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The Big Ten office announced the dates and opponents for the 2014-15 hockey season today, featuring 20-game schedules for each of the six Big Ten hockey schools – Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Ohio State, Penn State and Wisconsin. The schedule concludes with the 2015 Big Ten Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament, to be held March 19-21, 2015, at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. [ MORE: View the complete 2014-15 Big Ten hockey schedule (PDF) ] The 2014-15 Big Ten hockey schedule will feature 60 games beginning in late November, with the majority of contests being played on Friday and Saturday. The
In its 12th championship game appearance in program history, No. 1 Minnesota fell to Union 7-4 on Saturday night in a fast-paced affair that featured nearly 90 combined shots on net. The national title marked Union’s first, while the Gophers were shooting for their sixth. Four Gophers found the back of the net, with Justin Kloos putting the Gophers on the scoreboard first 2:37 into the action. Sam Warning, Taylor Cammarata and Hudson Fasching followed with goals. Adam Wilcox, who allowed all six Union goals, tallied 41 saves. Watch all of Minnesota highlights: UNION 7, MINNESOTA 4 | RECAP
Minnesota scored the game-winning goal against North Dakota with less than second left to win the Gophers’ NCAA Men’s Hockey Tournament semifinal Thursday night in Philadelphia. Minnesota (28-6-6) advances to play Union College (N.Y.) for the championship on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET. Union beat Boston College 5-4 in the first semifinal Thursday. The Golden Gophers withstood a fierce North Dakota power play near the end of regulation time, then countered with a late rush to score the game-winner shorthanded. Minnesota’s Justin Holl netted the goal with 0.6 seconds left assisted by Kyle Rau and Brady Skjei. It was Holl’s
Justin Kloos scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner, and Hobey Baker Award finalist Adam Wilcox continued his great season in net with a 24-save shutout as No. 1/2 Minnesota defeated No. 8 St. Cloud State 4-0 in the 2014 NCAA West Regional final at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Sunday night, sealing the Golden Gophers 21st trip to the NCAA Frozen Four. Kloos, who finished the weekend with three goals in two games, was named the West Regional Most Outstanding Player by the media following the game. Minnesota will find a familiar foe waiting in the
To encourage students to engage with science in their daily lives, there was a public demonstration on campus at the University of Iowa recently. Professors at Purdue recently launched an innovative renewable energy company. This year’s recipients of the prestigious Siehl Prize in Agriculture were recently announced by the University of Minnesota’s College of Food. On April 11, the University of Nebraska’s Behlen Observatory will be open to the public. Penn State 2013 Philanthropists of the Year Tracy and Ted McCourtney endowed the Penn State Institute for Democracy with a significant gift. Congratulations to Bo Ryan and the Wisconsin Badgers for advancing to the
Though cliché, calling No. 1/2 Minnesota’s 7-3 victory over Robert Morris a team victory is certainly appropriate. Of the 18 Gopher skaters who played in Saturday’s NCAA West Regional game at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn., 13 notched at least one point, led by the two-goal effort of captain Nate Condon. Condon’s second goal, a shorthanded, empty-netter late in the third period, marked the senior’s 100th career point in the Maroon & Gold. While Minnesota controlled the majority of the game, doubling up Robert Morris in shots on goal (50-25), the Colonials made the Gophers work into the
Cardboard. Plastic. Tape. Glue. And ice. As part of the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering’s First-Year Experience, freshman engineering students were tasked with designing sleds using only cardboard, plastic, tape and glue. Once completed, 28 teams brought their creations to the Mariucci Arena to see which design worked best on the ice. The teams competed for awards in innovation (design), distance and accuracy (the sled that traveled the furthest in a straight line). Here’s a look back at the event.
Two Big Ten teams were selected Sunday to participate in the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship. Minnesota, the inaugural Big Ten regular-season champ, earned the No. 1 overall seed and Wisconsin, the inaugural Big Ten tourney champ, earned the No. 1 seed in the Midwest Region. [ MORE: View the official interactive NCAA bracket ] Minnesota will play in the West Regional March 29-30 at Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minn. Up first for the Gophers is No. 4 seed Robert Morris, with the winner facing either No. 2 seed Notre Dame or No. 3 seed
The second day of the Big Ten Men’s Hockey Tournament is officially in the books. No. 2 Wisconsin opened the day with an impressive 2-1 win over No. 6 Penn State. Ohio State followed with a memorable 3-1 upset victory over No. 1 Minnesota. We tweet out all the links during games via Twitter @BigTenNetwork. [ MORE: Badgers win, advance to final | OSU stuns Minnesota in semifinal ] The Badgers are Buckeyes will meet in the championship game at 8 p.m. ET on Saturday. The game will be shown on BTN/BTN2Go. Here is a look at all of the