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Simi Valley product, ‘natural-born leader’ Somoza named 2020-21 captain for Bemidji State

May 13th, 2020

Bemidji State University senior Ethan Somoza will serve as captain of the 2020-21 Beavers hockey team. A native of Simi Valley, Somoza was an alternate captain in 2019-20 and is thought to be the first Californian to wear the “C” for the Beavers. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE “Ethan is a natural-born leader that does the…

Servite’s miracle year yields ADHSHL Commissioner’s Cup

May 13th, 2020

During the 2018-19 season, Servite High School finished the season with just two wins. Fast forward to the conclusion of the 2019-20 season, and the Friars entered the Anaheim Ducks High School Hockey League (ADHSHL) tournament as the No. 9 seed, but knocked off the No. 6, No. 3, No. 2 and No. 1 seeds…

USPHL announces rescheduled dates for 2020 NCDC Combines

May 10th, 2020

The United States Premier Hockey League (USPHL) and its Tier II tuition-free National Collegiate Development Conference (NCDC) has announced its rescheduled dates for the 2020 Combine Series. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The Chicago Combine will take place June 13-14, and the Detroit Combine will take place June 25-26. The Chicago Combine will be held at…

THE RINKS, Great Park Ice introduce ‘Hockey at Home’ program

May 8th, 2020

It’s been said that home is where the heart is, and with the unique times the world is currently living through, home is also where people are spending most of their days. However, just because rinks have been temporarily replaced by living rooms and ice and sport courts have been replaced by hardwood floors and…

NCAA schools next stop for Golden State junior products

May 5th, 2020

Junior hockey offseasons and usually filled with players keeping in shape, getting some rest and relaxation, and numerous talents making college commitments. Several players from the Golden State – and one from Nevada – have made their decisions for future seasons. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Clayton Cosentino grew up in San Carlos playing for the…

NAHL announces rescheduled dates for 2020 NAHL Combines

April 28th, 2020

The North American Hockey League (NAHL) is pleased to announce the rescheduled dates for the 2020 Combines, which are now open for registration. The NAHL Combines are driven by the North American Hockey League and operated by the NAHL’s professional staff in order to serve the most valuable asset to hockey… the players. READ OUR…

California native, Dubuque bench boss David selected USHL Coach of the Year

April 27th, 2020

After coaching the Dubuque Fighting Saints to their second highest winning percentage in the Tier I era, Oliver David has been named the USHL Coach of the Year. David led the Fighting Saints to a 33-13-2 record and the team was just a few games away from clinching a third playoff berth in three seasons…

Manhattan Beach native, Jr. Kings grad Brisson chosen USHL Rookie of the Year for 2019-20 season

April 25th, 2020

Chicago Steel forward Brendan Brisson has been named the USHL’s Rookie of the Year for the 2019-20 season. The Manhattan Beach native and Los Angeles Jr. Kings graduate held sole possession of the rookie scoring race with 59 points (24 goals, 35 points) in 45 games. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Brisson was twice named USHL…

USPHL’s financial strength underwrites unique cradle to college hockey model

April 23rd, 2020

The United States Premier Hockey League (USPHL) will approach its eighth season of operations with the same mission as when it opened play in 2013: to provide the best hockey development model within a framework that maximizes exposure to college hockey coaches. The USPHL will continue its player development success long after the present-day coronavirus/COVID-19…

Reno Ice hoping to break ground, become reality later in 2020

April 22nd, 2020

There may yet be a new arena in Reno. Reno Ice – the Jennifer M. O’Neal Community Ice Arena was slated to break ground last month after the O’Neal family made a major donation to get the project underway. Jennifer O’Neal is the mother of Greater Reno Community Ice Skating Association (GRCISA) board member Chris…