Posts Tagged: Hockey

After visit, McDonald knew Providence was the place for him

September 20, 2018

There was never a question of whether Eagle River’s Cam McDonald would play college, just a matter of where. The all-star figured that out when he visited Providence College. “I went on an official visit and knew from the start it was something that I wanted to be a part of,” McDonald told me. “The… Read more »

Tori Hickel to join older sister Zoe with CWHL’s Calgary Inferno

August 30, 2018

One Hickel wasn’t enough for the Calgary Inferno. Two months after signing free agent Zoe Hickel, the Canadian Women’s Hockey League team drafted Tori Hickel. Calgary picked the 24-year-old defenseman in the fifth round of this week’s draft in Toronto, Ontario. She had played the previous two pro years with Swedish power Djurgarden, which she… Read more »

Sorenson switches sweaters, leaves Kazakhstan for Switzerland

August 23, 2018

The game of hockey has taken Tanner Sorenson of Anchorage all over the world. The different styles of play in each country are as wide ranging as the different languages people speak. Through it all, though, Sorenson has made it work on the ice. The 25-year-old is coming off a career-best offensive season with Torpedo… Read more »

DeGeorge scores power-play goal to help Team USA beat Canada

August 19, 2018

Anchorage’s Clair DeGeorge bagged a goal to help the Team USA U22 women’s hockey team earn a 2-1 victory over Team Canada during an exhibition game in Calgary, Alberta. She deflected a one-timer on the power play in the final minute of the first period. Team USA won all three games of the series. DeGeorge… Read more »

Hickel changes sweaters but stays in CWHL with Calgary

June 30, 2018

Anchorage’s Zoe Hickel is on her way to the Calgary Inferno in a move she hopes will help her find her way back to the Clarkson Cup final in the Canadian Women’s Hockey League. The 25-year-old free agent will reunite with her former University of Minnesota Duluth coach Shannon Miller, who recently took over as… Read more »

Hogenson earns invite to U.S. women’s U18 Select Camp

May 18, 2018

Hannah Hogenson of Anchorage was the only Alaskan and just one of two players from the Pacific region to earn an invite to the U.S. women’s U18 Select Camp. The USA Hockey National Player Development Camp will include a total of 70 players, with Hogenson being one of six goaltenders. Hogenson, of South High fame,… Read more »

Strand only Alaskan named to USA Hockey National U17 Team

May 8, 2018

Anchorage’s Hunter Strand was the lone player from The Last Frontier to be named to the USA Hockey’s National Under-17 Team for the 2018-19 season. He was one of 11 forwards and 21 players selected by the National Team Development Program. “I am honored and proud to be selected to represent my country for the… Read more »

Hull wins Rookie of the Year award for Concordia Wisconsin

May 5, 2018

After leading all freshmen on the Concordia University women’s hockey team in goals and points, Wasilla’s Ally Hull was rewarded with the Rookie of the Year award. It was more than just that, though. The forward started all 27 games and her team was 6-0 when she registered a point. Hull, of Wasilla High fame,… Read more »

Two Alaska girls teams win bronze at USA Hockey Nationals

April 13, 2018

The Alaska All Stars 19U and Anchorage North Stars 16U girls hockey teams each captured bronze medals at the USA Hockey Tier II national championships in Marlborough, Massachusetts. For the Alaska All Stars, offensive stars Carly Glover and captain Maddy Millar, and goaltender Aubrielle Champagne, highlighted the team’s 4-1 showing in the tournament. Alaska beat… Read more »

Hickel’s assist in triple OT lifts KRS into Clarkson Cup final

March 24, 2018

Anchorage’s Zoe Hickel set up the winning goal in triple overtime to get her expansion team into the championship game of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League. The first-year team survived a marathon Game 3 by beating the Calgary Inferno 1-0 to advance to the Clarkson Cup finals against the Markham Thunder Sunday in Toronto. The… Read more »