Elite League

NOW is tryout season for the Elite League

 

By Tim Droogsma
Upper Midwest High School Elite League

It’s a little over eight months until the Upper Midwest High School Elite League begins its 16th season, but for players who hope to take part in next fall’s league an important part of the selection process is taking place right now.

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Team CCM captures CCM International Invitational

 

By Tim Droogsma

Scott Oliver has coached seven years in the Elite League, but had never before coached in the season-ending CCM International Invitational.

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Team North wins league title, earns top playoff seed

 

Over the past 15 years, a number of the races for the Upper Midwest High School Elite League regular season title have gone right down to the wire, sometimes involving two or three teams with a shot at the crown on the league’s final weekend.

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Team North wins Elite League playoff championship

 

By Tim Droogsma

Before his Team Southeast squad prepared to take on Team North in the Elite League playoff championship game, Coach Sean Toomey had a plan. “We can’t try to out-physical them,” Toomey said. “We have to get them to try to keep up with us and play a speed game.”

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Elite League brings crash victim, service dog together

 

By Tim Droogsma
Upper Midwest High School Elite League

Hockey has always been a vehicle for creating friendships, whether it be between teammates, competitors or fans. This fall, however, hockey in the Upper Midwest High School Elite League has helped create a bond of friendship between an auto accident victim and his new four-legged friend.

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