Chancellor Dan White will host a Nanook hockey stakeholder’s meeting on
Tuesday, June 18 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Wood Center multi-level lounge
to discuss recent announcements about the UAF hockey playing venue. Members
of the public and university are encouraged to attend
Alaska(UAF) Nanooks will play 2019-20 at the Carlson Center UNLESS the ice craps out and then will be forced to play on campus at the 1000 seat Patty Center Ice Arena.
Two committees are being formed to meet this summer about moving entirely back on campus in two years or so. Arena expansion???? New Arena????? $$$
Meantime UAA(University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves) are playing this upcoming season at the 800(hopefully expanded to 1000 by fall) at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex ice arena on their campus.
AD said nothing major will be done for at least a couple of years with Seawolves expansion project
UAA leaves 6400 seat Sullivan Arena/AK plays at 4300 seat Carlson Center for time being
WCHA wants 2500 minimum seating