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Defending Their Ice To Premier On USA Hockey’s YouTube Channel

Defending Their Ice To Premier On USA Hockey’s YouTube Channel Six-part docuseries highlights journey of the U.S. Women’s National Team COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The breakout six-part docuseries, Defending Their Ice: The Story of the U.S. Women’s National Team, will be available on USA Hockey’s YouTube channel starting today. The series, which documented the journey […]


MINNESOTA WILD FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES THIRD ANNUAL “WILD OFF THE TEE” GOLF TOURNAMENT SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Wild today announced the third annual “Wild off the Tee” Golf Tournament will be held at Royal Golf Club in Lake Elmo, Minn. on Monday, September 16 with a 10 a.m. shotgun start and registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. Foursome and hole sponsor golf packages […]

Eric Rud to be back behind the bench at St. Cloud State

Rud Returns to St. Cloud State Men’s Hockey as Assistant Coach Former SCSU men’s assistant and women’s head coach was pivotal in building Husky Hockey program in late-2000’s ST. CLOUD, Minn. – St. Cloud State Men’s Hockey head coach Brett Larson announced the addition of Eric Rud as Assistant Coach to round out his 2024-25 […]

Augustana receives full membership status in CCHA

Status takes effect for 2024-25 season The Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) announced today that Augustana University will join the conference as a full member starting in the 2024-25 season, one year ahead of schedule, as recommended by the league’s Management Council and voted on by the Board of Directors. The conference’s Mason Cup Playoffs will […]

6 Minnesotans named to Team USA Men’s Select Under-17 roster

2024 U.S. Under-17 Men’s Select Team Announced Team To Play 2024 Five Nations Aug. 14-18 in Slovakia COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — USA Hockey announced today the 20 players – including 12 forwards, six defensemen and two goaltenders — who will compete as the 2024 U.S. Under-17 Men’s Select Team at the Under-17 Five Nations Tournament […]

Minnesota Wild Foundation announces $1,311,732 in total giving during 2023-24 season

MINNESOTA WILD FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES $1,311,732 IN TOTAL GIVING DURING 2023-24 SEASON SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Thanks to the incredible generosity of Wild fans, donors, corporate and community partners, the Minnesota Wild announced today that the Minnesota Wild Foundation distributed a total of $1,311,732 through grants and Split the Pot Raffle proceeds to local charities during the 2023-24 […]

Minnesota Wild re-signs Sammy Walker

MINNESOTA WILD RE-SIGNS FORWARD SAMMY WALKER TO A ONE-YEAR, TWO-WAY CONTRACT SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Wild President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed forward Sammy Walker to a one-year, two-way contract ($775,000/$125,000) for the 2024-25 season. Walker, 24, appeared in four games […]

Several Minnesotans invited to USA Hockey Women’s National Festival and 18U Development Camp

Lake Placid To Host USA Hockey Women’s National Team Festival and U.S. Under-18 Select Player Development Camp in August   COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Hockey announced today the athletes invited to take part in two significant events slated for Lake Placid, New York, in August, including the USA Hockey Women’s National Festival, which is […]

Laura Schuler named new head coach of UMD Women’s program

Schuler served as an associate head coach with UMD for three seasons The University of Minnesota Duluth has hired Laura Schuler as its next women’s hockey head coach, Director of Athletics Forrest Karr announced Wednesday. “Laura has been instrumental in the consistent success of UMD women’s hockey,” said Karr. “She has earned respect throughout the […]

Match-ups announced for 19th Annual Hockey Day Minnesota in Shakopee Jan. 25, 2025

MINNESOTA WILD AND BALLY SPORTS NORTH ANNOUNCE DATE AND MATCH-UPS FOR 19th ANNUAL “HOCKEY DAY MINNESOTA” Shakopee Set to Host #HDM2025 on January 25, 2025 SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Wild, in conjunction with Bally Sports North, Minnesota Hockey and the Shakopee Local Organizing Committee, today announced the date for the 19th Annual Hockey […]