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The Full Nelson

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  • 'Here I am'

  • 06/13/2013, 11:45pm CDT , By MN Lax Hub staff
  • Eden Prairie sophomore Sean Patterson announces his arrival in semifinal win over White Bear Lake
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  • Brooks and run

  • 06/11/2013, 9:00pm CDT , By MN Lax Hub staff
  • Brooks Armitage back in top form as No. 1-ranked Eden Prairie roars past Rochester Mayo
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  • Perfect, yet flawed

  • 05/23/2013, 12:00pm CDT , By MN Lax Hub staff
  • No. 1 Eden Prairie completes unbeaten regular season with error-filled win over defending champ Eastview
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  • Mood swings

  • 05/09/2013, 11:00am CDT , By MN Lax Hub staff
  • Rivalry between No. 2-ranked Eastview and No. 3 Eagan takes an unexpected turn
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  • Red Knights on rebound

  • 04/25/2013, 3:30pm CDT , By Loren Nelson, MN Lax Hub editor
  • Robbie Lance scores five goals as No. 9-ranked Benilde-St. Margaret's outlasts Mahtomedi
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  • Plowing forward

  • 04/14/2013, 11:45pm CDT , By Loren Nelson, MN Lax Hub editor
  • 2013 season underway, barely, despite wintry conditions
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  • One more final exam

  • 06/05/2012, 1:11pm CDT , By MN Lax Hub and Star Tribune staff
  • Brooks Armitage scores five goals to help Eden Prairie reach title game for fourth time
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  • Bengals bounce back

  • 05/29/2012, 11:56am CDT , By Loren Nelson, MN Lax Hub editor
  • Blaine rallies from early six-goal deficit to beat Mahtomedi, reach Section 4 title game
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  • Red Knights try Plan B

  • 04/23/2012, 9:56am CDT , By Loren Nelson, MN Hockey Hub editor
  • Benilde-St. Margaret's forced to revamp lineup after losing top two scorers for season
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Loren Nelson


MN Lax Hub managing editor Loren Nelson has been a sports journalist for more than 20 years.

He has worked at news organizations in southern Minnesota, Wisconsin, Florida and California. Nelson has won numerous local, state and national awards for his column, enterprise and feature writing on topics ranging from pee wees to the pros, including Stanley Cup runs by the Tampa Bay Lightning and Anaheim Ducks.

A sports editor for much of his career, Nelson has overseen departments that consistently have produced sections that rank among the best in the nation as judged by the Associated Press Sports Editors.


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