Hockey heads to Upper Peninsula
Alaska Anchorage will play its next 10 games on the road starting with a two-game series this weekend at Northern Michigan.
Northern Michigan leads the all-time series against Alaska Anchorage 22-12-1. The Wildcats hold a 14-3-1 edge over the Seawolves in Marquette.
Alaska Anchorage earned its first conference point of the season after skating to a 0-0 tie with Bowling Green. The Falcons earned the second point with a goal in the 3-on-3 overtime.
Long Tie Coming
The last time UAA had a 0-0 tie? Nov. 6, 1999 against Minnesota Duluth.
Brody Claeys recorded a shutout Friday against Bowling Green after making 27 saves. The shutout was the first for UAA since Olivier Mantha recorded a 1-0 shutout against Canisius on Oct. 15, 2016.
Claeys in the WCHA
Brody Claeys ranks second in the WCHA in save percentage (.966) and third in goals against average (0.96).
The Seawolves had a season-high nine powerplay chances against the Falcons on Saturday.
The Seawolves are averaging just 9.7 penalty minutes in WCHA games this season, third fewest in the WCHA.
Last Time Out
Bowling Green took five of six points from last week’s series against Alaska Anchorage at Sullivan Arena. The two teams skated to a 0-0 tie with the Falcons scoring in the 3-on-3 overtime.
Alaska Anchorage will not return to the 49th state following Saturday’s game and will travel to North Dakota for a non-conference series Nov. 23-24.