The outdoor hockey weekend kicked-off on Thursday, Jan. 16 with two outdoor girls’ high school hockey matchups featuring Holy Angels vs. Minneapolis and Grand Rapids-Greenway vs. Blake.
On Friday, Jan. 17th the Hockey Day Minnesota NHL Alumni Game was played - including HBF Hockey Director & Board Member Joe Dziedzic.
On Saturday, Jan. 18, FOX Sports North televised two outdoor boys’ match-ups featuring Warroad vs. Minneapolis, coached by Joe Dziedzic, and Blaine vs. Blake, coached by 1980 Olympian Rob McClanahan. After, the WCHA women’s showdown was between the University of Minnesota and Ohio State.
The NHL had a match-up featuring the Minnesota Wild vs. Dallas Stars at Xcel Energy Center.
The Herb Brooks Foundation was lucky to be apart of the fun weekend, having a booth to spread awareness of the foundation.