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Blizzard move to 2-1 at NA3HL Showcase

The Alexandria Blizzard earned its second straight win at the NA3HL Showcase in Chicago on Sunday night as the Blizzard beat Cleveland 6-2.

Alexandria got off to a quick start and never looked back behind goals from Nate Mettenburg, Joe Anderson and Aaron Ryback in the opening period. Tom Schmidt added a third-period goal before Ian Ecklund put things away with two goals over the final seven minutes of the game.

Alexandria outshot Cleveland 45-33. Evan Bisek got the win in net for the Blizzard, turning aside 31 of the 33 shots he faced.

The Blizzard has one game left in the Showcase with an 11:15 a.m. contest against Cincinnati today before coming home for a Wednesday game at Granite City. 

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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