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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Firebirds Alumni Sean Winikates

Firebirds Alumni Sean Winikates

Firebirds Alumni receives Defensive Player of the Week Honors. Sean Winikates, Vermont Lumberjacks 1995 Birth year – Phoenix, AZ. Logged plenty of minutes on the blue line as the Lumberjacks grabbed 5 of 6 possible points at the EHL Veterans Day Showcase. Winikates stellar defensive play allowed the Jack’s to limit the opponents to four goals, including a 1-0 shootout victory over the New Jersey Titans on Monday.

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2015 Cactus Cup

2015 Cactus Cup

PWC Hockey Club Presents: 2015 Arizona Cactus Cup International Hockey Tournament Friday—Saturday—Sunday—Monday MLK Weekend January 16th-19th, 2015   Tournament Features: 4 Game Guarantee Ice cut between 2nd and 3rd periods for all Midget games Semi Final rounds for all divisions with 5 teams or more Awards for 1st and 2nd Place Teams in each division Championship Banner Free Spectator Admission to All Games Real Time Game Results Posted to arizonacactuscup.com Individual and Team Stats Group Pricing to Coyotes NHL and Phoenix...

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NHL Alumni Registration

NHL Alumni Registration

DYHA in conjunction with the Cactus Cup is proud to sponsor the 2015 NHL Alumni Game. Come on out and play hockey with some NHL alumni players… What a great opportunity to get out on the ice and play hockey in the desert. Besides, how often do your players get to see you lace up the skates and hit the ice? Please follow the 2 steps below to register to play. Besides having a great time your contribution goes to a good cause (DYHA Fundraising and Scholarship Funds). This year we are opening the venue to coaches traveling into Arizona with...

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Puck Drop 2014/2015

Puck Drop 2014/2015

DYHA hosts 5th Annual Puck Drop Picnic on August 24th. The Puck was Dropped at Desert Youth Hockey Assocation’s annual picnic at Oceanside Ice Arena on Sunday August 24.  Over 350 players and parents attended this event, all reconnecting with teammates, coaches, and friends to officially kick off the new hockey season. The picnic was kicked off by our second annual COW DROP event.  A young calf was the guest of honor and was herded around for nearly an hour by our fearless Hockey Director Sean Whyte.  The first place winner was...

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