A day after signing a pro contract to play for the NHL’s Florida Panthers, Blaine graduate (Class of 2008) Nick Bjugstad shares his thoughts on how his collegiate career came to an end, the last three years in a Gophers sweater and looking ahead to a lifelong dream of playing in the National Hockey League.
The Warner Coliseum at the State Fairgrounds is anything but festive for Blaine (20-6-1) as the last two trips to the Section 5AA boys’ hockey venue have spelled an end to otherwise promising seasons.
Bengals scoring doesn’t cool off Andover hoped to avenge a 5-0 shutout five and a half weeks earlier but Blaine kept its scoring barrage going as it inched closer to the end of the regular season with a 5-2 win in Andover Feb. 12. Blaine improved to 16-0-0 in the Northwest Suburban Conference and won [...]
Spring Lake Park, Andover, Anoka and Blaine each ended the 2012-13 season in the Section 5AA quarterfinals Feb. 9.
Blaine boys’ hockey is on quite the roll as of late which comes at a perfect time to make a run toward yet another section crown.