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Phoenix native, Jr. Coyotes product Knies chosen for 2022 U.S. Olympic men’s hockey team

January 14th, 2022

USA Hockey announced tonight the final roster for its 2022 U.S. Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Team, a group that includes an Arizona connection. University of Minnesota freshman forward Matthew Knies, a Phoenix native and Jr. Coyotes alum, was named to the team. “We’re excited about the roster we’ve put together,” said John Vanbiesbrouck, Team USA…

Albuquerque native Gretz taking game to next level after signing pro deal to play in Germany

January 7th, 2022

After spending his junior hockey days in the Ontario Hockey League, Albuquerque native Marcus Gretz is moving overseas to play pro hockey in Germany. Gretz had been with the Flint Firebirds since being selected by the club in the second round (23rd overall) of the 2017 OHL Priority Selection. He spent time in Germany last…

Coyotes to host Matt Shott’s celebration of life Jan. 5 at Gila River Arena

December 30th, 2021

The Arizona Coyotes announced today that the club will be hosting a celebration of life for the team’s vice president of hockey development, Matt Shott, who passed away on December 19 after a courageous battle with cancer. The event will take place on Jan. 5 from 3-5 p.m. at Gila River Arena. “Matt was an…

Arizona natives Livanavage, Gauthier selected for 2022 BioSteel All-American Game

December 28th, 2021

USA Hockey announced this week the 44 players who will compete in the 2022 BioSteel All-American Game next month at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth, Mich. The game, which will feature top prospects eligible for the 2022 NHL Draft, will be played Monday, January 17, with opening faceoff set for 4 p.m. ET. The game…

Eleven youth players with Arizona connections selected in two-day 2021 WHL draft process

December 9th, 2021

The Western Hockey League completed the 2021 WHL U.S. Priority Draft Wednesday day with clubs selecting 44 players throughout the two-round draft. With the first-overall pick, the Seattle Thunderbirds selected forward Macklin Celebrini, a North Vancouver, B.C., native who has tallied 42 points (20 goals, 22 assists) in 23 games with Shattuck-St. Mary’s so far…

Paradise Valley native, Jr. Coyotes, Bobcats alum Roswell named candidate for 2021-22 Senior CLASS Award

December 9th, 2021

Bentley University’s Ethan Roswell has been named one of just 20 candidates for the 2021-22 Men’s Hockey Senior CLASS Award. To be eligible for the award in men’s hockey, a student-athlete must be classified as a NCAA Division I senior or graduate student and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character,…

Trio of Knights chosen for 2012 Western Selects Tryout Camp

December 2nd, 2021

The Arizona Hockey Union would like to congratulate and wish the best of luck to three of their very own AHU Knights, as 2012 birth years Henry McDonald (goalie), Liam Mulligan (defenseman) and Adrian Russo (defenseman), have been selected to represent Arizona and attend the 2012 Western Selects Tryout Camp in Irvine, Calif. Tryouts will…

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