By Frank Vascellaro, WCCO-TV

St. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) –- Around 40,000 people are expected to attend the boy’s state hockey tournament at the Xcel Energy Center to watch the games and check out the latest in hockey gear.

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With 300 booths offering hockey products and experiences, every hockey fan should find something to enjoy. The tournament is home to the biggest consumer hockey show in the world.

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From face painting to Sumo suit stick-handling showdowns, there is no lack of things to see or do.

To get a better idea of what’s going on at the tournament, both at the booths and on the ice, watch the video above and read the stories below.

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Frank Vascellaro