The chargers are on the ice for practice pic.twitter.com/jdkaFWSH9z
— Brad Joyal (@FDNMSportsGuy) January 31, 2014
UAH is in the 49th state for the second time this season. The Chargers are in Fairbanks for a two-game set for the first time since 1992, and for the first time as WCHA members.
It also means another edition of “Late Night with the Chargers.” Both games Friday and Saturday start at 10:07 p.m. Central time, and here’s how you can follow the action:
- VIDEO: WCHA TV on America One (subscription)
- LIVE STATS: alaskananooks.com
- AUDIO: KCBF
- TWITTER: @weloveuahhockey (us), @uahhockey (official), @uahchargers (official), @NanookHockey (Nanook Hockey Blog), @Alaska_Hockey (official)
|WCHA rank in parentheses|
|1-14-1 (10th)||Conference record||7-11-2 (T-7th)|
|0.96 (10th)||Goals per game||2.88 (4th)|
|4.35 (10th)||Goals allowed per game||3.00 (8th)|
|13.3 (7th)||Penalty minutes per game||15.3 (3rd)|
|6.8% (10th)||Power play||15.8% (8th)|
|69.9% (10th)||Penalty kill||83.5% (5th)|
|Matt Salhany (4-6-10)
Frank Misuraca (1-5-6)
Steve Koshey (1-5-6)
Chad Brears (4-1-5)
Brandon Clowes (1-4-5)
|Leading scorers||Cody Kunyk (13-13-26)
Tyler Morley (12-11-23)
Colton Beck (7-14-21)
Marcus Basara (10-7-17)
Colton Parayko (3-13-16)
(13 GS, 3.70 GAA, .902 SV%)
(13 GS, 4.91 GAA, .878 SV%)
(10 GS, 3.06 GAA, .900 SV%)
(10 GS, 2.95 GAA, .873 SV%)
(6 GS, 2.65 GAA, .895 SV%)
After being off last week, the Chargers begin the first of three straight weekends on the road. Next week, UAH heads to Houghton for the first time to play Michigan Tech. The next home series is Feb. 21-22 against Lake Superior State.
Last week, Alaska split a pair with Bemidji State at home in the Carlson Center. The Nanooks shut out the Beavers 3-0 before being shut out themselves 4-0. Sean Cahill was in net for both games.
The Nanooks find themselves in a dogfight as we head toward the home stretch of the WCHA season. Alaska is tied with Lake Superior State and Michigan Tech for seventh place with 16 points. The top eight teams make the WCHA playoffs.
Cody Kunyk leads the Nanooks in scoring with 26 points on the season, which is third in the WCHA. His 13 goals is tied for 2nd. Kunyk has 115 points in his UAF career, which is 19th on their all-time career scoring list.
Tyler Morley is tied for fifth in the WCHA with 12 goals and tied for ninth in the league with 23 points.