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Hockey Notebook

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Hermantown’s Neal Pionk has earned a spot on the New York Rangers’ 23-man opening night roster. The 23-year-old defenseman had a goal and 14 points in 28 games as a late-season call-up by the Rangers a year ago. The Rangers open the 2018-19 National Hockey League season Thursday night at home against Nashville. Video: Rangers coach David Quinn on the team’s roster, Pionk, Mats Zuccarello, building team chemistry and more, here.…

Biondi grabs Elite League scoring lead

HERMANTOWN, Minn. — Hermantown junior forward Blake Biondi padded his Upper Midwest High School Elite League-leading scoring lead with back-to-back, two-goal efforts in Team North victories against Team Wisconsin, 5-3, and Team Southwest, 3-1, on Saturday at New Hope Arena in New Hope, Minnesota. Biondi, a prized Bulldogs recruit, leads the Elite League in points (13) and goals (12). First-place Team North (6-0-2) faces second-place Team Southeast (5-2-0) at 9:30 a.m. Sunday in New Hope.

Donovan collects hat trick as Team North wins Elite League weekend opener

Duluth East’s Ryder Donovan scored three goals as Team North rolled to a 6-2 victory over Team Northwest in an Upper Midwest High School Elite League hockey game Saturday morning at IRA Civic Arena in Grand Rapids. The Greyhounds’ Ricky Lyle and Hunter Frederick Paine also scored goals for Team North (3-0-1), and Hermantown’s Blake Biondi added his team-leading fifth goal of the season. Team North faces Team Great Plains (2-2-0) at 8:30 p.m. today…

Hermantown Sports Notebook

HERMANTOWN, Minn. — Hermantown High football training camp has a new feel this August, as new head coach Mike Zagelmeyer has taken over for Daryl Illikainen, who accepted a teaching position in Orono (Minn.) in late June. “It’s pretty exciting, actually, and I’m looking forward to the challenge,” said Zagelmeyer, a popular Hermantown teacher and Hawks baseball head coach, who served as a football assistant since 2003 and been with the program since 1998. “I…

Hermantown blitzes Mahtomedi in high school boys summer hockey tourney final

Blake Biondi and Joey Pierce scored two goals each to power Hermantown to a 7-1, running-time victory over Mahtomedi in the Lakeview Summer Classic high school boys hockey championship Sunday afternoon at Mars Lakeview Arena. Darian Gotz, Justin Thomas and Sam High also scored goals for the Hawks, who advanced to the Lakeview final with victories over Brainerd and Benilde-St. Margaret’s. “I like our depth,” Hermantown Coach Pat Andrews said following the championship game. “I…

Minnesota Boys Hockey Tournament: 1A Pairings/Results

QUARTERFINALS Orono 6, Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato 1 Sophomore forward Lucas Jorgenson scored two goals, and junior defenseman Jack Kubitz added a goal and two assists for the Spartans (21-7-1). Mahtomedi 4, Mankato East 2 Junior forward Joe Paradise scored a pair of goals for the Zephyrs, who rallied with three unanswered goals in the third period. Hermantown 4, Monticello 2 Minnesota Duluth recruit Blake Biondi, a sophomore power forward, scored three goals and added an assist to…