Seawolf head coach Dave Shiyak announced the 2012-13 University of Alaska Anchorage hockey schedule Friday. UAA’s 34-game schedule includes 17 home dates and two in-season tournaments. The Seawolves, who will play six non-conference games against five different opponents, alternate home and road series for the season except for two home series surrounding Holiday Break.
The 34th season of Seawolf hockey commences with the 21st Annual Kendall Hockey Classic on October 12-13. The Seawolves will look to defend their Classic title when they host Air Force, Canisius and Alaska Fairbanks. The Seawolves will then head north for the fifth annual Alaska Goal Rush tournament in Fairbanks on October 19-20, where they’re scheduled to play North Dakota and Merrimack.
The 20th season of Western Collegiate Hockey Association action for UAA begins October 26-27 with travel to North Dakota for the first of seven conference road series. The Seawolves will also travel to Bemidji State (Nov. 23-24), Minnesota State (Dec. 7-8), Minnesota (Jan. 11-12), Wisconsin (Jan. 25-26) and Michigan Tech (Feb. 8-9), before wrapping up the regular season with Denver (March 8-9).
UAA’s conference home series are against Minnesota (Nov. 9-10), St. Cloud State (Nov. 30-Dec. 1), Minnesota Duluth (Dec. 14-15), Wisconsin (Jan. 4-5), MSU (Jan. 18-19), Colorado College (Feb. 1-2) and Nebraska Omaha (Feb. 15-16).
Once again the Seawolves will face UAF twice in their annual Alaska Airlines Governor’s Cup series. The Alaska schools will play a home-and-home series March 1 (at UAF) and March 2 (at UAA).
UAA will play one exhibition game during the pre-season against University of Regina on Oct. 6. The location of the exhibition game is yet to be determined.
All Seawolf home games, with the exception of the Kendall Hockey Classic, will face off at 7:07 p.m. Full television coverage will be announced later in the fall.
For the complete schedule, visit GoSeawolves.com.