1979 NCAA Champions


Row 1 (L-R) - Steve Janaszak, Rob McClanahan, Joe Baker, Phil Verchota, Head Coach Herb Brooks, Captain Bill Baker, Athletic Director Paul Giel, Steve Christoff, Eric Strobel, Don Micheletti, Jim Jetland.
Row 2 (L-R) - Dave Terwilliger, Mike Greeder, Jeff Teal, Student Trainer Jim Mulcahy, Trainer Mike Bell, Asst. Coach Brad Buetow, Asst. Coach John Perpich, Asst. Coach Mike Foley, Student Manager Steve Tollund, Student Manager Fred Field, Mike Ramsey, Brad Doshan, Tim Harrer.
Row 3 (L-R) - Steve Ulseth, Neal Broten, Kevin Hartzell, Brian Zins, Jay Larson, Bob Bergloff, Steve Pepper, Peter Hayek, John Meredith, Wayne Larson, Bart Larson.

Season Notes

  • The Golden Gophers were 18-3-1 in all games at Mariucci Arena.
  • Team captain Bill Baker was named an All-American after scoring a then single-season record of 54 points by a defenseman. (That record was broken in 1995-96 by Mike Crowley.)
  • Junior wings Steve Christoff led the team with 38 goals while Don Micheletti added 36.
  • The Golden Gophers won 11 of 12 games from Nov. 24 through Jan. 6.
  • Junior wing Tim Harrer led the team in power-play (13) and game-winning goals (7).

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Sheehy Sparks ‘U’ to Win Over Spartans

Sheehy Sparks ‘U’ to Win Over Spartans

1/18/2018 - M. Ice Hockey

With three points on the night, Sheehy is the 84th member of Minnesota’s 100-Point Club and currently has 101 points (41 goals, 60 assists) in 100 career games.

Live: Gophers vs. Spartans

Live: Gophers vs. Spartans

1/18/2018 - M. Ice Hockey

Follow the action as the Gophers take on Michigan State on Thursday in East Lansing. Puck drop is 5:30 p.m. CT.

Skate with the Gophers Info

Skate with the Gophers Info

1/18/2018 - M. Ice Hockey

Skate with the Gophers presented by AAA Minneapolis is set for Saturday, Feb. 3 at 3M Arena at Mariucci.

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