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Jaromir Blagr: The Hockey Blog

After a season as an NHL scout, former UAA coach Dave Shyiak has been named associate head coach at Western Michigan.

Doyle Woody
Rejoice puckheads: It's game on. For real. They opened play in the NAHL tonight, with the defending champion Fairbanks Ice Dogs beating the Kenai River Brown Bears, 3-1.Doyle Woody
Former Alaska Aces winger Cam Keith, he of the triple OT goal in the 2006 playoffs on the way to the franchise's first Kelly Cup, has retired and become an assistant coach with ECHL Cincinnati.Doyle Woody
The Alaska Aces granted center Zach Harrison's trade request a year ago, and today they received something in return: The ECHL rights to rookie winger Greg Wolfe.Doyle Woody
After their affiliation with NHL Calgary lapsed after one season, largely because Calgary's AHL franchise moved from one side of North America to another, the Alaska Aces today announced affiliations with NHL St. Louis and Minnesota,Doyle Woody
With captain Nick Mazzolini of Anchorage in Germany to play in the second division, the Alaska Aces will be looking for a new captain and first-line center.Doyle Woody
With the additions of returning forward Ross Ring-Jarvi and a newcomer in rookie defenseman Daniel Sova, the reigning Kelly Cup champions have announced 10 players signed for the upcoming hockey season.Doyle Woody
As we head into the latter portion of the offseason, three guys who played their college hockey here have landed pro gigs.Doyle Woody
Winger Evan Trupp of Anchorage, who helped the Alaska Aces to the Kelly Cup in June, has signed with the AHL's Worcester Sharks.Doyle Woody
The Alaska Aces today announced they have re-signed winger Brendan Connolly, one of the linchpins from its Kelly Cup-winning crew, and also agreed to terms with returning center Tim Coffman.Doyle Woody



Hockey notebook: Seawolves are morning people this semester

In its 35-season history, the UAA hockey team has generally practiced in the afternoon to accommodate classes, but the Seawolves are practicing mornings this semester because so many players have afternoon academic schedules.Doyle Woody


Gov. Parnell: Walker's gas line criticism is reckless

OPINION: Incumbent Gov. Sean Parnell argues that statements by his opponent independent Bill Walker threaten Alaska's progress toward a long-awaited natural gas project.Sean Parnell