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Members of the Gopher men's hockey team preview the 2017 NCAA Tournament as they head to the NCAA Regional in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Members of the Gopher men's hockey team preview the team's series against Penn State Feb. 3-4 at Mariucci Arena in Minneapolis.

Members of the Gopher men's hockey team preview Minnesota's Jan. 20-21 series in Madison against the Wisconsin Badgers.

Gopher head coach Don Lucia and captain Justin Kloos preview the Gophers' 2016 Mariucci Classic Dec. 30-31 in Minneapolis.

Members of the Gopher Men's Hockey team preview Minnesota's Dec. 9-10 series at Michigan State.

The No. 11/13 Gopher Hockey program kicks off its 96th season in 2016-17 as the three-time defending Big Ten regular-season champions. The Maroon & Gold open the season on the road in Anchorage, Alaska with a two-game weekend -- playing Alaska Anchorag.