Ice Dogs open decade with sweep

LEWISTON, ME The Fairbanks Ice Dogs entered their first game of 2020 in second place behind the Kenai River Brown Bears. Following a sweep of the Maine Nordiques (5-4, 7-3), the Dogs find themselves atop the Midwest Division with 51 points through 36 games and the fourth best winning percentage in the league. Friday’s game […]

Ice Dogs kick off Hockey Week in Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS- Hockey Week in Fairbanks kicks off Friday night as the Ice Dogs host the Corpus Christi Ice Rays in the opener of a two game series at the Big Dipper Ice Arena.   Hockey Week officially begins with the unveiling of the annual ice sculpture outside of the Dip.  Saturday events at the Dipper include […]

Ice Dogs Set for Showcase

The Fairbanks Ice Dogs opened the season September 14-15 with a two game series agains the Chippewa Steel.  Things didn’t go as planned, as in their inaugural series, the Steel swept Fairbanks in a pair of tightly contested games. “We learned a bit about ourselves against Chippewa, now it’s time to see how we respond […]

Ice Dog golf scramble set for August 25

The 18th Annual Golf Scramble is set for Saturday, August 25 at the Fairbanks Golf Course!  All team must register by August 1, 2018. Download the REGISTRATION FORM HERE Registration is $800 per team, and includes: 2 golf carts per team 5 greens fees Food & Beverages Registration: 7:45 – 8:45 a.m. Shot Gun Start: […]

Ice Dogs draft seven players

By Danny Martin DMARTIN@NEWSMINER.COM FAIRBANKS — Seven players, in four rounds, comprised the selections for the Fairbanks Ice Dogs on Tuesday in the North American Hockey League Draft. Two right wings and two right defensemen were among the choices for the Ice Dogs, the Midwest Division regular-season and playoff champions and Robertson Cup semifinalist in 2017-18. The […]

Minotauros defeat Ice Dogs 5-4 in OT; Fairbanks’ season ends

BLAINE, Minnesota – After losing Game 2 on Saturday, Fairbanks Ice Dogs coach Trevor Stewart was confident. “We’ve never done things the easy way,” he said. “There’s the right way and the wrong way, and then we call it the Ice Dogs way.” The top-seeded Ice Dogs didn’t make things easy on themselves Sunday, when […]

Ice Dogs win Game 5, clinch Robertson Cup berth

By Brad Joyal, BJOYAL@NEWSMINER.COM May 6, 2018 FAIRBANKS — The Ice Dogs moved one step closer to the top of the mountain. Fairbanks clinched the Midwest Division title after earning a 1-0 victory over the Janesville Jets in Game 5 of the division finals Saturday night at the Janesville Ice Arena in Janesville, Wisconsin. Connor […]

Caleb Hite, Ice Dogs beat Jets to force Game 5

By Brad Joyal, BJOYAL@NEWSMINER.COM May 4, 2018 FAIRBANKS — The Ice Dogs guaranteed themselves one more game for all the marbles. Fairbanks forward Caleb Hite was searching for his first postseason goal when he entered Friday’s must-win Game 4 against Janesville in the Midwest Division Finals. The Grand Blanc, Michigan, native was among the Ice Dogs’ most […]

Ice Dogs drop Game 3 in OT, trail 2-1 as series leaves Dipper

By Brad Joyal, BJOYAL@NEWSMINER.COM FAIRBANKS — Everybody at the Big Dipper Ice Arena knew Game 3 was going to have to come down to a spectacular play. In the end, most spectators likely left the arena stunned by what transpired. Janesville forward Simon Sagissor guided the Jets to a 3-2 overtime victory over the Ice Dogs, […]