boys hockey

  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Fairness is normally an objective when section tournaments are set up. One exception is Section 7AA boys hockey, where perennial champion Duluth East enjoys a sweetheart deal at the expense of one its top challengers, your Elk River Elks. Since 2006, the tournament semifinals and finals have been held [...]

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  Elk River goalie Mac Berglove was among 12 seniors honored Sunday at the Mr. Hockey banquet at Xcel Energy Center. Berglove was one of two finalists for the Frank Brimsek Award as outstanding senior goalie. That award went to Hunter Sheppard of Grand Rapids. The Mr. Hockey award also went to a Grand Rapids [...]

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Travis Brown of Rogers was named to the first team and Mac Berglove of Elk River was named to the third team of the Star-Tribune All-Metro boys hockey team on Tuesday. Brown, a defenseman signed by Michigan Tech, was described as a “big, strong defenseman who moves well and plays tough … hard shot factored [...]

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  The Elk River Bantam AA hockey team has qualified for the state tournament which will be held in Rogers from March 14-16. “Our team has been ranked one or two all year long,” said Rob Meyers, team manager, “and being this state tournament is held in Rogers, we would love to see hundreds of [...]

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The Rogers Royal hockey season ended with a first-round loss to Anoka, 4-2, in the Section 5AA tournament Saturday in Champlin. Travis Mashuga led the Tornadoes (13-12-1), scoring the first and last goals and assisting on another. Gavin Pott gave Anoka 2-1 lead by scoring with four seconds left in the second period, and Alec [...]

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Two goals by defenseman Dylan Bouten helped the Elk River Elks win the all-important rubber match with the Andover Huskies 4-2 on Saturday to earn a shot at the section championship. Ben Johnson and Chase Springman also scored for the Elks, who were 2-for-2 on power plays and 3-for-3 on penalty kills, while Mac Berglove [...]

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The Beach Boys had a hit song called “Be True to Your School” in that bygone era known as the 1960s, a sentiment that seems quaint sometimes during this current era of kids leaving their schools via open enrollment or, in hockey, to play juniors. Three departed hockey players have been on a lot of [...]

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