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.
Minnesota found its way back to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2015.
Minnesota heads into spring break on a nine-game, week-long trip in Arizona against five different teams. They will play two three-game series, one against Arizona State and one against New Mexico State.
The running back unit for Minnesota got smaller Tuesday, about six months before the season starts.
No. 21 Minnesota (12-7) played two ranked opponents over the weekend and lost both contests. The team defeated Oregon State 4-1 and Colorado State 5-3 for its two victories. The Gophers also lost to the hosts of the tournament, unranked San Diego State.