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Posted On: 08/6/20 12:25 AM

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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 Hill-Murray.

How last season went

The Pioneers haven’t missed the tournament in back to back years in over a decade. After losing in the section finals to rival White Bear Lake in 2019, it was almost assumed that a title run was bound to happen, and it did. Hill-Murray came out of the gates on fire with a six-game winning streak, outscoring their opponents 46-5 during that stretch. After that streak, the Pioneers hit the heart of their schedule which caused some growing pains midseason but still managed to finish with an impressive 16-6-3 record on top of the Metro East Conference.

Hill-Murray drew the 1 seed in section 4AA, and cruised past their first two opponents, outscoring Irondale and Moundsview 14-2 in those two games. Then came the big test, White Bear Lake, and the Pioneers took sweet revenge with a hard-fought 3-2 victory to earn a

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