MINNEAPOLIS (GopherSports.com) -- With Gopher Hockey's exhibition game set for Oct. 1, we're counting down to the 2017-18 opener by looking back at some of the top moments from last year's campaign.
Number 10: Norman's Double-Deflection Goal
As a sophomore in 2016-17, Ryan Norman tallied a career-high seven points and five goals -- none more impressive than his mid-air swipe to score in Minnesota's 3-2 win over Wisconsin on Feb. 25. Norman's double-deflection goal gave the Maroon & Gold a two-goal lead while Justin Kloos would later finish off the Border Battle contest with the game-winning goal for the Gophers.
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.