After wasting three power plays, Hermantown finally got on the board at the end of the first period in this morning's Class A boys hockey championship game at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
Despite being on-ice rivals, St. Scholastica and St. Norbert College share a common bond. The two universities became nomads once five Wisconsin schools broke away from the seven-team Northern Collegiate Hockey Association to form their own league for the 2013-14 season. And when the chance came to merge with the Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association, the pair went in as a package deal. So perhaps it’s fitting that the Saints and the Green Knights will decide the first reorganized NCHA championship. The teams meet for the Harris Cup at 7 p.m. today at Cornerstone Community Center in DePere, Wis.
Minnesota broke open a tie game with three goals in the third period to defeat Minnesota Duluth 4-1 in a Western Collegiate Hockey Association Final Face-off women’s semifinal Friday night at Sanford Center in Bemidji, Minn., ending the Bulldogs’ season.
Kevin Love recorded 28 points, 14 rebounds and five assists as the Minnesota Timberwolves rolled over the Detroit Pistons 114-101 for their seventh victory in the last nine NBA games.
Duluth will be represented today in both men’s and women’s finals at the USA Curling National Championships in Philadelphia.
St. Scholastica’s season came to an end after falling to St. Norbert 3-2 in the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association tournament semifinals on Friday in Lake Forest, Ill.
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