Seattle Kraken and Other Donors Raise $3 Million to Reinstate Hockey Team at University of Alaska Anchorage

September 1, 2021 by No Comments

Good news! In the words of UAA chancellor Sean Parnell, "it's a great day to be a Seawolf." Just a year after the Alaska Board of Regents cut the hockey program from the University of Anchorage Alaska, the team is back in play thanks to the generous donations from across the country.

In all there were 1,140 donors including the NHL's Seattle Kraken, which donated $150,000 to support the reinstatement. The $3 million dollars raised will be enough to cover two years of operating costs for the team.

The team will now have to find players and a new coach, since all have left following the disbandment of the program. They will look to ice a squad starting in 2022-2023.

Source: The Hockey News