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Nate Prosser has returned to the Minnesota Wild, according to a Star-Tribune report. Prosser, 28, the former Elk who spent all or part of the last five seasons with the Wild, was not re-signed over the summer when his two-year deal expired. He signed with the St. Louis Blues to a two-way contract (with both [...]

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Matt Kiersted, Elk River sophomore defenseman, verbally committed recently to North Dakota, one of the nation’s top hockey programs. “I went up there (Grand Forks) a lot when I was younger,” said Kiersted. “We’d go to Canada for tournaments and stop at UND and watch games. Ever since then, I’ve liked UND and they’ve got [...]

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The Elk River Bantam AA hockey team won its opener over Hermantown 4-0 on Friday in Rogers, and will meet Stillwater on Saturday at noon in the semifinals. In other games, Stillwater beat White Bear Lake 4-2 and Edina beat Eden Prairie 4-3. The Woodbury vs. Grand Rapids score was not available. The tournament will [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River-Zimmerman will play in its seventh straight section championship game after pummeling Grand Rapids-Greenway 5-0 at home Saturday evening. The Elks (14-8-5), who scored on four of their first 10 shots against GRG, will take on Andover (15-9-3) for the Section 7AA crown on Thursday, probably at Fogarty [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Elk River hockey alumni game at Handke Pit drew about 50 players on Wednesday evening and probably a couple hundred fans. Teams were even vs. odd years, and the Evens won 11-9. Former Elk coaches Dave Bleyhl and Dave Hallgren were honorary coaches. The alumni game was held [...]

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  A shorthanded goal in the third period helped Eden Prairie knock off Elk River-Zimmerman 3-1 in a duel of unbeaten hockey teams Thursday evening. Steven Spinner notched the shorthanded goal at 3:33 of the third period to give Eden Prairie a 2-1 lead in the first round game of the Edina Holiday Classic. The [...]

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  Elk River-Zimmerman’s second game was not nearly as impressive as its first game but the Elks pulled out a 7-6 victory over Andover in their conference opener Saturday evening at home. A burst of three goals in 78 seconds by the Elks early in the third period, the first two from Chase Brinkman and [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Gordie Roberts, a former Minnesota North Star and member of the United States Hockey Hall of Fame who helped the Pittsburgh Penguins win two Stanley Cups, has accepted the position of Elk River High School  head boys’ hockey coach. Roberts has been an assistant hockey coach for the Hamline University hockey [...]

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