Today is Game Day! The team arrives at The Family Arena at approximately 6:00 p.m. Puck drop is scheduled for 8:00 p.m. CT.
For those at the Frozen Four, there will be a St. Charles pregame gathering at Buffalo Wild Wings at 1:30 p.m. For those watching back in Minnesota, there will be a Game Viewing Party at Joe Senser's - Roseville.
We apologize for the late and limited coverage of the Frozen Four semifinal, but the webmaster's subscription to the Penalty Box Post experienced a technical malfunction. Keep up with all the latest details on the Frozen Four through the Power Play Club Facebook page and Twitter feed.
All Gopher women's hockey fans are invited to come to The Sports Garden in Canal Park (425 S. Lake Avenue) for some time of camaraderie with the Power Play Club before Saturday's NCAA quarterfinal game. We will be meeting at noon for a bite to eat before heading over to AMSOIL Arena for the game. We hope to see you all there -- everybody is welcome to join us!
|NCAA Quarterfinal – Single-elimination
Minnesota Golden Gophers (25-7-5)
at #3-seed Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs (25-6-5)
Saturday, March 11 at 2:30 p.m. CT
AMSOIL Arena, Duluth, MN
Gophers fall in conference semifinal to UMD in double OT; Wisconsin wins WCHA Playoff Championship
Minnesota Duluth goaltender Maddie Rooney made 62 saves, 25 of which came after regulation, and Lara Stalder lit the lamp at 11:29 of the 2nd overtime to give the Bulldogs a 2-1 WCHA Women's Hockey semifinal victory over Minnesota. UMD's Kateřina Mrázová and Gopher Sarah Potomak traded second-period goals just 67 seconds apart, and Sidney Peters made 39 saves for Minnesota.
In the other semifinal, Wisconsin's Sydney McKibbon and North Dakota's Amy Menke scored in the second period, but Emily Clark lit the lamp with 2:43 to go in the third period to send the Badgers in the championship game. UND goaltender Lexie Shaw made 47 saves, while Ann-Renée Desbiens stopped 18 shots.