Minnesota Hockey Journal

December 2018

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Our hockey roots run deep, from our long-established youth and high school programs through Division I programs at Bemidji State University and we can't wait to showcase that history and all of what the first city on the Mississippi has to offer," event organizer Brian Bissonette said. Hockey Day Minnesota is coming to Bemidji. Here's the schedule for this year's three-day event, Jan. 17-19, 2019. DATE TIME GAME VENUE Thur., Jan. 17 7 p.m. Bemidji vs. Woodbury - Girls' Lake Bemidji Fri., Jan. 18 7 p.m. Bemidji State vs. Michigan Tech Univ. - Men's Lake Bemidji Sat., Jan. 19 9:30 a.m. Minnetonka vs. Andover - Boys' Lake Bemidji Sat., Jan. 19 1 p.m. Bemidji State vs. Minnesota State Mankato - Women's Lake Bemidji Sat., Jan. 19 4:30 p.m. Bemidji vs. Greenway - Boys' Lake Bemidji Sat., Jan. 19 7:30 p.m. Bemidji State vs. Michigan Tech Univ. - Men's Sanford Center Sat., Jan. 19 8 p.m. Minnesota Wild vs. Columbus Blue Jackets Xcel Energy Center 6. All Eyes on Bemidji 17 D E C E M B E R 2 0 1 8 | M H J ON L I N E . C O M MIAC Means Business Competition and talent runs deep in the State of Hockey's Division III landscape. Here are three things to watch this season. 9. Piping Hot Under the direction of Minnesota legend Natalie Darwitz, the Hamline Pipers played their best sea- son of hockey in program history last year. The Pipers won the MIAC Playoff championship for the first time ever, and upset powerhouse Plattsburgh State to capture third place in the NCAA Tournament. Junior Bre Simon (Elk River) finished second in the country with 56 points last season. Darwitz will be inducted to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2018 on Dec. 12. 7. Opening Soon at St. Olaf The men's and women's hockey teams at St. Olaf will be moving into their new home soon. New home of Ole men's and women's hockey is set to open in January. The $8 million state-of-the-art facility will be built on campus and hold 800 seats. 8. Tommies Take the Lead St. Thomas is the early favorite to repeat as MIAC champions. The Tommies return First Team All-MIAC selections Brett Gravelle (Forest Lake) and Johnny Panvica (Bloomington), who shared the team lead in points with 30 last season. Brett Gravelle Natalie Darwitz

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