Dan Rogness, volunteer extraordinaire, made Alaska hockey go round

For the better part of three decades, countless Alaska hockey coaches, administrators, parents and assorted officials who needed a question answered accurately and promptly received the same response: Call Dan.

“If you didn’t want to look in the 500-page book, you called Dan,” recalled Dennis Sorenson, the longtime Dimond High and youth coach. “He usually knew the rule, and he’d tell you. And then he’d double-check it to make sure.”

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