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All-USHL Teams Announced for 2023-24

The United States Hockey League (USHL) has announced its All-USHL Teams for the 2023-24 season. League awards are voted on by each member club’s General Manager after each club nominates their players for awards. Selected All-USHL First Team are forwards Mac Swanson (Fargo), Michael Hage (Chicago) and Matvei Gridin (Muskegon), defensemen Leo Gruba (Fargo) and Joona Vaisanen (Dubuque) along with goaltender Hampton Slukynsky (Fargo). Mac Swanson generated […]

The Front Line Foundation is Chosen to be the Benefactor of 8th Annual Guns and Hoses Charity Hockey Game on February 23

Proceeds for the game will help the Foundation increase their mission to support Minnesota’s first responder community MINNEAPOLIS, MN (January 22, 2024) – The Front Line Foundation (TFLF) announced today it has been selected as the charitable benefactor of the eighth annual Guns and Hoses charity hockey game at 6 p.m. on Friday, February 23 at the Blaine Super Rink. Proceeds from the event will be given to TFLF to assist them in supporting Minnesota’s 60,000 first responders.Now in its eighth year, the annual Guns and Hoses hockey game pits Law Enforcement Officers (Guns) versus Firefighters (Hoses) from Anoka County and surrounding counties. To date, the event has raised more than $250,000 for local first responders. “When we interviewed recipient […]

PWHL Minnesota makes history with the franchises first win

By: Jackson Boline There’s a buzz in the air this week and for good reason. The PWHL dropped the puck on the league’s inaugural season, starting with one game each day since the New Year. Monday was the PWHL’s first game featuring New York and Toronto. Ella Shelton was the league’s first goal scorer, netting […]

Boys Class A Rankings: Hawks fly high, Crusaders keep rolling

Hawks and Cathedral remain neck and neck for top spot Hermantown solidified their top billing i9n Class A rankings with a convincing 5-0 win over No. 16AA Centennial last week. meanwhile, No. 2 St. Cloud Cathedral had a pair of wins, including a 7-4 victory over AA squad Gentry Academy to extend their win streak […]

7 Minnesotans on the 2024 U.S. National Junior Team preliminary roster

7 Minnesotans on the 2024 U.S. National Junior Team preliminary roster Camp Set for Dec. 14-16 at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth, Mich. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Hockey has named 29 players to the preliminary roster of its 2024 U.S. National Junior Team it was announced today. The group, which includes eight members of the […]

236 NHL draft picks are currently playing college hockey

10 teams in NCAA have at least 10 NHL draft picks on their roster There are a total of 236 Men’s Hockey NCAA Division I players who have been drafted by an NHL team. There are 10 NCAA teams with at least 10 NHL draftees on their roster: Boston College – 14 Boston University – […]

MIAC men ready to battle for conference crown

St. Scholastica won regular season title a year ago BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – The 2023-24 season has arrived for Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) men’s hockey teams. The regular season began on Friday, October 27 with a handful of non-conference contests. The first conference series of the season is scheduled for the following weekend, with the regular […]

U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Museum Women’s Face-Off Classic features 2 Olympic medal winning coaches

Joel Johnson and John Harrington to lead their squads Nov. 9 at Maple Grove Ice Arena St. Thomas University (4-6-0) will meet Minnesota State University (2-6-0) in the annual U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Museum Women’s Face-Off Classic, Thursday, Nov. 9, 7 p.m. CST, at the Maple Grove Ice Arena in Maple Grove, Minnesota. The Tommies are coached by Joel Johnson, who was […]

Carbone’s Pizza Youth Spotlight: Woodbury Black Bantam B1

Hard-working squad off to 7-0-1 start The Woodbury Black Bantam B 1 squad is off to a hot start this season going 7-0-1 out of the gate, playing both ends of the ice well, and competing at a high intensity level. Each week we will choose a Carbone’s Pizza Youth Spotlight Team. Each team chosen […]