Alexandria Blizzard

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Alexandria Blizzard
City Alexandria, Minnesota
League NA3HL
Division West
Founded 2012
Home arena Runestone Community Center
Owner(s) Chris and Mitri Canavati
Head coach Jeff Crouse
Affiliates Brookings Blizzard (NAHL)
Website Blizzard website

The Alexandria Blizzard is a USA Hockey-sanctioned Tier III Junior ice hockey team playing in the North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL). The team plays their home games at Runestone Community Center in Alexandria, Minnesota. The franchise is a owned by Chris and Mitri Canavati, the owners of the Tier II North American Hockey League's Brookings Blizzard.

History[edit]

Established in 2012,[1] the Blizzard replaced the North American Hockey League team that had recently relocated to Brookings, South Dakota. The owners of the NAHL franchise, Chris and Mitri Canavati, relocated their team due to Alexandria being the smallest market in the Tier II league. However, they still wanted to keep Alexandria as a junior hockey market and founded the Tier III level expansion team as a replacement.[2] The Blizzard announced their first head coach was Jeff Crouse, formerly the assistant coach for the NAHL Blizzard.[3]

Season-by-season records[edit]

Season GP W L OTL SOL Pts GF GA PIM Regular Season Finish Playoffs
2012–13 48 31 15 0 2 64 194 111 1304 3rd of 6, West Div.
5th of 17, NA3HL
Lost Div. Semifinals, 1-3 vs. Granite City Lumberjacks
2013–14 48 31 17 0 62 228 164 1441 3rd of 6, West Div.
7th of 21, NA3HL
Lost Div. Semifinals, 1-2 vs. Granite City Lumberjacks
2014–15 47 28 16 3 59 188 160 1027 3rd of 6, West Div.
14th of 31, NA3HL
Lost Div. Semifinals, 1-2 vs. Granite City Lumberjacks
2015–16 47 22 21 4 48 184 166 1139 4th of 5, West Div.
21th of 34, NA3HL
Lost Div. Semifinals, 1-2 vs. Granite City Lumberjacks

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