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Los Angeles native, Jr. Kings grad de Mey tabbed WCHA Forward of the Week

October 14th, 2019

The WCHA has named Northern Michigan University sophomore forward Vincent de Mey its Forward of the Week. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE de Mey, a Los Angeles native and Jr. Kings alum, recorded two goals and an assist in the Wildcats’ split with visiting Michigan State over the weekend. He lit the lamp on the power…

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…

Loggins, Newell named California Rubber Magazine’s NCAA Men’s Players of the Year

April 30th, 2019

If you like offense, Troy Loggins and Patrick Newell are your guys. Both seniors are elite skaters and gifted at shooting and distributing the puck, but they took different paths to becoming California Rubber Magazine’s 2018-19 NCAA Men’s Players of the Year. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Loggins, a dynamo for Northern Michigan, is a repeat…

Quartet of California connections pick up NCAA All-American honors

April 22nd, 2019

As NCAA college hockey seasons have come to a close, postseason honors have been announced and several players with California ties were named All-Americans in recent weeks. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE In the women’s ranks, Laguna Hills native and Anaheim Lady Ducks graduate Annie Pankowski earned First Team honors with the University of Wisconsin, also…

Jr. Kings graduate Wilkins signs free-agent NHL contract with Nashville

April 18th, 2019

The Nashville Predators announced Thursday that the team has signed Providence College junior forward Josh Wilkins to a two-year, entry-level contract. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Wilkins helped lead the Friars to their fifth Frozen Four appearance in school history in 2018-19 and capped off his junior campaign with a career-high 46 points (20 goals, 26…

Former Jr. King Wilkins tabbed East Regional Most Outstanding Player, Hockey East Co-Player of the Week

April 2nd, 2019

Providence College junior forward Josh Wilkins was named the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA East Regional for his five-point (three goals, two assists) performance to help the Friars reach the Frozen Four for the first time since winning the national championship in 2015 in Boston. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE On Monday, Wilkins was named…

More honors for Loggins as Huntington Beach native tabbed WCHA Player of the Year

March 21st, 2019

For the first time since 1991, the top player in the WCHA is from Northern Michigan as Wildcats senior Troy Loggins has been selected the 2018-19 WCHA Player of the Year. Loggins, who earlier this week was named the WCHA Offensive Player of the Year, was chosen for the top overall league honor by WCHA…

Jr. Ducks alum, Huntington Beach native Loggins selected WCHA Offensive Player of the Year

March 19th, 2019

Northern Michigan University senior forward Troy Loggins has been named the 2018-19 WCHA Offensive Player of the Year. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Loggins was the WCHA scoring champion this season with 32 points on a league-high 20 goals and 12 assists in 28 league games. He finished his final season with the Wildcats with 40…

Huntington Beach product, Jr. Ducks alum Loggins wins second straight WCHA Forward of the Week honor

March 5th, 2019

Northern Michigan University senior forward Troy Loggins has been named WCHA Forward of the Week. He was also named the NCAA First Star of the Week. Loggins finished the weekend with five goals to lead the Wildcats to a home-and-home sweep of Upper Peninsula rival Michigan Tech University. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The Huntington Beach…