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Lafayette native, Colorado youth hockey alum Simpson gets best of both worlds with NCAA D-I Lindenwood commitment

April 7th, 2024

For Gabriel Simpson, committing to play NCAA Division I hockey for Lindenwood checked all boxes he was looking for. Lindenwood, located just outside St. Louis, just finished its second season at the NCAA D-I level after finding major success at the ACHA level. “My commitment to Lindenwood started at the 2023 Rocky Mountain District Player…

Colorado Springs product, Tigers, Rampage alum Lindsey takes next step, tenders with NA3HL’s Bighorns

March 30th, 2024

Garrett Lindsey grew up playing for the Colorado Springs Tigers and Colorado Rampage and will soon take a familiar path to junior hockey. Recently, the Colorado Springs native signed an NA3HL tender with the Helena Bighorns, a common destination for Colorado-born hockey players. “I was lucky enough to be connected with Mike Greene and after…

Quebec-born Rioux developing game with Thunderbirds, getting junior time with NAHL’s Grit

February 14th, 2024

Playing this season with the Colorado Thunderbirds’ 16U AAA team, Sheldon Rioux impressed enough to earn a call-up earlier in the season from the NAHL’s Colorado Grit. He impressed there, too, and recently signed a tender with the Grit for the 2024-25 season. “It goes back to last spring when we heard of the Colorado…

Colorado Springs native, Tigers lifer Turner looking ahead to juniors after inking tender with NAHL’s Grit

December 22nd, 2023

Charlie Turner has played for the Colorado Springs Tigers from Mites through 18U, having success at each level. Now, the Colorado Springs native has the opportunity to stay in Colorado for junior hockey after recently signing a tender agreement with the NAHL’s Colorado Grit, a first-year team playing out of the Greeley Ice Haus. “I…

Littleton native, LHA grad Nuanes off to Cincinnati for junior hockey with USPHL’s Jr. Cyclones

September 27th, 2023

Dominic Nuanes played the 2022-23 season with the Littleton Hockey Association’s 18U team, his second season with the Hawks. That season earned him notice from junior hockey teams, and the Littleton native will play the 2023-24 season with the USPHL’s Cincinnati Jr. Cyclones. “An old coach reached out who is now with the Cincinnati Cyclones’…

Durango product, Tigers grad Houle excited for time between pipes with NA3HL’s RoadRunners

September 18th, 2023

Hunter Houle is a new member of the NA3HL’s Texas RoadRunners for the 2023-24 season, but the Durango native and Colorado Springs Tigers graduate is a familiar face to RoadRunners head coach Mike Beavis. Houle is coming off a very good season in goal with the Tigers’ 18U AAA team. “Hunter played for me in…

Highlands Ranch native, Hawks lifer Watson taking game to next level with NA3HL’s Tradesmen

September 15th, 2023

Reid Watson did it all last year for the Littleton Hawks’ 18U team – finished the 2022-23 season as team captain, was a CSDHL All-Star participant, and popped 42 goals with 42 assists for 84 points. For this coming season, the Highlands Ranch native will head to junior hockey with the NA3HL’s Oregon Tradesmen, a…

Skill set, faith lead Littleton native Carter to roster spot on inaugural Grit NAHL team

September 13th, 2023

Christian Carter won’t need to leave his home state for junior hockey as the Littleton native has cracked the roster of the Colorado Grit, a first-year NAHL franchise playing out of the Greeley Ice Haus. Through four games this season, Carter had picked up one assist for the Grit. “I got the opportunity to go…

Monument Hockey Academy grad Evans moving up ladder, signs with USPHL’s Spacemen for ’23-24 season

September 8th, 2023

Trevor Evans was born in Southern California, but since 2019 has honed his game in Colorado with the Monument Hockey Academy. For the upcoming 2023-24 season, Evans has signed to play junior hockey for the USPHL’s Fort Wayne Spacemen. “I got the opportunity to sign with Fort Wayne because one of my best friends, Noah…

Canada native Kenny uses time with Tigers as springboard to junior hockey with NA3HL’s Bighorns

July 27th, 2023

Kieran Kenny came all the way from Ardrossan, Alberta, to play for the Colorado Springs Tigers’ 18U AAA team during the 2022-23 season. This coming season, Kenny will stay in the United States after recently signing to play for the NA3HL’s Helena Bighorns. “I am humbled with the opportunity to sign with the Helena Bighorns,”…

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