Skater of the Month
This month's Shooting Star is Michael Teran. Michael is 3 years old and in our Snowplow Sam Classes on Wednesday evenings at 6:00pm. Michael loves to practice after his class, and show his coaches how to do the Macarena on the ice. He is a shining star in class when it comes to listening to his coaches and trying new elements like backward wiggles!
Youth Player of the Month - September
Chase Montemayor began playing hockey when we was just 4 years old. Chase, like many other players started in The Rinks Learn To Skate program before later moving into the Anaheim Ducks Learn To Play. After thoroughly enjoying playing the game Chase started Hockey Initiation at The Rinks - Lakewood ICE. He went through two 16 week sessions before joining The Rinks In-House league. Now Chase is 7 years old and enjoying playing the game he loves the most.
One day Chase wants to grow up and play on his favorite hockey team, the Anaheim Ducks. Chase loves the game of hockey because he can score goals and race around the ice.
Youth Player of the Month - October
Cullen Rogers began skating when he was 6 years old with his older brother and sister. Cullen began playing in the Homeschool Anaheim Ducks Learn To Play at Lakewood ICE in the fall of 2016 when he was 7 years old. Being a home school player he was able to get on the ice a lot and was able to develop his skills very rapidly. After completing Learn to Play he went into home school Hockey Initiation where he developed a passion for the game. He started going to many Ducks games and loves watching his favorite player Ryan Getzlaf. This season he is starting his first season of The Rinks Youth In-House league playing 10u.
Cullen is deserving of this award because he is hardworking and devoted to the game. As well as excelling on the ice he shows great sportsmanship and joy playing the game he loves.
Adult Player of the Month
The Player of the Month from Lakewood is Brandon Harada. Brandon played for the Water Pushers (formally) in Bronze North. He set up the game winning goal in his championship game for the Spring 2017 season, and even buried one himself for good measure. Way to go!