NPHL Tri-City Outlaws

    Meet the Outlaws - Adam Shimamoto

    Date:10/13/2016   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    The Outlaws are once again proud to announce our player biography series and today we introduce you to one of two assistant captains, veteran Adam Shimamoto.  Shimamoto comes to Tri-Cities from Thornton, Colorado and is in his third season with the Outlaws.  He has a long history of team leadership, having worn the "A" last year for the Outlaws and five of his six years playing...


    Outlaws Get Their First Win - Knock off Undefeated Eugene

    Date:10/09/2016   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    By: Jimmy Grosklaus   After a disappointing weekend on the road in West Sound, the Tri-City Outlaws (1-5-1-0, 3 pts) come home for the first time this season to take on the Eugene Generals (7-0-1-0, 15 pts). The last time these two teams met earlier this season, the Generals topped the Outlaws by scores of 7-0 and 8-0. In the previous weekend Eugene headed down to Seattle to take on the Sea...


    Meet the Outlaws - Payton Okon

    Date:10/05/2016   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    By: Wendy Niskanen, Staff Writer The Tri-City Outlaws are proud to announce their first article in a series of player biographies for the 2016-17 season by introducing the newly named captain, #11 Payton Okon. Okon comes to Tri-Cities from Coeur d' Alene, Idaho where he attended Kootenai Bridge Academy. He grew up playing hockey in Coeur d' Alene and Spokane to prepare him for his time on...


    Outlaws Drop Two in Bremerton

    Date:10/02/2016   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    By: Jimmy Grosklaus This weekend, the Tri-City Outlaws traveled to Bremerton, WA to take on the West Sound Warriors for the first time this season. Both teams went into this weekend hungry for their first win on the year. The Outlaws (0-4-1-0, 0 pts) came off of a disappointing weekend in Seattle, losing to the Ravens by a score of 2-1 in a heartbreaking finish. The Warriors (2-4-0-0, 4 pts) on t...


    The Ravens Snatch a Win from the Outlaws

    Date:09/25/2016   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    By: Jimmy Grosklaus This past weekend, the Tri City Outlaws (0-2-0-0, 0pts) traveled to Kent Valley Ice Centre to take on the Seattle Ravens (2-0-0-0, 4pts) for the first time this season. Coming into the game, Seattle was coming off of a big weekend against the West Sound Warriors, the Outlaws, on the other hand, were still trying to get the kinks worked out having lost their first two contests ...


    Outlaws Drop the Opening Series of the Season

    Date:09/22/2016   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    This past weekend, the Tri-City Outlaws traveled to Eugene, OR for a pair of games against the Eugene Generals. This was the first time either team has suited up with a USPHL patch on their jersey, as both teams, along with the Seattle Ravens, and the West Sound Warriors made the move into the top developmental league in the country this past offseason. On Friday, the Outlaws had a good showing i...


    Outlaws Announce 2016-2017 Captains

    Date:09/21/2016   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    KENNEWICK, WA - The Tri-City Outlaws, proud member of the United States Premier Hockey League, has announced its leadership for the 2016-2017 season. The Outlaws have named returning, 20 year old forward, Payton Okon as Captain.  Okon's first season with the Outlaws was last year and made an immediate presence with his size and abilities on the ice.  Okon had previously played ...


    Outlaws Land Rookie Tendy

    Date:07/25/2016   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    KENNEWICK, WA – The United States Premier Hockey League’s (USPHL) newest member team the Tri-City Outlaws are excited to announce the signing of goaltender Shane Phillips.  Phillips, native of (Klamath Falls, OR?), is joining the 2016-17 Outlaws after playing for the Klamath Falls Ice Hawks last season.  In 25 games, Phillips posted a 11-13-0-1 record while maintaining a 2.85...


    Shimamoto Re-signs with the Outlaws

    Date:07/24/2016   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    KENNEWICK, WA - The Tri-City Outlaws, proud member of the United States Premier Hockey League, announced today that 18 year old Adam Shimamoto has re-signed with the team for the 2016-17 season.  This is Adam's third season with the Outlaws and he has continued to improve greatly, especially over the last season with Coach McCue.  The 5'8" forward from Thornton, CO has been ...


    Beau McCue Joins the Outlaws Staff

    Date:05/27/2016   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    KENNEWICK, WA - The Tri-City Outlaws are proud to announce the addition of Beau McCue to the Outlaws organization.  McCue is the son of Head Coach Geno McCue and just recently finished up his junior career with the Tri-City Americans of the Western Hockey League.  Beau will take over as head scout for the Outlaws and will be responsible for the recruitment of players at many area showcas...


    West Coast Teams Join Nation's Top College Developmental League

    Date:05/20/2016   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    Boston, MA (May 20, 2016) – The United States Premier Hockey League (USPHL) has announced that it will expand its USP3 (junior) platform for the 2016-17 season to include a newly formed Pacific Division. The teams that will compete in the USP3’s Pacific Division will include the Seattle Ravens, Eugene Generals, Tri City Outlaws, and West Sound Warriors.   The four...


    Billet Families Needed for 2016 - 2017 Season

    Date:05/15/2016   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    KENNEWICK, WA - The Tri-City Outlaws are currently seeking billet families for the upcoming 2016 - 2017 season.   While our program is built to place players into college, junior hockey is also a life altering experience especially when a player is away from his family and normal routine for months at a time.  This is why we rely on our billet families to provide housing ...


    Outlaws Announce Main Camp Dates

    Date:05/14/2016   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    KENNEWICK, WA - The Tri-City Outlaws have announced their main camp dates for the 2016-2017 season as July 15-17 at the Toyota Arena in Kennewick.  Cost will be $150.00 and will include the following: 4 - 1 Hour Ice Sessions 1 Off Ice Fitness Testing 1 Player Ticket to Informational BBQ 1 Practice Jersey If you are interested in attending you will need to complete the following: - ...


    Bellingham Skates Past the Outlaws

    Date:12/18/2015   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    By: Garrett Fabris   Heading into this series, the Blazers have won the team’s last four games, while the Outlaws were looking for the team’s first win since November 14th. To start tonight’s game, the Blazers were able to come out and score first. During the only goal of the period, Justin Sullivan located Sam Vizenor, who then found the back of the net. This goal was the...


    Gay Commits to McKendree University for 2016-2017 Season

    Date:12/10/2015   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    By Garrett Fabris   With the season approaching the winter break, some players are beginning to look across the horizon for their next hockey opportunity. Nick Gay, a 20-year old who is playing in his second season in the Northern Pacific Hockey League, is not only looking across the horizon, but he also has his destination set for next season.   To progress from one level to the nex...


    Outlaws Announce the Return of Shimamoto

    Date:09/05/2015   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    KENNEWICK, WA - The Tri-City Outlaws are excited to announce that Forward Adam Shimamoto will be returning to the roster this season.  The Thornton, CO native is entering his second season in the Northern Pacific Hockey League and is ready to take a veteran role on the team.  "I'm excited to be back with this organization.  Last season was a great year not only for me on th...


    Nick Gay Returns to the Outlaws

    Date:08/29/2015   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    KENNEWICK, WA - The Tri-City Outlaws are proud to announce the return of 20 year-old defenseman, Nick Gay.  This 6'8" standout defenseman from Pinedale, WY is excited to be returning to the Outlaws organization for his second straight season and last season of junior hockey.  While excited to return to the Outlaws, Gay is also trying to cool down after chasing fires all summer l...


    Pickering Commits to University of Nebraska

    Date:07/28/2015   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    KENNEWICK, WA - The Tri-City Outlaws are proud to announce the commitment of Grandon Pickering to the University of Nebraska ACHA Division III.  Pickering appeared in 29 games for the Outlaws and recorded 2 assists while defending the blue line this past season.  Pickering had one year left of junior eligibility but knew he was ready for the college ranks after this past season.   ...


    Svoboda Commits to Northern Michigan University

    Date:07/24/2015   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    KENNEWICK, WA - The Tri-City Outlaws organization is proud to announce that 20 Year Old Alex Svoboda has committed to Northern Michigan University ACHA DII.  Svoboda, native of Wasilla, AK, joined the Outlaws for the 2013 season and immediately gave the staff and team instant leadership.  During the 2013-2014 campaign Svoboda posted 15 points in 36 games with the club.  In that same...


    McCue announced as Head Coach, Oucharek moved to Education Coordinator

    Date:04/21/2015   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

      KENNEWICK, WA - The Outlaws Owner Jordan Owen announced today that the Outlaws have hired Geno McCue as the Head Coach for the 2015 - 2016 Season.  McCue is replacing Head Coach Anthony Oucharek who is becoming the team’s education coordinator for the season.  “The organization would like to thank Coach O for all that he did this season.  He was asked to come i...


    Evaluation Camp Announced for May 16 & 17

    Date:03/25/2015   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    KENNEWICK, WA - Tri-City Outlaws Owner Jordan Owen announced today that the Outlaws will be hosting an Evaluation Camp on May 16 and 17 at the Toyota Arena in Kennewick.  This camp is open to all eligible birth years ('95 - '99) and is used to recruit players for the upcoming 2015-2016 season.  The camp will cost $175.00 and includes three games and off ice fitness testing.  ...


    NPHL Coaches Report

    Date:11/12/2014   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    NPHL COACHES' REPORT NPHL coaches were asked to comment on your team's performance in practices/games from the past week and this question: How do you feel about your team's performance during practice/games this past week? If you had the opportunity to suggest a single change to USA Hockey's rules for the junior level of play, what would it be? Justin Adams, West Sound Warr...


    Breshears Professional Photography 2014-2015 Team Picture

    Date:11/06/2014   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    KENNEWICK,WA - The Tri-City Outlaws released their team picture today done by Rich Breshears with Breshears Professional Photography.  The Outlaws would like to thank Rich for his time and work on this great photo.  Individual player pictures were also taken and will be available to the public shortly.  If you would like to get your hands on this photo contact the Outlaws today and ...


    Outlaws Drop Opening Night to the Wolves

    Date:09/18/2014   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    KENNEWICK, WA - The Outlaws had their chances but couldn't get it done against the Wenatchee Wolves in the opening game for both teams on Friday night at the Toyota Arena.   Tri-City (0-1-0-0, 0 pts) was forced to play most of the game in their end and veteran goaltender Stephen Hunter played great but wasn't able to get much goal support.  Hunter saved 42 of the 46 shots that h...


    Game On Tri-Cities Partners with Outlaws

    Date:06/09/2014   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    KENNEWICK, WA - Game On! Mobile Video Game Theater and the Tri-City Outlaws have partnered to offer fans a party experience that is the best of both worlds for hockey and gaming fans alike.  Starting this season, fans can celebrate their birthday or special event in style with up to 25 of their closest family and friends.  If you want a party that is stress free, fun and unlike any other...


    Outlaws Announce Evaluation Camp

    Date:04/25/2014   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    KENNEWICK, WA - The Tri-City Outlaws have announced that Evaluation Camp will take place May 31 - June 1, 2014 at the Toyota Arena in Kennewick, WA. "We have had great success with our evaluation camp and we will continue with it this season," stated Jordan Owen, General Manager of the Outlaws.  Players who are interested in coming to camp or just...


    Aaron Questad Breaks Outlaws Scoring Record

    Date:02/22/2014   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    KENNEWICK, WA - On Friday Night, Outlaws’ Forward Aaron Questad broke the franchise's single season scoring record passing Brett Myer's record of 61 points last season.  Questad has been a premier player for the Outlaws over the past two seasons.  Questad started with the Outlaws last season as a 15 Year-Old and made the top five in scoring.  This season he has continu...


    Svoboda and Sponholtz Grab NPHL Awards

    Date:02/22/2014   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    The Northern Pacific Hockey League's Board of Governors voted for the Annual League Awards this past week.  The following categories were decided on with more categories to come during the NPHL playoffs.  The NPHL Awards were announced on Friday and a couple of Outlaw members took home hardware. Coach of the Year: Greg Sponholtz, Tri-City Outlaws Success is not always measured in...


    PLAYOFFS: Outlaws Take on League Champion Blazers

    Date:02/22/2014   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    KENNEWICK, WA - The Tri-City Outlaws will face the Regular Season League Champion Bellingham Blazers in the first round of the NPHL Playoffs. On Tuesday and Wednesday the Outlaws will be in Bellingham to take on the Blazers and try to upset the #1 seed.  The Outlaws will need leadership from the top line of Mayton, Aaron Questad and O'Neill to stack up with the lethal offensive weapons o...


    Outlaws Take Down the Vipers

    Date:01/19/2014   Source:NPHL Tri-City Outlaws  

    VANCOUVER, WA - The Outlaws remained perfect against the home squad Fort Vancouver Vipers on Sunday night in Vancouver, WA.  After facing a 4-1 loss at home thanks to the Eugene Generals on Friday night the Outlaws needed to get back in the win column.  Outlaws forward Aaron Questad would make that happen as he would have another multi point night.  Outlaws forward Austin Mayton wou...