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|City:||Brookings, South Dakota|
|Home Arena:||Larson Ice Center|
|Colors:|| Blue, Green, Silver, and Yellow |
|Owner(s):||Chris and Mitri Canavati|
|General Manager:||Dan Daikawa(2014-15)|
|Head Coach:||Dan Daikawa(2014-15)|
The Brookings Blizzard is a Junior A ice hockey team in the North American Hockey League's (NAHL) central division. The Blizzard play out of the Larson Ice Center in Brookings, South Dakota. The organization is focused on helping young hockey players develop their skills and provide opportunities for them to be recruited by college and professional scouts. The team consists of players ranging in age from 16–20 years old who relocate to Brookings from all over the United States and the world. The team plays a 60 game schedule from September to March with home games being held at the Larson Ice Arena.
The team began the 2005-2006 season as the Minnesota Blizzard based in Alexandria, Minnesota, one of four expansion teams that started operations that year. The next season, the team was rebranded as the Alexandria Blizzard, which remained its name until the move to Brookings. While in Alexandria, the team played at the Runestone Community Center .
|2004–05||56||28||24||4||60||159||198||1,360||4th, Central||Lost 1st Round, 0-3 vs. Fargo-Moorhead Jets|
|2005–06||58||24||29||5||53||158||219||1,235||4th, Central||Lost 1st Round, 2-3 vs. Southern Minnesota Express|
|2006–07||62||28||29||5||61||165||193||1,325||3rd, Central||Lost 1st Round, 2-3 vs. Southern Minnesota Express|
|2007–08||58||29||25||4||62||222||223||1,517||3rd, Central||Won 1st Round, 3-2 vs. Southern Minnesota Express|
Won 2nd Round, 3-2 vs. Springfield Jr. Blues
Eliminated (0-3) in Robertson Cup Round Robin
(L, 2-3 vs. Bandits; L, 2-4 vs. RoadRunners; L, 1-6 vs. Phantoms)
|2008–09||58||26||26||6||58||180||201||1,215||4th, Central||Lost 1st Round, 1-3 vs. Bismarck Bobcats|
|2009–10||58||30||22||6||66||180||166||870||3rd, Central||Won 1st Round, 3-1 vs. Owatonna Express|
Lost 2nd Round, 0-3 vs. Bismarck Bobcats
|2010–11||58||33||19||6||72||208||177||923||1st, Central||Lost 1st Round, 2-3 vs. Bismarck Bobcats|
|2011–12||60||40||15||5||85||212||156||815||2nd, Central||Lost 1st Round, 1-3 vs. Austin Bruins|
|2012–13||60||32||23||5||69||175||179||1204||3rd, Central||Lost 1st Round, 0-3 vs. Bismarck Bobcats|
|2013–14||60||18||34||8||44||132||206||1263||5th, Central||Did not qualify|
|2014–15||60||19||32||9||47||141||206||968||5th, Central||Did not qualify|
|2015–16||60||25||29||6||56||149||200||985||4th, Central||Lost Div. Semifinals, 1-3 vs. Bismarck Bobcats|
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