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Granite City downs Alexandria, 4-1

Andrej Jamnicky registered one point to lead Granite City to a 4-1 victory over Alexandria.

Granite City stifled Alexandria\’s power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man. Granite City did not challenge the opposing netminder, only getting 14 shots on net to force 10 saves. Granite City could not stay out of the penalty box, as the team accrued 26 minutes in penalties during the game.

Granite City additionally got points from Braden Altena, who also finished with one goal and one assist and Lucas Carroll, who also grabbed one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Granite City also got a goal from Tanner Skaja as well. In addition, Granite City received assists from Eric Moser and John Suess, who each chipped in one.

Alexandria racked up the penalties in the contest, and ended with nine minors and one major for 63 minutes in penalty time. The total exceeded the 27.0 minutes per game Alexandria had been spending in the box. Alexandria\’s penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on six Granite City power plays. Alexandria was held below its usual level of production. Alexandria averages 3.4 goals per game.

Alexandria was led by Jacob Odegard, who scored the team\’s only goal. Odegard scored 10:47 into the first period to make the score 2-1 Granite City. Tony Arias picked up the assist.

Mac Berglove made 21 saves for Granite City on 22 shots. Brey Effertz rejected 10 shots on goal for Alexandria. Alexandria registered zero goals on five power play opportunities. For Alexandria, Connor Nilson was ejected from the game.