Posts Tagged: Hockey

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 »

Walker scores goal as St. Cloud State wins NCHC semifinal 5-2

March 22, 2019

Nolan Walker of Anchorage scored the go-ahead goal midway through the first period to lead top-ranked St. Cloud State to a 5-2 win over Colorado College in the first semifinal of the NCHC Frozen Faceoff in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Walker and teammate Patrick Newell scored goals 24 seconds apart, with the second goal from Walker… Read more »

Millen wins 3rd NCAA D3 national title with Plattsburgh

March 19, 2019

For the third time in four seasons, Mackenzie Millen of Anchorage is a national champion. The State University of New York Plattsburgh senior helped the No.2-ranked women’s hockey team beat fourth-ranked Hamline 4-0 in the NCAA D3 Women’s Hockey Championships in Mendota Heights, Minnesota. Millen, of South High fame, earned two assists in the national… Read more »

Hausinger closes strong, nets 60th career point for UMass-Lowell

March 18, 2019

Anchorage’s Kenny Hausinger closed the season with seven points in the final eight games to help the University of Massachusetts-Lowell junior forward bag his 60th career point. He is the state’s active career points leader among Alaskans at the NCAA D1 level. Hausinger, of Dimond High fame, bagged two goals and an assist in the… Read more »

Hausinger scores career-high 11th goal for UMass-Lowell

March 4, 2019

Anchorage’s Kenny Hausinger continued his hot streak for the University of Massachusetts-Lowell hockey team. The junior forward has six points in the last 10 games, including his career-high 11th goal over the weekend in a 2-2 tie with New Hampshire. Hausinger, of Dimond High fame, has 30 goals in 101 career games with the NCAA… Read more »