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    2021 State Tournament Locations Announced

    Minnesota Hockey today announced the host sites for the 2021 Minnesota Hockey State and Region Tournaments. For the eighth consecutive year, The Drive to State is presented by Chevy, and will be highlighted by 14 State Tournaments hosted by nine communities. Region Tournaments will be played February 26 through 28, followed by State Tournaments being played March 12 through 14.  (Full Article Here)

    2021 Essay Contest Finalists

    Minnesota Hockey is excited to reveal the finalists for the 2021 Minnesota Hockey Essay Contest, presented by Park Dental. Entries for the contest were submitted by boys and girls of all ages from around the state on the topic of “Hockey Is Important To Me Because…

    The following finalists have been selected to be featured during a special Fox Sports North broadcast on Saturday, February 27th:

    • Caden Cole, a Bantam player from Duluth Amateur Hockey Association
    • Lena Fenske, a 10U player from Andover Youth Hockey Association
    • Hattie Hanson, an 8U player from Crookston Blue Line Hockey Club

    All three finalists will also be featured in Let’s Play Hockey magazine. The contest winner will be selected among the three finalists and will receive a “Dream Day” experience on a Minnesota Wild gameday during the 2021-22 season. The “Dream Day” includes attending a Minnesota Wild morning skate, an hour of ice time at Xcel Energy Center and a group suite at a Wild game later that night.

    Tune in to Fox Sports North on February 27 to see the essays submitted by each of the finalists. Then, stay tuned after the Minnesota Wild game to find out who the randomly selected winner will be. 

    MN Wild News

    • Zach Parise records his 800th NHL point by setting up down low and tipping in a Matt Dumba one-timer for a goal, extending the Wild lead to 2-1   (Full Article Here)

     

    • Kirill Kaprizov Having Major Impact on Wild   When the Minnesota Wild drafted Kirill Kaprizov 135th overall in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, no one could imagine the impact he’d have in his rookie season six years later. At the start of the season, it wouldn’t be surprising that many casual NHL fans didn’t know who he was.  (Full Article Here)

     

    USA HOCKEY NEWS

    • New Jersey Devils Launch Virtual Hockey Academy During Hockey Week Across America.  The site’s many resources will include these sections: Skill Zone, Motivational Messages, Hockey-Focused Health and Wellness Tips, Injury Prevention and Preventative Exercise Videos, Hockey 101 and Educational Activities, and Ball Hockey Drills. The site may be found at newjerseydevils.com/hockeyacademy.   (Full Article Here)

    • U18s Fight Back to Earn Point in Green Bay  (Full Article Here)

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