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Girls hockey finds new head coach

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A month after its head coach resigned to take a new position, the Alexandria girls’ hockey team has hired a new coach with previous experience in the program.


Earlier this month, Blair Hovel was selected as the newest Cardinals’ head coach. Last year, the team played in the Class A state hockey tournament, and Hovel made it clear this season their main objective is a return to the Xcel Energy Center.

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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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