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Cypress native, Jr. Kings grad Christy commits to NCAA Division III University of New England

June 14th, 2019

The Austin Bruins of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are pleased to announce that Top Prospects forward Jared Christy has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey for the University of New England. Christy, 21, spent the better part of two seasons in the NAHL playing 79 total regular-season games between the Odessa Jackalopes…

California talents drafted by NA3HL, NAHL, USHL, USPHL NCDC, WHL teams

June 11th, 2019

The months of April and May signal the end of junior hockey seasons, but the beginning of the next as several leagues hold their annual drafts in those months and into June. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE In the North American 3 Hockey League Draft on April 18, Tahoe Prep Hockey Academy forward Keith Kaczmarek went…

Jr. Ducks grad York chosen California Rubber Magazine’s Junior Player of the Year

June 7th, 2019

The needle continues to point up for Cam York. A defenseman for the U.S. National Team Development Program, the Anaheim Hills native and longtime Anaheim Jr. Ducks player put together a season for the ages. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE York amassed an eye-popping 109 points between his games for the NTDP and Team USA in…

Aliso Viejo native, California youth hockey alum Lee chooses NCAA D-III Fredonia State

May 31st, 2019

The Manitoba Junior Hockey League’s Waywayseecappo Wolverines announced recently that forward and Aliso Viejo native Gregg Lee has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey for Fredonia State University (SUNYAC). With the commitment, Lee becomes the fifth and final graduating player from the Wolverines’ 2018-19 class to further his hockey career at the university or…

Jr. Kings standout, Torrance native Rowan signs with WHL’s Pats

May 31st, 2019

The Regina Pats announced Thursday that they have signed forward Zane Rowan to a standard WHL player agreement. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The Pats took the Torrance native with their first of three third-round picks in the 2019 WHL Bantam Draft, 61st overall. “This is an exciting day,” said Pats VP of hockey operations and…

Los Angeles native Anzai decides on NCAA D-III Wisconsin-River Falls

May 29th, 2019

The Jamestown Rebels of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) announced today that Top Prospects defenseman Sam Anzai has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey for the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Anzai, 20, just completed his first season of playing in the NAHL, which was his final season of junior…

California natives Robertson, Wolf claim CHL national awards for 2018-19 season

May 27th, 2019

The Canadian Hockey League (CHL) on Saturday announced the 10 national award winners for the 2018-19 season, presented as part of the 2019 Memorial Cup presented by Kia festivities in Halifax, N.S. Two California natives were honored by the CHL as well. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Emera Top Scorer Award: Jason Robertson, Niagara IceDogs Robertson…

Torrance’s Gil says Canalta Cup win a ‘surreal feeling’

May 24th, 2019

Ryan Gil’s road to a hoisting a championship trophy took many twists and turns along the way, but the 20-year-old forward from Torrance couldn’t be more pleased with the results after he and his Battlefords North Stars captured the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League’s Canalta Cup last month. Gil was the only player from California on…

More OHL honors for Chmelevski as Huntington Beach native wins Roger Neilson Memorial Award

May 8th, 2019

The Ontario Hockey League (OHL) today announced that Ottawa 67’s forward Sasha Chmelevski of the Ottawa 67’s has won the Roger Neilson Memorial Award as the top post-secondary school student for the 2018-19 season. Chmelevski is currently pursuing courses at Oakland University in Michigan where he achieved over a 96 percent average. While his goals…

Huntington Beach native, Sharks prospect Chmelevski tabbed OHL Player of the Week

May 6th, 2019

The Ontario Hockey League (OHL) today announced that San Jose Sharks prospect and Huntington Beach native Sasha Chmelevski of the Ottawa 67’s is the OHL ‘On the Run’ Player of the Week for the playoff week ending May 5 with six points in two games, including three goals and three assists and a plus-minus rating…