The MD2 University of Minnesota Golden Gophers hockey team faced off against the MD2 University of Saint Thomas Tommies on Thursday, October 05, 2023 at Ridder Arena. The Golden Gophers put up a valiant effort, but it was not enough as the Tommies emerged victorious with a 5-2 win.

Both teams put forth a strong offensive effort, with the Golden Gophers taking 45 shots and the Tommies taking 45 shots. The Golden Gophers had a strong powerplay, going 2/5, while the Tommies went 1/3.

The Golden Gophers were led by Michael Scherer, who scored the team’s only goal. The Tommies were led by Jed England, who also scored a goal. The goaltenders for both teams put in a strong performance, with Zach Walker for the Golden Gophers making 43 saves and Axel Rosenlund for the Tommies making 43 saves.

Ultimately, the Tommies were able to edge out the Golden Gophers in a hard-fought game. The Golden Gophers will look to bounce back in their next game and get back on the winning track.