Thursday, April 11, 2013
Minnetonka High School graduate and Shorewood resident Andrew Prochno will see plenty of ice time tonight when St. Cloud State takes on Quinnipiac in the Frozen Four. Follow Prochno on Twitter @AndyP028.
A Minnetonka High School graduate will be on the ice tonight with his St. Cloud State teammates when the Huskies skate against Quinnipiac in the “Frozen Four.” Andrew Prochno is a member of Minnetonka High School’s class of 2010 and a key cog in St. Cloud’s rotation. He has played in all but one of St. Cloud’s 42 games this season and leads the team with 48 blocked shots. Prochno, just a sophomore, has also tallied 28 offensive points during the 2012-13 campaign (five goals and 23 assists) and has emerged as one of college hockey’s premier defensemen. He has a +23 rating, second on the team only to leading goal scorer Jonny Brodzinski. Tonight’s game will air nationally from Pittsburgh at 7 p.m. local time on ESPN2. If victorious, St. …
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Minnetonka hockey players react to their third consecutive win at the state tournament.
Video by Minnetonka Schools. The Minnetonka girls hockey team won it's third consecutive state championship beating Hill Murray 3-1. The sense of team and the great end to high school careers now fill their thoughts. They will all remember each other and how they felt this season. Related articles: • STATE CHAMPS: Minnetonka Girls Get a Hockey Threepeat • Can the Skipper Girls Hockey Team Win Their Third State Title in a Row? • STATE HOCKEY: Minnetonka Will Play for Third Straight Title After Winning Longest Game in History • Minnetonka Girls Hockey Team Gets Shout Out in Washington
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Rep. Erik Paulsen congratulates the team on three straight state title wins.
Rep. Erik Paulsen (MN-03) congratulates the Minnetonka High School girls hockey team for winning their third consecutive state title. Related articles: • STATE CHAMPS: Minnetonka Girls Get a Hockey Threepeat • Can the Skipper Girls Hockey Team Win Their Third State Title in a Row? • STATE HOCKEY: Minnetonka Will Play for Third Straight Title After Winning Longest Game in History
Friday, March 1, 2013
Tragic I-94 crash, drowning victims, liquor sales on Sundays, and Big Thrill Factory: Check out what people were reading on Minnetonka Patch last month.
Here’s a recap of the posts that generated the most interest on Minnetonka Patch in February. Did you catch them all? Click on the headlines below to read the full story. • Minnetonka Couple Dies in Monday Crash on I-94 • Two Victims Pulled from Icy Waters of Grays Bay Were Trapped for 'Nearly an Hour' • Should Liquor Be Sold on Sundays? • Minnetonka High School Principal Asks For Modesty; Doesn't Ban Yoga Pants • YouTube Clips Show 'Hopkins' Students Smoking, Vandalizing Restroom • Big Thrill Factory Rec Center Coming to Former Kmart in Minnetonka • Plans for Popeyes Chicken, Bakeries and Business Closures: West Metro Business Roundup • Former Student Teacher From Minnetonka Sentenced for Photo Incident • High-End Prostitute Arrest, …
Monday, February 25, 2013
On Friday night, the Skippers had already cemented their place in state history when they defeated Lakeville North in the semifinals, winning 4-3 in six overtimes.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
The Skippers beat Hill-Murray Saturday in the Class AA state final to win three state titles in three years.
They did it. The Minnetonka High School girls hockey team has won three state titles in three years, a first in Minnesota hockey. The Skippers beat Hill-Murray in the championship game Saturday night, 3-1. Here's a game recap, according to the Minnesota State High School League: The top-seeded Minnetonka Skippers defended their title capturing their third consecutive championship defeating Hill-Murray 3-1 in the Class AA top game of the year. Minnetonka scored a goal in each period of the game. Senior forwards Darby Flatley netted the first goal at 2:56 of the first period, Amy Peterson hit the back of the net with her second period goal and Laura Bowman scored the insurance goal in the third period. Sophomore forward Jessica Bonfe scored …
The Skippers battled Lakeville North in a six OT marathon for the win in the semifinals. They face Hill-Murray for the championship tomorrow.
Minnetonka has a chance at a threepeat state title and has cemented their place in state history. The Minnetonka High School girls hockey team defeated Lakeville North on Friday in the state Class AA semifinals, winning 4-3 in six overtimes. It was the longest game in state tournament hockey play, begining Friday at 8:48 p.m. and ending Saturday at 1:02 a.m. (total time of 4:14). The winning goal was made by Amy Petersen. The Skippers will face Hill-Murray on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. for the state title. During Friday's 6 p.m. semifinal matchup of Eden Prairie and Hill-Murray, Hill-Murray came out on top 2-1. Minnetonka and Lakeville North also battled in last year's semifinals, with the Skippers getting the win in overtime. Lakeville …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The Skippers head to the semifinals to play Lakeville North on Friday.
The Minnetonka High School girls hockey team defeated Irondale on Thursday in the state Class AA quarterfinals. The Skippers defeated the Knights 4-0. According to the MSHSL recap: Two-time defending AA champion Minnetonka (25-4-0) blanked Irondale (19-9-1) 4-0 in their quest to win their third consecutive state crown. The Skippers jumped out to an early 3-0 lead after one period. Minnetonka's first line of Diana Draayer, Amy Peterson, and Laura Bowman played strongly. Draayer's tally made it 2-0, with her linemates being credited with assists. Peterson scored on the power play in the second period putting Minnetonka up 4-0, and assisted on each of the first two goals. Hannah Behounek and Maggie Bazany had the other Skipper goals. Sydney…
The Skippers open state tournament play on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. vs. Irondale High School (19-8-1) at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
Monday, February 18, 2013
Minnetonka is the top-ranked team in the state tournament, and a third state title would be unprecedented.
They did it again. The Minnetonka High School girls hockey team (24-4) has won the Section 6AA Championship for the third year in a row. The Skippers are the two-time defending state champions (2011 and 2012) and start an unprecedented campaign toward a third state title. Minnetonka is top-ranked in the tournament, followed by Eden Prairie, Hill-Murray and Lakeville North. North Wright County, Irondale, Eagan and Forest Lake round out the competition. Last year, the Skippers beat Roseville in the championship game, and they beat Edina in 2011. Neither Roseville nor Edina qualified for this year's state tournament. The Skippers open state tournament play on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. vs. Irondale High School (19-8-1) at the Xcel Energy …