The Free Press
Like many graduating seniors, Minnesota State men’s hockey player Riese Zmolek found himself facing a big decision this spring after the semifinal loss at the Frozen Four.
MANKATO — Minnesota State men’s hockey player Todd Burgess has signed with the American Hockey League’s Manitoba Moose, an affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Winnipeg Jets.
While the Minnesota State men’s hockey team was making its Frozen Four run last month, a chaotic offseason was already beginning.
MANKATO — The top-seeded Minnesota State men’s hockey team will play sixth-seeded Northern Michigan at 2:07 p.m. Friday in the WCHA semifinals at the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center.
MANKATO — After a slow start Friday, Minnesota State men’s hockey player Jared Spooner called his team’s performance in its playoff-opener “unacceptable.”
After having a role on Minnesota State’s third line for most of the first half of the season, Sam Morton hadn’t been in the lineup since Feb. 5.
As the Minnesota State men’s hockey team has cruised to its fourth consecutive MacNaughton Cup, it’s no surprise which WCHA team has gotten the national attention.
Minnesota State strength and conditioning director Tom Inkrott isn’t one of the more recognizable people in the Minnesota State men’s hockey program.
A year ago at this time, the idea of goaltender Riley Burnett starting meaningful varsity games for the Mankato East/Loyola boys hockey team seemed pretty crazy.
When Minnesota State men’s hockey coach Mike Hastings arrived in Mankato, conference championships were always the goal.
When Minnesota State men’s hockey player Brendan Furry had his second shoulder surgery in less than two years in June of 2019, he knew there was a long road ahead.
BIG RAPIDS, MICH. — Coming into Friday’s nonconference game with the Minnesota State men’s hockey team, Ferris State hadn’t beaten a Division I opponent all season.
About 11 years ago, in the waning days of my lackluster youth hockey career, I had two steps on another player as we each raced into the corner after a loose puck.
MANKATO — Former Minnesota State men’s hockey player Connor Mackey (2017-20) made his National Hockey League debut Saturday night for the Calgary Flames in a game at the Vancouver Canucks.
If you look at the Minnesota State men’s hockey team’s scoring leaders, it’s not as senior-laden at the top as it’s been in other seasons, especially last season.
BLOOMINGTON — It didn’t take long for the WCHA to react after Saturday’s Minnesota State men’s hockey game against Bowling Green, which ended with an illegal check and fights.
On paper, the Minnesota State men’s hockey team’s series against Bowling Green pitted one of the nation’s best offenses against one of its best defenses.
By age 10, most players on the Minnesota State men’s hockey team were already well into their hockey careers, likely dreaming about being where they are today.
Marilyn M. Rieff, age 90, of North Mankato, died Wednesday, July 28, 2021. Arrangements are pending with Northview ~ North Mankato Mortuary, 2060 Commerce Drive, North Mankato. www.mankatomortuary.com
Celebration of Life Saturday August 7th 12:00 pm-5:00 pm Pavilion at Minnesota Square Park 1000 S Minnesota Ave St Peter MN 56082 Lunch will be provided Sue passed away March 27, 2021
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