Contact Us

Hermantown Hockey Coach Bruce Plante Announces Retirement

TSM Duluth
TSM Duluth

After 28 seasons with the team, Hermantown Hawks boys hockey head coach Bruce Plante has announced his retirement. Plante ends his career with the Hawks on a high note, collecting back-to-back Class A State Championships with his team.

Plante told our news partners at WDIO TV that “It is just time”, saying he plans to spend more time with his family and fishing. Plante has been coaching hockey for 42 years, with the last 28 of them in charge of the Hermantown high school program.

MORE: See Photos and Game Recap from 2017 Hermantown Championship Win

Plante’s last 8 years with the Hermantown program were quire memorable, with trips to the Class A State Championship each of those years. The first 6 of those 8 years, Hermantown fell short of winning a title, and managed to get over the hump in the 2015-2016 season as they beat Breck 5-0.

Plante goes out on top with his last game with the Hawks being a thriller that will go down as one of the most exciting in state tournament history. The Hawks won their second straight title after a marathon 4-3 double overtime game against Monticello/Annandale/Maple Lake.

Latest From Mix 108

Recommended for You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://mix108.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for MIX 108 All Access quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive MIX 108 All Access contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.