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Hermosa Beach native, Jr. Kings alum Sholl wins fourth ECHL weeky award of 2019-20 season

February 11th, 2020

Idaho Steelheads goaltender Tomas Sholl has been named ECHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending Feb. 9. It is the fourth time this season and the seventh time in his career that he has received the weekly honor. The seven weekly awards is the third most in ECHL history. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Sholl…

2020 AHL All-Star Classic to make history at Ontario’s Toyota Arena

January 20th, 2020

Southern California will be serve as a history-making backdrop for the American Hockey League’s (AHL) 2020 All-Star Classic Jan. 26-27 at Toyota Arena in Ontario. The two-day event will be the first midseason showcase to be held on the West Coast by the league, which has been in operation since 1936. The AHL serves as…

Jr. Kings grad, Hermosa Beach native Sholl honored with ECHL Goaltender of the Week award

December 24th, 2019

Former Los Angeles Jr. King and Hermosa Beach native Tomas Sholl has been named the ECHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending Dec. 22, 2019. It’s the third time this season – and the sixth time in his career – he’s received the weekly honor. The six weekly awards are tied for the…

Arcadia native, Jr. Kings product Robertson tabbed AHL Player of the Week

December 9th, 2019

The American Hockey League announced today that Texas Stars forward Jason Robertson has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Dec. 8, 2019. Robertson scored three goals and totaled five points in three games last week for Texas, which improved to 6-0-1-0 in its last seven outings. READ OUR…

Hermosa Beach native, Jr. Kings product Sholl chosen ECHL Goaltender of the Month

November 4th, 2019

Idaho Steelheads goaltender Tomas Sholl has been named the Warrior Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Month for October, marking the second time in his career in which he has earned the monthly honor. Sholl, 25, played five games in the opening month of the 2019-20 season, posting a 3-0-2 record with a 1.94 goals-against average…

Ducks Foundation puts sled, Warrior hockey on display

October 7th, 2019

On any given day, the beautiful and sprawling Great Park Ice facility’s four rinks are bustling with hockey players and ice skaters of every skill level. But on Aug. 17, the rink hosted a sport of a different kind – one that most people in Orange County probably don’t know much about yet. The Anaheim…

Palm Springs lands AHL team, will be new Seattle NHL team’s top affiliate

October 2nd, 2019

Hockey’s continued growth in the state of California was further evidenced by the announcement on Sept. 30 by American Hockey League president-CEO David Andrews that the league’s Board of Governors had awarded an expansion franchise to Palm Springs. The new club becomes the AHL’s 32nd team and its sixth in California, joining the San Jose…

Ducks host blind hockey events at The Rinks-Irvine Inline

August 22nd, 2019

“Hockey Is For Everyone” has become more than just a month-long initiative by the NHL – it’s now a motto that the league strives to support on a year-long basis. The Anaheim Ducks and THE RINKS have embraced this motto by introducing or helping existing disabled hockey programs in the special hockey, sled hockey and…

NHL teams again look to California to stock rosters for future seasons

August 20th, 2019

Want more evidence that the development model of California youth hockey works? Look no further than the 2019 NHL Draft, which was held June 21-22 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Three California-born and –trained players were selected, including two in the first round, and two of the three played hockey in the state through their 16U…

California teams, Vegas all plan for future at NHL Draft

July 26th, 2019

Over the June 21-22 weekend, the NHL Draft was staged in Vancouver, B.C., with all three California teams and the Vegas Golden Knights stocking up for the future. The Anaheim Ducks selected seven players, the Los Angeles Kings nine, San Jose Sharks five and the Golden Knights a total of eight prospects. READ OUR LATEST…