Elk River boys hockey

  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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The Elk River girls lost to Anoka 3-0 there on Tuesday evening as Emillie Brigham scored twice in the last period — both shorthanded and on the power play — to break the game open. Blair Parent scored in the second period for the Tornadoes (5-4-1 conference, 6-5-1 overall). Jessica Edwards in goal stopped 33 [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Forty-two shots netted just two goals for the Elk River skaters on Saturday evening but those were enough to beat the Osseo Orioles and its plucky goalie Alex Otto, 2-0 at Elk River Arena. “He was a real good goalie, one of the best we’ve seen,” said Elk coach [...]

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In a hotly-contested hockey game that saw five players ejected, the Elk River Elks downed the Andover Huskies 4-1 on Saturday evening in Andover. With the Elks leading 3-0 late in the second period, a fight broke out  resulting in game misconduct penalties for Colton Budreau and Grant Bunker of the Elks, and Jared McComber [...]

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Elk River-Zimmerman boys hockey starts a different era Saturday evening under new coach Gordie Roberts. The Elks will host Wayzata at 7 p.m. The former North Star defenseman succeeds Tony Sarsland (27 years, 588 wins, six state trips). There’s two new assistants as well in Chris Prosser and Bruce Johnson, with last year’s JV and [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor New Elk River hockey coach Gordie Roberts has gotten to know parents, the administration, the facilities and most importantly, the players, over the summer. “I’ve been getting to know the players and learning about the culture and work ethic for six or seven weeks,” said Roberts, 54, the former [...]

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