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Evingson makes NHL scouting list

Croix Evingson of the Kenai River Brown Bears made the National Hockey League's "Prospects to Watch" list for 2016 draft-eligible players. Evingson, of Anchorage, is on the "C" list, marking him...
Former Brown Bears goaltender Kris Oldham taken by Lightning in NHL draft

...Bears for a little over a season, was taken by the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday in the sixth round of the National Hockey League draft.Kenai River Brown Bears head coach Geoff Beauparlant exchanged several texts with Oldham on Saturday...
Kenai visited by Tampa Bay Lightning skater

...organization that strives to "meet needs in our community through the resources of the churches," teamed up with National Hockey League player Nate Thompson, a center for the Tampa Bay Lightning, to raise money to prevent homelessness."They...

...King and, of course, Chuck Berry. It's a legacy most prominently commemorated in the name of the city's National Hockey League team, the St. Louis Blues."We date way back," said museum organizer and music promoter Dave Beardsley...
Bears' Granato earns Academic Achievement Award

...make it everything." What made the award special to Granato was the fact it reminded him of his father, former National Hockey League player Tony Granato. In 1997, the elder Granato won the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, awarded to the NHL...
Brown Bears' Blake signs with St. Olaf

...Celebrity Golf Classic is Friday at the Kenai Course.Among those who will attend is Tony Granato, a former National Hockey League star and current assistant coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Scott Burt, captain of the Alaska Aces, also will...
Ramsey benefits from position change

...product of the prestigious Elk River Youth Hockey Association, which produced Paul Martin and Joe Otto of the National Hockey League, Jesse Ramsey often played center one shift, wing the next and defense the next. Dave Ramsey, who coached...
Season preview: Brown Bears look to continue upward trend despite changes

...Wednesday."This is a lot better than our youthful group having their first game in front of NCAA scouts and National Hockey League scouts at the showcase," Beauparlant said.The Bears and Dogs waged an epic battle last season. They finished...
Bruins sweep Brown Bears

...that are (1996 birthdates)," Kenai River head coach Geoff Beauparlant said. "There were scouts from the National Hockey League and the collegiate ranks, which is always exciting for the guys, but at the same time they know they are still...
What others say: Former players may change violent NHL culture

The glory days are gone. What's left, for some National Hockey League players, is a life marred by the cumulative impact of brain injuries suffered during years spent in a brutal sport.As news emerged...


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