BRAD BUETOWGame 284 | November 24, 1980
Brad Buetow, Neal Broten, Steve Ulseth, Mike Knoke
Buetow coached the 1980-81 Gophers to a WCHA title with a season record of 33-12-0. Broten, a member of the 1980 Gold Medal Olympic team, returned to lead the team. At the end of the season he was the first winner of the Robey Baker Award, given annually since 1980 to the top collegiate player in the country. Ulseth, a senior, led the team in scoring with 93 points. Knoke, who started his career at Colorado College, had 48 points.
Game 301 | November 16, 1982
The hockey Gophers won the WCHA title for the second time in three years with Buetow as head coach. The team finished with a record of 32-12-1 and lost to both Harvard and Providence in Frozen Four competition at Grand Forks.