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Hockey Gophers tumble from No. 1 spot

After splitting a series with St. Cloud State over the weekend, Minnesota lost their top national ranking in three different polls.
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After splitting a series with St. Cloud State over the weekend, Minnesota lost their top national ranking in three different polls.

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