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Northstars find positives at all levels, both on and off the ice

March 29th, 2018

The Flagstaff Youth Hockey Association’s (FYHA) 2017-18 season mimics the topography of the town with some massive peaks and difficult valleys. For example, the 14U team’s record was 14-0 and scored 82 goals with only 15 goals against in league play. READ OUR MARCH 2018 ISSUE The FYHA 16U Tier II team had a difficult…

Lady Coyotes win first state title during AZYHL tourney

March 20th, 2018

A total of nine teams captured Arizona Youth Hockey League (AZYHL) state championships over the March 9-11 weekend. READ OUR MARCH 2018 ISSUE The rundown of all title games:   10U Red: Arizona Hockey Union 10U White – EJ (Benjamin) Green scored two goals in the 2-1 win over the Arizona Bobcats at AZ Ice…

Jr. Sun Devils post clean sweep of Tier II state championships

March 20th, 2018

It was a straight sweep for the DYHA Jr. Sun Devils in the AAHA State Playdowns this season, with the organization taking home state championships in all three Tier II levels at 18U, 16U, and 14U. READ OUR MARCH 2018 ISSUE The 18U AA Jr. Sun Devils were the first to win a championship. They…

FYHA, NAU continue to develop, grow partnership on numerous levels in Flagstaff

March 5th, 2018

Flagstaff is roughly 140 miles from the Phoenix hockey hub, but that doesn’t mean that the Northern Arizona town is a budding hockey hotbed in its own right. With a growing youth hockey association in the Flagstaff Youth Hockey Association and a nationally-ranked ACHA college hockey program at Northern Arizona University, the town is on…

Jr. Coyotes sweep to four Tier I state championships

February 27th, 2018

Early February kicked off the Arizona Amateur Hockey Association state championships and the Jr. Coyotes brought home all four Tier I titles this year. READ OUR FEBRUARY 2018 ISSUE 18U: The Jr. Coyotes swept this series in two straight over the Bobcats, culminating in a 4-2 win on Feb. 3 at AZ Ice Arcadia. In…

Quartet of high school state champions crowned at Ice Den Scottsdale

February 22nd, 2018

The first weekend in February saw four state championship games contested at the Ice Den Scottsdale and four teams skate away with Arizona High School Hockey Association (AHSHA) hardware as the best in the state in their division. Pinnacle (Division 1, pictured top), Centennial (Division 2), Corona (Division 3) and Flagstaff (JV) were crowned champions,…

Mission AZ continues run of success built on pillars of consistency, character, work ethic

February 8th, 2018

Drop in any afternoon or evening to AZ Ice Peoria to watch any of Mission AZ’s nine teams practice, and you’ll notice a consistent message printed right there on their practice gear. Across the back of each of the program’s approximately 150 players’ practice jerseys is the word “character” in big, bold print. It’s a…