From Day One of this countdown, you knew it was coming - Justin Holl's last second game winner against North Dakota in the NCAA Frozen Four semifinal.
Minnesota topped Ohio State 1-0 in front of 45,021 fans at TCF Bank Stadium as part of the Hockey City Classic.
Last Second Goal Sends Minnesota to NCAA Title Game.
Minnesota will make its 21st Frozen Four appearance in two weeks in Philadelphia.
Thirteen Gophers tallied points in the win including six skaters with two points each.
Following his postgame media obligations, the Gophers mob Frozen Four hero Justin Holl.
Minnesota beat North Dakota in the last second to advance to the NCAA title game.
The Gopher hockey team honored its seniors during the final home game of the 2013-14 season.
Minnesota scored four third-period goals in a 5-1 win over Denver.
Minnesota routed No. 1 Boston College to win the Mariucci Classic.
Men's Ice Hockey vs. North Dakota -- Frozen Four
Men's Hockey Action
Men's Hockey vs UND NCAA West Regional 03.25.12
Mariucci Classic: Minnesota vs Niagara 12.30.2011
2012-13 Junior Season:Appeared in 35 games this season for the Gophers as a forward and defenseman, eventually settling in as a forward over the second half of the season recorded seven points in 2012-13 with three goals and four assists -- three goals matches a career high for the junior made his season debut and assisted on a pair of goals against the Spartans of Michigan State (10/13) collected an assist on Ryan Reilly's first collegiate goal against Air Force at the Mariucci Classic (12/29) scored his first goal of the season on a breakaway to give Minnesota an early lead at Minnesota State (1/26) tallied the primary assist on Seth Ambroz's goal at the Hockey City Classic in Chicago (2/17) netted a goal in the third period of a game against Bemidji State to tie the score at three (3/8) All-WCHA Academic honoree.
2011-12 Sophomore Season: Set a career high in goals (3), assists (8) and points (11) fourth on the team in blocked shots (45) tied for second among defensemen with a +18 rating made his season debut against Sacred Heart (10/7) and had one assist scored first goal of the season against Vermont (10/23) had one goal at Alaska Anchorage (10/28) recorded one goal against Niagara (12/30) recorded one assist and was +3 against Bemidji State (2/18) blocked a team-high four shots at Nebraska Omaha (2/25).
2010-11 Freshman Season: Skated in 25 games and had seven points (1g-6a) team was 4-1-1 when he recorded a point made college debut against Massachusetts (10/8) and scored the game-winning goal saw his first action and was +1 against Wisconsin (11/6) after not playing the previous six games recorded first career assist and was +2 at Michigan Tech (11/20) had one assist in a 2-2 tie against No. 2 Minnesota-Duluth (12/12) dished out two assists and was +2 against Alaska Anchorage (1/28).
International: Participated in the 2011 U.S. National Junior Evaluation Camp in Lake Placid, N.Y. played at USA Hockey National Select 16 and 17 Festivals.
High School: Played high school hockey at Minnetonka and was the team's captain in 2009-10 head coach was Brian Urick helped Skippers win Section 6AA title and reach Minnesota Class AA state championship game notched 37 points (20g-17a) in 2009-10 and earned all-Classic Lake Conference, all-Metro, and all-state honors was a finalist for Minnesota's Mr. Hockey Award joined Omaha of the USHL for the end of the 2009-10 season and recorded four assists for the Lancers was CCM Defensive Player of the Week in the USHL for the week of 3/23 played at USA Hockey National Select 16 and 17 Festivals drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in the second round with the 54th overall pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft earned one varsity letter in lacrosse at Minnetonka.
Personal: Majoring in Finance in the Carlson School of Management hobbies include wiffleball and 3 on 3 NHL Arcade was an AP Scholar with honors lists most memorable sports thrill as playing in the 2012 NCAA Frozen Four cousin, Mike Erickson, played hockey for Minnesota and Western Michigan in college son of Jerry and Sue Holl born January 30, 1992.
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Exhibition Game Time Set
Puck drop for Gopher Hockey’s exhibition contest against Alberta on Sunday, Oct. 1 has been set for 5:00 p.m. CT at 3M Arena at Mariucci.
Gophers Selected to Pace Big Ten
Team captain Tyler Sheehy was one of two Big Ten players selected as a unanimous pick while he was joined on the list by Ryan Lindgren, Rem Pitlick and newcomer Casey Mittelstadt.