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NCAA settlement presents challenges for Gophers athletic department

New solutions will be needed to balance the budget following the 2024-25 school year.

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Gophers athletic director Mark Coyle.
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NCAA settlement presents challenges for Gophers athletic department

New solutions will be needed to balance the budget following the 2024-25 school year.

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Apr 6, 2023; Tampa, Florida, USA; Minnesota defenseman Mike Koster (4) is congratulated by forward Minnesota forward Jimmy Snuggerud (81) after scoring a goal against Boston University in the first period in the semifinals of the 2023 Frozen Four college ice hockey tournament at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports
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18 Gophers of past, present and future participating in NHL development camps

The list includes 13 members of this season's Golden Gophers hockey team.

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U.S. National Development Team forward Brodie Ziemer skates against Minnesota during an exhibition game on Jan. 1, 2024, at 3M Arena at Mariucci in Minneapolis.
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Three incoming Gophers freshmen selected in NHL draft

Minnesota has had 242 players drafted all time, the most of any college hockey program.

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Jan 1, 2009; Chicago, IL, USA; An aerial view of Wrigley Field as the Chicago Blackhawks take on the Detroit Red Wings during the 2009 Winter Classic. Mandatory Credit: Guy Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports
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Report: Gophers may be lone Big Ten team left out of Wrigley Field plans

There will reportedly be Big Ten hockey games played at Wrigley Field in January 2025.

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Former Gophers hockey standout Abigail Boreen was selected by Montreal in the third round of the PWHL draft on Monday, June 10, 2024, in St. Paul, Minn.
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Gophers' Abigail Boreen, Madeline Wethington selected in PWHL draft

Boreen went to Montreal in the third round and Wethington went to Ottawa in the seventh.

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Gophers hockey unveils full 2024-25 non-conference schedule

Minnesota will face St. Thomas twice in its 2024 non-conference schedule.

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Gophers fall to Clarkson in 4-overtime NCAA Tournament thriller
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Gophers fall to Clarkson in 4-overtime NCAA Tournament thriller

It took seven periods to settle Saturday's NCAA Women's Ice Hockey Tournament quarterfinal game between No. 4 Clarkson and No. 5 Minnesota, and it was heartbreak for the Gophers as they fell 3-2 to the Golden Knights in what goes down as one of the longest games in women's college hockey history.

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Justen Close snubbed for Big Ten Goaltender of the Year
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Justen Close snubbed for Big Ten Goaltender of the Year

Close had the second best goals-against average in the Big Ten.

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2024 NCAA Women's Hockey Tournament bracket: Gophers No. 5
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2024 NCAA Women's Hockey Tournament bracket: Gophers No. 5

Minnesota to face Clarkson in NCAA tourney quarterfinals on March 16.

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Gophers sweep Penn State to reach Big Ten hockey semifinals
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Gophers sweep Penn State to reach Big Ten hockey semifinals

Aaron Huglen scored with 68 seconds to play to break a 2-2 tie.

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Big Ten men's hockey tourney bracket: Gophers to face Penn State
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Big Ten men's hockey tourney bracket: Gophers to face Penn State

First round takes place March 8-10

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Gophers, Minnesota State meet in decisive Game 3 in WCHA tournament
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Gophers, Minnesota State meet in decisive Game 3 in WCHA tournament

Winner advances to conference tournament semifinals

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Minnesota State upsets Gophers in first game of WCHA Tournament
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Minnesota State upsets Gophers in first game of WCHA Tournament

Both teams meet again Saturday in best-of-three first-round series.

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Abbey Murphy's empty-net, slapshot goal angers UMD
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Abbey Murphy's empty-net, slapshot goal angers UMD

Murphy emphatically capped off the Gophers' win over UMD and gave hockey fans deja vu on Saturday night.

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Gophers' Justen Close named semifinalist for Mike Richter Award
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Gophers' Justen Close named semifinalist for Mike Richter Award

The award is given to the top goaltender in Division I men's hockey.

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Gophers men, women win with shutouts Friday night
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Gophers men, women win with shutouts Friday night

Rhett Pitlick and Abbey Murphy shine for Gophers

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Gophers' Justen Close named Big Ten First Star of the Week
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Gophers' Justen Close named Big Ten First Star of the Week

Goaltender had 62 saves in weekend series against border rival Wisconsin.

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Brody Lamb lifts Gophers past Wisconsin in overtime
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Brody Lamb lifts Gophers past Wisconsin in overtime

Minnesota knocked off No. 4 Wisconsin in Madison Friday night.

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Gophers score three unanswered goals to dispatch Tommies
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Gophers score three unanswered goals to dispatch Tommies

Abbey Murphy, Josefin Bouveng and Madison Kaiser all found the back of the net for the U.

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Gophers' Emma Kreisz, Ava Lindsay named to Rookie of the Year Watch List
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Gophers' Emma Kreisz, Ava Lindsay named to Rookie of the Year Watch List

They're among 25 first-year players on the watch list for the award.

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Peyton Hemp lifts Gophers past Mavericks in overtime
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Peyton Hemp lifts Gophers past Mavericks in overtime

Minnesota outlasts Minnesota State in low-scoring battle Saturday.

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Gophers bounce back with wire-to-wire win over Spartans
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Gophers bounce back with wire-to-wire win over Spartans

No. 9 Minnesota took control early in Saturday's victory over No. 8 Michigan State.

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Gophers hockey collapses in dramatic fashion at Michigan State
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Gophers hockey collapses in dramatic fashion at Michigan State

Spartans score three times in third and win it with four seconds to play.

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No additional punishment for Ohio State player who speared Snuggerud on bench
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No additional punishment for Ohio State player who speared Snuggerud on bench

Thiesing received a five-minute major and game disqualification in Saturday's 6-3 loss to the Gophers

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Gophers complete sweep of Bemidji State
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Gophers complete sweep of Bemidji State

It's Minnesota's 22nd straight win over the Beavers, the longest win streak in series history.

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