Massive crowds attended "The Let’s Play Hockey/Baseball/Lacrosse Expos" in St Paul, Minnesota last weekend. The event had a new all-time attendance record of 135,618 at the Boys’ High School Hockey State Tournament held at the Xcel Energy Center, home of the Minnesota Wild. The Lets Play Hockey Consumer Expo Friday and Saturday at the River Centre had record crowds as well.
AAU National Hockey Chair, Keith Noll , stated, " Hundreds of the Mite athletes attended the Expo while in Minnesota for the AAU National Mites Championships." Noll went on to comment, " the athletes received a free bag and t-shirt from the AAU and Black Biscuit while attending the Expo"
Several NHL Hockey stars were in attendance signing autographs.
AAU Hockey, Lacrosse, Baseball, Softball, Minnesota AAU and the AAU Sports programs were well represented during these events.
For complete results on the 2015 AAU National Mites Hockey Championships including statistics, team pictures, and video of the championship games. www.aauicehockey.org
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