The University of Minnesota announced today that men's hockey head coach Don Lucia has agreed to a two year contract extension, that will run through the 2018-19 season. The 2018-19 season, will be his 20th with the maroon & gold.
The 2016-17 season stands as Lucia’s 18th at the University of Minnesota and 30th overall season as a Division I head coach. A native of Grand Rapids, Minn., Lucia holds the Gophers record for coaching victories at 415 (415-219-68, .640) while his 694 career wins rank eighth all-time in NCAA history regardless of division (694-374-97, .638). A four-time conference coach of the year and the 1994 Spencer Penrose National Coach of the Year, Lucia led the Maroon & Gold to back-to-back national championships in 2002 and 2003.
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