The Minnesota Wild kept the momentum going in LA with a win over the Kings, the Granite City Lumberjacks, Johnnies, and NDSU Bison posted dominant shutout wins, the Golden Gopher football team came out on top against Nebraska, and the SCSU men's hockey team came up short in their homecoming matchup against the University of Minnesota on Saturday. Meanwhile, the Minnesota Vikings are heading to North Carolina to face the Panthers on Sunday afternoon.
The Timberwolves won their second straight preseason game with a 114-112 overtime victory against the Denver Nuggets on Friday night. On Saturday, the NDSU and St. John's football teams will take the field, and the Minnesota Wild hit the ice for their final preseason matchup.
St. John's University announced the passing of distinguished alumnae Al Eisele. Eisele passed June 29 in Falls Church, Virginia. He was a 1958 graduate of St. John's who left his mark on the University in a variety of ways.