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Release: Charlie Burgraff named head coach of Minnesota PWHL team

TORONTO, ON (September 15, 2023) – The Professional Women’s Hockey League (PWHL) today announced the Head Coaches who will lead the league’s six teams on the ice heading into its inaugural season. Behind the bench will be Courtney Kessel (Boston), Charlie Burggraf (Minnesota), Kori Cheverie (Montreal), Howie Draper (New York), Carla MacLeod (Ottawa), and Troy Ryan (Toronto). Coaches have all been appointed to their roles by team General Managers. […]

Pav’s Greatest Assist

The Ranch – Teammates for Life was Mark Pavelich’s final dream By Bryan Zollman Mark Pavelich was known for the assist he made on the game-winning goal in the 1980 Miracle On Ice game. But his greatest assist came July 8 with the unveiling of a statue in Sauk Centre, Minn., and a ceremonial ribbon […]

University of St. Thomas to take on Minnesota State University 
in the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Museum Women’s Face-Off Classic

Two of the top women’s teams from the country’s premier hockey conference will battle in the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Museum Women’s Face-Off Classic, Thursday, Nov. 9, 7 p.m. CST, at Maple Grove Ice Arena in Maple Grove, Minn. The contest will feature the University of St. Thomas against Minnesota State University, two members […]

From the State of Hockey: The unique background and story of Alex “The Lyon King” Lyon.

The early life of Alex Lyon is not one you hear all too often when referring to someone on an NHL roster. Lyon grew up on an island in Baudette Minn. for the first seven years, with his parents and older sister. His parents managed a fishing lodge on the island, which forced Alex’s sister […]