Posts Tagged: Hockey

Copley notches first NHL shutout, extends 5-game win streak

December 23, 2018

Washington Capitals goalie Pheonix Copley of North Pole notched his first NHL shutout and extended a personal winning streak with a 35-save performance in a 4-0 win over Ottawa. He has now won his last five starts and improved to 8-2 in 12 appearances this season. Copley is in his first season with the Caps… Read more »

Walker most prolific playmaker among nine Alaska D1 skaters

December 22, 2018

With 16 points in 16 games, Anchorage’s Nolan Walker has emerged as the most prolific playmaker among the nine Alaska skaters playing NCAA D1 hockey. The freshman forward at St. Cloud State registered his first point in his first college game and never looked back. Walker has scored five goals on just 15 shots to… Read more »

Wuthrich comes alive for Boston University before holiday break

December 11, 2018

Boston University forward Emma Wuthrich of Anchorage closed the first half of her first college hockey season with a piece of an NCAA record. The 5-foot-8 freshman assisted on the final power-play goal in an 8-0 win over RIT as BU went 6-for-9 with the extra attacker, matching an NCAA record for most power-play goals… Read more »

Hickel extends 5-game points streak, named all-star in Canada

December 9, 2018

Days after being selected to the CWHL All-Star Game, Zoe Hickel of Anchorage earned points in both weekend games for the Calgary Inferno to match her season-high five-game points streak. The 26-year-old forward scored in Game 1 and added a pair of assists in Game 2 as the league-leading Inferno swept a series against the… Read more »

Shortridge moves to 6-0, extends scoreless streak to 125 minutes

December 8, 2018

Eagle River’s Andrew Shortridge posted his second consecutive shutout and extended his scoreless streak to 125 minutes for Quinnipiac University in a 4-0 win over No. 1 Massachusetts in college hockey. The junior goalie lowered his career-best 0.80 goals against average and raised his career-best .966 save percentage, handing UMass its first loss in 10… Read more »

Borst scores first two goals of college career for inaugural Argos

Anchorage’s Hunter Borst twice found the net for his first goals of the season to help the University of Providence make school history. The college added an NAIA men’s hockey this season and posted its first double-digit victory with an 11-0 win over Eastern Washington University. Borst, of Dimond High fame, is a freshman at… Read more »

Shortridge, Swayman face off as opposite goalies in D1 game

November 26, 2018

Eagle River’s Andrew Shortridge finally earned some bragging rights by beating Jeremy Swayman of Anchorage in a head-to-head matchup between NCAA D1 goaltenders from Alaska’s largest city. Shortridge made a season-high 33 saves compared to Swayman’s 22 as Quinnipiac University beat the University of Maine 7-2 in men’s hockey action in Orono, Maine. Last year,… Read more »

With 12th shutout, Schierhorn moves up Minnesota’s all-time list

November 18, 2018

After back-to-back losses, the University of Minnesota hockey team turned to a familiar face in net. Senior goalie Eric Schierhorn of Anchorage earned his third start of the season and delivered his first win, thanks to a 12-save shutout as the Big Ten Gophers won 3-0 over St. Lawrence of the ECAC in a nonleague… Read more »

Hausinger nets 24th career goal for Lowell to continue streak

November 17, 2018

Kenny Hausinger of Anchorage netted his 24th career goal and continued his recent points spree for the University of Massachusetts-Lowell hockey team. The junior forward has six points in his last three games and 5-4—9 totals in 12 games on the year. Hausinger, of Dimond High fame, is Alaska’s active career goals, assists (23) and… Read more »

Patient and precise, Walker among NCAA hockey’s top snipers

The perfect blend of patience and precision, Anchorage’s Nolan Walker of the St. Cloud State hockey team is among the most accurate shooters in the NCAA. The freshman forward has scored five goals on just 13 shots – the third best shooting percentage (.385) among all D1 players who have attempted at least 10 shots… Read more »