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New pro team in Reno would mean progress for area youth hockey

April 13th, 2017

Recently, a 10-year agreement to bring minor league hockey to the Reno Events Center was approved by the Reno City Council. Management of the facility would then be turned over to the Reno Puck Club. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE A hockey team, most likely in the ECHL, would then begin play in the fall 2018…

Golden Knights get their man, tab Gallant first head coach

April 13th, 2017

Last month, the Vegas Golden Knights signed their first player in Western Hockey League standout Reid Duke. This month, the new NHL team finally has a head coach. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE On April 13, the club announced that former Florida Panthers and Columbus Blue Jackets head coach and Montreal Canadiens and New York Islanders…

Las Vegas’ Garcia decides on NCAA D-I Arizona State for fall of 2017

March 15th, 2017

The North American Hockey League’s (NAHL) Aston Rebels announced Tuesday that team captain and forward Dom Garcia has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey for Arizona State University starting in the fall of 2017. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The Sun Devils are currently an independent team but will be part of a conference in…

Las Vegas, USA Hockey host ‘Try Hockey For Free’ event at LVIC

March 13th, 2017

Back on Feb. 25, the Vegas Golden Knights and USA Hockey combined to host first-time hockey players at the Las Vegas Ice Center as part of “Try Hockey For Free” Day. The Golden Knights, six months prior to the team’s first season in the league, weren’t part of this action, of course. READ OUR LATEST…

First-year Storm 16U AAA team exceeding all expectations

February 22nd, 2017

When the Nevada Storm organization hosts the USA Hockey Pacific District Tournament next month for the 15 and 16U AAA levels, the Storm’s own 16U team will get to partake on home ice at the Las Vegas Ice Center. The tournament runs March 9-12 and Micah Sanford, the head coach for the first-year 16U AAA…

Vegas’ Mono taking his game to next level at Curry College

February 13th, 2017

When Alec Mono committed to NCAA Division III Curry College last season, he said he chose the school “because of the rich hockey culture it has.” Now in the home stretch of his freshman season, Mono is experiencing that culture firsthand, manning the blue line for the Colonels, part of the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC)….

At midway point, Storm teams displaying daily progress

February 6th, 2017

The holidays are past and the second half of the season has begun in earnest for the Nevada Storm program. With 11 youth programs at the AA, AAA and high school levels, many of the Storm’s coaches have reason to be confident moving forward after successful first halves. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE “The highlight of…

Quebec Pee Wee event has Storm squad amped for February

December 14th, 2016

Most Nevada Storm teams travel out of state for high-level games and tournaments. In February, the Storm’s Pee Wee AA team will journey more than 2,700 miles to Quebec City to participate in the prestigious Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament, an event that has been running nearly 60 years and features Pee Wee teams from…

New NHL team unveiled as Vegas Golden Knights

November 23rd, 2016

The Las Vegas NHL franchise tonight announced it will be known as the Vegas Golden Knights. The long-awaited name of the city’s first major-league sports franchise was revealed during a public ceremony at the Toshiba Plaza outside T-Mobile Arena. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE During this historic event, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman shared comments about the…

Development the name of the game for Storm youth

November 10th, 2016

When a growing youth organization keeps adding players and as such, adds new teams at all levels, expectations continue to grow. And while championships and wins and losses are certainly a bonus, the Nevada Storm places a heavy onus on taking each and every player in its program and developing them to be able to…