UAA head hockey coach released from position

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

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.

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.

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

Hockey earns first road sweep outside Alaska since 2011

Bemidji State sweeps UAA with 5-1 win Saturday

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

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.

Recruiting challenges for UAA Hockey

How UAA tries to stay competitive in Division I recruiting

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.

After first round playoff exit, Aces look to rebound.

It’s a tough crowd to win over and impress up here in Anchorage. First year head coach Brent Thompson came up to the Alaska Aces...

Gunderson’s play has Seawolves rising in standings

Freshman netminder Rob Gunderson has an ability to make one feel very comfortable quickly as he is quick to give a handshake and smile...

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.

Anchorage or bust: The former homes of UAA hockey’s freshmen players

For many of the incoming college freshmen, the arrival to UAA in the Fall will the first step they make toward living out a...

Nanooks force shoot-out, take sixth consecutive Governor’s Cup

Following the last meeting between the UAA Seawolves and University of Alaska Fairbanks Nanooks at the beginning of spring semester, the clubs’ respective seasons...

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.”

College hockey realignment carousel keeps on spinning

The revolving door of the college hockey world saw another two teams relocate this past week to new conferences. Leaving the WCHA is the St. Cloud State Huskies, a program who had sated in the conference since the 1990-91season. The Huskies are headed to the newly formed National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) after they received an official invite to join the new super-conference that had seen five WCHA teams commit to playing beginning in the 2013-14 season.

Seawolves hockey flattened 6-0 in home opener

UAA pummeled by Gophers in season opener

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.

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...

UAA will be tested early in 2010 Classic

A young UAA hockey team will get plenty of game experience when they host the 2010 Kendall Hockey Classic Oct. 8-9 at the Sullivan...

Getting a player’s perspective on the Shyiak firing

On the heels of Dave Shyiak’s firing, I sat down with junior goaltender Rob Gunderson to gain a player’s perspective on the situation.

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 hockey head to the land of cheese to challenge on Badgers

The Seawolves are traveling down to Madison, Wis. to hit the ice against the Badgers. The University of Wisconsin currently has a record of 3-2-1...

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...

Hockey tickets available now

If you haven’t heard, the hockey season is about to begin again. Season tickets went on sale Monday. Sept 21. The action kicks off...

Seawolves surrender to bad bounces lose pair at home to MSU

The UAA Hockey team got a cruel reminder of just how unfair the game of hockey can be this past weekend. A pair of fluke goals turned out to be the game winners for Minnesota State as they took a 3-2 win on Feb. 10.

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.

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.

Hometown hockey heroes

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

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.

Nanooks send UAA packing in 3-2 win

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