10 METRO AREA BOYS’ HOCKEY TEAMS TO WATCH
1. Eden Prairie: Class 2A runner-up boasts star power, depth and a transfer goalie.
2. Stillwater: Talented, experienced and hungry to take another step toward elite status.
3. Elk River/Zimmerman: Seniors in third year of varsity action provide team’s core.
4. Holy Family: Off to promising start with victories over Edina and Maple Grove.
5. Edina: Lost a lot of scoring, but few teams will be more dangerous by March.
6. Wayzata: Defending 2A champs anchored by solid defense and goaltending and everything like that.
7. St. Thomas Academy: Expect a stronger, faster and more composed band of Cadets this winter.
8. Centennial: Tight-knit and talented group favored to emerge from rugged Class 2A, Section 5.
9. Minnetonka: Youthful but loaded with potential. Several newcomers won Bantam AA state title.
10. St. Paul Academy (1A): Returning 75 percent of scoring from a team that averaged more than five goals per game.
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