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No. 1 ranking not enough for Gophers

Despite being ranked No. 1 in the nation, the Golden Gophers men's hockey team isn't satisfied. Senior goaltender Kent Patterson says the team is happy with a 9-1 start, but they know the season is young and they have a long way to go.
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Despite being ranked No. 1 in the nation, the Golden Gophers men's hockey team isn't satisfied. Senior goaltender Kent Patterson says the team is happy with a 9-1 start, but they know the season is young and they have a long way to go.

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