Golden Gopher Radio Network

1500 ESPN Twin Cities is your home for Gopher Hockey

The University of Minnesota Department of Athletics, in conjunction with multimedia rights holder Gopher Sports Properties, announced a three-year radio broadcast agreement with Hubbard Broadcasting in March of 2011.

Golden Gopher hockey game broadcasts can be heard live on 1500 ESPN Twin Cities, along with affiliates on the Gopher Radio Network. Several games will be heard on Praise FM-95.3 due to conflicts with Gopher men's basketball. Free online audio will be available for all games via and the 1500 ESPN mobile app.

The radio broadcast booth features Frank Mazzocco and Wally Shaver. Mazzocco will serve as an analyst, while Shaver will handle the play-by-play duties. Mazzocco and Shaver will call every game during the 2012-13 season on the Gopher Radio Network.

Gopher Sports Properties is a property of Learfield Sports, which manages rights for more than 50 collegiate institutions, associations and conferences including seven Big Ten Conference member institutions - Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Northwestern, Penn State, Purdue and Wisconsin. Aside from the campus-level rights relationships Learfield Sports has with these schools, the company also manages the Big Ten Conference's sponsorship rights and develops its corporate partnerships.

How To Listen

1)   Listen on 1500 ESPN Twin Cities (1500 AM).
2)   Listen via the Gopher Radio Network. See below for affiliate list!
3)   Click here to listen for free via and Gopher All-Access. **Clicking on link via any IPhone device or mobile device that supports Flash 10.1 or greater will launch the mobile streaming interface.
4)   Listen to 1500 ESPN on your phone with the FREE 1500 ESPN app

The Don Lucia Radio Show

Coach Don Lucia's weekly radio show will be broadcast live on 1500 ESPN on Mondays at 6 p.m. The radio show can be listened to online via You can watch the show live at the new Beacon Restaurant inside the Commons Hotel on Washington Avenue

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Gopher Radio Network

Ada/Fargo KRJB-FM 106.5
Ada/Mahnomen KRJM-FM 101.5
Albert Lea KATE-AM 1450
Austin KAUS-AM/FM 1480/99.9
Buffalo KRWC-AM 1360
Crookston KROX-AM 1260
Detroit Lakes KDLM-AM 1340
Ely WELY-AM/FM 94.5
Fairmont KSUM-AM 1370
Glenwood KMGK-FM 107.1
Grand Rapids KOZY-AM 1320
Little Falls KLTF-AM 960
Marshall KMHL-AM 1400
Minneapolis/St. Paul KSTP-AM 1500
New Prague KRDS-FM 95.5
Owatonna/Waseca KOWZ-AM 1170
Pipestone KLOH-AM 1050
Red Wing KCUE-AM 1250
Red Wing KWNG-FM 105.9
Rochester KROC-AM 1340
St. Cloud KXSS-AM 1390
Thief River Falls KKAQ-AM 1460
Worthington KWOA-AM 730


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