2015 Pre-Tryout Camp

2015 Pre-Tryout Camp

OCEANSIDE ICE ARENA PRESENTS: 2015 Pre-Tryout Camp for Mites through U16. the Camp is from March 27 2015 to May 20,2015 Every player needs to hone their skills and prove their talent come tryout time…… we will help them be ready! In preparation for next seasons travel tryouts, players that register for this camp will receive Top Level Instruction, High End Conditioning, Multiple Skill Repetitions, Fun Games and Competitions. CAMP REGISTRATION INCLUDES: • Squirts – U16: 15 Hours of Ice (Two Times/Week) • Mites: 8 Hours of...

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2015 NHL Alumni Game

2015 NHL Alumni Game

DYHA hosted our 4th annual NHL Alumni Game fundraiser on January 16th at Oceanside Ice Arena.  It was another fun and successful event with special thanks going to the NHL Alumni for making this possible.  The Alumni hosted a free one-hour clinic for our youngest players from the 2nd Stride program.  Smiles and laughs all around – both players and Alumni!  Following the clinic, the Alumni took on our DYHA and guest coaches in a friendly competition which helped our organization raise over $7,100.  We would like to thank...

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A New Era for DYHA

A New Era for DYHA

Desert Youth Hockey Association is extremely proud to announce a significant transformation for the upcoming season!  In celebration of the Association’s 40th Anniversary and beginning this spring in preparation for the 2015-2016 season the Phoenix Firebirds will become the Jr Sun Devils!  DYHA is very excited to unveil the black, maroon, and gold color scheme as they continue their legacy of excellence in the Arizona youth hockey community. For nearly 40 years now, DYHA has focused on ddeveloping youth into exceptional young men and...

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Martin Aune Tendered to the NAHL

Martin Aune Tendered to the NAHL

Junior A prospect Martin Aune, AKA ( Norwegian Nightmare ) is not only one of the youngest players on this years 18 AAA Bobcats Roster, but also one of the biggest at 6’4″ 215 lbs, Aune is hard to knock off his feet in addition to being Tough as nails and has had More Neutral Zone Killing then any other Defenseman in the league,Thus where Aune got the nickname the Norwegian Nightmare. Aune is a highly mobile defenseman with a strong powerful stride, who carries the puck well and can make things happen on the rush. Aune has a very...

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Bantam AA wins Thanksgiving Shootout

Bantam AA wins Thanksgiving Shootout

The DYHA Firebirds Bantam AA team recently competed in the Thanksgiving Shootout here in Phoenix.  The round robin schedule was set and our bracket was going to be a difficult one.  Our competition was to be the Valencia Flyers, AHU Purple and CAHA 2000 AA, coached by Jamie Ram and Derek Morris. After a wonderful Thanksgiving Thursday, our players joined up to play the Valencia Flyers, a team that beat us this past Labor Day in Los Angeles.  Near the last minute of the first period, an unexpected breakdown leads to a goal for the Flyers. ...

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DYHA Squirt Major Wins Shootout

DYHA Squirt Major Wins Shootout

This past weekend the DYHA Squirt Major team competed in the AHU Thanksgiving Shootout and won the Championship. Our first game was Friday night against the San Diego Saints and it ended in a 2-2 tie with several penalties handed out to both teams. On Saturday we had 2 games. First against the CAHA 04 team and we beat them 6-1.  Our second game was against the AHU Black team and we beat them 7-1. Our championship game was a rematch against San Diego. The message to my team before the game was to play our style of hockey but stay out of the...

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