Defenseman Tommy Vannelli (#44) and forward Hudson Fasching (#70) lead a group of six University of Minnesota recruits included in NHL Central Scouting's final North American skater rankings for the 2013 NHL Draft.
The former St. Cloud State forward wasted no time in his NHL debut. Hanowski, who scored 17 goals with the Huskies this season, beat Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom Monday night for his first professional goal.
Ten years ago today the University of Minnesota won their fifth national title in hockey. On Saturday, Yale and Quinnipiac will try to join that club when they face off for college hockey's championship.
St. Cloud State forward Drew LeBlanc was named the recipient of the 2013 Hobey Baker Award at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh after a 50 point season that saw the 5th year senior return from a broken leg.
Not all early departures can be treated equally. However, Minnesota has been hit with the most of any team so far this season with 5 signing pro contracts. We take a look at how the losses will affect the Gophers next season.