Alexandria, MN (Sept. 28, 2022) 

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The Northstar Knights are pleased to announce the captains for the 2022-23 season. 

Leading the 16U Knights are Defenseman, Andrew Leung (Seattle, WA), Forwards, Lincoln Hjelm (Omaha, NE) and Alex Klimek (Alexandria, MN) and Goaltender, Merik Grinaker (Fargo, ND). All players are returning for their 2nd season with the 16U Knights. “These men provide a great foundation to develop the heart of the team helping them grow, showing them what it means to be a Knight.” said 16U Coach, Dallas Steward.


Captaining the 18U Knights are Defensemen, Nate Farrell (Wheaton, IL), and Luke Russell (Alexandria, MN), Forwards, Cooper Fredericks (Miltona, MN), Caleb Elfering (Richland, WA), and Nathan Huntington (Berkeley Lake, GA), and Goaltender, Beck Lidén (Alexandria, MN). All players are 3 year veterans in the Knights program and provide a solid leadership core to the team. “I am excited for each one of these young men to be named a captain but specifically a captain at Northstar.” said Coach Rylan Galiardi. “We have high standards here at Northstar so for these young men to be recognized says a lot about their character.”