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Michael Bitzer starts strong in NAHL

03/22/2012, 7:51am CDT
By The Alexandria Echo Press

Moorhead goaltender has no trouble with tougher competition

In his first start in the North American Hockey League, Michael Bitzer went from dominating the state tournament to dominating the best team in the Central Division. Bitzer played with the poise of a veteran, stopping 30-of-31 shots to lead the Alexandria Blizzard to a 5-1 win over Bismarck. 

Thrown into the action, Bitzer didn't find out he was the starter until he showed up at the rink for the game.

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