These High School hockey players really put their all into this brawl – including all their penalties.
Eden Prairie escaped Braemar Arena with a victory on Saturday, but the Eagles hardly emerged unscathed.
An ugly, game-ending brawl that punctuated No. 1-seeded Eden Prairie’s 1-0 victory over No. 4 seed Benilde-St. Margaret’s in a Class 2A, Section 2 semifinal led to the disqualification of three top Eagles players from Wednesday’s section title game against No. 2 seed Minnetonka.
Two nights after a similar game-ending melee between Bloomington Jefferson and Holy Angels in a Class 2A, Section 2 quarterfinal resulted in no penalties, much less game disqualifications, Eden Prairie learned first-line wing Marc Sullivan, second-line wing Riley Argetsinger and top-four defenseman Louie Roehl all must sit out Wednesday’s game against the Skippers because of their roles in the brawl. A combined 18 penalties were assessed to eight players (four on each team).
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