Mick Hatten is a reporter and editor for Forum News Service and helps manage TheRinkLive.com, a website dedicated to hockey. He began working for Forum Communications in November 2018 and has covered St. Cloud State University hockey since 2010. A graduate of St. Cloud State, he has more than 30 years of experience as a journalist and has been a youth hockey coach since 2014. mhatten@forumcomm.com

No. 7/8 Bulldogs score twice in the first period on way to 2-0 win. Hughes, a Patty Kazmaier top-three finalist last season, was injured in the first period.
Former MSU-Mankato All-American Terry Hughes is on the board for Sophie's Squad, a nonprofit organization that is working toward raising awareness of mental health issues and removing the stigma associated with seeking help. The duo talks about the 5K run/walk and golf event that will be held Saturday with The Rink Live's Jess Myers and Mick Hatten.
Former SCSU player and assistant coach from Detroit Lakes has spent the last four seasons as an assistant coach for the University of Minnesota
Junior goalie makes 25 saves, earns MVP honors as fifth-seeded Bulldogs win their third NCHC playoff title. Minnesota Duluth beats Western Michigan 3-0 in the title game.
Kobe Roth adds an empty-net goal with 20.5 seconds left to help Bulldogs beat Denver, 2-0
One day after he was named the Player of the Year in the Big Ten, Minnesota forward was also named a top 10 finalist for the Hobey Baker Award and could become the first Gopher in two decades to win the trophy. Minnesota State University-Mankato has a pair of finalists in goalie Dryden McKay and forward Nathan Smith.
Denver, North Dakota, Western Michigan and Minnesota Duluth will vie for the conference tournament title and an automatic bid to the NCAA Division I men's hockey tournament this weekend at Xcel Energy Center.
Cates scored his second goal of the game at 10:59 of the overtime to give the Bulldogs the NCHC series victory.
Among the Mr. Hockey finalists are Joey DelGreco of Grand Rapids, Daimon Gardner of Warroad, Gavin Lindberg of Moorhead and Max Strand of Roseau
Americans will play Canada for gold medal after beating Finns 4-1