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.
Gonzales described her nine month recovery process following a torn ACL as "the smoothest physical recovery." However, the road back to the court presented unexpected mental and emotional challenges for the redshirt sophomore.