Minnesota hockey, from ponds to pros.
The junior from Hibbing, Minn., and Hobey Baker Award top 10 finalist will forgo his senior season with the Bulldogs to join the St. Louis organization. He was a second-round draft pick in 2018.
Puck Drop editor Randy Johnson and national hockey contributor Nate Wells take you step by step to the Frozen Four in Detroit for a couple of projections of what might have been.
Changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic have produced new challenges for the men's hockey coach, who'll try to build on a strong second half to the season.
The junior from Hibbing, Minn., won the league scoring title and is a top-10 finalist for the Hobey Baker Award.
They are part of 23 players selected for USA Hockey's National Team Development Program in Plymouth, Mich.
Coach Bob Motzko's team was on the outside of the NCAA tournament bubble when the season was halted. Returning to national prominence is the solution to fixing attendance issues.
Because of the coronavirus, we must practice social distancing. That doesn't mean we have to distance ourselves from hockey.
Chris Middlebrook's self-published "The Bandy Chronicles-My Pursuit of a Forgotten Sport." It contains 118 short stories ranging from funny to touching.
The undrafted senior is a Hobey Baker Award top 10 finalist and the WCHA player of the year.
The senior led the Mavericks to their third consecutive MacNaughton Cup as league regular-season champions.
The moves were made in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Minnesota State, Bemidji State, Minnesota Duluth and the Gophers were to play this weekend.
Hill-Murray's Charlie Strobel matches dad's feat, is joined by Mahtomedi's overtime hero Colin Hagstrom on list of Championship Saturday's biggest stars
Tournament teams have been bolstered by standout players from Manitoba, Ontario, Wisconsin and even Europe since at least the 1950s
Edina's Willard Ikola, Mahtomedi's Jeff Poeschl and Hill-Murray's Bill Lechner were all in the spotlight on Saturday
Hermantown's 'Ball of Hate' Cole Antcliff and manchilld Joey Pierce join Mahtomedi sniper Adam Johnson among semifinal standouts
Blake's Joe Miller, Eden Prairie's Ben Steeves pad their highlight reels; Tommy Aitkin's brilliance crucial in St. Thomas Academy upset
The unofficial rooting protocol for the boys' state tournament has often followed this order: Northern Minnesota schools, Twin Cities public schools, suburban public schools, Edina and private schools.
Bill Murray died in January at age 97 having attended the first 75 state tournaments. He held season tickets since at least 1956, the year the Minnesota State High School League began keeping track.
The unveiling of a life-sized statue of the hounds-tooth cap wearing Willard Ikola, who guided Edina to eight state championships in his 33-year career, is set for 10 a.m. Saturday.
While running-time victories by Warroad, St. Cloud Cathedral and Hermantown might not have been must-see TV, that dominance set up semifinals to savor.