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Avs sweep Brown Bears

WASILLA -- For two periods Friday, Josh Benton was an absolute wall for the Kenai River Brown Bears...Huppert and Trent Johnson also scored for the Avs. "Josh Benton was unbelievable for two periods," Alaska head coach...
Terrific tandem: Benton, Dahlstrom key factors as Brown Bears find success the Soldotna Sports Center for a pair of games today and Saturday against the Ice Dogs of Fairbanks, goaltenders Josh Benton and Mathias Dahlstrom are in a competitive battle for playing time. Benton, an Alaska native who joined the squad...
Brown Bears drop 2 to Dawson Creek

...last 14:08 featured both teams rushing up and down and creating chances, but not solving Walsh or Kenai River's Josh Benton, who made 21 saves. After a scoreless overtime, the Rage immediately took control of the shootout thanks to the...
Heeding godmother's advice: Granato watches his aunt, Cammi, go into Hockey Hall of Fame

...the West. ... The Bears made no roster moves this week. ... The featured players this weekend are Alaska natives Josh Benton and Raymond Stenehjem, meaning they will be available for autographs. ... Pre-sale tickets are available for...
Kenai River drops 2 to Fairbanks

...the man advantage, while the Ice Dogs were 1 for 6. Joe Phillippi made 34 saves on 37 shots for the Ice Dogs, while Josh Benton had 28 saves on 32 shots for the Brown Bears. Saturday, in front of 2,242, Fairbanks jumped to a 3-0 lead. Brett...
Bears grab crucial points

...heroics. The Brown Bears outshot the Rage 14-6 in the third period to fashion a 44-37 advantage for the game. Josh Benton won for the Brown Bears by making 31 saves, while Edward Dyson took the loss and made 37 saves. "It was back and...
Bears end 4-4-4 vs. Rage

...really doing what they are supposed to do." After a solid first period in Saturday's loss, Kenai River goaltender Josh Benton allowed five goals in the second and was pulled at the end of the period for Dahlstrom, who played a combined 166 minutes...
Against the wall: Ice Dogs take 2-0 lead on Brown Bears

...goaltending and outstanding defense, and we got 11 goals scored against us in two games." Goaltenders Mathias Dahlstrom and Josh Benton had tough goes against the NAHL's highest-scoring squad. On Friday, it was Dahlstrom who faced the potent offense...
Brown Bears still seek playoff victory

...the Ice Dogs. He is 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...
Kenai River eyes future: After winning season, coach anxious to improve on success

...coming back here would be a great option for me." The goaltending situation may also be addressed. The Bears used Josh Benton and Mathias Dahlstrom interchangeably throughout the season, but neither emerged as the type of rock-solid backstopper...


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