On Sept. 24, the National Hockey League visited Utah to feature an NHL game for the first time since Oct. 5, 2008. The last time the top-tier professional league visited Utah, the game featured the Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks. This time around, the Kings returned to play the Vancouver Canucks. Daniel Brickley and Trevor Lewis, two native Utahns, who find themselves as teammates playing for the Kings.
BYU hosts 21 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) varsity athletic teams, but there are six extramural teams that have seen a lot of success over the years. Here's a list of six extramural teams sponsored by BYU and how long they have been around.
Axel Boyer is used to taking big hits as a member of BYU's hockey team. But the most damaging hit he ever took was an emotional one that came far from the ice.
Axel's wife, Gabby Boyer, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) nearly three years ago. The family is still learning to cope with disease.
The BYU hockey team has struggled with attendance through the years.
Last season the team was only able to generate 100-300 fans for home games. In part, this was due to a number of losses and the constant battle to rebuild the team each season.
With a desire to give his players service opportunities outside of BYU athletics or on their own with their own money, BYU head coach Kalani Sitake began contemplating in 2016 the idea of organizing his own charity. In order to bring his idea to life, he knew exactly who to ask for help.
Cougar Canyon, BYU football's newly enhanced pre-game experience, creates more than energy before games — it fosters a sense of belonging and community among fans. The changes were made to provide Cougar fans with a way to celebrate BYU, win or lose.