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NCHC tabs San Jose native, Jr. Sharks grad McKown Rookie of the Week

January 5th, 2021

The NCHC announced today that Colorado College freshman forward Hunter McKown is the conference’s Rookie of the Week for the week ending Jan. 3. McKown had his best game as a Tiger to open 2021, helping Colorado College to a weekend split with Gold Pan rival and then-No. 16 Denver. In Friday’s New Year’s Day…

Corona native, Jr. Kings alum Murchison chooses Arizona State as NCAA D-I destination

December 30th, 2020

Former Los Angeles Jr. Kings defenseman Ty Murchison has announced his commitment to attend and play his NCAA Division I hockey at Arizona State University following his junior career. This season, Murchison, a 2003-born Corona native, is skating for the U.S. National Team Development Program’s Under-18 Team. Proud to announce my commitment to play Division…

Los Angeles native, Jr. Ducks grad Rashkovsky commits to NCAA Division III Williams

December 15th, 2020

Second-year Twin City Thunder NCDC standout and team captain Nick Rashkovsky has committed to Williams College for the fall of 2021. “We are very excited for Nick to be able to continue playing hockey while getting a world-class education,” Twin City NCDC head coach Dan Hodge said. “We expanded Nick’s role on the team this…

Jr. Kings, Jr. Ducks alum DeCarlo makes NCAA D-I commitment to Air Force

November 30th, 2020

Huntington Beach native and Lone Star Brahmas (NAHL) forward Andrew DeCarlo has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey at the United States Air Force Academy (Atlantic Hockey). DeCarlo, 20, is currently playing in his third season in the NAHL where he is currently second in team scoring with 14 points (four goals, 10 assists)…

Lomita native, Jr. Kings alum Sansbury commits to NCAA Division I Sacred Heart

November 18th, 2020

Former Los Angeles Jr. Kings and St. John Bosco defenseman Hunter Sansbury has announced his commitment to attend and play his NCAA Division I hockey at Sacred Heart University starting with the 2021-22 season. A member of the British Columbia Hockey League’s (BCHL) Salmon Arm Silverbacks, the 2000-born Lomita native recorded 24 points as a…

Los Angeles native, former Jr. Kings standout Gasseau commits to NCAA D-I Boston College

November 15th, 2020

Former Los Angeles Jr. Kings forward Andre Gasseau has announced his commitment to attend and play his NCAA Division I hockey at Boston College following his junior career. This season, Gasseau, a 2003-born native of Los Angeles, is skating for USA Hockey’s NTDP Under-18 Team. Last month, Gasseau, along with former Jr. Kings defensemen Aidan…

Los Gatos native, Jr. Sharks grad Cooley signs with NHL’s Predators

September 30th, 2020

University of Denver goalie Devin Cooley, who would have been a senior in 2020-21, has signed a two-year, entry-level deal with the NHL’s Nashville Predators. Cooley, a native of Los Gatos, will forgo his final season with the Pioneers. In three seasons at DU, the San Jose Jr. Sharks product went 15-9-4 with a 1.93…

WCHC to host online recruiting camp, ’20-21 season facing uncertainty

September 17th, 2020

The West Coast Hockey Conference had to cancel its in-person recruiting camp and college fair in August at Lakewood Ice due to concerns related to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. But the collegiate ice hockey conference has kept the door open to prospective recruits by offering a virtual camp instead. The conference will host an online…

ACHA Division II embracing California teams

June 19th, 2020

Collegiate club ice hockey continues to grow at the ACHA Division II level in California, and continues to grow in stature as well. Three California-based teams managed to crack the top 20 final rankings in the West Region in 2019-20. West Coast Hockey Conference (WCHC) champion CSU Northridge (CSUN) finished at No. 11, followed by…

SDSU, USD make statement with record-breaking seasons

June 17th, 2020

ACHA hockey is alive and well in the San Diego region as evidenced by record-breaking seasons turned in by both the San Diego State University Aztecs and the University of San Diego Toreros in 2019-20. The Aztecs posted their first 20-win season in the program’s multi-decade history while the Toreros won the West Coast Hockey…