September 3rd is an important date in the mind of Mallards Head Coach Triston Jensen. "This is our last true test before games start to carry some importance, we have a young and hungry group ready to make some noise,"-Coach Jensen. After a disappointing season finishing 9-35 last season, the Mallards only return 5 players from last years squad. The new look Rum River team has faired well so far this preseason boasting a 3-1 record heading into friday nights tilt with the Steele County Blades. This is your last chance to catch the Mallards before they hit the road to open the season against Wisconsin Dells.