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Ian Ecklund (4) scored the first goal of last Friday's Blizzard game against Granite City, eventually leading his team to a 3-2 win. The team saw its season come to an end Saturday on a controversial call. (Lori Mork, Echo Press)

Blizzard hockey: Season ends in controversy

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Having a season come to an end is bad enough but the way things ended for the Alexandria Blizzard left head coach Jeff Crouse still searching for answers on Wednesday.

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Alexandria had battled through a scoreless tie in game four of the West Division playoffs on Saturday night when Granite City took a 1-0 lead with less than a minute to play. That's how things stood as the two teams prepared for a faceoff with 8.6 seconds left.

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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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