Posts Tagged: Hockey

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 »

Watts, Tolan face off in NCAA D3 national championship game

March 18, 2018

The success of Alaska women’s hockey was on full effect at the NCAA D3 Frozen Four as each team featured a player from The Last Frontier. In the end, Chugiak’s Kirsten Watts walked away with the national title as No. 1 Norwich edged No. 3 Elmira 2-1 in the NCAA D3 Championship title game in… Read more »

Millen caps sensational season at NCAA D3 Frozen Four

March 17, 2018

Anchorage’s Mackenzie Millen capped a career-best season for the Plattsburgh Cardinals with a strong performance at the NCAA D3 Women’s Hockey Championships. The junior forward had four points in three tournament games, including a pair of helpers in a 5-4 loss to Hamline in the third-place game in Northfield, Vermont. Millen, of South High fame,… Read more »

Three Alaskans help Aquinas claim NAIA hockey national title

Anchorage’s Steven Gustafson, Mike Curran and Dawson Ellingworth won an Alaska high school state championship with West High in 2015. They got the band back together at NAIA Aquinas and returned to the top of the charts. The trio of college freshmen helped the Saints claim the NAIA Hockey Tournament with a 5-1 victory over… Read more »

Swayman turns aside foe, Maine wins Hockey East playoff series

March 4, 2018

Maine goaltender Jeremy Swayman of Anchorage continued his mastery over New Hampshire when it mattered most, backstopping a pair of wins in the Hockey East first-round playoff series to highlight a Black Bears’ sweep. The freshman netminder turned aside 53-of-56 shots as Maine won the two games by a combined 7-3 score and advanced to… Read more »