‘Men’s Hockey’ Category
The Gustavus men’s hockey team hosts UW-Stout at 7:05 p.m. Saturday in the first game after a 27-day winter break. The Gusties enter tomorrow's game with a 1-8-3 overall record, while UW-Stout is 6-7. Gustavus last faced No. 7-ranked UW-Eau Claire on Dec. 10 and held the Blugolds to a 2-2 tie at Don Robers Ice Rink. The Blue Devils fell 6-5 to Northland College in their most recent game. UW-Stout will face Hamline University tonight before facing the Gusties in Saturday’s non-conference matchup.
The Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics Department is set to host its Winter Showcase on Saturday, Jan. 7, which will feature four games on the College campus – men’s and women’s basketball, and men’s and women’s hockey. By donating an item(s) for the St. Peter Food Shelf, fans will be admitted to all four events. All games will be played at Lund Center.
2016 was another year filled with conference championships, national tournament appearances and spectacular individual performances both on and off the field of play for Gustavus athletics. Here’s a look back at numerous highlight events that occurred throughout the year.
For the second time this season, the Gustavus men’s hockey team skated to an overtime tie with a team ranked inside the national top-10 as the Gusties and No. 7 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Blugolds finished in a 2-2 draw Saturday night at Don Roberts Ice Rink. The tie moves the Gusties to 1-8-3 overall, while the Blugolds move to 9-1-3.
The Gustavus men’s hockey team dropped a 4-1 decision to St. Scholastica on Friday night at Don Roberts Ice Rink. The loss moves the Gusties to 1-8-2 overall, while the Saints improve to 5-5 overall.
The Gustavus men’s hockey team is set to host Parents Weekend as the Gusties take on a pair of non-conference opponents. On Friday, the Gusties host St. Scholastica at 7:05 p.m. and then on Saturday the Black and Gold take on No. 7-ranked UW-Eau Claire at 7:05 p.m. The Gusties enter the weekend with a 1-7-2 overall record, St. Scholastica is 4-5-0, and UW-Eau Claire is 8-1-2. Gustavus is coming off a loss and a tie against Saint John’s last weekend, while the Saints were swept by Marian, and the Blugolds beat UW-River Falls and UW-Stout last weekend.
Catch up on each Gustie Spotlight this season by listening to the interviews on the Gustavus Game Central link. Tom Wheeler, the voice of the Golden Gusties, conducts interviews with different members of the Gustavus Athletics Department throughout the fall and winter seasons. The Gustie Spotlight airs live on KNUJ 860 AM on Saturdays prior to tipoff of Gustavus basketball games.
The Gustavus men’s hockey team skated to a 2-2 tie Saturday against Saint John’s and won the shootout 1-0, moving to 1-7-2 overall and 0-5-1 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
The Gustavus men’s hockey team struck first Thursday night against Saint John’s for a 1-0 lead in the second period, but three unanswered goals resulted in a 3-1 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference loss. The Gusties drop to 1-7-1 overall and 0-5 in the MIAC, while the Johnnies improve to 6-4-1 overall and 3-2-0 in the league.
The Gustavus men’s hockey team enters its third Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference series of the season as it takes on the Saint John’s Johnnies in an away-home series Thursday and Saturday. The Gusties enter this weekend’s series with a 1-6-1 overall record (0-4 MIAC) after facing No. 10 Augsburg last weekend - the Gusties fell to the Auggies 3-0 in Minneapolis, followed by a close 2-1 loss in St. Peter. The Johnnies enter with a 5-4-1 overall record (2-2 MIAC) after dropping a 5-4 decision to Marian University, followed by a 6-1 win over Lawrence University. Both games were played at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center last weekend.