No. 2 Minnesota (24-3-1, 14-3-1-0) swept No. 7 Ohio State (15-11-0, 9-9-0-0) in Columbus, Ohio, winning 7-2 on Friday and 7-1 on Saturday. The Gophers scored at least six goals in consecutive games for the first time since scoring at least six in four consecutive games between Nov. 18 and Nov. 30.
The west coast of British Columbia has orcas, black bears and a rich hockey tradition. Campbell River, British Columbia, located on Vancouver Island, prides itself on being the hometown of Detroit Red Wings legend Steve Yzerman. This coastal city is also the hometown of Gophers defender Olivia Knowles.
No. 2 Minnesota (22-3-1, 12-3-1-0) defeated No. 1 Wisconsin (21-3-0, 11-3-0-0) 3-1 on Saturday at Ridder Arena after falling 2-1 on Friday. Left winger Nicole Schammel scored twice as the Badgers allowed three goals in a game for the first time since Oct. 19.
Minnesota routed St. Cloud State 5-1 to take the inaugural Minnesota Cup at Ridder Arena on Sunday. Two players — Grace Zumwinkle and Taylor Heise — each had two goals in the contest.
The Gophers advanced to the final round of the inaugural Minnesota Cup on the back on a game-winning goal in overtime from defender Olivia Knowles.
No. 2 Minnesota (17-2-1, 9-2-1) defeated Robert Morris (8-10-4, 6-1-1) 6-1 on Friday and 5-0 on Saturday, extending its winning streak to 10 games.
If the Gophers need a laugh, center Catie Skaja can provide one. When she's not using her speed to create scoring chances, she's helping her teammates stay loose and happy by telling jokes and saying words she doesn't understand.
No. 2 Minnesota (15-2-1, 9-2-1) defeated Yale (2-10-0, 2-6-0) 7-1 on Friday and 3-1 on Saturday in New Haven, Connecticut. Minnesota has won eight consecutive games.
For center Abigail Boreen and left winger Taylor Williamson, Gophers hockey runs in the family.