Hakstol upset with Gophers' Hansen, radio play-by-play guy Wally Shaver

North Dakota head coach Dave Hakstol says Gophers' forward Jake Hansen started the altercation that got UND's Ben Blood in trouble. Hakstol also says Minnesota's radio play-by-play guy Wally Shaver was out of line when he referred to Blood as a "lunkhead" and the UND hockey program as "hoseheads."
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North Dakota head coach Dave Hakstol says Gophers' forward Jake Hansen started the altercation that got UND's Ben Blood in trouble. Hakstol also says Minnesota's radio play-by-play guy Wally Shaver was out of line when he referred to Blood as a "lunkhead" and the UND hockey program as "hoseheads."

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