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Lucia: Gophers must "put last weekend behind us"

The high-scoring Gopher men's hockey team enjoyed beating national champion UMD in Duluth last weekend. But their coach says they need to get over themselves and focus on the task at hand: winning their first-ever meeting with Vermont.
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The high-scoring Gopher men's hockey team enjoyed beating national champion UMD in Duluth last weekend. But their coach says they need to get over themselves and focus on the task at hand: winning their first-ever meeting with Vermont.

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