Eight players from Minnesota were on the roster that won the Gold including Karson Kuhlman former Cloquet Lumberjacks player who plays for the Dubuque Fighting Saints.
Former Duluth East Player Jake Randolph now playing for the Omaha Lancers and Jared Thomas former Hermantown Player now playing for the Sioux City Musketeers were pick Players of the week in the USHL.
Alex Lyons is player of the week in the USHL Hockey League, The former Lake of the Woods goalie and Upper Midwest elite League will be going to Yale next year. http://www.ushl.com/index.php?item_id=2570&action=current_award
Zach Stepan and Taylor Cammarata are the Forwards of the week in the the USHL. Both play for the Waterloo Blackhawks and are in the top 5 in scoring along with linemate Justin Kloos.
Congratulations to Coach Brett Larson and the USA Hockey Team for winning the World Junior A Challenge in Nova Scotia, Canada. The USA team which is made up of USHL players had 6 players from Minnesota on its Roster with two going to UMD and Minnesota. Story here. http://www.usahockey.com/TeamUSA/JrAChallenge/111112Gold.aspx
Fomer East Grand Forks play Tucker Poolman commits to North Dakota. The Omaha Lancer Defenseman will be close to home when he starts at UND. Story here.
Star High School player Brian Lee who played Moorhead High School and college at North Dakota Sioux and who now plays for the Tampa Bay Lightning in the NHL has been praticing with the Fargo Force of the USHL. Story here.
Zach Stepan Hastings native who played at Shattuck-St.. Mary's before going to Waterloo in the USHL is forward of the week in the USHL. Read story.
Fomer Hermantown Hawk and Sioux City Musketeer player Jared Thomas along with teammate Michael Holland from the USHL team read to kids in the classroom. Great Video!
Former Duluth East star Dom Toninato and Minnetonka's Sam Rothstein were co-forwards of the week in the USHL Dom is in the top 10 in scoring in the USHL so far this season in his first year. The future UMD Bulldog is adjusting to the Juniors better than expected so far.