Brown Bears Announce Affiliate Players

BROWN BEARS ANNOUNCE AFFILIATE PLAYERS!  Top Alaska Talent Will Train and Compete with NAHL Junior A Club  

The Bears are excited to announce that they have affiliate agreements with six of the best Midget players in Alaska! GM Nate Kiel exclaimed, \”we were very fortunate to land some outstanding players at the NAHL ALASKA AAA SHOWCASE, which was recently held right here in Soldotna\”. Our staff has worked extremely hard over the course of this season to identify the best Alaskan prospects and to build relationships which may lead to outstanding opportunities for them with the Brown Bears\”.  Affiliate players have the opportunity to train and possibly even compete with USA Hockey Junior A clubs, while still maintaining eligibility on their Midget rosters. Here is information on each of our new Brown Bear affiliate players and a comment from Coach Oliver David:  

Josh Benton                        Position: Goalie                        Alaska Wolves 18AAA

Born: 3/02/92                        Height: 6\’1\”                                    Weight: 170           

Home Town: Anchorage, Alaska

Quote: \”We are very excited to work with Josh.  Over the past several years, I have watched him progress in the Pacific District Camps and look forward to being a part of his future development.\” 

Ryan Luiten                        Position: Forward                        Alaska All Stars 18AAA

Born: 2/2/92                         Height: 5\’11\”                                    Weight: 175

Home Town: Anchorage Alaska

Quote: \”Ryan is an explosive player with a strong skill set and has the right attitude to continue with his hockey at the junior level.\”

Logan Miller                        Position: Forward                        Anchorage North Stars 18AAA

Born: 7/13/92                        Height: 5\’11\”                                    Weight: 185

Home Town: Juneau, Alaska

Quote: \”Logan is a raw talent with great intelligence and possesses a high level of skill.\” 

Daniel Roberts            Position: Forward                        Alaska All Stars 18AAA

Born: 10/31/93            Height: 5\’ 10\”                                    Weight: 150

Home Town: Anchorage, Alaska

Quote: \”Daniel is a young talent with strong leadership qualities and a tireless work ethic.\”

Cobi Smith-Mass            Position: Forward                        Alaska All Stars 18AAA

Born: 8/19/92                        Height: 6\’ 3\”                                    Weight: 203

Home Town: Anchorage, Alaska

Quote: \”Cobi is smart, dedicated, tough and the ultimate team player.\”

Austin Sture                         Position: Defense                        Alaska Wolves 18AAA

Born: 2/26/92                        Height: 6\’ 6\”                                    Weight: 230

Home Town: Anchorage, Alaska

Quote: \”Austin has good mobility, on-ice awareness and overall hockey sense, which is crucial for a defenseman.  We are very excited to work with someone with Austin\’s potential.\”