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GRAND FORKS — John Simonson likes what he sees in the future for the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team.

“A lot of local kids,” he said. “I like that.”


Simonson, a former Grand Forks Central standout, became the latest one to commit, giving a verbal pledge Friday afternoon to attend UND beginning next season.

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Brad Elliott Schlossman
Schlossman is in his 10th year covering college hockey for the Herald. In 2014, he was named one of the top three beat writers in the country by the Associated Press Sports Editors. He has voted in the national college hockey poll since 2007 and has served as a member of the Hobey Baker and Patty Kazmaier Award committees.
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