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1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team Reunites In Lake Placid

The ovation wasn’t quite as deafening as it was 35 years ago. It was riveting, nonetheless, for Dave Christian and his old Olympic buddies, together again to celebrate their Miracle on Ice.

02/23/2015

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Podcast Page-The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 2-23-15

An Oscar worthy Monday on the Morning News. Click the link above to listen to Oscar recaps and more…

02/23/2015

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35 Years Later, ‘Miracle On Ice’ Stands Test Of Time

Here are a few reasons why the 1980 men’s hockey team’s victory is still in fact, a miracle.

02/22/2015

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A New Game In Town: Hockey Schools Or Hockey Factories?

Just since last year, two new hockey-intensive private schools opened in the Twin Cities, geared toward producing top talent by offering ice time and elite coaching as part of every school day.

02/21/2015

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White Bear Lake’s Stellar Hockey Season Inspired By Something Bigger

Tom Johnson wasn’t a hockey guy. Until he became a hockey dad.

02/20/2015

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Dubnyk Gets 6th Shutout Of Season As Wild Beat Oilers 4-0

Devan Dubnyk stopped all 15 shots he faced to get his sixth shutout of the season, leading the Minnesota Wild to a 4-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Friday night.

02/20/2015

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High School Sports Rally: Feb. 20, 2015

David McCoy covers the Minnesota gymnastics championships at the University of Minnesota Sports Pavilion. The best high school gymnastics teams and individuals in the state are competing for their state meet

02/20/2015

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More Complaints Surface About Sportswear Company

WCCO has learned about more complaints against Brooklyn Park company Breakaway Sportswear. The company sent over-sized jerseys to a youth hockey team in Wisconsin. The Stoughton Hockey team got the jerseys late, in the wrong color and they were big enough to fit an adult.

02/20/2015

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Bench-Clearing Brawl Ends High School Hockey Game

A high school hockey game became the site of a bench-clearing brawl Thursday night. Video of the fight at the end of the section playoff game between Bloomington-Jefferson and Holy Angels was posted on Twitter.

02/20/2015

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Koivu’s OT Goal Lifts Wild Over Flames 3-2

Minnesota defenseman Matt Dumba did a little bit of everything for the Wild, and his coach took notice. Dumba scored his third goal of the season in the first period, made a game-saving defensive play in overtime, and seconds later started the breakout that led to Mikko Koivu’s winning goal as the Wild edged the Calgary Flames 3-2 on Wednesday night.

02/19/2015

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Mark Dayton With Dave Lee-WCCO 2-18-15

Click the link above to listen to the Governor discuss a gas tax, Senator Bakk, MnSure and more.

02/18/2015

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PODCAST PAGE-2-18-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Miss Mark Dayton or Gopher Womens’ BBall Coach Marlene Stollings? Click the link above to listen to Dave Lee talk with them.

02/18/2015

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Biega Scores Winner In NHL Debut, Canucks Hold Off Wild 3-2

Alex Biega never doubted he had the ability to play in the NHL. All he needed was a chance — one he certainly took advantage of Monday night. The 26-year-old defenseman scored the winning goal in his first career game, and the Vancouver Canucks held on during a chaotic final 30 seconds for a 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild.

02/17/2015

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The High Cost Of Competitive Pre-H.S. Sports

Competitive sports are starting earlier and costing more than ever. So, we’re taking a look at how much families are really paying to play in some of the most popular sports.

02/16/2015

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MN Brothers Bring New Meaning To The Phrase ‘Hockey Gear’

Ah, rink life. You could call it a Minnesota past time. In fact, some Minnesotans even make it a lifestyle. Minnesotans. like brothers Evan and Eric Wenkus, made the most of their love of hockey by starting a small hockey apparel company in three years ago, Rink Life Apparel.

02/16/2015

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Girls’ State Hockey Tourney Matchups Announced

The matchups for Minnesota’s high school girls’ hockey tournament were announced Saturday.

02/14/2015

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2-6-15 PODCAST-The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee!

A frantic Friday includes a preview of the Grammy’s from Entertainment Tonight’s Kevin Frazier…Click the link above to listen.

02/06/2015

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Minnesota State Regains Top Spot In National Hockey Polls

The Minnesota State men’s hockey team has returned to the top spot in the national polls.

02/02/2015

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High School Sports Rally: Jan. 30, 2015

Basketball and hockey conference titles are being decided this week.

01/30/2015

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Podcast Page! 1-26-15 The WCCO Morning News With DAVE LEE!

Monday Morning featured the return of MIKE LYNCH! Click the link above to hear highlights.

01/26/2015

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TCF Bank Stadium To Host Outdoor NHL Game

At long last, Minnesota will finally get the chance to host an outdoor NHL game next season. The Wild will play the Chicago Blackhawks in one of the NHL’s two “Stadium Series” games. The match-up is set for Feb. 21, 2016 at TCF Bank Stadium. “A real thrill,” Wild CEO Matt Majka said. “And happiness. And a little relief maybe, too, because we’ve been waiting a long time.”

01/24/2015

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Mpls. Hockey Conference Aims For Return To Glory

It was considered one of the best hockey conferences in the state in the 1970’s — but times have changed, and enrollments have declined. Minneapolis has consolidated the conference into one high school hockey program, representing the entire city.

01/23/2015

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WCCO Gets A Behind The Scenes Look At Red Bull Crashed Ice

With the St. Paul Winter Carnival kicking off, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the winter weather this weekend. That includes one big event that’s back for another round – Red Bull Crashed Ice.

01/23/2015

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Dubnyk Stops 25 Shots As Wild Beat Coyotes 3-1

Devan Dubnyk stopped 25 shots against his former team, and Jason Zucker and Zach Parise both scored their 16th goal of the season to lead the Minnesota Wild past the Arizona Coyotes 3-1 on Saturday night. Charlie Coyle also scored for the Wild (20-19-5), who won their second straight after dropping seven of eight.

01/17/2015

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9th Annual Hockey Day Honors Minnesota Troops

Minnesota is living up to its name as the state of hockey. Thousands of athletes are lacing up their skates around the state for the 9th annual Hockey Day Minnesota. The premier games are happening at Holman Field in St. Paul where high school hockey teams are competing on an outdoor rink.

01/17/2015

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