Ice Hockey

Arizona hockey growing with Gilbert home games

5-1 isn’t a bad way to start the season. From Oct. 12-14, the Arizona Wildcats hockey team called AZ Ice Gilbert their home for one game against the ranked No. 18 Missouri State Bears, and two against the Arkansas Razorbacks.  Read more

UA hockey hits the ice to take on rival ASU

Arizona is coming off a well-fought match against GCU that was dominated by penalties and action after the whistle. The Wildcats were successful when they weren't afraid to use their bodies to push GCU around. Read more

UA hockey takes on GCU for first time in season opener

Both teams have to find their identity and the team who can find their feet first in this match, and get going will be the one to take home the win. Because of the risk of the game slipping into collar-grabbing after the whistle, sticking to a speed game and avoiding getting stuck in the defensive zone for too long is of utmost importance for both teams. Read more

Arizona Coyotes slip to the Anaheim Ducks

The Ducks played to their strengths, speed and grit. The Coyotes came out of the doors fast and hard, equalling the play of Anaheim, but the tables were soon turned as the Ducks pressured in both their offensive and defensive zones. By being hard on the puck and clogging up passing lanes, Anaheim dominated play throughout the game. Read more

Arizona Coyotes come to town for NHL game

The Coyotes are coming off a forgettable season as they finished sixth in their division, only one point ahead of the Vancouver Canucks. Meanwhile, the Ducks finished at the top of the same division and made it all the way to the Western Conference Finals before injuries and bad luck caught up with them and they lost to the Nashville Predators in six games. Read more

Column: Tim Gassen weighs in on Wildcat hockey's future and culture

Last week, “Inside the Glass”, an hour program on KAMP student radio, had the honor of interviewing special guest Arizona Hockey Media Director, Tim Gassen. Gassen, known as “AZPuckMan,” has been following UA hockey for more than thirty years. He had plenty of insight on not only the dynamic of the team, but about the growth of hockey in Arizona as well. Read more

Orion Olsen named Wildcat hockey captain

Senior Orion Olsen, as reported by UA Wildcat Hockey, has been named captain for the 2017-18 season. This is his third year with a letter on his sweater; after serving his sophomore and junior year as an alternate, he will lead the Wildcats as captain. Read more