For the current Alexandria Blizzard franchise; please see Alexandria Blizzard (NA3HL)

Alexandria Blizzard
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City: Alexandria, Minnesota
League: NAHL
Division: Central
Founded: 2003
Home Arena: Runestone Community Center
Colors: Blue, Green, Silver, and Yellow
                   
Franchise history
2003–2006: Minnesota Blizzard
2006–2012: Alexandria Blizzard
2012–Present: Brookings Blizzard

The Alexandria Blizzard were a Tier II Junior A ice hockey team in the North American Hockey League's (NAHL) Central Division. The Blizzard played out of the Runestone Community Center in Alexandria, Minnesota.

Logo as Minnesota Blizzard circa 2005

The team began in the 2003–04 season as the Minnesota Blizzard based in Alexandria, Minnesota.[1] In 2006, the team was re-branded as the Alexandria Blizzard, which remained its name until the move to Brookings. The team was immediately replaced in Alexandria by an North American 3 Hockey League of the same name.

Season-by-season records[edit | edit source]

Season GP W L OTL PTS GF GA PIM Finish Playoffs
Minnesota Blizzard
2004–05 56 28 24 4 60 159 198 1,360 4th, Central Lost 1st Round, 0-3 vs. Fargo-Moorhead Jets
2005–06 58 24 29 5 53 158 219 1,235 4th, Central Lost 1st Round, 2-3 vs. Southern Minnesota Express
Alexandria Blizzard
2006–07 62 28 29 5 61 165 193 1,325 3rd, Central Lost 1st Round, 2-3 vs. Southern Minnesota Express
2007–08 58 29 25 4 62 222 223 1,517 3rd, Central Won 1st Round, 3-2 vs. Southern Minnesota Express
Won 2nd Round, 3-2 vs. Springfield Jr. Blues
Eliminated (0-3) in Robertson Cup Round Robin
(L, 2-3 vs. Bandits; L, 2-4 vs. RoadRunners; L, 1-6 vs. Phantoms)
2008–09 58 26 26 6 58 180 201 1,215 4th, Central Lost 1st Round, 1-3 vs. Bismarck Bobcats
2009–10 58 30 22 6 66 180 166 870 3rd, Central Won 1st Round, 3-1 vs. Owatonna Express
Lost 2nd Round, 0-3 vs. Bismarck Bobcats
2010–11 58 33 19 6 72 208 177 923 1st, Central Lost 1st Round, 2-3 vs. Bismarck Bobcats
2011–12 60 40 15 5 85 212 156 815 2nd, Central Lost 1st Round, 1-3 vs. Austin Bruins

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  1. Minnesota Blizzard Statistics and History. HockeyDB. Retrieved on June 3, 2015.
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