Grand Forks Herald Jason Stadstad Hockey Classic
The fourth annual Herald Jason Stadstad Hockey Classic is set for Dec. 16-18 in Grand Forks.
The charity boys high school hockey tournament benefits Altru Hospice and local youth hockey.
Teams in this years tournament are 2010 North Dakota State Champion Grand Forks Central, Grand Forks Red River, Grafton-Park River, Fargo Davies, Bismarck Century and Bismarck High. Teams from Minnesota are Apple Valley and Princeton.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students through 12th grade for each game. Tournament passes are $25 for adults and $10 for students.
The game schedule:
Dec. 16: All games at Ralph Engelstad Arena 1 p.m. — Central vs. Bismarck Century, Main arena 3:15 p.m. — Princeton, Minn. vs. Fargo Davies, Main arena 5:30 p.m. — GF Red River vs. Bismarck High, Main arena 7:45 p.m. — Apple Valley, Minn. vs. Grafton-Park River, Main arena
Dec. 17: 1 p.m. — Loser of game #1 vs. Loser of game #2, Main arena 3:15 p.m. — Loser of game #3 vs. Loser of game #4, Main arena 5:30 p.m. — Winner of game #1 vs. Winner of game #2, Main arena 7:45 p.m. — Winner of game #3 vs. Winner of game #4, Main arena
Dec. 18: 10:30 a.m. — 7th place, Olympic arena 12:00 p.m. — 3rd place, Main arena 12:45 p.m. — 5th place, Olympic arena 2:15 p.m. — Championship game, Main arena
Games times are approximate as they will start 30 minutes after the previous game.
2009 Tournament News:
Stadstad Classic: Apple Valley captures title
Make it a clean sweep of Greater Grand Forks. After knocking off East Grand Forks Senior High and Grand Forks Central in the previous two days, Apple Valley completed the local trifecta by beating Grand Forks Red River 4-1 in the championship game of the Grand Forks Herald Jason Stadstad Hockey Classic on Saturday at Ralph Engelstad Arena.
Stadstad Classic: Back to winning ways
The Grand Forks Central boys hockey team didn't waste any time rebounding from its first loss of the season.
Stadstad Classic: Riders make title game
Junior goalie stops 25 shots to lead Red River past Grafton-Park River.
Stadstad Classic: Apple Valley derails Knights
Michaelson's two third-period goals ice win over Central.
Stadstad Classic: Rams bounce back
Omdahl, Kostrzewski each score twice to beat Demons. Also, Bismarck Century 6, EGF Senior High 2
Stadstad Classic: Rams emerge from shadows
The Roseau boys hockey team has been led the previous few seasons by Division I college prospects such as Mike Lee, Nick Oliver, Tyler Landman and Aaron Ness.
Stadstad Classic: Spoilers knock off Demons
Grafton-Park River boys hockey coach Jay Haugland admits he's starting from scratch with a vastly different team from a season ago.
Stadstad Classic: Riders win a thriller
As it's a rarity in high school hockey, Grand Forks Red River forward Casey Fugleberg was asked if he had ever scored in a shootout before. "Not in a game that meant anything," Fugleberg said. Fugleberg also had the game-tying goal in the third period to lead the Roughriders to a victory over Roseau in the first round of the Grand Forks Herald Jason Stadstad Hockey Classic at Ralph Engelstad Arena.
Stadstad Classic: Strong start sparks Knights
Grand Forks Central has done just about everything right so far this season.
Stadstad Classic: Eagles cruise past Wave
Apple Valley boys hockey coach Jerry Hayes was concerned about how his young team would handle a five-hour bus ride at 6 a.m. to play the first game of the Grand Forks Herald Jason Stadstad Hockey Classic.
'Like no other day'
Inspired by her son's care, Michelle Stadstad will become a nurse today.
'A great thing we’re doing in his honor'
Grand Forks Central High School hockey players know of Jason Stadstad’s kindness and his love of hockey.
Grand Forks Red River's Casey Fugleberg (10) scores the winning goal on Roseau goalie Ethan Kvidt in a shootout Thursday night in the first round of the Jason Stadstad Hockey Classic on Thursday. Herald photo by John Stennes.