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Blizzard forward Ian Ecklund takes a shot on goal in the first period Friday against North Iowa. Ecklund scored a goal in the first period as North Iowa defeated Alexandria 7-5. (Blaze Fugina/Echo Press)

Blizzard tie game late in third but fall 7-5 to North Iowa

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Joe Anderson scored two goals to pull the Alexandria Blizzard to a 5-5 tie in the third period Friday, but North Iowa scored a power play goal with three minutes remaining and buried an empty netter to pull out a 7-5 win.


North Iowa came into the game undefeated in 13 games, but the Blizzard made things interesting when they erased a 3-5 deficit in the third period.

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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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