The Vermont Catamounts may never want to play the Gophers again after being drilled 6-0 in the first ever meeting between the two schools. Nick Bjugstad led the U of M with two goals. The last time the Gophers started a season 5-0 was 2001 -- they won the National Championship that season.
Kirill Kaprizov's slow start is a thing of the past
A potential sophomore slump has been erased with a three-point night against the Devils..
Man fatally shot by police at Mounds View liquor store is identified
The 21-year-old died of multiple gunshot wounds.
Biden lays out wintertime plan to curb COVID's spread
It comes as the U.S. reported its second case of the omicron variant.
MN Dept. of Corrections offering $5K bonuses as it seeks to hire 200
The DOC is offering hiring bonuses for new employees and for referrals.
Mayor Frey unveils workgroup to develop public safety recommendations
There are 35 members in the workgroup.
MN city named best ice fishing destination in the US
A lake in Wisconsin also made the top 8.
'TODAY Show' surprises Minneapolis youth nonprofit with toys
It's part of the program's Season of Giving toy drive.
3rd federal medical team to join COVID-19 fight in Minnesota
There are more than 1,500 people with COVID-19 admitted to Minnesota hospitals.
Driver killed after other motorist crosses into opposite lane
The head-on crash occurred early Thursday, just north of the Twin Cities.
MSHSL approves shot clock for Minnesota varsity basketball
Shot clocks will be required at all varsity games beginning in 2023-24.
Popcorn shop featured on 'The Late Show' has to close 2 days later
A county inspection after the national TV appearance found code violations.
Budish leads Gophers over Bemidji State
The Gopher men’s hockey team pounded Bemidji State 3-0 at Mariucci Arena tonight. Zach Budish scored the first two goals and Nick Bjugstad added his team leading 22nd goal of the season. For goalie Kent Patterson, it was his seventh shutout of the season.
Gophers defeat Huskies, 2-1
The No. 3-rated Gophers (18-9-1, 14-5-0) ended their Friday night losing streak at Mariucci Arena with a 2-1 victory over St. Cloud State (10-13-4, 7-9-3). Nick Bjugstad scored the game-winning goal about halfway through the second period. U of M will travel to the National Hockey Center in St. Cloud Saturday night for the second half of this home-and-home series.
Haula, Patterson lead Gophers to 5-0 win over Alaska-Anchorage
Erik Haula's two goals and one assist boosted his nation-leading scoring total to 17 points in 7 games. Kent Patterson's 22 saves gave him his fourth shutout. And the high-flying Gophers sailed to a 5-0 win over their nemesis in Anchorage.
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