Brown Bears forward Cole Dubicki and Chippewa (Wisconsin) Steel forward Ethan Benz tangle for the puck Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Brown Bears forward Cole Dubicki and Chippewa (Wisconsin) Steel forward Ethan Benz tangle for the puck Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Brown Bears drop home opener to Steel

The Kenai River Brown Bears lost their home opener 6-2 to the Chippewa (Wisconsin) Steel on Thursday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex in North American Hockey League play.

The Brown Bears, who received a pair of goals from Cole Dubicki, fell to 1-10-0-0, while the Steel improve to 7-7-0-0.

The two teams play today and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the sports complex.

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