GRAND FORKS — First, Dave Hakstol had to replace a pair of NHL first-round draft picks that could have been on this team. Then, he had to deal with another high pick leaving school midway through the season.
ST. CLOUD, Minn. — The Penrose Cup has followed the University of North Dakota the last few weeks — from Grand Forks to Duluth to St. Cloud — making its pre-planned tour of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference.