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California connections chosen in annual NA3HL Draft as league kicks off 2021-22 season

April 30th, 2021

The 2021-22 North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL) season officially kicked off on April 28 as the league held its annual draft. Overall, 34 teams made their selections to fill their rosters for the 2021-22 season. In total, 136 players were selected in the draft, which took just an hour and 53 minutes to complete….

Lake Tahoe Lakers to join USPHL Premier’s Pacific Division for 2021-22 season

April 26th, 2021

The ownership group of Ryan Cruthers, Jocelyn Langlois and Saul Salama have announced the creation of the Lake Tahoe Lakers, an expansion team that will play in the USPHL Premier Pacific Division starting with the 2021-22 season at South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena. This ownership group is no stranger to the USPHL as they currently…

Glendale native, Jr. Ducks grad Wong uses USPHL as springboard to NCAA D-III commitment with Neumann

April 16th, 2021

A native of Glendale, Wyatt Wong made a couple of junior stops before settling in on the opposite coast and enjoying a fine couple seasons on the blue line for the USPHL’s Premier Rockets Hockey Club. It is a big move to play hockey, but Wong – who played three seasons of AAA with the…

Jr. Sharks grad, Santa Cruz product, NA3HL standout Cooper commits to NCAA Division III King’s College

April 7th, 2021

Jack Cooper has averaged better than a point per game the past three seasons with the NA3HL’s Texas Brahmas. And the NCAA has taken notice. Last week, the Brahmas forward committed to play NCAA Division III hockey at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. “I am very excited for the opportunity to get a great education…

Jr. Kings alum, Tustin native Wolf selected WHL Goaltender of the Month to start 2021 season

April 2nd, 2021

The Western Hockey League announced today that Everett Silvertips goaltender Dustin Wolf has been named WHL Goaltender of the Month for February/March 2021. Wolf, a prospect of the Calgary Flames, has secured a record of 4-1-0-0 with a 0.59 goals-against average, .979 save percentage, and three shutouts to start the 2020-21 WHL regular season. The…

Longtime Jr. Kings standout Vieten decides on NCAA D-I Niagara for college hockey career

March 28th, 2021

Drew Vieten grew up playing hockey in California and is part of the first-year Wichita Falls Warriors junior program this season in the NAHL. Both those situations have the Calabasas native ready for college hockey as Vieten recently committed to NCAA Division I Niagara University (Atlantic Hockey). “After speaking to the whole coaching staff at…

Cypress native, Jr. Kings alum Wozniak commits to play college hockey at Lindenwood

March 26th, 2021

The NAHL’s Wichita Falls Warriors announced this week that forward and captain Jackson Wozniak has committed to Lindenwood University to further his hockey and academic career. “I’m just beyond grateful for the opportunity,” said Wozniak, a 2000-born Cypress native. “I’ve wanted to play college hockey my whole life and I’m excited to be a part…

Monterey Park native, California youth hockey alum Terramani commits to NCAA D-III Lawrence

March 23rd, 2021

Dante Terramani, a forward for the EHL’s New Jersey 87’s, has committed to NCAA Division III Lawrence University for the fall of 2021. The 2000-born native of Monterey Park is playing in his second season with the 87’s, and in 83 career games in the EHL, last year’s Rookie of the Year has tallied 113…

Jr. Kings alum, Tustin native Wolf garners WHL Goaltender of the Week honors

March 22nd, 2021

The Western Hockey League announced today that Everett Silvertips goaltender Dustin Wolf has been named WHL Goaltender of the Week for the week ending March 21, 2021. Wolf, 19, was back up to his old tricks, recording two shutout victories, as the WHL’s U.S. Division returned to play this weekend. Wolf and the Silvertips went…

San Juan Capistrano’s Williams off to junior hockey, signs with BCHL’s Express for ’21-22 season

February 25th, 2021

Brendan Williams, a 2002-born forward from San Juan Capistrano, will be heading north of the border next season to play junior hockey with the BCHL’s Coquitlam Express. Currently a senior at Avon Old Farms prep school in Connecticut, he won two USA Hockey high school national championships as a freshman and sophomore with Santa Margarita…