Ms. Hockey and Senior Goaltender of the Year winners announced

The recipients of this years awards go to Vivian Jungels of Edina and Maggie Malecha of Northfield.

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Vivian Jungels of Edina shoots and scores on a penalty shot against the Blake Bears. Jungels is the 2022 recipient of the Ms. Hockey award.
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OAKDALE, Minn. — Now that the 2021-2022 girls hockey season has come to a close, the annual Ms. Hockey and Senior Goaltender of the Year awards finalize the season.

The 2022 Ms. Hockey winner is senior defender Vivian Jungels of Edina.

Jungels was an integral part of the Hornets' success the past few years and is the current record holder of the highest scoring defender in Edina girls hockey history.

Jungels won the state title with the Hornets her freshman and junior years, took second place her sophomore year, and her team took third place in the state tournament this year.

She will be continuing her hockey career next year at the University of Wisconsin.


Jungels' ended the season with 48 points in 30 games (16 goals, 32 assists).

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Maggie Malecha of Northfield stands strong in her net in the Class AA state girls hockey quarterfinals on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2022, at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. Malecha saved 56 of 62 shots on goal during the game.
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Maggie Malecha of Northfield won the Senior Goaltender of the Year award, also announced Sunday.

Malecha helped the Raiders finish their season this year with a 19-7-3 overall record, along with winning a section title and making a state tournament appearance.

Malecha finished the year with an impressive .938 save percentage and a goals against average of 1.66.

During her time at Northfield, Malecha also posted even higher statistics in her sophomore and junior years, with save percentages of .944 and .954.

She will continue her hockey career at St. Thomas.

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Sydney Wolf is a reporter for The Rink Live, primarily covering youth hockey. She joined the team in November of 2021 and graduated from St. Cloud State University with a B.S. in Mass Communications and a minor in Writing and Rhetoric Studies and was a part of the University Honors Program.
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