10 metro area girls’ hockey teams to watch


1. Hill-Murray: Pioneers seek third consecutive Class 2A title.


2. Minnetonka: Class 2A runner-up loaded for another run.


3. Maple Grove: New coach leading talented Crimson.


4. Blaine: Top-end players at multiple positions.


5. Edina: Strong but young, Hornets will grow this winter.


6. Eden Prairie: Rebuilding but still deep and dangerous.


7. Wayzata: Three Division I players lead the way.


8. Lakeville North: Always a tough team come playoff time.


9. Lakeville South: Cougars have a new coach leading returning talent.


10. Breck (1A): Strong goaltending tandem anchors Mustangs.