Elk River boys hockey

  The Elk River skaters came up empty this week in games against the top two teams in the Northwest Suburban Conference. The Elks were stymied by Centennial 3-0 at home on Saturday evening, falling into fourth place with a 10-4 conference mark and 13-10 overall. They got shelled by first-place Blaine 9-3 on Tuesday. [...]

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This time the Blaine Bengals left no doubt who’s in charge. The Bengals, who needed a third-period rally to beat Elk River 5-4 three weeks ago, buried the Elks 9-3 in the rematch Thursday evening to stay unbeaten in the Northwest Suburban Conference. The No. 8 ranked Bengals (14-0 conference, 16-4-1 overall) got nine of [...]

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Chase Springman and Tim Sanford delivered two goals apiece and the Elk River Elks grabbed a 5-4 over Maple Grove on the Crimson’s ice Thursday evening. Springman got the decisive goal on a power play 5:55 into the last period for a 5-4 lead, assisted by Sanford and Peter Jones. Andrew Zerban had the other [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Star-Tribune ran a big feature on Benilde-St. Margaret’s first line on Tuesday, just in time for the Elk River Elks to read all about  the dynamic trio before taking them on that evening in St. Louis Park. Grant Beese, T.J. Moore and Dan Labosky, the three seniors in the [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Two days after almost blowing a four-goal lead, the Elk River skaters made things easier on themselves with a shutout, beating Champlin Park 2-0 at home Thursday evening. Tim Sanford and Peter Jones scored the goals, and the Elks special teams sparkled as they protected a 1-0 lead by [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Jake Jaremko scored the game-winner in overtime as Elk River pulled out a 6-5 win over Andover after squandering a 5-1 lead in the third period at Elk River Arena on Tuesday evening. Jaremko, sophomore forward, delivered his second goal of the game and 11th of the season, four [...]

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The Elk River skaters stymied Osseo 3-0 on Saturday evening on the Orioles ice. Scoring in the second period were Reggie Lutz (assisted by Chase Springman and Colton Budreau) and Wyatt Ege (Blake Hillman), the latter on a power play. Grant Bunker made it 3-0 in the third period. The Elks (6-2 conference, 9-7 overall) [...]

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  The Blaine Bengals were nearly handed their first conference loss by Elk River but stormed back from a 3-1 deficit to beat the Elks 4-3 in overtime Thursday evening at Elk River Area. An unstoppable shot by Tyler Cline, who got the puck with his back to the goal, spun 180 degrees and fired [...]

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