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Chart: The Poehling brothers at a glance

By Star Tribune, 02/09/15, 10:01PM CST


The brothers Poehling

The brothers Poehling

Golfers at birth: Tim Poehling named his twin boys Jack and Nicklaus in honor of the legendary golfer. Nick’s golf-related middle name, Palmer, is the maiden name of his mother, Kris.

All-star bloodlines: The family is related to Wild star Ryan Suter through his marriage to Kris’ niece.

Parental view: Nick is caring and thoughtful, yet plays with the most edge. Twin Jack is the free spirit who likes making you laugh. Younger Ryan is cerebral and eclectic, the peacekeeper between his older brothers.

Stat package: Through 23 games this season, Nick leads the team with 24 goals and Jack leads with 29 assists. Ryan’s 33 total points is fourth among the Panthers.

Three-tweet: All three announced they would play at St. Cloud State via Twitter at 8:58 p.m. on Feb. 13, 2014.

David La Vaque

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