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Minnesota Wilderness crowned 2015 Robertson Cup Champions

Behind 26 saves and a shutout from Robertson Cup Finals MVP Brock Kautz, the Minnesota Wilderness were crowned the 2015 NAHL Robertson Cup National Champions thanks to a 4-0 win in Game 2 of the best-of-three series.

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After 7 overtimes: No title, no trip, now what?

 

By Jonathan Lindahl
Head Coach, Wayzata Jr. Gold A

The time showed somewhere around 10:30 p.m., and the abandoned players’ bench told much of the story. As I grabbed my notebook and whiteboard and finally tossed the crinkled Ice Mountain bottle that I had finished sometime back in the second overtime yet for some reason had still been clutching off and on, I found myself taking mental note of all that had been left behind – everything etched in a scene of unmistakable proof, that what we had experienced this evening was different from any hockey game any of us had ever been a part of before …

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Russia provides warm welcome to U.S. Bandy team

 

By Alyssa Hollenback
Let’s Play Hockey

With anti-American sentiment running high, the players of the U.S. National Bandy Team were a bit unsure of what to expect as they traveled to the far eastern Russian city of Khabarovsk last month for the 2015 World Bandy Championship. Although no strangers to playing in Russia, the current political relationship between the two nations meant that it was possible that the Americans would be treated like unwelcome guests. But just what should they expect? Would there be booing during the national anthem? Would there be protestors outside of the arena? Would players face hostility from the public?

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This week's cover: April 16, 2015

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The College-to-the-NHL All-Star Team

 

As we reported in the March 26 edition of Let’s Play Hockey, 277 former college players have seen action in at least one NHL game this season to make up 32 percent of all NHL players. With that sizable number in mind, and with the college hockey season and NHL regular season nearing their ends, we thought we would attempt to name a College-to-the-NHL All-Star Team.

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