From college to the NHL

 

By Kevin Kurtt
Let’s Play Hockey Editor

If you’ve watched nearly any NCAA sporting event on television in the past several years, you’ve seen the ad. You may even be able to recite the tagline: “There are 380,000 NCAA student-athletes, and just about all of them will be going pro in something other than sports.” It’s a noble campaign directed at educating the masses that most athletes in college will see their athletic careers come to an end at graduation. In the world of NCAA hockey, the vast majority of players on the 59 Division I and 79 Division II/III men’s teams will not make the jump to the NHL, AHL, ECHL or any other of the various professional hockey leagues around the world. But for a select few, college hockey is merely a steppingstone to the bright lights of the National Hockey League.

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Girls 12U A Scores - Feb. 27-March 4, 2012

Olympic Region Tournament
Brainerd 4, East Grand Forks 0
Duluth 6, Moorhead 1
Duluth 3, Thief River Falls 2 OT
Duluth 5, Roseau 4
East Grand Forks 2, Alexandria 1 OT
East Grand Forks 4, Thief River Falls 3 3OT
East Grand Forks 5, Hibbing/Chisholm 4
Hibbing/Chisholm 5, Moorhead 4
Hibbing/Chisholm 2, Brainerd 1
Roseau 3, Alexandria 0
Roseau 1, Brainerd 0
Roseau 5, East Grand Forks 1
Thief River Falls 5, Hibbing/Chisholm 4 OT
To State: Duluth, Roseau

National Region Tournament
Blaine Blue 5, Lakeville South 3
Blaine Blue 3, REV 2 OT
Blaine Blue 3, Eagan 2
Centennial 3, REV 1
Centennial 2, Eagan 0
Centennial 3, Elk River 2
Eagan 3, Andover 2 OT
Eagan 1, Woodbury 0 OT
Elk River 2, Woodbury 1
Elk River 1, Blaine Blue 0 2OT
REV 3, Andover 2 OT
Woodbury 2, Lakeville South 0
To State: Centennial, Elk River, Blaine Blue

American Region Tournament
Chaska/Chanhassen 9, Stillwater 0
Chaska/Chanhassen 2, Osseo/Maple Grove Crimson 0
Eden Prairie 3, Stillwater 1
Edina 6, Roseville 0
Edina 5, St. Cloud 0
Edina 3, Chaska/Chanhassen 2 OT
Mound Westonka/Crow River 7, Roseville 2
Osseo/Maple Grove Crimson 2, Eden Prairie 1
Osseo/Maple Grove Crimson 6,
Mound Westonka/Crow River 2
Osseo/Maple Grove Crimson 6, St. Cloud 1
St. Cloud 3, Mound Westonka/Crow River 2
St. Cloud 2, Eden Prairie 1
To State: Edina, Chaska/Chanhassen, Osseo/Maple Grove

Italics indicate a tournament championship game



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