Hockey Day Minnesota 2014

• More than 4,000 attend Hockey Day Minnesota in Elk River’s historic Handke Pit by Jim Boyle Editor From the moment Elk River boys skaters and their coaches boarded a bus on the morning of Jan. 18 at the Elk River Ice Arena to make the short drive to the Handke Pit, it was clear [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Artwork by two Minnesota artists is being sold to commemorate Hockey Day Minnesota in Elk River. One piece is by Glenn Quist, of Elk River, and the other by Terrence Fogarty, of Victoria. Both paintings feature Handke Pit, the site of Hockey Day 2014. The prints are available online at [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor After 16 months of pressing, waiting, serving up more information, hoping and waiting some more, Elk River has learned it will be the host city for Hockey Day Minnesota 2014. FOX Sports North, in conjunction with the National Hockey League’s Minnesota Wild and Minnesota Hockey, announced the news of the cooperative effort [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Now that the Minnesota Wild are back in the business of playing hockey, the NHL organization has also resumed its efforts to locate Hockey Day Minnesota 2014. Community leaders from Elk River continue to court the Wild for the right to call the Handke Pit stadium home for the January 2014 [...]

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