Mike Hendrickson


Minnesota ready to face MAC opponent

Minnesota won’t be playing a Power Five team in a bowl game this year, but that doesn’t mean the team is taking its matchup against Central Michigan in the Quick Lane Bowl lightly.   The Chippewas, who play in the Mid-American Conference, will be the third team from the conference the Gophers will face this season.

Junior class paves way to split

The Gophers’ weekend got off to almost the worst start imaginable. Three different goalies saw time in the net as Minnesota lost 8-3 to No.

First line picking up scoring pace

Nearly every Gophers line contributed in their sweep over Ohio State last weekend, but one in particular found success after being average for most of the year.   Redshirt junior Connor Reilly, junior Justin Kloos and freshman Tyler Sheehy have been together on the team’s top line since the second game of the team&rsquo

Gophers come up short on 2015 goals

Minnesota players set high expectations for themselves at the beginning of the year, coming off of back-to-back eight-win seasons.   The team also set out to end its losing streak to Wisconsin and make the Big Ten Championship game after coming up a game short in 2014, but neither happened.

Gophers sweep Ohio St.

For the first time since October, music played post-game in Minnesota’s locker room and not its opponent’s for two straight nights.    Sophomore forward Leon Bristedt scored an overtime goal 

Gophers still might make bowl at 5-7

The Gophers finished the season with five victories, one short of automatically qualifying for a bowl game after playing in a bowl the last three seasons.   The NCAA will announce bowl games 

Claeys on lookout for new talent

Recently appointed head football coach Tracy Claeys is already making Minnesota’s staff his own with the firing of two coaches on Sunday.