PHERSY: Well I'm already here at the Recreation Center, but I wanted to do one more quick update with the details (the ones I can think of now) regarding our USA Hockey Junior A, Tier III National Tournament coverage.
First up, there will be free copies of the Post-Bulletin at the rinks each day, so grab one. Feldy and I are all over the tournament. Each day in the paper, our plan is to have a front-page feature, an inside notebook, the Ice Hawk game story, capsules of every game, scores and standings and Feldy and I will choose a forward, defenseman and goalie of the day each day. Watch for that!
Also, twitter ... get after us on twitter. Feldy and I are sitting at the two rinks all day every day, and we're constantly giving updates from every game at the tournament. Feldy is at PBFeldy and I'm at PB_Phersy. Also, every single tweet we post regarding the national tournament will have the hashtag #mnicehawks ... so no excuses, join us on twitter!!! We'll give you the inside stuff that doesn't make the paper!
Finally, regarding the live blog: I will start the live blog for Sunday's 3 p.m. Ice Hawks game against the Queen City Steam. Because the seating is limited for that one, people will likely be turned away, so you'll have the chance to follow your Hawks live here at PostBulletin.com. Check the PB home page 15 minutes before faceoff, and I'll go live with the blog.
ICE HAWKS SCHEDULE AT NATIONALS
7 p.m. Friday at Rec Center vs. Helena Bighorns
7 p.m. Saturday at Rec Center vs. Walpole Express
3 p.m. Sunday at Graham Arena IV vs. Queen City Steam
REST OF TODAY'S GAMES
Seattle Totems 2, Idaho Steelheads 2 OT (FINAL)
Chicago Hitmen 2, Northern Cyclones 0 (IN THIRD PERIOD)
3 p.m. at Graham IV — Walpole Express vs. Queen City Steam
4 p.m. at Rec Center — Granite City Lumberjacks vs. El Paso Rhinos
6 p.m. at Graham IV — Hudson Crusaders vs. St. Louis Jr. Blues
Noon at Graham IV — El Paso Rhinos vs. Northern Cyclones
1 p.m. at Rec Center — Chicago Hitmen vs. Granite City Lumberjacks
3 p.m. at Graham IV — Queen City Steam vs. Helena Bighorns
4 p.m. at Rec Center — Hudson Crusaders vs. Idaho Steelheads
6 p.m. at Graham IV — Seattle Totems vs. St. Louis Jr. Blues
7 p.m. at Rec Center — ICE HAWKS vs. Walpole Express
Noon at Graham IV — Northern Cyclones vs. Granite City Lumberjacks
1 p.m. at Rec Center — Helena Bighorns vs. Walpole Express
3 p.m. at Graham IV — Queen City Steam vs. ICE HAWKS
4 p.m. at Rec Center — Idaho Steelheads vs. St. Louis Jr. Blues
6 p.m. at Graham IV — El Paso Rhinos vs. Chicago Hitmen
7 p.m. at Rec Center — Hudson Crusaders vs. Seattle Totems