The Fairbanks Ice Dogs and Anchorage Wolverines served notice that they’re ready to establish a new rivalry that actually dates back for decades after splitting a two-game North American Hockey League series in Anchorage on Friday and Saturday.

The Fairbanks Ice Dogs got back on track in front of a capacity crowd on Saturday night at the Big Dipper Ice Arena.

The trend most recently for the Fairbanks Ice Dogs was they’d win on a Friday and lose on a Saturday. Friday didn’t go the way the Dogs wanted.

The Fairbanks Ice Dogs returned to play Thursday night. While it got closer than they would’ve liked in the third period, the Dogs ended the e…