Minnesota Duluth women’s hockey player to be featured on TV

Minnesota Duluth defenseman Brigette Lacquette forces Wisconsin forward Brianna Decker into the boards during a game at Amsoil Arena in Duluth in this Oct. 14, 2012, file photo. (2012 file, Steve Kuchera / News Tribune)

Minnesota Duluth women’s hockey player Brigette Lacquette will be on TV, but it won’t be for a game.

The sophomore defenseman from Mallard, Manitoba, will be featured on “Native Report” at 8:30 p.m. March 21 on PBS. The progam will be rebroadcast at 4 p.m. March 23.

Lacquette is majoring in physical education and American Indian Studies and is the first Anishinaabe player in UMD hockey history, according to UMD. She also plays for Canada’s Under-22 national team.