Albert Lea Girl’s Hockey improves to 2-0 on the season with a 9-2 win over Red Wing
Looking down on a ice hockey puck sitting next to the Blue Line with marred up ice from the skate blades. The Blue Line separates the attacking and defending zones from the neutral zone in the center of the rink.

The Albert Lea Girls Hockey team scored 3 times in each period last night, as the Tigers blew by Red Wing 9-2  at Prairie Island Arena in Red Wing.

Albert Lea jumped out to a 3-0 lead after 1 period, Sophomore Mika Cichosz scored twice in the period, Along with 7th grader Haley Austinson netting her first career varsity goal.

Red Wing would score early in the 2nd to cut the lead to 3-1, and the Wingers would be on the power play, when Sophomore Shelby Evans scored shorthanded. Albert Lea would add a power play goal less than a minute later, on Cichosz 3rd goal of the game to go up 5-1. Wingers would score under a minute later to make it 5-2.  Tigers would add a late goal by Morgan Goskeson for a 6-2 lead after 2. 

Albert Lea would score 3 more times in the 3rd, Evans with her 2nd goal of the game on the power play, Haley Austinson with her 2nd goal of the game, and Sophomore Olivia Ellsworth on the Power Play

Tigers out shot Red Wing 38-20, was 3 for 3 on the power play. Red Wing was 0-4 for the Power play.  Junior Goaltender Rachel Doppelhammer got the win in net with 18 saves.

Tigers are now 2-0 on the season and will host River Lakes on Saturday at 2.  Red Wing falls to 0-3. Albert Lea host Austin on Tuesday, November 22nd, a game you can hear on KATE