Brookings Blizzard head coach Cory Laylin has accepted the head coaching position at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minn. Laylin has been head coach of the North American Hockey League team in South Dakota the past two seasons.
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.