The Northstar Knights are happy to announce that four players from this year’s 18U program were selected in this week’s United States Hockey League Phase II Draft. The Phase II draft is open to all birth years eligible to play junior hockey, from 2001-2005. Jacob Napier (Lancaster, NY) was the first Knight to be selected, going…

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  ALEXANDRIA, MN — NorthStar Academy head coach John Olver was honored by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA, www.fca.org) as the first recipient of the John Olver Character Award this past Friday, May 21.   The award, named in his honor, will be presented annually to a hockey coach who exemplifies the Christian principles of Service, Excellence, Dedication,…

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After successful campaigns this season at both the 18U and 16U levels, the Northstar Knights would like to announce that they will be hosting their Third Annual Charity Game and Jersey Auction on Saturday, May 8 at 7:30 pm at the Northstar Sports Complex. This year’s game will feature two mixed teams of Knights players,…

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The North American Prospect Hockey League’s postseason awards came out this week, and there was no shortage of Northstar Knights. Four Knights made their respective age division’s All Star Team, including three from the 18U Dixon Cup Champion roster, and John Olver was named 18U Coach of the Year. The three Knights named to the 18U All…

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The Northstar Knights are happy to announce that 2020 graduates Nate Albers (forward, McKinney, TX) and Truett Olson (forward, Alexandria, MN) have committed to play ACHA D1 ice hockey at Liberty University. Both players will enlist as freshmen for the 2021-22 campaign. Albers and Olson have had linear paths to Liberty since coming to Northstar…

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  The Northstar Knights are pleased to announce that Ben Strinden (Fargo, ND), Class of 2021, has committed to the University of North Dakota. Strinden, a forward, is the first player in Knights history to commit to an NCAA Division I program.  “”No one has worked harder than Ben Strinden to achieve this tremendous accomplishment,”…

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For the first time in program history, two Knights players were selected in the United States Hockey League Phase II Draft this past Tuesday. Forward Ben Strinden (Fargo, ND) was selected in the sixth round, 82nd overall by the Muskegon Lumberjacks, and defenseman Jakob Stender (Alexandria, MN) was selected in the 14th round, 209th overall…

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The North American Prospects Hockey League released their postseason honors this week, and the Northstar Knights showed that their success in the classroom matches their success on the ice. 18 Knights were named to the NAPHL Honor Roll for meeting academic standards and being nominated by a coach or member team. The Knights were represented…

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Knights fall in Dixon Cup Championship The Northstar Knighs traveled to Troy, Michigan over the long weekend to compete for the NAPHL Dixon Cup Championship. After going undefeated through the semifinals, the Knights fell to Meijer AAA in the final game. Friday morning’s first game had the Knights against the Des Moines Buccaneers, who they remained undefeated against…

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The Northstar Knights would like to announce a schedule change for their final weekend series of the 2019-20 season.   WAS:  March 20, 7:00 p.m. vs. Shattuck St. Mary’s U18 AAA  – Faribault, MN March 21, 7:00 p.m. vs. Shattuck St. Mary’s U18 AAA – Alexandria, MN   REVISED: March 20, 7:00 p.m. vs. Shattuck…

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