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Arizona State goalie Moore seeing senior season go from ACHA to NCAA to training with Matthews

February 2nd, 2021

Picture this: You’re participating in college hockey. You’re competing against your rival school. More than 4,000 fans are in attendance. The opposing crowd starts berating you with personalized chants. They even start chanting your recent ex-girlfriend’s name in an effort to deter you from your game. Now, imagine this happening six times a season. Bronson…

New Arizona State arena gets final approval, construction to start in January

November 21st, 2020

The Arizona Board of Regents approved this week a $115-million proposal from Arizona State that includes a 5,000-seat two-sheet arena on the Tempe campus. The new building will be used for the Sun Devils’ hockey, wrestling and gymnastics programs, and is part of the university’s planned Novus Innovation Corridor. “Part of the Novus Innovation Corridor,…

New Sun Devils arena gets green light from ASU, final approval could come Nov. 18

November 10th, 2020

A brand-new $115-million, 5,000-seat arena at Arizona State has been approved by the university’s Board of Regents’ Finance, Capital and Resources Committee, according to Final approval for the dual-sheet facility could come as soon as next week. The new arena, which would be the home rink for the Sun Devils’ hockey program, would be…

Sun Devils’ ACHA Division II team names Dusbabek new bench boss

June 17th, 2020

Joe Dusbabek has been introduced as the new head coach for Arizona State University’s ACHA Division II team. Dusbabek, 42, comes to the Sun Devils with a distinguished hockey career of more than 20 years of coaching, plus eight years of professional hockey experience and four years playing NCAA hockey. “We are very excited to…

IceJacks cancel spring team activities, look ahead to upcoming fall

May 8th, 2020

The NAU Hockey Club would like to wish all of our hockey family health and wellness during these challenging times. Unfortunately, due to the current pandemic, the club was forced to shut down our spring camp. There is no plan to reschedule as we are uncertain when that can happen with facility closures and availability…

Incoming Arizona State freshman class a strong blend of character, skill, potential

May 7th, 2020

Even as the NCAA season came to an abrupt end in March due to the spread of the cornavirus, Arizona State is already looking to the future, announcing its six-player freshman class for the upcoming 2020-21 season. Two of the six players are NHL draft picks, and the class features four forwards, one defenseman and…

Jr. Coyotes alum, Phoenix native Burgess tabbed ECAC Hockey Player of the Month

March 4th, 2020

ECAC Hockey has announced its monthly award winners and Rensselaer senior forward Todd Burgess has been named Player of the Month. A Phoenix native and Jr. Coyotes graduate, Burgess led the Engineers to a 6-3-0 February, including a 5-1 mark in ECAC Hockey play. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Netting a league-best nine goals to go…

Phoenix native, Jr. Coyotes graduate Burgess selected ECAC Hockey Player of the Week

February 24th, 2020

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute senior forward Todd Burgess has been named ECAC Hockey Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 23, 2020. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE A senior forward from Phoenix, Burgess led all of Division I college hockey with five goals last week, pacing the Engineers to a 2-0 record, including a 4-0…

IceJacks coming together with ACHA playoffs approaching in Idaho

February 20th, 2020

The ACHA Division II season for Northern Arizona University came down to the final week of the season. Final rankings were released on Feb. 14, and NAU sat ninth in the West Region. The top 12 head to Boise, Idaho, the weekend of Feb. 27-29 where two teams will punch their ticket to the ACHA…

Phoenix native, Arizona State standout Walker selected NCAA Third Star of the Week

January 14th, 2020

Arizona State junior forward Johnny Walker has been named the NCAA Third Star of the Week after his two-goal, two-assist weekend at Brown. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The Phoenix native netted two goals, including the game-tying goal, on Sunday at Brown as the Sun Devils rallied from a 3-0 hole to win 4-3 in overtime….