The Minnesota girls’ hockey season opens Thursday, Nov. 9, with 12 games on the schedule. None hold quite as much draw as defending Class 2A champion Edina’s meeting with Class 1A runner-up, St. Paul United, at Drake Arena in St. Paul.
A day later, a vintage rivalry ensues between Blake, which jumped to Class 2A after claiming its record sixth Class 1A state title last winter, and Class 2A prep power Hill-Murray. The season kicks into full-gear the following week as the Pioneers face Eden Prairie on Nov. 14, a marquee matchup among 33 other contests that day.
Blaine, which placed second in Class 2A, hosts Northwest Suburban Conference and Section 5 rival Maple Grove on Dec. 9 in a rematch of the section champion where the Bengals beat the Crimson 3-0 to advance to the state tournament. Roseau also has a rematch of the Class 2A, Section 8 finals against Brainerd/Little Falls on Dec. 15.
Last winter’s South Suburban Conference champion, Lakeville South, was a favorite to advance to the state tournament out of Class 2A, Section 1, but the Cougars were upset by Farmington, losing 4-1 in the section final. Those two teams meet in their second league meeting on Jan. 25 in a game that’ll be crucial for section seeding.
Defending Suburban East champion, Forest Lake, faces last year’s runner-up, Cretin-Derham Hall on Feb. 3 in the final Saturday of the regular season.
Click here to view the full schedule, or type the name of your favorite squad into “Team Finder” in the top right corner of the page for a specific schedule.
If your team’s schedule isn’t posted or needs updating, send the necessary information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tag(s): Featured Hub Exclusives MSHSL Sections Big Nine Albert Lea Austin Faribault Mankato East Mankato West Northfield Northfield JV Owatonna Red Wing Rochester Century Rochester Mayo Big South Fairmont Luverne Marshall New Ulm Minnesota River Waseca Windom Worthington Central Lakes Alexandria Brainerd/Little Falls Fergus Falls River Lakes Sartell/Sauk Rapids St. Cloud Willmar Greater Minnesota Bemidji Crookston East Grand Forks Moorhead Roseau Team Events Calendar Thief River Falls Warroad IMAC Blake Breck Minnehaha United St. Paul United Independents Dodge County Eveleth-Gilbert Grand Rapids/Greenway Hibbing/Chisholm International Falls Moose Lake Area North Shore St. Paul Blades Minneapolis Lake Eden Prairie Edina Hopkins/St. Louis Park Minnetonka Wayzata Lake Superior Cloquet-Esko-Carlton Duluth Duluth Marshall Proctor/Hermantown Metro East Hastings Henry Sibley Hill-Murray Mahtomedi North St. Paul/Tartan Simley South St Paul Metro West Benilde-St. Margaret's Bloomington Jefferson Chaska/Chanhassen Holy Angels Team Page Mid-State Detroit Lakes Northern Lakes Park Rapids Prairie Centre Mississippi 8 Buffalo Cambridge-Isanti/Mora/PC Chisago Lakes North Wright County Princeton Rogers St. Francis/North Branch Northwest Suburban Northwest Suburban - North Andover Anoka Blaine Centennial Elk River/Zimmerman Northwest Suburban - West Irondale Maple Grove Osseo/Park Center Robbinsdale Armstrong/Cooper Totino-Grace South Suburban Apple Valley Burnsville Eagan Eastview Farmington Lakeville North Lakeville South Prior Lake Rosemount Shakopee Morris Area/Benson Area Suburban East Cretin-Derham Hall East Ridge East Ridge JV Forest Lake Mounds View Park of Cottage Grove Roseville Stillwater White Bear Lake Woodbury Wright County Delano/Rockford Holy Family/Waconia Hutchinson Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato Mound Westonka White Hawks Team Page Orono New Prague Champlin Park/Coon Rapids Rochester John Marshall Rochester Lourdes Spring Lake Park