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From the Trainer’s Room: How to come up with an offseason hockey training regimen

August 9th, 2019

For hockey players, the season has ended. It’s time to get a little rest and let the body and mind recover. The season can be a grind with lots of games, practices, lessons and travel, and taking some time away from the ice can do a ton of good. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE For teenage…

Little Sharks continuing to grow youth game in San Jose, around local Bay Area

August 8th, 2019

In yet another sign that the game of hockey continues to grow in Northern California, the Little Sharks Learn to Play program is not only seeing exponential growth in San Jose, but also in surrounding communities. In partnership with the NHL and NHLPA, the Little Sharks program is designed for children ages 5-9 who have…

Jr. Gulls grads excelling at all levels of college game

August 6th, 2019

Playing for the San Diego Jr. Gulls opens up different paths for players to take once their youth hockey career comes to an end. Going into the 2019-20 season, several former Jr. Gulls will dot college hockey rosters at all levels of the game. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Nate Kallen is a senior captain at…

Slew of California talents choose future college, junior destinations

August 1st, 2019

With the offseason comes players deciding where to play college hockey next season. Players from California have recently committed to play NCAA hockey for the 2019-20 season, with Sam Anzai (Los Angeles, Wisconsin-River Falls), Jared Christy (Cypress, University of New England, Los Angeles Jr, Kings alum) and Gregg Lee (Aliso Viejo, Fredonia State University, Anaheim…

Paerels to remain connected to SoCal inline hockey community

July 31st, 2019

John Paerels has been both a driving force and steadfast friend to scholastic inline hockey in Southern California for the better part of the last decade. Though he has retired from his responsibilities as league coordinator with the Anaheim Ducks Inline Scholastic League (ADISL), the largest league of its kind in the region, he will…

Jr. Ducks, Lady Ducks cap successful 2018-19 campaigns in style

July 30th, 2019

The 2018-19 season will be a tough one to top for the various entities under the umbrella of the Irvine ICE Foundation Amateur Hockey Association and their alumni. Those include the Anaheim Jr. Ducks and Anaheim Lady Ducks. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Any discussion has to begin with the opening of the state-of-the-art Great Park…

California teams, Vegas all plan for future at NHL Draft

July 26th, 2019

Over the June 21-22 weekend, the NHL Draft was staged in Vancouver, B.C., with all three California teams and the Vegas Golden Knights stocking up for the future. The Anaheim Ducks selected seven players, the Los Angeles Kings nine, San Jose Sharks five and the Golden Knights a total of eight prospects. READ OUR LATEST…

Californians help young U.S. inline squads excel at 2019 World Roller Games

July 24th, 2019

Inline hockey teams representing 28 nations rolled into the spotlight at the 2019 World Roller Games in Barcelona from June 29-July 14. The spotlight shone brightly on the United States, and California in particular, after the Americans captured silver medals in both the junior men and junior women’s divisions to face off the competition. READ…

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July 18th, 2019

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HockeyShot Tip of the Month: Mohawk Dangles

July 18th, 2019

If you really want to up the challenge in your off-ice training, use drills like Mohawk Dangles! We worked on the footwork and technique in our last article (“The Crosby Move”), but now let’s take it up a level by adding stickhandling drills. For this drill, just like the last, you will need a pair…