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ACHA training camps ready to face off upcoming 2023-24 season

August 17th, 2023

The 2023-24 American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) season is a month away, and coaches have obviously been working hard over the off-season putting together training camp rosters. San Diego State University has scheduled tryouts Aug. 26-29 at the Kroc Center Ice Arena. Aztec head coach Phil Bateman is hoping his team’s second season at the…

Irvine native, longtime Jr. Ducks standout Johnson signs NHL contract with Sabres

May 28th, 2023

After spending four years playing for the University of Minnesota men’s hockey team, Ryan Johnson has inked his first professional contract, a two-year, entry-level deal with the Buffalo Sabres. The 2019 first-round pick (31st overall) of the Sabres will report to the AHL’s Rochester Americans where the Amerks are tied 1-1 with the Hershey Bears…

Golden State Elite, Tahoe Prep alum, South Lake Tahoe native Dill selected MASCAC Rookie of Year

March 21st, 2023

The MASCAC has announced that Salem State freshman forward Zach Dill is the MASCAC Rookie of the Year. The South Lake Tahoe native found the back of the net 13 times while assisting on 17 others for 30 points. He had five power-play goals, two game-winning goals, and registered a hat trick during the 2022-23…

San Jose native, Jr. Sharks alum McKown signs NHL deal with Blue Jackets

March 21st, 2023

Colorado College junior forward Hunter McKown has agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract with the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets beginning this season. McKown will forego his senior season with the Tigers in inking the contract. “I am so proud of Hunter and all he has been able to accomplish as a Tiger,” said…

La Habra native, Jr. Ducks alum Harguindeguy tabbed MIAC Rookie of the Year

March 19th, 2023

The MIAC has announced that Concordia’s Joe Harguindeguy is the MIAC Rookie of the Year for the 2022-23 season. The first-year forward had 15 points in as many games for the Cobbers and registered four multiple-point games in his debut season. In California, the La Habra native played for the Anaheim Jr. Ducks. Photo/Concordia Athletics…

Jr. Ducks, Jr. Kings alum, Glendale native Ghantous bags monthly CCHA honors

March 2nd, 2023

Northern Michigan senior Andre Ghantous has been named the CCHA Forward of the Month. Ghantous led all CCHA skaters with 11 points in eight February contests, scoring a league-best seven goals with four assists, while posting a plus-4 rating. Helping the Wildcats to a 6-2-0 record in the month, the Glendale native had three power-play…

Jr. Kings product, Lomita native Sansbury garners monthly Atlantic Hockey award

March 1st, 2023

Atlantic Hockey has announced that Sacred Heart sophomore defenseman Hunter Sansbury is the Atlantic Hockey Defensive Player of the Month. Sansbury collected six points on three goals and three assists in a 3-5-1 month for SHU. The Lomita native blocked 21 shots, recorded 14 shots of his own and finished the month with a plus/minus…

Jr. Kings alum, Manhattan Beach product Shane takes home weekly ECAC Hockey award

February 27th, 2023

ECAC Hockey has announced that Cornell sophomore goaltender Ian Shane has been named ECAC Hockey Goaltender of the Week. Shane earned his third conference award of the season after allowing one goal in 120 minutes of action last weekend. His 0.50 goals-against average and .972 save percentage (35 saves on 36 shots) led all ECAC…

SoCal youth hockey alum, Glendale native Ghantous pegged for weekly CCHA honors

February 21st, 2023

The CCHA has announced that Northern Michigan senior Andre Ghantous is the CCHA Forward of the Week. Ghantous paced all CCHA skaters with five points on three goals and two assists last weekend, leading the Wildcats to a sweep of Ferris State. On Friday, he recorded a goal and an assist on four shots in…

Walnut Creek native, Jr. Sharks product Galambos tabbed NCHC Defenseman of the Week

February 7th, 2023

The NCHC has announced that Western Michigan senior Zak Galambos is the NCHC Defenseman of the Week. Galambos led all NCHC defensemen with three points on the weekend, while anchoring a blue line that allowed only three goals in a pair of wins at Minnesota Duluth. On Friday, Galambos handed out a pair of assists…

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