Detroit Lakes hockey coach Bruce Raboin was named the Section 8A assistant coach of the year. Raboin is retiring from the program this season.
The Laker girls hockey team was also named the section's academic champions.
Detroit Lakes' season ended Feb. 9 in a Section 8A semifinal loss to Warroad. The Lakers finished the season with an overall record of 7-18.
Both Raboin and the team are eligible for state-level awards announced during the state banquet in St. Paul during the upcoming girls state hockey tournament Feb. 20-23.