Playing in an area with a relatively small population and a relatively small talent base for hockey, the Kenai River Brown Bears have to search far and wide for talent.
After snapping a six-year run of playoff appearances by accumulating the least points in the league, it would be no surprise if change was the order of the day in the Kenai River Brown Bears organization.
By JEFF HELMINIAK Peninsula Clarion While the Brown Bears were away losing 12 of 13 games on a road trip, fans heard of a team playing pretty good hockey for, say, 50 minutes, but still managing to lose by multiple goals due to a 10-minute bad stretch.
In order to make the United States Hockey League, the top junior league in the country, a player has to be driven to succeed.In the case of 2012 Kenai Central graduate Zack...
While the Brown Bears were away losing 12 of 13 games on a road trip, fans heard of a team playing pretty good hockey for, say, 50 minutes, but still managing to lose by multiple goals due to a 10-minute bad stretch.
The Brown and Gold Game is an annual chance for fans to get a sneak peek at the current season's edition of the Kenai River Brown Bears. Friday, that peek was more up close and personal than ever at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex.
Quick. What are the top three questions Kenai River Brown Bears coach Geoff Beauparlant is asked by colleges considering his players? Strength? Nope. Speed? Not so much. Skating ability? That doesn't make the list either.
WASILLA - Tanner Schachle and Colton Fletcher grew up playing hockey together. The duo skated through the youth and comp ranks before playing two seasons of high school hockey together with the Wasilla Warriors.
North Star Conference fans will need no introduction to two of the top three picks by the Kenai River Brown Bears in the North American Hockey League Draft on Tuesday.
Last season, the Kenai River Brown Bears went into the holiday break with a 12-12-4 record. All season, then-head coach Oliver David had preached patience, saying the young team would mature in the second half.
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