Gopher men, women pucksters both road winnersMinnesota Sports
- The University of Minnesota men's and women's hockey teams were both winners in road games played Friday evening.
The University of Minnesota men's and women's hockey teams were both winners in road games played Friday evening.
The women downed Bemidji State 4-1 in Bemidji's Sanford Center. Jen Schoullis' had a hat trick for the Golden Gophers and Amanda Kessel assisted on all four goals. Bemidji State took a 1-0 lead in the first period before the Golden Gophers scored four straight goals. Sarah Erickson also scored for the U. Goalie Noora Raty made 23 saves as the Gophs' improve to 8-1 overall and 5-1 in the WCHA while BSU dropped to 5-2-2 overall and 2-2-1 in the WCHA.
Kent Patterson made 23 saves as the U's men's team shutout Alaska-Anchorage 5-0 at Sullivan Arena. Erik Haula had two Golden Gopher goals, Nick Bjugstad had a goal and an assists and Zach Budish had two assists. The Gophers improved to 6-1 overall and 3-0 in the WCHA while the Seawolves are 3-3-1 overall and 0-3 in the league.