth

Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
December 1, 2020
The Gophers are on top of the WCHA standings after a two-game sweep over the No. 6 UMD Bulldogs.
Gophers Forward Ben Meyers chases the puck in the 3M Arena on Friday, Oct. 25.  The Gophers went on to lose 2-5 to the University of Minnesota - Duluth.

Paul Martin returns to Gophers men’s hockey as undergraduate assistant

Julianna Landis, Sports Reporter
November 25, 2020
Paul Martin won two national championships with the Gophers on the ice. Now, he looks to lead Minnesota back to national championship heights on staff as an undergraduate assistant.