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Renamed Cube in Santa Clarita proving to be home sweet home for West Ranch hockey

June 3rd, 2021

For 20 years, the Valencia Ice Station was the place where hockey players, figure skaters, and speed skaters from Santa Clarita and neighboring towns could always go to work on improving their skills and get ready to make the next steps in their careers. The Valencia Ice Station was also home to the West Ranch…

Capistrano showcases California high school talent with 2021 run to USA Hockey Nationals

April 22nd, 2021

After winning a California state high school championship and advancing to the USA Hockey National Tournament, the Capistrano Coyotes found themselves in the national title game earlier this week. In a heartbreaker, the Coyotes were defeated by the hometown Omaha Jr. Lancers 5-4 in overtime in the Division II national championship on Monday. It was…

Former Stanley Cup champion Kohn named head coach at Santa Margarita Catholic High School

November 19th, 2020

Santa Margarita Catholic High School has announced the hiring of Ladislav Kohn as the head coach of the hockey program. Kohn, a former NHL player, has been an assistant hockey coach at SMCHS for the past two years. He has been involved in California youth hockey for the past seven years coaching Tier hockey for…

After three national championships, Santa Margarita coach Johnson steps aside, will remain consultant

September 9th, 2020

Santa Margarita Catholic High School head coach Craig Johnson has resigned from his position, effective immediately. Johnson said he is currently unable to devote the time needed to coach at SMCHS, but will serve as a consultant for the program during 2020-21 season. Johnson led the Eagles (Anaheim Ducks High School Hockey League) to three…

Kern County’s Rodrigue plans for future career in QMJHL

August 17th, 2020

Emile Rodrigue was born in Quebec and learned the game of hockey in his native country. Two years ago, Rodrigue and his family moved to Bakersfield as his father Sylvain Rodrigue is one of two goalie coaches for the Edmonton Oilers, working with the club’s AHL affiliate, the Bakersfield Condors. The younger Rodrigue joined the…

Servite’s miracle year yields ADHSHL Commissioner’s Cup

May 13th, 2020

During the 2018-19 season, Servite High School finished the season with just two wins. Fast forward to the conclusion of the 2019-20 season, and the Friars entered the Anaheim Ducks High School Hockey League (ADHSHL) tournament as the No. 9 seed, but knocked off the No. 6, No. 3, No. 2 and No. 1 seeds…

Cougars, Strikers each win first-ever LAKHSHL championships

April 14th, 2020

The date March 8, 2020, will long be remembered within the Burbank Cougars and El Segundo Strikers families. That’s because the Cougars skated to their first varsity championship in the L.A. Kings High School Hockey League and the Strikers secured the league’s junior varsity title for the first time. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Burbank capped…

Tahoe Prep secures school’s first NCAA college commitments

April 13th, 2020

The overriding and long-term goal at Tahoe Prep Academy has always been about one thing and one thing only – preparing its student athletes to take the next steps in their lives after high school. For some, that means playing junior hockey, and for others, it means continuing their hockey careers in college. READ OUR…

Using a total team effort, Tahoe Prep skates to NAPHL prep division title

March 30th, 2020

When Tahoe Prep Academy first opened its doors in the fall of 2016, winning championships was likely the farthest thing from the minds of their coaches and staff. While success on the ice would eventually become a primary goal, the academy needed to build a foundation first and focus on developing individual hockey players who…

Tahoe Prep boasts solid academic plan that works, on and off the ice

March 10th, 2020

Any young hockey player or parent of a child who aspires to play high-level hockey and pursue a junior or college career knows the struggle of trying to balance travel with academics. Kids can find themselves commuting an hour or more each direction to practices and games, eating into their study time and forcing them…