Posts Tagged: Hockey

Gustafson, Curran notch points in same game for 12th time

January 18, 2019

Aquinas College hockey players Steven Gustafson and Mike Curran of Anchorage each produced points for the Saints in a 4-1 win over Michigan State in the NAIA. It was the 12th time in 24 games this season that each Alaskan registered a point in the same game. Both players helped Aquinas win the NAIA national… Read more »

Watts registers assist to continue career year for No. 4 Norwich

Chugiak’s Kirsten Watts assisted on a second-period power-play goal to help No. 4 Norwich University blank Salem State 8-0 and continue her most prolific scoring season for the NCAA D3 women’s hockey team. The junior defenseman has five points in her last six games and bolsters career-best 4-6—10 totals in 16 games. Her four goals… Read more »

Shortridge earns 32nd career win, second assist for Quinnipiac

January 12, 2019

Andrew Shortridge of Eagle River turned aside 24 of 25 shots and earned his second career assist as the No. 6 Quinnipiac hockey team beat Dartmouth 5-1 in Hamden, Connecticut. The junior goalie earned the win in net, thanks in part to his assist on the go-ahead goal late in the second period. He also… Read more »

Manu notches goal in her 127th consecutive game for Merrimack

There are few certainties in life, but Anchorage’s Felila Manu being on the ice for the Merrimack College women’s hockey team is one of them. The senior defenseman has never missed a game in 127 appearances with the NCAA D1 team in North Andover, Massachusetts. Manu, of East High fame, is durable, reliable and skillful…. Read more »

Wuthrich nets go-ahead goal as Boston upsets No. 8 Providence

January 11, 2019

Anchorage’s Emma Wuthrich of Boston University netted the go-ahead goal in the second period in a 5-3 upset over No. 8 Providence in Rhode Island. The freshman forward scored an even-strength goal at the 10:37 mark to give Boston a 3-2 lead it would not relinquish. It was her second goal of the season and… Read more »

Walker has fifth multiple-point performance for St. Cloud State

January 5, 2019

St. Cloud State’s Nolan Walker of Anchorage collected a pair of assists in a 7-2 win over Robert Morris in a non-league NCAA D1 hockey game to continue his offensive production. The freshman forward has had multiple points in five of his first 18 games to give him 5-13—18 totals on the season. Walker leads… Read more »

Shortridge stays undefeated, extends 180-minute shutout streak

December 29, 2018

Eagle River’s Andrew Shortridge turned aside all 19 shots he faced and was part of a combined shutout for No. 4 Quinnipiac University in a 6-0 win over Colgate in Uniondale, New York. The junior goalie raised his save percentage to .970 on the season and lowered his goals-against average to 0.72 while extending his… Read more »

Smelker registers 50th career point in professional hockey

December 26, 2018

Anchorage’s Jordan Smelker reached a major milestone recently with her 50th career point in professional hockey. The fifth-year forward has played the last four seasons in the NWHL with the Boston Pride. She played her rookie season in the CWHL with the Boston Blades. Smelker, of Service High fame, has registered 25-27—50 totals in 76… Read more »

WCHA games bring out the best in Bemidji State’s DeGeorge

December 24, 2018

Facing elite competition in the WCHA brings out Clair DeGeorge’s A-game. The Bemidji State University women’s hockey star from Anchorage ranks among the league’s top 10 scorers in WCHA play and leads the Beavers with eight points in 12 league games. DeGeorge has amassed 4-5—9 totals in 19 games overall. The sophomore forward has been… Read more »

Copley notches first NHL shutout, extends 5-game win streak

December 23, 2018

Washington Capitals goalie Pheonix Copley of North Pole notched his first NHL shutout and extended a personal winning streak with a 35-save performance in a 4-0 win over Ottawa. He has now won his last five starts and improved to 8-2 in 12 appearances this season. Copley is in his first season with the Caps… Read more »