Wild School Supply Drive Oct. 21

Wild School Supply Drive Oct. 21 Saturday, October 21 at the Wild game We encourage fans to drop off new school supplies, including, crayons, colored pencils, and washable (fat) markers to benefit Boys and Girls Club Twin Cities Will have collection bins at all gates starting at 5:45pm until the start of the first period […]

8 Minnesotans dot Team USA’s U18 camp selection roster

30 players to gather Oct. 29-31 in Blaine COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The 30 players who have been invited to the 2024 U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team Selection Camp were announced today by USA Hockey. The camp, which will take place Oct. 29-31 at the Super Rink in Blaine, Minnesota, will serve as the final […]

MINNESOTA WILD ANNOUNCES OPENING NIGHT FAN ACTIVITIES

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The National Hockey League’s (NHL) Minnesota Wild today announced fan events and activations that will take place prior to the club’s season-opening game on Thursday, October 12, against the Florida Panthers at 7:00 p.m. at Xcel Energy Center on Bally Sports North and KFAN 100.3 FM. All fans in attendance will […]

Kaprizov gets the “A”

Minnesota Wild President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the National Hockey League club has named forward Kirill Kaprizov an alternate captain. Kaprizov ranked first on the team in points (75), goals (40), power-play goals (17), power-play points (32) and shots (261), T-1st in game-winning goals (6) and third in assists […]

Gophers jump to top spot in latest Men’s College Hockey Poll

Minnesota Moves into No. 1 Spot in USA Hockey/ The Rink Live Men’s College Hockey Poll USA Hockey/The Rink Live    2023-24 Men’s College Hockey Poll – Week 3 (First-place votes in parentheses) Rank School Last Week’s Rank 2023-24 Record Weeks in Top 20 1. University of Minnesota, 655 (17) 2 0-0-0 2 2. Boston University, […]

Minnesota Hockey Announces 2024 State Tournament Locations

10 Locations Will Host 14 State Tournaments; Region Tournament Sites Also Released St. Paul, MN – October 5, 2023 – Minnesota Hockey today announced the host sites for the 2024 Minnesota Hockey State and Region Tournaments. The State Tournament host sites will be IRA Civic Center in Grand Rapids (Bantam AA), Iron Trail Motors Event […]

Sertich to receive Spirit of Life Award

by Jackson Boline (jackson@letsplayhockey.com Long-time Minnesota Duluth men’s hockey coach Mike Sertich will be honored with the “Spirit of Life Award” Oct. 7 during the first intermission of the Hockey Hall of Fame Faceoff Classic game between the Bulldogs of UMD and the Michigan Tech Huskies.  “We at the Hockey Hall of Fame are truly […]

Brad Maxwell remembered as ultimate teammate

‘He had everybody’s back’ The Minnesota North Stars lost a member of their family Sept. 3 when former defenseman and NHL All-Star Brad Maxwell passed away after a battle with lung cancer. Maxwell was 66. Maxwell was born in Brandon, Manitoba and was drafted seventh overall by the North Stars in 1977. A tough defenseman […]

Lakeville South’s Tim Morris to be inducted into MSHSCA Hall of Fame

Morris has been coaching various levels for 37 years by Bryan Zollman (bryan@letsplayhockey.com) Long-tenured coaches are becoming rare these days, which is why those who stand the test of time are often rewarded for their dedication, resiliency and passion for the game of hockey. Lakeville South Girls Hockey Coach Tim Morris has been coaching hockey […]

Derek Stepan Announces Retirement after 13 NHL seasons

Derek Stepan Announces Retirement after 13 NHL seasons  Center played in 890 regular-season games and 120 playoff games. TORONTO (Oct. 3, 2023)  Forward Derek Stepan has officially announced his retirement from the National Hockey League today following 13 NHL seasons and 890 regular-season games. Born in Hastings, Minnesota, Stepan was drafted 51st overall in the 2008 […]