"It's not just the team that is going to the state tournament, it's the whole community. And you get to play for them in front of the whole state. We haven't been since 2012 so it feels like everyone in our area is behind us."
"The fact that Minnesotans put close to 20,000 people in the stands and sell out the Xcel Energy Center puts Minnesota hockey on a huge stage and then special things can and do happen."
In Minnesota, hockey is more than a game. It's a part of life. It embodies who we are - capturing our passion, our commitment and our joy. It's a connection to previous and future generations and a source of pride for Minnesotans, from Roseau to Red Wing.
This is our game - seen a whole new way.