Kara Lentz takes a look at the Penn State women’s ice hockey team which is playing its first season as a varsity team. Watch the feature now as Lentz talks with head coach Josh Brandwene and various players.
A quartet of goals in the third period catapulted the top-ranked Minnesota women’s hockey team to its 36th consecutive victory and its first season sweep of Minnesota Duluth in program history. Junior Amanda Kessel led the Golden Gophers’ offensive attack by netting four points, including the game-winning goal, in the 6-2 decision. Read the full recap at GopherSports.com and watch our interviews with the Gophers in this post.
A lot of hockey action took place Friday night. As seen on BTN, Michigan edged Michigan State 3-2 at Yost Ice Arena. In Columbus, the Buckeyes upset ninth-ranked Notre Dame 6-3. In women’s hockey action, Minnesota won their seventh WCHA regular season title against Minnesota Duluth with a 5-0 win. Watch Michigan-Michigan State highlights now and go inside this post for more hockey video.
You’ve heard of Happy Valley. Wait until you see Hockey Valley. Penn State’s new hockey home, Pegula Ice Arena, is a sight to behold. The new facility, which will open for the 2014 season, included an $80 million construction fee, and it’s pretty easy to see where all the money went. With a capacity of 6,000, Pegula will be the smallest arena in the Big Ten, however it was constructed to have the fans right on the ice. Watch Kara Lentz’s all-access tour of the new arena now.
Taylor Holstrom netted the game-winning goal with 4:01 left in regulation as Penn State erased a 2-0 deficit in a 3-2 victory over Michigan State at Munn Ice Arena on Saturday night. The Nittany Lions, who won for the first time when trailing after the opening stanza, improved to 10-13-0, while the Spartans fell to 7-16-3. Read the full GoPSUSports.com recap and get Penn State interviews and Lake Superior State-Ohio State highlights in this post.
The No. 1 Minnesota men’s hockey team was upset by WCHA rival Minnesota State 2-1 on Friday night. It was the first game of a home-and-home series. Watch the highlights now and jump inside for a Student U wrap-up of the action between Lake Superior State and Ohio State