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Red Wing's Fritz Belisle, in white, slips the puck beneath Holy Angels goalie Jack Robbel Thursday at Prairie Island Arena. Fritz's goal came in overtime, and was the deciding factor in Red Wing's 3-2 win, its first over the Stars since 2001. (Republican Eagle photo by Kyle Stevens)

Boys Hockey: Wingers dim Stars for first time since 2001

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A week ago, Fritz Belisle sparked a frenzy with an overtime, game-winning goal against Winona. The student section at Prairie Island Arena erupted after Belisle claimed the Barge Rope trophy for the Wingers for the first time.


Thursday, Belisle again caused a commotion, though this time it rumbled through the bleachers and into the hallway outside the Red Wing locker room.

“How long has it been?” asked several people.

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Kyle Stevens
Kyle Stevens is a sports reporter for the Red Wing Republican Eagle. Previously, Kyle worked at the Owatonna People’s Press, as well as KWLM and KLFN in Willmar. You can contact Kyle by phone at (651) 301-7879, via e-mail at, and follow him on Twitter @RE_KStevens.
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