Fairbanks Ice Dogs and Kenai Brown Bears junior hockey teams pause season
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The North American Hockey Leagues Kenai River Brown Bears and Fairbanks Ice Dogs put their season on pause due to Minnesota’s new COVID-19 restrictions that order amateur sports take a four-week break beginning Friday.
The Brown Bears and Ice Dogs relocated to Minnesota to play their NAHL Season, Kenai is currently undefeated while Fairbanks is winless. In a Facebook live video, Ice Dogs general manager Rob Proffitt announced his team would be taking a five-week break and planned to return to the ice after Christmas. The NAHL is a junior A hockey league for players between 16 and 21 years of age. The amateur league is meant to help players play either pro or college hockey.
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