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.
Fire sparks evacuation from apartment building, man arrested for arson
Police and fire crews responded to the fire just before 9 a.m. Saturday.
Morning storms cause power outages, ensuing problems in Eagan
There have been reports of disabled traffic lights and issues at local businesses.
GOP nominee questions if those with disabilities, non-English speakers should be able to vote
Crockett made the comments in a 2020 radio interview following a ruling from the Minnesota Supreme Court.
Jury: MN pharmacist did not violate woman's rights by refusing her morning-after pill
Gender Justice, the advocacy group that brought about the lawsuit, says it will appeal the decision.
Suspected lightning strike causes gas fire in St. Paul street
Nearby properties are being evacuated.
Charges: Woman was drunk when she caused crash that killed father-of-four
Anoka's Adam Madsen was killed in the crash.
Revival to close its original Minneapolis restaurant
Don't worry – it's bringing the chicken to its nearby BBQ joint.
Fatal crash under investigation on Hwy 62 in Mendota Heights
The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating the crash near Dodd Road.
Gallery: Sale of Minneapolis penthouse marks highest price for condo in MN history
The seller is a member of the Pohlad family.
The former Bachelor Farmer space is sold in Minneapolis
A new restaurant is expected to open next year.
Supercharged atmosphere causing more mega-rain events
There could be a mega-rain event Saturday-Sunday in Minnesota, Wisconsin and/or Iowa.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gophers hockey faces Canisius Sunday afternoon
The No. 2 University of Minnesota men's hockey team will suit up for its first-ever non-conference game against Canisius on Sunday afternoon at Mariucci Arena, the Star Tribune reports. The Gophers rallied from a two-goal deficit on Friday night in exhibition action to tie the U.S. Under-18 team 2-2 in overtime.
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.
Gophers lose to Michigan Tech in overtime
Brett Olson scored the game winning goal in overtime and Michigan Tech defeated the Gophers 3-2 at Mariucci Arena tonight. Seth Helgeson and Mark Alt scored for the Gophers, but they were the only two Gophers to get a shot past Tech’s goalie Josh Robinson, who stopped 34 of 36 shots.
Gopher hockey has chance for payback on trip to Anchorage
Last spring Alaska-Anchorage shocked Minnesota by skating into Mariucci Arena and knocking their hosts out of the WCHA tournament in the first round. This year's high-scoring version of the Gophers has their first crack at the Seawolves in this weekend's two-game set in Anchorage.
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