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This event is one of the oldest continuous female only hockey tournaments in the United States. Over 50 girls teams take the ice this weekend in a celebration of how far women's hockey has come in the United States.

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NSC begins to take aim on disposables

11/14/2014, 2:00pm CST
By Hannah Van Eendenburg, MN GreenCorps ( Waste Prevention and Recycling)

Every week, the National Sports Center (NSC) is taking steps to become a more sustainable and environmentally friendly sports facility.

Minnesota Wild Adult Hockey League expands beyond the Schwan Super Rink to St. Cloud and Woodbury

11/13/2014, 11:45am CST
By Barclay Kruse, NSC Chief Communications Officer

BLAINE, Minn. (November 13, 2014) – The Minnesota Wild Adult Hockey League has been a flagship program at the Schwan Super Rink since the facility opened in 1998. And actually the league started a year before that, when the National Sports Center operated the league at Columbia Arena in Fridley.

For the first time, the league announced it will be expanding beyond the Schwan Super Rink ice as a regional league playing at multiple sites.

Our third annual Hard Water Ice Fishing Expo, presented by Clam Outdoors, is coming right when winter has made an appearance. See close to a hundred vendors from the top brands in ice fishing and get the best preseason deals available. You'll also get a chance to learn from the pros and get all the tips you need to make this the best ice fishing season ever!.

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NSC marketing staff covers the world to recruit international teams and events

11/05/2014, 5:15pm CST
By Barclay Kruse, NSC Chief Communications Officer

At the National Sports Center we’re proud of our events that attract an international audience. Schwan’s USA CUP is our most notable international tournament, because it happens here annually. But we have also hosted international championship events such as the Women’s World Hockey Championship, ISI World Recreational Team Championships in figure skating, and international matches and hockey, rugby and ultimate.

Minnesota United FC is the top seed in the NASL playoffs and will host Fort Lauderdale Strikers Saturday at 6 p.m. in a seminfinal match in the NSC Stadium.

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