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.

Hometown hockey heroes

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

‘Wolves look for revenge in 18th annual Governor’s Cup

Photo by Patrick McCormick It’s time for the UAA Seawolves and UAF Nanooks to rekindle their rivalry and battle it out for the 18th annual...

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.

New assistant hockey coach suits up

A man who knows all the in and outs of college athletics with be taking over as the new assistant UAA hockey coach. T.J. Jindra...

‘Bigger than hockey’: Alaska Warriors Hockey brings together veterans and awareness

Alaska Warriors Hockey is coming to the Sullivan Arena with the Seawolves. Warriors Hockey is a hockey league under USA Hockey specifically designed for military...

Athletes and supporters honored in 2017 Seawolf Hall of Fame

Since 2010, the University of Alaska Anchorage’s Athletic Department has recognized former exemplary athletes and long-time contributors by inducting them to the Seawolf Hall...

Production from freshmen can’t be ignored for UAA hockey team

As the sand in the hourglass trickles away on the WCHA regular season, all teams have questions remaining. Will we gain the all important home-ice...

Search for new hockey coach down to final four

After a “rigorous search process” directed by Dr. Steve Cobb, the UAA Athletics Department has nailed its coaching choices down to four men: Chris Brown, Michael Corbett, Gary Heenan, and Damon Whitten.

Fall 2017 UAA Athletics recap

Karolin Anders is a former member of the UAA track and field team. The accomplishments of UAA’s athletic department have already added up to an...

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...

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 released from position

After five seasons, Matt Thomas’ contract will not be renewed

A dozen new faces for 2017-18 UAA hockey

The Seawolves will boast a new lineup with 12 new freshmen

Hockey homecoming is a nontraditional start to fall

Homecoming was a big deal in high school. Between dress-up days and football games, the week that preceded the ultimate dance party was the...

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...

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-UAF split series, UAF wins shootout and cup

Two heated rivals, two electric atmospheres, two lopsided wins for home teams. One heartbreaking way to see the Governor’s Cup leave town for the UAA...

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.

Governor’s Cup: Part II

Elusive Governor's Cup up for grabs this weekend

Hockey opens up 2018-19 season

The Seawolves asserted their early season dominance in an exhibition game against Simon Fraser on Sept. 29. After ranking No. 10 out of 10 teams...

Seawolves begin home stand against Colorado College at the Sully

The UAA hockey team will host Colorado College in the teams’ second series of the season. They last time the two teams met, the Seawolves...

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...

First two hockey coach forums in the bag

The search to replace Dave Shyiak is in full effect. The first two candidates have officially wrapped up their public forums. Like athletic director Steve Cobb has stated before, the influence these events have on the upcoming decision is up in the air.

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

Seawolves hoping to improve as the play St. Cloud at home

The first step to getting out of the proverbial hole you’ve dug, is to stop digging, followed by clawing your way back to the...

Nanooks clinch Governor’s Cup, 3-2 loss in Friday’s game

Seawolves give up two power play goals in 3-2 loss

Four hockey standouts to lead on the ice

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

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...

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...