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BRETT LARSON

The NCAA only permits college teams to have two full-time assistant coaches on staff, but many in the NCHC would like a third assistant to be permitted in the name of player safety.
While professional coaches may grind non-stop in the season, NCAA Division I men's hockey assistants must balance their roles as coaches and scouts, and their season doesn't end when the games do.
PART 3: With Minnesota producing more talented young hockey players than any region of the country, the Canadian major junior hockey leagues are increasingly setting their sights on recruiting more players from the State of Hockey. In part three of a three-part series, The Rink Live looks at the new NCAA rules governing when college hockey programs can begin talking with players, and how the major junior leagues now have a head start in efforts to attract young Minnesotans.

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Huskies freshman men's hockey forward lived in Australia for 8 years and his mother is Australian. More than 38,000 square miles have been scorched since September, fueled by recent temperatures of 100 degrees and hotter and high winds.
Larson was an assistant coach for the Americans, who lost 1-0 to Finland in the quarterfinals of the IIHF World Junior Championships in the Czech Republic. He will be back behind the bench this weekend for the Huskies when they play at fifth-ranked Denver.
Junior from Blaine, Minn., comes from a hockey-rich family. He has 2 brothers playing professional hockey and his younger brother plays for the University of Minnesota. All 4 boys have also been instilled with a love of the outdoors.
Former Totino-Grace standout forward Sam Hentges had surgery in May for a lower body injury and is looking to improve from a strong freshman season for the Huskies. He had offseason surgery on his shoulder before his freshman season, but says he is feeling good as SCSU opens with an exhibition game Sunday
Northern Michigan University graduate Nick Tomczyk has coached club hockey in the American Collegiate Hockey Association, high school hockey in Michigan and been a junior hockey scout.

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Head coach Brett Larson, Huskies are looking to become 1st team in the conference to win its regular season title 3 straight years. 10 new players are helping the team to stay away from dwelling on being upset as the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA tournament in back-to-back years
Huskies Hockey Performance Center is in an area that had been mostly concrete walls and floors since the arena was renovated in 2013.
Chase Brand played 4 seasons for the Panthers before leaving to play in juniors. He played for 4 junior teams and committed to Miami, but de-committed after the RedHawks staff was let go after the 2018-19 season

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