Minnesota refinds hockey glory
Published 03/30/2012, The Jamestown Sun
That famous block M on the front of Kent Patterson’s hockey sweater was a source of immense pride for the native Minnesotan the first time he slipped it on to wear in a game for the Golden Gophers. As Patterson’s first three seasons ended without an NCAA tournament berth, that M — as recognizable in college hockey circles as the interlocking N and Y is in baseball, and sometimes as hated — started to carry more weight.Word count: 707
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