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Gopher men grab No. 1 ranking in USA Today hockey poll

The University of Minnesota men's hockey team jumped from No. 3 to No. 1 in the USA Today poll released today. The UMD Bulldogs fell to No. 2.
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The University of Minnesota men's hockey team jumped from No. 3 to No. 1 in the USA Today poll released today. The UMD Bulldogs fell to No. 2.

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