Catching the Game: vs. Alaska-Anchorage, Jan. 17-18

The Alaska-Anchorage Seawolves visit the Von Braun Center for a two-game WCHA series Friday and Saturday. Puck drop is 7:07 p.m. both nights. Come join the Chargers and honor America’s veterans on Military Appreciation Weekend.

Tickets are available through Ticketmaster and the VBC box office. This week’s promotions are:

  • Veterans get free admission to both games.
  • Kids 12 and under get free admission for all remaining home games this season.
  • Friday night, the first 500 fans receive a set of UAH hockey trading cards.
  • Saturday night, the first 500 kids 12 and under receive a camo junior UAH jersey.

If you can’t make the game, there are many ways to follow the action:

UAH_logo_100 2013-14 Stats ND_logo_75
WCHA rank in parentheses
1-23-0 Overall record 11-9-2
1-13-0 (10th) Conference record 7-7-2 (5th)
0.96 (10th) Goals per game 2.59 (7th)
4.50 (10th) Goals allowed per game 2.68 (6th)
13.5 (6th) Penalty minutes per game 13.1 (8th)
7.4% (10th) Power play 19.8% (4th)
67.3% (10th) Penalty kill 80.4% (9th)
Matt Salhany (3-5-8)
Frank Misuraca (1-5-6)
Chad Brears (4-1-5)
Steve Koshey (1-4-5)
Alex Allan (3-1-4)
Jack Prince (3-1-4)
Leading scorers Matt Bailey (11-9-20)
Scott Allen (11-7-18)
Jordan Kwas (6-12-18)
Blake Thatchell (8-19-17)
Brett Cameron (6-6-12)
Carmine Guerriero
(12 GS, 3.67 GAA, .902 SV%)
Matt Larose
(12 GS, 5.30 GAA, .874 SV%)
Goaltending Rob Gunderson
(12 GS, 2.53 GAA, .897 SV%)
Chris Kamal
(6 GS, 2.10 GAA, .922 SV%)


This series marks the Seawolves’ first visit to Huntsville since November 6-7, 1992. The series with Alaska-Anchorage has been dominated by the Seawolves, who have won 17 of 19 meetings. The Chargers’ two victories have both come in Huntsville.

The Seawolves have won four of five, including a sweep of Minnesota State in Anchorage last weekend. UAA, which only had four wins all last season, is now 11-9-2 overall and 7-7-2 in the WCHA, up to fifth in the league standings.

UAH and UAA met in Anchorage back in November, with the Seawolves sweeping the series 3-1 and 6-1. In the first game, Alex Allan’s goal with two minutes left in regulation cut UAA’s lead to 2-1, but the Seawolves responded with a goal 30 seconds later to seal it. In the second game, Chad Brears got the Chargers on the board first, but Anchorage scored six unanswered goals, including four in the third period. Brett Cameron, Scott Allen, and Matt Bailey each had two goals in the series. Allen will be out for this series with an upper-body injury.

After this weekend, the Chargers have three straight road trips: Alaska (Fairbanks, Jan. 31-Feb. 1), Michigan Tech (Feb. 7-8), and Minnesota State (Feb. 14-15). The next home series is Feb. 21 and 22 against Lake Superior State.


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