A fan of hockey from mites to the NHL, Nathan learned heartbreak at the age of six when Norm Green took his Minnesota North Stars to Dallas. Since then the heartbreaking losses have continued between Vikings, Twins, Wild and Timberwolves but he fails to give up the hope of another Twin Cities pro championship. Presently Nathan covers the University of Minnesota hockey team for Western College Hockey and College Hockey News. In addition, he has attended Frozen Fours and is a NCAA Hockey correspondent for SB Nation.com
This week podcast includes Minnesota’s road sweep of Penn State and the shocking ending sequence to Saturday’s game, naming a line, previewing Wisconsin, a look at the NCAA landscape and bubble teams, and answering your Twitter questions.
This week the crew looks at a road split for Minnesota at Ohio State, where teams are five weeks out from the NCAA Tournament, player suspensions, and whether a split at Penn State would be a success.
Healey received supplemental discipline for the second time in three weeks and four times in 15 months.
The Gophers host North Dakota and Wisconsin over the final two weekends of the WCHA regular season.
Minnesota’s series against Penn State gets reviewed and its upcoming series against Ohio State is previewed. Plus a record number of Twitter questions are answered on lucky #13.
This week’s episode reviews the North Star College Cup, previews Minnesota-Penn State and predicts the final six weeks of the Big Ten race.
Injuries last weekend to Cara Piazza and Kate Schipper put nearly half of the Gophers’ top-9 on the shelf as Minnesota faces St. Cloud State. Plus notes on Emma May’s first 2 career starts.
Chris Dilks, Jack Hittinger and Bruce Ciskie join to preview the teams and players at this weekend’s fourth and final North Star College Cup.
The 2017 tournament this weekend will be the final version. Fan interest and teams wanting more home games against other Minnesota schools have been named as reasons.
This week’s episode, recorded in Madison directly following Minnesota’s series against Wisconsin at Kohl Center, touches on fast starts by the Gophers, a tale of two games, the Badgers turning a corner, and Hockey Day Minnesota.