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Jr. Ducks alum, Huntington Beach product Loggins bags monthly WCHA honor

April 13th, 2018

Huntington Beach native and Northern Michigan University junior forward Troy Loggins has been named the Co-WCHA Offensive Player of the Month for March. READ OUR MARCH 2018 ISSUE Loggins was magnificent in March, tying for the NCAA lead with a WCHA-best six goals and two game-winning markers (both in decisive Game 3s of the WCHA…

Yorba Linda native, Jr. Kings grad Nieto commits to NCAA D-I Union

April 11th, 2018

Former Los Angeles Jr. Kings goaltender Garrett Nieto has committed to attend and play his NCAA Division I hockey at Union College following his junior career. READ OUR MARCH 2018 ISSUE Nieto, a 19-year-old Yorba Linda native, played for the North American Hockey League’s Janesville Jets this year, posting a 21-5-2 record in 31 regular-season…

Fullerton’s Oglevie helping Notre Dame’s rise up national rankings, into Frozen Four

April 5th, 2018

Patience and perseverance are paying dividends for Andrew Oglevie and for the University of Notre Dame. The junior forward has emerged as one of the Irish’s dominant players regardless of which position he plays, not that getting to that point has been easy. READ OUR MARCH 2018 ISSUE Oglevie, a Fullerton native, played four seasons…

Off-ice work paying off for Hockey Humanitarian Award finalist Rivera

March 29th, 2018

A message from his older brother Jake a couple of years ago started Luke Rivera down a path advocating for others that has him in the running for the 2018 Hockey Humanitarian Award. The Hockey Humanitarian Award Foundation annually awards college hockey’s “finest citizen” for leadership in community service. READ OUR MARCH 2018 ISSUE “When…

Huntington Beach product, Jr. Ducks grad Loggins wins WCHA weekly award

March 12th, 2018

Huntington Beach native and Anaheim Jr. Ducks graduate Troy Loggins has been named the WCHA Co-Offensive Player of the Week. READ OUR FEBRUARY 2018 ISSUE Loggins lifted No. 16 Northern Michigan into the 2018 WCHA championship with the game-winning, overtime goal in the decisive Game 3 of the Wildcats’ semifinal-round series against Bowling Green. In…

Jr. Kings alum Wilkins captures weekly Hockey East honors

March 12th, 2018

Providence College sophomore forward Josh Wilkins has been named Hockey East Co-Player of the Week. Wilkins shares the honor with Northeastern’s Dylan Sikura. READ OUR FEBRUARY 2018 ISSUE The Raleigh, N.C., native and Los Angeles Jr. Kings alum broke a 3-3 tie with 3:10 remaining in Providence’s 4-3 win over Maine in Game 1 of…

Jr. Ducks grad, Huntington Beach native Loggins captures weekly WCHA award

March 5th, 2018

Northern Michigan University junior forward Troy Loggins has been named the WCHA Offensive Player of the Week. Loggins lifted No. 19 Northern Michigan past Alabama Huntsville with seven points in their three-game quarterfinal series, including a career-best four points in Sunday’s decisive Game 3. READ OUR FEBRUARY 2018 ISSUE With the Wildcats’ season hanging in…

Jr. Gulls grad, Capistrano Beach native Plotnik decides on NCAA D-I American International

February 27th, 2018

Confidence has always been a major component of Evan Plotnik’s mental makeup as a hockey player. That, combined with a solid skill set and attention to detail, has landed the Capistrano Beach native a commitment with NCAA Division I American International College (Atlantic Hockey), a school located in Springfield, Mass. Plotnik is among the Saskatchewan…

Simi Valley product, Titans grad Somoza takes WCHA Rookie of the Week honors

February 12th, 2018

Bemidji State forward Ethan Somoza has been selected as the WCHA Rookie of the Week for his role in Beavers’ series at Michigan Tech from Feb. 9-10. READ OUR JANUARY 2018 ISSUE Somoza tied for the WCHA rookie scoring lead with two points, while his only shot of the weekend resulted in his first career…

Loggins at 100 percent, leading the way at Northern Michigan University

February 9th, 2018

There are several reasons why Troy Loggins has found his footing during his junior season at Northern Michigan University. He and the resurgent Wildcats have been one of college hockey’s feel-good stories for the 2017-18 season. READ OUR JANUARY 2018 ISSUE For one, Loggins is fully healthy. For another, the Wildcats favor an up-tempo style…