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November 15th, 2018

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Taking Liberties With… Taylor Maruya

November 14th, 2018

TAYLOR MARUYA Position: Forward & co-captain, Army West Point (Atlantic Hockey) Hometown: Westchester Youth Teams: LA Jr. Kings, Bay Harbor Red Wings READ OUR LATEST ISSUE California Rubber: You were recently selected one of Army’s captains. What was your reaction when you found out? Taylor Maruya: I’m lucky enough to have been selected. I get…

Oceanside native, Jr. Gulls product Gates wins ECAC Hockey weekly women’s award

November 13th, 2018

Colgate women’s hockey freshman defenseman Tanner Gates has been named the ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Week. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Gates, an Oceanside native and former San Diego Jr. Gulls standout, recorded a point in both games at Robert Morris over the weekend. She had the primary assist on Bailey Larson‘s goal Friday night,…

From the Trainer’s Room: Let’s look at ways to stay fresh, vary your in-season training

November 13th, 2018

With the NHL and NBA seasons underway, it’s time to look at how to vary your in-season training. Just because games have started doesn’t mean that you stop training – you just have to modify what you do. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE It is important to know your needs at this time of the year….

Arcadia native, Jr. Kings grad Robertson named OHL Player of the Week

November 12th, 2018

The Ontario Hockey League today announced that Dallas Stars prospect Jason Robertson of the Kingston Frontenacs is the OHL ‘On the Run’ Player of the Week for the regular-season week ending Nov. 11 after leading the league with nine points in three games, scoring six goals and three assists. Robertson has been the league’s most…

Young SoCal talents finding benefits to playing at TPHA

November 12th, 2018

A pair of Southern Californians are making themselves at home quickly at Tahoe Prep Hockey Academy (TPHA). Tyler McNeil and Leon Biller both made the jump from playing for the Valencia Jr. Flyers last year to joining TPHA this season, and the pair of 16-year-old junior forwards have already established themselves as integral members of…

Chalk Talk: Find that strong foundation, don’t let distractions in

November 9th, 2018

Listen to post-game interviews of the most elite athletes and you will hear many one-liners that much of us have learned to tune out. “I just have to worry about what I can control, and focus on that.” “Just focusing on staying in the moment and not looking too far forward or dwelling on the…

La Mirada’s De Leo basking in Southern California homecoming

November 9th, 2018

La Mirada’s Chase De Leo grew up as an avid fan of the Anaheim Ducks. He’s now an actual Duck after joining the NHL team in an offseason trade. Understandably, De Leo called his Southern California homecoming a “dream come true.” READ OUR LATEST ISSUE “Obviously it’s every kid’s dream to grow up and play…

Golden Knights broadcaster Gismondi pulling double duty coaching in Colorado

November 8th, 2018

This season, you’ll see Nick Gismondi on Vegas Golden Knights broadcasts. You’ll also see him on the ice helping coach the Colorado Thunderbirds’ 15U AAA team. As the suburban Detroit native puts it, “hockey has always been a huge part of my life, arguably the biggest part.” READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Gismondi filled in a…

California natives Jackson, Newell looking to carry St. Cloud State during senior seasons

November 7th, 2018

When you first talk with Robby Jackson and Patrick Newell, they seem like unlikely candidates to be roommates, much less best friends. Yet that is exactly what the St. Cloud State University senior forwards are. The loquacious Jackson, who is from Alameda, regularly displays every bit of the broadcast communication major that he is. For…