Woody on Hockey

Alaska is hockey heaven -- the Alaska Aces are perennial ECHL contenders, the UAA Seawolves play in the nation's premier college league and NHL star Scott Gomez headlines a contingent of pros. Join the conversation about the Aces and Alaska hockey with Doyle Woody, who has covered the game here at all levels for 29 years.

Contact: dwoody@adn.com

Here's a historically encouraging way of looking at UAA's WCHA series in Grand Forks - 10/25/2012 3:43 pm

Aces: Ambroz released (Plus, Courchaine note) - 10/25/2012 1:26 pm

Aces: Gee, those are some decent linemates Imbeault just got; plus, numbers changes - 10/25/2012 10:45 am

Aces add a defenseman in fourth-year pro Alain Goulet - 10/25/2012 9:59 am

A bunch of Alaska connections play in the Austrian League where Alexandre Imbeault began the season - 10/24/2012 5:41 pm

Man, UAA's Early Schedule Is Odd - 10/24/2012 5:07 pm

Former Aces Center Imbeault Is Now Current Aces Center Imbeault (UPDATED) - 10/24/2012 1:16 pm

North Pole's Copley Is WCHA Rookie Of The Week - 10/23/2012 12:19 pm

Howes -- That's "Scotty'' Howes To You -- Shines In CHL Allen Debut

Checking out a scoring summary in the Central Hockey League, it turns out our old pal Scott Howes, the former Aces winger and 2011 Kelly Cup MVP, is now "Scotty'' Howes.

In any event, he made a sterling CHL debut tonight with the Allen (Texas) Americans -- Howes racked two goals on three shots on goal and went +3 in a 4-0 victory over the visiting Arizona Sundogs.

Howes spent most of last season in the AHL, so it's weird seeing him all the way down in the CHL. But The Blog believes he can sum up why Howes is in that league in one keystroke: $

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