William Graves came up big, stopping 31 of 35 shots throughout the game. The Alexandria Blizzard took the lead late in the second on a goal from Jack Mellstrom.
Flavien Fondadouze contributed with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist) and Brady Lindauer chipped in with 2 assists. Jack Mellstrom had no trouble finding the scoresheet, adding 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist) and Brenden Payne delivered for his team with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist).
During the first, Payne opened the scoring for the Blizzard with a goal at 1:06 with helpers from his linemates, Giorgio and Nelson. Worley deposited a goal at 11:05 with a helper from defenseman Mellstrom. Magnavite finally put the Freeze on the board with a goal at 13:23 with assists from his linemates, Lindauer and Francois.
During the second, Giorgio answered for Alexandria with a goal at 17:16 with helpers from Payne and Skar. Mellstrom quickly followed with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 18:32 with assists from Scanlon and Worley.
In the third period, Marquardt answered for the Freeze with a goal at 5:23 with helpers from his teammates Ratzloff and Fondadouze. Fondadouze netted a goal at 19:14 with assists from his linemates, Lindauer and Seeger.
This loss brings the La Crosse Freeze’s record to (34-12-1-0).