Former Virginia/MIB coach Keith Hendrickson lifts Stanley Cup as Vegas scout

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Tuesday night one man with deep Northland roots lifted the Stanley Cup after the Vegas Golden Knights won game five 9-3 over the Florida Panthers.

Keith Hendrickson, a scout for the Knights, was the head coach for Virginia/Mountain Iron-Buhl boys hockey from 1986-2011. He departed the program to become a scout for the Buffalo Sabres from 2011-2017 before heading to Vegas.

The Virginia, Minnesota native also played for the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) men’s hockey team from 1975-1980.