Mike Hendrickson


Schierhorn steps in goal

Freshman goaltender Eric Schierhorn was asked to do something difficult upon arriving on campus.   Replace Adam Wilcox.   The former Big Ten Player of the Year signed a professional contract in the offseason, and Schierhorn has started every game for the Gophers in net since.   The Anchorage, Ala., native has stepped up to the task through seven games, as he is currently tied for the Big Ten lead in save percentage and is 22nd in

Fasching leads Gophers’ best line so far

Junior Hudson Fasching and his line delivered for the Gophers after the team was reeling to start the season.   The team was 0-3 to begin the year, but in their series against Northeastern, Fasching scored three goals to help propel the Gophers to their first two victories of the year. 

Leidner finds success after healing up

Quarterback Mitch Leidner broke his career high in passing yards for the second week in a row on Saturday, throwing for more than 300 yards in the team’s games against Michigan and Nebraska.   The two career-high passing games for Leidner came after some tough days for the embattled quarterback, after he threw 131 yards

Claeys takes over Gophers football

Interim head coach Tracy Claeys, put in charge of the team on the heels of Jerry Kill’s sudden retirement, clearly stated his position on Wednesday.

Gophers break losing streak

The Gophers picked up their first two victories of the season in a weekend sweep, after stumbling out of the gate with a 0-3 start.   No.