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3 Brown Bears commit to college

...academics, with a four-year graduation guarantee and an average grade-point average of 3.5.Former Brown Bears player Chris Rial was a senior on last year's team and has had positive things to say about the athletic and academic experience.Andrews...
Bears salvage 1 from Avalanche

...Six different Bears scored in the series finale, and it took them just 21 seconds to get on the board. Brad Duwe, Chris Rial, Doug Beck, Blake Stenejhem, Alex Frere and Bobby Murphy all scored for the Bears, who salvaged two points in the...
Bears collect tough win in Wenatchee

...tied the game with 18:40 left in the second period, Lubanski, Beck and Duwe were on the ice for the second goal. Chris Rial got the power-play tally on an assist from Lubanski. "It was nice to see that showing because they necessarily haven't...
Bears can tighten grip on playoff spot this week. As the Brown Bears make their final playoff push, David is looking for 20-year-olds Doug Beck and Chris Rial to lead the way. Beck leads the team with 23 goals and is tied for the team points lead with Brett Lubanski at 52...
Bears sweep Monsters

...the first of two weeks off prior to Friday's game to practice scoring. The work quickly bore fruit as Brad Duwe, Chris Rial and Erick Ware scored in the first 10 minutes for a 3-0 lead. Duwe's 15th goal and Rial's 14th goal came so close...
Kenai River eyes future: After winning season, coach anxious to improve on success's back to the drawing board." Kenai River's roster will look different next season. Five players -- defensemen Chris Rial, Alec Thieda, Erick Ware and Joe Blake, and forward Doug Beck -- will be over the league's age limit of 20 and...
Brown Bears' Blake signs with St. Olaf

...River coach Oliver David expects every outgoing Brown Bear - the league's age limit is 20 - to sign with a college. Chris Rial committed to the University of Minnesota but was forced to withdraw because of financial issues. David is working to...
Kenai River Brown Bears return to action

...air." Kenai River was fourth in the NAHL West in goals allowed with 191 in 2010-11. Chief among the losses were Chris Rial and Joe Blake - both of whom are playing in college - and Alec Thieda, a former United States Hockey League player...
Bears look to build on 4-game streak

...really excited, it means a lot to us," defenseman Chris Rial said. "It would be great to get five, six, fans Saturday. ... Doug Beck, a forward, and Chris Rial, a defender, have been selected to participate in the...
Avalanche bury Bears in 3rd period

...50 left on a Brandon Brossoit power-play goal, assisted by Jacob Barber. Seconds after the score, Kenai River's Chris Rial was called for tripping, putting the Brown Bears two men down. The Avalanche then converted before Kenai was back to...


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