Gopher Hockey Awards History
MINNEAPOLIS (GopherSports.com) – The 95th year of Gopher Hockey came to a close this weekend with the team’s award banquet at TCF Bank Stadium. The Minnesota men’s program was joined by family, fans and members of the Blue Line Club to recognize the accomplishments of the team over the course of the 2015-16 season.
The Gophers also recognized the recipients of this year’s team awards.
John Mariucci Most Value Player Award
Frank Pond Rookie of the Year
Dr. V George Nagobads Unsung Hero Award
Mike Crupi Most Determined Player Award
Elwin “Doc” Romnes Leadership & Sportsmanship Award
Donald M Clark Community Service Award
John Mayasich Outstanding Student-Athlete Award
First Year Letterwinners
Brent Gates Jr.
Jordan Debol – Student Manager
*The Tom Mohr Playoff MVP Award will be announced at a later date.
Mittelstadt Named to Big Ten All-Freshman Team
3/13/2018 - M. Ice Hockey
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.
Sammy Walker Named Mr. Hockey
3/11/2018 - M. Ice Hockey
A senior captain for Edina High School, Walker led the Hornets to a third-place finish in the MSHSL Class AA State Tournament and earned all-tournament team honors.
Mittelstadt Up for B1G Freshman of the Year
3/7/2018 - M. Ice Hockey
Mittelstadt ranks second among Gophers this year with 30 points (11 goals, 19 assists) in 34 games with the Maroon & Gold.