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Boys Hockey: Hill-Murray flexes their muscles against Maple Grove; Top ranked Hermantown takes down Grand Rapids

    The Hill-Murray Pioneers play one of the toughest schedules in Class AA hockey. In recent weeks they dropped down to 16th in the rankings after an upset loss to Two Rivers, even though they outshot them 58-16. They then rattled off five wins against the likes of Stillwater, St. Thomas Academy, Grand Rapids […]

Boys Hockey: Cloquet takes down Class AA Sartell; Zach Price has 45 save shutout for Maple Grove in win over St. Thomas Academy

Lumberjacks get back on winning track No. 18A Cloquet/Esko/Carlton 3, Sartell-St. Stephen 2 Cloquet/Esko/Carlton scored twice in the game’s late stages to take down Sartell-Stephen 3-2, ending a 4-game losing streak. The Lumberjacks improved to 11-13-0 on the season and will finish the regular season on Saturday against No. 15AA Roseau. CEC will likely finish […]

Boys Hockey: #6AA Maple Grove outlasts #8AA Centennial; #4A East Grand Forks tops #1A Warroad

  Welcome to the final stretch of the regular season 5AA Maple Grove 4, No. 11AA Centennial 2 Maple Grove scored two goals in the third period to take down Centennial 4-2 in a critical Section 5AA clash. The Crimson have now won their past four games and improved their record to 16-5-0 on the […]

Girls Hockey: Lakeville North wins 10th straight game; Orono makes statement with big win over Edina

      Orono makes the most of their last Class AA-ranked matchup of the season No. 2A Orono 3, No. 3A Edina 1 Orono made a late-season statement with a 3-1 win over Edina, a win that will certainly help with section seeding. The Spartans have won back-to-back games as the regular season nears […]

Boys Hockey: Wayzata gets back on track; Lechner joins exclusive club

Wayzata rebounds from loss to Edina, Lechner joins 600-club and more Thursday night action No. 2AA Wayzata 5, Roseau 4 Wayzata rebounds from their first loss of the season with a 5-4 win over Roseau Thursday evening. The Trojans improved to 15-1-2 on the season and will play Moorhead on Saturday in Warroad for Hockey […]

The Front Line Foundation is Chosen to be the Benefactor of 8th Annual Guns and Hoses Charity Hockey Game on February 23

Proceeds for the game will help the Foundation increase their mission to support Minnesota’s first responder community MINNEAPOLIS, MN (January 22, 2024) – The Front Line Foundation (TFLF) announced today it has been selected as the charitable benefactor of the eighth annual Guns and Hoses charity hockey game at 6 p.m. on Friday, February 23 at the Blaine Super Rink. Proceeds from the event will be given to TFLF to assist them in supporting Minnesota’s 60,000 first responders.Now in its eighth year, the annual Guns and Hoses hockey game pits Law Enforcement Officers (Guns) versus Firefighters (Hoses) from Anoka County and surrounding counties. To date, the event has raised more than $250,000 for local first responders. “When we interviewed recipient […]

Boys Hockey: Alexandria wins third straight game in comeback fashion

    THE CARDINALS WON BACK-TO-BACK GAMES AGAINST CLASS AA OPPONENTS AND FACE AA SARTELL ON THURSDAY  No. 12A Alexandria 3, Brainerd 2 After an incredible comeback win against Class AA Academy of Holy Angels on Saturday, the Cardinals hosted AA Brainerd on Tuesday evening. It was a similar script for the Cardinals, finding them […]

Rogers gets back on track with big Section 5AA win

  Plenty of section action on Tuesday night in Boys’ hockey No. 12AA Rogers 4, No. 8AA Maple Grove 1 Maple Grove traveled to Rogers on Tuesday for an important Section 5AA clash. These two teams are currently atop of their section standings, with the Crimson slightly edging out Rogers. Rogers got goals from Cole […]

Russo: Golden Rules for Defensemen

GOLDEN RULES FOR DEFENSEMEN BY JOHN RUSSO These Golden Rules are the key items players should be striving to master as they progress up through the ranks to high school and college. The best players at the highest levels of hockey follow the Golden Rules most often. A player of average skills and speed will […]

Boys HS Thursday Night Slate: Top 10 matchups and more

#1 Minnetonka to battle #7 Chanhassen, #2 Wayzata takes on #5 Hill-Murray, and #3 Rogers hosts #8 Andover by Bryan Zollman, Let’s Play Hockey Now that teams have a handful of games under their feet and the good old hockey legs have the blood flowing, we are getting an idea on who is who in […]