White Bear Lake goaltender Tyler Steffens looks to help steady the Bears as they face one of the state's best sharpshooters in Cretin-Derham Hall's Matthew Gleason on Tuesday. Photo by Jeff Lawler, SportsEngine
We task our reporters with identifying several intriguing games throughout the state to assemble our Top Games of the Week. The matchups are presented in no particular order, and when there are additional games we want to highlight, we’ll include them with brief notes.
Rosemount vs. Lakeville South, 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 30. Luke Levandowski (23 goals) leads No. 3-2A Rosemount (15-4-0, 8-3-0) against South Suburban Conference rival Lakeville South (12-6-0, 8-3-0) and senior Zack Oelrich (29 points).
Northfield vs. Owatonna, 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 30. Big 9 Conference and Class 2A, Section 1 implications are abundant for both Carson VanZuilen-led Northfield (11-7-0, 9-1-0) and Owatonna (13-4-0, 7-1-0) and standout goaltender Zach Wiese.
Hermantown vs. Hill-Murray, 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 1. Mr. Hockey candidate Blake Biondi leads No. 2-1A Hermantown (13-1-4, 3-0-0) in its matchup against sophomore standout Nick Pierre and Hill-Murray (12-5-2, 5-1-1).
The MN Hockey Hub poll is for entertainment purposes only.
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