St. Cloud State scored in the first half minute and again in the final 1:49 for a 4-3 victory Saturday night over Minnesota Duluth before 5,545 fans to retain a three-point lead atop the National Collegiate Hockey Conference and relegate the Bulldogs to the bottom half of the league.RELATED CONTENT
ST. CLOUD — During the week of their most important National Collegiate Hockey Conference series to date, Minnesota Duluth players commented that they would have no problems generating enough intensity to start well against St. Cloud State.RELATED CONTENT
When Minnesota Duluth and St. Cloud State finished their first National Collegiate Hockey Conference series of the season last December at Amsoil Arena, the Bulldogs were sitting at the bottom of the league and the Huskies were on their way to becoming the top-ranked Division I team in the country.RELATED CONTENT
George Lehman first noticed the tremors in his hands two years ago. A doctor’s visit to St. Luke’s hospital soon revealed the reason for the uncontrollable shaking: Parkinson’s disease.RELATED CONTENT
Long before her children participated in Nordic skiing state meets at Giants Ridge, Cheri Johnson’s family would take a winter vacation to the Biwabik-area ski resort from their home in St. Cloud.RELATED CONTENT
St. Cloud State online fan chat rooms lit up Saturday night when Huskies starting goaltender Ryan Faragher didn’t even dress for his team’s game against Denver.
HOCKEY: Former Minnesota Duluth hockey player Justin Faulk is a member of the U.S. Olympic team in Sochi, Russia.RELATED CONTENT
With only four points separating the top six teams, the National Collegiate Hockey Conference standings already were a chaotic mess entering Saturday night’s action. After Minnesota Duluth’s tense 2-1 victory over Colorado College at Amsoil Arena — and related conference results — the top of the league is as jumbled as ever.
If you cut through all the smoke that local boxing trainer/manager/promoter Chuck Horton typically blows, you will hear more than a glimmer of truth: Duluth-Superior is a boxing town again.
For at least the next two years, and likely much longer, the three Class A Duluth schools will not be paired together in the section playoffs. The high school league must be sponsoring some kind of new math — or geography.
Now that Minnesota Duluth received its proverbial cup of coffee in the majors, it’s back to the minor leagues.
Capturing a Class A hockey championship — and doing it by going undefeated — might be something that doesn’t happen again in this region for quite some time.
When Hermantown defeated Duluth Marshall for the Class A boys hockey state championship Saturday, the victory was satisfying for more than just the current group of Hawks.
The extent of my snowboarding knowledge can be traced to playing CoolBoarders3 on my son’s PlayStation years ago.
Five times this season, high school hockey fans in Northeastern Minnesota have seen games pitting highly ranked opponents end in ties. Leaving the ice with the score tied doesn’t resolve anything.
A sign posted inside the office at Snowflake Nordic says, “Will work for snow.”RELATED CONTENT
Here we go again.
It’s the time of year that never seems to end.