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Governor ‘in awe’ of UMD hockey championships
April 24, 2019 - 5:38pm
ST. PAUL — Tim Walz was more of a fan than Minnesota’s governor. “I certainly am in awe of what you have done,” Walz told coach Scott...
Report: Minnesota Duluth's Carroll had CTE
April 1, 2019 - 10:12pm
DULUTH -- Former Minnesota Duluth men’s hockey player Andrew Carroll was found to have Stage One CTE, his family told Twin Cities-area KSTP-TV...
NCAA Frozen Four: Arena, town stand out, but name change needed
April 1, 2019 - 10:00pm
ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- The most controversial time of the college hockey calendar has come and gone. I’m talking about the NCAA regional weekend....
Hatten earns NCHC media excellence award
March 25, 2019 - 1:40pm
ST. PAUL -- Journalist Mick Hatten of Forum Communications Co. earned the second annual NCHC media excellence award during the conference's year-end...
ND prep hockey coach placed on leave for ‘intimidating language’
February 19, 2019 - 5:48pm
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Grand Forks Red River head boys hockey coach Bill Chase was placed on indefinite administrative leave last week due to “conduct...
A new Minnesota prep hockey school is dominating the competition. This is their story.
February 8, 2019 - 10:38am
Built in the backyard: Developing hockey players on backyard rinks and ponds is a way of life in the Northland
February 2, 2019 - 4:22pm
DULUTH -- For his book, “Home Ice: Reflections on Backyard Rinks and Frozen Ponds,” noted hockey writer Jack Falla visited Duluth to check...
Ralph Engelstad Arena to install the 'largest center-hung video board in college hockey'
January 22, 2019 - 12:55pm
GRAND FORKS - Ralph Engelstad Arena will install in the offseason a new center-hung video board that it says will be the largest in college hockey....
Winnipeg Jets lean on Minnesota sanitation worker for their next big stars
December 31, 2018 - 2:55pm
PRIOR LAKE, Minn. - Dan Shrader weaves his garbage truck through the streets of Edina, listening to music from the 1960s and 70s. It’s the...
College hockey: Adults can’t fix early recruiting process in NCAA, only kids can
November 6, 2018 - 10:08pm
DULUTH -- For two years, a committee of commissioners, coaches and administrators gathered in hopes of formulating a plan that would slow down...
From nervous beginnings, the National Collegiate Hockey Conference rises in prominence
October 16, 2018 - 9:30pm
(Editor's note: This is Part 3 of a three-part series on how the NCHC was formed and how it got to where it is today as college hockey's dominant...
Women's pro hockey league expands to Minnesota
May 15, 2018 - 2:13pm
ST. PAUL — The Twin Cities welcomed its newest professional sports team Tuesday, May 15, with the announcement that the Minnesota Whitecaps...
Heroes come home: Lamoureux sisters celebrated in hometown of Grand Forks
March 8, 2018 - 10:15pm
GRAND FORKS—Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux sat on barstools on a stage in Ralph Engelstad Arena's lobby Thursday night, March 8. They were...
Marvin, Lamoureux score goals to send U.S. to gold-medal game at Olympics
February 19, 2018 - 10:21am
For the third straight Olympic Games, Grand Forks natives Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux and Warroad's Gigi Marvin will come home with a medal....
Women's WCHA launches crowdfunding campaign to improve league
July 20, 2017 - 12:05pm
DULUTH, Minn. — In the wake of the University North Dakota cutting its women's hockey program, WCHA women's commissioner Katie Million...