Gophers coach Don Lucia has had success recruiting players from the United States Hockey League. The NHL Central Scouting Bureau recently released its final report before the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, and ranked USHL players outnumbered ranked Quebec Major Junior League players. Included in that group was Gopher recruit Blake Wheeler. Read more to find out where he stacks up in the eyes of NHL experts.
May 17, 2004
The Minnesota Gophers men's hockey team added four top recruits today. Among them is Kris Chucko of the BJCHL and three native Minnesotans. Read more to find out about these top recruits, including exclusive comments about the talented Chucko.
April 20, 2004
"We don't like them and they don't like us," said UND forward Brandon Bochenski. That sums it up. Plain and simple, this is the biggest weekend thus far this season for the Minnesota Gophers men's hockey team. The No. 5 Gophers host the No. 1 North Dakota Fighting Sioux Friday and Saturday at Mariucci Arena. Here's a look at that series.
January 23, 2004