Thousands Flock To State Hockey Tournament

By Frank Vascellaro, WCCO-TV

St. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) –- Around 40,000 people are expected to attend the boy’s state hockey tournament at the Xcel Energy Center to watch the games and check out the latest in hockey gear.

With 300 booths offering hockey products and experiences, every hockey fan should find something to enjoy. The tournament is home to the biggest consumer hockey show in the world.

From face painting to Sumo suit stick-handling showdowns, there is no lack of things to see or do.

To get a better idea of what’s going on at the tournament, both at the booths and on the ice, watch the video above and read the stories below.

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