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Half dozen California connections named to U.S. National Inline Team

June 20th, 2017

USA Hockey announced on June 19 the roster for its U.S. National Inline Team that will compete at the upcoming 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Inline Hockey World Championship from June 25-July 1 in Bratislava, Slovakia. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The U.S. has medaled in five of the last seven tournaments, including winning gold…

The Rinks’ free Street Hockey Showcase coming up June 24

June 9th, 2017

When the Anaheim Ducks and the Irvine Ice Foundation announced the approval of the new Great Park Ice Complex set to open in the summer of 2018, South Orange County knew it needed to get ready for hockey. With the addition of four new ice sheets, the largest ice facility in the United States will…

WCRHL teams head to Florida for collegiate inline nationals

April 2nd, 2017

Nine teams from the Western Collegiate Roller Hockey League (WCRHL) will be out to accomplish the same goal at April’s National Collegiate Roller Hockey Championship tournament in Ft. Myers, Fla. That goal: to win the championship title in their respective divisions. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Teams traveling from the West Coast for the April 5-9…

Southern California inline scholastic season finishes with a golden rush

March 17th, 2017

The scholastic inline hockey season closed in a rush for teams in Orange and San Diego counties during the first weekend in March. The Anaheim Ducks Inline Scholastic League (ADISL) held its championship playoffs the weekend of March 3-5 at The Rinks-Irvine Inline. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE ADISL coordinator John Paerels said the playoffs went…

Inline hockey maneuvers speed bumps, continues to roll forward in California

February 2nd, 2017

The potential for the growth of inline hockey appeared limitless at the dawn of the 1990s. Roller Hockey International (RHI), a big-splash professional league, rolled into prime time in 1993. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The North American Roller Hockey Championship tournament series (NARCh) was founded in 1994 and quickly became recognized as the pinnacle of…

Patrick Henry newest member of CIF-Metro Conference inline league

December 29th, 2016

Patrick Henry High School played its inaugural CIF-Metro Conference roller hockey game Nov. 30 against the defending Kiwanis Cup champion Westview Wolverines. The fledgling Patriots came up short by a score of 13-1, but head coach Chuck Russell felt his team still came out winners. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE “It is amazing how strong the…

Scholastic inline hockey faces off across the Golden State

November 24th, 2016

It’s the time of the year when fall is starting to turn into winter that scholastic inline hockey leagues across California traditionally face off their seasons. The Anaheim Ducks Inline Scholastic League (ADISL) remains the largest of Southern California’s scholastic inline leagues. The ADISL faced off its 2016-17 Fall-Winter season on Oct. 30 with 21…

Give Blood Play Hockey event celebrates 10th anniversary

July 20th, 2016

This year’s Give Blood Play Hockey inline hockey charity tournament, scheduled Oct. 20-23 at The Rinks-Irvine Inline, is special in that it marks the tenth anniversary of the event, which owns distinction as the largest inline hockey charity tournament in the world. “This year we hope to hit the $750,000 mark on the way to…

CSU Fullerton inline star Nelson honored with NCRHA award

June 20th, 2016

At the conclusion of April’s National Collegiate Roller Hockey (NCRHA) national championship tournament in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the NCRHA executive committee announced the recipients of its annual Outstanding Contribution to Collegiate Roller Hockey award. Cal State Fullerton junior Hunter Nelson received the award representing the Western Collegiate Roller Hockey League (WCRHL). The Garden Grove native…

Californians to have the world at their feet at FIRS finals in Italy

June 10th, 2016

California will have significant representation during this month’s International Federation of Roller Hockey (FIRS) inline hockey world championship tournament in Roana and Asiago, Italy. The United States will have teams competing in all four divisions — junior women, junior men, senior women and senior men. This year’s tournament is expected to set a participation record…