The Minnesota Wild: A great model for youth hockey

 

By Jack Blatherwick
Let’s Play Hockey Columnist

Watching the Minnesota Wild play keep away from the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning (a 7-2 shellacking on Oct. 25), it was easy to see why folks can get overly enthusiastic about their chances this season. As I sat in a traffic jam the next day (a parking lot in the middle of I-94) I listened to a self-proclaimed expert on the radio, sharing ‘inside information’ on every subject: the Vikings/Gophers’ QB strengths and weaknesses, World Series lowdown, Ebola, ISIS and … “The Wild will win the Stanley Cup.”

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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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