Stuck in the Mud

Blaine, MN – The Minot Minotauros opened their 7th season at the NAHL Showcase looking to defend last season’s Showcase championship.  A bad third period however saw the Tauros snap their seven game NAHL Showcase winning streak with a 3-1 loss to the Shreveport Mudbugs. The first ever meeting between the Tauros and Mudbugs started […]

Central Champs!

by: Ken Oda, Brookings, SD – The Minot Minotauros clinched their first ever NAHL Central Division Championship tonight with a win 3-2 over the Brookings Blizzard (box score).  The game was a potential first round playoff match-up preview as the Tauros will play the division’s fourth place finisher, the spot the Blizzard currently occupy. […]

Taming the Wilderness

By: Ken Oda, Cloquet, MN – The first place Minotauros faced perhaps their most challenging weekend of the season and passed the test in impressive fashion taking four points from the second place Minnesota Wilderness.  The Tauros came in shorthanded as illness kept defenseman Erik Holmstrom from making the trip and suspension held defenseman […]

Snow Stoppers

The Tauros got back on the winning side of the ledger this weekend with a sweep of third place Brookings on the road.  The wins pushed the Tauros’ record for 8-3-1 since the end of the NAHL Christmas Break and the start of the unofficial second half of the season.  This was the Tauros first […]

Wings Clipped

By: Ken Oda, (photo credit: Halle Kadrmas) Minot, ND – The Minotauros took care of business this weekend against the basement dwelling Aberdeen Wings with a sweep of a two game set on the Pepsi Rink at Maysa Arena.  The sweep, combined with losses by second and third place Minnesota and Brookings has the […]

Bobcat Beatdown

The first place Minotauros came out of the Christmas break firing on all cylinders with a three game sweep of the rival Bismarck Bobcats.  The series opened with two games in Minot on the Pepsi Rink at The Maysa Arena before shifting down Highway 83 to Bismarck’s VFW Sports Center.  Despite minimal practice time due […]

Marathon Men

by: Ken Oda, Playing their third game in as many nights the Minotauros fought through fatigue on Saturday night and won big in Aberdeen.  The game in Aberdeen ended a long three nights during which the Tauros opened a new arena on Thursday, had an almost hour long delay before Friday’s game due to […]

Better Late

Minot, ND – The Minotauros got off to a slow start this weekend but came charging back on Saturday night to earn a split with the Aberdeen Wings and preserve a streak of 7 weekends with at least a point to start the season.  The thrilling comeback on Saturday night was very likely the final […]

Pointing Upward

Austin, MN – The Minotauros closed out October the same way that they opened the month, with a weekend sweep.  The Aberdeen Wings were the victims at the start of October and this time it was the Austin Bruins who felt the Tauros’s wrath. The Tauros started Friday night’s game (box score) the same way […]

Fighting Back

After getting out of the gate hot starting 6-0-0 the Tauros went 1-2-2 in the next five games.  The Tauros bounced back in a big way on Saturday night getting a 5-2 win in Aberdeen while pushing back physically as well.  The win was a big one as going 2-2-2 over the last three weeks […]