Minnesota Wild Hire Stats Specialists For Hockey OperationsThe Minnesota Wild have hired for their hockey operations department a pair of analytics specialists who co-founded an advanced statistics website. Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher announced Tuesday the club has brought in Andrew C. Thomas as lead hockey researcher and Alexandra Mandrycky as hockey operations analyst.
More Students Turning To Crowdfunding For TuitionWith the cost of tuition rising every year, crowd fundraising site GoFundMe reports more people are turning to the internet to ask for help. The College Board estimates the average college student graduates with $30,000 in loans.
Sharp-Tongued Democratic Rep. Winkler To Resign, Move AbroadA Minnesota Democratic legislator who fought to raise the minimum wage and is known for speeches that mocked Republican rivals as well as politicians in his own party said Thursday he will give up his seat in the state House as his family moves abroad.
RIT Beats Minnesota State-Mankato 2-1 In Midwest RegionalsJosh Mitchell broke a tie in the third period and Rochester Institute of Technology beat top-seeded Minnesota State-Mankato 2-1 on Saturday in the Midwest Regional semifinals of the NCAA hockey tournament.
Gopher Women's Hockey Preps For National Title GameTomorrow, the Gopher women's hockey team will go for its third national championship in the last four years... at their home rink.
BC's Alex Carpenter Beats Hannah Brandt For Kazmaier AwardBoston College junior forward Alex Carpenter has won the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award, given annually to the top player in women's college hockey. The award was presented Saturday at the University of Minnesota, the site of the NCAA championship. Carpenter beat finalists Hannah Brandt, a junior forward for Minnesota.
Five Things: NCAA Tournament Bids And Wichita’s PerfectionIn the major conferences, Florida completed an undefeated regular season in the SEC and Cincinnati and Louisville tied atop the American.
Matt Birk Declines White House Invitation.....Was he in the right, or in the wrong?
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Five Things: FGCU First 15 Seed In Sweet 16 And Pac 12 Exceeds Its SeedsTo measure the unpredictability of this year’s NCAA Tournament, consider two items that didn’t make this column: Gonzaga, a 32-win team on a 15-game win streak, didn’t survive the first weekend, and Harvard, a 14 seed, won its first ever Tournament game.
MN Player Helps Lift Harvard Over New Mexico In NCAA UpsetThe NCAA Tournament is already giving people a lot to talk about, and it's also busting a lot of brackets. But the biggest upset of the day came with the help of a young man from Golden Valley, Minn.
New Supreme Court Justice Sworn InMinnesota’s newest Supreme Court justice was sworn in Tuesday afternoon by the woman she’s replacing.