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2023 Essay Finalists

Mason Cohen - Jefferson - 2022-23 Essay Winner

On Hockey Day Minnesota 2023, Minnesota Hockey announced that Mason Cohen, a Squirt player from Jefferson Youth Hockey Association, is the winner of the 2022-23 Minnesota Hockey Essay Contest, presented by Park Dental. 

Cohen was one of three contest finalists that were highlighted on Bally Sports North (BSN) throughout the course of Hockey Day Minnesota. The other finalists were Shelby Swanson, an 8U player from Forest Lake Hockey Association, and Owen Martin, a Mite player from St. Michael-Albertville Youth Hockey. The finalists were selected by a committee from entries submitted by boys and girls around the state on the topic of “My Favorite Memory/Experience In Hockey Was…”

Shelby Swanson - Forest Lake

Owen Martin - St. Michael-Albertville