Posts Tagged: Hockey

Bemidji State gets big boost from forwards Wright, DeGeorge

November 24, 2017

After a slow start, the Bemidji State women’s hockey team has found its stride. And a couple Alaskans have helped make it possible. Senior forward Bailey Wright of Anchorage and freshman forward Clair DeGeorge each delivered their first three-game points streaks to lead the bounce back. Bemidji State has busted off a recent 3-2-1 stretch… Read more »

Shortridge earns back-to-back shutouts in goal for Quinnipiac

November 18, 2017

For two different nights, two different college hockey teams threw everything at Quinnipiac goaltender Andrew Shortridge of Anchorage. He turned it all aside. Shortridge made 52 combined saves in posting back-to-back shutouts over Brown and Yale – the first Quinnipiac goalie to do that since 2015. The sophomore netminder made 22 saves in a 5-0… Read more »

Hickel tied for 2nd in Canadian Women’s Hockey League assists

November 15, 2017

As a new franchise in the Canadian Women’s Hockey League, the Kunlun Red Stars are looking for leadership on and off the ice. Anchorage’s Zoe Hickel has provided both. The 25-year-old veteran forward has provided the new franchise with points and penalty-free minutes to fuel a competitive start. Hickel has racked up five assists in… Read more »

Manu notches first career multi-point game for Merrimack

November 9, 2017

Merrimack College women’s hockey player Felila Manu of Anchorage doesn’t miss a start, stays out of the penalty box and isn’t afraid to block shots. Oh yeah, she’s got a little playmaker in her, too. The junior defenseman notched the first multi-point game of her career with a pair of assists in a 5-3 win… Read more »

Thompson becomes 3rd Alaskan to net 50 career NHL goals

November 2, 2017

Anchorage’s Nate Thompson recently became the third Alaska player to tally 50 career goals in the NHL. He reached the milestone in style – with a shorthanded goal. The 33-year-old center with the Ottawa Senators notched goal No. 50 last week in a 3-2 loss to the Los Angeles Kings. He added No. 51 tonight… Read more »

Schierhorn continues ironman ways in net for Gophers

October 29, 2017

University of Minnesota goaltender Eric Schierhorn of Anchorage is as durable as they come. The junior has been on the ice virtually every moment this season for the nationally ranked Gophers hockey team – minus the two minutes it played with an empty net. The two-time Big Ten Conference Goaltender of the Year has started… Read more »

Now in Kazakhstan, Sorenson nets 40th career goal at pro level

October 26, 2017

Anchorage’s Tanner Sorenson is killing it in Kazakhstan. The 24-year-old center with Torpedo of the Supreme Hockey League leads his new team with 10 points in 14 games. He has 5 goals and 5 assists, with his latest goal being No. 40 for his three-year professional career. The former Michigan State skater went to Kazakhstan… Read more »

Maine freshman goalie Swayman backstops first college win

October 21, 2017

One night after being called on in relief, Jeremy Swayman of Anchorage got the start in net for the University of Maine hockey team. The freshman goaltender made 27 saves and picked up his first career win in a 6-3 victory over Miami of Ohio during NCAA D1 action in Orono, Maine. All three goals… Read more »

Just a freshman, DeGeorge leads Bemidji State in scoring

October 17, 2017

Clair DeGeorge of Anchorage has been an instant hit with Bemidji State women’s hockey team. The freshman forward leads the team in scoring after six games and has garnered at least one point in each of the first three series of the season. DeGeorge played especially well in the second game of last weekend’s home… Read more »

Evingson, Hausinger each score goals to lift UMass Lowell

October 15, 2017

After losing its first three games of the season, the University of Massachusetts Lowell hockey team needed a spark. Enter Anchorage’s own 1-2 punch. Croix Evingson hit ‘em early and Kenny Hausinger hit ‘em late as the 12th-ranked River Hawks beat Nebraska Omaha 5-2 in a conference crossover game in Lowell, Massachusetts. Evingston was credited… Read more »