Hockey: Blaine clips Elk girls 4-2

A shot by Ali Gallus (21) appeared to be wide, but it was deflected and went into the net for the Elks’ second goal. No. 9 is McKenna Wesloh. (Photo by Bob Burley)


The Blaine Bengals stymied Elk River-Zimmerman 4-2 on Tuesday evening, holding the Elks to a 1-for-10 slate on power plays, at Elk River Arena.

Kaylee Forster hit the power play goal and Ali Gallus had the other goal for the Elks (0-3-1). Abby Canton and Haley Williams made assists. Kim Scott stopped 34 of 38 shots.

Julia Miller (29) and Chelsea Petrich (12) chase Blaine’s Alex Barber. (Photo by Bob Burley)


Kiersten FalckĀ  delivered both a power play and shorthanded goal in the first period for Blaine (3-2). Sam Swansrom and Amy Schlagel had the other goals. The Bengals were 1-for-5 on the power play.

The Elks will host Champlin Park next Tuesday.

Abby Canton screens the Blaine goalie, and a shot by Kaylee Forster goes in, upper shelf. (Photo by Bob Burley)


Kaylee Forster (18) and ElkĀ  teammates celebrate the goal. (Photo by Bob Burley)