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With the youth hockey regular season over and done with, AAA hockey is back in full swing

Just a few weeks after state tournaments brought the youth hockey season to a close, summer leagues and AAA hockey are now in action around the state.

The Pokegama Factory 2012's (Grand Rapids AAA) prepare for a faceoff against the MN Knights in the Mtn Dew Blast AAA tournament championship game in St. Cloud on April 10th, 2022.
The Pokegama Factory 2012's (Grand Rapids AAA) prepare for a faceoff against the MN Knights in the Mtn Dew Blast AAA tournament championship game in St. Cloud Sunday, April 10, 2022.
Sydney Wolf / The Rink Live

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Now that state youth hockey tournaments have come and gone, Triple-A teams and tournaments are now in full effect around the state and across the Midwest.

The Rink Live attended multiple tournaments this past weekend, including the Mtn Dew Blast and 2022 Early Trailblazers AAA match-ups.

Check out our postgame comments with Coach Cody Brown of the Breakaway Program U16s and TJ Kelsey of Tommy Chicago's AAA U16s below, along with photos of the Pokegama Factory 2012s, MN Knight 2012s, the Jamestown Flyers U16s, and the Wisconsin Knight U16s.

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Sydney Wolf is a reporter for The Rink Live, primarily covering youth hockey. She joined the team in November of 2021 and graduated from St. Cloud State University with a B.S. in Mass Communications and a minor in Writing and Rhetoric Studies and was a part of the University Honors Program.
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