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May 1, 2019
In 19 seasons as the Minnesota Gophers head hockey coach, Don Lucia won a school record 457 games and led the team to NCAA titles in 2002 and 2003. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Lucia: New rules restore sanity to college hockey recruiting
May 1, 2019 - 1:58pm
April 23, 2019
When Peter Hankinson (9) scored for the Minnesota Gophers in the third period of the 1989 NCAA Frozen Four title game versus Harvard, it sent the game to overtime, and sent the sellout crowd at the St. Paul Civic Center into a frenzy. (University of Minnesota photo)
Inside the NCAA Frozen Four, Part 1: The Past
April 23, 2019 - 1:35pm
February 26, 2019
New York Rangers forward Vinni Lettieri faces the  Minnesota Wild Feb. 13, 2018, at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Brace Hemmelgarn / USA TODAY Sports
For former Gopher Lettieri, solitude is perhaps his greatest pro hockey challenge
February 26, 2019 - 3:20pm
February 13, 2019
New York Rangers defenseman Brady Skjei (76) looks to make a pass against the Winnipeg Jets during the third period at Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg, Man., on Feb. 11, 2018. Terrence Lee / USA TODAY Sports
Former Gopher Brady Skjei living his dream life in NYC
February 13, 2019 - 11:31am
New St. Cloud State University Men's Hockey Coach Brett Larson smiles while talking with people following  a press conference Friday, April 13, at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center in St. Cloud.
UMD assistant Brett Larson accepts top St. Cloud State job
April 13, 2018 - 6:44pm
March 29, 2018
New Gophers men's hockey head coach Bob Motzko answers questions after being introduced to the media and fans in the Club Room at the University of Minnesota TCF Bank Stadium on Thursday, March 29, 2018. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
How Bob Motzko became the new Gophers men's hockey coach
March 29, 2018 - 7:47pm
March 21, 2018
Minnesota head coach Don Lucia watches his team take on Ohio State during the first period of a semifinal game of the Big Ten Men's Hockey Tournament at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Friday, March 18, 2016. The Gophers beat Ohio State, 4-2, to advance to the Big 10 Championship game. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Don Lucia praised by Minnesotans, ex-Gophers in Wild locker room
March 21, 2018 - 4:23pm
Here are five candidates who could be the next Gophers men’s hockey coach
March 21, 2018 - 2:52pm
March 20, 2018
Minnesota head coach Don Lucia watches his team take on Ohio State during the first period of a semifinal game of the Big Ten Men's Hockey Tournament at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Friday, March 18, 2016. The Gophers beat Ohio State, 4-2, to advance to the Big 10 Championship game. John Autey / Pioneer Press
Gopher hockey coach Don Lucia to step down
March 20, 2018 - 9:24pm
Minnesota head coach Don Lucia watches his team take on Ohio State during the first period of a semifinal game of the Big Ten Men’s Hockey Tournament at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Friday, March 18, 2016. The Gophers beat Ohio State, 4-2, to advance to the Big 10 Championship game. (John Autey / Pioneer Press)
Don Lucia out as Gophers men’s hockey coach, school announces
March 20, 2018 - 2:06pm
November 30, 2017
Minnesota forward Casey Mittelstadt, a freshman from Eden Prairie, Minn., in action for the Gophers during a men's college hockey game against Penn St. at Mariucci Arena in Minneapolis on Oct. 13, 2017. Brad Rempel / University of Minnesota Athletics
Gophers' first impression of freshman Casey Mittelstadt: 'That guy's good'
November 30, 2017 - 8:56pm
February 2, 2017
Legendary hockey coach, a St. Paul native who led Badgers against Gophers, dies at 73
February 2, 2017 - 5:18pm
November 27, 2016
Men's College Hockey: Gophers beat BC for Lucia's 700th win
November 27, 2016 - 11:35pm
October 7, 2016
Men's College Hockey: Gophers extend Lucia through 20th season
October 7, 2016 - 9:41pm