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SCOTT SANDELIN

Much had changed for the program and perceptions surrounding the Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs in the decade since they captured their first NCAA title in 2011, as they seek a third consecutive title in Pittsburgh.
From the editorial: "Our hockey town is on top of the college hockey mountain, daring all others to try — you just try — to knock us off. "
A few months later than originally planned, the Hobey Baker Award committee will recognize UMD defenseman, the 2020 recipient, at a banquet and golf outing scheduled for early August in the Twin Cities.
The NCAA only permits college teams to have two full-time assistant coaches on staff, but many in the NCHC would like a third assistant to be permitted in the name of player safety.

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The U.S. National Junior Team coached by Minnesota Duluth head coach Scott Sandelin won 7-1 over Germany in its second and final pre-tournament game in preparation for the 2020 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Gophers freshman defenseman Ryan Johnson was born in 2001, so he has no first-hand memories of his father, Craig, wearing either the maroon and gold or the red, white and blue of Team USA. But the younger Johnson took a big step closer to filling his father’s skates on Monday.
Like visitors to Duluth's popular Canal Park earlier this week, the UMD Bulldogs are treading some water later, after starting 1-3 and dealing with injuries heading into their home-and-home men's hockey series with the Minnesota Gophers. In Minneapolis, there is cautious optimism about a young team off to a 3-1 start and learning to play together.
Current Minnesota Gophers forwards Blake McLaughlin and Sampo Ranta, plus incoming freshman defenseman Jackson LaCombe and incoming freshman forward Ryan Johnson, are vying for spots on World Junior Championship rosters.
The annual Warroad Celebrity Golf Tournament is a tradition that was born in 1981 and re-born in 2017, bringing dozens of big names from the hockey world to northern Minnesota and raising vital funds for youth sports in the community.
I recently had the pleasure of attending a graduation celebration with my son, daughter-in-law, and grandson who has Down syndrome. When my son noticed University of Minnesota Duluth men’s hockey Coach Scott Sandelin as a guest, he asked his son (they are big Bulldogs fans!) if he would like to meet him. They went and introduced themselves and chatted a bit. As we were about to leave, my son asked to have a picture taken of the coach and my grandson. Sandelin warmly took him under his arm and the photo was snapped, after which Coach Sandelin gave of his time to talk about his team and players.

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Minnesota Duluth’s second consecutive NCAA men’s hockey championship in 2018-19 was not just historic, it could prove to be financially lucrative to head coach Scott Sandelin and his staff.
Despite a potential NHL suitor for Scott Sandelin's services on the West Coast, Minnesota Duluth is moving forward with its plans to keep the three-time national championship coach on the Fresh Coast through 2025. The Bulldogs announced a contrac...
UMD's three-time national championship coach interviewed with the Anaheim Ducks on Monday to be the franchise's head coach

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