Seawolves, Aces poised to open their hockey seasons

October 11, 2012 

Kendall Hockey Classic

Sullivan Arena

Friday's games

Air Force vs. UAF, 5:07 p.m.

Canisius vs. UAA, 8:07 p.m.

UAA on Radio: Live AM-550

UAA on TV: Tape-delayed, GCI cable Channel 1, 10:30 p.m.

0 -- Number of times UAA lost in four overtime games last season (2-0-2)

1 -- Number of returners who scored in double digits last season (Matt Bailey, 10 goals)

2 -- Number of Kendall Hockey Classics won by UAA in coach Dave Shyiak's seven seasons

2 -- Number of UAF's Brice Alaska Goal Rush tournaments won in four years by UAA under Shyiak

3 -- Number of Governor's Cups won against UAF in Shyiak's seven seasons

6 -- Number of Alaskans on UAA roster, most since 2007-08

20 -- Number of years UAA has been a full member of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association

11-7-2 -- Shyiak's record against rival UAF

6-10-2 -- UAA's record last season before the holiday break

3-15-0 -- UAA's record last season after the holiday break

Alaska Aces at Colorado Eagles

Friday and Saturday, 5:05 p.m. ADT Radio: Live, FM-103.7 and AM-750

2 -- Number of Kelly Cups won in franchise's nine ECHL seasons

2 -- Consecutive Brabham Cups at ECHL regular-season champions

3 -- Number of appearances in Kelly Cup Finals

3 -- Number of NHL players on roster (Joey Crabb, Brandon Dubinsky, Nate Thompson)

4 -- Number of players from last season's club who retired (Brian Swanson, Wes Goldie, Bryan Miller, Chad Anderson)

6 -- Number of Alaskans on roster (Crabb, Dubinsky, Nick Mazzolini, Dustin Molle, Nate Thompson, William Wrenn)

8 -- Number of times in nine ECHL seasons club has advanced beyond first round of playoffs

8 -- Number of shootout losses last season, most in league

9 -- Number of winning records in nine ECHL seasons

29-5-2 -- Aces' league-leading record last regular season on home ice at Sullivan Arena

Numbers compiled by Doyle Woody

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