Tonight, Talkeetna hockey fans will have the last chance to see the Susitna Valley Rams hockey team play on their home ice as the 2011 hockey season winds down. Most of the hockey team will be graduating this coming spring.
Coach Jack MacDonald said that the majority of his players, including his goalie, are seniors and that after their graduation, there will only be four players left. That’s not enough for a competitive varsity team.
MacDonald said there is a big generation gap between his current team and upcoming players who are not even in high school yet.
He said he’s sad to see this era come to an end as he has coached the players on the varsity team for eight years. After this season, (more…)