The Minnesota Golden Gophers men's ice hockey team is the hockey team at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Gophers men's ice hockey team play their contests out of Mariucci Arena in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The team is current members of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association and compete in Division I ice hockey. Gophers Hockey Tickets are one of the best sellers in the Twin Cities!
The Golden Gophers men's ice hockey team has won five NCAA national championships in their history. Starting in 1974, the Gophers went on to win in 1976, 1979, 2002 and 2003. Current coach Don Lucia has had great success with the Gophers, selling a lot of Mariucci Arena tickets but also earning his team a spot in the NCAA tournament in each of the last seven seasons.
The Gophers men's hockey team loves to host the University of Wisconsin Badgers and the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux at Mariucci Arena. There are many schools who feel the Golden Gophers are their rivals, but Wisconsin and North Dakota are the Gophers main targets. Gophers Hockey Tickets sell quickly!
Some of the most honored Gophers mens hockey players have gone on to become players in the NHL. Four Gopher players have won the Hobey Baker Award for "the outstanding collegiate hockey player in the United States." Neal Broten was the award's first recipient in 1981. Robb Stauber won it in 1988, Brian Bonin in 1996 and Jordan Leopold won it in 2002.
As the state of hockey, Mariucci Arena tickets are hard to come by in Minnesota. The Gophers mens hockey team is not a mere alternative to the Minnesota Wild. The Gophers have their own Gopher hockey fans, and those fans don't miss a game at Mariucci Arena. Get Minnesota Golden Gophers mens hockey tickets before they're gone because ice hockey is always best experienced in person! Purchase your Gophers Hockey Tickets today!