Saturday’s opener is set for 6:30 p.m. CT in St. Cloud (CBS Sports, NCHC.tv) while Sunday’s finale will be held at 3M Arena at Mariucci at 6:00 p.m. CT (FOX Sports North, TSN2, BTN2Go, FOX Sports Go, TSNGo).
Boyd will become the 114th Gopher to play in the NHL and the 19th to do so this season.
Boyd was a Second Team All-Big Ten selection after an outstanding senior season.
The Golden Gophers close out the 2014-15 season with a 23-13-3 overall record.
The No. 8/10 Gopher Hockey program makes its 36th all-time appearance in the NCAA tournament this weekend, competing at the NCAA Northeast Regional in Manchester, N.H.
Minnesota completed its sweep of Penn State with a 2-1 win.
Minnesota completed a two-game sweep with a 5-2 win at Penn State.
Minnesota beat RPI, 6-2, in the Mariucci Classic.
The Gopher hockey team routed UMD, 6-1, at Mariucci Arena.
Michigan State at Minnesota 2-26-15
Gophers win 6-2 over Michigan on Friday night at Mariucci
Minnesota vs. Bemidji State (Friday)
Men's Hockey vs UND NCAA West Regional 03.25.12
Jan. 20, 2012: Colorado College at Minnesota
2014-15 | SENIORSEASON
Set a career high point total with 41 (19 goals, 22 assists) during his senior season • tied for team second best point total with Kyle Rau, second in scoring and second in assists • tallied his first point of the season, an assist, against RPI in the Ice Breaker Classic • scored two goals, including a short handed goal, in a 5-2 victory over Bemidji State • scored a goal and added an assist in a 5-3 win over Bemidji State • upon returning from injury, Boyd netted the opening goal and the primary assist on the fourth goal to help secure a 5-0 Gopher victory over Michigan State • added an assist in a 3-3 tie at Michigan State • tallied an assist on a Mike Reilly goal in a 3-2 win over RIT in the Mariucci Classic • scored a power play goal in a 3-4 road loss to Michigan • added a pair of goals in a 5-7 loss at Michigan for his second career multi-goal game • tallied an assist in a 2-2 tie against Wisconsin • netted two goals and an assist in a 5-2 win over Wisconsin, his two goals and three point night matched career highs. The second goal of the night marked his 9th matching his career high • for his efforts against Wisconsin, he was awarded the Big Ten's Third Star of the Week • tallied an assist on a Seth Ambroz goal in a semifinal game of the North Star College Cup against Minnesota State • Added two assists in a 7-5 road victory over Wisconsin • Notched an assist on a Jake Bischoff goal during a 4-4 tie at Wisconsin • Netted a goal during a 4-2 win over Ohio State • Tallied his first career hat trick and added an assist during a 6-2 win over Ohio State en route to a series sweep • added an assist in the Gopher's 300th win at Mariucci Arena, a 6-2 victory over Michigan • Tallied 3 points, two goals and an assist, in a 3-4 overtime loss at Penn State • tacked on 3 points during a 5-3 victory over Michigan State including a goal and two assists • added two assists in a 4-2 loss to Michigan State • notched an assist on a Sam Warning goal in a 4-2 victory at Ohio State • totaled two assists in a weekend sweep of Penn State • had a goal and an assist in a 3-0 victory over Ohio State • scored two goals in the Big Ten Championship, a 4-2 victory over Michigan • added an assist to a Seth Ambroz goal in the NCAA Tournament, a 1-4 loss to Minnesota Duluth.
2013-14 | JUNIOR SEASON
Skated in all 41 games for the Gophers and established new career highs with 32 points, nine goals and 23 assists • finished third on the team in assists and tied for fourth in points • tallied four assists in the NCAA tournament • entered the Frozen Four with a six-game point streak, a career mark for the junior, and tallied points in 10 of the team's final 12 games (13 points during the stretch) • tallied an assist in the season opener against Mercyhurst and scored his first goal of the season in a 6-3 win at Bemidji State • registered two points with a goal and an assist in a 6-1 win over Minnesota Duluth • recorded the primary assist on the game-winning goal against Wisconsin in a 4-3 win as the Gophers swept the Badgers (had two assists in the series) • tallied a new career high with three points (one goal, two assists) in a 6-2 win over RPI at the Mariucci Classic • Mariucci Classic All-Tournament Team honoree • added two assists in Minnesota's 5-2 win over Penn State to sweep the first-ever series with the Nittany Lions (had three points in the series) • posted three points (two goals, one assist) at the North Star College Cup as Minnesota picked up the inaugural title • added two more multi-point games in Minnesota's home sweep over Penn State with two assists in a 5-1 win and then factoring into both goals including an assist on the game winner in a 2-1 victory over the Nittany Lions • opened the NCAA tournament with an assist in the Gophers' 7-3 win over Robert Morris before adding two more in a 4-0 win over St. Cloud State in the NCAA West Regional final • tallied one assist against Union in the national championship game • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • earned third letter.
2012-13 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Appeared in all 40 games with 14 points, three goals and 11 assists • picked up his first regular -season goal in the season opener against Michigan State • had the second multi-point game of his career with a goal and an assist at Michigan Tech • scored the Gophers' first goal of the game against Minnesota State (11/2) • collected assists on two Gopher goals at Colorado College (12/7) • assisted on the game-winning goal against Notre Dame (1/8) • tallied the primary assist on Tom Serratore's third-period goal to give the Gophers a lead over Minnesota Duluth (2/23) • All-WCHA Academic honoree • earned second letter.
2011-12 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Had one goal and eight assists while playing in 34 games • team was 8-0-0 when he recorded a point • made his collegiate debut against Sacred Heart (10/7) and had one assist for his first point as a Gopher • won 11 of 12 faceoffs at St. Cloud State (11/18) • won nine of 15 faceoffs against Wisconsin (3/2) • scored the first goal of his career and also had one assist against North Dakota (3/25) in the NCAA West Regional final • earned first letter.
Skated for the gold medal-winning U.S. team at the 2011 IIHF World Under-18 Championship in Crimmitschau, Germany • put up six points in six games • scored a goal and added three assists in helping the United States take home first place at the 2010 Under-18 Four Nations Cup in Sundsvall, Sweden • scored one goal in four games for Team USA at the 2010 Vlad Dzurilla Under-18 Tournament in Piestany, Slovakia • notched three points to help Team USA win the gold medal at the 2010 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Timmins, Ont. • had two assists in three games for first-place U.S. National Team at the 2009 Under-17 Four Nations Tournament in Trnava, Slovakia.
Skated for two years for the U.S. National Development Program in Ann Arbor, Mich., under Ron Rolston • totaled three goals and three assists in 16 games against NCAA opponents in 2010-11 • played prep hockey at Hopkins for head coach Chad Nyberg • skated on the same team as 2010-11 Gopher Alex Fons • led team in scoring and twice earned all-conference honors • earned team's MVP award in 2008-09.
Born September 14, 1993 • drafted by the Washington Capitals in the sixth round of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft • was the youngest player available in the 2011 NHL Draft • major is business and marketing education • enjoys fishing and golfing • most memorable sports thrill was winning the World Under-18 Tournament in 2011 • son of Brian and Jody Boyd.
Gophers Suffer Sweep at Penn State
2/24/2018 - M. Ice Hockey
Minnesota will return to University Park next weekend to open the Big Ten Tournament with a best-of-three quarterfinal series. Details for that series will be shared when finalized.
Gophers Fall to PSU in Series Opener
2/23/2018 - M. Ice Hockey
The Gophers close out the regular-season against Penn State on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. CT on Big Ten Network.
Rinkside: A Lot on the Line
2/22/2018 - M. Ice Hockey
The No. 8 Gopher Hockey program wraps up the regular season this weekend, traveling to University Park to take on No. 18 Penn State.