Skip to main content

Here are the 16 boys' hockey section championship games

Trips to the state tournament are on the line Wednesday and Thursday nights.
state hockey tournament, mshsl

Thirty-two teams will be narrowed to 16 over the next 48 hours as the boys' section championships will determine the state tournament teams, and all of the games will be played at 7 o'clock Wednesday and Thursday nights. 

Six of the eight section title bouts in Class 2A are Wednesday night, in addition to three Class 1A championship games. The remaining two 2A games and five 1A matchups will be played Thursday night. 

The best two nights of high school hockey arrived for Minnesota, and these are the games that will determine the state tournament fields. 

Class 2A

1AA: 2) Lakeville North at 1) Lakeville South - Wednesday

2AA: 3) Minnetonka at 1) Eden Prairie - Wednesday

3AA: 2) Rosemount at 1) St. Thomas Academy - Wednesday

4AA: 2) White Bear Lake at 1) Hill-Murray - Wednesday

5AA: 2) Centennial at 1) Maple Grove - Thursday

6AA: 4) Benilde-St. Margaret's at 2) Wayzata - Wednesday

7AA: 2) Andover at 1) Grand Rapids - Wednesday

8AA: 2) Moorhead at 1) Roseau - Thursday

Class 1A

1A: 3) Mankato West at 1) Dodge County - Wednesday

2A: 2) Delano at 1) Breck - Wednesday

3A: 2) Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato at 1) Hutchinson - Wednesday

4A: 2) Mahtomedi at 1) Gentry Academy - Thursday

5A: 2) Northern Lakes at 1) Monticello - Thursday

6A: 2) Fergus Falls at 1) Little Falls - Thursday

7A: 2) Duluth Denfeld at 1) Hermantown - Thursday

8A: 2) East Grand Forks at 1) Warroad - Thursday

The only No. 1 seed to not reach the section championship round is Cretin-Derham Hall in Section 6AA, as they were upset by Benilde-St. Margaret's 4-0. The lowest remaining seed in Class 1A is Mankato West, a No. 3 seed in Section 1. 

The boys' state tournament will be played Mar. 30 through April 3, with the boys' title games happening Saturday, April 3 at the Xcel Energy Center. 

The girls' tourney starts this week with quarterfinal action Friday and Saturday, followed by the semifinals on April 1 and the championship games preceding the boys' title games on April 3. 

Next Up

Screen Shot 2022-11-30 at 9.27.45 AM

Fundraiser created for family-owned Cô Tu' Oriental Cuisine after shooting

Support from the community will go towards medical expenses and overhead costs for the restaurant.

Erica Shameka Roberts

Police: Minnesota murder suspect arrested in Texas

Erica Roberts has been on the run since March.


Jackknifed semis close I-35 northbound near Faribault

There are icy conditions across Minnesota

court room

Red Lake man gets 12 years for murder of his cousin

Charges state the man beat the victim with a metal cabinet and its drawers.

Snow covering cars in Twin Cities

How much snow fell in Minnesota on Tuesday?

More than eight inches fell in parts of the Twin Cities.


Runways shut down at MSP Airport due to heavy snow

Some spots in the Twin Cities could see up to 8 inches of snow on Tuesday.

Sourced_Q4_229260_A (1)

2PinkSquirrels - making memories with milkshakes

First Time Guests Get BOGO milkshakes starting December 1st and running through December 15th


Government official accused of stealing luggage at MSP Airport

Charges state Sam Brinton stole luggage with its contents valued at over $2,000.



Here are the brackets for the boys' state hockey tournament

The top seeds are Warroad in 1A and Andover in 2A.

Screen Shot 2020-03-09 at 10.10.46 AM

It's section championship week in MN boys' basketball

The section title games determine who makes it to the state tournament.


Boys' hockey: It's section final week in Minnesota

A list of the who/when/where for each section tournament this week.

high school hockey (St. Cloud Cathedral 2020)

8 more qualify for MN state hockey tourney, field nearly set

Just two more section championship games remain.

Screen Shot 2019-03-02 at 9.37.54 AM

Here are the brackets for the State Boys' Hockey Tournament

Defending champs Minnetonka and Orono didn't reach the tourney this year.

Edina girls hockey

Here are the brackets for the girls' hockey state tournament

The 1A games begin Wednesday with 2A action starting Thursday.