By Alaska Dispatch News
Updated: February 23, 2017 Published: February 23, 2017
Anchorage Ace Dean Larson moves the puck through the San Diego Gulls’ defense in 2003. Former UAA hockey standout and Anchorage Aces star Dean Larson played his last game at Sullivan Arena in 2003 in front of over 6,000 fans. Larson, the West Coast Hockey League leading scorer, retired after that season. (Bob Hallinen / Alaska Dispatch News)
The Alaska Aces will cease operations after this season, but there have been plenty of highlights in the team's 14 years.
Financially struggling Alaska Aces will fold at season's end
Loyal fans wonder how they'll fill the void left by the team's demise