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Greyhounds Seeded #2, Elk River Gets Top Seed For Sec. 7AA Boy's Hockey Playoffs

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Eyewitness Sports
February 16, 2017 11:09 AM

Elk River has earned the top seed for the upcoming nine-team Section 7AA Boy's Hockey Tournament, according to the Star Tribune's Minnesota Hockey Hub Website.

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The Elks are 21-4-0 overall and received the most votes in a poll from the section's coaches.

Duluth East (16-8-1) has the second seed while Cloquet-Esko-Carlton (14-8-2) is the third seed, ahead of the defending section tournament champions from Grand Rapids (16-7-1).

The tournament begins with eighth seeded Forest Lake hosting ninth seeded Cambridge-Isanti on Saturday at 7:00 p.m. in the first round. The winner will advance to visit Elk River on Tuesday in the quarterfinals.

All of the quarterfinal games are scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday. Besides Elk River hosting either Forest Lake or Cambridge-Isanti; the quarterfinals will include fifth seeded Andover at fourth seeded Grand Rapids, sixth seeded Duluth Marshall at third seeded Cloquet-Esko-Carlton and seventh seeded St. Francis at second seeded Duluth East.

The semifinals are scheduled for Saturday, February 25th at AMSOIL Arena in Duluth. The championship is scheduled for Thursday, March 2nd at AMSOIL Arena. The Section 7AA Title Game is scheduled to be televised in the Northland on WDIO-WIRT.

To see the bracket, click here.


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