Gophers excited to face North Dakota

The fifth ranked Golden Gophers men's hockey team is excited to face North Dakota this weekend. The two game series at Mariucci Arena is the Gophers' first opportunity to show off their top ranked scoring offense at home against a WCHA opponent.
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The fifth ranked Golden Gophers men's hockey team is excited to face North Dakota this weekend. The two game series at Mariucci Arena is the Gophers' first opportunity to show off their top ranked scoring offense at home against a WCHA opponent.

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