Feb. 25, 2012
The Golden Gopher women's hockey team earned a 6-0 shutout against
On a power play eight minutes into the game, senior Emily West put the Gophers on the scoreboard on a goal assisted by sophomore Kelly Terry and freshman Rachel Ramsey. The power play goal came during the only penalty of the first period. Sophomore Amanda Kessel made it 2-0 for
Both teams were scoreless in the third period, with the Gophers continuing to have an advantage in shots on goal. In the second period, the Gophers tallied nine shots to three for the Huskies. Each team had one power play chance with each team putting one shot on goal during power play opportunities.
The Gophers added three goals in the third period. Amanda Kessel scored seven minutes into the period while Kelly Terry was in the penalty box, getting her first shorthanded goal of the season. Jen Schoullis had the assist. Kessel and Schoullis teamed up again six minutes later, giving
With the win, the Gophers have qualified for the WCHA Final Faceoff and will face North Dakota in the semifinals on Friday, March 2 at AMSOIL Arena in Duluth, Minn. Minnesota Duluth has also secured a spot in the WCHA Final Faceoff, and Wisconsin is leading the series against Minnesota State. The WCHA tournament final will be Saturday, March 3.
No. 3 Gophers Shut Out No. 8 Fighting Hawks
Hannah Brandt and Amanda Kessel led the Gophers with two points each in the 3-0 win at Ridder Arena Friday night.
Gopher Women's Hockey Live vs. North Dakota
Minnesota and North Dakota face off at 6 p.m. Friday at Ridder Arena.
Schipper Credits Gophers' Success to Passion
Junior Kate Schipper has already matched her season-high for points with 29 points in 27 games this season.