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OneHockey hosting All-American tournaments this summer

April 15th, 2018

Summertime in Southern California, where the living is easy and OneHockey is rocking. The world’s recognized No. 1 hockey tournament group will be celebrating both Memorial Day and Fourth of July weekends this year by hosting two spectacular five-game-guaranteed events in its home state. With the abundance of summer fun activities away from the rink…

Ducks’ ‘Learn to Play’ program hits milestone with 10,000 participants

March 30th, 2018

When Anaheim Ducks owners Henry and Susan Samueli bought the Anaheim Ducks back in 2005, not only did they want to bring a Stanley Cup to Anaheim, they also wanted to establish the then-Mighty Ducks of Anaheim as a staple in the Orange County community. Thirteen years later, the Ducks have a Stanley Cup victory,…

Spring, summer at Ice Center of Cupertino has something for everyone

March 27th, 2018

Spring is coming – and quickly – to the Ice Center of Cupertino. The sixth annual spring/summer hockey program kicks off April 16 with the start of the S3 Clinics. Other spring/summer events through Aug. 1 include high-intensity training, pre-tryout camp, Memorial Day Weekend tournament teams and the high school/Midget skate. READ OUR MARCH 2018…

Lady Ducks advance five to USA Hockey Youth Nationals

March 22nd, 2018

Girl power is alive and well in California. The Golden State captured all six Pacific District AAA and AA spots – five by the Anaheim Lady Ducks – to qualify for the USA Hockey Youth Nationals back on March 8-11 at Solar4America Ice at San Jose. READ OUR MARCH 2018 ISSUE The five Nationals qualifiers…

Jr. Ducks Pee Wees make the most of their two weeks in Quebec

March 21st, 2018

The Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament was more than three games for the Anaheim Jr. Ducks. While the 2005 Jr. Ducks fared well in their tournament games, going 2-1 in the Pee Wee AAA Division with only a 2-0 loss to the Buffalo Jr. Sabres, the experience was so much more last month. READ OUR…

Jr. Kings run the table, win seven Tier I state titles

March 20th, 2018

For the Los Angeles Jr. Kings, winning all four California Amateur Hockey Association (CAHA) Tier I state championships at the 18U, 16U, 15U and 14U AAA levels over the first weekend of February marked a crowning achievement in itself. Running the table again a month later in the 13U, 12U and 11U AAA age divisions…

SDIA program on the rise thanks to a unique approach that puts family first

March 9th, 2018

The afternoon of June 30 was about a memorable as they come for members of the tight-knit community that calls San Diego Ice Arena its second home. Just 19 days after the Pittsburgh Penguins had wrapped up a 4-2 series victory over the Nashville Predators in the 2017 Stanley Cup Final, the most unique and…

California events unveil secret behind OneHockey success

March 6th, 2018

You only get one chance to make a memorable first impression, and OneHockey California’s debut last Thanksgiving weekend certainly passed the test. During the first holiday extravaganza in its home state for the world’s No. 1 hockey tournament organizer, 34 West Coast teams descended on the L.A. Kings IceTown rinks in Riverside for their introduction…

OneHockey inviting Western clubs to help make history in Michigan

March 6th, 2018

The numbers are staggering. The logistics astonishing. But what actually might be most remarkable about the Guinness World Records-validated OneHockey Holiday Invite 2018 this December is what inspired the notion of hosting the largest hockey tournament the sport has ever seen. READ OUR FEBRUARY 2018 ISSUE “This idea came to me while I was sleeping…

NXT Level Hockey training making a major impact in SoCal

March 1st, 2018

These days, hockey training tends to run 365 days a year – and NXT Level Hockey is part of that trend. Run out of THE RINKS-Yorba Linda by former junior, college and pro players Mike Bickley and Brady Horn, NXT Level Hockey is now in its eighth year of operation. READ OUR FEBRUARY 2018 ISSUE…