This time of year people want to talk hockey when they encounter Henry Boucha.Not now. Hockey – all sports – has hit a complete stop with everyone trying to avoid the coronavirus, or COVID-19. So, how’s business? “Flat as a pancake,” said Boucha, an Edina Realty agent in the Twin Cities metro area and adjacent […]
Discover Warroad, Minnesota, a small town that has produced 7 Olympians, 5 NHL players and over 80 Division I hockey players. Every United States Men’s Olympic Gold medal team included a player from Warroad – find out why.
Whenever there is a conversation about the rich hockey history of Warroad, Minn., one of the rst names to come up is Henry Boucha. As his biography on the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame website says, “Henry Boucha has been labeled as the most electrifying player in Minnesota hockey history.” That biography also highlights his […]
The Minnesota State High School League Girls’ Hockey Tournament is taking place this weekend at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Warroad is no secret to state tournaments. Both their boys and girls teams have won several state titles. “It’s exciting,” said Karl Johnston, whose daughter plays on the girls’ team. “But it’s also […]
What does Henry Boucha, Minnesota’s most famous Native American athlete, think about Sam Bradford — should the Vikings’ star quarterback talk about his Cherokee roots? “Oh, it would be wonderful,” said Boucha, sitting last week at Five Watt Coffee in Minneapolis, and sporting a baseball cap festooned with the logo of his high school alma […]