The Fairbanks Ice Dogs had five players committed to a Division I school on the ice Friday. The Kenai Brown Bears had one.
So it was safe to say the Brown Bears were not going to swamp Fairbanks with waves of attacking hockey in the North American Hockey League contest.
But what the Brown Bears coul...
The Soldotna Stars found a way to play one more game of the hockey season by defeating West Valley 5-4 in overtime on Friday at the ASAA First National Cup state tournament at the Curtis Menard Sports Complex in Wasilla.
Tuesday, Kenai River Brown Bears goaltender Marcus Zelzer, who came to Alaska with the goal of seeing a moose, was eating dinner with his host parents, Chris and Carmen Stephl of Soldotna, when he turned around.
One day in, out of the running.
That's how it went for the Soldotna Stars hockey team on Thursday in the ASAA First National Cup state championships at the Curtis Menard Sports Complex in Wasilla, where they lost 3-2 to the Service Cougars.
You'll have to forgive me as I attempt to comprehend the reasoning behind the Michael Bisping vs. Vitor Belfort matchup. I'm a little behind on this column so bear with me - I'm behind mainly due to my propensity to overanalyze everything.
A hot Kenai River Brown Bears club will collide with an amped-up Fairbanks Ice Dogs squad today and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Soldotna Sports Center.
The Brown Bears come into the series on a four-game winning streak, their longest of the season.