Video: Top 5 (incredible) plays from the boys hockey tournament


You've seen the All-Hockey Hair team from the Minnesota boys hockey State Tournament and you know that Lakeville North and East Grand Forks won championships, but have you seen the best plays from the record-setting tourney?

The skill and athleticism on display was better than any other high school hockey tournament in the country. That is a fact and it isn't debatable: Minnesota rules the hockey roost.

KSTP 45 TV's cameras captured all the action and they created a great video showing the top five plays from the tournament (also be sure to watch the music video featuring plays from all the games). There's one you'll recognize: New Ulm winger Jon Kopacek's diving goal that earned it's way all the way to the No. 1 play on SportsCenter.

But as good as Kopacek's magical goal was, it wasn't even the best of play of the tournament.

5. Ash Altmann's breakaway goal seals Duluth East's upset win over Edina

4. Lakeville North's Jack Poehling slices and dices the defense on his way to a backhanded goal

3. Bemidji goalie Grant Tharaldson's diving glove save against Edina

2. New Ulm winger Jon Kopacek's diving goal against Mahtomedi

1. Eden Prairie's Michael Graham shows of his handles with an amazing goal against Blaine

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