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Series preview: Brown Bears vs. Chill

...many young players."What's made our staff excited, and what should make our fans excited, is the number of first-year players playing a lot of minutes and getting experience," Beauparlant said. "Teams like that continually progress and...
Series preview: Brown Bears vs. Ice Dogs

...defensemen, all averaging 20 to 23 minutes a night, are first-year players. That quartet is Dylan McArthur, Thomas Keane, Charles Spetz and Croix Evingson.Another pair of first-year players, Gunnar Goodmanson and Justin Bofshever, are getting...
Brown Bears set for home opener

...Forwards Lucas Kohls and Matt Seidel have seven points each, and for Kohls, four of those have been goals. First-year player Albin Karlsson from Sweden has also put up four goals, and he has only taken 11 shots total, a scoring percentage...
The Big Lubanski: Kenai River captain helps bring Bears to respectability

...everything to me," he said. David took the helm shortly into the 2009-10 campaign, and a relationship between the first-year player and first-year coach soon blossomed. Although Lubanski admits the transition between coaches wasn't easy...
Brown Bears still seek playoff victory

...1-2 at the sports center, winless at the Big Dipper and was pulled midway through Game 1 for Josh Benton. The first-year player from Sweden will start Game 3. David expects a big performance. "He needs to rise to the occasion, as does his...
Kenai River Brown Bears top Fresno Monsters in OT thriller

...and it went in for me." Paul Bourbeau earned the win in net for the Bears, improving to 2-2 on the year. The first-year player made 27 saves on 31 shots and didn't allow a goal at even strength, drawing the praise of his coach. "Bourbeau...
Heeding godmother's advice: Granato watches his aunt, Cammi, go into Hockey Hall of Fame

...alluding to a close playoff race. "There's no telling who will be in and who will be out." Don't blame the first-year player if he's excited to suit up in front of a home crowd. Dominic Granato, 19, has spent much of his life on the...
Terrific tandem: Benton, Dahlstrom key factors as Brown Bears find success

...native who joined the squad as an affiliate player late in 2009-10, has taken the ice in 16 games. Dahlstrom, a first-year player from Sweden, has played 13. "They are constantly competing, and that's healthy," David said. "I know we...
Jets edge Brown Bears

...surrendering five power-play goals against the Bandits. "We've just got keep chipping away at it. We've got 21 first-year players who have never played in this league before. Some of them played like 30 games last year. We play 58 ... big...
Kenai River Brown Bears blank Rage

...first period in which the Bears outshot the Rage 12-2, Kenai River got right to work in the second. Lazzaro, a first-year player, took a pass in front of the goal and one-timed the puck past Dawson Creek goaltender Edward Dyson with 18...


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