Posts Tagged: Hockey

Strand provides instant offense for Irish, scores in first game

October 11, 2021

Anchorage’s Hunter Strand delivered a dynamite debut for Notre Dame over the weekend. The freshman center from Anchorage pumped home a power-play goal Saturday in the season opener for the No. 19-ranked Fighting Irish, who topped visiting Long Island University, 5-2. Stationed near the inside edge of the right circle, Stand accepted a pass, flicked… Read more »

Walker’s two-point night lifts St. Cloud as No. 1 and No. 2 clash

October 10, 2021

After a season in which he helped propel St. Cloud State to the national championship game, Anchorage’s Nolan Walker is off to strong start to his senior season with the Huskies. Walker delivered a goal and assist Saturday, when No. 2-ranked St. Cloud State won 3-1 at top-ranked Minnesota State-Mankato. The center’s two-point night gives… Read more »

DeGeorge picks up goal, assist in first game with Ohio State

September 28, 2021

Anchorage’s Clair DeGeorge is at a new school putting up the same type of production she did at her old school. The Ohio State grad transfer from Bemidji State had a goal and an assist during her team’s four-goal outburst in the second period to highlight a 6-0 win over St. Thomas in Columbus, Ohio…. Read more »

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 »