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After stellar WHL season, Wolf chosen California Rubber Junior Player of the Year

July 20th, 2020

Dustin Wolf is coming. If not next season, then for sure in 2021. Pro hockey, you’ve been warned. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE That is about all that’s left for the 2001 birth year, who was unquestionably the top junior goaltender in North America during the 2019-20 season, and as such, he is the pick as…

Trio of California natives decide on NCAA commitments

July 16th, 2020

Luc Salem, Landon Pavlisin and Grady Birk all left California to play junior hockey with the long-term goal to play college hockey. All three announced their NCAA commitments recently, with Salem going the Division I route at St. Lawrence University and Pavlisin (Norwich University) and Birk (Anna Maria College) off to play Division III hockey….

USPHL postpones NCDC Detroit Combine to July 30-31 in Fraser, Mich.

June 19th, 2020

The United States Premier Hockey League has announced that the 2020 NCDC Detroit Combine has been postponed by just over a month to July 30-31, but still remaining at Fraser Hockeyland in Fraser, Mich. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE This announcement has been made due to Michigan state restrictions on the opening of ice rink facilities….

Tustin native, Jr. Kings alum Wolf wins CHL Goaltender of the Year honor

June 8th, 2020

The Canadian Hockey League announced today that Dustin Wolf of the Everett Silvertips has been named the CHL Goaltender of the Year. Also named the WHL Goaltender of the Year last month, in addition to winning USA Hockey’s Dave Peterson Goaltender of the Year, the Calgary Flames prospect continued to shine between the pipes in…

California product David garners USHL Coach of the Year honors

June 1st, 2020

After coaching the Dubuque Fighting Saints to their second highest winning percentage in the Tier I era, Oliver David has been named the USHL Coach of the Year for the 2019-20 season. David led the Fighting Saints to a 33-13-2 record and the team was just a few games away from clinching a third playoff…

Orange native, JSerra, Jr. Ducks grad Pavlisin commits to NCAA D-III powerhouse Norwich

May 28th, 2020

The Kenai River Brown Bears of the North American Hockey League announced today that Top Prospects goaltender Landon Pavlisin has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey for Norwich University. Pavlisin, 20, backstopped the resurgent Brown Bears to what was going to be a spot in the Robertson Cup Playoffs during the 2019-20 season, along…

Top USPHL Californians earning NCAA college commitments

May 28th, 2020

Joe DiGiulio and his Hampton Roads Whalers teammates were looking for a third chance to win a USPHL Premier championship but instead, ran up against an opponent that not only kept them from this goal, but stopped the entire globe in the process. The coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of the USPHL National Championships, along…

Western States Hockey League announces dormancy for upcoming 2020-21 season

May 27th, 2020

The Western States Hockey League released the following statement today concerning the 2020-21 season: READ OUR LATEST ISSUE As we all have learned over the last 10 weeks, there is a “New Normal” underway, that is yet to be clearly defined in a current or future narrative. The WSHL was one of the first sports…

Arcadia native Robertson wins William Hanley Trophy as OHL’s most sportsmanlike player

May 14th, 2020

The Ontario Hockey League announced today that Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Nick Robertson of the Peterborough Petes is the 2019-20 recipient of the William Hanley Trophy awarded to the OHL’s Most Sportsmanlike Player. Robertson led the OHL with 55 goals in just 46 games and added 31 assists for a total of 86 points. READ…

USPHL announces rescheduled dates for 2020 NCDC Combines

May 10th, 2020

The United States Premier Hockey League (USPHL) and its Tier II tuition-free National Collegiate Development Conference (NCDC) has announced its rescheduled dates for the 2020 Combine Series. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The Chicago Combine will take place June 13-14, and the Detroit Combine will take place June 25-26. The Chicago Combine will be held at…