Millen's team laces its skates
It's not just a hockey team Corey Millen is building in his return home.
For now, in the throes of an August heat wave, it's the Northwoods Credit Union Arena ice, too.
"It's soft. It's crack-y. It's thin," said the 49-year-old first-year coach of the Minnesota Wilderness. "Skating on it improves the ice, makes it stronger, but right now it's a challenge."
Monday's two-a-days marked the opening practices of the Wilderness' seven-month odyssey of a season.
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