Posts Tagged: Hockey

Friday Flashback: Thomas scored most goals for Alaskan at D1

August 6, 2021

Ambria Thomas of Fairbanks has the distinction of scoring more goals at the NCAA D1 level than any other college hockey player from Alaska. The fab forward racked up 89 career goals at the University of Minnesota from 1997 to 2001. She was the first and so far only Alaska woman to play hockey for… Read more »

Friday Flashback: MacSwain was true pioneer of Alaska hockey

July 2, 2021

Few Alaska athletes have seen their legacy stand the test of time quite like Anchorage’s Steve MacSwain. A true hockey pioneer, his scoring records from the 1980s still serve as a modern benchmark. As a high school senior, the 1982 East grad became the first Alaska player to record 100 points in a season on… Read more »

Tolan, Hanson part of school record five first-team selections

May 11, 2021

The four-time United Collegiate Hockey Conference champions from the Elmira College women’s ice hockey team dominated the end-of-year awards ballots. Anchorage’s Tristen Tolan and Eagle River’s Bella Hanson were part of an Elmira College record five All-UCHC First Team selections. Eight different Soaring Eagles received All-UCHC honors, as Elmira claimed four of the five major… Read more »

Nix, Seavey, Swayman finalists for men’s Pride of Alaska Award

May 1, 2021

Prep-to-pro basketball star Daishen Nix of Anchorage, record-tying Iditarod champion Dallas Seavey of Seward and NHL rookie-of-the-year candidate Jeremy Swayman have been selected by the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors as finalists for the 2021 men’s Pride of Alaska Award. The competition for the award was stacked as honorable mention included stock… Read more »

Swayman named Alaska Athlete of the Week after brilliant debut

April 12, 2021

Anchorage’s Jeremy Swayman is the Alaska Athlete of the Week after he made a memorable NHL debut with the Boston Bruins. He turned aside 40 shots in a 4-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers to become the third Alaska goalie to play in the NHL and the 17th Alaskan to log ice time in the world’s premier… Read more »

Walker’s last-minute goal sends St. Cloud to NCAA title game

April 8, 2021

After scoring the game-winning goal on a redirected shot, Anchorage’s Nolan Walker changed the course of history for the St. Cloud State hockey team. Walker tipped in the winning goal inside the final minute of a 5-4 victory over Minnesota State in the Frozen Four that sent the Huskies to the NCAA Tournament championship game… Read more »

Swayman makes NHL debut, becomes third AK goalie to post win

April 6, 2021

Anchorage’s Jeremy Swayman made a memorable NHL debut with the Boston Bruins, turning aside 40 shots in a 4-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers in the City of Brotherly Love. The 22-year-old rookie became the third Alaska goalie to play in the NHL and the 17th Alaskan to log ice time in the world’s premier… Read more »

Hockey standout Walker named Alaska Athlete of the Week

April 5, 2021

Hockey player Nolan Walker was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after a stellar performance at the NCAA Division I Tournament. The Anchorage skater scored four points in two games at the Northeast Regional to help St. Cloud State advance to the Frozen Four for only the second time in school history. Walker, a junior… Read more »

Walker scores as St. Cloud State beats BC to reach Frozen Four

March 30, 2021

Anchorage’s Nolan Walker continues to rise to the occasion at the NCAA Tournament, scoring a goal for his fourth point in two games as St. Cloud State beat No. 2-ranked Boston College 4-1 in the Northeast Regional final in Albany, New York. With the win, St. Cloud advanced to the Frozen Four for the first… Read more »

Walker has three assists for St. Cloud State in 6-2 win at NCAAs

March 27, 2021

Anchorage’s Nolan Walker set up the go-ahead goal late in the second period on his way to a three-point game for St. Cloud State in a 6-2 win over Boston University in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Walker started at center and racked up a playmaker with three primary assists to help St…. Read more »