Posts Tagged: Hockey

Shortridge has 25 saves, spearheads 1-1 tie vs. No. 13 BC

October 7, 2017

Andrew Shortridge of Eagle River gave underdog Quinnipiac University men’s hockey team every chance at knocking off 13th-ranked Boston College in the season opener. He kept a clean sheet for the first 55 minutes before surrendering a power-play goal late in regulation and settling for a 1-1 tie in Boston, Massachusetts. The sophomore goaltender finished… Read more »

Great goalie Schierhorn named to watch list for Richter Award

October 6, 2017

Already the best goaltender in the Big Ten, University of Minnesota’s Eric Schierhorn of Anchorage is also one of the finest in the country. The two-time Big Ten Conference Goaltender of the Year was among 20 goalies named to the watch list for the Mike Richter Award, which honors the most outstanding goaltender in NCAA… Read more »

Smelker re-signs with Boston w/ hopes of hoisting another Cup

May 31, 2017

Anchorage’s Jordan Smelker is driven to win championships, which is why she’s headed back to the Boston Pride. After helping Boston win the National Women’s Hockey League’s inaugural Isobel Cup in 2016 and reaching the Finals again this year, the 24-year-old forward signed a contract to come back for a third season. “I love this… Read more »

Hickel helps Djurgarden win league championship in Sweden

March 19, 2017

Anchorage’s Tori Hickel capped her remarkable rookie season with Djurgarden with a league championship in Sweden. The 22-year-old out of Northeastern University played a key role in a 4-3 victory over HV 71 W in the championship game of the SDHL, the top league in Europe for women. Hickel, of Service High fame, was named… Read more »

Millen bags assist in NCAA D3 title game as Plattsburgh prevails

Mackenzie Millen of Anchorage played an active role in helping the Plattsburg State University of New York women’s hockey team capture its fourth consecutive NCAA D3 national championship. The top-ranked Cardinals used an overtime goal to beat No. 2 Adrian College 4-3 in the title game in Adrian, Michigan. Millen, of South High fame, collected… Read more »

Two Hickel sisters, two pro careers on opposite sides of globe

February 22, 2017

On the same day that Anchorage’s Zoe Hickel scored a pair of goals with the Connecticut Whale in the NWHL, her sister Tori Hickel notched an assist and sported a +4 rating for her pro team in Sweden. Just another day in this family’s pucks paradise. Zoe Hickel, of Service High fame, is a second-year… Read more »

Ketterman registers 100th career point for Franklin Pierce

February 10, 2017

Palmer’s Marisa Ketterman continues to write her name all over the record book for the Franklin Pierce women’s hockey team. The senior forward ranks in the top three in virtually every offensive category and recently became the second player in school history to score 100 career points. With three games left in the regular season,… Read more »

Bartenstein scores second goal in a week for Hamline hockey

January 27, 2017

After going scoreless in her first 15 games of the season, Melanie Bartenstein of Anchorage has caught fire. The Hamline University junior forward netted her second goal in the last week, this time scoring a first-period goal in a 4-1 victory over Bethel in St. Paul, Minnesota. Bartenstein, of South High fame, also scored a… Read more »

Two Alaska women part of unbeaten Boston Pride of NWHL

January 18, 2017

Anchorage’s Zoe Hickel assisted on a second-period goal that helped the Boston Pride beat the Connecticut Whale 4-0. With the win, Boston improved to 9-0 in the National Women’s Hockey League. It was the fifth assist and sixth point of the season for Hickel, of South High fame. Two weeks ago, against Connecticut, the forward… Read more »

Never mind Morey, just call her ‘Money’ after clutch performance

January 10, 2017

Merrimack College hockey player Madison Morey of Fairbanks picked a terrific time to find her scoring touch. After the durable sophomore forward bagged her first two goals of the season in back-to-back games, including an OT winner, she was named women’s athlete of the week for her school in North Andover, Massachusetts. Morey, of Lathrop… Read more »