alaskaaces.com http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces Alaska Aces News en PREVIEW: ACES-REIGN http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201503/preview-aces-reign <p>The Alaska Aces finish a five-game road trip tonight in Ontario, facing the Reign at Citizens Business Bank Arena in the 6<sup>th</sup> meeting of the season between the teams. The Aces are 1-3-1 in the season series against Ontario and last met on Feb. 14, in a 5-4 shootout defeat at Ontario. Alaska is 2-1-1 on the road trip and 4-2-2 in the last eight road games.<br /><br /><strong><br />GAME: Alaska Aces at Ontario Reign<br />DATE: Tuesday, March 3, 2015<br />TIME: 6:00 p.m. AKT<br />SITE: Citizens Business Bank Arena </strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/030315-akontpreview-front.jpg?1425414298" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces finish a five-game road trip tonight in Ontario, facing the Reign at Citizens Business Bank Arena in the 6<sup>th</sup> meeting of the season between the teams. The Aces are 1-3-1 in the season series against Ontario and last met on Feb. 14, in a 5-4 shootout defeat at Ontario. Alaska is 2-1-1 on the road trip and 4-2-2 in the last eight road games.<br><br><strong><br>GAME: Alaska Aces at Ontario Reign<br>DATE: Tuesday, March 3, 2015<br>TIME: 6:00 p.m. AKT<br>SITE: Citizens Business Bank Arena </strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201503/preview-aces-reign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20:25:02 +0000 mike.benton 3107 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REDMANN | GOALIE OF THE WEEK http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201503/redmann-goalie-week <p>The Alaska Aces, three time Kelly Cup champions, announced today in conjunction with the ECHL that Troy Redmann has been named recipient of the <em>CCM </em>ECHL Goaltender of the Week award for Feb. 23-Mar. 1. <br /> <br /> Redmann is the first Aces goaltender to earn the award this season and began a five-game road trip with back-to-back wins in Colorado, posting a 0.96 goals-against-average and .971 save percentage in two games.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/030315-redmanngow-front.jpg?1425412192" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, three time Kelly Cup champions, announced today in conjunction with the ECHL that Troy Redmann has been named recipient of the <em>CCM </em>ECHL Goaltender of the Week award for Feb. 23-Mar. 1. <br> <br> Redmann is the first Aces goaltender to earn the award this season and began a five-game road trip with back-to-back wins in Colorado, posting a 0.96 goals-against-average and .971 save percentage in two games.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201503/redmann-goalie-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:50:12 +0000 mike.benton 3106 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SETTLER'S POINT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201503/settlers-point <p>Bryan Cameron scored twice, including a go-ahead goal with 2:55 left in regulation, but the Alaska Aces were victimized by two third period rallies and fell in a shootout, 5-4 to the Bakersfield Condors before 3,071 fans at Rabobank Arena on Monday. <br /> </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/030215-baldwin-front.jpg?1425372192" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Bryan Cameron scored twice, including a go-ahead goal with 2:55 left in regulation, but the Alaska Aces were victimized by two third period rallies and fell in a shootout, 5-4 to the Bakersfield Condors before 3,071 fans at Rabobank Arena on Monday. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201503/settlers-point" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 08:43:00 +0000 mike.benton 3104 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SHAKE AND BAKE(RSFIELD) http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201503/shake-and-bakersfield <p>The Alaska Aces continue a five-game road trip tonight in Bakersfield, facing the Condors at Rabobank Arena in the 11<sup>th</sup> meeting of the season between the teams. The Aces are 4-5-1 in the season series against Bakersfield and last met on Feb. 17, in a 3-2 Aces defeat at Bakersfield. Alaska is 2-1-0 on the road trip and 4-2-1 in the last seven road games.<br /><strong><br />GAME: Alaska Aces at Bakersfield Condors<br />DATE: Monday, March 2, 2015</strong><br /><strong>TIME: 6:00 p.m. AKT<br />SITE: Rabobank Arena</strong><br /><br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/030215-walterspreview-front.jpg?1425277296" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue a five-game road trip tonight in Bakersfield, facing the Condors at Rabobank Arena in the 11<sup>th</sup> meeting of the season between the teams. The Aces are 4-5-1 in the season series against Bakersfield and last met on Feb. 17, in a 3-2 Aces defeat at Bakersfield. Alaska is 2-1-0 on the road trip and 4-2-1 in the last seven road games.<br><strong><br>GAME: Alaska Aces at Bakersfield Condors<br>DATE: Monday, March 2, 2015</strong><br><strong>TIME: 6:00 p.m. AKT<br>SITE: Rabobank Arena</strong><br><br></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201503/shake-and-bakersfield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 06:21:39 +0000 mike.benton 3103 at http://www.alaskaaces.com EAGLE FLY BY http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/eagle-fly <p>Trent Daavettila, Kyle Kraemer and Mark Nemec each collected three points and the Colorado Eagles led wire-to-wire, sending the Alaska Aces to a 6-2 defeat before 5,289 fans at Budweiser Events Center on Saturday. <br /> <br /> Justin Breton and Erik Higby (first career ECHL goal) each scored for Alaska, who seized four points out of six possible in the three game series at Colorado. Niklas Lundstrom took the loss on 25 saves and counterpart Clarke Saunders, leaving in the third due to injury, earned the win on 19 saves. <br /> </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/022815-recapakcol-front.jpg?1425196137" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Trent Daavettila, Kyle Kraemer and Mark Nemec each collected three points and the Colorado Eagles led wire-to-wire, sending the Alaska Aces to a 6-2 defeat before 5,289 fans at Budweiser Events Center on Saturday. <br> <br> Justin Breton and Erik Higby (first career ECHL goal) each scored for Alaska, who seized four points out of six possible in the three game series at Colorado. Niklas Lundstrom took the loss on 25 saves and counterpart Clarke Saunders, leaving in the third due to injury, earned the win on 19 saves. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/eagle-fly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 07:49:00 +0000 mike.benton 3102 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GOING FOR THE (GO)GOL http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/going-gogol <p>The Alaska Aces continue a five-game road trip and three-game series at Budweiser Events Center against the host Colorado Eagles. The Aces are 4-3-1 in the head-to-head series at Colorado and last faced the Eagles on Wednesday, and the Aces defeated the Eagles, 2-1 in a shootout. The Aces are 24-11-2 in the last five seasons against the Eagles and the three-game series is the final between the teams in Colorado this season. The Aces enter tonight three points out of the fourth playoff spot in the Pacific Division.<strong><br /></strong><strong></strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/022815-previewakcol-front.jpg?1425146447" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue a five-game road trip and three-game series at Budweiser Events Center against the host Colorado Eagles. The Aces are 4-3-1 in the head-to-head series at Colorado and last faced the Eagles on Wednesday, and the Aces defeated the Eagles, 2-1 in a shootout. The Aces are 24-11-2 in the last five seasons against the Eagles and the three-game series is the final between the teams in Colorado this season. The Aces enter tonight three points out of the fourth playoff spot in the Pacific Division.<strong><br></strong><strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/going-gogol" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:00:00 +0000 mike.benton 3100 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ALASKA SIZED VICTORY http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/alaska-sized-victory-0 <p>Curt Gogol’s 12<sup>th</sup> goal in 18 games shattered a 1-1 tie with 1:25 left in regulation and elevated the Alaska Aces to a stunning 3-1 victory over the Colorado Eagles before 5,289 fans at Budweiser Events Center on Friday. <br /><br /> The Aces, moving within three points of a playoff spot and fourth place in the Pacific Division (Utah was idle on Friday), snapped Colorado’s 8-0-2 streak at home and improved to 2-0-0 on a five-game road trip. They scored all three goals in the third period, entering it tied, 0-0 and Troy Redmann stopped 27 shots. <br /><br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/022715-recapakcol-front.jpg?1425109686" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Curt Gogol’s 12<sup>th</sup> goal in 18 games shattered a 1-1 tie with 1:25 left in regulation and elevated the Alaska Aces to a stunning 3-1 victory over the Colorado Eagles before 5,289 fans at Budweiser Events Center on Friday. <br><br> The Aces, moving within three points of a playoff spot and fourth place in the Pacific Division (Utah was idle on Friday), snapped Colorado’s 8-0-2 streak at home and improved to 2-0-0 on a five-game road trip. They scored all three goals in the third period, entering it tied, 0-0 and Troy Redmann stopped 27 shots. <br><br></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/alaska-sized-victory-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:48:10 +0000 mike.benton 3099 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ALASKA SIZED VICTORY http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/alaska-sized-victory <p>Curt Gogol’s 12<sup>th</sup> goal in 18 games shattered a 1-1 tie with 1:25 left in regulation and elevated the Alaska Aces to a stunning 3-1 victory over the Colorado Eagles before 5,289 fans at Budweiser Events Center on Friday. <br /><br /> The Aces, moving within three points of a playoff spot and fourth place in the Pacific Division (Utah was idle on Friday), snapped Colorado’s 8-0-2 streak at home and improved to 2-0-0 on a five-game road trip. They scored all three goals in the third period, entering it tied, 0-0 and Troy Redmann stopped 27 shots. <br /><br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/022715-recapakcol-front.jpg?1425109686" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Curt Gogol’s 12<sup>th</sup> goal in 18 games shattered a 1-1 tie with 1:25 left in regulation and elevated the Alaska Aces to a stunning 3-1 victory over the Colorado Eagles before 5,289 fans at Budweiser Events Center on Friday. <br><br> The Aces, moving within three points of a playoff spot and fourth place in the Pacific Division (Utah was idle on Friday), snapped Colorado’s 8-0-2 streak at home and improved to 2-0-0 on a five-game road trip. They scored all three goals in the third period, entering it tied, 0-0 and Troy Redmann stopped 27 shots. <br><br></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/alaska-sized-victory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:48:09 +0000 mike.benton 3098 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PREVIEW | WALTERS RETURNS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/preview-walters-returns <p>The Alaska Aces continue a five-game road trip and three-game series at Budweiser Events Center against the host Colorado Eagles. The Aces are 3-3-1 in the head-to-head series at Colorado and last faced the Eagles on Wednesday, and the Aces defeated the Eagles, 2-1 in a shootout. The Aces are 23-11-2 in the last five seasons against the Eagles and the three-game series is the final between the teams in Colorado this season.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/022715-walterspreview-front.jpg?1425061104" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue a five-game road trip and three-game series at Budweiser Events Center against the host Colorado Eagles. The Aces are 3-3-1 in the head-to-head series at Colorado and last faced the Eagles on Wednesday, and the Aces defeated the Eagles, 2-1 in a shootout. The Aces are 23-11-2 in the last five seasons against the Eagles and the three-game series is the final between the teams in Colorado this season. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/preview-walters-returns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:18:32 +0000 mike.benton 3096 at http://www.alaskaaces.com WALTERS COMING BACK http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/walters-coming-back <p>The Alaska Aces, three time Kelly Cup champions, have been assigned left wing Ryan Walters from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League.<br /> <br /> Walters is joining the Aces on a five-game road trip, who return to play tomorrow at Colorado, starting at 5:05 p.m. (KFQD/ECHL.TV). <br /> <br /> Walters, 23, has 23 points (10g-13a) and four penalty minutes in 26 games with the Aces while leading ECHL rookies with three shorthanded goals. He also carries eight points (1g-7a) and six penalty minutes in 20 games with Iowa this season. <br /> </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/112814-walters-front.jpg?1424982363" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, three time Kelly Cup champions, have been assigned left wing Ryan Walters from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League.<br> <br> Walters is joining the Aces on a five-game road trip, who return to play tomorrow at Colorado, starting at 5:05 p.m. (KFQD/ECHL.TV). <br> <br> Walters, 23, has 23 points (10g-13a) and four penalty minutes in 26 games with the Aces while leading ECHL rookies with three shorthanded goals. He also carries eight points (1g-7a) and six penalty minutes in 20 games with Iowa this season. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/walters-coming-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:26:03 +0000 mike.benton 3095 at http://www.alaskaaces.com NEVER COUNT 'EM OUT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/never-count-em-out <p>Troy Redmann made 40 saves and stopped four of five shooters to lift the Alaska Aces to a 2-1 shootout victory over the Colorado Eagles before an announced crowd of 5,289 at Budweiser Events Center on Wednesday. <br /> </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/022615-akcolrecap-front.jpg?1424936689" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Troy Redmann made 40 saves and stopped four of five shooters to lift the Alaska Aces to a 2-1 shootout victory over the Colorado Eagles before an announced crowd of 5,289 at Budweiser Events Center on Wednesday. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/never-count-em-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 07:46:22 +0000 mike.benton 3094 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES GET LUNDSTROM, MARKOVIC http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/aces-get-lundstrom-markovic <p>The Alaska Aces, three time Kelly Cup champions, have signed rookie free agent forward Michael Markovic and have been assigned goaltender Niklas Lundstrom from the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League. <br /> <br /> Markovic will wear #13 and is expected to suit up for the Aces tonight, 5:05 p.m. (KFQD/ECHL.TV) against the host Colorado Eagles at Budweiser Events Center. <br /> </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/121714-lundstrom_front.jpg?1424904469" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, three time Kelly Cup champions, have signed rookie free agent forward Michael Markovic and have been assigned goaltender Niklas Lundstrom from the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League. <br> <br> Markovic will wear #13 and is expected to suit up for the Aces tonight, 5:05 p.m. (KFQD/ECHL.TV) against the host Colorado Eagles at Budweiser Events Center. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/aces-get-lundstrom-markovic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 22:48:00 +0000 mike.benton 3091 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: The Road Upward http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/preview-road-upward <p>The Alaska Aces open a five-game road trip and three-game series at Budweiser Events Center against the host Colorado Eagles. The Aces are 2-3-1 in the head-to-head series at Colorado and last faced the Eagles on Jan. 31, and Colorado defeated the Aces, 4-2 at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 22-11-2 in the last five seasons against the Eagles and the three-game series is the final between the teams in Colorado this season. The Aces enter the week five points out of the fourth playoff spot in the Pacific Division.<strong><br /><br />GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Colorado Eagles &nbsp; </strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/022515-akcol-front.jpg?1424853484" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces open a five-game road trip and three-game series at Budweiser Events Center against the host Colorado Eagles. The Aces are 2-3-1 in the head-to-head series at Colorado and last faced the Eagles on Jan. 31, and Colorado defeated the Aces, 4-2 at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 22-11-2 in the last five seasons against the Eagles and the three-game series is the final between the teams in Colorado this season. The Aces enter the week five points out of the fourth playoff spot in the Pacific Division.<strong><br><br>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Colorado Eagles &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/preview-road-upward" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 08:38:08 +0000 mike.benton 3090 at http://www.alaskaaces.com BEAR MARKET http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/bear-market <p>Igor Bobkov earned a 30 save shutout to lift the Utah Grizzlies over the Alaska Aces, 4-0 in a three-game series finale before 3,583 fans at Sullivan Arena on Sunday. <br /> <br /> With 21 games left in the regular season, the Aces ended the week five points out of fourth place (held by Utah) in the Pacific Division, shut out for the first time since Oct. 18 against Ontario. Michael Pelech’s first period goal stood as the game winner.<br /><br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/022215-cameron-front.jpg?1424678234" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Igor Bobkov earned a 30 save shutout to lift the Utah Grizzlies over the Alaska Aces, 4-0 in a three-game series finale before 3,583 fans at Sullivan Arena on Sunday. <br> <br> With 21 games left in the regular season, the Aces ended the week five points out of fourth place (held by Utah) in the Pacific Division, shut out for the first time since Oct. 18 against Ontario. Michael Pelech’s first period goal stood as the game winner.<br><br></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/bear-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 07:57:19 +0000 mike.benton 3089 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SUNDAY: Aces-Utah http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/sunday-aces-utah <p>The Alaska Aces wrap up a three game homestand and series with the Utah Grizzlies at Sullivan Arena, also finishing a brief homestand. For the head-to-head series this season, Alaska is 4-2-1 against the Grizzlies and 2-1-1 at Sullivan Arena. The two teams last met at Sullivan Arena last night, and the Utah defeated the Aces, 3-2. The Aces are 7-3-1 in the last 11 home games and enter tonight three points behind Utah for fourth place in the Pacific Division.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/022215-previewakuta-front.jpg?1424639850" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces wrap up a three game homestand and series with the Utah Grizzlies at Sullivan Arena, also finishing a brief homestand. For the head-to-head series this season, Alaska is 4-2-1 against the Grizzlies and 2-1-1 at Sullivan Arena. The two teams last met at Sullivan Arena last night, and the Utah defeated the Aces, 3-2. The Aces are 7-3-1 in the last 11 home games and enter tonight three points behind Utah for fourth place in the Pacific Division.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/sunday-aces-utah" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 21:17:00 +0000 mike.benton 3087 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES SIGN HIGBY, WARNER http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/aces-sign-higby-warner <p>The Alaska Aces, three time Kelly Cup champions, announced today that the team has signed free agent Erik Higby and defenseman Scott Warner. <br /> <br /></p> <p>Both players are expected to be available to suit up for the Aces today, who face the Utah Grizzlies at Sullivan Arena beginning at 3:05 p.m. (GCI/KFQD).</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/022215-higbywarner-front.jpg?1424638926" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, three time Kelly Cup champions, announced today that the team has signed free agent Erik Higby and defenseman Scott Warner. <br> <br></p> <p>Both players are expected to be available to suit up for the Aces today, who face the Utah Grizzlies at Sullivan Arena beginning at 3:05 p.m. (GCI/KFQD).</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/aces-sign-higby-warner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 21:02:09 +0000 mike.benton 3086 at http://www.alaskaaces.com UP IN A HAYES http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/hayes <p>Ryan Hayes busted a 2-2 tie at 4:56 of the third period on a goal that stood as the game winner, lifting the Utah Grizzlies over the Alaska Aces, 3-2 before a crowd of 5,583 at Sullivan Arena on Saturday. <br /> </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/022115-crandallsave-front.jpg?1424596210" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ryan Hayes busted a 2-2 tie at 4:56 of the third period on a goal that stood as the game winner, lifting the Utah Grizzlies over the Alaska Aces, 3-2 before a crowd of 5,583 at Sullivan Arena on Saturday. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/hayes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 09:11:12 +0000 mike.benton 3085 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Utah http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/rematch-aces-utah <p>The Alaska Aces continue a three game homestand and series with the Utah Grizzlies at Sullivan Arena, also finishing the inaugural Aces Hall of Fame Weekend. For the head-to-head series this season, Alaska is 4-1-0 against the Grizzlies and 2-1-0 at Sullivan Arena. The two teams last met at Sullivan Arena last night, and the Aces defeated Utah, 4-3 in overtime. The Aces are 7-2-1 in the last 10 home games and enter tonight one point behind Utah for fourth place in the Pacific Division.<strong><br /><br />GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Utah Grizzlies&nbsp; <br />DATE: Saturday, February 21, 2015</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/022115-akuta-front.jpg?1424558691" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue a three game homestand and series with the Utah Grizzlies at Sullivan Arena, also finishing the inaugural Aces Hall of Fame Weekend. For the head-to-head series this season, Alaska is 4-1-0 against the Grizzlies and 2-1-0 at Sullivan Arena. The two teams last met at Sullivan Arena last night, and the Aces defeated Utah, 4-3 in overtime. The Aces are 7-2-1 in the last 10 home games and enter tonight one point behind Utah for fourth place in the Pacific Division.<strong><br><br>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Utah Grizzlies&nbsp; <br>DATE: Saturday, February 21, 2015 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/rematch-aces-utah" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 21 Feb 2015 22:57:35 +0000 mike.benton 3083 at http://www.alaskaaces.com BEAR, DOWN. http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/bear-down <p>Chris Francis’ 17<sup>th</sup> goal of the season with 2:44 remaining completed a comeback to lift the Alaska Aces to a stunning 4-3 victory in sudden death overtime before 4,404 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday. <br /> <br /> Alaska’s monumental strike in the series opener drew them to within a point of the fourth place Grizzlies (holder of the final playoff spot with 23 games left) in the Pacific Division, improving their record 4-1-1 in the season series. The Aces rallied from two separate one-goal deficits in the third period and are now 7-1-2 in the last ten home games. <br /> </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/022015-ak4uta3ot-front.jpg?1424510845" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Chris Francis’ 17<sup>th</sup> goal of the season with 2:44 remaining completed a comeback to lift the Alaska Aces to a stunning 4-3 victory in sudden death overtime before 4,404 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday. <br> <br> Alaska’s monumental strike in the series opener drew them to within a point of the fourth place Grizzlies (holder of the final playoff spot with 23 games left) in the Pacific Division, improving their record 4-1-1 in the season series. The Aces rallied from two separate one-goal deficits in the third period and are now 7-1-2 in the last ten home games. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/bear-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 21 Feb 2015 09:28:12 +0000 mike.benton 3082 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ONE LEGENDARY WEEKEND http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/one-legendary-weekend <p style="text-align: left;">The Alaska Aces open a three game homestand and series with the Utah Grizzlies at Sullivan Arena, additionally opening the inaugural Aces Hall of Fame Weekend. For the head-to-head series this season, Alaska is 3-1-0 against the Grizzlies and 2-1-0 at Sullivan Arena. The two teams last met on Jan. 7 and the Aces defeated Utah, 5-3 at Maverik Center. The Aces are 6-2-1 in the last 9 home games and enter the series two points behind Utah for fourth place in the Pacific Division.<strong><br /><br />GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Utah Grizzlies&nbsp; </strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/022015-hofpreview-front.jpg?1424460135" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p style="text-align: left;">The Alaska Aces open a three game homestand and series with the Utah Grizzlies at Sullivan Arena, additionally opening the inaugural Aces Hall of Fame Weekend. For the head-to-head series this season, Alaska is 3-1-0 against the Grizzlies and 2-1-0 at Sullivan Arena. The two teams last met on Jan. 7 and the Aces defeated Utah, 5-3 at Maverik Center. The Aces are 6-2-1 in the last 9 home games and enter the series two points behind Utah for fourth place in the Pacific Division.<strong><br><br>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Utah Grizzlies&nbsp; </strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/one-legendary-weekend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 19:34:00 +0000 mike.benton 3079 at http://www.alaskaaces.com HALL OF FAME ROCKS ANCHORAGE CENTENNIAL http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/hall-fame-rocks-anchorage-centennial <p>The Alaska Aces will induct their inaugural Hall of Fame Class and host two games against the Utah Grizzlies at Sullivan Arena as part of Anchorage Centennial Weekend, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 20-21 at Sullivan Arena, beginning at 7:15 p.m. The Aces will also host Utah on Sunday at 3:05 p.m., concluding with another Fred Meyer “Skate With The Aces” event. <br /> <br /> <strong>TICKET INFORMATION </strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/021915-halloffame.jpg?1424409020" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces will induct their inaugural Hall of Fame Class and host two games against the Utah Grizzlies at Sullivan Arena as part of Anchorage Centennial Weekend, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 20-21 at Sullivan Arena, beginning at 7:15 p.m. The Aces will also host Utah on Sunday at 3:05 p.m., concluding with another Fred Meyer “Skate With The Aces” event. <br> <br> <strong>TICKET INFORMATION </strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/hall-fame-rocks-anchorage-centennial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 05:12:09 +0000 mike.benton 3078 at http://www.alaskaaces.com LATE BREAK NOT GREAT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/late-break-not-great <p>Josh Currie broke a 2-2 tie with 1:53 left in regulation to help the Bakersfield Condors escape with a 3-2 victory over the Alaska Aces before 3,329 fans at Rabobank Arena on Tuesday night. <br /> <br /> The Aces, closing their four-game road trip at 2-1-1, are set up for a monumental three-game series beginning Friday with the Utah Grizzlies, who sit two points ahead in fourth place of the Pacific Division. This year’s Kelly Cup Playoff format awards spots to the top four teams in the division. <br /> </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/021715-akbakrecap-front.jpg?1424248105" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Josh Currie broke a 2-2 tie with 1:53 left in regulation to help the Bakersfield Condors escape with a 3-2 victory over the Alaska Aces before 3,329 fans at Rabobank Arena on Tuesday night. <br> <br> The Aces, closing their four-game road trip at 2-1-1, are set up for a monumental three-game series beginning Friday with the Utah Grizzlies, who sit two points ahead in fourth place of the Pacific Division. This year’s Kelly Cup Playoff format awards spots to the top four teams in the division. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/late-break-not-great" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:28:28 +0000 mike.benton 3076 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REMATCH IN BAKERSFIELD http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/rematch-bakersfield <p>The Alaska Aces finish a four-game road trip tonight against the Bakersfield Condors at Rabobank Arena. The Aces are currently 2-0-1 on the road trip and reached a tie for fourth place in the Pacific Division on Sunday. The matchup is the 10th of the season between the two teams and the Aces are 4-4-1 in the series against Bakersfield. Alaska is two points behind fourth place Utah in the Pacific Division and currently 5-0-1 in the last six games. Alaska defeated Bakersfield, 6-4 in the last meeting on Sunday at Rabobank Arena. <br /><br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/021715-bakak-preview.jpg?1424163265" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces finish a four-game road trip tonight against the Bakersfield Condors at Rabobank Arena. The Aces are currently 2-0-1 on the road trip and reached a tie for fourth place in the Pacific Division on Sunday. The matchup is the 10th of the season between the two teams and the Aces are 4-4-1 in the series against Bakersfield. Alaska is two points behind fourth place Utah in the Pacific Division and currently 5-0-1 in the last six games. Alaska defeated Bakersfield, 6-4 in the last meeting on Sunday at Rabobank Arena. <br><br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/rematch-bakersfield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 08:54:00 +0000 mike.benton 3073 at http://www.alaskaaces.com IN THE PLAYOFF SPOT MIX http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/playoff-spot-mix <p>Tyler Currier snapped a 4-4 tie with 7:42 left in regulation and the Alaska Aces used two goals in the third period to rally for a 6-4 victory over the Bakersfield Condors before 3,344 fans at Rabobank Arena on Sunday. <br /> <br /> Alaska moved into a tie for fourth place in the Pacific Division, the final playoff spot, and improved to an 8-1-2 record in the last 11 games. Playing in a stretch of three games in three days, the Aces seized five of six possible points and have scored six goals in the third period over the last three games. <br /> </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/021515-akbak-front.jpg?1424070489" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Tyler Currier snapped a 4-4 tie with 7:42 left in regulation and the Alaska Aces used two goals in the third period to rally for a 6-4 victory over the Bakersfield Condors before 3,344 fans at Rabobank Arena on Sunday. <br> <br> Alaska moved into a tie for fourth place in the Pacific Division, the final playoff spot, and improved to an 8-1-2 record in the last 11 games. Playing in a stretch of three games in three days, the Aces seized five of six possible points and have scored six goals in the third period over the last three games. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/playoff-spot-mix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 07:08:00 +0000 mike.benton 3072 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SUNDAY: Aces-Bakersfield http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/sunday-aces-bakersfield <p>The Alaska Aces continue a four-game road trip tonight against the Bakersfield Condors at Rabobank Arena. Sunday’s game completes a stretch of three games in three days for the Aces, who are 2-0-1 in the last three games when playing one day prior. The matchup is the ninth of the season between the two teams and the Aces are 3-4-1 in the series against Bakersfield. Alaska is two points behind fourth place Utah in the Pacific Division and currently 4-0-1 in the last five games. The Aces were defeated by Bakersfield, 4-3 in a shootout in the last meeting, Dec.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/021515-akbakpreview-front.jpg?1424028059" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue a four-game road trip tonight against the Bakersfield Condors at Rabobank Arena. Sunday’s game completes a stretch of three games in three days for the Aces, who are 2-0-1 in the last three games when playing one day prior. The matchup is the ninth of the season between the two teams and the Aces are 3-4-1 in the series against Bakersfield. Alaska is two points behind fourth place Utah in the Pacific Division and currently 4-0-1 in the last five games. The Aces were defeated by Bakersfield, 4-3 in a shootout in the last meeting, Dec. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/sunday-aces-bakersfield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 15 Feb 2015 19:21:00 +0000 mike.benton 3069 at http://www.alaskaaces.com KILLER C'S IN THE 3RD PERIOD http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/killer-cs-3rd-period <p>Brendan Connolly recorded four points (1g-3a) while Tim Coffman scored twice, including a game-tying goal with 2:11 left in regulation to boost an Alaska Aces third period rally, eventually dropping a 5-4 shootout defeat to the Ontario Reign before 9,395 fans at Citizens Business Bank Arena on Saturday. <br /> <br /> The Aces came back from a 3-1 deficit after two periods and forced overtime for the fifth time when trailing after two periods this season. The shootout point drew them to within two points of fourth place Utah, while moving their record to 4-0-1 in the last five games. <br /> </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/021515-akont-front.jpg?1423992400" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Brendan Connolly recorded four points (1g-3a) while Tim Coffman scored twice, including a game-tying goal with 2:11 left in regulation to boost an Alaska Aces third period rally, eventually dropping a 5-4 shootout defeat to the Ontario Reign before 9,395 fans at Citizens Business Bank Arena on Saturday. <br> <br> The Aces came back from a 3-1 deficit after two periods and forced overtime for the fifth time when trailing after two periods this season. The shootout point drew them to within two points of fourth place Utah, while moving their record to 4-0-1 in the last five games. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/killer-cs-3rd-period" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 15 Feb 2015 09:27:02 +0000 mike.benton 3068 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SATURDAY: Aces-Ontario http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/saturday-aces-ontario <p>The Alaska Aces continue a four-game road trip tonight in Southern California against the Ontario Reign at Citizens Business Bank Arena. The matchup is the fifth of the season between the two teams and the Aces won the last matchup, last night in a 3-2 victory in Ontario. Alaska is fifth in the Pacific Division, three points behind the Utah Grizzlies for fourth place. The Aces have won four consecutive games.<strong><br /><br />GAME: Alaska Aces at Ontario Reign &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </strong><br /><strong>DATE: Saturday, February 14, 2015<br />TIME: 5:00 p.m. AKT</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/021415-akontpreview-front.jpg?1423940183" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue a four-game road trip tonight in Southern California against the Ontario Reign at Citizens Business Bank Arena. The matchup is the fifth of the season between the two teams and the Aces won the last matchup, last night in a 3-2 victory in Ontario. Alaska is fifth in the Pacific Division, three points behind the Utah Grizzlies for fourth place. The Aces have won four consecutive games.<strong><br><br>GAME: Alaska Aces at Ontario Reign &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </strong><br><strong>DATE: Saturday, February 14, 2015<br>TIME: 5:00 p.m. AKT </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/saturday-aces-ontario" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 14 Feb 2015 18:56:47 +0000 mike.benton 3066 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REIGN MAKERS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/reign-makers <p>Troy Redmann turned in a 26 save effort and the Alaska Aces scored two power play goals en route to a 3-2 victory over the Ontario Reign, opening a four-game road trip before an announced crowd of 7,489 at Citizens Business Bank Arena on Friday night. <br /> </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/021315-redmannrecap-front.jpg?1423904712" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Troy Redmann turned in a 26 save effort and the Alaska Aces scored two power play goals en route to a 3-2 victory over the Ontario Reign, opening a four-game road trip before an announced crowd of 7,489 at Citizens Business Bank Arena on Friday night. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/reign-makers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 14 Feb 2015 09:05:18 +0000 mike.benton 3065 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES SIGN RENWICK, POULIN http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/aces-sign-renwick-poulin <p>The Alaska Aces, three time Kelly Cup champions, announced today that the team has signed rookie free agent defensemen Evan Renwick and Felix Poulin (poo-LANN). <br /> <br /> Both Renwick (#7) and Poulin (#55) are available to suit up for the Aces, who start a four-game road trip tonight at 6:00 p.m. (GCI/KFQD) against the Ontario Reign at Citizens Business Bank Arena. <br /> </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/0k5w3985_copy.jpg?1423878607" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, three time Kelly Cup champions, announced today that the team has signed rookie free agent defensemen Evan Renwick and Felix Poulin (poo-LANN). <br> <br> Both Renwick (#7) and Poulin (#55) are available to suit up for the Aces, who start a four-game road trip tonight at 6:00 p.m. (GCI/KFQD) against the Ontario Reign at Citizens Business Bank Arena. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/aces-sign-renwick-poulin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 14 Feb 2015 01:50:12 +0000 mike.benton 3062 at http://www.alaskaaces.com CA TRIP BEGINS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/ca-trip-begins <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces open a four-game road trip tonight in Southern California against the Ontario Reign at Citizens Business Bank Arena. The matchup is the 4</span><sup style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">th</sup><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">&nbsp;of the season between the two teams and the Reign swept the opening series from the Aces in October, in the first three meetings of the season.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/021315-akont-front.jpg?1423855641" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces open a four-game road trip tonight in Southern California against the Ontario Reign at Citizens Business Bank Arena. The matchup is the 4</span><sup style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">th</sup><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">&nbsp;of the season between the two teams and the Reign swept the opening series from the Aces in October, in the first three meetings of the season. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/ca-trip-begins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 19:27:24 +0000 mike.benton 3061 at http://www.alaskaaces.com MAD HATTER http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/mad-hatter <p>Justin Breton earned a natural hat trick, 11 different teammates collected points and the Alaska Aces never trailed in a convincing 8-5 victory over the Stockton Thunder, finishing a three-game sweep at Sullivan Arena on Sunday. <br /> <br /> In a game the Aces put away with a 7-0 lead after two periods, they finished the weekend with 21 goals in nine periods of action and went 7-of-14 on the power play. Greg Wolfe, the league’s leading rookie scorer, earned 10 points in the sweep and added two assists on Sunday. <br /> </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/020815-bretonrecap-front.png?1423466663" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Justin Breton earned a natural hat trick, 11 different teammates collected points and the Alaska Aces never trailed in a convincing 8-5 victory over the Stockton Thunder, finishing a three-game sweep at Sullivan Arena on Sunday. <br> <br> In a game the Aces put away with a 7-0 lead after two periods, they finished the weekend with 21 goals in nine periods of action and went 7-of-14 on the power play. Greg Wolfe, the league’s leading rookie scorer, earned 10 points in the sweep and added two assists on Sunday. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/mad-hatter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 09 Feb 2015 07:29:36 +0000 mike.benton 3059 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SUNDAY: Aces-Stockton http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/sunday-aces-stockton <p style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces wrap up a nine-game homestand, and a three-game series against the Stockton Thunder at Sullivan Arena. The matchup is the 11</span><sup style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">th</sup><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">&nbsp;of the season between the two teams and the Aces are 8-2-0 this season against Stockton, including a record of 5-0-0 at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 5-2-1 on the homestand and 14-2-3 in the last 19 home games.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/020815-preview-front.jpg?1423428113" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces wrap up a nine-game homestand, and a three-game series against the Stockton Thunder at Sullivan Arena. The matchup is the 11</span><sup style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">th</sup><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">&nbsp;of the season between the two teams and the Aces are 8-2-0 this season against Stockton, including a record of 5-0-0 at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 5-2-1 on the homestand and 14-2-3 in the last 19 home games. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/sunday-aces-stockton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 08 Feb 2015 20:41:56 +0000 mike.benton 3056 at http://www.alaskaaces.com #BOOM http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/boom <p>Brendan Connolly and Greg Wolfe combined for eight points and posted three apiece in the first period, helping the Alaska Aces cruise to a 6-1 victory over the Stockton Thunder before 4,450 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday night. <br /> </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/020715-recap-stk-front.jpg?1423386975" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Brendan Connolly and Greg Wolfe combined for eight points and posted three apiece in the first period, helping the Alaska Aces cruise to a 6-1 victory over the Stockton Thunder before 4,450 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday night. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/boom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 08 Feb 2015 09:17:50 +0000 mike.benton 3055 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Stockton http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/rematch-aces-stockton <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a nine-game homestand, with the second game of a three-game series against the Stockton Thunder at Sullivan Arena. The matchup is the 10</span><sup style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">th</sup><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">&nbsp;of the season between the two teams and the Aces are 7-2-0 this season against Stockton, including a record of 4-0-0 at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 4-2-1 on the homestand and 13-2-3 in the last 18 home games. The teams last met, last and the Aces defeated Stockton, 7-2.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/020715-previewakstk-front.jpg?1423344387" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a nine-game homestand, with the second game of a three-game series against the Stockton Thunder at Sullivan Arena. The matchup is the 10</span><sup style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">th</sup><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">&nbsp;of the season between the two teams and the Aces are 7-2-0 this season against Stockton, including a record of 4-0-0 at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 4-2-1 on the homestand and 13-2-3 in the last 18 home games. The teams last met, last and the Aces defeated Stockton, 7-2. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/rematch-aces-stockton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 07 Feb 2015 21:26:31 +0000 mike.benton 3052 at http://www.alaskaaces.com A HOWLING GOOD TIME http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/howling-good-time <p>Greg Wolfe earned four points (2g-2a), Brendan Connolly scored twice, and ten other teammates hit the scoresheet to help the Alaska Aces rout the Stockton Thunder, 7-2 in a victory before 4,083 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday. <br /> <br /> The blowout victory produced an Aces season high in goals (7) for a game and in power play goals (3), while giving Johan Gustafsson a victory in a 28 save effort. Alaska led wire-to-wire, improving to 4-2-1 on their season long nine-game homestand. <br /> </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/020615-ak7stk2-front.jpg?1423301202" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Greg Wolfe earned four points (2g-2a), Brendan Connolly scored twice, and ten other teammates hit the scoresheet to help the Alaska Aces rout the Stockton Thunder, 7-2 in a victory before 4,083 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday. <br> <br> The blowout victory produced an Aces season high in goals (7) for a game and in power play goals (3), while giving Johan Gustafsson a victory in a 28 save effort. Alaska led wire-to-wire, improving to 4-2-1 on their season long nine-game homestand. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/howling-good-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 07 Feb 2015 09:27:07 +0000 mike.benton 3051 at http://www.alaskaaces.com DAYS OF THUNDER http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/days-thunder <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a nine-game homestand, with the opener of a three-game series against the Stockton Thunder at Sullivan Arena. The matchup is the ninth of the season between the two teams and the Aces are 6-2-0 this season against Stockton, including a record of 3-0-0 at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 3-2-1 on the homestand and 12-2-3 in the last 17 home games. The teams last met in Stockton on Dec. 6 and the Aces were defeated by the Thunder, 5-3.<br /></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/020615-akstkpreview-front_0.jpg?1423209870" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a nine-game homestand, with the opener of a three-game series against the Stockton Thunder at Sullivan Arena. The matchup is the ninth of the season between the two teams and the Aces are 6-2-0 this season against Stockton, including a record of 3-0-0 at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 3-2-1 on the homestand and 12-2-3 in the last 17 home games. The teams last met in Stockton on Dec. 6 and the Aces were defeated by the Thunder, 5-3.<br></span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/days-thunder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 06 Feb 2015 08:04:00 +0000 mike.benton 3048 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SIX ANNOUNCED FOR INAUGURAL HALL OF FAME CLASS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/six-announced-inaugural-hall-fame-class <p>The Alaska Aces announced today that Keith Street, Dean Larson, Kimbi Daniels, Mike Scott, Bob Lester and Bobby Hill have been selected for induction into the inaugural class of the Alaska Aces Hall of Fame, scheduled in a two night ceremony, Feb. 20-21 at Sullivan Arena for Hall of Fame Weekend against the Utah Grizzlies at 7:15 p.m.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/halloffame-front.jpg?1423165507" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces announced today that Keith Street, Dean Larson, Kimbi Daniels, Mike Scott, Bob Lester and Bobby Hill have been selected for induction into the inaugural class of the Alaska Aces Hall of Fame, scheduled in a two night ceremony, Feb. 20-21 at Sullivan Arena for Hall of Fame Weekend against the Utah Grizzlies at 7:15 p.m.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/six-announced-inaugural-hall-fame-class" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 19:45:23 +0000 mike.benton 3047 at http://www.alaskaaces.com NEW CONFERENCE | 2015-16 http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/new-conference-2015-16 <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, will be a part of a new divisional alignment for the 2015-16 season, the ECHL announced today. The league has announced a new qualifying format for the 2016 Kelly Cup Playoffs, following the announcement last week of League Membership.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/020315-acesceleb-front.jpg?1423001757" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, will be a part of a new divisional alignment for the 2015-16 season, the ECHL announced today. The league has announced a new qualifying format for the 2016 Kelly Cup Playoffs, following the announcement last week of League Membership.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/new-conference-2015-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 03 Feb 2015 22:16:01 +0000 mike.benton 3045 at http://www.alaskaaces.com NO FLY ZONE http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/no-fly-zone <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Trent Daavettila dished out a pair of assists and Daniel Spence earned his first career ECHL victory on 21 saves, helping the Colorado Eagles defeat the Alaska Aces, 4-2 before 4,720 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.</span></p> <p>The Aces claimed four of six points available against Colorado, who seized first place in the Pacific Division. Johan Gustafsson made 26 saves in net for Alaska, while Bryan Cameron and Ryan Walters scored in the first and second period, respectively.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/013115-recapakcol-front.jpg?1422782758" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Trent Daavettila dished out a pair of assists and Daniel Spence earned his first career ECHL victory on 21 saves, helping the Colorado Eagles defeat the Alaska Aces, 4-2 before 4,720 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.</span></p> <p>The Aces claimed four of six points available against Colorado, who seized first place in the Pacific Division. Johan Gustafsson made 26 saves in net for Alaska, while Bryan Cameron and Ryan Walters scored in the first and second period, respectively.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201502/no-fly-zone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 01 Feb 2015 09:26:13 +0000 mike.benton 3044 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SATURDAY: Aces-Colorado http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/saturday-aces-colorado-0 <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a nine-game homestand, hosting the Colorado Eagles at Sullivan Arena for the finale of a three game series. The matchup is the sixth of the season between the two teams and the Aces are 2-2-1, this season against Colorado. The Aces are 3-1-1 on the homestand and 15-1-0 lifetime against Colorado in Anchorage. The teams last met on last night and the Aces defeated Colorado, 5-4 in a shootout at Sullivan Arena.<br /></span><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Colorado Eagles &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/013115-previewakcol-front.jpg?1422738297" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a nine-game homestand, hosting the Colorado Eagles at Sullivan Arena for the finale of a three game series. The matchup is the sixth of the season between the two teams and the Aces are 2-2-1, this season against Colorado. The Aces are 3-1-1 on the homestand and 15-1-0 lifetime against Colorado in Anchorage. The teams last met on last night and the Aces defeated Colorado, 5-4 in a shootout at Sullivan Arena.<br></span><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Colorado Eagles &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/saturday-aces-colorado-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 31 Jan 2015 21:05:00 +0000 mike.benton 3041 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SHOOTOUT THE LIGHTS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/shootout-lights <p>Ryan Walters scored a power play goal and added two assists while 28 saves by Johan Gustafsson were enough to help the Alaska Aces hold off the Colorado Eagles, 5-4 in a shootout before 4,045 at Sullivan Arena on Friday. <br /> <br /> Gustafsson stopped Chris Duszynski in the sixth round, following up Colten Hayes’ shootout goal for a win in his Sullivan Arena debut. Ten different Aces hit the scoresheet while Alaska improved to 12-1-3 in the last 16 home games. <br /> </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/013015-ak5col4so-front.jpg?1422696253" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ryan Walters scored a power play goal and added two assists while 28 saves by Johan Gustafsson were enough to help the Alaska Aces hold off the Colorado Eagles, 5-4 in a shootout before 4,045 at Sullivan Arena on Friday. <br> <br> Gustafsson stopped Chris Duszynski in the sixth round, following up Colten Hayes’ shootout goal for a win in his Sullivan Arena debut. Ten different Aces hit the scoresheet while Alaska improved to 12-1-3 in the last 16 home games. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/shootout-lights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 31 Jan 2015 09:27:37 +0000 mike.benton 3040 at http://www.alaskaaces.com TERRY PARKS STATEMENT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/terry-parks-statement <p>The Alaska Aces and managing member Terry Parks released the following statement today, in response to developing news regarding teams in the ECHL and American Hockey League:</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/013015-acesstatement-sm.jpg?1422663324" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces and managing member Terry Parks released the following statement today, in response to developing news regarding teams in the ECHL and American Hockey League:</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/terry-parks-statement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:15:26 +0000 mike.benton 3037 at http://www.alaskaaces.com FRIDAY: Aces-Colorado http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/friday-aces-colorado-0 <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a nine-game homestand, hosting the Colorado Eagles at Sullivan Arena for the second of a three game series. The matchup is the fifth of the season between the two teams and the Aces are 1-2-1, this season against Colorado. The Aces are 2-1-1 on the homestand and 14-1-0 lifetime against Colorado in Anchorage. The teams last met on Wednesday and the Aces defeated Colorado, 5-4 at Sullivan Arena.<br /></span><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Colorado Eagles &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/013015-akcol-front.jpg?1422608743" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a nine-game homestand, hosting the Colorado Eagles at Sullivan Arena for the second of a three game series. The matchup is the fifth of the season between the two teams and the Aces are 1-2-1, this season against Colorado. The Aces are 2-1-1 on the homestand and 14-1-0 lifetime against Colorado in Anchorage. The teams last met on Wednesday and the Aces defeated Colorado, 5-4 at Sullivan Arena.<br></span><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Colorado Eagles &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/friday-aces-colorado-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:05:00 +0000 mike.benton 3036 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES ADDRESS ECHL/AHL MOVEMENT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/aces-address-echlahl-movement <p>Alaska Aces managing member Terry Parks released the following statement today, in response to the developing news regarding the ECHL and American Hockey League:<br /><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/1314-wolfeedit-front.jpg?1422575344" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Alaska Aces managing member Terry Parks released the following statement today, in response to the developing news regarding the ECHL and American Hockey League:<br><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/aces-address-echlahl-movement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:50:00 +0000 mike.benton 3034 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES ASSIGNED GUSTAFSSON http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/aces-assigned-gustafsson <p>The Alaska Aces announced today that the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League have assigned goaltender Johan Gustafsson (joe-HAHN) to the Aces from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Gustafsson, 22, is expected to be available to suit up for the Aces tomorrow, in a rematch at 7:15 p.m. (GCI/KFQD) against the Colorado Eagles at Sullivan Arena.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/gustafsson-front.jpg?1422581387" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces announced today that the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League have assigned goaltender Johan Gustafsson (joe-HAHN) to the Aces from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Gustafsson, 22, is expected to be available to suit up for the Aces tomorrow, in a rematch at 7:15 p.m. (GCI/KFQD) against the Colorado Eagles at Sullivan Arena.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/aces-assigned-gustafsson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:31:00 +0000 mike.benton 3035 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SOARING TO NEW HEIGHTS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/soaring-new-heights <p>Curt Gogol and Brendan Connolly each scored twice and the Alaska Aces never trailed, en route to a 5-4 victory over the Colorado Eagles in a three-game series opener at Sullivan Arena on Wednesday. <br /> <br /> The victory for the Aces, improving to 11-1-3 in the last 15 home games, also came on the strength of Olivier Archambault’s three point output and Troy Redmann’s 31 saves. Alaska drew to within seven points of idle Utah for the fourth playoff spot in the Pacific Division, snapping Colorado’s season-best ten-game win streak.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/012815-connolly-front.jpg?1422522952" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Curt Gogol and Brendan Connolly each scored twice and the Alaska Aces never trailed, en route to a 5-4 victory over the Colorado Eagles in a three-game series opener at Sullivan Arena on Wednesday. <br> <br> The victory for the Aces, improving to 11-1-3 in the last 15 home games, also came on the strength of Olivier Archambault’s three point output and Troy Redmann’s 31 saves. Alaska drew to within seven points of idle Utah for the fourth playoff spot in the Pacific Division, snapping Colorado’s season-best ten-game win streak.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/soaring-new-heights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:15:54 +0000 mike.benton 3033 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Colorado http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/preview-aces-colorado-0 <p><strong><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a nine-game homestand, hosting the Colorado Eagles at Sullivan Arena for the first of a three game series. The matchup is the fourth of the season between the two teams and the Aces are 0-2-1, this season against Colorado. They last met on Jan. 17 at Budweiser Events Center and the Eagles defeated the Aces, 4-2. Alaska is 13-1-0 lifetime against Colorado in Anchorage.<br /></span><br /><br />GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Colorado Eagles &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/012814-redmann_front.jpg?1422436520" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a nine-game homestand, hosting the Colorado Eagles at Sullivan Arena for the first of a three game series. The matchup is the fourth of the season between the two teams and the Aces are 0-2-1, this season against Colorado. They last met on Jan. 17 at Budweiser Events Center and the Eagles defeated the Aces, 4-2. Alaska is 13-1-0 lifetime against Colorado in Anchorage.<br></span><br><br>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Colorado Eagles &nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/preview-aces-colorado-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:15:26 +0000 mike.benton 3030 at http://www.alaskaaces.com 3 STARS: 12, 9, 33 http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/3-stars-12-9-33 <p>With a nine game homestand underway, the Alaska Aces had opportunity in front of them. But with opportunity at hand, a challenge also arrived. The Idaho Steelheads were rolling, playing with confidence and stood in their way for three games last week. As a result, the Aces had to work hard for every point attained (three, out of a possible six). With caped crusaders on their way to defeating the forces of Steelheads, the Aces, dressed in specialty jerseys for the first two nights, had their assortment of protagonists for the weekend:&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>1. CHRIS FRANCIS&nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/012615-3stars-front.jpg?1422306239" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>With a nine game homestand underway, the Alaska Aces had opportunity in front of them. But with opportunity at hand, a challenge also arrived. The Idaho Steelheads were rolling, playing with confidence and stood in their way for three games last week. As a result, the Aces had to work hard for every point attained (three, out of a possible six). With caped crusaders on their way to defeating the forces of Steelheads, the Aces, dressed in specialty jerseys for the first two nights, had their assortment of protagonists for the weekend:&nbsp;<br><br><strong>1. CHRIS FRANCIS&nbsp;</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/3-stars-12-9-33" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:04:05 +0000 mike.benton 3029 at http://www.alaskaaces.com TROY STORY http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/troy-story <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Troy Redmann made a career-high 44 saves in his Alaska Aces debut and Matt Harrington scored the game-winning goal with 6:44 left in regulation, lifting the Aces to a 3-2 victory over the Idaho Steelheads at Sullivan Arena on Sunday.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/012515-ak3-idh2-front.jpg?1422255713" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Troy Redmann made a career-high 44 saves in his Alaska Aces debut and Matt Harrington scored the game-winning goal with 6:44 left in regulation, lifting the Aces to a 3-2 victory over the Idaho Steelheads at Sullivan Arena on Sunday.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/troy-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 07:02:14 +0000 mike.benton 3028 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SUNDAY: Aces-Idaho http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/sunday-aces-idaho <p style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a nine-game homestand, hosting the Idaho Steelheads at Sullivan Arena for the third game in three days. The matchup is the 11<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;of the season between the two teams and the Aces are 3-6-1, this season against Idaho. They last met at Sullivan Arena last evening and Idaho took the game in overtime, 5-4. Today’s game is the final time the teams will meet for the regular season at Sullivan Arena.</p> <p style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><strong>&nbsp;<br /></strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/012515-akidh-front.jpg?1422218510" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a nine-game homestand, hosting the Idaho Steelheads at Sullivan Arena for the third game in three days. The matchup is the 11<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;of the season between the two teams and the Aces are 3-6-1, this season against Idaho. They last met at Sullivan Arena last evening and Idaho took the game in overtime, 5-4. Today’s game is the final time the teams will meet for the regular season at Sullivan Arena.</p><p style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><strong>&nbsp;<br></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/sunday-aces-idaho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 20:46:00 +0000 mike.benton 3025 at http://www.alaskaaces.com NEVER OUT OF IT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/never-out-it <p>Brendan Connolly and Chris Francis combined for four goals and six points to lift the Alaska Aces out of a three goal deficit, but Wade MacLeod’s game-winner at 3:11 helped the Idaho Steelheads skate by, 5-4 in overtime before 4,826 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.<br /> <br /> Francis posted back-to-back goals and Connolly tied the game on a two-man advantage with 1:46 left in regulation, marking the fourth time the Aces have rallied to force overtime when trailing after two periods. MacLeod had two goals and two assists, one of three Steelheads to register a multi point game. <br /> </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/012415-connollyppg_front.jpg?1422178451" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Brendan Connolly and Chris Francis combined for four goals and six points to lift the Alaska Aces out of a three goal deficit, but Wade MacLeod’s game-winner at 3:11 helped the Idaho Steelheads skate by, 5-4 in overtime before 4,826 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.<br> <br> Francis posted back-to-back goals and Connolly tied the game on a two-man advantage with 1:46 left in regulation, marking the fourth time the Aces have rallied to force overtime when trailing after two periods. MacLeod had two goals and two assists, one of three Steelheads to register a multi point game. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/never-out-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:34:13 +0000 mike.benton 3024 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Only Begun to Fight http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/preview-only-begun-fight <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a nine-game homestand tonight, hosting the Idaho Steelheads at Sullivan Arena. The matchup is the tenth of the season between the two teams and the Aces are 3-6-0, this season against Idaho. They last met at Sullivan Arena last evening and Idaho took the three-game series opener, 8-5 over Alaska. The Aces are hosting a special “Superhero Weekend” promotion which includes game-worn specialty jerseys for the team.<br /></span><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Idaho Steelheads &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/012415-previewakidh-front_0.jpg?1422140746" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a nine-game homestand tonight, hosting the Idaho Steelheads at Sullivan Arena. The matchup is the tenth of the season between the two teams and the Aces are 3-6-0, this season against Idaho. They last met at Sullivan Arena last evening and Idaho took the three-game series opener, 8-5 over Alaska. The Aces are hosting a special “Superhero Weekend” promotion which includes game-worn specialty jerseys for the team.<br></span><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Idaho Steelheads &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/preview-only-begun-fight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 23:00:00 +0000 mike.benton 3020 at http://www.alaskaaces.com 8 NOTHING LIKE THIS ONE http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/8-nothing-one <p>Jason Bast posted a hat trick and added a pair of assists and the Alaska Aces dropped an 8-5 defeat to the Idaho Steelheads before 4,493 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday.</p> <p>The Aces, who had not lost in regulation at home for an 11-game span (9-0-2), had the streak snapped by yielding a season high in goals (8) and tied another in shots allowed (44). Yet, they rallied from down 2-0 and 3-1 with a four-goal second period and newcomer Curt Gogol registered a multi-point game and a fight in his Aces debut.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/012315-walters-front.jpg?1422091619" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Jason Bast posted a hat trick and added a pair of assists and the Alaska Aces dropped an 8-5 defeat to the Idaho Steelheads before 4,493 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday.</p> <p>The Aces, who had not lost in regulation at home for an 11-game span (9-0-2), had the streak snapped by yielding a season high in goals (8) and tied another in shots allowed (44). Yet, they rallied from down 2-0 and 3-1 with a four-goal second period and newcomer Curt Gogol registered a multi-point game and a fight in his Aces debut.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/8-nothing-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 09:27:49 +0000 mike.benton 3019 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ONE SUPER WEEKEND http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/one-super-weekend <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces open a nine-game homestand tonight, hosting the Idaho Steelheads at Sullivan Arena. The matchup is the ninth of the season between the two teams and the Aces are 3-5-0, this season against Idaho. They last met at Sullivan Arena on Nov. 29 and the Aces defeated Idaho in two games on back-to-back nights. The Aces are hosting a special “Superhero Weekend” promotion which includes game-worn specialty jerseys for the team.<br /></span><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Idaho Steelheads &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/012015-superheroweekend-front_0.jpg?1422005492" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces open a nine-game homestand tonight, hosting the Idaho Steelheads at Sullivan Arena. The matchup is the ninth of the season between the two teams and the Aces are 3-5-0, this season against Idaho. They last met at Sullivan Arena on Nov. 29 and the Aces defeated Idaho in two games on back-to-back nights. The Aces are hosting a special “Superhero Weekend” promotion which includes game-worn specialty jerseys for the team.<br></span><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Idaho Steelheads &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/one-super-weekend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:31:38 +0000 mike.benton 3014 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GOALTENDING MOVES http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/goaltending-moves <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, announced today that the team has signed goaltender Eric Levine (Leh-VIGHN) to standard player contract (SPC) and that the St. Louis Blues have recalled rookie goaltender Niklas Lundstrom from the Aces to the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Levine, 26, will suit up for the Aces beginning this Friday, the opener of a nine-game homestand against the Idaho Steelheads beginning at 7:15 p.m. (GCI/KFQD) at Sullivan Arena.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/fotorcreated.jpg?1421965732" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, announced today that the team has signed goaltender Eric Levine (Leh-VIGHN) to standard player contract (SPC) and that the St. Louis Blues have recalled rookie goaltender Niklas Lundstrom from the Aces to the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Levine, 26, will suit up for the Aces beginning this Friday, the opener of a nine-game homestand against the Idaho Steelheads beginning at 7:15 p.m. (GCI/KFQD) at Sullivan Arena.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/goaltending-moves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 22:28:55 +0000 mike.benton 3013 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ARCHIE LIGHTS IT UP http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/archie-lights-it <p>The ECHL All-Stars defeated the Orlando Solar Bears 8-4 on Wednesday at Amway Center before 9,288 fans in the 2015 CCM/ECHL All-Star Classic presented by Visit Orlando.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Olivier Archambault, named to the starting lineup and representing the Alaska Aces for the ECHL All-Stars, scored two goals to help put the game away in the third period. Myles Bell of the Evansville IceMen was named the Most Valuable Player of the game with two goals, including the game-winning tally.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/0k5w4927_copy.jpg?1421908449" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The ECHL All-Stars defeated the Orlando Solar Bears 8-4 on Wednesday at Amway Center before 9,288 fans in the 2015 CCM/ECHL All-Star Classic presented by Visit Orlando.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Olivier Archambault, named to the starting lineup and representing the Alaska Aces for the ECHL All-Stars, scored two goals to help put the game away in the third period. Myles Bell of the Evansville IceMen was named the Most Valuable Player of the game with two goals, including the game-winning tally.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/archie-lights-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 06:34:13 +0000 mike.benton 3012 at http://www.alaskaaces.com JERSEYS FIT FOR A SUPERHERO http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/jerseys-fit-superhero <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces are scheduled to host “Superhero Weekend” at Sullivan Arena this Friday and Saturday, Jan. 23-24 (7:15 p.m.) for two games in conjunction with an unveiled specialty jersey, while inviting fans of all ages to participate in a variety of family friendly events associated with the themed weekend.<br /></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/012015-superheroweekend-front.jpg?1421799422" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces are scheduled to host “Superhero Weekend” at Sullivan Arena this Friday and Saturday, Jan. 23-24 (7:15 p.m.) for two games in conjunction with an unveiled specialty jersey, while inviting fans of all ages to participate in a variety of family friendly events associated with the themed weekend.<br></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/jerseys-fit-superhero" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:17:00 +0000 mike.benton 3011 at http://www.alaskaaces.com THE ALL-STAR'S BACK http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/all-stars-back <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, announced today that forward Olivier Archambault has been assigned to the Aces from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League. Announced in conjunction with the ECHL, Archambault has been named to the starting lineup for the 2015 CCM ECHL All-Star Classic, Jan. 21 (3:00 p.m. AKT) in Orlando at Amway Center.<br /><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/archamabult-front.jpg?1421786774" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, announced today that forward Olivier Archambault has been assigned to the Aces from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League. Announced in conjunction with the ECHL, Archambault has been named to the starting lineup for the 2015 CCM ECHL All-Star Classic, Jan. 21 (3:00 p.m. AKT) in Orlando at Amway Center.<br><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/all-stars-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:46:17 +0000 mike.benton 3010 at http://www.alaskaaces.com 3 STARS: 86, 3, 10 http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/3-stars-86-3-10 <p>Where there’s a valley, a peak is waiting. Where there’s darkness, there’s light waiting. And where the rough road ends, the comforts of home finally begin. That’s what faces the Alaska Aces, who enter the All-Star break looking to snap a five-game winless skid but also have a whopping nine game homestand waiting for them, beginning Friday. <br /> </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011915-3stars-front.jpg?1421705715" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Where there’s a valley, a peak is waiting. Where there’s darkness, there’s light waiting. And where the rough road ends, the comforts of home finally begin. That’s what faces the Alaska Aces, who enter the All-Star break looking to snap a five-game winless skid but also have a whopping nine game homestand waiting for them, beginning Friday. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/3-stars-86-3-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 22:15:00 +0000 mike.benton 3009 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES ASSIGNED GOGOL http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/aces-assigned-gogol <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, announced today that the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League have assigned left winger Curt Gogol to the Aces from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Gogol, 23, arrives with 172 career games of experience in the AHL with Worcester and Iowa and has collected 25 points and 633 career penalty minutes. This season, Gogol has a goal and two assists, along with 123 penalty minutes in 25 games with Iowa.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011815-gogol-front.jpg?1421608769" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, announced today that the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League have assigned left winger Curt Gogol to the Aces from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Gogol, 23, arrives with 172 career games of experience in the AHL with Worcester and Iowa and has collected 25 points and 633 career penalty minutes. This season, Gogol has a goal and two assists, along with 123 penalty minutes in 25 games with Iowa.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/aces-assigned-gogol" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 18 Jan 2015 19:21:00 +0000 mike.benton 3008 at http://www.alaskaaces.com READY, (ALL-STAR) BREAK http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/ready-all-star-break <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Brock Nixon earned a goal and an assist while goaltender Clarke Saunders made 30 saves to help lift the Colorado Eagles over the Alaska Aces, 4-2 before a sellout crowd of 5,289 fans at Budweiser Events Center on Saturday.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><br /> The Aces closed their six-game road trip and carried a 1-1 tie into the third period with a Brendan Connolly power play goal, also getting a third period goal from Justin Breton. Aaron Crandall stopped 35 shots while taking the loss.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011715-breton-front.jpg?1421567723" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Brock Nixon earned a goal and an assist while goaltender Clarke Saunders made 30 saves to help lift the Colorado Eagles over the Alaska Aces, 4-2 before a sellout crowd of 5,289 fans at Budweiser Events Center on Saturday.&nbsp;</span></p><p><br> The Aces closed their six-game road trip and carried a 1-1 tie into the third period with a Brendan Connolly power play goal, also getting a third period goal from Justin Breton. Aaron Crandall stopped 35 shots while taking the loss.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/ready-all-star-break" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 18 Jan 2015 07:56:22 +0000 mike.benton 3007 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SATURDAY: Aces-Colorado http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/saturday-aces-colorado <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces wrap up a six-game road trip tonight, visiting the Colorado Eagles for the third meeting of the season between the two teams. The Aces are 20-10-1 lifetime against the Eagles and dropped the previous meeting, 5-4 in overtime on Friday at Budweiser Events Center. By getting to overtime, the Aces snapped a three-game losing streak in regulation.<br /></span><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Colorado Eagles &nbsp;</strong><br /><strong style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">DATE: Saturday, January 17, 2015</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011715-previewakcol-front_0.jpg?1421515405" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces wrap up a six-game road trip tonight, visiting the Colorado Eagles for the third meeting of the season between the two teams. The Aces are 20-10-1 lifetime against the Eagles and dropped the previous meeting, 5-4 in overtime on Friday at Budweiser Events Center. By getting to overtime, the Aces snapped a three-game losing streak in regulation.<br></span><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Colorado Eagles &nbsp;</strong><br><strong style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">DATE: Saturday, January 17, 2015 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/saturday-aces-colorado" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 17 Jan 2015 17:21:00 +0000 mike.benton 3004 at http://www.alaskaaces.com BATTLE AND WILL http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/battle-and-will <p>Collin Bowman’s one-timer at 3:34 helped the Colorado Eagles slip past the Alaska Aces, 5-4 in overtime before a sellout crowd of 5,289 at Budweiser Events Center on Friday. <br /> <br /> The Aces snapped a three-game losing streak (in regulation) and forced overtime by rallying from deficits at 2-0 and 3-1. Brendan Connolly (one goal, one assist) and Quinn Sproule (two assists) had multi-point games and Corbin Baldwin buried his first goal in an Aces uniform. Alaska’s power-play also went 2-of-5 in the game.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011615-currierbreakawayfront.jpg?1421481222" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Collin Bowman’s one-timer at 3:34 helped the Colorado Eagles slip past the Alaska Aces, 5-4 in overtime before a sellout crowd of 5,289 at Budweiser Events Center on Friday. <br> <br> The Aces snapped a three-game losing streak (in regulation) and forced overtime by rallying from deficits at 2-0 and 3-1. Brendan Connolly (one goal, one assist) and Quinn Sproule (two assists) had multi-point games and Corbin Baldwin buried his first goal in an Aces uniform. Alaska’s power-play also went 2-of-5 in the game.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/battle-and-will" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 17 Jan 2015 07:53:00 +0000 mike.benton 3003 at http://www.alaskaaces.com WELCOME HARRINGTON http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/welcome-harrington <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, have signed free agent center Matt Harrington, it was announced by Aces head coach Rob Murray.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Harrington, 24, is scheduled to be in the lineup tonight when the Aces resume a six-game road trip against the Colorado Eagles at Budweiser Events Center, beginning at 5:05 p.m. (KFQD/ECHL.TV).</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/mis-harrington-front.jpg?1421440772" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, have signed free agent center Matt Harrington, it was announced by Aces head coach Rob Murray.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Harrington, 24, is scheduled to be in the lineup tonight when the Aces resume a six-game road trip against the Colorado Eagles at Budweiser Events Center, beginning at 5:05 p.m. (KFQD/ECHL.TV).</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/welcome-harrington" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 20:39:35 +0000 mike.benton 3000 at http://www.alaskaaces.com FRIDAY: Aces-Colorado http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/friday-aces-colorado <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a six-game road trip tonight, visiting the Colorado Eagles for the second meeting of the season between the two teams. The Aces are 20-9-1 lifetime against the Eagles and dropped the previous meeting, 5-1 on Wednesday at Budweiser Events Center.<br /></span><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Colorado Eagles &nbsp;</strong><br /><strong style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">DATE: Friday, January 16, 2015<br /></strong><strong style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">TIME: 5:05 p.m. AKT</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011614-previewakcol-front.jpg?1421394280" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a six-game road trip tonight, visiting the Colorado Eagles for the second meeting of the season between the two teams. The Aces are 20-9-1 lifetime against the Eagles and dropped the previous meeting, 5-1 on Wednesday at Budweiser Events Center.<br></span><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Colorado Eagles &nbsp;</strong><br><strong style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">DATE: Friday, January 16, 2015<br></strong><strong style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">TIME: 5:05 p.m. AKT </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/friday-aces-colorado" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 07:44:00 +0000 mike.benton 2999 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ALWAYS BETTER WITH A GROUP http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/always-better-group <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Alaska Aces hockey is always more afforable (and more spectacular) when you experience it with a group of friends. How you get into Sullivan Arena for just $14 apiece? Round up some friends (15 or more). Then, call the Aces to set up your group night at 907-258-2237 (ext. 1).</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011514-grouptickets-front_0.jpg?1421386759" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Alaska Aces hockey is always more afforable (and more spectacular) when you experience it with a group of friends. How you get into Sullivan Arena for just $14 apiece? Round up some friends (15 or more). Then, call the Aces to set up your group night at 907-258-2237 (ext. 1). </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/always-better-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 05:39:00 +0000 mike.benton 2998 at http://www.alaskaaces.com FIVE TO FLY AWAY http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/five-fly-away <p>Kyle Kraemer, Taylor Vause and Trent Daavettila combined for nine points to help the Colorado Eagles skate away from the Alaska Aces, 5-1 before 5,289 fans at Budweiser Events Center on Wednesday.</p> <p>Raphael Bussieres scored the lone Aces goal in the first period and Colorado posted four unanswered goals, stretching into the second period to take the season series opener. Troy Redmann won his second game in as many starts with 30 saves, while Niklas Lundstrom took the loss on 19 stops.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011415-akcol-front.jpg?1421304894" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Kyle Kraemer, Taylor Vause and Trent Daavettila combined for nine points to help the Colorado Eagles skate away from the Alaska Aces, 5-1 before 5,289 fans at Budweiser Events Center on Wednesday.</p> <p>Raphael Bussieres scored the lone Aces goal in the first period and Colorado posted four unanswered goals, stretching into the second period to take the season series opener. Troy Redmann won his second game in as many starts with 30 saves, while Niklas Lundstrom took the loss on 19 stops.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/five-fly-away" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 06:55:00 +0000 mike.benton 2996 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Colorado http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/preview-aces-colorado <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a six-game road trip tonight, visiting the Colorado Eagles for the first meeting of the season between the two teams. It will start a three game series and the Aces are 20-8-1 lifetime against the Eagles. The last meeting was on Apr. 12 in Colorado and the Aces were defeated, 3-2 to wrap the regular season, already clinching the Brabham Cup title.<br /></span><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Colorado Eagles &nbsp;</strong><br /><strong style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">DATE: Wednesday, January 14, 2015</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011415-akcolpreview-front.jpg?1421255846" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a six-game road trip tonight, visiting the Colorado Eagles for the first meeting of the season between the two teams. It will start a three game series and the Aces are 20-8-1 lifetime against the Eagles. The last meeting was on Apr. 12 in Colorado and the Aces were defeated, 3-2 to wrap the regular season, already clinching the Brabham Cup title.<br></span><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Colorado Eagles &nbsp;</strong><br><strong style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">DATE: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/preview-aces-colorado" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 17:17:00 +0000 mike.benton 2994 at http://www.alaskaaces.com 3 STARS: 12, 15, 19 http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/3-stars-12-15-19 <p>With a six-game road trip underway and playing a pivotal role in the Alaska Aces fortunes before the All-Star break, several players rose to the occasion in three games. On Wednesday, the Aces ripped off three goals in the second period to beat Utah, 5-3 before dropping two competitive contests at Idaho. As the Aces move onto the final leg of their road trip, three forwards stood out for the three stars of the week.<br /><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br /><strong>THREE STARS OF THE WEEK</strong><br /></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011215-3stars-front.jpg?1421082033" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>With a six-game road trip underway and playing a pivotal role in the Alaska Aces fortunes before the All-Star break, several players rose to the occasion in three games. On Wednesday, the Aces ripped off three goals in the second period to beat Utah, 5-3 before dropping two competitive contests at Idaho. As the Aces move onto the final leg of their road trip, three forwards stood out for the three stars of the week.<br><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br><strong>THREE STARS OF THE WEEK</strong><br></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/3-stars-12-15-19" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 12 Jan 2015 17:00:36 +0000 mike.benton 2993 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SWIMMING UPSTREAM http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/swimming-upstream <p>Jason Bast (two goals), James Livingston (goal and assist) and Eamonn McDermott (two assists) each had multi point games to help the Idaho Steelheads defeat the Alaska Aces, 4-2 before 4,881 fans at CenturyLink Arena on Saturday.</p> <p>Greg Wolfe and Ryan Walters each scored the Aces goals, who dropped their fourth straight loss to Idaho this season.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011015-akidhfinal-front_0.jpg?1420958535" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Jason Bast (two goals), James Livingston (goal and assist) and Eamonn McDermott (two assists) each had multi point games to help the Idaho Steelheads defeat the Alaska Aces, 4-2 before 4,881 fans at CenturyLink Arena on Saturday.</p> <p>Greg Wolfe and Ryan Walters each scored the Aces goals, who dropped their fourth straight loss to Idaho this season.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/swimming-upstream" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 11 Jan 2015 06:40:00 +0000 mike.benton 2992 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Idaho http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/rematch-aces-idaho <p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Tahoma, Geneva, Verdana, sans-serif; text-align: justify; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a six-game road trip tonight, visiting the Idaho Steelheads at CenturyLink Arena for the eighth meeting between the teams. The Aces are 3-4-0 in the head-to-head series this season. They last met in Boise, last night in a 4-3 defeat to Idaho. The Aces are 13-6-2 in the last 21 games.&nbsp;<br /></span><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Idaho Steelheads</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="594" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011015-aces-akida-front.jpg?1420876403" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Tahoma, Geneva, Verdana, sans-serif; text-align: justify; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a six-game road trip tonight, visiting the Idaho Steelheads at CenturyLink Arena for the eighth meeting between the teams. The Aces are 3-4-0 in the head-to-head series this season. They last met in Boise, last night in a 4-3 defeat to Idaho. The Aces are 13-6-2 in the last 21 games.&nbsp;<br></span><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Idaho Steelheads</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/rematch-aces-idaho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 10 Jan 2015 07:53:00 +0000 mike.benton 2990 at http://www.alaskaaces.com FIRST PERIOD BLUES http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/first-period-blues <p>Olivier Roy made 31 saves, enough for the Idaho Steelheads to stall an Alaska Aces rally in a 4-3 Aces defeat, before 4,694 fans at CenturyLink Arena on Friday. <br /> <br /> The Aces had their seven-game unbeaten streak in regulation (5-0-2) come to an end, nearly rallying from a 4-1 deficit with a Brad Cole goal in the second period and Greg Wolfe’s marker in the third. <br /> </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/010915-wolfe-front.jpg?1420868849" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Olivier Roy made 31 saves, enough for the Idaho Steelheads to stall an Alaska Aces rally in a 4-3 Aces defeat, before 4,694 fans at CenturyLink Arena on Friday. <br> <br> The Aces had their seven-game unbeaten streak in regulation (5-0-2) come to an end, nearly rallying from a 4-1 deficit with a Brad Cole goal in the second period and Greg Wolfe’s marker in the third. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/first-period-blues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 10 Jan 2015 05:47:33 +0000 mike.benton 2989 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Idaho http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/preview-aces-idaho <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a six-game road trip tonight, visiting the Idaho Steelheads at CenturyLink Arena for the seventh meeting between the teams. The Aces are 3-3-0 in the head-to-head series this season. They last met on Dec. 13 in Boise and the Aces were defeated by Idaho, 6-4 to wrap up the previous road trip. The Aces are 5-0-2 in the last seven games and since Nov. 11, which began the streak in Boise, they are 13-5-2 in the last 20 games.<br /></span><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Idaho Steelheads</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/010915-akidhpreview-front.jpg?1420792886" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a six-game road trip tonight, visiting the Idaho Steelheads at CenturyLink Arena for the seventh meeting between the teams. The Aces are 3-3-0 in the head-to-head series this season. They last met on Dec. 13 in Boise and the Aces were defeated by Idaho, 6-4 to wrap up the previous road trip. The Aces are 5-0-2 in the last seven games and since Nov. 11, which began the streak in Boise, they are 13-5-2 in the last 20 games.<br></span><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Idaho Steelheads</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/preview-aces-idaho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 09 Jan 2015 08:41:00 +0000 mike.benton 2987 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ARCHAMBAULT TO ALL-STAR GAME http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/archambault-all-star-game <p>The Alaska Aces announced today in conjunction with the ECHL that rookie left winger <strong>Olivier Archambault </strong>(Ar-SHAMM-boh) has been named to the ECHL All-Star Team for the upcoming 2015 CCM / ECHL All-Star Classic, hosted by the Orlando Solar Bears on Wednesday, Jan. 21.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/010815-archambaultallstar-front.jpg?1420763372" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces announced today in conjunction with the ECHL that rookie left winger <strong>Olivier Archambault </strong>(Ar-SHAMM-boh) has been named to the ECHL All-Star Team for the upcoming 2015 CCM / ECHL All-Star Classic, hosted by the Orlando Solar Bears on Wednesday, Jan. 21.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/archambault-all-star-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 09 Jan 2015 00:31:00 +0000 mike.benton 2986 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ROLLING http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/rolling <p>Chris Francis scored twice and added an assist, while the Alaska Aces skated away with three goals in the second period in a 5-3 victory over the Utah Grizzlies before 2,933 fans at Maverik Center on Wednesday. <br /> <br /> The Aces, jumping into fifth place in the Pacific Division while improving to 5-0-2 in the last seven games, used an early power play goal by Ryan Walters and a three assist game from Brendan Connolly to earn their third win in four games over Utah.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/010715-ak5-uta3.jpg?1420700563" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Chris Francis scored twice and added an assist, while the Alaska Aces skated away with three goals in the second period in a 5-3 victory over the Utah Grizzlies before 2,933 fans at Maverik Center on Wednesday. <br> <br> The Aces, jumping into fifth place in the Pacific Division while improving to 5-0-2 in the last seven games, used an early power play goal by Ryan Walters and a three assist game from Brendan Connolly to earn their third win in four games over Utah.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/rolling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 08 Jan 2015 07:02:00 +0000 mike.benton 2984 at http://www.alaskaaces.com 4 TO GO http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/4-go <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces launch a six-game road trip tonight, visiting the Utah Grizzlies at Maverik Center for the second meeting between the teams in Utah, this season. It is the fifth matchup between the two teams this season and the Aces are 2-1-1 in the series, last facing Utah on Saturday, Jan. 3 in a 4-1 victory at Sullivan Arena. The Aces trail Utah (fifth place) by one point in the Pacific Division and are 4-0-2 in the last six games. In the last five seasons, the Aces are 39-11-3 against Utah.&nbsp;<br /></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/010614-akutapreview-front.jpg?1420611215" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces launch a six-game road trip tonight, visiting the Utah Grizzlies at Maverik Center for the second meeting between the teams in Utah, this season. It is the fifth matchup between the two teams this season and the Aces are 2-1-1 in the series, last facing Utah on Saturday, Jan. 3 in a 4-1 victory at Sullivan Arena. The Aces trail Utah (fifth place) by one point in the Pacific Division and are 4-0-2 in the last six games. In the last five seasons, the Aces are 39-11-3 against Utah.&nbsp;<br></span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/4-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 07 Jan 2015 06:33:51 +0000 mike.benton 2982 at http://www.alaskaaces.com RICHARD BACK FROM IOWA http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/richard-back-iowa <p>The Alaska Aces announced today that defenseman Brad Richard has been returned to the team from loan to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League, on a professional tryout offer (PTO).</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Richard will be available to play tomorrow, when the Aces start a six game road trip against the Utah Grizzlies at Maverik Center, beginning at 5:00 p.m. AKT (KFQD/ECHL.TV).</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/2013-14-richard-front.jpg?1420583798" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces announced today that defenseman Brad Richard has been returned to the team from loan to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League, on a professional tryout offer (PTO).</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Richard will be available to play tomorrow, when the Aces start a six game road trip against the Utah Grizzlies at Maverik Center, beginning at 5:00 p.m. AKT (KFQD/ECHL.TV).</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/richard-back-iowa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 06 Jan 2015 22:36:43 +0000 mike.benton 2981 at http://www.alaskaaces.com THREE STARS: 15, 30, 19 http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/three-stars-15-30-19 <p>The surging Alaska Aces - yes, we're a long way from October - have caught fire on Sullivan Arena home ice. And things are appearing to get back to normal. A record of 9-0-2 in the last 11 home games matches the previous streak set by Brent Thompson's Aces in 2010-11 (and we all know what that team accomplished). This time, the Aces find themselves steamrolling back into the playoff conversation, heading into a six game road trip before the All-Star break.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/010515-3stars-front.jpg?1420506579" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The surging Alaska Aces - yes, we're a long way from October - have caught fire on Sullivan Arena home ice. And things are appearing to get back to normal. A record of 9-0-2 in the last 11 home games matches the previous streak set by Brent Thompson's Aces in 2010-11 (and we all know what that team accomplished). This time, the Aces find themselves steamrolling back into the playoff conversation, heading into a six game road trip before the All-Star break.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/three-stars-15-30-19" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 06 Jan 2015 01:09:44 +0000 mike.benton 2980 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PENALTY KILL SHOT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/penalty-kill-shot <p>Ryan Walters scored two shorthanded goals and Olivier Archambault added two of his own, all in the third period to lift the Alaska Aces to a 4-1 comeback victory over the Utah Grizzlies before 4,369 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.</p> <p>Alaska’s win ended their six game homestand at 4-0-2, extending a streak of 9-0-2 in the last 11 home games which matches the previous 11-game run at The Sully with a point from 2010-11 (10-0-1), led by head coach Brent Thompson. Niklas Lundstrom made 20 saves while Corey Syvret fashioned two assists on the blueline.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/010315-waltersuta_front.jpg?1420365447" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ryan Walters scored two shorthanded goals and Olivier Archambault added two of his own, all in the third period to lift the Alaska Aces to a 4-1 comeback victory over the Utah Grizzlies before 4,369 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.</p> <p>Alaska’s win ended their six game homestand at 4-0-2, extending a streak of 9-0-2 in the last 11 home games which matches the previous 11-game run at The Sully with a point from 2010-11 (10-0-1), led by head coach Brent Thompson. Niklas Lundstrom made 20 saves while Corey Syvret fashioned two assists on the blueline.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/penalty-kill-shot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 04 Jan 2015 09:57:43 +0000 mike.benton 2979 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SATURDAY: Aces-Utah http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/saturday-aces-utah <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces wrap up a six game homestand tonight (3-0-2), hosting the Utah Grizzlies at Sullivan Arena in a three-game series. It is the fourth matchup between the two teams this season and the Aces are 1-1-1 in the series, last facing Utah last night in a 3-2 overtime defeat at Sullivan Arena. The Aces trail Utah (fifth place) by three points in the Pacific Division and are 8-0-2 in the last 10 home games. In the last five seasons, the Aces are 38-11-3 against Utah. &nbsp;<br /></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/010315-akuta-front.jpg?1420311659" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces wrap up a six game homestand tonight (3-0-2), hosting the Utah Grizzlies at Sullivan Arena in a three-game series. It is the fourth matchup between the two teams this season and the Aces are 1-1-1 in the series, last facing Utah last night in a 3-2 overtime defeat at Sullivan Arena. The Aces trail Utah (fifth place) by three points in the Pacific Division and are 8-0-2 in the last 10 home games. In the last five seasons, the Aces are 38-11-3 against Utah. &nbsp;<br></span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/saturday-aces-utah" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 03 Jan 2015 19:01:02 +0000 mike.benton 2976 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ONE GOAL (GAME) IN MIND http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/one-goal-game-mind <p><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Alex Krushelnyski scored two goals, including the game winner at 2:38 to help the Utah Grizzlies sneak by the Alaska Aces, 3-2 in overtime - also the third straight one-goal game between the teams - before 4,599 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/010215-coffmanuta-front.jpg?1420276484" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Alex Krushelnyski scored two goals, including the game winner at 2:38 to help the Utah Grizzlies sneak by the Alaska Aces, 3-2 in overtime - also the third straight one-goal game between the teams - before 4,599 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/one-goal-game-mind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 03 Jan 2015 09:14:47 +0000 mike.benton 2975 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Utah http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/rematch-aces-utah <p style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a six game homestand (3-0-1) tonight, hosting the Utah Grizzlies at Sullivan Arena in a three-game series. It is the third matchup between the two teams this season and the Aces are 1-1-0 in the series, last facing Utah on Wednesday in a 4-3 overtime victory at Sullivan Arena. The Aces trail Utah (fifth place) by two points in the Pacific Division and are 8-0-1 in the last eight home games. In the last five seasons, the Aces are 38-11-2 against Utah. &nbsp;<br /><br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/010215-akuta-front.jpg?1420183235" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a six game homestand (3-0-1) tonight, hosting the Utah Grizzlies at Sullivan Arena in a three-game series. It is the third matchup between the two teams this season and the Aces are 1-1-0 in the series, last facing Utah on Wednesday in a 4-3 overtime victory at Sullivan Arena. The Aces trail Utah (fifth place) by two points in the Pacific Division and are 8-0-1 in the last eight home games. In the last five seasons, the Aces are 38-11-2 against Utah. &nbsp;<br><br></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/rematch-aces-utah" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 02 Jan 2015 07:20:41 +0000 mike.benton 2972 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ALASKA PRIDE http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/alaska-pride <p>Scotty Gomez is more than just a hockey player. He's a source of pride, whether it would be prospective hockey players in the state of Alaska, or the rabid fan suiting up in an Alaska Aces jersey each night.&nbsp;<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/gomez1000-front.jpg?1420175110" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Scotty Gomez is more than just a hockey player. He's a source of pride, whether it would be prospective hockey players in the state of Alaska, or the rabid fan suiting up in an Alaska Aces jersey each night.&nbsp;<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/alaska-pride" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 02 Jan 2015 05:05:13 +0000 mike.benton 2971 at http://www.alaskaaces.com THAT'S A RESOLUTION http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/thats-resolution <p><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Ryan Walters scored two goals and the game-winner with 1:34 left in sudden death, lifting the Alaska Aces to a 4-3 overtime victory over the Utah Grizzlies before 5,467 fans at Sullivan Arena on Wednesday night.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/123114-akuta-front.jpg?1420104179" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Ryan Walters scored two goals and the game-winner with 1:34 left in sudden death, lifting the Alaska Aces to a 4-3 overtime victory over the Utah Grizzlies before 5,467 fans at Sullivan Arena on Wednesday night.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201501/thats-resolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 01 Jan 2015 09:23:00 +0000 mike.benton 2969 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Utah http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/preview-aces-utah <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a six game homestand tonight, hosting the Utah Grizzlies at Sullivan Arena in a three-game series. It is the second matchup between the two teams this season (first in Anchorage) and the Aces are 0-1-0 in the series, last defeated 4-3 at Maverik Center on December 10. The Aces trail Utah (fifth place) by three points in the Pacific Division as of Tuesday, and are 7-0-1 in the last eight home games. In the last five seasons, the Aces are 37-11-2 against Utah.&nbsp;<br /></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/121713-akuta-front-.jpg?1420003332" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a six game homestand tonight, hosting the Utah Grizzlies at Sullivan Arena in a three-game series. It is the second matchup between the two teams this season (first in Anchorage) and the Aces are 0-1-0 in the series, last defeated 4-3 at Maverik Center on December 10. The Aces trail Utah (fifth place) by three points in the Pacific Division as of Tuesday, and are 7-0-1 in the last eight home games. In the last five seasons, the Aces are 37-11-2 against Utah.&nbsp;<br></span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/preview-aces-utah" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 31 Dec 2014 05:21:00 +0000 mike.benton 2962 at http://www.alaskaaces.com WIN A TRIP TO ORLANDO | 12.31 http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/win-trip-orlando-1231 <p>Want to head to Florida and the ECHL All-Star Game on our dime? One lucky fan will be randomly selected Wednesday night during the 2nd intermission to win two round-trip tickets to Orlando on Alaska Airlines. The prize includes two tickets to the ECHL FanFest on January 20, 2015 and the ECHL All-Star game on Jan. 21, 2015 at Amway Center. <br /><br />The lucky fan must be present during Wednesday's game at Sullivan Arena to win.<br /><br />Celebrate New Year's Eve with the Aces, Alaska Airlines and GCI and enter to win a trip for two to the 2015 ECHL All-Star game in Orlando!<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/122914-winasgtix-front.jpg?1419901318" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Want to head to Florida and the ECHL All-Star Game on our dime? One lucky fan will be randomly selected Wednesday night during the 2nd intermission to win two round-trip tickets to Orlando on Alaska Airlines. The prize includes two tickets to the ECHL FanFest on January 20, 2015 and the ECHL All-Star game on Jan. 21, 2015 at Amway Center. <br><br>The lucky fan must be present during Wednesday's game at Sullivan Arena to win.<br><br>Celebrate New Year's Eve with the Aces, Alaska Airlines and GCI and enter to win a trip for two to the 2015 ECHL All-Star game in Orlando!<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/win-trip-orlando-1231" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 30 Dec 2014 01:02:24 +0000 mike.benton 2959 at http://www.alaskaaces.com TIS THE SEASON http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/tis-season <p>Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas to you and yours from the Alaska Aces family!&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/122414-happyholidays-front.jpg?1419448075" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas to you and yours from the Alaska Aces family!&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 24 Dec 2014 19:08:04 +0000 mike.benton 2958 at http://www.alaskaaces.com TWO TICKETS, $25 http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/two-tickets-25 <p>With several big games ahead that could be a large, determining factor in the Pacific Division playoff race, the Aces will look to draw strength from its Cowbell Crew and 7-0-1 record in 8 games at home. You can be in Sullivan Arena's highly-demanded Lower Mezzanine level for those games, for a deal that is too good to refuse.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/122314-groupontickets-front.jpg?1419379809" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>With several big games ahead that could be a large, determining factor in the Pacific Division playoff race, the Aces will look to draw strength from its Cowbell Crew and 7-0-1 record in 8 games at home. You can be in Sullivan Arena's highly-demanded Lower Mezzanine level for those games, for a deal that is too good to refuse.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/two-tickets-25" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 24 Dec 2014 00:10:17 +0000 mike.benton 2957 at http://www.alaskaaces.com WOLFE: ECHL Player of the Week Runner Up http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/wolfe-echl-player-week-runner <p>The ECHL announced on Monday the weekly award for Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week has been given to Shawn Szydlowski of the Fort Wayne Komets, for Dec. 15-21. Alaska Aces forward Greg Wolfe was named a runner up for the award, tying Szydlowski in scoring during a three-game stretch.&nbsp;<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/122214-wolferunnerup-front.jpg?1419302312" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The ECHL announced on Monday the weekly award for Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week has been given to Shawn Szydlowski of the Fort Wayne Komets, for Dec. 15-21. Alaska Aces forward Greg Wolfe was named a runner up for the award, tying Szydlowski in scoring during a three-game stretch.&nbsp;<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/wolfe-echl-player-week-runner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 23 Dec 2014 02:38:37 +0000 mike.benton 2956 at http://www.alaskaaces.com 3 STARS: 86, 19, 30 http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/3-stars-86-19-30 <p>The Alaska Aces used two familiar young guns and a surging goaltender to earn five points out of a possible six (2-0-1) against the Bakersfield Condors. The Aces ripped off a season-high tying six goals on Friday in a 6-1 victory over the Condors, and followed up the next evening with a 5-2 triumph. The common thread?&nbsp;<br /><br />Greg Wolfe, Olivier Archamabult and Niklas Lundstrom.&nbsp;<br /><br />Below are the Aces three stars of the week:&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>1. GREG WOLFE&nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/122114-3stars-front.jpg?1419202184" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces used two familiar young guns and a surging goaltender to earn five points out of a possible six (2-0-1) against the Bakersfield Condors. The Aces ripped off a season-high tying six goals on Friday in a 6-1 victory over the Condors, and followed up the next evening with a 5-2 triumph. The common thread?&nbsp;<br><br>Greg Wolfe, Olivier Archamabult and Niklas Lundstrom.&nbsp;<br><br>Below are the Aces three stars of the week:&nbsp;<br><br><strong>1. GREG WOLFE&nbsp;</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/3-stars-86-19-30" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 22:49:48 +0000 mike.benton 2955 at http://www.alaskaaces.com OFF POINT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/point <p>Frans Tuohimaa stopped all five shooters, along with 26 saves to help the Bakersfield Condors sneak past the Alaska Aces, 4-3 in a shootout before 4,482 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday night.</p> <p>The Aces, extending their unbeaten streak (in regulation) to eight games, led 3-1 in the third period, squandered on back-to-back goals by Kellen Jones and Brendan Brooks in the final 5:50 of regulation. Tim Coffman returned to the lineup to score twice while Corey Syvret and Raphael Bussieres each registered two assists.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/122114-colebak-front.jpg?1419154629" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Frans Tuohimaa stopped all five shooters, along with 26 saves to help the Bakersfield Condors sneak past the Alaska Aces, 4-3 in a shootout before 4,482 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday night.</p> <p>The Aces, extending their unbeaten streak (in regulation) to eight games, led 3-1 in the third period, squandered on back-to-back goals by Kellen Jones and Brendan Brooks in the final 5:50 of regulation. Tim Coffman returned to the lineup to score twice while Corey Syvret and Raphael Bussieres each registered two assists.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/point" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 09:37:13 +0000 mike.benton 2954 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SATURDAY: Aces-Bakersfield http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/saturday-aces-bakersfield <p style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a six game homestand tonight, hosting the Bakersfield Condors at Sullivan Arena in a three-game series finale. It is the eighth matchup between the two teams this season and the Aces are 3-4-0 in the series against the Condors, also scoring 18 goals in the last four combined meetings.</span></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/122014-akbak-front.jpg?1419103022" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a six game homestand tonight, hosting the Bakersfield Condors at Sullivan Arena in a three-game series finale. It is the eighth matchup between the two teams this season and the Aces are 3-4-0 in the series against the Condors, also scoring 18 goals in the last four combined meetings. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/saturday-aces-bakersfield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:17:05 +0000 mike.benton 2951 at http://www.alaskaaces.com HIGH FIVE http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/high-five <p>Olivier Archambault scored twice and added an assist in over a five minute span to help erase a two goal deficit and lift the Alaska Aces to their seventh straight home victory, 5-2 over the Bakersfield Condors before 4,013 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday.</p> <p>The Aces, who scored five unanswered goals, moved back to within a game of the .500 mark and improved to 3-4-0 in the season series against the Condors, scoring 11 goals in the two game series thus far. Greg Wolfe posted his second straight three-point game and Niklas Lundstrom made a season-high 36 saves.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/121914-ak5-bak2web-front.jpg?1419064660" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Olivier Archambault scored twice and added an assist in over a five minute span to help erase a two goal deficit and lift the Alaska Aces to their seventh straight home victory, 5-2 over the Bakersfield Condors before 4,013 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday.</p> <p>The Aces, who scored five unanswered goals, moved back to within a game of the .500 mark and improved to 3-4-0 in the season series against the Condors, scoring 11 goals in the two game series thus far. Greg Wolfe posted his second straight three-point game and Niklas Lundstrom made a season-high 36 saves.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/high-five" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:38:00 +0000 mike.benton 2950 at http://www.alaskaaces.com FRIDAY: Aces-Bakersfield http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/friday-aces-bakersfield <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a six game homestand tonight, hosting the Bakersfield Condors at Sullivan Arena. It is the seventh matchup between the two teams this season and the Aces are 2-4-0 in the series against the Condors. The teams last met on Wednesday at Sullivan Arena, and the Aces defeated Bakersfield, 6-1 for their largest margin of victory this season. The Aces have won six home games in a row and have limited the opposition to eight goals in that stretch.<br /></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/121914-akbak-front.jpg?1418974873" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a six game homestand tonight, hosting the Bakersfield Condors at Sullivan Arena. It is the seventh matchup between the two teams this season and the Aces are 2-4-0 in the series against the Condors. The teams last met on Wednesday at Sullivan Arena, and the Aces defeated Bakersfield, 6-1 for their largest margin of victory this season. The Aces have won six home games in a row and have limited the opposition to eight goals in that stretch.<br></span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/friday-aces-bakersfield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:41:20 +0000 mike.benton 2946 at http://www.alaskaaces.com THE BIG BAD WOLFE http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/big-bad-wolfe <p>Greg Wolfe earned three points (2g-1a) and the Alaska Aces used three goals in the first period, cruising to a 6-1 blowout win over the Bakersfield Condors on Wednesday at Sullivan Arena.</p> <p>The Aces, recording their largest margin of victory this season, snapped a four-game losing streak and extended their home winning streak to six straight games. They extended their lead as big as 5-0 while ten different players recorded points for Alaska. Ty Rimmer dropped his first loss to the Aces with 22 saves.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/121714-ak6bak1-front.jpg?1418890870" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Greg Wolfe earned three points (2g-1a) and the Alaska Aces used three goals in the first period, cruising to a 6-1 blowout win over the Bakersfield Condors on Wednesday at Sullivan Arena.</p> <p>The Aces, recording their largest margin of victory this season, snapped a four-game losing streak and extended their home winning streak to six straight games. They extended their lead as big as 5-0 while ten different players recorded points for Alaska. Ty Rimmer dropped his first loss to the Aces with 22 saves.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/big-bad-wolfe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:21:14 +0000 mike.benton 2945 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES GET BALDWIN, GORHAM http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/aces-get-baldwin-gorham <p>ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Alaska Aces announced today that the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League have reassigned defenseman Corbin Baldwin to the Aces from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League, recalled defenseman Colton Jobke and the Aces have signed free agent defenseman Brad Gorham.<br /><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/121714-baldwingorham-front.jpg?1418845381" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Alaska Aces announced today that the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League have reassigned defenseman Corbin Baldwin to the Aces from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League, recalled defenseman Colton Jobke and the Aces have signed free agent defenseman Brad Gorham.<br><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/aces-get-baldwin-gorham" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:43:28 +0000 mike.benton 2942 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Bakersfield http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/preview-aces-bakersfield <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces open a six game homestand tonight, hosting the Bakersfield Condors at Sullivan Arena. It is the sixth matchup between the two teams this season and the Aces are 1-4-0 in the series against the Condors. The teams last met on Nov. 9 at Sullivan Arena and Bakersfield defeated the Aces, 4-3. The Aces have won five home games in a row and have limited the opposition to seven goals in that stretch.<br /></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/121714-akbak-front.jpg?1418804152" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces open a six game homestand tonight, hosting the Bakersfield Condors at Sullivan Arena. It is the sixth matchup between the two teams this season and the Aces are 1-4-0 in the series against the Condors. The teams last met on Nov. 9 at Sullivan Arena and Bakersfield defeated the Aces, 4-3. The Aces have won five home games in a row and have limited the opposition to seven goals in that stretch.<br></span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/preview-aces-bakersfield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:15:56 +0000 mike.benton 2941 at http://www.alaskaaces.com $5 ACES TICKETS, AIRLINE TRIP FOR YOUR GENEROSITY http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/5-aces-tickets-airline-trip-your-generosity <p>The Alaska Aces announced in conjunction with Alaska Airlines that a “Pack The Plane” canned food drive is hosted through tomorrow in Anchorage, benefiting the Food Bank of Alaska.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Pack the Plane offers fans general admission tickets and a chance to win two Alaska Airlines tickets at Sullivan Arena, on Wednesday, Dec. 17 when the Aces host the Bakersfield Condors at 7:15 p.m.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/packplane-front.jpg?1418760927" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces announced in conjunction with Alaska Airlines that a “Pack The Plane” canned food drive is hosted through tomorrow in Anchorage, benefiting the Food Bank of Alaska.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Pack the Plane offers fans general admission tickets and a chance to win two Alaska Airlines tickets at Sullivan Arena, on Wednesday, Dec. 17 when the Aces host the Bakersfield Condors at 7:15 p.m.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/5-aces-tickets-airline-trip-your-generosity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:15:30 +0000 mike.benton 2940 at http://www.alaskaaces.com NOISY ONE IN BOISE http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/noisy-one-boise <p>Brett Robinson scored twice, Wade MacLeod earned three assists and the Alaska Aces were unable to climb out of an early deficit, dropping a 6-4 defeat to the Idaho Steelheads before 4,034 fans at CenturyLink Arena on Saturday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Aces ended their six-game road trip, currently the longest of the season, at 2-4-0 and return home with hopes of snapping a four-game losing skid next Wednesday at Sullivan Arena against the Bakersfield Condors.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/112814-jj-front.jpg?1418541632" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Brett Robinson scored twice, Wade MacLeod earned three assists and the Alaska Aces were unable to climb out of an early deficit, dropping a 6-4 defeat to the Idaho Steelheads before 4,034 fans at CenturyLink Arena on Saturday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Aces ended their six-game road trip, currently the longest of the season, at 2-4-0 and return home with hopes of snapping a four-game losing skid next Wednesday at Sullivan Arena against the Bakersfield Condors.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/noisy-one-boise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 07:21:11 +0000 mike.benton 2939 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Idaho http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/rematch-aces-idaho <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces visit the Idaho Steelheads in the finale of a six game road trip, and the sixth matchup of the season between the two teams. The Aces lead the series, 3-2-0 and in the last game of the series, the Steelheads defeated the Aces, 2-1 last night at CenturyLink Arena. Last season, the Aces went 6-3-3 against Idaho in regular season play and seven of the eight final matchups were decided by one goal. This season, three of five matchups have been decided by one goal.<br /></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/121214-jobkefight-front.jpg?1418464950" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces visit the Idaho Steelheads in the finale of a six game road trip, and the sixth matchup of the season between the two teams. The Aces lead the series, 3-2-0 and in the last game of the series, the Steelheads defeated the Aces, 2-1 last night at CenturyLink Arena. Last season, the Aces went 6-3-3 against Idaho in regular season play and seven of the eight final matchups were decided by one goal. This season, three of five matchups have been decided by one goal.<br></span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/rematch-aces-idaho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 13 Dec 2014 10:02:36 +0000 mike.benton 2938 at http://www.alaskaaces.com CASE AND NO POINT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/case-and-no-point <p>Matt Case’s go-ahead goal at 4:06 of the third period stood as the eventual game winning goal to help the Idaho Steelheads sneak by the Alaska Aces, 2-1 before 4,584 fans at CenturyLink Arena on Friday night.</p> <p>Idaho took only their second win in five games in the head-to-head series this season and Colten Hayes logged the only Aces goal in the second period. Former Aces netminder Olivier Roy won his first game in three tries against his old club with 22 saves.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/121214-wolfeidh-front.jpg?1418449470" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Matt Case’s go-ahead goal at 4:06 of the third period stood as the eventual game winning goal to help the Idaho Steelheads sneak by the Alaska Aces, 2-1 before 4,584 fans at CenturyLink Arena on Friday night.</p> <p>Idaho took only their second win in five games in the head-to-head series this season and Colten Hayes logged the only Aces goal in the second period. Former Aces netminder Olivier Roy won his first game in three tries against his old club with 22 saves.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/case-and-no-point" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 13 Dec 2014 05:45:03 +0000 mike.benton 2937 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Idaho http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/preview-aces-idaho <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces visit the Idaho Steelheads, Friday in the first game of a two-game series, and the fifth matchup of the season between the two teams. The Aces lead the series, 3-1-0 and in the last game of the series, the Aces defeated Idaho, 2-1 on Nov. 29 at Sullivan Arena. Last season, the Aces went 6-3-3 against Idaho in regular season play and seven of the eight final matchups were decided by one goal.<br /></span><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Idaho Steelheads &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/112914-akidh-front.jpg?1418361985" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces visit the Idaho Steelheads, Friday in the first game of a two-game series, and the fifth matchup of the season between the two teams. The Aces lead the series, 3-1-0 and in the last game of the series, the Aces defeated Idaho, 2-1 on Nov. 29 at Sullivan Arena. Last season, the Aces went 6-3-3 against Idaho in regular season play and seven of the eight final matchups were decided by one goal.<br></span><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Idaho Steelheads &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/preview-aces-idaho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 05:26:29 +0000 mike.benton 2936 at http://www.alaskaaces.com THE GAME THAT CRIED WOLFE http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/game-cried-wolfe <p>Joe Howe made 41 saves, including 20 in the second period and the Alaska Aces were denied by the buzzer on a game-tying chance, dropping a 4-3 defeat to the Utah Grizzlies at Maverik Center on Wednesday.</p> <p>The Aces, bidding for an extra attacker goal in the final seconds, were denied when an apparent Olivier Archambault goal, with no time left, was turned away after his backhander appeared to fall short in beating the final horn. Utah took the first meeting of the season between both teams, while Greg Wolfe furnished a two-goal game and Tim Coffman added a pair of assists.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/121014-wolfe-breakaway.jpg?1418287299" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Joe Howe made 41 saves, including 20 in the second period and the Alaska Aces were denied by the buzzer on a game-tying chance, dropping a 4-3 defeat to the Utah Grizzlies at Maverik Center on Wednesday.</p> <p>The Aces, bidding for an extra attacker goal in the final seconds, were denied when an apparent Olivier Archambault goal, with no time left, was turned away after his backhander appeared to fall short in beating the final horn. Utah took the first meeting of the season between both teams, while Greg Wolfe furnished a two-goal game and Tim Coffman added a pair of assists.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/game-cried-wolfe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 08:41:49 +0000 mike.benton 2933 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES SIGN CRANDALL http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/aces-sign-crandall <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions, has signed rookie goaltender Aaron Crandall, it was announced today by Aces head coach Rob Murray.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Crandall, 24, will join the Aces in time for their next game on Wednesday, visiting the Utah Grizzlies at 5:00 p.m. (KFQD/ECHL.TV). He is expected to suit up in jersey #1.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/033014-crandall2-front.jpg?1418269232" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions, has signed rookie goaltender Aaron Crandall, it was announced today by Aces head coach Rob Murray.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Crandall, 24, will join the Aces in time for their next game on Wednesday, visiting the Utah Grizzlies at 5:00 p.m. (KFQD/ECHL.TV). He is expected to suit up in jersey #1.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/aces-sign-crandall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 03:40:36 +0000 mike.benton 2932 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SNEAK ATTACK http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/sneak-attack <p><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Sebastian Collberg needed a go-ahead goal with 2:57 left in regulation to help the Stockton Thunder sneak past the Alaska Aces, 5-3 on Saturday before 4,622 fans at Stockton Arena.</span></p> <p>The loss for the Aces ended their ECHL best seven-game winning streak, who were aided on goals by Chris Francis, Olivier Archambault and Quinn Sproule. They fell to 6-2-0 in the season series while Collberg, Ryan Constant and James Henry each recorded multi point games.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/120614-brussieresstk-front.jpg?1417941796" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Sebastian Collberg needed a go-ahead goal with 2:57 left in regulation to help the Stockton Thunder sneak past the Alaska Aces, 5-3 on Saturday before 4,622 fans at Stockton Arena.</span></p> <p>The loss for the Aces ended their ECHL best seven-game winning streak, who were aided on goals by Chris Francis, Olivier Archambault and Quinn Sproule. They fell to 6-2-0 in the season series while Collberg, Ryan Constant and James Henry each recorded multi point games.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/sneak-attack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 07 Dec 2014 08:43:21 +0000 mike.benton 2925 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SATURDAY: Aces-Stockton http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/saturday-aces-stockton <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces visit the Stockton Thunder in the eighth meeting of the season between the two teams. The Aces are 6-1-0 this season and are 31-10-2 in the last five seasons in the head-to-head series. The last time the two teams met was last night, and the Aces defeated Stockton 6-4 at Stockton Arena. The Aces are on a seven-game winning streak, an ECHL season high, and are 8-1-0 in the last seven games.<br /></span><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Stockton Thunder &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/120614-akstk-front_0.jpg?1417890345" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces visit the Stockton Thunder in the eighth meeting of the season between the two teams. The Aces are 6-1-0 this season and are 31-10-2 in the last five seasons in the head-to-head series. The last time the two teams met was last night, and the Aces defeated Stockton 6-4 at Stockton Arena. The Aces are on a seven-game winning streak, an ECHL season high, and are 8-1-0 in the last seven games.<br></span><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Stockton Thunder &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/saturday-aces-stockton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 06 Dec 2014 18:30:14 +0000 mike.benton 2921 at http://www.alaskaaces.com A STREAKING STORM http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/streaking-storm <p><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Brendan Connolly tied an Alaska Aces record with five points (1g-4a), while Chris Francis buried two goals en route to a 6-4 victory over the Stockton Thunder before 3,574 fans at Stockton Arena on Friday.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/120514-ak6-stk4-front.jpg?1417857075" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Brendan Connolly tied an Alaska Aces record with five points (1g-4a), while Chris Francis buried two goals en route to a 6-4 victory over the Stockton Thunder before 3,574 fans at Stockton Arena on Friday.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/streaking-storm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 06 Dec 2014 09:11:37 +0000 mike.benton 2920 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Stockton http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/rematch-aces-stockton <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces visit the Stockton Thunder in the seventh meeting of the season between the two teams. The Aces are 5-1-0 this season and are 30-10-2 in the last five seasons in the head-to-head series. The last time the two teams met was last night, and the Aces defeated Stockton 4-3 in overtime. The Aces are on a six-game winning streak, a season high, and are 7-1-0 in the last seven games.<br /></span><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Stockton Thunder &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/120514-akstk-front.jpg?1417817411" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces visit the Stockton Thunder in the seventh meeting of the season between the two teams. The Aces are 5-1-0 this season and are 30-10-2 in the last five seasons in the head-to-head series. The last time the two teams met was last night, and the Aces defeated Stockton 4-3 in overtime. The Aces are on a six-game winning streak, a season high, and are 7-1-0 in the last seven games.<br></span><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Stockton Thunder &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/rematch-aces-stockton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 22:10:17 +0000 mike.benton 2916 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GUSTAFSSON, BUSIERRES ASSIGNED http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/gustafsson-busierres-assigned <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions, announced today that the Minnesota Wild have assigned goaltender Johan Gustafsson (GUHS-taf-son, JOE-hahn) and left winger Raphael Bussieres (BOOH-see-air, RAF-eye-el) to the Aces from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Gustafsson, 22, was selected by Minnesota in the sixth round (159<sup>th</sup> overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft and is 16-29-5 with a shutout and .900 save percentage in 54 career AHL appearances with Iowa.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/gustafssonbusierres-front.jpg?1417799556" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions, announced today that the Minnesota Wild have assigned goaltender Johan Gustafsson (GUHS-taf-son, JOE-hahn) and left winger Raphael Bussieres (BOOH-see-air, RAF-eye-el) to the Aces from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Gustafsson, 22, was selected by Minnesota in the sixth round (159<sup>th</sup> overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft and is 16-29-5 with a shutout and .900 save percentage in 54 career AHL appearances with Iowa.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/gustafsson-busierres-assigned" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 17:12:00 +0000 mike.benton 2915 at http://www.alaskaaces.com CARDIAC KIDS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/cardiac-kids <p>Brad Cole’s first goal in an Alaska Aces uniform with 41.7 seconds remaining completed a late, spectacular rally to lift the Aces to a 4-3 overtime victory over the Stockton Thunder before 2,402 fans at Stockton Arena on Thursday.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/120414-ak4stk3ot-front.jpg?1417771298" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Brad Cole’s first goal in an Alaska Aces uniform with 41.7 seconds remaining completed a late, spectacular rally to lift the Aces to a 4-3 overtime victory over the Stockton Thunder before 2,402 fans at Stockton Arena on Thursday.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/cardiac-kids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 09:21:00 +0000 mike.benton 2914 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ON THE ROAD AGAIN http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/road-again <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces visit the Stockton Thunder in the sixth meeting of the season between the two teams. The Aces are 4-1-0 this season and are 29-10-2 in the last five seasons in the head-to-head series. The last time the two teams met was on Nov. 16 and the Aces defeated Stockton, 3-1 to complete a three game sweep at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are on a five-game winning streak, a season high, and are 6-1-0 in the last seven games.<br /></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/120414-akstk-front.jpg?1417684991" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces visit the Stockton Thunder in the sixth meeting of the season between the two teams. The Aces are 4-1-0 this season and are 29-10-2 in the last five seasons in the head-to-head series. The last time the two teams met was on Nov. 16 and the Aces defeated Stockton, 3-1 to complete a three game sweep at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are on a five-game winning streak, a season high, and are 6-1-0 in the last seven games.<br></span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/road-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 09:23:16 +0000 mike.benton 2898 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ARCHAMBAULT, ECHL ROOKIE OF THE MONTH http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/archambault-echl-rookie-month <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions, announced in conjunction with the ECHL today that left winger Olivier Archambault has been named CCM ECHL Rookie of the Month for November.<br /><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br />Archambault, 21, finished tied for the lead among all ECHL rookies during the month with eight goals and also earned 14 points (8g-6a), adding a +9 rating during November to help guide the Aces to a 7-4-0 record and current five-game winning streak.<br /></span><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/111614-archambault-front.jpg?1417635110" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions, announced in conjunction with the ECHL today that left winger Olivier Archambault has been named CCM ECHL Rookie of the Month for November.<br><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br>Archambault, 21, finished tied for the lead among all ECHL rookies during the month with eight goals and also earned 14 points (8g-6a), adding a +9 rating during November to help guide the Aces to a 7-4-0 record and current five-game winning streak.<br></span><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/archambault-echl-rookie-month" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 20:12:14 +0000 mike.benton 2897 at http://www.alaskaaces.com TARASENKO NHL #2 STAR OF THE WEEK http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/tarasenko-nhl-2-star-week <p>Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano, St. Louis Blues right wing Vladimir Tarasenko and Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the month of November. Check out more, below on one of the brightest stars of the Aces' affiliate in St. Louis, and the NHL.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/taraseko-stl-front.jpg?1417502961" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano, St. Louis Blues right wing Vladimir Tarasenko and Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the month of November. Check out more, below on one of the brightest stars of the Aces' affiliate in St. Louis, and the NHL.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/tarasenko-nhl-2-star-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 06:49:23 +0000 mike.benton 2889 at http://www.alaskaaces.com CYBER MONDAY TICKETS FOR LESS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201412/cyber-monday-tickets-less <p>Your ticket to an even more valuable experience is here! The Alaska Aces are offering a ONE DAY ONLY Cyber Monday Sale! For 20% off - Bonus Books and Power Passes are available online only today!&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Break it down. That's five (5) General Admission tickets for only $40!&nbsp;<br /><br />Pricing discount will automatically be generated upon your purchase.&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>Click here: <a href="http://alaskaaces.com/catalog/ticket-packages">Cyber Monday Bonus Books / Power Passes Offer</a></strong></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/cyber-red.jpg?1417460954" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Your ticket to an even more valuable experience is here! The Alaska Aces are offering a ONE DAY ONLY Cyber Monday Sale! For 20% off - Bonus Books and Power Passes are available online only today!&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Break it down. That's five (5) General Admission tickets for only $40!&nbsp;<br><br>Pricing discount will automatically be generated upon your purchase.&nbsp;<br><br><strong>Click here: <a href="http://alaskaaces.com/catalog/ticket-packages">Cyber Monday Bonus Books / Power Passes Offer</a></strong></span></p> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 19:09:17 +0000 mike.benton 2888 at http://www.alaskaaces.com A BIG CATCH http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/big-catch <p>Chris Francis had the eventual game winning goal and an assist, while Niklas Lundstrom made 27 saves to lift the Alaska Aces to their fifth straight victory, 2-1 over the Pacific Division leading Idaho Steelheads before 4,047 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/112914-francisakidh-front.jpg?1417338773" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Chris Francis had the eventual game winning goal and an assist, while Niklas Lundstrom made 27 saves to lift the Alaska Aces to their fifth straight victory, 2-1 over the Pacific Division leading Idaho Steelheads before 4,047 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/big-catch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 30 Nov 2014 09:12:57 +0000 mike.benton 2887 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Idaho http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/rematch-aces-idaho <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces host the Idaho Steelheads in the second game of a two-game series and the fourth matchup of the season between the two teams. The Aces lead the series, 2-1 and in the last game of the series, the Aces defeated Idaho, 3-2 last night at Sullivan Arena. Last season, the Aces went 6-3-3 against Idaho in the regular season and seven of the eight final matchups were decided by one goal.<br /></span><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Idaho Steelheads &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/112914-akvsidh-front.jpg?1417288283" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces host the Idaho Steelheads in the second game of a two-game series and the fourth matchup of the season between the two teams. The Aces lead the series, 2-1 and in the last game of the series, the Aces defeated Idaho, 3-2 last night at Sullivan Arena. Last season, the Aces went 6-3-3 against Idaho in the regular season and seven of the eight final matchups were decided by one goal.<br></span><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Idaho Steelheads &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/rematch-aces-idaho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 29 Nov 2014 19:11:00 +0000 mike.benton 2884 at http://www.alaskaaces.com THE BEAT GOES ON http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/beat-goes <p>Defenseman Colten Hayes scored a goal, added an assist, and goaltender Niklas Lundstrom made 29 saves to lift the Alaska Aces to a 3-2 victory over the Idaho Steelheads, before 4,843 boisterous fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday night.<br /><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/112814-akidh3-2_front.jpg?1417250943" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Defenseman Colten Hayes scored a goal, added an assist, and goaltender Niklas Lundstrom made 29 saves to lift the Alaska Aces to a 3-2 victory over the Idaho Steelheads, before 4,843 boisterous fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday night.<br><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/beat-goes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 29 Nov 2014 08:49:00 +0000 mike.benton 2883 at http://www.alaskaaces.com COOKING AT HOME TONIGHT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/cooking-home-tonight <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces, ending a 12-day layoff tonight, host the Idaho Steelheads in the first game of a two-game series and the first meeting between the two teams in Anchorage since May 2014 in the second round of the Kelly Cup Playoffs. It is the third matchup of the season between the two teams and the series is tied, 1-1. In the last game of the series, Idaho defeated the Aces, 6-2 on Nov. 12 at CenturyLink Arena.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/112814-akidh-front.jpg?1417167259" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces, ending a 12-day layoff tonight, host the Idaho Steelheads in the first game of a two-game series and the first meeting between the two teams in Anchorage since May 2014 in the second round of the Kelly Cup Playoffs. It is the third matchup of the season between the two teams and the series is tied, 1-1. In the last game of the series, Idaho defeated the Aces, 6-2 on Nov. 12 at CenturyLink Arena. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/cooking-home-tonight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:34:00 +0000 mike.benton 2880 at http://www.alaskaaces.com TO YOU AND YOURS. http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/you-and-yours <p>The Alaska Aces wish you and yours a very safe, enjoyable and happy Thanksgiving! The Aces offices (corner of 15th &amp; Gambell) will reopen at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, November 28 for ticket sales and store merchandise opportunities.&nbsp;<br /><br />The Aces return to play on Friday, hosting the Idaho Steelheads at Sullivan Arena beginning at 7:15 p.m. (GCI/KFQD).&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>TICKETS: </strong><a style="font-weight: bold;" href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/tickets">Buy here</a><br /><br />Tickets can also be purchased at local Fred Meyer locations, via Ticketmaster.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/112714-happythanksgiving-front.jpg?1417078720" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces wish you and yours a very safe, enjoyable and happy Thanksgiving! The Aces offices (corner of 15th &amp; Gambell) will reopen at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, November 28 for ticket sales and store merchandise opportunities.&nbsp;<br><br>The Aces return to play on Friday, hosting the Idaho Steelheads at Sullivan Arena beginning at 7:15 p.m. (GCI/KFQD).&nbsp;<br><br><strong>TICKETS: </strong><a style="font-weight: bold;" href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/tickets">Buy here</a><br><br>Tickets can also be purchased at local Fred Meyer locations, via Ticketmaster.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 09:00:29 +0000 mike.benton 2879 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES TO UNVEIL NEW HALL OF FAME http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/aces-unveil-new-hall-fame <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions, announced today that it will unveil its inaugural class of the new Aces Hall of Fame following vote submissions by Jan. 1 to honor players, coaches and special honorees.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Aces Hall of Fame, established to honor former Aces players, coaches and special honorees (ranging from organizational staff to fans), recognizes those who have demonstrated meritorious service which has made a long-lasting impact on the Alaska Aces organization.</p> <p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/101714-champbanners-front.jpg?1417055633" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions, announced today that it will unveil its inaugural class of the new Aces Hall of Fame following vote submissions by Jan. 1 to honor players, coaches and special honorees.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Aces Hall of Fame, established to honor former Aces players, coaches and special honorees (ranging from organizational staff to fans), recognizes those who have demonstrated meritorious service which has made a long-lasting impact on the Alaska Aces organization.</p> <p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/aces-unveil-new-hall-fame" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:34:00 +0000 mike.benton 2878 at http://www.alaskaaces.com BRING YOUR CANNED FOOD http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/bring-your-canned-food <p><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions, announced in conjunction with Specialty Truck and Auto that a special canned food drive event will be held outside Sullivan Arena before the next two Aces home games, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 28-29 vs. Idaho at 7:15 p.m.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/112614-cannedfood-front.jpg?1417029276" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions, announced in conjunction with Specialty Truck and Auto that a special canned food drive event will be held outside Sullivan Arena before the next two Aces home games, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 28-29 vs. Idaho at 7:15 p.m.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/bring-your-canned-food" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:14:45 +0000 mike.benton 2877 at http://www.alaskaaces.com YOUR TICKET TO COOL ACES GEAR http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/your-ticket-cool-aces-gear <p>Call it our version of Black Friday or maybe -- just us getting into the “gift-giving” spirit. Whatever you want to call it, we're giving away cool Aces stuff! If you come by Aces HQ (corner of 15<sup>th</sup> &amp; Gambell) and purchase four tickets to either the Nov. 28 or 29 game, you are automatically entered to win a prize pack including the following:</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/112014-acestix-front.jpg?1416595743" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Call it our version of Black Friday or maybe -- just us getting into the “gift-giving” spirit. Whatever you want to call it, we're giving away cool Aces stuff! If you come by Aces HQ (corner of 15<sup>th</sup> &amp; Gambell) and purchase four tickets to either the Nov. 28 or 29 game, you are automatically entered to win a prize pack including the following:</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/your-ticket-cool-aces-gear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:49:15 +0000 mike.benton 2876 at http://www.alaskaaces.com WALTERS TO ALASKA http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/walters-alaska <p><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions, announced today that the team has been assigned rookie left wing Ryan Walters from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Walters, 23, comes to Alaska with 11 games of experience this season in Iowa and has collected six points (1g-5a) with a +2 rating. Last season, Walters made his professional debut with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL) and registered a goal and three assists in 11 games.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/1415-walters-front.jpg?1416515954" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions, announced today that the team has been assigned rookie left wing Ryan Walters from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Walters, 23, comes to Alaska with 11 games of experience this season in Iowa and has collected six points (1g-5a) with a +2 rating. Last season, Walters made his professional debut with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL) and registered a goal and three assists in 11 games.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/walters-alaska" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:40:02 +0000 mike.benton 2874 at http://www.alaskaaces.com LUNDSTROM RUNS (UP) TO 4-1-0 http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/lundstrom-runs-4-1-0 <p><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Alaska Aces goaltender Niklas Lundstrom was named Runner Up for <em>CCM </em>ECHL Goaltender of the Week honors for Nov. 10-16.&nbsp;Riley Gill of the Allen Americans took the weekly honor for the third time in his career.&nbsp;<br /></span><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/111514-lundstrom-front.jpg?1416340955" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Alaska Aces goaltender Niklas Lundstrom was named Runner Up for <em>CCM </em>ECHL Goaltender of the Week honors for Nov. 10-16.&nbsp;Riley Gill of the Allen Americans took the weekly honor for the third time in his career.&nbsp;<br></span><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/lundstrom-runs-4-1-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:02:44 +0000 mike.benton 2870 at http://www.alaskaaces.com RUNNER-UP RICHARD http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/runner-richard <p><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Alaska Aces defenseman Brad Richard has been named Runner Up for the <em>Sher-Wood Hockey </em>ECHL Player of the Week award for Nov. 10-16.&nbsp;Corey Trivino of the Florida Everblades was named recipient of the award.&nbsp;<br /></span><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/1314-richard-front.jpg?1416336471" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Alaska Aces defenseman Brad Richard has been named Runner Up for the <em>Sher-Wood Hockey </em>ECHL Player of the Week award for Nov. 10-16.&nbsp;Corey Trivino of the Florida Everblades was named recipient of the award.&nbsp;<br></span><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/runner-richard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:01:02 +0000 mike.benton 2869 at http://www.alaskaaces.com STORM, WEATHERED. http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/storm-weathered <p><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Niklas Lundstrom made 27 saves while the line combination of Brendan Connolly, Jason Gregoire and Chris Francis combined for six points to help the Alaska Aces sweep the Stockton Thunder in a 3-1 victory at Sullivan Arena on Sunday.&nbsp;</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/111614-ak3-stk1-front.jpg?1416199583" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Niklas Lundstrom made 27 saves while the line combination of Brendan Connolly, Jason Gregoire and Chris Francis combined for six points to help the Alaska Aces sweep the Stockton Thunder in a 3-1 victory at Sullivan Arena on Sunday.&nbsp;</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/storm-weathered" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 04:46:25 +0000 mike.benton 2863 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ONWARD AND UPWARD http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/onward-and-upward <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Facing the finale of nine games in 12 days (4-4-0), the Aces finish a three-game series at Sullivan Arena today, hosting the Stockton Thunder. The Aces are 3-1-0 this season against Stockton and this weekend’s series is the first between the teams at Sullivan Arena since a five-game series in February 2014, when the Aces went 4-1-0. The Aces defeated Stockton, 2-1 in the last meeting, last night at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 16-4-0 against Stockton in the last 20 head-to-head matchups.<br /></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/111614-akstk-front.jpg?1416169647" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Facing the finale of nine games in 12 days (4-4-0), the Aces finish a three-game series at Sullivan Arena today, hosting the Stockton Thunder. The Aces are 3-1-0 this season against Stockton and this weekend’s series is the first between the teams at Sullivan Arena since a five-game series in February 2014, when the Aces went 4-1-0. The Aces defeated Stockton, 2-1 in the last meeting, last night at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 16-4-0 against Stockton in the last 20 head-to-head matchups.<br></span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/onward-and-upward" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 20:34:00 +0000 mike.benton 2858 at http://www.alaskaaces.com UNDER LOCK AND POWER PLAY KEY http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/under-lock-and-power-play-key <p><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Back-to-back power play goals by Corey Syvret and Brendan Connolly generated a second period rally, and the Alaska Aces defense held the Stockton Thunder to just 15 shots in a 2-1 victory before 5,393 at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/111514-ak2-stk1-front.jpg?1416126487" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Back-to-back power play goals by Corey Syvret and Brendan Connolly generated a second period rally, and the Alaska Aces defense held the Stockton Thunder to just 15 shots in a 2-1 victory before 5,393 at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/under-lock-and-power-play-key" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:28:10 +0000 mike.benton 2857 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Stockton http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/rematch-aces-stockton <p><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Aces continue a three-game series at Sullivan Arena tonight, hosting the Stockton Thunder for Military Appreciation Weekend. The Aces are 2-1-0 this season against Stockton and this weekend’s series is the first between the teams at Sullivan Arena since a five-game series in February 2014, when the Aces went 4-1-0. The Aces defeated Stockton, 6-2 in the last meeting on Friday at Sullivan Arena.</span></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/111514-akstk-front.jpg?1416078408" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Aces continue a three-game series at Sullivan Arena tonight, hosting the Stockton Thunder for Military Appreciation Weekend. The Aces are 2-1-0 this season against Stockton and this weekend’s series is the first between the teams at Sullivan Arena since a five-game series in February 2014, when the Aces went 4-1-0. The Aces defeated Stockton, 6-2 in the last meeting on Friday at Sullivan Arena. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/rematch-aces-stockton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 15 Nov 2014 19:06:00 +0000 mike.benton 2853 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GETTING RICH(ARD) http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/getting-richard <p><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Brad Richard scored two goals, added an assist and nine different teammates hit the scoresheet to help the Alaska Aces rout the Stockton Thunder, 6-2 before 4,712 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday night.<br /></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/111414-ak6-stk2-front.jpg?1416041529" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Brad Richard scored two goals, added an assist and nine different teammates hit the scoresheet to help the Alaska Aces rout the Stockton Thunder, 6-2 before 4,712 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday night.<br></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/getting-richard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 15 Nov 2014 08:52:00 +0000 mike.benton 2852 at http://www.alaskaaces.com MILITARY APPRECIATION TONIGHT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/military-appreciation-tonight <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Aces return home for a three-game series at Sullivan Arena on Friday, hosting the Stockton Thunder for Military Appreciation Weekend. The Aces are 1-1-0 this season against Stockton and Friday’s game is the first between the teams at Sullivan Arena since a five-game series in February 2014, when the Aces went 4-1-0. Stockton defeated the Aces, 4-1 in the last meeting on Oct. 25. The Aces are 14-4-0 against Stockton in the last 18 head-to-head matchups.<br /></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/111414-akvsstk-front.jpg?1415945991" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Aces return home for a three-game series at Sullivan Arena on Friday, hosting the Stockton Thunder for Military Appreciation Weekend. The Aces are 1-1-0 this season against Stockton and Friday’s game is the first between the teams at Sullivan Arena since a five-game series in February 2014, when the Aces went 4-1-0. Stockton defeated the Aces, 4-1 in the last meeting on Oct. 25. The Aces are 14-4-0 against Stockton in the last 18 head-to-head matchups.<br></span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/military-appreciation-tonight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:00:00 +0000 mike.benton 2848 at http://www.alaskaaces.com HELP US SALUTE THE TROOPS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/help-us-salute-troops <p>One of the pinnacle, signature events each season in Alaska Aces hockey is right around the corner. Military Appreciation Weekend will be Friday and Saturday, Nov. 14-15. And in the effort to make the game available and affordable for everyone to enjoy, while brigtening the holidays for someone in need, your help is always appreciated.&nbsp;<br /><br />The scoop:&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="594" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/111513-flagsullivanarenaice-front.jpg?1415898387" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>One of the pinnacle, signature events each season in Alaska Aces hockey is right around the corner. Military Appreciation Weekend will be Friday and Saturday, Nov. 14-15. And in the effort to make the game available and affordable for everyone to enjoy, while brigtening the holidays for someone in need, your help is always appreciated.&nbsp;<br><br>The scoop:&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/help-us-salute-troops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 17:06:00 +0000 mike.benton 2847 at http://www.alaskaaces.com RECAP: GREGOIRE, HAYES CHIP IN http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/recap-gregoire-hayes-chip <p style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Henri Kiviaho made 24 saves and the Idaho Steelheads scored four times in the first 13 minutes to skate past the Alaska Aces, 6-2 before 3,390 fans at CenturyLink Arena on Wednesday.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/111214-gregoire-front.jpg?1415860329" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Henri Kiviaho made 24 saves and the Idaho Steelheads scored four times in the first 13 minutes to skate past the Alaska Aces, 6-2 before 3,390 fans at CenturyLink Arena on Wednesday.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/recap-gregoire-hayes-chip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 06:32:00 +0000 mike.benton 2846 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ONE MORE FOR THE ROAD http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/one-more-road <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">A two-game road trip closes at CenturyLink Arena, where the Alaska Aces visit the Idaho Steelheads for a rematch in Boise. It is the second matchup of the season between the two teams and the first time the Aces visit in Idaho since last season’s second round of the Kelly Cup Playoffs, won by the Aces, 4-1 in the Western Conference Semifinal round. Last season, the Aces went 6-3-3 against Idaho in the regular season and seven of the eight final matchups were decided by one goal.<br /></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/111214-akidh-front.jpg?1415818657" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-size: 12.222222328186px; line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">A two-game road trip closes at CenturyLink Arena, where the Alaska Aces visit the Idaho Steelheads for a rematch in Boise. It is the second matchup of the season between the two teams and the first time the Aces visit in Idaho since last season’s second round of the Kelly Cup Playoffs, won by the Aces, 4-1 in the Western Conference Semifinal round. Last season, the Aces went 6-3-3 against Idaho in the regular season and seven of the eight final matchups were decided by one goal.<br></span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/one-more-road" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 18:57:00 +0000 mike.benton 2844 at http://www.alaskaaces.com Concerning the American Flag: An Open Letter from Aces General Manager http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/concerning-american-flag-open-letter-aces-general-manager <p>November 12, 2014</p> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Dear Hockey Fans and Supporters,</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">You may have heard about a complaint concerning the national anthem and the large American Flag at the west end of the arena. Here are the facts of the matter.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3969" height="2646" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/img_2283.jpg?1415818060" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>November 12, 2014</p><p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Dear Hockey Fans and Supporters,</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">You may have heard about a complaint concerning the national anthem and the large American Flag at the west end of the arena. Here are the facts of the matter.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/concerning-american-flag-open-letter-aces-general-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 18:49:02 +0000 Josh Staab 2843 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ONE GREAT EFFORT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/one-great-effort <p>Niklas Lundstrom furnished a 28 save effort, including a second period penalty shot save, and the Alaska Aces scored twice on the power play en route to a 3-1 victory over the Idaho Steelheads at CenturyLink Arena on Tuesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/111114-ak3idh1-front.jpg?1415770694" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Niklas Lundstrom furnished a 28 save effort, including a second period penalty shot save, and the Alaska Aces scored twice on the power play en route to a 3-1 victory over the Idaho Steelheads at CenturyLink Arena on Tuesday.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/one-great-effort" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 05:38:00 +0000 mike.benton 2840 at http://www.alaskaaces.com MILITARY APPRECIATION http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/military-appreciation <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions, announced their three game series on Friday through Sunday, Nov. 14-16 at Sullivan Arena against the Stockton Thunder is scheduled to host “Military Appreciation Weekend,” offering ticket specials and themed jerseys to be worn by the Aces.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/111114-aces1415militaryjersey.jpg?1415743824" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions, announced their three game series on Friday through Sunday, Nov. 14-16 at Sullivan Arena against the Stockton Thunder is scheduled to host “Military Appreciation Weekend,” offering ticket specials and themed jerseys to be worn by the Aces.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/military-appreciation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 22:10:30 +0000 mike.benton 2839 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Idaho http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/preview-aces-idaho <p>A two-game road trip opens at CenturyLink Arena, where the Alaska Aces visit the Idaho Steelheads. It is the first matchup of the season between the two teams and the first time the Aces visit Idaho since last season’s second round of the Kelly Cup Playoffs, won by the Aces, 4-1 in the Western Conference Semifinal round. Last season, the Aces went 6-3-3 against Idaho in the regular season and seven of the eight final matchups were decided by one goal.&nbsp;<br /><br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/111114-akidhpreview-front.jpg?1415690947" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A two-game road trip opens at CenturyLink Arena, where the Alaska Aces visit the Idaho Steelheads. It is the first matchup of the season between the two teams and the first time the Aces visit Idaho since last season’s second round of the Kelly Cup Playoffs, won by the Aces, 4-1 in the Western Conference Semifinal round. Last season, the Aces went 6-3-3 against Idaho in the regular season and seven of the eight final matchups were decided by one goal.&nbsp;<br><br></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/preview-aces-idaho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 07:29:11 +0000 mike.benton 2838 at http://www.alaskaaces.com IN IT UNTIL THE END http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/it-until-end <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Connor Jones’ power play goal with 37 seconds left in regulation broke a 3-3 tie and lifted the Bakersfield Condors over the Alaska Aces, 4-3 before 3,165 fans at Sullivan Arena on Sunday.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110914-akbak-front_0.jpg?1415599036" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Connor Jones’ power play goal with 37 seconds left in regulation broke a 3-3 tie and lifted the Bakersfield Condors over the Alaska Aces, 4-3 before 3,165 fans at Sullivan Arena on Sunday.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/it-until-end" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 05:57:19 +0000 mike.benton 2837 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SUNDAY: Aces-Bakersfield http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/sunday-aces-bakersfield <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces finish a four game homestand today, hosting the Bakersfield Condors at Sullivan Arena. It is the fifth matchup between the two teams this season and the first set of meetings in Anchorage since a six game series in the Kelly Cup Playoffs (Western Conference Final) last season, won by the Aces, 4-2. The Aces went 6-1-1 against Bakersfield last season and 1-1-0 at Rabobank Arena during the regular season. The two teams last met, last night in a 4-1 Aces victory at Sullivan Arena.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110914-akbak-front.jpg?1415530308" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces finish a four game homestand today, hosting the Bakersfield Condors at Sullivan Arena. It is the fifth matchup between the two teams this season and the first set of meetings in Anchorage since a six game series in the Kelly Cup Playoffs (Western Conference Final) last season, won by the Aces, 4-2. The Aces went 6-1-1 against Bakersfield last season and 1-1-0 at Rabobank Arena during the regular season. The two teams last met, last night in a 4-1 Aces victory at Sullivan Arena. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/sunday-aces-bakersfield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 09 Nov 2014 10:52:01 +0000 mike.benton 2832 at http://www.alaskaaces.com CLEAN UP ON ILES 1 http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/clean-iles-1 <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Andy Iles made 26 saves while Olivier Archambault, Tim Coffman and Greg Wolfe combined for eight points to lift the Alaska Aces to a 4-1 victory over the Bakersfield Condors before 4,346 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.<br /><br />The two teams meet again on Sunday at 3:05pm, the next "Skate With the Aces" event presented by Fred Meyer. Special $10 tickets are available for purchase at the Aces offices (corner of 15th and Gambell) from 10am-1pm, for fans who present their Fred Meyer card. &nbsp;</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110814-ak4bak1-front.jpg?1415523067" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Andy Iles made 26 saves while Olivier Archambault, Tim Coffman and Greg Wolfe combined for eight points to lift the Alaska Aces to a 4-1 victory over the Bakersfield Condors before 4,346 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.<br><br>The two teams meet again on Sunday at 3:05pm, the next "Skate With the Aces" event presented by Fred Meyer. Special $10 tickets are available for purchase at the Aces offices (corner of 15th and Gambell) from 10am-1pm, for fans who present their Fred Meyer card. &nbsp;</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/clean-iles-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 09 Nov 2014 08:51:00 +0000 mike.benton 2831 at http://www.alaskaaces.com TRY AGAIN http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/try-again <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a four game homestand tonight, seeking their first victory at home this season while hosting the Bakersfield Condors at Sullivan Arena. It is the fourth matchup between the two teams this season and the first set of meetings in Anchorage since a six game series in the Kelly Cup Playoffs (Western Conference Final) last season, won by the Aces, 4-2. The Aces went 6-1-1 against Bakersfield last season and 1-1-0 at Rabobank Arena during the regular season.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110814-akbakpreview-front.jpg?1415473366" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a four game homestand tonight, seeking their first victory at home this season while hosting the Bakersfield Condors at Sullivan Arena. It is the fourth matchup between the two teams this season and the first set of meetings in Anchorage since a six game series in the Kelly Cup Playoffs (Western Conference Final) last season, won by the Aces, 4-2. The Aces went 6-1-1 against Bakersfield last season and 1-1-0 at Rabobank Arena during the regular season. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/try-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 08 Nov 2014 19:03:13 +0000 mike.benton 2825 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REPEAT RECAP http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/repeat-recap <p>Ty Rimmer made 27 saves and the Bakersfield Condors used a pair of goals in the second to hold off the Alaska Aces, 4-2 before 3,956 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday.</p> <p>Olivier Archambault (1g-1a) and Greg Wolfe contributed with the Aces goals, who nearly rallied from a 3-1 deficit in similar fashion to the third period on Wednesday. Goaltender Andy Iles, making his first appearance since Oct. 22, made 30 saves while stopping 17 shots in the opening period.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110714-coffmanjamsnet-front.jpg?1415436456" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ty Rimmer made 27 saves and the Bakersfield Condors used a pair of goals in the second to hold off the Alaska Aces, 4-2 before 3,956 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday.</p> <p>Olivier Archambault (1g-1a) and Greg Wolfe contributed with the Aces goals, who nearly rallied from a 3-1 deficit in similar fashion to the third period on Wednesday. Goaltender Andy Iles, making his first appearance since Oct. 22, made 30 saves while stopping 17 shots in the opening period.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/repeat-recap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 08 Nov 2014 08:49:34 +0000 mike.benton 2824 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Bakersfield http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/rematch-aces-bakersfield <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a four game homestand tonight, hosting the Bakersfield Condors at Sullivan Arena. It is the third matchup between the two teams this season and the first set of meetings in Anchorage since a six game series in the Kelly Cup Playoffs (Western Conference Final) last season, won by the Aces, 4-2. The Aces went 6-1-1 against Bakersfield last season and 1-1-0 at Rabobank Arena during the regular season. The two teams last met on Wednesday in a 3-2 defeat at Sullivan Arena.<br /></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110714-akbak-front.jpg?1415381887" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a four game homestand tonight, hosting the Bakersfield Condors at Sullivan Arena. It is the third matchup between the two teams this season and the first set of meetings in Anchorage since a six game series in the Kelly Cup Playoffs (Western Conference Final) last season, won by the Aces, 4-2. The Aces went 6-1-1 against Bakersfield last season and 1-1-0 at Rabobank Arena during the regular season. The two teams last met on Wednesday in a 3-2 defeat at Sullivan Arena.<br></span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/rematch-aces-bakersfield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 17:38:00 +0000 mike.benton 2817 at http://www.alaskaaces.com HAYES TRADE http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/hayes-trade <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions, have acquired the ECHL rights to defenseman Colten Hayes from the Missouri Mavericks in exchange for right wing Ross Ring-Jarvi, Aces head coach Rob Murray announced today.<br /><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br />Hayes, who signed a two-way contract with the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League on July 30, has been officially assigned to the Aces from Chicago.<br /></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/1415-hayesmissouri-front.jpg?1415312943" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions, have acquired the ECHL rights to defenseman Colten Hayes from the Missouri Mavericks in exchange for right wing Ross Ring-Jarvi, Aces head coach Rob Murray announced today.<br><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br>Hayes, who signed a two-way contract with the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League on July 30, has been officially assigned to the Aces from Chicago.<br></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/hayes-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 22:29:00 +0000 mike.benton 2812 at http://www.alaskaaces.com OUT OF TIME http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/out-time <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Frans Tuohimaa made 40 saves in his ECHL debut and Chase Schaber’s second period goal stood as the eventual game winner in a 3-2 Alaska Aces defeat to the Bakersfield Condors on Wednesday at Sullivan Arena.</span></p> <p>Corey Syvret and Greg Wolfe netted the Aces goals while Niklas Lundstrom stopped 26 shots, helping boost a late third period comeback sequence that fell short in the final minute after an apparent extra attacker goal by Olivier Archambault was waved off with 1:53 left in regulation.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110514-archambaultfront.jpg?1415263497" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Frans Tuohimaa made 40 saves in his ECHL debut and Chase Schaber’s second period goal stood as the eventual game winner in a 3-2 Alaska Aces defeat to the Bakersfield Condors on Wednesday at Sullivan Arena.</span></p> <p>Corey Syvret and Greg Wolfe netted the Aces goals while Niklas Lundstrom stopped 26 shots, helping boost a late third period comeback sequence that fell short in the final minute after an apparent extra attacker goal by Olivier Archambault was waved off with 1:53 left in regulation.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/out-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 08:46:23 +0000 mike.benton 2811 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ANDY BATHGATE ARRIVES http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/andy-bathgate-arrives <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions, and head coach Rob Murray announced today that the team has acquired center Andy Bathgate from the Wichita Thunder in exchange for future considerations.<br /> <br /></p> <p>“Andy is a highly-skilled, speedy and dynamic center that we’re excited will help address depth needs within our group of forwards,” said Murray. “His lineage to the game of hockey is a tremendous advantage for his own professional learning curve. He brings a high amount of potential and the ability to integrate seamlessly with our style of play.”</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/wbs-bathgate-front.jpg?1415225353" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions, and head coach Rob Murray announced today that the team has acquired center Andy Bathgate from the Wichita Thunder in exchange for future considerations.<br> <br></p> <p>“Andy is a highly-skilled, speedy and dynamic center that we’re excited will help address depth needs within our group of forwards,” said Murray. “His lineage to the game of hockey is a tremendous advantage for his own professional learning curve. He brings a high amount of potential and the ability to integrate seamlessly with our style of play.”</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/andy-bathgate-arrives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 22:30:00 +0000 mike.benton 2809 at http://www.alaskaaces.com HOME FREE http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/home-free <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">With a chance to start anew before the raucous home crowd, the Alaska Aces start a four game homestand Wednesday night, hosting the Bakersfield Condors at Sullivan Arena. It is the second matchup between the two teams this season and the first in Anchorage since a six game series in the Kelly Cup Playoffs (Western Conference Final) last season, won by the Aces, 4-2. The Aces went 6-1-1 against Bakersfield last season and 1-1-0 at Rabobank Arena during the regular season.</span></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110514-akbak-front.jpg?1415171834" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">With a chance to start anew before the raucous home crowd, the Alaska Aces start a four game homestand Wednesday night, hosting the Bakersfield Condors at Sullivan Arena. It is the second matchup between the two teams this season and the first in Anchorage since a six game series in the Kelly Cup Playoffs (Western Conference Final) last season, won by the Aces, 4-2. The Aces went 6-1-1 against Bakersfield last season and 1-1-0 at Rabobank Arena during the regular season. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/home-free" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 07:17:00 +0000 mike.benton 2808 at http://www.alaskaaces.com VOTE. GET ACES TIX. http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/vote-get-aces-tix <p>Boomer voted today! Have you?&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Wear your "I voted today" sticker. Show it off at the Aces office (corner of 15th and Gambell). You get 2 for 1 tickets, for any of the four games at Sullivan Arena this week.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">This deal is for today (TUESDAY) and tomorrow (WEDNESDAY) only.&nbsp;<br /><br />Upcoming Aces home games:&nbsp;<br />Wed. Nov. 5 vs. BAKERSFIELD - 7:15pm<br /><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Fri. Nov. 7 vs. BAKERSFIELD - 7:15pm</span></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110414-boomervote.jpg?1415128817" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Boomer voted today! Have you?&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Wear your "I voted today" sticker. Show it off at the Aces office (corner of 15th and Gambell). You get 2 for 1 tickets, for any of the four games at Sullivan Arena this week.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">This deal is for today (TUESDAY) and tomorrow (WEDNESDAY) only.&nbsp;<br><br>Upcoming Aces home games:&nbsp;<br>Wed. Nov. 5 vs. BAKERSFIELD - 7:15pm<br><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Fri. Nov. 7 vs. BAKERSFIELD - 7:15pm </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201411/vote-get-aces-tix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 19:20:00 +0000 mike.benton 2807 at http://www.alaskaaces.com BENTON, ACES TELECAST EARNS GOLDIE AWARD http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/benton-aces-telecast-earns-goldie-award <p>Alaska Aces television and radio play-by-play voice Mike Benton and accompanying telecast crew were recipients in the 2014 Goldie Awards, recognized by the Alaska Broadcasters Association for their outstanding presentation in the TV Sports Play-by-Play category.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/acestv-front.jpg?1414624444" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Alaska Aces television and radio play-by-play voice Mike Benton and accompanying telecast crew were recipients in the 2014 Goldie Awards, recognized by the Alaska Broadcasters Association for their outstanding presentation in the TV Sports Play-by-Play category.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/benton-aces-telecast-earns-goldie-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:14:00 +0000 mike.benton 2806 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SKATE WITH THE ACES, TAKE A MEMORY http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/skate-aces-take-memory <p>After every Alaska Aces home game, get your Fred Meyer Autograph Book <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">signed at the Fred Meyer Autograph Table on the dry side of Sullivan Arena.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Stay after the game on Sundays to skate with the Aces**, courtesy of Fred Meyer. The concept? We work hard for 60 minutes on the ice, then it's your turn to take the stage and skate on the same ice that the Aces just played on.&nbsp;<br /></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/102614-skatewithaces-front.jpg?1414433034" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>After every Alaska Aces home game, get your Fred Meyer Autograph Book <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">signed at the Fred Meyer Autograph Table on the dry side of Sullivan Arena.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Stay after the game on Sundays to skate with the Aces**, courtesy of Fred Meyer. The concept? We work hard for 60 minutes on the ice, then it's your turn to take the stage and skate on the same ice that the Aces just played on.&nbsp;<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/skate-aces-take-memory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18:04:03 +0000 mike.benton 2801 at http://www.alaskaaces.com 50 SHOTS FIRED http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/50-shots-fired <p>Shane Owen made 49 saves and Ryan Hayes scored twice, enough for the Stockton Thunder to slip by the Alaska Aces, 4-1 before a crowd of 5,356 at Stockton Arena on Saturday.</p> <p>The Aces, entering a ten-day layoff after going 1-2-0 on the road, outshot Stockton 50-28 while getting a first period goal by Greg Wolfe. The power play, who had scored a goal in each of the last two games, came up empty on eight chances.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/102514-archambault-front.jpg?1414303213" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Shane Owen made 49 saves and Ryan Hayes scored twice, enough for the Stockton Thunder to slip by the Alaska Aces, 4-1 before a crowd of 5,356 at Stockton Arena on Saturday.</p> <p>The Aces, entering a ten-day layoff after going 1-2-0 on the road, outshot Stockton 50-28 while getting a first period goal by Greg Wolfe. The power play, who had scored a goal in each of the last two games, came up empty on eight chances.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/50-shots-fired" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 26 Oct 2014 06:00:35 +0000 mike.benton 2800 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Stockton http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/rematch-aces-stockton <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces finish a three game road trip tonight, visiting the Stockton Thunder at Stockton Arena. It is the second matchup between the two teams this season and the two teams met last night, a 6-4 Aces victory at Stockton Arena. The Aces went 5-2-0 against Stockton last season, 1-0-1 on the road and are 14-3-1 in the last 18 lifetime matchups.<br /></span><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Stockton Thunder &nbsp;</strong><br /><strong style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">DATE: Saturday, October 25, 2014</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/102514-akstk-front.jpg?1414259861" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces finish a three game road trip tonight, visiting the Stockton Thunder at Stockton Arena. It is the second matchup between the two teams this season and the two teams met last night, a 6-4 Aces victory at Stockton Arena. The Aces went 5-2-0 against Stockton last season, 1-0-1 on the road and are 14-3-1 in the last 18 lifetime matchups.<br></span><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Stockton Thunder &nbsp;</strong><br><strong style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">DATE: Saturday, October 25, 2014 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/rematch-aces-stockton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 17:57:00 +0000 mike.benton 2799 at http://www.alaskaaces.com TRICK OR TREAT TOWN TONIGHT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/trick-or-treat-town-tonight <p>While the Aces are on the road, you can still hang with us around town.&nbsp;We are ready for you at Trick or Treat Town, a safe and family friendly event going on in Anchorage, nearby 36th and Old Seward Highway!&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Providing a warm, safe place for families to enjoy a favorite holiday tradition for 23 years, Trick or Treat Town has over 10,000 people annually participate in our family friendly activity stations and enjoy a variety of age appropriate entertainment. <br /></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/102414-trickortreattown-front.jpg?1414259697" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>While the Aces are on the road, you can still hang with us around town.&nbsp;We are ready for you at Trick or Treat Town, a safe and family friendly event going on in Anchorage, nearby 36th and Old Seward Highway!&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Providing a warm, safe place for families to enjoy a favorite holiday tradition for 23 years, Trick or Treat Town has over 10,000 people annually participate in our family friendly activity stations and enjoy a variety of age appropriate entertainment. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/trick-or-treat-town-tonight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 17:55:00 +0000 mike.benton 2798 at http://www.alaskaaces.com 40 MINUTE RUN http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/40-minute-run <p>Jason Gregoire scored twice and several of his teammates recorded multi point games to help the Alaska Aces rally for a 6-4 victory over the Stockton Thunder before 3,508 fans at Stockton Arena on Friday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/102414-akstk-front_0.jpg?1414219375" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Jason Gregoire scored twice and several of his teammates recorded multi point games to help the Alaska Aces rally for a 6-4 victory over the Stockton Thunder before 3,508 fans at Stockton Arena on Friday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/40-minute-run" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:42:59 +0000 mike.benton 2796 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Stockton http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/preview-aces-stockton <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a three game road trip tonight, visiting the Stockton Thunder at Stockton Arena. It is the first matchup between the two teams this season and the first matchup since Mar. 23, 2014 (7-2 Aces victory). The Aces went 5-2-0 against Stockton last season 1-0-1 on the road and are 13-3-1 in the last 17 lifetime matchups.<br /></span><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Stockton Thunder &nbsp;</strong><br /><strong style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">DATE: Friday, October 24, 2014</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/102414-akstk-front.jpg?1414175900" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a three game road trip tonight, visiting the Stockton Thunder at Stockton Arena. It is the first matchup between the two teams this season and the first matchup since Mar. 23, 2014 (7-2 Aces victory). The Aces went 5-2-0 against Stockton last season 1-0-1 on the road and are 13-3-1 in the last 17 lifetime matchups.<br></span><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Stockton Thunder &nbsp;</strong><br><strong style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">DATE: Friday, October 24, 2014 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/preview-aces-stockton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:38:00 +0000 mike.benton 2795 at http://www.alaskaaces.com STILL LOOKING FOR #1 http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/still-looking-1 <p>Jonathan Lessard’s two goals and Ty Rimmer’s 33 saves steered the Bakersfield Condors over the Alaska Aces, 6-3 in the first matchup of the season before a crowd of 2,553 at Rabobank Arena on Thursday.</p> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Tim Coffman gave the Aces their first lead of the season, 9:05 in when he rifled a wrister past Rimmer from the right circle. Bakersfield answered on Lessard’s breakaway goal, after he bursted from the penalty box, at 16:05 for a 1-1 tie.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/102314-akbak-front.jpg?1414126270" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Jonathan Lessard’s two goals and Ty Rimmer’s 33 saves steered the Bakersfield Condors over the Alaska Aces, 6-3 in the first matchup of the season before a crowd of 2,553 at Rabobank Arena on Thursday.</p><p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Tim Coffman gave the Aces their first lead of the season, 9:05 in when he rifled a wrister past Rimmer from the right circle. Bakersfield answered on Lessard’s breakaway goal, after he bursted from the penalty box, at 16:05 for a 1-1 tie.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/still-looking-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:51:22 +0000 mike.benton 2794 at http://www.alaskaaces.com BRING ON THE BIRDS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/bring-birds <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces start a three game road trip tonight, visiting the Bakersfield Condors at Rabobank Arena. It is the first matchup between the two teams this season and the first since a six game series in the Kelly Cup Playoffs (Western Conference Final) last season, won by the Aces, 4-2. The Aces went 6-1-1 against Bakersfield last season and 1-1-0 at Rabobank Arena during the regular season.<br /></span><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Bakersfield Condors &nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/102214-stkbak-front.jpg?1414048784" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces start a three game road trip tonight, visiting the Bakersfield Condors at Rabobank Arena. It is the first matchup between the two teams this season and the first since a six game series in the Kelly Cup Playoffs (Western Conference Final) last season, won by the Aces, 4-2. The Aces went 6-1-1 against Bakersfield last season and 1-1-0 at Rabobank Arena during the regular season.<br></span><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Bakersfield Condors &nbsp;</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/bring-birds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:19:48 +0000 mike.benton 2785 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES ASSIGNED D BALDWIN http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/aces-assigned-d-baldwin <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions and proud affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League, announced today the team has been assigned defenseman Corbin Baldwin from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Baldwin, 23, brings 70 games of AHL experience to the Aces blueline with two assists and 138 penalty minutes. The 6-foot-5, 215-pound defenseman has skated in two games this season and last year suited up in 64 games with Iowa, earning an assist and 129 penalty minutes.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/iowa-baldwin-front.jpg?1413954663" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions and proud affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League, announced today the team has been assigned defenseman Corbin Baldwin from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Baldwin, 23, brings 70 games of AHL experience to the Aces blueline with two assists and 138 penalty minutes. The 6-foot-5, 215-pound defenseman has skated in two games this season and last year suited up in 64 games with Iowa, earning an assist and 129 penalty minutes.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/aces-assigned-d-baldwin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:11:55 +0000 mike.benton 2777 at http://www.alaskaaces.com WEEKEND REIGN CLOUDS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/weekend-reign-clouds <p>Jussi Olkinuora made 37 saves in his season debut and the Ontario Reign earned a rare three game sweep in Anchorage by defeating the Alaska Aces, 4-1 at Sullivan Arena on Sunday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Niklas Lundstrom made 20 saves on the Aces side while Quinn Sproule earned his second goal in as many games with a third period goal, breaking a mark of four unanswered goals by Ontario. The weekend was finished by an opponent sweep at Sullivan, for only the third time in 98 all-time three game series sets.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/101914-connollyont-front.jpg?1413780583" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Jussi Olkinuora made 37 saves in his season debut and the Ontario Reign earned a rare three game sweep in Anchorage by defeating the Alaska Aces, 4-1 at Sullivan Arena on Sunday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Niklas Lundstrom made 20 saves on the Aces side while Quinn Sproule earned his second goal in as many games with a third period goal, breaking a mark of four unanswered goals by Ontario. The weekend was finished by an opponent sweep at Sullivan, for only the third time in 98 all-time three game series sets.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/weekend-reign-clouds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 04:54:00 +0000 mike.benton 2776 at http://www.alaskaaces.com THIRD TIME, CHARM http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/third-time-charm <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces finish a three game series against the Ontario Reign at Sullivan Arena, the third of 11 meetings between the two teams this season. Both teams finished with the top two records in the Western Conference and the Aces went 4-4-0 in eight games last season against the Reign. Their previous matchup was last night, and Ontario defeated the Aces, 4-0.&nbsp;<strong>&nbsp;</strong><br /></span><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Ontario Reign</strong><br /><strong style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">DATE: Sunday, October 19, 2014</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/101914-akont-front.jpg?1413746300" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces finish a three game series against the Ontario Reign at Sullivan Arena, the third of 11 meetings between the two teams this season. Both teams finished with the top two records in the Western Conference and the Aces went 4-4-0 in eight games last season against the Reign. Their previous matchup was last night, and Ontario defeated the Aces, 4-0.&nbsp;<strong>&nbsp;</strong><br></span><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Ontario Reign</strong><br><strong style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">DATE: Sunday, October 19, 2014 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/third-time-charm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 19:19:09 +0000 mike.benton 2775 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REIGN, BUT NO POUR http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/reign-no-pour <p>Joe Cannata made 36 saves for his career shutout and the Ontario Reign defeated the Alaska Aces, 4-0 before 4,220 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Aces, who held a pregame ceremony to distribute Kelly Cup championship rings for returning players, coaching staff and support staff, were forced to climb out of their first 0-2 start at home in ECHL history and outshot Ontario 36-28 for the game. Andy Iles made his Aces debut and came up with 24 saves.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/101814-akont-front_0.jpg?1413706588" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Joe Cannata made 36 saves for his career shutout and the Ontario Reign defeated the Alaska Aces, 4-0 before 4,220 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Aces, who held a pregame ceremony to distribute Kelly Cup championship rings for returning players, coaching staff and support staff, were forced to climb out of their first 0-2 start at home in ECHL history and outshot Ontario 36-28 for the game. Andy Iles made his Aces debut and came up with 24 saves.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/reign-no-pour" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:16:33 +0000 mike.benton 2774 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Ontario http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/rematch-aces-ontario <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a three game series against the Ontario Reign at Sullivan Arena, the second of 11 meetings between the two teams this season. Both teams finished with the top two records in the Western Conference and the Aces went 4-4-0 in eight games last season against the Reign. Their previous matchup was last night, and Ontario defeated the Aces, 3-1 on Opening Night of ECHL play.&nbsp;<br /></span><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Ontario Reign</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/101814-akont-front.jpg?1413656919" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces continue a three game series against the Ontario Reign at Sullivan Arena, the second of 11 meetings between the two teams this season. Both teams finished with the top two records in the Western Conference and the Aces went 4-4-0 in eight games last season against the Reign. Their previous matchup was last night, and Ontario defeated the Aces, 3-1 on Opening Night of ECHL play.&nbsp;<br></span><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Ontario Reign</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/rematch-aces-ontario" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 18:28:00 +0000 mike.benton 2772 at http://www.alaskaaces.com CUP OF JOE http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/cup-joe <p>Joe Cannata made 30 saves and Zach Bell’s second period goal stood as the game winner to help the Ontario Reign hold off the Alaska Aces, 3-1 on Opening Night at Sullivan Arena on Friday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/101714-acesont-front.jpg?1413618053" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Joe Cannata made 30 saves and Zach Bell’s second period goal stood as the game winner to help the Ontario Reign hold off the Alaska Aces, 3-1 on Opening Night at Sullivan Arena on Friday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/cup-joe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 07:41:05 +0000 mike.benton 2771 at http://www.alaskaaces.com BRING ON THE BANNERS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/bring-banners <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces open the 2014-15 regular season by lifting their third Kelly Cup championship banner to the heights of Sullivan Arena tonight, starting a three game series against the Ontario Reign. Both teams finished with the top two records in the Western Conference last season and the Aces went 4-4-0 in eight games last season against the Reign. Their last matchup was on Feb. 22, 2014 and the Aces defeated Ontario, 3-2 on a Jordan Morrison game winning goal in the third period.<br /></span></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/101714-openingnight-front.jpg?1413528261" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces open the 2014-15 regular season by lifting their third Kelly Cup championship banner to the heights of Sullivan Arena tonight, starting a three game series against the Ontario Reign. Both teams finished with the top two records in the Western Conference last season and the Aces went 4-4-0 in eight games last season against the Reign. Their last matchup was on Feb. 22, 2014 and the Aces defeated Ontario, 3-2 on a Jordan Morrison game winning goal in the third period.<br></span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/bring-banners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 06:44:00 +0000 mike.benton 2767 at http://www.alaskaaces.com 2014-15 OPENING NIGHT ROSTER SET http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/2014-15-opening-night-roster-set <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions and proud affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League, announced the team's official 23-man season-opening roster for the 2014-15 season.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The season-opening roster features eight players with previous experience with the Aces, along with seven players who suited up for last season's team that captured their third Kelly Cup championship, tying the ECHL record.<br /></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/101614-playerroster-front.jpg?1413499396" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions and proud affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League, announced the team's official 23-man season-opening roster for the 2014-15 season.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The season-opening roster features eight players with previous experience with the Aces, along with seven players who suited up for last season's team that captured their third Kelly Cup championship, tying the ECHL record.<br></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/2014-15-opening-night-roster-set" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 22:43:00 +0000 mike.benton 2765 at http://www.alaskaaces.com CUP BANNER. RINGS. JERSEYS. THIS WEEKEND. http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/cup-banner-rings-jerseys-weekend <p>The Alaska Aces are scheduled to launch the 2014-15 regular season with Opening Night on Friday, Oct. 17, starting a three-game series at Sullivan Arena against the Ontario Reign which will celebrate the Aces third Kelly Cup championship.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/101614-jerseysbanner-front.jpg?1413489223" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces are scheduled to launch the 2014-15 regular season with Opening Night on Friday, Oct. 17, starting a three-game series at Sullivan Arena against the Ontario Reign which will celebrate the Aces third Kelly Cup championship.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201410/cup-banner-rings-jerseys-weekend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 20:01:00 +0000 mike.benton 2764 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES ACQUIRE UAA ALUM SPROULE http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2763 <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions and proud affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League, announced today that the team has acquired rookie defenseman Quinn Sproule (SPROOL) from the Idaho Steelheads in exchange for the rights to right wing Alex Belzile.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/1314-sproule-front_0.jpg?1413410886" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions and proud affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League, announced today that the team has acquired rookie defenseman Quinn Sproule (SPROOL) from the Idaho Steelheads in exchange for the rights to right wing Alex Belzile.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2763" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 22:00:00 +0000 mike.benton 2763 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES ASSIGNED GREGOIRE, JOBKE http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2761 <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions and proud affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League, announced today that left wing Jason Gregoire (Gray-gwire) and defenseman Colton Jobke (JAHB-kee) have been assigned to the Aces from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League and the Aces have signed defensemen Dustin Molle and Brad Gorham each to a professional tryout offer (PTO).</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/gregoirejobke-front.jpg?1413331465" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions and proud affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League, announced today that left wing Jason Gregoire (Gray-gwire) and defenseman Colton Jobke (JAHB-kee) have been assigned to the Aces from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League and the Aces have signed defensemen Dustin Molle and Brad Gorham each to a professional tryout offer (PTO).</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2761" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:04:32 +0000 mike.benton 2761 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES ANNOUNCE NEW RADIO SHOW, KFQD INFORMATION http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2749 <p>The Alaska Aces, in conjunction with Anchorage Media Group, announced today the club’s 2014-15 radio broadcast schedule. All 74 of the club’s regular season and preseason contests will be aired on radio on 750 AM/103.7FM KFQD while a new weekly Aces talk show, “ACES Insider,” is scheduled to debut Tuesday, Oct. 14 and air weekly at 6-7 p.m. on CBS Sports 590.<br /><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/101014-acesontheradio-front.jpg?1412977330" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, in conjunction with Anchorage Media Group, announced today the club’s 2014-15 radio broadcast schedule. All 74 of the club’s regular season and preseason contests will be aired on radio on 750 AM/103.7FM KFQD while a new weekly Aces talk show, “ACES Insider,” is scheduled to debut Tuesday, Oct. 14 and air weekly at 6-7 p.m. on CBS Sports 590.<br><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2749" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 21:42:00 +0000 mike.benton 2749 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ARCHAMBAULT ABOARD http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2740 <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions and proud affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League, announced today that rookie forward Olivier Archambault (Ar-SHAMM-boh) has been assigned to the Aces from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League.<br /><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br />Archambault was signed today by Iowa to a two-way (AHL / ECHL) standard player contract. Iowa is the AHL affiliate of Alaska and Minnesota.<br /></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/mtl-archambault-front.jpg?1412894935" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions and proud affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League, announced today that rookie forward Olivier Archambault (Ar-SHAMM-boh) has been assigned to the Aces from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League.<br><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br>Archambault was signed today by Iowa to a two-way (AHL / ECHL) standard player contract. Iowa is the AHL affiliate of Alaska and Minnesota.<br></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2740" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 22:50:20 +0000 mike.benton 2740 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ON EMPTY http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2735 <p>Rhett Bly’s second straight game-winning goal snapped a third period tie and Mac Carruth made 31 saves to help the Indy Fuel defeat the Alaska Aces, 3-1 in a two-game preseason finale at Sullivan Arena on Wednesday.<br /><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br />Indy claimed both games in the preseason series, a promotion dedicated to fundraising for breast cancer treatment, while Justin Breton scored the lone Aces goal in the second period. The Fuel followed by scoring three unanswered goals.<br /></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="579" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/100814-bretongoal_front.jpg?1412842771" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Rhett Bly’s second straight game-winning goal snapped a third period tie and Mac Carruth made 31 saves to help the Indy Fuel defeat the Alaska Aces, 3-1 in a two-game preseason finale at Sullivan Arena on Wednesday.<br><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br>Indy claimed both games in the preseason series, a promotion dedicated to fundraising for breast cancer treatment, while Justin Breton scored the lone Aces goal in the second period. The Fuel followed by scoring three unanswered goals.<br></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2735" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 08:19:44 +0000 mike.benton 2735 at http://www.alaskaaces.com WELCOME BACK, BRAD RICHARD http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2734 <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions and proud affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League, and head coach Rob Murray today announced the team has re-signed defenseman Brad Richard.<br /></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/060914-richardcup-front.jpg?1412800407" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions and proud affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League, and head coach Rob Murray today announced the team has re-signed defenseman Brad Richard.<br></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2734" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 20:33:00 +0000 mike.benton 2734 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PINK POWER, ROUND 2 http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2733 <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces close the 2014-15 preseason schedule tonight against the Indy Fuel, the second of two games in as many nights at Sullivan Arena. It is the first time both teams meet in ECHL preseason play, and the expansion Fuel's first set of two preseason games. The Aces hosted the Cincinnati Cyclones last season for two preseason games in Anchorage and split the two games, eventually squaring off in the Kelly Cup Finals en route to the Aces' third Cup title.</span><br style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;" /><br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/100814-akind-front.jpg?1412792544" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces close the 2014-15 preseason schedule tonight against the Indy Fuel, the second of two games in as many nights at Sullivan Arena. It is the first time both teams meet in ECHL preseason play, and the expansion Fuel's first set of two preseason games. The Aces hosted the Cincinnati Cyclones last season for two preseason games in Anchorage and split the two games, eventually squaring off in the Kelly Cup Finals en route to the Aces' third Cup title.</span><br style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2733" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 18:22:00 +0000 mike.benton 2733 at http://www.alaskaaces.com RALLY OUT OF FUEL http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2732 <p>Taylor Law and Rhett Bly each scored a goal in the second period, enough to help the Indy Fuel hold off the Alaska Aces, 3-1 in the 2014-15 preseason opener at Sullivan Arena on Tuesday.<br /><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br />Newcomer Chris Francis netted the lone Aces power play goal in the third period while goaltenders Aaron Crandall and Andy Iles (loss on 10 saves) split time in net. Sean Bonar earned the win in net for Indy with 25 stops.<br /></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/100714-akindy-front.jpg?1412754437" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Taylor Law and Rhett Bly each scored a goal in the second period, enough to help the Indy Fuel hold off the Alaska Aces, 3-1 in the 2014-15 preseason opener at Sullivan Arena on Tuesday.<br><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br>Newcomer Chris Francis netted the lone Aces power play goal in the third period while goaltenders Aaron Crandall and Andy Iles (loss on 10 saves) split time in net. Sean Bonar earned the win in net for Indy with 25 stops.<br></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2732" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 07:47:00 +0000 mike.benton 2732 at http://www.alaskaaces.com BACK IN PINK http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2731 <p>The Alaska Aces open the 2014-15 preseason with two games against the Indy Fuel to launch "Aces Paint the Rink Pink." Game time is 7:15 p.m. at Sullivan Arena.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/100714-akvsin-front.jpg?1412672639" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces open the 2014-15 preseason with two games against the Indy Fuel to launch "Aces Paint the Rink Pink." Game time is 7:15 p.m. at Sullivan Arena.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2731" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 09:04:00 +0000 mike.benton 2731 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES ASSIGNED FOUR, SIGN ZOLLARS http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2730 <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions and proud affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League, today announced that goaltender Niklas Lundstrom, center Zach Pochiro, left wing Ryan Tesink (TEE-sink), and right wing Jacob Doty (DOGH-tee) have been assigned to the team by St. Louis.<br /><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br />The Aces have also signed free agent defenseman Gentry Zollars.<br /></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/100514-blueszollars-front.png?1412562724" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions and proud affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League, today announced that goaltender Niklas Lundstrom, center Zach Pochiro, left wing Ryan Tesink (TEE-sink), and right wing Jacob Doty (DOGH-tee) have been assigned to the team by St. Louis.<br><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br>The Aces have also signed free agent defenseman Gentry Zollars.<br></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2730" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 02:32:10 +0000 mike.benton 2730 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES UNVEIL PAINT THE RINK PINK JERSEY http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2729 <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions, have unveiled a set of specialty jerseys scheduled to be worn for two preseason “Pain The Rink Pink” games on Oct. 7-8 at 7:15 p.m. against the Indy Fuel at Sullivan Arena.&nbsp;<br /></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/cancergamesjersey-front.jpg?1412394718" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions, have unveiled a set of specialty jerseys scheduled to be worn for two preseason “Pain The Rink Pink” games on Oct. 7-8 at 7:15 p.m. against the Indy Fuel at Sullivan Arena.&nbsp;<br></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2729" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 04 Oct 2014 03:52:12 +0000 mike.benton 2729 at http://www.alaskaaces.com 2014-15 CAMP ROSTER ANNOUNCED http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2728 <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions and proud affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League, today announced the opening roster for the team’s 2014 training camp period held in Anchorage.<br /></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/053114-lineupconnolly-front.jpg?1412386565" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions and proud affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League, today announced the opening roster for the team’s 2014 training camp period held in Anchorage.<br></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2728" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 04 Oct 2014 01:36:00 +0000 mike.benton 2728 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ECHL.TV GO FOR LAUNCH http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2727 <p>The ECHL on Friday announced the upcoming launch of ECHL.TV, powered by NeuLion, for the 2014-15 season. The new online streaming platform gives ECHL fans more access and options than ever before and games can be viewed on PC, iPhone and iPad all through a single user account.<br /><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/100214-echltv-front.jpg?1412319897" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The ECHL on Friday announced the upcoming launch of ECHL.TV, powered by NeuLion, for the 2014-15 season. The new online streaming platform gives ECHL fans more access and options than ever before and games can be viewed on PC, iPhone and iPad all through a single user account.<br><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2727" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 18:00:00 +0000 mike.benton 2727 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PINK ACES IN THE PUBLIC THIS WEEKEND http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2723 <p>The Alaska Aces are scheduled to participate in a pair of public events, “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” and “Skate With The Aces” in Anchorage on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4-5, respectively in association with two breast cancer awareness preseason games at Sullivan Arena.<br /><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/pinkweekendevents.jpg?1412301316" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces are scheduled to participate in a pair of public events, “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” and “Skate With The Aces” in Anchorage on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4-5, respectively in association with two breast cancer awareness preseason games at Sullivan Arena.<br><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2723" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 01:55:18 +0000 mike.benton 2723 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES ASSIGNED CAMERON FROM IOWA http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2722 <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup Champions and proud affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League, announced right wing Bryan Cameron has been assigned to the Aces from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League.<br /><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br />Iowa is the AHL affiliate of Alaska and Minnesota.<br /></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/1314-cameron-front.jpg?1412287790" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup Champions and proud affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League, announced right wing Bryan Cameron has been assigned to the Aces from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League.<br><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br>Iowa is the AHL affiliate of Alaska and Minnesota.<br></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2722" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 22:09:53 +0000 mike.benton 2722 at http://www.alaskaaces.com CUP RUNNETH OVER http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2721 <p>Throughout the offseason, AlaskaAces.com documents the top 10 moments of an unforgettable 2013-14 season, with many picked and commented by the fans themselves. Here's a look at the #1 moment - as if we were going to pick anything else?<br /><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br />From Facebook -<br /></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br /><strong>Jerome Pops Oates</strong></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/100114-moment1cup-front.jpg?1412231155" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Throughout the offseason, AlaskaAces.com documents the top 10 moments of an unforgettable 2013-14 season, with many picked and commented by the fans themselves. Here's a look at the #1 moment - as if we were going to pick anything else?<br><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br>From Facebook -<br></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br><strong>Jerome Pops Oates</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2721" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 06:26:12 +0000 mike.benton 2721 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PRESEASON PINK TICKETS ON SALE NOW http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2720 <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions, have announced that individual tickets for “Paint The Rink Pink” preseason games on Oct. 7-8 at 7:15 p.m. and all regular season games are on sale now at the Aces Store (15<sup>th</sup> &amp; Gambell), Sullivan Arena, local Fred Meyer locations and online at <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com/">www.ticketmaster.com</a>.<br /><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/100114-pinktix-front.jpg?1412192650" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions, have announced that individual tickets for “Paint The Rink Pink” preseason games on Oct. 7-8 at 7:15 p.m. and all regular season games are on sale now at the Aces Store (15<sup>th</sup> &amp; Gambell), Sullivan Arena, local Fred Meyer locations and online at <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com/">www.ticketmaster.com</a>.<br><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2720" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:36:00 +0000 mike.benton 2720 at http://www.alaskaaces.com NET GAINS http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2719 <p><em>Throughout the offseason, AlaskaAces.com documents the top 10 moments of an unforgettable 2013-14 season, with many picked and commented by the fans themselves. Here's a look at the #2 moment - a goaltender whose name will forever be etched in Aces lore and turned in another performance of a lifetime.<br /></em><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><em><br /></em>From Facebook ...<br /></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br /><strong>Yuri Joseph Aldrick Beans</strong></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/100114-coleman2-front.jpg?1412151454" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em>Throughout the offseason, AlaskaAces.com documents the top 10 moments of an unforgettable 2013-14 season, with many picked and commented by the fans themselves. Here's a look at the #2 moment - a goaltender whose name will forever be etched in Aces lore and turned in another performance of a lifetime.<br></em><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><em><br></em>From Facebook ...<br></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br><strong>Yuri Joseph Aldrick Beans</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2719" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:17:38 +0000 mike.benton 2719 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES TRAINING CAMP OPENS OCT. 3 http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2718 <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup Champions and proud affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League announced the team will begin the 2014-15 Training Camp session at Ben Boeke Ice Arena on Friday, Oct. 3.<br /><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br />Training camp will last 14 days with the ECHL regular season beginning Friday, Oct. 17. The Aces will skate at both Sullivan Arena and the adjacent Ben Boeke Ice Arena (the Aces official practice facility and flagship training camp site).</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/092614-trainingcamp-front.jpg?1411779475" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup Champions and proud affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League announced the team will begin the 2014-15 Training Camp session at Ben Boeke Ice Arena on Friday, Oct. 3.<br><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br>Training camp will last 14 days with the ECHL regular season beginning Friday, Oct. 17. The Aces will skate at both Sullivan Arena and the adjacent Ben Boeke Ice Arena (the Aces official practice facility and flagship training camp site). </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2718" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 27 Sep 2014 00:57:59 +0000 mike.benton 2718 at http://www.alaskaaces.com THE CUP - YOU KNOW IT'S GONNA BE GREAT http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2717 <p>With the Kelly Cup making its rounds throughout Anchorage, don’t let the chance, to get up close and personal with the ECHL’s championship trophy, pass you by. Visit our friends at Great Clips on FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 (Noon-2pm). Bring your camera and take away memories.&nbsp;Scheduled to appear: Ross Ring-Jarvi and Justin Johnson (on air with KWHL 106.5 FM live) and on location with TV/radio voice Mike Benton. <br /><br />Aces prize packs will be up for grabs, too.&nbsp;<br /><br />WHERE: Great Clips (1380 W. Northern Lights Blvd., Anchorage)&nbsp;<br /><br />WHEN: Friday, Sept. 26 (Noon-2pm)&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/092614-acesgreatclips-front_0.jpg?1411719220" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>With the Kelly Cup making its rounds throughout Anchorage, don’t let the chance, to get up close and personal with the ECHL’s championship trophy, pass you by. Visit our friends at Great Clips on FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 (Noon-2pm). Bring your camera and take away memories.&nbsp;Scheduled to appear: Ross Ring-Jarvi and Justin Johnson (on air with KWHL 106.5 FM live) and on location with TV/radio voice Mike Benton. <br><br>Aces prize packs will be up for grabs, too.&nbsp;<br><br>WHERE: Great Clips (1380 W. Northern Lights Blvd., Anchorage)&nbsp;<br><br>WHEN: Friday, Sept. 26 (Noon-2pm)&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2717" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:12:00 +0000 mike.benton 2717 at http://www.alaskaaces.com COLE & HARVEY AGREE TO TERMS http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2714 <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions and proud ECHL affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League, have agreed to terms with veteran defenseman Brad Cole and rookie defenseman Cam Harvey, Aces head coach Rob Murray announced today.<br /><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br />Cole, 27, brings over 300 games of experience in the American Hockey League and ECHL to the Aces blueline and helped guide the Greenville Road Warriors to a berth in the Conference Finals last season.<br /></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/coleharvey-front.jpg?1411678758" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions and proud ECHL affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League, have agreed to terms with veteran defenseman Brad Cole and rookie defenseman Cam Harvey, Aces head coach Rob Murray announced today.<br><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br>Cole, 27, brings over 300 games of experience in the American Hockey League and ECHL to the Aces blueline and helped guide the Greenville Road Warriors to a berth in the Conference Finals last season.<br></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2714" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 20:59:00 +0000 mike.benton 2714 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SHOOT OUT THE LIGHTS http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2713 <p><em>Throughout the offseason, AlaskaAces.com documents the top 10 moments of an unforgettable 2013-14 season, with many picked and commented by the fans themselves. Here's a look at the #3 moment - the ending to one of the most drama-filled, pressure packed games at Sullivan Arena. It obviously ended well.<br /></em><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><em><br /></em>From Facebook ...<br /></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br /><strong>Andrew Green</strong></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/moment3mosienko-front.jpg?1411596103" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em>Throughout the offseason, AlaskaAces.com documents the top 10 moments of an unforgettable 2013-14 season, with many picked and commented by the fans themselves. Here's a look at the #3 moment - the ending to one of the most drama-filled, pressure packed games at Sullivan Arena. It obviously ended well.<br></em><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><em><br></em>From Facebook ...<br></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br><strong>Andrew Green</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2713" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:03:28 +0000 mike.benton 2713 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES WELCOME BACK "THE GOVERNOR" http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2712 <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions, have signed veteran free agent forward Justin Johnson, Aces head coach Rob Murray announced today.<br /><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br />Johnson, an Anchorage native who made his National Hockey Debut last season with the New York Islanders, has over 150 games of American Hockey League experience and returns to the place where he made his professional debut, with the Aces in 2005-06. &nbsp;<br /></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/2009-10_johnson_front.jpg?1411506115" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, the 2014 Kelly Cup champions, have signed veteran free agent forward Justin Johnson, Aces head coach Rob Murray announced today.<br><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br>Johnson, an Anchorage native who made his National Hockey Debut last season with the New York Islanders, has over 150 games of American Hockey League experience and returns to the place where he made his professional debut, with the Aces in 2005-06. &nbsp;<br></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2712" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:02:00 +0000 mike.benton 2712 at http://www.alaskaaces.com #4: NEED FOR SPEED http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2675 <p><em>Throughout the offseason, AlaskaAces.com documents the top 10 moments of an unforgettable 2013-14 season, with many picked and commented by the fans themselves. Here's a look at the #4 moment - speed, and lots of it. It was something the Aces&nbsp;</em><br /><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br />From Facebook ...<br /></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br /><strong>Christopher J Waetjen </strong></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/elson4-front.jpg?1411024703" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em>Throughout the offseason, AlaskaAces.com documents the top 10 moments of an unforgettable 2013-14 season, with many picked and commented by the fans themselves. Here's a look at the #4 moment - speed, and lots of it. It was something the Aces&nbsp;</em><br><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br>From Facebook ...<br></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><br><strong>Christopher J Waetjen </strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2675" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:00:00 +0000 mike.benton 2675 at http://www.alaskaaces.com HEFFERNAN AND BRETON ABOARD http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2677 <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League, have agreed to terms with free agent forwards Shane Heffernan and Justin Breton, Aces head coach Rob Murray announced today.<br /><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/heffernanbreton-front.jpg?1411064670" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League, have agreed to terms with free agent forwards Shane Heffernan and Justin Breton, Aces head coach Rob Murray announced today.<br><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2677" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:25:10 +0000 mike.benton 2677 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PRESEASON TICKETS ON SALE NOW http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2676 <p>Single Game Tickets and Group Tickets for the preseason are on sale now at the Alaska Aces Ticket Office and all participating Ticketmaster outlets, including <strong><a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com/Alaska-Aces-tickets/artist/916312">Ticketmaster.com</a></strong>.<br /><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/preseasontix-front-.jpg?1411060202" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Single Game Tickets and Group Tickets for the preseason are on sale now at the Alaska Aces Ticket Office and all participating Ticketmaster outlets, including <strong><a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com/Alaska-Aces-tickets/artist/916312">Ticketmaster.com</a></strong>.<br><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2676" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:59:24 +0000 mike.benton 2676 at http://www.alaskaaces.com #5: NEVER GIVE UP http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2674 <p><em>Throughout the offseason, AlaskaAces.com documents the top 10 moments of an unforgettable 2013-14 season, with many picked and commented by the fans themselves. Here's a look at the #5 moment - involving pain, agony, and an unquenchable thirst for the Kelly Cup, that overtook any sign of distress.<br /></em><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><em><br /></em>The great moments, from Facebook ...<br /><br /><br /><strong>Chris Wallick </strong><br /><em>McKelvie's elbow, coming back to play in the next series! That's what playoff hockey is all about!</em><br /></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/moment5-pain-front.jpg?1411021558" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em>Throughout the offseason, AlaskaAces.com documents the top 10 moments of an unforgettable 2013-14 season, with many picked and commented by the fans themselves. Here's a look at the #5 moment - involving pain, agony, and an unquenchable thirst for the Kelly Cup, that overtook any sign of distress.<br></em><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"><em><br></em>The great moments, from Facebook ...<br><br><br><strong>Chris Wallick </strong><br><em>McKelvie's elbow, coming back to play in the next series! That's what playoff hockey is all about!</em><br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2674" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:26:02 +0000 mike.benton 2674 at http://www.alaskaaces.com WOLFE ACQUIRED FROM FORT WAYNE http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2672 <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League, have acquired rookie right wing Greg Wolfe from the Fort Wayne Komets, completing a future considerations transaction on Aug. 26, 2014 for forward C.J. Severyn.<br /></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/msu-wolfe-front.jpg?1410377382" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League, have acquired rookie right wing Greg Wolfe from the Fort Wayne Komets, completing a future considerations transaction on Aug. 26, 2014 for forward C.J. Severyn.<br></span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2672" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:29:45 +0000 mike.benton 2672 at http://www.alaskaaces.com NEW NHL AFFILIATIONS http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2670 <p>The Alaska Aces of the ECHL have reached a one year affiliation agreement with the St. Louis Blues and the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League for the 2014-15 season, Aces managing member Terry Parks announced today in conjunction with the Blues and Wild.<br /><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/stlminnaffiliation-front.jpg?1410289102" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces of the ECHL have reached a one year affiliation agreement with the St. Louis Blues and the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League for the 2014-15 season, Aces managing member Terry Parks announced today in conjunction with the Blues and Wild.<br><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;"> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2670" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 21:00:55 +0000 mike.benton 2670 at http://www.alaskaaces.com BYE BYE BIRDIE http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2663 <p><em>Throughout the summer, AlaskaAces.com documents the top 10 moments of an unforgettable 2013-14 season, with many picked and commented by the fans themselves. Here's a look at the #6 moment - where the Aces faced their toughest test in the Kelly Cup Playoffs, en route to their third championship. The Condors wanted to come out swinging. And in the third period, the Aces answered the bell.</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/moment6-front.jpg?1409955215" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em>Throughout the summer, AlaskaAces.com documents the top 10 moments of an unforgettable 2013-14 season, with many picked and commented by the fans themselves. Here's a look at the #6 moment - where the Aces faced their toughest test in the Kelly Cup Playoffs, en route to their third championship. The Condors wanted to come out swinging. And in the third period, the Aces answered the bell.</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2663" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 22:13:38 +0000 mike.benton 2663 at http://www.alaskaaces.com RING-JARVI AND SOVA ABOARD FOR 2014-15 http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2662 <p>The Alaska Aces have re-signed right wing Ross Ring-Jarvi and signed rookie free agent defenseman Dan Sova, Aces head coach Rob Murray announced today.<br /><br />Ring-Jarvi is the fourth player set to return from last season’s club that captured its ECHL record-tying third Kelly Cup championship.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/fotor0904110331.jpg?1409860531" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces have re-signed right wing Ross Ring-Jarvi and signed rookie free agent defenseman Dan Sova, Aces head coach Rob Murray announced today.<br><br>Ring-Jarvi is the fourth player set to return from last season’s club that captured its ECHL record-tying third Kelly Cup championship.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2662" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 20:58:52 +0000 mike.benton 2662 at http://www.alaskaaces.com #7: HOCKEY HERITAGE http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2661 <p>Throughout the summer, AlaskaAces.com documents the top 10 moments of an unforgettable 2013-14 season, with many picked and commented by the fans themselves. Here's a look at the #7 moment - involving the Stanley Cup, NHL Network, the Hockey Hall of Fame, and a dogsled. Also, it happened in Anchorage.<br /><br />The great moments, from Facebook ...&nbsp;<br /><br />Brian Sison<br /><em>Winning game 1 of Hockey Heritage Night, because that was broadcasted on the NHL Network.&nbsp;</em><br /><br />Hockey is dripping with heritage in Anchorage. So why host this event any where else?&nbsp;<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/moment7-hhw-front.jpg?1409366069" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Throughout the summer, AlaskaAces.com documents the top 10 moments of an unforgettable 2013-14 season, with many picked and commented by the fans themselves. Here's a look at the #7 moment - involving the Stanley Cup, NHL Network, the Hockey Hall of Fame, and a dogsled. Also, it happened in Anchorage.<br><br>The great moments, from Facebook ...&nbsp;<br><br>Brian Sison<br><em>Winning game 1 of Hockey Heritage Night, because that was broadcasted on the NHL Network.&nbsp;</em><br><br>Hockey is dripping with heritage in Anchorage. So why host this event any where else?&nbsp;<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2661" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 02:34:31 +0000 mike.benton 2661 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES WELCOME BACK CONNOLLY & COFFMAN http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2660 <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, have agreed to terms with veteran forward Brendan Connolly and free agent center Tim Coffman, head coach Rob Murray announced today.</p> <p>The pair joins defenseman Corey Syvret as returning players from last season’s Aces team that eventually captured their third Kelly Cup championship, tying the league record shared with South Carolina.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/connollycoffmanfront.jpg?1409259203" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, have agreed to terms with veteran forward Brendan Connolly and free agent center Tim Coffman, head coach Rob Murray announced today.</p> <p>The pair joins defenseman Corey Syvret as returning players from last season’s Aces team that eventually captured their third Kelly Cup championship, tying the league record shared with South Carolina.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2660" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:53:25 +0000 mike.benton 2660 at http://www.alaskaaces.com THE KELLY CUP COMES TO TALKEETNA http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2659 <p>The Alaska Railroad, in partnership with the Alaska Aces, will bring the ECHL Kelly Cup to the Talkeetna community for the first time on Friday, Aug. 29.<br /><br />Head Coach Rob Murray and Assistant Coach Louis Mass, who led the team to victory during the 2013-14 season, will ride with the Kelly Cup aboard the private Alaska Railroad Aurora Car from Anchorage to Talkeetna for a tour of the town, as well as meet-and-greet and photo opportunities for fans.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/aces-aarc-front.jpg?1409098210" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Railroad, in partnership with the Alaska Aces, will bring the ECHL Kelly Cup to the Talkeetna community for the first time on Friday, Aug. 29.<br><br>Head Coach Rob Murray and Assistant Coach Louis Mass, who led the team to victory during the 2013-14 season, will ride with the Kelly Cup aboard the private Alaska Railroad Aurora Car from Anchorage to Talkeetna for a tour of the town, as well as meet-and-greet and photo opportunities for fans.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/node/2659" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:02 +0000 mike.benton 2659 at http://www.alaskaaces.com HOMECOMING: ACES SIGN SUMMERHAYS, CURRIER http://www.alaskaaces.com/content/paint-rink-pink <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, have signed rookie free agent goaltender Steve Summerhays and forward Tyler Currier, head coach Rob Murray announced today.</p> <p>Summerhays, a product of the University of Notre Dame and Currier, who played at the University of Alaska-Anchorage, both grew up in Anchorage and attended A.J. Dimond High School. The duo boost the total to six players announced for the 2014-15 Aces preseason roster.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/summerhayscurrier-front.jpg?1408653807" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, have signed rookie free agent goaltender Steve Summerhays and forward Tyler Currier, head coach Rob Murray announced today.</p> <p>Summerhays, a product of the University of Notre Dame and Currier, who played at the University of Alaska-Anchorage, both grew up in Anchorage and attended A.J. Dimond High School. The duo boost the total to six players announced for the 2014-15 Aces preseason roster.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/content/paint-rink-pink" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:43:30 +0000 mike.benton 2657 at http://www.alaskaaces.com NEW ONLINE HOME OF THE ECHL: NEULION http://www.alaskaaces.com/powerpass <p>The ECHL has partnered with NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN), the leading enabler and provider of live and on-demand content to Internet-connected devices, to create a new digital service for all live and on-demand ECHL games. The service will be available on multiple devices, including PCs and iOS devices.<br /><br />“We are focused on giving our dedicated fans base the best experience,” said ECHL Commissioner Brian McKenna. “By partnering with a leader like NeuLion, the new service will give our fans a brand new digital destination to access to all our live and archived games anytime, anywhere.”</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/neulion-web-front.jpg?1408471180" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The ECHL has partnered with NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN), the leading enabler and provider of live and on-demand content to Internet-connected devices, to create a new digital service for all live and on-demand ECHL games. The service will be available on multiple devices, including PCs and iOS devices.<br><br>“We are focused on giving our dedicated fans base the best experience,” said ECHL Commissioner Brian McKenna. “By partnering with a leader like NeuLion, the new service will give our fans a brand new digital destination to access to all our live and archived games anytime, anywhere.” </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/powerpass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:00:17 +0000 mike.benton 2656 at http://www.alaskaaces.com WELCOME: ROOKIE DUO GARBUTT, SLOWIKOWSKI http://www.alaskaaces.com/group-ticket <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, and head coach Rob Murray announced today that the team has agreed to terms with rookie forward Ridge Garbutt and rookie defenseman Mike Slowikowski.</p> <p>“Ridge and Mike were two highly recommended players who showed tremendous development in a nationally ranked program under head coach Gary Heenan,” said Murray. “Ridge’s speed and nose for the net were qualities that often drew attention of the opposing defense. Mike’s size and skating ability are valued commodities that can translate well on our home ice.”</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/uc_garbuttslowikowski.jpg?1408050889" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, and head coach Rob Murray announced today that the team has agreed to terms with rookie forward Ridge Garbutt and rookie defenseman Mike Slowikowski.</p> <p>“Ridge and Mike were two highly recommended players who showed tremendous development in a nationally ranked program under head coach Gary Heenan,” said Murray. “Ridge’s speed and nose for the net were qualities that often drew attention of the opposing defense. Mike’s size and skating ability are valued commodities that can translate well on our home ice.”</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/group-ticket" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:14:55 +0000 mike.benton 2655 at http://www.alaskaaces.com THE HOCKEY NEWS: THE BEST IN EVERY STATE http://www.alaskaaces.com/content/test-promotion <p><em>Who is the best team in every state? The Alaska Aces have their claim, sharing similar honors with the likes of the New York Rangers, Los Angeles Kings, Detroit Red Wings, Minnesota Wild and more. This story appeared in The Hockey News, posted on August 13, 2014 which identified the landmark teams in the United States. NHL, minor league and college teams were considered, in this filed by <a href="http://www.thehockeynews.com/blog/author/rkennedy/">Ryan Kennedy</a>.&nbsp;<br /></em></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/50teams50states-front.jpg?1407978921" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em>Who is the best team in every state? The Alaska Aces have their claim, sharing similar honors with the likes of the New York Rangers, Los Angeles Kings, Detroit Red Wings, Minnesota Wild and more. This story appeared in The Hockey News, posted on August 13, 2014 which identified the landmark teams in the United States. NHL, minor league and college teams were considered, in this filed by <a href="http://www.thehockeynews.com/blog/author/rkennedy/">Ryan Kennedy</a>.&nbsp;<br></em> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/content/test-promotion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 01:15:24 +0000 mike.benton 2654 at http://www.alaskaaces.com #8: AS GOOD AS GOLDIE http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201408/8-good-goldie <p><em>Throughout the summer, AlaskaAces.com documents the top 10 moments of an unforgettable 2013-14 season, with many picked and commented by the fans themselves. Here's a look at the #8 moment - an ECHL and Aces great, Wes Goldie, gets his due by getting into the ECHL Hall of Fame. Also, it happened in Anchorage.</em><br /><br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/goldie8hof-front.jpg?1407548503" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em>Throughout the summer, AlaskaAces.com documents the top 10 moments of an unforgettable 2013-14 season, with many picked and commented by the fans themselves. Here's a look at the #8 moment - an ECHL and Aces great, Wes Goldie, gets his due by getting into the ECHL Hall of Fame. Also, it happened in Anchorage.</em><br><br></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201408/8-good-goldie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 09 Aug 2014 01:42:00 +0000 mike.benton 2653 at http://www.alaskaaces.com WELCOME ABOARD: CHRIS FRANCIS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201408/welcome-aboard-chris-francis <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, and head coach Rob Murray announced today that the team has signed free agent center Chris Francis.</p> <p>“Chris is a dynamic forward who has the potential to be a terrific fit for our lineup,” said Murray. “His offensive skill makes him a threat, each night that he brings his best effort. He has the ability to develop into an elite level, two-way player that many American Hockey League teams seek after. He is a welcomed addition to our dressing room.”</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/1213-francisallstar-front.jpg?1407442483" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, and head coach Rob Murray announced today that the team has signed free agent center Chris Francis.</p> <p>“Chris is a dynamic forward who has the potential to be a terrific fit for our lineup,” said Murray. “His offensive skill makes him a threat, each night that he brings his best effort. He has the ability to develop into an elite level, two-way player that many American Hockey League teams seek after. He is a welcomed addition to our dressing room.”</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201408/welcome-aboard-chris-francis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 20:57:05 +0000 mike.benton 2652 at http://www.alaskaaces.com #9: 91 DEGREES http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201408/9-91-degrees <p><em>Throughout the summer, AlaskaAces.com documents the top 10 moments of an unforgettable 2013-14 season, with many picked and commented by the fans themselves. Here's a look at the #9 moment - Peter Sivak's red hot, near record shattering night against the Condors, putting him in Aces history.</em><br /><br /><strong>"Roger Peterson - </strong>The roof about came off the Sully."<br />- Facebook, Alaska Aces&nbsp;<br /><br />It takes great, not good, to get into the Aces record books.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/080114-moment9sivak-front_0.jpg?1406921225" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em>Throughout the summer, AlaskaAces.com documents the top 10 moments of an unforgettable 2013-14 season, with many picked and commented by the fans themselves. Here's a look at the #9 moment - Peter Sivak's red hot, near record shattering night against the Condors, putting him in Aces history.</em><br><br><strong>"Roger Peterson - </strong>The roof about came off the Sully."<br>- Facebook, Alaska Aces&nbsp;<br><br>It takes great, not good, to get into the Aces record books.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201408/9-91-degrees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 19:24:58 +0000 mike.benton 2651 at http://www.alaskaaces.com HE'S BACK: COREY SYVRET http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201407/hes-back-corey-syvret <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, have agreed to terms with defenseman Corey Syvret, head coach Rob Murray announced today.</p> <p>“Corey is a valuable piece that we're excited to retain from last year's championship team,” said Murray. “He elevated his game in the late portion of last season and carries critical postseason experience that will be important for the development of younger players in our room.”</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/060314-syvret-front.jpg?1406839900" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, have agreed to terms with defenseman Corey Syvret, head coach Rob Murray announced today.</p> <p>“Corey is a valuable piece that we're excited to retain from last year's championship team,” said Murray. “He elevated his game in the late portion of last season and carries critical postseason experience that will be important for the development of younger players in our room.”</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201407/hes-back-corey-syvret" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:51:43 +0000 mike.benton 2650 at http://www.alaskaaces.com FUEL UP WITH THE KELLY CUP http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201407/fuel-kelly-cup <p>With the Kelly Cup making its rounds throughout Anchorage, don’t let the chance, to get up close and personal with the ECHL’s championship trophy, pass you by. Visit our friends at Chevron, at a location near you. Bring your camera and take away memories.<br /><br />Kelly Cup upcoming visits:<br /><br /><strong>Friday, August 1</strong><br />9-11:00am: Chevron, Eagle River (11836 Glenn Hwy)<br />11:30-12:30: Chevron, Bruce's Muldoon (415 Muldoon Road)<br />12:45pm-1:45: Chevron, Downtown Anchorage (832 E. 6th Ave.)<br />2-3:00pm: Chevron, Fireweed (2500 Seward Highway)</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/kellycupchevron-front.jpg?1406682074" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>With the Kelly Cup making its rounds throughout Anchorage, don’t let the chance, to get up close and personal with the ECHL’s championship trophy, pass you by. Visit our friends at Chevron, at a location near you. Bring your camera and take away memories.<br><br>Kelly Cup upcoming visits:<br><br><strong>Friday, August 1</strong><br>9-11:00am: Chevron, Eagle River (11836 Glenn Hwy)<br>11:30-12:30: Chevron, Bruce's Muldoon (415 Muldoon Road)<br>12:45pm-1:45: Chevron, Downtown Anchorage (832 E. 6th Ave.)<br>2-3:00pm: Chevron, Fireweed (2500 Seward Highway) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201407/fuel-kelly-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:01:17 +0000 mike.benton 2649 at http://www.alaskaaces.com #10: LEAVING FOR LAS VEGAS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201407/10-leaving-las-vegas <p><em>Throughout the summer, AlaskaAces.com documents the top 10 moments of an unforgettable 2013-14 season, with many picked and commented by the fans themselves. Here's a look at the #10 moment - domination and strength in numbers in Las Vegas.&nbsp;</em><br /><br />What is it about Las Vegas?<br /><br />The lights?<br /><br />The coins?<br /><br />The party?<br /><br />Whatever it is, the Alaska Aces have found Las Vegas comparable to another playground. A glitzy playground.<br /><br />So glitzy, you can't keep friends away.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/072514-moment10.jpg?1406337210" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em>Throughout the summer, AlaskaAces.com documents the top 10 moments of an unforgettable 2013-14 season, with many picked and commented by the fans themselves. Here's a look at the #10 moment - domination and strength in numbers in Las Vegas.&nbsp;</em><br><br>What is it about Las Vegas?<br><br>The lights?<br><br>The coins?<br><br>The party?<br><br>Whatever it is, the Alaska Aces have found Las Vegas comparable to another playground. A glitzy playground.<br><br>So glitzy, you can't keep friends away.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201407/10-leaving-las-vegas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 01:13:36 +0000 mike.benton 2648 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PRESEASON SERIES VS. INDY FUEL ANNOUNCED http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201407/preseason-series-vs-indy-fuel-announced <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, announced today that a two-game, preseason series against the Indy Fuel has been scheduled at Sullivan Arena for Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 7-8 at 7:15 p.m.</p> <p>The series will feature Alaska’s sole pair of preseason games and include the newest member of the ECHL. The Fuel, an expansion team led by head coach Scott Hillman, will compete in the league’s Midwest Division in its first season of ECHL play and is an affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/akvsind-front.jpg?1405367983" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, announced today that a two-game, preseason series against the Indy Fuel has been scheduled at Sullivan Arena for Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 7-8 at 7:15 p.m.</p> <p>The series will feature Alaska’s sole pair of preseason games and include the newest member of the ECHL. The Fuel, an expansion team led by head coach Scott Hillman, will compete in the league’s Midwest Division in its first season of ECHL play and is an affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201407/preseason-series-vs-indy-fuel-announced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:59:47 +0000 mike.benton 2573 at http://www.alaskaaces.com THE KELLY CUP: NEAR YOU. http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201407/kelly-cup-near-you <p>With the Kelly Cup making its rounds throughout Anchorage, don’t let the chance, to get up close and personal with the ECHL’s championship trophy, pass you by.<br /><br />Visit our friends at GCI or Caffé D’Arte, at a location near you. Bring your camera and take away memories.<br /><br />Kelly Cup upcoming visits:<br /><br /><br /><strong>Monday, July 14</strong><br />8am: Caffé D’Arte (Northrim Bank location)<br />3111 C Street<br /><br />9am: Caffé D’Arte (CH2M Hill building)<br />949 E. 36th Ave.<br /><br />10am: Caffé D’Arte (Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium location)<br />4000 Ambassador Dr.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/071014-cupgcicafedarte-front.jpg?1405020150" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>With the Kelly Cup making its rounds throughout Anchorage, don’t let the chance, to get up close and personal with the ECHL’s championship trophy, pass you by.<br><br>Visit our friends at GCI or Caffé D’Arte, at a location near you. Bring your camera and take away memories.<br><br>Kelly Cup upcoming visits:<br><br><br><strong>Monday, July 14</strong><br>8am: Caffé D’Arte (Northrim Bank location)<br>3111 C Street<br><br>9am: Caffé D’Arte (CH2M Hill building)<br>949 E. 36th Ave.<br><br>10am: Caffé D’Arte (Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium location)<br>4000 Ambassador Dr.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201407/kelly-cup-near-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:22:35 +0000 mike.benton 2571 at http://www.alaskaaces.com YOUR MEMORIES, YOUR CALL. http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201407/your-memories-your-call <p>It's taking over the Alaska Aces social media discussion - your memories from the season. You make the call. We know winning the Kelly Cup was the greatest memory of all. But what were the other great moments? THE Coleman save? A clutch goal? Winning in Vegas? Hockey Heritage?<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/aces3split-front.jpg?1404954843" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>It's taking over the Alaska Aces social media discussion - your memories from the season. You make the call. We know winning the Kelly Cup was the greatest memory of all. But what were the other great moments? THE Coleman save? A clutch goal? Winning in Vegas? Hockey Heritage?<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201407/your-memories-your-call" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 01:14:06 +0000 mike.benton 2570 at http://www.alaskaaces.com "CONGRATULATING" FROM THE U.S. SENATE http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201407/congratulating-us-senate <p>The Alaska Aces were honored by the United States Senate with a resolution honoring the team’s Kelly Cup championship, tying an ECHL record, and the third in Aces history.</p> <p>The resolution, signed by Secretary of the Senate Nancy Erickson, is dated June 12, 2014 and marked as “congratulating the Alaska Aces Hockey Team on Winning the 2014 Kelly Cup” after the Aces became champions of the ECHL and defeated the Cincinnati Cyclones, 4-2 in the Kelly Cup Finals.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/ussenateaces-front.jpg?1404351357" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces were honored by the United States Senate with a resolution honoring the team’s Kelly Cup championship, tying an ECHL record, and the third in Aces history.</p> <p>The resolution, signed by Secretary of the Senate Nancy Erickson, is dated June 12, 2014 and marked as “congratulating the Alaska Aces Hockey Team on Winning the 2014 Kelly Cup” after the Aces became champions of the ECHL and defeated the Cincinnati Cyclones, 4-2 in the Kelly Cup Finals.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201407/congratulating-us-senate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 01:36:01 +0000 mike.benton 2569 at http://www.alaskaaces.com QUALIFYING OFFERS TO EIGHT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201407/qualifying-offers-eight <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, announced today that eight players have been tendered a qualifying offer and their ECHL rights have been secured by the team for the 2014-15 season.</p> <p>Seven players on the list suited up for the Aces in 2013-14, who captured their league-record tying third Kelly Cup championship. Players who had already signed a contract by June 30 did not need to receive a qualifying offer.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/1415-qualifyingoffer.jpg?1404258181" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, announced today that eight players have been tendered a qualifying offer and their ECHL rights have been secured by the team for the 2014-15 season.</p> <p>Seven players on the list suited up for the Aces in 2013-14, who captured their league-record tying third Kelly Cup championship. Players who had already signed a contract by June 30 did not need to receive a qualifying offer.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201407/qualifying-offers-eight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 23:43:04 +0000 mike.benton 2568 at http://www.alaskaaces.com COME MEET THE CUP http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/come-meet-cup <p>The Kelly Cup continues its tour around Alaska and could be coming to a spot near you in the next few days. Where will you take your camera, and take away your memories? Pick a spot, and join us for all the fun.&nbsp;<br /><br />The Aces recently captured their 3rd Kelly Cup (tying the league record) in club history this past season. Here is where the Cup will be in the next few days:&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>SATURDAY, June 28&nbsp;<br />WHERE: </strong>Six Roblees' Inc., 3000 Commercial Drive (Anchorage)&nbsp;<br /><strong>TIME: </strong>10am to Noon&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>SUNDAY, June 29&nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/cupchamps-front.jpg?1403929080" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Kelly Cup continues its tour around Alaska and could be coming to a spot near you in the next few days. Where will you take your camera, and take away your memories? Pick a spot, and join us for all the fun.&nbsp;<br><br>The Aces recently captured their 3rd Kelly Cup (tying the league record) in club history this past season. Here is where the Cup will be in the next few days:&nbsp;<br><br><strong>SATURDAY, June 28&nbsp;<br>WHERE: </strong>Six Roblees' Inc., 3000 Commercial Drive (Anchorage)&nbsp;<br><strong>TIME: </strong>10am to Noon&nbsp;<br><br><strong>SUNDAY, June 29&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/come-meet-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 04:18:05 +0000 mike.benton 2567 at http://www.alaskaaces.com OCT. 17: A BANNER NIGHT ON OPENING NIGHT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/oct-17-banner-night-opening-night <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, today announced their 12<sup>th</sup> season in the ECHL will open by unveiling their third Kelly Cup championship banner on Opening Night, Friday, October 17 against the Ontario Reign at 7:15 p.m. at Sullivan Arena.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/060214-anthemfinals-front.jpg?1403569687" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, today announced their 12<sup>th</sup> season in the ECHL will open by unveiling their third Kelly Cup championship banner on Opening Night, Friday, October 17 against the Ontario Reign at 7:15 p.m. at Sullivan Arena.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/oct-17-banner-night-opening-night" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 00:28:12 +0000 mike.benton 2566 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SEASON TICKETS: As low as $26/week* http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/season-tickets-low-26week <p>By securing your season tickets for the 2014-15 regular season, you can enjoy Alaska Aces hockey all season long at Sullivan Arena with your family, favorite friends, clients, business associates and more. There's always a reason to be in the house at Sullivan Arena, and you won't want to miss out on your seat before the next banner is unveiled to celebrate a Kelly Cup championship.&nbsp;<br /><br />Season ticket plans begin at just $450 for the 2014-15 regular season, and include a perfect, customized plan to suit your needs and budget.&nbsp;<br /><br /><br />FULL SEASON TICKET BENEFITS:<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/060314-sullivanarenasellout-front_0.jpg?1403560654" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>By securing your season tickets for the 2014-15 regular season, you can enjoy Alaska Aces hockey all season long at Sullivan Arena with your family, favorite friends, clients, business associates and more. There's always a reason to be in the house at Sullivan Arena, and you won't want to miss out on your seat before the next banner is unveiled to celebrate a Kelly Cup championship.&nbsp;<br><br>Season ticket plans begin at just $450 for the 2014-15 regular season, and include a perfect, customized plan to suit your needs and budget.&nbsp;<br><br><br>FULL SEASON TICKET BENEFITS:<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/season-tickets-low-26week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 21:29:01 +0000 mike.benton 2565 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SEASON ENDING ROSTER: 20 PLAYERS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/season-ending-roster-20-players <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, today announced its 2013-14 Season Ending Roster of 20 players. The Season Ending Roster offers a list of eligible players to receive a qualifying offer no later than July 1.</p> <p>Season-Ending Rosters may include up to 20 players. Season-Ending Rosters cannot include any players who did not sign an ECHL contract in 2013-14.</p> <p>The Alaska Aces 2013-14 Season Ending Roster is as follows: <br /> <br /><strong> GOALTENDERS (1)</strong></p> <ul> <li>Gerald Coleman</li> </ul> <p><strong>DEFENSEMEN (4)</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/053114-celebgm2-front_1.jpg?1404209958" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, today announced its 2013-14 Season Ending Roster of 20 players. The Season Ending Roster offers a list of eligible players to receive a qualifying offer no later than July 1.</p> <p>Season-Ending Rosters may include up to 20 players. Season-Ending Rosters cannot include any players who did not sign an ECHL contract in 2013-14.</p> <p>The Alaska Aces 2013-14 Season Ending Roster is as follows: <br> <br><strong> GOALTENDERS (1)</strong></p> <ul><li>Gerald Coleman</li></ul> <p><strong>DEFENSEMEN (4)</strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/season-ending-roster-20-players" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 21:05:34 +0000 mike.benton 2549 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES ACQUIRE ALL-STAR SEVERYN http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/aces-acquire-all-star-severyn <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, announced today that the team has acquired forward C.J. Severyn from the Orlando Solar Bears to complete a transaction on Sept. 5, 2013 when the Aces acquired future considerations from Orlando in exchange for forward Zach Harrison.</p> <p>Severyn, 25, earned 11 goals, 34 points and 100 penalty minutes in 43 games in 2013-14 with Orlando, also skating in six American Hockey League games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Utica.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/severyn-orl.jpg?1402951758" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, three-time Kelly Cup champions, announced today that the team has acquired forward C.J. Severyn from the Orlando Solar Bears to complete a transaction on Sept. 5, 2013 when the Aces acquired future considerations from Orlando in exchange for forward Zach Harrison.</p><p>Severyn, 25, earned 11 goals, 34 points and 100 penalty minutes in 43 games in 2013-14 with Orlando, also skating in six American Hockey League games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Utica.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/aces-acquire-all-star-severyn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 20:49:22 +0000 mike.benton 2548 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES KELLY CUP HIGHLIGHT VIDEO http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/aces-kelly-cup-highlight-video <p>If it's true that a picture is worth a thousand words, what about a video? Push "play" to your heart's content and savor all of the goals, saves, drama and action leading to the third Kelly Cup championship in Alaska Aces history. ACESdTV has it archived.&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>WATCH: <a href="http://youtu.be/Ht-9vYBXWsE">Alaska Aces 2014 Kelly Cup championship highlight video</a></strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/image1.jpg?1402641264" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>If it's true that a picture is worth a thousand words, what about a video? Push "play" to your heart's content and savor all of the goals, saves, drama and action leading to the third Kelly Cup championship in Alaska Aces history. ACESdTV has it archived.&nbsp;<br><br><strong>WATCH: <a href="http://youtu.be/Ht-9vYBXWsE">Alaska Aces 2014 Kelly Cup championship highlight video</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 06:34:29 +0000 mike.benton 2546 at http://www.alaskaaces.com FREE ACES KELLY CUP RALLY: WEDNESDAY (6:30 pm) http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/free-aces-kelly-cup-rally-wednesday-630-pm <p>The Alaska Aces are scheduled to host a Kelly Cup championship rally at Sullivan Arena on Wednesday, June 11 at 6:30 p.m., offering free admission to all fans in attendance.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The event, welcoming the Kelly Cup and league champion Aces back to Anchorage following their ECHL record-tying third Kelly Cup title, will offer fans to celebrate with the Aces and mingle one last time before the summer with autographs, available concessions (dry side of Sullivan Arena), a special entrance with the Kelly Cup and more.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/061014-fans-front_0.jpg?1402446670" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces are scheduled to host a Kelly Cup championship rally at Sullivan Arena on Wednesday, June 11 at 6:30 p.m., offering free admission to all fans in attendance.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The event, welcoming the Kelly Cup and league champion Aces back to Anchorage following their ECHL record-tying third Kelly Cup title, will offer fans to celebrate with the Aces and mingle one last time before the summer with autographs, available concessions (dry side of Sullivan Arena), a special entrance with the Kelly Cup and more.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/free-aces-kelly-cup-rally-wednesday-630-pm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 00:31:58 +0000 mike.benton 2545 at http://www.alaskaaces.com THIRD TITLE'S A CHARM http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/third-titles-charm <p>Gerald Coleman earned his sixth career playoff shutout with 23 saves and the Alaska Aces won their ECHL record tying third Kelly Cup championship with a 4-0 victory over the Cincinnati Cyclones before 3,238 fans at U.S. Bank Arena on Monday night.<br /><br />Nick Mazzolini scored the game winning goal in the first period, followed by strikes from Drew MacKenzie, Alex Belzile and Turner Elson. The Aces third Kelly Cup title tied the South Carolina Stingrays for most in league history, while Gerald Coleman became the first goaltender to win two Kelly Cup titles as a player.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/060914-kellycupgroup-front.jpg?1402379145" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Gerald Coleman earned his sixth career playoff shutout with 23 saves and the Alaska Aces won their ECHL record tying third Kelly Cup championship with a 4-0 victory over the Cincinnati Cyclones before 3,238 fans at U.S. Bank Arena on Monday night.<br><br>Nick Mazzolini scored the game winning goal in the first period, followed by strikes from Drew MacKenzie, Alex Belzile and Turner Elson. The Aces third Kelly Cup title tied the South Carolina Stingrays for most in league history, while Gerald Coleman became the first goaltender to win two Kelly Cup titles as a player.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/third-titles-charm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 05:45:50 +0000 mike.benton 2544 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GAME 6: ACES-CINCINNATI http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/game-6-aces-cincinnati <p>The 2014 Kelly Cup Finals continues at U.S. Bank Arena tonight with Game 6 between the Alaska Aces and Cincinnati Cyclones, with the Aces taking aim at their third all-time Kelly Cup title. It is the first appearance in the Cup Finals for the Aces since 2011, when they claimed their second championship by defeating Kalamazoo, 4-1. The Aces have now appeared in four Kelly Cup Finals, an ECHL record. Cincinnati is tied for second all-time in Kelly Cup Finals appearances (3). Cincinnati last appeared in the Kelly Cup Finals in 2010 (defeating Idaho, 4-1).</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/060914-game6akcin-front.jpg?1402291595" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The 2014 Kelly Cup Finals continues at U.S. Bank Arena tonight with Game 6 between the Alaska Aces and Cincinnati Cyclones, with the Aces taking aim at their third all-time Kelly Cup title. It is the first appearance in the Cup Finals for the Aces since 2011, when they claimed their second championship by defeating Kalamazoo, 4-1. The Aces have now appeared in four Kelly Cup Finals, an ECHL record. Cincinnati is tied for second all-time in Kelly Cup Finals appearances (3). Cincinnati last appeared in the Kelly Cup Finals in 2010 (defeating Idaho, 4-1). </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/game-6-aces-cincinnati" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 05:26:38 +0000 mike.benton 2542 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ONE WIN TO GO http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/one-win-go <p>Brad Richard and Turner Elson each scored in the final five minutes of the third period to snap a 2-2 tie and lift the Alaska Aces to a 4-2 victory over the Cincinnati Cyclones in Game 5 of the Kelly Cup Finals before 4,488 fans at U.S. Bank Arena on Saturday.<br /><br />The victory moved the Aces to within one win of a third Kelly Cup championship, on the strength of Gerald Coleman’s 28 saves and additional goals supplemented by Jordan Morrison and Sean Curry in the first two periods, quickly erasing leads posted by Cincinnati.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/060714-richardgoal_front.jpg?1402207178" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Brad Richard and Turner Elson each scored in the final five minutes of the third period to snap a 2-2 tie and lift the Alaska Aces to a 4-2 victory over the Cincinnati Cyclones in Game 5 of the Kelly Cup Finals before 4,488 fans at U.S. Bank Arena on Saturday.<br><br>The victory moved the Aces to within one win of a third Kelly Cup championship, on the strength of Gerald Coleman’s 28 saves and additional goals supplemented by Jordan Morrison and Sean Curry in the first two periods, quickly erasing leads posted by Cincinnati.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/one-win-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 08 Jun 2014 05:59:41 +0000 mike.benton 2541 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GAME 5: ACES-CINCINNATI http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/game-5-aces-cincinnati <p>The 2014 Kelly Cup Finals continues at U.S. Bank Arena tonight with Game 4 between the Alaska Aces and Cincinnati Cyclones. It is the first appearance in the Cup Finals for the Aces since 2011, when they claimed their second championship by defeating Kalamazoo, 4-1. The Aces have now appeared in four Kelly Cup Finals, an ECHL record. Cincinnati is tied for second all-time in Kelly Cup Finals appearances (3). Cincinnati last appeared in the Kelly Cup Finals in 2010 (defeating Idaho, 4-1). The Aces met Cincinnati in the 2013-14 preseason and split two games at Sullivan Arena.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/060714-akcingame5-front.jpg?1402146560" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The 2014 Kelly Cup Finals continues at U.S. Bank Arena tonight with Game 4 between the Alaska Aces and Cincinnati Cyclones. It is the first appearance in the Cup Finals for the Aces since 2011, when they claimed their second championship by defeating Kalamazoo, 4-1. The Aces have now appeared in four Kelly Cup Finals, an ECHL record. Cincinnati is tied for second all-time in Kelly Cup Finals appearances (3). Cincinnati last appeared in the Kelly Cup Finals in 2010 (defeating Idaho, 4-1). The Aces met Cincinnati in the 2013-14 preseason and split two games at Sullivan Arena.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/game-5-aces-cincinnati" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 07 Jun 2014 13:09:24 +0000 mike.benton 2540 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SHOTS FIRED http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/shots-fired <p>Tommy Mele earned the only Alaska Aces goal in the second period and Cincinnati Cyclones goaltender Rob Madore made 31 saves, enough support for two power play goals to help Cincinnati slip by the Aces, 3-1 in Game 4 of the Kelly Cup Finals before 4,501 fans at U.S. Bank Arena on Friday.<br /><br />The Aces, limiting Cincinnati to 16 shots, held a 32-16 shots advantage while Gerald Coleman made 13 saves and Tommy Mele collected the only Aces goal in the second period.<br /><br /><strong>KELLY CUP FINALS - ALASKA VS. CINCINNATI (Series tied, 2-2)<br /></strong><strong>(all times ADT)</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/060614-melegoal-front.jpg?1402120045" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Tommy Mele earned the only Alaska Aces goal in the second period and Cincinnati Cyclones goaltender Rob Madore made 31 saves, enough support for two power play goals to help Cincinnati slip by the Aces, 3-1 in Game 4 of the Kelly Cup Finals before 4,501 fans at U.S. Bank Arena on Friday.<br><br>The Aces, limiting Cincinnati to 16 shots, held a 32-16 shots advantage while Gerald Coleman made 13 saves and Tommy Mele collected the only Aces goal in the second period.<br><br><strong>KELLY CUP FINALS - ALASKA VS. CINCINNATI (Series tied, 2-2)<br></strong><strong>(all times ADT)</strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/shots-fired" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 07 Jun 2014 05:47:48 +0000 mike.benton 2539 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GAME 4: ACES-CINCINNATI http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/game-4-aces-cincinnati <p>The 2014 Kelly Cup Finals continues at U.S. Bank Arena tonight with Game 4 between the Alaska Aces and Cincinnati Cyclones. It is the first appearance in the Cup Finals for the Aces since 2011, when they claimed their second championship by defeating Kalamazoo, 4-1. The Aces have now appeared in four Kelly Cup Finals, an ECHL record. Cincinnati is tied for second all-time in Kelly Cup Finals appearances (3). Cincinnati last appeared in the Kelly Cup Finals in 2010 (defeating Idaho, 4-1). The Aces met Cincinnati in the 2013-14 preseason and split two games at Sullivan Arena.<br /><br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/060614-game4akcin-front.jpg?1402032214" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The 2014 Kelly Cup Finals continues at U.S. Bank Arena tonight with Game 4 between the Alaska Aces and Cincinnati Cyclones. It is the first appearance in the Cup Finals for the Aces since 2011, when they claimed their second championship by defeating Kalamazoo, 4-1. The Aces have now appeared in four Kelly Cup Finals, an ECHL record. Cincinnati is tied for second all-time in Kelly Cup Finals appearances (3). Cincinnati last appeared in the Kelly Cup Finals in 2010 (defeating Idaho, 4-1). The Aces met Cincinnati in the 2013-14 preseason and split two games at Sullivan Arena.<br><br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/game-4-aces-cincinnati" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 05:44:06 +0000 mike.benton 2538 at http://www.alaskaaces.com LAST MINUTEMEN http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/last-minutemen <p>Jordan Morrison broke a scoreless tie with 4:08 left in regulation for the eventual game winner, setting up Gerald Coleman’s 30 save shutout and a 2-0 victory for the Alaska Aces over the Cincinnati Cyclones in Game 3 of the Kelly Cup Finals, before a frenzied crowd of 5,773 at Sullivan Arena on Monday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Coleman outdueled Rob Madore to improve to 6-2 lifetime in the Cup Finals, preserving a 2-1 series lead with the two teams headed to Cincinnati. The Aces went 0-of-5 on the penalty kill while Brendan Connolly chipped in with two assists.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/060214-morrisongwggm3-front.jpg?1401782122" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Jordan Morrison broke a scoreless tie with 4:08 left in regulation for the eventual game winner, setting up Gerald Coleman’s 30 save shutout and a 2-0 victory for the Alaska Aces over the Cincinnati Cyclones in Game 3 of the Kelly Cup Finals, before a frenzied crowd of 5,773 at Sullivan Arena on Monday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Coleman outdueled Rob Madore to improve to 6-2 lifetime in the Cup Finals, preserving a 2-1 series lead with the two teams headed to Cincinnati. The Aces went 0-of-5 on the penalty kill while Brendan Connolly chipped in with two assists.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/last-minutemen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 07:56:32 +0000 mike.benton 2535 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GAME 3: Aces-Cincinnati http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/game-3-aces-cincinnati <p>The 2014 Kelly Cup Finals continues at Sullivan Arena tonight with Game 3 between the Alaska Aces and Cincinnati Cyclones. It is the first appearance in the Cup Finals for the Aces since 2011, when they claimed their second championship by defeating Kalamazoo, 4-1. The Aces have now appeared in four Kelly Cup Finals, an ECHL record. Cincinnati is tied for second all-time in Kelly Cup Finals appearances (3). Cincinnati last appeared in the Kelly Cup Finals in 2010 (defeating Idaho, 4-1). The Aces met Cincinnati in the 2013-14 preseason and split two games at Sullivan Arena.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/060214-gm3akcin-front.jpg?1401694975" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The 2014 Kelly Cup Finals continues at Sullivan Arena tonight with Game 3 between the Alaska Aces and Cincinnati Cyclones. It is the first appearance in the Cup Finals for the Aces since 2011, when they claimed their second championship by defeating Kalamazoo, 4-1. The Aces have now appeared in four Kelly Cup Finals, an ECHL record. Cincinnati is tied for second all-time in Kelly Cup Finals appearances (3). Cincinnati last appeared in the Kelly Cup Finals in 2010 (defeating Idaho, 4-1). The Aces met Cincinnati in the 2013-14 preseason and split two games at Sullivan Arena.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/game-3-aces-cincinnati" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 08:03:53 +0000 mike.benton 2534 at http://www.alaskaaces.com YOUR TICKET TO CHAMPIONSHIP THRILLS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/your-ticket-championship-thrills <p>Game 3 of the Kelly Cup Finals hits Sullivan Arena Monday night at 7:15 pm. A sellout crowd packed the place on Saturday. Don't wait on securing your seats. You can get in the building for as low as $12.50 per ticket (by bringing a group of 10 people or more).&nbsp;<br /><br />There are three ways to claim your tickets.&nbsp;<br /><br />In person: Aces Store (15th and Gambell) - open SUNDAY from Noon-3pm, MONDAY from 9am-5pm<br />Phone: 907-258-2237 (ext. 1)&nbsp;<br />Online: <a href="http://bit.ly/L5Km2C">Click here&nbsp;</a></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/game2-selloutfinals-front.jpg?1401648643" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Game 3 of the Kelly Cup Finals hits Sullivan Arena Monday night at 7:15 pm. A sellout crowd packed the place on Saturday. Don't wait on securing your seats. You can get in the building for as low as $12.50 per ticket (by bringing a group of 10 people or more).&nbsp;<br><br>There are three ways to claim your tickets.&nbsp;<br><br>In person: Aces Store (15th and Gambell) - open SUNDAY from Noon-3pm, MONDAY from 9am-5pm<br>Phone: 907-258-2237 (ext. 1)&nbsp;<br>Online: <a href="http://bit.ly/L5Km2C">Click here&nbsp;</a></p> </div> </div> </div> Sun, 01 Jun 2014 18:50:49 +0000 mike.benton 2533 at http://www.alaskaaces.com HIGHWAY ROBBERY http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/highway-robbery <p>Rob Madore made 35 saves and the Cincinnati Cyclones withstood a rally by the Alaska Aces in the final minutes to escape, 2-1, before a sellout crowd of 6,438 at Sullivan Arena in Game 2 of the Kelly Cup Finals on Saturday.<br /><br />All three goals were posted in the opening period and Gerald Coleman backstopped the Aces with a 21 save effort, marking first Aces regulation loss at home in the entire postseason. Ross Ring-Jarvi scored his first career postseason goal and Jonathan Hazen’s marker, capping Cincinnati’s rally of two goals in 21 seconds, stood as the game winner.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/053114-coleman-front.jpg?1401610068" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Rob Madore made 35 saves and the Cincinnati Cyclones withstood a rally by the Alaska Aces in the final minutes to escape, 2-1, before a sellout crowd of 6,438 at Sullivan Arena in Game 2 of the Kelly Cup Finals on Saturday.<br><br>All three goals were posted in the opening period and Gerald Coleman backstopped the Aces with a 21 save effort, marking first Aces regulation loss at home in the entire postseason. Ross Ring-Jarvi scored his first career postseason goal and Jonathan Hazen’s marker, capping Cincinnati’s rally of two goals in 21 seconds, stood as the game winner.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201406/highway-robbery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 01 Jun 2014 08:07:54 +0000 mike.benton 2532 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GAME 2: Aces-Cincinnati http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/game-2-aces-cincinnati <p>The 2014 Kelly Cup Finals continues at Sullivan Arena tonight with Game 2 between the Alaska Aces and Cincinnati Cyclones. It is the first appearance in the Cup Finals for the Aces since 2011, when they claimed their second championship by defeating Kalamazoo, 4-1. The Aces have now appeared in four Kelly Cup Finals, an ECHL record. Cincinnati is tied for second all-time in Kelly Cup Finals appearances (3). Cincinnati last appeared in the Kelly Cup Finals in 2010 (defeating Idaho, 4-1). The Aces met Cincinnati in the 2013-14 preseason and split two games at Sullivan Arena.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/053114-game2akcin-front.jpg?1401574715" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The 2014 Kelly Cup Finals continues at Sullivan Arena tonight with Game 2 between the Alaska Aces and Cincinnati Cyclones. It is the first appearance in the Cup Finals for the Aces since 2011, when they claimed their second championship by defeating Kalamazoo, 4-1. The Aces have now appeared in four Kelly Cup Finals, an ECHL record. Cincinnati is tied for second all-time in Kelly Cup Finals appearances (3). Cincinnati last appeared in the Kelly Cup Finals in 2010 (defeating Idaho, 4-1). The Aces met Cincinnati in the 2013-14 preseason and split two games at Sullivan Arena.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/game-2-aces-cincinnati" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 31 May 2014 22:28:39 +0000 mike.benton 2531 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES BRING ON UAA ALUMNUS GUNDERSON http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/aces-bring-uaa-alumnus-gunderson <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that the team has signed rookie goaltender Rob Gunderson to an amateur tryout offer (ATO) contract.</p> <p>Gunderson, a product of the University of Alaska-Anchorage (NCAA), returns to Sullivan Arena after helping boost the Seawolves to an appearance in the WCHA Final Five during his 2013-14 senior season. He will join Gerald Coleman and Olivier Roy on the Aces roster and wear jersey #1.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/uaa-gunderson-front.jpg?1401574482" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that the team has signed rookie goaltender Rob Gunderson to an amateur tryout offer (ATO) contract.</p> <p>Gunderson, a product of the University of Alaska-Anchorage (NCAA), returns to Sullivan Arena after helping boost the Seawolves to an appearance in the WCHA Final Five during his 2013-14 senior season. He will join Gerald Coleman and Olivier Roy on the Aces roster and wear jersey #1.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/aces-bring-uaa-alumnus-gunderson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 31 May 2014 22:28:31 +0000 mike.benton 2530 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GOTTA HAVE 'MO COWBELL http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/gotta-have-mo-cowbell <p>Jordan Morrison buried two goals and added an assist while Gerald Coleman’s relief effort turned aside all 13 shots to rally the Alaska Aces over the Cincinnati Cyclones in a 5-3 victory at Sullivan Arena in Game 1 of the Kelly Cup Finals on Friday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Tickets for Game 2 are on sale now at Ticketmaster.com and can be purchased in person at the Aces ticket office from 10am-5pm on Saturday, offering discounts as low as $12.50 for groups of 10 or more.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/053014-morrisonfinals_front.jpg?1401528442" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Jordan Morrison buried two goals and added an assist while Gerald Coleman’s relief effort turned aside all 13 shots to rally the Alaska Aces over the Cincinnati Cyclones in a 5-3 victory at Sullivan Arena in Game 1 of the Kelly Cup Finals on Friday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Tickets for Game 2 are on sale now at Ticketmaster.com and can be purchased in person at the Aces ticket office from 10am-5pm on Saturday, offering discounts as low as $12.50 for groups of 10 or more.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/gotta-have-mo-cowbell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 31 May 2014 09:27:30 +0000 mike.benton 2529 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GAME 1: Aces-Cincinnati http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/game-1-aces-cincinnati <p>The 2014 Kelly Cup Finals opens at Sullivan Arena tonight with Game 1 between the Alaska Aces and Cincinnati Cyclones. It is the first appearance in the Cup Finals for the Aces since 2011, when they claimed their second championship by defeating Kalamazoo, 4-1. The Aces have now appeared in four Kelly Cup Finals, an ECHL record. Cincinnati is tied for second all-time in Kelly Cup Finals appearances (3). Cincinnati last appeared in the Kelly Cup Finals in 2010 (defeating Idaho, 4-1). The Aces met Cincinnati in the 2013-14 preseason and split two games at Sullivan Arena.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/053014-kcfgame1-front.jpg?1401435315" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The 2014 Kelly Cup Finals opens at Sullivan Arena tonight with Game 1 between the Alaska Aces and Cincinnati Cyclones. It is the first appearance in the Cup Finals for the Aces since 2011, when they claimed their second championship by defeating Kalamazoo, 4-1. The Aces have now appeared in four Kelly Cup Finals, an ECHL record. Cincinnati is tied for second all-time in Kelly Cup Finals appearances (3). Cincinnati last appeared in the Kelly Cup Finals in 2010 (defeating Idaho, 4-1). The Aces met Cincinnati in the 2013-14 preseason and split two games at Sullivan Arena.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/game-1-aces-cincinnati" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 30 May 2014 07:35:34 +0000 mike.benton 2527 at http://www.alaskaaces.com KELLY CUP FINALS OPEN FRIDAY http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/kelly-cup-finals-open-friday <p>The first seeded Alaska Aces announced they are scheduled to face the fourth seeded Cincinnati Cyclones in the Kelly Cup Final and will begin the round with Game 1 on Friday, May 30 at Sullivan Arena, opening a best-of-seven series.</p> <p>Tickets for games at Sullivan Arena are on sale at the ACES offices (corner of 15<sup>th</sup> and Gambell) beginning at Noon on Wednesday, May 28, by calling 907-258-ACES or visiting Ticketmaster.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/052814-cupfinalsceleb-front.jpg?1401266427" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The first seeded Alaska Aces announced they are scheduled to face the fourth seeded Cincinnati Cyclones in the Kelly Cup Final and will begin the round with Game 1 on Friday, May 30 at Sullivan Arena, opening a best-of-seven series.</p> <p>Tickets for games at Sullivan Arena are on sale at the ACES offices (corner of 15<sup>th</sup> and Gambell) beginning at Noon on Wednesday, May 28, by calling 907-258-ACES or visiting Ticketmaster.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/kelly-cup-finals-open-friday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 28 May 2014 08:40:45 +0000 mike.benton 2521 at http://www.alaskaaces.com THAT'S FINAL http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/thats-final <p>Captain Nick Mazzolini registered his third straight three point game and Gerald Coleman made 16 saves to lift the Alaska Aces into the Kelly Cup Finals in a 4-1 victory over the Bakersfield Condors at Sullivan Arena on Tuesday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/052714-akbakmazz-front.jpg?1401265974" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Captain Nick Mazzolini registered his third straight three point game and Gerald Coleman made 16 saves to lift the Alaska Aces into the Kelly Cup Finals in a 4-1 victory over the Bakersfield Condors at Sullivan Arena on Tuesday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/thats-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 28 May 2014 08:32:58 +0000 mike.benton 2520 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GAME 6: Aces-Bakersfield http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/game-6-aces-bakersfield <p>The Alaska Aces continue the Western Conference Final with Game 6 against the Bakersfield Condors, an elimination game, at Sullivan Arena. It is the third all-time meeting between the teams in the postseason and the Aces are 10-4, head-to-head against the Condors in the Kelly Cup Playoffs. The Aces went 6-1-1 against Bakersfield this season with a 1-1-0 record at Rabobank Arena. The appearance in the Conference Finals is the 7<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;for the Aces in 11 ECHL seasons.<br /><br /><strong>GAME 6 – WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL </strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/052714-game6akbak-front.jpg?1401217364" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue the Western Conference Final with Game 6 against the Bakersfield Condors, an elimination game, at Sullivan Arena. It is the third all-time meeting between the teams in the postseason and the Aces are 10-4, head-to-head against the Condors in the Kelly Cup Playoffs. The Aces went 6-1-1 against Bakersfield this season with a 1-1-0 record at Rabobank Arena. The appearance in the Conference Finals is the 7<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;for the Aces in 11 ECHL seasons.<br><br><strong>GAME 6 – WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL </strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/game-6-aces-bakersfield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 27 May 2014 19:02:47 +0000 mike.benton 2519 at http://www.alaskaaces.com AIR TIGHT ACES http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/air-tight-aces <p>Captain Nick Mazzolini collected a goal, added two assists and Olivier Roy only had to make 11 saves for his first career playoff shutout, helping the Alaska Aces sink the Bakersfield Condors in a 4-0 victory in Game 5 of the Western Conference Final before 4,708 fans at Rabobank Arena on Sunday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/052514-currygame5-front.jpg?1401083566" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Captain Nick Mazzolini collected a goal, added two assists and Olivier Roy only had to make 11 saves for his first career playoff shutout, helping the Alaska Aces sink the Bakersfield Condors in a 4-0 victory in Game 5 of the Western Conference Final before 4,708 fans at Rabobank Arena on Sunday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/air-tight-aces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 26 May 2014 05:52:58 +0000 mike.benton 2516 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GAME 5: Aces-Bakersfield http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/game-5-aces-bakersfield <p>The Alaska Aces continue the Western Conference Final with Game 5 against the Bakersfield Condors at Rabobank Arena. It is the third all-time meeting between the teams in the postseason and the Aces are 9-4, head-to-head against the Condors in the Kelly Cup Playoffs. The Aces went 6-1-1 against Bakersfield this season with a 1-1-0 record at Rabobank Arena. The appearance in the Conference Finals is the 7<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;for the Aces in 11 ECHL seasons.<br /><br /><strong>GAME 5 – WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL </strong><br /><strong> GAME: Alaska Aces at Bakersfield Condors &nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/052514-akbakgame5-front.jpg?1401047183" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue the Western Conference Final with Game 5 against the Bakersfield Condors at Rabobank Arena. It is the third all-time meeting between the teams in the postseason and the Aces are 9-4, head-to-head against the Condors in the Kelly Cup Playoffs. The Aces went 6-1-1 against Bakersfield this season with a 1-1-0 record at Rabobank Arena. The appearance in the Conference Finals is the 7<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;for the Aces in 11 ECHL seasons.<br><br><strong>GAME 5 – WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL </strong><br><strong> GAME: Alaska Aces at Bakersfield Condors &nbsp;</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/game-5-aces-bakersfield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 25 May 2014 19:46:28 +0000 mike.benton 2515 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SERIES GOES DEUCES, ACES GO WILD http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/series-goes-deuces-aces-go-wild <p>Nick Mazzolini scored 13 seconds into the game and the Alaska Aces ripped off three goals in the first 4:06 to cruise to a 4-1 win over the Bakersfield Condors, tying the Western Conference Final series at 2-2 before 5,661 fans at Rabobank Arena on Saturday.<br /><br />The win guaranteed the series to return to Alaska for Game 6 next Tuesday and the Aces were buoyed by Gerald Coleman’s 24 saves. Mazzolini earned two goals and an assist (all in the first period), while Kane Lafranchise and Turner Elson each scored a goal.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/052414-lafranchisecheck-front.jpg?1401005972" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Nick Mazzolini scored 13 seconds into the game and the Alaska Aces ripped off three goals in the first 4:06 to cruise to a 4-1 win over the Bakersfield Condors, tying the Western Conference Final series at 2-2 before 5,661 fans at Rabobank Arena on Saturday.<br><br>The win guaranteed the series to return to Alaska for Game 6 next Tuesday and the Aces were buoyed by Gerald Coleman’s 24 saves. Mazzolini earned two goals and an assist (all in the first period), while Kane Lafranchise and Turner Elson each scored a goal.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/series-goes-deuces-aces-go-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 25 May 2014 08:19:36 +0000 mike.benton 2514 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GAME 4: Aces-Bakersfield http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/game-4-aces-bakersfield <p>The Alaska Aces continue the Western Conference Final with Game 4 against the Bakersfield Condors at Rabobank Arena. It is the third all-time meeting between the teams in the postseason and the Aces are 8-4, head-to-head against the Condors in the Kelly Cup Playoffs. The Aces went 6-1-1 against Bakersfield this season with a 1-1-0 record at Rabobank Arena. The appearance in the Conference Finals is the 7<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;for the Aces in 11 ECHL seasons.<br /><br /><strong>GAME 4 – WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL </strong><br /><strong> GAME: Alaska Aces at Bakersfield Condors &nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/052414-game4bak-front.jpg?1400963299" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue the Western Conference Final with Game 4 against the Bakersfield Condors at Rabobank Arena. It is the third all-time meeting between the teams in the postseason and the Aces are 8-4, head-to-head against the Condors in the Kelly Cup Playoffs. The Aces went 6-1-1 against Bakersfield this season with a 1-1-0 record at Rabobank Arena. The appearance in the Conference Finals is the 7<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;for the Aces in 11 ECHL seasons.<br><br><strong>GAME 4 – WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL </strong><br><strong> GAME: Alaska Aces at Bakersfield Condors &nbsp;</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/game-4-aces-bakersfield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 24 May 2014 20:28:33 +0000 mike.benton 2513 at http://www.alaskaaces.com BENTON'S BLOG: NEVER OUT OF A GAME http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/bentons-blog-never-out-game <p><em>No matter what, you're always in it, when it comes to a Kelly Cup Playoff series. Game 4 is tonight in Bakersfield. Alaska Aces TV and radio voice Mike Benton, who has called three ECHL All-Star Games and is in his ninth season behind the mic in professional hockey, files another installment of his new blog entry. He drops in from time to time at AlaskaAces.com.<br /><br />Reach Mike on Twitter at <a href="http://www.twitter.com/benton_mike">@Benton_Mike</a>.</em></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/bentonsblog-front.jpg?1400960466" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em>No matter what, you're always in it, when it comes to a Kelly Cup Playoff series. Game 4 is tonight in Bakersfield. Alaska Aces TV and radio voice Mike Benton, who has called three ECHL All-Star Games and is in his ninth season behind the mic in professional hockey, files another installment of his new blog entry. He drops in from time to time at AlaskaAces.com.<br><br>Reach Mike on Twitter at <a href="http://www.twitter.com/benton_mike">@Benton_Mike</a>.</em></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/bentons-blog-never-out-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 24 May 2014 19:41:24 +0000 mike.benton 2512 at http://www.alaskaaces.com RALLY RUNS OUT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/rally-runs-out <p>Four goals in the final 40 minutes spearheaded a furious rally for the Alaska Aces which fell short in a 5-4 defeat to the Bakersfield Condors, who took a 2-1 series lead in Game 3 of the Western Conference Final before 6,411 fans at Rabobank Arena on Friday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Aces, who nearly twice crawled out of their biggest deficit in the playoffs, earned goals by Tommy Mele, Nick Mazzolini, Jordan Morrison and Turner Elson while Zach Davies chipped in with two assists from the blueline.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/052314-steffesroy-front.jpg?1400913799" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Four goals in the final 40 minutes spearheaded a furious rally for the Alaska Aces which fell short in a 5-4 defeat to the Bakersfield Condors, who took a 2-1 series lead in Game 3 of the Western Conference Final before 6,411 fans at Rabobank Arena on Friday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Aces, who nearly twice crawled out of their biggest deficit in the playoffs, earned goals by Tommy Mele, Nick Mazzolini, Jordan Morrison and Turner Elson while Zach Davies chipped in with two assists from the blueline.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/rally-runs-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 24 May 2014 06:43:29 +0000 mike.benton 2511 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GAME 3: Aces-Bakersfield http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/game-3-aces-bakersfield <p>The Alaska Aces continue the Western Conference Final with Game 3 against the Bakersfield Condors at Rabobank Arena. It is the third all-time meeting between the teams in the postseason and the Aces are 8-3, head-to-head against the Condors in the Kelly Cup Playoffs. The Aces went 6-1-1 against Bakersfield this season with a 1-1-0 record at Rabobank Arena. The appearance in the Conference Finals is the 7<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;for the Aces in 11 ECHL seasons.<br /><br /><strong>GAME 3 – WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL </strong><br /><strong> GAME: Alaska Aces at Bakersfield Condors &nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/game3-akbak-front.jpg?1400864716" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue the Western Conference Final with Game 3 against the Bakersfield Condors at Rabobank Arena. It is the third all-time meeting between the teams in the postseason and the Aces are 8-3, head-to-head against the Condors in the Kelly Cup Playoffs. The Aces went 6-1-1 against Bakersfield this season with a 1-1-0 record at Rabobank Arena. The appearance in the Conference Finals is the 7<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;for the Aces in 11 ECHL seasons.<br><br><strong>GAME 3 – WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL </strong><br><strong> GAME: Alaska Aces at Bakersfield Condors &nbsp;</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/game-3-aces-bakersfield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 23 May 2014 17:05:24 +0000 mike.benton 2510 at http://www.alaskaaces.com THEY WEAR IT WELL http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/they-wear-it-well <p>Throughout the 2013-14 season, following tradition of previous years, regular season games at Sullivan Arena mean more than just glacier blue, white and black. Sure, the colors ring true to Aces form since day one of ECHL play. But at certain times, having "fun" for one night means a creative approach to Aces hockey.&nbsp;<br /><br />That creative approach worked for many specialty jerseys this season, ranging from Pink, to Hawaiian, Military Appreciation, St. Patrick's Day and the Calgary Flames classic colors in Hockey Heritage Weekend.&nbsp;<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/0318-ala-stpats-front.jpg?1400542281" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Throughout the 2013-14 season, following tradition of previous years, regular season games at Sullivan Arena mean more than just glacier blue, white and black. Sure, the colors ring true to Aces form since day one of ECHL play. But at certain times, having "fun" for one night means a creative approach to Aces hockey.&nbsp;<br><br>That creative approach worked for many specialty jerseys this season, ranging from Pink, to Hawaiian, Military Appreciation, St. Patrick's Day and the Calgary Flames classic colors in Hockey Heritage Weekend.&nbsp;<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/they-wear-it-well" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 19 May 2014 23:31:25 +0000 mike.benton 2505 at http://www.alaskaaces.com FIT TO BE TIED http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/fit-be-tied <p>Gary Steffes’ game-winning goal at 2:53 thwarted an Alaska Aces third period comeback and the Bakersfield Condors escaped, 3-2 in overtime, at Sullivan Arena on Saturday in Game 2 of the Western Conference Final.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Aces, who fell to 14-11 all-time in overtime stages for the Kelly Cup Playoffs, rallied again in the third period and erased a 2-0 deficit on goals by Evan Trupp and Brendan Connolly. Laurent Brossoit earned the win 24 saves while Aces goaltender Gerald Coleman, absorbing his only two postseason losses in overtime, stopped 19 shots.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/051714-akbak-front--.jpg?1400397444" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Gary Steffes’ game-winning goal at 2:53 thwarted an Alaska Aces third period comeback and the Bakersfield Condors escaped, 3-2 in overtime, at Sullivan Arena on Saturday in Game 2 of the Western Conference Final.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Aces, who fell to 14-11 all-time in overtime stages for the Kelly Cup Playoffs, rallied again in the third period and erased a 2-0 deficit on goals by Evan Trupp and Brendan Connolly. Laurent Brossoit earned the win 24 saves while Aces goaltender Gerald Coleman, absorbing his only two postseason losses in overtime, stopped 19 shots.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/fit-be-tied" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 18 May 2014 07:18:00 +0000 mike.benton 2504 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GAME 2: Aces-Bakersfield http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/game-2-aces-bakersfield <p>The Alaska Aces continue the Western Conference Final with Game 2 against the Bakersfield Condors at Sullivan Arena. It is the third all-time meeting between the teams in the postseason and the Aces are 8-2, head-to-head against the Condors in the Kelly Cup Playoffs. The Aces went 6-1-1 against Bakersfield this season with a 5-0-1 record at Sullivan Arena (sole loss was 3-2, in a shootout on Mar. 9). The appearance in the Conference Finals is the 7<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;for the Aces in 11 ECHL seasons.<br /><br /><strong>GAME 2 – WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL </strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/051714-akbak-playoffs-front.jpg?1400363639" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue the Western Conference Final with Game 2 against the Bakersfield Condors at Sullivan Arena. It is the third all-time meeting between the teams in the postseason and the Aces are 8-2, head-to-head against the Condors in the Kelly Cup Playoffs. The Aces went 6-1-1 against Bakersfield this season with a 5-0-1 record at Sullivan Arena (sole loss was 3-2, in a shootout on Mar. 9). The appearance in the Conference Finals is the 7<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;for the Aces in 11 ECHL seasons.<br><br><strong>GAME 2 – WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL </strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/game-2-aces-bakersfield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 17 May 2014 21:54:15 +0000 mike.benton 2503 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES BREAK ON THROUGH http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/aces-break-through <p>Jordan Morrison’s wrist shot beat Laurent Brossoit with 2:29 left in regulation to lift the Alaska Aces in a come-from-behind, 2-1 victory over the Bakersfield Condors in Game 1 of the Western Conference Final on Friday at Sullivan Arena.<br /><br />The Aces, who moved to within three wins of advancing to their fourth appearance in the Kelly Cup Final, erased their first deficit after two periods on goals by Morrison and Evan Trupp (just 53 seconds into the third period). <br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/051714-truppplayoffs-front.jpg?1400314398" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Jordan Morrison’s wrist shot beat Laurent Brossoit with 2:29 left in regulation to lift the Alaska Aces in a come-from-behind, 2-1 victory over the Bakersfield Condors in Game 1 of the Western Conference Final on Friday at Sullivan Arena.<br><br>The Aces, who moved to within three wins of advancing to their fourth appearance in the Kelly Cup Final, erased their first deficit after two periods on goals by Morrison and Evan Trupp (just 53 seconds into the third period). <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/aces-break-through" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 17 May 2014 08:13:22 +0000 mike.benton 2502 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GAME 1: Aces-Bakersfield http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/game-1-aces-bakersfield <p>The Alaska Aces open the Western Conference Final with Game 1 against the Bakersfield Condors at Sullivan Arena. It is the third all-time meeting between the teams in the postseason and the Aces are 7-2, head-to-head against the Condors in the Kelly Cup Playoffs. The Aces went 6-1-1 against Bakersfield this season with a 5-0-1 record at Sullivan Arena (sole loss was 3-2, in a shootout on Mar. 9). The appearance in the Conference Finals is the 7<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;for the Aces in 11 ECHL seasons.<br /><br /><strong>GAME 1 – WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL&nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/wcfgm1-akbak-front.jpg?1400229704" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces open the Western Conference Final with Game 1 against the Bakersfield Condors at Sullivan Arena. It is the third all-time meeting between the teams in the postseason and the Aces are 7-2, head-to-head against the Condors in the Kelly Cup Playoffs. The Aces went 6-1-1 against Bakersfield this season with a 5-0-1 record at Sullivan Arena (sole loss was 3-2, in a shootout on Mar. 9). The appearance in the Conference Finals is the 7<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;for the Aces in 11 ECHL seasons.<br><br><strong>GAME 1 – WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL&nbsp;</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/game-1-aces-bakersfield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 16 May 2014 08:41:48 +0000 mike.benton 2500 at http://www.alaskaaces.com AND THEN THERE WERE FOUR http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/and-then-there-were-four <p>It's down to four teams, vying for the Kelly Cup. Read on from ECHL.com's preview of the Conference Finals, featuring the Aces, Bakersfield Condors, Cincinnati Cyclones and Greenville Road Warriors.&nbsp;<br /><br />The 2014 Western Conference Finals marks the third all-time postseason meeting between Alaska and Bakersfield. The Aces have won both of the previous meetings, winning 3 games to 2 in the 2005 West Division Semifinals and 4 games to 0 in the 2007 National Conference Semifinals.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/030914-mosienkoplayoffs-front.jpg?1400225697" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>It's down to four teams, vying for the Kelly Cup. Read on from ECHL.com's preview of the Conference Finals, featuring the Aces, Bakersfield Condors, Cincinnati Cyclones and Greenville Road Warriors.&nbsp;<br><br>The 2014 Western Conference Finals marks the third all-time postseason meeting between Alaska and Bakersfield. The Aces have won both of the previous meetings, winning 3 games to 2 in the 2005 West Division Semifinals and 4 games to 0 in the 2007 National Conference Semifinals.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/and-then-there-were-four" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 16 May 2014 07:35:02 +0000 mike.benton 2499 at http://www.alaskaaces.com CONFERENCE FINALS SET: ACES vs CONDORS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/conference-finals-set-aces-vs-condors <p>The first seeded Alaska Aces announced they are scheduled to face the sixth seeded Bakersfield Condors in the Western Conference Final of the Kelly Cup Playoffs and will begin the round with Game 1 on Friday, May 16 at Sullivan Arena, opening a best-of-seven series.</p> <p>Tickets for games at Sullivan Arena are on sale at the ACES offices (corner of 15<sup>th</sup> and Gambell), by calling 907-258-ACES or visiting Ticketmaster.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/akbak-front.jpg?1399791881" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The first seeded Alaska Aces announced they are scheduled to face the sixth seeded Bakersfield Condors in the Western Conference Final of the Kelly Cup Playoffs and will begin the round with Game 1 on Friday, May 16 at Sullivan Arena, opening a best-of-seven series.</p> <p>Tickets for games at Sullivan Arena are on sale at the ACES offices (corner of 15<sup>th</sup> and Gambell), by calling 907-258-ACES or visiting Ticketmaster.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/conference-finals-set-aces-vs-condors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 11 May 2014 07:04:46 +0000 mike.benton 2494 at http://www.alaskaaces.com CONF. FINALS HOME DATES ANNOUNCED http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/conf-finals-home-dates-announced <p>The Alaska Aces announced they are scheduled to open the Western Conference Final of the Kelly Cup Playoffs with Game 1 on Friday, May 16 in a set of four home dates confirmed at Sullivan Arena.</p> <p>Tickets will go on sale starting Friday morning, May 9 at the ACES offices (corner of 15<sup>th</sup> and Gambell) or by calling 907-258-ACES.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/playoffs-sullivanarena-front.jpg?1399615441" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces announced they are scheduled to open the Western Conference Final of the Kelly Cup Playoffs with Game 1 on Friday, May 16 in a set of four home dates confirmed at Sullivan Arena.</p> <p>Tickets will go on sale starting Friday morning, May 9 at the ACES offices (corner of 15<sup>th</sup> and Gambell) or by calling 907-258-ACES.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/conf-finals-home-dates-announced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 09 May 2014 06:04:08 +0000 mike.benton 2490 at http://www.alaskaaces.com FISH, FRIED http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/fish-fried <p>Brendan Connolly's power play goal, 29 seconds into the third period stood as the game winner and Gerald Coleman made 26 saves to lift the Alaska Aces to a 2-1 victory and series win in Game 5 of the Western Conference Semifinals at CenturyLink Arena on Thursday. <br /><br />The Aces advanced to the Conference Finals for the seventh time in 11 seasons and will face the winner of the Stockton Thunder/Bakersfield Condors second round, led by Bakersfield 2-1. Alex Belzile scored Alaska's first goal of the evening while the Aces improved to 5-0 on the road in the postseason.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/050814-coleman-front.jpg?1399615345" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Brendan Connolly's power play goal, 29 seconds into the third period stood as the game winner and Gerald Coleman made 26 saves to lift the Alaska Aces to a 2-1 victory and series win in Game 5 of the Western Conference Semifinals at CenturyLink Arena on Thursday. <br><br>The Aces advanced to the Conference Finals for the seventh time in 11 seasons and will face the winner of the Stockton Thunder/Bakersfield Condors second round, led by Bakersfield 2-1. Alex Belzile scored Alaska's first goal of the evening while the Aces improved to 5-0 on the road in the postseason.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/fish-fried" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 09 May 2014 06:03:01 +0000 mike.benton 2489 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GAME 5: Aces-Idaho http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/game-5-aces-idaho <p>The Alaska Aces continue the Western Conference Semifinals with Game 5 against the Idaho Steelheads at CenturyLink Arena. The Aces lead the series, 3-1 and it is the fifth lifetime matchup in the postseason between the two teams, the first since the 2011 second round series, won by Alaska, 4-0. The Aces went 6-3-3 against Idaho this season with seven of the final eight matchups decided by one goal.<br /><br /><strong>GAME 5 – WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL </strong><br /><strong> GAME: Alaska Aces at Idaho Steelheads</strong><br /><strong>DATE: Thursday, May 8, 2014</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/050814-akidh-front.jpg?1399566619" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue the Western Conference Semifinals with Game 5 against the Idaho Steelheads at CenturyLink Arena. The Aces lead the series, 3-1 and it is the fifth lifetime matchup in the postseason between the two teams, the first since the 2011 second round series, won by Alaska, 4-0. The Aces went 6-3-3 against Idaho this season with seven of the final eight matchups decided by one goal.<br><br><strong>GAME 5 – WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL </strong><br><strong> GAME: Alaska Aces at Idaho Steelheads</strong><br><strong>DATE: Thursday, May 8, 2014 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/game-5-aces-idaho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 08 May 2014 16:33:34 +0000 mike.benton 2487 at http://www.alaskaaces.com FOUR-GONE CONCLUSION http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/four-gone-conclusion <p>Nick Mazzolini scored twice and the Alaska Aces got all the offense they would need with four goals in the first period, en route to a 4-2 victory over the Idaho Steelheads in Game 4 of the Western Conference Semifinals at CenturyLink Arena.</p> <p>The Aces, who seized a 3-1 series lead and put Idaho on the brink of playoff elimination, were backstopped by Olivier Roy’s 18 saves and a 45-20 shots advantage in the game.</p> <p><strong>WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS (Alaska leads, 3-1)</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/050714-akgoal-front.jpg?1399535151" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Nick Mazzolini scored twice and the Alaska Aces got all the offense they would need with four goals in the first period, en route to a 4-2 victory over the Idaho Steelheads in Game 4 of the Western Conference Semifinals at CenturyLink Arena.</p> <p>The Aces, who seized a 3-1 series lead and put Idaho on the brink of playoff elimination, were backstopped by Olivier Roy’s 18 saves and a 45-20 shots advantage in the game.</p> <p><strong>WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS (Alaska leads, 3-1)</strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/four-gone-conclusion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 08 May 2014 07:45:55 +0000 mike.benton 2486 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GAME 4: Aces-Idaho http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/game-4-aces-idaho <p>With a chance to seize further control in the second round, the Alaska Aces continue the Western Conference Semifinals with Game 4 against the Idaho Steelheads at Sullivan Arena. It is the fifth lifetime matchup in the postseason between the two teams and is the first since the 2011 second round series, won by Alaska, 4-0. The Aces went 6-3-3 against Idaho this season with seven of the final eight matchups decided by one goal.<br /><br /><strong>GAME 4 – WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL </strong><br /><strong> GAME: Alaska Aces at Idaho Steelheads</strong><br /><strong>DATE: Wednesday, May 7, 2014</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/050714-akidh-front.jpg?1399448189" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>With a chance to seize further control in the second round, the Alaska Aces continue the Western Conference Semifinals with Game 4 against the Idaho Steelheads at Sullivan Arena. It is the fifth lifetime matchup in the postseason between the two teams and is the first since the 2011 second round series, won by Alaska, 4-0. The Aces went 6-3-3 against Idaho this season with seven of the final eight matchups decided by one goal.<br><br><strong>GAME 4 – WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL </strong><br><strong> GAME: Alaska Aces at Idaho Steelheads</strong><br><strong>DATE: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/game-4-aces-idaho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 07 May 2014 07:14:42 +0000 mike.benton 2485 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ROAD SHOW http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/road-show <p>A total of 12 different players hit the scoresheet, Nick Mazzolini led the way with a pair of assists and the Alaska Aces never trailed en route to a 5-2 victory in Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals before 2,200 at Century Link Arena on Monday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Aces, who seized a 2-1 series lead and home ice advantage, scored twice in the final period to pull away from a one-goal lead, helping Gerald Coleman earn the win with 20 saves. Tommy Mele, Sean Curry, Brendan Connolly, Brett Findlay and Evan Trupp each scored for Alaska.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/findlay-front.jpg?1399366716" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A total of 12 different players hit the scoresheet, Nick Mazzolini led the way with a pair of assists and the Alaska Aces never trailed en route to a 5-2 victory in Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals before 2,200 at Century Link Arena on Monday.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>The Aces, who seized a 2-1 series lead and home ice advantage, scored twice in the final period to pull away from a one-goal lead, helping Gerald Coleman earn the win with 20 saves. Tommy Mele, Sean Curry, Brendan Connolly, Brett Findlay and Evan Trupp each scored for Alaska.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/road-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 06 May 2014 08:58:38 +0000 mike.benton 2481 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES REASSIGNED LAFRANCHISE http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/aces-reassigned-lafranchise <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League have reassigned defenseman Kane Lafranchise (Luh-FRANN-chyz) to the Aces.</p> <p>Lafranchise, 25, joins the Aces roster for the first time since Nov. 27 and will be available to suit up (jersey #6) in Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals tonight, starting at 5:10 p.m. (GCI/KFQD) at CenturyLink Arena.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110213-lafranchise-front.jpg?1399325539" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League have reassigned defenseman Kane Lafranchise (Luh-FRANN-chyz) to the Aces.</p> <p>Lafranchise, 25, joins the Aces roster for the first time since Nov. 27 and will be available to suit up (jersey #6) in Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals tonight, starting at 5:10 p.m. (GCI/KFQD) at CenturyLink Arena.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/aces-reassigned-lafranchise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 05 May 2014 21:32:22 +0000 mike.benton 2479 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GAME 3: Aces-Idaho http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/game-3-aces-idaho <p>The Alaska Aces continue the Western Conference Semifinals with Game 3 against the Idaho Steelheads at Sullivan Arena. It is the fifth lifetime matchup in the postseason between the two teams and is the first since the 2011 second round series, won by Alaska, 4-0. The Aces went 6-3-3 against Idaho this season with seven of the final eight matchups decided by one goal.<br /><br /><br /><strong>GAME 3 – WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL </strong><br /><strong> GAME: Alaska Aces at Idaho Steelheads</strong><br /><strong>DATE: Monday, May 5, 2014<br /></strong><strong>TIME: 5:10 pm ADT</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/050214-akidhplayoffs-front.jpg?1399305202" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue the Western Conference Semifinals with Game 3 against the Idaho Steelheads at Sullivan Arena. It is the fifth lifetime matchup in the postseason between the two teams and is the first since the 2011 second round series, won by Alaska, 4-0. The Aces went 6-3-3 against Idaho this season with seven of the final eight matchups decided by one goal.<br><br><br><strong>GAME 3 – WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL </strong><br><strong> GAME: Alaska Aces at Idaho Steelheads</strong><br><strong>DATE: Monday, May 5, 2014<br></strong><strong>TIME: 5:10 pm ADT </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/game-3-aces-idaho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 05 May 2014 15:53:43 +0000 mike.benton 2478 at http://www.alaskaaces.com WILD BOYS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/wild-boys <p>Evan Trupp scored twice while Nick Mazzolini (two assists) and Alex Belzile (1g-1a) registered multi point games to lift the Alaska Aces to a 6-4 victory over the Idaho Steelheads in Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals at Sullivan Arena on Friday night.</p> <p>The Aces, providing an answer after a stunning Game 1 loss in overtime, received 18 saves from Olivier Roy while Zach McKelvie, Drew MacKenzie and Tommy Mele each chipped in with a goal.</p> <p><strong>WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS (Series tied, 1-1)</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/0k5w1555.jpg?1399114148" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Evan Trupp scored twice while Nick Mazzolini (two assists) and Alex Belzile (1g-1a) registered multi point games to lift the Alaska Aces to a 6-4 victory over the Idaho Steelheads in Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals at Sullivan Arena on Friday night.</p><p>The Aces, providing an answer after a stunning Game 1 loss in overtime, received 18 saves from Olivier Roy while Zach McKelvie, Drew MacKenzie and Tommy Mele each chipped in with a goal.</p><p><strong>WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS (Series tied, 1-1)</strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/wild-boys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 03 May 2014 10:49:15 +0000 mike.benton 2477 at http://www.alaskaaces.com BATTLE BACK TIME http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/battle-back-time <p>The Alaska Aces continue the Western Conference Semifinals with Game 2 against the Idaho Steelheads at Sullivan Arena. It is the fifth lifetime matchup in the postseason between the two teams and is the first since the 2011 second round series, won by Alaska, 4-0. The Aces went 6-3-3 against Idaho this season with seven of the final eight matchups decided by one goal.<br /><br /><strong>GAME 2 – WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL </strong><br /><strong> GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Idaho Steelheads</strong><br /><strong>DATE: Friday, May 2, 2014<br /></strong><strong>TIME: 7:15 p.m.</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/0k5w0306.jpg?1399066410" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue the Western Conference Semifinals with Game 2 against the Idaho Steelheads at Sullivan Arena. It is the fifth lifetime matchup in the postseason between the two teams and is the first since the 2011 second round series, won by Alaska, 4-0. The Aces went 6-3-3 against Idaho this season with seven of the final eight matchups decided by one goal.<br><br><strong>GAME 2 – WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL </strong><br><strong> GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Idaho Steelheads</strong><br><strong>DATE: Friday, May 2, 2014<br></strong><strong>TIME: 7:15 p.m. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/battle-back-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 02 May 2014 21:33:33 +0000 mike.benton 2476 at http://www.alaskaaces.com UPENDED IN OVERTIME http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/upended-overtime <p>Gaelan Patterson converted a rebound at the goal mouth at 6:09 to help the Idaho Steelheads sneak by the Alaska Aces, 1-0 in overtime at Sullivan Arena in Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals.</p> <p>Josh Robinson stopped all 47 shots for the win and shutout. In spite of a 47-27 advantage in shots on goal, including a 32-10 mark after 40 minutes, the Aces had an eight-game winning streak in Game 1 snapped, suffering their first series opening defeat since the 2009 Kelly Cup Finals against South Carolina.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/050114-goalmouth-front.jpg?1399017821" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Gaelan Patterson converted a rebound at the goal mouth at 6:09 to help the Idaho Steelheads sneak by the Alaska Aces, 1-0 in overtime at Sullivan Arena in Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals.</p> <p>Josh Robinson stopped all 47 shots for the win and shutout. In spite of a 47-27 advantage in shots on goal, including a 32-10 mark after 40 minutes, the Aces had an eight-game winning streak in Game 1 snapped, suffering their first series opening defeat since the 2009 Kelly Cup Finals against South Carolina.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/upended-overtime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 02 May 2014 08:03:46 +0000 mike.benton 2475 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GAME 1: Aces-Idaho http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/game-1-aces-idaho <p>Continuing a storied playoff rivalry, the Alaska Aces open the Western Conference Semifinals with Game 1 against the Idaho Steelheads at Sullivan Arena. It is the fifth lifetime matchup in the postseason between the two teams and is the first since the 2011 second round series, won by Alaska, 4-0. The Aces went 6-3-3 against Idaho this season with seven of the final eight matchups decided by one goal.<br /><br /><strong>GAME 1 – WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL&nbsp;</strong><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Idaho Steelheads<br /></strong><strong>DATE: Thursday, May 1, 2014</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/round2-akvsidh-front.jpg?1398976908" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Continuing a storied playoff rivalry, the Alaska Aces open the Western Conference Semifinals with Game 1 against the Idaho Steelheads at Sullivan Arena. It is the fifth lifetime matchup in the postseason between the two teams and is the first since the 2011 second round series, won by Alaska, 4-0. The Aces went 6-3-3 against Idaho this season with seven of the final eight matchups decided by one goal.<br><br><strong>GAME 1 – WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL&nbsp;</strong><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Idaho Steelheads<br></strong><strong>DATE: Thursday, May 1, 2014 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201405/game-1-aces-idaho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 01 May 2014 20:42:05 +0000 mike.benton 2473 at http://www.alaskaaces.com EYE ON THE STEELHEADS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/eye-steelheads <p>Alaska and Idaho meet in the Kelly Cup Playoffs for the fifth time, with each club winning twice previously. The Aces prevailed 4 games to 0 in both the 2008 National Conference Quarterfinals and the 2011 Western Conference Semifinals while the Steelheads won 3 games to 1 in the 2004 West Division Finals and 4 games to 1 in the 2007 National Conference Finals. <br /> <br /><strong>#1 Alaska Aces vs. #4 Idaho Steelheads<br /></strong><strong>MORE:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.echl.com/files/2014SeriesK_AKvsIDH.pdf">Series Matchup Sheet</a></strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/013014-sivakidh-front.jpg?1398881564" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Alaska and Idaho meet in the Kelly Cup Playoffs for the fifth time, with each club winning twice previously. The Aces prevailed 4 games to 0 in both the 2008 National Conference Quarterfinals and the 2011 Western Conference Semifinals while the Steelheads won 3 games to 1 in the 2004 West Division Finals and 4 games to 1 in the 2007 National Conference Finals. <br> <br><strong>#1 Alaska Aces vs. #4 Idaho Steelheads<br></strong><strong>MORE:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.echl.com/files/2014SeriesK_AKvsIDH.pdf">Series Matchup Sheet</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/eye-steelheads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 18:13:03 +0000 mike.benton 2472 at http://www.alaskaaces.com DAVIES BACK FROM ABBOTSFORD http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/davies-back-abbotsford <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League have reassigned defenseman Zach Davies to the Aces.</p> <p>Abbotsford is the AHL affiliate of the Aces and Flames.</p> <p>Davies, 25, returns with 17 points (7g-10a) and a +7 rating in 31 games with the Aces, leaving for Abbotsford on Mar. 3 ranking second among Aces defensemen in scoring. He had four multi point games in the regular season.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/020914-davies-front.jpg?1398807779" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League have reassigned defenseman Zach Davies to the Aces.</p> <p>Abbotsford is the AHL affiliate of the Aces and Flames.</p> <p>Davies, 25, returns with 17 points (7g-10a) and a +7 rating in 31 games with the Aces, leaving for Abbotsford on Mar. 3 ranking second among Aces defensemen in scoring. He had four multi point games in the regular season.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/davies-back-abbotsford" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 21:43:03 +0000 mike.benton 2471 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ROUND 2: BRING ON IDAHO http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/round-2-bring-idaho <p>The first seeded Alaska Aces announced they are scheduled to face the fourth seeded Idaho Steelheads in the Western Conference Semifinals (second round) of the Kelly Cup Playoffs with Game 1 on Thursday, May 1 at Sullivan Arena, opening a best-of-seven series.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/012914-mazzfaceoffidh-front.jpg?1398759604" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The first seeded Alaska Aces announced they are scheduled to face the fourth seeded Idaho Steelheads in the Western Conference Semifinals (second round) of the Kelly Cup Playoffs with Game 1 on Thursday, May 1 at Sullivan Arena, opening a best-of-seven series.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/round-2-bring-idaho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 08:20:09 +0000 mike.benton 2468 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SECOND ROUND STARTS MAY 1 http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/second-round-starts-may-1 <p>The Alaska Aces announced they are scheduled to open the Western Conference Semifinals (second round) of the Kelly Cup Playoffs with Game 1 on Thursday, May 1 in a set of four home dates confirmed at Sullivan Arena.<br /><br />The Aces are guaranteed home ice advantage throughout the entire Kelly Cup Playoffs and will face either the #4 seed Idaho Steelheads or #5 seed Colorado Eagles. &nbsp;<br /><br />The full schedule for the second round, a “best-of-seven” series, is listed below.<br /><br /><strong>KELLY CUP PLAYOFFS – WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL (all times AKT)</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/041814-acesceleb-front.jpg?1398500589" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces announced they are scheduled to open the Western Conference Semifinals (second round) of the Kelly Cup Playoffs with Game 1 on Thursday, May 1 in a set of four home dates confirmed at Sullivan Arena.<br><br>The Aces are guaranteed home ice advantage throughout the entire Kelly Cup Playoffs and will face either the #4 seed Idaho Steelheads or #5 seed Colorado Eagles. &nbsp;<br><br>The full schedule for the second round, a “best-of-seven” series, is listed below.<br><br><strong>KELLY CUP PLAYOFFS – WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL (all times AKT) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/second-round-starts-may-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 26 Apr 2014 08:23:24 +0000 mike.benton 2462 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES HIGH IN VEGAS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/aces-high-vegas <p>Peter Sivak’s go-ahead goal with 24 seconds left in the second period stood as the game winner while Olivier Roy made 21 saves to preserve a 3-2 Alaska Aces victory and four game sweep over the Las Vegas Wranglers in the 2014 Western Conference Quarterfinals at Orleans Arena on Friday.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/042514-acesceleb-front.jpg?1398499620" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Peter Sivak’s go-ahead goal with 24 seconds left in the second period stood as the game winner while Olivier Roy made 21 saves to preserve a 3-2 Alaska Aces victory and four game sweep over the Las Vegas Wranglers in the 2014 Western Conference Quarterfinals at Orleans Arena on Friday.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/aces-high-vegas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 26 Apr 2014 08:07:25 +0000 mike.benton 2461 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GAME 4: Aces-Wranglers http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/game-4-aces-wranglers <p>The Alaska Aces, up 3-0 in the series, return to play with Game 4 of the Western Conference Quarterfinal against the Las Vegas Wranglers at Orleans Arena. The matchup is the fifth all-time between the two teams in the postseason, meeting for the first time since the 2012 Conference Finals. The Aces are 13-10 lifetime in postseason play vs. Las Vegas and went 11-2-0 this season in the head-to-head series.<br /><br /><strong>GAME 4 – WESTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINAL </strong><br /><strong> GAME: Alaska Aces at Las Vegas Wranglers</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/042314-colemansave-front.jpg?1398416090" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, up 3-0 in the series, return to play with Game 4 of the Western Conference Quarterfinal against the Las Vegas Wranglers at Orleans Arena. The matchup is the fifth all-time between the two teams in the postseason, meeting for the first time since the 2012 Conference Finals. The Aces are 13-10 lifetime in postseason play vs. Las Vegas and went 11-2-0 this season in the head-to-head series.<br><br><strong>GAME 4 – WESTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINAL </strong><br><strong> GAME: Alaska Aces at Las Vegas Wranglers </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/game-4-aces-wranglers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 08:54:53 +0000 mike.benton 2459 at http://www.alaskaaces.com HOLDING ALL THE ACES http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/holding-all-aces <p>Peter Sivak and Nick Mazzolini each racked up three points and the Alaska Aces scored a pair of shorthanded goals to cruise to a 5-1 victory over the Las Vegas Wranglers, at Orleans Arena in Game 3 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/042314-acescelebgame3-front.jpg?1398324442" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Peter Sivak and Nick Mazzolini each racked up three points and the Alaska Aces scored a pair of shorthanded goals to cruise to a 5-1 victory over the Las Vegas Wranglers, at Orleans Arena in Game 3 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/holding-all-aces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:27:25 +0000 mike.benton 2455 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GAME 3: Aces-Wranglers http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/game-3-aces-wranglers <p>The Alaska Aces return to play with Game 3 of the Western Conference Quarterfinal against the Las Vegas Wranglers at Orleans Arena. The matchup is the fifth all-time between the two teams in the postseason, meeting for the first time since the 2012 Conference Finals. The Aces are 12-10 lifetime in postseason play vs. Las Vegas and went 11-2-0 this season in the head-to-head series.<br /><br /><strong>GAME 3 – WESTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINAL </strong><br /><strong>Alaska Aces at Las Vegas Wranglers</strong><br /><strong>DATE: Wednesday, April 23, 2014<br /></strong><strong>TIME: 6:05 p.m. AKT</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/041914-aklv-front.jpg?1398236605" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces return to play with Game 3 of the Western Conference Quarterfinal against the Las Vegas Wranglers at Orleans Arena. The matchup is the fifth all-time between the two teams in the postseason, meeting for the first time since the 2012 Conference Finals. The Aces are 12-10 lifetime in postseason play vs. Las Vegas and went 11-2-0 this season in the head-to-head series.<br><br><strong>GAME 3 – WESTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINAL </strong><br><strong>Alaska Aces at Las Vegas Wranglers</strong><br><strong>DATE: Wednesday, April 23, 2014<br></strong><strong>TIME: 6:05 p.m. AKT </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/game-3-aces-wranglers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:03:34 +0000 mike.benton 2453 at http://www.alaskaaces.com RAM(AGE) TOUGH http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/ramage-tough <p>John Ramage’s first career multi-goal game and Olivier Roy’s 18 saves boosted the Alaska Aces in a 3-1 victory over the Las Vegas Wranglers in Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals before 4,239 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.</p> <p>The Aces, who seized a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series (first accomplished since the 2011 Kelly Cup Finals), scored three unanswered goals while earning their 42<sup>nd</sup> win on home ice, lifetime in the Kelly Cup Playoffs. Nick Mazzolini earned his second three point game (all on assists).</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/041914-goalceleb-front.jpg?1397982300" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>John Ramage’s first career multi-goal game and Olivier Roy’s 18 saves boosted the Alaska Aces in a 3-1 victory over the Las Vegas Wranglers in Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals before 4,239 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.</p> <p>The Aces, who seized a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series (first accomplished since the 2011 Kelly Cup Finals), scored three unanswered goals while earning their 42<sup>nd</sup> win on home ice, lifetime in the Kelly Cup Playoffs. Nick Mazzolini earned his second three point game (all on assists).</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/ramage-tough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 08:25:04 +0000 mike.benton 2452 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GAME 2: Aces-Las Vegas http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/game-2-aces-las-vegas <p><strong>The Alaska Aces return to play with Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinal against the Las Vegas Wranglers at Sullivan Arena. The matchup is the fifth all-time between the two teams in the postseason, meeting for the first time since the 2012 Conference Finals. The Aces are 11-10 lifetime in postseason play vs. Las Vegas and went 11-2-0 this season in the head-to-head series.<br /><br />GAME 2 – WESTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINAL <br /> GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Las Vegas Wranglers<br /></strong><strong>DATE: Saturday, April 19, 2014<br /></strong><strong>TIME: 7:15 p.m.</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/0k5w7902.jpg?1397947128" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>The Alaska Aces return to play with Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinal against the Las Vegas Wranglers at Sullivan Arena. The matchup is the fifth all-time between the two teams in the postseason, meeting for the first time since the 2012 Conference Finals. The Aces are 11-10 lifetime in postseason play vs. Las Vegas and went 11-2-0 this season in the head-to-head series.<br><br>GAME 2 – WESTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINAL <br> GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Las Vegas Wranglers<br></strong><strong>DATE: Saturday, April 19, 2014<br></strong><strong>TIME: 7:15 p.m. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/game-2-aces-las-vegas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:38:54 +0000 mike.benton 2451 at http://www.alaskaaces.com CRUISE WITH CONTROL http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/cruise-control <p>Nick Mazzolini had three points and Jordan Morrison buried two goals to help the Alaska Aces cruise to a 5-1 victory over the Las Vegas Wranglers in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals before 4,197 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday.</p> <p>Gerald Coleman earned the win with 19 saves and the Aces won their 41<sup>st</sup> overall home game in playoff history, aided by 11 players who were +1 or better in the game.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/041814-mackenzieceleb-front.jpg?1397898806" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Nick Mazzolini had three points and Jordan Morrison buried two goals to help the Alaska Aces cruise to a 5-1 victory over the Las Vegas Wranglers in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals before 4,197 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday.</p> <p>Gerald Coleman earned the win with 19 saves and the Aces won their 41<sup>st</sup> overall home game in playoff history, aided by 11 players who were +1 or better in the game.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/cruise-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:39:44 +0000 mike.benton 2450 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GAME ON(E): Aces-Las Vegas http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/game-one-aces-las-vegas <p>The Alaska Aces open the 2014 Kelly Cup Playoffs with Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinal against the Las Vegas Wranglers at Sullivan Arena. The matchup is the fifth all-time between the two teams in the postseason and they will meet for the first time since the 2012 Conference Finals. The Aces are 10-10 lifetime in postseason play vs. Las Vegas and went 11-2-0 this season in the head-to-head series.<br /><br /><strong>GAME 1 – WESTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINAL </strong><br /><strong> GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Las Vegas Wranglers</strong><br /><strong>DATE: Friday, April 18, 2014</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011514-sivak-front_1.jpg?1397816895" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces open the 2014 Kelly Cup Playoffs with Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinal against the Las Vegas Wranglers at Sullivan Arena. The matchup is the fifth all-time between the two teams in the postseason and they will meet for the first time since the 2012 Conference Finals. The Aces are 10-10 lifetime in postseason play vs. Las Vegas and went 11-2-0 this season in the head-to-head series.<br><br><strong>GAME 1 – WESTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINAL </strong><br><strong> GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Las Vegas Wranglers</strong><br><strong>DATE: Friday, April 18, 2014 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/game-one-aces-las-vegas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:28:24 +0000 mike.benton 2449 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES ANNOUNCE PLAYOFF ROSTER http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/aces-announce-playoff-roster <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced the club's roster for the 2013-14 Kelly Cup Playoffs which includes 19 skaters and two goaltenders.<br /><br />Defensemen Kane Lafranchise and Zach Davies, currently skating in the American Hockey League with the Abbotsford Heat, were placed on the Aces "playoff eligible" list.<br /><br /><strong>2013-14 ACES PLAYOFF ROSTER<br />GOALTENDERS (2): </strong>Gerald Coleman, Olivier Roy</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/031414-goalceleb-front.jpg?1397634349" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced the club's roster for the 2013-14 Kelly Cup Playoffs which includes 19 skaters and two goaltenders.<br><br>Defensemen Kane Lafranchise and Zach Davies, currently skating in the American Hockey League with the Abbotsford Heat, were placed on the Aces "playoff eligible" list.<br><br><strong>2013-14 ACES PLAYOFF ROSTER<br>GOALTENDERS (2): </strong>Gerald Coleman, Olivier Roy </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/aces-announce-playoff-roster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:45:56 +0000 mike.benton 2446 at http://www.alaskaaces.com OLIVIER ROY BACK TO ALASKA http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/olivier-roy-back-alaska <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that Calgary has reassigned goaltender Olivier Roy to the Aces from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League. <br /> <br /> Abbotsford is the AHL affiliate of the Aces and Flames. <br /> </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011414-roy-front.jpg?1397513454" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that Calgary has reassigned goaltender Olivier Roy to the Aces from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League. <br> <br> Abbotsford is the AHL affiliate of the Aces and Flames. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/olivier-roy-back-alaska" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:10:57 +0000 mike.benton 2445 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ANOTHER SIVAK AWARD (+49) http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/another-sivak-award-49 <p>The Alaska Aces, in conjunction with the ECHL, announced today that Aces forward Peter Sivak has been named recipient of the <em>AMI Graphics </em>Plus Performer of the Year award for the 2013-14 ECHL regular season.</p> <p>Sivak, 32, finished the season at +49, leading the league with the highest rating which is tied for third in the ECHL, all-time with Steve Poapst (Hampton Roads) in 1992-93 and Kim Maier (Knoxville) in 1995-96.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011514-sivakgoalceleb-front.jpg?1397509241" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, in conjunction with the ECHL, announced today that Aces forward Peter Sivak has been named recipient of the <em>AMI Graphics </em>Plus Performer of the Year award for the 2013-14 ECHL regular season.</p> <p>Sivak, 32, finished the season at +49, leading the league with the highest rating which is tied for third in the ECHL, all-time with Steve Poapst (Hampton Roads) in 1992-93 and Kim Maier (Knoxville) in 1995-96.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/another-sivak-award-49" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:00:45 +0000 mike.benton 2444 at http://www.alaskaaces.com JOHNSON, KNAPP REACH THE NHL http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/johnson-knapp-reach-nhl <p>Right wing Justin Johnson, who last suited up for the Alaska Aces in 2009-10 and goaltender Connor Knapp, who suited up in two games this season in Alaska, lifed the total to three players to play this season for the Aces and advance to the National Hockey League. <br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/jjknapp-front.jpg?1397417252" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Right wing Justin Johnson, who last suited up for the Alaska Aces in 2009-10 and goaltender Connor Knapp, who suited up in two games this season in Alaska, lifed the total to three players to play this season for the Aces and advance to the National Hockey League. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/johnson-knapp-reach-nhl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 19:27:43 +0000 mike.benton 2443 at http://www.alaskaaces.com LAST MINUTE RUSH http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/last-minute-rush <p>Alex Hudson’s game winning goal with 31.9 seconds left in regulation helped the Colorado Eagles sneak by the Alaska Aces (45-19-7, 97 points), 3-2 before a sellout crowd of 5,289 at Budweiser Events Center on Saturday.</p> <p>In a game that had no meaning for the Aces in the standings, they finished 6-2-2 on the 10-game road trip and earned multi point games from Peter Sivak, Andy Taranto and Evan Trupp. Goaltender Aaron Crandall had 27 saves in his regular season finale.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/041314-connolly-front.jpg?1397372288" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Alex Hudson’s game winning goal with 31.9 seconds left in regulation helped the Colorado Eagles sneak by the Alaska Aces (45-19-7, 97 points), 3-2 before a sellout crowd of 5,289 at Budweiser Events Center on Saturday.</p> <p>In a game that had no meaning for the Aces in the standings, they finished 6-2-2 on the 10-game road trip and earned multi point games from Peter Sivak, Andy Taranto and Evan Trupp. Goaltender Aaron Crandall had 27 saves in his regular season finale.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/last-minute-rush" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 06:58:09 +0000 mike.benton 2442 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: One More To Go http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/preview-one-more-go <p>The Alaska Aces end the 2013-14 regular season tonight with the conclusion of a ten game road trip against the Colorado Eagles after securing their fourth consecutive Brabham Cup title last evening. The Aces defeated the Eagles, 5-0 to hand Colorado its first shutout loss at home for the season. The Aces are 4-4-1 in the head-to-head series against Colorado and are currently 6-1-2 on the road trip.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Colorado Eagles &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong><br /><strong>DATE: Saturday, April 12, 2014</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/041214-akcol-front.jpg?1397337592" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces end the 2013-14 regular season tonight with the conclusion of a ten game road trip against the Colorado Eagles after securing their fourth consecutive Brabham Cup title last evening. The Aces defeated the Eagles, 5-0 to hand Colorado its first shutout loss at home for the season. The Aces are 4-4-1 in the head-to-head series against Colorado and are currently 6-1-2 on the road trip.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Colorado Eagles &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong><br><strong>DATE: Saturday, April 12, 2014 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/preview-one-more-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 21:20:07 +0000 mike.benton 2440 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES OPEN PLAYOFFS VS. LAS VEGAS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/aces-open-playoffs-vs-las-vegas <p>The Alaska Aces clinched their ECHL record fourth consecutive Brabham Cup title and fifth overall for top regular season league record with a 5-0 victory at Colorado and will face the Las Vegas Wranglers in the opening round of the Kelly Cup Playoffs</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Western Conference Quarterfinal, a best-of-seven series, opens with Game 1 at Sullivan Arena on Friday, Apr. 18 at 7:15 p.m. and continues with Game 2 the next evening before the series shifts to Las Vegas.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The full schedule for the opening round, a “best-of-seven” series, is listed below.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011514-sivaklv-front_0.jpg?1397288092" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces clinched their ECHL record fourth consecutive Brabham Cup title and fifth overall for top regular season league record with a 5-0 victory at Colorado and will face the Las Vegas Wranglers in the opening round of the Kelly Cup Playoffs</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Western Conference Quarterfinal, a best-of-seven series, opens with Game 1 at Sullivan Arena on Friday, Apr. 18 at 7:15 p.m. and continues with Game 2 the next evening before the series shifts to Las Vegas.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The full schedule for the opening round, a “best-of-seven” series, is listed below.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/aces-open-playoffs-vs-las-vegas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 07:35:02 +0000 mike.benton 2439 at http://www.alaskaaces.com BRABHAM CUP RUNNETH OVER http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/brabham-cup-runneth-over <p>The Alaska Aces (45-18-7, 97 points) scored three times in the first period while goaltender Gerald Coleman earned his second shutout of the season, clinching the Brabham Cup for the top regular season record in a 5-0 blowout victory over the Colorado Eagles before a sellout crowd of 5,289 at Budweiser Events Center on Friday.</p> <p>Five different goal scorers accounted in the win while Coleman helped the Aces set a new regular season record with 11 shutouts, surpassing the mark set by the 2008-09 team that advanced to the Kelly Cup Finals.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/041114-acesceleb-front.jpg?1397276837" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces (45-18-7, 97 points) scored three times in the first period while goaltender Gerald Coleman earned his second shutout of the season, clinching the Brabham Cup for the top regular season record in a 5-0 blowout victory over the Colorado Eagles before a sellout crowd of 5,289 at Budweiser Events Center on Friday.</p> <p>Five different goal scorers accounted in the win while Coleman helped the Aces set a new regular season record with 11 shutouts, surpassing the mark set by the 2008-09 team that advanced to the Kelly Cup Finals.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/brabham-cup-runneth-over" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 04:27:21 +0000 mike.benton 2438 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Colorado http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/rematch-aces-colorado <p>The Alaska Aces, who need a win to secure their fourth straight Brabham Cup, resume their ten game road trip to end the regular season tonight at Budweiser Events Center against the Colorado Eagles. The Aces, who hold a lead over Ontario (idle) for top record in the ECHL with two games left in the regular season, are 3-4-1 this season against Colorado. In the last matchup, the Aces were defeated by Colorado in a shootout, 5-4 on Wednesday at Budweiser Events Center.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/041114-morrison-front.jpg?1397245516" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, who need a win to secure their fourth straight Brabham Cup, resume their ten game road trip to end the regular season tonight at Budweiser Events Center against the Colorado Eagles. The Aces, who hold a lead over Ontario (idle) for top record in the ECHL with two games left in the regular season, are 3-4-1 this season against Colorado. In the last matchup, the Aces were defeated by Colorado in a shootout, 5-4 on Wednesday at Budweiser Events Center.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/rematch-aces-colorado" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:45:30 +0000 mike.benton 2436 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SIVAK EARNS ECHL SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/sivak-earns-echl-sportsmanship-award <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced that veteran forward Peter Sivak has been named recipient of the 2013-14 ECHL Sportsmanship Award in a vote by the league’s coaches, broadcasters, media relations personnel and members of the media.</p> <p>The award is presented annually to the player who is judged to have exhibited the best sportsmanship combined with a high standard of playing ability.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011514-sivak-front_0.jpg?1397244669" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced that veteran forward Peter Sivak has been named recipient of the 2013-14 ECHL Sportsmanship Award in a vote by the league’s coaches, broadcasters, media relations personnel and members of the media.</p> <p>The award is presented annually to the player who is judged to have exhibited the best sportsmanship combined with a high standard of playing ability.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/sivak-earns-echl-sportsmanship-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:31:13 +0000 mike.benton 2435 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SIVAK: ALL-ECHL 1ST TEAM http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/sivak-all-echl-1st-team <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced that veteran forward Peter Sivak has been named to the All-ECHL First Team for 2013-14 as determined in a vote by the league’s coaches, broadcasters, media relations directors and members of the media.</p> <p>Sivak, 32, leads the Aces and is second in league scoring with 79 points (29g-50a) in 65 games. His +46 rating leads the ECHL, on pace for the highest rating since 2007-08 when Chad Starling of Cincinnati tied the fourth highest mark (+48) in league history.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/sivak-1stteamechl-front.jpg?1397153677" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced that veteran forward Peter Sivak has been named to the All-ECHL First Team for 2013-14 as determined in a vote by the league’s coaches, broadcasters, media relations directors and members of the media.</p> <p>Sivak, 32, leads the Aces and is second in league scoring with 79 points (29g-50a) in 65 games. His +46 rating leads the ECHL, on pace for the highest rating since 2007-08 when Chad Starling of Cincinnati tied the fourth highest mark (+48) in league history.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/sivak-all-echl-1st-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:14:40 +0000 mike.benton 2434 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SETTLING IN THE SHOOTOUT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/settling-shootout <p>Nick Mazzolini and Peter Sivak helped the Alaska Aces (44-19-7, 95 points) rally from a two goal deficit in the third period but Dustin Butler’s stop on Jordan Morrison in the eighth round helped the Colorado Eagles send the Aces to a 5-4 shootout defeat at Budweiser Events Center on Wednesday.</p> <p>Mazzolini tied his season high with four points while Andy Taranto also chipped in with a first period goal on the game’s first shot. Gerald Coleman, returning to action after missing since Mar. 22 due to injury, produced 20 saves including six of eight stops in the shootout.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/040914-akcol-front.jpg?1397106356" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Nick Mazzolini and Peter Sivak helped the Alaska Aces (44-19-7, 95 points) rally from a two goal deficit in the third period but Dustin Butler’s stop on Jordan Morrison in the eighth round helped the Colorado Eagles send the Aces to a 5-4 shootout defeat at Budweiser Events Center on Wednesday.</p> <p>Mazzolini tied his season high with four points while Andy Taranto also chipped in with a first period goal on the game’s first shot. Gerald Coleman, returning to action after missing since Mar. 22 due to injury, produced 20 saves including six of eight stops in the shootout.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/settling-shootout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 05:05:59 +0000 mike.benton 2433 at http://www.alaskaaces.com RICHARD: ECHL ALL-ROOKIE TEAM http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/richard-echl-all-rookie-team <p style="text-align: left;">The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced that defenseman Brad Richard has been named to the 2013-14 ECHL All-Rookie Team, determined in a vote of the league’s coaches, broadcasters, media relations directors and members of the media.</p> <p>Richard, 25, is tied for second among ECHL rookie defensemen in scoring with 30 points (6g-24a) in 59 games and is third among rookies in plus-minus (+21). He leads the Aces in scoring among defensemen and has 11 power play points (3g-8a), ranking sixth on the club.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011514-richard-front.jpg?1397069319" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p style="text-align: left;">The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced that defenseman Brad Richard has been named to the 2013-14 ECHL All-Rookie Team, determined in a vote of the league’s coaches, broadcasters, media relations directors and members of the media.</p> <p>Richard, 25, is tied for second among ECHL rookie defensemen in scoring with 30 points (6g-24a) in 59 games and is third among rookies in plus-minus (+21). He leads the Aces in scoring among defensemen and has 11 power play points (3g-8a), ranking sixth on the club.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/richard-echl-all-rookie-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 18:48:42 +0000 mike.benton 2430 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GOAL-ORIENTED WEEK http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/goal-oriented-week <p>The Alaska Aces resume their ten game road trip to end the regular season tonight at Budweiser Events Center against the Colorado Eagles. The Aces, who hold a lead over Reading for top record in the ECHL with three games left in the regular season, are 3-4-0 this season against Colorado. The Aces are coming off a nine-day layoff after defeating the Las Vegas Wranglers, 5-4 on Mar. 30 at Las Vegas. The Aces defeated Colorado in the last meeting, 4-2 at Sullivan Arena on Mar. 15.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/031314-akcolfaceoff-front.jpg?1397031420" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces resume their ten game road trip to end the regular season tonight at Budweiser Events Center against the Colorado Eagles. The Aces, who hold a lead over Reading for top record in the ECHL with three games left in the regular season, are 3-4-0 this season against Colorado. The Aces are coming off a nine-day layoff after defeating the Las Vegas Wranglers, 5-4 on Mar. 30 at Las Vegas. The Aces defeated Colorado in the last meeting, 4-2 at Sullivan Arena on Mar. 15.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/goal-oriented-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 08:17:03 +0000 mike.benton 2429 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PLAYOFFS OPEN APRIL 18 http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/playoffs-open-april-18 <p>The Alaska Aces announced they are scheduled to open the Kelly Cup Playoffs with Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinal on Friday, Apr. 18 at 7:15 p.m., in a set of four home dates confirmed at Sullivan Arena.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Aces, who clinched their fourth straight Mountain Division title last Friday, are guaranteed home ice advantage in the opening round.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The full schedule for the opening round, a “best-of-seven” series, is listed below.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/1213-sullycrop-front.jpg?1396410345" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces announced they are scheduled to open the Kelly Cup Playoffs with Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinal on Friday, Apr. 18 at 7:15 p.m., in a set of four home dates confirmed at Sullivan Arena.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Aces, who clinched their fourth straight Mountain Division title last Friday, are guaranteed home ice advantage in the opening round.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The full schedule for the opening round, a “best-of-seven” series, is listed below.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201404/playoffs-open-april-18" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 03:46:57 +0000 mike.benton 2417 at http://www.alaskaaces.com LAST LAUGH http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/last-laugh <p>Alex Belzile and Brett Findlay each recorded three point (1g-2a) games and the Alaska Aces (44-18-6, 94 points) seized the top record in the ECHL with a 5-4 victory over the Las Vegas Wranglers before a crowd of 4,090 at Orleans Arena on Sunday.</p> <p>The Aces, claiming four points on the Las Vegas swing (three games in three days), improved to 5-1-1 on the current road trip (with games through Las Vegas, Bakersfield and Stockton) while nine different players hit the score sheet in the absence of captain Nick Mazzolini, missing his first game all season due to injury.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/033014-mckelvie-front.jpg?1396229820" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Alex Belzile and Brett Findlay each recorded three point (1g-2a) games and the Alaska Aces (44-18-6, 94 points) seized the top record in the ECHL with a 5-4 victory over the Las Vegas Wranglers before a crowd of 4,090 at Orleans Arena on Sunday.</p> <p>The Aces, claiming four points on the Las Vegas swing (three games in three days), improved to 5-1-1 on the current road trip (with games through Las Vegas, Bakersfield and Stockton) while nine different players hit the score sheet in the absence of captain Nick Mazzolini, missing his first game all season due to injury.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/last-laugh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 01:43:20 +0000 mike.benton 2404 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SUNDAY: Aces-Las Vegas http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/sunday-aces-las-vegas <p>The Alaska Aces continue a regular season ending ten game road trip today in the finale of a three-game, three-day series against the Las Vegas Wranglers. The Aces are 10-2-0 in the head-to-head series vs. Las Vegas this season and were defeated by the Wranglers, 4-3 in the last meeting on Saturday at Orleans Arena. The Aces are 17-9-3 in the last five seasons at Las Vegas.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Las Vegas Wranglers &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong><br /><strong>DATE: Sunday, March 30, 2014</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/032914-syvretlv-front.jpg?1396166137" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue a regular season ending ten game road trip today in the finale of a three-game, three-day series against the Las Vegas Wranglers. The Aces are 10-2-0 in the head-to-head series vs. Las Vegas this season and were defeated by the Wranglers, 4-3 in the last meeting on Saturday at Orleans Arena. The Aces are 17-9-3 in the last five seasons at Las Vegas.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Las Vegas Wranglers &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong><br><strong>DATE: Sunday, March 30, 2014 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/sunday-aces-las-vegas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 30 Mar 2014 07:55:40 +0000 mike.benton 2402 at http://www.alaskaaces.com LASSOED LATE http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/lassoed-late <p>Matt Tassone capped a three-goal rally by the Las Vegas Wranglers on a game winning goal with 36.5 seconds left in regulation, sending the Alaska Aces (43-18-6, 92 points) to a 4-3 defeat before 7,054 fans at Orleans Arena on Saturday.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/032914-currynehring-front.jpg?1396162890" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Matt Tassone capped a three-goal rally by the Las Vegas Wranglers on a game winning goal with 36.5 seconds left in regulation, sending the Alaska Aces (43-18-6, 92 points) to a 4-3 defeat before 7,054 fans at Orleans Arena on Saturday.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/lassoed-late" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 30 Mar 2014 07:01:33 +0000 mike.benton 2401 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Las Vegas http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/rematch-aces-las-vegas <p>The Alaska Aces continue a regular season ending ten game road trip tonight in the middle game of a three-game, three-day series against the Las Vegas Wranglers. The Aces, who clinched their fourth straight Mountain Division title last night in a 5-1 win at Las Vegas, are 10-1-0 in the head-to-head series vs. Las Vegas this season and have outscored the opposition, 46-17 combined. The Aces are 17-8-3 in the last five seasons at Las Vegas.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Las Vegas Wranglers &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/032814-aklv-front.jpg?1396127290" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue a regular season ending ten game road trip tonight in the middle game of a three-game, three-day series against the Las Vegas Wranglers. The Aces, who clinched their fourth straight Mountain Division title last night in a 5-1 win at Las Vegas, are 10-1-0 in the head-to-head series vs. Las Vegas this season and have outscored the opposition, 46-17 combined. The Aces are 17-8-3 in the last five seasons at Las Vegas.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Las Vegas Wranglers &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/rematch-aces-las-vegas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 29 Mar 2014 21:08:15 +0000 mike.benton 2399 at http://www.alaskaaces.com TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/top-mountain <p>Brendan Connolly earned a goal and an assist in his first game back from the American Hockey League and the Alaska Aces (43-17-6, 92 points) scored four times in the first period to claim the Mountain Division title, cruising to a 5-1 victory over the Las Vegas Wranglers before 5,851 fans at Orleans Arena on Friday.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/032814-akceleb-front.jpg?1396075490" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Brendan Connolly earned a goal and an assist in his first game back from the American Hockey League and the Alaska Aces (43-17-6, 92 points) scored four times in the first period to claim the Mountain Division title, cruising to a 5-1 victory over the Las Vegas Wranglers before 5,851 fans at Orleans Arena on Friday.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/top-mountain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 29 Mar 2014 06:44:54 +0000 mike.benton 2398 at http://www.alaskaaces.com MAGIC NUMBER: 1 http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/magic-number-1 <p>With visions of clinching the Mountain Division title tonight, a 10-game road trip continues for the Alaska Aces, visiting the Las Vegas Wranglers for a three game series. The Aces are 9-1-0 in the head-to-head series vs. Las Vegas this season and have outscored the Condors, 41-16 combined. In the last meeting, the Aces defeated Las Vegas, 4-1 on Mar. 20 at Orleans Arena. The Aces are 16-8-3, in the last five seasons at Las Vegas.<br /><br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Las Vegas Wranglers &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011514-sivak-front.jpg?1395996603" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>With visions of clinching the Mountain Division title tonight, a 10-game road trip continues for the Alaska Aces, visiting the Las Vegas Wranglers for a three game series. The Aces are 9-1-0 in the head-to-head series vs. Las Vegas this season and have outscored the Condors, 41-16 combined. In the last meeting, the Aces defeated Las Vegas, 4-1 on Mar. 20 at Orleans Arena. The Aces are 16-8-3, in the last five seasons at Las Vegas.<br><br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Las Vegas Wranglers &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/magic-number-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 08:50:36 +0000 mike.benton 2396 at http://www.alaskaaces.com AUTOGRAPHS, FUN FOR EVERYONE http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/autographs-fun-everyone <p>The Alaska Aces are scheduled to host a Fan Appreciation Party and Team Autograph Session at the outdoor grounds of Sullivan Arena on Sunday, Apr. 6 from 1-3 p.m.<br /><br />Admission is free to the event (weather permitting for outdoor arrangements). Sullivan Arena will open its doors at 1:15 p.m. for the team’s autograph session, where fans can meet and greet their favorite Aces players before the team’s final regular season road trip against Colorado from Apr. 9-12.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/1213-mazzoliniautos-front.jpg?1395964248" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces are scheduled to host a Fan Appreciation Party and Team Autograph Session at the outdoor grounds of Sullivan Arena on Sunday, Apr. 6 from 1-3 p.m.<br><br>Admission is free to the event (weather permitting for outdoor arrangements). Sullivan Arena will open its doors at 1:15 p.m. for the team’s autograph session, where fans can meet and greet their favorite Aces players before the team’s final regular season road trip against Colorado from Apr. 9-12.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/autographs-fun-everyone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 23:51:07 +0000 mike.benton 2395 at http://www.alaskaaces.com IT TAKES TWO http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/it-takes-two <p>Andy Taranto and Brett Findlay each scored two goals and Aaron Crandall made 17 saves for his second win, boosting the Alaska Aces (42-17-6, 90 points) to a 4-2 victory over the Bakersfield Condors before 3,611 fans at Rabobank Arena on Tuesday.</p> <p>Crandall won again in just his second pro start, helping the Aces rally from a 2-0 deficit with four unanswered goals. They reduced their magic number to three points for the Mountain Division title.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/032514-truppbak-front.jpg?1395812123" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Andy Taranto and Brett Findlay each scored two goals and Aaron Crandall made 17 saves for his second win, boosting the Alaska Aces (42-17-6, 90 points) to a 4-2 victory over the Bakersfield Condors before 3,611 fans at Rabobank Arena on Tuesday.</p> <p>Crandall won again in just his second pro start, helping the Aces rally from a 2-0 deficit with four unanswered goals. They reduced their magic number to three points for the Mountain Division title.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/it-takes-two" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 05:36:46 +0000 mike.benton 2394 at http://www.alaskaaces.com CONNOLLY COMING BACK http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/connolly-coming-back <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that veteran forward Brendan Connolly has been assigned to the Aces from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.</p> <p>Abbotsford is the AHL affiliate of Alaska and Calgary.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110213-connolly-front.jpg?1395788676" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that veteran forward Brendan Connolly has been assigned to the Aces from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.</p> <p>Abbotsford is the AHL affiliate of Alaska and Calgary.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/connolly-coming-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 23:04:38 +0000 mike.benton 2392 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Bakersfield http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/preview-aces-bakersfield-0 <p>A ten game road trip to end the regular season continues for the Alaska Aces, visiting the Bakersfield for the regular season series finale. The Aces are 5-1-1 in the head-to-head series vs. Bakersfield this season and have outscored the Condors, 24-11 combined. In the last meeting, Bakersfield defeated the Aces, 3-2 in a shootout on Mar. 9 at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 52-27-5, lifetime against Bakersfield since both teams entered ECHL play in 2003-04.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/021814-akbak-front.jpg?1395736084" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A ten game road trip to end the regular season continues for the Alaska Aces, visiting the Bakersfield for the regular season series finale. The Aces are 5-1-1 in the head-to-head series vs. Bakersfield this season and have outscored the Condors, 24-11 combined. In the last meeting, Bakersfield defeated the Aces, 3-2 in a shootout on Mar. 9 at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 52-27-5, lifetime against Bakersfield since both teams entered ECHL play in 2003-04.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/preview-aces-bakersfield-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 08:28:11 +0000 mike.benton 2391 at http://www.alaskaaces.com LOWERING THE BOOM http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/lowering-boom <p>Evan Trupp had four points (2g-2a) while goaltender Aaron Crandall won in his professional debut, and the Alaska Aces (41-17-6, 88 points) cruised to a 7-2 victory over the Stockton Thunder before 4,037 fans at Stockton Arena on Sunday.</p> <p>The Aces, moving closer to the Mountain Division title with seven games remaining, claimed sole possession of the top record in the ECHL while improving to 2-0-1 on its 10-game road trip. They scored six unanswered goals and tied their season-high for most goals in a game, set in October vs. Las Vegas.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/032314-mckelviegoal-front.jpg?1395641652" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Evan Trupp had four points (2g-2a) while goaltender Aaron Crandall won in his professional debut, and the Alaska Aces (41-17-6, 88 points) cruised to a 7-2 victory over the Stockton Thunder before 4,037 fans at Stockton Arena on Sunday.</p> <p>The Aces, moving closer to the Mountain Division title with seven games remaining, claimed sole possession of the top record in the ECHL while improving to 2-0-1 on its 10-game road trip. They scored six unanswered goals and tied their season-high for most goals in a game, set in October vs. Las Vegas.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/lowering-boom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 06:14:22 +0000 mike.benton 2390 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Stockton http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/rematch-aces-stockton <p>A ten game road trip to end the regular season continues for the Alaska Aces, visiting the Stockton Thunder for the regular season series finale. The Aces are 4-1-1 in the head-to-head series vs. Stockton this season and are 12-3-1 in the last 16 regular season matchups. The Aces were defeated by Stockton, 5-4 in overtime, in the last meeting on Saturday at Stockton Arena. The Aces have scored 21 goals in six games against Stockton this season.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Stockton Thunder &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/032214-akstk2-front.jpg?1395611146" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A ten game road trip to end the regular season continues for the Alaska Aces, visiting the Stockton Thunder for the regular season series finale. The Aces are 4-1-1 in the head-to-head series vs. Stockton this season and are 12-3-1 in the last 16 regular season matchups. The Aces were defeated by Stockton, 5-4 in overtime, in the last meeting on Saturday at Stockton Arena. The Aces have scored 21 goals in six games against Stockton this season.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Stockton Thunder &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/rematch-aces-stockton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 23 Mar 2014 21:46:18 +0000 mike.benton 2388 at http://www.alaskaaces.com DON'T COUNT 'EM OUT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/dont-count-em-out <p>Lee Baldwin’s game-winning goal with 2:14 left helped the Stockton Thunder escape, 5-4 in overtime over the Alaska Aces (40-17-6, 86 points) before 5,825 fans at Stockton Arena on Saturday.</p> <p>The Aces used three goals in the final 10:45 of regulation to rally out of a 4-1 hole and earn an overtime point, while their record moved to 4-1-1 in the head-to-head series. Nick Mazzolini, Brett Findlay and Drew MacKenzie scored in a span of 8:10 to force the extra period, helping the Aces stay ahead of Ontario in a tiebreaker for the lead for the Brabham Cup.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/032214-akstk-front.jpg?1395556978" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Lee Baldwin’s game-winning goal with 2:14 left helped the Stockton Thunder escape, 5-4 in overtime over the Alaska Aces (40-17-6, 86 points) before 5,825 fans at Stockton Arena on Saturday.</p> <p>The Aces used three goals in the final 10:45 of regulation to rally out of a 4-1 hole and earn an overtime point, while their record moved to 4-1-1 in the head-to-head series. Nick Mazzolini, Brett Findlay and Drew MacKenzie scored in a span of 8:10 to force the extra period, helping the Aces stay ahead of Ontario in a tiebreaker for the lead for the Brabham Cup.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/dont-count-em-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 23 Mar 2014 06:43:01 +0000 mike.benton 2387 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Stockton http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/preview-aces-stockton <p>A ten game road trip to end the regular season continues for the Alaska Aces, visiting the Stockton Thunder for the first time this season at Stockton Arena. The Aces are 4-1-0 in the head-to-head series vs. Stockton this season and are 12-3-0 in the last 15 regular season matchups. The visit to Stockton, for the Aces, is their first since Game 5 of the 2013 Western Conference Semifinal (won by Alaska, 4-3). The Aces have scored 17 goals in five games against Stockton this season.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/021114-findlay-front.jpg?1395476536" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A ten game road trip to end the regular season continues for the Alaska Aces, visiting the Stockton Thunder for the first time this season at Stockton Arena. The Aces are 4-1-0 in the head-to-head series vs. Stockton this season and are 12-3-0 in the last 15 regular season matchups. The visit to Stockton, for the Aces, is their first since Game 5 of the 2013 Western Conference Semifinal (won by Alaska, 4-3). The Aces have scored 17 goals in five games against Stockton this season.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/preview-aces-stockton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 22 Mar 2014 08:22:24 +0000 mike.benton 2384 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ELSON BACK FROM ABBOTSFORD http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/elson-back-abbotsford <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that Calgary has reassigned left wing Turner Elson to the Aces from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.</p> <p>Elson, 21, is expected to join the Aces in time for tomorrow’s road game at 6:30 p.m. (KFQD), at Stockton Arena against the Stockton Thunder.</p> <p>The 5-foot-11, 180 pound forward has four points and is +4 in nine games with the Aces and also has suited up in 37 games for Abbotsford, collecting three points and a +1 rating this season.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/020914-elson-front.jpg?1395434626" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that Calgary has reassigned left wing Turner Elson to the Aces from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.</p> <p>Elson, 21, is expected to join the Aces in time for tomorrow’s road game at 6:30 p.m. (KFQD), at Stockton Arena against the Stockton Thunder.</p> <p>The 5-foot-11, 180 pound forward has four points and is +4 in nine games with the Aces and also has suited up in 37 games for Abbotsford, collecting three points and a +1 rating this season.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/elson-back-abbotsford" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 20:43:50 +0000 mike.benton 2383 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES CRUISE IN LAS VEGAS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/aces-cruise-las-vegas <p>Alex Belzile scored two goals while the Alaska Aces buried a pair of power play goals , cruising to a 4-1 victory over the Las Vegas Wranglers before 3,333 fans at Orleans Arena on Thursday.</p> <p>The Aces reached the 40-win plateau for the fourth consecutive season and improved to 9-1-0 in the head-to-head series against Las Vegas, capitalizing off multi point games by Corey Syvret and Nick Mazzolini. Goaltender Gerald Coleman made 24 saves.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/031514-belzile-front.jpg?1395390002" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Alex Belzile scored two goals while the Alaska Aces buried a pair of power play goals , cruising to a 4-1 victory over the Las Vegas Wranglers before 3,333 fans at Orleans Arena on Thursday.</p><p>The Aces reached the 40-win plateau for the fourth consecutive season and improved to 9-1-0 in the head-to-head series against Las Vegas, capitalizing off multi point games by Corey Syvret and Nick Mazzolini. Goaltender Gerald Coleman made 24 saves.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/aces-cruise-las-vegas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 08:24:02 +0000 mike.benton 2382 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Las Vegas http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/preview-aces-las-vegas <p>The Alaska Aces, along with former Wrangler Tyler Mosienko, open a ten-game road trip tonight, to conclude the regular season, against the Las Vegas Wranglers at Orleans Arena. The Aces are 8-1-0 in the head-to-head series and are 15-8-3 in the last five seasons at Las Vegas. The Aces last defeated Las Vegas, 6-0 at Sullivan Arena on Jan. 18 and have outscored the Wranglers 36-15 in the head to head series. Peter Sivak leads current Aces scoring in the series with nine points in nine games.&nbsp;<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="641" height="465" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/021514-mosienkofo-front.jpg?1395350992" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, along with former Wrangler Tyler Mosienko, open a ten-game road trip tonight, to conclude the regular season, against the Las Vegas Wranglers at Orleans Arena. The Aces are 8-1-0 in the head-to-head series and are 15-8-3 in the last five seasons at Las Vegas. The Aces last defeated Las Vegas, 6-0 at Sullivan Arena on Jan. 18 and have outscored the Wranglers 36-15 in the head to head series. Peter Sivak leads current Aces scoring in the series with nine points in nine games.&nbsp;<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/preview-aces-las-vegas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 21:29:54 +0000 mike.benton 2380 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES SIGN G CRANDALL http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/aces-sign-g-crandall <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that the team has signed rookie goaltender Aaron Crandall.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Crandall, 23, joins the Aces for the start of their ten-game road trip, tonight at 6:05 p.m. (KFQD) against the Las Vegas Wranglers.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The 6-foot-1, 195-pound netminder appeared in net for a career-high 31 games this season for the University of Minnesota Duluth (NCAA) and racked up a 14-12-3 record, career best 2.76 goals-against-average and a .900 save percentage.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="2231" height="2028" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/acrandall_4626.jpg?1395349244" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that the team has signed rookie goaltender Aaron Crandall.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Crandall, 23, joins the Aces for the start of their ten-game road trip, tonight at 6:05 p.m. (KFQD) against the Las Vegas Wranglers.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>The 6-foot-1, 195-pound netminder appeared in net for a career-high 31 games this season for the University of Minnesota Duluth (NCAA) and racked up a 14-12-3 record, career best 2.76 goals-against-average and a .900 save percentage.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/aces-sign-g-crandall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 21:00:48 +0000 mike.benton 2378 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES ASSIGNED TRUPP, RAMAGE http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/aces-assigned-trupp-ramage <p style="text-align: left;">The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that left winger Evan Trupp and rookie defenseman John Ramage have been assigned to the Aces from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.</p> <p>Abbotsford is the AHL affiliate of Alaska and Calgary.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/trupp-ramage-front.jpg?1395288793" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p style="text-align: left;">The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that left winger Evan Trupp and rookie defenseman John Ramage have been assigned to the Aces from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.</p> <p>Abbotsford is the AHL affiliate of Alaska and Calgary.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/aces-assigned-trupp-ramage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 04:13:18 +0000 mike.benton 2376 at http://www.alaskaaces.com LIKE A POT OF GOLD http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/pot-gold <p>Sean Curry’s goal in the third period stood as the game winner and Connor Knapp made 24 saves for his second win in as many nights, boosting the Alaska Aces (39-17-5, 83 points) to a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Eagles before 5,860 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/031514-findlayspdj-front.jpg?1394961084" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Sean Curry’s goal in the third period stood as the game winner and Connor Knapp made 24 saves for his second win in as many nights, boosting the Alaska Aces (39-17-5, 83 points) to a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Eagles before 5,860 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/pot-gold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 16 Mar 2014 09:12:22 +0000 mike.benton 2372 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GREEN DAY http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/green-day <p>With another specialty jersey at the ready, the Alaska Aces battle the Colorado Eagles tonight at Sullivan Arena in the final home game of the regular season schedule. The Aces are 2-4-0 in the head-to-head series this season and are 12-1-0 lifetime against the Eagles at Sullivan Arena. In the last matchup, the Aces defeated the Eagles, 2-1 last evening at Sullivan Arena. The two teams will meet in Anchorage for the final time tomorrow night, followed by three games from Apr. 9-12.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/031514-stpatricksdayjersey-front.jpg?1394914878" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>With another specialty jersey at the ready, the Alaska Aces battle the Colorado Eagles tonight at Sullivan Arena in the final home game of the regular season schedule. The Aces are 2-4-0 in the head-to-head series this season and are 12-1-0 lifetime against the Eagles at Sullivan Arena. In the last matchup, the Aces defeated the Eagles, 2-1 last evening at Sullivan Arena. The two teams will meet in Anchorage for the final time tomorrow night, followed by three games from Apr. 9-12.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/green-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 15 Mar 2014 19:51:25 +0000 mike.benton 2371 at http://www.alaskaaces.com KNAPP TIME http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/knapp-time <p>Connor Knapp made 30 saves and Peter Sivak’s power play goal stood as the game winner in the third period, lifting the Alaska Aces (38-15-5, 81 points) to a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Eagles before 5,365 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday.</p> <p>Knapp, who earned a victory in his Aces debut while making his first appearance in net since Mar. 1 (vs. Gwinnett), stopped all 13 shots in the third period which included a flurry of Colorado chances in the final minute with goaltender Dustin Butler pulled for an extra attacker.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/031514-knapp-front.jpg?1394872693" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Connor Knapp made 30 saves and Peter Sivak’s power play goal stood as the game winner in the third period, lifting the Alaska Aces (38-15-5, 81 points) to a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Eagles before 5,365 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday.</p> <p>Knapp, who earned a victory in his Aces debut while making his first appearance in net since Mar. 1 (vs. Gwinnett), stopped all 13 shots in the third period which included a flurry of Colorado chances in the final minute with goaltender Dustin Butler pulled for an extra attacker.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/knapp-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 15 Mar 2014 08:38:35 +0000 mike.benton 2370 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Colorado http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/rematch-aces-colorado <p>The Alaska Aces resume their final homestand (six games) of the regular season with a three-game series against the Colorado Eagles tonight at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 1-4-0 in the head-to-head series this season and are 11-1-0 lifetime against the Eagles at Sullivan Arena. In the last matchup, the Eagles defeated the Aces 2-0 last evening at Sullivan Arena. The two teams will meet in Anchorage for the final time tomorrow night, followed by three games from Apr. 9-12.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/031314-belzile-front.jpg?1394829266" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces resume their final homestand (six games) of the regular season with a three-game series against the Colorado Eagles tonight at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 1-4-0 in the head-to-head series this season and are 11-1-0 lifetime against the Eagles at Sullivan Arena. In the last matchup, the Eagles defeated the Aces 2-0 last evening at Sullivan Arena. The two teams will meet in Anchorage for the final time tomorrow night, followed by three games from Apr. 9-12.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/rematch-aces-colorado" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 20:34:31 +0000 mike.benton 2369 at http://www.alaskaaces.com THE BUTLER DID IT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/butler-did-it <p>Dustin Butler made a season high 40 saves, enough for his first career shutout to help the Colorado Eagles skate by the Alaska Aces (37-17-5, 79 points), 2-0 before 4,121 fans at Sullivan Arena on Thursday night.<br /><br />Gerald Coleman stopped 25 shots for Alaska and absorbed only his second loss in seven lifetime games against Colorado, who broke an 11-game winning streak by the Aces at Sullivan Arena in the head-to-head series.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/031314-akcol-netfront-front.jpg?1394783300" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Dustin Butler made a season high 40 saves, enough for his first career shutout to help the Colorado Eagles skate by the Alaska Aces (37-17-5, 79 points), 2-0 before 4,121 fans at Sullivan Arena on Thursday night.<br><br>Gerald Coleman stopped 25 shots for Alaska and absorbed only his second loss in seven lifetime games against Colorado, who broke an 11-game winning streak by the Aces at Sullivan Arena in the head-to-head series.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/butler-did-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 07:48:51 +0000 mike.benton 2367 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES ASSIGNED G KNAPP http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/aces-assigned-g-knapp <p>The Alaska Aces announced today that goaltender Connor Knapp (“NAPP”) has been assigned to the team by the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League and the Aces have acquired future considerations from the Evansville IceMen in exchange for goaltender Alex Kangas.</p> <p>Knapp, 23, will join the Aces in time for their next game tonight at 7:15 p.m. (GCI/KFQD) against the Colorado Eagles, opening a three game series at Sullivan Arena.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/rochester-knapp-front.jpg?1394737365" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces announced today that goaltender Connor Knapp (“NAPP”) has been assigned to the team by the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League and the Aces have acquired future considerations from the Evansville IceMen in exchange for goaltender Alex Kangas.</p> <p>Knapp, 23, will join the Aces in time for their next game tonight at 7:15 p.m. (GCI/KFQD) against the Colorado Eagles, opening a three game series at Sullivan Arena.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/aces-assigned-g-knapp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:02:51 +0000 mike.benton 2366 at http://www.alaskaaces.com WHAT WILL THEY DO NEXT? http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/what-will-they-do-next <p>The Alaska Aces, carrying the two hottest scorers in the ECHL since Jan. 1, resume their final homestand (six games) of the regular season with a three-game series against the Colorado Eagles tonight at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 1-3-0 in the head-to-head series this season but have played all four games in Colorado and are 11-0-0 lifetime against the Eagles at Sullivan Arena. Alaska defeated Colorado, 4-1 in the last meeting on Jan. 25 at Budweiser Events Center. &nbsp;<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/030914-mazzsivak-front.jpg?1394695899" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, carrying the two hottest scorers in the ECHL since Jan. 1, resume their final homestand (six games) of the regular season with a three-game series against the Colorado Eagles tonight at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 1-3-0 in the head-to-head series this season but have played all four games in Colorado and are 11-0-0 lifetime against the Eagles at Sullivan Arena. Alaska defeated Colorado, 4-1 in the last meeting on Jan. 25 at Budweiser Events Center. &nbsp;<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/what-will-they-do-next" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 07:31:44 +0000 mike.benton 2365 at http://www.alaskaaces.com COLEMAN, THE RUNNER-UP http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/coleman-runner <p>The ECHL annnounced on Tuesday that Joel Martin of the Kalamazoo Wings is the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for March 3-9, with Alaska Aces goaltender Gerald Coleman finishing runner up for the award.&nbsp;<br /><br />Coleman, 28, went 1-0-1 in two starts for the Aces last week and recorded a 0.96 goals-against-average, one shutout and .962 save percentage. He earned his first shutout of the season and the 10th overall for the Aces (tying a club record) on Mar. 7 vs. Bakersfield in a 3-0 victory.&nbsp;<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/030714-colemanoverhead-front.jpg?1394561704" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The ECHL annnounced on Tuesday that Joel Martin of the Kalamazoo Wings is the CCM ECHL Goaltender of the Week for March 3-9, with Alaska Aces goaltender Gerald Coleman finishing runner up for the award.&nbsp;<br><br>Coleman, 28, went 1-0-1 in two starts for the Aces last week and recorded a 0.96 goals-against-average, one shutout and .962 save percentage. He earned his first shutout of the season and the 10th overall for the Aces (tying a club record) on Mar. 7 vs. Bakersfield in a 3-0 victory.&nbsp;<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/coleman-runner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:15:29 +0000 mike.benton 2364 at http://www.alaskaaces.com 5 OUT OF 6 AIN'T BAD http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/5-out-6-aint-bad <p>Andrew Carroll’s winner in the eighth round helped the Bakersfield Condors send the Alaska Aces (37-16-5, 79 points) to a 3-2 shootout loss before 4,117 fans at Sullivan Arena on Sunday.</p> <p>The Aces, spotted a 2-0 lead in the opening 20 minutes, settled for five points in three games against Bakersfield and were aided by Alex Belzile’s first goal in an Aces sweater, while Brad Richard tallied a power play goal.</p> <p>Gerald Coleman took the shootout loss on 25 saves while stopping six more in the shootout. Laurent Brossoit earned the win on 36 saves.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/030914-belzile-front.jpg?1394419681" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Andrew Carroll’s winner in the eighth round helped the Bakersfield Condors send the Alaska Aces (37-16-5, 79 points) to a 3-2 shootout loss before 4,117 fans at Sullivan Arena on Sunday.</p> <p>The Aces, spotted a 2-0 lead in the opening 20 minutes, settled for five points in three games against Bakersfield and were aided by Alex Belzile’s first goal in an Aces sweater, while Brad Richard tallied a power play goal.</p> <p>Gerald Coleman took the shootout loss on 25 saves while stopping six more in the shootout. Laurent Brossoit earned the win on 36 saves.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/5-out-6-aint-bad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 02:48:07 +0000 mike.benton 2363 at http://www.alaskaaces.com 3 GAMES REVISED VS. COLORADO http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/3-games-revised-vs-colorado <p>The Alaska Aces today announced revisions to the final home series of the 2013-14 regular season schedule.<br /><br />The final three regular season home games, scheduled against the Colorado Eagles, has been revised to a series on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, beginning at 7:15 p.m. at Sullivan Arena.<br /><br />Below are lists of the originally scheduled and revised final three regular season home games (all times AKT):<br /><br /><strong>ORIGINAL SCHEDULE<br /></strong>Tue., Mar. 11 – vs. Colorado (7:15 p.m.)<br />Thurs., Mar. 13 – vs. Colorado (7:15 p.m.)</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/022214-ak-ont-front.jpg?1394403401" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces today announced revisions to the final home series of the 2013-14 regular season schedule.<br><br>The final three regular season home games, scheduled against the Colorado Eagles, has been revised to a series on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, beginning at 7:15 p.m. at Sullivan Arena.<br><br>Below are lists of the originally scheduled and revised final three regular season home games (all times AKT):<br><br><strong>ORIGINAL SCHEDULE<br></strong>Tue., Mar. 11 – vs. Colorado (7:15 p.m.)<br>Thurs., Mar. 13 – vs. Colorado (7:15 p.m.) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/3-games-revised-vs-colorado" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 09 Mar 2014 22:52:34 +0000 mike.benton 2362 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SUNDAY: Aces-Bakersfield http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/sunday-aces-bakersfield <p>A three game series and the final homestand, lasting six games, continues today with the Aces hosting the Bakersfield Condors for the seventh meeting of the season. The Aces are 5-1-0 in the head-to-head series this season and have won all five home games against the Condors at Sullivan Arena, outscoring the visitors,22-5. Alaska defeated Bakersfield, 4-2, in the last meeting, last night at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 52-27-4, lifetime against Bakersfield since they entered ECHL play in 2003-04.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/030814-curry-front.jpg?1394395132" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A three game series and the final homestand, lasting six games, continues today with the Aces hosting the Bakersfield Condors for the seventh meeting of the season. The Aces are 5-1-0 in the head-to-head series this season and have won all five home games against the Condors at Sullivan Arena, outscoring the visitors,22-5. Alaska defeated Bakersfield, 4-2, in the last meeting, last night at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 52-27-4, lifetime against Bakersfield since they entered ECHL play in 2003-04.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/sunday-aces-bakersfield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 09 Mar 2014 19:58:55 +0000 mike.benton 2361 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SPECIAL TEAM EFFORT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/special-team-effort <p>Sean Curry logged a goal, assist and a fight and three power play goals lifted the Alaska Aces (37-16-4, 78 points) to a 4-2 victory over the Bakersfield Condors before 4,252 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.</p> <p>Curry’s “Gordie Howe Hat Trick,” combined with special teams efficiency lifted the Aces to a 5-1-0 record against the Condors in the head-to-head series while Peter Sivak finished Bakersfield with a shorthanded goal, with 29 seconds left in regulation.</p> <p>Alex Kangas earned his second straight win with 22 saves.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/030814-acesbakonet-front.jpg?1394350806" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Sean Curry logged a goal, assist and a fight and three power play goals lifted the Alaska Aces (37-16-4, 78 points) to a 4-2 victory over the Bakersfield Condors before 4,252 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.</p> <p>Curry’s “Gordie Howe Hat Trick,” combined with special teams efficiency lifted the Aces to a 5-1-0 record against the Condors in the head-to-head series while Peter Sivak finished Bakersfield with a shorthanded goal, with 29 seconds left in regulation.</p> <p>Alex Kangas earned his second straight win with 22 saves.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/special-team-effort" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 09 Mar 2014 07:38:11 +0000 mike.benton 2360 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Bakersfield http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/rematch-aces-bakersfield <p>A three game series and the final homestand, lasting six games, continues tonight with the Aces hosting the Bakersfield Condors for the sixth meeting of the season. The Aces are 4-1-0 in the head-to-head series this season and have won all four home games against the Condors at Sullivan Arena, outscoring the visitors,18-3. Alaska defeated Bakersfield, 3-0, in the last meeting, last night at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 51-27-4, lifetime against Bakersfield since they entered ECHL play in 2003-04.<br /><br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/030714-mazzolinifo-front.jpg?1394317315" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A three game series and the final homestand, lasting six games, continues tonight with the Aces hosting the Bakersfield Condors for the sixth meeting of the season. The Aces are 4-1-0 in the head-to-head series this season and have won all four home games against the Condors at Sullivan Arena, outscoring the visitors,18-3. Alaska defeated Bakersfield, 3-0, in the last meeting, last night at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 51-27-4, lifetime against Bakersfield since they entered ECHL play in 2003-04.<br><br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/rematch-aces-bakersfield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 08 Mar 2014 22:21:59 +0000 mike.benton 2359 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES, COLEMAN GROUND CONDORS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/aces-coleman-ground-condors <p>Gerald Coleman earned a 26 save shutout and outdueled Laurent Brossoit to lift the Alaska Aces (36-16-4, 74 points) to a 3-0 victory over the Bakersfield Condors before 5,308 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday night.</p> <p>Coleman’s shutout, his first of the season to help the Aces tie a single-season club record (10), improved Alaska’s regular season record to 4-1-0.</p> <p>Two power play strikes (Brad Richard and Nick Mazzolini) helped seize momentum early, while Peter Sivak led the offense with a three point game, including a shorthanded goal.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/030714-coleman-front.jpg?1394269752" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Gerald Coleman earned a 26 save shutout and outdueled Laurent Brossoit to lift the Alaska Aces (36-16-4, 74 points) to a 3-0 victory over the Bakersfield Condors before 5,308 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday night.</p> <p>Coleman’s shutout, his first of the season to help the Aces tie a single-season club record (10), improved Alaska’s regular season record to 4-1-0.</p> <p>Two power play strikes (Brad Richard and Nick Mazzolini) helped seize momentum early, while Peter Sivak led the offense with a three point game, including a shorthanded goal.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/aces-coleman-ground-condors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 08 Mar 2014 09:09:28 +0000 mike.benton 2358 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Bakersfield http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/preview-aces-bakersfield <p>A three game series and the final homestand, lasting six games, opens Friday with the Aces hosting the Bakersfield Condors for the fifth meeting of the season. The Aces are 3-1-0 in the head-to-head series this season and swept the Condors in the last three game series at Sullivan Arena, outscoring the visitors,15-3. Bakersfield most recently defeated the Aces, 3-0 on Feb. 17 in the only meeting of the season between the two teams in California, to date. The Aces are 50-27-4, lifetime against Bakersfield since they entered ECHL play in 2003-04.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110313-tarantobak-front.jpg?1394161089" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A three game series and the final homestand, lasting six games, opens Friday with the Aces hosting the Bakersfield Condors for the fifth meeting of the season. The Aces are 3-1-0 in the head-to-head series this season and swept the Condors in the last three game series at Sullivan Arena, outscoring the visitors,15-3. Bakersfield most recently defeated the Aces, 3-0 on Feb. 17 in the only meeting of the season between the two teams in California, to date. The Aces are 50-27-4, lifetime against Bakersfield since they entered ECHL play in 2003-04.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/preview-aces-bakersfield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 02:58:13 +0000 mike.benton 2356 at http://www.alaskaaces.com McKELVIE BACK FROM, DAVIES TO ABBOTSFORD http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/mckelvie-back-davies-abbotsford <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that defenseman Zach McKelvie has been reassigned to the Aces, and defenseman Zach Davies has been recalled to the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.</p> <p>McKelvie, 29, will join the Aces in time for their next game, on Friday vs. the visiting Bakersfield Condors at 7:15 p.m. (GCI/KFQD).</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/013114-mckelvie-front.jpg?1393909283" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that defenseman Zach McKelvie has been reassigned to the Aces, and defenseman Zach Davies has been recalled to the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.</p> <p>McKelvie, 29, will join the Aces in time for their next game, on Friday vs. the visiting Bakersfield Condors at 7:15 p.m. (GCI/KFQD).</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/mckelvie-back-davies-abbotsford" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 05:01:31 +0000 mike.benton 2353 at http://www.alaskaaces.com TIME RUNS OUT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/time-runs-out <p>Spare forward Brent Gwidt’s go-ahead goal with 6:47 remaining in regulation stood as the game winner, helping the Utah Grizzlies hold off the Alaska Aces (35-16-4, 74 points), 4-3 before a crowd of 6,340 at Maverik Center on Saturday.</p> <p>The Aces, who ended their season series at 6-2-0 against Utah, rallied from 2-0 and 3-2 deficits with goals from Brendan Connolly, Peter Sivak and Mathew Sisca. Gerald Coleman, who had to make a pair of key breakaway saves in the first period to keep the Aces in striking distance, took the loss on 20 saves.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/030114-goalceleb-front.jpg?1393739853" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Spare forward Brent Gwidt’s go-ahead goal with 6:47 remaining in regulation stood as the game winner, helping the Utah Grizzlies hold off the Alaska Aces (35-16-4, 74 points), 4-3 before a crowd of 6,340 at Maverik Center on Saturday.</p> <p>The Aces, who ended their season series at 6-2-0 against Utah, rallied from 2-0 and 3-2 deficits with goals from Brendan Connolly, Peter Sivak and Mathew Sisca. Gerald Coleman, who had to make a pair of key breakaway saves in the first period to keep the Aces in striking distance, took the loss on 20 saves.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/time-runs-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 02 Mar 2014 05:57:40 +0000 mike.benton 2350 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Utah http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/rematch-aces-utah <p>A three game road trip wraps up tonight at Maverik Center where the Alaska Aces visit the Utah Grizzlies for the final matchup this season between the two teams. The Aces are 6-1-0 in the head-to-head series vs. Utah and in the last matchup, the Aces defeated Utah 2-1 at Maverik Center last night. In five of the seven meetings between the two teams, the Aces have limited Utah to one goal or less each game.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Utah Grizzlies &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong><br /><strong>DATE: Saturday, March 1, 2014</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/030114-akuta-front.jpg?1393715220" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A three game road trip wraps up tonight at Maverik Center where the Alaska Aces visit the Utah Grizzlies for the final matchup this season between the two teams. The Aces are 6-1-0 in the head-to-head series vs. Utah and in the last matchup, the Aces defeated Utah 2-1 at Maverik Center last night. In five of the seven meetings between the two teams, the Aces have limited Utah to one goal or less each game.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Utah Grizzlies &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong><br><strong>DATE: Saturday, March 1, 2014 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201403/rematch-aces-utah" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 01 Mar 2014 23:07:14 +0000 mike.benton 2348 at http://www.alaskaaces.com EUPHORIA IN UTAH http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/euphoria-utah <p>Gerald Coleman made 28 saves while Tyler Mosienko’s third period power play goal stood as the game winner to lift the Alaska Aces (35-15-4, 74 points) to a 2-1 victory over the Utah Grizzlies before a crowd of 6,669 at Maverik Center on Friday.</p> <p>The Aces handed Utah their sixth regulation loss in 31 games since Christmas and went 2-of-6 on the power play. They also improved to 6-1-0 in the head to head series and 12-8-3 on the road. Igor Bobkov, outdueled by Coleman, took the loss with 22 saves.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/vsgrizz09_by_jv_2013.jpg?1393652777" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Gerald Coleman made 28 saves while Tyler Mosienko’s third period power play goal stood as the game winner to lift the Alaska Aces (35-15-4, 74 points) to a 2-1 victory over the Utah Grizzlies before a crowd of 6,669 at Maverik Center on Friday.</p> <p>The Aces handed Utah their sixth regulation loss in 31 games since Christmas and went 2-of-6 on the power play. They also improved to 6-1-0 in the head to head series and 12-8-3 on the road. Igor Bobkov, outdueled by Coleman, took the loss with 22 saves.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/euphoria-utah" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 01 Mar 2014 05:46:18 +0000 mike.benton 2347 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES GET BELZILE FROM GWINNETT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/aces-get-belzile-gwinnett <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that the team has acquired right wing Alex Belzile (Bel-ZEEL) from the Gwinnett Gladiators in exchange for the rights to goaltender Mark Guggenberger and forward Jordan Kremyr (KREM-ur) has been loaned to the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.</p> <p>Belzile, 22, is expected to join the Aces tomorrow for the conclusion of a three game road trip, beginning at 5:05 p.m (KFQD) against the Utah Grizzlies at Maverik Center.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/gwt-belzile-front.jpg?1393628331" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that the team has acquired right wing Alex Belzile (Bel-ZEEL) from the Gwinnett Gladiators in exchange for the rights to goaltender Mark Guggenberger and forward Jordan Kremyr (KREM-ur) has been loaned to the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.</p> <p>Belzile, 22, is expected to join the Aces tomorrow for the conclusion of a three game road trip, beginning at 5:05 p.m (KFQD) against the Utah Grizzlies at Maverik Center.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/aces-get-belzile-gwinnett" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 22:58:57 +0000 mike.benton 2344 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Utah http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/preview-aces-utah <p>A three game road trip continues tonight at Maverik Center where the Alaska Aces visit the Utah Grizzlies for the final matchup this season between the two teams. The Aces are 5-1-0 in the head-to-head series vs. Utah and in the last matchup, the Aces defeated Utah 5-3 at Sullivan Arena. In four of the six meetings between the two teams, the Aces have limited Utah to one goal or less each game.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Utah Grizzlies &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong><br /><strong>DATE: Friday, February 28, 2014</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/vsgrizz06_by_jv_2013.jpg?1393625961" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A three game road trip continues tonight at Maverik Center where the Alaska Aces visit the Utah Grizzlies for the final matchup this season between the two teams. The Aces are 5-1-0 in the head-to-head series vs. Utah and in the last matchup, the Aces defeated Utah 5-3 at Sullivan Arena. In four of the six meetings between the two teams, the Aces have limited Utah to one goal or less each game.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Utah Grizzlies &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong><br><strong>DATE: Friday, February 28, 2014 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/preview-aces-utah" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 22:19:24 +0000 mike.benton 2343 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ORTIO TAKES THE NHL STAGE http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/ortio-takes-nhl-stage <p>Goaltender Joni Ortio, who suited up this season for the Alaska Aces, became the first player this season to play for the Aces and in the National Hockey League after making 22 saves for the Calgary Flames on Thursday night against the Los Angeles Kings at Scotiabank Saddledome.</p> <p>Ortio became the first former Aces player to reach the NHL level since the Aces and Flames announced an affiliation agreement before the 2013-14 season.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/ortio-tv-front.jpg?1393624940" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Goaltender Joni Ortio, who suited up this season for the Alaska Aces, became the first player this season to play for the Aces and in the National Hockey League after making 22 saves for the Calgary Flames on Thursday night against the Los Angeles Kings at Scotiabank Saddledome.</p> <p>Ortio became the first former Aces player to reach the NHL level since the Aces and Flames announced an affiliation agreement before the 2013-14 season.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/ortio-takes-nhl-stage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 22:02:23 +0000 mike.benton 2342 at http://www.alaskaaces.com A SHOOTOUT, INDEED http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/shootout-indeed <p>Pat Nagle’s save on Tyler Mosienko in the sixth round helped the Idaho Steelheads hold off the Alaska Aces (34-15-4, 72 points), 6-5 in a shootout before 4,469 fans at CenturyLink Arena on Wednesday.</p> <p>The Aces rallied from a 5-3 deficit in the third period and were led by Nick Mazzolini’s two goals while Peter Sivak recorded three assists and five different players registered multi-point games. Nagle earned the win 30 saves while Gerald Coleman took the shootout defeat on 30 saves as well.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/022614-coleman-front.jpg?1393485037" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Pat Nagle’s save on Tyler Mosienko in the sixth round helped the Idaho Steelheads hold off the Alaska Aces (34-15-4, 72 points), 6-5 in a shootout before 4,469 fans at CenturyLink Arena on Wednesday.</p> <p>The Aces rallied from a 5-3 deficit in the third period and were led by Nick Mazzolini’s two goals while Peter Sivak recorded three assists and five different players registered multi-point games. Nagle earned the win 30 saves while Gerald Coleman took the shootout defeat on 30 saves as well.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/shootout-indeed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 07:10:44 +0000 mike.benton 2340 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SIVAK HITS 700 TONIGHT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/sivak-hits-700-tonight <p>A three game road trip begins tonight at CenturyLink Arena, where the Alaska Aces visit the Idaho Steelheads for the 12<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;meeting of the season and the final matchup between the two teams. The Aces are 6-3-2 in the head-to-head series and in the last matchup, Idaho defeated the Aces 4-2 at Sullivan Arena on Saturday, Feb. 1. Six of the last seven meetings between the two teams have been decided by one goal each (Aces are 4-1-1 in one-goal games vs. Idaho).</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110713-sivak-front.jpg?1393432239" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A three game road trip begins tonight at CenturyLink Arena, where the Alaska Aces visit the Idaho Steelheads for the 12<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;meeting of the season and the final matchup between the two teams. The Aces are 6-3-2 in the head-to-head series and in the last matchup, Idaho defeated the Aces 4-2 at Sullivan Arena on Saturday, Feb. 1. Six of the last seven meetings between the two teams have been decided by one goal each (Aces are 4-1-1 in one-goal games vs. Idaho). </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/sivak-hits-700-tonight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 16:30:43 +0000 mike.benton 2338 at http://www.alaskaaces.com BENTON'S BLOG: THE PLIGHT OF KANGAS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/bentons-blog-plight-kangas <p><em>A man's willingness to "stay with it" can be an amazing thing. Meet Alex Kangas, who's been through quite a bit. Alaska Aces TV and radio voice Mike Benton, who has called three ECHL All-Star Games and is in his ninth season behind the mic in professional hockey, files another installment of his new blog entry. He drops in from time to time at AlaskaAces.com.&nbsp;<br /><br />Reach Mike on Twitter at <a href="http://www.twitter.com/Benton_Mike">@Benton_Mike</a>.&nbsp;</em><br /><br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/022214-kangas-front_0.jpg?1393374415" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em>A man's willingness to "stay with it" can be an amazing thing. Meet Alex Kangas, who's been through quite a bit. Alaska Aces TV and radio voice Mike Benton, who has called three ECHL All-Star Games and is in his ninth season behind the mic in professional hockey, files another installment of his new blog entry. He drops in from time to time at AlaskaAces.com.&nbsp;<br><br>Reach Mike on Twitter at <a href="http://www.twitter.com/Benton_Mike">@Benton_Mike</a>.&nbsp;</em><br><br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/bentons-blog-plight-kangas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 00:32:54 +0000 mike.benton 2337 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES REIGN SUPREME http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/aces-reign-supreme <p>Back to back goals by Andy Taranto and Jordan Morrison lifted the Alaska Aces (34-15-3, 71 points) in a third period rally, defeating the Ontario Reign 3-2 before a crowd of 5,530 at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.</p> <p>The Aces, who earned their second comeback win this season when trailing after two periods, finished the regular season series at 4-4-0 while ending a stretch of 11 games in 16 days at 7-4-0. Nick Mazzolini paced the Aces offense with a &nbsp;pair of assists while Brendan Connolly earned a second period goal.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/022214-connollygoal-front.jpg?1393143685" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Back to back goals by Andy Taranto and Jordan Morrison lifted the Alaska Aces (34-15-3, 71 points) in a third period rally, defeating the Ontario Reign 3-2 before a crowd of 5,530 at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.</p> <p>The Aces, who earned their second comeback win this season when trailing after two periods, finished the regular season series at 4-4-0 while ending a stretch of 11 games in 16 days at 7-4-0. Nick Mazzolini paced the Aces offense with a &nbsp;pair of assists while Brendan Connolly earned a second period goal.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/aces-reign-supreme" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 23 Feb 2014 08:21:35 +0000 mike.benton 2336 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REVENGE FACTOR http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/revenge-factor <p>The Alaska Aces wrap up their three-game series against the Ontario Reign at Sullivan Arena with the eighth and final meeting between the two teams this season. The Aces are 3-4-0 in the head-to-head series and in the last meeting, the Aces were defeated by Ontario, 5-2 last night in Anchorage. The Aces enter the game with a pace of 9-3-0 in the last 12 home games. Tonight concludes a stretch of 11 games in 16 days for the Aces, who are currently 6-4-0 since Feb. 7.<br /><br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Ontario Reign &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; </strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/022114-akont-front.jpg?1393103481" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces wrap up their three-game series against the Ontario Reign at Sullivan Arena with the eighth and final meeting between the two teams this season. The Aces are 3-4-0 in the head-to-head series and in the last meeting, the Aces were defeated by Ontario, 5-2 last night in Anchorage. The Aces enter the game with a pace of 9-3-0 in the last 12 home games. Tonight concludes a stretch of 11 games in 16 days for the Aces, who are currently 6-4-0 since Feb. 7.<br><br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Ontario Reign &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; </strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/revenge-factor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 22 Feb 2014 21:11:42 +0000 mike.benton 2335 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REIGN SHOWERS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/reign-showers <p>Jussi Olkinuora made 24 saves and the Ontario Reign never trailed, sending the Alaska Aces (33-15-3, 69 points) to a 5-2 defeat before 4,520 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday.</p> <p>Mathew Sisca and Brendan Connolly (shorthanded) had the Aces goals, coming in the second and third period respectively. Cody Sol, rebounding from a -4 rating on Wednesday, responded with a pair of assists.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/022114-mazzoliniont-front.jpg?1393059992" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Jussi Olkinuora made 24 saves and the Ontario Reign never trailed, sending the Alaska Aces (33-15-3, 69 points) to a 5-2 defeat before 4,520 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday.</p> <p>Mathew Sisca and Brendan Connolly (shorthanded) had the Aces goals, coming in the second and third period respectively. Cody Sol, rebounding from a -4 rating on Wednesday, responded with a pair of assists.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/reign-showers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 22 Feb 2014 09:06:39 +0000 mike.benton 2334 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Ontario http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/rematch-aces-ontario-0 <p>The Alaska Aces continue their three-game series against the Ontario Reign at Sullivan Arena, continuing with the seventh game of the series. The Aces are 3-3-0 in the head-to-head series and in the last meeting, the Aces defeated Ontario 6-1 for the largest margin of victory in any game of the series. The Aces enter the game with a pace of 9-2-0 in the last 11 home games.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Ontario Reign &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong><br /><strong>DATE: Friday, February 21, 2014<br /></strong><strong>TIME: 7:15 p.m.</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/021914-morrisonont-front.jpg?1393018679" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue their three-game series against the Ontario Reign at Sullivan Arena, continuing with the seventh game of the series. The Aces are 3-3-0 in the head-to-head series and in the last meeting, the Aces defeated Ontario 6-1 for the largest margin of victory in any game of the series. The Aces enter the game with a pace of 9-2-0 in the last 11 home games.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Ontario Reign &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong><br><strong>DATE: Friday, February 21, 2014<br></strong><strong>TIME: 7:15 p.m. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/rematch-aces-ontario-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 21:38:03 +0000 mike.benton 2333 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SPREADING THE WEALTH http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/spreading-wealth <p>Gerald Coleman made 27 saves while each line contributed offensively to lift the Alaska Aces (33-14-3, 69 points) to a 6-1 rout of the Ontario Reign before 4,280 fans at Sullivan Arena on Wednesday.</p> <p>The Aces, seizing the top win percentage in the ECHL, were led by Brett Findlay’s goal and two assists, while Nick Mazzolini, Brendan Connolly and Tyler Mosienko each contributed with a pair of assists. The Aces won for the fifth time in the last six home games and never trailed in the game.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/021914-connollyak-front.jpg?1392888797" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Gerald Coleman made 27 saves while each line contributed offensively to lift the Alaska Aces (33-14-3, 69 points) to a 6-1 rout of the Ontario Reign before 4,280 fans at Sullivan Arena on Wednesday.</p> <p>The Aces, seizing the top win percentage in the ECHL, were led by Brett Findlay’s goal and two assists, while Nick Mazzolini, Brendan Connolly and Tyler Mosienko each contributed with a pair of assists. The Aces won for the fifth time in the last six home games and never trailed in the game.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/spreading-wealth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 09:34:06 +0000 mike.benton 2332 at http://www.alaskaaces.com THEY MEET AGAIN http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/they-meet-again <p>The Alaska Aces return home for a three game series against the Ontario Reign at Sullivan Arena, starting tonight with the sixth game of the series. The Aces are 2-3-0 in the head-to-head series and in the last meeting, Ontario defeated the Aces 4-2 at Citizens Business Bank Arena on Sunday. The Aces enter the game with a pace of 8-2-0 in the last 10 home games.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Ontario Reign &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong><br /><strong>DATE: Wednesday, February 19, 2014<br /></strong><strong>TIME: 7:15 p.m.</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/123113-mazzak-front.jpg?1392846609" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces return home for a three game series against the Ontario Reign at Sullivan Arena, starting tonight with the sixth game of the series. The Aces are 2-3-0 in the head-to-head series and in the last meeting, Ontario defeated the Aces 4-2 at Citizens Business Bank Arena on Sunday. The Aces enter the game with a pace of 8-2-0 in the last 10 home games.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Ontario Reign &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong><br><strong>DATE: Wednesday, February 19, 2014<br></strong><strong>TIME: 7:15 p.m. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/they-meet-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 21:50:16 +0000 mike.benton 2330 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES BLANKED IN BAKERSFIELD http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/aces-blanked-bakersfield <p>Laurent Brossoit made 27 saves for his sixth shutout of the season and the Bakersfield Condors blanked the Alaska Aces (32-14-3, 67 points), 3-0 before 3,460 fans at Rabobank Arena on Monday.</p> <p>The Aces, facing their former goaltender (swapped with Olivier Roy in a trade earlier this season between the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers) for the first time, suffered their first set of back-to-back losses since December 4. Gerald Coleman, returning from a rare off-day on Sunday, made 16 saves.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/021714-akbak-front.jpg?1392686911" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Laurent Brossoit made 27 saves for his sixth shutout of the season and the Bakersfield Condors blanked the Alaska Aces (32-14-3, 67 points), 3-0 before 3,460 fans at Rabobank Arena on Monday.</p> <p>The Aces, facing their former goaltender (swapped with Olivier Roy in a trade earlier this season between the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers) for the first time, suffered their first set of back-to-back losses since December 4. Gerald Coleman, returning from a rare off-day on Sunday, made 16 saves.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/aces-blanked-bakersfield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 01:28:34 +0000 mike.benton 2328 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Bakersfield http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/preview-aces-bakersfield <p>The Alaska Aces finish a three game road trip against the Bakersfield Condors, in the first meeting between the two teams at Rabobank Arena. The Aces are 3-0-0 in the head-to-head series this season and swept the Condors in a three game series Nov. 1-3 at Sullivan Arena, outscoring the Condors 15-3. In the last meeting, the Aces defeated the Condors, 4-0 on Nov. 3. The Aces enter the game 8-4-0 in the last 12 games. &nbsp;Former Aces forward Evan Trupp (played with Bakersfield 2011-13) makes his first trip to Bakersfield since being acquired by the Aces last season.&nbsp;<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110213-acesgoal-front_0.jpg?1392661937" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces finish a three game road trip against the Bakersfield Condors, in the first meeting between the two teams at Rabobank Arena. The Aces are 3-0-0 in the head-to-head series this season and swept the Condors in a three game series Nov. 1-3 at Sullivan Arena, outscoring the Condors 15-3. In the last meeting, the Aces defeated the Condors, 4-0 on Nov. 3. The Aces enter the game 8-4-0 in the last 12 games. &nbsp;Former Aces forward Evan Trupp (played with Bakersfield 2011-13) makes his first trip to Bakersfield since being acquired by the Aces last season.&nbsp;<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/preview-aces-bakersfield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 18:32:21 +0000 mike.benton 2326 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GRON, WITH NO WIN http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/gron-no-win <p>Tyler Gron scored two goals and added an assist and the Ontario Reign held off a rally in the third period to defeat the Alaska Aces (32-13-3, 67 points), 4-2 before a crowd of 8,492 at Citizens Business Bank Arena on Sunday.</p> <p>The Aces split a two game series in Ontario and despite taking the loss, also received offensive contributions from Tyler Mosienko and Turner Elson, who picked up their first goals in an Aces uniform.</p> <p>Jussi Olkinuora made 29 saves and had to turn away 12 shots in the third period to preserve the victory.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/021614-findlay-front.jpg?1392614837" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Tyler Gron scored two goals and added an assist and the Ontario Reign held off a rally in the third period to defeat the Alaska Aces (32-13-3, 67 points), 4-2 before a crowd of 8,492 at Citizens Business Bank Arena on Sunday.</p> <p>The Aces split a two game series in Ontario and despite taking the loss, also received offensive contributions from Tyler Mosienko and Turner Elson, who picked up their first goals in an Aces uniform.</p> <p>Jussi Olkinuora made 29 saves and had to turn away 12 shots in the third period to preserve the victory.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/gron-no-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 05:29:48 +0000 mike.benton 2325 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Ontario http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/rematch-aces-ontario <p>The Alaska Aces continue a three game road trip against the Ontario Reign in a battle between the two top teams in the Western Conference and ECHL. The Aces, holding the league’s best win percentage, are 22-12-8 lifetime and 2-2-0 this season again Ontario. In the last meeting, the Aces defeated the Reign, 6-2 last night at Citizens Business Bank Arena. The Aces enter the game 8-3-0 in the last 11 games. &nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Ontario Reign &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong><br /><strong>DATE: Sunday, February 16, 2014</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/021514-mosienkofaceoff-front.jpg?1392579069" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue a three game road trip against the Ontario Reign in a battle between the two top teams in the Western Conference and ECHL. The Aces, holding the league’s best win percentage, are 22-12-8 lifetime and 2-2-0 this season again Ontario. In the last meeting, the Aces defeated the Reign, 6-2 last night at Citizens Business Bank Arena. The Aces enter the game 8-3-0 in the last 11 games. &nbsp;<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Ontario Reign &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong><br><strong>DATE: Sunday, February 16, 2014 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/rematch-aces-ontario" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 16 Feb 2014 19:32:27 +0000 mike.benton 2323 at http://www.alaskaaces.com FOR THEIR NEXT TRICK ... http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/their-next-trick <p>Andy Taranto collected his first career ECHL hat trick and Tyler Mosienko earned a pair of assists in his debut to help the Alaska Aces (32-12-3, 67 points) blow out the Ontario Reign in a 6-2 victory before 9,584 fans at Citizens Business Bank Arena on Saturday.</p> <p>The Aces, winning a battle between the ECHL’s top two teams in convincing fashion, improved to 10-3-0 in the last 13 games. Peter Sivak, who had a goal and an assist, extended his goal streak to an ECHL best seven straight games. Evan Trupp, connecting on a line with Mosienko and Taranto, also picked up two assists.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/021514-taranto-front.jpg?1392535468" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Andy Taranto collected his first career ECHL hat trick and Tyler Mosienko earned a pair of assists in his debut to help the Alaska Aces (32-12-3, 67 points) blow out the Ontario Reign in a 6-2 victory before 9,584 fans at Citizens Business Bank Arena on Saturday.</p><p>The Aces, winning a battle between the ECHL’s top two teams in convincing fashion, improved to 10-3-0 in the last 13 games. Peter Sivak, who had a goal and an assist, extended his goal streak to an ECHL best seven straight games. Evan Trupp, connecting on a line with Mosienko and Taranto, also picked up two assists.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/their-next-trick" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 16 Feb 2014 07:24:42 +0000 mike.benton 2322 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ECHL ALL-STAR MOSIENKO HEADS TO ALASKA http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/echl-all-star-mosienko-heads-alaska <p>The Alaska Aces, proud affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, has signed veteran center Tyler Mosienko (Moh-see-EN-koh), head coach Rob Murray announced today.</p> <p>Mosienko, 29, is a forward with 300 games of ECHL experience with Las Vegas and Greenville. He will wear #24 and is expected to make his Aces debut tonight against the host Ontario Reign at Citizens Business Bank Arena, beginning at 5:00 p.m. (KFQD).</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/lv-mosienko-front.jpg?1392500201" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, proud affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, has signed veteran center Tyler Mosienko (Moh-see-EN-koh), head coach Rob Murray announced today.</p> <p>Mosienko, 29, is a forward with 300 games of ECHL experience with Las Vegas and Greenville. He will wear #24 and is expected to make his Aces debut tonight against the host Ontario Reign at Citizens Business Bank Arena, beginning at 5:00 p.m. (KFQD).</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/echl-all-star-mosienko-heads-alaska" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 15 Feb 2014 21:36:49 +0000 mike.benton 2320 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GRUDGE MATCH http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/grudge-match <p>The Alaska Aces open a three game road trip against the Ontario Reign in a battle between the two top teams in the Western Conference and ECHL. The Aces, holding the league’s best win percentage, are 21-12-8 lifetime and 1-2-0 this season again Ontario. In the last meeting, the Aces were defeated 3-0 by Ontario at Sullivan Arena on Dec. 31. Ontario, holding the second best win percentage in the ECHL, defeated Las Vegas last night, 4-0.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Ontario Reign &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/122813-truppak-front.jpg?1392451188" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces open a three game road trip against the Ontario Reign in a battle between the two top teams in the Western Conference and ECHL. The Aces, holding the league’s best win percentage, are 21-12-8 lifetime and 1-2-0 this season again Ontario. In the last meeting, the Aces were defeated 3-0 by Ontario at Sullivan Arena on Dec. 31. Ontario, holding the second best win percentage in the ECHL, defeated Las Vegas last night, 4-0.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Ontario Reign &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/grudge-match" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 15 Feb 2014 08:00:44 +0000 mike.benton 2319 at http://www.alaskaaces.com 4 OUT OF 5 AIN'T BAD http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/4-out-5-aint-bad <p>Greg Miller’s power play goal in the third period was enough to hold off the Alaska Aces (31-12-3, 65 points), who fell in a 4-3 defeat to the Stockton Thunder in a five-game series finale on Thursday at Sullivan Arena. <br /><br />The Aces, who maintained the top record in the ECHL, surrendered three power play goals to the top power play unit in the ECHL, despite a rally in the final minutes of regulation. Brett Findlay, Evan Trupp and Peter Sivak each chipped in with a goal. Brian Foster skated away with the win on 34 saves.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/021314-akstk-front.jpg?1392367975" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Greg Miller’s power play goal in the third period was enough to hold off the Alaska Aces (31-12-3, 65 points), who fell in a 4-3 defeat to the Stockton Thunder in a five-game series finale on Thursday at Sullivan Arena. <br><br>The Aces, who maintained the top record in the ECHL, surrendered three power play goals to the top power play unit in the ECHL, despite a rally in the final minutes of regulation. Brett Findlay, Evan Trupp and Peter Sivak each chipped in with a goal. Brian Foster skated away with the win on 34 saves.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/4-out-5-aint-bad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 08:53:16 +0000 mike.benton 2318 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ONE MORE TIME http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/one-more-time <p>The Alaska Aces wrap up a five game series at Sullivan Arena against the Stockton Thunder and tonight’s meeting is the final regular season matchup in Anchorage between the two teams. The Aces defeated Stockton, 3-1 for their fourth straight win in the series on Tuesday. In the four games, the Aces have scored 14 goals. The Aces are 46-19-7 in the all-time series and 12-2-0 in the last 14 regular season matchups.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/021114-onetimer-front.jpg?1392327827" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces wrap up a five game series at Sullivan Arena against the Stockton Thunder and tonight’s meeting is the final regular season matchup in Anchorage between the two teams. The Aces defeated Stockton, 3-1 for their fourth straight win in the series on Tuesday. In the four games, the Aces have scored 14 goals. The Aces are 46-19-7 in the all-time series and 12-2-0 in the last 14 regular season matchups.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/one-more-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 21:43:47 +0000 mike.benton 2317 at http://www.alaskaaces.com HOCKEY HERITAGE A SUCCESS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/hockey-heritage-success <p>Two games with nearly 11,000 fans, a display presented by the Hockey Hall of Fame and the induction of the seventh class into the ECHL Hall of Fame highlighted the 2014 ECHL Hockey Heritage Weekend presented by CCM. <br /><br />Hosted by the Alaska Aces, Hockey Heritage Weekend included a pair of games featuring the Aces taking on the Stockton Thunder. Both teams wore special jerseys celebrating their affiliations and hockey’s development system. The jerseys will be available for bid through The MeiGray Group in the coming weeks.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/020714-hockeyheritage-front.jpg?1392235042" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Two games with nearly 11,000 fans, a display presented by the Hockey Hall of Fame and the induction of the seventh class into the ECHL Hall of Fame highlighted the 2014 ECHL Hockey Heritage Weekend presented by CCM. <br><br>Hosted by the Alaska Aces, Hockey Heritage Weekend included a pair of games featuring the Aces taking on the Stockton Thunder. Both teams wore special jerseys celebrating their affiliations and hockey’s development system. The jerseys will be available for bid through The MeiGray Group in the coming weeks.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/hockey-heritage-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 19:57:25 +0000 mike.benton 2316 at http://www.alaskaaces.com THEY'RE AT IT AGAIN http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/theyre-it-again <p>Brendan Connolly’s 14<sup>th</sup> goal of the season broke a 1-1 tie in the third period, standing as the game winner in a 3-1 victory for the Alaska Aces over the Stockton Thunder on Tuesday night at Sullivan Arena.</p> <p>Connolly and his linemates, Peter Sivak and Nick Mazzolini, combined for five points in the game and have 26 combined points in the last four wins. Gerald Coleman made 29 saves and improved to 8-1-1 in the regular season.</p> <p>The Aces also won their 13<sup>th</sup> straight regular season home game over Stockton, dating back to the 2010-11 season.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/021114-connolly-front.jpg?1392197103" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Brendan Connolly’s 14<sup>th</sup> goal of the season broke a 1-1 tie in the third period, standing as the game winner in a 3-1 victory for the Alaska Aces over the Stockton Thunder on Tuesday night at Sullivan Arena.</p><p>Connolly and his linemates, Peter Sivak and Nick Mazzolini, combined for five points in the game and have 26 combined points in the last four wins. Gerald Coleman made 29 saves and improved to 8-1-1 in the regular season.</p><p>The Aces also won their 13<sup>th</sup> straight regular season home game over Stockton, dating back to the 2010-11 season.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/theyre-it-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 09:25:11 +0000 mike.benton 2315 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ECHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK: MAZZOLINI http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/echl-player-week-mazzolini <p>The Alaska Aces, proud affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced in conjunction with the ECHL that Aces center and captain Nick Mazzolini has been named <em>Sher-Wood Hockey </em>ECHL Player of the Week for Feb. 3-9.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/021114-mazzoliniceleb-front.jpg?1392152796" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, proud affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced in conjunction with the ECHL that Aces center and captain Nick Mazzolini has been named <em>Sher-Wood Hockey </em>ECHL Player of the Week for Feb. 3-9.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/echl-player-week-mazzolini" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 21:06:40 +0000 mike.benton 2314 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SIZE 'EM UP AGAIN http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/size-em-again <p>The Alaska Aces continue a five game series at Sullivan Arena against the Stockton Thunder and tonight’s meeting is the fourth matchup between the two teams. The Aces defeated Stockton, 4-3 for their third straight win in the series. In the three games, the Aces have scored 13 goals. The Aces are 45-19-7 in the all-time series and 11-2-0 in the last 13 regular season matchups.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/020914-akstk-front.jpg?1392099459" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue a five game series at Sullivan Arena against the Stockton Thunder and tonight’s meeting is the fourth matchup between the two teams. The Aces defeated Stockton, 4-3 for their third straight win in the series. In the three games, the Aces have scored 13 goals. The Aces are 45-19-7 in the all-time series and 11-2-0 in the last 13 regular season matchups.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/size-em-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 06:17:44 +0000 mike.benton 2311 at http://www.alaskaaces.com Schedule Change Ticket Usage Information http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/schedule-change-ticket-usage-information <p style="text-align: center;">Questions? Contact the Aces Office</p> <p style="text-align: center;">(907) 258 ACES (2237) | <a href="https://www.facebook.com/alaskaaceshockey">https://www.facebook.com/alaskaaceshockey</a></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1275" height="1005" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/publication211_0.jpg?1392068350" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p style="text-align: center;">Questions? Contact the Aces Office</p><p style="text-align: center;">(907) 258 ACES (2237) | <a href="https://www.facebook.com/alaskaaceshockey">https://www.facebook.com/alaskaaceshockey</a></p> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 21:16:42 +0000 Anna Bosco 2310 at http://www.alaskaaces.com TOP (LINE) QUALITY http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/top-line-quality <p>Nick Mazzolini buried two goals, added two assists and the Alaska Aces (30-11-3, 63 points) won their third in a row over the Stockton Thunder, 4-3 before 3,822 fans at Sullivan Arena on Sunday.</p> <p>The Aces, winning their 12<sup>th</sup> straight game on home ice against Stockton, got a 28 save effort from Gerald Coleman (7-1-1 in regular season). Peter Sivak and Brendan Connolly also chipped in with a goal. The trio, filling the Aces top line, has 21 combined points in the last three games.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/020914-mazzoliniceleb-front.jpg?1392009643" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Nick Mazzolini buried two goals, added two assists and the Alaska Aces (30-11-3, 63 points) won their third in a row over the Stockton Thunder, 4-3 before 3,822 fans at Sullivan Arena on Sunday.</p><p>The Aces, winning their 12<sup>th</sup> straight game on home ice against Stockton, got a 28 save effort from Gerald Coleman (7-1-1 in regular season). Peter Sivak and Brendan Connolly also chipped in with a goal. The trio, filling the Aces top line, has 21 combined points in the last three games.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/top-line-quality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 05:20:48 +0000 mike.benton 2307 at http://www.alaskaaces.com MacKENZIE BACK TO ALASKA http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/mackenzie-back-alaska <p>The Alaska Aces, proud affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that defenseman Drew MacKenzie has been reassigned to the Aces from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League. &nbsp;</p> <p>MacKenzie, who will wear #4, returns to Alaska with seven points and a +11 rating in 18 ECHL games this season.</p> <p>The 6-foot-2, 205-pound blueliner has five points and is +2 in 17 games with Abbotsford this season, while collecting 14 points and a +7 rating in 44 career AHL games.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/aces-front_0.jpg?1391990094" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, proud affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that defenseman Drew MacKenzie has been reassigned to the Aces from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League. &nbsp;</p> <p>MacKenzie, who will wear #4, returns to Alaska with seven points and a +11 rating in 18 ECHL games this season.</p> <p>The 6-foot-2, 205-pound blueliner has five points and is +2 in 17 games with Abbotsford this season, while collecting 14 points and a +7 rating in 44 career AHL games.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/mackenzie-back-alaska" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 09 Feb 2014 23:55:04 +0000 mike.benton 2306 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SIZZLING SIVAK http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/sizzling-sivak <p>The Alaska Aces continue a five game series at Sullivan Arena against the Stockton Thunder and today’s game is the third meeting between the two teams. In last night’s contest, the Aces defeated Stockton, 5-2 to conclude ECHL Hockey Heritage Weekend with two wins (nine combined goals). The Aces are 44-19-7 in the all-time series and 10-2-0 in the last 12 regular season matchups.&nbsp;Peter Sivak, the Aces leading scorer, has collected 22 points in the last 11 games. He earned a goal and an assist last night.&nbsp;<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/020814-sivak-front.jpg?1391978759" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue a five game series at Sullivan Arena against the Stockton Thunder and today’s game is the third meeting between the two teams. In last night’s contest, the Aces defeated Stockton, 5-2 to conclude ECHL Hockey Heritage Weekend with two wins (nine combined goals). The Aces are 44-19-7 in the all-time series and 10-2-0 in the last 12 regular season matchups.&nbsp;Peter Sivak, the Aces leading scorer, has collected 22 points in the last 11 games. He earned a goal and an assist last night.&nbsp;<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/sizzling-sivak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 09 Feb 2014 20:46:14 +0000 mike.benton 2305 at http://www.alaskaaces.com AS GOOD AS GOLD(IE) http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/good-goldie <p>Zach Davies earned three points, Gerald Coleman made 40 saves and the Alaska Aces dispatched the Stockton Thunder in a 5-2 victory before 5,857 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday to claim wins in both games for ECHL Hockey Heritage Weekend.</p> <p>On a night where the Aces honored Wes Goldie by retiring his #16 to the rafters of Sullivan Arena, the Aces improved to 9-2-0 in the last 11 games and a 10-2-0 mark in the last 12 contests against Stockton. Peter Sivak (1g-1a) also collected a multi-point game to help pace an attack of four unanswered goals.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/020814-colemansave-front.jpg?1391935599" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Zach Davies earned three points, Gerald Coleman made 40 saves and the Alaska Aces dispatched the Stockton Thunder in a 5-2 victory before 5,857 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday to claim wins in both games for ECHL Hockey Heritage Weekend.</p> <p>On a night where the Aces honored Wes Goldie by retiring his #16 to the rafters of Sullivan Arena, the Aces improved to 9-2-0 in the last 11 games and a 10-2-0 mark in the last 12 contests against Stockton. Peter Sivak (1g-1a) also collected a multi-point game to help pace an attack of four unanswered goals.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/good-goldie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 09 Feb 2014 08:46:44 +0000 mike.benton 2304 at http://www.alaskaaces.com FIRE IT UP AGAIN http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/fire-it-again <p>The league hosted event of ECHL Hockey Heritage Weekend concludes tonight with the Alaska Aces hosting the Stockton Thunder, continuing a five game series in Anchorage. The Aces will wear specialty “Calgary Flames inspired” jerseys, while Stockton will wear a New York Islanders inspired set of jerseys for tonight. Aces jerseys will be auctioned live to fans in attendance immediately following the game. The Aces are 43-19-7 in the all-time series and are 9-2-0 in the last 11 regular season matchups. The Aces opened up Hockey Heritage Weekend defeating Stockton, 4-2 last night.<br /><br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/020714-truppheritage-front.jpg?1391895846" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The league hosted event of ECHL Hockey Heritage Weekend concludes tonight with the Alaska Aces hosting the Stockton Thunder, continuing a five game series in Anchorage. The Aces will wear specialty “Calgary Flames inspired” jerseys, while Stockton will wear a New York Islanders inspired set of jerseys for tonight. Aces jerseys will be auctioned live to fans in attendance immediately following the game. The Aces are 43-19-7 in the all-time series and are 9-2-0 in the last 11 regular season matchups. The Aces opened up Hockey Heritage Weekend defeating Stockton, 4-2 last night.<br><br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/fire-it-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 08 Feb 2014 21:44:09 +0000 mike.benton 2303 at http://www.alaskaaces.com RED HOT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/red-hot <p>Peter Sivak racked up four points and the Alaska Aces (28-11-3, 59 points) used three unanswered goals to defeat the Stockton Thunder, 4-2 before a crowd of 4,925 at Sullivan Arena on Friday, opening ECHL Hockey Heritage Weekend.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/020714-acescgy-front.jpg?1391849629" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Peter Sivak racked up four points and the Alaska Aces (28-11-3, 59 points) used three unanswered goals to defeat the Stockton Thunder, 4-2 before a crowd of 4,925 at Sullivan Arena on Friday, opening ECHL Hockey Heritage Weekend.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/red-hot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 08 Feb 2014 08:54:03 +0000 mike.benton 2302 at http://www.alaskaaces.com HOCKEY HERITAGE WEEKEND: FINALLY HERE http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/hockey-heritage-weekend-finally-here <p>The national stage shines bright lights on Sullivan Arena tonight for the launch of ECHL Hockey Heritage Weekend with the Alaska Aces hosting the Stockton Thunder, opening a five game series in Anchorage. The Aces will wear specialty “Calgary Flames inspired” jerseys, while Stockton will wear a New York Islanders inspired set of jerseys for tonight and tomorrow. The Aces are 42-19-7 in the all-time series and went 8-2-0 in 10 regular season games, last season against Stockton.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/hockeyheritage-front.jpg?1391756395" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The national stage shines bright lights on Sullivan Arena tonight for the launch of ECHL Hockey Heritage Weekend with the Alaska Aces hosting the Stockton Thunder, opening a five game series in Anchorage. The Aces will wear specialty “Calgary Flames inspired” jerseys, while Stockton will wear a New York Islanders inspired set of jerseys for tonight and tomorrow. The Aces are 42-19-7 in the all-time series and went 8-2-0 in 10 regular season games, last season against Stockton.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/hockey-heritage-weekend-finally-here" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 07:00:10 +0000 mike.benton 2298 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES GET EVAN TRUPP, TURNER ELSON FROM HEAT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/aces-get-evan-trupp-turner-elson-heat <p>The Alaska Aces, proud affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that left winger Evan Trupp has been released from his professional tryout offer with the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League and Calgary has assigned left winger Turner Elson to the Aces from Abbotsford.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/truppelson-front.jpg?1391549694" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, proud affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that left winger Evan Trupp has been released from his professional tryout offer with the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League and Calgary has assigned left winger Turner Elson to the Aces from Abbotsford.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/aces-get-evan-trupp-turner-elson-heat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 22:33:44 +0000 mike.benton 2297 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SIVAK: JANUARY'S BEST IN PLUS-MINUS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/sivak-januarys-best-plus-minus <p>The Alaska Aces, in conjunction with the ECHL, announced today that Aces right winger Peter Sivak has been named the <em>AMI Graphics </em>ECHL Plus Performer of the Month for January, after leading the league with a plus-minus rating of +15 for the month.</p> <p>In recognition of his accomplishment, Sivak will be presented with a personalized Plus Performer of the Month Banner by AMI Graphics, during a ceremony at an upcoming Aces home game.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/020314-sivak-front.jpg?1391465875" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, in conjunction with the ECHL, announced today that Aces right winger Peter Sivak has been named the <em>AMI Graphics </em>ECHL Plus Performer of the Month for January, after leading the league with a plus-minus rating of +15 for the month.</p> <p>In recognition of his accomplishment, Sivak will be presented with a personalized Plus Performer of the Month Banner by AMI Graphics, during a ceremony at an upcoming Aces home game.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/sivak-januarys-best-plus-minus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 22:17:59 +0000 mike.benton 2296 at http://www.alaskaaces.com IDAHO SLIPS BY ACES http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/idaho-slips-aces <p>Johnny McGuire’s first career ECHL goal broke a 2-2 tie in the third period and the Idaho Steelheads slipped by the Alaska Aces (27-11-3, 57 points), 4-2 before 5,253 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.<br /><br />The loss ended the Aces seven game unbeaten streak (home) in regulation and dropped their head-to-head record to 6-3-2 against Idaho. Their top line of Nick Mazzolini, Peter Sivak and Brendan Connolly combined for five points – all in the first 20 minutes.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/020114-mazzoliniidh-front.jpg?1391331434" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Johnny McGuire’s first career ECHL goal broke a 2-2 tie in the third period and the Idaho Steelheads slipped by the Alaska Aces (27-11-3, 57 points), 4-2 before 5,253 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.<br><br>The loss ended the Aces seven game unbeaten streak (home) in regulation and dropped their head-to-head record to 6-3-2 against Idaho. Their top line of Nick Mazzolini, Peter Sivak and Brendan Connolly combined for five points – all in the first 20 minutes.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/idaho-slips-aces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 02 Feb 2014 08:57:39 +0000 mike.benton 2295 at http://www.alaskaaces.com FINALE: Aces-Idaho http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/finale-aces-idaho <p>The Alaska Aces continue an eight game homestand against the Idaho Steelheads tonight at Sullivan Arena. It will be the final time Idaho visits Anchorage for the regular season and the Aces are guaranteed a series victory with a 6-2-2 head-to-head record, with one game left (at Idaho, Feb. 26). In the last matchup, the Aces defeated the Steelheads, 3-2 in a shootout last night at Sullivan Arena.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Idaho Steelheads &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong><br /><strong>DATE: Saturday, February 1, 2014<br /></strong><strong>TIME: 7:15 p.m.</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/013114-kremyrfo-front.jpg?1391290599" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue an eight game homestand against the Idaho Steelheads tonight at Sullivan Arena. It will be the final time Idaho visits Anchorage for the regular season and the Aces are guaranteed a series victory with a 6-2-2 head-to-head record, with one game left (at Idaho, Feb. 26). In the last matchup, the Aces defeated the Steelheads, 3-2 in a shootout last night at Sullivan Arena.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Idaho Steelheads &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong><br><strong>DATE: Saturday, February 1, 2014<br></strong><strong>TIME: 7:15 p.m. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201402/finale-aces-idaho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 01 Feb 2014 21:37:15 +0000 mike.benton 2294 at http://www.alaskaaces.com TOMMY GUN http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/tommy-gun <p>Tommy Mele’s amazing goal and Gerald Coleman’s save on Rob Linsmayer, each in the seventh round preserved an Alaska Aces (27-10-3, 57 points) victory, 3-2 in a shootout over the Idaho Steelheads before 4,835 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday.<br /><br />The Aces, who finished January at 9-1-2 and extended their lead to eight points, in first place (Mountain Division) over Colorado, were aided by second period goals from defenseman Brad Richard and Zach Davies.<br /><br />Pat Nagle, returning from the AHL, took the loss on 40 saves.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/013114-melegoal_front.jpg?1391243276" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Tommy Mele’s amazing goal and Gerald Coleman’s save on Rob Linsmayer, each in the seventh round preserved an Alaska Aces (27-10-3, 57 points) victory, 3-2 in a shootout over the Idaho Steelheads before 4,835 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday.<br><br>The Aces, who finished January at 9-1-2 and extended their lead to eight points, in first place (Mountain Division) over Colorado, were aided by second period goals from defenseman Brad Richard and Zach Davies.<br><br>Pat Nagle, returning from the AHL, took the loss on 40 saves.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/tommy-gun" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 01 Feb 2014 08:28:14 +0000 mike.benton 2293 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES SIGN MORRISON, FINDLAY http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/aces-sign-morrison-findlay <p>The Alaska Aces, proud affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, have signed free agent veteran center Jordan Morrison and rookie left wing Brett Findlay, head coach Rob Murray announced today.<br /><br />The pair of forwards, previously skating with the San Francisco Bulls before the team ceased operations on Jan. 27, join the Aces in the middle of an eight game homestand. Findlay (#15) is expected to make his debut with the Aces tonight, who host the Idaho Steelheads at 7:15 p.m. (GCI/KFQD) at Sullivan Arena. <br /><br />Morrison will wear #44. <br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/morrison-findlay-front.jpg?1391205656" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, proud affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, have signed free agent veteran center Jordan Morrison and rookie left wing Brett Findlay, head coach Rob Murray announced today.<br><br>The pair of forwards, previously skating with the San Francisco Bulls before the team ceased operations on Jan. 27, join the Aces in the middle of an eight game homestand. Findlay (#15) is expected to make his debut with the Aces tonight, who host the Idaho Steelheads at 7:15 p.m. (GCI/KFQD) at Sullivan Arena. <br><br>Morrison will wear #44. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/aces-sign-morrison-findlay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:01:12 +0000 mike.benton 2292 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Idaho http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/rematch-aces-idaho <p>The Alaska Aces continue an eight game homestand against the Idaho Steelheads tonight at Sullivan Arena. The series continues a stretch of three games in four days between the two teams and features the tenth meeting of the season tonight. The Aces are 5-2-2 against Idaho this season. In the last matchup, the Aces defeated the Steelheads, 2-1 on Wednesday night at Sullivan Arena.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Idaho Steelheads &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong><br /><strong>DATE: Friday, January 31, 2014<br /></strong><strong>TIME: 7:15 p.m.</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/012914-akidh-front.jpg?1391156099" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue an eight game homestand against the Idaho Steelheads tonight at Sullivan Arena. The series continues a stretch of three games in four days between the two teams and features the tenth meeting of the season tonight. The Aces are 5-2-2 against Idaho this season. In the last matchup, the Aces defeated the Steelheads, 2-1 on Wednesday night at Sullivan Arena.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Idaho Steelheads &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong><br><strong>DATE: Friday, January 31, 2014<br></strong><strong>TIME: 7:15 p.m. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/rematch-aces-idaho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 08:15:04 +0000 mike.benton 2291 at http://www.alaskaaces.com FROM THE SULLY TO TV: 69 MILLION HOUSEHOLDS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/sully-tv-69-million-households <p>The Alaska Aces announced in conjunction with the ECHL on Thursday the Friday, Feb. 7 Hockey Heritage Weekend presented by CCM game between the Aces and Stockton Thunder will be televised to over 69 million households nationwide. <br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/sullytv-front.jpg?1391116332" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces announced in conjunction with the ECHL on Thursday the Friday, Feb. 7 Hockey Heritage Weekend presented by CCM game between the Aces and Stockton Thunder will be televised to over 69 million households nationwide. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/sully-tv-69-million-households" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 21:12:15 +0000 mike.benton 2290 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES SCHEDULE REVISIONS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/aces-schedule-revisions <p>The Alaska Aces today announced revisions to their 2013-14 regular season schedule.&nbsp;<br /><br />The Aces will play a total of 71 games (36 home, 35 road) on a schedule revised with the ECHL after it was announced on Monday that the San Francisco Bulls ceased operations immediately.<br /><br />Western Conference playoff seeding, home ice advantage and the awarding of the Brabham Cup (top ECHL regular season record) will be determined by win percentage. The Aces, Colorado, Ontario and Utah will all play 71 games under the new schedule.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/123113-faceoff-front.jpg?1391108175" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces today announced revisions to their 2013-14 regular season schedule.&nbsp;<br><br>The Aces will play a total of 71 games (36 home, 35 road) on a schedule revised with the ECHL after it was announced on Monday that the San Francisco Bulls ceased operations immediately.<br><br>Western Conference playoff seeding, home ice advantage and the awarding of the Brabham Cup (top ECHL regular season record) will be determined by win percentage. The Aces, Colorado, Ontario and Utah will all play 71 games under the new schedule.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/aces-schedule-revisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 18:56:20 +0000 mike.benton 2289 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES PUNCH OUT STEELHEADS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/aces-punch-out-steelheads <p>Goaltender Gerald Coleman made 24 saves to preserve a 2-1 victory for the Alaska Aces (26-10-3, 55 points) over the Idaho Steelheads at Sullivan Arena on Wednesday.<br /><br />The Aces, improving to 8-1-2 in the last 11 games while extending their lead to six points over Colorado for first place in the Mountain Division, were aided by a goal in Jordan Kremyr’s return from the AHL and Tommy Mele’s eventual game winner in the third period. They outshot Idaho, 44-25.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/012914-kremyrpunch-front.jpg?1391074972" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Goaltender Gerald Coleman made 24 saves to preserve a 2-1 victory for the Alaska Aces (26-10-3, 55 points) over the Idaho Steelheads at Sullivan Arena on Wednesday.<br><br>The Aces, improving to 8-1-2 in the last 11 games while extending their lead to six points over Colorado for first place in the Mountain Division, were aided by a goal in Jordan Kremyr’s return from the AHL and Tommy Mele’s eventual game winner in the third period. They outshot Idaho, 44-25.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/aces-punch-out-steelheads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 09:43:48 +0000 mike.benton 2288 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Idaho http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/preview-aces-idaho <p>The Alaska Aces open up their next homestand tonight against the Idaho Steelheads at Sullivan Arena. The series continues a stretch of three games in four days between the two teams and features the ninth meeting of the season tonight. The Aces are 4-2-2 against Idaho this season. In the last matchup, the Aces were defeated by Idaho, 4-3 in a shootout on Jan. 4 at Sullivan Arena.<br /><br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Idaho Steelheads &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong><br /><strong>DATE: Wednesday, January 29, 2014<br /></strong><strong>TIME: 7:15 p.m.</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/010314-meleidh-front.jpg?1390985717" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces open up their next homestand tonight against the Idaho Steelheads at Sullivan Arena. The series continues a stretch of three games in four days between the two teams and features the ninth meeting of the season tonight. The Aces are 4-2-2 against Idaho this season. In the last matchup, the Aces were defeated by Idaho, 4-3 in a shootout on Jan. 4 at Sullivan Arena.<br><br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Idaho Steelheads &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong><br><strong>DATE: Wednesday, January 29, 2014<br></strong><strong>TIME: 7:15 p.m. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/preview-aces-idaho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 08:55:18 +0000 mike.benton 2286 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES GET KREMYR, McKELVIE http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/aces-get-kremyr-mckelvie <p>The Alaska Aces, proud affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League have released left wing Jordan Kremyr from his professional tryout offer, assigned defenseman Zach McKelvie to the Aces, and the Flames have recalled goaltender Olivier Roy and defenseman Drew MacKenzie from the Aces to Abbotsford.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/kremyr-mckelvie-front.jpg?1390857629" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, proud affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League have released left wing Jordan Kremyr from his professional tryout offer, assigned defenseman Zach McKelvie to the Aces, and the Flames have recalled goaltender Olivier Roy and defenseman Drew MacKenzie from the Aces to Abbotsford.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/aces-get-kremyr-mckelvie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 21:20:33 +0000 mike.benton 2285 at http://www.alaskaaces.com FOLLOWING THE LEADERS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/following-leaders <p>Nick Mazzolini and Brendan Connolly each collected three points and Gerald Coleman made 27 saves to help lift the Alaska Aces (25-10-3, 53 points) to a 4-1 victory over the Colorado Eagles before 5,289 fans at Budweiser Events Center on Saturday.<br /><br />The Aces, earning their first win of the season over Colorado and pushing their head-to-head lifetime record to 17-6-0, extended their lead to four points over the Eagles for first place in the Mountain Division. Sean Curry, returning from injury for his first game since October, buried a shorthanded goal in the second period.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/012514-akcol-front.jpg?1390714494" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Nick Mazzolini and Brendan Connolly each collected three points and Gerald Coleman made 27 saves to help lift the Alaska Aces (25-10-3, 53 points) to a 4-1 victory over the Colorado Eagles before 5,289 fans at Budweiser Events Center on Saturday.<br><br>The Aces, earning their first win of the season over Colorado and pushing their head-to-head lifetime record to 17-6-0, extended their lead to four points over the Eagles for first place in the Mountain Division. Sean Curry, returning from injury for his first game since October, buried a shorthanded goal in the second period.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/following-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 26 Jan 2014 05:34:55 +0000 mike.benton 2284 at http://www.alaskaaces.com THE REMATCH: COLORADO http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/rematch-colorado <p>A brief two game series concludes tonight for the Alaska Aces and Colorado Eagles, who will square off in the fourth meeting of the season. The Aces are in search of their first win against Colorado and dropped the previous meeting, 4-3 last evening at Budweiser Events Center. The Aces enter the game two points ahead of Colorado, first place in the Mountain Division. The Aces are 16-6-0, lifetime against Colorado.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Colorado Eagles &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;<br /></strong><strong>DATE: Saturday, January 25, 2014</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011714-connolly-front.jpg?1390667685" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A brief two game series concludes tonight for the Alaska Aces and Colorado Eagles, who will square off in the fourth meeting of the season. The Aces are in search of their first win against Colorado and dropped the previous meeting, 4-3 last evening at Budweiser Events Center. The Aces enter the game two points ahead of Colorado, first place in the Mountain Division. The Aces are 16-6-0, lifetime against Colorado.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Colorado Eagles &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;<br></strong><strong>DATE: Saturday, January 25, 2014 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/rematch-colorado" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 25 Jan 2014 16:34:50 +0000 mike.benton 2282 at http://www.alaskaaces.com CLOSE, NOT CLOSE ENOUGH http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/close-not-close-enough <p>Dylan Hood had the eventual game winning goal and an assist while Marc Cheverie only had to make 13 to help the Colorado Eagles escape, 4-3 over the Alaska Aces (24-10-3, 51 points) before a sold out crowd of 5,289 at Budweiser Events Center on Friday.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/012414-acesgoal-front.jpg?1390634986" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Dylan Hood had the eventual game winning goal and an assist while Marc Cheverie only had to make 13 to help the Colorado Eagles escape, 4-3 over the Alaska Aces (24-10-3, 51 points) before a sold out crowd of 5,289 at Budweiser Events Center on Friday.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/close-not-close-enough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 25 Jan 2014 07:29:49 +0000 mike.benton 2281 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES SIGN KENAI NATIVE ISCHI http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/aces-sign-kenai-native-ischi <p>The Alaska Aces, proud affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that the team has signed forward Phillip Ischi.</p> <p>Ischi, 27, is expected to join the Aces for tonight’s game in Colorado beginning at 5:05 pm (KFQD) and wear jersey #13.</p> <p>The native of Kenai, AK has previously skated with the Aces in training camp and has collected an assist and eight penalty minutes in 11 games this season with the Las Vegas Wranglers.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/aces-front.jpg?1390603779" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, proud affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that the team has signed forward Phillip Ischi.</p> <p>Ischi, 27, is expected to join the Aces for tonight’s game in Colorado beginning at 5:05 pm (KFQD) and wear jersey #13.</p> <p>The native of Kenai, AK has previously skated with the Aces in training camp and has collected an assist and eight penalty minutes in 11 games this season with the Las Vegas Wranglers.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/aces-sign-kenai-native-ischi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 22:49:42 +0000 mike.benton 2279 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Colorado http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/preview-aces-colorado <p>A brief two game series opens up on Friday for the Alaska Aces and Colorado Eagles, who will square off in the third meeting of the season. The Aces are in search of their first win against Colorado and dropped the previous meeting, 2-1 on Nov. 29. The Aces enter the game four points ahead of Colorado, first place in the Mountain Division. The Aces are 16-5-0, lifetime against Colorado.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Colorado Eagles &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong><br /><strong>DATE: Friday, January 24, 2014<br /></strong><strong>TIME: 5:05 p.m.</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/112713-faceoffcol-front_0.jpg?1390543155" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A brief two game series opens up on Friday for the Alaska Aces and Colorado Eagles, who will square off in the third meeting of the season. The Aces are in search of their first win against Colorado and dropped the previous meeting, 2-1 on Nov. 29. The Aces enter the game four points ahead of Colorado, first place in the Mountain Division. The Aces are 16-5-0, lifetime against Colorado.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Colorado Eagles &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong><br><strong>DATE: Friday, January 24, 2014<br></strong><strong>TIME: 5:05 p.m. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/preview-aces-colorado" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 06:00:40 +0000 mike.benton 2278 at http://www.alaskaaces.com NHL HARDWARE JOIN THE CUP IN ALASKA http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/nhl-hardware-join-cup-alaska <p>The Alaska Aces and the ECHL announced today that the Calder Memorial Trophy, Norris Trophy and the Hart Memorial Trophy will join the Stanley Cup at the ECHL Hockey Heritage Weekend presented by CCM, hosted by the Alaska Aces on Feb. 7 and 8. <br /><br />Sutton Special Risk is the presenting sponsor of the Hockey Hall of Fame display at the event.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/trophies-front.jpg?1390517744" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces and the ECHL announced today that the Calder Memorial Trophy, Norris Trophy and the Hart Memorial Trophy will join the Stanley Cup at the ECHL Hockey Heritage Weekend presented by CCM, hosted by the Alaska Aces on Feb. 7 and 8. <br><br>Sutton Special Risk is the presenting sponsor of the Hockey Hall of Fame display at the event.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/nhl-hardware-join-cup-alaska" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:55:50 +0000 mike.benton 2277 at http://www.alaskaaces.com THE GREAT OUTDOORS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/great-outdoors <p>On Monday, the Alaska Aces were rewarded from a three-game sweep last week with an opportunity to take practice to the great outdoors. The team, including head coach Rob Murray and assistant coach Louis Mass, suited up for an informal pickup game which also included a couple of extra surprise participants (Murray's kids). Check out more below, capturing the sights and sounds from the parking lot of Sullivan Arena and Ben Boeke Ice Arena.&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>WATCH: <a href="http://youtu.be/NXXl8YJgwM4">Alaska Aces outdoor practice (ACESdTV)</a></strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/ringjarvi-outdoors-front.jpg?1390509590" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>On Monday, the Alaska Aces were rewarded from a three-game sweep last week with an opportunity to take practice to the great outdoors. The team, including head coach Rob Murray and assistant coach Louis Mass, suited up for an informal pickup game which also included a couple of extra surprise participants (Murray's kids). Check out more below, capturing the sights and sounds from the parking lot of Sullivan Arena and Ben Boeke Ice Arena.&nbsp;<br><br><strong>WATCH: <a href="http://youtu.be/NXXl8YJgwM4">Alaska Aces outdoor practice (ACESdTV)</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 20:39:54 +0000 mike.benton 2276 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES TO RETIRE GOLDIE'S #16 http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/aces-retire-goldies-16 <p>The Alaska Aces announced today that Wes Goldie’s number, the ECHL’s all-time leading goal scorer, will be retired on Saturday, Feb. 8 when the Aces host the Stockton Thunder at Sullivan Arena during ECHL Hockey Heritage Weekend presented by CCM. Goldie’s number 16 will be the third retired number in club history joining Keith Street’s number 8 and Dean Larson’s number 18.<br /><br />The ceremony will take place before the game and Goldie is also scheduled to participate in a ceremonial puck drop, also airing on statewide television coverage on GCI Channel 1.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/1011finals-goldie-front.jpg?1390349408" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces announced today that Wes Goldie’s number, the ECHL’s all-time leading goal scorer, will be retired on Saturday, Feb. 8 when the Aces host the Stockton Thunder at Sullivan Arena during ECHL Hockey Heritage Weekend presented by CCM. Goldie’s number 16 will be the third retired number in club history joining Keith Street’s number 8 and Dean Larson’s number 18.<br><br>The ceremony will take place before the game and Goldie is also scheduled to participate in a ceremonial puck drop, also airing on statewide television coverage on GCI Channel 1.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/aces-retire-goldies-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 00:10:12 +0000 mike.benton 2264 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ROY-HOO! http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/roy-hoo <p>Olivier Roy tied a career high with his fourth shutout of the season and the Alaska Aces improved their unbeaten streak in regulation to eight straight games in a 6-0 blowout victory over the Las Vegas Wranglers before 5,927 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.<br /><br />Brendan Connolly led the Aces offense with four assists and a +4 rating while Roy helped the Aces notch their ninth shutout of the season, one shy of the club record since entering ECHL play in 2003-04.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011814-roylv-front.jpg?1390128031" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Olivier Roy tied a career high with his fourth shutout of the season and the Alaska Aces improved their unbeaten streak in regulation to eight straight games in a 6-0 blowout victory over the Las Vegas Wranglers before 5,927 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.<br><br>Brendan Connolly led the Aces offense with four assists and a +4 rating while Roy helped the Aces notch their ninth shutout of the season, one shy of the club record since entering ECHL play in 2003-04.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/roy-hoo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 19 Jan 2014 10:40:55 +0000 mike.benton 2263 at http://www.alaskaaces.com 10 YEARS. CELEBRATION TONIGHT. http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/10-years-celebration-tonight <p>A three game series concludes tonight for the Alaska Aces at home, who host the Las Vegas Wranglers in the ninth meeting of the season. The Aces are 7-1-0 this season against Las Vegas and took the last matchup in a 3-2 shootout win last night at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are on a seven game unbeaten streak in regulation (5-0-2) and enter tonight at first place in the Mountain Division. Tonight is the final meeting between the teams at Sullivan Arena. Three more games in the series await at Las Vegas (Mar. 28-30).<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/10yearsjersey-front.jpg?1390082424" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A three game series concludes tonight for the Alaska Aces at home, who host the Las Vegas Wranglers in the ninth meeting of the season. The Aces are 7-1-0 this season against Las Vegas and took the last matchup in a 3-2 shootout win last night at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are on a seven game unbeaten streak in regulation (5-0-2) and enter tonight at first place in the Mountain Division. Tonight is the final meeting between the teams at Sullivan Arena. Three more games in the series await at Las Vegas (Mar. 28-30).<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/10-years-celebration-tonight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 18 Jan 2014 22:00:29 +0000 mike.benton 2262 at http://www.alaskaaces.com BLAST OFF http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/blast <p>Gerald Coleman earned his first win of the season on 22 saves and the Alaska Aces (23-9-3, 49 points) blasted a season high 50 shots on goal en route to a 3-2 comeback shootout win over the Las Vegas Wranglers before 4,721 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday.<br /><br />The Aces, who earned their first come-from-behind victory of the season when trailing after two periods, extended their unbeaten streak in regulation to seven games and were boosted by shootout goals from Peter Sivak, Brendan Connolly and Shawn Skelly (game winner in the fifth round).<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011714-skellygwg-front.jpg?1390035615" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Gerald Coleman earned his first win of the season on 22 saves and the Alaska Aces (23-9-3, 49 points) blasted a season high 50 shots on goal en route to a 3-2 comeback shootout win over the Las Vegas Wranglers before 4,721 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday.<br><br>The Aces, who earned their first come-from-behind victory of the season when trailing after two periods, extended their unbeaten streak in regulation to seven games and were boosted by shootout goals from Peter Sivak, Brendan Connolly and Shawn Skelly (game winner in the fifth round).<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/blast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 18 Jan 2014 09:00:21 +0000 mike.benton 2261 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ANOTHER ROUND-UP http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/another-round <p>A three game series continues tonight for the Alaska Aces at home, who host the Las Vegas Wranglers in the eighth meeting of the season. The Aces are 6-1-0 this season against Las Vegas and took the last matchup in a 5-2 victory on Wednesday at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are on a six game unbeaten streak in regulation (4-0-2) and enter tonight at first place in the Mountain Division.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Las Vegas Wranglers &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong><br /><strong>DATE: Friday, January 17, 2014<br /></strong><strong>TIME: 7:15 p.m.</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011514-siscalvfaceoff-front.jpg?1389993758" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A three game series continues tonight for the Alaska Aces at home, who host the Las Vegas Wranglers in the eighth meeting of the season. The Aces are 6-1-0 this season against Las Vegas and took the last matchup in a 5-2 victory on Wednesday at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are on a six game unbeaten streak in regulation (4-0-2) and enter tonight at first place in the Mountain Division.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Las Vegas Wranglers &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong><br><strong>DATE: Friday, January 17, 2014<br></strong><strong>TIME: 7:15 p.m. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/another-round" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 21:22:42 +0000 mike.benton 2259 at http://www.alaskaaces.com YOUR ECHL FANTASY TEAM WINNER ... http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/your-echl-fantasy-team-winner <p>The Alaska Aces announced today that captain and center Nick Mazzolini has been selected to the 2013-14 ECHL Fantasy Team, presented by The MeiGray Group.<br /><br />Mazzolini, 29, was selected by online vote, available to fans on ECHL.com to wear a special ECHL Fantasy Team jersey scheduled for tomorrow’s game at Sullivan Arena, when the Aces host the Las Vegas Wranglers at 7:15 p.m. (GCI/KFQD). The starting goaltender will also participate in the MeiGray Goaltender Program, where the goaltender starting tomorrow’s game will also wear the special jersey.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011614-mazzolini-front.jpg?1389946181" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces announced today that captain and center Nick Mazzolini has been selected to the 2013-14 ECHL Fantasy Team, presented by The MeiGray Group.<br><br>Mazzolini, 29, was selected by online vote, available to fans on ECHL.com to wear a special ECHL Fantasy Team jersey scheduled for tomorrow’s game at Sullivan Arena, when the Aces host the Las Vegas Wranglers at 7:15 p.m. (GCI/KFQD). The starting goaltender will also participate in the MeiGray Goaltender Program, where the goaltender starting tomorrow’s game will also wear the special jersey.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/your-echl-fantasy-team-winner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 08:09:53 +0000 mike.benton 2258 at http://www.alaskaaces.com HOCKEY HERITAGE: ALASKA. FLAMES JERSEYS. http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/hockey-heritage-alaska-flames-jerseys <p>The Alaska Aces and the ECHL on Thursday announced specialty jerseys unveiled for the 2014 ECHL Hockey Heritage Weekend presented by CCM, hosted by the Aces at Sullivan Arena on Feb. 7-8. The Aces, in their first season as the ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames, will wear specialty jerseys paying homage to the affiliation and Flames heritage. The Aces will wear red jerseys with white and yellow trim, symbolic of the jerseys worn by the Flames during their Stanley Cup championship season in 1988-89 and Cup Final appearance in 1986.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/aces-calgary-heritage-front.jpg?1389909327" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces and the ECHL on Thursday announced specialty jerseys unveiled for the 2014 ECHL Hockey Heritage Weekend presented by CCM, hosted by the Aces at Sullivan Arena on Feb. 7-8. The Aces, in their first season as the ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames, will wear specialty jerseys paying homage to the affiliation and Flames heritage. The Aces will wear red jerseys with white and yellow trim, symbolic of the jerseys worn by the Flames during their Stanley Cup championship season in 1988-89 and Cup Final appearance in 1986.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/hockey-heritage-alaska-flames-jerseys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 21:56:28 +0000 mike.benton 2257 at http://www.alaskaaces.com QUICK ON THE DRAW http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/quick-draw <p>Peter Sivak scored two goals, added an assist and the Alaska Aces (22-9-3, 47 points) smashed the Las Vegas Wranglers in a 5-2 victory at Sullivan Arena on Wednesday night.<br /><br />The Aces, who have earned points in nine of the last eleven games, cruised on the strength of four unanswered goals in the opening period while chasing starter Mitch O’Keefe after 20 minutes. David Eddy, James Martin and Ross Ring-Jarvi also added goals for the Aces.<br /><br />Olivier Roy earned the win with 22 saves.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011514-sivaklv-front.jpg?1389863038" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Peter Sivak scored two goals, added an assist and the Alaska Aces (22-9-3, 47 points) smashed the Las Vegas Wranglers in a 5-2 victory at Sullivan Arena on Wednesday night.<br><br>The Aces, who have earned points in nine of the last eleven games, cruised on the strength of four unanswered goals in the opening period while chasing starter Mitch O’Keefe after 20 minutes. David Eddy, James Martin and Ross Ring-Jarvi also added goals for the Aces.<br><br>Olivier Roy earned the win with 22 saves.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/quick-draw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 09:04:10 +0000 mike.benton 2256 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Wranglers http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/preview-aces-wranglers <p>A three game series awaits the Alaska Aces at home, who host the Las Vegas Wranglers beginning tonight in the seventh meeting of the season. The Aces are 6-1-0 this season against Las Vegas and took the last matchup in a 2-1 victory at Sullivan Arena on November 17. The Aces are on a five game unbeaten streak in regulation (3-0-2) and enter the week at first place in the Mountain Division.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Las Vegas Wranglers &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong><br /><strong>DATE: Wednesday, January 15, 2014<br /></strong><strong>TIME: 7:15 p.m.</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/111713-roysave-front.jpg?1389816669" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A three game series awaits the Alaska Aces at home, who host the Las Vegas Wranglers beginning tonight in the seventh meeting of the season. The Aces are 6-1-0 this season against Las Vegas and took the last matchup in a 2-1 victory at Sullivan Arena on November 17. The Aces are on a five game unbeaten streak in regulation (3-0-2) and enter the week at first place in the Mountain Division.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Las Vegas Wranglers &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong><br><strong>DATE: Wednesday, January 15, 2014<br></strong><strong>TIME: 7:15 p.m. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/preview-aces-wranglers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 20:11:32 +0000 mike.benton 2254 at http://www.alaskaaces.com DOUBLE TROUBLE http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/double-trouble <p>Mathew Sisca and Tim Coffman each scored twice and Olivier Roy came up with 23 saves to lift the Alaska Aces (21-9-3, 45 points) to a 5-2 victory over the San Francisco Bulls before more than 2,400 fans at the Cow Palace on Saturday.<br /><br />Claiming five of a possible six points on the three game trip, the Aces seized possession of first place in the Mountain Division after Idaho beat Colorado, 4-2. The Aces led wire-to-wire and improved to 5-0-1 lifetime at the Cow Palace.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011114-sisca-front.jpg?1389516684" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Mathew Sisca and Tim Coffman each scored twice and Olivier Roy came up with 23 saves to lift the Alaska Aces (21-9-3, 45 points) to a 5-2 victory over the San Francisco Bulls before more than 2,400 fans at the Cow Palace on Saturday.<br><br>Claiming five of a possible six points on the three game trip, the Aces seized possession of first place in the Mountain Division after Idaho beat Colorado, 4-2. The Aces led wire-to-wire and improved to 5-0-1 lifetime at the Cow Palace.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/double-trouble" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 12 Jan 2014 08:51:30 +0000 mike.benton 2251 at http://www.alaskaaces.com BULL-RUSH http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/bull-rush <p>Peter Sivak earned a multi point game through the first 20 minutes of play but the San Francisco Bulls snuck by the Alaska Aces, 6-5 in overtime, before 2,108 fans at the Cow Palace on Friday.<br /><br />The Aces, unable to hold a 3-0 lead in the second period, maintained a tie for first place in the Mountain Division with Colorado. Tommy Mele also collected two assists. Dean Ouellet scored twice for San Francisco and had a game winning goal just one minute into overtime.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011014-mele-front.jpg?1389432430" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Peter Sivak earned a multi point game through the first 20 minutes of play but the San Francisco Bulls snuck by the Alaska Aces, 6-5 in overtime, before 2,108 fans at the Cow Palace on Friday.<br><br>The Aces, unable to hold a 3-0 lead in the second period, maintained a tie for first place in the Mountain Division with Colorado. Tommy Mele also collected two assists. Dean Ouellet scored twice for San Francisco and had a game winning goal just one minute into overtime.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/bull-rush" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 11 Jan 2014 09:27:19 +0000 mike.benton 2249 at http://www.alaskaaces.com REMATCH IN SF http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/rematch-sf <p>The Alaska Aces continue a three game road series against the San Francisco Bulls at the Cow Palace, making their first visit to the Bay Area since last season’s opening round of the Kelly Cup Playoffs. The Aces are 2-1-0 in the season series and defeated San Francisco, 3-2 last night at the Cow Palace. The Aces are 9-2-1 in the all-time series against San Francisco. The Aces also defeated San Francisco, 4-1 in the opening round of the playoffs and won twice at the Cow Palace, during the series.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/011014-skellysf-front.jpg?1389382278" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue a three game road series against the San Francisco Bulls at the Cow Palace, making their first visit to the Bay Area since last season’s opening round of the Kelly Cup Playoffs. The Aces are 2-1-0 in the season series and defeated San Francisco, 3-2 last night at the Cow Palace. The Aces are 9-2-1 in the all-time series against San Francisco. The Aces also defeated San Francisco, 4-1 in the opening round of the playoffs and won twice at the Cow Palace, during the series.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/rematch-sf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 19:31:23 +0000 mike.benton 2248 at http://www.alaskaaces.com TAKING THE BULL BY THE HORNS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/taking-bull-horns-0 <p>Evan Trupp collected a pair of assists and Olivier Roy made 17 saves, enough for the Alaska Aces to skate by the San Francisco Bulls, 3-2 before a crowd of 1,214 at the Cow Palace on Thursday.<br /><br />The Aces seized first place in the Mountain Division, earning their 20<sup>th</sup> win in their 31st&nbsp;game on the strength of two goals in the second period to break a 1-1 tie (Dustin Molle and Mathew Sisca).<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/010914-truppsf-front_1.jpg?1389348911" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Evan Trupp collected a pair of assists and Olivier Roy made 17 saves, enough for the Alaska Aces to skate by the San Francisco Bulls, 3-2 before a crowd of 1,214 at the Cow Palace on Thursday.<br><br>The Aces seized first place in the Mountain Division, earning their 20<sup>th</sup> win in their 31st&nbsp;game on the strength of two goals in the second period to break a 1-1 tie (Dustin Molle and Mathew Sisca).<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/taking-bull-horns-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 10:15:19 +0000 mike.benton 2246 at http://www.alaskaaces.com TAKING THE BULL BY THE HORNS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/taking-bull-horns <p>Evan Trupp collected a pair of assists and Olivier Roy made 17 saves, enough for the Alaska Aces to skate by the San Francisco Bulls, 3-2 before a crowd of 1,214 at the Cow Palace on Thursday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Aces seized first place in the Mountain Division, earning their 20<sup>th</sup> win in their 32<sup>nd</sup> game on the strength of two goals in the second period to break a 1-1 tie (Dustin Molle and Mathew Sisca).</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/010914-truppsf-front_0.jpg?1389348634" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Evan Trupp collected a pair of assists and Olivier Roy made 17 saves, enough for the Alaska Aces to skate by the San Francisco Bulls, 3-2 before a crowd of 1,214 at the Cow Palace on Thursday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Aces seized first place in the Mountain Division, earning their 20<sup>th</sup> win in their 32<sup>nd</sup> game on the strength of two goals in the second period to break a 1-1 tie (Dustin Molle and Mathew Sisca).</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/taking-bull-horns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 10:12:59 +0000 mike.benton 2245 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Bulls http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/preview-aces-bulls <p>The Alaska Aces launch a three game road series against the San Francisco Bulls at the Cow Palace, and make their first visit to the Bay Area since last season’s opening round of the Kelly Cup Playoffs. It will also be the return of Peter Sivak, making his first appearance in San Francisco since signing with the Aces as a free agent in the offseason. The Aces are 1-1-0 in the season series and defeated San Francisco, 5-0 at Sullivan Arena in the last matchup on Oct. 19. The Aces are 8-2-1 in the all-time series against San Francisco.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/121413-sivakidh-front.jpg?1389257524" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces launch a three game road series against the San Francisco Bulls at the Cow Palace, and make their first visit to the Bay Area since last season’s opening round of the Kelly Cup Playoffs. It will also be the return of Peter Sivak, making his first appearance in San Francisco since signing with the Aces as a free agent in the offseason. The Aces are 1-1-0 in the season series and defeated San Francisco, 5-0 at Sullivan Arena in the last matchup on Oct. 19. The Aces are 8-2-1 in the all-time series against San Francisco. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/preview-aces-bulls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 08:52:14 +0000 mike.benton 2244 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ABBOTSFORD SWAP http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/abbotsford-swap <p><em>A swap with the AHL affiliate brings Eddy back, sends a BC native to the AHL and his home province. </em><br /><br />The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that the Calgary Flames have reassigned right wing David Eddy to the Aces from the Abbotsford Heat and that left wing Jordan Kremyr has been loaned to Abbotsford. <br /> <br /> Abbotsford is the AHL affiliate of the Flames and Aces. <br /> </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/111713-eddy-front_0.jpg?1389051793" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em>A swap with the AHL affiliate brings Eddy back, sends a BC native to the AHL and his home province. </em><br><br>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that the Calgary Flames have reassigned right wing David Eddy to the Aces from the Abbotsford Heat and that left wing Jordan Kremyr has been loaned to Abbotsford. <br> <br> Abbotsford is the AHL affiliate of the Flames and Aces. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/abbotsford-swap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 23:44:07 +0000 mike.benton 2242 at http://www.alaskaaces.com SHOOT(OUT)S AND LADDERS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/shootouts-and-ladders <p>William Rapuzzi, Mitch Wahl, and Tommy Grant scored in the first three rounds and the Idaho Steelheads escaped in the shootout, 4-3 over the Alaska Aces (19-9-2) before 4,620 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.<br /><br />Despite the result, the Aces moved to within a point of first place in the Mountain Division after Colorado lost to Bakersfield, 2-1 earlier this evening.&nbsp;<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/010414-mele-front.jpg?1388912614" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>William Rapuzzi, Mitch Wahl, and Tommy Grant scored in the first three rounds and the Idaho Steelheads escaped in the shootout, 4-3 over the Alaska Aces (19-9-2) before 4,620 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.<br><br>Despite the result, the Aces moved to within a point of first place in the Mountain Division after Colorado lost to Bakersfield, 2-1 earlier this evening.&nbsp;<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/shootouts-and-ladders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 05 Jan 2014 09:04:02 +0000 mike.benton 2241 at http://www.alaskaaces.com HOME STRETCH http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/home-stretch <p>Finishing a season long eight game homestand (5-2-0), the Alaska Aces return to play tonight against the Idaho Steelheads in the eighth meeting between the two clubs this season. The Aces are 4-2-1, head-to-head, vs. Idaho and won in the last matchup, 4-3 last night at Sullivan Arena to boost their lifetime record in the series to 47-38-10. In the last five years, the Aces are 11-5-2 against Idaho at Sullivan Arena.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Idaho Steelheads &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong><br /><strong>DATE: Saturday, January 4, 2014</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/010314-mele-front.jpg?1388872761" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Finishing a season long eight game homestand (5-2-0), the Alaska Aces return to play tonight against the Idaho Steelheads in the eighth meeting between the two clubs this season. The Aces are 4-2-1, head-to-head, vs. Idaho and won in the last matchup, 4-3 last night at Sullivan Arena to boost their lifetime record in the series to 47-38-10. In the last five years, the Aces are 11-5-2 against Idaho at Sullivan Arena.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Idaho Steelheads &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong><br><strong>DATE: Saturday, January 4, 2014 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/home-stretch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 04 Jan 2014 21:59:24 +0000 mike.benton 2240 at http://www.alaskaaces.com FISH, FRIED http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/fish-fried <p>Evan Trupp and Mathew Sisca each collected a goal and an assist and the Alaska Aces (19-9-1, 39 points) never trailed in a 4-3 victory over the Idaho Steelheads before 4,250 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday.<br /><br />The Aces, who improved to 5-2 on a season long eight game homestand, stayed two points back of Colorado for first place in the Mountain Division and earned their first win at home over Idaho since the 2011-12 season. Olivier Roy improved to 9-6 this season with 23 saves, but the Aces were forced to fend off Idaho’s furious three goal rally in the final period.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/010314-siscacelebrate-front.jpg?1388825338" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Evan Trupp and Mathew Sisca each collected a goal and an assist and the Alaska Aces (19-9-1, 39 points) never trailed in a 4-3 victory over the Idaho Steelheads before 4,250 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday.<br><br>The Aces, who improved to 5-2 on a season long eight game homestand, stayed two points back of Colorado for first place in the Mountain Division and earned their first win at home over Idaho since the 2011-12 season. Olivier Roy improved to 9-6 this season with 23 saves, but the Aces were forced to fend off Idaho’s furious three goal rally in the final period.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/fish-fried" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 04 Jan 2014 08:49:05 +0000 mike.benton 2239 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ALL SET FOR 2014, STEELHEADS http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/all-set-2014-steelheads <p>Continuing a season long eight game homestand (4-2-0), the Alaska Aces return to play tonight against the Idaho Steelheads in the seventh meeting between the two clubs this season. The Aces are 3-2-1, head-to-head, vs. Idaho and won in the last matchup, 5-4 in Boise on Dec. 14 to boost their lifetime record in the series to 46-38-10. In the last five years, the Aces are 10-5-2 against Idaho at Sullivan Arena.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Idaho Steelheads &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong><br /><strong>DATE: Friday, January 3, 2014<br /></strong><strong>TIME: 7:15 p.m.</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/123113-trupp-front.jpg?1388736874" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Continuing a season long eight game homestand (4-2-0), the Alaska Aces return to play tonight against the Idaho Steelheads in the seventh meeting between the two clubs this season. The Aces are 3-2-1, head-to-head, vs. Idaho and won in the last matchup, 5-4 in Boise on Dec. 14 to boost their lifetime record in the series to 46-38-10. In the last five years, the Aces are 10-5-2 against Idaho at Sullivan Arena.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Idaho Steelheads &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong><br><strong>DATE: Friday, January 3, 2014<br></strong><strong>TIME: 7:15 p.m. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201401/all-set-2014-steelheads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 08:14:59 +0000 mike.benton 2237 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ONTARIO BLANKS ACES http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/ontario-blanks-aces <p>Derek Couture scored twice and Michael Hutchinson made 31 saves to help the Ontario Reign defeat the Alaska Aces, 3-0 before a crowd of 5,072 at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Hutchinson forced the Aces, who blanked Ontario 3-0 on Saturday, into their first shutout loss at home all season and the first since March of 2013. Alex Kangas, making only his second start of the season and Sullivan Arena debut, turned in 16 stops.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/123113-ringjarvi-front.jpg?1388560895" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Derek Couture scored twice and Michael Hutchinson made 31 saves to help the Ontario Reign defeat the Alaska Aces, 3-0 before a crowd of 5,072 at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Hutchinson forced the Aces, who blanked Ontario 3-0 on Saturday, into their first shutout loss at home all season and the first since March of 2013. Alex Kangas, making only his second start of the season and Sullivan Arena debut, turned in 16 stops.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/ontario-blanks-aces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 01 Jan 2014 07:21:49 +0000 mike.benton 2236 at http://www.alaskaaces.com NEW YEAR'S EVE JOUST http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/new-years-eve-joust <p>The Alaska Aces resume a season long eight game homestand tonight and conclude a three game series against the Ontario Reign at Sullivan Arena. The Aces have a commanding 21-11-8 record overall and 12-6-3 record in Anchorage against Ontario. In the last game, the Aces defeated Ontario 3-0 at Sullivan Arena on Saturday. The Aces are currently 4-1-0 on the homestand, seven points behind Ontario for the top record in the ECHL.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Ontario Reign &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong><br /><strong>DATE: Tuesday, December 31, 2013</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/123013-akont-front.jpg?1388480550" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces resume a season long eight game homestand tonight and conclude a three game series against the Ontario Reign at Sullivan Arena. The Aces have a commanding 21-11-8 record overall and 12-6-3 record in Anchorage against Ontario. In the last game, the Aces defeated Ontario 3-0 at Sullivan Arena on Saturday. The Aces are currently 4-1-0 on the homestand, seven points behind Ontario for the top record in the ECHL.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Ontario Reign &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong><br><strong>DATE: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/new-years-eve-joust" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 09:05:32 +0000 mike.benton 2234 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES REIGN SUPREME http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/aces-reign-supreme <p>Peter Sivak scored twice and goaltender Olivier Roy earned his third shutout of the regular season on 16 saves, lifting the Alaska Aces (18-8-1, 37 points) to a 3-0 victory over the Ontario Reign before a crowd of 5,389 at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.<br /><br />The Aces, who improved to 4-1-0 in their season long eight homestand and ended Ontario’s franchise record nine game road winning streak, broke the scoreless tie with a pair of goals in the second period. Tommy Mele (7<sup>th</sup> goal) also scored in the win.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/122813-roysave-front.jpg?1388304227" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Peter Sivak scored twice and goaltender Olivier Roy earned his third shutout of the regular season on 16 saves, lifting the Alaska Aces (18-8-1, 37 points) to a 3-0 victory over the Ontario Reign before a crowd of 5,389 at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.<br><br>The Aces, who improved to 4-1-0 in their season long eight homestand and ended Ontario’s franchise record nine game road winning streak, broke the scoreless tie with a pair of goals in the second period. Tommy Mele (7<sup>th</sup> goal) also scored in the win.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/aces-reign-supreme" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 29 Dec 2013 08:03:50 +0000 mike.benton 2233 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ON THE REBOUND http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/rebound <p>The Alaska Aces resume a season long eight game homestand tonight and continue a three game series against the Ontario Reign at Sullivan Arena. The Aces have a commanding 20-11-8 record overall and 11-6-3 record in Anchorage against Ontario. Last night, Ontario won the opener of the series, 4-2 over the Aces at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are currently 3-1-0 on the homestand, nine points behind Ontario for the top record in the ECHL.<br /><br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Ontario Reign &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong><br /><strong>DATE: Saturday, December 28, 2013</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/122713-akontfaceoff-front.jpg?1388261086" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces resume a season long eight game homestand tonight and continue a three game series against the Ontario Reign at Sullivan Arena. The Aces have a commanding 20-11-8 record overall and 11-6-3 record in Anchorage against Ontario. Last night, Ontario won the opener of the series, 4-2 over the Aces at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are currently 3-1-0 on the homestand, nine points behind Ontario for the top record in the ECHL.<br><br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Ontario Reign &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong><br><strong>DATE: Saturday, December 28, 2013 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/rebound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 28 Dec 2013 20:06:39 +0000 mike.benton 2232 at http://www.alaskaaces.com TO THE WIRE http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/wire <p>Michael Hutchinson made 37 saves including 13 in the third period to help the Ontario Reign fend off the Alaska Aces, 4-2 before 4,492 at Sullivan Arena on Friday.<br /><br />The two teams, entering the game separated by seven points for the top record in the ECHL, met for the first time all season and the Aces erased a 2-0 deficit with back to back goals late in the second and early in the third period (Tim Coffman and Nick Mazzolini). Jake Hauswirth earned the eventual game-winner and Ontario snapped the Aces (17-8-1, 35 points) five game home winning streak.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/122713-truppont-front.jpg?1388219573" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Michael Hutchinson made 37 saves including 13 in the third period to help the Ontario Reign fend off the Alaska Aces, 4-2 before 4,492 at Sullivan Arena on Friday.<br><br>The two teams, entering the game separated by seven points for the top record in the ECHL, met for the first time all season and the Aces erased a 2-0 deficit with back to back goals late in the second and early in the third period (Tim Coffman and Nick Mazzolini). Jake Hauswirth earned the eventual game-winner and Ontario snapped the Aces (17-8-1, 35 points) five game home winning streak.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/wire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 28 Dec 2013 08:33:01 +0000 mike.benton 2231 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Ontario http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/preview-aces-ontario <p>Resuming play following the holiday break, the Alaska Aces, boasting the league's stingiest defense, resume a season long eight game homestand tonight and start a three game series against the Ontario Reign at Sullivan Arena. The Aces have a commanding 20-10-8 record overall and 11-5-3 record in Anchorage against Ontario. The Aces won the last time the two teams met, 4-3 at Citizens Business Bank Arena on Mar. 30 to close the 2012-13 regular season. The Aces are currently 3-0-0 on the homestand, seven points behind Ontario for the top record in the ECHL.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/121813-roysave-front.jpg?1388127394" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Resuming play following the holiday break, the Alaska Aces, boasting the league's stingiest defense, resume a season long eight game homestand tonight and start a three game series against the Ontario Reign at Sullivan Arena. The Aces have a commanding 20-10-8 record overall and 11-5-3 record in Anchorage against Ontario. The Aces won the last time the two teams met, 4-3 at Citizens Business Bank Arena on Mar. 30 to close the 2012-13 regular season. The Aces are currently 3-0-0 on the homestand, seven points behind Ontario for the top record in the ECHL.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/preview-aces-ontario" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 06:57:04 +0000 mike.benton 2230 at http://www.alaskaaces.com 'TIS THE SEASON! http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/tis-season <p>Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you and yours from the Alaska Aces!</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/happyholidaysacesdtv.jpg?1387940156" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you and yours from the Alaska Aces!</p> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 25 Dec 2013 02:56:05 +0000 mike.benton 2229 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACESdTV: Rapid Fire, Holiday Edition http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/acesdtv-rapid-fire-holiday-edition <p>ACESdTV brings you "Rapid Fire," where Nick Mazzolini, Dustin Molle, Tommy Mele, Tim Coffman, James Martin and Drew MacKenzie grabbed the mic for the holidays. Check out the video below, and enjoy.&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>VIDEO: <a href="http://youtu.be/-gVVbyzkX_c">Rapid Fire - holiday edition (ACESdTV)</a></strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/122413-mollemazzacesdtv-front.jpg?1387883962" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>ACESdTV brings you "Rapid Fire," where Nick Mazzolini, Dustin Molle, Tommy Mele, Tim Coffman, James Martin and Drew MacKenzie grabbed the mic for the holidays. Check out the video below, and enjoy.&nbsp;<br><br><strong>VIDEO: <a href="http://youtu.be/-gVVbyzkX_c">Rapid Fire - holiday edition (ACESdTV)</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 24 Dec 2013 11:19:29 +0000 mike.benton 2228 at http://www.alaskaaces.com Holiday Hours http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/holiday-hours <p><span class="userContent">Alaska Aces Front Office Hours For Christmas Week:</span></p> <p><span class="userContent">Monday: 9am - 5pm<br /> Tuesday: 9am - 12pm<br /> Wednesday: CLOSED for Christmas<br /> Thursday: 12pm - 5pm<br /> Friday: 9am - 5pm GAME DAY vs. ONTARIO<br /> Saturday: 12pm - 5pm GAME DAY vs. ONTARIO</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span class="userContent">Stop in to purchase last minute Christmas gifts and get tickets for the games vs. the Ontario Reign on Friday, Saturday and New Year's Eve. <br /></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="450" height="450" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/holiday_hours2_cabdiv.png?1387843716" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span class="userContent">Alaska Aces Front Office Hours For Christmas Week:</span></p><p><span class="userContent">Monday: 9am - 5pm<br> Tuesday: 9am - 12pm<br> Wednesday: CLOSED for Christmas<br> Thursday: 12pm - 5pm<br> Friday: 9am - 5pm GAME DAY vs. ONTARIO<br> Saturday: 12pm - 5pm GAME DAY vs. ONTARIO</span></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><span class="userContent">Stop in to purchase last minute Christmas gifts and get tickets for the games vs. the Ontario Reign on Friday, Saturday and New Year's Eve. <br></span></p> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 24 Dec 2013 00:12:36 +0000 Anna Bosco 2227 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PARADISE CITY http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/paradise-city <p>The Alaska Aces (17-7-1, 35 points) ripped off four goals in the first and second period, ending with Anchorage native Brad Gorham’s first career professional goal in an Aces 5-3 victory over the Utah Grizzlies before 4,586 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday night.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Aces entered the holiday break winning their season high fifth straight home game, donning specialty jerseys for a "Hawaiian Night" promotion and benefited off a 26 save effort from Olivier Roy, who won his fourth straight. Ten Aces hit the scoresheet, led by Shawn Skelly’s goal and two assists.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/122113-connollyhawaiian-front_0.jpg?1387707990" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces (17-7-1, 35 points) ripped off four goals in the first and second period, ending with Anchorage native Brad Gorham’s first career professional goal in an Aces 5-3 victory over the Utah Grizzlies before 4,586 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday night.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Aces entered the holiday break winning their season high fifth straight home game, donning specialty jerseys for a "Hawaiian Night" promotion and benefited off a 26 save effort from Olivier Roy, who won his fourth straight. Ten Aces hit the scoresheet, led by Shawn Skelly’s goal and two assists.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/paradise-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 22 Dec 2013 10:27:04 +0000 mike.benton 2226 at http://www.alaskaaces.com HAWAIIAN NIGHT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/hawaiian-night <p>The Alaska Aces continue a season long eight game homestand and face the Utah Grizzlies at Sullivan Arena in the final meeting of the regular season between the two teams. The Aces are 59-18-5 in the lifetime series. The last meeting between the two teams was last night and the Aces cruised to a 5-1 victory at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 4-1-0 in the season series and in the last four meetings, the Aces have outscored Utah by a combined total of 12-2 en route to four straight wins.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/122113-hawaiiannight-front.jpg?1387663077" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue a season long eight game homestand and face the Utah Grizzlies at Sullivan Arena in the final meeting of the regular season between the two teams. The Aces are 59-18-5 in the lifetime series. The last meeting between the two teams was last night and the Aces cruised to a 5-1 victory at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 4-1-0 in the season series and in the last four meetings, the Aces have outscored Utah by a combined total of 12-2 en route to four straight wins.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/hawaiian-night" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 21 Dec 2013 21:58:00 +0000 mike.benton 2225 at http://www.alaskaaces.com THREE GOAL ROLL http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/three-goal-roll <p>Olivier Roy made 36 saves and the Alaska Aces (16-7-1, 33 points) used three goals in the first six minutes to roll over the Utah Grizzlies in a 5-1 victory before 4,466 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Aces, who improved to 4-1-0 in the series while outscoring the Grizzlies 12-4, were lifted each in three point efforts by Evan Trupp and Mathew Sisca. The Aces won their fourth straight home game and improved to 8-2-0 at Sullivan Arena in their second game of an eight game homestand.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/122013-roysave-front.jpg?1387618195" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Olivier Roy made 36 saves and the Alaska Aces (16-7-1, 33 points) used three goals in the first six minutes to roll over the Utah Grizzlies in a 5-1 victory before 4,466 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Aces, who improved to 4-1-0 in the series while outscoring the Grizzlies 12-4, were lifted each in three point efforts by Evan Trupp and Mathew Sisca. The Aces won their fourth straight home game and improved to 8-2-0 at Sullivan Arena in their second game of an eight game homestand.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/three-goal-roll" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 21 Dec 2013 09:29:59 +0000 mike.benton 2224 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Grizzlies http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/preview-aces-grizzlies-0 <p>The Alaska Aces continue a season long eight game homestand and face the Utah Grizzlies at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 58-18-5 in the lifetime series. The last meeting between the two teams was on Wednesday and the Aces defeated Utah in a 3-1 victory at Maverik Center. The Aces are 3-1-0 in the season series and in the last three meetings, the Aces have outscored Utah by a combined total of 7-1 en route to three straight wins.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Utah Grizzlies &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong><br /><strong>DATE: Friday, December 20, 2013</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/121813-ringjarviuta-front.jpg?1387528855" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue a season long eight game homestand and face the Utah Grizzlies at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 58-18-5 in the lifetime series. The last meeting between the two teams was on Wednesday and the Aces defeated Utah in a 3-1 victory at Maverik Center. The Aces are 3-1-0 in the season series and in the last three meetings, the Aces have outscored Utah by a combined total of 7-1 en route to three straight wins.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Utah Grizzlies &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong><br><strong>DATE: Friday, December 20, 2013 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/preview-aces-grizzlies-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 08:40:59 +0000 mike.benton 2222 at http://www.alaskaaces.com STANLEY CUP COMING TO ANCHORAGE http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/stanley-cup-coming-anchorage <p>The Alaska Aces and the ECHL on Thursday announced that the Stanley Cup will make an appearance in Anchorage, Alaska on Feb. 7 and 8. This addition will add to the excitement of the 2014 ECHL Hockey Heritage Weekend presented by CCM in Anchorage, Alaska which is being hosted by the Alaska Aces. <br /><br />The 2014 ECHL Hockey Heritage Weekend presented by CCM, begins on Friday, Feb. 7 with the Seventh Annual ECHL Hall of Fame Luncheon presented by BFL Canada to be held at the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel &amp; Spa at 12 Noon.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/stanleycup-front.jpg?1387498900" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces and the ECHL on Thursday announced that the Stanley Cup will make an appearance in Anchorage, Alaska on Feb. 7 and 8. This addition will add to the excitement of the 2014 ECHL Hockey Heritage Weekend presented by CCM in Anchorage, Alaska which is being hosted by the Alaska Aces. <br><br>The 2014 ECHL Hockey Heritage Weekend presented by CCM, begins on Friday, Feb. 7 with the Seventh Annual ECHL Hall of Fame Luncheon presented by BFL Canada to be held at the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel &amp; Spa at 12 Noon.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/stanley-cup-coming-anchorage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 00:21:42 +0000 mike.benton 2221 at http://www.alaskaaces.com HOMESTEADY http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/homesteady <p>Olivier Roy made 32 saves and the Alaska Aces (15-7-1, 31 points) never trailed, sinking the Utah Grizzlies in a 3-1 victory before 3,338 fans at Sullivan Arena on Wednesday.<br /><br />The Aces, who crept to three points behind first place Colorado in the Mountain Division and opened a season long eight game homestand, used goals by Nick Mazzolini, Tommy Mele and Mathew Sisca en route to a 3-1-0 record against Utah in the head to head series.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/121813-mazzoliniak-front.jpg?1387443727" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Olivier Roy made 32 saves and the Alaska Aces (15-7-1, 31 points) never trailed, sinking the Utah Grizzlies in a 3-1 victory before 3,338 fans at Sullivan Arena on Wednesday.<br><br>The Aces, who crept to three points behind first place Colorado in the Mountain Division and opened a season long eight game homestand, used goals by Nick Mazzolini, Tommy Mele and Mathew Sisca en route to a 3-1-0 record against Utah in the head to head series.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/homesteady" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 09:02:12 +0000 mike.benton 2220 at http://www.alaskaaces.com FINALLY HOME http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/finally-home <p>The Alaska Aces return home for a season long eight game homestand and face the Utah Grizzlies at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 57-18-5 in the lifetime series. The last meeting between the two teams was on Saturday Dec. 7 and the Aces defeated Utah in a 3-0 victory at Maverik Center. The Aces are 2-1-0 in the season series and both teams will meet six times this season. It will be the first time the two teams are meeting at Sullivan Arena this season.&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Utah Grizzlies &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/101813-benchceleb-front.jpg?1387355165" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces return home for a season long eight game homestand and face the Utah Grizzlies at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 57-18-5 in the lifetime series. The last meeting between the two teams was on Saturday Dec. 7 and the Aces defeated Utah in a 3-0 victory at Maverik Center. The Aces are 2-1-0 in the season series and both teams will meet six times this season. It will be the first time the two teams are meeting at Sullivan Arena this season.&nbsp;<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Utah Grizzlies &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/finally-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 08:26:08 +0000 mike.benton 2219 at http://www.alaskaaces.com LAST LAUGH http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/last-laugh <p>BOISE, Idaho – The Alaska Aces (14-7-1, 29 points) ripped off the first four goals of the game and held off a late rally by the Idaho Steelheads in a 5-4 victory before 3,923 fans at CenturyLink Arena on Saturday night.<br /><br />The Aces ended an eight game road trip at 3-4-1 and buried three goals in the second period to highlight their run, by Ben Parker, Mathew Sisca and Anthony Nigro. Goaltender Olivier Roy earned the win with 23 saves.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/121413-truppidh-front.jpg?1387087635" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>BOISE, Idaho – The Alaska Aces (14-7-1, 29 points) ripped off the first four goals of the game and held off a late rally by the Idaho Steelheads in a 5-4 victory before 3,923 fans at CenturyLink Arena on Saturday night.<br><br>The Aces ended an eight game road trip at 3-4-1 and buried three goals in the second period to highlight their run, by Ben Parker, Mathew Sisca and Anthony Nigro. Goaltender Olivier Roy earned the win with 23 saves.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/last-laugh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 15 Dec 2013 06:07:20 +0000 mike.benton 2214 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ONE MORE, FOR THE ROAD http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/one-more-road <p>The eight game road trip concludes for the Alaska Aces tonight, visiting the Idaho Steelheads for the finale of three games at Century Link Arena in Boise. The Aces are five points out of first place in the Mountain Division and are 2-2-1 this season against the Steelheads. They were defeated in the most recent matchup, 4-3 in overtime last night in Idaho. The Aces are 45-38-10 lifetime against the Steelheads and are 2-3-1 on the current road trip, their longest since the end of the 2011-12 regular season.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/121113-martinidh-front.jpg?1387054119" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The eight game road trip concludes for the Alaska Aces tonight, visiting the Idaho Steelheads for the finale of three games at Century Link Arena in Boise. The Aces are five points out of first place in the Mountain Division and are 2-2-1 this season against the Steelheads. They were defeated in the most recent matchup, 4-3 in overtime last night in Idaho. The Aces are 45-38-10 lifetime against the Steelheads and are 2-3-1 on the current road trip, their longest since the end of the 2011-12 regular season.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/one-more-road" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 14 Dec 2013 20:48:42 +0000 mike.benton 2212 at http://www.alaskaaces.com WELL EDDY-CATED http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/well-eddy-cated <p>David Eddy’s two shorthanded goals paced the Alaska Aces (13-7-1, 27 points) offense, who fell in overtime, 4-3 to the Idaho Steelheads before 3,917 fans at CenturyLink Arena on Friday.</p> <p>The Aces, who forced overtime on the strength of Alex Kangas’ 22 saves, moved to 2-4-1 on the eight game road trip and outshot the Steelheads 38-26. Justin Mercier earned the game winning goal in overtime at the 37 second mark for their fourth win in five games.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/121313-trupp-front.jpg?1387005345" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>David Eddy’s two shorthanded goals paced the Alaska Aces (13-7-1, 27 points) offense, who fell in overtime, 4-3 to the Idaho Steelheads before 3,917 fans at CenturyLink Arena on Friday.</p><p>The Aces, who forced overtime on the strength of Alex Kangas’ 22 saves, moved to 2-4-1 on the eight game road trip and outshot the Steelheads 38-26. Justin Mercier earned the game winning goal in overtime at the 37 second mark for their fourth win in five games.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/well-eddy-cated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 14 Dec 2013 07:19:14 +0000 mike.benton 2211 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES GET CONNOLLY, MacKENZIE http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/aces-get-connolly-mackenzie <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that center Brendan Connolly and defenseman Drew MacKenzie have been assigned to the Aces from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League. <br /> <br /> The two players are expected to be available for the Aces in their next game tonight, at 5:10 p.m. (103.7 FM/750 AM KFQD) against the Idaho Steelheads at CenturyLink Arena.<br /> </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/connolly-mackenzie-front.jpg?1386964043" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that center Brendan Connolly and defenseman Drew MacKenzie have been assigned to the Aces from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League. <br> <br> The two players are expected to be available for the Aces in their next game tonight, at 5:10 p.m. (103.7 FM/750 AM KFQD) against the Idaho Steelheads at CenturyLink Arena.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/aces-get-connolly-mackenzie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 19:47:26 +0000 mike.benton 2207 at http://www.alaskaaces.com THE ROAD WELL TRAVELED http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/road-well-traveled <p>The eight game road trip continues for the Alaska Aces tonight, visiting the Idaho Steelheads for the second of three games at Century Link Arena in Boise. The Aces are four points out of first place in the Mountain Division and are 2-2-0 this season against the Steelheads. They were defeated in the most recent matchup, 4-1 on Wednesday in Idaho. <br /><br />The Aces are 45-38-9 lifetime against the Steelheads and are 2-3-0 on the current road trip, ending tomorrow night.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Idaho Steelheads &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/121113-akidh-front.jpg?1386924328" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The eight game road trip continues for the Alaska Aces tonight, visiting the Idaho Steelheads for the second of three games at Century Link Arena in Boise. The Aces are four points out of first place in the Mountain Division and are 2-2-0 this season against the Steelheads. They were defeated in the most recent matchup, 4-1 on Wednesday in Idaho. <br><br>The Aces are 45-38-9 lifetime against the Steelheads and are 2-3-0 on the current road trip, ending tomorrow night.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Idaho Steelheads &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/road-well-traveled" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 08:45:31 +0000 mike.benton 2206 at http://www.alaskaaces.com IDAHO GETS BY ACES, 4-1 http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/idaho-gets-aces-4-1 <p>Goaltender Josh Robinson made 26 saves and the Idaho Steelheads used four goals in the first period to defeat the Alaska Aces (13-7-0, 26 points), 4-1 before 2,892 fans at CenturyLink Arena on Wednesday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Aces had their shutout streak of seven periods of regulation hockey end on Rob Linsmayer’s early goal, while Gaelan Patterson led the Steelheads with a goal and an assist. Jordan Kremyr broke Idaho’s shutout bid with a late goal, 1:53 remaining in regulation.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="597" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110913-akidh-front_0.jpg?1386827939" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Goaltender Josh Robinson made 26 saves and the Idaho Steelheads used four goals in the first period to defeat the Alaska Aces (13-7-0, 26 points), 4-1 before 2,892 fans at CenturyLink Arena on Wednesday.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The Aces had their shutout streak of seven periods of regulation hockey end on Rob Linsmayer’s early goal, while Gaelan Patterson led the Steelheads with a goal and an assist. Jordan Kremyr broke Idaho’s shutout bid with a late goal, 1:53 remaining in regulation.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/idaho-gets-aces-4-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 05:59:00 +0000 mike.benton 2200 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Steelheads http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/preview-aces-steelheads <p>The eight game road trip continues for the Alaska Aces tonight, visiting the Idaho Steelheads for the first of three games at Century Link Arena in Boise. The Aces are three points out of first place in the Mountain Division and are 2-1-0 this season against the Steelheads, last defeated in the most recent matchup, 4-2 on Nov. 9 in Idaho. <br /><br />The Aces are 45-37-9 lifetime against the Steelheads. The Aces are 2-3-0 on the current road trip, ending Saturday.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Idaho Steelheads &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/vsgrizz07_by_jv_2013.jpg?1386749944" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The eight game road trip continues for the Alaska Aces tonight, visiting the Idaho Steelheads for the first of three games at Century Link Arena in Boise. The Aces are three points out of first place in the Mountain Division and are 2-1-0 this season against the Steelheads, last defeated in the most recent matchup, 4-2 on Nov. 9 in Idaho. <br><br>The Aces are 45-37-9 lifetime against the Steelheads. The Aces are 2-3-0 on the current road trip, ending Saturday.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Idaho Steelheads &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/preview-aces-steelheads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 08:19:09 +0000 mike.benton 2198 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ROY: GOALIE OF THE WEEK http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/roy-goalie-week <p>The Alaska Aces announced in conjunction with the ECHL that Olivier Roy has been named <em>CCM </em>ECHL Goaltender of the Week for the week of Dec. 2-8. <br /> <br /> Roy, 22, has earned the award for the third time in his career and went 2-1-0 in three games at Utah last week with back-to-back shutouts, a 0.65 goals against average and .976 save percentage. <br /> </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/vsgrizz18_by_jv_2013.jpg?1386711845" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces announced in conjunction with the ECHL that Olivier Roy has been named <em>CCM </em>ECHL Goaltender of the Week for the week of Dec. 2-8. <br> <br> Roy, 22, has earned the award for the third time in his career and went 2-1-0 in three games at Utah last week with back-to-back shutouts, a 0.65 goals against average and .976 save percentage. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/roy-goalie-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 21:46:43 +0000 mike.benton 2197 at http://www.alaskaaces.com BEAR, DOWN http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/bear-down <p>Olivier Roy stopped all 24 shots he saw and posted his second shutout in as many days, helping the Alaska Aces (13-6-0, 26 points) sink the Utah Grizzlies in a 3-0 victory before a crowd of 3,504 at Maverik Center on Saturday.<br /><br />Mathew Sisca and Dustin Molle each earned a goal and an assist to lead a three goal rally in the third period. The Aces avenged a 2-0 loss on Wednesday in the series opener with back-to-back wins and have a string of 149 minutes and 32 seconds without allowing a goal.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/vsgrizz17_by_jv_2013.jpg?1386482416" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Olivier Roy stopped all 24 shots he saw and posted his second shutout in as many days, helping the Alaska Aces (13-6-0, 26 points) sink the Utah Grizzlies in a 3-0 victory before a crowd of 3,504 at Maverik Center on Saturday.<br><br>Mathew Sisca and Dustin Molle each earned a goal and an assist to lead a three goal rally in the third period. The Aces avenged a 2-0 loss on Wednesday in the series opener with back-to-back wins and have a string of 149 minutes and 32 seconds without allowing a goal.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/bear-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 08 Dec 2013 06:00:18 +0000 mike.benton 2196 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ONE MORE IN UTAH http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/one-more-utah <p>The Alaska Aces continue an eight game road trip tonight against the Utah Grizzlies at Maverik Center in the third meeting of the season between the two teams. The Aces, looking to build off a 1-0 shootout victory last night, are 56-18-5 in the lifetime series. The last meeting between the two teams was on last night at Maverik Center and the Aces defeated the Grizzlies, 1-0 in a shootout. <br /><br />The Aces are 1-1-0 in the season series and both teams will meet six times this season.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Utah Grizzlies &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/vsgrizz16_by_jv_2013.jpg?1386455155" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue an eight game road trip tonight against the Utah Grizzlies at Maverik Center in the third meeting of the season between the two teams. The Aces, looking to build off a 1-0 shootout victory last night, are 56-18-5 in the lifetime series. The last meeting between the two teams was on last night at Maverik Center and the Aces defeated the Grizzlies, 1-0 in a shootout. <br><br>The Aces are 1-1-0 in the season series and both teams will meet six times this season.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Utah Grizzlies &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/one-more-utah" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 07 Dec 2013 22:26:19 +0000 mike.benton 2194 at http://www.alaskaaces.com HE'S BACK: SIVAK http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/hes-back-sivak <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that veteran forward Peter Sivak (SEE-vack) has been returned to the Aces from his professional tryout offer with the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League and Aces forward Brendan Connolly has been recalled by Abbotsford. <br /> </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/101713-sivak-front.jpg?1386439751" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that veteran forward Peter Sivak (SEE-vack) has been returned to the Aces from his professional tryout offer with the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League and Aces forward Brendan Connolly has been recalled by Abbotsford. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/hes-back-sivak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 07 Dec 2013 18:30:32 +0000 mike.benton 2193 at http://www.alaskaaces.com O(H)LIVIER! http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/ohlivier <p>Olivier Roy made 26 saves through 65 minutes and followed with stops on all four shooters he faced to lift the Alaska Aces to a 1-0 shootout victory over the Utah Grizzlies before 3,833 fans at Maverik Center on Friday.<br /><br />The Aces snapped their three game losing skid with the victory, aided by a pair of shootout goals from Evan Trupp and Brendan Connolly in the first two rounds. Roy sealed the win with a glove save on Vinny Scarsella, outdueling counterpart Igor Bobkov who made 26 saves.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/vsgrizz20_by_jv_2013.jpg?1386404613" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Olivier Roy made 26 saves through 65 minutes and followed with stops on all four shooters he faced to lift the Alaska Aces to a 1-0 shootout victory over the Utah Grizzlies before 3,833 fans at Maverik Center on Friday.<br><br>The Aces snapped their three game losing skid with the victory, aided by a pair of shootout goals from Evan Trupp and Brendan Connolly in the first two rounds. Roy sealed the win with a glove save on Vinny Scarsella, outdueling counterpart Igor Bobkov who made 26 saves.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/ohlivier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 07 Dec 2013 08:23:37 +0000 mike.benton 2189 at http://www.alaskaaces.com EDDY RETURNS, NEW GOALIE IN TOW http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/eddy-returns-new-goalie-tow <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that the team has been reassigned right wing David Eddy by the Flames from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League and has signed goaltender Alex Kangas. <br /> <br /> Eddy, 22, has three points in five games with the Aces this season, along with a +1 rating and 12 penalty minutes. He has added three games with Abbotsford and has earned a goal and seven penalty minutes in 17 career AHL games. <br /> </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/111713-eddy-front.jpg?1386353236" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that the team has been reassigned right wing David Eddy by the Flames from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League and has signed goaltender Alex Kangas. <br> <br> Eddy, 22, has three points in five games with the Aces this season, along with a +1 rating and 12 penalty minutes. He has added three games with Abbotsford and has earned a goal and seven penalty minutes in 17 career AHL games. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/eddy-returns-new-goalie-tow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:07:17 +0000 mike.benton 2187 at http://www.alaskaaces.com THEY MEET AGAIN http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/they-meet-again <p>The Alaska Aces continue an eight game road trip tonight against the Utah Grizzlies at Maverik Center in the second meeting of the season between the two teams. The Aces are 55-18-5 in the lifetime series. The last meeting between the two teams was on Wednesday at Maverik Center and the Aces had their three game win streak (series) snapped in a 2-0 defeat to Utah. <br /><br />Both teams will meet six times this season.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Utah Grizzlies &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;<br /></strong><strong>DATE: Friday, December 6, 2013<br /></strong><strong>TIME: 5:05 p.m.</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/vsgrizz10_by_jv_2013.jpg?1386321581" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue an eight game road trip tonight against the Utah Grizzlies at Maverik Center in the second meeting of the season between the two teams. The Aces are 55-18-5 in the lifetime series. The last meeting between the two teams was on Wednesday at Maverik Center and the Aces had their three game win streak (series) snapped in a 2-0 defeat to Utah. <br><br>Both teams will meet six times this season.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Utah Grizzlies &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;<br></strong><strong>DATE: Friday, December 6, 2013<br></strong><strong>TIME: 5:05 p.m. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/they-meet-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 09:19:44 +0000 mike.benton 2186 at http://www.alaskaaces.com GOLDIE HEADED TO THE HALL OF FAME http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/goldie-headed-hall-fame <p>The Alaska Aces, in conjunction with the ECHL, announced on Thursday that <strong>Wes Goldie</strong>, who suited up for the Aces as a forward from 2010-12, will be inducted as a member of the 2014 class of the ECHL Hall of Fame. <br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/goldie-hof-front.jpg?1386278511" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, in conjunction with the ECHL, announced on Thursday that <strong>Wes Goldie</strong>, who suited up for the Aces as a forward from 2010-12, will be inducted as a member of the 2014 class of the ECHL Hall of Fame. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/goldie-headed-hall-fame" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 21:21:54 +0000 mike.benton 2185 at http://www.alaskaaces.com BEARING WITH IT http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/bearing-it <p style="text-align: left;">Igor Bobkov made 29 saves and the Utah Grizzlies used a pair of goals in the second period to defeat the Alaska Aces, 2-0 on Wednesday before 2,241 fans at Maverik Center.&nbsp;<br /><br />The Aces were blanked for the first time this season and goaltender Olivier Roy made 32 saves while taking the loss.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/120413-akuta-front.jpg?1386230525" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p style="text-align: left;">Igor Bobkov made 29 saves and the Utah Grizzlies used a pair of goals in the second period to defeat the Alaska Aces, 2-0 on Wednesday before 2,241 fans at Maverik Center.&nbsp;<br><br>The Aces were blanked for the first time this season and goaltender Olivier Roy made 32 saves while taking the loss.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/bearing-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 08:02:08 +0000 mike.benton 2184 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACES SIGN ANCHORAGE NATIVE JASON COHEN http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/aces-sign-anchorage-native-jason-cohen <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that the team has signed rookie defenseman Jason Cohen.<br /><br />Cohen, 25, will join the Aces in time for their next game, tonight at 5:05 p.m. (103.7 FM/750 AM KFQD) against the Utah Grizzlies at Maverik Center.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/cohen-aces-front.jpg?1386194041" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that the team has signed rookie defenseman Jason Cohen.<br><br>Cohen, 25, will join the Aces in time for their next game, tonight at 5:05 p.m. (103.7 FM/750 AM KFQD) against the Utah Grizzlies at Maverik Center.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/aces-sign-anchorage-native-jason-cohen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 18:15:39 +0000 mike.benton 2181 at http://www.alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Grizzlies http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/preview-aces-grizzlies <p>The Alaska Aces continue an eight game road trip tonight against the Utah Grizzlies at Maverik Center in the first meeting of the season between the two teams. The Aces went 10-3-1 last season against Utah and are 55-17-5 in the lifetime series. The Aces defeated the Grizzlies, 5-2 in the last meeting on Feb. 20, 2013 at Maverik Center and have won three straight games in the series.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Utah Grizzlies &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;<br /></strong><strong>DATE: December 4, 2013<br /></strong><strong>TIME: 5:05 p.m.<br /></strong><strong>SITE: Maverik Center &nbsp;</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/111713-akcel-front.jpg?1386149427" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces continue an eight game road trip tonight against the Utah Grizzlies at Maverik Center in the first meeting of the season between the two teams. The Aces went 10-3-1 last season against Utah and are 55-17-5 in the lifetime series. The Aces defeated the Grizzlies, 5-2 in the last meeting on Feb. 20, 2013 at Maverik Center and have won three straight games in the series.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Utah Grizzlies &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;<br></strong><strong>DATE: December 4, 2013<br></strong><strong>TIME: 5:05 p.m.<br></strong><strong>SITE: Maverik Center &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/preview-aces-grizzlies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 09:30:36 +0000 mike.benton 2180 at http://www.alaskaaces.com MARTIN BACK FROM ABBOTSFORD http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/martin-back-abbotsford <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that the Flames have reassigned defenseman James Martin to the Aces from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.<br /><br />Martin will join the Aces in time for their next game, tomorrow at 5:05 p.m. (103.7 FM/750 AM KFQD) to continue an eight game road trip against the Utah Grizzlies at Maverik Center. &nbsp; <br /><br />Martin, 22, returns with eight assists in 14 ECHL games, leading all Aces defensemen in scoring while leading the league’s defensemen with a +12 rating.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/111713-martin-front.jpg?1386112134" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that the Flames have reassigned defenseman James Martin to the Aces from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.<br><br>Martin will join the Aces in time for their next game, tomorrow at 5:05 p.m. (103.7 FM/750 AM KFQD) to continue an eight game road trip against the Utah Grizzlies at Maverik Center. &nbsp; <br><br>Martin, 22, returns with eight assists in 14 ECHL games, leading all Aces defensemen in scoring while leading the league’s defensemen with a +12 rating.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/martin-back-abbotsford" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 23:08:57 +0000 mike.benton 2179 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACESdTV: "STAYING FOCUSED" http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/acesdtv-staying-focused <p>After the Alaska Aces fell to 11-5-0 (22 points) on the season following a defeat on Friday at Colorado, the team assembled for a pair of practices on the Eagles home ice to retool before flying to Utah and continuing the eight game road trip.&nbsp;<br /><br />Aces defenseman Corey Syvret, left winger Jordan Kremyr and right winger Andy Taranto spoke following Sunday's practice at Budweiser Events Center.&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>WATCH: <a href="http://youtu.be/9Gw84FIy3NA" target="_blank">Aces practice update (ACESdTV)</a></strong></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/syvret-acesdtv-front.jpg?1385999864" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>After the Alaska Aces fell to 11-5-0 (22 points) on the season following a defeat on Friday at Colorado, the team assembled for a pair of practices on the Eagles home ice to retool before flying to Utah and continuing the eight game road trip.&nbsp;<br><br>Aces defenseman Corey Syvret, left winger Jordan Kremyr and right winger Andy Taranto spoke following Sunday's practice at Budweiser Events Center.&nbsp;<br><br><strong>WATCH: <a href="http://youtu.be/9Gw84FIy3NA" target="_blank">Aces practice update (ACESdTV)</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 15:57:50 +0000 mike.benton 2177 at http://www.alaskaaces.com AV'ING A GOOD TIME http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/aving-good-time <p><em>The hockey world is a small world, and two worlds collided on the Aces road trip through Colorado. Alaska Aces TV and radio voice Mike Benton, who has called three ECHL All-Star Games and is in his ninth season behind the mic in professional hockey, files another installment of his new blog entry. He drops in from time to time at AlaskaAces.com.&nbsp;<br /><br />Reach Mike on Twitter at <a href="http://www.twitter.com/Benton_Mike"><strong>@Benton_Mike</strong></a>.</em>&nbsp;</p> <p>The season’s long. It lasts 72 games a year. Then, the playoffs arrive.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/pepsicenter-front.jpg?1385928060" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em>The hockey world is a small world, and two worlds collided on the Aces road trip through Colorado. Alaska Aces TV and radio voice Mike Benton, who has called three ECHL All-Star Games and is in his ninth season behind the mic in professional hockey, files another installment of his new blog entry. He drops in from time to time at AlaskaAces.com.&nbsp;<br><br>Reach Mike on Twitter at <a href="http://www.twitter.com/Benton_Mike"><strong>@Benton_Mike</strong></a>.</em>&nbsp;</p><p>The season’s long. It lasts 72 games a year. Then, the playoffs arrive.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201312/aving-good-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 01 Dec 2013 20:02:42 +0000 mike.benton 2176 at http://www.alaskaaces.com COLORADO SNEAKS BY ACES http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/colorado-sneaks-aces <p>Jonathan Parker’s goal with 4:32 left in regulation snapped a 1-1 tie and allowed the Colorado Eagles to squeak by the Alaska Aces, 2-1, before a sellout crowd of 5,289 at Budweiser Events Center on Friday. <br /><br />The Aces, who dropped the first two games of their eight game road trip, led until the late portion of the second period and were buoyed by Olivier Roy in net, who made 32 saves in spite of the defeat. Marc Cheverie withstood a late flurry by the Aces and took the win on 21 saves.<br /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://www.alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/112913-akcol-front.jpg?1385788890" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Jonathan Parker’s goal with 4:32 left in regulation snapped a 1-1 tie and allowed the Colorado Eagles to squeak by the Alaska Aces, 2-1, before a sellout crowd of 5,289 at Budweiser Events Center on Friday. <br><br>The Aces, who dropped the first two games of their eight game road trip, led until the late portion of the second period and were buoyed by Olivier Roy in net, who made 32 saves in spite of the defeat. Marc Cheverie withstood a late flurry by the Aces and took the win on 21 saves.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/colorado-sneaks-aces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 30 Nov 2013 05:22:51 +0000 mike.benton 2175 at http://www.alaskaaces.com ACESdTV: MUSTACHES FOR MOVEMBER http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/acesdtv-mustaches-movember <p>Alaska Aces players showed their spirit for Movember, growing mustaches in support of men's health (whether drawing the "pencil thin" or "Tom Selleck" comparisons). <br /><br />Join the Aces Movember team or help donate at: <a href="http://moteam.co/alaska-aces-echl" title="http://moteam.co/alaska-aces-echl">http://moteam.co/alaska-aces-echl</a><br />&nbsp;<br /><stro