The Junior Platinum Championship between the Konixx Outcasts and Supa Hot Fire was a thriller. Tied 1-1 at the end of regulation it took another game and a half worth of overtime until we crowned a champion. Both goalies played unreal.
by Nick BoyarskyOne thing that has been made very apparent to me these last 4 days here at the 2016 Winter Nationals is Northern California teams are the real deal in this sport. The year I moved from the Bay Area to Arizona in 1998 I remember coaching a Pee Wee house league team at our home rink that summer that upset the #1 seed in the Championship game. That team we beat had ONE player we had to shut down; Travis Suyeishi. Nothing makes me happier than seeing that same player 18 years later n
by Nick BoyarskyIt’s been a long time since I walked into the Xcel Energy Center in 2002 for my first NARCh Finals in Minnesota. Seeing Roller Hockey on a National Stage in a venue like that was something I will never forget. Watching Pro games and seeing the skill at the older Platinum levels made me look at the sport in a whole new light. I was hooked from then on out.This weekend I get to see a NARCh event from a new perspective; as a member of the NARCh Staff. Observing and interacting w
by Alex Morrison After a year off to open my restaurant down in Carlsbad (Craft Burger), it is great to be back in the mix with the NARCh crew. I have known Daryn for a long time, and have developed a friendship with him that will last the rest of our lives, so coming out to work here and spend time with the staff that I like being around sometimes doesn't seem like work at all... that is until the 15th hour of the workday rolls along. The Pee Wee Division is already 2 games in, and Squirts ar