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Providence forward, Chino Hills’ Gamez keeps life goals in sight after cardiac scare

August 22nd, 2017

Garrett Gamez’s next shift might be a quantum one. The hockey future of the rising junior at Providence College is uncertain after he collapsed on the Friars’ bench during a Hockey East playoff game at Notre Dame on March 11. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE “This summer is up in the air – my whole career…

Los Gatos native, Jr. Sharks grad Cooley commits to NCAA D-I Denver

July 13th, 2017

Former San Jose Jr. Sharks goaltender Devin Cooley has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey for the University of Denver (NCHC). The Pioneers are the defending NCAA Division I national champions. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE A Los Gatos native, Cooley played in the North American Prospects Hockey League (NAPHL) for the Jr. Sharks during…

Three Californians bring home NCAA national championships

April 28th, 2017

For Tyson McLellan and Megan Crandell, the thrill of winning an NCAA championship for the first time almost defies description. It was no less exciting for Jordan Lipson even though she’s had plenty of practice at it. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The trio of Californians helped their respective teams hoist an NCAA trophy this spring…

California products Moy, Madsen give Harvard consistent punch

March 24th, 2017

Don’t be surprised to see two Californians leading Harvard University into the Frozen Four. Senior forward Tyler Moy and junior goaltender Merrick Madsen have spearheaded the Crimson’s charge up the rankings, where they’ve taken up residence in the top five since late January. That coincided with a 14-game unbeaten streak heading into the ECAC Hockey semifinals…

Pankowski named All-American, while Delia, Savage, Madsen, Ortega earn conference honors

March 20th, 2017

As the college hockey season wraps up, several California natives claimed recent honors from the NCAA and from their respective conferences. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE University of Wisconsin junior Annie Pankowski, whose Badgers team lost in the NCAA tournament finals Sunday to Clarkson University, was named Second Team All-American for the 2016-17 season. Pankowski, a…

Hockey Humanitarian Award finalist is the real Delia

March 3rd, 2017

For a player who has been a brick wall for much of the season’s second half, Merrimack College goaltender Collin Delia would prefer to break down walls. The junior from Rancho Cucamonga has been one of the top goalies in Division I college hockey since he returned from a groin injury he suffered in the…

Austin powers Omaha with clutch, game-winning goals, baby

March 2nd, 2017

That Austin Ortega is continuing to score points in bunches for the University of Nebraska-Omaha is no surprise. The senior from Escondido has always had a knack for that, whether in youth hockey for the San Diego Jr. Gulls, Anaheim Jr. Ducks or LA Hockey Club, in junior in the United States Hockey League or…

Wave, Jr. Kings graduate Rivera claims WCHA Rookie of the Week laurels

February 20th, 2017

A trio of underclassmen who helped their teams to important league sweeps highlight the men’s WCHA Players of the Week for games of Feb. 17-18, 2017. The honorees include Minnesota State freshman forward Nicholas Rivera (Rookie of the Week). READ OUR LATEST ISSUE WCHA Rookie of the Week Nicholas Rivera, Fr., F, Minnesota State (Pacific…

San Diego native, Jr. Gulls grad Moy chosen ECAC Hockey Player of the Week

February 20th, 2017

Harvard University senior Tyler Moy has been selected as the ECAC Hockey Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 19, 2017. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Moy had a tremendous week for the Crimson, pacing the offense with seven points. The San Diego native dished out a pair of assists, including the primary on…

More honors for Delia as OC, Titans alum chosen Hockey East Goaltender of the Month

February 3rd, 2017

On the heels of his being named Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week for the second time this season, Merrimack College junior goaltender Collin Delia has been named the Hockey East Stop It Goaltending Goaltender of the Month for January after his stellar month between the pipes. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Delia, a Rancho…