Golden Gophers in the Olympics

Year Olympics Finish/Position
1936 Garmisch Bronze Medal
  Phillip LaBatte D
1948 St. Moritz 4th place
  Rube Bjorkman F
  Allan Opsahl D
1952 Oslo Silver Medal
  Rube Bjorkman F
  Jim Sedin D
  Al Van  
  Ken Yackel, Sr. D/F
1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo Silver Medal
  Wendell Anderson D
  Gene Campbell F
  Dick Dougherty F
  John Mayasich F
  Dick Meredth F
  Jack Petroske D
  John Mariucci Coach
1960 Squaw Valley Gold Medal
  John Mayasich F
  Jack McCartan G
  Dick Meredith F
1964 Innsbruck 5th place
  Dave Brooks F
  Herb Brooks F/D
  Tom McCoy D
  Wayne Meredith D
  Gary Schmalzbauer F
  Jim Westby D
1968 Grenoble 6th place
  Herb Brooks F/D
  Jack Dale F
  Craig Falkman F
  Len Lilyholm F
  Lou Nanne D
  Larry Stordahl F
  Murray Williamson Coach
1972 Sapporo Silver Medal
  Bruce McIntosh D
  Wally Olds D
  Frank Sanders D
  Craig Sarner F
  Murray Williamson Coach
1976 Innsbruck 5th place
  Rob Harris F
  Buzz Schneider F
  Bob Johnson Coach
1980 Lake Placid Gold Medal
  Bill Baker D
  Neal Broten F
  Steve Christoff F
  Steve Janaszak G
  Rob McClanahan F
  Mike Ramsey D
  Buzz Schneider F
  Eric Strobel F
  Phil Verchota F
  Herb Brooks Coach
1984 Sarajevo 7th place
  Scott Bjugstad F
  Steve Griffith F
  Tom Hirsch D
  David Jensen D
  Corey Millen F
  Phil Verchota F
1988 Calgary 7th place
  John Blue G
  Tom Chorske F
  Corey Millen F
  Todd Okerlund F
  Dave Snuggerud F
1992 Albertville 4th place
  Dean Blais Asst. Coach
1994 Lillehammer 8th place
  Darby Hendrickson F

Craig Johnson

Travis Richards
1998 Nagano
  Herb Brooks (France) Coach
2002 Salt Lake City Silver Medal
  Herb Brooks Coach
2006 Torino 8th place
  Jordan Leopold D
2010 Vancouver Silver Medal
  Erik Johnson D
  Phil Kessel F
  Paul Martin (injured) D
2014 Sochi 4th Place
  Phil Kessel F
  Paul Martin D
  Todd Richards Asst. Coach
  Blake Wheeler F
  Thomas Vanek* F

* Thomas Vanek skated for Austria in 2014


Minnesota Drops Series Finale


Jack Ramsey scored his first career goal during Saturday's first period at the National Hockey Center.

Gophers Fall in Home Opener


Tyler Sheehy notched his third multi-point game in three contests this season with a goal and two assists in the loss.

Rinkside: Banner Drop Set for Friday


The Gophers will celebrate their fifth-straight regular-season conference title prior to Friday's home opener.

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