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Weekend Preview- ‘Shake It Off’

  I can’t remember a more deflating season opener of a Sioux hockey season than last Friday night against the Bemidji State Beavers.  The 5-1 loss didn’t even feel as close as the score indicated.  The Beavers showed up to … Continue reading

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Preseason Predictions- ‘Clean Slate’

Two wins away from the ultimate goal is where I left you at the end of last season.  It was a tough pill to swallow but undoubtedly added an extra fire to the team for the extra stride or extra rep in the … Continue reading

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Frozen Four Reactions- ‘Trying to Make Sense of it All’

I thought I had considered all of the possibilities leading up to the semifinal Frozen Four game between North Dakota and Minnesota.  I had dreams about the potential outcomes so I could mentally prepare myself for any possible situation.  However, what … Continue reading

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Gameday Predictions- ‘Sioux Gophers’

I made a comment on twitter that I have read so much literature on the Frozen Four that I could coach any of the four teams this weekend.  While this may be a bit of a stretch, as I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Frozen Four Preview- ‘Bigger than the Rivalry’

The words Sioux vs. Gophers bring a tidal wave of emotions to fans of each side of the rivalry.  These emotions are tied to all of the unbelievable games, goals, and fights the teams have treated the fans to on … Continue reading

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Weekend Reactions- ‘Five Hole to the Frozen Four’

If jubilation was the word I used to describe last weekend, I can’t think of a suitable phrase for the moment Connor Gaarder stuffed a Paul Ladue rebound through CJ Motte’s five-hole sending the Sioux to the Frozen Four in Philadelphia.  Possibly pandemonium, … Continue reading

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NCAA Regional Pregame ‘2+2=#8′

  If you’re a college hockey fan like me, this is equivalent to Christmas Eve as a young kid.   The only difference is that Santa is either going to bring you that Red Rider BB gun you always wanted or absolutely … Continue reading

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