Hometown hockey heroes

Jackstadt, Duwe, Wright, and Van Allen sit down with TNL

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

Bowling Green beats Seawolves with first and only shot

The UAA hockey team hosted Bowling Green State University this past weekend for two consecutive games both Friday and Saturday nights. Bowling Green has won...

UAA hockey outmanned by foe Nanooks

Seawolves fall to UAF 4-1 on Saturday

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.

One last dance: Seawolf hockey is focused soley on upcoming season

The Seawolf hockey program is set to begin their regular season next week

Seawolves sink Lakers’ ship

UAA bounces back, drops anchor on Lakers late in third

Sullivan Arena upgrades underway: New seats & ice

UAA’s Wells Fargo Sports Complex is not the only sporting venue in Anchorage that is undergoing changes this summer. The Sullivan Arena is also...

Meet the Seawolf: Chris Crowell

TNL's sports editor, Taylor Hall, gets the lowdown on one of UAA's stars on the ice, hockey player Chris Crowell, who will be playing his final year of hockey next year. TNL: First off, congrats on becoming captain. Where and how did you get the news that you being named captain and what was your reaction?

Bemidji State sweeps UAA with 5-1 win Saturday

Backup goalie Jared D’Amico produces two scoreless periods before letting three past in third

Seawolves hockey flattened 6-0 in home opener

UAA pummeled by Gophers in season opener

Lakers look to sweep with win tonight

Seawolves fall 3-2 to Lake Superior State

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.

Governor’s Cup: Part II

Elusive Governor's Cup up for grabs this weekend

Photos from the 2013 Kendall Classic Hockey Tournament

Check out photos from the 2013 Kendall Classic Hockey Tournament where the Seawolves battled the the Falcons and Quinnipiac.

Nanooks send UAA packing in 3-2 win

Tyler Morley's two goals makes it a senior night to remember

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.”

Seawolves swept by No. 20 Bemidji State

UAA opened Western Collegiate Hockey Association play with an away series against the 20th-ranked Bemidji State Beavers, who is undefeated in the conference.The Beavers...

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.

UAA Senior Matt Bailey Signs NHL Contract

University of Alaska Anchorage senior hockey captain Matt Bailey signed a two-year contract with the National Hockey League’s Anaheim Ducks on March 25. Bailey...

Beavers spoil senior sendoff, sweep Seawolves

The UAA Hockey team played in two different types of games this past weekend against the Bemidji State Beavers. One was a low-scoring affair where scoring chances were at a premium. The other, a wide-open and high-scoring contest in which both teams had chances aplenty.

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 bounced out of WCHA postseason

-With collaboration from Patrick McCormick The wave of momentum that the Seawolves rode into St. Paul, Minnesota and the WCHA Final Five Playoffs came crashing...

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

Hockey earns first road sweep outside Alaska since 2011

Big Ten Hockey conference will have negative ripple effect

Throughout this college hockey season, there have been whispers of a new conference coming into existence, and reshaping the landscape of the current college hockey world. As the season progressed, those whispers grew more and more tumultuous until the official announcement transformed those whispers into ear-splitting realizations. On Mar. 21, the Big Ten Conference released plans for the formation of a six-team hockey conference that would commence play in the 2012-13 season.

Governor’s Cup primer

The Governor’s Cup is here. The first game between the Seawolves and Nanooks will take place in Fairbanks, then the clubs will head to Anchorage to complete the two-game duel. For the Seawolves, this is a chance to erase some bad memories of the 2013 season. The rivalry hasn’t reached Lakers-Celtics proportions, but taking out the Nanooks would lessen the blow of their disappointing year.

UAA hit road in search of critical points

It’s getting closer and closer to crunch time in the WCHA. That can only mean that every point earned in the league standings will...

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.

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.

UAA Seawolves take on UAF Nanooks for cup

Friday night UAA faced off against the University of Alaska Fairbanks for the Alaska Airlines Governor’s Cup. Fifteen seconds into the start of the game the UAF Nanooks struck first with a goal scored by Marcus Basara. The Seawolves would tie the game at 15:49 of the first period. The goal scored by Dylan Hubbs, his second goal of the season. Jordan Kwas and Chris Williams assisted Hubbs on the play.