Slideshow: Shootout decides winner of Cup yet again

The Seawolves took on the Nanooks this weekend, beating them 3-2 Friday night but failing 3-1 in Fairbanks Saturday night. In their Feb. 24 game, UAA started off slow but came forward with a barrage of shots in the second period. UAF was unable to stop their attacks, only scoring once more in the third period. After traveling to Fairbanks the Seawolves played Sat. 25 in the second Governor's Cup game.

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.

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.

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...
Seawolf hockey

Keeping up with the hockey team captains

With the 2018-19 hockey season underway, the team has recently named Cam Amantea, Nils Rygaard, Nolan Nicholas and Eric Sinclair as team captains. Amantea has...

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.

Seawolves sink Lakers’ ship

UAA bounces back, drops anchor on Lakers late in third

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...

Seawolf hockey transitions goalies from Mantha to Claeys

In addition to the departure of goalkeeper Olivier Mantha and six other senior players, head coach Matt Thomas' contract was not renewed, and he was released from his position. A nationwide search has begun for a replacement hockey coach for next season.

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...

‘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...

Newest coaching addition to the UAA hockey staff

After threats of program cuts, minimal success and dismissing of previous coaches, UAA hockey head coach Matt Curley is aiming to build a strong...

Seawolves travel for showdown in the Gopher hole.

This week, the second of conference season play for UAA, the hockey team will be traveling to Minnesota for two games against the Golden...

Seawolf Athletics keep busy over winter break

With the majority of UAA's athletic teams now in season, the athletes kept busy with games, meets, training and traveling.

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.”

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

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

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...

Conference loss and tie for UAA hockey

The Seawolves played their second set of conference matches against Alabama Huntsville

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.

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.

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...

Governor’s Cup: Part II

Elusive Governor's Cup up for grabs this weekend

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...
Corey Renwick challenges a UAF player at Governor’s Cup. Photo by Skip Hickey.

UAA and UAF hockey wrap up the Alaska Airlines Governor’s Cup

The UAA hockey team spent the first weekend of March competing in the Alaska Airlines Governor’s Cup at the Sullivan Arena. They played two...

Recruiting challenges for UAA Hockey

How UAA tries to stay competitive in Division I recruiting

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...

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...

UAA hits road against Duluth

The Seawolf hockey team is ready to open the book on the 2010-11 WCHA campaign as they go to battle with the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs. UAA...

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.