Slideshow: Juneau hockey kicks off the fall season

The Juneau Adult Hockey Association kicked off its fall season Sunday with a slate of 5 games. A couple hundred players participate in the league. Games are played almost nightly through the end of November at the Treadwell Ice Arena.

Stephen “Hollywood” Morrison turns back one of his 22 saves in a Tier A game Sunday, one of five that helped the Juneau Adult Hockey Association kickoff its fall season.

Carlton Foss of Island Pub squeezes between two defenders en route to daylight and a clear path to the goal in a game against Viking on Sunday’s Juneau Adult Hockey Association fall opener.

Carlton Foss unleashes a quick shot and stakes his Island Pub team to a 1-0 lead in a game his team would win, 5-2, over Viking on Sunday.

Jared Pigue (left) of Alaska Airlines keeps Mason Morriss from getting close to the net in a game against the Green team during a Tier A match on Sunday. Morriss’ team, however, lead his team to a 4-3 victory with a hat trick in the JAHA opener.

Angel Kwok of Alaska Airlines evades a Green team defender’s reach in a Tier B game that helped JAHA kick off the fall season.

Alaska Airlines forward Pat Malecha keeps the puck in play while delicately advancing the puck up ice versus the Green team.

Traffic in front of the net was a common occurrence in Sunday’s Tier A game between Island Pub and the Viking. Island Pub kicked off opening day for JAHA with a 5-2 victory.

Josh McAdoo of the Green team looks for a teammate to dish off the puck in Sunday’s season Tier B JAHA opening versus Alaska Airlines.

Dan Teske gets off a quick shot for Island Pub in a Tier A game versus the Viking during JAHA’s round of opening day games.

Mason Morriss (right) and Thomas McKenzie have their sights set on the play in a Tier B game between Alaska Airlines and the Green team during JAHA’s round of opening day games.

Chris Budbill of the Viking unleashes a shot against the Island Pub team from just inside the blue line.

Dana Hanselman chases down Bill Holbrook in a Tier B game between Alaska Airlines and the Green team during JAHA’s round of opening day games.

Island Pub goalie Thomas McKenize pounces on a puck just as the Viking’s Rich Morris descends on the goal during a Tier A game on Sunday.

The Green team’s Mason Morriss chases Jason Bluhm around the boards behind the Green team’s net.

All photos by Steve Quinn