London Glen’s concussion story is all too familiar. “If something was too loud I would start getting a terrible headache,” Glen said. “Or if I was in some really bright light I would start getting a headache.” The 13-year-old missed nine weeks of school last year after a tough tackle in a seventh-grade football game.
University of Minnesota women’s hockey coach Brad Frost said Wednesday that senior Amanda Kessel will miss the 2014-15 season because of lingering concussion symptoms suffered while playing for the U.S. Women’s National Team.
There were plenty of little things that went wrong for the Americans in their fourth consecutive Olympic loss to their archrivals, but the biggest issue was this: They had a two-goal lead with 3:26 left to play in the third period, and they let Canada back in the game.
Five members or former members of the University of Minnesota women’s hockey team will be heading to Sochi in Russia for the 2014 Winter Olympics. Among those who were named to the team was forward Amanda Kessel, who was named NCAA player of the year.
Five current or former University of Minnesota women’s hockey players have made the U.S. national team roster for pre-Olympic competition. USA Hockey announced Monday that defensemen Megan Bozek, Anne Schleper and Lee Stecklein and forwards Amanda Kessel and Gigi Marvin are on the 25-player team for the summer and fall.
After breezing through the regular season unbeaten, Minnesota has needed overtime to win its first two games in the NCAA women’s hockey tournament.
A junior forward with the University of Minnesota women’s hockey team was honored with the 2013 Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award on Saturday.
When the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award is given out in two weeks, Minnesota is guaranteed the winner.
Our featured game on Friday was Lakeville North took on Hopkins in boys basketball.
Sarah Erickson scored two goals, Noora Raty stopped 42 shots and Minnesota beat Wisconsin 4-2 in the NCAA women’s hockey final on Sunday.