Hockey Gophers sinking in national poll

The hockey Gophers are sinking in the national rankings again. After spending two weeks at No. 1, they’re now down to No. 5 in the USCHO poll. Minnesota-Duluth jumps to No. 4 in the nation.
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The hockey Gophers are sinking in the national rankings again. After spending two weeks at No. 1, they’re now down to No. 5 in the USCHO poll. Minnesota-Duluth jumps to No. 4 in the nation.

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