Category Archives: Youth

Free Play For Patrick Youth Heart Screen at East Ridge High School, this Saturday-May 18.

Free Play For Patrick Youth Heart Screen at East Ridge High School, this Saturday-May 18.  We are honoring 2018 East Ridge graduate Teddy Dowdle who passed away from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) May 4th., 2022.  SCA is the leading cause of death in student athletes. PLAY FOR PATRICK SCREENS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO ALL […]

Bantam AA State Tournament: The Cullen connection shines for Moorhead; Nash stands tall in net for Hermantown

By Jackson Boline The High School stars of tomorrow shine bright today in the Bantam AA State Tournament. First and second-year players showcase what they’ve got under the bright lights of the newly renovated Yanmar Arena in Grand Rapids.  Moorhead 4, Osseo-Maple Grove 3 The 2022-23 Bantam AA Runner-up Moorhead had their eyes on a […]

Minnesota Hockey Announces Rule Change to Waivers

New Changes To Go In Effect Prior to the 2024-25 Season St. Paul, MN – January 22nd, 2024 – Following Minnesota Hockey’s January 20-21, 2024 Winter Meetings, it was announced today that rule change modifications with regards to school waivers for Youth and Girls hockey players in Minnesota will be adopted and go in to […]

Minnesota Hockey Announces Joe Delich as New Executive Director

Eveleth Native Will Assume the Minnesota Hockey Helm in January St. Paul, MN – January 4th, 2024 – Minnesota Hockey is excited to announce that Joe Delich has accepted the position and will assume the role of Executive Director, Minnesota Hockey, beginning January 8th. Delich came to the search process with high recommendations from our […]

The Playing Time Illusion

“I wish we had a scoresheet for character in athletics” by Dan Bauer In 1971, the legendary John Wooden was trying to recruit a six-foot-eleven-inch junior college player to transfer to UCLA.   “I’m going to make you two promises,” said John Wooden, “One, you’ll probably never ever get off the bench.” Not exactly a positive […]

Registration is now open for 2024 Futures Development Program participants

Futures Development Program Now Open St. Paul, MN – November 30, 2023 – Minnesota Hockey announced today the opening of registration for the Spring 2024 Futures Development Program. Building on the success of last year’s 13U Futures Development Program, Minnesota Hockey will again facilitate a 13U program (for 2011 and 2012 birth years) as well […]

The Journey Begins

Monday marks the beginning of many things as the puck drops on the boys’ high school season by Bryan Zollman Monday is the official start of high school hockey practice for boys in the state of hockey. But really it is much more than that. It’s the start of many things. For the player moving […]