The Bengals turn a page this season under new leadership of head coach Chris Carroll, who takes over one of the premier programs in the state from David Aus, who left after 14 seasons to lead the Brainerd program.
After four Division I players graduated from last season’s section runner-up team, Blaine girls hockey coach Steve Guider realizes his team is very young.
St. Francis/North Branch came out of the gates on fire in the season opener and led Andover 3-0 after the first period in the Nov. 6 opener.
More than 100 hockey players from 58 Minnesota communities took part in the North American Hockey League’s 12th annual Showcase Tournament Sept. 17-20.
Chris Carroll was introduced as the new Blaine boys’ hockey head coach to a standing ovation during a team meeting of returning Bengals hockey players before the end of the 2013-14 school year.
Andover native Chase Perry was the latest hockey player invited to take part in the NHL’s scouting combine hosted in Toronto, Canada earlier in June.
At least two boys hockey programs will have new head coaches for the 2014-15 season.
Steve Moe will take over the boys hockey team at Coon Rapids, replacing Brandon Mileski after four seasons.