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2021 Essay Contest Finalists Announced

By Minnesota Hockey, 02/03/21, 11:00AM CST


Minnesota Hockey is excited to reveal the finalists for the 2021 Minnesota Hockey Essay Contest, presented by Park Dental. Entries for the contest were submitted by boys and girls of all ages from around the state on the topic of “Hockey Is Important To Me Because…

The following finalists have been selected to be featured during a special Fox Sports North broadcast on Saturday, February 27th:

  • Caden Cole, a Bantam player from Duluth Amateur Hockey Association
  • Lena Fenske, a 10U player from Andover Youth Hockey Association
  • Hattie Hanson, an 8U player from Crookston Blue Line Hockey Club

All three finalists will also be featured in Let’s Play Hockey magazine. The contest winner will be selected among the three finalists and will receive a “Dream Day” experience on a Minnesota Wild gameday during the 2021-22 season. The “Dream Day” includes attending a Minnesota Wild morning skate, an hour of ice time at Xcel Energy Center and a group suite at a Wild game later that night.

Tune in to Fox Sports North on February 27 to see the essays submitted by each of the finalists. Then, stay tuned after the Minnesota Wild game to find out who the randomly selected winner will be. 

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