Editor's note: Just a heads up that there are a few curse words in this episode.
ST. CLOUD, Minn. — The second group of the week includes players who played for the St. Cloud State men's hockey team from 1995-2001. George Awada, Bryce Macken, Kyle McLaughlin, Matt Noga, Mike Rucinski and Ritchie Larson all played on the 1996-97 and 1997-98 teams that were the first to finish in the top four in the WCHA in back-to-back seasons.
The players reunite from their homes in Alberta, Illinois and Minnesota.
Awada played forward for the Huskies from 1995-99. In 134 career college games, Awada had 38 goals, 34 assists, 72 points and 154 penalty minutes. He also owns the school record for short-handed goals in a game (three) for his play in a game against Michigan Tech on Feb. 14, 1998.
Macken played defense for the Huskies from 1996-2000. In 60 career games, Macken had a goal, three assists and 68 penalty minutes.
McLaughlin played defense for the Huskies from 1995-2000. In 144 career games, McLaughlin had 20 assists, 22 points and 116 penalty minutes.
Noga played forward for the Huskies from 1996-2000. In 120 career games, Noga had 33 goals, 57 assists, 90 points and 147 penalty minutes.
Rucinski played forward for the Huskies from 1996-99. In 85 career games, he had 22 goals, 35 assists, 57 points and 42 penalty minutes.
Larson played forward and defense for the Huskies from 1997-2001. In 114 games, he had 11 goals and 29 points and 68 penalty minutes.
The goal with this show is to have fun, bring awareness of the St. Cloud State University Huskies Fund and, of course, to The Rink Live. Sponsorship of the show is available.
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