The 47-year-old former Gophers assistant coach also will lead the U.S. women's national team in the World Championship in August.
Darwitz had been the head coach at Hamline. Her assistant at the Division III school, Jake Bobrowski, is also coming to the U.
Details of when the school would begin play aren't certain, but the venture has received backing from prominent businessman and philanthropist T. Denny Sanford.
Fallon aimed to capture NHL fans and scenes that convey a sense of intimacy, emotion and sentimentality, the ad agency said.
The Big Ten schedule adds to nonconference games that include home-and-home series with two state rivals in October and Thanksgiving weekend in Grand Forks.
He saw that Minnesota's most talented young players were missing out on elite playing opportunities in the offseason, so he co-founded the Minnesota Blades in 1989.
The U.S. residency roster includes six players from Minnesota, the most of any state, and eight current or former Gophers, including Amanda Kessel.
The league shuttered operations this week, as expected, following the departure of seven teams that have joined the newly revived CCHA.
Frmer Minnesota Duluth assistant Brett Larson led the Huskies to their first NCAA Division I championship game in April. The extension runs through 2028.
The longtime Twin Cities sports executive will take the reins of the Tier I junior league from Tom Garrity in July,
Joel Johnson has been Minnesota's women's team's associate head coach for the past 11 years and is serving as interim coach of the U.S. Women's National Team.
The team appeared in seven Game 7s, going 3-4 but producing some interesting moments along the way.
The camp in Blaine from June 1-6 will be key in determining the roster for the U.S. in the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.
With postseason hockey back at Xcel Center on Thursday, here's our list of the Wild's most memorable home playoff games.
A series that immediately became intriguing resumes late Tuesday in Las Vegas, and the Wild can expect some pushback from the Golden Knights.
A solid regular season gave Minnesota the No. 3 seed and a first-round matchup with Vegas. So, what might make this postseason different for the Wild? Hint: He wears No. 97.
A visit from Ohio State and a trip to Minnesota Duluth are the early highlights of Minnesota's 2021-22 season.
The remainder of the home schedule will be filled by Alaska, Mercyhurst and the six other Big Ten teams. The Mariucci Classic will not be played.
The NCAA men's runner-up Huskies face the Tommies in a home-and-home series on Oct. 2-3 before meeting Minnesota State Mankato, the Gophers and Wisconsin later that month.
The Tommies men will make their Division I debut in 2021-22, while the Mavericks are coming off their first Frozen Four appearance.