Girls' hockey preview: Players to watch

  • Updated: November 18, 2013 - 9:35 PM

Karlie Lund helped Blake win the Class 1A state championship last season.

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(All players are seniors unless indicated)


Emily Achterkirch, D, St. Michael-Albertville: A physical and steady performer. Committed to Princeton.

Sydney Baldwin, D, MinnetonkaStar Tribune All-Metro first team selection last season. Incredible shot. Dictates game tempo.

Sarah Bobrowski, F, Hill-Murray: Led Hill-Murray to runner-up finish in Class 2A state tournament. Works hard in all areas.

Grace Bizal, jr., D, Hopkins:  Dynamic defenseman who jumps into the offensive rush with aplomb.

Lauren Boyle, jr., D, Eden Prairie: Fantastic skater who can carry puck out of the zone, go end-to-end and get to the net.

Kelsey Crow, jr., D, Minnetonka: Solid, consistent defensive player. Committed to Penn State.

Samantha Donovan, F, Irondale: Makes teammates better. A threat to fill the stat sheet every night.

Hannah Ehresmann, G, Minnetonka: Unflappable goaltender brings a steady presence between the pipes.

Kiersten Falck, F, BlaineGives total effort on every shift. Scored 23 goals and added 44 assists last season.

Karlie Lund, jr., F, Blake: Dangerous near the net. Will take the starring role for the defending Class 1A state champions.

Kelly Pannek, F, Benilde-St. Margaret’s: Star Tribune All-Metro first team selection last season. Dangles with the best of them.

Blair Parent, F, Anoka: High-energy player who impresses with quickness and toughness.

Caitlin Reilly, F, Benilde-St. Margaret’s: Gets to the open areas and has a knack for burying her chances.

Nina Rodgers, F, Hopkins: One of quickest snap shots in the state. Dominant player who can beat teams in many ways.

Lindsay Roethke, F, Buffalo: Does the little things well. Strong defensive center who sledom loses faceoffs.

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Boston - J. Kelly
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