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.
MN researcher part of team behind 'revolutionary' discovery of ancient tooth in Laos
The molar found in a remote cave is believed to have belonged to a Denisovan girl who lived 164,000-130,000 years ago.
Gallery: Minneapolis penthouse comes with private elevator and 24-foot ceilings
The custom-designed home is on the market for $500K
Charges: Sting catches MN principal trying to hire child prostitute
Authorities alleged Mohamed Selim attempted to meet a 15-year-old girl for sex on Tuesday.
Nominate a 'local hero' to get a dozen Cub donuts from Salvation Army
The organization is looking for 1,000 volunteers to help with the effort in the metro.
Duck smashes through chopper window and hits State Patrol pilot
Two pilots were on the aircraft at the time, with one of them sustaining a head injury.
Charges: Minnetonka Nordstrom employee stole $500,000 in merchandise
Store employees used a covert camera to investigate disappearing merchandise.
Woman drives into wet concrete, gets stuck in attempt to flee police
The 53-year-old woman drove into wet concrete trying to flee police on Monday.
Family of late Rep. Hagedorn sues widow Carnahan over unpaid medical expenses
The lawsuits allege that Carnahan has yet to reimburse Hagedorn's family for medical expenses despite promising to do so.
Hail and tornadoes possible Thursday in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin
Storms are expected to fire along a warm front draped across southern Minnesota.
Bde Maka Ska pavilion construction begins next week
The former lakeside food stand, home to Lola on the Lake, caught fire in 2019.
Gophers sweep Bemidji State
The No. 7-ranked Minnesota men's hockey team clinched home-ice for the first round of the WCHA playoffs. Erik Haula netted two goals to help the Gophers beat the Beavers 4-1 at Mariucci Arena Saturday night. Minnesota is now two points ahead of Minnesota-Duluth for first place in the conference.
Golden Gophers claim MacNaughton Cup championship outright
Two third period goals helped lead Minnesota to a 2-1 victory over Wisconsin Saturday night at Mariucci Arena. Nate Schmidt netted the game winning goal with about 7.5 minutes left in the game. The Gophers (24-12-1, 20-8) host Alaska Anchorage for the best-of-three playoff series starting Friday night.
WCHA Playoffs: Haula, Gophers defeat Alaska-Anchorage, 2-1 in game one
Erik Haula scored twice and the Minnesota Gophers men’s hockey team beat Alaska Anchorage, 2-1 in game of the best-of-three playoff series. Nate Schmidt assisted on both goals. The gophers out-shot the Seawolves, 34-17. They’ll play game two Saturday night at Mariucci Arena.
Gophers looking for revenge against Alaska-Anchorage in WCHA playoffs
It's been one year since Alaska-Anchorage upset the Gophers in the first round of the WCHA playoffs. This year the Gophers are the top seed and a heavy favorite against Seawolves. The best-of-three series between the two begins Friday at Mariucci Arena. If Minnesota wins they will advance to the WCHA Final Five.
After three long years, Gophers are glad to be back in the Final Five
It's been three years since the Minnesota Gophers have been to the WCHA Final Five. It was a 2009 loss to UMD in the opening round. Jake Hansen and Nico Sachetti are the only two remaining players from that team, and they want to make the most of their final opportunity.
North Dakota's huge third period knocks Gophers out of WCHA Final Five
North Dakota trailed the Gophers 3-1 after two periods before storming back with five goals in the third en route to a 6-3 semifinal win over the Gophers in the WCHA Final Five. Kyle Rau, Jake Hansen and Zach Budish scored for Minnesota. UND will play Denver in the Final Five championship game Saturday night.
WCHA playoff preview: Gophers vs. Alaska-Anchorage
The best-of-three series between the Golden Gophers and Alaska-Anchorage begins tonight at Mariucci Arena. Minnesota, the No. 1 seed in the tournament, swept the Seawolves in a pair games back in October. Minnesota outscored Anchorage 8-1 in the two games.
Strong third period lifts Gophers over Mavericks, 4-2
The Gophers were tied with the Minnesota State University Mankato Mavericks at two after two periods, but two third period goals lifted Minnesota to a 4-2 to win at Mariucci Arena. Erik Haula scored the game-winner.
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