Motzko took part in a introductory press conference Thursday. He made statements regarding his past, present and future with the Gophers after he left St. Cloud State, his alma mater.
Minnesota heads into its second Big Ten series of the season, this time against Illinois. The team will find itself not traveling to play for the first time this season. The Gophers have their home opener at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium Friday after their season started in early February.
Bob Motzko, the former head coach at St. Cloud State, will be the next head coach of the Minnesota men's hockey team, the Gophers announced Tuesday.
Mittelstadt signed a three-year, entry-level deal with the Buffalo Sabres and will join the team sometime this week.
The Gophers (18-13, 1-2 Big Ten) played close against Northwestern (19-9, 2-1 Big Ten) from Drysdale Field in Evanston, Illinois with a 3-2 loss Friday, an 11-10 loss in extras Saturday and an 8-0 victory Sunday.
After a few weekends of work, Allie Arneson is back in the swing of the season. The Gophers (17-11) begin Big Ten play this weekend against Northwestern in Evanston, Illinois and their roster is closer to full strength with Arneson back in the fold.
The Gophers are replacing a head coach for the first time in almost 20 years.
Minnesota men's hockey head coach Don Lucia is stepping down after 19 years at the helm of the program, multiple outlets reported Tuesday.
Minnesota (17-11) ended its spring break trip with a three-game series, winning two of three games over New Mexico State (12-14) in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
Minnesota came into Saturday looking to see if it would fall into a three or four seed at the NCAA Tournament. Instead, the Gophers were left empty-handed.