July 29, 2014
From 0.6 to 45,021, there were plenty of memorable moments for Gopher Hockey over the course of the 2013-14 season. We’re counting down the 10 best over the next few weeks. Will your favorite Gopher Hockey moment make the cut?
#10 Serratore Scores on Senior Night
Our first highlight in our Top Plays Countdown comes from a player known more for big hits than big goals. Tom Serratore may only have scored three goals as a senior last season, but his final goal of his career won’t be forgotten any time soon.
With Minnesota tied 1-1 against Penn State late in the third period on March 1, the Colorado Springs, Colo., native found a loose puck in front of the Nittany Lions goal, spun and fired a no-look shot into the net for the eventual game winner in a 2-1 Gophers victory on Senior Night.
The goal sent Serratore and the rest of the senior class out with a win in their final game at Mariucci Arena while the Gophers went 15-1-3 at their home rink last year – the fewest losses at the venue in its 20-year history.
Gophers Announce Nonconference Schedule
The 96th season of Gopher Hockey will see the Maroon & Gold compete for an unprecedented sixth-straight regular-season conference championship.
Goligoski Signs Five-Year Deal with Arizona
Goligoski’s last three seasons have been among his most productive campaigns in a 10-year NHL career including a career-best 42 points in 2013-14.
Gophers Invited to WJC Evaluation Camp
Current Gophers Tommy Novak and Jack Sadek as well as signed prospects Ryan Lindgren and Rem Pitlick will compete to make the 2017 U.S. National Junior Team.