2016/2017 Season Update

2016/2017 Season Update

DYHA Jr. Sun Devil’s Midseason Recap By Jack Harris The DYHA Jr. Sun Devils family of teams has experienced plenty of highs and lows in the first half of the 2016-2017 season, but have also seen growth and progress out of their players and teams. U18 AA (Shevalier) Record: 17-5-0 Best Tournament Result: Champions (Music City Tournament) The U18 Jr. Sun Devils had little to complain about in the first half of their season. Sitting at 17-5 overall, the Midgets played up to high expectations with some impressive performances. The U18’s...

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Team News 11/16

Team News 11/16

Four Jr. Sun Devils Teams Capture Silver Medals Over Thanksgiving Weekend By Jack Harris From Phoenix to Las Vegas, four DYHA teams fell just a game short of adding a banner to the Oceanside Ice Arena rafters. Sunday’s gauntlet of championship games started in Gilbert, where the U18 AAs faced a tricky test against the AZ Bobcats U16-Mahan. In a rematch of a Friday group stage game, where the Midgets lost 4-0 and were outshot 35-17, the Jr Devils kept the pace of play much closer on Sunday. The U18s limited the Bobcats to just 23 shots, but...

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U14 Thanksgiving Champs

U14 Thanksgiving Champs

U14 Combos Capture Thanksgiving Championship By Jack Harris  The Jr. Sun Devils rolled into Thanksgiving weekend on the back of a disappointing start to the month of November, in which they had lost two of their three games. Over Thanksgiving weekend however, the Bantams produced opposite results. The U14 Combos captures the Bantam A Thanksgiving Shootout Championship in Phoenix, going 4-1-0 on their way to the title. The Bantams maneuvered their way through the group stage, before dominating on Sunday in their knockout stage games. “We...

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Team News & Updates

Team News & Updates

DYHA and the Junior Sun Devils are excited to welcome Jack Harris as our own News Celebrity!  Jack will be hosting his Team News and Updates column and social media outlets. He will be working with Team Managers and Coaches to keep everyone up to date on the 2016/2017 season. We are excited to release this first update and look forward to many more! Jr. Sun Devils Weekend Recap-November 14 By Jack Harris From a championship game in Flagstaff, to a lopsided win in Tucson, it was a busy weekend for Jr. Sun Devils teams across the state. With...

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DYHA NHL Coyotes Alumni

DYHA NHL Coyotes Alumni

6th Annual DYHA NHL Coyotes Alumni Charity Game Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 1:30pm            ADM/Mites Clinic hosted by the Alumni 2pm                  Doors Open 2:45pm            Puck Drop for Alumni Charity Game   Please join us for our annual Alumni Game and cheer on the DYHA coaches as they compete for the “W” against the NHL Alumni team.  This season we are pleased to welcome the ASU Women’s Hockey Team as a promotional partner for this event.  Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Event Details: Food Trucks Beer Silent...

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Bantam Win Boise Fall Face Off

Bantam Win Boise Fall Face Off

02 Bantam AA’s Win Boise Fall Face Off Tournament Sometimes it takes a little adversity to bring out the best in a hockey team. In the case of the 02 Bantam AA team, that adversity served as a strong motivating factor in capturing the Boise Fall Face Off Tournament October 14-16 by defeating the Boise Jr. Steelheads 4-1 in the championship game. “We played two really outstanding games against two really good teams on Sunday,” said Head Coach John Damyanovich, referring to the tournament’s semifinal game against the Kent Valley Selects and the...

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