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LOCAL HOCKEY PLAYERS SET FOR NATIONAL TOURNEY BERTH SHOWDOWN

LOCAL HOCKEY PLAYERS SET FOR NATIONAL TOURNEY BERTH SHOWDOWN Click to Enlarge

A group of Grand Forks hockey players will join other standouts from around North Dakota this weekend to play for an elite national tournament berth.

The Team North Dakota 16-U Tier I hockey team will play a team from Sioux Falls in a best-of-three series beginning this Friday in West Fargo, with the winner advancing to a national tournament.

Players representing Grand Forks include Kaleb Johnson, Lukas Kanta, Cole Wigestrand, and Brandon Holt of Grand Forks Central, and Nate Bradbury, Noah Bradbury, Mason Thingvold, and Dane Montgomery of Grand Forks Red River.

Games begin Friday at 8:00 PM, and will continue Saturday. Should a third game be necessary, it would be Sunday. Game broadcasts will be heard on KNOX.

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