The cross-continent trek to Alaska ranks toward the bottom of NAHL players’ lists of favorite road trips.
It requires a reset of the sleep schedule and two weeks away from home living out of a hotel room.
“It gets to be long, but it’s nice out here,” Janesville Jets defenseman Sean Driscoll said Monday in a phone interview from Fairbanks, Alaska. “We saw a couple moose this morning.”
Driscoll and his Jets teammate, Brenden Olson, kicked off the team’s latest Alaska road trip in style last week.
Driscoll and Olson committed to play Division I college hockey for Boston University and Minnesota State-Mankato, respectively. They are the Jets’ first two new DI college commitments this season.
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