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Alexandria junior Toby Helgeson took a pass in the third period of last Thursday's 5-0 win over Prairie Centre. Helgeson finished with a team-high three points after scoring a second-period goal and adding two assists. (Eric Morken, Echo Press)

Alexandria boys' hockey: Playoff loss still lingers

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It was a little more than nine months ago that Alexandria boys' hockey players sat stunned on the Runestone Community Center ice.

Many of them had tears in their eyes as they tried to figure out how a game against seventh-seeded Willmar got away from them in a 4-3 loss that ended their season. If you think the returning players from that group have moved past that, you'd be wrong.


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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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