The Alaska Nanooks were swept by the Northern Michigan Wildcats over the weekend in the WCHA playoffs

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Let's take a look at the Alaska Nanooks hockey program, that was swept by the Northern Michigan Wildcats in the first round of the WCHA playoffs.
Game One was a heart breaker for the Blue and Gold as they had the Wildcats on the ropes, but they ultimately fell, 5-4 in overtime. ​
Tyler Cline started the scoring late in the first to try and set up the upset.​
The Nooks then surrendered two quick goals in the second period, but they roared back with three unanswered goals from Kyle Marino, Steven Jandric and Chase Ellingson.​
This put Alaska up 4-2, heading into the final frame.​
However, Northern Michigan returned serve by scoring a power play goal, then a tying goal came with 14 seconds left on the clock.​
In double overtime, the Wildcats scored their final goal, to end the night.​
Game Two was win or go home for the Nooks. They started off on the right foot by going up 2-0, thanks to Kylar Hope and Kyle Marino.​
The Wildcats scored four straight goals to put themselves up 4-2, putting the Nanooks into a tough spot.​
Tyler Cline scored to make it a one goal game, but they couldn't score again to force overtime.​
Alaska finishes with a 12-14-2 record in the WCHA; preparing for the off-season as Head Coach, Erik Largen leads the Blue and Gold, looking to improve of their successes.​