Jaromir Blagr: The Hockey Blog

The 19-year-old from Anchorage on Tuesday was named the USHL's Goaltender of the Year in a vote of league coaches and general managers.

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The 19-year-old is next headed to the University of Minnesota.Doyle Woody
The Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman from Anchorage was injured midway through the first period of his club's 6-5 OT win over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night.Doyle Woody
Former Alaska Aces winger Garry Nunn is enjoying a strong playoff run for the ECHL's Ontario Reign and former Aces blueliner Drew MacKenzie is doing the same for the South Carolina Stingrays.Doyle Woody
Several Alaskans and Alaska-connected players were selected Tuesday in Phase 2 of the USHL draft.Doyle Woody
By our count -- caveat: sometimes we don't count very well -- there are five Alaska connections left in the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs and nine remaining in the ECHL Kelly Cup playoffs.Doyle Woody
Ice Dogs forward Chandler Madry, second in league scoring in the regular season, was named All-Midwest Division and division MVP.Doyle Woody
The Portland Winterhawks defenseman has gone to the WHL championship series four seasons running, with a five-year run possible.Doyle Woody
Forward Kenny Hausinger of Anchorage was voted NAHL First-Team All-Rookie and his brother, Christian, a defenseman, was voted Second-Team.Doyle Woody
Check out a couple handfuls of players who have Alaska connections and are rostered for the AHL playoffs that open this week.Doyle Woody