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Gophers, Badgers to Play Outdoor Hockey Game

It’s been talked about and reported on for months but now it’s official: Two Big Ten men’s hockey teams will play a game at Chicago’s Soldier Field next winter as part of the inaugural Hockey City Classic. The doubleheader will feature Notre Dame vs. Miami (Ohio) and Minnesota vs. Wisconsin. There will be Wednesday news conference in Chicago where more details should be released, including the date and time of the game. It figures to be somewhere on or around the weekend of Feb. 16, 2013. Most college hockey fans know that outdoor hockey is nothing new for the Big

Big Ten announces Men's Hockey Tourney Sites

Men’s hockey will become an official Big Ten sport in the 2013-14 academic year, so with that in mind, the Big Ten Conference office announced Thursday that its tournaments will be held at Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minn., in 2014 and 2016, and at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Mich., in 2015 and 2017. The inaugural Big Ten Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament will be held March 20-22, 2014, at Xcel Energy Center. The tournament moves to Joe Louis Arena the following year and will be held March 19-21, 2015, and March 16-18, 2017, in Detroit.  The 2016 event

Minnesota knocked out of Frozen Four

Playing in its first NCAA Frozen Four game since 2005, the Minnesota men’s hockey team was eliminated from the tournament with a 6-1 loss to No. 1 overall seed Boston College at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. The Eagles have handed the Gophers their last two NCAA Tournament losses. The Eagles (32-10-1) will carry an 18-game winning streak into Saturday night’s Frozen Four final against Ferris State, which beat Union College 3-1 in the first semifinal. Boston College is seeking its fifth national title. Minnesota (28-14-1) made its first Frozen Four appearance since 2005. Full bracket at

Frozen Four Preview: Minnesota vs. BC

Minnesota is in the Frozen Four for the first time since 2005. The Gophers, which beat North Dakota in the West Regional finals, take on No. 1 seed Boston College at 8 p.m. ET Thursday at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Beat Boston College, and Minnesota would play the Ferris State-Union winner at 7 p.m. ET Saturday. See’s Frozen Four Preview and Frozen Four Central page, plus watch all of GopherAthletics YouTube videos. Gophers meet the media: Minnesota-Boston College preview:

Gophers top North Dakota, off to Frozen Four

Minnesota defeated North Dakota, 5-2, Sunday in the NCAA West Regional final to advance to the 2012 Frozen Four. The Gophers, who last made the Frozen Four in 2005, will play No. 1 seed Boston College in the national semifinals April 5 in Tampa. Ben Marshall, Erik Haula, Taylor Matson, Travis Boyd and Nate Condon all scored for the Gophers. Read the recap at View the interactive NCAA bracket.

Gophers roll Boston, advance to play North Dakota

Minnesota moved on to the second round of the NCAA Tournament with a 7-3 victory over Boston University on Saturday at the Xcel Energy Center. The Gophers never trailed in the see-saw affair to capture their first tournament win in five calendar years. Minnesota will play North Dakota at 5:30 p.m. ET Sunday. Read the full recap at and view the interactive NCAA bracket.

Spartans, Gophers, Wolverines shoot for Frozen Four

Minnesota, Michigan and Michigan State are three of the 16 men’s hockey teams in the NCAA Tournament that leads to the Frozen Four. Michigan (9), Minnesota (5), and Michigan State (3) have combined for 17 NCAA championships. There’s more info at’s hockey section, including a great interactive bracket with game times and TV info. Michigan (24-12-4 overall) earned the program’s 22nd straight berth into the NCAA Tournament as the No. 1 seed and faces No. 4 seed Cornell (18-8-7 overall) in the opening round today. The game will be televised live on ESPNU and webcast on  The regional

Gophers top Badgers for NCAA women's title

(AP) Sarah Erickson scored two goals, Noora Raty stopped 42 shots and Minnesota beat Wisconsin 4-2 in the NCAA women’s hockey final on Sunday. Amanda Kessel and Emily West also scored for Minnesota, which won its third national title and first since the 2004-05 season. After falling behind 2-0 midway through the first period, Wisconsin (33-5-2) rallied behind goals from Stefanie McKeough and Brooke Ammerman. The Badgers had an opportunity to grab the lead at the end of the first, but failed to score on a 5-on-3 power play. The Gophers (34-5-2) regained the momentum at the end of the

Herb Brooks

Do you believe ... it's been 32 years?

The Internet’s hockey fans are abuzz today because it’s the 32nd anniversary of the day the U.S. Olympic hockey team beat the Soviet Union on the way to winning the gold medal (USA Hockey is doing a number of things on their Facebook page). The observation of the anniversary reminded us of two things related to the Big Ten. First, we recently profiled the late Herb Brooks on “Big Ten Icons” and you can watch the clip in this post. But secondly, take a look at the full roster of that 1980 team (there’s a full roster at Brooks

St. Cloud State - Minnesota Hockey 2012

Minnesota Edges St. Cloud State, 2-1

Minnesota beat in-state rival St. Cloud State 2-1 with goals by Jake Hansen and Nick Bjugstad. The teams conclude the home-and-home series Saturday in St. Cloud.