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Kevin Hartzell

Coachability is key

03/27/2019, 10:30am CDT
By Kevin Hartzell, Let's Play Hockey Columnist

The story of Andreas Nödl’s rise to professional hockey illustrates the importance of being coachable

The 2018-19 season: The good, the bad and the ugly

03/18/2019, 1:00pm CDT
By Kevin Hartzell, Let's Play Hockey Columnist

Kevin Hartzell's thoughts after watching a winter full of high school hockey games.

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A look back at The Tourney

03/13/2019, 4:15pm CDT
By Kevin Hartzell, Let's Play Hockey Columnist

Kevin Hartzell's thoughts on the 2019 state high school boys' hockey tournament.

Sport is but a metaphor for life

02/12/2019, 12:45pm CST
By Kevin Hartzell, Let's Play Hockey Columnist

What we come to learn in sport, as in life, is that anything worth having comes with a price.

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Remembering the 1979 NCAA Champions

01/24/2019, 11:00am CST
By Kevin Hartzell, Let's Play Hockey Columnist

Kevin Hartzell looks back on the Gopher team that captured the program’s third national championship

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The need to see

12/28/2018, 10:00am CST
By Kevin Hartzell, Let's Play Hockey Columnist

Seeing the ice and having situational awareness are essential for success in hockey

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What kind of parents are we?

11/30/2018, 1:30pm CST
By Kevin Hartzell, Let's Play Hockey Columnist

Parents need to ensure they are displaying a positive attitude around their child and his/her team

My new team

10/31/2018, 1:15pm CDT
By Kevin Hartzell, Let's Play Hockey Columnist

Kevin Hartzell imagines what he would say as head coach of a new hockey team

On focus, work ethic and problem solving

07/03/2018, 9:15am CDT
By Kevin Hartzell - Let's Play Hockey Columnist

How do we better prepare our kids to have a Stanley Cup Playoff-type work ethic everyday?

An open letter to new Gopher coach Bob Motzko

04/11/2018, 10:15am CDT
By Kevin Hartzell - Let's Play Hockey Columnist

Kevin Hartzell provides a few recruiting-related suggestions to the new Minnesota bench boss