Hermansen a true ambassador, role model
Ron Hermansen plays for the Rogers Wildcats, a team that represents Minnesota Special Hockey in the northwest suburbs of the Twin Cities. Ron was recently named the USA Hockey Disabled Athlete of...
Friday, May 25, 2012 - 08:38
U.S. Olympian Natalie Darwitz Reflects On Past Accomplishments As She Ponders Her Future In The Game
With temperatures hovering in the mid-90s and a record-setting heat index blanketing the Twin Cities, Minnesotans who normally spend every waking summer moment at one of their 10,000 lakes are...
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 13:43
Time And Distance Can’t Diminish The Impact Three Minnesota Brothers Have Had On American Hockey
The Internet age of communication – that much-lauded era in which getting in touch and staying in touch is supposed to be miraculously easy – is upon us. And indeed, the days of cell...
Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 11:20
Michigan Native Mike Modano Proves You Can Go Home Again By Signing With Red Wings
When Mike Modano pulled a No. 90 Red Wings jersey over his head at an Aug. 6 press conference at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Hockeytown couldn’t have written a better script.
Modano grew up in...
Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 15:04
Regional Managers Put Principles Of ADM To Use With Their Own Youth Teams
When Roger Grillo tours the New England region touting the merits of the American Development Model, even his staunchest critics can’t question his passion for the program.
Monday, July 26, 2010 - 14:36
Schroeder’s Sacrifices Paying Off
Jordan Schroeder turned heads with his play at the 2008 IIHF World Junior Championship.
Sacrifices are nothing new for an elite athlete. Jordan Schroeder of USA Hockey’s National Team...
Thursday, July 23, 2009 - 13:44
“New Youth League With A New Vision” Keeps Hockey Passion Alive In Twin Cities
During a recent game at the University of Minnesota’s Mariucci Arena, a defenseman wearing gold corralled a rebound near his net in the defensive zone and curled behind the goaltender to set up...
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 - 14:09
‘Nothing More, Nothing Less’ Than Fun
When it comes to running a league like the XL Hockey League, the old adage ‘less is more’ definitely applies. Aside from a solid foundation on which to construct the framework, there aren...
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 - 14:07
Minnesota Prep Star Moves From NHL Trivia Question To Find True Calling On Life’s Journey
For baby boomers growing up in the early 1960s, the name Jay North was associated with the actor who played the lead role in the television series “Dennis the Menace.”
Friday, May 29, 2009 - 15:40
You only have one chance to make a good first impression, and University of Minnesota defenseman David Fischer certainly knows how to get off on the right foot. ...
Monday, May 25, 2009 - 19:23