ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – The University of Alaska Anchorage hockey announced its 2023-24 season schedule, which will feature 16 home games, and a six-game series against in-state rival Alaska Fairbanks in the Alaska Airlines Governor’s Cup.

“We are incredibly excited about our schedule in our second season as an independent,” said head coach Matt Shasby. “We have a nice mix of nationally ranked opponents and new teams to college hockey. Our fans will get to enjoy the new seating at the Alaska Avis Sports Complex for 16 games, watching NCAA Div. I hockey at the highest level.”

The season will open with an exhibition game against Victoria Island University on Sept. 29th at the Avis Alaska Sports Complex.

Alaska Anchorage will open the regular season when it hosts UMass Lowell Oct. 7-8.

The Seawolves will host a pair of Atlantic Hockey foes, Air Force Oct. 20-21 and Robert Morris Nov. 10-11.

The Alaska Airlines Governor’s Cup will feature six games this season between Alaska Anchorage and Alaska Fairbanks. The Nanooks will host the first two games of the series Nov. 3-4 with the Seawolves hosting the next two Dec. 1-2. The two teams will play a single game in Fairbanks on Jan. 13 before the final game of the series in Anchorage on Feb. 3.

“Starting our season at home against UMass Lowell will make for an exciting way to launch the season,” said Shasby. “Some of our road opponents include Big 10 powers Penn State and Wisconsin, as well as some of the top teams in Hockey East. To top it all off we get to continue to battle for the Alaska Airlines Governor’s Cup against a top-20 team in UAF!”

Alaska Anchorage will host Long Island Feb. 10-11, Stonehill March 1-2 and Arizona State March 8-9.

The Seawolves will play 18 road games across nine different states.

“We will reach every corner of college hockey again this year, from Lake St. to Arizona St. to Providence,” said Shasby. “We will be road warriors again, something we don’t shy away from and wear as a badge of honor. It’s a big part of our student-athlete experience. We can’t wait to get the 2023-24 season underway!”

Information on tickets will be released in the near future.

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