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Sweet Moment of Sportsmanship During State Hockey Tournament

By StarTribune, 03/14/18, 12:00PM CDT

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"I've never seen anything like that. It was really funny."

"I've never seen anything like that. It was really funny."

You almost certainly missed this scene because it took place during the third-place game of the Minnesota state Class 2A boys' hockey tournament between Edina and Centennial.

That Edina won the game 11-0 isn't what will be remembered as much as the unusual scene that unfolded on the ice while officials were sorting out penalities following a scuffle in the second period.

Serving as a much-needed mood-lightener in a hockey game quickly devolving into something resembling a wrestling bout was an odd exchange between Edina defenseman Jake Boltmann and Centennial goalie Travis Allen.