Apr
16

KQ92 Sports

KQ92 Sports

FORMER UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA STANDOUT BROCK NELSON OF WARROAD, WHO RECENTLY COMPLETED HIS ROOKIE SEASON IN THE NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE, HAS BEEN SELECTED TO PLAY FOR THE UNITED STATES AT THE 2014 INTERNATIONAL ICE HOCKEY FEDERATION (IIHF) WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP…NELSON WAS ONE OF THE FIRST 15 PLAYERS NAMED TO THE ROSTER TUESDAY BY USA HOCKEY FOR THE UPCOMING CHAMPIONSHIP, SCHEDULED FOR MAY 9-25 IN MINSK, BELARUS…A TWO-YEAR LETTERWINNER AT UND, NELSON SCORED 14 GOALS AND ADDED 12 ASSISTS IN 72 GAMES THIS SEASON WITH THE NHL’S NEW YORK ISLANDERS, MAKING HIM THE TEAM’S LEADING ROOKIE SCORER…

EAST GRAND FORKS IS IN SEARCH OF A NEW HEAD FOOTBALL COACH, FOLLOWING THE RESIGNATION OF SCOTT OLIVER THIS WEEK…..OLIVER STEPS DOWN AFTER 4 SEASONS IN THE POST…HE LED THE GREEN WAVE TO A MINNESOTA SECTION 8AAA CHAMPIONSHIP IN 2010…OLIVER TOLD THE GRAND FORKS HERALD THE HE “HAD TO REMOVE SOMETHING FROM MY PLATE”….OLIVER WILL CONTINUE TO TEACH AT EAST GRAND FORKS SENIOR HIGH AND WILL REMAIN AN ASSISTANT COACH WITH THE WAVE BOYS HOCKEY PROGRAM….HE WILL ALSO CONTINUE TO WORK WITH THE UPPER MIDWEST ELITE HOCKEY LEAGUE IN THE FALL….PRIOR TO COACHING AT EAST GRAND FORKS, OLIVER SPENT SIX SEASONS AS THE BOYS HOCKEY COACH AT ROSEAU, WHERE HE LED THE RAMS TO THE 2007 MINNESOTA STATE CLASS AA CHAMPIONSHIP…  

THE MINNESOTA WILD ARE GETTING READY FOR THE FIRST ROUND OF THE N-H-L PLAYOFFS…THE WILD WILL FACE-OFF AGAINST COLORADO STARTING THURSDAY NIGHT…. THURSDAY’S GAME ONE STARTS AT 8:30 PM….HEAR IT ON CLASSIC ROCK 1410 AM & 102.9 FM  K-R-W-B WITH THE PREGAME STARTING AT 8:00PM…

THE 2014 ALLAN CUP SENIOR MENS HOCKEY TOURNAMENT CONTINUES TODAY IN DUNDAS, ONTARIO WITH THE FINIAL ROUND OF ROUND ROBIN PLAY…YESTERDAY, CLARENVILLE DEFEATED KENORA 5-2…WITH THE LOSS, KENORA WILL NOW PLAY IN THE LATE GAME OF THE QUARTERFINAL ROUND THURSDAY…THE DUNDAS REAL MCCOYS WON THEIR SECOND GAME IN AS MANY DAYS BEATING THE DEFENDING ALLAN CUP CHAMPION BENTLEY GENERALS 6-2…THAT WIN GUARANTEED DUNDAS A SPOT IN THE SEMIFINALS FRIDAY…ROUND ROBINI PLAY WRAPS UP TODAY, BRANTFORD PLAYS CLARENVILLE AT 3:30PM AND BENTLEY AGAINST THE SOUTHEAST PRAIRIE THUNDER AT 7:30PM…THE QUARTERFINAL ROUND GETS UNDERWAY ON THURSDAY, SEMIFINALS ARE FRIDAY AND THE 2014 ALLAN CUP CHAMPIONSHIP GAME WILL BE PLAYED ON SATURDAY…THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME WILL ONCE AGAIN BE BROADCAST ON THE T-S-N TELEVISION NETWORK…THE 2014 TOURNAMENT ALSO MARKS THE 20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE WARROAD LAKERS 1994 ALLAN CUP TITLE, THE FIRST OF WHAT WOULD BE THREE IN A ROW

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