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California leads way in inaugural WHL U.S. Prospects Draft

March 26th, 2020

The Western Hockey League (WHL) completed the 2020 WHL U.S. Prospects Draft on Wednesday. WHL member clubs selected 44 2005-born players throughout the two-round draft. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE After obtaining the first-overall selection, the Red Deer Rebels chose forward Gracyn Sawchyn (Minneapolis, Minn./Shattuck-St. Mary’s Sabres 14U). With the second-overall selection, the Tri-City Americans chose…

NCDC Combine in Detroit postponed; Chicago Combine status to be determined

March 25th, 2020

The United States Premier Hockey League announced on March 24 that, due to the coronavirus/Covid-19 pandemic, the originally scheduled NCDC Combine in Detroit (April 10-11) is postponed to a date to be determined. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The NCDC Combine in Chicago (May 1-2) is currently still on as planned, but the USPHL is monitoring…

Orange native, JSerra, Jr. Ducks grad Pavlisin claims weekly NAHL award

March 10th, 2020

The North American Hockey League has named Kenai River Brown Bears goalie Landon Pavlisin the Midwest Division Star of the Week for the week ending March 8, 2020. The Brown Bears and Pavlisin got back on track this past weekend with a home sweep against the Amarillo Bulls. The Orange native was in goal for…

Arcadia native Robertson awarded OHL Player of the Week honors

March 10th, 2020

The Ontario Hockey League today announced that Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Nick Robertson of the Peterborough Petes is the OHL Player of the Week. Robertson went off for 10 points in three games, including five goals and five assists, along with a plus/minus rating of plus-8. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The 19-year-old Arcadia native led…

Monterey Park native Terramani tabbed EHL Rookie of the Year after 55-point campaign with 87s

March 9th, 2020

New Jersey 87s forward and Monterey Park native Dante Terramani has been named the Eastern Hockey League’s Rookie of the Year after the St. John Bosco, Ontario Jr. Reign and Los Angeles Jr. Kings graduate posted 25 goals and 55 points in 44 games this season. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE (March 17, 2020)

Huntington Beach native Haar decides on NCAA D-I Canisius for ’20-21

March 9th, 2020

In the eight years since his LA Selects 1999 team won the Quebec International Pee Wee Hockey Tournament, Cooper Haar has watched one teammate after another from that team go on to bigger things. For starters, four players became NHL draft picks and another (Cayla Barnes) won an Olympic gold medal. Others have started college…

USPHL contributes massive share of NCAA scoring leaders

March 6th, 2020

After countless hours of research in looking at the top 10 scorers and top goaltenders across all of NCAA hockey, it is obvious that the unique, multi-tiered USPHL Development Model has a large and enviable stamp on the top performers of the college game. The league looked at the backgrounds of all players in the…

Schreifels’ shot, work ethic lead to NCAA D-I commitment to RPI

March 3rd, 2020

One of Henri Schreifels’ favorite hobbies as a youth was shooting pucks off a rubber pad at a net in his backyard. He’d pound hundreds of pucks a day, never growing weary of the exercise. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE “It was one of the best things I could do, and I was having fun at…

Jr. Kings graduate, Tustin native Wolf garners WHL Goaltender of the Month honors

March 2nd, 2020

The Western Hockey League (WHL) announced today that Dustin Wolf of the Everett Silvertips has been named the WHL Goaltender of the Month for Feb. 2020. Earning the award for the second time this season, the Calgary Flames prospect posted a 9-1-0-0 record, 1.41 goals-against average, stopped 215 of 229 shots for a .939 save…

Jr. Kings alum, Hermosa Beach native Sholl selected NAHL West Division Star of the Week

February 25th, 2020

Fairbanks Ice Dogs goalie Mattias Sholl has been named the NAHL Midwest Division Star of the Week for the week ending Feb. 23, 2020. The Hermosa Beach native and NAHL Top Prospects goalie won both his starts this past weekend as Fairbanks took two of three games in a weekend series in Springfield against the…