Wayzata Grabs First Boys Hockey TitleLogan Lindstrand scored an unassisted game-winning goal early in the third period and Wayzata rallied to beat Eden Prairie 5-3 Saturday night to win its first Class 2A boys state hockey championship.
Hermantown Shuts Out Breck For Class 1A Hockey TitleRyan Sandelin and Cole Koepke each had a goal and two assists, Luke Olson stopped 23 shots and Hermantown ended a six-year string of title game losses by beating Breck 5-0.
Boys Hockey Class 2A Quarterfinals ResultsHere are the highlights from the second day of the Minnesota boys hockey tournament and the Class 2A quarterfinals.
Wild's Zucker Placed On Injured Reserve Due To ConcussionThe Minnesota Wild have placed forward Jason Zucker on injured reserve because of a concussion. The move was made Wednesday, when the Wild recalled forward Jordan Schroeder from their AHL affiliate to take Zucker's roster spot. He'll miss at least the next two games.
Family: Isanti Man, 20, Suffers Spine Injury Playing Hockey For Chicago TeamAn Isanti man suffered a "serious spinal injury" while playing hockey for a Chicago team Sunday, according to his family.
36 Years Ago Today: Miracle On Ice In Lake PlacidSome still regard it as the single greatest moment in American sports history. On this day 36 years ago, the "Miracle on Ice" took place in Lake Placid, New York. On Feb. 22, 1980, the U.S. Olympic hockey team upset the Soviet Union's in a 4-3 victory.
4 Things To Know: Pope Addresses Zika, Stadium Series & MoreThese are the four stories you need to know about from Friday, Feb. 19. They include a new attitude toward birth control from the Pope, and a landmark day for local hockey enthusiasts.
ZacStrong: Hockey Award Named For Boy Who Died Of CancerThree years ago, Zac Bartz passed away after a lifelong battle with cancer. As a way to honor Zac, the Chisago Lakes Hockey Association named an award after him for a player who shows courage, strength, and love for his teammates, among other attributes.
Wild Place Brodin On Injured Reserve With Broken FootThe Minnesota Wild have placed defenseman Jonas Brodin on injured reserve because of a broken foot. Brodin was injured in Thursday night's 4-2 loss to the New York Rangers. The Wild said Saturday he's expected to miss three to six weeks.
Wild Snap Pic Of Golf With A GatorIt was golf with a gator for some members of the Minnesota Wild. Nino Niederreiter tweeted out a photo of the reptilian interloper as he and fellow teammates Marco Scandella, Matt Dumba and Darcy Kuemper hit the links recently.
Better Late Than Never For U.S. Pond Hockey TourneyThe U.S. Pond Hockey Championships kicked off in Minneapolis Friday. The event on Lake Nokomis was pushed back by two weeks this year because of unseasonably-warm weather.
Minnesota Wild Hire Stats Specialists For Hockey OperationsThe Minnesota Wild have hired for their hockey operations department a pair of analytics specialists who co-founded an advanced statistics website. Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher announced Tuesday the club has brought in Andrew C. Thomas as lead hockey researcher and Alexandra Mandrycky as hockey operations analyst.
Organizers Say Ice Should Hold For U.S. Pond Hockey ChampionshipsOrganizers of this week's U.S. Pond Hockey Championships on Lake Nokomis say the ice should be fine, even though daytime temperatures are expected to remain above freezing from the time the tournament starts on Friday until the five division champions are crowned and the coveted Golden Shovel is handed out on Sunday.
Minnesotan Oilers Player Suffers Athletic Cup-Smashing Puck To GroinAn NHL player who originally hails from Blaine crumpled to the ice in a Thursday night game after he was smacked by a puck to the groin. Matt Hendricks, center for the Edmonton Oilers, played at Blaine High School and later at St. Cloud State.
Organizers Turn North American Pond Hockey Tournament Into Bean-Bag CompetitionInstead of throwing in the towel when weather caused a hockey tournament to be canceled, event organizers threw in a bag. A bean bag to be exact.