VIDEO: Minnesota State-Mankato players, coaches on advancing to championship

Thursday night’s Frozen Four semifinal assured a Minnesota team would be in Saturday’s championship.

That team is Minnesota State-Mankato.

KSTP Sports was there to see the team play a defensive masterpiece in shutting down the Gophers.

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The Mavericks also scored five unanswered goals in a 5-1 win that sends them to their first-ever championship game.

Hear from the players and coaches via the video player above.