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Hermosa Beach native, Jr. Kings grad Sholl named NAHL Goaltender of the Month

April 4th, 2019

The North American Hockey League (NAHL) has announced its monthly player awards for the month of March, and the Vaughn NAHL Goaltender of the Month is Mattias Sholl from the Fairbanks Ice Dogs. Only players who are nominated by their respective teams are considered for the NAHL monthly awards. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The month…

Tustin native, Jr. Kings graduate Wolf garners WHL Goaltender of the Week award

April 1st, 2019

The Western Hockey League announced today that Dustin Wolf of the Everett Silvertips has been named the WHL Goaltender of the Week and league nominee for the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending March 31, 2019. The 2019 NHL Draft prospect and Los Angeles Jr. Kings graduate appeared in three games…

Laguna Niguel product, Jr. Ducks alum Kerbrat decides on NCAA D-III Wesleyan

March 28th, 2019

Eastern Hockey League (EHL) scorer Wiggle Kerbrat will move on next season as the Laguna Niguel native recently committed to play NCAA Division III hockey at Wesleyan University. Wesleyan is located in Middletown, Conn., and plays in the NESCAC conference. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE This season, Kerbrat, an Anaheim Jr. Ducks graduate, leads the New…

Jr. Ducks alum, Anaheim Hills native York tabbed USHL Defenseman of the Week

March 18th, 2019

Anaheim Hills native and Anaheim Jr. Ducks graduate Cam York has been named the United States Hockey League (USHL) Defenseman of the Week. York had himself a productive two games over the weekend with USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program (NTDP). READ OUR LATEST ISSUE He dished out three assists on Friday before scoring his…

Jr. Kings alum, Arcadia native Robertson cops OHL Player of the Week honors

March 18th, 2019

The Ontario Hockey League announced today that Dallas Stars prospect Jason Robertson of the Niagara IceDogs is the OHL Player of the Week for the final week of regular-season action ending March 17 with 11 points in three games, including five goals and six assists with a plus-minus rating of plus-7. Robertson delivered a trio…

Chino Hills’ Estrada ready for next challenge at NCAA D-III Northland

March 12th, 2019

Brad Estrada is from Southern California, is playing junior hockey this season in Massachusetts and recently committed to play college hockey in Wisconsin. And he wouldn’t have it any other way. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE A talented forward, Estrada is playing for the Eastern Hockey League’s Valley Jr. Warriors this season and will skate for…

Jr. Kings alum, Hermosa Beach native Sholl picks up weekly NAHL award

March 11th, 2019

Former Los Angeles Jr. Kings goaltender Mattias Sholl was named the North American Hockey League’s (NAHL) Midwest Division Star of the Week for the week ending March 10. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE A goaltender with the Fairbanks Ice Dogs, Sholl, 18, helped lead his team to a weekend home sweep of the Minnesota Magicians allowing…

Next stop for San Jose native Vernon: NCAA D-I Colorado College

March 8th, 2019

Matt Vernon only lived in San Jose for two years – such is the life of a family in the NHL. Vernon’s father, Mike, won Stanley Cups in 1989 (Calgary) and 1997 (Detroit). The younger Vernon was born in San Jose while Mike was playing for the Sharks. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE This season, Vernon…

Jr. Ducks grad, Newport Beach native Niedermayer commits to NCAA D-I Arizona State

March 7th, 2019

Jackson Niedermayer called playing college hockey a long-time goal. The forward from Newport Beach also figured out something else early on – he loved scoring goals. This in spite of growing up in the same house as a Hockey Hall of Fame defenseman, his father Scott. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE “Forward always appealed to me…

San Jose native Wolford follows zigzag road to Brooklyn, USPHL

March 6th, 2019

Egan Wolford is only 20 years old, but it seems like he’s already seen and experienced more than some octogenarians out there. How many people can say they rode their bikes from their California house to an NHL arena, before relocating to Saskatchewan and coaching First Nation Canadian children, and then a year later, experience…