NHL Centennial Fan Arena Street Hockey

The Coyotes staged a street hockey Jamboree this past Saturday (January 7) during the “Centennial Fan Arena” event at Tempe Marketplace this Saturday. The event attracted five teams of kids 10 and under. Other than the DHD team, most of the the tams were organized ice hockey teams, used to playing together. Everybody had a blast! Somebody may […]

Coyotes Street Hockey Showdown

SORRY, THIS EVENT IS FULL The Coyotes are staging a street hockey Jamboree this during the “Centennial Fan Arena” event at Tempe Marketplace this Saturday. The event is for “mite” and “squirt” teams (kids 10 and under). FREE COYOTES HAT! We’d like to show everybody how DHD kids play hockey! SO, we want to put together a […]

Coyotes Youth Hockey Night – Deals!

Auston Matthews and the Toronto Maple Leafs come to town in just over 2 weeks on Friday December 23 at 7:00pm. As you know, Auston is from Scottsdale and learned to play hockey here because he was a Coyotes fan. As you also probably know, Auston was drafted FIRST in the NHL draft, going to the Leafs. […]

Skate Party Fun!

Thanks to everybody that joined us at our Thanksgiving Skate Party on Saturday, Nov. 26! Thanks to the generosity of AZ Ice Peoria, we were able to hold our fundraising event on Thanksgiving weekend at their great facility. If you haven’t been there, you should put it on your list as a place to go […]

Thanksgiving Weekend Skate Party

We’re throwing a skating party at AZ Ice Peoria on Saturday, November 26 from 5pm to 7pm. We’re having a Thanksgiving Weekend Skate Party thanks to the great people at AZ Ice Peoria. This is a fundraiser to benefit the past and future endeavors of Desert Hockey Development in our goal of growing the game […]

First DHD Hockey Clinic in Tucson

We’re happy to say our first free hockey clinic in Tucson was a success. With the AHL Roadrunners playing in Tucson next season, there’s some real enthusiasm for hockey in the area. Tucson Parks We were lucky enough to hook up with Tucson Parks and Recreation to be able to offer a free clinic for […]

Arizona Youth Hockey Boom

The number of ice hockey players in Arizona, based upon active player registration numbers for USA Hockey members, has risen dramatically in the past five years. There were 7,329 registered hockey players in Arizona at the end of 2015, an increase of just over FIFTY percent in one year. The year before showed a similarly […]

Arizona Coyotes Foundation video

The Arizona Coyotes Foundation showed this video at the Celebrity Waiters Gala in March. Desert Hockey Development (DHD) is proud to have been a recipient of a grant which made it possible for us to begin our expansion process and has given us the ability to mobilize around the state of Arizona. The Arizona Coyotes Foundation raises […]

Coyotes AHL Team in Tucson

It’s official and all the business matters are finished. The Coyotes AHL affiliate team will soon be taking up residence in Tucson at the Tucson Convention Center (TCC). Name The Team The name for the former Springfield Falcons is yet to be determined, so please join in the process and add your suggestion by clicking on […]

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