The Duluth East Greyhounds continued their run of upsets, defeating last year's champions 3-1 to advance to the 2015 Class AA boys hockey championship. Edina entered the game as a number 2 seed that has averaged over 5 goals a game this season, looking to make a repeat trip to the championship.…
In what was a defensive struggle between the Hermantown Hawks and St. Cloud Apollo Eagles, Hermantown found the edge to win 2-0 and punch their ticket to their sixth straight boys hockey Class A Championship game.
The Duluth East Greyhounds opened their seventh straight State Boys Hockey Tournament appearance in thrilling fashion. The Hounds staged a three-goal rally in the third period and Ryan Peterson found the net in overtime to upset the Cadets of St. Thomas Academy in a 6-5 thriller.
After clenching their respective section titles, Hermantown and Duluth East make another trip to the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Both teams are continuing a streak of appearances at the tournament, but their path to the big dance and the road ahead are different for each team.
It looks like newly-acquired Minnesota Wild defenseman Jordan Leopold can thank his daughter for his return to the State of Hockey. Leopold's move from the Columbus Blue Jackets was one of two trades the Wild completed just before the trade deadline Monday.
In a thriller of a game that needed extra frames, Section 7AA top seed Elk River and number 3 seed Duluth East met at Amsoil Arena Thursday night to compete for the section title and to earn a trip to the 2015 Minnesota Boys Hockey Tournament at the Xcel Energy Center next week.
Top section seeded Hermantown and number 2 seed Duluth Marshall clashed on the ice at Amsoil Arena for the 2015 Section 7A title and trip to the MSHSL Boys Hockey Tournament at the Xcel Energy Center next week.