Hockey: Blizzard advance to Fraser Cup Championship game

A Calvin Knight goal at the end of the second period pushed Alexandria into the NA3HL Championship Game, where they’ll meet the Granite City Lumberjacks at 3 p.m. on Sunday.

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Alexandria's Calvin Knight shoots a shot towards the Granite City net in the team's 3-2 win over Granite City in game two of the NA3HL West Division finals on March 18, 2023. Knight scored the game-winuning goal for the Blizzard in their 3-2 win over the Oregon Tradesmen on March 25, 2023, in the NA3HL Fraser Cup Championship semifinals in St. Peters, Missouri.
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The Alexandria Blizzard have advanced to the NA3HL Fraser Cup Championship after defeating the Oregon Tradesmen, 3-2, on Saturday.

The Blizzard will play the Granite City Lumberjacks in the championship game on Sunday at 3 p.m. in St. Peters, Missouri. The championship game is being live-streamed on HockeyTV (subscription required).

In Saturday’s semifinal win, Alexandria jumped ahead 2-0 in the first period with a Hayden DeMars power play goal and a Ryan Hadland even-strength goal. The Tradesmen scored two goals early in the second period, but a Calvin Knight at the end of the second period gave the Blizzard the 3-2 win.

Alexandria finished the game with a 33-29 shot on goal advantage.

Konrad Kausch earned the win in net for the Blizzard and had 27 games in the semifinal win

Sam Stuve covers a variety of sports in the Douglas County area. He also is assigned to do some news stories as well.
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