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2012-13 MGHCA All-State Teams

 

The Minnesota Girls' Hockey Coaches Association (MGHCA) announced their 2012-13 All-State Teams at the Ms. Hockey Awards Banquet on Sunday, Feb. 24, at the St. Paul RiverCentre.

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Class A: Top-ranked teams vie for state title

With defending champion Breck team not returning to the tournament, this year’s Class A title is up for grabs in a field that features seven teams ranked in the top 20.

Four of the eight Class A teams that played in St. Paul last year have qualified again and the field is headlined by the top three teams in the state – No. 1 Warroad, No. 2 Blake and No. 3 Red Wing. Only one team – Mound Westonka – is making its first state tournament appearance, and five teams – Alexandria, Blake, Hibbing/Chisholm, South St. Paul and Warroad – have captured past state championships.

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Tourney Time

The 19th edition of the Minnesota girls’ high school hockey state tournament takes center stage this week with 16 teams dreaming of raising the championship trophy on the Xcel Energy Center ice.

 

Class AA: Skippers look to win third straight title

Class A: Top-ranked teams vie for state title

Class AA: Skippers look to win third straight title

The Minnetonka Skippers head back to Xcel Energy Center in search of the first back-to-back-to-back state championships in the 18-year history of the girls’ hockey state tournament.

Three Class AA teams return to St. Paul from last year – Eagan, Lakeville North and Minnetonka – and only Eden Prairie  and Minnetonka have captured past state championships. Forest Lake is making its first appearance at the state tournament since 2001, while Eagan is at the X for the eighth time.

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Girls High School Senior Classic set for March 1-3

 

The 2013 Girls High School Senior Classic will take place at the Schwan Super Rink in Blaine, Minn., starting on Friday, March 1. The tournament runs through Sunday, March 3. The best senior girls from all 16 sections throughout the state will be competing for bragging rights for their sections. This is the 15th year of the Senior Classic. The first event took place in 1999.

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