alaskaaces.com http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces Alaska Aces News en ACES WELCOME BACK CONNOLLY & COFFMAN http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201408/aces-welcome-back-connolly-coffman <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://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://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201408/aces-welcome-back-connolly-coffman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:53:25 +0000 mike.benton 2660 at http://alaskaaces.com THE KELLY CUP COMES TO TALKEETNA http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201408/kelly-cup-comes-talkeetna <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://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://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201408/kelly-cup-comes-talkeetna" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:02 +0000 mike.benton 2659 at http://alaskaaces.com HOMECOMING: ACES SIGN SUMMERHAYS, CURRIER http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201408/homecoming-aces-sign-summerhays-currier <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://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://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201408/homecoming-aces-sign-summerhays-currier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:43:30 +0000 mike.benton 2657 at http://alaskaaces.com NEW ONLINE HOME OF THE ECHL: NEULION http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201408/new-online-home-echl-neulion <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://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://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201408/new-online-home-echl-neulion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:00:17 +0000 mike.benton 2656 at http://alaskaaces.com WELCOME: ROOKIE DUO GARBUTT, SLOWIKOWSKI http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201408/welcome-rookie-duo-garbutt-slowikowski <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://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://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201408/welcome-rookie-duo-garbutt-slowikowski" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:14:55 +0000 mike.benton 2655 at http://alaskaaces.com THE HOCKEY NEWS: THE BEST IN EVERY STATE http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201408/hockey-news-best-every-state <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://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://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201408/hockey-news-best-every-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 01:15:24 +0000 mike.benton 2654 at http://alaskaaces.com #8: AS GOOD AS GOLDIE http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com WELCOME ABOARD: CHRIS FRANCIS http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com #9: 91 DEGREES http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com HE'S BACK: COREY SYVRET http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com FUEL UP WITH THE KELLY CUP http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com #10: LEAVING FOR LAS VEGAS http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com PRESEASON SERIES VS. INDY FUEL ANNOUNCED http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com THE KELLY CUP: NEAR YOU. http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com YOUR MEMORIES, YOUR CALL. http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com "CONGRATULATING" FROM THE U.S. SENATE http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com QUALIFYING OFFERS TO EIGHT http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com COME MEET THE CUP http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com OCT. 17: A BANNER NIGHT ON OPENING NIGHT http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com SEASON TICKETS: As low as $26/week* http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com SEASON ENDING ROSTER: 20 PLAYERS http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACES ACQUIRE ALL-STAR SEVERYN http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACES KELLY CUP HIGHLIGHT VIDEO http://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://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://alaskaaces.com FREE ACES KELLY CUP RALLY: WEDNESDAY (6:30 pm) http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com THIRD TITLE'S A CHARM http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com GAME 6: ACES-CINCINNATI http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ONE WIN TO GO http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com GAME 5: ACES-CINCINNATI http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com SHOTS FIRED http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com GAME 4: ACES-CINCINNATI http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com LAST MINUTEMEN http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com GAME 3: Aces-Cincinnati http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com YOUR TICKET TO CHAMPIONSHIP THRILLS http://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://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://alaskaaces.com HIGHWAY ROBBERY http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com GAME 2: Aces-Cincinnati http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACES BRING ON UAA ALUMNUS GUNDERSON http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com GOTTA HAVE 'MO COWBELL http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com GAME 1: Aces-Cincinnati http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com KELLY CUP FINALS OPEN FRIDAY http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com THAT'S FINAL http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com GAME 6: Aces-Bakersfield http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com AIR TIGHT ACES http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com GAME 5: Aces-Bakersfield http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com SERIES GOES DEUCES, ACES GO WILD http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com GAME 4: Aces-Bakersfield http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com BENTON'S BLOG: NEVER OUT OF A GAME http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com RALLY RUNS OUT http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com GAME 3: Aces-Bakersfield http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com THEY WEAR IT WELL http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com FIT TO BE TIED http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com GAME 2: Aces-Bakersfield http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACES BREAK ON THROUGH http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com GAME 1: Aces-Bakersfield http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com AND THEN THERE WERE FOUR http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com CONFERENCE FINALS SET: ACES vs CONDORS http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com CONF. FINALS HOME DATES ANNOUNCED http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com FISH, FRIED http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com GAME 5: Aces-Idaho http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com FOUR-GONE CONCLUSION http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com GAME 4: Aces-Idaho http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ROAD SHOW http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACES REASSIGNED LAFRANCHISE http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com GAME 3: Aces-Idaho http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com WILD BOYS http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com BATTLE BACK TIME http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com UPENDED IN OVERTIME http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com GAME 1: Aces-Idaho http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com EYE ON THE STEELHEADS http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com DAVIES BACK FROM ABBOTSFORD http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ROUND 2: BRING ON IDAHO http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com SECOND ROUND STARTS MAY 1 http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACES HIGH IN VEGAS http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com GAME 4: Aces-Wranglers http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com HOLDING ALL THE ACES http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com GAME 3: Aces-Wranglers http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com RAM(AGE) TOUGH http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com GAME 2: Aces-Las Vegas http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com CRUISE WITH CONTROL http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com GAME ON(E): Aces-Las Vegas http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACES ANNOUNCE PLAYOFF ROSTER http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com OLIVIER ROY BACK TO ALASKA http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ANOTHER SIVAK AWARD (+49) http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com JOHNSON, KNAPP REACH THE NHL http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com LAST MINUTE RUSH http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: One More To Go http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACES OPEN PLAYOFFS VS. LAS VEGAS http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com BRABHAM CUP RUNNETH OVER http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Colorado http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com SIVAK EARNS ECHL SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com SIVAK: ALL-ECHL 1ST TEAM http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com SETTLING IN THE SHOOTOUT http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com RICHARD: ECHL ALL-ROOKIE TEAM http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com GOAL-ORIENTED WEEK http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com PLAYOFFS OPEN APRIL 18 http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com LAST LAUGH http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com SUNDAY: Aces-Las Vegas http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com LASSOED LATE http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Las Vegas http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com MAGIC NUMBER: 1 http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com AUTOGRAPHS, FUN FOR EVERYONE http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com IT TAKES TWO http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com CONNOLLY COMING BACK http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Bakersfield http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com LOWERING THE BOOM http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Stockton http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com DON'T COUNT 'EM OUT http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Stockton http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ELSON BACK FROM ABBOTSFORD http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACES CRUISE IN LAS VEGAS http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Las Vegas http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACES SIGN G CRANDALL http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACES ASSIGNED TRUPP, RAMAGE http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com LIKE A POT OF GOLD http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com GREEN DAY http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com KNAPP TIME http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Colorado http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com THE BUTLER DID IT http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACES ASSIGNED G KNAPP http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com WHAT WILL THEY DO NEXT? http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com COLEMAN, THE RUNNER-UP http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com 5 OUT OF 6 AIN'T BAD http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com 3 GAMES REVISED VS. COLORADO http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com SUNDAY: Aces-Bakersfield http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com SPECIAL TEAM EFFORT http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Bakersfield http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACES, COLEMAN GROUND CONDORS http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Bakersfield http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com McKELVIE BACK FROM, DAVIES TO ABBOTSFORD http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com TIME RUNS OUT http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Utah http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com EUPHORIA IN UTAH http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACES GET BELZILE FROM GWINNETT http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Utah http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ORTIO TAKES THE NHL STAGE http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com A SHOOTOUT, INDEED http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com SIVAK HITS 700 TONIGHT http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com BENTON'S BLOG: THE PLIGHT OF KANGAS http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACES REIGN SUPREME http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com REVENGE FACTOR http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com REIGN SHOWERS http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Ontario http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com SPREADING THE WEALTH http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com THEY MEET AGAIN http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACES BLANKED IN BAKERSFIELD http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Bakersfield http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com GRON, WITH NO WIN http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Ontario http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com FOR THEIR NEXT TRICK ... http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ECHL ALL-STAR MOSIENKO HEADS TO ALASKA http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com GRUDGE MATCH http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com 4 OUT OF 5 AIN'T BAD http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ONE MORE TIME http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com HOCKEY HERITAGE A SUCCESS http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com THEY'RE AT IT AGAIN http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ECHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK: MAZZOLINI http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com SIZE 'EM UP AGAIN http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com Schedule Change Ticket Usage Information http://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://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://alaskaaces.com TOP (LINE) QUALITY http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com MacKENZIE BACK TO ALASKA http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com SIZZLING SIVAK http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com AS GOOD AS GOLD(IE) http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com FIRE IT UP AGAIN http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com RED HOT http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com HOCKEY HERITAGE WEEKEND: FINALLY HERE http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACES GET EVAN TRUPP, TURNER ELSON FROM HEAT http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com SIVAK: JANUARY'S BEST IN PLUS-MINUS http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com IDAHO SLIPS BY ACES http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com FINALE: Aces-Idaho http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com TOMMY GUN http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACES SIGN MORRISON, FINDLAY http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Idaho http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com FROM THE SULLY TO TV: 69 MILLION HOUSEHOLDS http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACES SCHEDULE REVISIONS http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACES PUNCH OUT STEELHEADS http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Idaho http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACES GET KREMYR, McKELVIE http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com FOLLOWING THE LEADERS http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com THE REMATCH: COLORADO http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com CLOSE, NOT CLOSE ENOUGH http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACES SIGN KENAI NATIVE ISCHI http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Colorado http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com NHL HARDWARE JOIN THE CUP IN ALASKA http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com THE GREAT OUTDOORS http://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACES TO RETIRE GOLDIE'S #16 http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ROY-HOO! http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com 10 YEARS. CELEBRATION TONIGHT. http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com BLAST OFF http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ANOTHER ROUND-UP http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com YOUR ECHL FANTASY TEAM WINNER ... http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com HOCKEY HERITAGE: ALASKA. FLAMES JERSEYS. http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com QUICK ON THE DRAW http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Wranglers http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com DOUBLE TROUBLE http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com BULL-RUSH http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com REMATCH IN SF http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com TAKING THE BULL BY THE HORNS http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com TAKING THE BULL BY THE HORNS http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Bulls http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ABBOTSFORD SWAP http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com SHOOT(OUT)S AND LADDERS http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com HOME STRETCH http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com FISH, FRIED http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ALL SET FOR 2014, STEELHEADS http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ONTARIO BLANKS ACES http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com NEW YEAR'S EVE JOUST http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACES REIGN SUPREME http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ON THE REBOUND http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com TO THE WIRE http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Ontario http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com 'TIS THE SEASON! http://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACESdTV: Rapid Fire, Holiday Edition http://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://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://alaskaaces.com Holiday Hours http://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://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://alaskaaces.com PARADISE CITY http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com HAWAIIAN NIGHT http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com THREE GOAL ROLL http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Grizzlies http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com STANLEY CUP COMING TO ANCHORAGE http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com HOMESTEADY http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com FINALLY HOME http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com LAST LAUGH http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ONE MORE, FOR THE ROAD http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com WELL EDDY-CATED http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACES GET CONNOLLY, MacKENZIE http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com THE ROAD WELL TRAVELED http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com IDAHO GETS BY ACES, 4-1 http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Steelheads http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ROY: GOALIE OF THE WEEK http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com BEAR, DOWN http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ONE MORE IN UTAH http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com HE'S BACK: SIVAK http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com O(H)LIVIER! http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com EDDY RETURNS, NEW GOALIE IN TOW http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com THEY MEET AGAIN http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com GOLDIE HEADED TO THE HALL OF FAME http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com BEARING WITH IT http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACES SIGN ANCHORAGE NATIVE JASON COHEN http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Grizzlies http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com MARTIN BACK FROM ABBOTSFORD http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACESdTV: "STAYING FOCUSED" http://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://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://alaskaaces.com AV'ING A GOOD TIME http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com COLORADO SNEAKS BY ACES http://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://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://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://alaskaaces.com ACESdTV: MUSTACHES FOR MOVEMBER http://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 /><strong>WATCH: </strong><a style="font-weight: bold;" href="http://youtu.be/kBxsAjYvrHs">Aces players grow mustaches for Movember (ACESdTV)</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="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/acesdtvtruppmovember-front.jpg?1385765596" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 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: http://moteam.co/alaska-aces-echl<br>&nbsp;<br><strong>WATCH: </strong><a style="font-weight: bold;" href="http://youtu.be/kBxsAjYvrHs">Aces players grow mustaches for Movember (ACESdTV)</a></p> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 22:53:25 +0000 mike.benton 2173 at http://alaskaaces.com REMATCH IN COLORADO http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/rematch-colorado <p>The Alaska Aces return to Budweiser Events Center for a rematch with the Colorado Eagles, continuing an eight game road trip. The Aces are 16-4-0 in 20 lifetime meetings against Colorado, spanning two seasons (2011-13). In the last meeting, the Aces were defeated by Colorado, 4-3 on Wednesday. <br /><br />The Aces have won eight of the last 10 games in the head to head series.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Colorado Eagles &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;<br /></strong><strong>DATE: Friday, November 29, 2013<br /></strong><strong>TIME: 5:05 p.m.<br /></strong><strong>SITE: Budweiser Events Center</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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/112713-faceoffcol-front.jpg?1385717266" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 Budweiser Events Center for a rematch with the Colorado Eagles, continuing an eight game road trip. The Aces are 16-4-0 in 20 lifetime meetings against Colorado, spanning two seasons (2011-13). In the last meeting, the Aces were defeated by Colorado, 4-3 on Wednesday. <br><br>The Aces have won eight of the last 10 games in the head to head series.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Colorado Eagles &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;<br></strong><strong>DATE: Friday, November 29, 2013<br></strong><strong>TIME: 5:05 p.m.<br></strong><strong>SITE: Budweiser Events Center </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/rematch-colorado" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 09:27:55 +0000 mike.benton 2171 at http://alaskaaces.com TO YOU FROM THE ACES http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/you-aces <p>The Alaska Aces wish you and yours a safe and Happy Thanksgiving!</p> <div 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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/happythanksgiving-aces-front--.jpg?1385679474" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 safe and Happy Thanksgiving!</p> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 28 Nov 2013 22:58:14 +0000 mike.benton 2170 at http://alaskaaces.com ALMOST http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/almost <p>Mathew Sisca guided the Alaska Aces (11-4-0, 22 points) offense with two goals and an assist but the Colorado Eagles benefited from a key third period goal by Luke Fulghum to hold off the Aces, 4-3 before 5,289 fans 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="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/112713-roysave-front.jpg?1385618305" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 guided the Alaska Aces (11-4-0, 22 points) offense with two goals and an assist but the Colorado Eagles benefited from a key third period goal by Luke Fulghum to hold off the Aces, 4-3 before 5,289 fans at Budweiser Events Center on Wednesday. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/almost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 28 Nov 2013 05:58:28 +0000 mike.benton 2169 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES SIGN D BRAD GORHAM http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/aces-sign-d-brad-gorham <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that the team has signed defenseman Brad Gorham (GOR-um) while defensemen James Martin and Kane Lafranchise have been recalled to the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League. <br /><br />Gorham, 27, is an Anchorage native who returns after spending 12 games with the Aces as a rookie last season while collecting two assists and a +5 rating. He earned an assist in his playoff debut vs. San Francisco and posted two assists in six playoff 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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/040513-gorham-front.jpg?1385594749" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 defenseman Brad Gorham (GOR-um) while defensemen James Martin and Kane Lafranchise have been recalled to the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League. <br><br>Gorham, 27, is an Anchorage native who returns after spending 12 games with the Aces as a rookie last season while collecting two assists and a +5 rating. He earned an assist in his playoff debut vs. San Francisco and posted two assists in six playoff games.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/aces-sign-d-brad-gorham" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 23:28:00 +0000 mike.benton 2167 at http://alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Eagles http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/preview-aces-eagles <p>The Alaska Aces end a nine day layoff and visit the Colorado Eagles to begin an eight game road trip tonight at the Budweiser Events Center. The Aces are 16-3-0 in 19 lifetime meetings against Colorado, spanning two seasons (2011-13). In the last meeting, the Aces defeated Colorado, 2-1 at Budweiser Events Center on Mar. 23. <br /><br />The Aces have won eight of the last nine games in the head to head series.&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Colorado Eagles &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;<br /></strong><strong>DATE: Wednesday, November 27, 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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/111713-melelv-front.jpg?1385541942" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 a nine day layoff and visit the Colorado Eagles to begin an eight game road trip tonight at the Budweiser Events Center. The Aces are 16-3-0 in 19 lifetime meetings against Colorado, spanning two seasons (2011-13). In the last meeting, the Aces defeated Colorado, 2-1 at Budweiser Events Center on Mar. 23. <br><br>The Aces have won eight of the last nine games in the head to head series.&nbsp;<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Colorado Eagles &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;<br></strong><strong>DATE: Wednesday, November 27, 2013<br></strong><strong>TIME: 5:05 p.m. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/preview-aces-eagles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 08:45:52 +0000 mike.benton 2166 at http://alaskaaces.com THE HOCKEY HALL OF FAME IS COMING http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/hockey-hall-fame-coming <p>The ECHL announced on Thursday that Sutton Special Risk will be the presenting sponsor of the Hockey Hall of Fame Display as part of the festivities of the ECHL's 2014 Hockey Heritage Weekend presented by CCM.<br /><br />The unique displays will be featured at the Alaska Aces home games on both Friday, Feb. 7 and Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014.<br /><br /><strong>MORE: <a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/hall-fame-ceremonies-coming-alaska">Stanley Cup, ECHL Hall of Fame ceremonies coming to Alaska</a></strong><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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/112113-hhof-front.jpg?1385063747" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 Thursday that Sutton Special Risk will be the presenting sponsor of the Hockey Hall of Fame Display as part of the festivities of the ECHL's 2014 Hockey Heritage Weekend presented by CCM.<br><br>The unique displays will be featured at the Alaska Aces home games on both Friday, Feb. 7 and Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014.<br><br><strong>MORE: <a href="http://www.alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/hall-fame-ceremonies-coming-alaska">Stanley Cup, ECHL Hall of Fame ceremonies coming to Alaska</a></strong><br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/hockey-hall-fame-coming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 19:55:56 +0000 mike.benton 2153 at http://alaskaaces.com IN DEPTH http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/depth <p><em>Many players have contributed to the early success of this season. 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 <strong><a href="http://www.twitter.com/benton_mike">@Benton_Mike</a></strong>.&nbsp;<br /></em><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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110113-celeb-front.jpg?1385000992" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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>Many players have contributed to the early success of this season. 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 <strong><a href="http://www.twitter.com/benton_mike">@Benton_Mike</a></strong>.&nbsp;<br></em><br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/depth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 02:29:53 +0000 mike.benton 2152 at http://alaskaaces.com SECOND PERIOD HELPINGS http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/second-period-helpings <p>Olivier Roy made 17 saves and the Alaska Aces (11-3-0, 22 points) used a pair of goals in the second period to bury the Las Vegas Wranglers in a 2-1 victory before 3,553 fans at Sullivan Arena on Sunday.<br /><br />The Aces, improving to 5-1-0 against Las Vegas in the head to head series, got all the offense they would need on goals by Jordan Kremyr and Kane Lafranchise (game winner) in the middle period. Alaska improved to 10-2-3 in the last 15 games against the Wranglers.&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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/111713-kremyrgoal-front.jpg?1384744511" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 17 saves and the Alaska Aces (11-3-0, 22 points) used a pair of goals in the second period to bury the Las Vegas Wranglers in a 2-1 victory before 3,553 fans at Sullivan Arena on Sunday.<br><br>The Aces, improving to 5-1-0 against Las Vegas in the head to head series, got all the offense they would need on goals by Jordan Kremyr and Kane Lafranchise (game winner) in the middle period. Alaska improved to 10-2-3 in the last 15 games against the Wranglers.&nbsp;<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/second-period-helpings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 03:15:26 +0000 mike.benton 2150 at http://alaskaaces.com ONE FOR THE ROAD http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/one-road <p>The Alaska Aces host the Las Vegas Wranglers in the finale of a three game series today (3:05 pm) at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 4-1-0 this season against the Wranglers and previously earned a sweep in Las Vegas from Oct. 25-27. In the last meeting, the Aces defeated Las Vegas, 5-2 before a sellout crowd at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 9-2-3 in the last 14 lifetime games against the Wranglers and have outscored the Wranglers 22-10 this season. Today's game is the last one the Aces will play at home until December 18.<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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/1213-kremyr-front.jpg?1384719862" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 host the Las Vegas Wranglers in the finale of a three game series today (3:05 pm) at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 4-1-0 this season against the Wranglers and previously earned a sweep in Las Vegas from Oct. 25-27. In the last meeting, the Aces defeated Las Vegas, 5-2 before a sellout crowd at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 9-2-3 in the last 14 lifetime games against the Wranglers and have outscored the Wranglers 22-10 this season. Today's game is the last one the Aces will play at home until December 18.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/one-road" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 17 Nov 2013 20:24:25 +0000 mike.benton 2149 at http://alaskaaces.com CROWDING OUT LAS VEGAS http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/crowding-out-las-vegas <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p>The Alaska Aces (10-3-0, 20 points) used four goals in the first period and buried a pair of power play goals en route to a 5-2 victory over the Las Vegas Wranglers before a sellout crowd of 6,413 at Sullivan Arena on Saturday night.</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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/111613-acesgoalnet-front_0.jpg?1384681220" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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: 10pt;">&nbsp;</span></p><p>The Alaska Aces (10-3-0, 20 points) used four goals in the first period and buried a pair of power play goals en route to a 5-2 victory over the Las Vegas Wranglers before a sellout crowd of 6,413 at Sullivan Arena on Saturday night.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/crowding-out-las-vegas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 17 Nov 2013 09:40:30 +0000 mike.benton 2148 at http://alaskaaces.com REMATCH: Aces-Wranglers http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/rematch-aces-wranglers <p>The Alaska Aces host the Las Vegas Wranglers in a Saturday rematch Sullivan Arena, wrapping up the Military Appreciation festitivies. The Aces are 3-1-0 this season against the Wranglers and previously earned a sweep in Las Vegas from Oct. 25-27. In the last meeting, Las Vegas defeated the Aces, 4-3 last night at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 8-2-3 in the last 13 lifetime games against the Wranglers and have outscored the Wranglers 17-8 this season.<br /><strong><br />GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Las Vegas Wranglers &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;<br /></strong><strong>DATE: Saturday, November 16, 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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/111513-sivaklv-front.jpg?1384633066" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 host the Las Vegas Wranglers in a Saturday rematch Sullivan Arena, wrapping up the Military Appreciation festitivies. The Aces are 3-1-0 this season against the Wranglers and previously earned a sweep in Las Vegas from Oct. 25-27. In the last meeting, Las Vegas defeated the Aces, 4-3 last night at Sullivan Arena. The Aces are 8-2-3 in the last 13 lifetime games against the Wranglers and have outscored the Wranglers 17-8 this season.<br><strong><br>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Las Vegas Wranglers &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;<br></strong><strong>DATE: Saturday, November 16, 2013 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/rematch-aces-wranglers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 16 Nov 2013 20:17:51 +0000 mike.benton 2147 at http://alaskaaces.com OUT OF TIME http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/out-time <p>Kane Lafranchise and Evan Trupp each collected a goal and an assist en route to a third period rally that fell shy in the dying seconds and the Las Vegas Wranglers skated away, 4-3 over the Alaska Aces (9-3-0, 18 points) before 5,400 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday. <br /><br />The Aces, who took their first home loss since Oct. 18, nearly rallied from a pair of two goal deficits and outshot Las Vegas, 12-1 in the final period. Robbie Smith earned a key goal in the third period which stood as the game winner while Mitch O’Keefe made 31 saves in net for Las Vegas.<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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/111513-coffmanlv-front.jpg?1384591143" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Kane Lafranchise and Evan Trupp each collected a goal and an assist en route to a third period rally that fell shy in the dying seconds and the Las Vegas Wranglers skated away, 4-3 over the Alaska Aces (9-3-0, 18 points) before 5,400 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday. <br><br>The Aces, who took their first home loss since Oct. 18, nearly rallied from a pair of two goal deficits and outshot Las Vegas, 12-1 in the final period. Robbie Smith earned a key goal in the third period which stood as the game winner while Mitch O’Keefe made 31 saves in net for Las Vegas.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/out-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 16 Nov 2013 08:39:24 +0000 mike.benton 2146 at http://alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Wranglers http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/preview-aces-wranglers <p>The Alaska Aces return home to host the Las Vegas Wranglers for three games in three consecutive days at Sullivan Arena, also launching Military Appreciation Weekend. The Aces are 3-0-0 this season against the Wranlgers and earned a sweep in Las Vegas from Oct. 25-27. The Aces are 8-1-3 in the last 12 lifetime games against the Wranglers and have outscored the Wranglers 14-4 this season. <br /><br />The Aces enter tonight’s game looking for their fifth consecutive win at home.<br /><strong><br />GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Las Vegas Wranglers &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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/1213-syvretmilitary-front.jpg?1384541486" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 to host the Las Vegas Wranglers for three games in three consecutive days at Sullivan Arena, also launching Military Appreciation Weekend. The Aces are 3-0-0 this season against the Wranlgers and earned a sweep in Las Vegas from Oct. 25-27. The Aces are 8-1-3 in the last 12 lifetime games against the Wranglers and have outscored the Wranglers 14-4 this season. <br><br>The Aces enter tonight’s game looking for their fifth consecutive win at home.<br><strong><br>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Las Vegas Wranglers &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/preview-aces-wranglers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 18:51:37 +0000 mike.benton 2144 at http://alaskaaces.com HALL OF FAME CEREMONIES COMING TO ALASKA http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/hall-fame-ceremonies-coming-alaska <p>The ECHL announced on Thursday that the 2014 ECHL Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be presented by BFL CANADA and will take place on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 at 12 p.m., at the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel &amp; Spa in Anchorage, Alaska.&nbsp;<br /><br />The seventh class of inductees will be announced in December 2013 and will enter into the ECHL Hall of Fame during the luncheon, featuring Induction Ceremonies, players from the Alaska Aces and Stockton Thunder and a display of both the Stanley Cup and Kelly Cup.<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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/halloffame-web-2-front.jpg?1384470283" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 Thursday that the 2014 ECHL Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be presented by BFL CANADA and will take place on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 at 12 p.m., at the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel &amp; Spa in Anchorage, Alaska.&nbsp;<br><br>The seventh class of inductees will be announced in December 2013 and will enter into the ECHL Hall of Fame during the luncheon, featuring Induction Ceremonies, players from the Alaska Aces and Stockton Thunder and a display of both the Stanley Cup and Kelly Cup.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/hall-fame-ceremonies-coming-alaska" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 23:04:47 +0000 mike.benton 2143 at http://alaskaaces.com MILITARY APPRECIATION: FRIDAY, SATURDAY http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/military-appreciation-friday-saturday <p>The Alaska Aces have announced that Military Appreciation Weekend is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15-16 at Sullivan Arena for two games against the Las Vegas Wranglers at 7:15 p.m. <br /><br />Continuing a tradition in Anchorage, the two games will be uniquely themed to recognize members of the U.S. Armed Forces.&nbsp; Fans can purchase or donate tickets to current military members as part of the “Adopt-a-Patriot” program by dropping them off at the Aces office, Specialty Truck &amp; Auto, or by calling the Aces office at 907.258.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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/111612-military-front.jpg?1384449636" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 announced that Military Appreciation Weekend is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15-16 at Sullivan Arena for two games against the Las Vegas Wranglers at 7:15 p.m. <br><br>Continuing a tradition in Anchorage, the two games will be uniquely themed to recognize members of the U.S. Armed Forces.&nbsp; Fans can purchase or donate tickets to current military members as part of the “Adopt-a-Patriot” program by dropping them off at the Aces office, Specialty Truck &amp; Auto, or by calling the Aces office at 907.258.ACES.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/military-appreciation-friday-saturday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 17:20:41 +0000 mike.benton 2142 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES WELCOME MATHEW SISCA http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/aces-welcome-mathew-sisca <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, and head coach Rob Murray announced today that the team has signed forward Mathew Sisca.<br /><br />Sisca, 23, comes to the Aces with ECHL All-Rookie honors and joins the team in time for its next game on Friday, Nov. 15 at 7:15 p.m. (GCI Channel 1/KFQD) against the Las Vegas Wranglers at Sullivan Arena. He will wear jersey #22.<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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/112012-siscaorl-front_0.jpg?1384386268" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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, and head coach Rob Murray announced today that the team has signed forward Mathew Sisca.<br><br>Sisca, 23, comes to the Aces with ECHL All-Rookie honors and joins the team in time for its next game on Friday, Nov. 15 at 7:15 p.m. (GCI Channel 1/KFQD) against the Las Vegas Wranglers at Sullivan Arena. He will wear jersey #22.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/aces-welcome-mathew-sisca" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 23:59:17 +0000 mike.benton 2140 at http://alaskaaces.com CAST YOUR VOTE http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/cast-your-vote <p>The ECHL, in conjunction with <a href="http://www.meigray.com" target="_blank">The MeiGray Group</a> and <a href="http://www.usahockey.com/" target="_blank">USA Hockey</a>, announced on Monday the opening of the fan ballot for the 2013-14 ECHL Fantasy Team. <br /> <br /> The ECHL is giving fans the opportunity to vote for players to comprise the 2013-14 Fantasy Team, of which, one player from each member team will be selected to wear a special ECHL Fantasy Team jersey at an upcoming home game.&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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/sivakmazzolinilafranchise-front.jpg?1384226692" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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, in conjunction with <a href="http://www.meigray.com" target="_blank">The MeiGray Group</a> and <a href="http://www.usahockey.com/" target="_blank">USA Hockey</a>, announced on Monday the opening of the fan ballot for the 2013-14 ECHL Fantasy Team. <br> <br> The ECHL is giving fans the opportunity to vote for players to comprise the 2013-14 Fantasy Team, of which, one player from each member team will be selected to wear a special ECHL Fantasy Team jersey at an upcoming home game.&nbsp;<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/cast-your-vote" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 03:25:21 +0000 mike.benton 2139 at http://alaskaaces.com A NEW LOOK IN "MOVEMBER" http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/new-look-movember <p>You may be seeing a different look on many faces of the Alaska Aces this month.<br /><br />“Movember” is underway, encouraging men to grow moustaches for men’s health awareness and all to chip in with pledges for the worthy cause, throughout the month of November. Team members of the Alaska Aces start November 1 clean shaven and are growing moustaches during the entire month, seeking your help in pledges.<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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/movember-edited-front.jpg?1384123150" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>You may be seeing a different look on many faces of the Alaska Aces this month.<br><br>“Movember” is underway, encouraging men to grow moustaches for men’s health awareness and all to chip in with pledges for the worthy cause, throughout the month of November. Team members of the Alaska Aces start November 1 clean shaven and are growing moustaches during the entire month, seeking your help in pledges.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/new-look-movember" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 10 Nov 2013 22:39:21 +0000 mike.benton 2138 at http://alaskaaces.com NO PERFECT TEN http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/no-perfect-ten <p>Evan Trupp collected two goals but the Idaho Steelheads used two late third period goals to survive and hold off the Alaska Aces, 4-2, before 4,485 fans at CenturyLink Arena on Saturday.<br /><br />The Aces salvaged two wins in three games at Boise but had their nine game win streak come to an end, bidding for their longest winning streak since the 2005-06 season. Mark Guggenberger, named starter shortly before game time with Olivier Roy arriving into town earlier in the day, made 20 saves and is 4-1 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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110913-akidh-front.jpg?1384062504" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 two goals but the Idaho Steelheads used two late third period goals to survive and hold off the Alaska Aces, 4-2, before 4,485 fans at CenturyLink Arena on Saturday.<br><br>The Aces salvaged two wins in three games at Boise but had their nine game win streak come to an end, bidding for their longest winning streak since the 2005-06 season. Mark Guggenberger, named starter shortly before game time with Olivier Roy arriving into town earlier in the day, made 20 saves and is 4-1 this season.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/no-perfect-ten" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 10 Nov 2013 05:49:33 +0000 mike.benton 2137 at http://alaskaaces.com TRYING FOR TEN http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/trying-ten <p>The Alaska Aces visit the Idaho Steelheads for the finale of a three game series at Century Link Arena, also the third of 11 meetings between the two teams this season. The Aces are 2-0-0 this season and 45-36-9 in the lifetime series against Idaho. The last time the two teams met was last night, in a 5-2 win for the Aces.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Idaho Steelheads &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;<br /></strong><strong>DATE: Saturday, November 9, 2013<br /></strong><strong>TIME: 5:10 p.m.<br /></strong><strong>SITE: Century Link Arena &nbsp;<br /></strong><strong>RADIO: 103.7FM/750 AM KFQD</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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110813-mazzolini-front.jpg?1384033396" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 visit the Idaho Steelheads for the finale of a three game series at Century Link Arena, also the third of 11 meetings between the two teams this season. The Aces are 2-0-0 this season and 45-36-9 in the lifetime series against Idaho. The last time the two teams met was last night, in a 5-2 win for the Aces.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Idaho Steelheads &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;<br></strong><strong>DATE: Saturday, November 9, 2013<br></strong><strong>TIME: 5:10 p.m.<br></strong><strong>SITE: Century Link Arena &nbsp;<br></strong><strong>RADIO: 103.7FM/750 AM KFQD </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/trying-ten" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 09 Nov 2013 21:43:16 +0000 mike.benton 2135 at http://alaskaaces.com ALASKA GETS GOALTENDER OLIVIER ROY http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/alaska-gets-goaltender-olivier-roy <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that goaltender <strong>Olivier Roy </strong>(WAH, OH-liv-ee-yay) has been assigned to the Aces by Calgary. <br /><br />Roy, 22, will join the Aces in Boise for the conclusion of a three game series against the Idaho Steelheads tonight at 5:10 pm (103.7FM/750 AM KFQD).<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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/042013-roy-front.jpg?1384016254" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 goaltender <strong>Olivier Roy </strong>(WAH, OH-liv-ee-yay) has been assigned to the Aces by Calgary. <br><br>Roy, 22, will join the Aces in Boise for the conclusion of a three game series against the Idaho Steelheads tonight at 5:10 pm (103.7FM/750 AM KFQD).<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/alaska-gets-goaltender-olivier-roy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 09 Nov 2013 16:57:37 +0000 mike.benton 2133 at http://alaskaaces.com DIVINE NINE http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/divine-nine <p>Goaltender Mark Guggenberger made 26 saves while Peter Sivak, Brendan Connolly and Nick Mazzolini each picked up a pair of points to help the Alaska Aces rally past the Idaho Steelheads in a 5-2 victory before 4,089 fans at CenturyLink Arena on Friday. <br /><br />The Aces, who fell several minutes shy of the ECHL shutout streak record, climbed out of a 2-0 hole with five unanswered goals, including three in a span of 6:31 in the first 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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110813-zuckak-front.jpg?1383976158" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 Mark Guggenberger made 26 saves while Peter Sivak, Brendan Connolly and Nick Mazzolini each picked up a pair of points to help the Alaska Aces rally past the Idaho Steelheads in a 5-2 victory before 4,089 fans at CenturyLink Arena on Friday. <br><br>The Aces, who fell several minutes shy of the ECHL shutout streak record, climbed out of a 2-0 hole with five unanswered goals, including three in a span of 6:31 in the first period.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/divine-nine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 09 Nov 2013 05:49:22 +0000 mike.benton 2132 at http://alaskaaces.com RECORD WATCH http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/record-watch <p>On the cusp of an ECHL milestone, the Alaska Aces visit the Idaho Steelheads for the second game of a three game series at Century Link Arena, also the second of 11 meetings between the two teams this season. <br /><br />The Aces are 44-36-9 in the lifetime series against Idaho. The last time the two teams met was on Wednesday, in a 3-0 win for the Aces to open the season series. The two teams meet again tomorrow in Boise.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Idaho Steelheads &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong><br /><strong>DATE: Friday, November 8, 2013<br /></strong><strong>TIME: 5:10 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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110613-akidh-front.jpg?1383899075" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 the cusp of an ECHL milestone, the Alaska Aces visit the Idaho Steelheads for the second game of a three game series at Century Link Arena, also the second of 11 meetings between the two teams this season. <br><br>The Aces are 44-36-9 in the lifetime series against Idaho. The last time the two teams met was on Wednesday, in a 3-0 win for the Aces to open the season series. The two teams meet again tomorrow in Boise.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Idaho Steelheads &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong><br><strong>DATE: Friday, November 8, 2013<br></strong><strong>TIME: 5:10 p.m. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/record-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 08:24:39 +0000 mike.benton 2130 at http://alaskaaces.com ON THEIR MARK http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/their-mark <p>On a record tying night, goaltender Mark Guggenberger made 21 saves for his first shutout of the regular season and the Alaska Aces used three goals in the second period to skate past the Idaho Steelheads in a 3-0 victory, before 3,619 fans at CenturyLink Arena on Wednesday.&nbsp;<br /><br />The Aces won their eighth straight game and stayed one point back of Florida for the top record in the ECHL. The Aces also extended their team shutout streak to 209:03 – the last to score a goal against them was Jordan Knackstedt of Bakersfield in the second period 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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110613-guggenberger-front.jpg?1383805411" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 a record tying night, goaltender Mark Guggenberger made 21 saves for his first shutout of the regular season and the Alaska Aces used three goals in the second period to skate past the Idaho Steelheads in a 3-0 victory, before 3,619 fans at CenturyLink Arena on Wednesday.&nbsp;<br><br>The Aces won their eighth straight game and stayed one point back of Florida for the top record in the ECHL. The Aces also extended their team shutout streak to 209:03 – the last to score a goal against them was Jordan Knackstedt of Bakersfield in the second period on Friday.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/their-mark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 06:23:34 +0000 mike.benton 2129 at http://alaskaaces.com GONE FISHING http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/gone-fishing <p>Fresh off a previously rewarding several days, the Alaska Aces visit the Idaho Steelheads for three games in four days at Century Link Arena, the first of 11 meetings between the two teams this season. The Aces went 1-5-1 last season against the Steelheads and are 43-36-9 in the lifetime series. The last time the two teams met was on Mar. 16, 2013 (Idaho defeated Alaska, 2-0) and the Aces defeated Idaho in the last meeting in Idaho, 4-3 on Jan. 19 of last season.<br /><strong><br />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="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110313-coffman-front.jpg?1383731092" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Fresh off a previously rewarding several days, the Alaska Aces visit the Idaho Steelheads for three games in four days at Century Link Arena, the first of 11 meetings between the two teams this season. The Aces went 1-5-1 last season against the Steelheads and are 43-36-9 in the lifetime series. The last time the two teams met was on Mar. 16, 2013 (Idaho defeated Alaska, 2-0) and the Aces defeated Idaho in the last meeting in Idaho, 4-3 on Jan. 19 of last season.<br><strong><br>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Idaho Steelheads &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/gone-fishing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 09:44:58 +0000 mike.benton 2127 at http://alaskaaces.com BROSSOIT NAMED ECHL GOALIE OF THE WEEK http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/brossoit-named-echl-goalie-week <p>The Alaska Aces announced in conjunction with the ECHL that Aces goaltender Laurent Brossoit has been named <em>CCM </em>ECHL Goaltender of the Week for the week of Oct. 28-Nov. 2.<br /><br />Brossoit, 20, went 2-0-0 with two shutouts last week, helping guide the Aces to a three-game sweep of Bakersfield as the club improved to 7-1-0 on the 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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110313-brossoit-front.jpg?1383679016" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 Aces goaltender Laurent Brossoit has been named <em>CCM </em>ECHL Goaltender of the Week for the week of Oct. 28-Nov. 2.<br><br>Brossoit, 20, went 2-0-0 with two shutouts last week, helping guide the Aces to a three-game sweep of Bakersfield as the club improved to 7-1-0 on the season.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/brossoit-named-echl-goalie-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 19:17:01 +0000 mike.benton 2126 at http://alaskaaces.com COFFMAN IS ECHL ROOKIE OF THE MONTH http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/coffman-echl-rookie-month <p>The Alaska Aces announced in conjunction with the ECHL that Aces forward <strong>Tim Coffman </strong>has been named <em>CCM </em>ECHL Rookie of the Month for October.&nbsp;<br /><br />Coffman, 25, buried four goals, added three assists and was a +6 in five games during the month, helping the Aces to a 4-1-0 record and the top spot in the Western Conference to start the season. He scored at least one point in four of his five games in October, highlighted by a four-point effort (2g-2a) in a 7-2 win at Las Vegas on Oct. 26.<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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110213-coffman-front.jpg?1383604949" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 Aces forward <strong>Tim Coffman </strong>has been named <em>CCM </em>ECHL Rookie of the Month for October.&nbsp;<br><br>Coffman, 25, buried four goals, added three assists and was a +6 in five games during the month, helping the Aces to a 4-1-0 record and the top spot in the Western Conference to start the season. He scored at least one point in four of his five games in October, highlighted by a four-point effort (2g-2a) in a 7-2 win at Las Vegas on Oct. 26.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/coffman-echl-rookie-month" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 22:42:33 +0000 mike.benton 2125 at http://alaskaaces.com RECAP: Brossoit Buries Bakersfield http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/recap-brossoit-buries-bakersfield <p>He became the first goaltender in Alaska Aces regular season history to accomplish the feat - Laurent Brossoit recorded his second straight 16-save shutout and Peter Sivak had a goal with two assists to lift the Alaska Aces to a 4-0 win over the Bakersfield Condors before 3,336 fans at Sullivan Arena on Sunday.<br /><br />The Aces boosted their winning streak to seven games, the longest since the 2012-13 season (March). Sivak, closing the week with ten points in the three games against the Condors, had a key second period goal to break a scoreless tie.<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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110313-brossoitbak-front.jpg?1383544559" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>He became the first goaltender in Alaska Aces regular season history to accomplish the feat - Laurent Brossoit recorded his second straight 16-save shutout and Peter Sivak had a goal with two assists to lift the Alaska Aces to a 4-0 win over the Bakersfield Condors before 3,336 fans at Sullivan Arena on Sunday.<br><br>The Aces boosted their winning streak to seven games, the longest since the 2012-13 season (March). Sivak, closing the week with ten points in the three games against the Condors, had a key second period goal to break a scoreless tie.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/recap-brossoit-buries-bakersfield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 05:56:09 +0000 mike.benton 2124 at http://alaskaaces.com SIGHTS ON SEVEN http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/sights-seven <p>The Alaska Aces and Bakersfield Condors face-off today (3:05 pm) in the finale of a three game weekend series at Sullivan Arena. It is the third of seven meetings between the two teams this season and the Aces lead the series, 2-0. The Aces, on a six game win streak, hold an all-time record of 49-26-4 against the Condors, dating back to the 2003-04 season which was their first in the ECHL. The Aces went 4-0-0 last season against the Condors and defeated the Condors in last night’s rematch, 5-0 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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110213-sivakbak-front.jpg?1383510347" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 Bakersfield Condors face-off today (3:05 pm) in the finale of a three game weekend series at Sullivan Arena. It is the third of seven meetings between the two teams this season and the Aces lead the series, 2-0. The Aces, on a six game win streak, hold an all-time record of 49-26-4 against the Condors, dating back to the 2003-04 season which was their first in the ECHL. The Aces went 4-0-0 last season against the Condors and defeated the Condors in last night’s rematch, 5-0 at Sullivan Arena. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/sights-seven" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 03 Nov 2013 20:25:50 +0000 mike.benton 2123 at http://alaskaaces.com RECAP: Net Gains http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/recap-net-gains <p>Tommy Mele and rookie defenseman Brad Richard each buried two goals and goaltender Laurent Brossoit earned his first career shutout on 16 saves, helping the Alaska Aces cruise to a 5-0 victory over the Bakersfield Condors before 4,814 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday. <br /><br />The win boosted the Aces to a 6-1-0 start, their best seven game start since entering the ECHL in 2003-04. The Aces doubled up the Condors in shots, 32-16 and have outscored the Condors 10-0 since the second period on Friday, when they rallied for a win after trailing 3-1.<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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110213-acesgoal-front.jpg?1383462934" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 and rookie defenseman Brad Richard each buried two goals and goaltender Laurent Brossoit earned his first career shutout on 16 saves, helping the Alaska Aces cruise to a 5-0 victory over the Bakersfield Condors before 4,814 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday. <br><br>The win boosted the Aces to a 6-1-0 start, their best seven game start since entering the ECHL in 2003-04. The Aces doubled up the Condors in shots, 32-16 and have outscored the Condors 10-0 since the second period on Friday, when they rallied for a win after trailing 3-1.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/recap-net-gains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 03 Nov 2013 07:15:34 +0000 mike.benton 2122 at http://alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Back For More http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/preview-back-more <p>The Alaska Aces and Bakersfield Condors face-off in a rematch tonight at Sullivan Arena. It is the second of seven meetings between the two teams this season. The Aces hold an all-time record of 48-26-4 against the Condors, dating back to the 2003-04 season which was their first in the ECHL. The Aces went 4-0-0 last season against the Condors and last met on Friday in a 6-3 win at Sullivan Arena. Alaska has won eight straight games against Bakersfield, dating back to 2011-12.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Bakersfield Condors &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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110113-truppbak-front.jpg?1383427001" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 Bakersfield Condors face-off in a rematch tonight at Sullivan Arena. It is the second of seven meetings between the two teams this season. The Aces hold an all-time record of 48-26-4 against the Condors, dating back to the 2003-04 season which was their first in the ECHL. The Aces went 4-0-0 last season against the Condors and last met on Friday in a 6-3 win at Sullivan Arena. Alaska has won eight straight games against Bakersfield, dating back to 2011-12.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Bakersfield Condors &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/preview-back-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 02 Nov 2013 21:16:44 +0000 mike.benton 2121 at http://alaskaaces.com RECAP: Sivak, Aces Fly High http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/recap-sivak-aces-fly-high <p>Peter Sivak earned a hat trick and tied a team record with five points (3g-2a) to lift the Alaska Aces to a 6-3 victory over the Bakersfield Condors before 4,043 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday night. <br /><br />The Aces, who rallied from down 3-1 in the second period, claimed their fifth straight win this season, and eighth in a row over the Condors which dates back to 2011-12. Mark Guggenberger made 24 saves for the win while Nick Mazzolini posted three points.<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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/110113-sivakceleb-front.jpg?1383377928" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 hat trick and tied a team record with five points (3g-2a) to lift the Alaska Aces to a 6-3 victory over the Bakersfield Condors before 4,043 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday night. <br><br>The Aces, who rallied from down 3-1 in the second period, claimed their fifth straight win this season, and eighth in a row over the Condors which dates back to 2011-12. Mark Guggenberger made 24 saves for the win while Nick Mazzolini posted three points.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201311/recap-sivak-aces-fly-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 02 Nov 2013 07:38:53 +0000 mike.benton 2120 at http://alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Condors http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/preview-aces-condors <p>The Alaska Aces return home Friday night and welcome the Bakersfield Condors for the first of three games in as many days at Sullivan Arena. It is the first of seven meetings between the two teams this season. The Aces hold an all-time record of 47-26-4 against the Condors, dating back to the 2003-04 season which was their first in the ECHL. <br /><br />The Aces went 4-0-0 last season against the Condors and last met on Mar. 3, 2013 in a 3-0 Aces win at Sullivan Arena.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Bakersfield Condors &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong><br /><strong>DATE: Friday, November 1, 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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/101913-acesentrance-front.jpg?1383272161" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 Friday night and welcome the Bakersfield Condors for the first of three games in as many days at Sullivan Arena. It is the first of seven meetings between the two teams this season. The Aces hold an all-time record of 47-26-4 against the Condors, dating back to the 2003-04 season which was their first in the ECHL. <br><br>The Aces went 4-0-0 last season against the Condors and last met on Mar. 3, 2013 in a 3-0 Aces win at Sullivan Arena.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Bakersfield Condors &nbsp; &nbsp;</strong><br><strong>DATE: Friday, November 1, 2013 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/preview-aces-condors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 02:16:35 +0000 mike.benton 2119 at http://alaskaaces.com ECHL, ALASKA HOST "HOCKEY HERITAGE WEEKEND" http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/echl-alaska-host-hockey-heritage-weekend <p><em>All-Star Game-type festivities will come to Sullivan Arena for two Aces games against the Stockton Thunder for "Hockey Heritage Weekend in February. </em><br /><br />The ECHL announced on Thursday that the League will host “Hockey Heritage Weekend” presented by CCM on Friday, Feb. 7 and Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 in Anchorage, Alaska when the Alaska Aces host the Stockton Thunder.&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>ECHL: <a href="http://echl.com/" target="_blank">Hockey Heritage Weekend announced for Alaska</a></strong><a href="http://echl.com/" target="_blank">&nbsp;</a><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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/hockeyheritageweekend-front.jpg?1383248828" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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>All-Star Game-type festivities will come to Sullivan Arena for two Aces games against the Stockton Thunder for "Hockey Heritage Weekend in February. </em><br><br>The ECHL announced on Thursday that the League will host “Hockey Heritage Weekend” presented by CCM on Friday, Feb. 7 and Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 in Anchorage, Alaska when the Alaska Aces host the Stockton Thunder.&nbsp;<br><br><strong>ECHL: <a href="http://echl.com/" target="_blank">Hockey Heritage Weekend announced for Alaska</a></strong><a href="http://echl.com/" target="_blank">&nbsp;</a><br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/echl-alaska-host-hockey-heritage-weekend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 20:01:04 +0000 mike.benton 2118 at http://alaskaaces.com BROSSOIT COMING BACK, ORTIO TO AHL http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/brossoit-coming-back-ortio-ahl <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced that goaltender Laurent Brossoit has been reassigned to the Aces from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League and goatlender Joni Ortio has been recalled to Abbotsford. <br /><br />The Heat are the AHL affiliate of the Aces and Flames. <br /><br />Brossoit, 20, is 0-1-0 in two games with Abbotsford this season and spent the preseason with the Aces. He appeared in one preseason game with Alaska, making 22 saves on Oct. 8 vs. 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="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/brossoit-ortio-front.jpg?1382996791" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 goaltender Laurent Brossoit has been reassigned to the Aces from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League and goatlender Joni Ortio has been recalled to Abbotsford. <br><br>The Heat are the AHL affiliate of the Aces and Flames. <br><br>Brossoit, 20, is 0-1-0 in two games with Abbotsford this season and spent the preseason with the Aces. He appeared in one preseason game with Alaska, making 22 saves on Oct. 8 vs. Cincinnati.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/brossoit-coming-back-ortio-ahl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 21:46:31 +0000 mike.benton 2117 at http://alaskaaces.com RECAP: Lock Down http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/recap-lock-down <p>Goaltender Joni Ortio made 18 saves for his second shutout in four games and the Alaska Aces skated away with a 3-0 victory over the Las Vegas Wranglers, before 3,822 fans at Orleans Arena on Sunday.&nbsp;<br /><br />Ortio helped the Aces improve to 3-1-0 (4 points) on the season, ensured of first place in the Western Conference by the end of Sunday. Nick Mazzolini, Tim Coffman and Jordan Kremyr each scored for the Aces, who won their fourth straight game and outshot the Wranglers 133-47 in the three game sweep.<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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/102713-parkerlv-front.jpg?1382921347" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 made 18 saves for his second shutout in four games and the Alaska Aces skated away with a 3-0 victory over the Las Vegas Wranglers, before 3,822 fans at Orleans Arena on Sunday.&nbsp;<br><br>Ortio helped the Aces improve to 3-1-0 (4 points) on the season, ensured of first place in the Western Conference by the end of Sunday. Nick Mazzolini, Tim Coffman and Jordan Kremyr each scored for the Aces, who won their fourth straight game and outshot the Wranglers 133-47 in the three game sweep.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/recap-lock-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 00:49:07 +0000 mike.benton 2116 at http://alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: A Day's Work http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/preview-days-work <p>The Alaska Aces aim for a sweep, concluding a three game series against the Las Vegas Wranglers at Orleans Arena. The Aces are 2-0-0 in the series and are 7-1-3 in the last 11 games, all time against Las Vegas. The last time the two teams met, the Aces defeated Las Vegas, 7-2, last night at Orleans Arena. The Aces went unbeaten in regulation during six games decided by one goal last season against Las Vegas, going 3-0-3.&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Las Vegas Wranglers &nbsp;&nbsp;<br /></strong><strong>DATE: Sunday, October 27, 2013<br /></strong><strong>TIME: 1:05 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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/102613-sivaklv-front.jpg?1382894283" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 aim for a sweep, concluding a three game series against the Las Vegas Wranglers at Orleans Arena. The Aces are 2-0-0 in the series and are 7-1-3 in the last 11 games, all time against Las Vegas. The last time the two teams met, the Aces defeated Las Vegas, 7-2, last night at Orleans Arena. The Aces went unbeaten in regulation during six games decided by one goal last season against Las Vegas, going 3-0-3.&nbsp;<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Las Vegas Wranglers &nbsp;&nbsp;<br></strong><strong>DATE: Sunday, October 27, 2013<br></strong><strong>TIME: 1:05 p.m. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/preview-days-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 27 Oct 2013 17:18:43 +0000 mike.benton 2114 at http://alaskaaces.com RECAP: Aces High In Vegas http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/recap-aces-high-vegas <p>Tim Coffman, in just his fourth game with the Alaska Aces, enjoyed a two goal and two assist effort and the Aces demolished the Las Vegas Wranglers in a 7-2 victory before 4,144 fans at Orleans Arena on Saturday night.<br /><br />The Aces, who blistered a season high 46 shots on goal and have 100 shots in the two games against Las Vegas, ripped off seven unanswered goals in response to a 2-0 deficit in the first period. Tommy Mele and Andy Taranto also registered three points each while Mark Guggenberger won in his season debut with 11 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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/102613-coffmanlv-front.jpg?1382859752" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Tim Coffman, in just his fourth game with the Alaska Aces, enjoyed a two goal and two assist effort and the Aces demolished the Las Vegas Wranglers in a 7-2 victory before 4,144 fans at Orleans Arena on Saturday night.<br><br>The Aces, who blistered a season high 46 shots on goal and have 100 shots in the two games against Las Vegas, ripped off seven unanswered goals in response to a 2-0 deficit in the first period. Tommy Mele and Andy Taranto also registered three points each while Mark Guggenberger won in his season debut with 11 saves.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/recap-aces-high-vegas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 27 Oct 2013 07:42:32 +0000 mike.benton 2113 at http://alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Saddling Up Again http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/preview-saddling-again <p>The Alaska Aces continue a three game series against the Las Vegas Wranglers at Orleans Arena. The Aces and Wranglers met nine times last season and the Aces lost just once in regulation, going 5-1-3 in the head-to-head series. The last time the two teams met, the Aces defeated Las Vegas, 3-2, last night at Orleans Arena. The Aces went unbeaten in regulation during six games decided by one goal last season against Las Vegas, going 3-0-3.<strong>&nbsp;<br /><br />GAME: Alaska Aces at Las Vegas Wranglers &nbsp;&nbsp;<br /></strong><strong>DATE: Saturday, October 26, 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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/102513-ak-lv-front.jpg?1382822828" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 series against the Las Vegas Wranglers at Orleans Arena. The Aces and Wranglers met nine times last season and the Aces lost just once in regulation, going 5-1-3 in the head-to-head series. The last time the two teams met, the Aces defeated Las Vegas, 3-2, last night at Orleans Arena. The Aces went unbeaten in regulation during six games decided by one goal last season against Las Vegas, going 3-0-3.<strong>&nbsp;<br><br>GAME: Alaska Aces at Las Vegas Wranglers &nbsp;&nbsp;<br></strong><strong>DATE: Saturday, October 26, 2013 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/preview-saddling-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 26 Oct 2013 21:27:34 +0000 mike.benton 2111 at http://alaskaaces.com RECAP: Shots Fired http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/recap-shots-fired <p>Andy Taranto’s goal with 4:46 left in regulation, his second of the game, broke a 2-2 tie and lifted the Alaska Aces to a 3-2 victory over the Las Vegas Wranglers before a crowd of 4,147 at Orleans Arena on Friday night.<br /><br />The Aces, who won their road opener of the 2013-14 season on the same night that Nick Mazzolini was named captain, owned a 44-16 shots advantage and outshot the Wranglers 23-2 during a stretch over the first and second period. Joni Ortio improved to 2-1-0 in net with 14 saves while Brendan Connolly factored in every Aces goal with a three point effort. <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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/1213-taranto-front.jpg?1382771316" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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’s goal with 4:46 left in regulation, his second of the game, broke a 2-2 tie and lifted the Alaska Aces to a 3-2 victory over the Las Vegas Wranglers before a crowd of 4,147 at Orleans Arena on Friday night.<br><br>The Aces, who won their road opener of the 2013-14 season on the same night that Nick Mazzolini was named captain, owned a 44-16 shots advantage and outshot the Wranglers 23-2 during a stretch over the first and second period. Joni Ortio improved to 2-1-0 in net with 14 saves while Brendan Connolly factored in every Aces goal with a three point effort. <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/recap-shots-fired" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 26 Oct 2013 07:08:40 +0000 mike.benton 2110 at http://alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Wranglers http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/preview-aces-wranglers <p>The Alaska Aces battle the Las Vegas Wranglers in the first of three straight games at Orleans Arena between the two teams. The Aces and Wranglers met nine times last season and the Aces lost just once in regulation, going 5-1-3 in the head-to-head series. The last time the two teams met, the Aces shut out the Wranglers in a 1-0 victory at Sullivan Arena on Feb. 24. The Aces went unbeaten in regulation during six games decided by one goal last season against Las Vegas, going 3-0-3. &nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Las Vegas Wranglers &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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/1213-aceswranglers-front.jpg?1382684590" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 battle the Las Vegas Wranglers in the first of three straight games at Orleans Arena between the two teams. The Aces and Wranglers met nine times last season and the Aces lost just once in regulation, going 5-1-3 in the head-to-head series. The last time the two teams met, the Aces shut out the Wranglers in a 1-0 victory at Sullivan Arena on Feb. 24. The Aces went unbeaten in regulation during six games decided by one goal last season against Las Vegas, going 3-0-3. &nbsp;<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces at Las Vegas Wranglers &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/preview-aces-wranglers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 07:03:14 +0000 mike.benton 2109 at http://alaskaaces.com LOOKING FOR JACKPOT http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/looking-jackpot <p><em>The Alaska Aces hit the road Thursday for their first trip of the season, facing the familiar rival Las Vegas Wranglers. Taylor Hall files more from the most recent practice, before the team's flight for Nevada.&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="600" height="400" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/102313-practice-front.jpg?1382672887" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 Alaska Aces hit the road Thursday for their first trip of the season, facing the familiar rival Las Vegas Wranglers. Taylor Hall files more from the most recent practice, before the team's flight for Nevada.&nbsp;<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/looking-jackpot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 03:48:07 +0000 mike.benton 2108 at http://alaskaaces.com EDDY ASSIGNED FROM ABBOTSFORD http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/eddy-assigned-abbotsford <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced that forward David Eddy has been assigned 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 /><br />Eddy, 23, earned 16 points and 61 penalty minutes in 32 games with the Utah Grizzlies (ECHL) and appeared in ten games with Abbotsford last season. He also skated in two games with the Heat and participated in Calgary training camp to begin the 2013-14 campaign.<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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/abb-eddy-front.jpg?1382580058" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 forward David Eddy has been assigned 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><br>Eddy, 23, earned 16 points and 61 penalty minutes in 32 games with the Utah Grizzlies (ECHL) and appeared in ten games with Abbotsford last season. He also skated in two games with the Heat and participated in Calgary training camp to begin the 2013-14 campaign.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/eddy-assigned-abbotsford" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 02:01:10 +0000 mike.benton 2106 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES RECOGNIZED IN ECHL HONORS http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/aces-recognized-echl-honors <p>The ECHL nearly billed two stellar Alaska Aces performances last week at top honors for ECHL Goaltender and Player of the Week. Aces goaltender Joni Ortio was named runner up for the&nbsp;<a href="http://ccmhockey.com/en" target="_blank"><em>CCM</em></a>&nbsp;ECHL Goaltender of the Week award for the week of Oct. 18-20. Aces forward Peter Sivak finished runner up for&nbsp;<a href="http://www.sher-woodhockey.ca/" target="_blank"><em>Sher-Wood Hockey</em></a>&nbsp;ECHL Player of the Week for Oct. 18-20.<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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/ortio-sivak-front.jpg?1382550520" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 nearly billed two stellar Alaska Aces performances last week at top honors for ECHL Goaltender and Player of the Week. Aces goaltender Joni Ortio was named runner up for the&nbsp;<a href="http://ccmhockey.com/en" target="_blank"><em>CCM</em></a>&nbsp;ECHL Goaltender of the Week award for the week of Oct. 18-20. Aces forward Peter Sivak finished runner up for&nbsp;<a href="http://www.sher-woodhockey.ca/" target="_blank"><em>Sher-Wood Hockey</em></a>&nbsp;ECHL Player of the Week for Oct. 18-20.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/aces-recognized-echl-honors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 17:48:46 +0000 mike.benton 2097 at http://alaskaaces.com RECAP: Bull Rush http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/recap-bull-rush <p><em>(Photo by Skip Hickey) </em>Peter Sivak collected a career high four points (all on assists), Evan Trupp stashed two goals and Joni Ortio earned a 17-save shutout as the Alaska Aces pummeled the San Francisco Bulls for a 5-0 victory before 4,948 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.&nbsp;<br /><br />The Aces, who responded after dropping its home opener in a 2-1 loss the previous night, went 2-for-9 on the power play in special gold-colored pirate theme jerseys.<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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/101913-acesgoal-front.jpg?1382256512" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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>(Photo by Skip Hickey) </em>Peter Sivak collected a career high four points (all on assists), Evan Trupp stashed two goals and Joni Ortio earned a 17-save shutout as the Alaska Aces pummeled the San Francisco Bulls for a 5-0 victory before 4,948 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday.&nbsp;<br><br>The Aces, who responded after dropping its home opener in a 2-1 loss the previous night, went 2-for-9 on the power play in special gold-colored pirate theme jerseys.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/recap-bull-rush" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 20 Oct 2013 08:08:33 +0000 mike.benton 2088 at http://alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Aces-Bulls Rematch http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/preview-aces-bulls-rematch <p><em>(Photos by Skip Hickey)</em> The Alaska Aces face a Saturday rematch on home ice against the San Francisco Bulls, the finale of back-to-back games in as many nights between the two clubs. The two teams are facing each other for the first set of games since the opening round bout of the Kelly Cup Playoffs last season, won by the Aces, 4-1. The Aces went 7-1-1 in regular season play against the Bulls last season.&nbsp;<br /><strong><br />Tonight’s Promotion:&nbsp;</strong>Pirate Night &nbsp;&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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/101813-faceoffsf-front.jpg?1382205894" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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>(Photos by Skip Hickey)</em> The Alaska Aces face a Saturday rematch on home ice against the San Francisco Bulls, the finale of back-to-back games in as many nights between the two clubs. The two teams are facing each other for the first set of games since the opening round bout of the Kelly Cup Playoffs last season, won by the Aces, 4-1. The Aces went 7-1-1 in regular season play against the Bulls last season.&nbsp;<br><strong><br>Tonight’s Promotion:&nbsp;</strong>Pirate Night &nbsp;&nbsp;<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/preview-aces-bulls-rematch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 19 Oct 2013 18:04:57 +0000 mike.benton 2087 at http://alaskaaces.com RECAP: Shooting Gallery http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/recap-shooting-gallery <p><em>(Photos by Skip Hickey)&nbsp;</em>Despite a 45-19 shots advantage, including a 17-8 total in the third period, the Alaska Aces were defeated by the San Francisco Bulls, 2-1 before 4,708 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday.<br /><br />Brett Parnham collected the game winner with 6:16 left in regulation on a bad angle shot from the left corner while chasing his own rebound. Tyler Beskorowany helped San Francisco escape with 44 saves for the win, on a night that began with the Aces unveiling three new banners for last season’s Brabham Cup, regular season Conference and Division titles.<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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/101813-aksf-front.jpg?1382170930" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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>(Photos by Skip Hickey)&nbsp;</em>Despite a 45-19 shots advantage, including a 17-8 total in the third period, the Alaska Aces were defeated by the San Francisco Bulls, 2-1 before 4,708 fans at Sullivan Arena on Friday.<br><br>Brett Parnham collected the game winner with 6:16 left in regulation on a bad angle shot from the left corner while chasing his own rebound. Tyler Beskorowany helped San Francisco escape with 44 saves for the win, on a night that began with the Aces unveiling three new banners for last season’s Brabham Cup, regular season Conference and Division titles.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/recap-shooting-gallery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 19 Oct 2013 08:22:16 +0000 mike.benton 2086 at http://alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Banner Night http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/preview-banner-night <p>The Alaska Aces will open the 2013-14 season on home ice against the San Francisco Bulls, the first of back-to-back games in as many nights between the two clubs. It will be a rematch of last season’s opening round bout of the Kelly Cup Playoffs, won by the Aces, 4-1. The night will also feature the debut of new Aces forward Peter Sivak, who suited up last season for San Francisco and scored 33 goals. The Aces went 7-1-1 in regular season play against the Bulls last season.<br /><br /><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. San Francisco Bulls &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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/banner-front.jpg?1382080643" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 open the 2013-14 season on home ice against the San Francisco Bulls, the first of back-to-back games in as many nights between the two clubs. It will be a rematch of last season’s opening round bout of the Kelly Cup Playoffs, won by the Aces, 4-1. The night will also feature the debut of new Aces forward Peter Sivak, who suited up last season for San Francisco and scored 33 goals. The Aces went 7-1-1 in regular season play against the Bulls last season.<br><br><strong>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. San Francisco Bulls &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/preview-banner-night" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 07:17:00 +0000 mike.benton 2085 at http://alaskaaces.com YOUR 2013-14 ALASKA ACES http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/your-2013-14-alaska-aces <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced the team’s 24-man roster that will open the 2013-14 season. <br /><br />The Aces roster features 13 players returning from last season’s team that captured an unprecedented third straight Brabham Cup for the ECHL’s top regular season record. Two goaltenders, five defensemen, and six forwards had playing experience with the Aces last 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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/1213-rosterslide-front.jpg?1382072390" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 team’s 24-man roster that will open the 2013-14 season. <br><br>The Aces roster features 13 players returning from last season’s team that captured an unprecedented third straight Brabham Cup for the ECHL’s top regular season record. Two goaltenders, five defensemen, and six forwards had playing experience with the Aces last season.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/your-2013-14-alaska-aces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 04:59:50 +0000 mike.benton 2084 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES, ABBOTSFORD SWAP GOALIES http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/aces-abbotsford-swap-goalies <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced the Flames have assigned goaltender <strong><a href="http://flames.nhl.com/club/player.htm?id=8475299" target="_blank">Joni Ortio</a> </strong>(Or-CHEE-oh, YO-nee) to the Aces from the Abbotsford Heat and have recalled goaltender <strong>Laurent Brossoit </strong>from Alaska to Abbotsford.<br /><br />The Heat are the American Hockey League 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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/abb-ortio-front_0.jpg?1381781701" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 Flames have assigned goaltender <strong><a href="http://flames.nhl.com/club/player.htm?id=8475299" target="_blank">Joni Ortio</a> </strong>(Or-CHEE-oh, YO-nee) to the Aces from the Abbotsford Heat and have recalled goaltender <strong>Laurent Brossoit </strong>from Alaska to Abbotsford.<br><br>The Heat are the American Hockey League affiliate of the Aces and Flames.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/aces-abbotsford-swap-goalies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 20:10:55 +0000 mike.benton 2082 at http://alaskaaces.com ACESdTV: SKATE WITH THE ACES http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/acesdtv-skate-aces <p>An anticipated preseason event, "Skate With the Aces," was held at Dimond Center Mall which brought fans and Aces players together for an afternoon of skating, autographs and memories that attendees will never forget.&nbsp;<br /><br />ACESdTV captured the event and presents this recap, featuring Aces players suited up in specialty jerseys to promote Aces "Paint The Rink Pink." &nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>WATCH: <a href="http://youtu.be/SXfHn2cHZ8c" target="_blank">Aces fans, players hang out at Dimond Center Mall</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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/skatewithaces-front.jpg?1381624177" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>An anticipated preseason event, "Skate With the Aces," was held at Dimond Center Mall which brought fans and Aces players together for an afternoon of skating, autographs and memories that attendees will never forget.&nbsp;<br><br>ACESdTV captured the event and presents this recap, featuring Aces players suited up in specialty jerseys to promote Aces "Paint The Rink Pink." &nbsp;<br><br><strong>WATCH: <a href="http://youtu.be/SXfHn2cHZ8c" target="_blank">Aces fans, players hang out at Dimond Center Mall</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> Sun, 13 Oct 2013 00:29:48 +0000 mike.benton 2081 at http://alaskaaces.com UP FOR GRABS http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/grabs <p><em>The battle for a spot on the roster rages on, while questions will be answered on who takes scoring, checking line and captaincy roles. Taylor Hall reports on the progress of the Aces Opening Night roster.&nbsp;<br /><br /></em>A week into the 2013 Alaska Aces preseason, Head Coach Rob Murray faces a tough part of his job: deciding on the roster.<br /><br />The remaining 25 players left in camp aren’t going to make this easy on the Aces bench boss.<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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/100813-pinkfaceoff-front.jpg?1381565746" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 battle for a spot on the roster rages on, while questions will be answered on who takes scoring, checking line and captaincy roles. Taylor Hall reports on the progress of the Aces Opening Night roster.&nbsp;<br><br></em>A week into the 2013 Alaska Aces preseason, Head Coach Rob Murray faces a tough part of his job: deciding on the roster.<br><br>The remaining 25 players left in camp aren’t going to make this easy on the Aces bench boss.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/grabs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 12 Oct 2013 08:15:51 +0000 mike.benton 2072 at http://alaskaaces.com RECAP: Early and Often http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/recap-early-and-often-0 <p>Six different players scored a goal, headlined by defenseman Corey Syvret’s two points and +4 rating to help the Alaska Aces steamroll the Cincinnati Cyclones in a 6-4 victory before 3,598 fans in the preseason finale Wednesday at Sullivan Arena.<br /><br />The Aces, who earned a two-game split with the Cyclones, never trailed the entire game and torched Cyclones goaltender Rob Madore for three goals in a 1:36 span in the opening period.<br /><strong><br />FINAL STATS: <a href="http://echl.com/stats/official-game-report.php?game_id=11397">Box score</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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/101013-kremyr-front_0.jpg?1381394321" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Six different players scored a goal, headlined by defenseman Corey Syvret’s two points and +4 rating to help the Alaska Aces steamroll the Cincinnati Cyclones in a 6-4 victory before 3,598 fans in the preseason finale Wednesday at Sullivan Arena.<br><br>The Aces, who earned a two-game split with the Cyclones, never trailed the entire game and torched Cyclones goaltender Rob Madore for three goals in a 1:36 span in the opening period.<br><strong><br>FINAL STATS: <a href="http://echl.com/stats/official-game-report.php?game_id=11397">Box score</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/recap-early-and-often-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 08:38:45 +0000 mike.benton 2069 at http://alaskaaces.com RECAP: Finding Stride http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/recap-finding-stride <p>Mike Embach and David MacDonald each collected a goal and an assist while goaltender Scott Darling made 24 saves, enough to help the Cincinnati Cyclones hold off the Alaska Aces, 4-2 in the preseason opener Tuesday at Sullivan Arena.&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>FINAL STATS: <a href="http://echl.com/stats/official-game-report.php?game_id=11393" target="_blank">Box score</a><br />WATCH: <a href="http://youtu.be/Mk_u9pF3_jc" target="_blank">Game highlights</a></strong>&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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/100813-zuckcin-front.jpg?1381303866" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Mike Embach and David MacDonald each collected a goal and an assist while goaltender Scott Darling made 24 saves, enough to help the Cincinnati Cyclones hold off the Alaska Aces, 4-2 in the preseason opener Tuesday at Sullivan Arena.&nbsp;<br><br><strong>FINAL STATS: <a href="http://echl.com/stats/official-game-report.php?game_id=11393" target="_blank">Box score</a><br>WATCH: <a href="http://youtu.be/Mk_u9pF3_jc" target="_blank">Game highlights</a></strong>&nbsp;<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/recap-finding-stride" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 07:31:21 +0000 mike.benton 2067 at http://alaskaaces.com PREVIEW: Pink Power http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/preview-pink-power <p>The Alaska Aces open the 2012-13 preseason with two games against the Cincinnati Cyclones to launch "Aces Paint the Rink Pink." Game time is 7:15 p.m. at Sullivan Arena.&nbsp;<br /><strong><br />GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Cincinnati Cyclones <br /></strong><strong>DATE: Tuesday, October 8, 2013<br /></strong><strong>TIME: 7:15 p.m.<br /></strong><strong>SITE: Sullivan Arena &nbsp;<br /></strong><strong>TV: GCI Channel 1<br /></strong><strong>RADIO: 750 AM/103.7 FM KFQD<br /></strong><strong><br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;">NHL AFFILIATES</span></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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/100411-mazzolinipink-front.jpg?1381218270" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 2012-13 preseason with two games against the Cincinnati Cyclones to launch "Aces Paint the Rink Pink." Game time is 7:15 p.m. at Sullivan Arena.&nbsp;<br><strong><br>GAME: Alaska Aces vs. Cincinnati Cyclones <br></strong><strong>DATE: Tuesday, October 8, 2013<br></strong><strong>TIME: 7:15 p.m.<br></strong><strong>SITE: Sullivan Arena &nbsp;<br></strong><strong>TV: GCI Channel 1<br></strong><strong>RADIO: 750 AM/103.7 FM KFQD<br></strong><strong><br><span style="text-decoration: underline;">NHL AFFILIATES </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/preview-pink-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 07:44:38 +0000 mike.benton 2065 at http://alaskaaces.com SAME ACES, NEW LOOK http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/same-aces-new-look <p style="text-align: left;">The Alaska Aces today announced the team has introduced a new design for its primary home and road uniforms, in recognition of its tenth anniversary under the current team name.&nbsp;<br /><br /><img src="/sites/www.alaskaaces.com/files/upload/jersey_design_13.jpg" alt="Jersey redesign" width="300" height="180" style="float: right;" />The new jerseys take on a sleek and modern look, inspired by the National Hockey League’s shift to a lighter and more contoured design since the 2007-08 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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/new-jersey-design-front.jpg?1380931499" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 today announced the team has introduced a new design for its primary home and road uniforms, in recognition of its tenth anniversary under the current team name.&nbsp;<br><br><img src="/sites/www.alaskaaces.com/files/upload/jersey_design_13.jpg" alt="Jersey redesign" width="300" height="180" style="float: right;">The new jerseys take on a sleek and modern look, inspired by the National Hockey League’s shift to a lighter and more contoured design since the 2007-08 season.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/same-aces-new-look" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 05 Oct 2013 00:05:00 +0000 mike.benton 2064 at http://alaskaaces.com TRAINING CAMP ROSTER ANNOUNCED http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/training-camp-roster-announced <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, today announced the roster for the team’s 2013 training camp to be held in Anchorage.&nbsp;<br /><br />The active roster includes 24 skaters and three goaltenders, which features 14 players who suited up for Alaska last season en route to a Brabham Cup title for the ECHL’s top regular season record. The Aces will open the preseason on Oct. 8, beginning at 7:15 p.m. in a two game and two day series at Sullivan Arena against the Cincinnati Cyclones 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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/042113-acesfans-front.jpg?1380907966" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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, today announced the roster for the team’s 2013 training camp to be held in Anchorage.&nbsp;<br><br>The active roster includes 24 skaters and three goaltenders, which features 14 players who suited up for Alaska last season en route to a Brabham Cup title for the ECHL’s top regular season record. The Aces will open the preseason on Oct. 8, beginning at 7:15 p.m. in a two game and two day series at Sullivan Arena against the Cincinnati Cyclones at Sullivan Arena.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/training-camp-roster-announced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 17:32:55 +0000 mike.benton 2063 at http://alaskaaces.com A CORE(Y) PIECE RETURNS http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/corey-piece-returns <p>The Alaska Aces have re-signed defenseman <strong>Corey Syvret </strong>(SIHV-ret) for the 2013-14 season, Aces head coach <strong>Rob Murray </strong>announced today.&nbsp;<br /><br />Syvret, 24, is the 14<sup>th</sup> player back from last season’s Aces squad that captured their third straight Brabham Cup title for the league’s top regular season record. He is the fifth returning defenseman that helped the Aces rank second in the ECHL for fewest goals allowed per game (2.3). &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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/1213-syvret-front.jpg?1380906771" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 defenseman <strong>Corey Syvret </strong>(SIHV-ret) for the 2013-14 season, Aces head coach <strong>Rob Murray </strong>announced today.&nbsp;<br><br>Syvret, 24, is the 14<sup>th</sup> player back from last season’s Aces squad that captured their third straight Brabham Cup title for the league’s top regular season record. He is the fifth returning defenseman that helped the Aces rank second in the ECHL for fewest goals allowed per game (2.3). &nbsp; <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/corey-piece-returns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 17:12:54 +0000 mike.benton 2062 at http://alaskaaces.com OUT AND ABOUT http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/out-and-about <p>With the season right around the corner, the Aces have a busy month of Promotions &amp; Special Games, including a visit to locations near you in Anchorage. Hope you'll join us for the following:<br /><br /><strong>FRI 10/4: 5-7pm</strong><br /><strong>Aces Season Kick-Off &amp; First Friday</strong><br />* Fur Rondy Headquarters 4th &amp; D<br />* Aces Anthem Singer John Teamer to perform<br />* New drink named after Aces Mascot Kodi<br />* Boomer &amp; Kodi Attending<br /><br /><strong>SAT 10/5:&nbsp;10-12pm<br />Making Strides Cancer Walk</strong><br />* With the American Cancer Society</p> <div 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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/pinkevents-front.jpg?1380851070" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 season right around the corner, the Aces have a busy month of Promotions &amp; Special Games, including a visit to locations near you in Anchorage. Hope you'll join us for the following:<br><br><strong>FRI 10/4: 5-7pm</strong><br><strong>Aces Season Kick-Off &amp; First Friday</strong><br>* Fur Rondy Headquarters 4th &amp; D<br>* Aces Anthem Singer John Teamer to perform<br>* New drink named after Aces Mascot Kodi<br>* Boomer &amp; Kodi Attending<br><br><strong>SAT 10/5:&nbsp;10-12pm<br>Making Strides Cancer Walk</strong><br>* With the American Cancer Society </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/out-and-about" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 01:44:34 +0000 mike.benton 2049 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES BRINGING THE HEAT http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/aces-bringing-heat <p>The Alaska Aces, proud affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that goaltender <strong>Laurent Brossoit</strong> (Lore-EN bro-SWAH), defenseman<strong> James Martin </strong>and defenseman <strong>Zach Davies</strong> have been assigned 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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/brossoitmartindavies-front.jpg?1380748536" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 goaltender <strong>Laurent Brossoit</strong> (Lore-EN bro-SWAH), defenseman<strong> James Martin </strong>and defenseman <strong>Zach Davies</strong> have been assigned 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://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/aces-bringing-heat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 19:07:50 +0000 mike.benton 2048 at http://alaskaaces.com TRAINING CAMP SCHEDULE RELEASED http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/training-camp-schedule-released-0 <p>The Alaska Aces, proud ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced the team will begin the 2013-14 Training Camp session at Ben Boeke Ice Arena on Friday, Oct. 4.<br /><br />Training camp will last 13 days with the ECHL regular season beginning Friday, Oct. 18. 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).<br /><br />All on-ice sessions, like every Aces practice at Ben Boeke, are open to the public and free of charge.<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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/042113-acesfans-front_0.jpg?1380662191" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 team will begin the 2013-14 Training Camp session at Ben Boeke Ice Arena on Friday, Oct. 4.<br><br>Training camp will last 13 days with the ECHL regular season beginning Friday, Oct. 18. 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).<br><br>All on-ice sessions, like every Aces practice at Ben Boeke, are open to the public and free of charge.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201310/training-camp-schedule-released-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 21:16:36 +0000 mike.benton 2047 at http://alaskaaces.com WELCOME TO ACESdTV http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201309/welcome-acesdtv <p><span style="color: #333333; font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 17px; background-color: #f6f6f6;">Welcome to the launching of Alaska ACES Digital TV (dTV), your online home for Aces highlights, interviews, and original features.<br /></span><br /><strong>WATCH: <a href="http://youtu.be/9vHA9WCBV1k" target="_blank"><span style="text-decoration: underline;">ACESdTV launch video</span></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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/acesdtv-web.jpg?1380317201" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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: #333333; font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 17px; background-color: #f6f6f6;">Welcome to the launching of Alaska ACES Digital TV (dTV), your online home for Aces highlights, interviews, and original features.<br></span><br><strong>WATCH: <a href="http://youtu.be/9vHA9WCBV1k" target="_blank"><span style="text-decoration: underline;">ACESdTV launch video</span></a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 21:26:47 +0000 mike.benton 2045 at http://alaskaaces.com BRENDAN CONNOLLY ARRIVING FROM ABBOTSFORD http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201309/brendan-connolly-arriving-abbotsford <p>The Alaska Aces have announced that center <strong>Brendan Connolly </strong>has been assigned to the team from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.<br /><br />Abbotsford is the AHL affiliate of the Aces and the National Hockey League’s Calgary Flames. The Aces acquired the ECHL contract rights to Connolly on Aug. 29, 2013 from the Greenville Road Warriors in exchange for the rights to forward J.M. Rizk.<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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/grv-connolly-front.jpg?1380224458" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 announced that center <strong>Brendan Connolly </strong>has been assigned to the team from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.<br><br>Abbotsford is the AHL affiliate of the Aces and the National Hockey League’s Calgary Flames. The Aces acquired the ECHL contract rights to Connolly on Aug. 29, 2013 from the Greenville Road Warriors in exchange for the rights to forward J.M. Rizk.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201309/brendan-connolly-arriving-abbotsford" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 19:41:59 +0000 mike.benton 2044 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES NAME CHRIS FERTAL NEW TRAINER http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201309/aces-name-chris-fertal-new-trainer <p>The Alaska Aces have announced that <strong>Chris Fertal</strong> has been named new Aces head athletic trainer.<br /><br />“The skills and experience that Chris brings to the Aces organization is an outstanding fit,” said <strong>Terry Parks</strong>, Aces managing partner. “Our goal in an extensive search for a new head athletic trainer was to select an individual who is most capable of providing first class service to the health of our hockey club. We’re proud to introduce him as a new member to the Aces family.” &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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/aces-modified-front.jpg?1380147435" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 announced that <strong>Chris Fertal</strong> has been named new Aces head athletic trainer.<br><br>“The skills and experience that Chris brings to the Aces organization is an outstanding fit,” said <strong>Terry Parks</strong>, Aces managing partner. “Our goal in an extensive search for a new head athletic trainer was to select an individual who is most capable of providing first class service to the health of our hockey club. We’re proud to introduce him as a new member to the Aces family.” &nbsp;<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201309/aces-name-chris-fertal-new-trainer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 22:17:18 +0000 mike.benton 2042 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES SIGN RIGHT WING SHAWN SKELLY http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201309/aces-sign-right-wing-shawn-skelly <p>The Alaska Aces have signed free agent right wing <strong>Shawn Skelly </strong>for the 2013-14 season, Aces head coach <strong>Rob Murray </strong>announced today.<br /><br />Skelly, 26, is back for his second year in an Aces sweater and raises the total to 13 players who suited up on last season’s team that captured their third straight Brabham Cup for the ECHL’s top regular season record.<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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/12-13-skelly-front.jpg?1380050354" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 signed free agent right wing <strong>Shawn Skelly </strong>for the 2013-14 season, Aces head coach <strong>Rob Murray </strong>announced today.<br><br>Skelly, 26, is back for his second year in an Aces sweater and raises the total to 13 players who suited up on last season’s team that captured their third straight Brabham Cup for the ECHL’s top regular season record.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201309/aces-sign-right-wing-shawn-skelly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 19:19:37 +0000 mike.benton 2033 at http://alaskaaces.com ROSTER GROWING WITH FARMER, ZUCK, PARKER http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201309/roster-growing-farmer-zuck-parker <p>The Alaska Aces have agreed to terms with free agent left wing <strong>Robert Farmer</strong>, defenseman <strong>Ben Parker </strong>and forward <strong>Eli Zuck</strong> for the 2013-14 season, Aces head coach <strong>Rob Murray </strong>announced today.<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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/farmer-zuck-parker-front.jpg?1379619994" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 agreed to terms with free agent left wing <strong>Robert Farmer</strong>, defenseman <strong>Ben Parker </strong>and forward <strong>Eli Zuck</strong> for the 2013-14 season, Aces head coach <strong>Rob Murray </strong>announced today.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201309/roster-growing-farmer-zuck-parker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 19:46:40 +0000 mike.benton 2028 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES LAND FREE AGENT SIVAK http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201309/aces-land-free-agent-sivak <p>The Alaska Aces have agreed to terms with veteran free agent forward <strong>Peter Sivak </strong>(See-VACK), Aces head coach Rob Murray announced today.<br /><br />“Throughout his career, Peter Sivak has proven to be a difference maker and a tremendous offensive addition,” said Murray. “His elite skill set can take a team’s offense to the next level, whether at even strength or on the power play. Finding a player with his finishing ability was a high priority of ours during the offseason and we’re excited to think how much he can contribute.” <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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/sf-sivak-front.jpg?1379531525" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 agreed to terms with veteran free agent forward <strong>Peter Sivak </strong>(See-VACK), Aces head coach Rob Murray announced today.<br><br>“Throughout his career, Peter Sivak has proven to be a difference maker and a tremendous offensive addition,” said Murray. “His elite skill set can take a team’s offense to the next level, whether at even strength or on the power play. Finding a player with his finishing ability was a high priority of ours during the offseason and we’re excited to think how much he can contribute.” <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201309/aces-land-free-agent-sivak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 19:13:39 +0000 mike.benton 2027 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES RE-SIGN GUGGENBERGER http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201309/aces-re-sign-guggenberger <p>The Alaska Aces have re-signed goaltender <strong>Mark Guggenberger</strong> (GOO-gehn-burr-gurr) for the 2013-14 season, Aces head coach <strong>Rob Murray</strong> announced today.&nbsp;<br /><br />Guggenberger, 24, is the 12<sup>th</sup> player returning from last season’s Aces team that won the Brabham Cup for the third consecutive season with the ECHL’s top regular season record.<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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/1213-guggenberger-front.jpg?1379446327" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 goaltender <strong>Mark Guggenberger</strong> (GOO-gehn-burr-gurr) for the 2013-14 season, Aces head coach <strong>Rob Murray</strong> announced today.&nbsp;<br><br>Guggenberger, 24, is the 12<sup>th</sup> player returning from last season’s Aces team that won the Brabham Cup for the third consecutive season with the ECHL’s top regular season record.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201309/aces-re-sign-guggenberger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 19:32:24 +0000 mike.benton 2026 at http://alaskaaces.com MAKE IT 11: MOLLE, BENNETT AGREE TO TERMS http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201309/make-it-11-molle-bennett-agree-terms <p>The Alaska Aces have agreed to terms with defenseman <strong>Dustin Molle</strong> (MOLL-ee) and left wing <strong>Spencer Bennett</strong> for the 2013-14 season, Aces head coach <strong>Rob Murray </strong>announced today.&nbsp;<br /><br />The returning pair raise the total to 11 players coming back from last season’s Aces squad that captured their third straight Brabham Cup title for the ECHL’s top regular season record. The Aces roster also has three players (Molle, <strong>Nick Mazzolini</strong> and <strong>Evan Trupp</strong>) who hail from Anchorage.<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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/molle-bennett-front.jpg?1379101380" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 agreed to terms with defenseman <strong>Dustin Molle</strong> (MOLL-ee) and left wing <strong>Spencer Bennett</strong> for the 2013-14 season, Aces head coach <strong>Rob Murray </strong>announced today.&nbsp;<br><br>The returning pair raise the total to 11 players coming back from last season’s Aces squad that captured their third straight Brabham Cup title for the ECHL’s top regular season record. The Aces roster also has three players (Molle, <strong>Nick Mazzolini</strong> and <strong>Evan Trupp</strong>) who hail from Anchorage.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201309/make-it-11-molle-bennett-agree-terms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 19:43:04 +0000 mike.benton 2025 at http://alaskaaces.com TWO MORE RETURNING: COLEMAN, CRUM http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201309/two-more-returning-coleman-crum <p>The Alaska Aces have re-signed goaltender Gerald Coleman and defenseman B.J. Crum for the 2013-14 season, Aces head coach Rob Murray announced today.<br /><br />The duo has combined for six seasons of experience with the Aces and boosted the total to nine players returning from last season’s team that captured their third straight Brabham Cup title for the ECHL's top regular season record. Last season, the Aces ranked second in fewest goals allowed per game (2.3) and third in fewest shots allowed (27.1) per game.&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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/coleman-crum-front.jpg?1379012372" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 goaltender Gerald Coleman and defenseman B.J. Crum for the 2013-14 season, Aces head coach Rob Murray announced today.<br><br>The duo has combined for six seasons of experience with the Aces and boosted the total to nine players returning from last season’s team that captured their third straight Brabham Cup title for the ECHL's top regular season record. Last season, the Aces ranked second in fewest goals allowed per game (2.3) and third in fewest shots allowed (27.1) per game.&nbsp; <br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201309/two-more-returning-coleman-crum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 18:59:33 +0000 mike.benton 2024 at http://alaskaaces.com MAZZOLINI, MELE COMING BACK http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201309/mazzolini-mele-coming-back <p>The Alaska Aces have re-signed forwards <strong>Nick Mazzolini</strong> (Mazz-oh-LEE-nee) and <strong>Tom Mele</strong> (MEE-lee) for the 2013-14 season, Aces head coach <strong>Rob Murray</strong> announced today.<br /><br />Mazzolini is an Anchorage native who returns for his fourth season with the Aces and Mele is slated for his second season in Alaska. The duo boosts the total to seven players returning from last season’s Aces team that captured their third straight Brabham Cup title for the ECHL’s top regular season record.<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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/mazzolini-mele-front.jpg?1378840728" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 forwards <strong>Nick Mazzolini</strong> (Mazz-oh-LEE-nee) and <strong>Tom Mele</strong> (MEE-lee) for the 2013-14 season, Aces head coach <strong>Rob Murray</strong> announced today.<br><br>Mazzolini is an Anchorage native who returns for his fourth season with the Aces and Mele is slated for his second season in Alaska. The duo boosts the total to seven players returning from last season’s Aces team that captured their third straight Brabham Cup title for the ECHL’s top regular season record.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201309/mazzolini-mele-coming-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 19:18:54 +0000 mike.benton 2023 at http://alaskaaces.com Hello! http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201309/hello <p><em>Alaska Aces broadcast voice Mike Benton, who has called three ECHL All-Star Games and enters his ninth season behind the mic in professional hockey, files this first installment of his new blog entry. He'll be dropping in from time to time at AlaskaAces.com.&nbsp;</em><br /><br />Hello, dear reader.</p> <p>Let’s cut right to the chase. I’m new here.</p> <p>And I couldn’t be prouder to be here.</p> <div 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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/benton-landscape-edit_0.jpg?1378778140" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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>Alaska Aces broadcast voice Mike Benton, who has called three ECHL All-Star Games and enters his ninth season behind the mic in professional hockey, files this first installment of his new blog entry. He'll be dropping in from time to time at AlaskaAces.com.&nbsp;</em><br><br>Hello, dear reader.</p> <p>Let’s cut right to the chase. I’m new here.</p> <p>And I couldn’t be prouder to be here.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201309/hello" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 01:58:23 +0000 mike.benton 2022 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES WELCOME COFFMAN, RICHARD, RIDLEY http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201309/aces-welcome-coffman-richard-ridley <p>The Alaska Aces have signed free agent forward Tim Coffman and defenseman Brad Richard for the 2013-14 season and defenseman Matt Ridley to a professional tryout offer, Aces head coach Rob Murray announced today. <br /><br />Coffman, 25, skated last season in the Netherlands for the Tilburg Trappers and was tied for fourth in club scoring with 48 points (20g-28a) in only 26 games. &nbsp;He also helped guide the club to a Dutch Cup championship and led the team in tournament scoring with 13 points (8g-5a) in six 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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/coffman-richard-ridley-front.jpg?1378499722" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 signed free agent forward Tim Coffman and defenseman Brad Richard for the 2013-14 season and defenseman Matt Ridley to a professional tryout offer, Aces head coach Rob Murray announced today. <br><br>Coffman, 25, skated last season in the Netherlands for the Tilburg Trappers and was tied for fourth in club scoring with 48 points (20g-28a) in only 26 games. &nbsp;He also helped guide the club to a Dutch Cup championship and led the team in tournament scoring with 13 points (8g-5a) in six games.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201309/aces-welcome-coffman-richard-ridley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 20:36:17 +0000 mike.benton 2021 at http://alaskaaces.com EVAN TRUPP, ANDY TARANTO RETURN FOR 2013-14 http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201309/evan-trupp-andy-taranto-return-2013-14 <p>The Alaska Aces have re-signed forwards Evan Trupp and Andy Taranto for the 2013-14 season, Aces head coach Rob Murray announced today.<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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/trupptaranto-front.jpg?1378410668" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 forwards Evan Trupp and Andy Taranto for the 2013-14 season, Aces head coach Rob Murray announced today.<br> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201309/evan-trupp-andy-taranto-return-2013-14" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 20:01:22 +0000 2020 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES LAND BRENDAN CONNOLLY FROM GREENVILLE http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201308/aces-land-brendan-connolly-greenville <p>The Alaska Aces have acquired the rights to forward Brendan Connolly from the Greenville Road Warriors in exchange for the rights to JM Rizk, Aces Head Coach, Rob Murray announced on Thursday.&nbsp; Connolly is coming off of a career-best season, and is entering his fifth professional season.&nbsp; The Aces will begin their 2013-2014 season at home on Friday, October 18 at Sullivan Arena when they host the San Francisco Bulls.&nbsp; Season ticket and sponsorship packages are currently available through the Aces office at 15<sup>th</sup> &amp; Gambell.&nbsp; For more information, please call</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1793" height="1115" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/connolly2.jpg?1377800999" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 acquired the rights to forward Brendan Connolly from the Greenville Road Warriors in exchange for the rights to JM Rizk, Aces Head Coach, Rob Murray announced on Thursday.&nbsp; Connolly is coming off of a career-best season, and is entering his fifth professional season.&nbsp; The Aces will begin their 2013-2014 season at home on Friday, October 18 at Sullivan Arena when they host the San Francisco Bulls.&nbsp; Season ticket and sponsorship packages are currently available through the Aces office at 15<sup>th</sup> &amp; Gambell.&nbsp; For more information, please call </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201308/aces-land-brendan-connolly-greenville" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 18:30:03 +0000 josh.bogorad 2018 at http://alaskaaces.com MIKE BENTON NAMED NEW ALASKA ACES PLAY-BY-PLAY ANNOUNCER http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201308/mike-benton-named-new-alaska-aces-play-play-announcer <p>The Alaska Aces today announced that Mike Benton has been named to the team’s position of play-by-play announcer and director of media relations. Benton will deliver the call of all Aces games via radio station 750 AM and 103.7 FM KFQD and all home and playoff television broadcasts, with further telecast details to be announced soon.&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="401" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/benton-landscape-edit.jpg?1377152657" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 that Mike Benton has been named to the team’s position of play-by-play announcer and director of media relations. Benton will deliver the call of all Aces games via radio station 750 AM and 103.7 FM KFQD and all home and playoff television broadcasts, with further telecast details to be announced soon.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201308/mike-benton-named-new-alaska-aces-play-play-announcer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 06:24:24 +0000 josh.bogorad 2017 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES ANNOUNCE AFFILIATION WITH CALGARY FLAMES, ABBOTSFORD http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201308/aces-announce-affiliation-calgary-flames-abbotsford <p>The Alaska Aces have agreed to terms on an affiliation agreement with the NHL’s Calgary Flames and the AHL’s Abbotsford Heat to begin in the 2013-2014 season, Aces Managing Member, Terry Parks announced on Wednesday afternoon.&nbsp; Parks, Aces Head Coach, Rob Murray, and Flames Senior Vice President &amp; Assistant General Manager, Michael Holditch were on hand at the Aces office for the announcement.&nbsp; The Aces will begin their 2013-2014 season at home on Friday, October 18 at Sullivan Arena when they host the San Francisco Bulls.&nbsp; Season ticket and sponsorship packages are curre</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="432" height="288" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/3-logo_graphic.jpg?1377122845" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 agreed to terms on an affiliation agreement with the NHL’s Calgary Flames and the AHL’s Abbotsford Heat to begin in the 2013-2014 season, Aces Managing Member, Terry Parks announced on Wednesday afternoon.&nbsp; Parks, Aces Head Coach, Rob Murray, and Flames Senior Vice President &amp; Assistant General Manager, Michael Holditch were on hand at the Aces office for the announcement.&nbsp; The Aces will begin their 2013-2014 season at home on Friday, October 18 at Sullivan Arena when they host the San Francisco Bulls.&nbsp; Season ticket and sponsorship packages are curre </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201308/aces-announce-affiliation-calgary-flames-abbotsford" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 22:07:30 +0000 josh.bogorad 2016 at http://alaskaaces.com ALASKA TO HOST CINCINNATI IN PRE-SEASON SERIES http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201308/alaska-host-cincinnati-pre-season-series <p>The three-time defending Brabham Cup Champion Alaska Aces announced on Monday that they will host the Cincinnati Cyclones in a pair of pre-season, exhibition games at Sullivan Arena in October.&nbsp; The two-game series will feature Alaska’s only pre-season games, and will mark the first time since the 2011 Kelly Cup Finals that an Eastern Conference team has come to Anchorage.</p> <div 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="825" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/2013_pink_poster.jpg?1376938106" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 three-time defending Brabham Cup Champion Alaska Aces announced on Monday that they will host the Cincinnati Cyclones in a pair of pre-season, exhibition games at Sullivan Arena in October.&nbsp; The two-game series will feature Alaska’s only pre-season games, and will mark the first time since the 2011 Kelly Cup Finals that an Eastern Conference team has come to Anchorage. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201308/alaska-host-cincinnati-pre-season-series" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 18:23:39 +0000 josh.bogorad 2011 at http://alaskaaces.com LAFRANCHISE RETURNS TO ACES BLUE LINE http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201308/lafranchise-returns-aces-blue-line <p>The Alaska Aces have re-signed defenseman Kane Lafranchise for the 2013-2014 season, Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Thursday. Lafranchise returns to the Aces for his fourth season with the club, having spent his entire ECHL career in Alaska.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="978" height="492" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/lafranchise-reduce_2.jpg?1376601772" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 defenseman Kane Lafranchise for the 2013-2014 season, Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Thursday. Lafranchise returns to the Aces for his fourth season with the club, having spent his entire ECHL career in Alaska. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201308/lafranchise-returns-aces-blue-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 21:22:54 +0000 josh.bogorad 2010 at http://alaskaaces.com JOSH BOGORAD ACCEPTS JOB WITH DALLAS STARS http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201308/josh-bogorad-accepts-job-dallas-stars <p>Josh Bogorad, the TV &amp; Radio Play-by-Play Broadcaster of the Alaska Aces since 2010, is leaving Alaska to join the Dallas Stars of the NHL, Aces Managing Member, Terry Parks announced on Tuesday.&nbsp; Bogorad has accepted a job as the Stars Pre-Game/Post-Game and Intermission host of their radio broadcasts.&nbsp; He will remain with the Aces through the end of August.&nbsp; The team has already begun their search for a new broadcaster.&nbsp; The Alaska Aces will begin the 2013-2014 season at home on Friday, October 18 at Sullivan Arena when they host the San Francisco Bulls.&nbsp; Seas</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1050" height="946" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/josh_bogorad_headshot-_reduced_web.jpg?1376428896" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 Bogorad, the TV &amp; Radio Play-by-Play Broadcaster of the Alaska Aces since 2010, is leaving Alaska to join the Dallas Stars of the NHL, Aces Managing Member, Terry Parks announced on Tuesday.&nbsp; Bogorad has accepted a job as the Stars Pre-Game/Post-Game and Intermission host of their radio broadcasts.&nbsp; He will remain with the Aces through the end of August.&nbsp; The team has already begun their search for a new broadcaster.&nbsp; The Alaska Aces will begin the 2013-2014 season at home on Friday, October 18 at Sullivan Arena when they host the San Francisco Bulls.&nbsp; Seas </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201308/josh-bogorad-accepts-job-dallas-stars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 21:21:40 +0000 josh.bogorad 2009 at http://alaskaaces.com JORDAN KREMYR RE-SIGNS WITH ALASKA FOR 2013-2014 SEASON http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201308/jordan-kremyr-re-signs-alaska-2013-2014-season <p>The Alaska Aces have re-signed forward Jordan Kremyr for the 2013-2014 season, Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Thursday afternoon.&nbsp; Kremyr returns for his third straight season in Alaska, and has spent his entire pro career with the 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="3888" height="2592" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/kremyr.jpg?1376032366" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 forward Jordan Kremyr for the 2013-2014 season, Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Thursday afternoon.&nbsp; Kremyr returns for his third straight season in Alaska, and has spent his entire pro career with the Aces. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201308/jordan-kremyr-re-signs-alaska-2013-2014-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 07:12:52 +0000 josh.bogorad 2008 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES ACQUIRE JEAN-MICHEL RIZK FROM KOMETS http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201307/aces-acquire-jean-michel-rizk-komets <p>The Alaska Aces have acquired the rights to forward Jean-Michel Rizk from the Fort Wayne Komets, Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Friday.&nbsp; The deal completes an earlier trade that sent Bobby Hughes to Fort Wayne for future considerations on July 29.&nbsp; Rizk is a former NHL seventh round draft pick, who is entering the third season of his pro career.&nbsp; The Aces will begin the 2013-2014 season at home on Friday, October 18 at Sullivan Arena when they host the San Francisco Bulls.&nbsp; Season ticket and sponsorship packages are currently available through the Aces office at</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1024" height="820" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/rizk-fortwayne12-13-action.jpg?1374885784" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 acquired the rights to forward Jean-Michel Rizk from the Fort Wayne Komets, Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Friday.&nbsp; The deal completes an earlier trade that sent Bobby Hughes to Fort Wayne for future considerations on July 29.&nbsp; Rizk is a former NHL seventh round draft pick, who is entering the third season of his pro career.&nbsp; The Aces will begin the 2013-2014 season at home on Friday, October 18 at Sullivan Arena when they host the San Francisco Bulls.&nbsp; Season ticket and sponsorship packages are currently available through the Aces office at </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201307/aces-acquire-jean-michel-rizk-komets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 27 Jul 2013 00:43:08 +0000 josh.bogorad 2007 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES TRADE BOBBY HUGHES TO FORT WAYNE KOMETS http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201307/aces-trade-bobby-hughes-fort-wayne-komets <p>The Alaska Aces have traded forward Bobby Hughes to the Fort Wayne Komets in exchange for future considerations, Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Monday.&nbsp; The Aces will begin the 2013-2014 season at home on Friday, October 18 at Sullivan Arena when they host the San Francisco Bulls.&nbsp; Season ticket and sponsorship packages are currently available through the Aces office at 15<sup>th</sup> &amp; Gambell.&nbsp; For more information, please call the Aces at 907.258.ACES or visit them on Facebook at <a href="http://www.facebook.com/alaskaaceshockey">http://www.facebook.com/alaskaaces</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="1060" height="606" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/bobby.jpg?1374885632" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 traded forward Bobby Hughes to the Fort Wayne Komets in exchange for future considerations, Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Monday.&nbsp; The Aces will begin the 2013-2014 season at home on Friday, October 18 at Sullivan Arena when they host the San Francisco Bulls.&nbsp; Season ticket and sponsorship packages are currently available through the Aces office at 15<sup>th</sup> &amp; Gambell.&nbsp; For more information, please call the Aces at 907.258.ACES or visit them on Facebook at <a href="http://www.facebook.com/alaskaaceshockey">http://www.facebook.com/alaskaaces </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201307/aces-trade-bobby-hughes-fort-wayne-komets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 27 Jul 2013 00:41:44 +0000 josh.bogorad 2006 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES RE-SIGN SEAN CURRY AS FIRST PLAYER FOR 2013-2014 SEASON http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201307/aces-re-sign-sean-curry-first-player-2013-2014-season <p>The Alaska Aces re-signed veteran defenseman Sean Curry as their first player for the 2013-2014 season, Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Thursday afternoon.&nbsp; The 12<sup>th</sup> year blue liner returns for his second straight campaign in Alaska.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1170" height="780" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/sean_curry_-_hit_re.jpg?1374780631" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 re-signed veteran defenseman Sean Curry as their first player for the 2013-2014 season, Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Thursday afternoon.&nbsp; The 12<sup>th</sup> year blue liner returns for his second straight campaign in Alaska. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201307/aces-re-sign-sean-curry-first-player-2013-2014-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 19:30:37 +0000 josh.bogorad 2005 at http://alaskaaces.com SCOTT BURT ACCEPTS COACHING JOB WITH WHL’S SPOKANE CHIEFS http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201306/scott-burt-accepts-coaching-job-whl%E2%80%99s-spokane-chiefs <p>Longtime Alaska Aces player and coach, Scott Burt has accepted the position of Assistant Coach with the Spokane Chiefs of the Western Hockey League, the Aces announced on Monday.&nbsp; Burt has spent the last five seasons with the Aces, including his final three as a player, and the last two years as an Assistant Coach.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1075" height="768" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/burt_wins_kelly_cup.jpg?1372463842" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Longtime Alaska Aces player and coach, Scott Burt has accepted the position of Assistant Coach with the Spokane Chiefs of the Western Hockey League, the Aces announced on Monday.&nbsp; Burt has spent the last five seasons with the Aces, including his final three as a player, and the last two years as an Assistant Coach. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201306/scott-burt-accepts-coaching-job-whl%E2%80%99s-spokane-chiefs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 23:57:28 +0000 josh.bogorad 2001 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES EXTEND QUALIFYING OFFERS TO EIGHT PLAYERS http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201306/aces-extend-qualifying-offers-eight-players <p>The Alaska Aces have submitted qualifying offers to eight different players for the 2013-2014 season, the club announced Monday.&nbsp; The eight players who received offers now remain restricted free agents of the 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="2678" height="1785" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/nunn.jpg?1372463769" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 submitted qualifying offers to eight different players for the 2013-2014 season, the club announced Monday.&nbsp; The eight players who received offers now remain restricted free agents of the Aces. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201306/aces-extend-qualifying-offers-eight-players" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 23:56:14 +0000 josh.bogorad 2000 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES ANNOUNCE 2013-2014 SEASON SCHEDULE http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201306/aces-announce-2013-2014-season-schedule <p>The three-time defending Brabham Cup Champion Alaska Aces will begin their tenth season in the ECHL and their 19<sup>th</sup> season of pro hockey on Friday, October 18 at Sullivan Arena, the Aces announced on Wednesday morning.&nbsp; The announcement came as part of the full release of the 2013-2014 regular season schedule.&nbsp; The Aces will host the San Francisco Bulls to open the season, and will finish the season on Saturday, April 12 in Colorado.&nbsp; The new season of Aces hockey is less than four months away.&nbsp; Season tickets and corporate packages are currently available by c</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1281" height="854" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/dasher_boards.jpg?1371670924" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 three-time defending Brabham Cup Champion Alaska Aces will begin their tenth season in the ECHL and their 19<sup>th</sup> season of pro hockey on Friday, October 18 at Sullivan Arena, the Aces announced on Wednesday morning.&nbsp; The announcement came as part of the full release of the 2013-2014 regular season schedule.&nbsp; The Aces will host the San Francisco Bulls to open the season, and will finish the season on Saturday, April 12 in Colorado.&nbsp; The new season of Aces hockey is less than four months away.&nbsp; Season tickets and corporate packages are currently available by c </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201306/aces-announce-2013-2014-season-schedule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:42:07 +0000 josh.bogorad 1952 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES NAME 20 PLAYERS ON SEASON-ENDING ROSTER http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201306/aces-name-20-players-on-season-ending-roster <p>The Alaska Aces announced their season-ending roster on Monday morning in a joint announcement with other ECHL teams.&nbsp; All ECHL clubs submitted a roster that included up to 20 players on the list. &nbsp;Season-Ending Rosters cannot include any players who did not sign an ECHL contract in 2012-2013.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="4332" height="3200" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/20130330-_dsc9063-edit_0.jpg?1371494113" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 their season-ending roster on Monday morning in a joint announcement with other ECHL teams.&nbsp; All ECHL clubs submitted a roster that included up to 20 players on the list. &nbsp;Season-Ending Rosters cannot include any players who did not sign an ECHL contract in 2012-2013. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201306/aces-name-20-players-on-season-ending-roster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 19:25:28 +0000 josh.bogorad 1923 at http://alaskaaces.com ALASKA ACES PROTECTED LIST ANNOUNCED http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201306/alaska-aces-protected-list-announced <p>The Alaska Aces named 33 players on their protected list on Monday, as part of a joint announcement with the ECHL.&nbsp; The protected lists for all ECHL clubs were announced, as the off-season finalization of rosters continues throughout the month of June.&nbsp; A new season of Aces hockey will return to Anchorage in October.&nbsp; Season tickets and corporate partnerships for the 2013-2014 season are currently available through the Aces office.&nbsp; For more information, please call the Aces at 907.258.ACES or visit them online at <a href="http://www.facebook.com/alaskaaceshockey">www.fa</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="640" height="427" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/bulls_alaska__4-12-13__02.jpg?1370282067" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 named 33 players on their protected list on Monday, as part of a joint announcement with the ECHL.&nbsp; The protected lists for all ECHL clubs were announced, as the off-season finalization of rosters continues throughout the month of June.&nbsp; A new season of Aces hockey will return to Anchorage in October.&nbsp; Season tickets and corporate partnerships for the 2013-2014 season are currently available through the Aces office.&nbsp; For more information, please call the Aces at 907.258.ACES or visit them online at <a href="http://www.facebook.com/alaskaaceshockey">www.fa </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201306/alaska-aces-protected-list-announced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 17:54:34 +0000 josh.bogorad 1922 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES SEASON ENDS WITH 4-3 OT LOSS TO THUNDER IN GAME 6 http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201305/aces-season-ends-with-4-3-ot-loss-to-thunder-in-game-6 <p>Stockton Thunder defenseman Nik Pokulok scored 7:13 into overtime to end the Alaska Aces season and send the Thunder to the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday night in Game 6 of the second round series between Alaska and Stockton. Pokulok’s game-winner came after the Thunder forced overtime with a game-tying goal with five seconds remaining in regulation, and gave the Thunder a 4-2 series victory. The Aces would like to thank all of their fans and corporate partners for their support during the 2012-2013 season. Hockey will return to Anchorage for a brand new season in October.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1600" height="1066" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/coleman_stockton_0.jpg?1368123732" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Stockton Thunder defenseman Nik Pokulok scored 7:13 into overtime to end the Alaska Aces season and send the Thunder to the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday night in Game 6 of the second round series between Alaska and Stockton. Pokulok’s game-winner came after the Thunder forced overtime with a game-tying goal with five seconds remaining in regulation, and gave the Thunder a 4-2 series victory. The Aces would like to thank all of their fans and corporate partners for their support during the 2012-2013 season. Hockey will return to Anchorage for a brand new season in October. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201305/aces-season-ends-with-4-3-ot-loss-to-thunder-in-game-6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 01 May 2013 08:51:49 +0000 josh.bogorad 1893 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES FIGHT FOR 4-2 GAME 5 WIN TO STAY ALIVE IN PLAYOFFS http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/aces-fight-for-4-2-game-5-win-to-stay-alive-in-playoffs <p>Facing elimination in Game 5 on Sunday night, the Alaska Aces scored three third period goals and earned a 4-2 come-from-behind win over the Stockton Thunder to keep their season alive and force the series back to Anchorage.&nbsp; Netminder Gerald Coleman anchored the Aces who got key goals from Nick Mazzolini, Alex Imbeault, and Alex Hudson to fight off elimination.&nbsp; The Aces trail the best-of-seven Western Conference Semifinals 3-2, and will host the Thunder on Tuesday night at Sullivan Arena at 7:15pm AKT in Game 6.&nbsp; It is another must-win game for the Aces.&nbsp; Tickets are c</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1296" height="743" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/game_5-web.jpg?1367224736" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Facing elimination in Game 5 on Sunday night, the Alaska Aces scored three third period goals and earned a 4-2 come-from-behind win over the Stockton Thunder to keep their season alive and force the series back to Anchorage.&nbsp; Netminder Gerald Coleman anchored the Aces who got key goals from Nick Mazzolini, Alex Imbeault, and Alex Hudson to fight off elimination.&nbsp; The Aces trail the best-of-seven Western Conference Semifinals 3-2, and will host the Thunder on Tuesday night at Sullivan Arena at 7:15pm AKT in Game 6.&nbsp; It is another must-win game for the Aces.&nbsp; Tickets are c </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/aces-fight-for-4-2-game-5-win-to-stay-alive-in-playoffs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 04:13:22 +0000 josh.bogorad 1891 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES DROP GAME FOUR 2-1 IN OVERTIME http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/aces-drop-game-four-2-1-in-overtime <p>Andrew Clark scored 13:03 into overtime to provide the Stockton Thunder with their latest comeback win, and hand the Alaska Aces a 2-1 Game 4 loss on Friday night from Stockton Arena.&nbsp; The Aces lost their second straight game on the road, and third straight of the series, and now trail the best-of-seven, Western Conference Semifinals 3-1.&nbsp; The Aces now face a must-win scenario on Sunday in Game 5 to keep their season alive.&nbsp;&nbsp; The game at 5:00pm AKT and will be broadcast live from Stockton on NewsTalk 103.7FM and 750AM KFQD or on television on GCI Channel 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="5184" height="3456" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/img_1756.jpg?1367046995" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 Clark scored 13:03 into overtime to provide the Stockton Thunder with their latest comeback win, and hand the Alaska Aces a 2-1 Game 4 loss on Friday night from Stockton Arena.&nbsp; The Aces lost their second straight game on the road, and third straight of the series, and now trail the best-of-seven, Western Conference Semifinals 3-1.&nbsp; The Aces now face a must-win scenario on Sunday in Game 5 to keep their season alive.&nbsp;&nbsp; The game at 5:00pm AKT and will be broadcast live from Stockton on NewsTalk 103.7FM and 750AM KFQD or on television on GCI Channel 1. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/aces-drop-game-four-2-1-in-overtime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 27 Apr 2013 07:18:39 +0000 josh.bogorad 1890 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES FALL TO THUNDER 5-3 IN GAME THREE, TRAIL SERIES 2-1 http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/aces-fall-to-thunder-5-3-in-game-three-trail-series-2-1 <p>Matt Bergland had two goals and an assist and was part of a first period assault the helped the Stockton Thunder beat the Alaska Aces 5-3 on Thursday night in Game Three of the Western Conference Semifinals from Stockton Arena.&nbsp; The Thunder now lead the best-of-seven series 2-1.&nbsp; Alaska is now trailing in a series for the first time in the 2013 playoffs, but has a chance to even the series on Friday night.&nbsp; Game 4 between the Aces and Thunder will be played at 6:30pm AKT, and will be broadcast live from Stockton on NewsTalk 103.7FM and 750AM KFQD or on television on GCI Chann</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1555" height="949" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/game_3_1.jpg?1366962334" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 Bergland had two goals and an assist and was part of a first period assault the helped the Stockton Thunder beat the Alaska Aces 5-3 on Thursday night in Game Three of the Western Conference Semifinals from Stockton Arena.&nbsp; The Thunder now lead the best-of-seven series 2-1.&nbsp; Alaska is now trailing in a series for the first time in the 2013 playoffs, but has a chance to even the series on Friday night.&nbsp; Game 4 between the Aces and Thunder will be played at 6:30pm AKT, and will be broadcast live from Stockton on NewsTalk 103.7FM and 750AM KFQD or on television on GCI Chann </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/aces-fall-to-thunder-5-3-in-game-three-trail-series-2-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 04:55:22 +0000 josh.bogorad 1889 at http://alaskaaces.com ALL REMAINING ACES PLAYOFF GAMES WILL BE TELEVISED ON GCI CABLE http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/all-remaining-aces-playoff-games-will-be-televised-on-gci-cable <p>The Alaska Aces have once again partnered with GCI to televise all of their remaining playoff games live on GCI Cable Channel 1.&nbsp; All Aces road games will be aired throughout the state of Alaska, while home games will be televised in all Alaska markets, with the exception of the Anchorage/Mat-Su areas.&nbsp; If the Aces sell out their home games, per blackout rules, only then will home games be shown in Anchorage.&nbsp; For more information, please contact the Aces at 907.258.ACES or visit the Aces on Facebook at <a href="http://www.facebook.com/alaskaaceshockey">www.facebook.com/alask</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="450" height="243" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/gci_color_logo_-_web_2.jpg?1366831693" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 once again partnered with GCI to televise all of their remaining playoff games live on GCI Cable Channel 1.&nbsp; All Aces road games will be aired throughout the state of Alaska, while home games will be televised in all Alaska markets, with the exception of the Anchorage/Mat-Su areas.&nbsp; If the Aces sell out their home games, per blackout rules, only then will home games be shown in Anchorage.&nbsp; For more information, please contact the Aces at 907.258.ACES or visit the Aces on Facebook at <a href="http://www.facebook.com/alaskaaceshockey">www.facebook.com/alask </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/all-remaining-aces-playoff-games-will-be-televised-on-gci-cable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 19:28:19 +0000 josh.bogorad 1888 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES STUNNED IN 5-3 LOSS TO THUNDER IN GAME TWO http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/aces-stunned-in-5-3-loss-to-thunder-in-game-two <p>A Bobby Hughes hat trick was not enough for the Alaska Aces on Saturday night, as they were stunned by the Stockton Thunder, who scored four third-period goals to complete a 5-3 comeback win and even the best-of-seven, Western Conference Semifinals series at 1-1.&nbsp; The Aces lost a game in regulation for the first time in three years when leading at second intermission.&nbsp; The series now shifts to Stockton for three games, beginning Thursday night at 6:00pm AKT.&nbsp; &nbsp;The games can be heard on NewsTalk 103.7FM and 750AM KFQD or seen live on GCI Channel 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="3099" height="2066" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/0k5w2948.jpg?1366526200" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 Bobby Hughes hat trick was not enough for the Alaska Aces on Saturday night, as they were stunned by the Stockton Thunder, who scored four third-period goals to complete a 5-3 comeback win and even the best-of-seven, Western Conference Semifinals series at 1-1.&nbsp; The Aces lost a game in regulation for the first time in three years when leading at second intermission.&nbsp; The series now shifts to Stockton for three games, beginning Thursday night at 6:00pm AKT.&nbsp; &nbsp;The games can be heard on NewsTalk 103.7FM and 750AM KFQD or seen live on GCI Channel 1. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/aces-stunned-in-5-3-loss-to-thunder-in-game-two" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 21 Apr 2013 06:36:46 +0000 josh.bogorad 1887 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES BEAT THUNDER 5-2 IN GAME ONE OF CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/aces-beat-thunder-5-2-in-game-one-of-conference-semifinals <p>Zach Harrison had a goal and two assists on Friday night and the Alaska Aces dominated in both shots on goal and scoring chances in a 5-2 Game 1 win over the Stockton Thunder from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; The Aces took a 1-0 series lead and will continue the best-of-seven, Western Conference Semifinals series with Game 2 at Sullivan Arena on Saturday night at 7:15pm AKT.&nbsp; Tickets are available at the Aces office, Sullivan Arena Box Office, Fred Meyer locations or online at <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com">www.ticketmaster.com</a>.&nbsp; For more information, please call the Aces at 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="2876" height="1918" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/0k5w2778.jpg?1366439836" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 Harrison had a goal and two assists on Friday night and the Alaska Aces dominated in both shots on goal and scoring chances in a 5-2 Game 1 win over the Stockton Thunder from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; The Aces took a 1-0 series lead and will continue the best-of-seven, Western Conference Semifinals series with Game 2 at Sullivan Arena on Saturday night at 7:15pm AKT.&nbsp; Tickets are available at the Aces office, Sullivan Arena Box Office, Fred Meyer locations or online at <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com">www.ticketmaster.com</a>.&nbsp; For more information, please call the Aces at 9 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/aces-beat-thunder-5-2-in-game-one-of-conference-semifinals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 20 Apr 2013 06:40:20 +0000 josh.bogorad 1886 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES TO PLAY STOCKTON THUNDER IN SECOND ROUND OF PLAYOFFS http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/aces-to-play-stockton-thunder-in-second-round-of-playoffs <p>The top-seeded Alaska Aces will square off against the fourth-seeded Stockton Thunder in the Western Conference Semifinals, beginning this weekend at Sullivan Arena, the Aces announced on Sunday.&nbsp; The complete schedule for the best-of-seven series was announced following Stockton’s 6-4 victory over the Las Vegas Wranglers in Game 7 of their opening round series.&nbsp; The second round series between the Aces and Thunder is a rematch of the Western Conference Semifinals from last year’s playoffs, in which the Aces beat the Thunder in five games.&nbsp; Game 1 is Friday and Game 2 is Satu</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1326" height="699" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/2013kellycupplayoffs.jpg?1365993418" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 top-seeded Alaska Aces will square off against the fourth-seeded Stockton Thunder in the Western Conference Semifinals, beginning this weekend at Sullivan Arena, the Aces announced on Sunday.&nbsp; The complete schedule for the best-of-seven series was announced following Stockton’s 6-4 victory over the Las Vegas Wranglers in Game 7 of their opening round series.&nbsp; The second round series between the Aces and Thunder is a rematch of the Western Conference Semifinals from last year’s playoffs, in which the Aces beat the Thunder in five games.&nbsp; Game 1 is Friday and Game 2 is Satu </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/aces-to-play-stockton-thunder-in-second-round-of-playoffs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 02:36:18 +0000 josh.bogorad 1880 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES ELIMINATE BULLS WITH 5-3 GAME 5 WIN http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/aces-eliminate-bulls-with-5-3-game-5-win <p>Bobby Hughes recorded his second straight two-goal game and added an assist to lead the Alaska Aces to a 5-3 win over the San Francisco Bulls at the Cow Palace on Saturday night in Game 5 of their opening round series.&nbsp; With the victory, the Aces won the Western Conference Quarterfinals series four games to one, and advanced to the second round of the playoffs for the ninth time in ten seasons since joining the ECHL.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="640" height="426" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/bulls_alaska_4-13-13__03.jpg?1365916588" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Bobby Hughes recorded his second straight two-goal game and added an assist to lead the Alaska Aces to a 5-3 win over the San Francisco Bulls at the Cow Palace on Saturday night in Game 5 of their opening round series.&nbsp; With the victory, the Aces won the Western Conference Quarterfinals series four games to one, and advanced to the second round of the playoffs for the ninth time in ten seasons since joining the ECHL. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/aces-eliminate-bulls-with-5-3-game-5-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 14 Apr 2013 05:16:30 +0000 josh.bogorad 1876 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES TAKE WILD GAME FOUR OVER BULLS 6-5 http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/aces-take-wild-game-four-over-bulls-6-5 <p>Bobby Hughes and Chris Clackson each had two-goal games on Friday night as the Alaska Aces outlasted the San Francisco Bulls 6-5 in a Game Four thriller to take a 3-1 series lead in the Western Conference Quarterfinals.&nbsp; Game Five will be Saturday night in San Francisco at 6:15pm AKT, and the Aces can win the series with a victory.&nbsp; All Aces games can be heard on NewsTalk 103.7FM and 750AM 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="640" height="427" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/bulls_alaska__4-12-13__07.jpg?1365830240" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Bobby Hughes and Chris Clackson each had two-goal games on Friday night as the Alaska Aces outlasted the San Francisco Bulls 6-5 in a Game Four thriller to take a 3-1 series lead in the Western Conference Quarterfinals.&nbsp; Game Five will be Saturday night in San Francisco at 6:15pm AKT, and the Aces can win the series with a victory.&nbsp; All Aces games can be heard on NewsTalk 103.7FM and 750AM KFQD. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/aces-take-wild-game-four-over-bulls-6-5" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 13 Apr 2013 05:19:41 +0000 josh.bogorad 1875 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES BEAT BULLS 4-1 TO TAKE 2-1 SERIES LEAD http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/aces-beat-bulls-4-1-to-take-2-1-series-lead <p>Mark Guggenberger made 21 saves in his Alaska Aces postseason debut, and four different players scored for the Aces who beat the San Francisco Bulls 4-1 in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals series from the Cow Palace on Thursday night.&nbsp; Alaska now leads the best-of-seven series 2-1.&nbsp; Game Four will be Friday night in San Francisco at 6:15pm AKT.&nbsp; All Aces games can be heard on NewsTalk 103.7FM and 750AM 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="640" height="424" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/bulls_alaska_pix__4-11-13__3.jpg?1365743443" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Mark Guggenberger made 21 saves in his Alaska Aces postseason debut, and four different players scored for the Aces who beat the San Francisco Bulls 4-1 in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals series from the Cow Palace on Thursday night.&nbsp; Alaska now leads the best-of-seven series 2-1.&nbsp; Game Four will be Friday night in San Francisco at 6:15pm AKT.&nbsp; All Aces games can be heard on NewsTalk 103.7FM and 750AM KFQD. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/aces-beat-bulls-4-1-to-take-2-1-series-lead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 05:11:09 +0000 josh.bogorad 1874 at http://alaskaaces.com HEEMSKERK, BULLS BLANKS ACES 1-0 TO EVEN SERIES http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/heemskerk-bulls-blanks-aces-1-0-to-even-series <p>Thomas Heemskerk made 32 saves and Kory Falite scored the only goal of the game early in the third period on Saturday night, as the San Francisco Bulls edged the Alaska Aces 1-0 in Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals series from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; The best-of-seven series is now tied 1-1.&nbsp; Game Three will be Thursday night in San Francisco at 6:15pm AKT.&nbsp; All Aces games can be heard on NewsTalk 103.7FM and 750AM 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="3380" height="2253" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/0k5w9983.jpg?1365317124" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Thomas Heemskerk made 32 saves and Kory Falite scored the only goal of the game early in the third period on Saturday night, as the San Francisco Bulls edged the Alaska Aces 1-0 in Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals series from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; The best-of-seven series is now tied 1-1.&nbsp; Game Three will be Thursday night in San Francisco at 6:15pm AKT.&nbsp; All Aces games can be heard on NewsTalk 103.7FM and 750AM KFQD. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/heemskerk-bulls-blanks-aces-1-0-to-even-series" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 07 Apr 2013 06:47:05 +0000 josh.bogorad 1873 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES TAME BULLS 5-1 IN GAME ONE WIN http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/aces-tame-bulls-5-1-in-game-one-win <p>Five different players scored for the Alaska Aces in a convincing 5-1 win over the San Francisco Bulls in Game One of their Western Conference Quarterfinals series from Sullivan Arena on Friday night.&nbsp; The Aces lead the best-of-seven series 1-0.&nbsp; Game 2 is Saturday night at 7:15pm AKT, before the series shifts to San Francisco next week. Tickets are on sale now. For more information, please call the Aces at 907.258.ACES or visit them online at <a href="http://www.facebook.com/alaskaaceshockey">www.facebook.com/alaskaaceshockey</a>.&nbsp;&nbsp;&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="3537" height="2358" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/0k5w0043.jpg?1365230478" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Five different players scored for the Alaska Aces in a convincing 5-1 win over the San Francisco Bulls in Game One of their Western Conference Quarterfinals series from Sullivan Arena on Friday night.&nbsp; The Aces lead the best-of-seven series 1-0.&nbsp; Game 2 is Saturday night at 7:15pm AKT, before the series shifts to San Francisco next week. Tickets are on sale now. For more information, please call the Aces at 907.258.ACES or visit them online at <a href="http://www.facebook.com/alaskaaceshockey">www.facebook.com/alaskaaceshockey</a>.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/aces-tame-bulls-5-1-in-game-one-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 06 Apr 2013 06:41:29 +0000 josh.bogorad 1872 at http://alaskaaces.com Evan Trupp’s Alaska Homecoming http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/evan-trupp%E2%80%99s-alaska-homecoming <p>By Taylor Hall</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>What a difference a month can make in the hockey world. Case in point: Anchorage product, Evan Trupp.</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="1108" height="651" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/trupp_0.jpg?1365118866" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 Taylor Hall</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>What a difference a month can make in the hockey world. Case in point: Anchorage product, Evan Trupp.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/evan-trupp%E2%80%99s-alaska-homecoming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 23:41:08 +0000 josh.bogorad 1871 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES ANNOUNCE 23-MAN PLAYOFF ROSTER http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/aces-announce-23-man-playoff-roster <p>The Alaska Aces, winners of three straight Brabham Cup Titles, have released their 2013 playoff roster, Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Tuesday.&nbsp; Per ECHL guidelines, playoff rosters consist of a maximum of 23 Players – a 20-man active roster and a three-man reserve list.&nbsp; The Aces submitted 23 names, filling the maximum number of spots.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="4332" height="3200" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/20130330-_dsc9063-edit.jpg?1364923583" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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, winners of three straight Brabham Cup Titles, have released their 2013 playoff roster, Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Tuesday.&nbsp; Per ECHL guidelines, playoff rosters consist of a maximum of 23 Players – a 20-man active roster and a three-man reserve list.&nbsp; The Aces submitted 23 names, filling the maximum number of spots. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/aces-announce-23-man-playoff-roster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 17:28:14 +0000 josh.bogorad 1869 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES ADD DEFENSEMEN SYVRET AND GORHAM TO ROSTER http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/aces-add-defensemen-syvret-and-gorham-to-roster <p>The Alaska Aces added defensemen Corey Syvret and Brad Gorham to their roster Monday, on the day that ECHL playoff rosters were due to the league, Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced.&nbsp; The official Aces playoff roster is expected to be announced on Tuesday.&nbsp; Syvret rejoins the Aces after a nearly three-month call-up to the American Hockey League and Gorham re-signed with the club after playing sparingly this season.&nbsp; The Aces begin their quest for a third Kelly Cup Title this Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6 when they host the San Francisco Bulls in Games 1 &amp; 2 of t</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1077" height="718" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/syvret_-_blue_jersey.jpg?1364854939" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 added defensemen Corey Syvret and Brad Gorham to their roster Monday, on the day that ECHL playoff rosters were due to the league, Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced.&nbsp; The official Aces playoff roster is expected to be announced on Tuesday.&nbsp; Syvret rejoins the Aces after a nearly three-month call-up to the American Hockey League and Gorham re-signed with the club after playing sparingly this season.&nbsp; The Aces begin their quest for a third Kelly Cup Title this Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6 when they host the San Francisco Bulls in Games 1 &amp; 2 of t </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201304/aces-add-defensemen-syvret-and-gorham-to-roster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 22:08:22 +0000 josh.bogorad 1867 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES END REGULAR SEASON WITH 4-3 WIN IN ONTARIO http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/aces-end-regular-season-with-4-3-win-in-ontario <p>The Alaska Aces outlasted the Ontario Reign for a 4-3 win on Saturday night in a hard-fought regular season finale at the Citizen Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California.&nbsp; The Aces finished the 2012-2013 campaign with a league-best record of 49-15-8.&nbsp; They earned 106 points on the year for their second highest total in club history, and the most by any ECHL team since the 2007-2008 season.&nbsp; Alaska ended the season series with a 5-1-2 record against Ontario.&nbsp; The Aces now begin the 2013 Kelly Cup Playoffs with the Western Conference Quarterfinal against the expansion S</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1300" height="746" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/3-30_0.jpg?1364855157" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 outlasted the Ontario Reign for a 4-3 win on Saturday night in a hard-fought regular season finale at the Citizen Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California.&nbsp; The Aces finished the 2012-2013 campaign with a league-best record of 49-15-8.&nbsp; They earned 106 points on the year for their second highest total in club history, and the most by any ECHL team since the 2007-2008 season.&nbsp; Alaska ended the season series with a 5-1-2 record against Ontario.&nbsp; The Aces now begin the 2013 Kelly Cup Playoffs with the Western Conference Quarterfinal against the expansion S </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/aces-end-regular-season-with-4-3-win-in-ontario" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 31 Mar 2013 04:24:14 +0000 josh.bogorad 1866 at http://alaskaaces.com REIGN EDGE ACES 2-1 IN OVERTIME http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/reign-edge-aces-2-1-in-overtime <p>Matt Register scored 3:49 into overtime to help the Ontario Reign to a 2-1 OT win over the Alaska Aces on Friday night from the Citizen Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California.&nbsp; The Aces collected a point for the sixth time in seven games against the Reign this season.&nbsp; Alaska improved their league-leading record to 48-15-8 for 104 points.&nbsp; Alaska can surpass their second highest point total in a season with a win in the season finale on Saturday night.&nbsp; The Aces and Reign close the season with a rematch at 5:00pm AKT in Ontario.&nbsp; Alaska will return to the Sulliv</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="866" height="640" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/3-29.jpg?1364632346" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 Register scored 3:49 into overtime to help the Ontario Reign to a 2-1 OT win over the Alaska Aces on Friday night from the Citizen Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California.&nbsp; The Aces collected a point for the sixth time in seven games against the Reign this season.&nbsp; Alaska improved their league-leading record to 48-15-8 for 104 points.&nbsp; Alaska can surpass their second highest point total in a season with a win in the season finale on Saturday night.&nbsp; The Aces and Reign close the season with a rematch at 5:00pm AKT in Ontario.&nbsp; Alaska will return to the Sulliv </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/reign-edge-aces-2-1-in-overtime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 30 Mar 2013 08:32:29 +0000 josh.bogorad 1865 at http://alaskaaces.com MAZZOLINI AND GUGGENBERGER NAMED TO ALL-ECHL SECOND TEAM http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/mazzolini-and-guggenberger-named-to-all-echl-second-team <p>Alaska Aces forward Nick Mazzolini and goaltender Mark Guggenberger were named to the All-ECHL Second Team, the Aces and the ECHL announced on Thursday.&nbsp; Mazzolini is tied for the league lead in goals and Guggenberger is among the leaders in multiples statistical categories.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3532" height="2355" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/mazzolini.jpg?1364538864" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 forward Nick Mazzolini and goaltender Mark Guggenberger were named to the All-ECHL Second Team, the Aces and the ECHL announced on Thursday.&nbsp; Mazzolini is tied for the league lead in goals and Guggenberger is among the leaders in multiples statistical categories. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/mazzolini-and-guggenberger-named-to-all-echl-second-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 06:34:45 +0000 josh.bogorad 1861 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES ANNOUNCE FIRST ROUND PLAYOFF DATES http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/aces-announce-first-round-playoff-dates <p>The three-time Brabham Cup Champion Alaska Aces announced their opening round schedule of the 2013 Kelly Cup Playoffs on Monday afternoon.&nbsp; The top-seeded Aces will face the eighth-seeded San Francisco Bulls in the Western Conference Quarterfinals, beginning on Friday, April 5 at 7:15pm at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage.&nbsp; Playoff tickets are on sale now at the Aces office, the Sullivan Arena Box Office, Fred Meyer Stores, or online at <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com">www.ticketmaster.com</a>.&nbsp; For more information, please call the Aces at 907.258.ACES or visit them online 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="640" height="424" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/bulls_3-8-13_alaska__2.jpg?1364252534" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 three-time Brabham Cup Champion Alaska Aces announced their opening round schedule of the 2013 Kelly Cup Playoffs on Monday afternoon.&nbsp; The top-seeded Aces will face the eighth-seeded San Francisco Bulls in the Western Conference Quarterfinals, beginning on Friday, April 5 at 7:15pm at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage.&nbsp; Playoff tickets are on sale now at the Aces office, the Sullivan Arena Box Office, Fred Meyer Stores, or online at <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com">www.ticketmaster.com</a>.&nbsp; For more information, please call the Aces at 907.258.ACES or visit them online a </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/aces-announce-first-round-playoff-dates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 23:02:18 +0000 josh.bogorad 1855 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES TOP EAGLES 2-1 TO WIN THIRD STRAIGHT BRABHAM CUP http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/aces-top-eagles-2-1-to-win-third-straight-brabham-cup <p>(photo courtesy of Casey Barrett) The Alaska Aces won their third straight Brabham Cup Title as regular season champions with a 2-1 win over the Colorado Eagles on Saturday night at the Budweiser Event Center in Loveland, Colorado.&nbsp; Alaska won their fourth Brabham Cup in ten ECHL seasons.&nbsp; In the 25-year history of the ECHL, no team other than the Aces has ever won more than two, and no team has ever won them in successive years.&nbsp; Alaska is now guaranteed to be the #1 seed in the Western Conference, and will open the 2013 Kelly Cup Playoffs against the eighth-seeded team.&amp;nbs</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1555" height="1037" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/casey_barrett_re.jpg?1364099743" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>(photo courtesy of Casey Barrett) The Alaska Aces won their third straight Brabham Cup Title as regular season champions with a 2-1 win over the Colorado Eagles on Saturday night at the Budweiser Event Center in Loveland, Colorado.&nbsp; Alaska won their fourth Brabham Cup in ten ECHL seasons.&nbsp; In the 25-year history of the ECHL, no team other than the Aces has ever won more than two, and no team has ever won them in successive years.&nbsp; Alaska is now guaranteed to be the #1 seed in the Western Conference, and will open the 2013 Kelly Cup Playoffs against the eighth-seeded team.&nbs </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/aces-top-eagles-2-1-to-win-third-straight-brabham-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 24 Mar 2013 04:28:29 +0000 josh.bogorad 1854 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES COME BACK FOR 5-3 WIN IN COLORADO http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/aces-come-back-for-5-3-win-in-colorado <p>(Photo Courtesy of Diane Madden) The Alaska Aces scored three third period goals to overcome a second intermission deficit, and earn a 5-3 win over the Colorado Eagles from the Budweiser Event Center in Loveland, Colorado.&nbsp; The Aces became the first ECHL team since 2009-2010 to break the century mark in points, lifting their season-long point total to 101 with a 47-15-7 record.&nbsp; With the victory, the Aces lowered their magic number to clinch the Brabham Cup to two points.&nbsp; They will have a chance to wrap up the title on Saturday night in the rubber match of their series with </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1499" height="933" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/3-22_reduce.jpg?1364019384" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>(Photo Courtesy of Diane Madden) The Alaska Aces scored three third period goals to overcome a second intermission deficit, and earn a 5-3 win over the Colorado Eagles from the Budweiser Event Center in Loveland, Colorado.&nbsp; The Aces became the first ECHL team since 2009-2010 to break the century mark in points, lifting their season-long point total to 101 with a 47-15-7 record.&nbsp; With the victory, the Aces lowered their magic number to clinch the Brabham Cup to two points.&nbsp; They will have a chance to wrap up the title on Saturday night in the rubber match of their series with </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/aces-come-back-for-5-3-win-in-colorado" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 23 Mar 2013 06:16:29 +0000 josh.bogorad 1850 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES DROP SERIES OPENER TO EAGLES 4-2 http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/aces-drop-series-opener-to-eagles-4-2 <p>(Photo courtesy of John Babitz) Kyle Ostrow scored twice for the Colorado Eagles, and the Alaska Aces could not keep up with the high-powered Colorado attack on Wednesday night, as the Eagles beat the Aces 4-2 from the Budweiser Event Center in Loveland, Colorado.&nbsp; Despite the loss, Alaska’s magic number for the Mountain Division was dropped to three points, by virtue of Idaho’s loss to Ontario on Wednesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1024" height="682" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/3-20.jpg?1363847580" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>(Photo courtesy of John Babitz) Kyle Ostrow scored twice for the Colorado Eagles, and the Alaska Aces could not keep up with the high-powered Colorado attack on Wednesday night, as the Eagles beat the Aces 4-2 from the Budweiser Event Center in Loveland, Colorado.&nbsp; Despite the loss, Alaska’s magic number for the Mountain Division was dropped to three points, by virtue of Idaho’s loss to Ontario on Wednesday. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/aces-drop-series-opener-to-eagles-4-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 04:15:23 +0000 josh.bogorad 1849 at http://alaskaaces.com BRETT PONICH ASSIGNED TO ACES FROM PEORIA http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/brett-ponich-assigned-to-aces-from-peoria <p>The Alaska Aces have received second-year defenseman Brett Ponich on assignment from the Peoria Rivermen of the American Hockey League, Alaska Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Tuesday. Ponich will join the Aces on the road in Colorado for three games this week, beginning on Wednesday. The Aces begin a season-ending, five-game road trip this week, and will return back home for Games 1 &amp; 2 of the opening round of the 2013 Kelly Cup Playoffs on Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6. Tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning next week.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1003" height="549" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/ponich-reduce.jpg?1363724820" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 received second-year defenseman Brett Ponich on assignment from the Peoria Rivermen of the American Hockey League, Alaska Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Tuesday. Ponich will join the Aces on the road in Colorado for three games this week, beginning on Wednesday. The Aces begin a season-ending, five-game road trip this week, and will return back home for Games 1 &amp; 2 of the opening round of the 2013 Kelly Cup Playoffs on Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6. Tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning next week. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/brett-ponich-assigned-to-aces-from-peoria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 20:27:05 +0000 josh.bogorad 1848 at http://alaskaaces.com ROBINSON BLANKS ACES IN 2-0 STEELHEADS WIN http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/robinson-blanks-aces-in-2-0-steelheads-win <p>Rookie goaltender Josh Robinson made 36 saves for his fourth shutout of the season to help the Idaho Steelheads spoil the Alaska Aces regular season home finale in a 2-0 Steelheads win 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="1185" height="772" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/3-16.jpg?1363598900" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Rookie goaltender Josh Robinson made 36 saves for his fourth shutout of the season to help the Idaho Steelheads spoil the Alaska Aces regular season home finale in a 2-0 Steelheads win at Sullivan Arena. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/robinson-blanks-aces-in-2-0-steelheads-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 17 Mar 2013 06:34:04 +0000 josh.bogorad 1847 at http://alaskaaces.com ALASKA STOPPED BY IDAHO 4-3 http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/alaska-stopped-by-idaho-4-3 <p>Two goals from Alex Hudson were not enough for the Alaska Aces on Friday night, as they fell 4-3 to the Idaho Steelheads in front of a standing room only, capacity crowd of 6,599 at Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; The Aces (46-13-7) lost in regulation for only the second time in their last 21 games and had their eight-game point streak snapped.&nbsp; Alaska remained with 99 points on the season, and their magic number for the Mountain Division stayed at five points.&nbsp; By virtue of the Ontario Reign’s shootout loss to Stockton on Friday, the magic number for the Western Conference and 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="1814" height="1040" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/3-15.jpg?1363431052" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 goals from Alex Hudson were not enough for the Alaska Aces on Friday night, as they fell 4-3 to the Idaho Steelheads in front of a standing room only, capacity crowd of 6,599 at Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; The Aces (46-13-7) lost in regulation for only the second time in their last 21 games and had their eight-game point streak snapped.&nbsp; Alaska remained with 99 points on the season, and their magic number for the Mountain Division stayed at five points.&nbsp; By virtue of the Ontario Reign’s shootout loss to Stockton on Friday, the magic number for the Western Conference and Brabham Cup </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/alaska-stopped-by-idaho-4-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 16 Mar 2013 06:35:36 +0000 josh.bogorad 1846 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES FALL TO STEELHEADS 4-3 IN OVERTIME http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/aces-fall-to-steelheads-4-3-in-overtime <p>The Alaska Aces limited the Idaho Steelheads to season-low 16 shots on Wednesday night, but it wasn’t enough for a victory as the Steelheads won 4-3 in overtime from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; Alaska extended their point streak to eight games and 20 of their last 21, but had their seven-game winning streak snapped.&nbsp; The Aces (46-12-7) earned a point to increase to 99 points on the season, and lowered their magic numbers for the Mountain Division to five points, and Brabham Cup to eight points.&nbsp; The Aces remain in Anchorage to conclude their regular season home schedule on Friday and Sa</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="504" height="401" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/alaska_aces_logo_87.jpg?1363243291" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 limited the Idaho Steelheads to season-low 16 shots on Wednesday night, but it wasn’t enough for a victory as the Steelheads won 4-3 in overtime from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; Alaska extended their point streak to eight games and 20 of their last 21, but had their seven-game winning streak snapped.&nbsp; The Aces (46-12-7) earned a point to increase to 99 points on the season, and lowered their magic numbers for the Mountain Division to five points, and Brabham Cup to eight points.&nbsp; The Aces remain in Anchorage to conclude their regular season home schedule on Friday and Sa </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/aces-fall-to-steelheads-4-3-in-overtime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 06:41:34 +0000 josh.bogorad 1844 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES ROUT BULLS 6-2 TO FINISH OFF SWEEP http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/aces-rout-bulls-6-2-to-finish-off-sweep <p>Six different Alaska Aces scored as the Aces completed a three game sweep of the San Francisco Bulls with a 6-2 win on Saturday night from the Cow Palace in San Francisco, CA.&nbsp; The Aces bettered their league-leading record to 46-12-6.&nbsp; Alaska also tied a club record with their sixth straight road win.&nbsp; They now have points in their last 11 games away from Alaska - one shy of the club record set last year.&nbsp; The Aces increased their lead to 13 points over Idaho for the Mountain Division lead and remain eight points ahead Ontario for the most points in the ECHL.&nbsp; The 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="640" height="426" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/bulls_3-8-13_alaska__4.jpg?1362895008" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Six different Alaska Aces scored as the Aces completed a three game sweep of the San Francisco Bulls with a 6-2 win on Saturday night from the Cow Palace in San Francisco, CA.&nbsp; The Aces bettered their league-leading record to 46-12-6.&nbsp; Alaska also tied a club record with their sixth straight road win.&nbsp; They now have points in their last 11 games away from Alaska - one shy of the club record set last year.&nbsp; The Aces increased their lead to 13 points over Idaho for the Mountain Division lead and remain eight points ahead Ontario for the most points in the ECHL.&nbsp; The A </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/aces-rout-bulls-6-2-to-finish-off-sweep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 10 Mar 2013 05:56:50 +0000 josh.bogorad 1843 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES BEAT BULLS 3-2 IN ANOTHER WILD FINISH http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/aces-beat-bulls-3-2-in-another-wild-finish <p>Alex Hudson scored the tie-breaking, game-winning goal in the third period, and newcomer Evan Trupp had a pair of assists in his team debut as the Alaska Aces beat the San Francisco Bulls 3-2 on Friday night from the Cow Palace in San Francisco, CA.&nbsp; The Aces extended their winning streak to six games and upped their record to a league-best 45-12-6.&nbsp; Alaska also increased their road point streak to ten games.&nbsp; The Aces win, coupled with an Ontario Reign loss in Bakersfield increased Alaska’s lead for the best record in the ECHL to eight points.&nbsp; The Aces and Bulls finish</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="640" height="427" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/bulls_3-8-13_alaska__3.jpg?1362810204" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 scored the tie-breaking, game-winning goal in the third period, and newcomer Evan Trupp had a pair of assists in his team debut as the Alaska Aces beat the San Francisco Bulls 3-2 on Friday night from the Cow Palace in San Francisco, CA.&nbsp; The Aces extended their winning streak to six games and upped their record to a league-best 45-12-6.&nbsp; Alaska also increased their road point streak to ten games.&nbsp; The Aces win, coupled with an Ontario Reign loss in Bakersfield increased Alaska’s lead for the best record in the ECHL to eight points.&nbsp; The Aces and Bulls finish </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/aces-beat-bulls-3-2-in-another-wild-finish" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 09 Mar 2013 06:23:26 +0000 josh.bogorad 1842 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES ACQUIRE EVAN TRUPP IN TRADING DEADLINE DEAL http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/aces-acquire-evan-trupp-in-trading-deadline-deal <p>The Alaska Aces have acquired Anchorage native Evan Trupp from the Bakersfield Condors in exchange for forward Shawn Skelly and defenseman Chris Haltigin, Aces Head Coach, Rob Murray announced on Thursday.&nbsp; Thursday marked the ECHL’s trading deadline.&nbsp; Trupp will join the Aces in San Francisco in time for the conclusion of Alaska’s series with the Bulls on Friday and Saturday.&nbsp; The Aces return for one final home series on Wednesday, March 13 when they welcome the Idaho Steelheads.&nbsp; Tickets are available at the Aces office, Sullivan Arena Box Office, Fred Meyer locations </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="4256" height="2832" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/trupp.jpg?1362680053" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 acquired Anchorage native Evan Trupp from the Bakersfield Condors in exchange for forward Shawn Skelly and defenseman Chris Haltigin, Aces Head Coach, Rob Murray announced on Thursday.&nbsp; Thursday marked the ECHL’s trading deadline.&nbsp; Trupp will join the Aces in San Francisco in time for the conclusion of Alaska’s series with the Bulls on Friday and Saturday.&nbsp; The Aces return for one final home series on Wednesday, March 13 when they welcome the Idaho Steelheads.&nbsp; Tickets are available at the Aces office, Sullivan Arena Box Office, Fred Meyer locations </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/aces-acquire-evan-trupp-in-trading-deadline-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 18:14:21 +0000 josh.bogorad 1841 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES TOP BULLS 2-1 IN FIRST EVER TRIP TO SAN FRANCISCO http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/aces-top-bulls-2-1-in-first-ever-trip-to-san-francisco <p>Chris Clackson scored the tie-breaking, game-winning goal midway through the third period and Mark Guggenberger stopped 30 of 31 shots as the Alaska Aces beat the San Francisco Bulls 2-1 on Wednesday night in their first ever trip to the Cow Palace.&nbsp; The Aces upped their ECHL-leading record to 44-12-6, and increased their road point streak to nine 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="640" height="427" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/3-6_0.jpg?1362637044" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 Clackson scored the tie-breaking, game-winning goal midway through the third period and Mark Guggenberger stopped 30 of 31 shots as the Alaska Aces beat the San Francisco Bulls 2-1 on Wednesday night in their first ever trip to the Cow Palace.&nbsp; The Aces upped their ECHL-leading record to 44-12-6, and increased their road point streak to nine games. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/aces-top-bulls-2-1-in-first-ever-trip-to-san-francisco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 06:13:11 +0000 josh.bogorad 1840 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES BLANK CONDORS 3-0 TO COMPLETE SWEEP http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/aces-blank-condors-3-0-to-complete-sweep <p>Gerald Coleman stopped all 20 shots on Sunday for his second shutout in eight days, and the Alaska Aces got goals from three different players in a 3-0 win over the Bakersfield Condors at Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; The win completed a brief, but dominant, four-game season series between the clubs, with the Aces winning all four games, and outscoring the Condors a combined 12-3.&nbsp; The Aces improved their ECHL-leading record to 43-12-6, and maintained a six-point lead over the Ontario Reign, who also won on Sunday.&nbsp; The Aces now hit the road for eight of their final 11 games.&nbsp; They v</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1252" height="784" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/3-3_0.jpg?1362368744" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 stopped all 20 shots on Sunday for his second shutout in eight days, and the Alaska Aces got goals from three different players in a 3-0 win over the Bakersfield Condors at Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; The win completed a brief, but dominant, four-game season series between the clubs, with the Aces winning all four games, and outscoring the Condors a combined 12-3.&nbsp; The Aces improved their ECHL-leading record to 43-12-6, and maintained a six-point lead over the Ontario Reign, who also won on Sunday.&nbsp; The Aces now hit the road for eight of their final 11 games.&nbsp; They v </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/aces-blank-condors-3-0-to-complete-sweep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 03:49:27 +0000 josh.bogorad 1839 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES TOP CONDORS 2-1 BEHIND MAZZOLINI’S TWO-POINT NIGHT http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/aces-top-condors-2-1-behind-mazzolini%E2%80%99s-two-point-night <p>Nick Mazzolini had his second straight two-point night and Mark Guggenberger stopped 22 of 23 shots, as the Alaska Aces held on for a 2-1 win over the Bakersfield Condors from the Sullivan Arena on Friday night.&nbsp; Alaska improved to 30 games over .500 with a 42-12-6.&nbsp; The Aces kept pace with both Ontario and Idaho, who also won on Friday.&nbsp; Alaska maintained a seven-point lead over the Ontario Reign for the ECHL lead, and an eleven-point lead over the Idaho Steelheads for the Mountain Division lead.&nbsp; The Aces finish their home stand with on Sunday at 3:05pm against the Con</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3025" height="2016" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/_m128021.jpg?1362209190" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 his second straight two-point night and Mark Guggenberger stopped 22 of 23 shots, as the Alaska Aces held on for a 2-1 win over the Bakersfield Condors from the Sullivan Arena on Friday night.&nbsp; Alaska improved to 30 games over .500 with a 42-12-6.&nbsp; The Aces kept pace with both Ontario and Idaho, who also won on Friday.&nbsp; Alaska maintained a seven-point lead over the Ontario Reign for the ECHL lead, and an eleven-point lead over the Idaho Steelheads for the Mountain Division lead.&nbsp; The Aces finish their home stand with on Sunday at 3:05pm against the Con </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201303/aces-top-condors-2-1-behind-mazzolini%E2%80%99s-two-point-night" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 02 Mar 2013 07:26:34 +0000 josh.bogorad 1838 at http://alaskaaces.com HUDSON, COLEMAN LEAD ACES PAST CONDORS 5-1 http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/hudson-coleman-lead-aces-past-condors-5-1 <p>Alex Hudson’s first career two-goal game and Gerald Coleman’s 30 save performance led Alaska to a 5-1 victory over the Bakersfield Condors from the Sullivan Arena on Thursday night.&nbsp; The win for Alaska was their ninth in the last eleven games and marked the opening of a three-game set with Bakersfield.&nbsp; Alaska finished a terrific month of February with a 9-1-3 record.&nbsp; The Aces bettered their ECHL-leading record to 41-12-6.&nbsp; Alaska extended their lead to seven points ahead of the Ontario Reign for the top spot in the ECHL standings and 11 points ahead of the Idaho Steelh</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="2870" height="1913" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/_m127897.jpg?1362122793" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 first career two-goal game and Gerald Coleman’s 30 save performance led Alaska to a 5-1 victory over the Bakersfield Condors from the Sullivan Arena on Thursday night.&nbsp; The win for Alaska was their ninth in the last eleven games and marked the opening of a three-game set with Bakersfield.&nbsp; Alaska finished a terrific month of February with a 9-1-3 record.&nbsp; The Aces bettered their ECHL-leading record to 41-12-6.&nbsp; Alaska extended their lead to seven points ahead of the Ontario Reign for the top spot in the ECHL standings and 11 points ahead of the Idaho Steelh </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/hudson-coleman-lead-aces-past-condors-5-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 07:26:37 +0000 josh.bogorad 1837 at http://alaskaaces.com COLEMAN, ACES SHUT OUT WRANGLERS 1-0 http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/coleman-aces-shut-out-wranglers-1-0 <p>Gerald Coleman stopped all 23 shots he faced on Sunday, in his return to the Alaska Aces net, and Sean Curry scored the game’s only goal in the second period, as the Aces blanked the Las Vegas Wranglers 1-0 at Sullivan Arena. &nbsp;The win completed a busy, seven-game stretch in ten days where Alaska went 5-1-1.</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="3449" height="2299" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/_m127580.jpg?1361764543" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 stopped all 23 shots he faced on Sunday, in his return to the Alaska Aces net, and Sean Curry scored the game’s only goal in the second period, as the Aces blanked the Las Vegas Wranglers 1-0 at Sullivan Arena. &nbsp;The win completed a busy, seven-game stretch in ten days where Alaska went 5-1-1. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/coleman-aces-shut-out-wranglers-1-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 03:56:13 +0000 josh.bogorad 1836 at http://alaskaaces.com ALASKA’S POINT STREAK ENDS IN 4-1 DEFEAT TO LAS VEGAS http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/alaska%E2%80%99s-point-streak-ends-in-4-1-defeat-to-las-vegas <p>Mitch O’Keefe made 33 saves and the Las Vegas Wranglers got two goals each from Sean Wiles and Judd Blackwater as the Wranglers beat the Alaska Aces 4-1, snapping the Aces 12-game point streak on Saturday night.&nbsp; Alaska suffered their first regulation loss since January 25, and their first regulation loss to Las Vegas all season.&nbsp; The Aces fell to 39-12-6 on the year, but remained three points ahead of the Ontario Reign, who won on Saturday, for the most points in the ECHL.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3056" height="2038" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/_m127631.jpg?1361690905" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Mitch O’Keefe made 33 saves and the Las Vegas Wranglers got two goals each from Sean Wiles and Judd Blackwater as the Wranglers beat the Alaska Aces 4-1, snapping the Aces 12-game point streak on Saturday night.&nbsp; Alaska suffered their first regulation loss since January 25, and their first regulation loss to Las Vegas all season.&nbsp; The Aces fell to 39-12-6 on the year, but remained three points ahead of the Ontario Reign, who won on Saturday, for the most points in the ECHL. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/alaska%E2%80%99s-point-streak-ends-in-4-1-defeat-to-las-vegas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 24 Feb 2013 07:32:14 +0000 josh.bogorad 1835 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES TOP WRANGLERS 3-1 TO EXTEND POINT STREAK http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/aces-top-wranglers-3-1-to-extend-point-streak <p>Three different Alaska Aces scored and Mark Guggenberger continued his hot streak, stopping 21 of 22 shots against in an Aces 3-1 win over the Las Vegas Wranglers on Friday night from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; The Aces extended their winning streak to four games, and their point streak to an ECHL-long, 12 games.&nbsp; The streak is the second longest by any team in the ECHL this season, trailing only Alaska’s 13-game stretch from earlier this season.&nbsp; The Aces upped their record to a league-best 39-11-6 on the year, and stayed five points in front of Las Vegas for the most points in the le</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3321" height="2214" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/_m127654.jpg?1361609148" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Three different Alaska Aces scored and Mark Guggenberger continued his hot streak, stopping 21 of 22 shots against in an Aces 3-1 win over the Las Vegas Wranglers on Friday night from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; The Aces extended their winning streak to four games, and their point streak to an ECHL-long, 12 games.&nbsp; The streak is the second longest by any team in the ECHL this season, trailing only Alaska’s 13-game stretch from earlier this season.&nbsp; The Aces upped their record to a league-best 39-11-6 on the year, and stayed five points in front of Las Vegas for the most points in the le </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/aces-top-wranglers-3-1-to-extend-point-streak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 23 Feb 2013 08:46:24 +0000 josh.bogorad 1834 at http://alaskaaces.com ALASKA STORMS PAST UTAH 5-2 http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/alaska-storms-past-utah-5-2 <p>The Alaska Aces rode a four-goal third period to a 5-2 win and a dominating conclusion to their season series with the Utah Grizzlies on Wednesday night from the Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah.&nbsp; Alaska scored the final five goals in the game, and finished their 14-game series with Utah going 10-3-1, including a 7-0-1 mark on the road. The Aces improved their record to a league-best 38-11-6 on the year.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="504" height="401" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/alaska_aces_logo_86.jpg?1361425212" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 rode a four-goal third period to a 5-2 win and a dominating conclusion to their season series with the Utah Grizzlies on Wednesday night from the Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah.&nbsp; Alaska scored the final five goals in the game, and finished their 14-game series with Utah going 10-3-1, including a 7-0-1 mark on the road. The Aces improved their record to a league-best 38-11-6 on the year. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/alaska-storms-past-utah-5-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 05:40:14 +0000 josh.bogorad 1833 at http://alaskaaces.com GUGGENBERGER, ACES OFFENSE SHINE IN 6-1 WIN OVER GRIZZLIES http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/guggenberger-aces-offense-shine-in-6-1-win-over-grizzlies <p>Mark Guggenberger stopped a career-high 50 shots and the Alaska Aces offense scored six times for the second straight game as the Aces beat the Utah Grizzlies 6-1 on Monday afternoon from the Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah.&nbsp; The Aces extended their lead for the most points in the ECHL to five points over the idle Ontario Reign.&nbsp; Alaska extended their point streak to ten games and their road point streak to seven games.&nbsp; The Aces improved their record to a league-best 37-11-6 on the year.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="504" height="401" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/alaska_aces_logo_85.jpg?1361232500" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Mark Guggenberger stopped a career-high 50 shots and the Alaska Aces offense scored six times for the second straight game as the Aces beat the Utah Grizzlies 6-1 on Monday afternoon from the Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah.&nbsp; The Aces extended their lead for the most points in the ECHL to five points over the idle Ontario Reign.&nbsp; Alaska extended their point streak to ten games and their road point streak to seven games.&nbsp; The Aces improved their record to a league-best 37-11-6 on the year. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/guggenberger-aces-offense-shine-in-6-1-win-over-grizzlies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 00:08:24 +0000 josh.bogorad 1832 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES OFFENSE ERUPTS IN 6-2 WIN OVER GRIZZLIES http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/aces-offense-erupts-in-6-2-win-over-grizzlies <p>Bobby Hughes scored twice and the Alaska Aces rode a first period flurry of goals to a breakout offensive performance in a 6-2 win over the Utah Grizzlies on Saturday night from the Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah.&nbsp; The Aces extended their lead for the most points in the ECHL to three points over the Ontario Reign, who lost to Idaho on Saturday.&nbsp; Alaska collected points for the ninth straight game.&nbsp; The Aces improved their record to a league-best 36-11-6 on the year.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="2753" height="1835" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/hughes.jpg?1361077648" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Bobby Hughes scored twice and the Alaska Aces rode a first period flurry of goals to a breakout offensive performance in a 6-2 win over the Utah Grizzlies on Saturday night from the Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah.&nbsp; The Aces extended their lead for the most points in the ECHL to three points over the Ontario Reign, who lost to Idaho on Saturday.&nbsp; Alaska collected points for the ninth straight game.&nbsp; The Aces improved their record to a league-best 36-11-6 on the year. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/aces-offense-erupts-in-6-2-win-over-grizzlies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 17 Feb 2013 05:07:53 +0000 josh.bogorad 1831 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES EARN POINT IN 3-2 SHOOTOUT LOSS IN UTAH http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/aces-earn-point-in-3-2-shootout-loss-in-utah <p>A brilliant 37 save performance from Alaska Aces goaltender Mark Guggenberger wasn’t enough for the Aces who fell 3-2 in a shootout against the Utah Grizzlies on Friday night from the Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah.&nbsp; The extra-session loss snapped Alaska’s three-game winning streak, but extended their point streak to eight games.&nbsp; The Aces improved their point total to a league-best 76 points with a 35-11-6 record.&nbsp; The Aces four-game week in Utah continues on Saturday night at 5:05pm AKT.&nbsp; Alaska returns home to host the Las Vegas Wranglers in three straight o</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1747" height="1003" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/guggenberger-reduce.jpg?1360994268" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 brilliant 37 save performance from Alaska Aces goaltender Mark Guggenberger wasn’t enough for the Aces who fell 3-2 in a shootout against the Utah Grizzlies on Friday night from the Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah.&nbsp; The extra-session loss snapped Alaska’s three-game winning streak, but extended their point streak to eight games.&nbsp; The Aces improved their point total to a league-best 76 points with a 35-11-6 record.&nbsp; The Aces four-game week in Utah continues on Saturday night at 5:05pm AKT.&nbsp; Alaska returns home to host the Las Vegas Wranglers in three straight o </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/aces-earn-point-in-3-2-shootout-loss-in-utah" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 16 Feb 2013 05:58:08 +0000 josh.bogorad 1830 at http://alaskaaces.com FORMER ACES FORWARD PELUSO MAKES NHL DEBUT http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/former-aces-forward-peluso-makes-nhl-debut <p>Former Alaska Aces forward <a href="http://echl.com/stats/player.php?lang_code=en&amp;id=2855">Anthony Peluso</a> made his National Hockey League debut Tuesday night for the Winnipeg Jets in a 3-2 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers.&nbsp; Along with former ECHL goaltender Darcy Kuemper, they became the 500th and 501st players to play in the National Hockey League after the ECHL.&nbsp; Peluso skated with the Aces for part of his rookie season, before spending the last three years in the American Hockey League.&nbsp; This week the Aces travel to Utah for a four-game series against the Grizzlies,</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="896" height="551" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/peluso_09-10.jpg?1360801381" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Former Alaska Aces forward <a href="http://echl.com/stats/player.php?lang_code=en&amp;id=2855">Anthony Peluso</a> made his National Hockey League debut Tuesday night for the Winnipeg Jets in a 3-2 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers.&nbsp; Along with former ECHL goaltender Darcy Kuemper, they became the 500th and 501st players to play in the National Hockey League after the ECHL.&nbsp; Peluso skated with the Aces for part of his rookie season, before spending the last three years in the American Hockey League.&nbsp; This week the Aces travel to Utah for a four-game series against the Grizzlies, </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/former-aces-forward-peluso-makes-nhl-debut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 00:23:04 +0000 josh.bogorad 1829 at http://alaskaaces.com LAFRANCHISE RETURNS TO ALASKA FROM AHL http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/lafranchise-returns-to-alaska-from-ahl <p>Defenseman Kane Lafranchise returned to the Alaska Aces from loan to the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League, Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Monday.&nbsp; Lafranchise spent the last week with the Aeros, after earning his second call-up of the season to the AHL.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="978" height="492" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/lafranchise-reduce_1.jpg?1360624097" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 Kane Lafranchise returned to the Alaska Aces from loan to the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League, Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Monday.&nbsp; Lafranchise spent the last week with the Aeros, after earning his second call-up of the season to the AHL. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/lafranchise-returns-to-alaska-from-ahl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 23:08:39 +0000 josh.bogorad 1828 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES SWEEP THUNDER BEHIND IMBEAULT’S HAT TRICK http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/aces-sweep-thunder-behind-imbeault%E2%80%99s-hat-trick <p>Alex Imbeault scored his seventh career ECHL hat trick, and fourth with the Alaska Aces on Sunday afternoon, leading the Aces to a 3-1 win, and a three-game weekend sweep of the Stockton Thunder.&nbsp; The Aces vaulted over the idle Ontario Reign for a league-best 75 points with a 35-11-5 record.&nbsp; Alaska finished the season series against Stockton with an 8-2 record, and eight straight victories.&nbsp; Alaska’s point streak reached seven games, marking the second longest stretch this season for the 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="3449" height="2299" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/nunn_shot.jpg?1360554182" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 Imbeault scored his seventh career ECHL hat trick, and fourth with the Alaska Aces on Sunday afternoon, leading the Aces to a 3-1 win, and a three-game weekend sweep of the Stockton Thunder.&nbsp; The Aces vaulted over the idle Ontario Reign for a league-best 75 points with a 35-11-5 record.&nbsp; Alaska finished the season series against Stockton with an 8-2 record, and eight straight victories.&nbsp; Alaska’s point streak reached seven games, marking the second longest stretch this season for the Aces. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/aces-sweep-thunder-behind-imbeault%E2%80%99s-hat-trick" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 03:45:05 +0000 josh.bogorad 1827 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES CLINCH PLAYOFF BERTH IN 3-2 SHOOTOUT WIN OVER THUNDER http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/aces-clinch-playoff-berth-in-3-2-shootout-win-over-thunder <p>The Alaska Aces clinched a playoff berth for the quickest time in team history with a 3-2 shootout win over the Stockton Thunder on Saturday night from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; Alaska stretched their point streak to six games, and their winning streak over the Thunder to seven straight.&nbsp; Alaska upped their record to 34-11-5 on the season, and climbed within one point of the Ontario Reign.&nbsp; The Aces have secured a trip to the ECHL postseason for the tenth time in ten seasons since joining the league.&nbsp; The Aces and Thunder close their three-game weekend on Sunday afternoon with 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="2685" height="1789" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/2-9.jpg?1360482950" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 a playoff berth for the quickest time in team history with a 3-2 shootout win over the Stockton Thunder on Saturday night from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; Alaska stretched their point streak to six games, and their winning streak over the Thunder to seven straight.&nbsp; Alaska upped their record to 34-11-5 on the season, and climbed within one point of the Ontario Reign.&nbsp; The Aces have secured a trip to the ECHL postseason for the tenth time in ten seasons since joining the league.&nbsp; The Aces and Thunder close their three-game weekend on Sunday afternoon with a </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/aces-clinch-playoff-berth-in-3-2-shootout-win-over-thunder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 10 Feb 2013 07:56:14 +0000 josh.bogorad 1826 at http://alaskaaces.com ALASKA BEATS STOCKTON 3-1 IN WEEKEND OPENER http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/alaska-beats-stockton-3-1-in-weekend-opener <p>B.J. Crum scored his first Alaska Aces goal since 2010 to snap a tie game late in regulation and lead the Aces to a 3-1 win over the Stockton Thunder on Friday night from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; The Aces extended their point streak to five games and increased their record to 33-11-5 on the season.&nbsp; Alaska lowered their magic number to clinch a playoff berth to two points.&nbsp; They can clinch on Saturday night with a win, a Bakersfield regulation loss, or overtime losses for both Alaska and Bakersfield.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3109" height="2073" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/crum.jpg?1360394598" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>B.J. Crum scored his first Alaska Aces goal since 2010 to snap a tie game late in regulation and lead the Aces to a 3-1 win over the Stockton Thunder on Friday night from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; The Aces extended their point streak to five games and increased their record to 33-11-5 on the season.&nbsp; Alaska lowered their magic number to clinch a playoff berth to two points.&nbsp; They can clinch on Saturday night with a win, a Bakersfield regulation loss, or overtime losses for both Alaska and Bakersfield. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/alaska-beats-stockton-3-1-in-weekend-opener" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 09 Feb 2013 07:24:21 +0000 josh.bogorad 1825 at http://alaskaaces.com BUSY THREE-GAME WEEKEND FOR ACES BEGINS FRIDAY http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/busy-three-game-weekend-for-aces-begins-friday <p>The Alaska Aces return home for an eventful weekend as they host the Stockton Thunder at Sullivan Arena on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.&nbsp; The Friday and Saturday night games begin at 7:15pm, and will be highlighted by the “Pets R People 2 Fair,” presented by VCA Animal Hospitals.&nbsp; Sunday’s game starts at 3:05pm, and is the “Hockey with Heart” game, followed by a Fred Meyer Skate with the Aces.&nbsp; Tickets are on sale now at the Aces office, Sullivan Arena box office, Fred Meyer Locations and online at <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com">www.ticketmaster.com</a>.&nbsp; All 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="504" height="401" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/alaska_aces_logo_84.jpg?1360285310" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 an eventful weekend as they host the Stockton Thunder at Sullivan Arena on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.&nbsp; The Friday and Saturday night games begin at 7:15pm, and will be highlighted by the “Pets R People 2 Fair,” presented by VCA Animal Hospitals.&nbsp; Sunday’s game starts at 3:05pm, and is the “Hockey with Heart” game, followed by a Fred Meyer Skate with the Aces.&nbsp; Tickets are on sale now at the Aces office, Sullivan Arena box office, Fred Meyer Locations and online at <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com">www.ticketmaster.com</a>.&nbsp; All Aces </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/busy-three-game-weekend-for-aces-begins-friday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 01:01:53 +0000 josh.bogorad 1824 at http://alaskaaces.com LAFRANCHISE HEADS BACK TO AHL, JOINS HOUSTON AEROS http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/lafranchise-heads-back-to-ahl-joins-houston-aeros <p>Alaska Aces defenseman Kane Lafranchise was loaned to the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League, Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Monday.&nbsp; It’s the second AHL call-up this season for the Alaska blue liner after spending the last month with the Oklahoma City Barons.&nbsp; Lafranchise was in the Aeros lineup on Monday night when they hosted the San Antonio Rampage.&nbsp; The Aces return home to host the Stockton Thunder for three straight games this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="978" height="492" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/lafranchise-reduce_0.jpg?1360062188" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 defenseman Kane Lafranchise was loaned to the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League, Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Monday.&nbsp; It’s the second AHL call-up this season for the Alaska blue liner after spending the last month with the Oklahoma City Barons.&nbsp; Lafranchise was in the Aeros lineup on Monday night when they hosted the San Antonio Rampage.&nbsp; The Aces return home to host the Stockton Thunder for three straight games this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/lafranchise-heads-back-to-ahl-joins-houston-aeros" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 11:06:13 +0000 josh.bogorad 1822 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES FALL 3-2 IN OVERTIME TO WRANGLERS http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/aces-fall-3-2-in-overtime-to-wranglers <p>Chris Francis scored with nine seconds left in overtime to help the Las Vegas Wranglers earn their second straight comeback win over the Alaska Aces in a 3-2 OT final on Saturday night at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="504" height="401" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/alaska_aces_logo_83.jpg?1359872711" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 with nine seconds left in overtime to help the Las Vegas Wranglers earn their second straight comeback win over the Alaska Aces in a 3-2 OT final on Saturday night at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/aces-fall-3-2-in-overtime-to-wranglers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 03 Feb 2013 06:25:28 +0000 josh.bogorad 1821 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES GET POINT IN LAST-MINUTE 5-4 SHOOTOUT LOSS IN VEGAS http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/aces-get-point-in-last-minute-5-4-shootout-loss-in-vegas <p>Las Vegas Wranglers forward Eric Lampe scored in the final minute to force overtime and the Wranglers outlasted the Alaska Aces 5-4 in a shootout on Friday night at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="504" height="401" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/alaska_aces_logo_82.jpg?1359786406" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Las Vegas Wranglers forward Eric Lampe scored in the final minute to force overtime and the Wranglers outlasted the Alaska Aces 5-4 in a shootout on Friday night at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201302/aces-get-point-in-last-minute-5-4-shootout-loss-in-vegas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 02 Feb 2013 06:26:48 +0000 josh.bogorad 1820 at http://alaskaaces.com LAFRANCHISE RETURNS TO ACES FROM AHL http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/lafranchise-returns-to-aces-from-ahl <p>(Photo courtesy of Steven Christy/OKC Barons) Alaska Aces defenseman Kane Lafranchise has been returned from loan with the Oklahoma City Barons of the American Hockey League, Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Thursday morning.&nbsp; Lafranchise is expected to rejoin Alaska’s lineup this weekend when the club plays two games in Las Vegas. The Aces visit the Wranglers on Friday and Saturday before returning home to host the Stockton Thunder for three straight games beginning February 8.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1489" height="890" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/lafranchise_in_okc.jpg?1359631247" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>(Photo courtesy of Steven Christy/OKC Barons) Alaska Aces defenseman Kane Lafranchise has been returned from loan with the Oklahoma City Barons of the American Hockey League, Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Thursday morning.&nbsp; Lafranchise is expected to rejoin Alaska’s lineup this weekend when the club plays two games in Las Vegas. The Aces visit the Wranglers on Friday and Saturday before returning home to host the Stockton Thunder for three straight games beginning February 8. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/lafranchise-returns-to-aces-from-ahl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 11:20:58 +0000 josh.bogorad 1818 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES ACQUIRE BENNETT FROM ORLANDO FOR REID http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-acquire-bennett-from-orlando-for-reid <p>The Alaska Aces have acquired forward Spencer Bennett form the Orlando Solar Bears in exchange for goaltender James Reid, Aces Head Coach, Rob Murray announced on Monday.&nbsp; Bennett will join the Aces in time for this weekend’s games in Las Vegas.&nbsp; The Aces travel to play the Wranglers on Friday and Saturday, before returning home on Friday, February 8<sup>th</sup>.&nbsp; All Aces games this season can be heard on NewsTalk 103.7FM and 750AM KFQD.&nbsp; For more information, please contact the Aces office at 907.258.ACES, or visit them on Facebook at <a href="http://www.facebook.com/</p> </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="504" height="401" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/alaska_aces_logo_81.jpg?1359357526" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 acquired forward Spencer Bennett form the Orlando Solar Bears in exchange for goaltender James Reid, Aces Head Coach, Rob Murray announced on Monday.&nbsp; Bennett will join the Aces in time for this weekend’s games in Las Vegas.&nbsp; The Aces travel to play the Wranglers on Friday and Saturday, before returning home on Friday, February 8<sup>th</sup>.&nbsp; All Aces games this season can be heard on NewsTalk 103.7FM and 750AM KFQD.&nbsp; For more information, please contact the Aces office at 907.258.ACES, or visit them on Facebook at <a href="http://www.facebook.com/ </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-acquire-bennett-from-orlando-for-reid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 07:18:59 +0000 josh.bogorad 1817 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES FALL TO BULLS 3-2 IN OVERTIME http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-fall-to-bulls-3-2-in-overtime <p>Peter Sivak scored the game-tying and game-winning goals to help the San Francisco Bulls come back to beat the Alaska Aces 3-2 in overtime at Sullivan Arena on Sunday afternoon.&nbsp; The Aces finished their weekend home stand with three points in three games against the Bulls.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3888" height="2592" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/_m121780.jpg?1359342854" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 the game-tying and game-winning goals to help the San Francisco Bulls come back to beat the Alaska Aces 3-2 in overtime at Sullivan Arena on Sunday afternoon.&nbsp; The Aces finished their weekend home stand with three points in three games against the Bulls. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-fall-to-bulls-3-2-in-overtime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 03:14:28 +0000 josh.bogorad 1816 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES HANG ON TO EDGE BULLS 2-1 http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-hang-on-to-edge-bulls-2-1 <p>Gerald Coleman made 31 saves and the Alaska Aces held off a furious late-game attack to beat the San Francisco Bulls 2-1 in front of 5,206 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday night.&nbsp; The win gave Alaska points in three of the last four games and kept the Aces one point in front of the Ontario Reign for the most points in the ECHL.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3265" height="2176" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/_m121822.jpg?1359272329" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 31 saves and the Alaska Aces held off a furious late-game attack to beat the San Francisco Bulls 2-1 in front of 5,206 fans at Sullivan Arena on Saturday night.&nbsp; The win gave Alaska points in three of the last four games and kept the Aces one point in front of the Ontario Reign for the most points in the ECHL. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-hang-on-to-edge-bulls-2-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 27 Jan 2013 07:39:23 +0000 josh.bogorad 1815 at http://alaskaaces.com ALASKA BULL-RUSHED IN THIRD PERIOD IN 5-2 LOSS TO SAN FRANCISCO http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/alaska-bull-rushed-in-third-period-in-5-2-loss-to-san-francisco <p>The San Francisco Bulls scored three unanswered third period goals to break away from the Alaska Aces and earn a 5-2 win from Sullivan Arena on Friday night.&nbsp; The Aces lost consecutive home games for the first time this season, and dropped to 31-11-2 on the 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="2722" height="1815" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/_m121879.jpg?1359185067" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 San Francisco Bulls scored three unanswered third period goals to break away from the Alaska Aces and earn a 5-2 win from Sullivan Arena on Friday night.&nbsp; The Aces lost consecutive home games for the first time this season, and dropped to 31-11-2 on the season. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/alaska-bull-rushed-in-third-period-in-5-2-loss-to-san-francisco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 26 Jan 2013 07:24:59 +0000 josh.bogorad 1814 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES PICK UP POINT IN 3-2 SHOOTOUT LOSS IN VEGAS http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-pick-up-point-in-3-2-shootout-loss-in-vegas <p>The Alaska Aces finished a three-game road trip and their pre All-Star schedule with a 3-2 shootout loss to the Las Vegas Wranglers on Monday afternoon from the Orleans Arena.&nbsp; The Aces enter the break with a league-leading record of 31-10-2 on the 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="504" height="401" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/alaska_aces_logo_80.jpg?1358822561" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 finished a three-game road trip and their pre All-Star schedule with a 3-2 shootout loss to the Las Vegas Wranglers on Monday afternoon from the Orleans Arena.&nbsp; The Aces enter the break with a league-leading record of 31-10-2 on the season. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-pick-up-point-in-3-2-shootout-loss-in-vegas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 02:42:43 +0000 josh.bogorad 1813 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES SIGN B.J. CRUM, GET WRENN BACK FROM AHL http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-sign-bj-crum-get-wrenn-back-from-ahl <p>The Alaska Aces have signed former Aces defenseman B.J. Crum for the remainder of the 2012-2013 season, and have welcomed back defenseman William Wrenn from the Worcester Sharks of the American Hockey League Aces Head Coach, Rob Murray announced on Monday.&nbsp; Both players have joined the Aces in Las Vegas are expected to be in the lineup on Monday afternoon. &nbsp;Alaska wraps up a three-game road trip with a Monday matinee game against the Las Vegas Wranglers at 1:05pm AKT.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1280" height="896" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/crum_2010.jpg?1358790947" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 signed former Aces defenseman B.J. Crum for the remainder of the 2012-2013 season, and have welcomed back defenseman William Wrenn from the Worcester Sharks of the American Hockey League Aces Head Coach, Rob Murray announced on Monday.&nbsp; Both players have joined the Aces in Las Vegas are expected to be in the lineup on Monday afternoon. &nbsp;Alaska wraps up a three-game road trip with a Monday matinee game against the Las Vegas Wranglers at 1:05pm AKT. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-sign-bj-crum-get-wrenn-back-from-ahl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 21 Jan 2013 17:55:50 +0000 josh.bogorad 1808 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES TOP STEELHEADS 4-3 IN THRILLER http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-top-steelheads-4-3-in-thriller <p>Nick Mazzolini broke a tie score in the final five minutes of regulation to lead the Alaska Aces past the Idaho Steelheads 4-3 on Saturday night from CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho.&nbsp; The Aces got three points from new defenseman Mike Baran, had four different goal scorers, and beat Idaho for the first time this season. Alaska’s league-leading record improved to 31-10-1 on the 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="3532" height="2355" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/mazzolini_team_behind_him_0.jpg?1358659546" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 broke a tie score in the final five minutes of regulation to lead the Alaska Aces past the Idaho Steelheads 4-3 on Saturday night from CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho.&nbsp; The Aces got three points from new defenseman Mike Baran, had four different goal scorers, and beat Idaho for the first time this season. Alaska’s league-leading record improved to 31-10-1 on the season. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-top-steelheads-4-3-in-thriller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 20 Jan 2013 05:27:57 +0000 josh.bogorad 1807 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES FALL TO STEELHEADS 6-2 http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-fall-to-steelheads-6-2 <p>Austin Fyten and Tyler Gron each scored twice and Josh Robinson turned aside 34 of 36 shots against as the Idaho Steelheads skated past the Alaska Aces 6-2 on Friday night from CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho.&nbsp; The Aces have lost two games in a row for just the fourth time this season. Alaska’s record fell to 30-10-1 on the season and 0-3 against 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="1087" height="625" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/1-18.jpg?1358572124" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Austin Fyten and Tyler Gron each scored twice and Josh Robinson turned aside 34 of 36 shots against as the Idaho Steelheads skated past the Alaska Aces 6-2 on Friday night from CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho.&nbsp; The Aces have lost two games in a row for just the fourth time this season. Alaska’s record fell to 30-10-1 on the season and 0-3 against Idaho. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-fall-to-steelheads-6-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 19 Jan 2013 05:08:55 +0000 josh.bogorad 1806 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES SIGN TRIO OF NEWCOMERS http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-sign-trio-of-newcomers <p>The Alaska Aces have signed forwards Shawn Skelly and Samson Mahbod (pronounced muh-BAWD) and defenseman Mike Baran (pronounced BARE-uhn), Alaska Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Friday.&nbsp; The additions are much needed for the shorthanded Aces, who prior to these signings were down to 12 active skaters for Friday.&nbsp; All three players have met the Aces on the road, and are expected to be in the lineup on Friday night.&nbsp; The Aces begin a three-game road trip on Friday night against the Idaho Steelheads at 5:10pm AKT.&nbsp; All Aces games this season can be heard on NewsTalk</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="504" height="401" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/alaska_aces_logo_79.jpg?1358504973" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 signed forwards Shawn Skelly and Samson Mahbod (pronounced muh-BAWD) and defenseman Mike Baran (pronounced BARE-uhn), Alaska Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Friday.&nbsp; The additions are much needed for the shorthanded Aces, who prior to these signings were down to 12 active skaters for Friday.&nbsp; All three players have met the Aces on the road, and are expected to be in the lineup on Friday night.&nbsp; The Aces begin a three-game road trip on Friday night against the Idaho Steelheads at 5:10pm AKT.&nbsp; All Aces games this season can be heard on NewsTalk </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-sign-trio-of-newcomers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 10:29:40 +0000 josh.bogorad 1805 at http://alaskaaces.com GOULET TRADED TO ORLANDO, WRENN CALLED TO AHL http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/goulet-traded-to-orlando-wrenn-called-to-ahl <p>The Alaska Aces have traded defenseman Alain Goulet to the Orlando Solar Bears to complete a deal from earlier in the season, and loaned defenseman William Wrenn to the Worcester Sharks of the American Hockey League Aces Head Coach, Rob Murray announced on Tuesday.&nbsp; In October, the Aces acquired Alexandre Imbeault from Orlando for future considerations.&nbsp; The Aces begin a three-week road trip on Friday night against the Idaho Steelheads at 5:10pm AKT.&nbsp; All Aces games this season can be heard on NewsTalk 103.7FM and 750AM KFQD.&nbsp; For more information, please contact the Ace</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1083" height="800" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/goulet.jpg?1358289942" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 traded defenseman Alain Goulet to the Orlando Solar Bears to complete a deal from earlier in the season, and loaned defenseman William Wrenn to the Worcester Sharks of the American Hockey League Aces Head Coach, Rob Murray announced on Tuesday.&nbsp; In October, the Aces acquired Alexandre Imbeault from Orlando for future considerations.&nbsp; The Aces begin a three-week road trip on Friday night against the Idaho Steelheads at 5:10pm AKT.&nbsp; All Aces games this season can be heard on NewsTalk 103.7FM and 750AM KFQD.&nbsp; For more information, please contact the Ace </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/goulet-traded-to-orlando-wrenn-called-to-ahl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 22:48:27 +0000 josh.bogorad 1804 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES FALL 3-1 TO REIGN ENDING STREAKS http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-fall-3-1-to-reign-ending-streaks <p>Anchorage resident, Drew O’Connell made 20 saves on 21 shots in his first career start, coming in emergency relief, and led the Ontario Reign to a 3-1 win over the Alaska Aces on Saturday night from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; The Aces lost in regulation for the first time in a month, snapping a 13-game point streak, and eight-game home winning streak. Alaska retains the top record in the ECHL despite the loss with a 30-9-1 record. The Aces now hit the road for the final three games before the All-Star Break.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="2949" height="1966" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/_m129456.jpg?1358062114" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 resident, Drew O’Connell made 20 saves on 21 shots in his first career start, coming in emergency relief, and led the Ontario Reign to a 3-1 win over the Alaska Aces on Saturday night from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; The Aces lost in regulation for the first time in a month, snapping a 13-game point streak, and eight-game home winning streak. Alaska retains the top record in the ECHL despite the loss with a 30-9-1 record. The Aces now hit the road for the final three games before the All-Star Break. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-fall-3-1-to-reign-ending-streaks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 13 Jan 2013 07:31:19 +0000 josh.bogorad 1803 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES STREAKS CONTINUE WITH 4-1 WIN OVER REIGN http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-streaks-continue-with-4-1-win-over-reign <p>Nick Mazzolini scored two goals and added an assist, and Mark Guggenberger made 23 saves on 24 shots as the Alaska Aces beat the Ontario Reign 4-1 at Sullivan Arena on Friday night in front of 4,944 fans.&nbsp; The Aces extended their home winning streak to eight games, and their point streak to 13 games (12-0-1), tying for the second longest in club history. Alaska leads the ECHL with a 30-8-1 record. The game marked the first time this season that the Aces and Reign did not play a one-goal game.&nbsp; The Aces and Reign remain in Alaska for Saturday’s series 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="3362" height="2242" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/_m128187.jpg?1357975892" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 two goals and added an assist, and Mark Guggenberger made 23 saves on 24 shots as the Alaska Aces beat the Ontario Reign 4-1 at Sullivan Arena on Friday night in front of 4,944 fans.&nbsp; The Aces extended their home winning streak to eight games, and their point streak to 13 games (12-0-1), tying for the second longest in club history. Alaska leads the ECHL with a 30-8-1 record. The game marked the first time this season that the Aces and Reign did not play a one-goal game.&nbsp; The Aces and Reign remain in Alaska for Saturday’s series finale. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-streaks-continue-with-4-1-win-over-reign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 12 Jan 2013 07:33:53 +0000 josh.bogorad 1802 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES PULL OFF INCREDIBLE COMEBACK IN 4-3 SHOOTOUT WIN http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-pull-off-incredible-comeback-in-4-3-shootout-win <p>The Alaska Aces scored three goals in 6:36 late in the second period to erase a three-goal deficit and outlasted the Ontario Reign through six rounds of a shootout for a wild 4-3 comeback win at Sullivan Arena on Wednesday night.&nbsp; The Aces extended their point streak to 12 games (11-0-1), their home winning streak to seven games, and their league-best record to 29-8-1 record. Alaska and Ontario played their fourth one-goal game and third overtime contest in four meetings this season.&nbsp; The Aces and Reign remain in Alaska for games on Friday, and 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="2676" height="1784" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/_m128441.jpg?1357803597" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 scored three goals in 6:36 late in the second period to erase a three-goal deficit and outlasted the Ontario Reign through six rounds of a shootout for a wild 4-3 comeback win at Sullivan Arena on Wednesday night.&nbsp; The Aces extended their point streak to 12 games (11-0-1), their home winning streak to seven games, and their league-best record to 29-8-1 record. Alaska and Ontario played their fourth one-goal game and third overtime contest in four meetings this season.&nbsp; The Aces and Reign remain in Alaska for games on Friday, and Saturday. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-pull-off-incredible-comeback-in-4-3-shootout-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 07:42:04 +0000 josh.bogorad 1801 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES FOURSOME RETURN TO NHL, SYVRET LOANED TO AHL TORONTO http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-foursome-return-to-nhl-syvret-loaned-to-ahl-toronto <p>The Alaska Aces suspended NHL-contracted forwards, Scott Gomez, Brandon Dubinsky, Joey Crabb, and Nate Thompson and loaned defenseman Corey Syvret to the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League as part of a transaction-filled Tuesday, Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced. &nbsp;The forwards will return to their NHL teams with the season expected to begin next week. The Aces return to Anchorage to host the Ontario Reign on Wednesday, Friday, and 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="3212" height="2141" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/crabb_4.jpg?1357685906" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 suspended NHL-contracted forwards, Scott Gomez, Brandon Dubinsky, Joey Crabb, and Nate Thompson and loaned defenseman Corey Syvret to the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League as part of a transaction-filled Tuesday, Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced. &nbsp;The forwards will return to their NHL teams with the season expected to begin next week. The Aces return to Anchorage to host the Ontario Reign on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-foursome-return-to-nhl-syvret-loaned-to-ahl-toronto" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 23:02:50 +0000 josh.bogorad 1800 at http://alaskaaces.com MIKE BURKHEAD SELECTED AS 2013 ALL-STAR EQUIPMENT MANAGER http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/mike-burkhead-selected-as-2013-all-star-equipment-manager <p>Alaska Aces equipment manager Mike Burkhead has been named the equipment manager for the 2013 <a href="http://www.echlallstarclassic.com" target="_blank">ECHL All-Star Game</a> presented by <a href="http://pvhs.org/" target="_blank">University of Colorado Health</a>, the Aces and the ECHL announced on Monday.&nbsp; The Aces return to Anchorage to host the Ontario Reign on Wednesday, Friday, and 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="504" height="401" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/alaska_aces_logo_78.jpg?1357640215" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 equipment manager Mike Burkhead has been named the equipment manager for the 2013 <a href="http://www.echlallstarclassic.com" target="_blank">ECHL All-Star Game</a> presented by <a href="http://pvhs.org/" target="_blank">University of Colorado Health</a>, the Aces and the ECHL announced on Monday.&nbsp; The Aces return to Anchorage to host the Ontario Reign on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/mike-burkhead-selected-as-2013-all-star-equipment-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 10:17:07 +0000 josh.bogorad 1799 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES EARN 2-1 WIN IN ONTARIO http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-earn-2-1-win-in-ontario <p>Chris Clackson broke a tie scored in the third period, leading Alaska to a 2-1 win over the Ontario Reign from Citizens Business Bank Arena on Sunday afternoon.&nbsp; The Aces are now 10-0-1 in their last 11 games and a league-best 28-8-1 record.&nbsp; The Aces return to Anchorage to host the Reign on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 11, and 12.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="985" height="532" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/1-6_0.jpg?1357524768" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 Clackson broke a tie scored in the third period, leading Alaska to a 2-1 win over the Ontario Reign from Citizens Business Bank Arena on Sunday afternoon.&nbsp; The Aces are now 10-0-1 in their last 11 games and a league-best 28-8-1 record.&nbsp; The Aces return to Anchorage to host the Reign on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 11, and 12. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-earn-2-1-win-in-ontario" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 02:12:50 +0000 josh.bogorad 1788 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES SIGN FORWARD ALEX HUDSON http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-sign-forward-alex-hudson <p>The Alaska Aces have signed free agent forward Alex Hudson, Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Sunday.&nbsp; Hudson is expected to be in the lineup on Sunday afternoon as the Aces finish their three-game road trip in Ontario.&nbsp; The Aces return to Anchorage to host the Ontario Reign on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 11, and 12.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="504" height="401" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/alaska_aces_logo_77.jpg?1357501975" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 signed free agent forward Alex Hudson, Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Sunday.&nbsp; Hudson is expected to be in the lineup on Sunday afternoon as the Aces finish their three-game road trip in Ontario.&nbsp; The Aces return to Anchorage to host the Ontario Reign on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 11, and 12. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/aces-sign-forward-alex-hudson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 06 Jan 2013 19:53:04 +0000 josh.bogorad 1787 at http://alaskaaces.com REIGN SQUEAK PAST ACES 2-1 IN NINE-ROUND SHOOTOUT http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/reign-squeak-past-aces-2-1-in-nine-round-shootout <p>The Ontario Reign outlasted the Alaska Aces through 65 minutes of even hockey and nine rounds of a shootout for a 2-1 win on Saturday night from Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1083" height="620" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/1-5_2.jpg?1357469108" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 Ontario Reign outlasted the Alaska Aces through 65 minutes of even hockey and nine rounds of a shootout for a 2-1 win on Saturday night from Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/reign-squeak-past-aces-2-1-in-nine-round-shootout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 06 Jan 2013 08:21:38 +0000 josh.bogorad 1786 at http://alaskaaces.com CRABB, COLEMAN LEAD ACES TO 3-1 WIN TO OPEN 2013 http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/crabb-coleman-lead-aces-to-3-1-win-to-open-2013 <p>Joey Crabb scored twice and Gerald Coleman made 37 saves on 38 shots to help the Alaska Aces open 2013 with a 3-1 win against the Stockton Thunder on Friday night from Stockton Arena.&nbsp; It was the final visit to Stockton this year for the Aces, who won their fifth straight game against their conference foe. With the win, Alaska extended their season-long winning streak to nine games and improved their league-leading record to 27-8 on the 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="1600" height="1066" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/coleman_stockton.jpg?1357366069" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Joey Crabb scored twice and Gerald Coleman made 37 saves on 38 shots to help the Alaska Aces open 2013 with a 3-1 win against the Stockton Thunder on Friday night from Stockton Arena.&nbsp; It was the final visit to Stockton this year for the Aces, who won their fifth straight game against their conference foe. With the win, Alaska extended their season-long winning streak to nine games and improved their league-leading record to 27-8 on the season. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/crabb-coleman-lead-aces-to-3-1-win-to-open-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 05 Jan 2013 06:07:56 +0000 josh.bogorad 1785 at http://alaskaaces.com ROB MURRAY SELECTED AS 2013 ECHL ALL-STAR HEAD COACH http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/rob-murray-selected-as-2013-echl-all-star-head-coach <p>Alaska Aces Head Coach, Rob Murray was named the Head Coach for the 2013 ECHL All-Star Game presented by University of Colorado Health on Friday, the Aces and the league announced on Friday morning. Murray was selected as the Head Coach by guiding the Aces to the ECHL’s top winning percentage through games of December 30, 2012.&nbsp; Murray will lead a team comprised of league-wide All-Stars against the Colorado Eagles in this year’s format. The 2013 ECHL All-Star Week, presented by CCM, begins on Tuesday, Jan.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="2100" height="1059" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/rob_murray_coaching2_0.jpg?1357302054" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 Head Coach, Rob Murray was named the Head Coach for the 2013 ECHL All-Star Game presented by University of Colorado Health on Friday, the Aces and the league announced on Friday morning. Murray was selected as the Head Coach by guiding the Aces to the ECHL’s top winning percentage through games of December 30, 2012.&nbsp; Murray will lead a team comprised of league-wide All-Stars against the Colorado Eagles in this year’s format. The 2013 ECHL All-Star Week, presented by CCM, begins on Tuesday, Jan. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/rob-murray-selected-as-2013-echl-all-star-head-coach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 12:22:13 +0000 josh.bogorad 1784 at http://alaskaaces.com WILLIAM WRENN SELECTED TO ECHL ALL-STAR TEAM http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/william-wrenn-selected-to-echl-all-star-team <p>Alaska Aces rookie defenseman, William Wrenn was named to the 2013 ECHL All-Star Team, the Aces and the ECHL announced Thursday morning.&nbsp; Wrenn will be the Aces lone representative in this season’s 2013 ECHL All-Star Game, presented by University of Colorado Health on January 23 in Loveland, CO.&nbsp; The format of the All-Star Game this year will pit a team comprised of players from the ECHL against the Colorado Eagles.&nbsp; The Aces are currently on an ECHL-best, eight-game winning streak, and hit the road to open up 2013 this weekend.&nbsp; Alaska visits Stockton on Friday night an</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1669" height="1110" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/wrenn.jpg?1357203752" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 rookie defenseman, William Wrenn was named to the 2013 ECHL All-Star Team, the Aces and the ECHL announced Thursday morning.&nbsp; Wrenn will be the Aces lone representative in this season’s 2013 ECHL All-Star Game, presented by University of Colorado Health on January 23 in Loveland, CO.&nbsp; The format of the All-Star Game this year will pit a team comprised of players from the ECHL against the Colorado Eagles.&nbsp; The Aces are currently on an ECHL-best, eight-game winning streak, and hit the road to open up 2013 this weekend.&nbsp; Alaska visits Stockton on Friday night an </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/william-wrenn-selected-to-echl-all-star-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 09:10:32 +0000 josh.bogorad 1783 at http://alaskaaces.com KANE LAFRANCHISE CALLED UP TO OKLAHOMA CITY http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/kane-lafranchise-called-up-to-oklahoma-city <p>Alaska Aces defenseman Kane Lafranchise has been loaned to the Oklahoma City Barons of the American Hockey League, Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Wednesday morning.&nbsp; Lafranchise will travel to join the Barons in time for three games this weekend, while the Aces play three road games of their own.&nbsp; Alaska visits Stockton on Friday night and Ontario on Saturday and Sunday.&nbsp; The club returns to Anchorage to host the Ontario Reign on Wednesday, Jan. 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="978" height="492" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/lafranchise-reduce.jpg?1357114550" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 defenseman Kane Lafranchise has been loaned to the Oklahoma City Barons of the American Hockey League, Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Wednesday morning.&nbsp; Lafranchise will travel to join the Barons in time for three games this weekend, while the Aces play three road games of their own.&nbsp; Alaska visits Stockton on Friday night and Ontario on Saturday and Sunday.&nbsp; The club returns to Anchorage to host the Ontario Reign on Wednesday, Jan. 9. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201301/kane-lafranchise-called-up-to-oklahoma-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 02 Jan 2013 08:15:55 +0000 josh.bogorad 1782 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES SWEEP EAGLES WITH 4-2 WIN ON NEW YEAR’S EVE http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/aces-sweep-eagles-with-4-2-win-on-new-year%E2%80%99s-eve <p>The Alaska Aces went streaking into the new year with another dominating performance over the Colorado Eagles.&nbsp; The Aces started quickly and never slowed down in a 4-2 win over the Eagles for their season-high, eighth straight win.&nbsp; They finish 2012 with a league-best 26-8 record on the season and the longest winning streak in the ECHL.&nbsp; They also remained perfect at home all-time against the Eagles, improving to 11-0.&nbsp; The final meeting of the year comes in Loveland, CO in March.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3179" height="2119" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/_m126193.jpg?1357024591" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 went streaking into the new year with another dominating performance over the Colorado Eagles.&nbsp; The Aces started quickly and never slowed down in a 4-2 win over the Eagles for their season-high, eighth straight win.&nbsp; They finish 2012 with a league-best 26-8 record on the season and the longest winning streak in the ECHL.&nbsp; They also remained perfect at home all-time against the Eagles, improving to 11-0.&nbsp; The final meeting of the year comes in Loveland, CO in March. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/aces-sweep-eagles-with-4-2-win-on-new-year%E2%80%99s-eve" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 01 Jan 2013 07:20:05 +0000 josh.bogorad 1781 at http://alaskaaces.com GUGGENBERGER, ACES SHUT OUT EAGLES 5-0 http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/guggenberger-aces-shut-out-eagles-5-0 <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">Mark Guggenberger made 27 saves for his co-league leading third shutout of the season as the Alaska Aces rolled to a 5-0 win over the Colorado Eagles in the penultimate game of 2012 on Saturday night from Sullivan Arena. Guggenberger <span>got more than enough goal support from the Aces thanks to a four-goal second period. </span>The Aces extended their winning streak to a season-high seven games. Alaska improved their league-leading record to 25-8, with a league-best home record of 14-3.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3000" height="1999" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/_m126262.jpg?1356853535" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">Mark Guggenberger made 27 saves for his co-league leading third shutout of the season as the Alaska Aces rolled to a 5-0 win over the Colorado Eagles in the penultimate game of 2012 on Saturday night from Sullivan Arena. Guggenberger <span>got more than enough goal support from the Aces thanks to a four-goal second period. </span>The Aces extended their winning streak to a season-high seven games. Alaska improved their league-leading record to 25-8, with a league-best home record of 14-3. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/guggenberger-aces-shut-out-eagles-5-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 30 Dec 2012 07:47:32 +0000 josh.bogorad 1780 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES TOP EAGLES 4-1 FOR SIXTH STRAIGHT WIN http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/aces-top-eagles-4-1-for-sixth-straight-win <p>Gerald Coleman stopped 21 of 22 shots against, four different Alaska Aces scored, and the Aces never trailed for the fifth straight game, earning a 4-1 win over the Colorado Eagles at Sullivan Arena on Saturday night .&nbsp; The Aces matched their season-high winning streak, with their sixth consecutive victory.&nbsp; Alaska bettered their league-leading record to 24-8.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1189" height="674" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/12-28_1.jpg?1356766426" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 stopped 21 of 22 shots against, four different Alaska Aces scored, and the Aces never trailed for the fifth straight game, earning a 4-1 win over the Colorado Eagles at Sullivan Arena on Saturday night .&nbsp; The Aces matched their season-high winning streak, with their sixth consecutive victory.&nbsp; Alaska bettered their league-leading record to 24-8. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/aces-top-eagles-4-1-for-sixth-straight-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 29 Dec 2012 07:35:45 +0000 josh.bogorad 1779 at http://alaskaaces.com ALASKA SWEEPS STOCKTON WITH 4-1 WIN http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/alaska-sweeps-stockton-with-4-1-win <p>Another wire to wire effort on Saturday night from the Alaska Aces helped them complete a three-game sweep of the Stockton Thunder with a 4-1 win from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; Alaska upped their winning streak to five games and improved their record to a league-best 23-8 heading into the Christmas break.&nbsp; Alaska finished off the sweep, never trailing during the three-game series.&nbsp; The Aces now enter a short holiday break before resuming play on Friday, December 28<sup> </sup>vs.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="2666" height="1777" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/_m124859.jpg?1356249476" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Another wire to wire effort on Saturday night from the Alaska Aces helped them complete a three-game sweep of the Stockton Thunder with a 4-1 win from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; Alaska upped their winning streak to five games and improved their record to a league-best 23-8 heading into the Christmas break.&nbsp; Alaska finished off the sweep, never trailing during the three-game series.&nbsp; The Aces now enter a short holiday break before resuming play on Friday, December 28<sup> </sup>vs. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/alaska-sweeps-stockton-with-4-1-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 23 Dec 2012 07:58:01 +0000 josh.bogorad 1778 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES ROLL OVER THUNDER 5-1 http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/aces-roll-over-thunder-5-1 <p>Gerald Coleman made 26 saves on 27 shots and The Alaska Aces got goals from five different players as they topped the Stockton Thunder 5-1 on Friday night from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; Alaska has now won four in a row and improved to a league-best 22-8 this season.&nbsp; Alaska has three straight wins over the Thunder after dropping the first two of the season series.&nbsp; The Aces play their final game before Christmas on Saturday night when they complete the three-game series with the Thunder.&nbsp; Tickets are on sale now at the Aces office, Sullivan Arena box office, Fred Meyer Locations </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3267" height="2178" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/_m123435.jpg?1356161924" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 26 saves on 27 shots and The Alaska Aces got goals from five different players as they topped the Stockton Thunder 5-1 on Friday night from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; Alaska has now won four in a row and improved to a league-best 22-8 this season.&nbsp; Alaska has three straight wins over the Thunder after dropping the first two of the season series.&nbsp; The Aces play their final game before Christmas on Saturday night when they complete the three-game series with the Thunder.&nbsp; Tickets are on sale now at the Aces office, Sullivan Arena box office, Fred Meyer Locations </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/aces-roll-over-thunder-5-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 22 Dec 2012 07:38:54 +0000 josh.bogorad 1777 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES FIGHT FOR 4-3 SHOOTOUT WIN OVER THUNDER http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/aces-fight-for-4-3-shootout-win-over-thunder <p>After earning and then losing three different one-goal leads, the Alaska Aces struck for a fourth time when a comeback was not possible.&nbsp; Corey Syvret scored in the sixth round of a shootout to lift the Aces past the Stockton Thunder 4-3 on Wednesday night, giving Alaska their second straight shootout win.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1625" height="788" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/12-19.jpg?1355988688" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 earning and then losing three different one-goal leads, the Alaska Aces struck for a fourth time when a comeback was not possible.&nbsp; Corey Syvret scored in the sixth round of a shootout to lift the Aces past the Stockton Thunder 4-3 on Wednesday night, giving Alaska their second straight shootout win. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/aces-fight-for-4-3-shootout-win-over-thunder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 07:31:42 +0000 josh.bogorad 1776 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES GETS 2-1 SHOOTOUT WIN OVER GRIZZLIES http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/aces-gets-2-1-shootout-win-over-grizzlies <p>Mark Guggenberger made 31 saves through regulation and overtime and stopped all four shooters he faced in a shootout to lead the Alaska Aces to a 2-1 shootout win over the Utah Grizzlies on Saturday night from West Valley City, Utah.&nbsp; The Aces improved to 4-0 in games decided past regulation, and finished their six-game stretch with Utah going 4-2. &nbsp;The Aces improved to 20-8 on the season and won for the seventh time in the last eight road games. &nbsp;The Aces return home for the final six games of the calendar year, beginning on Wednesday, 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="1747" height="1003" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/guggenberger-reduce_0.jpg?1355637845" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Mark Guggenberger made 31 saves through regulation and overtime and stopped all four shooters he faced in a shootout to lead the Alaska Aces to a 2-1 shootout win over the Utah Grizzlies on Saturday night from West Valley City, Utah.&nbsp; The Aces improved to 4-0 in games decided past regulation, and finished their six-game stretch with Utah going 4-2. &nbsp;The Aces improved to 20-8 on the season and won for the seventh time in the last eight road games. &nbsp;The Aces return home for the final six games of the calendar year, beginning on Wednesday, Dec. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/aces-gets-2-1-shootout-win-over-grizzlies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 16 Dec 2012 06:04:05 +0000 josh.bogorad 1774 at http://alaskaaces.com SHORTHANDED ACES BATTLE FOR 5-4 WIN IN UTAH http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/shorthanded-aces-battle-for-5-4-win-in-utah <p>Nick Mazzolini scored twice, Gerald Coleman made 33 saves and the severely shorthanded Alaska Aces gritted out a 5-4 victory over the Utah Grizzlies on Friday night from West Valley City, Utah.&nbsp; The Aces scored five unanswered at one point and improved to 19-8 on the season.&nbsp; They won for the sixth time in the last seven road 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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/versus_grizz_banner_by_centerline_2012.jpg?1355548770" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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, Gerald Coleman made 33 saves and the severely shorthanded Alaska Aces gritted out a 5-4 victory over the Utah Grizzlies on Friday night from West Valley City, Utah.&nbsp; The Aces scored five unanswered at one point and improved to 19-8 on the season.&nbsp; They won for the sixth time in the last seven road games. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/shorthanded-aces-battle-for-5-4-win-in-utah" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 15 Dec 2012 05:19:33 +0000 josh.bogorad 1773 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES ACQUIRE CLACKSON FROM GWINNETT FOR SINKEWICH http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/aces-acquire-clackson-from-gwinnett-for-sinkewich <p>The Alaska Aces have acquired forward Chris Clackson from the Gwinnett Gladiators in exchange for defenseman Russ Sinkewich, Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Thursday.&nbsp; Clackson is expected to meet the Aces in Utah this weekend as the club squares off against the Grizzlies on Friday and Saturday night.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="504" height="401" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/alaska_aces_logo_76.jpg?1355441842" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 acquired forward Chris Clackson from the Gwinnett Gladiators in exchange for defenseman Russ Sinkewich, Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Thursday.&nbsp; Clackson is expected to meet the Aces in Utah this weekend as the club squares off against the Grizzlies on Friday and Saturday night. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/aces-acquire-clackson-from-gwinnett-for-sinkewich" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 23:37:25 +0000 josh.bogorad 1771 at http://alaskaaces.com STEELHEADS BLANK ACES 4-0 http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/steelheads-blank-aces-4-0 <p>Tyler Beskorowany made 29 saves for his first shutout of the season and the Idaho Steelheads rode a three-goal first period to a 4-0 win over the Alaska Aces on Wednesday night from the CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho.&nbsp; The Aces lost consecutive games for just the third time this season, and fell to 18-8 on the season.&nbsp; The Steelheads earned points for the seventh straight game and took a one point lead over the Aces for the top spot in the Western Conference and Mountain Division.&nbsp; The Aces finish the week in Utah with games on Friday and Saturday night.&nbsp; Both games s</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="504" height="401" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/alaska_aces_logo_75.jpg?1355374485" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 Beskorowany made 29 saves for his first shutout of the season and the Idaho Steelheads rode a three-goal first period to a 4-0 win over the Alaska Aces on Wednesday night from the CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho.&nbsp; The Aces lost consecutive games for just the third time this season, and fell to 18-8 on the season.&nbsp; The Steelheads earned points for the seventh straight game and took a one point lead over the Aces for the top spot in the Western Conference and Mountain Division.&nbsp; The Aces finish the week in Utah with games on Friday and Saturday night.&nbsp; Both games s </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/steelheads-blank-aces-4-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 04:54:51 +0000 josh.bogorad 1770 at http://alaskaaces.com ROLLHEISER, GRIZZLIES EDGE ACES 2-1 http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/rollheiser-grizzlies-edge-aces-2-1 <p>Grant Rollheiser made 28 saves on 29 shots to help the Utah Grizzlies edge the Alaska Aces 2-1 on Monday night from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; The teams split a four-game series over six nights in Anchorage.&nbsp; Alaska fell to 18-7 on the year, and 9-3 at home.&nbsp; The Aces now hit the road for the remainder of the week.&nbsp; They visit the Idaho Steelheads on Wednesday, before travelling to once again face the Grizzlies on Friday and 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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/12-7.jpg?1355210516" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Grant Rollheiser made 28 saves on 29 shots to help the Utah Grizzlies edge the Alaska Aces 2-1 on Monday night from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; The teams split a four-game series over six nights in Anchorage.&nbsp; Alaska fell to 18-7 on the year, and 9-3 at home.&nbsp; The Aces now hit the road for the remainder of the week.&nbsp; They visit the Idaho Steelheads on Wednesday, before travelling to once again face the Grizzlies on Friday and Saturday. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/rollheiser-grizzlies-edge-aces-2-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 07:22:11 +0000 josh.bogorad 1766 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES ROUT GRIZZLIES 8-4 AS RIVALRY HEIGHTENS http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/aces-rout-grizzlies-8-4-as-rivalry-heightens <p>Nick Mazzolini notched a hat trick, the Alaska Aces set a season-high for goals and penalty minutes, and over 5,000 fans were treated to a wildly entertaining game on Saturday night as the Aces routed the Utah Grizzlies 8-4 from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; The clubs combined for 12 goals, 114 penalty minutes, three player ejections, and 17 power plays as Alaska improved to 18-6 on the season.&nbsp; They won for the 13<sup>th</sup> time in the last 15 games.&nbsp; Alaska and Utah will complete their four-game series on Monday night at 7:15pm.&nbsp; Tickets are on sale now.&nbsp; All Aces games can</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1294" height="712" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/mazz_1.jpg?1355039426" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 notched a hat trick, the Alaska Aces set a season-high for goals and penalty minutes, and over 5,000 fans were treated to a wildly entertaining game on Saturday night as the Aces routed the Utah Grizzlies 8-4 from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; The clubs combined for 12 goals, 114 penalty minutes, three player ejections, and 17 power plays as Alaska improved to 18-6 on the season.&nbsp; They won for the 13<sup>th</sup> time in the last 15 games.&nbsp; Alaska and Utah will complete their four-game series on Monday night at 7:15pm.&nbsp; Tickets are on sale now.&nbsp; All Aces games can </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/aces-rout-grizzlies-8-4-as-rivalry-heightens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 09 Dec 2012 07:50:31 +0000 josh.bogorad 1765 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES SLOWED IN 4-1 LOSS TO UTAH http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/aces-slowed-in-4-1-loss-to-utah <p>The Alaska Aces saw their ECHL-best six-game winning streak, and eight-game home winning streak come to a close on Friday night as they fell to the Utah Grizzlies 4-1 at Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; Alaska lost for just the second time since November 4<sup>th</sup>, and dropped to 17-6 on the season, keeping the league’s best record.&nbsp; Alaska and Utah continue their series on Saturday and Monday.&nbsp; Tickets are on sale now.&nbsp; All Aces games can be heard on NewsTalk 103.7FM and 750AM KFQD.&nbsp; For more information, please contact the Aces office at 907.258.ACES, or visit them on Facebo</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3642" height="2429" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/_m120391.jpg?1354950927" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 saw their ECHL-best six-game winning streak, and eight-game home winning streak come to a close on Friday night as they fell to the Utah Grizzlies 4-1 at Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; Alaska lost for just the second time since November 4<sup>th</sup>, and dropped to 17-6 on the season, keeping the league’s best record.&nbsp; Alaska and Utah continue their series on Saturday and Monday.&nbsp; Tickets are on sale now.&nbsp; All Aces games can be heard on NewsTalk 103.7FM and 750AM KFQD.&nbsp; For more information, please contact the Aces office at 907.258.ACES, or visit them on Facebo </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/aces-slowed-in-4-1-loss-to-utah" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 08 Dec 2012 07:15:31 +0000 josh.bogorad 1764 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES BEAT GRIZZLIES 4-2 IN RETURN HOME http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/aces-beat-grizzlies-4-2-in-return-home <p>The Alaska Aces scored three third period goals to pull away from the Utah Grizzlies in a 4-2 win at Sullivan Arena on Wednesday night.&nbsp; The Aces took game one of a four-game series with the Grizzlies, and extended their winning streak to six games.&nbsp; They have won eight in a row at home, and 12 of their last 13 overall.&nbsp; Alaska improved their overall record to a league-best 17-5 on the season.&nbsp; Alaska and Utah continue their series on Friday, Saturday, and Monday.&nbsp; Tickets are on sale now.&nbsp; All Aces games can be heard on NewsTalk 103.7FM and 750AM KFQD.&nbsp; F</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="2837" height="1891" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/_m120344.jpg?1354777825" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 scored three third period goals to pull away from the Utah Grizzlies in a 4-2 win at Sullivan Arena on Wednesday night.&nbsp; The Aces took game one of a four-game series with the Grizzlies, and extended their winning streak to six games.&nbsp; They have won eight in a row at home, and 12 of their last 13 overall.&nbsp; Alaska improved their overall record to a league-best 17-5 on the season.&nbsp; Alaska and Utah continue their series on Friday, Saturday, and Monday.&nbsp; Tickets are on sale now.&nbsp; All Aces games can be heard on NewsTalk 103.7FM and 750AM KFQD.&nbsp; F </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/aces-beat-grizzlies-4-2-in-return-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 07:10:37 +0000 josh.bogorad 1763 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES COMEBACK TO BEAT REIGN 4-3 IN OVERTIME http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/aces-comeback-to-beat-reign-4-3-in-overtime <p>Kane Lafranchise scored his second overtime, game winning goal 1:02 into overtime on Saturday night to cap off an Alaska Aces 4-3 comeback win over the Ontario Reign from Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, CA.&nbsp; The Aces won for the eleventh time in their last twelve games, and finished their six-game road trip with a 5-1 record.&nbsp; Alaska improved their overall record to a league-best 16-5 on the season.&nbsp; Alaska now returns home on Wednesday, 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="2166" height="1600" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/12-1-12_ontario-9.jpg?1354820082" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Kane Lafranchise scored his second overtime, game winning goal 1:02 into overtime on Saturday night to cap off an Alaska Aces 4-3 comeback win over the Ontario Reign from Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, CA.&nbsp; The Aces won for the eleventh time in their last twelve games, and finished their six-game road trip with a 5-1 record.&nbsp; Alaska improved their overall record to a league-best 16-5 on the season.&nbsp; Alaska now returns home on Wednesday, Dec. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201212/aces-comeback-to-beat-reign-4-3-in-overtime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 02 Dec 2012 05:24:49 +0000 josh.bogorad 1762 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES BEAT CONDORS 2-1 http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/aces-beat-condors-2-1 <p>In their only trip of the season to Bakersfield, the Alaska Aces held off the Bakersfield Condors for a 2-1 win on Friday night form Rabobank Arena.&nbsp; Alaska is now 10-1 in their last 11 games, and improved their overall record to 15-5 on the season.&nbsp; The Aces are 4-1 on the road trip, and the trip on Saturday night in Ontario at 5:00pm AKT.&nbsp; Alaska then returns home on Friday, Dec. 5<sup>th</sup> to host the Utah Grizzlies.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1229" height="759" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/11-30.jpg?1354337049" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In their only trip of the season to Bakersfield, the Alaska Aces held off the Bakersfield Condors for a 2-1 win on Friday night form Rabobank Arena.&nbsp; Alaska is now 10-1 in their last 11 games, and improved their overall record to 15-5 on the season.&nbsp; The Aces are 4-1 on the road trip, and the trip on Saturday night in Ontario at 5:00pm AKT.&nbsp; Alaska then returns home on Friday, Dec. 5<sup>th</sup> to host the Utah Grizzlies. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/aces-beat-condors-2-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 01 Dec 2012 04:44:41 +0000 josh.bogorad 1761 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES BLOW BY THUNDER 6-2 http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/aces-blow-by-thunder-6-2 <p>Alaska Aces forward Nate Thompson scored his first of two goals on the opening shift Wednesday night and the Aces never looked back, racing on for a 6-2 win over the Stockton Thunder in Alaska’s much-anticipated return to the Stockton Arena.&nbsp; Alaska won for the ninth time in ten games, and improved their record to 14-5 on the season, taking over the ECHL’s top winning percentage.&nbsp; The Aces finish their road trip with a Friday night trip to Bakersfield and Saturday night trip to Ontario.&nbsp; Alaska then returns home on Friday, Dec. 5<sup>th</sup> to host the Utah Grizzlies.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="504" height="401" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/alaska_aces_logo_74.jpg?1354168191" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 forward Nate Thompson scored his first of two goals on the opening shift Wednesday night and the Aces never looked back, racing on for a 6-2 win over the Stockton Thunder in Alaska’s much-anticipated return to the Stockton Arena.&nbsp; Alaska won for the ninth time in ten games, and improved their record to 14-5 on the season, taking over the ECHL’s top winning percentage.&nbsp; The Aces finish their road trip with a Friday night trip to Bakersfield and Saturday night trip to Ontario.&nbsp; Alaska then returns home on Friday, Dec. 5<sup>th</sup> to host the Utah Grizzlies. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/aces-blow-by-thunder-6-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 05:50:08 +0000 josh.bogorad 1760 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES WIN 5-4 OT THRILLER IN UTAH http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/aces-win-5-4-ot-thriller-in-utah <p>(Photo courtesy of Josie Vimahi, Centerline) Nick Mazzolini forced overtime, scoring with 33.1 seconds remaining, and Zach Harrison scored his first career overtime game-winner, as the Alaska Aces beat the Utah Grizzlies 5-4 in overtime on Saturday night from the Maverik Center in West Valley City, UT.&nbsp; Alaska won for the eighth time in nine games, upping their record to 13-5 on the season.&nbsp; They improved to 2-0 in games decided in overtime this year.</p> <div 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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/grizz_aces_face_off_banner_by_centerline_2012.jpg?1353820980" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>(Photo courtesy of Josie Vimahi, Centerline) Nick Mazzolini forced overtime, scoring with 33.1 seconds remaining, and Zach Harrison scored his first career overtime game-winner, as the Alaska Aces beat the Utah Grizzlies 5-4 in overtime on Saturday night from the Maverik Center in West Valley City, UT.&nbsp; Alaska won for the eighth time in nine games, upping their record to 13-5 on the season.&nbsp; They improved to 2-0 in games decided in overtime this year. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/aces-win-5-4-ot-thriller-in-utah" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 25 Nov 2012 05:23:04 +0000 josh.bogorad 1759 at http://alaskaaces.com COLEMAN BACKSTOPS ACES TO 5-1 WIN OVER UTAH IN RETURN http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/coleman-backstops-aces-to-5-1-win-over-utah-in-return <p>(Photo courtesy of Josie Vimahi, Centerline) Former ECHL goaltender of the year, Gerald Coleman made 29 saves on 30 shots in his return to the Alaska Aces lineup to help the Aces beat the Utah Grizzlies 5-1 on Friday night from the Maverik Center in West Valley City, UT.&nbsp; Alaska won for the seventh time in eight games, upping their record to 12-5 on the season. &nbsp;The Aces continue their five-city, six-game road trip with a Saturday night rematch against the Utah Grizzlies at 5:05pm AKT.</p> <div 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://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/coleman_banner_by_centerline_2012.jpg?1353773000" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>(Photo courtesy of Josie Vimahi, Centerline) Former ECHL goaltender of the year, Gerald Coleman made 29 saves on 30 shots in his return to the Alaska Aces lineup to help the Aces beat the Utah Grizzlies 5-1 on Friday night from the Maverik Center in West Valley City, UT.&nbsp; Alaska won for the seventh time in eight games, upping their record to 12-5 on the season. &nbsp;The Aces continue their five-city, six-game road trip with a Saturday night rematch against the Utah Grizzlies at 5:05pm AKT. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/coleman-backstops-aces-to-5-1-win-over-utah-in-return" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 24 Nov 2012 04:46:07 +0000 josh.bogorad 1758 at http://alaskaaces.com ALASKA’S WINNING STREAK SNAPPED IN 2-1 LOSS AT IDAHO http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/alaska%E2%80%99s-winning-streak-snapped-in-2-1-loss-at-idaho <p>Rookie goaltender Josh Robinson made 30 saves on 31 shots to help the Idaho Steelheads hold off a late charge and beat the Alaska Aces 2-1 on Wednesday night.&nbsp; The Aces almost erased a two-goal, third period deficit in the final seconds, but an Aces goal as time expired was waived off when it was ruled that the Aces had used a hand to move the puck across the goal line.&nbsp; Alaska’s six-game winning streak was snapped, as they fell to 11-5 on the season.&nbsp; The Aces and Steelheads are now tied atop the Mountain Division standings with 22 points in 16 games.&nbsp; Alaska continues </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1339" height="783" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/robinson_save.jpg?1353655046" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Rookie goaltender Josh Robinson made 30 saves on 31 shots to help the Idaho Steelheads hold off a late charge and beat the Alaska Aces 2-1 on Wednesday night.&nbsp; The Aces almost erased a two-goal, third period deficit in the final seconds, but an Aces goal as time expired was waived off when it was ruled that the Aces had used a hand to move the puck across the goal line.&nbsp; Alaska’s six-game winning streak was snapped, as they fell to 11-5 on the season.&nbsp; The Aces and Steelheads are now tied atop the Mountain Division standings with 22 points in 16 games.&nbsp; Alaska continues </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/alaska%E2%80%99s-winning-streak-snapped-in-2-1-loss-at-idaho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 04:59:07 +0000 josh.bogorad 1757 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES COMPLETE SWEEP OF EAGLES WITH 4-3 WIN http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/aces-complete-sweep-of-eagles-with-4-3-win <p>The Alaska Aces started quickly on Saturday night and never looked back as they held off the Colorado Eagles for a 4-3 win in front of another standing room only, sell-out crowd of 6,599 from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; The Aces completed their second straight sweep, and extended their winning streak to six games.&nbsp; They have also won seven straight at home. Alaska improved to 11-4 on the season, and 11-2 all-time against the Eagles. The Aces now hit the road for a six-game trip in five cities, beginning Wednesday night against the Idaho Steelheads.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1600" height="934" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/11-17_thompson_wrap_around_on_jones.jpg?1353222767" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 started quickly on Saturday night and never looked back as they held off the Colorado Eagles for a 4-3 win in front of another standing room only, sell-out crowd of 6,599 from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; The Aces completed their second straight sweep, and extended their winning streak to six games.&nbsp; They have also won seven straight at home. Alaska improved to 11-4 on the season, and 11-2 all-time against the Eagles. The Aces now hit the road for a six-game trip in five cities, beginning Wednesday night against the Idaho Steelheads. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/aces-complete-sweep-of-eagles-with-4-3-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 18 Nov 2012 07:12:52 +0000 josh.bogorad 1752 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES EARN ANOTHER COMEBACK WIN OVER EAGLES 5-4 IN OT http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/aces-earn-another-comeback-win-over-eagles-5-4-in-ot <p>Kane Lafranchise scored 3:53 into overtime on Friday night to complete an Alaska Aces 5-4 come from behind win over the Colorado Eagles in front of a sold-out crowd of 6,411 from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; The game marked the first Aces OT game this season, and extended Alaska’s winning streak to five games.&nbsp; They also won their sixth straight on home ice.&nbsp; Alaska improved to 10-4 on the season, and 10-2 all-time against the Eagles.&nbsp; The Aces and Eagles close the week on Saturday night with the finale of Military Appreciation Weekend at Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; Tickets are currently </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1600" height="853" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/11-16.jpg?1353177429" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Kane Lafranchise scored 3:53 into overtime on Friday night to complete an Alaska Aces 5-4 come from behind win over the Colorado Eagles in front of a sold-out crowd of 6,411 from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; The game marked the first Aces OT game this season, and extended Alaska’s winning streak to five games.&nbsp; They also won their sixth straight on home ice.&nbsp; Alaska improved to 10-4 on the season, and 10-2 all-time against the Eagles.&nbsp; The Aces and Eagles close the week on Saturday night with the finale of Military Appreciation Weekend at Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; Tickets are currently </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/aces-earn-another-comeback-win-over-eagles-5-4-in-ot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 17 Nov 2012 07:58:42 +0000 josh.bogorad 1751 at http://alaskaaces.com GOMEZ LEADS ACES TO 4-3 WIN OVER EAGLES http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/gomez-leads-aces-to-4-3-win-over-eagles <p>Scott Gomez scored the game-winning goal as part of a two-point night in his season debut as the Alaska Aces fought back to beat the Colorado Eagles 4-3 on Wednesday night from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; Gomez broke a tie score with a third period, power play goal to help the Aces win their fourth straight game and fifth in a row on home ice.&nbsp; Alaska improved to 9-4 on the season, and 9-2 all-time against the Eagles.&nbsp; They snapped Colorado’s five-game winning streak.&nbsp; The Aces and Eagles rematch on Friday and Saturday night during Military Appreciation Weekend.&nbsp; Tickets are c</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1661" height="915" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/gomez.jpg?1352964102" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Scott Gomez scored the game-winning goal as part of a two-point night in his season debut as the Alaska Aces fought back to beat the Colorado Eagles 4-3 on Wednesday night from Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; Gomez broke a tie score with a third period, power play goal to help the Aces win their fourth straight game and fifth in a row on home ice.&nbsp; Alaska improved to 9-4 on the season, and 9-2 all-time against the Eagles.&nbsp; They snapped Colorado’s five-game winning streak.&nbsp; The Aces and Eagles rematch on Friday and Saturday night during Military Appreciation Weekend.&nbsp; Tickets are c </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/gomez-leads-aces-to-4-3-win-over-eagles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 07:22:26 +0000 josh.bogorad 1750 at http://alaskaaces.com MILITARY APPRECIATION WEEKEND BEGINS FRIDAY http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/military-appreciation-weekend-begins-friday <p>The Alaska Aces are proud to invite their fans to participate in this weekend’s Military Appreciation Weekend as the Aces host the Colorado Eagles at Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; The Aces and Eagles begin a three-week series on Wednesday night, and games Friday and Saturday will be specially themed to recognize members of the U.S. Armed Forces.&nbsp; Fans can purchase or donate tickets to current military members as part of the “Adopt-a-Patriot” program by dropping them off at the Aces office, Specialty Truck &amp; Auto, or by calling the Aces office at 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="1600" height="870" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/military_appreciation.jpg?1353177770" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 proud to invite their fans to participate in this weekend’s Military Appreciation Weekend as the Aces host the Colorado Eagles at Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; The Aces and Eagles begin a three-week series on Wednesday night, and games Friday and Saturday will be specially themed to recognize members of the U.S. Armed Forces.&nbsp; Fans can purchase or donate tickets to current military members as part of the “Adopt-a-Patriot” program by dropping them off at the Aces office, Specialty Truck &amp; Auto, or by calling the Aces office at 907.258.ACES. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/military-appreciation-weekend-begins-friday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 00:16:10 +0000 josh.bogorad 1749 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES SWEEP WRANGLERS WITH 6-4 WIN http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/aces-sweep-wranglers-with-6-4-win <p>The Alaska Aces exploded for a four-goal second period in a 6-4 win over the Las Vegas Wranglers on Saturday night to complete a three-game sweep in Vegas, and cap their five-game road trip.&nbsp; Nick Mazzolini and Tommy Mele each had two-goal games and the Aces have won three in a row.&nbsp; Alaska improved to 8-4 on the season, and handed the Wranglers their fifth straight loss.&nbsp; The Aces now return home on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday to host the Colorado Eagles in Scott Gomez’s return to the Aces.&nbsp; Tickets are currently on sale at the Aces office, Fred Meyer locations and </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="504" height="401" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/alaska_aces_logo_73.jpg?1352614610" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 exploded for a four-goal second period in a 6-4 win over the Las Vegas Wranglers on Saturday night to complete a three-game sweep in Vegas, and cap their five-game road trip.&nbsp; Nick Mazzolini and Tommy Mele each had two-goal games and the Aces have won three in a row.&nbsp; Alaska improved to 8-4 on the season, and handed the Wranglers their fifth straight loss.&nbsp; The Aces now return home on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday to host the Colorado Eagles in Scott Gomez’s return to the Aces.&nbsp; Tickets are currently on sale at the Aces office, Fred Meyer locations and </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/aces-sweep-wranglers-with-6-4-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 11 Nov 2012 06:16:59 +0000 josh.bogorad 1748 at http://alaskaaces.com MAZZOLINI, GUGGENBERGER PACE ALASKA IN 2-1 WIN AT VEGAS http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/mazzolini-guggenberger-pace-alaska-in-2-1-win-at-vegas <p>Nick Mazzolini scored twice and Mark Guggenberger stopped 30 of 31 shots &nbsp;as the Alaska Aces earned their second straight one-goal victory in&nbsp; a 2-1 win over the Las Vegas Wranglers on Friday night from the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.&nbsp; The Aces have won two in a row and improved to 7-4 on the season, and will wrap up their five-game road trip on Saturday with a rematch with the 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="3532" height="2355" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/mazzolini_team_behind_him.jpg?1352528395" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 Mark Guggenberger stopped 30 of 31 shots &nbsp;as the Alaska Aces earned their second straight one-goal victory in&nbsp; a 2-1 win over the Las Vegas Wranglers on Friday night from the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.&nbsp; The Aces have won two in a row and improved to 7-4 on the season, and will wrap up their five-game road trip on Saturday with a rematch with the Wranglers. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/mazzolini-guggenberger-pace-alaska-in-2-1-win-at-vegas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 10 Nov 2012 06:20:02 +0000 josh.bogorad 1747 at http://alaskaaces.com GUGGENBERGER, ACES BLANK WRANGLERS 1-0 http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/guggenberger-aces-blank-wranglers-1-0 <p>Mark Guggenberger made 26 saves and Joey Crabb’s shorthanded goal late in the second period helped the Alaska Aces hold off the Las Vegas Wranglers with a 1-0 victory on Wednesday night from the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.&nbsp; The Aces improved to 6-4 on the season, and will wrap up their five-game road trip on Friday and Saturday with a rematch with the 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="4368" height="2912" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/guggenberger_0.jpg?1352356471" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Mark Guggenberger made 26 saves and Joey Crabb’s shorthanded goal late in the second period helped the Alaska Aces hold off the Las Vegas Wranglers with a 1-0 victory on Wednesday night from the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.&nbsp; The Aces improved to 6-4 on the season, and will wrap up their five-game road trip on Friday and Saturday with a rematch with the Wranglers. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/guggenberger-aces-blank-wranglers-1-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 06:34:37 +0000 josh.bogorad 1746 at http://alaskaaces.com NHL STAR SCOTT GOMEZ SIGNS WITH ACES http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/nhl-star-scott-gomez-signs-with-aces <p>The Alaska Aces have signed NHL star forward Scott Gomez to a standard player contract, Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Wednesday.&nbsp; Gomez attended training camp this season with the Aces, but has not played in the regular season.&nbsp; He will make his season debut next week when the Aces return home to host the Colorado Eagles on November 14, 16, and 17.&nbsp; Tickets for all three games are on sale now at the Aces office, Fred Meyer locations and online at <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com">www.ticketmaster.com</a>.&nbsp; All Aces games can be heard on NewsTalk 103.7FM and 750A</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1280" height="832" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/gomez_04.jpg?1352323992" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 signed NHL star forward Scott Gomez to a standard player contract, Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Wednesday.&nbsp; Gomez attended training camp this season with the Aces, but has not played in the regular season.&nbsp; He will make his season debut next week when the Aces return home to host the Colorado Eagles on November 14, 16, and 17.&nbsp; Tickets for all three games are on sale now at the Aces office, Fred Meyer locations and online at <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com">www.ticketmaster.com</a>.&nbsp; All Aces games can be heard on NewsTalk 103.7FM and 750A </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/nhl-star-scott-gomez-signs-with-aces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 21:33:16 +0000 josh.bogorad 1744 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES FALL TO THUNDER 5-1 http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/aces-fall-to-thunder-5-1 <p>Five different Stockton Thunder players scored as the red-hot Thunder beat the Alaska Aces 5-1 in their rematch on Sunday afternoon from Stockton Arena.&nbsp; The Aces fell to 5-4 on the year and Stockton extended their winning streak to six games and their point streak to a co-league leading eight games. &nbsp;The Aces continue their five-game road trip next week in Las Vegas with games on Wednesday, Friday, and 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="2074" height="1261" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/11-4real.jpg?1352251911" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-meta"> <div class="field-label">Meta:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Five different Stockton Thunder players scored as the red-hot Thunder beat the Alaska Aces 5-1 in their rematch on Sunday afternoon from Stockton Arena.&nbsp; The Aces fell to 5-4 on the year and Stockton extended their winning streak to six games and their point streak to a co-league leading eight games. &nbsp;The Aces continue their five-game road trip next week in Las Vegas with games on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/aces-fall-to-thunder-5-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 02:42:24 +0000 josh.bogorad 1727 at http://alaskaaces.com THUNDER TOP ACES 7-4 IN OFFENSIVE SHOWDOWN http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/thunder-top-aces-7-4-in-offensive-showdown <p>Two of the top defensive teams in the ECHL flipped the script and engaged in an offensive slugfest on Saturday night, but it was the Stockton Thunder pulling away with a 7-4 win over the Alaska Aces from Stockton Arena.&nbsp; The Aces had their four-game winning streak snapped, and their record fell to 5-3 on the year. &nbsp;Stockton extended their winning streak to five games and their point streak to seven.&nbsp; The Aces continue their five-game road trip with a Sunday afternoon rematch in Stockton at 3:00pm AKT.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1037" height="602" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/11-4_1.jpg?1352069849" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 of the top defensive teams in the ECHL flipped the script and engaged in an offensive slugfest on Saturday night, but it was the Stockton Thunder pulling away with a 7-4 win over the Alaska Aces from Stockton Arena.&nbsp; The Aces had their four-game winning streak snapped, and their record fell to 5-3 on the year. &nbsp;Stockton extended their winning streak to five games and their point streak to seven.&nbsp; The Aces continue their five-game road trip with a Sunday afternoon rematch in Stockton at 3:00pm AKT. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/thunder-top-aces-7-4-in-offensive-showdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 04 Nov 2012 05:19:29 +0000 josh.bogorad 1726 at http://alaskaaces.com ACES SIGN GOALTENDER BROOKS OSTERGARD http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/aces-sign-goaltender-brooks-ostergard <p><em>(Photo by Lake Fong/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) </em>The Alaska Aces have signed free agent goaltender, Brooks Ostergard, Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Saturday.&nbsp; Ostergard has joined the Aces on the road and is expected to be in the lineup Saturday night as Alaska opens a five-game road trip in Stockton.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="420" height="236" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/ostergard.jpg?1351968188" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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>(Photo by Lake Fong/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) </em>The Alaska Aces have signed free agent goaltender, Brooks Ostergard, Aces Head Coach Rob Murray announced on Saturday.&nbsp; Ostergard has joined the Aces on the road and is expected to be in the lineup Saturday night as Alaska opens a five-game road trip in Stockton. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201211/aces-sign-goaltender-brooks-ostergard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 03 Nov 2012 18:43:12 +0000 josh.bogorad 1724 at http://alaskaaces.com BRANDON DUBINSKY NAMED ECHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201210/brandon-dubinsky-named-echl-player-of-the-week <p>Alaska Aces forward <a href="http://echl.com/stats/player.php?lang_code=en&amp;id=4365">Brandon Dubinsky</a> has been named the <a href="http://www.sher-woodhockey.ca/site/phpblu/" target="_blank"><em>Sher-Wood Hockey</em></a> ECHL Player of the Week for Oct. 22-28, the ECHL and Aces announced on Wednesday afternoon.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3083" height="2055" alt="" src="http://alaskaaces.com/sites/default/files/images/news/dubinsky_1.jpg?1351718507" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="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 forward <a href="http://echl.com/stats/player.php?lang_code=en&amp;id=4365">Brandon Dubinsky</a> has been named the <a href="http://www.sher-woodhockey.ca/site/phpblu/" target="_blank"><em>Sher-Wood Hockey</em></a> ECHL Player of the Week for Oct. 22-28, the ECHL and Aces announced on Wednesday afternoon. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201210/brandon-dubinsky-named-echl-player-of-the-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 21:22:22 +0000 josh.bogorad 1723 at http://alaskaaces.com ALASKA COMPLETES SWEEP OF SAN FRANCISCO WITH 3-2 WIN http://alaskaaces.com/news/aces/201210/alaska-completes-sweep-of-san-francisco-with-3-2-win <p>The Alaska Aces jumped out to an early lead and held off a late San Francisco Bulls charge to complete a three-game sweep with a 3-2 win on Sunday afternoon at Sullivan Arena.&nbsp; The Aces outscored the Bulls 12-5 on t