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  • Gopher Hockey Program Start Date - 1921
  • Venue - Mariucci Arena
  • Capacity - 10000
  • Teamsite - Men's Hockey
  • Booster Club - The Golden Gopher Blue Line Club, Goldy's Kids Club
  • Ticket Information - Hockey Tickets
  • Conference - Big Ten Conference
  • Big Ten Teams -Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Ohio State, Penn State, Wisconsin

Team Profile

Gopher Hockey Coaches

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Associate Head Coach:

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Assistant Coach:

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Assistant Coach:

Don Lucia

(612) 625-2886

lucia004@umn.edu


Mike Guentzel

(612) 625-2886

guent005@umn.edu


Grant Potulny

(612) 625-2886

potu0011@umn.edu


Justin Johnson

Team Record

  • NCAA Tournament Record - 50-33
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances - 32(1953-54-61-71-74-75-76-79-80-81-83-85-86-87-88-89-90-91-92-93- 94-95-96-97-2001-02-03-04-05-06-07-08)
  • NCAA Championships - 5(1974-76-79-2002-03)
  • WCHA Championships - 14(1961, 1971, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1993, 1994, 1996, 2003, 2004, 2007)

# of Seniors by Position - Forwards - 2, Defensemen - 2, Goaltenders - 1

  • Team Breakdown by league
    • Prep/High School - 5
    • USHL - 16
    • BCHL - 3
    • NAHL - 2
    • USNTDP - 3
    • Players to the NHL - 96
    • Players Currently Playing in the NHL - 19
    • # Scholarships - 0

    School Profile

    • Enrollment - 64,964
    • Avg. SAT - 1,270
    • Avg. ACT - 27
    • # of Majors - 135
    • Most Popular Majors - Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Engineering; Psychology; and Social Sciences
    • Academic Calender Type: semester
    • Student-Faculty Ratio: 16-to-1
    • Freshman Retention Rate: 89%
    • Prominent Alumni - Agronomist NormanBorlaug (who saved billions from starvation); former vice president Walter Mondale; satirist Garrison Keillor; NPR journalist and All Things Considered host Michele Norris; Super Bowl championship coach Tony Dungy; inventor and Medtronic Inc.founder Earl Bakken.
    • School site - University of Minnesota

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