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MN Team Wins 2018 European Hockey Classic

Heartland Hockey Camp Perfect at 4-0

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(Article provided by Heartland Hockey Camp)

The Heartland Hockey Camp recently competed in the 2018 European Hockey Classic, in Zell am See, Austria, the week of October 2-7, 2018. The tournament featured teams from the following countries; Canada, USA, Sweden, Finland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland & Hungary.

Heartland Hockey Camp beat Budapest, Hungary, in the opening game 4-0. In the second game, they beat Kitchner, Ontario, 3-0. The semi-final game was a 5-0 victory over Helsinki, Finland.  In the championship game Heartland Hockey Camp beat Nitro-Kaput, Finland by the score of 4-1.

First row; Carl Swaggert, Larry Herrboldt, Kevin Milbery, Kim Newman, Gunnar Moberg, Fred Paul & Eric Blank. Second row; Jude Boulianne, Joey Brown, Bruce Falk, Steve Jensen, Larry Stordahl & Rich Lund

Notable performances in the tournament included goaltender, Kim Newman, from Eveleth, Minnesota, as he recorded 3 consecutive shutouts and only yielded 1 goal in the entire tournament! Steve Jensen, from Deerwood, Minnesota, led the tournament in scoring with  5 goals & 7 assists.  Rich Lund, from Roseau, Minnesota, was the leading scorer among defensemen in the tournament with 4 goals & 2 assists.

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