Posts Tagged: Hockey

Hickel helps Djurgarden win league championship in Sweden

March 19, 2017

Anchorage’s Tori Hickel capped her remarkable rookie season with Djurgarden with a league championship in Sweden. The 22-year-old out of Northeastern University played a key role in a 4-3 victory over HV 71 W in the championship game of the SDHL, the top league in Europe for women. Hickel, of Service High fame, was named… Read more »

Millen bags assist in NCAA D3 title game as Plattsburgh prevails

Mackenzie Millen of Anchorage played an active role in helping the Plattsburg State University of New York women’s hockey team capture its fourth consecutive NCAA D3 national championship. The top-ranked Cardinals used an overtime goal to beat No. 2 Adrian College 4-3 in the title game in Adrian, Michigan. Millen, of South High fame, collected… Read more »

Two Hickel sisters, two pro careers on opposite sides of globe

February 22, 2017

On the same day that Anchorage’s Zoe Hickel scored a pair of goals with the Connecticut Whale in the NWHL, her sister Tori Hickel notched an assist and sported a +4 rating for her pro team in Sweden. Just another day in this family’s pucks paradise. Zoe Hickel, of Service High fame, is a second-year… Read more »

Ketterman registers 100th career point for Franklin Pierce

February 10, 2017

Palmer’s Marisa Ketterman continues to write her name all over the record book for the Franklin Pierce women’s hockey team. The senior forward ranks in the top three in virtually every offensive category and recently became the second player in school history to score 100 career points. With three games left in the regular season,… Read more »

Bartenstein scores second goal in a week for Hamline hockey

January 27, 2017

After going scoreless in her first 15 games of the season, Melanie Bartenstein of Anchorage has caught fire. The Hamline University junior forward netted her second goal in the last week, this time scoring a first-period goal in a 4-1 victory over Bethel in St. Paul, Minnesota. Bartenstein, of South High fame, also scored a… Read more »

Two Alaska women part of unbeaten Boston Pride of NWHL

January 18, 2017

Anchorage’s Zoe Hickel assisted on a second-period goal that helped the Boston Pride beat the Connecticut Whale 4-0. With the win, Boston improved to 9-0 in the National Women’s Hockey League. It was the fifth assist and sixth point of the season for Hickel, of South High fame. Two weeks ago, against Connecticut, the forward… Read more »

Never mind Morey, just call her ‘Money’ after clutch performance

January 10, 2017

Merrimack College hockey player Madison Morey of Fairbanks picked a terrific time to find her scoring touch. After the durable sophomore forward bagged her first two goals of the season in back-to-back games, including an OT winner, she was named women’s athlete of the week for her school in North Andover, Massachusetts. Morey, of Lathrop… Read more »

Hickel lifts Boston to 8th straight victory with shootout winner

December 4, 2016

After the first seven skaters failed to score in the shootout, Anchorage’s Zoe Hickel proved to have the magic touch. She also proved to have a wicked wrister, too Hickel’s shootout goal proved to be the difference as the Boston Pride beat the New York Riveters 3-2 in Newark, New Jersey. The win extended Boston’s… Read more »

Smelker nets goal, assist as NWHL’s Boston stays unbeaten

November 13, 2016

Anchorage’s Jordan Smelker scored an insurance goal and assisted on the third goal as the Boston Pride beat the Connecticut Whale 3-0 to stay undefeated in the National Women’s Hockey League. It was the first two-point game of the season for the 23-year-old forward as Boston improved to 5-0. Smelker, of Service High fame, has… Read more »

Smelker, Hickel collect assists in Boston’s 6-3 win over New York

October 9, 2016

Anchorage’s Jordan Smelker assisted on the would-be winning goal in the second period as the Boston Pride beat the New York Riveters 6-3 in NWHL play in Buffalo, New York. The 5-foot-8 forward set up Brianna Decker’s second goal to give Boston a 4-1 lead. It was Smelker’s 20th career point with the Pride. Smelker,… Read more »