Gopher hockey celebrates the 10th anniversary of the 2002 national champions Feb. 17-18 at Mariucci Arena.
We talked with now Associate Head Coach Mike Guentzel about the 2002 championship team. Guentzel was an assistant coach that year and helped the Gophers end a 23-year championship drought.
Guentzel, who played defense for Minnesota from 1981-85 and served as an assistant coach for the Gophers from 1994-08, rejoined the Gopher staff this year.
Guentzel, who captained the 1984-85 Gophers, tallied 87 career points (12 goals, 75 assists) in 143 games at Minnesota.