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Series preview: Brown Bears vs. Wild

Consistency remains a word that consistently comes up when talking to Kenai River Brown Bears coach Geoff Beauparlant.As the Bears get set to host the Wenatchee (Washington) Wild today and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the...
Brown Bears' Gessert goes on scoring surge

Quick. What are the top three questions Kenai River Brown Bears coach Geoff Beauparlant is asked by colleges considering his players?Strength? Nope. Speed? Not so much. Skating ability? That...
Brown Bears roll to sweep of Magicians

...Butcher notched the insurance goal. "It was a good game to have, it was because of our preparation," said Brown Bears coach Geoff Beauparlant. "We've had a few good weeks of practice, and the guys have worked hard and executed, and done...
Brown Bears stopped by Chill

...thought we came out with some good jump and really controlled about the first six or seven minutes of the game," said Bears coach Geoff Beauparlant. "They're a resilient team that worked hard and pushed back." The loss drops the Brown Bears...
Ice Dogs go extra mile to top Brown Bears

...points. With a snowstorm tamping down the crowd to 516, the sports complex did not have a ton of energy, and Brown Bears coach Geoff Beauparlant said his squad did not help matters. "I thought they had more energy," said Beauparlant, who...
Saturday: Dogs edge Bears again

...16-game battle for Alaska junior hockey supremacy."It's always good to compete for something like that," Bears coach Geoff Beauparlant said of the cup. "There were three games we felt like we could have won that didn't go our way...
Friday: Brown Bears lose a heartbreaker in OT

...ultimately forced the contest into overtime."We need to be able to close games out and we didn't do it tonight," said Bears coach Geoff Beauparlant. "Once it was 4-4 we played tentative and on our heels, and were not executing the game plan...
Brown Bears update: Davidson commits to Eau Claire, Wild shift from Midwest to South

...27 points and minus-1 in 2012-13 and 17 points and minus-6 in 2013-14."We wish Jake the best," Brown Bears coach Geoff Beauparlant said. "He's a guy that competes hard and has been a leader with our program. He's someone that's...
Brown Bears' Butcher named MVP of NAHL

...Butcher said his improvement this season was due to mind-set and offseason work aimed at strengthening his legs. Brown Bears coach Geoff Beauparlant agreed, harkening back to a talk he had with Butcher upon being named head coach in the summer of...
Ice Dogs eliminate Bears with Game 5 victory

...tantalizingly close to changing all that."I'm just extremely proud of the way we competed the entire series," said Bears coach Geoff Beauparlant, a former Fairbanks assistant. "It's unfortunate we had to lose tonight, but I thought everyone...


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