National Hockey League public relations is reporting that defenseman Neal Pionk of Hermantown is one of only four New York Rangers defenseman in franchise history who have tallied 20 or more assists within their first 44 career NHL games (Brian Leetch, Ron Greschner, and Sergei Zubov).
. Duluth East shortstop Drew Grindahl today signed a national letter of intent with Xavier University, a Division I school.
. Cloquet golf standout Keegan Poppenberg has signed a NLI to attend Minnesota Crookston.