UAA struggles return with pair of home losses to North Dakota

The UAA Seawolves ran into a band saw this past weekend and it has left them reeling once again searching for answers. North Dakota used a pair of three-goal wins over the Seawolves at the Sullivan Arena to continue their recent return to winning form. While their winning streak grew to four straight and propelled them into a tie for fourth place in the WCHA, the host Seawolves remain in a tie for eleventh place with Minnesota State at five points in 12 league games.

UAA hockey loses back-to-back vs. Alabama-Hunstville

With two weekend games, the Seawolves almost claim one victory but ends up short, resulting in two consecutive losses.

Who to look out for this hockey season

As the 2018-19 UAA hockey season is just days away from beginning, the team has made a complete makeover to their player and coaching...

Seawolves look to regroup, set sights on BSU Beavers

The odd week off in the WCHA came at a bit of a strange time for the UAA Seawolves, but it may be just...

Previewing the Seawolves hockey matchup

The Seawolves will clash with the Colorado College Tigers Friday and Saturday night. This is an important set of games. They are opportunities for the green and gold to salvage what has turned into a disappointing season of hockey.

UAA has eyes on 4-peat over arch rivals

Separated by 359 miles and bad blood, the Seawolves and Nanooks are set to renew their rivalry as they battle for the 2010 Governor’s...

Mantha helps hold UAA hockey together for his final season

The three-time team MVP goaltender of the Seawolves is starting the season with national recognition for his success.

Meet a member of the goaltending trio

For the last four years, Olivier Mantha was the star of the UAA hockey team, setting records and winning awards. The Quebec local departed...

Updated: Thomas tabbed as UAA head hockey coach

After a prolonged and dramatic search, Matt Thomas has been chosen to spearhead the new era of Seawolf hockey. UAA vice chancellor Dr. Bill Spindle made the announcement Tuesday that Thomas landed the head coaching job. Thomas comes to the program fresh off an appearance in the ECHL Finals as head coach of the Stockton Thunder. He’ll end his time in Stockton with a 163-127-39 record.

Matt Thomas tabbed as UAA hockey coach

After a prolonged and dramatic search, Matt Thomas has been chosen to spearhead the new era of Seawolf hockey. UAA vice chancellor Dr. Bill Spindle made the announcement Tuesday that Thomas landed the head-coaching job. Thomas comes to the program fresh off an appearance in the ECHL Finals as head coach of the Stockton Thunder. He’ll end his time in Stockton with a 163-127-39 record. Prior to the Thunder, Thomas was acting as both head coach and general manager of the ECHL’s Fresno Falcons.

How hockey became D-I, and why they’ve stayed

There are many differences between Division I and Division II sports, but for hockey, those differences are very apparent.

Gov. Cup gets an early start at the Sullivan Arena

The Seawolves and Nanooks faced off in the first of three rounds of the annual tradition

Weekend primer: UAA hockey takes on Michigan Tech

UAA has branded this chapter of Seawolf hockey as “A New Day.” The program wants to give people a reason to forget its checkered and disappointing past. A solid start to the season won’t wash away those memories, but they’re on the right track.

Alaska Aces Quest For The Kelly Cup

The East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) is a mid-level professional hockey league that is one tier beneath the American Hockey League (AHL). The playoff...

UAA head hockey coach no longer with program

Hockey coach Dave Shyiak is parting ways with the Seawolves. In a statement released Friday, the athletics department confirmed a search committee has been appointed and is considering national applicants to fill the position.

Hockey captain Matt Bailey on the hot-handed Seawolves

The Seawolf hockey team is off to a hot start at 3-1, with big wins over #10 Quinnipiac and #12 Denver this year. Co-captain Matt Bailey is pacing the team with four goals heading into Western Collegiate Hockey Association play, and the senior co-captain took a moment to talk to the Northern Light about the Seawolves’ hot start. TNL: You guys got off to a great start after some major offseason changes. How was this team able to come together so quickly? Bailey: I think everyone was really excited coming into the season with all the new changes and Coach Matt (Thomas) is just a really motivational guy. It’s a good group of guys, a really close knit group and we’re playing within the system and it’s paying off so far.”

Timely goals help Seawolves to road sweep over No. 17 Michigan Tech

Hockey earns first road sweep outside Alaska since 2011

Four hockey standouts to lead on the ice

Anholt, Mantha, Kozun and Nicholas skate into leadership roles for UAA hockey.

The Pioneers head up to challenge the Seawolves

By Damaris Craig and Lee Hall This week will find the Seawolves hockey team hosting the University of Denver Pioneers here at the Sullivan Arena....

UAA made redemption against Colorado College

Oct. 6 marked the beginning of the 2018-19 UAA hockey season in the team’s debut game against Colorado College. Despite being the season opener,...

UAA Seawolves win third straight Kendall Classic

The 2013 Kendall Classic took place Oct. 11-12. Friday night’s games brought plenty of action as the University of Alaska Fairbanks opened the Kendall Classic against the Air Force Academy.

UAA hockey finds its coach

Matt Curley, former head coach to the EC Red Bulls Juniors team out of Salzburg, Austria, is UAA's new head hockey coach

2017 Alaska Airlines Governor’s Cup

With a yearly dual of UAA vs UAF hockey, the teams will battle it out once again on Feb. 24 and 25.

‘Nooks take back cup from ‘Wolves

The UAF Nanooks swept the UAA Seawolves, regaining the Alaska Airlines Governor’s Cup. The bid for a fourth-straight series win over the ‘Nooks came up...

Seawolves rally for a tie with #14 MSU Mavericks

The Seawolf hockey team used a late game push Friday night to turn a potential 3-1 loss into a 3-3 tie with the 14th-ranked Minnesota State Mavericks.

Hat-trick hero lifts UAA to Kendall title

The UAA Seawolves treated fans to the school’s first Kendall Hockey Classic title since 2006 on Oct. 8 as well as the emotional rollercoaster they took to actually lift the championship gold pan when all was said and done.

Seawolves face off with WCHA top seed

The Seawolves extended their losing streak to four over the Jan. 26-27 weekend at the Sullivan Arena. The team has not won since their...

Behind the decision to fire Shyiak

A statement was released March 27 by UAA announcing that the head coach of the hockey team, Dave Shyiak, will be departing from the program.

Seawolf, Nanook basketball rivalry hits the court

The UAF Nanooks entered the Wells Fargo Sports Complex Saturday night and walked out bruised green and gold. The UAA men’s basketball team defeated UAF to record their first GNAC win of the season. The night featured UAA forcing Fairbanks to turn the ball over three times consecutively within the first half. The Seawolves walked away with a 96-76 win over their in state rivals.

Renouf twins make their UAA hockey debut

After transferring in as redshirts for the previous season, the twins now prove to be a large asset to the team.