Nothing compares to opening weekend. The exhibition game can give you a taste, but opening weekend is where it finally boils over. Shuttle buses will be lined up on 4th Avenue, the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center will be filled with diehard fans and the Dogg Pound will be banging on the glass in…
The box score doesn’t really indicate how close this game actually was. On a quick glance, box scores like this can imply Minnesota State dominated the game, but just a few breakdowns the Huskies were able to cash in on.
Many people can put too much stock into the exhibition game. It’s understandable. Everyone’s excitement for the season is at a fever pitch. If you lose, you are the laughing stock of college hockey. These are no-name colleges from Canada. Regina George University? So not fetch.
The St. Cloud State football team won their season opener 41-26 last night in Marshall against Southwest Minnesota State. The Huskies trailed 26-17 at halftime but outscored the Mustangs 24-0 in the 2nd half.
The coach added that he has tried to schedule Penn State, but the Nittany Lions have refused to play against the Huskies. "We tried to schedule them, but they won't play us," Motzko said. "He said no."