Posts Tagged: Hockey

Walker’s goal forces OT, helps St. Cloud beat 5th-ranked Duluth

January 9, 2021

Anchorage’s Nolan Walker buried the tying goal late in the third period to force overtime and help St. Cloud State beat nationally ranked Minnesota Duluth 4-3. It was his second point of the game and the second time this season he’s produced multiple points in a single game. Walker cleaned up a rebound in the… Read more »

20 for 2020: These Alaska athletes brought their best this year

December 29, 2020

With 2020 in our rearview, let’s look back on the top 20 Alaska athletes from this year. Here is the list for our 20 for 2020. They represent the best of the best from The Last Frontier. History makers, record setters, world champions and more. From the ski trails to the track and the hardwood… Read more »

Oldham gets back on track, allows only one goal with 19 saves

December 19, 2020

Anchorage’s Kris Oldham returned to form between the pipes for Clarkson University, making 19 of 20 saves with two scoreless periods in a 6-2 win over Mercyhurst in NCAA D1 hockey. The senior goalie played 52 minutes and left the game late in the third period with a 6-1 lead after the coach wanted to… Read more »

Saville picks up win in relief to help Omaha win slugfest 6-5

December 18, 2020

Anchorage’s Isaiah Saville turned aside 14 of 15 shots in 31 minutes of relief as the 17th-ranked Omaha Mavericks survived Western Michigan in a 6-5 slugfest. The sophomore goaltender replaced starter Austin Roden midway through the second period, with the Mavs down 4-2. Saville, of West High fame, improved to season record to 4-3 and… Read more »

Notre Dame signee Strand honors Alaska every time he takes ice

December 15, 2020

No matter how far hockey takes Anchorage’s Hunter Strand he never strays from his rink roots. His background drives him and defines him. “I don’t know if I’d be the person and player I am today if I didn’t grow up in Alaska,” he said. “Everyone is so dedicated to helping you get better. All… Read more »

DeGeorge scores first-career OT winner, caps 4-point weekend

December 12, 2020

In 110 career games with the Bemidji State University women’s hockey team, Clair DeGeorge of Anchorage had never scored an overtime goal. Until now. The senior forward redirected a shot from the point that beat the goaltender through the five-hole 50 seconds into OT to lift Bemidji State to a 3-2 win over St. Cloud… Read more »

Backhand beauty nets Walker game-winning goal for St. Cloud

December 6, 2020

Anchorage’s Nolan Walker buried a backhand beauty midway through the third period that proved to be the game-winning goal for St. Cloud State in a 4-3 win over No. 4 Denver in the WCHA. The junior forward took a perfect pass right on his stick in front of the net and lifted the puck past… Read more »

McDonald named to U.S. National Junior Team prelim roster

December 1, 2020

Eagle River defenseman Cam McDonald was one of 29 hockey players – and the only Alaskan – named to the U.S. National Junior Team preliminary roster. The group of players will gather Dec. 6-10 for a training camp at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth, Michigan. McDonald, of Eagle River High fame, is a sophomore at… Read more »

Friday Flashback: Dreyer helps USA win Olympic bronze in 2006

November 13, 2020

The first Alaskan to play hockey in the Olympics, Eagle River’s Pam Dreyer won a bronze medal with Team USA as a goaltender at the 2006 Games in Torino, Italy. She also owns a silver medal from the 2004 World Championships, making her one of the most decorated Alaska athletes of all-time. Dreyer, of Chugiak… Read more »

Hockey standout DeGeorge named Alaska Athlete of the Week

October 26, 2020

Anchorage’s Clair DeGeorge was named Alaska Sports Hall of Fame’s Alaska Athlete of the Week after earning an invite to the U.S. Women’s National Hockey Team Evaluation Camp. The 21-year-old was among 53 players invited – the only one from Alaska. DeGeorge is a senior forward at NCAA D1 Bemidji State University, where she is… Read more »