Category Archives: Section Playoffs

Stage is set in Section 4AA as Bears and Pioneers face off in historic rivalry

Historic rivals to face off for Section 4AA crown It’s a movie we have seen plenty of times before: Hill-Murray versus White Bear Lake in front of a packed house at Aldrich Arena. The mighty Pioneers with their tradition and history of state tournament appearances and championships against the always tough Bears with a talent-rich […]

Grand Rapids looks to replicate their 2017 title run; Mahtomedi makes it three straight state trips

Grand Rapids comes back from a 2-0 deficit to take down Andover in double overtime Section 7AA No. 1 Seed Grand Rapids 3, No. 2 Seed Andover 2 Seth Carlson scored two huge goals for Grand Rapids as the Thunderhawks head back to the State Tournament for the first time since winning the title in […]

Alexandria reigns supreme in Section 6A

  Cardinals defeat Northern Lakes 6-1 Alexandria punched their ticket to the Xcel Energy Center for the third straight year after a 6-1 win over Northern Lakes. The Cardinals won their 18th game of the season and now have won their past seven games, dating back to early February when they beat St. Cloud 5-4. […]

Storm rolls through Minnetonka, ending undefeated streak

Earl scores twice, Hendrickson stops 44 as Chanhassen upends Tonka’s title hopes by Bryan Zollman A pair of first-period goals by Chanhassen’s Andy Earl, and a heroic effort in goal by Kam Hendrickson lifted the Storm to a 2-1 upset victory over previously undefeated Minnetonka. The win was Chanhassen’s 23rd on the season and they […]


“When a group of people commits to something bigger than themselves, dreams come true” Elk River/Zimmerman wins Section 8AA as No. 4 seed The Elk River/Zimmerman Elks haven’t made a trip to the State Tournament since 2005, but on Wednesday, that all changed.  It’s not too often in Minnesota High School hockey there’s a fourth […]