Wild sign Fleury to 1-year extension

Fleury, who turns 40 in November, signs one-year extension for $2.5 million SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Wild President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the National Hockey League club has signed goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury to a one-year, $2.5 million contract extension that goes through the 2024-25 season. Fleury, 39 (11/28/84), has played in […]

The race for a national title is down to two teams

THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP MATCHUP IS SET Well, college hockey fans, the day is here, the 2024 NCAA Mens Hockey National Championship game is now. 60 teams started the season with high hopes of making a trip to St. Paul, but only two remain, Boston College and the University of Denver face off for all the […]

Boston University’s freshman Macklin Celebrini receives 2024 Hobey Baker Award

One of the youngest players in college hockey this season, Macklin Celebrini, was honored Friday with the 2024 Hobey Baker Award, given to  college hockey’s most outstanding player. Celebrini, just 17 years old, was the nation’s top center all season long for the Boston University Terriers, scoring 32 goals and 32 assists for 64 points […]

Somebody has to push the piano

by Dan Bauer When you are a coach, motivation can come from seemingly anywhere. After the Wisconsin Selects second game at the recent USA National Tournament, a game we won, there were some disappointed faces and droopy body language following the game. It was one of those penalty filled games with lots of special teams […]

From the State of Hockey to the Frozen Four

Eight Minnesota natives travel to St. Paul to battle for national title by Jackson Boline For the first time since 2016, no Minnesota-based teams are playing for a national title in the Frozen Four. However, Boston College, Michigan, Denver, and Boston University will all compete for the top prize in college hockey inside the Xcel […]

8 Minnesotans make Team USA Under-17 roster

Maple Grove leads list with three members, Hermantown has two Twenty-three players, including 13 forwards, eight defensemen and two goaltenders, have been selected to join USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program, it was announced today. The players, all from the 2008 birth year, will compete as the U.S. National Under-17 Team for the 2024-25 season. […]

5 Minnesota teams win USA Hockey Youth National Championships

 A total of 23 champions were crowned yesterday at the 2024 Chipotle-USA Hockey Girls and Youth National Championships at 10 different sites across the country. Champions hail from 14 different states. Find a full list for each tournament below. Five of those teams were form Minnesota, including the Shattuck-St. Mary’s Youth Tier I 18U squad. […]

Cole Bassett is ready for latest battle

Positive attitude and strong support helps coach in cancer battle by Bryan Zollman, Let’s Play Hockey Cole Bassett’s spirits were high as he spent the early part of this week in an unfamiliar place facing unfamiliar circumstances. The 41-year-old was in Rochester at the Mayo Clinic where he underwent an array of tests to determine […]

Wild’s Rossi nominated for Masterton Memorial Trophy

Award is presented annually to the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey The Twin Cities chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association (PHWA) today announced the nomination of Minnesota Wild center Marco Rossi for the National Hockey League’s (NHL) Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. The trophy is presented annually […]

Shot and a Goal! Longtime Gopher voice, Frank Mazzocco, calls it a career

 Mazzocco was a staple of Gopher Hockey for 35 years Longtime television and radio announcer Frank Mazzocco is hanging up his headset for good. After 47 years in the industry and 35 as a Golden Gopher Hockey broadcaster, Mazzocco has called his final game. “Today, five teams later, I’m still learning, but the drive and […]