High School

More than 40 Elite League alums in State Tourney

 

Last fall’s Upper Midwest High School Elite League will be well-represented in this year’s Minnesota State High School Hockey Tournament, with more than 40 players from the Elite League playing for their school in the Class A and Class AA tournaments.

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The cruel reality of playoff hockey

 

By Pete Waggoner

For 29 years, I have been blessed to call high school hockey games and cover it from a print, radio broadcast and video streaming perspective. The high school hockey tournament and sectional playoffs are entertaining for all involved, yet it leaves a feeling that is bittersweet as well. Playoffs mean the end of another year is in sight and an urgency permeates through teams that know, perhaps, the next game  could mean the season is over.

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Class AA section playoff preview

 

By Pete Waggoner

 

The section playoffs provide some of the most dramatic high school hockey every year in the state of hockey. In this column, we take a look at the eight Class AA sections and as things shake out, the nod goes to the No. 1 seeds, yet there is plenty of challengers to win each section title.

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Programs for the female high school player

 

By Tim Morris
MGHCA Executive Director

As a player progresses through the youth hockey programs and then transitions into the high school program, players and their parents often ask what should I (my daughter) be looking for when it comes to development, exposure to college coaches and events designed for the high school player. Players should think about several things before choosing a particular program.

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Class A section playoff preview

 

By Tim Kolehmainen

 

The section playoffs provide some of the most dramatic high school hockey every year in the state of hockey. In this column, we take a look at the eight Class A sections. We predict the majority of the No. 1 seeds to advance to St. Paul, but expect a couple upsets along the way.

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