Louie Schmitz came to Farmington from Red Lake Falls in 1954 and helped start hockey outdoors — the way he prefers it’s played. Since then, he coached hockey and just about every other sport, but that was simply a platform to change lives.
When we first met Joe Dziedzic it was 1989. He was leading the state in scoring at Minneapolis Edison High School and on his way to a Mr. Hockey Award. Fast forward 22 years and he is back in high school hockey.
A former Twin Cities hockey coach has been sentenced for sexually assaulting a student.
The University of Minnesota has agreed to extend the contract of Don Lucia, the Gopher’s head hockey coach, through the 2014-2015 season.