Gopher men beat Air Force 4-0 in Mariucci Classic

Apr 5, 2012; Tampa, FL, USA; Boston College Eagles fans cheer after they scored a goal against the Minnesota Gophers in the third period during the semifinals of the 2012 Frozen Four at Tampa Bay Times Forum. Boston College won 6-1. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The University of Minnesota Gopher men’s hockey team beat Air Force Academy, 4-0, on Friday Dec. 29 at the 22nd annual Mariucci Classic.

The Gophers played the second game of the double-header at Mariucci, winning behind a goal and an assist by Erik Haula in addition to two assists by Nick Bjugstad.

Ryan Reilly and Nate Condon also notched goals for Minnesota in front of a sold-out Mariucci crowd.

Minnesota will play No. 1 ranked Boston College on Sunday at 7 p.m, a rematch of last year’s Frozen Four that BC would go on to win.

Topics: Gophers, Hockey, Minnesota Golden Gophers

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