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Golden Gophers advance to Final Five after sweeping the Seawolves

Erik Haula netted two goals and added two assists to help Minnesota beat Alaska Anchorage 7-3 Saturday night at Mariucci Arena. The Gophers also won Friday night, winning the best-of-three series. Minnesota now advances to the WCHA Final Five semifinals at the Xcel Energy Center.
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Erik Haula netted two goals and added two assists to help Minnesota beat Alaska Anchorage 7-3 Saturday night at Mariucci Arena. The Gophers also won Friday night, winning the best-of-three series. Minnesota now advances to the WCHA Final Five semifinals at the Xcel Energy Center.

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