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On The Street
November 20, 2015
An opening in net
Brey Effertz hasn't been able to ease his way into the North American Tier III Hockey League. Effertz, who turns 19 years old on November...
November 20, 2015 - 12:00am
October 17, 2015
Blizzard hockey: Bulls take game one from Alexandria
The Alexandria Blizzard has its hands full against one of the top teams in the NA3HL this weekend as North Iowa moved to 7-0-1 after Friday night...
October 17, 2015 - 8:22am
October 16, 2015
Ryback's six goals leads Blizzard to sweep
The Alexandria Blizzard swept two games on the road this past weekend as the team heads home for two games against North Iowa this Friday and...
October 16, 2015 - 12:00am
October 7, 2015
Blizzard split against Twin City
The Alexandria Blizzard had a chance to sweep previously unbeaten Twin City this past weekend but settled for a split against the Steel after...
October 7, 2015 - 11:25am
April 17, 2013
Ecklund, Skinner earn NA3HL hockey awards
Ian Ecklund and Garrett Skinner were two of the best players on the Blizzard roster this past season and both earned post-season honors when...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
March 29, 2013
Blizzard hockey: Season ends in controversy
Having a season come to an end is bad enough but the way things ended for the Alexandria Blizzard left head coach Jeff Crouse still searching...
March 29, 2013 - 12:00am
March 27, 2013
Blizzard go down battling
Alexandria was able to stave off elimination Friday night, handing the Granite City Lumberjacks a 3-2 loss in game three of the best-of-five...
March 27, 2013 - 12:00am
March 24, 2013
Blizzard hockey: Late goal lifts Granite City to series win
It was a bitter battle, but in the end, it was Granite City emerging with the 1-0 victory Saturday night that ended the season for the Alexandria Blizzard in NA3HL playoff action. Both teams finished the night perfect in penalty kills and both goalies had stellar nights as the Blizzard's...
March 24, 2013 - 7:25am
March 23, 2013
Blizzard take 3-2 win from Granite City in playoffs
After leading 3-1 in the third period, the Alexandria Blizzard held off Granite City in a home game for a 3-2 win in game three of the NA3HL playoffs Friday night. Ian Ecklund, on assists from Tom Schmidt and Danny Pelzer, scored the opening goal of the game at 12:07, but Granite...
March 23, 2013 - 12:00am
March 22, 2013
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria still believes
It isn't often a team returns home down 0-2 in a best-of-five playoff series and feels good about how it's playing. That is the position the...
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
March 20, 2013
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria digs 0-2 playoff hole
By Lori Mork firstname.lastname@example.org In both of their first two playoff games, the Alexandria Blizzard outshot Granite City 28-18 and 30-22, and...
March 20, 2013 - 12:00am
March 15, 2013
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria still without Miller in net
The Blizzard will likely head into the playoffs without the services of starting goaltender Kyle Miller, who has been out with a groin injury since last starting in a 3-1 loss to Granite City on February 9. Miller has started 21 games for Alexandria during the course of the regular...
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
Blizzard hockey: Defending champs await Alexandria
The Alexandria Blizzard wanted a chance to prove it could play with the best teams for a NA3HL title in its inaugural season. Now the team will...
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
March 8, 2013
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria makes it four in a row
The Alexandria Blizzard have a four-game win streak heading into the final two regular season games of the year after a 6-2 win over Granite...
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am
March 1, 2013
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria tops North Iowa, Breezy Point
Alexandria picked up a pair of wins this past week, defeating the North Iowa Bulls 5-4 in a shootout on Friday, then shutting out Breezy Point 4-0 Tuesday night. Blizzard 5, North Iowa 4 SO In a shootout that went 12 men deep, the Alexandria Blizzard came away with the win as...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am