John Vosejpka will like to thank the following for their assistance and/or inspiration in making this site possible:
David Norrgard, Urban Planet Software, St. Paul, MN
Tim Leighton, Communications Coordinator, Minnesota State High School League
Craig Perry, Associate Director, Minnesota State High School League Hockey Tournaments
Chris Franson, Assistant Director, Minnesota State High School League
Wiliam Kronschnabel, Supervisor of Hockey Tournament Officials for the Minnesota State High School League
Vintage Minnesota Hockey History Website (history.vintagehockey.com)
Let's Play Hockey's A History of the Minnesota State High School Hockey Tournaments (1945-2000), edited by Maggie Kirchoff, 2000, D&M Publishing, Minneapolis, MN
Puck Heaven Trivia, by Jim Hoey, 2011, Nodin Press, Minneapolis, MN
My lovely wife Deb for her years of support and encouragement (and for creating that neat blog)!
To get you in the mood and feel for the build-up prior to the tournament, you are encouraged to watch this YouTube video, "The Mardi Gras of Minnesota Hockey -- Tradition of the State Tournament" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFI-QJUZHLE&t=5s).