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Gophers vs. Sioux rivalry known for creating memorable moments

It's one of the premiere rivalries in college hockey. While North Dakota has dominated the rivalry over the past few years, Minnesota has had its fair share of spectacular moments against the Sioux.
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It's one of the premiere rivalries in college hockey. While North Dakota has dominated the rivalry over the past few years, Minnesota has had its fair share of spectacular moments against the Sioux.

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