Posts Tagged: Hockey

Sorenson skates with NHL’s Canucks in training camp in Canada

September 14, 2019

Anchorage’s Tanner Sorenson has always done whatever it took to play pro hockey, a tribute to his desire to chase his dream. That grind has put him in position to shine with the Vancouver Canucks. The 26-year-old center was invited to the NHL team’s training camp this weekend in British Columbia, Canada, as a new… Read more »

Hickel sisters to skate for Team USA at inaugural Aurora Games

August 15, 2019

Anchorage sisters Zoe Hickel and Tori Hickel will represent the United States at the inaugural Aurora Games before heading off to play professionally in Sweden. The Aurora Games is an all-women’s sports and entertainment festival that runs Aug. 20-25 in Albany, New York. More than 175 athletes will take part in the festival, which will… Read more »

Saville makes second start in World Junior Summer Showcase

August 2, 2019

Isaiah Saville of Anchorage earned plenty of ice time for Team USA at the World Junior Summer Showcase in Plymouth, Michigan. The 18-year-old started games against Sweden and Finland during the week-long camp in preparation for the 2020 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship. Saville, of West High fame, turned aside 19 shots in… Read more »

DeGeorge lone Alaskan among 107 invited to USA Hockey Fest

August 1, 2019

Anchorage’s Clair DeGeorge will be the only Alaskan among the 107 players invited to the Team USA Women’s National Festival that will take place this month at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid, New York. The festival will be used to select players for the annual U18 and U22 three-game series against Canada. Both Team… Read more »

Saville named United States Hockey League Goalie of the Year

June 10, 2019

Anchorage’s Isaiah Saville blew in and took the United States Hockey League by storm. The 18-year-old rookie with the Tri-City Storm was the only goaltender in the league this season to allow fewer than two goals a game. And now he’s been rewarded with the USHL Goaltender of the Year award. Saville, of West High… Read more »

Trupp bros among top scorers for different German pro teams

April 7, 2019

Anchorage brothers Evan Trupp and Hayden Trupp have been terrific this season in Germany. They are in separate pro leagues but having the same success as each player ranks among the scoring leaders for their respective teams Evan Trupp, 31, skates for the Iserlohn Roosters in Germany’s top-tier league and is fourth on the team… Read more »

From Kazakhstan to K-Wings, Sorenson shines in ECHL return

April 5, 2019

A return to the ECHL has done wonders for Tanner Sorenson’s game as the 26-year-old forward from Anchorage is thriving in his second stint with the Kalamazoo Wings. After spending all of last season in Kazakhstan and the start of this season in Switzerland, he has come back to where he has played 184 of… Read more »

Schierhorn’s first win clinches Adirondack ECHL playoff berth

April 3, 2019

He signed only two weeks ago, but Anchorage’s Eric Schierhorn is already paying off for the Adirondack Thunder. The rookie goaltender’s first professional victory allowed the Thunder to clinch a Kelly Cup playoff berth with a 7-5 win over Maine. The former University of Minnesota netminder turned aside 32 shots in this his third start… Read more »

Shortridge backstops Quinnipiac to first NCAA win since 2016

March 30, 2019

Anchorage’s Andrew Shortridge made of 10 of his 20 saves in the third period as the University of Quinnipiac edged Arizona State 2-1 in the NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional semifinals in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The 6-foot-4 junior goaltender picked up his career-high 18th win of the season, improving to 18-6-2. The Mike Richter Award finalist leads… Read more »

Hickel sisters hoist Clarkson Cup as CWHL champs w/ Calgary

March 25, 2019

Playing professional hockey together for the first time resulted in a Clarkson Cup for sisters Zoe Hickel and Tori Hickel of Anchorage. Both former Service High skaters logged ice time for the Calgary Inferno and big sis Zoe Hickel scored a pair of goals in a 5-2 win over Montreal in the Canadian Women’s Hockey… Read more »