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Meet Mr. and Mrs. Pohl

  • December 25, 2012 - 2:35 AM

 

KRISSY (WENDELL) POHL

• First girl to start a Little League World Series game, played in 1994. Played catcher and batted third for Brooklyn Center.

• Won a state title, named Ms. Hockey and scored 110 goals in 28 games as a senior at Park Center in 1999-2000.

• Earned Olympic silver at the 2002 Winter Games and bronze in 2006.

• Led Gophers to NCAA titles in 2004 and 2005 and won the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award as the nation's top player as a junior in '05.

JOHNNY POHL

• Led Red Wing to 1997 Class 1A state title. Named Minnesota's Mr. Hockey in 1998 and graduated No. 1 all-time with 378 career points. He fell to second in 2009.

• Co-captained Gophers to 2002 NCAA championship and led the nation in scoring. Named an All-America, and is one of nine Gophers with 200 career points.

• Played eight seasons of professional hockey, including 115 NHL games, all but one with Toronto.

DAVID LA VAQUE

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