Moose Lake Native Mark Vichorek Joins Wilderness Coaching Staff

Cloquet, Minnesota – Mark Vichorek comes to the Wilderness as Asst. Coach after coaching the last 7 years at the Tier III level, the last 5 being in Bozeman, Montana for the Icedogs in the NA3HL.   Vichorek was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in 1982 out of the USHL’s Sioux City Musketeers. Before turning pro, […]

Wilderness Welcome Garrett Hendrickson to Coaching Staff

Cloquet, Minnesota – Assistant Coach Garrett Hendrickson joins Wilderness for the 2018/19 season. Hendrickson has gained previous experience as the Assistant Coach with the Minnesota Iron Rangers in the SIJHL. Prior to coaching, Hendrickson played four years of college hockey before graduating from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., in May 2017. During his time at […]

5th Annual Minnesota Wilderness Golf Scramble

Here is you chance to hit the green with the Wilderness Hockey team this fall! Gather your fellow golfers to form a team and compete in the Minnesota Wilderness Golf Scramble on September 10th at the Cloquet Country Club. Get to know the players on the ice before the season kicks into gear, while supporting […]

Wilderness name Dave Boitz as new Head Coach

The Minnesota Wilderness, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), are pleased to announce that Dave Boitz has been named the team’s new Head Coach, which will be in addition to his current role of General Manager. Boitz has been with the Wilderness organization the past five seasons, helping the team to a Robertson Cup […]

Austin sweep Wilderness

Austin 5 @ MN Wilderness 4 (OT) – The Bruins never led in the game until the overtime-winner as AJ Drobot converted on a mistake behind the Wilderness net to give the Bruins a 5-4 win on the road. The Wilderness had leads of 2-0, 3-2 and 4-3, but could not hold them. The Bruins […]

Koepke Commits to UMD

Cole Koepke has committed to play NCAA Division 1 hockey at the University of Minnesota-Duluth.

NAHL ranked #1 again by The Junior Hockey News

rn1. The NAHLrn rnThe NAHL continues to separate itself from all other Tier II leagues when it comes to marketing players to higher levels of hockey. While it is not the USHL, many teams are now actively doing more work to move players on. The Blaine Showcase and NAHL draft are clearly two key items that raise the NAHL scouting profile above all others.

Wilderness 2016-2017 Schedule Releasaed

The Minnesota Wilderness 2016-2017 schedule has been released. With the Wilderness moving into the Central Division they will see some new teams coming to Northwoods Credit Union Arena. Along With the new teams that the Wilderness will be facing off against this year they will still play a handful of games against former Midwest Division rivals.

Luke Kania makes NCAA DI commitment

The Minnesota Wilderness of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are pleased to announce that goaltender Luke Kania has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey at Brown University. Brown is a member of the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Association (ECAC).

Janis Jaks makes NCAA DI commitment to AIC

The Minnesota Wilderness, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), are pleased announce the NCAA Division I commitment of defenseman Janis Jaks to American International College (AIC) for the 2016-17 season. AIC is a member of the Atlantic Hockey Association (AHA)