Posted On: 07/14/20 5:15 PM

With the 2020-21 season still months out, it’s time to take a look at teams from all over the State of Hockey and examine what happened this past season and what’s ahead. The next team we’re breaking down is Blake.

How last season went

Prior to this season, the Bears’ notoriety came with the girls’ program and its vast success. While that’s still the case, the boys’ program entered the fray this season with new head coach Rob McClanahan.

While it was known Blake had talent, McClanahan and his team proved themselves to be a worthy challenger. From Dec. 14 to Jan. 11, the Bears were unbeaten. That happened again two weeks later as they went on an unbeaten run from Jan. 25-Feb. 13.

The list of wins Blake racked up during the regular season was impressive. It included Andover, St. Thomas Academy, Cretin-Derham Hall, Blaine, Eden Prairie and Totino-Grace. The Bears finished the regular season with a 19-6 record while averaging 5.2 goals per game while allowing just 2.16 goals per game.

Blake managed to earn the top seed in a Section 6AA where Edina annually held that position. The Bears did not take the honor lightly, rolling

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