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How STA’s Jackson Hallum emerged to become an NHL draft pick... page 20

Pre- and early-season planning/prep ... pg. 7

Designing a skating practice ... pg. 4

MINNESOTA HOCKEY ANNOUNCES NEW COVID-19 GUIDELINES ... pg. 5 5 HOCKEY HABITS PARENTS SHOULD HELP TEACH ... pg. 5

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MINNESOTA HOCKEY ANNOUNCES 2021 STATE TOURNAMENT LOCATIONS ... pg. 9 YOUTH HOCKEY COACH DEVELOPS STICK ORGANIZER ... pg. 17 NHL DRAFT RECAP ... pg. 21

2020-21 Tournament Calendar Starting on page 28

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Welcome to the beginning of the year. The time of year when everything is new and exciting. I would like to hopefully give some tips and ideas when MN Wild Skating & running a skating Skills Instructor practice. I realize that in-season most practices revolve around structure and tactics (breakouts, forecheck, power play) but hopefully coaches can make time for skating. When looking at designing a skating practice there are many things to consider. The first thing that would come to mind is making an effective plan. Trying to figure out what you want to teach and in what order is critical in running an effective skating practice. The key is always and always has been the execution of a plan. When starting a skating plan, I will always start with either a review or a balance and edge warm-up. Knowing your skater’s ability will determine how difficult you can make your warm-up. Pace and tempo are key to a warm-up. Even if the warmup is not an all-out sprint, the warm-up should be done with a low center of gravity (knee bend), as well as making sure the skater is getting a run to their skates or getting a good glide. This is the time in the skate when you will really get a sweat as well as a good leg burn but still not done to all out exhaustion. After all, it is a warm-up. Again, know your audience. My pros may go as long as 30 minutes, but a squirt group may go around 15 minutes. Once you have your skaters warmed up, I will then teach our first skill of the day. This will be a good to

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take some time to really explain what you’re doing as most of your students will be recovering from the warm-up. Knowing your window is critical. If I am doing crossovers with pros, we can go over and over the same skill to repeat good muscle memory. If I am working with mites, you may only get a small window in which you can get the most out of their attention span. Once you start going too long, you are getting to the point of diminishing returns. This means even though your intention is good, your 7-year-old may be mentally checked out. This is a key time for a practice at any age. Once you feel the practice slowing down it is a great time to add about three or four over-speed drills into the mix. Getting them now moving at full speed and out of their comfort zone is critical. They should be fully rested and ready for these explosive drills. A good rule of thumb is that if you ever feel the practice moving too slow, pick up the pace as well as once kids get too tired not to be afraid to slow it down and teach a little more. The end of our practice I will always end with overload. Overload is basically another term for technique

skating. For this, you can add a weight vest for the older skaters. Focusing on knee bend, pushing out, core and edge control are all key when being tired at the end of a practice. Making sure kids are engaged into the practice is critical and the amount of time spent on different skills will vary from age to age and group to group. Getting them to understand the purpose for each skill will help them connect the dots. Showing pictures and taking video is also a great way to keep kids engaged. The true key to running an effective skating

practice takes some experience to find out what works and doesn’t work. The great part is for the coaches to have the understanding of always trying to get better and make their practices better. Good luck. Andy Ness is the head skating and skill coach for the Minnesota Wild. He has also been an assistant skating instructor for the New Jersey Devils, the University of Minnesota men’s and women’s hockey teams and the U.S. Women’s Olympic Hockey Team.

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Minnesota Hockey, an affiliate of USA Hockey, is the governing body of youth and amateur hockey in Minnesota and the premier developer of hockey players in the state. With over 67,000 registered players and coaches, it is the largest state governing body for amateur hockey in the United States.

Five hockey habits parents should help teach “Let the coaches coach and the referees ref.” It’s one of the oldest sayings in youth sports, and for the most part, that advice rings true in terms of creating a positive youth sport environment. There are a few notable exceptions though. Here are five hockey habits parents are encouraged to help teach because coaches and parents are not only on the same team but have the exact same goal of teaching life lessons through hockey. Responding to Mistakes Even the best hockey players in the world make mistakes. Learning to treat performance mistakes as an opportunity to improve is a skill. Whether it’s slamming their stick, yelling or showing poor body language, most young players react to mistakes with obvious frustration. Oftentimes, those reactions lead to even more mistakes and it can snowball. Teaching players to quickly shift their focus from the mistake itself to the next play is a critical part of their development as a player and a person. Being a Good Teammate Much like life, hockey is a team game. Players can only achieve so much on their own. As players get older and the competition level increases, it becomes more and more important to be a great teammate. There are countless ways for players to have a positive or negative impact on their teammates, and in many cases, parents may see them before the coaches. Parents have a unique opportunity to guide how their kids think about and interact with their teammates. Discussions on common situations like mistakes made by teammates, celebrating others’ successes and making sure everyone feels included can even be had before they occur, increasing the likelihood of a positive outcome.

Parents can help create a positive youth sport environment along with teaching life lessons through hockey. Self-Care and Maintenance Everyone knows exercise, sleep and good nutrition play a role in long-term health, but their role in daily performance whether you play a professional sport or work in an office is underrated. The best way to develop good habits in each of these areas is to instill them as kids. While participating regularly hockey covers most of kids’ needs for activity, finding time and ways to be physically active outside of organized sports can help ingrain an active lifestyle and build kids’ athleticism. Getting enough sleep and maintaining a consistent schedule can be challenging for kids, especially as they enter their adolescent years, but it’s critical to every aspect of their development. Nutrition and hydration are often complete afterthoughts. Eating well and staying hydrated is simple, not easy. For instance, most kids understand having water and a banana is better for them than a hot dog and a pop or energy drink before a game, but taste buds typically

win out unless kids are guided in building the self-discipline to make the right choices. Controlling the Controllables Focus on what you can control. It sounds so easy, right? If it was though, everyone would already do it. Disagreeing with a call by an official, feeling like you received a cheap shot, not playing your favorite position, not being on the line or team you want, forgetting a piece of equipment, and the list goes on and on. Young players will face all different types of adversity and at times feel like the whole world is against them. Parents can assist players in developing this skill by helping them understand the range of potential outcomes for different behaviors in the face of adversity and preparing them to react in a way that best helps the team.

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Minnesota Hockey announces COVID-19 rule changes The Minnesota Hockey Board of Directors, which hosted a special board meeting on Sunday, Oct. 25, has instituted multiple rule changes related to the COVID-19 pandemic for the 2020-2021 season. “With the rise of COVID-19 cases across our state and region, it is up to all of us in the hockey community to band together so our young players can safely play the game they love this season,” said Steve Oleheiser, Minnesota Hockey president. “While the large majority of our members are doing the right things such as wearing a face covering, social distancing and staying home when appropriate, we must do a better job of holding each other accountable to prevent the actions of a few putting the rest of our members and our game at greater risk.” Face Covering Enforcement: District Directors will now be coordinating with on-ice officials, arena staff and association leadership to enforce progressive penalties for coaches not wearing a mask or face covering during all games and practices. Coaches will receive a verbal warning for the first offense. For the second violation, coaches will receive a three-game suspension, including all on-ice activities leading up to those three games. For a third violation, coaches will be suspended for 30 days from all team activities. In addition, associations may be subject to sanctions by their respective District Director for multiple violations of the mask rules. Quarantine Enforcement: Players who are instructed per Minnesota Department of Health policies to quarantine, whether related to a positive test, close contact, etc., will be considered ineligible for participation until the quarantine period issued by the Department of Health expires. If it is found that a player who is under quarantine plays in a game, Minnesota Hockey rules subject to playing an ineligible player shall be enforced. Under these rules, the team would be ineligible for District, Region and State Tournaments, and the head coach would be suspended for the rest of the season. Bench Rules for Games: The Board of Directors also passed two rules designed to limit the number of people on benches for games. There will be a maximum of two coaches allowed on the bench for games and only players actively participating (no injured players) are allowed on the bench. These rules

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Officially Speaking: Questions and answers This is not the monthly mailbag. Rather, these are general questions proffered to OS over the past six months regarding hockey, officiating and current events. Sir: Not sure if hockey is starting where you are but with the NHL and NCAA starting much later, how does this affect kids and adult league OS: Are you kidding? This is the best news to hit the hockey community in years. As a veteran zebra, I can assure you that the biggest factor in rule misapplication and overall ignorance is television. These kids, managers and coaches still don’t get that USA Hockey rules are often completely different than what they watch on the idiot box. Less tube equates to greater brain. Dear OS: I read about the officials getting closed book test answers at the seminars. Is this why I have seen so many bad calls in my kid’s high school games over the past few seasons? OS: It’s one of them. And trust me, I have exposed this travesty continu-

ously over the past decade. OS: It’s brutal. It’s a disMakes no difference. The truth grace. It hurts kids and older is that without giving out the participants. It’s all political. answers, I would estimate 30 There should be more lawsuits percent of the officials would pushed by USA Hockey and fail the closed book. And as the association of rink manageyou know, USA Hockey needs ments. But you won’t see that. Officially that 30 percent of membership Practically speaking, hockey more than your kid needs com- SPEAKING has actually been a silent bapetent referees. rometer in what’s happening by MARK Dear OS: I am expecting throughout the country. What I LICHTENFELD more civility this year due to mean is that for years the game the COVID thing. Do you foreof hockey has been diluted in cast a similar result? the name of safety. Everything from OS: Maybe at the start of the seablue pucks, automatic icings, Safe Sport, son. But trust me, beefing with officials mandatory bird cages and rink-surround is built into the blood of every player, fish netting to name but a few, have ruparent, lumberjack and low-level JV ined the game. Same with this virus recoach. It can’t be helped and if you want sponse to shut down athletics and the to succeed in the officiating business, lack of any perceivable pushback by loyou have to brush it off or even enjoy it, cal affiliates. When safety is paramount, which OS does. life becomes diluted. Ask your kids if Dear Mr. OS: I often find your rules you don’t believe it. Think I’m wrong? of life guidance to be superior than your We’ll talk after I see you transporting officiating discussions. So what do you your kids to their next game three hours make of this hockey shutdown? earlier than normal so you can travel at 15 MPH. Guess what? If you want to be totally safe lock yourself in a bunker. Dear OS: Do you foresee any benefits in officiating and hockey coming out of this pandemic? OS: Yes. This is going to stop the disgusting practice of spitting on the ice. It should have been banned years ago. “More important than the will to win is the will to prepare to win .” Likewise, any adult league player with 3/4 of a brain will stop sharing water bottles and bring his or her own bottle, This class will help your athlete score goals sooner and in turn help them gain something I always did in my playing confidence in their game sooner. Most young athletes are not able to lift the days during the 80s and 90s. Finally, as discussed in an earlier column, hockey puck and tend to shoot right into the goalie. But if a young athlete can develop a should soon start mandating electronic good shot and lift the puck at a young age, they will typically score goals. Scoring whistles. goals can be a great way to grow a player’s passion for the game. Dear OS: I am studying for my Class time will also be spent working on a player’s ability to protect the puck in LSAT to try and get into law school. tight spots. Being able to protect the puck will the athlete to maintain possesWhat’s your legal take on this shutdown stuff? sion and make plays. OS: Completely unconstitutional. Class Details: Governors’ emergency orders violate the

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separation of powers. Limits on gathering run afoul of the First Amendment. All of these directives are arbitrary and capricious. Yet, hardly the amount of lawsuits I would have expected. Still, a good decision just came down in Michigan. Same with Pennsylvania. Soon, you will see some of these matters make their way up through the federal circuits until the Supreme Court accepts one for review. Then it will all be outlawed. Unfortunately, that’s going to come too late for thousands of young hockey players. Dear Mr. Ref: Why are you so against canceling or delaying youth hockey? OS: Is this a joke? I’m going to assume it is, but will answer anyway in order to provide insight to the public. Look, I know of teams in Illinois and Nevada, to name a few, that have been traveling out-of-state just to play games. So you do-gooders who think it’s safer for kids not to play are erroneous. There is no statistical dispute that driving great distances on highways and local roads, and at nighttime to boot, is substantially and statistically more dangerous and deadly for the kids, coaches and parents than the chances of getting the virus at your local rink. In fact, all it does is keep constant the possibilities of catching the thing since games are still being played, while simultaneously increasing the odds of a deadly traffic accident on the way to and from the game. And since there are no home games for lockeddown teams, not only are these kids less safe but in fact, they are increasingly at risk for death on the highway. But tell that to your politician or light-thinking electorate. You know who you are.

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Share the Joy There are numerous benefits to participating in sports and kids become more aware of them as they get older, but the number one driver of participation is enjoyment. Many professional athletes also attest they perform their best when they’re relaxed and having fun. There are so many outside pressures and stressors in competitive sports that can distract from the essence of the game, but finding joy in the process and the journey plays a major role in high performance as well as participation. Parents can have a huge influence on this area. Little moments such as skating together on outdoor ice, playing floor hockey at home, watching higher levels of hockey, or enhancing their bonds with teammates can all fuel kids’ passion for the game.

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Pre- and early-season planning/prep Many parents probably think that coaches pull their skates out a couple of days before the first practice and their previous playing and coaching experience is enough to prepare them for at least the first weeks or month of the season. Even some coaches think they can operate from the “seat of their pants”. After playing for 20 years and coaching another 45, it is abundantly clear to me that really good or great coaches are way ahead of the curve through good planning and preparation – much of it taking thought and hard work. To start with, the selection of their team is not as easy as finding the “best” 15 to 20 players. Experienced coaches are concerned more with overall skating skills, work ethic, coachability and commitment shown during the off-season to strengthen weak areas through dry-land and on-ice work. These types of players (at all levels) form the nucleus of a team that allows a coach to properly teach and show the maximum amounts of growth and improvement. Many coaches do not make good decisions concerning the factors of coachability, discipline and work ethic, and suffer for those decisions as the season progresses. Preparation for the entire season should be done in writing. Philosophies, overall goals, strategies for achieving goals, practice general planning, and milestones for checking progress should be established before the crunch of the season begins. It is worthwhile to briefly review each one of these items: Philosophies Philosophy items include such things as communication with players and parents; team rules and disciplinary actions; practice to game ratios; breaks during the season; outdoor practice ideas; and coach/player relationships. Overall goals Goals should center around individual skill development; team system development; attitude and discipline development relating to teammates, coaches, parents and referees; improve= ment in understanding the P game; and winning percentage. All established goals should be realistic and reachable. Strategies This involves deciding how the goals can be achieved – how to get results. All coaches should provide input concerning strategies.

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ferent skills and systems will be taught, and how the practices will generally be run. This is the basis for actual preparation of practice plans for each segment of the season. It is a time to decide, for example, what forechecking and power play systems will be utilized during the season and when these systems are to be taught and installed in the game plans. Progress milestones Coaches should establish set dates when they will measure the progress of their team (and individuals) against the goals that have been established to see if revision in the goals is necessary. I like to break the season into three segments: early season, when I am most concerned about individual skill development, team discipline, ethic, and understanding of basic systems; mid-season, when I want to start introducing more complex systems and skills; and late season, when I want to fine-tune the team and individuals and see what kind of game results can be obtained from the growth and development that has been taught during the season. Late season results and progress are what coaches should be aiming for, so early and mid-season measurements are critical. Early season concern for winning will often have a negative effect on the proper teaching that should be ongoing at that time, so that late season results can be achieved. Pre-season and early season planning takes time – but a lot less time over an entire season than trying to operate without good pre-planning. Some of the older, more experienced coaches fall into the trap of minimizing pre-planning because “they have been through this before.” The truth is, every season and every team is different and requires different goals and plans. Coaches should be looking for the new approaches, ideas, systems, and philosophies that they can use in the upcoming season to help them do a better job than they ever did before. It is unlikely that any coach can run good practices without good progressive practice plans. To properly prepare individual and grouped practices, it requires the thought process that comes from pre-season philosophy, goals, strategy, and general practice and milestone development. Youngsters deserve a well-planned operation. As I have said in the past, there is nothing worse for a young hockey player than a poorly organized coach that muddles through the season, not sure of where his team is headed. Coaches that are prepared in advance for the season and for each piece of it will enjoy it more and do a better job. They will also get better results from

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their players and gain the respect of the players, as well as all others that they come in contact with during the season. Now is the time to get in control of the season. John Russo, Ph.D., is the founder and now mentor to the Upper Midwest H.S. Elite League. Hailing originally from Sault St. Marie, he was the first recruit and two time captain for the U of Wisconsin Badgers. He has been the recipient of the prestigious Peterson Award by Minnesota Hockey and the Snooks Kelly Award by the US College Hockey Coaches – both for exceptional development of hockey on a regional

and national level. He is a (national) level 5 certified coach and has over 50 years coaching and training experience from mite to college levels. His Coaches Corner columns have appeared in Let’s Play Hockey each year since 1986. A version of John Russo’s articles can be found in his chapterized book called “The Best of 26 Years of John Russo’s Coaches Corner”. It has been described as must read for all youth coaches and his Golden Rules can be found in dressing rooms throughout North American and many foreign rinks. Go to russocoachescorner.com for more information and ordering.

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NAHL grad Kielly signs contract with Vancouver Canucks

The NHL’s Vancouver Canucks have announced they have re-signed NAHL grad Jake Kielly to a oneyear, two-way contract. The two-way deal means Kielly would make different salaries if he played in the NHL or AHL levels. Capfriendly.com, a website which compiles NHL contract information, said the deal would pay him $700,000 at the NHL level. The move was expected after Kielly was one of seven players to be given a qualifying offer by the Canucks by the recent deadline. Kielly was briefly called up at the end of the Canucks’ Stanley Cup playoff run in Edmonton this summer after Jacob Markstrom suffered a leg injury. Kielly was still quarantining at the team hotel when the Canucks lost in Game 7 to the Vegas Golden Knights in the Western Conference semi-finals. Originally signed to a two-year deal at the end of the 2018-19 season, the former Clarkson University goalie spent most of the 2019-20 season with the Kalamazoo Wings of the ECHL. He went 7-11-4 with the K-Wings, posting a 0.887 save percentage. He also appeared in two games for the Utica Comets at the tail end Former Austin Bruins goalie Jake Kielly was named to of the season, winning his lone start. the Central Division All-Rookie Team during the 2014The 24-year-old Kielly, who made his pro debut 15 season. last season, is one of four goaltenders currently under contract with the Canucks. Vancouver appears set with the tandem of Thatcher Demko and newly signed Braden Holtby. Unless the Canucks sign another goaltender before the 2020-21 seasons starts, Kielly seems likely to back up Mike DiPietro with the Utica Comets in AHL action, assuming there’s a season for the Canucks’ top minor league affiliate. Kielly played in the NAHL for the Austin Bruins during the 2014-15 season, where he was named to the Central Division All-Rookie Team that season, helping the Bruins get all the way to the Robertson Cup Championship Game. After playing in the NAHL, the 6-2, 201-pound native of Eden Prairie, Minn., played for Clarkson University in the NCAA, finishing as third all-time winningest goaltender with a career record of 64-37-13, including 16 shutouts since the start of the 2016-17 campaign. A Top 5 Finalist for the Mike Richter Award in 2019, Kielly ranked among the best in the NCAA during his final season, posting a .929 save percentage and a 1.91 goals against average en route to a 26-11-2 record, including five shutouts. Kielly was named a Second-Team ECAC Hockey All-Star and to the conference’s All-Tournament team.

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Central Division GP W L OTL SOL PTS OTW GF GA DIFF PCT PIM RW ROW STK P10 1 Aberdeen Wings 6 6 0 0 0 12 0 36 9 27 1.000 74 6 6 6-0-0-0 6-0-0-0 2 Minot Minotauros 6 4 0 1 1 10 0 21 14 7 0.833 99 4 4 4-0-1-1 4-0-1-1 3 MN Wilderness 2 1 1 0 0 2 1 7 8 -1 0.500 16 0 1 1-0-0-0 1-1-0-0 4 Bismarck Bobcats 6 1 5 0 0 2 0 11 25 -14 0.167 75 0 0 0-4-0-0 1-5-0-0 5 Austin Bruins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0-0-0-0 6 St. Cloud Norsemen 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 5 24 -19 0.000 111 0 0 0-4-0-0 0-4-0-0 Midwest Division GP W L OTL SOL PTS OTW GF GA DIFF PCT PIM RW ROW STK 1 Chippewa Steel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 2 Kenai River Brown Bears 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 3 Fairbanks Ice Dogs 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 4 MN Magicians 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 5 Janesville Jets 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0

P10 0-0-0-0 0-0-0-0 0-0-0-0 0-0-0-0 0-0-0-0

East Division GP W L OTL SOL PTS OTW GF GA DIFF PCT PIM RW ROW STK P10 1 Maine Nordiques 7 6 1 0 0 12 0 26 16 10 0.857 104 4 4 3-0-0-0 6-1-0-0 2 Johnstown Tomahawks 6 3 0 2 1 9 1 27 22 5 0.750 56 2 3 3-0-2-1 3-0-2-1 3 Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks 5 4 1 0 0 8 1 16 12 4 0.800 122 3 4 3-0-0-0 4-1-0-0 4 Maryland Black Bears 6 3 2 1 0 7 1 23 23 0 0.583 136 1 2 0-2-0-0 3-2-1-0 5 New Jersey Titans 7 1 3 1 2 5 0 17 27 -10 0.357 85 1 1 0-3-0-2 1-3-1-2 6 Northeast Generals 5 1 4 0 0 2 1 13 22 -9 0.200 105 0 1 0-1-0-0 1-4-0-0 South Division GP W L OTL SOL PTS OTW GF GA DIFF PCT PIM RW ROW STK P10 1 Odessa Jackalopes 2 2 0 0 0 4 0 9 4 5 1.000 12 1 1 2-0-0-0 2-0-0-0 2 New Mexico Ice Wolves 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 7 4 3 0.500 14 1 1 0-1-0-0 1-1-0-0 3 Lone Star Brahmas 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 4 7 -3 0.500 35 1 1 1-0-0-0 1-1-0-0 4 Wichita Falls Warriors 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 4 9 -5 0.250 23 0 0 0-1-0-1 0-1-0-1 5 Amarillo Bulls 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0-0-0-0 6 Shreveport Mudbugs 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0-0-0-0 x = Clinched Playoff Position y = Clinched Division

Name Pos Tyler Gaulin F Clayton Cosentino F Jordan Randall F Joseph Harguindeguy F Isaiah Fox F

NAHL alum Nelson signs contract with Sabres

Casey Nelson played three years in the NAHL, which included the 2013 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament. The Buffalo Sabres have announced they have resigned defenseman and NAHL grad Casey Nelson to a one-year contract worth $700,000. Nelson, 28, has spent four full seasons with the organization since signing as an undrafted free agent out of Minnesota State University (Mankato) in 2016. He has appeared in 93 NHL games during that time, tallying 18 points (4+14). Nelson spent three years in the NAHL (split between Johnstown and Alaska) prior to playing in the NCAA. Nelson played most recently in the NAHL for the Johnstown Tomahawks during the 2012-13 season. During that inaugural season in Johnstown, Nelson had 32 points in 56 games played. In the two years prior, Nelson played for the Alaska Avalanche from 201012. Overall in his three-year NAHL career, Nelson appeared in 141 career games and had 32 points. Nelson also played in the 2013 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament for the Great Lakes team. Nelson spent the entirety of the 2019-20 season with the Rochester Americans in the AHL, with whom he tallied 12 points (4+8) in 48 contests. His plus-18 rating led the team. “Obviously, I would have loved to be in Buffalo,” he told Amerks.com. “Things didn’t work out that way, which is fine. I was happy coming back to the Amerks and trying to help out the best that I could.” Nelson won two WCHA championships in three years at Minnesota State and was named WCHA Defensive Player of the Year in 2016. His 60 career points on 14 goals and 46 assists in 99 career games ranks tenth on the school’s all-time scoring by defensmen list (DI-era). Nelson finished this three years with the Mavericks with a +29 rating, along with 227 shots on goal and 127 blocked shots.

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Team Goals Assists PTS MNE 4 6 10 ABD 0 10 10 ABD 6 3 9 MNT 5 4 9 MNE 4 5 9

Name John Gelatt Cade Neilson Damon Zimmer Brendan Clark Thomas Manty

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presented by Bauer Hockey Honors this week go to Aberdeen Wings forward Jordan Randall, Maine Nordiques forward Isaiah Fox and New Mexico Ice Wolves forward Spencer Rudrud DALLAS, Texas – The North American Hockey League (NAHL) today announced the Divisional Stars of the Week presented by Bauer Hockey for the week ending Oct. 25, 2020. The Divisional Stars of the Week is a weekly feature during the 2020-21 regular season that honors the top performing players in each of the four NAHL divisions. Only players that are nominated by their respective teams are considered for the Divisional Players of the Week award. Central Division Star of the Week: Jordan Randall, Forward, Aberdeen Wings For the second straight week, Aberdeen Wings veteran forward Jordan Randall, 20, has claimed Central Division honors. The 6’0/197 lbs. native of native of Maple Grove, Minn., and NAPHL grad came up big for the Wings in their weekend home-and-home sweep of the Bismarck Bobcats. Randall had six points in the two wins, which included a hat-trick and two assists in an 8-3 home win on Friday and a goal in a 5- 1 road win on Saturday. “Jordan again had another fantastic weekend. He continued to lead us against a very good Bobcat team. He is preparing the right way each week and it’s leading to playing with confidence. Jordan’s success makes this evident,” said Wings head coach Scott Langer. 2nd Star: Keenan Rancier, G, Minot Minotauros Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Cade Neilson, F, Aberdeen Wings – Damon Zimmer, F, Minot Minotauros East Division Star of the Week: Isaiah Fox, Forward, Maine Nordiques Maine Nordiques veteran forward Isaiah Fox, 20, had a big weekend to help his team put together a three-game weekend home sweep of the New Jersey Titans. The 5’11/163 lbs. native of Montreal, Quebec, had six points (3 goals, 3 assists) and was a +3 in the three wins. On Friday, Fox had two goals, including the game-winner and two assists in a 6-1 win. On Saturday, he scored the shootout winner in a 2-1 shootout win. On Sunday, he had a goal and an assist in a 4-3 win. “Isaiah has been tremendous for all us season long and a real leader on and off the ice. He was a force this past weekend, not only with his points and shootout winner, but also with his penalty killing, his discipline, and his play away from the puck. We look forward to him making his NCAA D1 commitment soon and continuing his strong play for the remainder of the season,” said Maine head coach Nolan Howe. 2nd Star: Max Neill, F, Johnstown Tomahawks Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Shea Courtmanche, F, Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks – Mark D’Agostino, F, Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks – John Gelatt, F, Johnstown Tomahawks – Bobby Metz, D, Northeast Generals – Stephen Owens, F, Maine Nordiques – Dylan Schuett, F, Northeast Generals – Evan Werner, F, New Jersey Titans Midwest Division Star of the Week: No Games South Division Star of the Week: Spencer Rudrud, Forward, New Mexico Ice Wolves It was a solid start to the 2020-21 season for forward Spencer Rudrud, 20, and the New Mexico Ice Wolves. The Ice Wolves split a weekend series against the Lone Star Brahmas with Rudrud making an impact in both games. On Friday, the 6’1/190 lbs. native of Eden Prairie, Minn., had a goal and an assist in a 4-0 win. On Saturday, he added another goal and an assist in a close 4-3 loss, which totaled a four-point weekend. “I was happy to Spencer have success this weekend. He’s worked hard ever since he’s been an Ice Wolf. It’s nice to see him get rewarded for the work he’s put in,” said New Mexico head coach Phil Fox. 2nd Star: Connor Hasley, G, Odessa Jackalopes Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Owen Bartoszkiewicz, G, Wichita Falls Warriors – Graham Burke, G, Lone Star Brahmas – Vince Corcoran, D, Wichita Falls Warriors – Tyler German, F, Odessa Jackalopes – Nick Niemo, F, Lone Star Brahmas – Owen Parker, G, New Mexico Ice Wolves

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Immediate Release MinnesotaFor Hockey announces For Immediate Release 2021 State locations Minnesota Hockey Tournament Announces 2021 State Tournament Locations For information contact: Glen Andresen, T: 651.602.5727 Fax: 651.222.1055 E-mail: gandresen@minnesotahockey.org For information contact: Glen Andresen, T: 651.602.5727 Fax: 651.222.1055 E-mail: gandresen@minnesotahockey.org

Minnesota Hockey Announces 2021 StateTournament Tournament Nine Locations Will Host 14 Tournaments; Region Sites Locations Also Released Nine Will locations will host 14Tournament tournaments; Nine Locations Host 14 Tournaments; Region Sites Also Released

St. Paul, MN – October 6, 2020 – Minnesota Hockey today announced the host sites for the 2021 Minnesota Hockey St. Paul, – October 6, 2020For – Minnesota Hockey today announced thetohost sites for the 2021 State and MN Region Tournaments. the eighth consecutive year, The Drive State is presented by Minnesota Chevy, andHockey will be State and Region Tournaments. For the eighth consecutive year, The Drive to State is presented by Chevy, and will highlighted by 14 State Tournaments hosted by nine communities. Region Tournaments will be played February 26 be ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Hockey announced the host sites Tournaments for the 2021 will Minnesota Hockey State and highlighted by 14 State Tournaments hosted by nine communities. Region be played February through 28,Tournaments. followed by State Tournaments being played 12 through 14.is presented by Chevy, and will be26 Region For the eighth consecutive year,March The Drive to State highthrough 28, followed by State Tournaments being played March 12 through 14. byTournaments 14 State Tournaments hosted bysame nine nine communities. Region Tournaments will played 26 Thelighted 14 State will be played at the locations throughout Minnesota as thebe2020 StateFebruary Tournaments, through 28, followed by State Tournaments being played March 12 through 14. The 14 State Tournaments will be played at the same nine locations throughout Minnesota as the 2020 State Tournaments, which were canceled due to COVID-19. The host sites will be Doug Woog Arena in South St. Paul (Junior Gold A, Junior The canceled 14 State due Tournaments will be played at the same nine locations throughout as theGold 2020A,State whichB,were to COVID-19. 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The 2021 areMinnesota as follows:Hockey State Tournament locations are as follows: Youth Location Girls Location Junior Gold Location YouthAA Location Girls Location JuniorGold GoldA Location Edina Stillwater South St. Paul Bantam 19U Junior Edina Stillwater South St. Paul Paul Bantam AA 19U Junior Gold A Edina Moorhead South St. Bantam A 15U A Junior Gold B Edina Moorhead South St. Paul Bantam A 15U A Junior Gold B New Ulm Rochester South St. Paul Bantam B 15U B Junior Gold 16 New Ulm Rochester South St. Paul BantamAA B 15U A B Junior Gold 16 Albertville Stillwater Peewee 12U Albertville Stillwater Peewee AA 12U A Monticello Rochester Peewee A 12U B Monticello Rochester Peewee A 12U B New Ulm Peewee B New Ulm Peewee B “When we made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Minnesota Hockey State Tournaments, it not only affected “When we made the difficult decision to cancel theMinnesota 2020 Minnesota Hockey State Tournaments, it not only “When we players made the difficult decision totocancel the Hockey State it notsites,” only affected theaffected teams and that earned the right play in the2020 state tournaments, but also theTournaments, tournament host said Steve the teams and players that earned the right to play in the state tournaments, but also the tournament host the teams and players Hockey that earned the right to play in the state tournaments, but also thetotournament host sites,” said Steve Oleheiser, Minnesota president. “There is a great amount of work in planning host a state tournament, and our sites,” said Steve Oleheiser, Minnesota Hockey president. “There is ain great amount of work in tournament, planning to host a Oleheiser, Minnesota Hockey president. “There is aevent great amount ofparticipants. work planning to host a state and our communities take pride in putting on a memorable for all the Minnesota Hockey offered a right of first state tournament, and our communities take pride in putting on a memorable event for all the participants. 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Minnesota Hockeyof offered a right of first refusal to the 2020pride host sites in a sign gratitude anda itsign speaks to the passion communities nesota Hockey offered a right of first refusal tofor thetheir 2020 host sites in of gratitude for their our preparation, and refusal to the 2020 host sites in a sign of gratitude for their preparation, and it speaks to the passion of our communities thatit all of thetohosts have agreed to communities host the 2021 that Minnesota Hockey speaks the passion of our all of the hostsState haveTournaments.” agreed to host the 2021 Minnesota Hockey thatState all ofTournaments.” the hosts have agreed to host the 2021 Minnesota Hockey State Tournaments.” Minnesota Hockey’s Region Tournaments will feature 35 tournaments at 29 locations across Minnesota this season Minnesota Hockey’s Region Tournaments will feature 35 tournaments at 29 locations across Minnesota thisas Minnesota Hockey’s Region Tournaments will feature 35 tournaments at 29 locationsJunior acrossGold Minnesota this season as teams look to qualify for State. The Metro Hockey League playdowns, which determine State participants, season as teams look to qualify for State. The Metro Hockey League playdowns, which determine Junior Gold State teams look to qualify forinState. The Metro Hockey League playdowns, which determine Junior participants, will take place atwill arenas Shakopee andin Minnetonka. TheMinnetonka. 15U B Region Tournaments will be Gold addedState if needed this participants, take place at arenas Shakopee and The 15U B Region Tournaments will belater added will take place at arenas in Shakopee and Minnetonka. The 15U B Region Tournaments will be added if needed later this season. The Minnesota HockeyThe Region Tournament locations as follows:locations are as follows: if needed later this season. Minnesota Hockey Regionare Tournament season. The Minnesota Hockey Region Tournament locations are as follows: North South East West North South East Grand Rapids Owatonna Eden Prairie St. Cloud West Bantam AA Grand Rapids Owatonna Eden Prairie St. Louis Cloud Park Bantam A AA Eveleth-Gilbert/ME Hastings Stillwater St. Bantam Eveleth-Gilbert/ME Hastings Stillwater St. Louis Park Park Bantam A Lake of the Woods Woodbury Stillwater St. Louis Bantam B Lake of the Woods Woodbury Stillwater St. Louis Bantam B Cloquet Owatonna Cottage Grove Anoka Park Peewee AA Cloquet Owatonna Cottage Grove Anoka Peewee AA Virginia Mankato Anoka Sartell Peewee A Virginia Mankato Anoka Sartell 3 (TBD) Peewee A Hallock Worthington Tartan District Peewee B Hallock Worthington Tartan District 33 (TBD) (TBD) Peewee B Proctor-Hermantown Rosemount Tartan District 12U A Proctor-Hermantown Rosemount Tartan District 3 (TBD) 12U A Bemidji Albert Lea Blaine (Fogerty) Sauk Rapids 12U B Bemidji Albert Lea Blaine (Fogerty) Sauk Rapids 12U B American National Olympic American National Olympic Richfield Richfield Bemidji 15U A Richfield Richfield Bemidji 15U A

Region tournament sites also released

Minnesota Hockey welcomes Jeffrey Baidoo as Volunteer Equity Advisor Baidoo will chair committee aimed at promoting diversity and inclusion throughout hockey ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Hockey president Steve Oleheiser announced today that the organization has named Jeffrey Baidoo as Equity Advisor. In this volunteer role, Baidoo will lead a Minnesota Hockey committee charged with developing, implementing and tracking progress with ongoing strategic initiatives that enrich the welcoming culture in hockey, as well as initiatives to promote diversity and inclusion in associations throughout the state. Baidoo, a native of Edmonton Alberta, is a graduate of Waseca High School and the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and is currently a Fan Relations Account Executive with the Minnesota Wild. Baidoo is also serving on the Board of St. Paul Rotary Club #10. Baidoo is an active member of USA Hockey’s Equity advisement team, which is currently in the training phase of a nationwide effort to implement a strategy to embrace and advance diversity in hockey. “I’m excited to bring my passion for hockey to support and show an appreciation for people with gender differences, multicultural backgrounds, and various life experiences to embrace unification and opportunity within the Minnesota Hockey community, said Baidoo.” In his role with the committee, Baidoo will lead the group in addressing issues of racism, discrimination and anti-semitism that are reported to Minnesota Hockey. Those reports can now be submitted via email to Diversity@ Minnesotahockey.org. Additionally, the committee will serve as a guide for Minnesota Hockey in efforts to promote increasing diversity in Minnesota Hockey. This will include marketing campaigns, events and educational programs to share hockey with families from all backgrounds and ethnicities. “The addition of Jeff Baidoo is a wonderful and necessary step as we continue our efforts to truly make the game of hockey a sport for everybody in Minnesota,” said Minnesota Hockey President, Steve Oleheiser. “There is a lack of diversity among the decision makers in Minnesota Hockey, and Jeff will be a voice for others that may not have felt they’ve had one in the past. We are excited to bring his talent and insight to our organization.” Minnesota Hockey is committed to making hockey more inclusive for all players, and will be working with several partners in this process, including the Minnesota Wild, as well as Wild defenseman Matt Dumba, a member of the recently formed Hockey Diversity Alliance. Minnesota Hockey has also partnered with the University of Minnesota’s Global Institute for Responsible Sport Organizations (GIRSO) Social Innovation in Sport Competition. This effort will partner student groups with Minnesota Hockey to come up with a social innovative strategy to address diversity and inclusion within hockey in Minnesota. The competition will begin in January 2021.


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NOTEBOOK United States Premier Hockey League names Bob Turow as Commissioner by USPHL STAFF The United States Premier Hockey League is pleased to announce the hiring of Bob Turow as its next Commissioner. Turow is highly accomplished and well-respected in hockey circles. His founding of Prospects Tournaments (“Prospects”) and his work to establish the United States Hockey League’s (USHL) Combines and Central Scouting Department are a couple examples of Turow’s hockey successes. Current Commissioner Richard Gallant will remain on as USPHL Commissioner through Jan. 1, 2021 to ensure a smooth transition of the Commissioner’s duties to Bob Turow. “Having watched the growth of the USPHL, the decision to join the organization as Commissioner was easy,” said Turow. “My goal will be to continue to provide unmatched value to all in the USPHL family, whether player, parent, coach or owner.” In 1995, Turow created the Prospects platform to provide young aspiring hockey players an avenue to showcase their talents to NHL, Canadian Hockey League (“CHL”) and NCAA coaches and scouts. Under Bob’s stewardship, Prospects became North America’s Top Showcase event for nearly two decades seeing more than 500 NHL draft picks, 1,000 NCAA Division 1 and Canadian Hockey League players and 100 NCAA Division 1 Women Hockey players excel in the tournaments. Eight alumni of the Prospects were selected first overall in

their respective NHL Entry Draft years: Joe Thornton, Rick DiPietro, Sidney Crosby, Erik Johnson, Patrick Kane, Steven Stamkos, John Tavares and Taylor Hall. Turow was also instrumental in the formation of the current USHL Central Scouting (now known as USHL Player Development). Turow created the Central Scouting Showcases (now the USHL Combines) and ran both the Central Scouting and the Showcases for five years for the USHL. Outside of hockey, Bob Turow and his wife Lynda have found business suc-

cess in running several Fantastic Sams Salon franchises. Bob is a dual citizen of the United States and Canada, and Bob and Lynda split their residence between Palm Harbor, Fla., and Kitchener, Ont. They have four adult children – MacKenzie, a social worker; Corey, a police officer; Allie, an advertising executive; and Kelsey, a school teacher. They also have two grandchildren, Ava and Jamieson. The USPHL is proud to welcome Bob Turow as he leads the league into a bright future.

About The USPHL The United States Premier Hockey League of 2020/2021 will be the nation’s largest amateur ice hockey league and the only league to span the continental United States and parts of Canada. The USPHL will field approximately 550 teams representing over 100 organizations comprised of 11,000 players spanning the ages of 6 through 20. Overall, across all its divisions, the USPHL had more than 1,200 alumni playing college hockey in 2019-20 and more than 250 playing pro hockey, including in the NHL.

Edina’s Frenkel a top contributor for Minnesota-heavy Tampa Bay Juniors Team

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From the hockey hotbed of Edina, Minn., to the home of the Stanley Cup Champions, Aaron Frenkel is taking his game to a high level. Playing your youth and high school hockey in a place like Edina, one of the epicenters of the State of Hockey, prepares a hockey player for anything. For the past few seasons the 20-year-old forward has been a hit on the ice

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in a place with no ice on the ground. “While I didn’t finish my high school career in Edina, playing in such a competitive system definitely helped in my development as a hockey player,” said Frenkel, in an email interview. “Having been surrounded by so many good players, I was always pushed to improve year to year. I loved being able to play in – or at least be right in the middle of – competition for state tournaments from peewees on up through high school.” Frenkel took his act north of the border, playing a couple seasons of Tier 2 hockey in the Central Canadian Hockey League (CCHL) in the Ottawa area and began his billet experience while still attending high school. “Going to Canada my first year of junior hockey and first year away from home was definitely a unique experience,” said Frenkel. “The CCHL is a good league that has developed a lot of good players and I liked being pushed right out of high school, to play a faster, stronger game.” Frenkel returned to the USA after meeting another Minnesota native, Garrett Strot, head coach of the Tampa Bay Juniors of the USPHL Premier Florida Division. “I was introduced to Garrett and Brett Strot through my advisor, Scott Brokaw, after bouncing around a bit last year,” said Frenkel. “I could tell right away their attitude towards junior hockey was different than what I had previously seen at any level. There is a huge emphasis on development for the next level, especially speed, which I really appreciated and thought could be a great fit for me.” Last season, Frenkel contributed 43 points in 29 games with the Juniors and the team punched its ticket to League’s National Championship tournament in the spring, a tournament that started, but never ended, thanks to the epidemic that has embraced the country ever since. Strot said in the season preview he was expecting big

things this season and the Juniors served notice with its first two games of this season, impressive wins on home ice against both the Florida Eels and Florida Jr. Blades. This would be a team to be reckoned with this time around. Frenkel has set a blistering scoring pace out of the gate with eight goals and eight assists in his first six games, all but one of those games Juniors wins. “I think we ended last year playing our best hockey and with a large group of returners from that team, I think we put expectations on ourselves to continue that,” said Frenkel. “A hot start is just what we wanted. We know how we need to play and how tough we can be to beat when we do play like that, and I think that rubs off on the guys who are new to the team.” Frenkel is on a pace to obliterate his points total from last season, but said he has not set any specific individual goals for the season. “I haven’t set any specific goals number-wise but being able to come back and play with the same linemates and having another summer to develop I knew I could perform even better than last year.” As for the team, they are no doubt looking to get a chance to get back to Boston and finish the job they started last spring. As a 2000-born, Frenkel is entering his final season of junior hockey. He will no doubt continue both his hockey career and education and he has multiple Showcase events and a whole season of playing, chatting and visiting schools to figure out where the next chapter in his career will play out. “I’m planning on playing college hockey next year but still looking at different school options,” said Frenkel. “I’m really open to playing anywhere whether that’s back in Minnesota or on the East Coast somewhere. It just depends on the best fit.”

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College Hockey report NCHC announces plans for start of 2020-21 season

UMD No. 3, MSU-Mankato No. 4 in preseason poll

Teams will play a 26-game conference schedule, with competition beginning Dec. 1 in Omaha COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – After thorough discussion and thoughtful planning over the past few months, the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) has finalized its plans for the 2020-21 season. The 26-game conference schedule and two-part format, which includes utilizing a centralized location (“Pod”) for all NCHC games to start the season, was unanimously approved by the NCHC’s Board of Directors on Oct. 15. With the focus on the health and safety of student-athletes, coaches, staff, and officials, the Conference has intentionally attempted to limit team travel. Because of this, NCHC teams have been divided into two divisions based on geography for 2020-21 scheduling purposes: East and West. The East Division consists of Miami, Minnesota Duluth, St. Cloud State and Western Michigan. The West Division consists of Colorado College, Denver, North Dakota and Omaha. Teams will play each of their divisional opponents six times (18 games total) and each cross-division opponent twice (8 games total), with all cross-division games taking place in the Pod to alleviate travel. The second portion of the season will then take place January through March, with all divisional foes playing each other at home and on the road. “Throughout the past eight months we have learned to adjust and think creatively about how we live our personal and professional lives,” NCHC Commissioner Josh Fenton said. “I’m proud of our membership for their entrepreneurial spirit to build a concept grounded in health and safety that we believe gives a group of deserving student-athletes the best opportunity to conduct a successful season.” The Conference will commence the pursuit of the Penrose Cup on Tuesday, Dec. 1 in the Pod, which will take place in Omaha, Neb., where the University of Nebraska Omaha’s Baxter Arena will host all eight NCHC teams. Competition in the Pod will include 10 games per team (40 games total) and run through the first three weeks of December, with games held throughout each week. In addition to the cross-division games at Baxter Arena, each team will also play two games against one divisional foe in the Pod. Overall medical support and COVID-19 testing for all participating student-athletes, staff and officials in the Pod will be conducted through the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), located in Omaha. Medical protocols and testing strategies for the entire season are currently being developed with top medical professionals from UNMC and the Global Center for Health Security. “NCHC Presidents and Chancellors have been committed to finding ways for our student-athletes to return to the ice safely. We believe this plan accomplishes that,” said Greg Crawford, Miami University President and Chair of the NCHC Board of Directors. “On behalf of our Board of Directors, I want to thank the leadership of Dr. Jeffrey Gold at the University of Nebraska Omaha and University of Nebraska Medical Center for providing their institutional resources and medical expertise toward helping the Conference start the season successfully.” The second portion of the conference slate will begin in the New Year and take place in all home NCHC venues. Following a break after the Pod, all eight teams will resume play the first weekend in January with weekend series through the conclusion of the scheduled regular season on March 5-6. Teams will play 16 games during the second part of the season, all against divisional foes, with eight games at home and eight games on the road. In addition, teams will have multiple and consistent bye weekends during the travel portion of the season to allow for flexibility in the schedule. “Given the myriad challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has created, this unique approach to scheduling should optimize the chances for a safe and successful hockey season,” said Trev Alberts, Omaha’s Vice Chancellor for Athletics. “We have a great partner in the University of Nebraska Medical Center, who will help us take all of the necessary steps to ensure the health and safety of the student-athletes, coaches and staff in the Pod. We know it will be a busy three weeks, but our staff is very excited to make this a marquee event for the NCHC and college hockey.” With the Pod taking place during the first three weeks of December, some NCHC member institutions will have already completed fall semester classes, while other member schools will be offering the majority of their classes through remote learning during that time. Any academic support needed by student-athletes while in the Pod will be provided by University of Nebraska Omaha staff. Game schedules in the Pod will be created with each school’s final examination period in mind, limiting teams’ competition schedule during a school’s scheduled final exam week. As always, nearly every conference game in 2020-21, including games in the Pod, will be available with a subscription on NCHC.tv. More information on NCHC. tv subscription packages and subscription renewals will be provided in the coming weeks. All auto-renewal subscription charges have been paused for the time being. “We are excited to finally bring NCHC hockey back to our passionate fans,” Fenton said. “This season will be unique and unprecedented, but one where we will connect to and engage college hockey fans with NCHC content all season long.” Complete conference schedules, including match-ups, game dates and bye weekends for each team, along with the NCHC’s Return to Play protocol and overall COVID-19 testing plans, will be released in the coming weeks. At this time, no changes are planned for the 2021 NCHC Tournament. Any decision on possible non-conference games will be made at a later date.

Dryden McKay, a finalist for the Mike Richter Award as college’s top goaltender, will lead the Minnesota State Mavericks in the 2020-21 season. The Mavericks enter the season ranked No. 4 nationally. The timing of the COVID-19 shutdown of all sports in mid-March last season couldn’t have come at a worse time for college hockey fans. Minnesota State-Mankato was poised to make a strong run and the University of Minnesota Duluth was looking to make a three-peat. But we will never know what team would have emerged, which makes this season that much more exciting. North Dakota comes in at No. 1 this season after finishing second in the polls last year when COVID hit. Boston College jumps from No. 4 to No. 2 to open the season and UMD jumps from fifth at the end of last season to third. The Mavericks drop from third to fourth to open up the year. Cornell was ranked No. 1 at the end of last season with a 23-2-4 record but opens at No. 6. Much of the rankings depends on who left and who stayed and who is coming in. The Gophers are ranked No. 14 after being No. 18 at season’s end and Bemidji State drops from 11 to 16. Of course, all of this will change once a couple weeks of actual hockey games are played. But this gives a glimpse of the teams to watch as we head into a much-anticipated college hockey season where every team is not just hungry to win a national title, but hungry just to get back on the ice and playing meaningful games.

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No. Team 2019-20 record PTS Last Year 1 North Dakota (28) 26-5-4 780 2 2 Boston College (4) 24-8-2 710 4 3 Minnesota Duluth (3) 22-10-2 638 5 4 Minnesota State 31-5-2 635 3 5 Denver 21-9-6 620 6 6 Cornell (4) 23-2-4 602 1 7 Massachusetts 21-11-2 467 9 8 Clarkson 23-8-3 421 7 9 Penn State 20-10-4 400 8 10 Ohio State 20-11-5 363 10 11 UMass-Lowell 18-10-6 357 12 12 Michigan 18-14-4 328 17 13 Quinnipiac 21-11-2 280 14 14 Minnesota 16-14-7 266 18 15 Arizona State 22-11-3 241 13 16 Bemidji State 22-10-5 237 11 17 Providence 16-12-6 148 NR 18 Western Michigan 18-13-5 143 16 19 Northeastern 18-13-3 128 19 20 Notre Dame 15-15-7 126 NR Others receiving votes: Boston University 89, Bowling Green 89, Maine 76, St. Cloud State 64, Wisconsin 59, Northern Michigan 28, AIC 23, Harvard 22, Michigan Tech 12, Connecticut 10, Nebraska-Omaha 9, Sacred Heart 9, Rennselaer 7, RIT 7, New Hampshire 2, Robert Morris 2, Bentley 1, Brown 1.

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Hockey Day Minnesota 2021 in Mankato postponed to 2022 due to Covid-19 Revised Hockey Day Minnesota 2021 details to be announced at a later date SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Wild, in conjunction with FOX Sports North and Minnesota Hockey, announced Hockey Day Minnesota 2021 in Mankato has been postponed due to COVID-19. Mankato will host Hockey Day Minnesota 2022. “The Local Organizing Committee is grateful for the outpouring of support from the Greater Mankato Area and the overwhelming enthusiasm to continue driving forward as the host community for Hockey Day Minnesota in 2022,” said Hockey Day Minnesota 2022 Event Co-Chair David Wittenberg. “We would also like to thank the Minnesota Wild and FOX Sports North for their support of our plans for Hockey Day Minnesota, and giving us the opportunity to fulfill this vision in the Greater Mankato Community in 2022. Hockey Day Minnesota 2021 will still take place. Details regarding the date and format for this season’s statewide hockey celebration will be announced at a later date. Hockey Day Minnesota 2021 will mark the 15th year of the day-long television event on FOX Sports North, designed as a celebration of the game from peewees to pros. “While Hockey Day Minnesota may look a little different this year, we know it will still be a very special experience for those watching on television,” said Minnesota Wild President Matt Majka. “It has become an annual tradition in the

State of Hockey, and we look forward to hosting another great celebration of hockey this season and can’t wait for Hockey Day 2022 in Mankato.” Mankato will host Hockey Day Minnesota 2022 at Blakeslee Stadium, sitting on the southern edge of Minnesota State University, Mankato. Blakeslee Stadium is home to MSU Football and served as the summer training camp home to the National Football League’s (NFL) Minnesota Vikings from 19662017. The 7,000-seat, natural grass surface facility opened in 1962. Minnesota State University, Mankato, is home to one of the top men’s and women’s hockey programs in WCHA history. The hockey program boasts 14 current and former NHL players and three Olympians. “The myriad of challenges we all face as a result of COVID-19 also provide opportunities,” said Mike Dimond, Senior Vice President and General Manager of FOX Sports North. “We have a tremendous opportunity to create something very special for the 2021 version of Hockey Day Minnesota and look forward to sharing these plans in the near future. Mankato has done great work and we’re confident 2022 will be a rousing success.” About Hockey Day Minnesota Hockey Day Minnesota originated in 2007 by the Minnesota Wild to cel-

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Moorhead battles Centennial in a previous Hockey Day MN. The 2021 event to be held in Mankato was been postponed due to COVID-19. Event organizers are looking at still hosting some sort of Hockey Day MN in 2021. Details to come. ebrate the game that has made Minnesota the State of Hockey. It is produced in partnership with FOX Sports North, Minnesota Hockey and the respective local community that serves as host each year. Previous locations include Baudette Bay (2007, 2008), Phalen Park (2009), Hermantown (2010), Moor-

head (2011), Minnetonka (2012), Grand Rapids (2013), Elk River (2014), Saint Paul (2015), Duluth (2016), Stillwater (2017), St. Cloud (2018), Bemidji (2019) and Minneapolis (2020). For more information, visit www.wild.com/ hockeyday.

College Hockey report The Central Collegiate Hockey Association unveils new conference logo CCHA and its eight member schools prepare for start of 2021-22 D1 college hockey season

MARQUETTE, Mich. – the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA), the new NCAA Division I men’s hockey conference that begins play in October 2021, introduced its new logo Oct. 13. The new CCHA logo is a bold, distinctive interpretation of each of the CCHA letter forms, underlined by a hockey stick using Red and Blue colors, a classic hockey palette. The logo was designed by Bosack & Co., one of the country’s leading college branding firms. The new CCHA logo is also available in each member school’s own colors, which offers an opportunity for the institutions to further embrace the relationship between the CCHA and each school’s hockey program. “Today we made another historic step in the branding of the CCHA” stated Commissioner Don Lucia. “It is a very exciting time as we prepare to begin play in 2021, and we appreciate all of the work Joe Bosack and his team did to create the visual identity for our new league.” “It was exciting to imagine the new brand identity that represents the mission and vision of the CCHA,” said Joe Bosack, founder and creative director at Bosack & Co. “We are thrilled with the results of our collaboration with Commissioner Lucia and the member schools.” Media personnel who are looking to connect with Commissioner Lucia should contact Katherine Harvath at kharvath@ nmu.edu.

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Declan Young is off to another raucous start for the Gillette Wild in the NA3HL. Young, a Fergus Falls, Minn., native, has 10 goals and six assists in his team’s first six games. He graduated from Fergus Falls in 2019 and had 32 points in 25 games before joining the Wild in Gillette, Wyo. In his first year in the NA3HL he scored 44 goals and added 41 assists in 41 games for an 85-point season, tying him for sixth in the league. Among his 44 goals, nine were game winners.

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Sartell native Freeman earns POW honors

Garrett Freeman, North Iowa Bulls, got on the board for the first time this season last week, and built on that success this week with four points in the Bulls’ two-game sweep over the Steel. Freeman’s playmaking ability was on full display Friday night as he recorded two assists, while Saturday saw more balance from his offense. The Sartell, Minn., native scored the game-winning goal to go along with another helper to pace another North Iowa win. With two points in each of his last three games, Freeman has now logged 2g-4a—6pts in his first five games of the season after being held off the scoresheet in the first two outings. 2nd Star: Carson Simon,F, Granite City Lumberjacks Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Lucas Bellig, D, North Iowa Bulls — Joey Gimberlin, F, New Ulm Steel — Jonah Jangula, F, Granite City Lumberjacks — Michael Sweetland, F, Willmar Warhawks

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Tips for first-timers BEFORE you purchase or install your NiceRink® ice rink, here are some helpful the four most important points you need to consider first: size, access to water, convenience, and the slope of your backyard. 1. Size of your rink Your rink size depends on several factors. The first factor is your available space. If you have the space and budget, go big. You’ll enjoy your rink much more when you have more room, especially when you have skating parties (which we can assure you, you will) and everybody will have plenty of room to skate around without bumping into each other. If you’re not sure if you’ll use your rink enough to make it worth your while, start smaller. You can always decide to go bigger in a year or two, and continue to use the boards and equipment that you’ve already purchased. Besides space and budget, also consider the people who will be using the rink. If it’s just younger children, you can go smaller and be very satisfied as they don’t need a huge rink to make it feel huge to them. On the other hand, if you’re an experienced skater yourself, you’ll be able to cover a 30-foot span rather easily in one stride, which doesn’t end up being much fun for you. The choice is entirely up to you, the “rink manager,” but we can tell you we’ve heard time after time, “I sure wish we would’ve gone bigger!”

2. Access to water When choosing the location of your rink, make sure it’s near an easily accessible water source. This will make it much easier when it’s time to flood and resurface your rink. The farther away the water is, the farther you’ll have to haul your hose. When it’s 10℉ outside, you’ll be glad you don’t have to haul out 300 feet of hose every time you want to resurface. It’s nice to be able to set your hose outside the house, hook it up, and resurface. Two good items to have available are either a quality hose reel or large plastic bucket (muck bucket or garbage can). When you’re done resurfacing you’ll need to bring your hose back inside so it doesn’t freeze solid. When the hose is brought inside, it will have some water left in it. If you have a hose reel, most of the water will be dispersed while winding it up. If you use a hose bucket, the water that may drain out will be nicely contained within your container leaving no mess. 3. Convenience of use When determining where to locate your rink, make it as convenient as possible. You want the rink to be close enough to enjoy without having to trudge through snow to get to it; but, you also want it far enough away from stray pucks that might leave the ice anytime hockey is being played.

(Ideally, you will position the rink to run parallel to the house to avoid pucks being shot directly toward the house.) Out the door and on the ice is best, but you have to consider windows, doors opening, and views. My rink is about 20 feet from the house, and we can see everywhere on the rink from any facing window, which is nice when you can just let the children out to skate and easily watch the activity while warmly conversing inside with friends and neighbors. If the kids get cold, they can easily hop out and back in again. You also won’t have to shovel a very long path to the rink. 4. Slope VERY IMPORTANT: Check the slope, or levelness, of your rink site. The slope is important if a) you want a nice, clean-looking rink, and b) you

don’t want to end up filling your rink with 30,000 gallons of water. A site that has a slope of six inches or less is best. A 6-inch slope would give you four inches of water/ice on your shallow/high side and 10 inches at the deep/low end. (Some of our clients have up to 30 inches of water on their deep end, but that takes special instruction and is recommended only for colder climates.) The lesser the slope, the less effort it will take to assemble the rink. You will also use less water, resulting in less time to get your base ice going. (PLEASE NOTE: 99% of backyards are not entirely flat; a yard that is flat will not have proper drainage away from the house and probably shouldn’t have water added onto it because it may cause flooding problems in the spring.)


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Stickstow - Stickstow We play with sticks, we play hockey! Youth coach develops stick organizer for locker rooms and beyond by BRYAN ZOLLMAN

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Stickhandling is one of the most important aspects of the game of hockey. And Jim Seabloom might have taken it to a new level. No, he can’t dangle through 30 stationary pucks like Patrick Kane, or toe drag like Mitch Marner, but make no mistake, Jim Seabloom can handle sticks. Seabloom is the inventor and manufacturer of Stickstow, a stick organizing mechanism that allows teams to neatly organize their sticks on the bench, in the locker room, at home, or in the shop. In 2019 Seabloom was coaching his son’s peewee team and, like so many coaches, was trying to keep the locker room organized and secure. “Obviously hockey sticks were lying everywhere,” he said. “So, after picking up hockey sticks over and over again I thought there must be a better way.” Seabloom researched the market for anything he could purchase that he could travel with. He couldn’t find what he was looking for. “So I decided to build my own,” he said. “I talked to our head coach John Olander and he made a few suggestions such as ‘don’t make one out of a garbage can.’ We wanted something the coach could carry that was lightweight

and didn’t hold garbage.” Seabloom grew up in St. Paul and has been self-employed since age 14 when he had his first business. Today, he owns and operates an online business in Roseville. He grew up playing hockey on the backyard ponds in Mounds View. Because his family moved around a lot, he played in several city leagues throughout his youth. He continued to play recreationally in men’s leagues. “Today I still skate and play pick up games at the (Roseville) Oval or at the arena,” he said. “More importantly, I assist with my son’s peewee team in Roseville. I have met so many great people through hockey. For me, any opportunity to participate in hockey is rewarding.” Now he is helping the hockey community through his stick handling expertise. The Stickstow is made of tough plastic pipes cut to various diameters and lengths with a smooth beveled finish on the ends. The pipes are bonded together to create an orderly stick organizer. This allows sticks to stay in one spot and are easy to recognize by players because they are held upside down with the blades showing. There is additional engineering involved for arenas who require permanent installation. The mobile model can be easily supported by a puck bag. Some models hold up to 25 sticks. How many times have kids or coaches tripped over sticks laying all

Jim Seabloom, a youth hockey coach in Roseville, has developed the Stickstow, a stick organizer to help keep locker room more orderly. over in the locker room? What happens when a player steps on a stick blade and it ruins his edge right before heading out for the third period? Coaches giving between-period speeches shouldn’t have to worry about getting tripped up while they focus on their game plan. While tripping is still a part of the game, it doesn’t have to happen in the locker room. The product is only a year in the making and Seabloom said he hopes to get his product into more arenas in Minnesota and beyond. “The future looks bright for Stick-

stow,” he said. “Last year’s Let’s Play Hockey Expo was a pivotal event. I heard from the hockey community and was inspired and encouraged by so many people.” Seabloom may not be making moves like Kane and Marner in the NHL, but his stick handling skills are still top notch. For more information about Stickstow, see their ad on page 6, or to purchase one of several models, visit www. stickstow.com. For a customized model, call Jim at 651-998-9397.

Nominate your youth player or team for the Carbone’s Pizza Player of the Week and Team of the Week SAUK CENTRE, Minn. – Let’s Play Hockey has teamed up with Carbone’s Pizza to recognize youth players and youth teams of the week beginning Nov. 9 and running through mid March. Let’s Play Hockey and Carbone’s Pizza will also recognize a Youth Player of the Year and Youth Team of the Year at the squirt, peewee and bantam levels at the end of the youth season. “We excited to partner with a true staple in the Twin Cities Metro and surrounding area,” said Let’s Play Hockey Publisher Bryan Zollman. “Carbone’s, like youth hockey, has a tremendous tradition in the state of hockey. They have been serving and feeding hockey players and teams for decades.” Players and teams can be nominated by e-mailing bryan@letsplayhock-

ey.com. Submissions must be made by Sunday night at 8 p.m. for the previous week’s play. Players and teams nominated should not only show excellence on the ice, but also display good sportsmanship and strong character. Off-ice commitments to their respective community is also a bonus. Nominations for Players the Year and Team of the Year will begin in early March. “We are pleased to partner with Let’s Play Hockey and recognize youth players and teams who truly play for the love of the sport,” said Carbone’s Pizza owner Thomas Carbone. “Hockey is such a big part of the fabric of our state and our local communities. We are happy to support all those who make it such a valuable and meaningful activity for our youth. From coaches, to parents, to

volunteers, we all can make a positive difference when we work together for the common good.” Carbone’s has 36 locations in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin and in 2011 was named the best pizza in the Twin Cities and received the Diners’ Choice Award by the MPLS St. Paul Magazine. Pizza was first added to the Carbone’s menu in 1954 and for 50-plus years, their love of family, their devotion to hard work and their welcoming attitude has never wavered. Carbone’s has 31 Minnesota locations including West St. Paul, Inver Grove Heights, St. Paul, Minneapolis, Eagan, St. Paul Park, Woodbury (2), Oakdale, Bloomington, Maplewood, Cottage Grove, Rosemount, Edina, St. Anthony, Burnsville, White Bear Lake,

Mahtomedi, Lakeville, Savage, Hastings, Lexington, Stillwater, Coon Rapids, Centerville, Long Lake, Forest Lake, Mound, Faribault, New Prague and Northfield. They also have five Wisconsin locations in Hudson, Prescott, Roberts, Burkhardt and River Falls, and one location in Montana (Billings). For more information or to order online visit www.carbones.com. Let’s Play Hockey is the longest running hockey publication in the country. In it’s 48th season, Let’s Play Hockey covers the game “from pewees to the pros.” Magazines are distributed to 197 arenas throughout Minnesota and the Upper Midwest. Articles are also posted at www.stateofhockey.com.

How to submit stories/photos to LPH The youth hockey community is the lifeblood of Let’s Play Hockey and we want to make sure you know how to submit stories and photos to us. Simply e-mail the article as plain text or as a Microsoft Word attachment. Send the photo as a JPG attachment. E-mail it to editor@letsplayhockey.com. There is no charge for articles to appear in Let’s Play Hockey. That’s right – free publicity for your team/association. • Know a youth hockey player who scored three goals or three assists in one game? Let us know for a chance to earn a spot on our Hat Trick/Playmaker Wall updated weekly at www.stateofhockey.com and printed in these pages! E-mail the following information to bryan@letsplayhockey.com: Player’s name, team name, level of play, opponent, date of game, number of goals/assists, final score, mailing address. Submitted hat tricks/playmakers will appear in Let’s Play Hockey and www. stateofhockey.com. Two players each week will be randomly chosen to win gear from our sponsor. • Know a goalie who posted a shutout? Let us know for a chance to win gear from Carroll Goalie School and Brian’s Custom Sports!

E-mail the following information to bryan@letsplayhockey.com: Goalie’s name, team name, level, opponent, shutout date, total saves, final score, mailing address. Submitted shutouts will appear in Let’s Play Hockey and www.stateofhockey.com. One goalie each week will be randomly chosen to win gear from Carroll Goalie School and a Brian’s t-shirt. • In addition to submitting stories/photos, we enlist youth hockey coaches and managers as rankers for the official Minnesota youth hockey rankings that appear in each issue LPH. As always, our rankers are anonymous. If you want to become a ranker, send a note to editor@letsplayhockey.com. Please provide your current position on your team and your team name. • We’re always on the lookout for interesting/unique story ideas from your team/ association. Anything will do – from inspirational tales of overcoming adversity, to famous family members, to family members serving in the military, to extraordinary acts of community service, to any other human interest stories that you might have on your team. E-mail your story ideas to bryan@letsplayhockey.com.


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WCHA Men’s League announces 2020-21 composite schedule

WCHA announces new partnership with Howies Hockey Tape

Shortened season slated to get underway in November

Long-time WCHA partner will sponsor the WCHA Performance of the Week in 2020-21

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – The Men’s League of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association has finalized an 18-game league schedule for the abbreviated 2020-21 men’s ice hockey season. Each WCHA team will play a single series against the other nine league schools with all but three of the contests slated to be played in January and February 2021. Additionally, league teams will play a total of 38 non-league games beginning Nov. 20. Due to limited opportunities for contests against non-league opponents this season, 30 of those contests will pit WCHA teams against each other in games that will not count in the league standings. Return to Competition Protocols In addition to state and local health and safety guidelines in force at each WCHA campus, the 2020-21 schedule will play out under the WCHA’s Return to Competition protocols. Those protocols will include COVID-19 testing for student-athletes, coaches, staff and game officials as well as social-distancing requirements at all WCHA arenas. Non-League Contests While every WCHA team will face at least one other league opponent in nonleague competition, Alabama Huntsville and Bowling Green are the only WCHA teams scheduled to face teams from outside the league. The Chargers will visit Robert Morris on Nov. 20-21, the opening weekend of the regular season, while Bowling Green will travel to Robert Morris on Nov. 24 before a home-and-home series with Mercyhurst, Nov. 27 (away) and Nov. 29 (home). BGSU will visit Quinnipiac Dec. 18-19 and host Robert Morris on Dec. 29 to conclude the non-league season for the WCHA. The Falcons are also slated to play a road exhibition game against the U.S. National Team Development Program on Nov. 7. League Schedule The chase for the MacNaughton Cup will begin on Dec. 2 when Northern Michigan visits Lake Superior State for a single league game. Minnesota State will visit Alaska Anchorage Dec. 18-19 for the only other WCHA league games currently scheduled to be played prior to the end of the calendar year. League play will begin in earnest the weekend of Jan. 1-2 with five league series – Alabama Huntsville at Michigan Tech, Alaska Anchorage at Bemidji State, Alaska at Lake Superior State, Bowling Green at Ferris State and Minnesota State at Northern Michigan. The regular season will conclude Feb. 24-27 with each school playing a homeand-home series with its designated travel partner- Alabama Huntsville vs. Bowling Green, Alaska vs. Alaska Anchorage, Bemidji State vs. Minnesota State Ferris State vs. Lake Superior State and Michigan Tech vs. Northern Michigan. The weekend of March 5-6 has been designated as a bye weekend for all 10 schools and will be used as a make-up game weekend should any league series or single games be postponed. The league series breakdown for each team will be four home, four road and one home-and-home for a total of nine home and nine road contests. All game dates are subject to change. 2021 WCHA Postseason Tournament The format for the 2021 WCHA Postseason Tournament is will be determined in the coming weeks. The postseason will play out over the weekends of March 12-13 and March 19-20. The postseason tournament winner will receive an automatic bid to the 2021 NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship and the Jeff Sauer WCHA Championship Trophy, presented by Anderson’s Pure Maple Syrup. Fans can catch all the WCHA action live on FloHockey.tv again this season.

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – The Women’s League of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association recently announced a partnership with Howies Hockey Tape in support of the league’s new Performance of the Week promotion. Howies Hockey Tape will be the official sponsor for the WCHA Performance of the Week during the upcoming 2020-21 season. The Performance of the Week campaign will highlight a significant individual or team performance each week throughout the regular season and the 2021 WCHA Final Faceoff. “Howies Hockey Tape has been a valued WCHA partner for a number of years,” WCHA Women’s League Commissioner Jennifer Flowers said. “We’re excited to partner with Howie’s on this new campaign as we look forward to showcasing the top individual and team moments from the nation’s premier women’s hockey conference. I want to thank Howies Hockey Tape for their continued support of the WCHA.” The leader in high-quality hockey tape, Howies Hockey Tape can be found in pro shops, rinks and retailers around the world. Founded as an in-home business in 2002, Howies has grown to become the go-to tape supplier to hockey teams across the NHL, AHL, NCAA and Major Junior hockey teams worldwide. “Howies has always built its products to be used by the best athletes at every level,” Howies Hockey Tape Sales Director David Visser said. “We’re proud to have this tradition continued with this partnership with the WCHA.” About Howies Hockey Tape Howies Hockey Tape was born in the basement of a home in Grand Rapids, Mich., in 2002 with the idea to create a better hockey tape. The company was formed on the values of quality – utilizing only the highest quality materials and pairing that with unmatched customer service that focused on always being helpful and prompt. After nearly two decades of growth, Howies Hockey Tape has outgrown its basement roots to become the primary tape supplier to teams across the NHL, AHL, NCAA and Major Junior teams along with pro shops, rinks and retailers around the world. Howies has grown into a global brand and has become a household name for any house that knows and plays hockey. For more information, visit howieshockeytape.com. About the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Women’s League The Women’s League of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association will mark its 22nd season in 2020-21. The nation’s premier women’s hockey conference, WCHA member institutions have won a record 17 national championships since the league’s inception in 1999 (including 16 of a possible 19 NCAA titles), while producing seven Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award winners, 105 All-Americans and numerous Olympic and national team members. The seven-team, NCAA Division I conference consists of: Bemidji State University (Beavers), the University of Minnesota (Golden Gophers), the University of Minnesota Duluth (Bulldogs), Minnesota State University (Mavericks), The Ohio State University (Buckeyes), St. Cloud State University (Huskies) and the University of Wisconsin (Badgers). The WCHA will grow to eight members with the addition of the University of St. Thomas (Tommies) beginning with the 2021-22 season. For more information, visit wcha.com.

Michigan Tech’s Carson Bantle joins long list of WCHA NHL Draftees Freshman forward tabbed by the Arizona Coyotes in the fifth round on final day of 2020 NHL Draft BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Michigan Tech freshman Carson Bantle was the lone player with Western Collegiate Hockey Association ties chosen in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, which wrapped up its two-day run on Wednesday with rounds 2-7. Bantle was selected by the Arizona Coyotes with the 18th pick (142nd overall) in Wednesday’s fifth round. He is the 82nd player in Michigan Tech hockey history to be chosen in the NHL Entry Draft and the first since Matt Roy was tabbed by the Los Angeles Kings in the seventh round of the 2015 Draft.

The Onalaska, Wis., native tallied 69 points on 30 goals and 39 assists in 111 games with the USHL’s Madison Capitols in 2018-19 and 2019-20 following two prep seasons at Shattuck St. Mary’s (Minn.). Bantle is the 1,114th player from a WCHA school to be chosen since the Draft’s inception in 1963 and the first WCHA player selected since Bowling Green’s Brandon Kruse (5th round/135th) and Minnesota State’s Nathan Smith (3rd round/91st) were chosen by Vegas and Winnipeg, respectively, in 2018.


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NHL Central Scouting releases Players to Watch list 16 players with Minnesota ties make the list * A Grade denotes projected first round candidate. B grade denotes projected second-third round candidate and C grade projects fourth to sixth round candidate.

Players from or who played in Minnesota

Grade A B B B B B C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C

Player Chaz Lucius Tristan Broz Justin Janicke Luke Levandowski Luke Mittelstadt Scott Morrow Cade Ahrenholz Jackson Blake Shai Biuim Andre Gasseau Liam Gilmartin Kyle Kukkonen Griffin Ludtke Henry Nelson Joe Palodichuk Landon Parker Jack Peart Joey Pierce Marino Ramirez Jake Ratzlaff Jack Reimann

Hometown Grant, MN Bloomington MN Maple Grove, MN Rosemount, MN Eden Prairie, MN Darien, CT Lakeville, MN Eden Prairie, MN San Diego, CA Los Angeles, CA Falls Church, VA Maple Grove, MN Elko, MN Maple Grove, MN Cottage Grove, MN East Grand Forks Grand Rapids, MN Ely, MN Chicago, IL Rosemount, MN Ham Lake, MN

High School Gentry Academy Blake HS Maple Grove HS Rosemount HS Eden Prairie HS Shattuck-St. Mary Lakeville South Eden Prairie HS Shattuck-St Mary Shattuck-St, Mary Shattuck-St, Mary Maple Grove HS Lakeville South Maple Grove HS Hill-Murray HS EGF HS Grand Rapids HS Hermantown HS Shattuck St. Mary Rosemount HS Blaine HS

2019-20 Team USNDTP Fargo USHL USNDTP Rosemount Eden Prairie Shattuck-St. Mary Lakeville South Eden Prairie HS Shattuck-St, Mary USNDTP USNDTP Maple Grove HS Lakeville South Maple Grove HS Hill-Murray HS EGF HS Grand Rapids HS Hermantown HS MN Magicians Rosemount HS Blaine HS

College Minnesota Minnesota Notre Dame Wisconsin Minnesota North Dakota Colorado College North Dakota Denver Undecided Providence Michigan Tech Nebraska-Omaha Notre Dame Wisconsin Undecided St. Cloud State Minnesota Duluth Undecided Undecided Undecided

To see the full list visit https://cms.nhl.bamgrid.com/images/assets/binary/319517996/binary-file/file.pdf

USA Hockey partners with TeachAids to assist in concussion education

– NOTEBOOK – 53 Players invited to the U.S. Women’s National Team Evaluation Camp National Sports Center in Blaine, Minn., will host event from Oct. 25-31 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Hockey has invited 53 players to its U.S. Women’s National Team Evaluation Camp that will be held from Oct. 25-31 in Blaine, Minnesota, at the National Sports Center. The camp is part of the process in selecting the U.S. Women’s National Team for the 2021 International Ice Hockey Federation Women’s World Championship set for April 7-17, in Halifax and Truro, Nova Scotia. “We are excited to get our top players together as we prepare for the upcoming season and head toward the 2022 Olympics,” said Katie Million, director of women’s national team programs for USA Hockey. “We look forward to being in Blaine and ultimately the culmination of this season ahead in the world championship.” Of the 53 invited players, 17 were part of the gold medal-winning 2019 U.S. Women’s National Team, 14 were members of the 2018 gold medal-winning U.S. Olympic Team, and 31 are current collegiate athletes. Due to safety protocols, the camp will be closed to the public, including fans, scouts and media. NOTES: Bob Corkum (Salisbury, Mass.) is the head coach of the U.S. Women’s National Team with Joel Johnson (White Bear Lake, Minn.) and Brian Pothier (New Bedford, Mass.) serving as assistant coaches, and Bri McLaughlin-Bittle (Sheffield Village, Ohio) as goaltending coach ... The U.S. has won gold in the last five and eight of the last nine IIHF Women’s World Championships ... For more information about the 2021 IIHF Women’s World Championship, visit https://teamusa.usahockey. com/2021womensworlds.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Hockey announced today it has partnered with TeachAids to utilize CrashCourse as a resource in its overall concussion education materials. In collaboration with more than 100 medical and industry experts, TeachAids, a nonprofit leader in global education innovation, created CrashCourse to improve understanding and awareness surrounding concussions among youth athletes in all sports. The curriculum integrates state-of-the-art technology and interactive features to appeal specifically to athletes growing up in the digital native generation. “Utilizing CrashCourse will greatly enhance our concussion education program for athletes, coaches and parents,” said Dr. Michael Stuart from the Mayo Clinic, who serves as USA Hockey’s chief medical and safety officer. “I’m proud of our on-going focus and commitment to health and safety and this is another resource that will be extremely beneficial.” “We are proud to join forces with USA Hockey and their incredible educational services to increase the knowledge and understanding around concussions,” said Dr. Piya Sorca, chief executive officer of TeachAids. “It has been an absolute pleasure to work with their leadership team.” USA Hockey will utilize multiple avenues to distribute CrashCourse content, including online at USAHockey.com. “The CrashCourse products are a great fit to complement our existing concussion education offerings,” said Kevin Margarucci, manager of player safety for USA Hockey. “We’ll be implementing the curriculum throughout our programs.” About USA Hockey USA Hockey, established on October 29, 1937, and headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., provides the foundation for the sport of ice hockey in America; helps young people become leaders, sometimes Olympic heroes; and connects the game at every level while promoting a lifelong love of the sport. USA Hockey is more than a million strong, including players, coaches, officials and volunteers that span all 50 states. The National Governing Body for the sport in the United States, USA Hockey has important partnerships with the NHL, United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee and International Ice Hockey Federation. For more information, visit usahockey.com or follow us on social media using @usahockey. About CrashCourse By TeachAids TeachAids is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit social venture that creates breakthrough software addressing numerous persistent problems in health education around the world, including HIV/AIDS, concussion, and COVID-19 education. CrashCourse is the second free health education program launched by TeachAids in collaboration with Stanford University, following the global success of its award-winning HIV/AIDS interactive software, which is used in 82 countries around the world. For more information on TeachAids visit TeachAids.org or follow us on Twitter @TeachAids, Facebook @ TeachAids, YouTube at TeachAids, and Instagram at @teachaids.


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Jackson Hallum’s burning desire to prove people wrong lands him in the 3rd round of NHL draft by BRYAN ZOLLMAN

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When Jackson Hallum was a young teenager he wanted to play for the Minnesota High Performance National Team. He tried out four different times and was looking forward to playing against the best competition at his age level in the nation. Except for one thing. He didn’t make the cut. He was told he wasn’t good enough. But instead of sulking and feeling as though he was a victim, Hallum instead used the missed opportunity as a new opportunity. An opportunity to work harder and prove to others that he was good enough. It lit something inside of him. He started playing with a fire in his belly that continues to burn today and has led him to be the first Minnesota forward drafted in the 2020 NHL draft. “I used it as motivation” said Hallum, now 18. “I used it to get better and prove people wrong.” The senior at St. Thomas Academy was a third round draft pick of the Vegas Golden Knights on Oct. 7, the 91st pick overall. Not bad for a kid who wasn’t even ranked in the top 200 North American skaters put out by the NHL Central Scouting Bureau. Certainly not bad for a kid who couldn’t make Minnesota’s high performance team. “After my sophomore year I didn’t make the top 54 even though I got invited to the Elite League,” he said. “I really started to work hard. More importantly, I really started to enjoy the process of working hard.” Hallum grew up in Eagan, the youngest son of Robert and Sheila Hallum, who were no slouches of their own as athletes. Sheila was a track star at Drake and voted athlete of the decade in the 1990s. Robert played Division 1 basketball at Iowa. Even Jackson’s grandfather was a three-time All-American

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Nickname: Jax Height: 6’1” Weight: 175 lbs Position: Center Jersey Number: 15 Favorite NHL Player: Connor Mcdavid Favorite NHL Team: Vegas Golden Knights Pregame Ritual: Tape my stick Go-to Celly After A Goal: The Teebow Favorite Off-Ice Exercise: Pull-ups Favorite On-Ice Drill: Chicago 2v1 Favorite Meal: Steak, Potatoes and Asparagus Favorite Movie: Happy Gilmore Favorite Actor/Actress: Adam Sandler and John Krasinski Favorite Music Artist: John Denver and Kenny Chesney Favorite Pregame Music: Rock & Roll Favorite Social Media Platform: Snapchat Favorite Hobby (other than hockey): Fishing and Lacrosse Favorite Inspirational Quote: “If you want to lead the orchestra, you must turn your back on the crowd.” - Max Lucado

diver in college. There was no doubt Hallum had the athletic genes. But talent only gets a player so far. He attended Minnesota Made to train as a youth, playing for the Machine Orange before eventually joining Eagan’s Bantam AA team where they lost in Regions his eighth grade year. The following year he planned to play another year of bantams with Sibley AA while attending St. Thomas Academy. Except he made the varsity team, playing for the Vanelli Brothers who had tuned STA into a Class AA power. “They were great coaches,” said Hallum. “I loved them dearly. For them to take a chance on me as a freshman, I know that wasn’t an easy decision, especially with us being a top five team that year. We were senior heavy that year so it was special to be on such a great team at such a young age.” Back then few would have projected Hallum to be a third-round draft pick in the 2020 NHL draft. But he had one component to his game that made him stand out amongst his peers. It’s something that is tough to teach, and players who have it always have an edge. “He clearly stands out as one of the most elite skaters in the state,” said St. Thomas Academy Head Coach Trent Eigner. “He’s extremely fast,” said Sean Toomy, who has coached Hallum the past two seasons in the Elite League. “He’s got another gear that other players don’t have.” It was that speed, and Hallum’s ability to elevate his game against better competition, that caught the eyes of scouts. Hallum finished second in the Elite League last season in points. He also impressed during the 2020 state tournament where even though he didn’t score a goal, his speed and playmaking ability stood out. “He’s one of those players that when the level of competition around him rises, he pushes himself that much more,” said Toomy. One thing Toomy points out is Jackson’s development of being able to make plays at high speed. Being fast is one thing, but being able to make passes and shots at top speed is another. “That’s probably a little of what the NHL saw,” said Toomy, who was a Cretin-Derham Hall star in in the mid-80s before playing at UMD for four years and eventually playing professionally. “Can he be fast and make plays at that speed? A year ago he struggled a little bit with that. But he’s gotten a lot better.” Eigner said Hallum made huge strides in the last year and wasn’t surprised he was drafted. “Based on conversations throughout last season and leading up to the draft, I was not surprised he was drafted. However, I was pleasantly surprised with how high he went,” Eigner said. “I think his stock climbed due to the huge improvements he made last season.” Hallum describes himself as a pass-first type of player and knows he has to shoot the puck more. At least that is what scouts and coaches tell him. “I always tell him never to pass up a good shot,” said Toomy. “If you’re gonna be a playmaker and a goal scorer, you gotta have a little bit of selfishness. You have to believe and trust in your shot and your ability to score.” Hallum racked up 18 goals and 23 assists as a junior for STA. He notched 12 goals and 14 assists in 18 games for Team Map South in the Elite League last season. This season he also finished second in the league in scoring with 16 goals and 18 assists. He said the Elite League really helped him elevate his game. “It’s a great league for exposure,” he said. “There are so many scouts who go there.” Hallum was being courted to play juniors leading into his junior season, but opted for the Elite League instead.

“Sioux City offered to bring me in, but my coaches said it was too early,” Hallum said. “I wasn’t worried. I trusted them.” And he performed at a high level. With faster players around him, Hallum found that extra gear that sometimes wasn’t needed playing high school games. “A big plus for me is when the game gets faster I play better,” he said. “I seem to have more of an impact in a faster game.” Toomy said he saw the same thing with Casey Mittelstadt, who sometimes had a knack for slowing down at times to the level of other players and then showing flashes of brilliance when the puck hit his stick. “Jackson is one of those kids who when the level of competition rises around him he pushes himself that much more,” Toomy said. Hallum is currently working out four times a week and skating twice a day. His workouts begin at 5:30 a.m. One thing he has learned about himself, is that he truly enjoys the process of getting better. While many kids dread getting up early and working out, Hallum views it as an opportunity. It is something he looks forward to. “I just love the game of hockey and everything that comes with it,” he said. “I found working out fun. Watching film is fun. And playing with my friends is fun.” Hallum said the harder the game gets, the better. It drives him. Motivates him to push himself even harder. Pushes him even more to prove people wrong. “When hockey gets hard, others tend to dislike it,” he said. “But I enjoy it. I enjoy that process of getting better.” While his skates and ability makes noise on the ice, Hallum doesn’t make much noise off the ice. Described as a good leader and a good kid, Hallum is more known to support teammates with small gestures and comments than give fiery speeches in the locker room. “He’s a high quality kid and exudes all of the qualities you look for…leadership, a good teammate and a good friend,” said Toomy. “On the ice he is encouraging to teammates and off the ice he is encouraging as well. He’s an excellent young man.” While many kids who get drafted heading into their senior season of high school would opt to jump to juniors, Hallum says he is going nowhere. His goals are simple: To get back to state and to win it. Oh, and he’d like to win Mr. Hockey as well…ya know, to prove people wrong. But he also isn’t in a hurry to leave his hockey community – from his coach Trent

Hallum was a third round pick (91st overall) by the Vegas Golden Knights. PHOTO BY NICK WOSIKA

Eigner, to the team’s skate sharpener, Jim Killberg. “Trent has been an unreal coach,” said Hallum. “The entire staff has been nothing but positive to me. They have established a great atmosphere in our locker room and at practices. He is just a great coach and builds great relationships with all his players.” Killberg is someone Hallum always looks forward to seeing when he goes to the rink. He said “Killer” often has a joke or a story to tell. “Everyone loves him,” he said. “He has this dog that will come into the locker room and play with us and try and take the ball when we are stickhandling. We tell ‘Killer” that his last dog, Savannah, is why Tommy Novak has such good hands. He is one the reasons so many people love STA and the STA community. And he’s been such a big piece in my development as a person and development of my character.” The community aspect of high school hockey is the main reason Hallum is going to stick around and play his senior year with the Cadets. “I just love being around my family and being able to go to a friend’s house, having our school watch us play, seeing the band play…,” he said. “It’s really cool to me how a community comes together and supports a team or a game.” And then there is the state tournament. Hallum has been fortunate enough to play in three of them. But he wants a fourth. “There is nothing cooler in the country than the state high school hockey tournament,” he said. “I’m not worried about leaving anything early. I believe what you should do first is be the best where you are at.” For him, that is right here, in the state of hockey, and right now, as he sets his sights on the top prize. “I want to win a state title with my buddies and play in front of my home town,” he said. “There is a high school experience that goes along with it. I have been fortunate to play in three state tournaments and am very grateful for that. I just hope we can play in one more.”

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Hallum celebrates with STA teammates after a goal.


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Maple Grove’s Brock Faber is top Minnesotan at 45th overall by BRYAN ZOLLMAN / Let’s Play Hockey Publisher The top three Minnesotans chosen in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft have a lot in common. All three are defenseman who play a steady defensive game but have plenty of offensive upside. The draft concluded Oct. 7 with a total of eight Minnesotans drafted. Brock Faber (Maple Grove), who has spent the past two seasons with the USNTDP program, was chosen in the second round and 45th overall by the Los Angeles Kings. Scouts say the University of Minnesota recruit has all the tools to be a two-way defenseman, a player who has superior skating skills and is a top-notch defender. Faber was the only Minnesotan to go in the top two rounds, as it was a slow draft for both Minnesotans and U.S.-born players. Only two U.S. players were chosen in the first round. Jake Sanderson, a defenseman from Whitefish, Mont., who was a teammate of Faber’s for the USNTDP squad went fifth overall. Also chosen was Brendan Brisson, who has ties to Minnesota having played at Shattuck-St. Mary’s during the 2018-19 season before going to the USHL. Brisson was the 29th overall pick. Minnesotans went back-to-back in the third round when Edina’s Jake Boltmann and Andover’s Wyatt Kaiser went 80th and 81st, respectively. Boltmann was somewhat of a surprise in the third round after being projected to go a bit later and certainly after Kaiser, who was the top-rated defenseman from Minnesota heading into the draft, according to the NHL’s Central Scouting rankings. Another surprise was Jackson Hallum, the St. Thomas Academy standout who is currently tearing up the Elite League. Hallum was a fourth round pick (91st overall) by the Vegas Golden Knights. Hallum notched 40 points as a junior last season, but in two seasons in the Elite League has shown that playing against top-notch competition elevates his game. St. Cloud Cathedral’s Jack Smith was the second Minnesota forward off the board when he went in the fourth round (102nd overall). The crafty forward was hampered by injuries this past season, but is a dynamic player when healthy. Hermantown’s Blake Biondi, who was 2020’s Mr. Hockey, went in the fourth round (109th) to Montreal. The UMD recruit was projected to go as high as the late second round and as low as the fifth, so his draft status fell into the predicted window. Mason Langenbrunner, a Cloquet native who played his senior season at Eden Prairie, was chosen in the 5th round (151st overall) by the Boston Bruins. The son of a former NHLer and two-time Stanley Cup Champion, Langenbrunner will attend Harvard University. Rounding out the Minnesota kids taken was Joe Miller a small and crafty center from The Blake School, where he excelled to score 79 points last season. Miller is also a University of Minnesota recruit and will join Faber and Boltmann down the road in a Gophers sweater. The eight Minnesota players drafted is the lowest since 2015 when seven Minnesotans were drafted, led by Brock Boeser (23rd overall). It was also the first time since 2014 that a Minnesotan wasn’t chosen in the first round. From 2011-2014 only one Minnesotan was chosen in the first round (Brady Skjei/Lakeville). Here is a breakdown of the eight players chosen this year:

Name Round Overall Pick Brock Faber 2 45 Jake Boltmann 3 80 Wyatt Kaiser 3 81 Jackson Hallum 3 91 Jack Smith 4 102 Blake Biondi 4 109 Mason Langenbrunner 5 151 Joe Miller 6 180

Drafted by LA Kings Calgary Chicago Vegas Montreal Montreal Boston Toronto

Brock Faber was the top Minnesota player taken, chosen in the second round (45th overall) by the LA Kings. Faber, from Maple Grove, played for the US Under 18- team this past season.

Edina defenseman Jake Boltmann was chosen in the third round (80th overall) by Calgary.

St. Cloud Cathedral’s Jack Smith went in the fourth round (102nd overall) to the Montreal Canadiens.

Hometown 2019-20 Team College Maple Grove US 18-Under Minnesota Edina Edina HS Minnesota Andover Andover HS UMD Eagan St Thomas Academy Michigan St. Cloud St. Cloud Cathedral UMD Hermantown Hermantown HS UMD Cloquet Eden Prairie HS Harvard Minneapolis Blake HS Minnesota

Wyatt Kaiser, winner of the 2020 Reed Larson Award as the state’s top prep defenseman, went in the third round (81st overall) to the Chicago Blackhawks. Eden Prairie defenseman Mason Langenbrunner was a fifth-round election by the Boston Bruins. He went 151st overall. His father, Jamie, is a two-time Stanley Cup winner and former second round pick in 1993 out of Cloquet.

Mr. Hockey winner Blake Biondi was chosen in the Blake’s Joe Miller was selected in the sixth fourth round (109th overall) by the Montreal Cana- round (180th overall) by the Toronto Maple diens. Leafs.


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Minnesota Wild Hockey Wild selects center Marco Rossi in the First Round of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Wild selected center Marco Rossi with the ninth overall selection in the first round of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. Rossi, 19 (9/23/01), spent the 2019-20 season with the Ottawa 67’s of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), totaling 120 points (39-81=120) in 56 games. He led the OHL and all players in the Canadian Hockey League (OHL, QMJHL, WHL) in assists and points. The 5-foot-9, 183-pound native of Feldkirch, Austria, was named the OHL’s Most Outstanding Player of the Year, just the second European import player to win the award and was named to the OHL First Team All-Star. He led Ottawa in plus/minus rating (plus-69) and power-play assists (31), second in goals, third in shots (193) and fifth in power-play goals (7) and game-winning goals (5). The leftshot center becomes the fifth Austrian-born player selected in the first round, joining former Wild player Thomas Vanek (No. 5, 2003), Michael Grabner (No. 14, 2006), Andre Burakovsky (No. 23, 2013) and Marko Dano (No. 27, 2013). “Marco is a two-way center with incredible vision, skill and compete level,” said Judd Brackett, Minnesota Wild Director of Amateur Scouting. “We are very excited to add his playmaking ability to our organization.” The forward entered the draft ranking No. 6 on the NHL Central Scouting’s list of North American Skaters. He recorded 65 points (29-36=65) in 53 games with Ottawa in 2018-19 and ranked second amongst OHL rookies in scoring. He totaled 58 points (25-33=58) in 43 career games with GCK Zurich (Swiss-Jr.) over two seasons (20162018) and represented Austria at the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship and the 2018 IIHF World Under-18 Championship. His father, Michael Rossi, was a defenseman who played 20 seasons of professional hockey in Austria from 1992-2011.

Minnesota Wild acquires 2021 Third Round Draft Pick from San Jose

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired a third-round selection in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for forward Ryan Donato. Donato, 24, collected 23 points (14-9=23) in 62 games with Minnesota last season and owns 57 points (29-28=57) in 130 career NHL games with Boston and the Wild.

Minnesota Wild acquires 2022 Fifth Round Draft Pick from San Jose

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired a fifth-round selection in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for goaltender Devan Dubnyk and the Wild’s seventh-round selection in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft. Dubnyk, 34, went 12-15-2 with a 3.35 goals-against average (GAA), a .890 save percentage (SV%) and one shutout in 30 games with Minnesota in 2019-20. He posted a record of 177-113-28 with a 2.41 GAA, a .918 SV% and 23 shutouts in 328 career contests with the Wild from 2014-2020. In 2015, Dubnyk won the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, finished third in Vezina Trophy voting and fourth in Hart Trophy voting and was named to the NHL’s Second All-Star Team. Dubnyk is 247-195-52 with a 2.58 GAA, a .915 SV% and 32 shutouts in 520 career NHL games with Edmonton, Nashville, Arizona and Minnesota.

Wild signs forward Marco Rossi to a 3-year, entry-level contract SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed forward Marco Rossi to a three-year, entry-level contract. Rossi, 19 (9/23/01), spent the 201920 season with the Ottawa 67’s of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), totaling 120 points (39-81=120) in 56 games. He led all players in the Canadian Hockey League (OHL, QMJHL, WHL) in assists and points. The 5-foot-9, 183-pound native of Feldkirch, Austria, was named the OHL’s Most Outstanding Player of the Year, just the second European import player to win the award and was named to the OHL First Team All-Star. He led the OHL with a plus-69 rating and ranked second in power-play assists (31). Rossi registered a point in 52 of 56 games played and tallied 47 points (21-26=47) during a season-best, 18-game point streak (Nov. 10-Jan. 10). He ranked second on his team in goals, third in shots (193) and fifth in power-play goals (7) and game-winning goals (5). The left-shot center was selected by Minnesota ninth overall of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft on Oct. 6. He became the second all-time Austrian-born player to be drafted by the Wild, last, Christoph Brandner in 2002 (No. 237) and became the fifth Austrian-born player selected in the first round of an NHL draft, joining former Wild player Thomas Vanek (No. 5, 2003), Michael Grabner (No. 14, 2006), Andre Burakovsky (No. 23, 2013) and Marko Dano (No. 27, 2013). Rossi recorded 65 points (29-36=65) in 53 games with Ottawa in 2018-19. He led OHL rookies in plus/minus rating (plus-51), PPG (9) and power-play points (20), ranked second in scoring, T-2nd in GWG (5), third in assists and T-3rd in goals and shots on goal (165). He totaled 58 points (25-33=58) in 43 career games with GCK Zurich (Swiss-Jr.) over two seasons (2016-2018) and represented Austria at the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship and the 2018 IIHF World Under-18 Championship. His father, Michael Rossi, was a defenseman who played 20 seasons of professional hockey in Austria from 1992-2011.

Wild re-signs defenseman Carson Soucy to a three-year contract

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has re-signed defenseman Carson Soucy (SOO-see) to a three-year, $8.25 million contract ($2.75 million AAV) that goes through the 2022-23 season. Soucy, 26 (7/27/94), registered 14 points (7-7=14), a plus-16 rating, 18 penalty minutes (PIM), 69 hits and 61 shots on goal in 55 games during his first full season with Minnesota in 2019-20. He also appeared in all four Stanley Cup Playoff games. The 6-foot-5, 210-pound blueliner set a franchise record for plus/minus rating by a rookie and his goal and point totals ranked fourth in team history by a rookie defenseman. He ranked T-4th amongst NHL rookies in plus/minus rating and fourth amongst NHL rookie defensemen in goals. Soucy led the team in plus/minus rating and ranked fifth in hits. The native of Viking, Alberta, recorded his first career NHL point with an assist vs. Edmonton (Oct. 22), netted his first career goal vs. Arizona (Nov. 16), tallied his first career game-winning goal at Florida (Dec. 3), registered a goal in consecutive games for his first career NHL goal/point streak (Dec. 3-5) and notched a shorthanded goal vs. PHI (Dec. 14) to become the fourth rookie and sixth defenseman in franchise history to record a SHG. The left-shot blueliner owns 14 points (7-7=14) in 58 career games with Minnesota and has appeared in eight career Stanley Cup Playoff contests with the Wild. He made his NHL debut vs. Edmonton on April 2, 2018. Soucy collected 35 points (6-29=35), a plus-20 rating, 128 PIM and 167 shots in 136 career games with the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL) in three seasons (2016-19) and tallied two assists in 11 Calder Cup Playoff contests during the 2018-19 campaign. Soucy skated in four seasons with the University of Minnesota-Duluth of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference, totaling 47 points (12-35=47), a plus-31 rating and 216 PIM in 147 games (2013-17). He served as assistant captain and was named to the NCHC All-Academic Team during his senior season (2016-17). Soucy was selected by Minnesota in the fifth round (137th overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A total of 52 Americans were selected in the 2020 NHL Draft, and for the third straight year, an American was taken among the top five picks when the Ottawa Senators selected defensemen Jake Sanderson (Whitefish, Mont.) with the fifth overall selection. Sanderson, who is currently playing at the University of North Dakota, served as captain of the U.S. National Under-18 Team from USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program in 201920. He played in 47 games with seven goals and 29 total points. He was named the 2020 Dave Tyler Junior Player of the Year and also earned MVP honors at the 2020 BioSteel All-American Game. Forward Brendan Brisson (Manhattan Beach, Calif.) also was selected in the first round when the Las Vegas Golden Knights selected him the 29th overall pick. Brisson, who played for the Chicago Steel in the USHL, competed for the U.S. in the 2019 World Junior A Challenge and was also selected to play in the 2020 BioSteel All-American Game. Brisson is playing the 2020-21 season at the University of Michigan. A total of eight Americans were selected in the second round, led by forward Sam Colangelo (Stoneham, Mass.) who Anaheim selected with the 36th overall pick. Colangelo spent the 201920 campaign with the Chicago Steel and will play this season at Northeastern University. Next were five selections from the NTDP, including forward Thomas Bordeleau (Houston, Texas), who was selected by the San Jose Sharks with the 38th pick; defenseman Tyler Kleven (Fargo, N.D.) who Ottawa chose with the 44th pick; defenseman Brock Faber (Maple Grove, Minn.), picked 45th by the L.A. Kings; goaltender Drew Commesso (Boston, Mass), who was taken 46th by the Chicago Blackhawks; and forward Luke Tuch (Baldwinsville, N.Y.), selected 47th by the Montreal Canadians. Rounding out Americans selected in the second round were forward Cross Hanas (Highland Village, Texas), taken 55th by the Detroit Red Wings and defenseman Mason Lohrei (Verona, Wis./ Green Bay), picked 58th by the Boston Bruins.

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Notes: The 52 American players drafted represent 21 different states, including California (2), Colorado (1), Connecticut (1), Florida (1), Idaho (1), Illinois (2), Indiana (1), Iowa (1), Massachusetts (8), Michigan (6), Minnesota (8), Missouri (1), Montana (1), New Jersey (1), New York (4), North Dakota (2), Ohio (2), Rhode Island (2), Texas (3), Washington (1) and Wisconsin (3)... A total of 18 players chosen have skated with USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program... A total of 43 drafted have played in the USHL... Of those selected, 30 are slated to play college hockey in 2020-21... Twenty-seven players drafted competed in the 2020 BioSteel All-American Game and 45 have participated in USA Hockey’s national player development camps... Of those drafted, 10 players represented the U.S. in the 2019 World Junior A Challenge... Six players drafted competed for the U.S. in the 2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup.

Brock Faber of Maple Grove was the top Minnesotan selected and sixth American selected in the 2020 NHL Draft.

2020 NHL Draft

Name Round (Pick) NHL Club Hometown 2019-20 Team (League) Jake Sanderson ...............1 (5) .............. Ottawa Senators..................Whitefish, MT .................................NTDP (USHL) Brendan Brisson ..............1 (29) .........Vegas Golden Knights ...... Manhattan Beach, CA .............. Chicago Steel (USHL) Sam Colangelo ................2 (36) ..............Anaheim Ducks .................Stoneham, MA .................... Chicago Steel (USHL) Thomas Bordeleau ..........2 (38) .............San Jose Sharks ..................Houston, TX ..................................NTDP (USHL) Tyler Kleven .....................2 (44) ............. Ottawa Senators ................... Fargo, ND ....................................NTDP (USHL) Brock Faber .....................2 (45) ............Los Angeles Kings .............Maple Grove, MN ..............................NTDP (USHL) Drew Commesso .............2 (46) ..........Chicago Blackhawks ............... Boston, MA ...................................NTDP (USHL) Luke Tuch ........................2 (47) .......... Montreal Canadiens ........... Baldwinsville, NY ...............................NTDP (USHL) Cross Hanas ....................2 (55) ............Detroit Red Wings .......... Highland Village, TX .... Portland Winterhawks (WHL) Mason Lohrei ...................2 (58) ............... Boston Bruins .....................Verona, WI ........................... Green Bay (USHL) Ian Moore ........................3 (67) ..............Anaheim Ducks .................. Concord, MA ..............................St. Mark’s (Prep) Ty Smilanic ......................3 (74) ............. Florida Panthers .................. Denver, CO ...................................NTDP (USHL) Landon Slaggert ..............3 (79) ..........Chicago Blackhawks ............ South Bend, IN ................................NTDP (USHL) Jake Boltmann .................3 (80) ..............Calgary Flames .................... Edina, MN ............................Edina High (USHS) Wyatt Kaiser ....................3 (81) ..........Chicago Blackhawks .............Ham Lake, MN ...........................Dubuque (USHL) Alex Laferriere .................3 (83) ............Los Angeles Kings ................ Chatham, NJ .........................Des Moines (USHL) Dylan Peterson ................3 (86) .............. St. Louis Blues ................... Roseville, CA ..................................NTDP (USHL) Trevor Kuntar ...................3 (89) ............... Boston Bruins ................ Williamsville, NY ..................... Youngstown (USHL) Jackson Hallum ...............3 (91) .........Vegas Golden Knights ...............Eagan, MN ..........................St. Thomas (USHS) Sam Stange .....................4 (97) ............Detroit Red Wings ............... Eau Claire, WI .......................... Sioux City (USHL) Jack Smith ......................4 (102) ......... Montreal Canadiens ............. St. Cloud, MN ...........St. Cloud Cathedral (USHS) Lukas Svejkovsky ...........4 (108) ......... Pittsburgh Penguins .......... Point Roberts, WA .................... Medicine Hat (WHL) Blake Biondi ...................4 (109) ......... Montreal Canadiens ...........Hermantown, MN .......... Hermantown High (USHS) Mitchell Miller .................. 4 (111) ............ Arizona Coyotes ................. Sylvania, OH ................................ Tri-City (USHL) Jackson Kunz .................4 (113) ..........Vancouver Canucks ............ Grand Forks, ND ............Shattuck St. Mary’s (Prep) Eamon Powell ................4 (116) .........Tampa Bay Lightning ..............Marcellus, NY .................................NTDP (USHL) Tanner Dickinson ............4 (119) ............. St. Louis Blues ................. Perrysburg, OH ..................................... Soo (OHL) Alex Jefferies ..................4 (121) .......... New York Islanders ............. Lunenburg, MA ..............The Gunnery Prep (Prep) Antonio Stranges ............4 (123) ................Dallas Stars ..................... Plymouth, MI ..................................London (OHL) Sean Farrell ....................4 (124) ......... Montreal Canadiens ............. Hopkinton, MA ............................. Chicago (USHL) Artem Shlaine .................5 (130) ...........New Jersey Devils .............. Boca Raton, FL .............Shattuck St. Mary’s (Prep) Brett Berard ....................5 (134) ...........New York Rangers ........... East Greenwich, RI .............................NTDP (USHL) Ryder Rolston .................5 (139) ......... Colorado Avalanche ............ Birmingham, MI ........................... Waterloo (USHL) Ben Meehan ...................5 (140) ...........Los Angeles Kings .................Walpole, MA ......................Cedar Rapids (USHL) Carson Bantle .................5 (142) ............ Arizona Coyotes .................Onalaska, WI ..............................Madison (USHL) Jacob Truscott ................5 (144) ..........Vancouver Canucks ..............Fort Gratiot, MI ................................NTDP (USHL) Bear Hughes ..................5 (148) ......... Washington Capitals .............. Post Falls, ID ...............................Spokane (WHL) Matthew Kessel ..............5 (150) ............. St. Louis Blues .............. Bloomfield Hills, MI .................UMass (Hockey East) Mason Langenbrunner ...5 (151) .............. Boston Bruins ................ Moose Lake, MN .................... Eden Prairie (USHS) Nick Capone ...................6 (157) .........Tampa Bay Lightning ............ East Haven, CT .............................. Tri-City (USHL) Luke Reid .......................6 (166) ..........Nashville Predators ................. Geneva, IL ................................ Chicago (USHL) Chase Yoder ...................6 (170) ......... Pittsburgh Penguins ...............Fairview, TX ..................................NTDP (USHL) Joe Miller ........................6 (180) ......... Toronto Maple Leafs ........... Minneapolis, MN ................... Blake School (USHS) Riley Duran .....................6 (182) .............. Boston Bruins ....................Woburn, MA .............. Lawrence Academy (Prep) Noah Ellis .......................6 (184) ........Vegas Golden Knights .............Urbandale, IA ........................Des Moines (USHL) Kienan Draper ................7 (187) ...........Detroit Red Wings .................. Detroit, MI ..........................St. Andrews (CAHS) John Fusco .....................7 (189) ......... Toronto Maple Leafs .............Westwood, MA ....Dexter Southfield School (Prep) Wyatt Schingoethe .........7 (195) ......... Toronto Maple Leafs .............. Algonquin, IL ............................. Waterloo (USHL) Gunnarwolfe Fontaine ....7 (202) ..........Nashville Predators .......... East Greenwich, RI ......................... Chicago (USHL) Chase Bradley ................7 (203) ...........Detroit Red Wings ................St. Louis, MO ...............................Omaha (USHL) Chase McLane ...............7 (209) ..........Nashville Predators .................Trenton, MI ................................. Tri-City (USHL) Declan McDonnell ..........7 (217) .........Tampa Bay Lightning ............. Lake View, NY ..............................Kitchener (OHL)


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2019 NHL Entry Draft Rd 2 2 2 4 4 5 5 5 5 6 6 7

Pick 34 39 47 102 110 131 132 146 148 163 173 196

Player Pos. Bobby Brink RW Jackson LaCombe D Drew Helleson D Aaron Huglen C Ryder Donovan C Rhett Pitlick LW Trevor Janicke C Mike Koster D Ethan Haider G Will Francis D Ben Brinkman D Bryce Brodzinski RW

2012 NHL Entry Draft Drafted By Philadelphia Anaheim Colorado Buffalo Vegas Montreal Anaheim Toronto Nashville Anaheim Dallas Philadelphia

Drafted From Sioux City (USHL) Shattuck-St. Mary’s U.S. Under-18 Team Roseau HS Duluth East HS Chaska HS Central Illinois (USHL) Chaska HS MN Magicians (NAHL) Cedar Rapids (USHL) Minnesota (B1G) Blaine HS

Hometown Excelsior Eden Prairie Farmington Roseau Duluth Chaska Maple Grove Chaska Maple Grove Shoreview Edina Ham Lake

Drafted By N.Y. Rangers St. Louis Anaheim Calgary Anaheim Philadelphia Tampa Bay Winnipeg Ottawa Minnesota

Drafted From U.S. Under-18 Team Minnesota Duluth (NCAA) Chicago (USHL) Edina HS Elk River HS U.S. Under-18 Team Sioux City (USHL) Waterloo (USHL) Minnetonka HS Tri-City (USHL)

Hometown Hopkins Hibbing Grand Rapids Edina Elk River Grand Rapids Hermantown New Prague Minnetonka Fridley

Drafted By Buffalo Montreal Dallas Winnipeg Nashville Pittsburgh San Jose Los Angeles Philadelphia Tampa Bay Washington Colorado Tampa Bay Minnesota Columbus New Jersey Chicago

Drafted From Eden Prairie HS St. Cloud State (NCAA) Boston University (NCAA) Hermantown HS U.S. Under-18 Team Fargo (USHL) U.S. Under-18 Team Waterloo (USHL) Stillwater Area HS Elk River HS Elk River HS Eden Prairie HS Edina HS Waterloo (USHL) St. Thomas Academy Sioux City (USHL) Lakeville South HS

Hometown Eden Prairie Lakeville Lakeville Hermantown Edina Edina Prior Lake Roseville Stillwater Elk River Elk River Eden Prairie Edina Lakeville St. Paul St. Louis Park Burnsville

Drafted By N.Y. Islanders Dallas Boston New Jersey Nashville Carolina Montreal Calgary Toronto Columbus Chicago

Drafted From U.S. Under-18 Team Blaine HS U.S. Under-18 Team U.S. Under-18 Team Muskegon (USHL) Chicago (USHL) Hill-Murray HS Grand Rapids HS Victoria (WHL) Aberdeen (NAHL) Denver (NCAA)

Hometown Edina Ham Lake Minneapolis Roseville Plymouth Medina Falcon Heights Grand Rapids Edina Minneapolis Elk River

Drafted By Vancouver Columbus Nashville Buffalo Tampa Bay Boston Minnesota

Drafted From Waterloo (USHL) Portland (WHL) Waterloo (USHL) Moorhead HS Sioux City (USHL) Mahtomedi HS Lakeville North HS

Hometown Burnsville Crookston St. Paul Moorhead Edina Mahtomedi Lakeville

Drafted By Columbus Nashville Winnipeg N.Y. Rangers St. Louis Los Angeles Winnipeg Washington Detroit Chicago N.Y. Rangers Florida Edmonton Washington Chicago

Drafted From U.S. Under-18 Team U.S. Under-18 Team U.S. Under-18 Team Portland (WHL) Tri-City (USHL) Omaha (USHL) Sioux Falls (USHL) U.S. Under-18 Team Wenatchee (NAHL) Eden Prairie HS Edina HS Edina HS Omaha (USHL) Eden Prairie HS Penticton (BCHL)

Hometown Bloomington Cottage Grove Golden Valley St. Louis Park St. Cloud Excelsior Forest Lake Chaska Andover Eden Prairie Edina Edina Rochester Eden Prairie Chanhassen

Drafted By Florida Buffalo St. Louis N.Y. Islanders Pittsburgh Los Angeles Winnipeg Nashville San Jose Washington Anaheim Los Angeles San Jose Minnesota San Jose

Drafted From Waterloo (USHL) Edina HS Minnetonka HS Waterloo (USHL) Sioux City (USHL) U.S. Under-18 Team Omaha (USHL) Burnsville HS Muskegon (USHL) Sioux City (USHL) Benilde-St. Margaret’s HS St. Cloud State U.S. Under-18 Team Grand Rapids HS Sioux City (USHL)

Hometown Faribault Edina Minnetonka Plymouth Woodbury Apple Valley East Grand Forks Burnsville Ham Lake Cambridge Plymouth Ham Lake East Grand Forks Grand Rapids Maplewood

2018 NHL Entry Draft Rd 1 2 3 4 4 6 6 6 7 7

Pick 22 45 79 108 116 174 183 184 194 210

Player Pos. K’Andre Miller D Scott Perunovich D Blake McLaughlin LW Demetrios Koumontzis LW Jack Perbix RW Gavin Hain C Cole Koepke LW Jared Moe G Luke Loheit RW Sam Hentges C

2017 NHL Entry Draft Rd 1 1 1 2 2 3 4 4 5 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7

Pick 8 25 26 43 61 93 102 103 137 169 182 187 200 209 210 214 215

Player Pos. Casey Mittelstadt C Ryan Poehling C Jake Oettinger G Dylan Samberg D Grant Mismash C Clayton Phillips D Scott Reedy C Mikey Anderson D Noah Cates LW Nick Perbix D Benton Maass D Nicky Leivermann D Sammy Walker C Nick Swaney RW Robbie Stucker D Matt Hellickson D Josh Ess D

2016 NHL Entry Draft Rd 1 1 2 3 3 4 5 5 6 6 6

Pick 19 25 49 73 76 104 124 126 152 155 173

Player Kieffer Bellows Riley Tufte Ryan Lindgren Joey Anderson Rem Pitllick Max Zimmer Casey Staum Mitchell Mattson Jack Walker Peter Thome Blake Hillman

Pos. LW LW D RW C LW D C D G D

2015 NHL Entry Draft Rd 1 2 3 4 5 7 7

Pick 23 38 85 92 150 195 204

Player Brock Boeser Paul Bittner Tommy Novak Will Borgen Ryan Zuhlsdorf Jack Becker Jack Sadek

Pos. RW LW C D D C D

2014 NHL Entry Draft Rd 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 7

Pick 47 51 69 85 110 120 129 134 136 141 142 143 153 159 208

Player Ryan Collins Jack Dougherty Jack Glover Keegan Iverson Austin Poganski Steve Johnson C.J. Franklin Shane Gersich Chase Perry Luc Snuggerud Tyler Nanne Miguel Fidler Tyler Vesel Steven Spinner Jack Ramsey

Pos. D D D C RW D LW C G D D LW C RW RW

2013 NHL Entry Draft Rd 2 2 2 3 3 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 7

Pick 31 38 47 76 77 118 127 140 141 144 147 148 151 167 201

Player Ian McCoshen Connor Hurley Tommy Vannelli Taylor Cammarata Jake Guentzel Hudson Fasching Tucker Poolman Teemu Kivihalme Michael Brodzinski Blake Heinrich Grant Besse Jonny Brodzinski Gage Ausmus Avery Peterson Jake Jackson

Pos. D C D C/LW C RW D D D D RW C D C C

Rd 1 3 4 5 5 6 7 7 7

Pick 28 68 112 126 133 159 185 188 204

Player Brady Skjei John Draeger Zach Stepan Dom Toninato Logan Nelson Collin Olson Jake Bischoff Louie Nanne Judd Peterson

Pos. D D C C C G D LW C/RW

2011 NHL Entry Draft Rd 2 3 3 3 4 4 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 7 7

Pick 60 72 83 91 98 101 128 130 131 154 174 177 178 189 203

Player Mario Lucia Steven Fogarty Andy Welinski Kyle Rau Mike Reilly Joseph Labate Seth Ambroz Tony Cameranesi Nick Seeler Ed Wittchow Josh Archibald Travis Boyd Adam Wilcox Patrick Daly Max Everson

Pos. LW C D C D C RW C D D F C G D D

2010 NHL Entry Draft Rd 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 5 6 6 6 7 7 7

Pick 15 19 30 31 37 53 54 74 82 88 114 142 160 165 180 191 201 203

Player Derek Forbort Nick Bjugstad Brock Nelson Tyler Pitlick Justin Faulk Mark Alt Justin Holl Max Gardiner Jason Clark Max Gaede Joe Faust Caleb Herbert Tanner Lane Zane Gothberg Nick Mattson Mac Carruth Ben Marshall Christian Isackson

Pos. D C C C D D D C C/LW RW D C C G D G D RW

2009 NHL Entry Draft Rd 1 1 2 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 5 6 7

Pick 16 22 41 63 67 71 89 91 110 114 150 152 202

Player Pos. Nick Leddy D Jordan Schroeder C Zach Budish RW Ben Hanowski RW Josh Birkholz RW Troy Hesketh D Daniel Delisle C/LW Michael Lee G Nick Oliver C/LW Seth Helgeson D Nick Jensen D Anders Lee C Max Tardy C

2008 NHL Entry Draft Rd 1 2 2 2 3 4 4 4 6 7 7

Pick 17 40 51 56 81 101 108 118 166 192 208

Player Jake Gardiner Aaron Ness Derek Stepan Danny Kristo Corey Fienhage Justin Jokinen Nick Larson Drew Olson Jeff Foss Joe Gleason Nick Pryor

Pos. D D C RW D RW LW D D D D

2007 NHL Entry Draft Rd 1 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 4 5 5 5 6 7 7 7

Pick 12 25 29 50 57 68 81 96 113 120 131 133 142 176 185 192 201

Player Ryan McDonagh Patrick White Jim O’Brien Nico Sacchetti Mike Hoeffel Jake Hansen Ryan Thang Cade Fairchild Kent Patterson Ben Blood John Lee Joe Stejskal Andrew Conboy Taylor Matson Nick Larson Scott Kishel Justin Braun

Pos. D C C C F F LW D G D D D LW C C D D

2006 NHL Entry Draft Rd 1 1 1 1 2 2 3 3

Pick 1 7 8 20 32 63 80 81

Player Erik Johnson Kyle Okposo Peter Mueller David Fischer Carl Sneep Jamie McBain Michael Forney Mike Carman

Pos. D RW C D D D LW C

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Drafted By N.Y. Rangers Minnesota Nashville Toronto Buffalo Carolina N.Y. Islanders Minnesota Buffalo

Drafted From U.S. Under-18 Team Shattuck-St. Mary’s School Shattuck-St. Mary’s School Duluth East HS Victoria (WHL) U.S. Under-18 Team Grand Rapids HS Edina HS Duluth Marshall HS

Hometown Lakeville Faribault Hastings Duluth Rogers Apple Valley Grand Rapids Edina Duluth

Drafted By Minnesota N.Y. Rangers Anaheim Florida Columbus Vancouver Columbus Toronto Minnesota Florida Pittsburgh Washington Tampa Bay New Jersey Toronto

Drafted From Wayzata HS Edina HS Green Bay (USHL) Eden Prairie HS Shattuck-St. Mary’s School Academy of Holy Angels Omaha (USHL) Wayzata HS Eden Prairie HS Burnsville HS Brainerd HS U.S. Under-18 Team Green Bay (USHL) Benilde-St. Margaret’s HS Edina HS

Hometown Plymouth Edina Duluth Eden Prairie Chanhassen Eagan New Prague Wayzata Eden Prairie Burnsville Brainerd Hopkins South St. Paul Victoria Edina

Drafted By Los Angeles Florida N.Y. Islanders Edmonton Carolina Carolina Chicago St. Louis N.Y. Islanders San Jose New Jersey Washington Atlanta Boston Chicago Chicago Detroit Buffalo

Drafted From U.S. Under-18 Team Blaine HS Warroad HS Minnesota State (NCAA) U.S. Under-18 Team Cretin-Derham Hall HS Minnetonka HS Minnetonka HS Shattuck-St. Mary’s School Woodbury HS Bloomington Jefferson HS Bloomington Jefferson HS Detroit Lakes HS Thief River Falls HS Indiana (USHL) Portland (WHL) Mahtomedi HS St. Thomas Academy

Hometown Duluth Blaine Warroad Centerville South St. Paul St. Paul Minnetonka Minnetonka Eden Prairie Woodbury Bloomington Bloomington Detroit Lakes Thief River Falls Chanhassen Shorewood Mahtomedi Pine City

Drafted By Minnesota Vancouver Nashville Pittsburgh Florida Edmonton Chicago Phoenix Nashville New Jersey Detroit N.Y. Islanders St. Louis

Drafted From Eden Prairie HS Minnesota (NCAA) Edina HS Little Falls HS Fargo (USHL) Minnetonka HS Totino-Grace HS Fargo (USHL) Roseau HS Sioux City (USHL) Green Bay (USHL) Edina HS Duluth East HS

Hometown Eden Prairie Prior Lake Edina Little Falls Maple Grove Chanhassen Arden Hills Roseau Roseau Faribault Rogers Edina Duluth

Drafted By Anaheim N.Y. Islanders N.Y. Rangers Montreal Buffalo Buffalo Calgary Columbus Nashville Chicago Anaheim

Drafted From Minnetonka HS Roseau HS Shattuck-St. Mary’s School U.S. Under-18 Team Eastview HS Cloquet HS Waterloo (USHL) Brainerd HS Rensselaer (NCAA) Edina HS U.S. Under-18 Team

Hometown Minnetonka Roseau Hastings Eden Prairie Apple Valley Cloquet Apple Valley Brainerd Moorhead Edina Woodbury

Drafted By Montreal Vancouver Ottawa Dallas New Jersey Columbus Nashville St. Louis Colorado Ottawa Florida Montreal Montreal Vancouver Washington Montreal San Jose

Drafted From Cretin-Derham Hall HS Grand Rapids HS Minnesota (NCAA) Virginia HS U.S. Under-18 Team White Bear Lake HS Notre Dame (NCAA) U.S. Under-18 Team Cedar Rapids (USHL) Shattuck-St. Mary’s School Waterloo (USHL) Grand Rapids HS Omaha (USHL) Academy of Holy Angels Hill-Murray HS Virginia HS Massachusetts (NCAA)

Hometown Arden Hills Grand Rapids Maplewood Virginia North Oaks White Bear Lake Edina Duluth Plymouth Plymouth Moorhead Grand Rapids Burnsville Mound Stillwater Virginia Vadnais Heights

Drafted By St. Louis N.Y. Islanders Phoenix Montreal Pittsburgh Carolina Atlanta Colorado

Drafted From U.S. Under-18 Team Des Moines (USHL) Everett (WHL) Apple Valley HS Brainerd HS U.S. Under-18 Team Thief River Falls HS U.S. Under-18 Team

Hometown Bloomington St. Paul Bloomington Apple Valley Brainerd Faribault Thief River Falls Apple Valley


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89 102 124 135 176 179 191 192 203

Aaron Marvin Kyle Medvec Andy Sackrison Alex Kangas Ryan Flynn Jordan Fulton Nick Oslund Chris Hickey Jay Barriball

Pick 9 24 27 28 34 36 38 40 58 61 86 97 112 167 193 206 225 228

F D F G RW C RW C F

Player Pos. Brian Lee D T.J. Oshie C Joe Finley D Matt Niskanen D Ryan Stoa C Taylor Chorney D Jeff Frazee G Michael Sauer D Nathan Hagemo D Michael Gergen F Robby Dee F Chris VandeVelde C Alex Stalock G Joe Fallon G Tony Lucia LW Josh Meyers D John Wessbecker D Chad Rau C

2004 NHL Entry Draft Rd 1 1 2 3 3 4 4 4 5 6 6 7 8 9 9 9

Pick 5 12 61 69 85 100 101 102 141 167 184 194 233 261 263 283

Player Blake Wheeler A.J. Thelen Alex Goligoski Casey Borer Brian Gifford J.T. Wyman R.J. Anderson Mike Lundin Jim McKenzie Rob Page Derek Peltier Chris Peluso Matt Greer Will Engasser Travis Morin Luke Beaverson

Pos. RW D D D C RW D D RW D D D F LW C D

2003 NHL Entry Draft Rd 1 1 1 2 2 3 4 5 5 5 8 8 8 8

Pick 17 21 29 41 62 88 136 150 152 165 230 232 238 245

Player Zach Parise Mark Stuart Patrick Eaves Matt Smaby David Backes Zack Fitzgerald Mike Vannelli Tom Morrow Brady Murray Gino Guyer Jamie Hoffmann Joe Jensen Cody Blanshan Dustin Byfuglien

Pos. C D F D F D D D C C C C D D

2002 NHL Entry Draft Rd 1 2 3 4 5 6 6 7 9

Pick 11 53 72 129 136 170 177 217 278

Player Keith Ballard Barry Tallackson Mike Erickson Tom Gilbert Andy Sertich P.J. Atherton Jake Taylor Tim Conboy Matt Gens

Pos. D RW RW D LW D D D D

2001 NHL Entry Draft Rd 2 4 4 5 5 5 6 7 7 8 9

Pick 38 113 131 135 148 154 179 211 223 239 260

Player Tim Jackman Bryce Lampman Ben Eaves Colin Stuart David Klema Jake Brenk Andrew Alberts Sean Curry Brandon Bochenski Jake Riddle Bryan Perez

Pos. RW D C C C C D D RW LW F

2000 NHL Entry Draft Rd 1 2 2 3 4 4 5 5 5 6 6 7 8 8

Pick 30 57 62 88 122 129 131 137 154 190 193 211 240 245

Player Jeff Taffe Matt DeMarchi Paul Martin Kurt Sauer Derrick Byfuglien Troy Riddle Matt Hendricks Mike Stuart Matt Koalska Josh Olson Joey Martin Joe Cullen Adam Berkhoel Dan Welch

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Pos. C D D D D F C D C LW D F G RW

Calgary Minnesota St. Louis Atlanta Nashville Calgary Detroit Minnesota San Jose

Warroad HS Apple Valley HS St. Louis Park HS Sioux Falls (USHL) U.S. Under-18 Team Breck School Burnsville HS Cretin-Derham Hall HS Academy of Holy Angels

Warroad Apple Valley St. Louis Park Rochester Lino Lakes Brooklyn Park Burnsville St. Paul Prior Lake

1999 NHL Entry Draft

Drafted By Ottawa St. Louis Washington Dallas Colorado Edmonton New Jersey N.Y. Rangers Carolina Pittsburgh Edmonton Edmonton San Jose Chicago San Jose Los Angeles Tampa Bay Toronto

Drafted From Moorhead HS Warroad HS Sioux Falls (USHL) Virginia HS U.S. Under-18 Team Shattuck-St. Mary’s School U.S. Under-18 Team Portland (WHL) Minnesota (NCAA) Shattuck-St. Mary’s School Breck School Moorhead HS Cedar Rapids (USHL) Vermont (NCAA) Wayzata HS Sioux City (USHL) Blake School Des Moines (USHL

Hometown Moorhead Warroad Edina Virginia Bloomington Hastings Burnsville Sartell Edina Hastings Plymouth Moorhead South St. Paul Bemidji Plymouth Alexandria Victoria Eden Prairie

1998 NHL Entry Draft

Drafted By Phoenix Minnesota Pittsburgh Carolina Pittsburgh Montreal Philadelphia Tampa Bay Ottawa Columbus Colorado Pittsburgh Columbus Phoenix Washington Florida

Drafted From Breck School Michigan State (NCAA) Grand Rapids HS St. Cloud State (NCAA) Moorhead HS Blake School Centennial HS Maine (NCAA) Sioux Falls (USHL) Blake School Cedar Rapids (USHL) Brainerd HS White Bear Lake HS Blake School Minnesota State (NCAA) Green Bay (USHL)

Hometown Plymouth Savage Grand Rapids Minneapolis Moorhead Wayzata Lino Lakes Apple Valley Woodbury Eden Prairie Plymouth Brainerd White Bear Lake Chanhassen Brooklyn Park Vadnais Heights

Drafted By New Jersey Boston Ottawa Tampa Bay St. Louis St. Louis Atlanta Buffalo Los Angeles Dallas Carolina Pittsburgh N.Y. Islanders Chicago

Drafted From North Dakota (NCAA) Colorado College (NCAA) Boston College (NCAA) Shattuck-St. Mary’s School Lincoln (USHL) Seattle (WHL) Sioux Falls (USHL) Des Moines (USHL) Salmon Arm (BCHL) Minnesota (NCAA) Des Moines (USHL St. Cloud State (NCAA) Nebraska-Omaha (NCAA) Prince George (WHL)

Hometown Faribault Rochester Faribault Minneapolis Spring Lake Park Duluth Mendota Heights Afton Faribault Coleraine New Ulm Maple Grove Eagan Roseau

Drafted By Buffalo New Jersey Minnesota Colorado Pittsburgh Tampa Bay N.Y. Rangers San Jose Vancouver

Drafted From Minnesota (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA) Chicago (USHL) Greenway HS Cedar Rapids (USHL) Green Bay (USHL) Topeka (USHL) St. Cloud State (NCAA)

Hometown Baudette St. Paul Eden Prairie Bloomington Coleraine Edina Rochester Farmington Detroit Lakes

Drafted By Columbus N.Y. Rangers Pittsburgh Atlanta Phoenix Edmonton Boston Carolina Ottawa Minnesota N.Y. Islanders

Drafted From Minnesota State (NCAA) Omaha (USHL) Boston College (NCAA) Colorado College (NCAA) Des Moines (USHL) Breck School Waterloo (USHL) Tri-City (WHL) Lincoln (USHL) Seattle (WHL) Des Moines (USHL)

Hometown Brooklyn Park Rochester Faribault Rochester Roseau Detroit Lakes Eden Prairie Burnsville Blaine Minneapolis Blaine

Drafted By St. Louis New Jersey New Jersey Colorado Ottawa St. Louis Nashville Nashville Nashville Florida Chicago Edmonton Chicago Los Angeles

Drafted From Minnesota (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA) Elk River HS Spokane (WHL) Fargo-Moorhead (USHL) Des Moines (USHL) Blaine HS Colorado College (NCAA) Twin Cities (USHL) Omaha (USHL) Omaha (USHL) Colorado College (NCAA) Twin Cities (USHL) Minnesota

Hometown Hastings Bemidji Elk River Sartell Roseau Minneapolis Blaine Rochester St. Paul Roseau Buffalo Moorhead St. Paul Hastings

Rd 1 2 3 5 5 6 7 9

Rd 3 4 5 7 9 9 9

Pick 16 44 81 135 140 176 214 258

Pick 73 88 125 187 244 254 255

Player David Tanabe Jordan Leopold Adam Hauser Matt Doman Adam Johnson Doug Meyer Chris Hartsburg Brian Gornick

Player Pat O’Leary Kent Sauer Erik Wendell Erik Westrum Toby Petersen Matt Hussey John Pohl

Pos. D D G RW D LW RW C

Pos. C D C C C C C

1997 NHL Entry Draft Rd 2 2 2 3 5 7 7 8 8 9

Pick 27 28 44 66 133 163 181 193 211 233

Player Ben Clymer Brad DeFauw Brian Gaffaney Josh Langfeld Aaron Miskovich Joe Dusbabek Mat Snesrud Jay Kopischke Doug Schueller Wyatt Smith

Pos. RW LW C RW C RW D LW D C

1996 NHL Entry Draft Rd 1 2 2 3 5 5 6 7 7 7

Pick 7 35 41 79 114 134 153 167 178 180

Player Erik Rasmussen Matt Cullen Josh DeWolf Mark Parrish Brian Urick Luke Curtin A.J. Van Bruggen Dan Hinote Reggie Berg Mike Anderson

Pos. C C D RW RW LW RW C C RW

1995 NHL Entry Draft Rd 2 7 8 8 9

Pick 38 169 194 201 225

Player Pos. Peter Roed C Jeff Heil G Ryan Kraft LW Casey Hankinson LW Scott Swanson D

1994 NHL Entry Draft Rd 5 6 7 8 9

Pick 128 142 180 208 232

Player Clint Johnson Jason Stewart Drew Palmer Craig Anderson Jason Godbout

Pos. LW C D D D

Drafted By Carolina Anaheim Edmonton Calgary N.Y. Islanders Pittsburgh New Jersey Anaheim

Drafted From Wisconsin (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA) Wisconsin (NCAA) Greenway HS Minnesota (NCAA) Colorado College (NCAA) Air Force (NCAA)

Hometown White Bear Lake Plymouth Bovey Sartell Coleraine Bloomington Edina St. Paul

Drafted By Phoenix Nashville Washington Phoenix Pittsburgh Pittsburgh St. Louis

Drafted From Robbinsdale Armstrong HS North Iowa (USHL) Maple Grove HS Minnesota (NCAA) Colorado College (NCAA) Avon Old Farms HS Red Wing HS

Hometown Plymouth Sartell Maple Grove Apple Valley Bloomington Wayzata Red Wing

Drafted By Boston Carolina Pittsburgh Ottawa Colorado San Jose Anaheim Los Angeles Florida Phoenix

Drafted From Minnesota (NCAA) North Dakota (NCAA) North Iowa (USHL) Lincoln (USHL) Grand Rapids HS Notre Dame (NCAA) North Iowa (USHL) North Iowa (USHL) Twin Cities (USHL) Minnesota (NCAA)

Hometown Bloomington Edina Alexandria Fridley Grand Rapids Faribault Cloquet Alexandria Inver Grove Heights Thief River Falls

Drafted By Buffalo Anaheim New Jersey Colorado Edmonton Colorado Washington Colorado Toronto Washington

Drafted From Minnesota (NCAA) St. Cloud State (NCAA) Twin Cities (USHL) St. Cloud State (NCAA) Notre Dame (NCAA) Kelowna (WHL) Northern Michigan (NCAA) Army (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA)

Hometown St. Louis Park Moorhead Bloomington Bloomington Minneapolis Roseville Wadena Elk River Anoka Bloomington

Drafted By San Jose N.Y. Rangers San Jose Chicago Washington

Drafted From White Bear Lake HS Des Moines (USHL) Minnesota (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA) Omaha (USHL)

Hometown White Bear Lake Bloomington Moorhead Edina Cottage Grove

Drafted By Pittsburgh N.Y. Islanders Pittsburgh N.Y. Rangers Pittsburgh

Drafted From Duluth East HS Burlington (OPJHL) Seattle (WHL) Park Center HS Minnesota (NCAA)

Hometown Duluth St. Paul Wayzata Brooklyn Park Woodbury

Drafted By Philadelphia

Drafted From Harvard (NCAA)

Hometown Grand Rapids

Drafted By Dallas Buffalo Calgary Dallas Quebec Philadelphia Anaheim Washington Dallas Ottawa Pittsburgh Dallas Quebec

Drafted From Cloquet HS Phillips Academy Omaha (USHL) Cloquet HS Bloomington Jefferson HS Bloomington Jefferson HS Osseo HS St. Paul (USHL) Burnsville HS Bemidji HS Wayzata HS Bloomington Jefferson HS St. Paul (USHL)

Hometown Cloquet Rochester Minnetonka Cloquet Bloomington Bloomington Maple Grove Richfield Burnsville Bemidji Wayzata Bloomington Ham Lake

Drafted By Florida

Drafted From Maine (NCAA)

Hometown Birchdale

Drafted By Quebec New Jersey Pittsburgh Hartford Pittsburgh Minnesota Minnesota Edmonton St. Louis

Drafted From St. Paul (USHL) Bloomington Jefferson HS Duluth East HS Edina HS White Bear Lake HS Blaine HS Roseville HS St. Louis Park HS Duluth East HS

Hometown Edina Bloomington Duluth Edina White Bear Lake Blaine Roseville St. Louis Park Duluth

Drafted By Toronto

Drafted From St. Thomas (NCAA)

Hometown Stillwater

Drafted By Pittsburgh New Jersey Pittsburgh

Drafted From Duluth East HS Richfield HS Virginia HS

Hometown Duluth Richfield Virginia

1994 NHL Supplemental Draft Rd 1

Pick Player 10 Kirk Nielsen

Pos. RW

1993 NHL Entry Draft Rd 2 3 3 6 6 6 7 7 8 9 9 11 11

Pick 35 64 70 136 137 140 160 173 191 209 234 269 283

Player

Jamie Langenbrunner

Ethan Philpott Dan Tompkins Rick Mrozik Nick Checco Mike Crowley Matt Peterson Dan Hendrickson Rob Lurtsema Toby Kvalevog Tim Harberts Cory Peterson John Hillman

Pos. RW RW LW D LW D C C LW G C D LW

1993 NHL Supplemental Draft Rd 1

Pick Player 4 Chris Imes

Pos. D

1992 NHL Entry Draft Rd 5 6 8 9 9 10 11 11 11

Pick 100 138 187 201 211 226 250 253 259

Player Pos. Charlie Wasley D Dan Trebil D Fran Bussey LW Greg Zwakman D Brian Bonin C Jeff Romfo RW Jeff Moen G Brian Rasmussen RW Wade Salzman G

1992 NHL Supplemental Draft Rd 1

Pick Player 5 Nick Wohlers

Pos. D

1991 NHL Entry Draft Rd 2 4 4

Pick 38 77 82

Player Rusty Fitzgerald Brad Willner Joe Tamminen

Pos. C D LW

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1991 NHL Supplemental Draft Rd 1 1

Pick Player 4 Jim Bonner 14 Dan O’Shea

Pos. D F

1990 NHL Entry Draft Rd 2 2 2 3 3 4 4 4 5 5 6 7 8 8 8 9 9 10 10 11 11 12 12

Pick 29 33 35 48 61 69 73 79 87 90 117 137 160 167 168 171 176 193 207 213 223 235 236

Player Chris Gotziaman Craig Johnson Mike Muller Dan Plante Joe Dziedzic Jeff Nielsen Darby Hendrickson Chris Tucker Tony Burns Chris Marinucci Kurt Miller Chris McAlpine Todd Hedlund Shawn Murray John Gruden Tony Gruba Joe Biondi Greg Hanson Mark Kettelhut Brett Larson Brett Lievers Billy Lund Brian Bruininks

Pos. RW LW D RW LW RW C C D C LW D RW G D F C D D D C C D

Drafted By N.Y. Islanders Minnesota

Drafted From Michigan Tech (NCAA) St. Cloud State (NCAA)

Hometown Grand Rapids St. Cloud

Drafted By New Jersey St. Louis Winnipeg N.Y. Islanders Pittsburgh N.Y. Rangers Toronto Chicago Detroit N.Y. Islanders St. Louis New Jersey N.Y. Rangers Calgary Boston Detroit Minnesota Philadelphia Montreal Detroit N.Y. Rangers Philadelphia Pittsburgh

Drafted From Roseau HS Hill-Murray HS Wayzata HS Edina HS Edison HS Grand Rapids HS Richfield HS Bloomington Jefferson Duluth Denfeld HS Grand Rapids HS Rochester (USHL) Roseville HS Roseau HS Hill-Murray HS Waterloo (USHL) Hill-Murray HS Minnesota-Duluth (NCAA) Bloomington Kennedy HS Duluth East HS Duluth Denfeld HS Wayzata HS Roseau HS Colorado College (NCAA)

Hometown Roseau St. Paul Edina Edina Minneapolis Grand Rapids Richfield Bloomington Duluth Grand Rapids Bemidji Roseville Roseau St. Paul Virginia St. Paul Warroad Bloomington Duluth Duluth Wayzata Roseau Wayzata

1990 NHL Supplemental Draft Rd 1

Pick Player 23 Shane McFarlane

Pos. C

1989 NHL Entry Draft Rd 1 3 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 7 7 8 10 10 10 11 11 12

Pick 7 58 71 82 84 86 91 100 103 128 142 161 192 193 205 214 217 232

Player Doug Zmolek John Brill Brett Hauer Trent Klatt Ryan O’Leary Jace Reed Bryan Schoen Tom Nevers Tom Newman Jon Larson Pat Schafhauser Derek Plante Justin Tomberlin Joe Larson Greg Hagen Brad Podiak Tom Pederson Noel Rahn

Pos. D LW D RW C D G F G D D C C F RW C D C

Drafted By Buffalo

Drafted By Minnesota Pittsburgh Vancouver Washington Calgary N.Y. Islanders Minnesota Pittsburgh Los Angeles N.Y. Islanders Pittsburgh Buffalo Toronto Winnipeg Pittsburgh Winnipeg Minnesota Quebec

Pick Player 4 Peter Hankinson 9 Jon Anderson

Pos. C LW

1988 NHL Entry Draft Rd 4 7 7 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 9 9 10 11 11 11 11

Pick 64 133 138 155 156 166 167 169 173 176 184 186 189 198 211 214 219 226

Player Jeff Stolp Jeff Kruesel Chad Erickson Jon Pojar John McCoy Shjon Podein Sean Hill Travis Richards Shorty Forrest Mark Hentges Jeff Blumer Jon Rohloff Brett Petersen Bret Hedican Grant Bischoff Cory Laylin Heath DeBoer Phil Neururer

Pos. G G LW D D D D RW D D D F D D

Hometown Rochester Grand Rapids Richfield Robbinsdale Hermantown Grand Rapids Minnetonka Edina Blaine Roseau St. Paul Cloquet Grand Rapids Apple Valley St. Paul Plymouth Bloomington Edina

Drafted By Winnipeg Winnipeg

Drafted From Minnesota (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA)

Hometown Edina White Bear Lake

Drafted By Minnesota Los Angeles New Jersey Chicago St. Louis Edmonton Montreal Minnesota N.Y Islanders Chicago N.Y. Islanders Boston Calgary St. Louis Minnesota Pittsburgh St. Louis N.Y. Islanders

Drafted From Greenway HS Rochester John Marshall HS Warroad HS Roseville HS Edina HS Minnesota-Duluth (NCAA) Duluth East HS Robbinsdale Armstrong HS St. Cloud State (NCAA) Edina HS St. Thomas (NCAA) Grand Rapids HS St. Paul (USHL) North St. Paul HS Minnesota (NCAA) St. Cloud Apollo HS Spring Lake Park HS Osseo HS

Hometown Nashwauk Rochester Warroad Roseville Edina Rochester Duluth Crystal Blaine Edina St. Paul Grand Rapids Roseville North St. Paul Anoka St. Cloud Spring Lake Park Brooklyn Park

Drafted By St. Louis

Drafted From Notre Dame (NCAA)

Hometown Winona

Drafted By Vancouver Montreal Vancouver Los Angeles Winnipeg Winnipeg New Jersey Toronto Winnipeg Quebec Winnipeg Quebec N.Y. Islanders Montreal Chicago N.Y. Rangers Winnipeg Calgary Minnesota St. Louis Detroit Edmonton

Drafted From Hibbing HS Greenway HS Hill-Murray HS Duluth Denfeld HS Greenway HS Duluth East HS Edina HS Richfield HS Hill-Murray HS Minnetonka HS Harvard (NCAA) Northfield HS Bloomington Jefferson HS St. Paul Academy Burnsville HS Tartan HS White Bear Lake HS Wisconsin (NCAA) Warroad HS Warroad HS Hill-Murray HS Minnesota (NCAA)

Hometown Hibbing Bemidji St. Paul Duluth Coleraine Duluth Edina Richfield Minneapolis Excelsior Anoka Northfield Bloomington St. Paul Burnsville St. Paul White Bear Lake St. Paul Warroad Warroad St. Paul Hastings

1988 NHL Supplemental Draft Rd 1

Pick Player 14 Mike McNeill

Pos. LW

1987 NHL Entry Draft Rd 4 4 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 7 7 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 10 10 11 11

Pick 66 80 87 90 96 100 107 112 121 135 142 156 160 164 176 178 184 187 193 201 221 231

Player Doug Torrel Kris Miller Sean Fabian Mike Vukonich Ken Gernander Darrin Amundson Ben Hankinson Damian Rhodes Joe Harwell Tim Hanus Tod Hartje Jake Enebak Jeff Saterdalen Will Geist Lance Werness Eric Burrill Jim Fernholz Mark Osiecki Larry Olimb David Marvin Craig Quinlan Jeff Pauletti

Pos. RW D D C RW F RW G D F C F RW RW D C D D

Hometown Warroad

Drafted From Rochester John Marshall HS Grand Rapids HS Richfield HS Osseo HS Hermantown HS Grand Rapids HS Minnetonka HS Edina HS Blaine HS Roseau HS Hill-Murray HS Cloquet HS Greenway HS Minnetonka HS Hill-Murray HS Wayzata HS Minnesota (NCAA) Edina HS

1989 NHL Supplemental Draft Rd 1 1

Drafted From North Dakota (NCAA)

12 12

240 251

Dan Brettschneider Dale Roehl

C

Washington Philadelphia

Burnsville HS Minnetonka HS

Burnsville Minnetonka

Drafted By Buffalo

Drafted From Minnesota (NCAA)

Hometown Minnetonka

Drafted By Calgary N.Y. Islanders Calgary Pittsburgh Calgary Los Angeles Calgary N.Y. Islanders Vancouver Hartford Pittsburgh St. Louis Minnesota Chicago Calgary N.Y. Rangers Minnesota Philadelphia N.Y. Islanders

Drafted From Bemidji HS Robbinsdale Armstrong HS Hill-Murray HS Brainerd HS Burnsville HS Duluth Denfeld HS White Bear Lake HS Hill-Murray HS Roseau HS Hibbing HS Hill-Murray HS St. Thomas Academy Denver (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA) Colorado College (NCAA) Cretin HS Robbinsdale Cooper HS Fergus Falls HS St. Thomas Academy

Hometown Bemidji Plymouth St. Paul Brainerd Burnsville Duluth White Bear Lake St. Paul Roseau Hibbing St. Paul West St. Paul Duluth Edina Burnsville St. Paul Minneapolis Fergus Falls St. Paul

Drafted By Boston

Drafted From Denver (NCAA)

Hometown New Hope

Drafted By Montreal Montreal Quebec N.Y. Rangers Montreal St. Louis Winnipeg New Jersey Minnesota Detroit Los Angeles Hartford St. Louis New Jersey St. Louis St. Louis

Drafted From Minneapolis Southwest HS Robbsindale Armstrong HS White Bear Lake HS Hastings HS Hastings HS St. Thomas Academy Burnsville HS Burnsville HS Rochester Mayo HS Burnsville HS Hibbing HS Miami (NCAA) Minnetonka HS International Falls HS Hopkins HS Minnetonka HS

Hometown Minneapolis Crystal White Bear Lake Hastings Hastings St. Paul Burnsville Burnsville Rochester Burnsville Hibbing Edina Minnetonka International Falls Hopkins Minnetonka

Drafted By Calgary Edmonton N.Y. Islanders N.Y. Rangers Los Angeles Winnipeg N.Y. Islanders N.Y. Rangers Quebec New Jersey Minnesota Pittsburgh New Jersey Minnesota Pittsburgh Toronto Chicago Minnesota N.Y. Rangers N.Y. Islanders Minnetonka

Drafted From Edina HS Hill-Murray HS Rochester Mayo HS Roseau HS South St. Paul HS Colorado College (NCAA) Minnetonka HS Willmar HS Simley HS Hill-Murray HS St. Paul Johnson HS Hill-Murray HS Greenway HS Stillwater HS Moorhead HS Ohio State (NCAA) Simley HS Edina HS Brady HS Virginia HS Simley HS

Hometown Edina St. Paul Rochester Roseau South St. Paul Rochester Minnetonka Willmar St. Paul St. Paul St. Paul St. Paul Hibbing Stillwater Moorhead Edina St. Paul Edina West St. Paul Virginia Inver Grove Heights

Drafted By Washington Minnesota Calgary N.Y. Islanders Minnesota Montreal Hartford Los Angeles N.Y. Rangers N.Y. Islanders Quebec N.Y. Rangers Minnesota N.Y. Islanders Vancouver Pittsburgh Los Angeles Washington Minnesota Vancouver N.Y. Islanders Montreal Los Angeles Minnesota

Drafted From Thief River Falls HS Cloquet HS Virginia HS Detroit Lakes HS St. Paul Academy Edina HS Silver Bay HS Virginia HS Rosemount HS Hermantown HS East Grand Forks HS St. Cloud Tech HS Cretin HS Cloquet HS Minnetonka HS Cloquet HS White Bear Lake HS Minneapolis Washburn HS Hibbing HS Maine (NCAA) Warroad HS Hibbing HS Roseau HS Edina HS

Hometown Thief River Falls Cloquet Virginia Detroit Lakes St. Paul Edina Silver Bay Virginia Apple Valley Hermantown East Grand Forks St. Cloud St. Paul Cloquet Minnetonka Cloquet White Bear Lake Minneapolis Hibbing Apple Valley Warroad Hibbing Roseau Edina

Drafted By Buffalo Buffalo Montreal Montreal N.Y. Rangers Minnesota

Drafted From South St. Paul HS North St. Paul HS Edina HS Hibbbing HS Cloquet HS Edina HS

Hometown South St. Paul Maplewood Edina Hibbing Cloquet Edina

1987 NHL Supplemental Draft Rd 1

Pick Player 2 Dave Snuggerud

Pos. RW

1986 NHL Entry Draft Rd 1 2 4 5 5 6 6 6 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 11

Pick 16 38 79 88 100 107 121 122 133 137 151 157 159 161 163 177 180 188 227

Player Pos. George Pelawa RW Dennis Vaske D Tom Quinlan RW Sandy Smith RW Scott Bloom C Robb Stauber G John Parker C Tony Schmalzbauer Jon Helgeson LW Steve Torrel Steve Rohlik LW Randy Skarda D Scott Matthias Marty Nanne RW Mark Olsen D Pat Scanlon Lance Pitlick D Blaine Rude F Dan Beaudette RW

1986 NHL Supplemental Draft Rd 1

Pick Player 1 Chris Olson

Pos. G

1985 NHL Entry Draft Rd 1 2 4 5 5 5 5 7 8 8 8 9 9 10 11 12

Pick 16 33 78 91 96 100 102 129 153 155 156 173 180 192 222 243

Player Tom Chorske Todd Richards Davis Espe Brad Stepan Tom Sagissor Dan Brooks John Borrell Kevin Schrader Ross Johnson Mike Luckraft John Hyduke Greg Dornbach Jeff Urban Terry Shold Ron Saatzer Dave Jecha

Pos. LW D D LW C D LW G LW

1984 NHL Entry Draft Rd 2 3 4 4 5 5 6 8 8 9 9 10 10 10 11 11 11 11 11 11 12

Pick 38 63 70 77 87 93 125 161 162 170 181 189 190 201 210 213 215 222 223 228 242

Player Paul Ranheim Todd Norman Doug Wieck Paul Broten David Grannis Scott Schneider Jim Wilharm Brian Nelson Jyrki Maki Mike Roth Duane Wahlin Steve Hurt Mike Peluso Mike Orn Jim Steen Mike Wurst Bill Brown Tom Terwilliger Tom Lorentz Russ Becker Mike Nightengale

Pos. LW C W RW LW C D C D D RW RW D C C LW F D C D D

1983 NHL Entry Draft Rd 4 4 4 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 8 9 9 9 9 10 11 11 12 12

Pick 75 76 77 84 96 98 104 107 113 117 132 133 136 137 150 163 167 175 176 190 217 218 227 236

Player Tim Bergland Brian Durand Bill Claviter Bob Caulfield Rich Geist Dan Wurst Brian Johnson Dave Lundmark Bob Alexander Darin Illikainen Craig Mack Steve Orth Sean Toomey Jim Sprenger John Labatt Marty Ketola Bruce Fishback Dave Cowan Paul Pulis Roger Grillo John Bjorkman Jeff Perpich Chad Johnson Paul Roff

Pos. C C LW RW C D D D D LW D C LW D C RW C LW RW D C D C RW

1982 NHL Entry Draft Rd 1 2 2 2 3 3

Pick 6 26 33 40 57 59

Player Phil Housley Mike Anderson David Maley Scott Sandelin Corey Millen Wally Chapman

Pos. D C LW D C C

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69 85 96 111 117 122 129 133 151 159 164 168 176 180 185 218 219 226 227 231 239 241 245 250

John DeVoe Scott Brydges Tim Mishler Jeff Parker Ernie Vargas Todd Carlile Jim Johannson Jay Ness Mickey Krampotich Guy Gosselin Paul Miller Todd Okerlund Matt Christensen Tom Ward Pat Michelletti Brian Ahern Rick Erdall Jim Plankers Scott Knutson Pat Goff Pete Smith Stan Bautch Mark Vichorek Bill Brauer

Pick 33 34 68 76 117 135 141 144 145 166 169 172 177 181 187 192 202 211

Player Tom Hirsch Dave Preuss Tony Kellin Jim Malwitz Bill Schafhauser Mike Guentzel Rick Heppner Peter Sawkins Tom Kurvers Paul Gess Greg Dick Jeff Poeschl Paul Reifenberger Scott Bjugstad Scott Ferguson John Johannson Steve Kudebeh Dave Kirwin

RW D C D C D C D C D D RW C D C LW C D C D G G D D

Pos. D RW D C D D D D D LW G G C C D C G D

1980 NHL Entry Draft Rd 3 4 4 4 5 5 6 7 8 9 9 9 10

Pick 62 77 79 82 98 100 106 135 152 170 184 187 209

Player Jay North Kurt Kleinendorst Mark Huglen Jeff Teal Scot Kleinendorst David Jensen Aaron Broten Mike Lauen Bruce Raboin Eddie Christian Bob Lakso John Schmidt John Bader

Pos. C C D C D D LW RW D C LW D LW

1979 NHL Entry Draft Rd 1 2 2

Pick 11 40 42

Player Mike Ramsey Dave Christian Neal Broten

Pos. D C C

1978 NHL Amateur Draft Rd 2 3 6 8 9 9 10 10 10 10 11 12 12 13 13 14

Pick 24 49 87 133 152 154 155 159 164 168 185 189 195 205 212 216

Player Pos. Steve Christoff C Rob McClanahan C Bob Bergloff D Eric Strobel C Paul Joswiak G Kevin Constantine G Mike Seide LW Jeff Jensen LW Glenn Van D Don Lucia D John Sullivan RW Steve Barger RW Jim Olson C Carl Bloomberg G Jeff Mars RW Joe Casey D

1977 NHL Amateur Draft Rd 2 5 5 6 6 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 13

Pick 35 73 82 92 180 137 139 140 143 145 148 150 177

Player Tom Gorence Jim Korn Curt Christofferson Dan Lempe Bill Himmelright Keith Hendrickson Mike Greeder Mike Reilly Don Micheletti Keith Hanson Tim Harrer Tim Bauer Stan Palmer

Pos. RW D D C D D D RW LW D RW LW D

1976 NHL Amateur Draft Rd 2 3 3 3 5 5

Pick 22 39 53 54 75 79

Player Reed Larson Don Jackson Craig Hanmer Bill Baker Phil Verchota Cal Sandbeck

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Pos. D D D D LW D

Montreal New Jersey Winnipeg Buffalo Montreal Minnesota Hartford Chicago Hartford Winnipeg Minnesota N.Y. Islanders St. Louis Winnipeg Minnesota St. Louis Calgary Buffalo Minnesota N.Y. Islanders St. Louis Pittsburgh Philadelphia Montreal

Edina HS White Bear Lake Mariner HS East Grand Forks HS White Bear Lake Mariner HS Coon Rapids HS North St. Paul HS Rochester Mayo HS Roseau HS Hibbing HS Rochester John Marshall HS Crookston HS Burnsville HS Aurora-Hoyt Lakes HS Richfield HS Hibbing HS Sibley HS Minnesota (NCAA) Cloquet HS Warroad HS Alexander Ramsey HS Maine (NCAA) Hibbing HS Sioux City (USHL) Edina HS

Edina White Bear Lake East Grand Forks White Bear Lake Coon Rapids St. Paul Rochester Roseau Hibbing Rochester Crookston Burnsville Hoyt Lakes Richfield Hibbing West St. Paul Minneapolis Cloquet Roosevelt Roseville New Hope Hibbing Moose Lake Edina

Drafted By Minnesota Minnesota Washington Minnesota Chicago N.Y. Rangers Calgary Los Angeles Montreal Montreal Winnipeg Hartford N.Y. Rangers Minnesota Montreal Colorado Minnesota Winnipeg

Drafted From Minneapolis Henry HS St. Thomas Academy Grand Rapids HS Grand Rapids HS Northern Michigan (NCAA) Greenway HS Mounds View HS St. Paul Academy Minnesota-Duluth (NCAA) Bloomington Jefferson HS St. Mary’s (NCAA) Northern Michigan (NCAA) Anoka HS Minnesota (NCAA) Edina West HS Wisconsin (NCAA) Breck School Irondale HS

Hometown Minneapolis White Bear Lake Grand Rapids Grand Rapids St. Paul Coleraine St. Paul Minneapolis Bloomington Bloomington Minneapolis St. Paul Anoka New Brighton Edina Rochester Mounds View New Brighton

Drafted By Buffalo N.Y. Rangers Minnesota Montreal N.Y. Rangers Minnesota Colorado Winnipeg Washington Winnipeg Minnesota Montreal Buffalo

Drafted From Bloomington Jefferson HS Providence (NCAA) Roseau HS Minnesota (NCAA) Providence (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA) Michigan Tech (NCAA) Providence (NCAA) Warroad HS Aurora-Hoyt Lakes HS Notre Dame (NCAA) Irondale HS

Hometown Bloomington Grand Rapids Roseau Rochester Grand Rapids Crystal Roseau Edina International Falls Warroad Aurora St. Cloud New Brighton

Drafted By Buffalo Winnipeg Minnesota

Drafted From Minnesota (NCAA) North Dakota (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA)

Hometown Minneapolis Warroad Roseau

Drafted By Minnesota Buffalo Minnesota Buffalo N.Y. Islanders Montreal Minnesota Colorado Chicago Philadelphia St. Louis Washington Philadelphia St. Louis Montreal St. Louis

Drafted From Minnesota (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA) RPI (NCAA) Bloomington (US/MWHL) Lake Superior State (NCAA) Colorado College (NCAA) Notre Dame (NCAA) Providence (NCAA) Boston College (NCAA) St. Paul (US/MWHL) St. Louis (NCAA) Michigan (NCAA) Boston College (NCAA)

Hometown Richfield St. Paul Bloomington Rochester Mahtomedi International Falls St. Anthony Plymouth West St. Paul Grand Rapids Bloomington Farmington St. Paul Bloomington Duluth Minneapolis

Drafted By Philadelphia Detroit Atlanta Colorado Montreal Montreal Philadelphia Montreal Washington Minnesota Atlanta Philadelphia Montreal

Drafted From Minnesota (NCAA) Providence (NCAA) Colorado College (NCAA) Minnesota-Duluth (NCAA) North Dakota (NCAA) Minnesota-Duluth (NCAA) St. Paul (MWJHL) Colorado College (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA) Austin (MWJHL) Minnesota (NCAA) Providence (NCAA) Minnesota-Duluth (NCAA)

Hometown St. Paul Minnetonka St. Paul Grand Rapids Bemidji Virginia Mahtomedi Roseville Hibbing Bemidji Bloomington Bloomington Bloomington

Drafted By Detroit Minnesota Philadelphia Montreal Minnesota California

Drafted From Minnesota (NCAA) Notre Dame (NCAA) Mohawk Valley (NAHL) Minnesota (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA) Denver (NCAA)

Hometown Minneapolis Bloomington St. Paul Grand Rapids Duluth International Falls

6 7 7 9 9 11

93 110 115 124 125 128

Dave Delich Jeff Barr John Rothstein Dave Dornseif Bruce Horsch Dan Hoene

C D RW D G RW

1975 NHL Amateur Draft Rd 2 4 5 6 6 7 8 8 8 8 8 10 11 11 11 11 11 13 14 16 16

Pick 31 58 77 97 108 126 128 131 133 141 142 171 176 177 178 184 186 200 207 212 214

Player Russ Anderson Steve Jensen Mike Wong Tom Ulseth Paul Holmgren Dana Decker Joe Baker Steve Carlson Paul Jensen Bill Reber Craig Norwich Kevin Nugent Dave Hanson Earl Sargent Rob Larson John McMorrow Tom Goddard Steve Roberts Bob Fish Tom Funke Don Madson

Pos. D LW C RW RW LW D C D RW D RW D RW D C RW D LW LW C

1974 NHL Amateur Draft Rd 3 3 3 5 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 8 9 10 13 14 15 15 17 21 23

Pick 42 46 48 81 92 93 96 98 100 111 112 114 117 123 142 160 175 211 219 221 222 229 241 245

Player Pete LoPresti Dick Spannbauer Gary Sargent John Taft John Shewchuk Tom Sundberg John Sheridan Buzz Schneider Bill Moen Tom Anderson Dave Langevin Dave Heitz Jack Carlson Joe Micheletti Steve Short Pete Roberts Peter Waselovich Brad Morrow Craig Arvidson Dave Otness Jeff Hymanson Mike Dibble Warren Miller Jim Warner

Pos. G D D D C C C LW G D D G LW D LW C G D LW C D G RW RW

1973 NHL Amateur Draft Rd 4 4 7 9 10

Pick 53 56 108 141 155

Player Dean Talafous Alan Hangsleben Bob Young Steve Alley Mitch Brandt

Pos. C D D LW D

1972 NHL Amateur Draft Rd 3 4 5 8 10

Pick 42 61 66 124 150

Player Bob Krieger Tom Peluso Bill Nyrop Bob Lundeen Dave Arundel

Pos. C LW D D D

1971 NHL Amateur Draft Rd 2 5 5 7 7 12

Pick 16 58 68 87 93 113

Player Henry Boucha Earl Anderson Dean Blais Bill Green Dale Smedsmo Mike Antonovich

Pos. C RW LW D LW C

1970 NHL Amateur Draft Rd 7 10

Pick Player 93 Bob Fowler 112 Jeff Rotsch

Pos. RW D

1969 NHL Amateur Draft Rd 5 5 7

Pick 57 60 73

Player Pos. Wally Olds D Mike Baumgartner D Bob Collyard C

1967 NHL Amateur Draft Rd 2

Pick Player 12 Gary Wood

Pos. D

Minnesota Minnesota Chicago St. Louis Montreal St. Louis

Colorado College (NCAA) Michigan State (NCAA) Minnesota-Duluth (NCAA) Providence (NCAA) Michigan Tech (NCAA) Michigan (NCAA)

Eveleth Bloomington Grand Rapids Edina Red Wing Duluth

Drafted By Pittsburgh Minnesota Detroit Chicago Philadelphia Philadelphia Kansas City Detroit Chicago Los Angeles Montreal Boston Detroit Minnesota Detroit N.Y. Rangers Los Angeles N.Y. Rangers Los Angeles N.Y. Rangers Montreal

Drafted From Minnesota (NCAA) Michigan Tech (NCAA) Montreal (QMJHL) Wisconsin (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA) Michigan Tech (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA) Johnstown (NAHL) Michigan Tech (NCAA) Vermont (NCAA) Wisconsin (NCAA) Notre Dame (NCAA) Colorado College (NCAA) Fargo-Moorhead (MWJHL) Minnesota (NCAA) Providence (NCAA) North Dakota (NCAA) Providence (NCAA) Fargo-Moorhead (MWJHL) Fargo-Moorhead (MWJHL) Fargo-Moorhead (MWJHL)

Hometown Minneapolis Plymouth Burnsville Moorhead St. Paul Brooklyn Center White Bear Lake Virginia Crystal Edina Edina Edina North St. Paul Bemidji Roseville Edina Thief River Falls Edina Warroad Duluth Grand Rapids

Drafted By Minnesota Atlanta Los Angeles Detroit Kansas City California Minnesota Pittsburgh Atlanta California N.Y. Islanders Minnesota Detroit Montreal Philadelphia Boston Boston Philadelphia Philadelphia N.Y. Islanders Minnesota N.Y. Islanders N.Y. Rangers N.Y. Rangers

Drafted From Denver (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA) Fargo-Moorhead (MWJHL) Wisconsin (NCAA) St. Paul (MWJHL) St. Paul (MWJHL) Minnesota (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA) St. Paul (MWJHL) Minnesota-Duluth (NCAA) Fargo-Moorhead (MWJHL) Marquette (USHL) Minnesota (NCAA) Minnesota (MWJHL) St. Cloud (MWJHL) North Dakota (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA) Minnesota-Duluth (NCAA) Wisconsin (NCAA) St. Cloud (MWJHL) Wisconsin (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA) Minnesota (MWJHL)

Hometown Eveleth St. Paul Bemidji Minneapolis South St. Paul St. Paul Minneapolis Babbitt Proctor St. Paul St. Paul Minneapolis Virginia Hibbing Roseville Warroad International Falls Anoka St. Paul Edina Anoka Minneapolis South St. Paul St. Paul

Drafted By Atlanta Montreal Buffalo Chicago Detroit

Drafted From Wisconsin (NCAA) North Dakota (NCAA) Denver (NCAA) Wisconsin (NCAA) Denver (NCAA)

Hometown Hastings Warroad St. Paul Anoka Roseau

Drafted By Detroit Chicago Montreal Minnesota Detroit

Drafted From Denver (NCAA) Denver (NCAA) Notre Dame (NCAA) Wisconsin (NCAA) Wisconsin (NCAA)

Hometown Edina Grand Rapids Edina Minneapolis Minneapolis

Drafted By Detroit Detroit Chicago Vancouver Toronto Minnesota

Drafted From Team USA North Dakota (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA) Notre Dame (NCAA) Bemidji State (NCAA) Minnesota (NCAA)

Hometown Warroad Roseau International Falls Roseville Roseau Calumet

Drafted By Montreal St. Louis

Drafted From Estevan (WCHL) Wisconsin (NCAA)

Hometown Minneapolis Minneapolis

Drafted By Detroit Chicago St. Louis

Drafted From Minnesota (NCAA) North Dakota (NCAA) Colorado College (NCAA)

Hometown Baudette Roseau Hibbing

Drafted By California

Drafted From Fort Frances (TBJHL)

Hometown International Falls

1963-66 NHL Amateur Drafts No Minnesota natives selected

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TOURNAMENT CALENDAR powered by America ’s No. 1 Hockey Newspaper! All invitational tournaments held in Minnesota must first go through a district tournament coordinator before being sent to the Minnesota Hockey tournament coordinator, Tim Sweezo, for final approval. The list below is of Minnesota Hockey tournament coordinators for each district. Please call them if you need information about a certain tournament. District 1 Tom Mickus (651) 248-3075; District 2 Jake Reinseth (651) 274-9023; District 3 Chad Nicholls (952) 544-0808; District 4 Kris Hohensee (507) 360-6787; District 5 Jeff Carlen (320) 274-3509; District 6 Brad Hewitt (952) 250-6431; District 8 Zac Dockter (612) 735-9703; District 9 Troy Marquardt (507) 384-7386; District 10 Mark Osmondson (612) 747-8308; District 11 Clark Coole (218) 590-0703; District 12 Craig Homula (218) 744-5566; District 15 Cyndi Young (218) 731-5899; District 16, Mark Dragich (218) 791-0229; Senior Women, Nancy Wefler (763) 537-7837. Tournament entrants from outside Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota: Be informed that Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota Squirt, PeeWee and Bantam teams will likely have some players up to six months older than the USA Hockey age guidelines for those classifications. Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota are using a July 1 age cut-off date while USA Hockey is using a January 1 age cut-off date. If you are concerned about this issue, you should contact the tournament director immediately to determine whether or not you should register for the tournament.

OCTOBER 2020 30-1 Cottage Grove, MN: Wolfpack Pumpkin Bash. B1 PeeWee and Bantam. Contact Sheila Bellinger (651) 295-3408 or tournaments@cghockey. com. Register at CGhockey.com/tournaments 30-1 Delano, MN: Halloween Celly. 8-Team Bantam C Tournament. Contact Troy Malo at the arena (763) 972-6470 or malo.troy@delanosportsarena. com. Register at www.datigers.com/bantamctourney

NOVEMBER 2020 6-8 Albert Lea, MN: Girls U12-A Tournament. Contact darcy@drascases.com. Register at albertlea.pucksystems2.com 6-8 Luverne, MN: Girls U12B Tournament. For info/registration, contact Eric Edstrom (507) 3801002 or visit luvernehockey.sportngin.com 12-15 Wayzata, MN: Wayzata Sniper Classic. PeeWee B2, PeeWee C, Bantam B2, Bantam C. Contact: tournaments@wayzatahockey.org. Register at www.wayzatahockey.org 13-14 Spirit Lake, IA: Sticks & Slides PeeWee B Tournament. Email Brittney Swanson: brittneyray412@gmail.com. Register at www.lakesareahockey.com. 13-15 Albert Lea, MN: PeeWee A Tournament. Contact darcy@drascases.com. Register at albertlea.pucksystems2.com 13-15 Barron/Chetek, WI: Bantam Tournament. Wisconsin Levels: 4A, 3A, 2B, 1C. Minnesota Levels: B2/C (or equivalent). Contact Eric Janz (715) 7902625 or janze61@yahoo.com. Register at www.bcyha.org/page/show/4615021-tournaments

13-15 Duluth, MN: Tommy Williams Tournament. Bantam AA. Contact Troy Olson: troyolson9@ gmail.com. Register at duluthhockey.com/hockeytournaments 13-15 Duluth, MN: Gales of November Tournament. PeeWee AA. Contact Steve Berry: smberry@d.umn.edu. Register at duluthhockey.com/hockeytournaments 13-15 Eden Prairie, MN: Season Premiere Kick Off. Bantam A. Contact Shelly Heggestad: EPHAEPHAtournaments@ephockey.com or visit www.ephockey.com/tournaments 13-15 Fairmont, MN: PeeWee B Tournament. Contact Tom Chapman (507) 848-0923 or tomchapmanjr@yahoo.com. Register at https://fairmont. pucksystems2.com 13-15 Faribault, MN: Bantam A/B Tournament. Contact Michal Munoz at fhatournaments@gmail. com. Register at www.faribaulthockey.com 13-15 Forest Lake, MN: PeeWee B2 & PeeWee C Tournament. Contact Brandon Ferngren (612) 9861453 ortournaments@flhockey.org. Info/registration at www.flhockey.org 13-15 Grand Rapids, MN: 12UB Star of the North Tournament. Contact Colleen Forre st: grhockey55744@yahoo.com or register at grhockey.com 13-15 Luverne, MN: Big South Conference Showcase. Bantam A Tournament. For info/registration, contact Eric Edstrom (507) 380-1002 or visit luvernehockey.sportngin.com 13-15 Mason City, IA: River City Rumble. Squirt/Bantam. Contact Ashley Page at mchockeytournament@gmail.com. Register at mcmohawkhockey.com 13-15 Moorhead, MN: YHH Blue Ox - Bantam AA/A. Info/registration at moorheadyouthhockey. com/tournaments 13-15 Northfield, MN: Bantam B Tournament. For info/registration contact the tournament director at tournamentdirector@northfieldhockey.net. www. northfieldhockey.net 13-15 Osseo/Maple Grove, MN: PeeWee AA, A, B1 Tournament. Contact Sara Grant (763) 4427259 or tournamentchair@omgha.com. Register at https://www.omgha.com/page/show/74-omgha-tournament-information-and-registration. www.omgha. com 14-15 Sioux Falls, SD: Squirt A (MN A/B1) Jamboree. Contact Aimee Chase (605) 929-0039. www. siouxfallsflyers.com 19-22 Anoka, MN: Bantam Tournament. Bantam A/AA, B1, B2. Contact Kristi Robideau at anokatournaments@gmail.com. Register at anoka. pucksystems2.com 19-22 Bloomington, MN: Bantam Winter Classic. All levels. Email questions to bahatourneys@ gmail.com. Register at www.bloomingtonhockey.com 20-22 Albert Lea, MN: Bantam A Tournament. Contact darcy@drascases.com. Register at albertlea.pucksystems2.com 20-22 Duluth, MN: Portman Thanksgiving Tournament. Squirt A & B. Contact Shawn Roed: roedwarrior13@gmail.com. Register at duluthhockey. com/hockeytournaments 20-22 Fergus Falls, MN: 12UB Tournament. Questions, email FFHAtournaments@gmail.com. For info and to register, visit https://fergusfallshockey. pucksystems.com/page/show/48928-tournaments 20-22 Grand Rapids, MN: PeeWee B2 Star of the North Tournament. Contact Colleen Forrest: grhockey55744@yahoo.com or register at grhockey. com 20-22 Hopkins, MN: 45th Annual Thanksgiving Tournament. Girls U10A, U10B1, U10B2, U12A & U12B. Contact Allyson Ashley (763) 222-6742 or register at www.hopkinshockey.com 20-22 Mankato, MN: Girls U10B & U12B Tournament. Contact Jenny Pierskalla at mankatotcr58@ gmail.com. Register at www.mankatohockey.com 20-22 Marshall, MN: Winter Cup. Girls 10U/12U. Contact Christian Guenther (573) 2484445 or guenthercg@gmail.com. Register https:// marshall.pucksystems2.com 20-22 Moorhead, MN: Bantam B and PeeWee B Tournaments. Info/registration at moorheadyouthhockey.com/tournaments

20-22 River Falls, WI: Ponytail Classic. U10 & U12. Contact Becca Hoeft at rfyha.tournament.reg@ gmail.com. Register at https://riverfalls.pucksystems. com/page/show/31208-rfyha-tournament-information 20-22 Roseau, MN. Girls 12UA Tournament. Contact Bill Lund (218) 689-0636. www.roseauhockeyonline.com 20-22 Sauk Rapids, MN: Storm On Ice. Bantam B2. $1150. Contact Connie Pesta (320) 333-3860 or pestaconnie@gmail.com. www.saukrapidshockey. org 20-22 Stillwater, MN: Stillwater Stampede. PeeWee B1 & B2. Contact Pete Waggoner (952) 7696513 or Pete@SportsContentManagement.com. Register at stillwaterhockey.net 20-22 Willmar, MN: Cardinal Classic Bantam A & B Tournament. Contact Joe Wisocki (559) 2133683 or jwisocki@pga.com. Register at www.willmarhockey.com and click on the Tournaments tab. 21-22 Inver Grove Heights, MN: U12 A/B2 Tournament. Contact Kari Miller (612) 309-1923 or ighhatourney@gmail.com. Register at www.ighha. org 25, 27-29 Burnsville, MN: Burnsville Thanksgiving Tournament. Squirt A, Peewee A, Bantam A. Contact Dennis Dukart at tournaments@burnsvillehockey.com. Register at blazehockey.com/tournaments. 27-28 Lakeville, MN: Turkey Cup Mite/U8 Jamboree. Contact Bob Smith at robert1smith1@hotmail. com. www.lakevillehockey.org 27-29 Bemidji, MN: Bantam B2 Tournament. Register at bemidjiyouthhockey.org. For lodging, call (877) 250-5959 or go to visitbemidji.com 27-29 Bemidji, MN: George Pelawa Memorial. Bantam AA/A. Register at bemidjiyouthhockey.org. For lodging, call (877) 250-5959 or go to visitbemidji. com 27-29 Brookings, SD: Dakota Premier Classic. PeeWee A, B and C. Contact tournamentdirector@ brookingsrangers.com. Register at www.brookingsrangers.com 27-29 Brooklyn Park, MN: Thanksgiving Pirate Classic. Squirt B1, B2, C, Bantam B. Contact Amanda Naylor: tournamentdirector@nmyha.com. Register at www.nmyha.com under “Tournaments”. 27-29 Champlin, MN: Champlin Park Rebels 2020 Thanksgiving Classic PeeWee B2 Tournament. Contact: cpyhatournament@gmail.com. Additional info at www.cpyha.com. Register at https:// cpyha.sportngin.com/register/form/306455071#_ ga=2.265276871.996468238.15964642172116521331.1592919320 27-29 Chaska and Victoria, MN. CCHA Brick City Classic. Squirt B1/B2/C, PeeWee C, 12UB2. Contact Beth Johnson (763) 772-4795 or bfjohnson5@gmail.com. Register at https://www.cchockey. org/ccha-tournaments. 27-29 Cottage Grove, MN: Turkey Tourney. A/ B1/B2/C Squirts. Contact Sheila Bellinger (651) 2953408 or tournaments@cghockey.com. Register at CGhockey.com/tournaments 27-29 Detroit Lakes, MN: Thanksgiving Classic. Bantam B. Contact Troy & Abby Pettit (218) 234-9193, (218) 234-5068 or email: abbypettit80@ gmail.com. https://www.dlyouthhockey.com/page/ show/203545-dlyha-tournament-information 27-29 Eden Prairie, MN: First Test of the Best. Bantam AA & PeeWee AA. Contact Shelly Heggestad: EPHAEPHAtournaments@ephockey.com or visit www.ephockey.com/tournaments 27-29 Edina, MN: Tradition CakeEater Classic Tournament. 15A, 15B, 12A, 12B1, 12B2, 10A, 10B1, 10B2. Contact Janae Hentges (612) 812-1136 or janae@sportscontentmanagement.com. Register at www.edinatourney.com 27-29 Hermantown, MN: PeeWee AA Tournament. Contact Amber Manion (218) 729-5493 or hawkdome@isd700.org. www.hermantownhockey. com 27-29 Hopkins, MN: 45th Annual Thanksgiving Tournament. Squirt A, B, C, PeeWee A, B, C & Bantam A, B2, C. Contact Allyson Ashley (763) 222-6742 or register at www.hopkinshockey.com

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27-29 Minneapolis, MN: Minneapolis Cup Thanksgiving Holiday Tournament. Bantam B1, B2, C, PeeWee B1, B2, C and Squirt B1, B2, C. For Info/ registration, visit www.mplshockey.com 27-29 Moorhead, MN: Girls 10UA and 10UB Tournament. Info/registration at moorheadyouthhockey.com/tournaments 27-29 Mounds View, MN: Thanksgiving Tournament. Squirt A, B1, C / PeeWee A, B1, C / Bantam AA, B1, C. Info/registration at mvihockey.org 27-29 Roseau, MN. Aaron Broten Bantam B Tournament. Contact Bill Lund (218) 689-0636. www. roseauhockeyonline.com

DECEMBER 2020 3-6 Anoka, MN: Anoka-Rogers Girls Classic. Girls 10UA, 10UB1, 10UB2, 12UA, 12UB. Contact Kristi Robideau at anokatournaments@gmail.com. Register at anoka.pucksystems2.com 3-6 Circle Pines, MN: Centennial Girls Chill. Contact Kathy Gould (651) 216-5768. Register at www.centennialhockey.org 3-6 Osseo/Maple Grove, MN: Lucas Decker Ultimate Showdown. Peewee B2, C. Contact Sara Grant (763) 442-7259 or tournamentchair@omgha. com. Register at https://www.omgha.com/page/ show/74-omgha-tournament-information-and-registration. www.omgha.com 3-6 West Saint Paul/Mendota Heights, MN: Salute to Hockey. Squirt A, Squirt B. Contact Rick Lopez at rlopez1724@yahoo.com. Register at https:// www.sibleyareahockey.org/page/show/12029-2020salute-to-hockey-tournament-squirt-a-and-squirt-b 4-6 Albert Lea, MN: Bantam B Tournament. Contact darcy@drascases.com. Register at albertlea.pucksystems2.com 4-6 Alexandria, MN: Big Ole Squirt B2 Tournament. Register online at www.alexhockey.org under the tournaments tab. 4-6 Apple Valley/Eagan, MN: Valkyrie Lightning U10A and U10B2 Tournament. Info/registration visit www.eastviewhockey.net/tourneys. 4-6 Bemidji, MN: Bantam B1 Tournament. Register at bemidjiyouthhockey.org. For lodging, call (877) 250-5959 or go to visitbemidji.com 4-6 Brookings, SD: Dakota Premier Classic. Bantam A & B. Contact tournamentdirector@brookingsrangers.com. Register at www.brookingsrangers.com 4-6 Cloquet, MN: Squirt A Tournament. Contact Justin Harriman at cloquethockey@hotmail.com. Register at www.cloquethockey.org 4-6 Eden Prairie, MN: Prairie Face Off. PeeWee B1 & B2. Contact Shelly Heggestad: EPHAEPHAtournaments@ephockey.com or visit www.ephockey.com/tournaments 4-6 Eveleth, MN: 35th Annual Sam Lopresti Bantam A Tournament. Contact egyouthhockey@ gmail.com or visit www.evelethyouthhockey.com 4-6 Fairmont, MN: Girls 12UB Tournament. Contact Tom Chapman (507) 848-0923 or tomchapmanjr@yahoo.com. Register at https://fairmont. pucksystems2.com 4-6 Forest Lake, MN: Girls 15UA Tournament. Contact Brandon Ferngren (612) 986-1453 ortournaments@flhockey.org. Info/registration at www. flhockey.org 4-6 Grand Forks, ND: Angels 10UB, 12UB, 15UB Tournament. Contact Jessie Close (701) 7870316 or Jclose.gfyouthhockey@gmail.com. Register at grandforksyouthhockey.com

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TOURNAMENT CALENDAR 4-6 Grand Rapids, MN: PeeWee B1 Star of the North Tournament. Contact Colleen Forrest: grhockey55744@yahoo.com or register at grhockey. com 4-6 Hastings, MN: Sugar & Spice Girl’s Tournament U10 / U12. Levels U10B1 & U10B2 / U12B1 & U12B2. Contact Tiffany Newton at tournaments@ hastingshockey. www.hastingshockey.com 4-6 Hermantown, MN: Girls U12A & U15A Tournaments. Contact Amber Manion (218) 7295493 or hawkdome@isd700.org. www.hermantownhockey.com 4-6 Hibbing/Chisholm, MN: 10UB and 12UB Tournaments. Contact Jr Albrecht at hibbingchisholmyouthhockey@gmail.com. Register at www. hcyha.org/tournaments 4-6 Hoyt Lakes (Mesabi East), MN: Mike Kangas Memorial Squirts Tournament. Register at www.meyha.com 4-6 Hutchinson, MN: PeeWee A and B Tournament. Contact Caleb Paulson (320) 292-4512 or Caleb.M.Paulson@wellsfargo.com. Register at www. hutchhockey.org 4-6 La Crescent, MN: PeeWee B Tournament. Info/registration at www.lacrescenthockey.com 4-6 Lakeville, MN: Prowler Classic. Junior Gold U16. Contact Bob Smith at robert1smith1@ hotmail.com. www.lakevillehockey.org 4-6 Little Falls, MN: Squirt B Tournament. Contact Kari Houle (320) 282-1434 or kari.anne. houle@gmail.com. Info/register at https://littlefallsyha.pucksystems.com/page/show/51280-tournaments 4-6 Mankato, MN: Bantam B1 Tournament. Contact Jenny Pierskalla at mankatotcr58@gmail. com. Register at www.mankatohockey.com 4-6 Monticello, MN: Moose Cup. Squirt A. Contact Sean Lawrance (612) 290-8547 or moosehockeytournaments@gmail.com. www.mooseyouthhockey.org 4-6 Moorhead, MN: Bantam B Tournament. Info/registration at moorheadyouthhockey.com/tournaments 4-6 Moose Lake, MN: Bantam B Tournament. Contact Heidi Oswald at (218) 565-2488 or heidi3258@gmail.com. Register at https://www.mlaharebels.com/page/show/198092-tournaments 4-6 New Hope, MN: Squirt B1, Squirt B2 and Squirt C Tournament. Contact Susie Melynchuk: smelynchuk@comcast.net or visit www.armstrongcooperhockey.org

4-6 New Richmond, WI: Joe Swanda Memorial Squirt Tournament. WI A, MN B1 / WI B, MN B2. Contact Barry Cunningham (651) 283-0072 or tournaments@nryha.net. Register at www.NRYHA.net 4-6 New Ulm/Sleepy Eye, MN: Squirt B/C Tournament. Contact Alissa Griebel (507) 276-5612 or bagriebel12@gmail.com. https://newulm.pucksystems2.com 4-6 Owatonna, MN: Girls U10B and U12B Tournament. Email Director@owatonnahockey.com. Register at www.owatonnahockey.com 4-6 Paynesville, MN: Squirt C Tournament. Contact Michelle (952) 484-5479 or email riverlakestourneys@gmail.com. www.riverlakeshockey. com 4-6 River Falls, WI: Blackcat Classic. U14. Contact Becca Hoeft at rfyha.tournament.reg@gmail. com. Register at https://riverfalls.pucksystems.com/ page/show/31208-rfyha-tournament-information 4-6 Rochester, MN: Squirt A Tournament. Contact Rob Cothern at robertcothern@yahoo.com. Register at www.RYHA.net 4-6 Roseau, MN. Center Ice Club Bantam A-AA Tournament. Contact Bill Lund (218) 689-0636. www.roseauhockeyonline.com 4-6 Sioux Falls, SD: Squirt A & B (MN B/B1 & MN B2/C) Tournament. Contact Aimee Chase (605) 929-0039. www.siouxfallsflyers.com 4-6 Somerset, WI: PeeWee B1 (WI A) & PeeWee C (WI B) Tournament. Contact Jim Urquhart (763) 218-1385 or jurq121@icloud.com. Register at www.somersethockey.com 4-6 Spirit Lake, IA: Sticks & Slides Squirt B Tournament. Email Brittney Swanson: brittneyray412@gmail.com. Register at www.lakesareahockey.com. 4-6 Wayzata, MN: Wayzata Fire on Ice. Squirt B2 and Squirt C . Contact: tournaments@wayzatahockey.org. Register at www.wayzatahockey.org 4-6 Willmar, MN: Cardinal Classic Girls 10UB & 12UB Tournament. Contact Joe Wisocki (559) 2133683 or jwisocki@pga.com. Register at www.willmarhockey.com and click on the Tournaments tab. 5-6 Silver Bay, MN: Squirt B Tournament. Contact Lisa (218) 226-8570. Register at www.silverbayhockey.com 9-11 Faribault, MN: Girls U10B, U12B Tournament. Contact Michal Munoz at fhatournaments@ gmail.com. Register at www.faribaulthockey.com 10-13 Eden Prairie, MN: Prelude to the Playoffs. 15U A & 15B. Contact Shelly Heggestad: EPHAEPHAtournaments@ephockey.com or visit www.ephockey.com/tournaments

10-13 New Richmond, WI: Ryan Olson Memorial PeeWee Tournament. WI A, MN B1 / WI B, MN B2. Contact Barry Cunningham (651) 283-0072 or tournaments@nryha.net. Register at www.NRYHA. net 11-13 Albert Lea, MN: PeeWee B Tournament. Contact darcy@drascases.com. Register at albertlea.pucksystems2.com 11-13 Alexandria, MN: Big Ole U10A & U10B Tournament. Register online at www.alexhockey.org under the tournaments tab. 11-13 Amery, WI: Bantam Tournament. WI 3A/2B/1C and MN B. Contact Kari Stinson (715) 3387843 or karilee521@yahoo.com. www.ameryhockey. com 11-13 Baldwin, WI: U10/U12 Girls. Contact Jodi Volgren (715) 308-9667 or jodivolgren@gmail.com. Register at https://baldwin.pucksystems2.com/page/ show/26105-tournament-information 11-13 Barron/Chetek, WI: PeeWee Tournament. Wisconsin Levels: 4A, 3A, 2B, 1C. Minnesota Levels: B2/C (or equivalent). Contact Mark Bell (715) 205-7903 or bellmc78@hotmail.com. Register at www.bcyha.org/page/show/4615021-tournaments 11-13 Bemidji, MN: Girls U10A & U12A Tournament. Register at bemidjiyouthhockey.org. For lodging, call (877) 250-5959 or go to visitbemidji.com 11-13 Brookings, SD: Dakota Premier Classic. Jr Gold B. Contact tournamentdirector@brookingsrangers.com. Register at www.brookingsrangers. com 11-13 Cloquet, MN: Squirt B Tournament. Contact Justin Harriman at cloquethockey@hotmail.com. Register at www.cloquethockey.org 11-13 Coleraine (Greenway), MN: PeeWee B Tournament. Contact Mark Gibeau at president@ gahamn.org. For more info visit www.gahamn.org 11-13 Cottage Grove, MN: Mite Jamboree. U6 Boy/Girls through Mite 4 Boy/Girls. Contact Sheila Bellinger (651) 295-3408 or tournaments@cghockey. com. Register at CGhockey.com/tournaments 11-13 Detroit Lakes, MN: HoliDangle Classic. PeeWee A. Contact Troy & Abby Pettit (218) 234-9193, (218) 234-5068 or email: abbypettit80@ gmail.com. https://www.dlyouthhockey.com/page/ show/203545-dlyha-tournament-information 11-13 Duluth, MN: Head of the Lake Tournament. PeeWee B1 & Bantam B1. Contact Shawn Burns: shawn.burns@hotmail.com. Register at duluthhockey.com/hockeytournaments 11-13 Edina, MN: Cornerstone Tournament. Squirt A, Squirt B1. Contact Janae Hentges (612) 812-1136 or janae@sportscontentmanagement.com. Register at www.edinatourney.com

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11-13 Fergus Falls, MN: PeeWee B2 Tournament. Questions, email FFHAtournaments@gmail. com. For info and to register, visit https://fergusfallshockey.pucksystems.com/page/show/48928-tournaments 11-13 Grand Forks, ND: Bantam AA Tournament. Contact Jessie Close (701) 787-0316 or Jclose.gfyouthhockey@gmail.com. Register at grandforksyouthhockey.com 11-13 Grand Rapids, MN: 12UA Star of the North Tournament. Contact Colleen Forrest: grhockey55744@yahoo.com or register at grhockey.com 11-13 Hermantown, MN: Squirt B Tournament. Contact Amber Manion (218) 729-5493 or hawkdome@isd700.org. www.hermantownhockey.com 11-13 Hibbing/Chisholm, MN: Squirt B Tournament. Contact Jr Albrecht at hibbingchisholmyouthhockey@gmail.com. Register at www.hcyha.org/ tournaments 11-13 Hutchinson, MN: Girls 10UB/12UA Tournament. Contact Caleb Paulson (320) 292-4512 or Caleb.M.Paulson@wellsfargo.com. Register at www. hutchhockey.org 11-13 Inver Grove Heights, MN: Bantam B1/C Tournament. Contact Kari Miller (612) 309-1923 or ighhatourney@gmail.com. Register at www.ighha.org 11-13 Luverne, MN: PeeWee A Tournament. For info/registration, contact Eric Edstrom (507) 3801002 or visit luvernehockey.sportngin.com 11-13 Marshall, MN: Battle at the Baron. Bantam A & B. Contact Christian Guenther (573) 2484445 or guenthercg@gmail.com. Register https:// marshall.pucksystems2.com 11-13 Moorhead, MN: Squirt A & B Tournament. Info/registration at moorheadyouthhockey.com/tournaments 11-13 New Ulm/Sleepy Eye, MN: PeeWee B Tournament. Contact Alissa Griebel (507) 276-5612 or bagriebel12@gmail.com. https://newulm.pucksystems2.com 11-13 Owatonna, MN: Bantam A/B Tournament. Email: Director@owatonnahockey.com. Register at www.owatonnahockey.com 11-13 Paynesville, MN: Squirt A Tournament. Contact Michelle (952) 484-5479 or email riverlakestourneys@gmail.com. www.riverlakeshockey. com 11-13 Richmond, MN: Squirt B Tournament. Contact Michelle (952) 484-5479 or email riverlakestourneys@gmail.com. www.riverlakeshockey. com

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TOURNAMENT CALENDAR 11-13 Rochester, MN: PeeWee B Tournament. Contact Rob Cothern at robertcothern@yahoo.com. Register at www.RYHA.net 11-13 Roseau, MN. Neal Broten Squirt B and Girls 12U B Tournament. Contact Bill Lund (218) 6890636. www.roseauhockeyonline.com 11-13 Sauk Rapids, MN: Storm On Ice. Squirt C. $950. Contact Connie Pesta (320) 333-3860 or pestaconnie@gmail.com. www.saukrapidshockey. org 11-13 Silver Bay, MN: Bantam A Tournament. Contact Lisa (218) 226-8570. Register at www.silverbayhockey.com 11-13 Siren, WI: Junior Gold Tournament. Level: WAHA HS B/C. Contact Steve Rohde (877) 8435634 or steverohde@sirentel.net. Register at www. burnettyouthhockey.com 11-13 Somerset, WI: Bantam B1 (WI A) & Bantam C (WI B) Tournament. Contact Jim Urquhart (763) 218-1385 or jurq121@icloud.com. Register at www.somersethockey.com 11-13 South St. Paul, MN: Squirt B & C Tournament. Contact Dan Nerka at sspyha.tournaments@ gmail.com. 11-13 Superior, WI: Colder by the Lake Bantam A Tournament. For info/registration visit the tournament tab at sahahockey.com 11-13 Two Harbors, MN: Bantam B2 Tournament. Contact Jesse Lundgren (218) 834.8339 or thyouthhockey@gmail.com. Register at www.twoharborsyouthhockey.org 11-13 Virginia, MN. “Battle by the Bridge.” PWB2 Tournament. Contact Davis Lampaa at vaha. reg@gmail.com. Register at www.virginiabluedevilhockey.com 11-13 Warroad, MN: Bantam A Tournament. Contact Robin Marvin (218) 452-0185 or rmarvin05@ gmail.com. Register at www.warroadhockey.com/ tournamentspage 11-13 Willmar, MN: Cardinal Classic Squirt A & B Tournament. Contact Joe Wisocki (559) 213-3683 or jwisocki@pga.com. Register at www.willmarhockey.com and click on the Tournaments tab. 11-13 Worthington, MN: Squirt A/B Tournament. Contact Charley Ahlers (507) 360-7183 or cahlers727@hotmail.com. Register at www.worthingtonhockey.com 12 La Crescent, MN: Mite Jamboree. Info/ registration at www.lacrescenthockey.com 12 Walker, MN: Mini/Mite Jam. To register email Nate Gustafson, nwgustaf@hotmail.com 12-13 Mason City, IA: Mite Jamboree. Contact Ashley Page at mchockeytournament@gmail.com. Register at mcmohawkhockey.com

12-13 Moose Lake, MN: Girls 10UB Tournament. Contact Heidi Oswald at (218) 565-2488 or heidi3258@gmail.com. Register at https://www.mlaharebels.com/page/show/198092-tournaments 17-20 Eden Prairie, MN: Prairie Shootout. Squirt A, B1 & B2. Contact Shelly Heggestad: EPHAEPHAtournaments@ephockey.com or visit www.ephockey.com/tournaments 18-20 Albert Lea, MN: Squirt A Tournament. Contact darcy@drascases.com. Register at albertlea.pucksystems2.com 18-20 Alexandria, MN: Big Ole PeeWee B & PeeWee B2 Tournament. Register online at www. alexhockey.org under the tournaments tab. 18-20 Bloomington, MN: PeeWee Showdown. All levels. Email questions to bahatourneys@gmail. com. Register at www.bloomingtonhockey.com 18-20 Cloquet, MN: PeeWee B Tournament. Contact Justin Harriman at cloquethockey@hotmail. com. Register at www.cloquethockey.org 18-20 Coleraine (Greenway), MN: Dean Rajala Memorial Tournament. PeeWee B. Contact Mark Gibeau at president@gahamn.org. For more info visit www.gahamn.org 18-20 Duluth, MN: Lake Superior Classic. PeeWee A & Bantam A. Contact Steve Berry: smberry@d.umn.edu. Register at duluthhockey.com/ hockeytournaments 18-20 Fairmont, MN: Girls 10UB Tournament. Contact Tom Chapman (507) 848-0923 or tomchapmanjr@yahoo.com. Register at https://fairmont. pucksystems2.com 18-20 Fergus Falls, MN: 10UB Tournament. Questions, email FFHAtournaments@gmail.com. For info and to register, visit https://fergusfallshockey. pucksystems.com/page/show/48928-tournaments 18-20 Grand Forks, ND: PeeWee B1 Tournament. Contact Jessie Close (701) 787-0316 or Jclose.gfyouthhockey@gmail.com. Register at grandforksyouthhockey.com 18-20 Grand Rapids, MN: 15UA Star of the North Tournament. Contact Colleen Forrest: grhockey55744@yahoo.com or register at grhockey.com 18-20 Hermantown, MN: Squirt A Tournament. Contact Amber Manion (218) 729-5493 or hawkdome@isd700.org. www.hermantownhockey.com 18-20 Hibbing/Chisholm, MN: PeeWee B and PeeWee B2 Tournaments. Contact Jr Albrecht at hibbingchisholmyouthhockey@gmail.com. Register at www.hcyha.org/tournaments 18-20 Moorhead, MN: Bantam A Tournament. Info/registration at moorheadyouthhockey.com/tournaments

18-20 Mora, MN: Girls 10UB/Girls 12UB Tournament. For info/registration contact Cristy Thomas (612) 390-5790 or morahockey@yahoo.com. Visit www.mayrasports.com 18-20 Northfield, MN: Girls 10UB Tournament. For info/registration contact the tournament director at tournamentdirector@northfieldhockey.net. www. northfieldhockey.net 18-20 Proctor, MN: Squirt B Tournament. Contact Chris Simonson (218) 310-1338 or pahatournaments@gmail.com. Register at www.proctorhockey. com 18-20 Red Wing MN: Shiver River Showdown Bantam B Tournament. Contact Nichole Hultman (651) 210-6619. Register at www.redwingathleticassociation.org 18-20 Rochester, MN: Squirt B Tournament. Contact Rob Cothern at robertcothern@yahoo.com. Register at www.RYHA.net 18-20 Roseau, MN. Paul Broten PeeWee A-AA Tournament. Contact Bill Lund (218) 689-0636. www. roseauhockeyonline.com 18-20 Siren, WI: Girls 14U/15U Tournament. Level: WI A / MN B. Contact Steve Rohde (877) 8435634 or steverohde@sirentel.net. Register at www. burnettyouthhockey.com 18-20 Superior, WI: Colder by the Lake Girls 10U and Girls 12U Tournament. For info/registration visit the tournament tab at sahahockey.com 18-20 Two Harbors, MN: PeeWee B2 Tournament. Contact Jesse Lundgren (218) 834.8339 or thyouthhockey@gmail.com. Register at www.twoharborsyouthhockey.org 18-20 Walker, MN: City on the Bay Squirt C Tournament. To register contact Mitch Loomis, loomis@shoresofleechlake.com 18-20 Warroad, MN: PeeWee B Tournament. Contact Robin Marvin (218) 452-0185 or rmarvin05@ gmail.com. Register at www.warroadhockey.com/ tournamentspage 19 Somerset, WI: Mite Jamboree. Contact Dan Gilkerson (715) 222-2448 or dgilkerson@somersethockey.com. Register at www.somersethockey. com 19-20 Silver Bay, MN: Mite 1 and Mite 2 Jamboree. Contact Lisa (218) 226-8570. Register at www. silverbayhockey.com 27-31 Edina, MN: Tradition Invitational Tournament. Bantam AA, Bantam A, Bantam B1, PeeWee A, PeeWee AA, PeeWee B1. Contact Janae Hentges (612) 812-1136 or janae@sportscontentmanagement.com. Register at www.edinatourney.com

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31-3 Bemidji, MN: Paul Bunyan International. PeeWee AA/A. Register at paulbunyanhockey.com. For lodging, call (877) 250-5959 or go to visitbemidji. com 31-3 Cottage Grove, MN: Year End Bash. B2/C PeeWee and Bantam. Contact Sheila Bellinger (651) 295-3408 or tournaments@cghockey.com. Register at CGhockey.com/tournaments

JANUARY 2021 1-3 Alexandria, MN: Big Ole Bantam B & Bantam B2 Tournament. Register online at www. alexhockey.org under the tournaments tab. 1-3 Brookings, SD: Dakota Premier Classic. Squirt A & B. Contact tournamentdirector@brookingsrangers.com. Register at www.brookingsrangers. com 1-3 Cloquet, MN: Bantam B Tournament. Contact Justin Harriman at cloquethockey@hotmail. com. Register at www.cloquethockey.org 1-3 Crookston, MN: Squirt B Tournament. Contact Kristy Swanson (218) 470-0423 or crookstonhockey@gmail.com. Register at www.crookstonbluelinehockey.com 1-3 Duluth, MN: Up North Tournament. PeeWee A & Bantam A. Contact Clare Markley: markleyclare@gmail.com. Register at duluthhockey.com/ hockeytournaments 1-3 Hermantown, MN: PeeWee B2 Tournament. Contact Amber Manion (218) 729-5493 or hawkdome@isd700.org. www.hermantownhockey. com 1-3 Hibbing/Chisholm, MN: PeeWee A Tournament. Contact Jr Albrecht at hibbingchisholmyouthhockey@gmail.com. Register at www.hcyha.org/ tournaments 1-3 Lakeville, MN: Squirt Showdown. Squirt B1. Contact Bob Smith at robert1smith1@hotmail. com. www.lakevillehockey.org 1-3 Moorhead, MN: Junior Gold B and Girls 15UA Tournament. Info/registration at moorheadyouthhockey.com/tournaments

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TOURNAMENT CALENDAR 1-3 Osseo/Maple Grove, MN: Squirt Extravaganza. Squirt A, B, B2, C. Contact Sara Grant (763) 442-7259 or tournamentchair@omgha. com. Register at https://www.omgha.com/page/ show/74-omgha-tournament-information-and-registration. www.omgha.com 1-3 Proctor, MN: Girls 12UB Tournament. Contact Chris Simonson (218) 310-1338 or pahatournaments@gmail.com. Register at www.proctorhockey.com 1-3 Richmond, MN: Bantam A Tournament. Contact Michelle (952) 484-5479 or email riverlakestourneys@gmail.com. www.riverlakeshockey. com 1-3 Roseau, MN. Stan Ostby Bantam AA Tournament. Contact Bill Lund (218) 689-0636. www. roseauhockeyonline.com 1-3 Spirit Lake, IA: Sticks & Slides Bantam B Tournament. Email Brittney Swanson: brittneyray412@gmail.com. Register at www.lakesareahockey.com. 1-3 Superior, WI: Colder by the Lake Jr. Gold Tournament. For info/registration visit the tournament tab at sahahockey.com 1-3 Two Harbors, MN: Squirt B Tournament. Contact Jesse Lundgren (218) 834.8339 or thyouthhockey@gmail.com. Register at www.twoharborsyouthhockey.org 2-3 Amery, WI: Mites Cross-Ice Jamboree. Contact Kari Stinson (715) 338-7843 or karilee521@ yahoo.com. www.ameryhockey.com 2-3 Baldwin, WI: Bantam U14. Contact Michelle Stevens (507) 272-1212 or cutebagsmichelle@icloud.com. Register at https://baldwin. pucksystems2.com/page/show/26105-tournament-information 2-3 Hoyt Lakes (Mesabi East), MN: Mesabi East Mites Jamboree. Register at www.meyha.com 2-3 Monticello, MN: Wild Moose Jamboree. Mite A/B/C. Contact Sean Lawrance (612) 290-8547 or moosehockeytournaments@gmail.com. www. mooseyouthhockey.org 2-3 Moose Lake, MN: Mite 1 (Cross-Ice) & Mite 2 (Full-Ice) Jamboree. Contact Heidi Oswald at (218) 565-2488 or heidi3258@gmail.com. Register at https://www.mlaharebels.com/page/ show/198092-tournaments 7-10 Anoka, MN: PeeWee Tournament. PeeWee A/AA, B1, B2, C. Contact Kristi Robideau at anokatournaments@gmail.com. Register at anoka. pucksystems2.com

7-10 Bloomington, MN: Squirt Shootout. A,B,C. Email questions to bahatourneys@gmail.com. Register at www.bloomingtonhockey.com 7-10 Eden Prairie, MN: Prairie Showdown. 12U A, 12U B1 & 12U B2. Contact Shelly Heggestad: EPHAEPHAtournaments@ephockey.com or visit www.ephockey.com/tournaments 7-10 Edina, MN: John E. Reimann Tournament. Jr Gold B, U16. Contact Janae Hentges (612) 812-1136 or janae@sportscontentmanagement.com. Register at www.edinatourney.com 7-10 Hastings, MN: The Big Chill Bantam A/AA & Bantam B1 Tournament. Contact Tiffany Newton at tournaments@hastingshockey. www.hastingshockey.com 7-10 Mounds View, MN: New Year’s Tournament. U15A, U15B, U12B, U10A, U10B. Info/registration at mvihockey.org 8-10 Alexandria, MN: Big Ole U12A & U12B Tournament. Register online at www.alexhockey.org under the tournaments tab. 8-10 Baldwin, WI: Mite Jamboree. Contact Michelle Stevens (507) 272-1212 or cutebagsmichelle@icloud.com. Register at https://baldwin. pucksystems2.com/page/show/26105-tournament-information 8-10 Brookings, SD: Dakota Premier Classic. Mite A & B. Contact tournamentdirector@brookingsrangers.com. Register at www.brookingsrangers. com 8-10 Cambridge/Isanti, MN: Ruckus on the Rum Squirt B Open Tournament. Register at www. cambridgeisantihockey.org/ruckusontherum 8-10 Cloquet, MN: Bantam AA-A Tournament. Contact Justin Harriman at cloquethockey@hotmail. com. Register at www.cloquethockey.org 8-10 Coleraine (Greenway), MN: “Misky” Memorial Tournament. Squirt B. Contact Mark Gibeau at president@gahamn.org. For more info visit www. gahamn.org 8-10 Cottage Grove, MN: Skating with the Wolves. 10B1/10B2/12B. Contact Sheila Bellinger (651) 295-3408 or tournaments@cghockey.com. Register at CGhockey.com/tournaments 8-10 Crookston, MN: Girls 15UA Tournament. Contact Kristy Swanson (218) 470-0423 or crookstonhockey@gmail.com. Register at www.crookstonbluelinehockey.com 8-10 Detroit Lakes, MN: State of Hockey Invitational. PeeWee B. Contact Troy & Abby Pettit (218) 234-9193, (218) 234-5068 or email: abbypettit80@ gmail.com. https://www.dlyouthhockey.com/page/ show/203545-dlyha-tournament-information

8-10 Duluth, MN: DAHA Mid-Winter Classic. PeeWee C & Bantam C. Contact Bailey Olson: bailey@duluthhockey.com. Register at duluthhockey. com/hockeytournaments 8-10 Fairmont, MN: Squirt B Tournament. Contact Tom Chapman (507) 848-0923 or tomchapmanjr@yahoo.com. Register at https://fairmont. pucksystems2.com 8-10 Faribault, MN: PeeWee A/B Tournament. Contact Michal Munoz at fhatournaments@gmail. com. Register at www.faribaulthockey.com 8-10 Fergus Falls, MN: Squirt B2 Tournament. Questions, email FFHAtournaments@gmail.com. For info and to register, visit https://fergusfallshockey. pucksystems.com/page/show/48928-tournaments 8-10 Grand Forks, ND: Bantam B Tournament. Contact Jessie Close (701) 787-0316 or Jclose.gfyouthhockey@gmail.com. Register at grandforksyouthhockey.com 8-10 Grand Rapids, MN: Bantam B Star of the North Tournament. Contact Colleen Forrest: grhockey55744@yahoo.com or register at grhockey.com 8-10 Hermantown, MN: Bantam B2 Tournament. Contact Amber Manion (218) 729-5493 or hawkdome@isd700.org. www.hermantownhockey. com 8-10 Hibbing/Chisholm, MN: Bantam A Tournament. Contact Jr Albrecht at hibbingchisholmyouthhockey@gmail.com. Register at www.hcyha.org/ tournaments 8-10 Hutchinson, MN: Squirt A, B & C Tournament. Contact Caleb Paulson (320) 292-4512 or Caleb.M.Paulson@wellsfargo.com. Register at www. hutchhockey.org 8-10 Inver Grove Heights, MN: PeeWee B2/C Tournament. Contact Kari Miller (612) 309-1923 or ighhatourney@gmail.com. Register at www.ighha.org 8-10 La Crescent, MN: Bantam B Tournament. Info/registration at www.lacrescenthockey.com 8-10 Little Falls, MN: PeeWee A & B2Tournament. Contact Kari Houle (320) 282-1434 or kari. anne.houle@gmail.com. Info/register at https://littlefallsyha.pucksystems.com/page/show/51280-tournaments 8-10 Luverne, MN: PeeWee B Tournament. For info/registration, contact Eric Edstrom (507) 3801002 or visit luvernehockey.sportngin.com 8-10 New Richmond, WI: Tiger Winter Classic. Squirt C/PeeWee C. WI C / MN C. Contact Barry Cunningham (651) 283-0072 or tournaments@nryha.net. Register at www.NRYHA.net

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8-10 New Ulm/Sleepy Eye, MN: PeeWee A Tournament. Contact Alissa Griebel (507) 276-5612 or bagriebel12@gmail.com. https://newulm.pucksystems2.com 8-10 Northfield, MN: PeeWee B Tournament. For info/registration contact the tournament director at tournamentdirector@northfieldhockey.net. www. northfieldhockey.net 8-10 Owatonna, MN: PeeWee A/B Tournament. Email: Director@owatonnahockey.com. Register at www.owatonnahockey.com 8-10 Paynesville, MN: PeeWee B1 Tournament. Contact Michelle (952) 484-5479 or email riverlakestourneys@gmail.com. www.riverlakeshockey. com 8-10 Proctor, MN: PeeWee B Tournament. Contact Chris Simonson (218) 310-1338 or pahatournaments@gmail.com. Register at www.proctorhockey.com 8-10 Richmond, MN: Bantam B Tournament. Contact Michelle (952) 484-5479 or email riverlakestourneys@gmail.com. www.riverlakeshockey. com 8-10 River Falls, WI: PeeWee B2 & C Tournament. Contact Becca Hoeft at rfyha.tournament.reg@ gmail.com. Register at https://riverfalls.pucksystems. com/page/show/31208-rfyha-tournament-information 8-10 Roseau, MN. Dave Wensloff Squirt A Tournament. Contact Bill Lund (218) 689-0636. www. roseauhockeyonline.com 8-10 St. Paul, MN: St. Paul Icebreaker Tournament. Squirt B & C. Contact Katie Murphy: spcha. ops@gmail.com. Register at StPaulCapitalsHockey. com 8-10 Silver Bay, MN: Girls 12UB Tournament. Contact Lisa (218) 226-8570. Register at www.silverbayhockey.com 8-10 Sioux Falls, SD: Bantam A & B (MN B/B1 & MN B2/C) Tournament. Contact Aimee Chase (605) 929-0039. www.siouxfallsflyers.co 8-10 Siren, WI: Squirt Tournament. Level: WI 3B/4A - MN C. Contact Steve Rohde (877) 843-5634 or steverohde@sirentel.net. Register at www.burnettyouthhockey.com 8-10 Somerset, WI: Squirt B1 (WI A) & Squirt C (WI B) Tournament. Contact Jim Urquhart (763) 218-1385 or jurq121@icloud.com. Register at www. somersethockey.com

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TOURNAMENT CALENDAR 8-10 Spirit Lake, IA: Sticks & Slides Mini & Mite Jamboree. Email Brittney Swanson: brittneyray412@gmail.com. Register at www.lakesareahockey.com. 8-10 Superior, WI: Colder by the Lake PeeWee A Tournament. For info/registration visit the tournament tab at sahahockey.com 8-10 Walker, MN: City on the Bay PeeWee B2 Tournament. To register contact Mitch Loomis, loomis@shoresofleechlake.com 8-10 Warroad, MN: Girls 12U Tournament. Contact Robin Marvin (218) 452-0185 or rmarvin05@ gmail.com. Register at www.warroadhockey.com/ tournamentspage 8-10 Wayzata, MN: Wayzata Freeze. Squirt B1 and Squirt B2. Contact: tournaments@wayzatahockey.org. Register at www.wayzatahockey.org 9-10 Brookings, SD: Dakota Premier Classic. Termite Jamboree. Contact tournamentdirector@ brookingsrangers.com. Register at www.brookingsrangers.com 9-10 Two Harbors, MN: Girls 10UB Tournament. Contact Jesse Lundgren (218) 834.8339 or thyouthhockey@gmail.com. Register at www.twoharborsyouthhockey.org 14-17 New Richmond, WI: Kittel/Parin POW/ MIA Memorial. Bantam Tournament. WI A, MN A / WI B, MN B2. Contact Barry Cunningham (651) 2830072 or tournaments@nryha.net. Register at www. NRYHA.net 14-17 St. Paul, MN: East Side Outdoor Classic Squirt B Tournament. Presented by St. Paul Johnson. Contact Contact Mitch McNamee (651) 328-0064 or email mmcnamee9@gmail.com 15-17 Albert Lea, MN: Girls U12-B Tournament. Contact darcy@drascases.com. Register at albertlea.pucksystems2.com 15-17 Alexandria, MN: Big Ole PeeWee AA/A & Bantam AA/A Tournament. Register online at www. alexhockey.org under the tournaments tab. 15-17 Apple Valley/Eagan, MN: Play for Patrick Bantam AA Tournament. Info/registration visit www. eastviewhockey.net/tourneys. 15-17 Baldwin, WI: U14 Girls. Contact Jodi Volgren (715) 308-9667 or jodivolgren@gmail.com. Register at https://baldwin.pucksystems2.com/page/ show/26105-tournament-information 15-17 Bemidji, MN: PeeWee B1 Tournament. Register at bemidjiyouthhockey.org. For lodging, call (877) 250-5959 or go to visitbemidji.com 15-17 Brookings, SD: Dakota Premier Classic. Girls 14UB. Contact tournamentdirector@brookingsrangers.com. Register at www.brookingsrangers.com

15-17 Brooklyn Park, MN: January Pirate Classic. PeeWee B & C. Contact Amanda Naylor: tournamentdirector@nmyha.com. Register at www.nmyha. com under “Tournaments” 15-17 Coleraine (Greenway), MN: Buzz Guyer Memorial Tournament. Bantam A. Contact Mark Gibeau at president@gahamn.org. For more info visit www.gahamn.org 15-17 Crookston, MN: Bantam B Tournament. Contact Kristy Swanson (218) 470-0423 or crookstonhockey@gmail.com. Register at www.crookstonbluelinehockey.com .15-17 Duluth, MN: St. Luke’s Duluth Icebreaker Girls Invitational. U10B, U10A, U12B, U12A, U15B, U15A. Contact Clarke Coole (218) 590-0703 or cooleclarke@gmail.com. Register at www.duluthgirlshockey.org 15-17 Eden Prairie, MN: Border Battle. Jr Gold B. Contact Shelly Heggestad: EPHAEPHAtournaments@ephockey.com or visit www.ephockey.com/ tournaments 15-17 Eveleth, MN: 34th Annual John Mariucci PeeWee A Tournament. Contact egyouthhockey@ gmail.com or visit www.evelethyouthhockey.com 15-17 Fergus Falls, MN: Bantam B2 Tournament. Questions, email FFHAtournaments@gmail. com. For info and to register, visit https://fergusfallshockey.pucksystems.com/page/show/48928-tournaments 15-17 Forest Lake, MN: FlakeJam Mite Tournament. Contact Brandon Ferngren (612) 986-1453 ortournaments@flhockey.org. Info/registration at www. flhockey.org 15-17 Grand Forks, ND: Squirt Classic. Squirt A, B1, B2. Contact Jessie Close (701) 787-0316 or Jclose.gfyouthhockey@gmail.com. Register at grandforksyouthhockey.com 15-17 Grand Rapids, MN: Bantam AA Star of the North Tournament. Contact Colleen Forrest: grhockey55744@yahoo.com or register at grhockey. com 15-17 Hermantown, MN: Bantam A Tournament. Contact Amber Manion (218) 729-5493 or hawkdome@isd700.org. www.hermantownhockey.com 15-17 Hibbing/Chisholm, MN: Bantam B2 Tournament. Contact Jr Albrecht at hibbingchisholmyouthhockey@gmail.com. Register at www.hcyha.org/ tournaments 15-17 Hoyt Lakes (Mesabi East), MN: In The Stix PeeWee B Tournament. Register at www.meyha. com 15-17 Inver Grove Heights, MN: U10 A/B1/B2 Tournament. Contact Kari Miller (612) 309-1923 or ighhatourney@gmail.com. Register at www.ighha.org

15-17 New Ulm/Sleepy Eye, MN: Squirt A Tournament. Contact Alissa Griebel (507) 276-5612 or bagriebel12@gmail.com. https://newulm.pucksystems2.com 15-17 Marshall, MN: Prairie Shootout. PeeWee A & B. Contact Christian Guenther (573) 248-4445 or guenthercg@gmail.com. Register https://marshall. pucksystems2.com 15-17 Moorhead, MN: Squirt C Tournament. Info/registration at moorheadyouthhockey.com/tournaments 15-17 New Hope, MN: U10B1, U12B1 & PeeWee C Tournament. Contact Susie Melynchuk: smelynchuk@comcast.net or visit www.armstrongcooperhockey.org 15-17 Proctor, MN: PeeWee A Tournament. Contact Chris Simonson (218) 310-1338 or pahatournaments@gmail.com. Register at www.proctorhockey.com 15-17 River Falls, WI: PeeWee C Tournament. Contact Becca Hoeft at rfyha.tournament.reg@gmail. com. Register at https://riverfalls.pucksystems.com/ page/show/31208-rfyha-tournament-information 15-17 Rochester, MN: Bantam A Tournament. Contact Rob Cothern at robertcothern@yahoo.com. Register at www.RYHA.net 15-17 Roseau, MN. Dick Johnson PeeWee AA Tournament. Contact Bill Lund (218) 689-0636. www. roseauhockeyonline.com 15-17 Sauk Rapids, MN: Storm On Ice. Squirt B2. $950. Contact Connie Pesta (320) 333-3860 or pestaconnie@gmail.com. www.saukrapidshockey. org 15-17 Silver Bay, MN: PeeWee B2 Tournament. Contact Lisa (218) 226-8570. Register at www.silverbayhockey.com 15-17 Siren, WI: PeeWee Tournament. Level: WI 3B/4A - MN C. Contact Steve Rohde (877) 8435634 or steverohde@sirentel.net. Register at www. burnettyouthhockey.com 15-17 South St. Paul, MN: PeeWee B1 & C Tournament. Contact Dan Nerka at sspyha.tournaments@gmail.com. 15-17 Stillwater, MN: Stillwater Round-Up. Squirt C & PeeWee C. Contact Pete Waggoner (952) 769-6513 or Pete@SportsContentManagement.com. Register at stillwaterhockey.net 15-17 Superior, WI: Colder by the Lake PeeWee B Tournament. For info/registration visit the tournament tab at sahahockey.com 15-17 Warroad, MN: Bantam B Tournament. Contact Robin Marvin (218) 452-0185 or rmarvin05@ gmail.com. Register at www.warroadhockey.com/ tournamentspage

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15-17 Wayzata, MN: Wayzata JGA High School Invitational. Jr. Gold A. Contact: tournaments@wayzatahockey.org. Register at www.wayzatahockey.org 15-17 Willmar, MN: Cardinal Classic PeeWee A & B Tournament. Contact Joe Wisocki (559) 2133683 or jwisocki@pga.com. Register at www.willmarhockey.com and click on the Tournaments tab. 15-17 Winona, MN: Squirt C Tournament. Contact Ditlev Larsen at dlarsen@winona.edu. Register at www.winona.pucksystems2.com 16 Somerset, WI: Mite Jamboree. Contact Dan Gilkerson (715) 222-2448 or dgilkerson@somersethockey.com. Register at www.somersethockey. com 21-24 Stillwater, MN: Skate for the Roses. 10U AB, 12U AB, 15U AB. Email Adrienne Schmidt at skate4theroses@gmail.com. Register at stillwaterhockey.net 14-17 St. Paul, MN: East Side Outdoor Classic PeeWee B Tournament. Presented by St. Paul Johnson. Contact Contact Mitch McNamee (651) 3280064 or email mmcnamee9@gmail.com 22-24 Albert Lea, MN: Squirt B Tournament. Contact darcy@drascases.com. Register at albertlea.pucksystems2.com 22-24 Alexandria, MN: Big Ole U15A & U15B Tournament. Register online at www.alexhockey.org under the tournaments tab. 22-24 Austin, MN: Tyler Brady Memorial PeeWee A, B, C Tournament. Contact Dave Lagerstedt (507) 438-2256 or email dave@farmtech.com. austin. pucksystems2.com 22-24 Bemidji, MN: Squirt B Tournament. Register at bemidjiyouthhockey.org. For lodging, call (877) 250-5959 or go to visitbemidji.com 22-24 Brookings, SD: Dakota Premier Classic. Jr. Gold A. Contact tournamentdirector@brookingsrangers.com. Register at www.brookingsrangers.com 22-24 Cloquet, MN: PeeWee AA-A Tournament. Contact Justin Harriman at cloquethockey@hotmail. com. Register at www.cloquethockey.org 22-24 Crookston, MN: PeeWee B Tournament. Contact Kristy Swanson (218) 470-0423 or crookstonhockey@gmail.com. Register at www.crookstonbluelinehockey.com 22-24 Devil’s Lake, ND: VFW PeeWee Hockey Tournament. Levels A/B1 & B. Contact Terry Wallace (701) 662-8243 or email twallacedlpb@gondtc.com. www.dlparkboard.org

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2020-2021 TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE River Falls, WI

PONYTAIL CLASSIC U10 & U12 Nov. 20-22, 2020

8 teams each • $725/team

BLACKCAT CLASSIC U14 Dec. 4-6, 2020

10-12 teams • $800/team

PEEWEE B2 & C TOURNAMENT Jan. 8-10, 2021

8 teams each • $775/team

PEEWEE C TOURNAMENT

Jan. 15-17, 2021

8 teams each • $775/team

SQUIRT A/B/C Jan. 22-24, 2021

AWI/BMN, BWI/CMN and C (WI or equiv) 8 teams each • $725/team

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PeeWee B / Squirt B Jan. 29-31, 2021

Mite Jamboree Jan. 24, 2021

PeeWee C Feb. 19-21, 2021

Fee: $900/team 8 Teams Each Level

Fee: FREE

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Fee: $900/team 8 Teams Each Level

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TOURNAMENT CALENDAR 22-24 Duluth, MN: Skate on the Edge Tournament. Squirt B. Contact Shawn Roed: roedwarrior@ gmail.com. Register at duluthhockey.com/hockeytournaments 22-24 Grand Forks, ND: Bantam B1 Tournament. Contact Jessie Close (701) 787-0316 or Jclose.gfyouthhockey@gmail.com. Register at grandforksyouthhockey.com 22-24 Grand Rapids, MN: Squirt A Star of the North Tournament. Contact Colleen Forrest: grhockey55744@yahoo.com or register at grhockey.com 22-24 Hibbing/Chisholm, MN: 8U/6U Girls Jamboree. Contact Jr Albrecht at hibbingchisholmyouthhockey@gmail.com. Register at www.hcyha.org/ tournaments 22-24 Hoyt Lakes (Mesabi East), MN: Cody Vreeland Memorial Bantam B Tournament. Register at www.meyha.com 22-24 Lakeville, MN: Panther Classic. PeeWee B1. Contact Bob Smith at robert1smith1@hotmail. com. www.lakevillehockey.org 22-24 Luverne, MN: Squirt A Tournament. For info/registration, contact Eric Edstrom (507) 3801002 or visit luvernehockey.sportngin.com 22-24 Mankato, MN: PeeWee B2 and Squirt B2 Tournament. Contact Jenny Pierskalla at mankatotcr58@gmail.com. Register at www.mankatohockey. com 22-24 Minneapolis, MN: U10B and, U12B, Tournament. Info/register at www.mplshockey.com 22-24 Mora, MN: Squirt B2 & PeeWee B2 Tournament. For info/registration contact Cristy Thomas (612) 390-5790 or morahockey@yahoo.com. Visit www.mayrasports.com 22-24 New Ulm/Sleepy Eye, MN: Bantam B Tournament. Contact Alissa Griebel (507) 276-5612 or bagriebel12@gmail.com. https://newulm.pucksystems2.com 22-24 Osseo/Maple Grove, MN: Girls Cabin Fever Classic. U12 A, B, B2. Contact Sara Grant (763) 442-7259 or tournamentchair@omgha. com. Register at https://www.omgha.com/page/ show/74-omgha-tournament-information-and-registration. www.omgha.com 22-24 Owatonna, MN: Squirt C Tournament. Email: Director@owatonnahockey.com. Register at www.owatonnahockey.com 22-24 Paynesville, MN: PeeWee A Tournament. Contact Michelle (952) 484-5479 or email riverlakestourneys@gmail.com. www.riverlakeshockey. com

22-24 Proctor, MN: Bantam A Tournament. Contact Chris Simonson (218) 310-1338 or pahatournaments@gmail.com. Register at www.proctorhockey.com 22-24 Richmond, MN: PeeWee B2 Tournament. Contact Michelle (952) 484-5479 or email riverlakestourneys@gmail.com. www.riverlakeshockey. com 22-24 River Falls, WI: Squirt A/B/C Tournament. A (WI)/B (MN), B (WI)/C (MN), and C (WI or equiv.). Contact Becca Hoeft at rfyha.tournament.reg@gmail. com. Register at https://riverfalls.pucksystems.com/ page/show/31208-rfyha-tournament-information 22-24 Rochester, MN: Bantam B1 and B2 Tournaments. Contact Rob Cothern at robertcothern@ yahoo.com. Register at www.RYHA.net 22-24 Roseau, MN. John Wensloff PeeWee B Tournament. Contact Bill Lund (218) 689-0636. www. roseauhockeyonline.com 22-24 St. Paul, MN: St. Paul Heartbreaker Tournament. Girls 10U A & B, Girls 12U B. Contact Katie Murphy: spcha.ops@gmail.com. Register at StPaulCapitalsHockey.com 22-24 Silver Bay, MN: Bantam B2 Tournament. Contact Lisa (218) 226-8570. Register at www.silverbayhockey.com 22-24 Superior, WI: Colder by the Lake Bantam B and Girls 14U Tournament. For info/registration visit the tournament tab at sahahockey.com 22-24 Two Harbors, MN: Girls 12UB Tournament. Contact Jesse Lundgren (218) 834.8339 or thyouthhockey@gmail.com. Register at www.twoharborsyouthhockey.org 22-24 Warroad, MN: PeeWee A Tournament. Contact Robin Marvin (218) 452-0185 or rmarvin05@ gmail.com. Register at www.warroadhockey.com/ tournamentspage 22-24 Wayzata, MN: Wayzata Junior Gold Classic. Jr. Gold B & Jr. Gold 16U. Contact: tournaments@wayzatahockey.org. Register at www.wayzatahockey.org 22-24 Worthington, MN: Girls 10U/12U Tournament. Contact Charley Ahlers (507) 360-7183 or cahlers727@hotmail.com. Register at www.worthingtonhockey.com 23-24 Coleraine (Greenway), MN: Darrell Leen Memorial. Mini-Mite Jamboree. Contact Mark Gibeau at president@gahamn.org. For more info visit www. gahamn.org 23-24 Fairmont, MN: Mite Jamboree. Contact Tom Chapman (507) 848-0923 or tomchapmanjr@ yahoo.com. Register at https://fairmont.pucksystems2.com

23-24 Faribault, MN: Mite Mania Tournament. Contact Michal Munoz at fhatournaments@gmail. com. Register at www.faribaulthockey.com 23-24 Moose Lake, MN: PeeWee B Tournament. Contact Heidi Oswald at (218) 565-2488 or heidi3258@gmail.com. Register at https://www.mlaharebels.com/page/show/198092-tournaments 23-24 Waseca, MN. Al Kunz Memorial Tournament. Mites/8U Girls. Contact whatournamentdirector@gmail.com. Regsiter at www.wasecahockey.org. 23-25 Monticello, MN: Iceberg Classic. Squirt B/C. Contact Sean Lawrance (612) 290-8547 or moosehockeytournaments@gmail.com. www.mooseyouthhockey.org 24 Winona, MN: Mite Jamboree. Contact Ditlev Larsen at dlarsen@winona.edu. Register at www.winona.pucksystems2.com 27-31 Bloomington, MN: Cupid Classic. 15U, 12U, 10U. Email questions to bahatourneys@gmail. com. Register at www.bloomingtonhockey.com 28-31 Eden Prairie, MN: Winter Classic. Bantam B2 & C. Contact Shelly Heggestad: EPHAEPHAtournaments@ephockey.com or visit www.ephockey. com/tournaments 29-31 Alexandria, MN: Big Ole Squirt A & Squirt C Tournament. Register online at www.alexhockey. org under the tournaments tab. 29-31 Austin, MN: Chris Fischer Memorial Bantam B Tournament. Contact Dave Lagerstedt (507) 438-2256 or email dave@farmtech.com. austin. pucksystems2.com 29-31 Bemidji, MN: PeeWee B2 Tournament. Register at bemidjiyouthhockey.org. For lodging, call (877) 250-5959 or go to visitbemidji.com 29-31 Cloquet, MN: Girls 10UB Tournament. Contact Justin Harriman at cloquethockey@hotmail. com. Register at www.cloquethockey.org 29-31 Crookston, MN: Girls 12UA Tournament. Contact Kristy Swanson (218) 470-0423 or crookstonhockey@gmail.com. Register at www.crookstonbluelinehockey.com 29-31 Detroit Lakes, MN: Fill the Net Fest. Bantam A. Contact Troy & Abby Pettit (218) 2349193, (218) 234-5068 or email: abbypettit80@ gmail.com. https://www.dlyouthhockey.com/page/ show/203545-dlyha-tournament-information 29-31 Duluth, MN: Zenith City Invitational. PeeWee B2 & Bantam B2. Contact Clare Markley: markleyclare@gmail.com. Register at duluthhockey.com/ hockeytournaments 29-31 Forest Lake, MN: Squirt B2 & Squirt C Tournament. Contact Brandon Ferngren (612) 9861453 ortournaments@flhockey.org. Info/registration at www.flhockey.org

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29-31 Grand Forks, ND: Angels 15UA and PeeWee B Tournament. Contact Jessie Close (701) 7870316 or Jclose.gfyouthhockey@gmail.com. Register at grandforksyouthhockey.com 29-31 Grand Rapids, MN: PeeWee A/AA Star of the North Tournament. Contact Colleen Forrest: grhockey55744@yahoo.com or register at grhockey. com 29-31 Hermantown, MN: PeeWee A Tournament. Contact Amber Manion (218) 729-5493 or hawkdome@isd700.org. www.hermantownhockey. com 29-31 Hutchinson, MN: Bantam A and B Tournament. Contact Caleb Paulson (320) 292-4512 or Caleb.M.Paulson@wellsfargo.com. Register at www. hutchhockey.org 29-31 La Crescent, MN: Squirt B Tournament. Info/registration at www.lacrescenthockey.com 29-31 Little Falls, MN: Bantam A & B Tournament. Contact Kari Houle (320) 282-1434 or kari. anne.houle@gmail.com. Info/register at https://littlefallsyha.pucksystems.com/page/show/51280-tournaments 29-31 Luverne, MN: Mite/Mini-Mite Jamboree . For info/registration, contact Eric Edstrom (507) 3801002 or visit luvernehockey.sportngin.com 29-31 Moorhead, MN: PeeWee A and Girls 12UB Tournament. Info/registration at moorheadyouthhockey.com/tournaments 29-31 New Richmond, WI: Cally Briggs Memorial. Girls U10 B & U12 B. Contact Barry Cunningham (651) 283-0072 or tournaments@nryha.net. Register at www.NRYHA.net 29-31 New Ulm/Sleepy Eye, MN: Girls 10UB/12UB Tournament. Contact Alissa Griebel (507) 276-5612 or bagriebel12@gmail.com. https:// newulm.pucksystems2.com 29-31 Paynesville, MN: Girls 12UA and 12UB Tournament. Contact Michelle (952) 484-5479 or email riverlakestourneys@gmail.com. www.riverlakeshockey.com 29-31 Proctor, MN: Bantam B Tournament. Contact Chris Simonson (218) 310-1338 or pahatournaments@gmail.com. Register at www.proctorhockey.com 29-31 Red Wing MN: Shiver River Showdown PeeWee B & C Tournament. Contact Nichole Hultman (651) 210-6619. Register at www.redwingathleticassociation.org

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TOURNAMENT CALENDAR 29-31 Richmond, MN: Girls 10UB Tournament. Contact Michelle (952) 484-5479 or email riverlakestourneys@gmail.com. www.riverlakeshockey. com 29-31 Rochester, MN: Shannon Cup Tournament. Girls 10A, 10B, 12A, 12B. Levels subject to change. Contact Rob Cothern at robertcothern@yahoo.com. Register at www.RYHA.net 29-31 Roseau, MN. Girls 10U A/B Tournament. Contact Bill Lund (218) 689-0636. www.roseauhockeyonline.com 29-31 Sioux Falls, SD: PeeWee A & B (MN B/B1 & MN B2/C) Tournament. Contact Aimee Chase (605) 929-0039. www.siouxfallsflyers.com 29-31 Siren, WI: Bantam Tournament. Level: WI 3B/4A - MN C. Contact Steve Rohde (877) 843-5634 or steverohde@sirentel.net. Register at www.burnettyouthhockey.com

29-31 Two Harbors, MN: Bantam A Tournament. Contact Jesse Lundgren (218) 834.8339 or thyouthhockey@gmail.com. Register at www.twoharborsyouthhockey.org 29-31 Walker, MN: City on the Bay Squirt B2 Tournament. To register contact Mitch Loomis, loomis@shoresofleechlake.com 29-31 Warroad, MN: Squirt A Tournament. Contact Robin Marvin (218) 452-0185 or rmarvin05@ gmail.com. Register at www.warroadhockey.com/tournamentspage 29-31 Winona, MN: PeeWee B and Squirt B Tournament. Contact Ditlev Larsen at dlarsen@winona. edu. Register at www.winona.pucksystems2.com 30-31 Cloquet, MN: 8U Girls Jamboree. Contact Justin Harriman at cloquethockey@hotmail.com. Register at www.cloquethockey.org 30-31 Hoyt Lakes (Mesabi East), MN: Geno Olds Pops Jamboree. Mini-Mites/“Pops”. Register at www.meyha.com

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DEC 4-6

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DEC 11-13

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JAN 1-3

$800

MITE A & B

JAN 8-10

$600

TERMITE JAMBOREE

JAN 9-10

$200

GIRLS 14U B

JAN 15-17

$800

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JAN 22-24

$1300

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FEB 5-7

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30-31 Moose Lake, MN: Squirt B Tournament. Contact Heidi Oswald at (218) 565-2488 or heidi3258@gmail.com. Register at https://www.mlaharebels.com/page/show/198092-tournaments 30-1 Coleraine (Greenway), MN: Bantam B Tournament. Squirt B. Contact Mark Gibeau at president@gahamn.org. For more info visit www.gahamn. org

FEBRUARY 2021 4-7 Osseo/Maple Grove, MN: Girls Cabin Fever Classic. U10 A, B, B2. Contact Sara Grant (763) 442-7259 or tournamentchair@omgha.com. Register at https://www.omgha.com/page/show/74-omgha-tournament-information-and-registration. www.omgha. com 4-7 Edina, MN: Bob O’Connor Tournament. Bantam B2, Bantam C, PeeWee B2, PeeWee C, Squirt B2, Squirt C. Contact Janae Hentges (612) 812-1136 or janae@sportscontentmanagement.com. Register at www.edinatourney.com 5-6 Eveleth, MN: 10th Annual U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Squirt B Tournament. Contact egyouthhockey@gmail.com or visit www.evelethyouthhockey.com 5-7 Albert Lea, MN: Squirt C Tournament. Contact darcy@drascases.com. Register at albertlea. pucksystems2.com 5-7 Bemidji, MN: Squirt C Tournament. Register at bemidjiyouthhockey.org. For lodging, call (877) 250-5959 or go to visitbemidji.com 5-7 Brookings, SD: Dakota Premier Classic. Girls 19U A & B. Contact tournamentdirector@brookingsrangers.com. Register at www.brookingsrangers. com 5-7 Cloquet, MN: Girls 12UB Tournament. Contact Justin Harriman at cloquethockey@hotmail. com. Register at www.cloquethockey.org 5-7 Crookston, MN: Girls 10UB Tournament. Contact Kristy Swanson (218) 470-0423 or crookstonhockey@gmail.com. Register at www.crookstonbluelinehockey.com

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5-7 Detroit Lakes, MN: Polar Fest Freeze. U12B. Contact Troy & Abby Pettit (218) 234-9193, (218) 234-5068 or email: abbypettit80@gmail.com. https:// www.dlyouthhockey.com/page/show/203545-dlyha-tournament-information 5-7 Devil’s Lake, ND: John and Pat Olsen Memorial Squirt Tournament. Levels A/B1 & B. Contact Terry Wallace (701) 662-8243 or email twallacedlpb@ gondtc.com. www.dlparkboard.org 5-7 Duluth, MN: Jr. Gold B Tournament. Contact Bailey Olson: bailey@duluthhockey.com. Register at duluthhockey.com/hockeytournaments 5-7 Faribault, MN: Squirt A/B Tournament. Contact Michal Munoz at fhatournaments@gmail.com. Register at www.faribaulthockey.com 5-7 Grand Forks, ND: Angels 10UA & 12UA Tournament. Contact Jessie Close (701) 787-0316 or Jclose.gfyouthhockey@gmail.com. Register at grandforksyouthhockey.com 5-7 Grand Rapids, MN: Squirt B Star of the North Tournament. Contact Colleen Forrest: grhockey55744@yahoo.com or register at grhockey.com 5-7 Hastings, MN: The River Rumble Peewee C & Bantam C Tournament. Contact Tiffany Newton at tournaments@hastingshockey. www.hastingshockey. com 5-7 Hermantown, MN: Girls U10B Tournament. Contact Amber Manion (218) 729-5493 or hawkdome@isd700.org. www.hermantownhockey.com 5-7 Hibbing/Chisholm, MN: Mite (Half Ice) and Mini-Mite (Cross-Ice) Jamborees. Contact Jr Albrecht at hibbingchisholmyouthhockey@gmail. com. Register at www.hcyha.org/tournaments 5-7 Inver Grove Heights, MN: Squirt B/C Tournament. Contact Kari Miller (612) 309-1923 or ighhatourney@gmail.com. Register at www.ighha.org 5-7 Lakeville, MN: Cougar Classic. Bantam B1. Contact Bob Smith at robert1smith1@hotmail. com. www.lakevillehockey.org 5-7 Marshall, MN: Squadron Classic. Squirt A & B. Contact Christian Guenther (573) 248-4445 or guenthercg@gmail.com. Register https://marshall. pucksystems2.com 5-7 Moorhead, MN: PeeWee AA and Girls 12UA Tournament. Info/registration at moorheadyouthhockey.com/tournaments 5-7 New Hope, MN: PeeWee A & Bantam A Tournament. Contact Susie Melynchuk: smelynchuk@ comcast.net or visit www.armstrongcooperhockey.org

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TOURNAMENTS Bantam B • Dec. 4-6, 2020 8 Teams $625/*$575

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JAMBOREE DATE Dec. 19-20, 2020 Dec. 19-20, 2020 Feb. 27-28 March 6-7

LEVEL ENTRY FEE $ Mite 1 (8 teams) 300.00 $ Mite 2 (8 teams) 300.00 $ Mite 1 (12 teams) 300.00 Mite 2 - Full Ice (8 teams) $330.00

ENTRY FEE $ 600.00 $ 800.00 $ 800.00 $ 800.00 $ 800.00 $ 600.00

No tournament gate fees for spectators. Concession stand coupon for players.

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Coach or Coordinator: Free (1) hotel room/night at AmericInn if you reserve 8 rooms or more/night.

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Please mail your completed team roster to: Attn: Tournament Director Moose Lake Area Hockey Association PO Box 104 • Moose Lake, MN 55767

Mite 2 Jamboree (Full-Ice) Jan. 2-3, 2021 8 Teams $250/*$225 PeeWee B • Jan. 23-24, 2021 8 Teams $625/*$575

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TOURNAMENT CALENDAR 5-7 River Falls, WI: Bantam B (WI)/C (MN) Tournament. Contact Becca Hoeft at rfyha.tournament.reg@gmail.com. Register at https://riverfalls. pucksystems.com/page/show/31208-rfyha-tournament-information 5-7 Warroad, MN: Girls 10U Tournament. Contact Robin Marvin (218) 452-0185 or rmarvin05@ gmail.com. Register at www.warroadhockey.com/tournamentspage 5-7 Waseca, MN. 12UA/10UB Girl Tournament. Contact whatournamentdirector@gmai l.com. Register at www.wasecahockey.org. 5-7 Worthington, MN: PeeWee A/B Tournament. Contact Charley Ahlers (507) 360-7183 or cahlers727@hotmail.com. Register at www.worthingtonhockey.com 6-7 New Ulm/Sleepy Eye, MN: Mite Jamboree. Contact Alissa Griebel (507) 276-5612 or bagriebel12@gmail.com. https://newulm.pucksystems2.com 12-13 Alexandria, MN: Big Ole Mite Jamboree. Register online at www.alexhockey.org under the tournaments tab. 12-14 Amery, WI: PeeWee A/B Tournament. WI 3A/2B/1C and MN B & WI 3B/4A and MN C. Contact Kari Stinson (715) 338-7843 or karilee521@yahoo. com. www.ameryhockey.com 12-14 Duluth, MN: Squirt B Tournament. Contact Lynden Medlin: aemduluth@yahoo.com. Register at duluthhockey.com/hockeytournaments 12-14 Eden Prairie, MN: Prairie Madness. Squirt C & PeeWee C. Contact Shelly Heggestad: EPHAEPHAtournaments@ephockey.com or visit www.ephockey.com/tournaments 12-14 Grand Forks, ND: PeeWee A, Bantam A Tournament. Contact Jessie Close (701) 787-0316 or Jclose.gfyouthhockey@gmail.com. Register at grandforksyouthhockey.com 12-14 Hermantown, MN: Mite I Jamboree. Contact Amber Manion (218) 729-5493 or hawkdome@ isd700.org. www.hermantownhockey.com 12-14 Luverne, MN: Squirt B Tournament. For info/registration, contact Eric Edstrom (507) 380-1002 or visit luvernehockey.sportngin.com 12-14 Mason City, IA: J2K Tournament. PeeWee/ Bantam. Contact Ashley Page at mchockeytournament@gmail.com. Register at mcmohawkhockey.com 12-14 Red Wing MN: Shiver River Showdown Squirt B & C Tournament. Contact Nichole Hultman (651) 210-6619. Register at www.redwingathleticasso-

ciation.org 12-14 Somerset, WI: Jr. Gold B & Jr. Gold 16 Tournament. Contact Jim Urquhart (763) 218-1385 or jurq121@icloud.com. Register at www.somersethockey.com 12-14 Superior, WI: Colder by the Lake Jr Gold Tournament. For info/registration visit the tournament tab at sahahockey.com 12-14 Warroad, MN: Squirt B Tournament. Contact Robin Marvin (218) 452-0185 or rmarvin05@ gmail.com. Register at www.warroadhockey.com/tournamentspage 13-14 Cloquet, MN: Mite 1 & Mite 2 Jamboree. Contact Justin Harriman at cloquethockey@hotmail. com. Register at www.cloquethockey.org 13-14 Sioux Falls, SD: Mite Falls Freeze Tournament. Contact Aimee Chase (605) 929-0039. www. siouxfallsflyers.com 19-20 Devil’s Lake, ND: Mikal Wakefield Memorial Mite Jamboree. Levels A, B & C. Contact Terry Wallace (701) 662-8243 or email twallacedlpb@gondtc. com. www.dlparkboard.org 19-20 Duluth, MN: Mite 2 Jamboree. Contact Bailey Olson: bailey@duluthhockey.com. Register at duluthhockey.com/hockeytournaments 19-21 Baldwin, WI: Squirts Tournament. Contact Michelle Stevens (507) 272-1212 or cutebagsmichelle@icloud.com. Register at https://baldwin. pucksystems2.com/page/show/26105-tournament-information 19-21 Eden Prairie, MN: Prairie Meltdown. 10U B1 & 10U B2. Contact Shelly Heggestad: EPHAEPHAtournaments@ephockey.com or visit www.ephockey. com/tournaments 19-21 Eveleth, MN: 25th Annual Nick Vincent Memorial Mite Jamboree. Contact egyouthhockey@ gmail.com or visit www.evelethyouthhockey.com 19-21 Grand Forks, ND: NDAHA 12UB, 12A, 14B Jamboree. Contact Jessie Close (701) 787-0316 or Jclose.gfyouthhockey@gmail.com. Register at grandforksyouthhockey.com 19-21 Grand Rapids, MN: 10UB Star of the North Tournament. Contact Colleen Forrest: grhockey55744@yahoo.com or register at grhockey.com 19-21 Hermantown, MN: Mite II Jamboree. Contact Amber Manion (218) 729-5493 or hawkdome@ isd700.org. www.hermantownhockey.com 19-21 Owatonna, MN: Squirt A/B Tournament. Email: Director@owatonnahockey.com. Register at www.owatonnahockey.com

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Squirt B ................Jan. 1-3, 2021 15UA ...................Jan. 8-10, 2021 Bantam B .........Jan. 15-17, 2021 PeeWee B .........Jan. 22-24, 2021 12UA .................Jan. 29-31, 2021 10UB .....................Feb. 5-7, 2021 Cost: $800 - No Gate Fee • 4 Game Guarantee

To Register Contact: Kristy Swanson (218) 470-0423 or email: crookstonhockey@gmail.com

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19-21 River Falls, WI: Bantam A (WI)/B (MN) Tournament. Contact Becca Hoeft at rfyha.tournament.reg@gmail.com. Register at https://riverfalls. pucksystems.com/page/show/31208-rfyha-tournament-information 19-21 Siren, WI: Junior Gold Tournament. Level: WI 3B/4A - MN C. Contact Steve Rohde (877) 8435634 or steverohde@sirentel.net. Register at www. burnettyouthhockey.com 19-21 Superior, WI: Colder by the Lake Squirt B Tournament. For info/registration visit the tournament tab at sahahockey.com 19-21 Virginia, MN. “Marwick Tournament.” Squirt B. Contact Davis Lampaa at vaha.reg@gmail. com. Register at www.virginiabluedevilhockey.com 19-21 Winona, MN: PeeWee C Tournament. Contact Ditlev Larsen at dlarsen@winona.edu. Register at www.winona.pucksystems2.com 20-21 Coleraine (Greenway), MN: Mite Jamboree. Contact Mark Gibeau at president@gahamn.org. For more info visit www.gahamn.org 20-21 New Richmond, WI: Mite Invitational. All levels. Email Wendy Melchert at mitehockey_nr@yahoo.com. Register at www.NRYHA.net 26-28 Amery, WI: Squirt A/B Tournament. WI 3A/2B/1C and MN B & WI 3B/4A and MN C. Contact Kari Stinson (715) 338-7843 or karilee521@yahoo. com. www.ameryhockey.com 26-28 Austin, MN: Squirt A, B, C Tournament. Contact Dave Lagerstedt (507) 438-2256 or email dave@farmtech.com. austin.pucksystems2.com 26-28 Baldwin, WI: PeeWee Tournament. Contact Michelle Stevens (507) 272-1212 or cutebagsmichelle@icloud.com. Register at https://baldwin. pucksystems2.com/page/show/26105-tournament-information 26-28 Faribault, MN: Squirt C Tournament. Contact Michal Munoz at fhatournaments@gmail.com. Register at www.faribaulthockey.com 26-28 Fergus Falls, MN: 8U Jamboree. Questions, email FFHAtournaments@gmail.com. For info and to register, visit https://fergusfallshockey.pucksystems.com/page/show/48928-tournaments 26-28 Moorhead, MN: Bantam C and PeeWee C Tournament. Info/registration at moorheadyouthhockey.com/tournaments 26-28 Superior, WI: Colder by the Lake Mite Tournament. For info/registration visit the tournament tab at sahahockey.com 29-31 Red Wing MN: Shiver River Mite Jamboree. Contact Nichole Hultman (651) 210-6619. Register at www.redwingathleticassociation.org

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27-28 Silver Bay, MN: Mite 1 Jamboree. Contact Lisa (218) 226-8570. Register at www.silverbayhockey.com

MARCH 2021 5-7 Worthington, MN: Mite/Mini-Mite Jamboree. Contact Charley Ahlers (507) 360-7183 or cahlers727@hotmail.com. Register at www.worthingtonhockey.com 6-7 Silver Bay, MN: Mite 2 (Full-Ice) Jamboree. Contact Lisa (218) 226-8570. Register at www.silverbayhockey.com 12-14 Barron/Chetek, WI: Squirt Tournament. Wisconsin Levels: 4A, 3A, 2B, 1C. Minnesota Levels: B2/C (or equivalent). Contact Mark Thompson (715) 418-9812 or thompson.m.a1981@gmail.com. Register at www.bcyha.org/page/show/4615021-tournaments 12-14 Marshall, MN: Tiger Classic. Mites & MiniMites. Contact Christian Guenther (573) 248-4445 or guenthercg@gmail.com. Register https://marshall. pucksystems2.com 12-14 River Falls, WI: Mites Shamrock Shootout. Levels 3 & 4. Contact Becca Hoeft at rfyha.tournament.reg@gmail.com. Register at https://riverfalls. pucksystems.com/page/show/31208-rfyha-tournament-information 19-21 New Richmond, WI: Senior Men’s Tournament. Contact Shawn Demulling (715) 781-0129 or sdemulling8817@gmail.com. Visit www.NRYHA.net 26-28 Somerset, WI: Senior Men’s No Check Tournament. Contact Dan Gilkerson (715) 222-2448 or dgilkerson@somersethockey.com. Register at www. somersethockey.com

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2020-2021

Tournaments – walker, MN –

Mini/Mite Jam – Dec. 12 Squirt C – Dec. 18-20 Peewee B2 – Jan. 8-10 Squirt B2 – Jan. 29-31 •Four game format • 15-minute stop-time • Player names and game events announced over the P.A. • Music and lots of fun during the tourney!

$900 including gate no other fees! Mite Jam is Free

To register for tourneys email: Mitch Loomis, loomis@shoresofleechlake.com To register for Mite Jam (free) email: Nate Gustafson, nwgustaf@hotmail.com

GREENWAY AMATEUR HOCKEY ASSOCIATION

2020-21 TOURNAMENTS PeeWee B: Dec. 11-13, 2020

Mini-Mite Jamboree: Jan. 23-24, 2021

PeeWee A: Dec. 18-20, 2020

Registration Fee $100

8 Teams/4 games • Registration Fee $850

8 Teams/3 games • Registration Fee $850

8 Teams/3 games • Registration Fee $750

Darrell Leen Memorial

Dean Rajala Memorial

Bantam B: Jan. 30-Feb. 1, 2021

Squirt Misky: Jan. 8-10, 2021

Mite Jamboree: Feb. 20-21, 2021

“Misky” Memorial

8 Teams/3 games • Registration Fee $650

Bantam A: Jan. 15-17, 2021 Buzz Guyer Memorial

8 Teams/4 games • Registration Fee $950

Registration Fee $150

All games played at Hodgins-Berardo Arena

All tournaments include gate fees

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HS BOYS AA FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

HILL-MURRAY Eden Prairie Blake St. Thomas Academy Andover Maple Grove Moorhead Lakeville South Benilde-St. Margaret’s Prior Lake Cretin-Derham Hall Rosemount Grand Rapids Edina White Bear Lake Blaine Wayzata Minnetonka Lakeville North Stillwater

HS BOYS A FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

BANTAM AA 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

OSSEO-MAPLE GROVE Hermantown Rogers Moorhead Chaska/Chanhassen Lakeville South Edina Andover Stillwater Minnetonka Mahtomedi Wayzata Eden Prairie Mounds View/Irondale Champlin Park Duluth East Rosemount Buffalo St. Michael-Albertville Centennial

HS GIRLS AA FINAL

AHTOMEDI M Hermantown St. Cloud Cathedral Warroad Delano Monticello Hutchinson Mankato East/Loyola Orono East Grand Forks Alexandria Gentry Academy Little Falls Thief River Falls St Paul Johnson North Branch Eveleth-Gilbert Greenway Armstrong Cooper Breck

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BANTAM A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

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ANDOVER Edina Minnetonka Maple Grove Roseau Hill-Murray Burnsville Farmington Eden Prairie Wayzata Blake Brainerd/Little Falls Stillwater Forest Lake North Wright County Holy Family Lakeville South Apple Valley Rogers Eastview

HS GIRLS A FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

BANTAM B1

ALEXANDRIA Tartan Warroad Rochester Red Apple Valley/Burnsville East Grand Forks Osseo-Maple Grove New Ulm/Sleepy Eye Mankato Armstrong Cooper Chaska/Chanhassen Purple Edina Chisago Lakes Chaska/Chanhassen Gold Litchfield/Dassel Cokato Virginia Delano Duluth Denfeld Minnetonka Hermantown

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

STILLWATER BLACK Minnetonka Grand Rapids Wayzata Blue Osseo-Maple Grove Black Mankato Bagley Rochester Gold Alexandria Black Lakeville South Sibley Moorhead Black Dodge County Black Edina Green Prior Lake Bemidji Eastview Hermantown Detroit Lakes St. Michael-Albertville

RECK B Cloquet-Esko-Carlton Warroad Rochester Lourdes Hutchinson South St. Paul Willmar Luverne Proctor/Hermantown Mound Westonka Chisago Lakes Simley St. Paul United Orono Faribault Duluth Marshall Thief River Falls River Lakes Minneapolis New Ulm

JUNIOR GOLD A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

WOODBURY White Bear Lake Stillwater Moorhead Bemidji Rosemount Minnetonka Eden Prairie Edina St Louis Park Osseo-Maple Grove Rogers Shakopee Champlin Park Chaska/Chanhassen Mahtomedi Duluth East Brainerd Blaine Park Cottage Grove

1 2 3 4 5

LAKEVILLE Osseo-Maple Grove Blaine Stillwater Edina White

6 7 8 9 10

PEEWEE A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

EAST GRAND FORKS Roseville Faribault Sartell Bloomington Jefferson Warroad Delano Minneapolis Edina Apple Valley/Burnsville Northfield Hastings Armstrong Cooper Osseo-Maple Grove Detroit Lakes Thief River Falls Lake of the Woods Little Falls Monticello Forest Lake

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ROSEMOUNT Edina Green Osseo-Maple Grove Edina White Duluth Wayzata Blue Elk River Black Centennial Orono Blaine

JUNIOR GOLD 16U

PEEWEE AA 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

EDINA White Bear Lake Stillwater St. Louis Park Centennial St. Thomas Academy Minnetonka St. Louis Park Blaine Wayzata

JUNIOR GOLD B

Woodbury Rosemount Prior Lake Mahtomedi Edina Green

PEEWEE B1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

MAHTOMEDI Grand Rapids Buffalo Black Minnetonka Black Osseo-Maple Grove Black White Bear Lake Orange Minneapolis Orange North Shore Thief River Falls East Grand Forks Shakopee Minnetonka Blue Johnson/Como Area Champlin Park Edina New Ulm/Sleepy Eye Sauk Rapids White Bear Lake Black Elk River Mankato

GIRLS 15U A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

WAYZATA BLUE Edina Anoka Rogers Minnetonka Black North Wright County Osseo-Maple Grove Moorhead Proctor/Hermantown Elk River Lakeville

GIRLS 15U B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

ELK RIVER Minneapolis Forest Lake Sartell/Sauk Rapids Lakeville Minnetonka Chaska-Chanhassen Brainerd/Little Falls Stillwater Osseo-Maple Grove

GIRLS 12U A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

ANDOVER Edina Osseo-Maple Grove Rosemount Delano Woodbury Proctor/Hermantown North Wright County Eagan/ Inver Grove Heights 10 Alexandria

GIRLS 12U B

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LITCHIELD/ DASSEL-COKATO Eveleth-GilbertMesabi East Edina Black Dodge County Cloquet Anoka-Rogers White Moorhead Black Minnetonka Black Stillwater Black River Lakes


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Phalen Rec Center, St. Paul, MN 12 Teams • $650 per team

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