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The Blizzard's Casey Purpur sent a shot toward the net during the third period of Alexandria's 5-1 loss to the Russian Red Stars on Monday night.

Blizzard hockey: Worth more than the final score

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Off the ice, the Alexandria Blizzard's much-anticipated game against the Russian Red Stars was everything the organization hoped it would be.

A record crowd of 1,166 fans walked through the doors hoping to see something special on a night the organization dubbed as Alexandria's "Miracle Match-up." What they saw was a Blizzard team that stuck right with the Red Stars through the final two periods but couldn't overcome an early hole that resulted in a 5-1 loss.

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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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