Kenai River Brown Bears goalie Marcus Zelzer was named the Combat Hockey West Division Star of the Week on Monday. It is the second straight week the Bears earned the Star of the Week, with forward Alex Jackstadt taking the honor the week before.
Soldotna came within one period of potentially taking home fourth-place honors at the ASAA First National Cup state tournament on Saturday, but before five minutes were up in the third period, Lathrop struck a blow to those chances.
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...