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Duluth Heritage Sports Center wins 2014 Hockey Hotdish Tournament

Six-year-old facility voted as the best ambassador for hockey in Minnesota
 

Congratulations to the Duluth Heritage Sports Center (DHSC) on winning the 2014 Hockey Hotdish Tournament. The DHSC was voted by the readers of Let’s Play Hockey as the best ambassador for hockey in Minnesota, defeating legendary coach Herb Brooks in the championship match with 67 percent of the final vote.

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Wanted: Used hockey gear

Donate your pads, skates and sticks to the Sixth Annual Used Hockey Equipment Drive

 

Let’s Play Hockey, the Minnesota Wild and Minnesota Hockey have announced a partnership for a sixth annual Used Hockey Equipment Drive. The drive will culminate in a public distribution on Saturday, Oct. 4, at Xcel Energy Center from 9 a.m. to noon.

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Bracket champions named in 2014 Hockey Hotdish Tournament

 Neal Broten, Herb Brooks, Duluth Heritage Sports Center and Bucky Beaver voted the player, coach, arena and mascot that best represent the State of Hockey

 

After over 21,000 votes, four bracket champions have been awarded in the 2014 Hockey Hotdish Tournament, an annual competition from Let's Play Hockey to determine what Minnesota player, coach, arena and mascot best represent the State of Hockey. Earning the bracket titles are player Neal Broten (Beauty Bracket), coach Herb Brooks (Bench Boss Bracket), arena Duluth Heritage Sports Center (Barn Bracket) and mascot Bucky Beaver (Big Head Bracket). The four bracket champions now advance to the Hockey Hotdish Tournament Finals to determine who or what is the best ambassador for hockey in Minnesota.

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2014 Hockey Hotdish Tournament

 

Welcome to the 2014 Hockey Hotdish Tournament. This annual competition determines what Minnesota player coach, arena and mascot best represent the State of Hockey. Sixty-four entries have been selected and seeded in four brackets: Beauty (players), Bench Boss (coaches), Barn (arenas) and Big Head (mascot). The winners of each bracket will face off in the Hockey Hotdish Tournament Finals to determine who or what is the best ambassador for hockey in Minnesota.

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This month's cover: August 7, 2014

 

 

 

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