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Zach Parise, who missed Thursday's game, said he felt OK at practice Friday and anticipated feeling even closer to full health for the game Saturday.
The Gophers rallied for two goals in the third period to tie, but St. Lawence's Michael Ederer spoiled the effort.
Gophers first-year coach Bob Motzko says it will take time to know league foes.
The Gophers allowed goals in the first minute of the second and third periods of a 5-1 loss to MSU Mankato. "There's just a lot of cuteness to our team that doesn't belong in hockey," coach Bob Motzko said.
Head coach Bob Motzko says Mat Robson and Eric Schierhorn both have been outstanding.
The Loons, already eliminated from playoff contention, face Columbus at Mapfre Stadium on Sunday in the final regular-season game with a dubious distinction possible.
Minnesota United's business side is, in many ways, thriving, with a new soccer-specific stadium set to open. But the on-field product has lagged as its second MLS season draws to a close Sunday.
Minnesota United officials expect 52,000 fans Sunday afternoon for the Loons' match with L.A. Galaxy, the final game at TCF Bank Stadium before Allianz Field opens next spring.
Young players have been reveling in watching the big-name players on the roster work.
A four-day stretch between an overtime loss to Vegas and Thursday's match with Chicago has the team reconfiguring forward lines.