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Minnesota Wild recalls Sammy Walker from Iowa

Minnesota Wild recalls Sammy Walker from Iowa SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Wild President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forward Sammy Walker from Iowa. The team has also placed defenseman Alex Goligoski (lower-body) on Long-Term Injured Reserve. Walker, 24, has appeared in two games with Iowa this […]

Tickets on sale for Minnesota Wild foundation gala on December 12, 2023

Tickets on sale for Minnesota Wild foundation gala on December 12, 2023 SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The National Hockey League’s (NHL) Minnesota Wild today announced the Minnesota Wild Foundation Gala to benefit the Minnesota Wild Foundation and Children’s Minnesota, will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. at Xcel Energy Center. This is the premier fundraising event […]


Minnesota Wild to host outdoor practice presented by Ororo at the recreation outdoor center in St. Louis Park on November 5 SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The National Hockey League’s (NHL) Minnesota Wild today announced it will host a free, open-to-the-public outdoor practice, presented by ORORO, on Sunday, Nov. 5 at ROC (Recreation Outdoor Center) located at the City of St. […]

Officially Speaking: Game Management

Game management keeps the game flowing With the current season already underway, this is a great time to concentrate on fundamentals and ditch the rulebook. I’m referring to game management.  Look, with an abundance of new officials coming into the ranks, especially in my neck of the cactus, there’s still nothing like doing a game […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Minnesota District Tier I & Tier II Championships Set for This Weekend

Semifinal and Final Games at Plymouth Ice Center will be Streamed Live by MNHockey.TV St. Paul, MN – October 2, 2023 – The Minnesota Tier I and Tier II District playoffs for berths in the 2024 USA Hockey National Championships in April will kick off this weekend with semifinal action at the Plymouth Ice Center […]