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NCAA Division I St. Lawrence the next stop for San Diego’s Deckhut

April 8th, 2020

St. Lawrence University checked a lot of boxes for San Diego native Sam Deckhut. “I liked the coaches, and I knew (head coach) Brent Brekke from his time at Miami,” said Deckhut, who committed to the NCAA Division I Saints (ECAC Hockey) in mid-February. “I like that it’s a smaller school, the academics are strong,…

Quebec Pee Wee tourney just one special offering Jr. Gulls provide players, families

April 7th, 2020

The San Diego Jr. Gulls are more than a high-end youth hockey organization. Creating and sustaining a family-like atmosphere and fostering that environment within the program has helped the organization grow to new heights in 2019-20. And with the Jr. Gulls’ 2007 birth year team recently returning from the prestigious Quebec International Pee Wee Hockey…

All-World Hockey Institute camps coming to THE RINKS

April 6th, 2020

Get the fire inside going, trade the s’mores skewers for hockey sticks and get ready for All World Hockey Camps this spring and summer, hosted by THE RINKS. The All-World Hockey Institute, founded on the philosophy of grassroots skill development, has proudly announced the Spring 2020 Highlight Series at select RINKS facilities and Great Park…

USA Hockey announces revisions to 2020 player development plans

March 21st, 2020

USA Hockey announced today the revision of its national player development plans for 2020 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE • USA Hockey has canceled the 2020 Boys Select 15 National Camp (2005 birth year) • USA Hockey has canceled the 2020 Girls 15 National Camp (2005 birth year) • USA…

Jr. Ducks’ 12U AAA team reaches quarterfinals in Quebec Pee Wee tournament

March 19th, 2020

As road trips go, this one was a pretty good one for the Anaheim Jr. Ducks’ 12U AAA team. The team began its trek to the famous Quebec International Pee Wee Tournament last month with an exhibition slate in the Upper Midwest, then defeated a couple of the top-ranked teams in the nation en route…

Casey’s Memorial Cup tentatively set to face off April 11 in Irvine

March 18th, 2020

The 2020 Casey’s Memorial Cup three-on-three cross-ice charity ice hockey tournament is scheduled to face off April 11 at 7 a.m. at Great Park Ice & FivePoint Arena in Irvine. This will be the second consecutive year the event has been held at the 280,000 square-foot facility. The tournament honors the memory of Casey Strale,…

USA Hockey cancels 2020 Nationals, Disabled Festival

March 12th, 2020

USA Hockey announced tonight it has canceled its series of upcoming National Championships, including high school, youth, girls, adult and sled, that were set to begin in various locations across the country on March 26. In addition, the organization also announced it has canceled its Disabled Hockey Festival, which was set to take place over…

Sharks, Coyotes go One Step Beyond at Cactus Cup event

February 26th, 2020

For the One Step Sharks and One Step Coyotes special hockey programs, playing one another last month at the Arizona Cactus Cup event was truly a milestone. “We had been waiting for this event for a very long time,” said One Step Beyond special programs developer Jared Woosley. “When the two One Step teams met…

Former Jr. King, SDIA Oiler Buium decides on NCAA D-I Denver

February 25th, 2020

Shai Buium and his current coach, Rich Metro, faced an interesting decision about the defenseman’s destination this season. On the one hand, the 2003 birth year could have made Shattuck-St. Mary’s prep team, but would that have been in his best interest? READ OUR LATEST ISSUE “He could have gone up, but by staying at…

Annual CAHA Adult Hockey State Championships making way to Solar4America Ice in April

February 24th, 2020

Each spring, the CAHA Adult Hockey State Championships are decided in San Jose at Solar4America Ice at San Jose. The games are highly competitive and continue to showcase the growth of hockey, not only in Northern California overall, but at the adult level. This year, the event is scheduled to be held April 24-26. READ…