Pirates to face Detroit Lakes on road.

    The Minnesota State High School League released the Section 8A postseason bracket for boys hockey Monday and seeded the Crookston Pirates (10-14) at No. 5.

    Crookston will battle against the Detroit Lakes Lakers (12-8-1) at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 in Detroit Lakes.

    “The voting was very close but we ended up the five,” Pirates head coach Josh Hardy said, “but we’re excited to go get a little redemption for last year.”