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.
Gophers Head to Columbus for B1G Series
Minnesota swept the Buckeyes at Mariucci Arena earlier this year with a pair of overtime wins.
Around the Dasher: A.J. Michaelson
A native of Apple Valley, Minn., Michaelson has appeared in 83 games for the Maroon & Gold with 12 points (five goals, seven assists).
Okposo, Boyd Net Pro Hat Tricks
Kyle Okposo and Nick Leddy combined for seven points including Okposo's second career hat trick on Sunday.