Feb. 15, 2014
Head Coach Don Lucia
On Michigan’s play…
"Michigan is a very good transitioning team, and if you make mistakes, then you are going to pay. I thought in the first they came out, and they did a great job, gave up a few goals, but stayed in it, and blocking hard in the corner. Once it became 4-3, then it was game on. We had the momentum, and Gabe got his first goal as a Gopher."
On starting quick in tonight’s game…
"The one thing we had to understand about Michigan is that they typically have a pretty good ten minute game to start out...we wanted to make sure that we matched that energy. And we had a very good first period."
On freshmen players…
"Well, when you get to this time of the year, you hope that they are not freshmen anymore. It’s February, and we had six freshmen forwards in our line up tonight, so they understand that we rely on them everyday."
Pitlick, Westby Earn USA Hockey Honors
Pitlick was named the Dave Tyler Junior Player of the Year while Westby was tabbed the Adult Player of the Year.
Register for the 43rd Annual John Mariucci Golf Open
Registration for the John Mariucci Golf Open is open now with the event set for July 18 at Chaska Town Course.
USA Hockey Spotlight: Todd Richards
Richards and Team USA will play Canada in semifinal action on Saturday, May 21 at 12:15 p.m. CT.