Posts Tagged: Hockey

Copley posts 4th NHL win of the season for Washington Capitals

November 16, 2018

North Pole native Pheonix Copley turned aside 24 shots and earned the win in goal as the Washington Capitals beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 in overtime in Denver, Colorado. Making his third consecutive start for the defending Stanley Cup champions, the 26-year-old held the NHL’s top offensive team to just one goal for more than… Read more »

Manu scores goal, plays in 115th straight game for Merrimack

October 29, 2018

Felila Manu of Anchorage scored her first goal of the season for the Merrimack College women’s hockey team in a 5-0 win over Holy Cross during NCAA D1 action in Worcester, Massachusetts. It was the fifth career goal for the senior defenseman and her 20th career point. Manu, of East High fame, has collected 5-15—20… Read more »

Shortridge reaches 1,000 career saves as Quinnipiac goaltender

October 26, 2018

Eagle River’s Andrew Shortridge turned aside 22 shots in a 4-1 win over American International College in his first start of the season for the Quinnipiac University hockey team. The junior goaltender reached a major milestone with his 1,000th career save. Shortridge improved to 24-17-2 with a 2.16 goals against average and .915 save percentage… Read more »

Walker scores a pair of goals, extends 5-game points streak

October 25, 2018

Anchorage’s Nolan Walker has really taken to his new gig in college hockey. The St. Cloud State University freshman has registered a point in each of his first five games in a Huskies sweater after bagging two goals in a 7-0 win over Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Walker has scored three goals on… Read more »

Hausinger bags two goals, joins 40-point club for Lowell career

October 13, 2018

Anchorage’s Kenny Hausinger opened the first and third periods with goals, but it wasn’t enough to save the University of Massachusetts-Lowell men’s hockey team from a 5-4 overtime loss to Rochester Institute of Technology. The junior forward took four shots, won a faceoff and finished +1 in the nonleague game between Hockey East and Athletic… Read more »

DeGeorge nets her first goal of new season for Bemidji State

October 6, 2018

Clair DeGeorge of Anchorage scored the first goal of her sophomore season for the Bemidji State University women’s hockey team in a 4-3 loss to Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island. The reigning All-WCHA Third Team forward bagged the game’s first goal early in the second period. It was her eighth career goal in 41… Read more »

Swayman lone Alaska goaltender nominated for Richter Award

October 5, 2018

University of Maine sophomore Jeremy Swayman of Anchorage is one of 20 NCAA D1 goaltenders named to the preseason watch list for the annual Mike Richter Award. He is the only Alaskan nominated and one of just four sophomores on the list. The Richter Award is in its sixth year and is named after former… Read more »

After leaving to chase his dream, Walker returns with St. Cloud

September 27, 2018

At 19, Nolan Walker of Anchorage will already see his hockey life come full circle. After leaving his hometown at age 14 to attend prep school in Indiana and chase his dream in junior hockey, he returns to Alaska next month with St. Cloud State University to face the University of Alaska Fairbanks in the… Read more »

After visit, McDonald knew Providence was the place for him

September 20, 2018

There was never a question of whether Eagle River’s Cam McDonald would play college, just a matter of where. The all-star figured that out when he visited Providence College. “I went on an official visit and knew from the start it was something that I wanted to be a part of,” McDonald told me. “The… Read more »

Tori Hickel to join older sister Zoe with CWHL’s Calgary Inferno

August 30, 2018

One Hickel wasn’t enough for the Calgary Inferno. Two months after signing free agent Zoe Hickel, the Canadian Women’s Hockey League team drafted Tori Hickel. Calgary picked the 24-year-old defenseman in the fifth round of this week’s draft in Toronto, Ontario. She had played the previous two pro years with Swedish power Djurgarden, which she… Read more »