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Defenseman Monique Lamoureux-Morando and forward Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson hit the road early Friday morning with a cooler packed with fruit, granola, juice and seltzer water and music spilling everything from country to ’90s hip-hop and some ’80s rock from the car speakers.
A 27-hour road trip requires supplies and tunes.
The sisters are both former Gophers — Lamoureux-Davidson played four years, Lamoureux-Morando one year and three for North Dakota — and they’re ready to start training for the 2018 Winter Olympics hockey tournament, so eager that not even the prospect of driving from North Dakota to Tampa is daunting.
“I think our entire team is just excited to get to Tampa and start training,” Lamoureux-Morando said.
“We’re going early. We don’t have to report to Tampa for…