March Madness fever breaks out in Golden Knights locker room

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March Madness fever breaks out in Golden Knights locker room
March Madness fever breaks out in Golden Knights locker room

Every hockey team undergoes adversity. Fans see the injuries and trades and slumps that can derail a season. But rarely seen is the internal strife in the locker room. For instance, what happens if players' alma maters meet in the NCAA Tournament? Nine Golden Knights players went to college, and two of their schools are represented in the Big Dance. In the maroon and gold corner of Minnesota are Nate Schmidt and Erik Haula and in Michigan's maize and blue corner, Max Pacioretty and Jon Merrill. “Nate's pretty cheap, so we'll see how much he'll want to bet on, but (Haula) I'm sure will dig into his pockets and try to make a bet with me,” Pacioretty said. Luckily, the two Big Ten rivals are in

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