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Utah lands NHL team for 2024-25 season, will play at Delta Center in Salt Lake City

April 18th, 2024

Ryan Smith has some hockey roots. He played roller hockey growing up and can skate a little bit. He used to watch the Salt Lake Golden Eagles, a minor league hockey team from 1969-94, and wear Los Angeles Kings gear during the Wayne Gretzky era of 1988-96. But that isn’t why he and his wife,…

Sandy native, Renegades, Jr. Mustangs alum Jensen-Rose brings home weekly USPHL award

February 12th, 2024

The USPHL has announced that Columbus Mavericks goalie Trevin Jensen-Rose has been named the Great Lakes Premier Division Goaltender of the Week. Jensen-Rose, an ‘04 from Sandy, stopped 28 of 30 shots from the Cincinnati Jr. Cyclones for a .933 save percentage to earn his first win since signing with Columbus in late January. Back…

Salt Lake City native, Outliers alum Dixon named to 2024 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament roster

January 22nd, 2024

The North American Hockey League has announced the rosters for the 2024 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament, which will be held from Feb. 5-6 at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex in Cranberry Township, Pa. Among the 120 players is Salt Lake City native and Maine Nordiques defenseman Aiden Dixon, a former Utah Outliers youth player. (January…

Park City native, Renegades alum McIntyre garners weekly NA3HL award

January 17th, 2024

The NA3HL has announced that Long Beach Sharks goaltender Colten McIntyre is the East Division Star of the Week. McIntyre was strong in net over the weekend as the Park City native picked up a statement win against the East’s top team, the Northeast Generals, in a 5-0 shutout victory where he stopped 51 shots….

Salt Lake City native, Jr. Grizzlies alum Johnson signs with ECHL’s Grizzlies

December 23rd, 2023

The ECHL’s Utah Grizzlies have signed Salt Lake City native Anders Johnson. Johnson attended Skyline High School in Salt Lake City and played in 26 games with the Ogden Mustangs (then of the WSHL) in the 2018-19 season, scoring five goals and adding seven assists for 12 points. He played at SUNY-Fredonia for three seasons…

Renegades alum Anthony cops monthly USPHL honors

December 8th, 2023

The USPHL has announced that Seattle Totems forward Luke Anthony has been named a Northwest Premier Division Forward of the Month. Anthony, a 2004-born Anaheim, Calif., native, dropped in nine goals over seven games, and also put up four assists for 13 points. He posted a 2-1-3 line in three of the team’s games and…

Utah connections Glenn, Anthony take home weekly USPHL honors

November 12th, 2023

The USPHL has announced its player of the week awards, with two honors going to players with Utah connections. Casper Roughnecks blueliner Marcus Glenn has been named the Northwest Premier Division Defenseman of the Week, while Seattle Totems forward Luke Anthony is the Northwest Premier Division Forward of the Week. Glenn, an ‘03 from Santiquint,…

Salt Lake City native, Grizzlies netminder, Rampage grad Metcalf selected ECHL Goaltender of the Week

October 23rd, 2023

Garrett Metcalf of the Utah Grizzlies has been named the Warrior Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Oct. 19-22. It is the second time in his career that he has received the weekly honor. Metcalf, who is under contract to the AHL’s Colorado Eagles, stopped all 35 shots he faced on Sunday in a…

ECHL’s Grizzlies name blueliner Wesley captain ahead of new 2023-24 season

October 21st, 2023

Defenseman Josh Wesley has been named captain of the ECHL’s Utah Grizzlies for the 2023-24 season. Keoni Texeira and Kyle Betts will be the alternate captains for Grizzlies home games, and Tyler Penner and Dylan Fitze will be alternate captains for away games. Wesley is entering his eighth full season as a professional. He has…

NCDC 2023-24 Team Preview Series: Ogden Mustangs

September 19th, 2023

As the light beams through The Ice Sheet’s giant windows, looking out upon the mountain-meets-desert landscape of Ogden, Utah, there’s the familiar sound of pucks hitting sticks and blades carving ice. Just another beautiful day in Mustang Country.  The Ogden Mustangs were originally founded in 2011 and have always found a way to be contenders….

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