Hockey

NCHC Cancels Hockey Tournament Due to COVID-19 Concerns

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The National Collegiate Hockey Conference has canceled the 2020 NCHC Tournament amid coronavirus concerns. The cancellation affects the quarter-finals scheduled to take place this weekend and the frozen faceoff next week. Anyone looking for a refund for quarter-finals tickets are asked to contact their athletic department’s ticket office. Frozen Faceoff tickets can be refunded at the place they…

Minnesota Investigating Ex-Hockey Assistant Sex Allegations

Adrahtas has denied that he ever sexually abused anyone.

MINNEAPOLIS–The University of Minnesota is investigating allegations that a former men’s hockey assistant sexually abused players more than 30 years ago. The move comes after The Athletic reported on sexual abuse allegations against former assistant Thomas “Chico” Adrahtas over many years, including the season Adrahtas spent with the Gophers in 1984-85. The website reported that several people had gone to…

Kids Hit The Ice At Squirt International B1 Hockey Tournament

Over 80 Teams Competed In The Weekend Tournament

FARGO, N.D. –Over 80 teams, hundreds of kids from multiple states and Canada pack into hockey rinks across the valley for one big weekend. “It’s like a mini-vacation for a lot of these families, cause they are coming here to beautiful Fargo, for the weekend and we try and make their weekend a fun time,” Rink Manager Brad Selsth said….

Minnesota Wild Fire Coach Bruce Boudreau

He is the eighth NHL coach to lose his job this season.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–The Minnesota Wild have fired coach Bruce Boudreau. He is the eighth NHL coach to lose his job this season and the sixth fired for performance reasons. Assistant Dean Evason was named the Wild’s interim coach. Minnesota is 27-23-7 and three points out of a playoff position in the Western Conference with 25 games left to play. Boudreau…

Former UND Hockey Player Announces Run For Mayor In Grand Forks

Mayor Brown has been in office since 2000

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A former NHL and UND Hockey player is throwing his hat into the race for mayor of Grand Forks. Brandon Bochenski announced he would try and replace Mayor Michael Brown Bochenski says he’s focused on helping grow the city he says has been stalling under Brown. He says he will put an excitement and a burst…

University of Minnesota Crookston brings back hockey

We are elated to officially announce the return of hockey to @UMNCrookston. The Golden Eagles will compete in ACHA Division II in the Central Region and will begin play in the 2020-21 season! We will have more exciting news in the next hour… pic.twitter.com/GMsDOLE2wa — Golden Eagle Sports (@UMNCrookstonATH) January 31, 2020 CROOKSTON, Minn. – University of Minnesota Crookston is…

Moorhead Police Takes On Moorhead Youth Hockey

The sports center also held a Chuck-A-Puck for prizes, silent auction and a raffle.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Police officers took off their badges and picked up the hockey stick to support a good cause. The department faced off against the Moorhead Youth Players at the Moorhead Sports Center. The game brought in a crowd of people cheering on both sides. The sports center also held a Chuck-A-Puck for prizes, silent auction and a…

Hope Inc Jr. Sled Hockey Team Takes The Ice

Organizers say it's a joy to see the kids go out on the ice and enjoy themselves in some friendly competition

FARGO, N.D. — Hope Inc’s Junior Sled Hockey team took to the ice to square off against a stand up team from Fargo Youth Hockey. The game is meant to show appreciation and unity between the two types of hockey and give the kids a fun experience to play in. Organizers say it’s a joy to see the kids go…

League Nixes Hockey Jerseys Honoring Injured Waseca Officer

The decision drew criticism on social media.

WASECA, Minn.–High school hockey players in Waseca won’t be able to wear game jerseys made in honor of a local police officer gravely wounded in the line of duty. League officials stepped in and told the school the jerseys don’t comply with rules for uniforms. The decision drew criticism on social media. The jerseys donated by a Minnesota company are…