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Jr. Coyotes grad, Vegas product Quinney makes NHL debut for Golden Knights

April 1st, 2020

Jason Zucker was born in California, raised in Las Vegas, and currently plays in the NHL for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Once the Vegas Golden Knights came into the league in 2017, many wondered how long it would be until a Las Vegas native would play for his hometown team. That question was answered on Feb….

Four AHSHA state champs crowned in quartet of exciting games at Ice Den Scottsdale

March 31st, 2020

Anyone in attendance at Ice Den Scottsdale over the Feb. 8-9 weekend saw four incredible high school state championship games as AHSHA wrapped up the 2019-20 season, arguably its most successful one to date. Hamilton won the Division 1 title, while Flagstaff grabbed the Division 2 crown, Notre Dame Prep the Division 3 championship, and…

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…

NCDC Combine in Detroit postponed; Chicago Combine status to be determined

March 25th, 2020

The United States Premier Hockey League announced on March 24 that, due to the coronavirus/Covid-19 pandemic, the originally scheduled NCDC Combine in Detroit (April 10-11) is postponed to a date to be determined. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The NCDC Combine in Chicago (May 1-2) is currently still on as planned, but the USPHL is monitoring…

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…

Erickson father-son combo excelling behind DYHA bench

March 17th, 2020

This season, the DYHA Jr. Sun Devils, already proponents of forging a family atmosphere within the organization, took that adage to another level with its 10U Maroon team. The father and son tandem of Chris and Tyler Erickson went behind the bench this season, something the duo had done together back in their home state…

Coyotes need to play desperate, confident down stretch

March 13th, 2020

Consistency. Arizona Coyotes coach Rick Tocchet continues to pound that core value into the hockey souls of each one of his players. If there are key elements of the game upon Tocchet preaches, they are reliability and regularity. When speaking about the destiny of his club, Tocchet expands on being consistency and the ability to…

Read Our March Issue!

March 12th, 2020

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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…

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…