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CAHA proving to be Valley’s top developmental model, on and off the ice

October 14th, 2019

The Coyotes Amateur Hockey Association (CAHA) is the only program in the Valley that has house, A, AA, and AAA hockey. The association has also had a great deal of success at all levels getting players to the next level, whether that means moving a player from house to AA or AA to AAA. All…

Coyotes add Kessel, confidence ahead of ’19-20 season

October 11th, 2019

Before commencement of free agency on July 1, the Arizona Coyotes were well on their way to addressing a significant point. No need to go the free-agent route. Just ask an old friend and highly-skilled player if he would like to skate in the desert. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE As the Coyotes opened training camp…

Hall of Fame an honor worth celebrating for Mission AZ

October 2nd, 2019

Hall of Fame night is always an extremely special one for everyone involved with the Mission AZ hockey program, and this year was no different. Mission kicked off its season with an induction ceremony attended by most of the program’s players and their families, and the 2019 ceremony was an especially meaningful one. READ OUR…

Titans roll out new Mites development program for ’19-20

September 23rd, 2019

In the organization’s second year, Arizona Titans director Justin Rogers has implemented a new Mites development program open to players ages 4-8 years old. The new program, coached by Jim Rogers, is geared toward providing the game’s youngest players with the opportunity to focus on development and enjoying learning the sport. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE…

Paradise Valley native Roswell enjoying NCAA D-I career at Bentley

September 4th, 2019

The name certainly gives pause when you see it. Really, who would want to leave a place called Paradise Valley? That is the suburb of Phoenix from which Ethan Roswell hails, and while he loves his hometown, he also has a soft spot for New England winters. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE “I actually love the…

With first year under belt, Kachinas program booming in Arizona

August 21st, 2019

In further proof that hockey continues to grow in Arizona, 2019 brought aboard the Arizona Kachinas to the state’s slate of programs. The Kachinas came to fruition earlier this year, providing girls a place to play hockey at the level they’re currently playing and develop their skills from start to finish. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE…

After monster WHL season, Phoenix native Kastelic selected by Ottawa in 2019 NHL Draft

August 19th, 2019

Mark Kastelic was first eligible for the 2017 NHL Draft but wasn’t selected. He also wasn’t picked in the 2018 draft. All the 20-year-old Phoenix native did was pile up 47 goals and 77 points for the Western Hockey League’s (WHL) Calgary Hitmen in 2018-19, all while serving as captain for the club. The Ottawa…