Juneau-Douglas High School teammates skate at top speed at the end of practice on Wednesday morning at Treadwell Arena. Wednesday was the first practice of the season. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School teammates skate at top speed at the end of practice on Wednesday morning at Treadwell Arena. Wednesday was the first practice of the season. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Photos: High school hockey begins

The Juneau-Douglas High School hockey team launched its 2018-19 campaign on Wednesday morning at Treadwell Arena. The Crimson Bears’ first home games are Nov. 16-17 against Palmer.

Juneau-Douglas High School’s Joey Meier eyes the puck while playing defense on Wednesday morning at Treadwell Arena. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School’s Joey Meier eyes the puck while playing defense on Wednesday morning at Treadwell Arena. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School’s Joey Meier, left, and Dalton Hoy, right, listen to coach Luke Adams during the team’s first practice of the season on Wednesday morning at Treadwell Arena. The team’s first home games are Nov. 16-17 against Palmer. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School’s Joey Meier, left, and Dalton Hoy, right, listen to coach Luke Adams during the team’s first practice of the season on Wednesday morning at Treadwell Arena. The team’s first home games are Nov. 16-17 against Palmer. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School senior Wolf Dostal turns aside a shot during hockey practice on Wednesday morning at Treadwell Arena. Dostal is one of three returning goaltenders on the team this season. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School senior Wolf Dostal turns aside a shot during hockey practice on Wednesday morning at Treadwell Arena. Dostal is one of three returning goaltenders on the team this season. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School senior Logan Ginter adjusts his skates during warmups on Wednesday morning at Treadwell Arena. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School senior Logan Ginter adjusts his skates during warmups on Wednesday morning at Treadwell Arena. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School senior Blake Bixby skates backwards during a drill on Wednesday morning at Treadwell Arena. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School senior Blake Bixby skates backwards during a drill on Wednesday morning at Treadwell Arena. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

The Juneau-Douglas High School hockey team raises its sticks for a cheer at the end of its first practice of the season on Wednesday morning at Treadwell Arena. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

The Juneau-Douglas High School hockey team raises its sticks for a cheer at the end of its first practice of the season on Wednesday morning at Treadwell Arena. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School senior Dalton Hoy is one of the first players out of the lockerroom prior to the first practice of the on Wednesday morning at Treadwell Arena. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School senior Dalton Hoy is one of the first players out of the lockerroom prior to the first practice of the on Wednesday morning at Treadwell Arena. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School freshman Aubrey Hekkers arrives for the first hockey practice of the season at 5:45 a.m. on Wednesday morning at Treadwell Arena. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School freshman Aubrey Hekkers arrives for the first hockey practice of the season at 5:45 a.m. on Wednesday morning at Treadwell Arena. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School hockey coaches Luke Adams, front, and Jay Lloyd, get ready for the first practice of the season on Wednesday morning at Treadwell Arena. The team practices at 6 a.m. three times a week. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School hockey coaches Luke Adams, front, and Jay Lloyd, get ready for the first practice of the season on Wednesday morning at Treadwell Arena. The team practices at 6 a.m. three times a week. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

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