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?
#5 'U' Wins North Star College Cup
The 2013-14 Gopher Hockey season featured plenty of memorable moments, and hockey fans in Minnesota certainly won’t forget January 25, 2014 when the Gophers defeated Minnesota Duluth in a shootout to claim the inaugural North Star College Cup.
After battling past St. Cloud State with a 4-1 win in the semifinals, Minnesota’s Adam Wilcox made a career high 38 saves for the second night in a row as the Gophers and Bulldogs combined for eight goals in regulation.
After overtime ended without a winner, the game headed to a shootout with Kyle Rau and Seth Ambroz finding the back of the net and Adam Wilcox turning away two attempts as the Gophers locked in state bragging rights at the first-ever North Star College Cup.
‘U’ Settles for Split in Grand Forks
Minnesota outshot North Dakota 22-18 on the night but couldn’t capitalize on six power-play chances.
Gophers Take Down UND in Series Opener
Steve Johnson scored his first goal in over a year and a half to push the No. 8 Gophers to a 2-1 win over No. 4 North Dakota on Friday night.
Rinkside: Youth Movement Paces Gophers
As the No. 8 Gopher Hockey program prepares for this weekend’s series at Ralph Engelstad Arena, head coach Don Lucia and a number of Gopher players previewed the weekend series at...