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This week's cover: February 26, 2015

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26th Annual Let’s Play Hockey Expo set for March 6-7

 

The 26th Annual Let’s Play Hockey Expo, the world’s largest consumer hockey show, returns to Saint Paul RiverCentre on Friday-Saturday, March 6-7 (Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.). Held in conjunction with the Minnesota State High School League’s Boys’ Hockey Tournament, the Expo is FREE, open to the public and offers a sneak peak at the hottest hockey equipment and merchandise, hockey schools and camps, training devices and much more.

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This week's cover: February 19, 2015

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Miracle on Ice profile: Neal Broten

 

By Ashley McKenelly

Neal Broten was born on November 29, 1959 in Roseau, Minnesota. He is the older brother of NHL stars Aaron and Paul Broten. Like his two brothers, Neal attended Roseau High School, a perennial hockey contender in Minnesota, where he appeared with the Rams in the state tournament in three consecutive years (1977-79). His 1978 achievement of four assists in a single period still stands as a Roseau Rams’ record today.

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Character check

 

By Dan Bauer

There is a popular saying, “Character is what you do when nobody is looking.” I think character in athletics is what you do when everybody is looking. The sports arena is linked with a captive, sometimes emotional and always biased audience. There is virtually no place to hide when you step onto the field of battle. Your ability, your emotions and every gesture of your body language is under the microscope. The pressure to perform and win is a constant companion and your character is always on display.

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