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Blizzard hockey: An unbelievable opportunity for three players

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Alexandria Blizzard players Alex Altenbernd, Steve Zierke and Brent Bain all had the same reaction when head coach Doc DelCastillo approached them with a rare opportunity last Wednesday.


None of them could believe it when DelCastillo talked to them before practice and presented them with a chance to play one game with the USA Under-18 team on Saturday. The opponent for that game happened to be one of the top five teams in the country in the University of North Dakota.

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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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