Tony Sarsland

Gordie Roberts

Elk River’s New Coach Drank From The Stanley Cup

In Minnesota, it’s not uncommon to see former NHL players now coaching. That’s the case this season at Elk River.


Tony Sarsland, coach for Elk River High School boys hockey team. (credit: CBS)

26 Years Can’t Chill Elk River Hockey Coach’s Passion

Saturday night, Elk River will play Edina as part of the Hornets’ holiday tournament. That means Tony “Sars” Sarsland will be behind the bench for the Elks, a place he has assumed there for 26 years. He is a hockey character who appreciates his livelihood every day.