girls hockey

  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Five tie games. That’s the final count for the Elk River-Zimmerman girls as they deadlocked 0-0 with Andover to close the conference season at home Saturday evening. “Two good goalies, and nobody could score,” was Elk coach Joe Heasley’s simple summation, referring to Andover’s Maddie Rooney (38 saves) and [...]

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The Rogers girls hockey team lost its regular-season finale to the Duluth Northern Stars 5-3 on Saturday in Duluth. Peatyn Levis notched two goals and Kaitlyn Braeidy had the other for Rogers (12-10-3). Coach Dale Sager said his team was a bit flat after the  long trip and didn’t get the bounces while Duluth made [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports Editor One constant plus for Rogers girls hockey for several years has been the reliable goaltending of Michelle Klimstra, currently in her fifth and final season in the Royal nets. Klimstra shared duties with Becca Leshovsky, two years older, in grades 8, 9 and 10. She became the full-time goalie last [...]

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  The Rogers Royals skated to a 0-0 tie with North Wright County on Thursday evening at home in a game where both teams had plenty of chances. NWC put 35 shots on goal, 12 of them in overtime, but all were stopped by Rogers’ goalie Michelle Klimstra. The Royals launched 27 shots, three in [...]

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Maple Grove scored with two seconds on the clock to beat Elk River-Zimmerman 5-4 on Wednesday evening in Maple Grove. Hailey Herdine delivered the buzzer-beating game-winner for the Crimson, her second goal of the game. Kaylee Forster knocked in two goals for the Elks. Emily Heid notched one goal and assisted on the other three. [...]

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Elk River-Zimmerman skated to a 2-2 tie with a struggling Coon Rapids team Saturday afternoon on the Cardinals’ ice. Cardinal goalie Ali Weber stopped 28 of 30 shots, with McKenna Wesloh scoring for the Elks in the first period and Abbie Canton in the third. Canton’s goal, at 1:07 of the period, tied the score [...]

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  The Blaine Bengals, battling Maple Grove for the conference lead, didn’t let Elk River-Zimmerman scuttle their plans Wednesday evening, thumping the Elks 6-1 at Elk River Arena. The Bengals were 3-for-5 on the power play with goals by Breanna Mahoney, Kiersten Falck and Paige Beebe. They added three even-strength by Sam Swanstrom, Amy Schlagel [...]

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Five players scored goals for Elk River-Zimmerman as the Elks rolled 6-2 over last-place North Metro Stars on Tuesday evening in Brooklyn Park. Raelyn Korinek knocked in two goals for the Elks, both in the second period.  Abbie Canton and Shae McLean scored in the first period. On power plays, McKenna Wesloh struck in the [...]

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