Celebrating the historic Maverick men’s hockey season on Monday
MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) — Hockey fans can celebrate the 2021-22 season with the Minnesota State Men’s Hockey Team Monday night at the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center.
Doors open at 5:00 p.m. with the program from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public and fans can enter the building through the main lobby doors.
The celebration will include the presentation of this year’s team, as well as comments from city dignitaries, university staff, players and head coach Mike Hastings.
Minnesota State finished the historic season with a 38-6-0 record, captured the Central Collegiate Hockey Association regular and postseason championships, and posted victories over Harvard and Notre Dame in as NCAA Albany Regional Champions.
The Mavericks made the school’s second straight appearance in the NCAA Frozen Four where they beat Minnesota to advance to Saturday’s championship game against Denver.
Mike Hastings was named the recipient of the Spencer Penrose Award as the nation’s top men’s hockey coach for the second consecutive year and senior goaltender Dryden McKay was named the recipient of the Hobey Baker Award as the nation’s top player in the NCAA Division I men’s hockey.
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