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Flanagan sacked by Bears

Kenai River Brown Bears head coach Mike Flanagan monitors action in a game against the Alexandria Blizzard...Moon Kenai River Brown Bears coach and general manager Mike Flanagan was fired by the team Monday. Flanagan coached the...
Will third time be a charm?

Kenai River Brown Bears general manager and coach Mike Flanagan goes over a play with members of the new North American...that no pressure is seeping down from ownership, coach Mike Flanagan concedes he is overwhelmed with it. "Nobody's putting...
Brown Bears notch upset against Wildcats

Prior to departing on a 22-day, eight-game road trip, Kenai River Brown Bears coach Mike Flanagan knew that team owner, Barry Schoenly, and others had planned on renovating the Brown Bears' locker room in anticipation of their...
Brown Bears drop 2 games at home

...Goodwin to the puck in the second period Friday at the Soldotna Sports Center. Photo by M. Scott Moon Kenai River coach Mike Flanagan sensed something was amiss during his team's early morning skate Friday. "I was concerned about it for the rest...

...boisterous game at the Soldotna Sports Center. Both players received penalties for the skirmish. Photo by M. Scott Moon Mike Flanagan turned his back to the ice, faced the crowd and unfurled his arms with a quizzical look plastered upon his face...
Tornado blow away Brown Bears

...the Tornado in the first period Thursday at the Soldotna Sports Center. Photo by M. Scott Moon Kenai River coach Mike Flanagan knows that no amount of practice can cure penalties. As he says, it's just discipline. After the Brown Bears performance...
Jets edge Brown Bears falling, 3-1, in Blaine, Minn. "I was happy with way they played for 40 minutes," said Kenai River coach Mike Flanagan. "I told them after the game, 'That's all I want is a solid effort like that.'" It was a far cry from Wednesday's...
Brown Bears return to home ice

...though. "Being on the road is one thing, being on the road 22 days in a row is a another thing," Brown Bears coach Mike Flanagan said. "We've only got five or six guys on our roster from Alaska total. The rest are from the Lower 48. "Even...
Ice Dogs throw shutout at Brown Bears

There were a number of excuses Mike Flanagan, the coach and general manager of the Kenai River Brown Bears, could have reached for after a 2-0 North American Hockey League...
Ice Dogs take 2 from Kenai River

...energetic crowd at the Soldotna Sports Center. "Just disappointed that we lost. That's all," Kenai River coach Mike Flanagan said. "Fairbanks has a good team but I think we have a good team, too. We didn't generate much offensively...


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