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All three area hockey teams have been busy the past week. The Little Falls boys hockey team won two out of three games. They topped International Falls 7-3 Friday, but fell 5-0 to Virginia-Mountain Iron-Buhl on Saturday. Last night the Flyers topped Morris-Benson Area 8-3. For the Brainerd-Little Fa...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com Current Minnesota Flying Aces head coach Jim Jensen was not expecting to be the head coach when the season started. Andy Maher was slated to be the Tier III Junior League team’s coach, but early on in the season he had to take an indefinite l...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor tyler.ohmann@mcrecord.com The Little Falls-based NA3HL junior hockey team, the Minnesota Flying Aces, are 1-14 to start its season. The team, which consists of players from age 16 to 20, were 1-5 in September, 0-7 in October and are 0-2 so far in November. The leading s...Read More
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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor Corralling National Hockey League (NHL) players during their brief offseason is often a difficult task. But when the organization on the other end of the phone is Defending the Blue Line, players usually line up to volunteer in a hurry. Defending the Blue Line, a non-...Read More
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A day after the St. Cloud State University men’s hockey team wrapped up its first-ever trip to the Frozen Four, Ben Hanowski signed a contract with the Calgary Flames. Three days later, the Little Falls graduate made his National Hockey League (NHL) debut, skating against the Minnesota Wild. Hanow...Read More
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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor After getting knocked out of its conference tournament in the semifinals, Ben Hanowski and St. Cloud State University (SCSU) needed some help to get into the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) men’s hockey tournament. Once they did, though, the Huskies t...Read More
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The Minnesota Flying Aces junior hockey team turned in a remarkable run to earn a trip to its divisional playoffs. But once there, the Aces ran into the powerful North Iowa squad, falling in three games to the Bulls. North Iowa took the first two games of the series at home, then completed the sweep...Read More
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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com For the fifth time in five meetings this season, North Iowa topped the Minnesota Flying Aces junior hockey team, Saturday, with a 7-0 shutout win. Christan Michalik made 28 saves for the Aces....Read More
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