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Published March 29, 2011, 02:58 PM

UND's Hakstol a Finalist for Coach of the Year

University of North Dakota men's hockey coach Dave Hakstol is one of eight finalists for the Spencer Penrose Award.

By: Associated Press,

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — University of North Dakota men's hockey coach Dave Hakstol is one of eight finalists for the Spencer Penrose Award.

The American Hockey Coaches Association gives the award annually to the NCAA Division I men's hockey coach of year.

Nominees include coaches who have been honored by their conferences or whose teams make the national semifinals. UND has advanced to the Frozen Four for the fifth time in the past seven years.

The winner will be announced after the Frozen Four on April 7 and 9, and the award will be presented at a banquet in Naples, Fla., on April 30.

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