The Anaheim Jr. Ducks, a prominent youth hockey organization in Southern California, have embarked on an exciting new journey as they join the esteemed Atlantic Hockey Federation (AHF). The Irvine ICE Foundation, encompassing the Anaheim Jr. Ducks and the Anaheim Lady Ducks, has dedicated itself to fostering the development of young players in a positive and nurturing environment. With their remarkable track record of success and commitment to player growth, the Anaheim Jr. Ducks are set to make a significant impact in the AHF.
For over 20 years, the Anaheim Jr. Ducks have upheld their reputation as one of the premier hockey programs in Southern California. They have cultivated an environment that fosters good sportsmanship, teamwork, and an enjoyable youth hockey experience. The organization offers competitive teams for boys (ages 6-18) and girls (ages 6-19), allowing players of all skill levels to pursue their passion for the sport.
The Anaheim Jr. Ducks have experienced tremendous growth over the years, with their influence stretching far beyond the local hockey scene. A testament to their commitment to player development, nearly 90 individuals associated with the club were actively playing at the professional, college, and junior levels during the 2019-20 season. The organization takes great pride in nurturing talent that goes on to achieve success on a broader stage.
The Anaheim Jr. Ducks alumni roster includes three recent NHL Entry Draft picks, showcasing the caliber of players the organization has produced. Furthermore, six individuals have proudly represented Team USA in international competitions over the past two years. These accomplishments highlight the dedication and skill instilled in players by the Anaheim Jr. Ducks, preparing them to excel at higher levels of the game.
The Anaheim Jr. Ducks not only focus on individual player development but also emphasize the importance of team success. Since 2013, the organization has qualified an impressive nineteen Tier I and Tier II teams for the USA Hockey championships. This consistent achievement is a testament to the commitment, hard work, and coaching excellence within the Anaheim Jr. Ducks program.
The AHF provides a highly competitive and structured platform for youth hockey, fostering growth and development while promoting fair play and sportsmanship. By aligning with the AHF, the Anaheim Jr. Ducks will have the opportunity to compete against top-tier teams from across the region, raising the level of competition and providing their players with invaluable experiences.
The Atlantic Hockey Federation welcomes the Anaheim Jr. Ducks!