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The Blizzard’s Joe Anderson brings the puck up the ice during the first period on Friday night. Anderson had three goals and seven points over the weekend in an Alexandria sweep against the Wisconsin Whalers. Anderson came to Alexandria earlier this month after playing seven games in the North American Hockey League with Brookings this season. (Blaze Fugina/Echo Press)

Blizzard hockey: Alex regroups after tough home opener

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The Alexandria Blizzard bounced back from a loss in its home opener last Saturday with two wins this past weekend over Wisconsin at the Runestone Community Center.


The Blizzard picked up a 6-4 win Friday and a 5-3 win Saturday against the Whalers, who play in the NA3HL’s Central Division. Head coach Jeff Crouse said the team focused on fixing its mistakes after losing 8-1 in the first home game against Granite City.

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Blaze Fugina
Blaze Fugina is a sports reporter at the Echo Press. Before working in Alexandria, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. He previously worked as the community editor of the Mound Laker for more than a year. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.
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