Elk River boys hockey

Andrew Zerban scored 35 seconds after the opening face-off, launching Elk River on a 7-2 win over Robbinsdale Armstrong on Saturday in Robbinsdale. Chase Springman delivered two goals and Zerban, Blake Hillman, Ben Johnson, Tim Sanford and Joe Gonrowski one each for the Elks, who led 4-0 after one period. Jake Jaremko assisted on two [...]

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Garrett Van Eps got the pin at heavyweight, lifting Elk River to a 34-30 win over Champlin Park on Thursday evening. The Elks had a 28-3 lead before losing six in a row, including a forfeit, to fall behind 30-28. A decision by Van Eps would have done it, but he made sure with a [...]

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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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