CALVIN RUGGIERO CAPTAIN 12U DESERT BLAZE
Calvin Ruggiero ran away with the 12U scoring title at the inaugural MLK Classic at Great Park with 13 goals and 3 assists for 16 points including an epic 5 goal third period comeback vs the undefeated GoldRush. Dirk Donowho had a impressive 2-1 record and the team finished strong with 2 wins vs 2 losses.
CHRISTIAN LEE CAPTAIN 10U DESERT BLAZE
Christian Lee netted a 6 goal double hat trick vs Redwoood and a strong 5 goal performance vs OC Hockey Club to lead the tournament in scoring and the 10U Desert Blaze team into a hard fought fourth place finish. The team played great and is a real contender in the SCAHA 10U division.
JETT LARSON HAS COMMITTED TO ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
Blaze Alum Jett Larson has committed to the ACHA Division 1 hockey club at Arizona State University, the third North Iowa Bulls player to choose the Sun Devils in just over a year. Larson became an important cog in the Bulls' offensive machine, especially as a setup man for his linemates. During the 2017-18 regular season, he posted 15 points, including 11 assists, in 31 regular-season contests. He added three points, including a power-play goal, in the team's first-round playoff win at Wausau.