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2020 NCDC Combines coming to Detroit, Chicago

February 18th, 2020

The United States Premier Hockey League, and its tuition-free National Collegiate Development Conference, are proud to announce their 2020 NCDC Combines, set to take place in Detroit, Mich. (April 10-11) and Chicago, Ill. (May 1-2). These Combines will feature guaranteed scouting opportunities by coaches from the USPHL’s Tier-2 tuition-free National Collegiate Development Conference, along with…

Cougars writing their own Hollywood script in LAKHSHL

February 18th, 2020

There’s something special brewing in the suburbs just north of Los Angeles, and in the city of Burbank, where the television and film industries fuel the local economy, one of the top teams in the L.A. Kings High School Hockey League is hoping to write its own script with a Hollywood ending. The Burbank Cougars…

Read Our February Issue!

February 14th, 2020

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Hermosa Beach native, Jr. Kings alum Sholl wins fourth ECHL weeky award of 2019-20 season

February 11th, 2020

Idaho Steelheads goaltender Tomas Sholl has been named ECHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending Feb. 9. It is the fourth time this season and the seventh time in his career that he has received the weekly honor. The seven weekly awards is the third most in ECHL history. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Sholl…

Tahoe Prep players continuing to build success, on and off the ice

February 11th, 2020

January is often a time to set new year’s resolutions for a lot of people – eat better, work out more consistently, get focused on achieving a new goal. It’s a time of year for renewals and to get a fresh start on pursuing the things that mean the most to you. It’s no different…

San Jose native Vernon earns NCHC Rookie of the Week honors

February 11th, 2020

Colorado College freshman goaltender Matt Vernon has been named the NCHC Rookie of the Week for the week ending Feb. 9, 2020. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Vernon, a San Jose native, was solid in net to help Colorado College earn two points in a pair of overtime games against St. Cloud State last weekend. He…

West Coast hockey boom accentuated by growth of girls game, especially in California

February 10th, 2020

As the game of hockey continues to grow, progress and improve on the West Coast, much of that growth has come in the realm of girls hockey. With the explosion of the National Women’s Hockey League and more and more women’s college programs sprouting up across the country, there has never been a better time…

Walnut Creek native Khodorenko’s improvement continues at Michigan State

February 4th, 2020

Rounding out his game bodes well for Patrick Khodorenko now and in the future. The Walnut Creek native, who’s always been on speaking terms with opponents’ nets, is not only centering Michigan State University’s top line, but he’s also taken on more 200-foot responsibility. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE “What we like about him is he…

Newport Beach native McManus named Big Ten Third Star of the Week

February 4th, 2020

University of Minnesota junior forward Brannon McManus has been named the Big Ten Third Star of the Week for the week ending Feb. 2, 2020. McManus was selected Big Ten First Star of the Week last week. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The Newport Beach native tied for the Big Ten scoring lead over the weekend…

From the Trainer’s Room: Off-ice goaltending training – what you need to know

January 31st, 2020

Off-ice training plays a vital role in the development of hockey players. USA Hockey follows the Long-Term Athletic Development principles as the basis of their program. These principles assist in creating a more consistent training regimen for athletes. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Today’s training programs should not be based on how hard the program is,…