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Newport Beach product McManus selected Big Ten Third Star of the Week

October 17th, 2017

University of Minnesota freshman Brannon McManus has been tabbed the Big Ten Third Star of the Week after recording his first career hat trick in Minnesota’s 6-3 win over Penn State on Sunday at 3M Arena at Mariucci. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE A native of Newport Beach, McManus scored three goals – his first three…

Santa Barbara native, Titans grad Johnson bags weekly Big Ten honor

October 3rd, 2017

University of Wisconsin junior forward Will Johnson has been named the Big Ten’s Second Star of the Week. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Johnson, a Santa Barbara native and California Titans graduate, netted Wisconsin’s first goal of the season 5:51 into the first period of Sunday’s 3-2 victory over Michigan Tech University. He then assisted on…

LMU confident on all fronts entering 2017-18 ACHA season

September 21st, 2017

For the past several years, the biggest problem Loyola Marymount University faced was adversity. The team’s brass is optimistic that changes this season. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Tyler Goeckner-Zoeller is the program’s general manager and said the goals are high for the Lions as the 2017-18 season is just around the corner. “We have a…

Slew of California, Nevada talents bag NCAA destinations

August 29th, 2017

The 2016-17 season firmly in the rear-view mirror, a slew of California and Nevada natives will be off to NCAA institutions in the fall, having recently committed to their future schools. Five players have chosen their destinations as of late, with Brennan Blaszczak (Las Vegas, University of Alaska-Fairbanks), Tyler Rockwell (San Jose, Michigan Tech University)…

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…