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Senior Melissa Drown brings the puck up the ice at the Runestone Community Center with Albert Lea’s Anna Anderson trying to catch up. Drown had three assists in the Cardinals’ 6-0 win over Albert Lea. (Blaze Fugina/Echo Press)

Cards jump out to first two wins

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A year after winning 19 games and playing in the state tournament, the Alexandria girls’ hockey team picked up where it left off in the first two games of the season over the weekend.


The Cardinals started the season with a 6-0 win against Albert Lea at home Friday and followed that with another home win of 4-1 over North Metro on Saturday.

The Cardinals kept constant offensive pressure on their opponents all weekend, outshooting Albert Lea 38-14 and North Metro 44-14.

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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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