Minnesota will learn of its fate for the NCAA tournament when the NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship bracket is announced on Sunday, March 18.
The Gophers close out this weekend's series with Ohio State with Senior Day on Saturday, Feb. 17. Puck drop is set for 4 p.m. CT.
Playing in the 3,000th game in Gopher Hockey history and the program's 100th Big Ten contest, the Gophers jumped Wisconsin in the Big Ten standings on Saturday night and have now won five of the last six games.
Casey Mittelstadt tapped home a Rem Pitlick shot at 3:35 of overtime to help the Gophers knock off No. 1.
First- and third-period goals propelled the Gophers to a 3-0 series-opening victory over Army in Minneapolis.
Men's Hockey vs. Harvard 11-17-17
Gophers vs. Harvard (11/17/17)
MHK - Gophers vs. Michigan State 11-3-17
MHK - Gophers at North Dakota 10-20-17
Men's Hockey vs. Union 10-7-17
2016-17 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Named to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team • skated in 36 games as a rookie for the Gophers • notched 32 points (14 goals, 18 assists) to finish tied for fifth on the team in scoring and first among rookies • made his collegiate debut and scored his first collegiate goal on Oct. 7, 2016 at UAA • notched three assists (a single-game high) in Minnesota's win over Ohio State on Dec. 2, 2016 • notched his first career hat trick and set a single-game career high with four points (three goals, one assist) in Minnesota's win over Penn State on Feb. 17, 2017 • also recorded four points including a hat trick in Minnesota's exhibition game against USA Hockey's National Team Development Program • named Minnesota's Frank Pond Rookie of the Year • earned first letter.
2016 USA Hockey Dave Tyler Junior Player of the Year • 2016 USHL Player of the Year, Forward of the Year and a First Team All-USHL honoree as a member of the Muskegon Lumberjacks in 2015-16 • led the USHL in points (89), goals (46) and assists (43) • his 89 points in 56 games were a Muskegon single-season record while his 46 goals were the third most all-time in the USHL Tier I era • competed in the 2016 USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game in Omaha, Neb. • spent the 2014-15 season with the Waterloo Black Hawks, playing with Gophers Tommy Novak and Tyler Sheehy • recorded 16 points (seven goals, nine assists) in 47 games • totaled 105 points (53 goals, 52 assists) in 103 career USHL games • previously skated at Shattuck-St. Mary’s and helped capture the 2014 Tier I Boys 18 and Under National Championship with Gophers Ryan Norman and Ryan Lindgren.
Helped the U.S. Junior Select Team win a bronze medal at the 2015 World Junior A Challenge in Whitby, Ontario, tallying four points (two goals, two assists) in five games.
Born April 2, 1997 • native of Plymouth, Minn. • son of Lance and Lisa (Wittwer) Pitlick • father was a defenseman for the Gophers from 1986-90 (captain in 1989-90) and skated in 144 career games with 39 points (10 goals, 29 assists) before an eight-year career in the NHL with Ottawa and Florida • mother was a two-time Big Ten champion gymnast for the Gophers (team MVP in 1988) and went on to compete with USA Gymnastics • cousin, Tyler Pitlick, played at Minnesota State and skates in the Dallas Stars organization • selected in the third round (76th overall) of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft by the Nashville Predators.
Watch: 3M Arena at Mariucci Ice Painting
6/20/2018 - M. Ice Hockey
Watch this time lapse of the ice being painted in the summer of 2018 at 3M Arena at Mariucci, home of the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers!
2018 Gopher Hockey NHL Draft Guide
6/15/2018 - M. Ice Hockey
The 2018 NHL Entry Draft is slated for June 22-23 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas.
Peters, Szmatula Earn B1G Sportsmanship Award
6/7/2018 - M. Ice Hockey
The accolade recognizes 28 standouts out of more than 350 students honored throughout the academic year for displaying positive sportsmanship.