Elk River boys hockey

Elk River was handed its first conference loss by Centennial 3-2 on Thursday evening in Circle Pines, a game in which each team had a shorthanded goal. The Elks had a 45-27 edge in shots but Cougar goalie Patrick Munson stopped all but two. The top of the NWSC standings is now Blaine 4-0,  Centennial [...]

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Peter Jones led with four points as Elk River cruised past Moorhead 8-3 in the third-place game of the Sports Authority Holiday Tournament on Saturday evening. Jones delivered two goals and two assists, while Andrew Zerban and Chase Springman also scored twice each, for the Elks, at St. Louis Park Arena. Jake Jaremko and Ben [...]

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Benilde-St. Margaret’s scuttled Elk River 5-3 in the semifinals of the Sports Authority Holiday tournament on Friday. Grant Beese scored two goals and Dan Labosky, TJ Moore, and, Spencer Nass one  each for BSM (8-2) at St. Louis Park Arena.  Beese’s power play goal 1:33 into the third period gave them a 5-2 lead. Tim [...]

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Elk River connected on three of seven shots in the first period and went on to defeat Maple Grove 4-2 on Thursday evening in a conference game at the Sports Authority Holiday Classic. Junior forward Chase Springman notched two goals and an assist at the St. Louis Park Arena as the Elks stayed unbeaten in [...]

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With an overtime loss to Grand Rapids on Saturday, the Elk River hockey team finished 0-3 at the Edina Invitational. The Elks (5-4) took a 2-0 lead in the first period on goals by Reggie Lutz and Tim Sanford (power play) in the first period. Grand Rapids (6-2-1) tied the score on goals by Avery [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River defenseman Wyatt Ege is blessed with a compact, sturdy physique with excellent coordination and foot-speed, but his best feature is “the head on his shoulders” according to the Elks’ coach. “Wyatt is a smart  player who always thinks one step ahead,” said Gordie Roberts. “He runs our power [...]

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  The top-ranked, unbeaten Edina Hornets limited Elk River to 16 shots on goal and beat the Elks 4-1 on Friday evening in the second round of the Edina Invitational. Tyler Nanne and Cullen Munson scored for Edina (8-0) in the second period. Elk River defenseman Wyatt Ege delivered on a power play 3:25 into [...]

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Elk River’s five-game win streak in boys hockey was snapped by Eden Prairie 4-3 on Thursday evening at the Edina Invitational. Junior forward Chase Springman scored both goals for the Elks (5-2), in the second and third periods, pulling them within 2-1 and then 3-2, at Braemar Arena. The second goal was assisted by Jake [...]

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  Peter Jones’ first goal of the season was an overtime game-winner as Elk River shook off Anoka and its hot goalie Robbie Goor 2-1 on Tuesday evening at home. “I was in the right place at the right time,” said Jones, a sophomore forward, who scored on a rebound during a power play five [...]

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