In Jessica Campbell’s rearview mirror, all roads lead back to her 10-year-old self. The Coachella Valley Firebirds assistant coach spent the first decade of her life living an idyllic, rural Canadian existence that included hockey, family, and more hockey.
Coachella Valley Firebirds forward John Hayden has been suspended for one game as a consequence of his actions in a game vs. Ontario on Nov. 21.
The door is open for Ryker Evans to possibly make his NHL debut for Seattle after a standout training camp and AHL showing last season.
The Coachella Valley Firebirds have signed forward Patrick Curry to an American Hockey League contract for the 2023-24 season.
The Coachella Valley Firebirds have signed defenseman Ryan Jones to an American Hockey League contract for the 2023-24 season.
On May 15 — 109 days after Andrew Poturalski felt a pop when an opponent in Iowa dragged his foot when their skates tangled — he returned to game action. Four days later, he scored the overtime winner in Game 5 to send Coachella Valley to the Western Conference Finals.
Joey Daccord earned fan-favorite status, plenty of wins, and a brand new multi-million dollar contact in a breakout 2022-23 season for the Coachella Valley Firebirds.
While the Coachella Valley was fully immersed in Firebirds-mania last season, players from around the league were taking notice.
Bringing up Jessica Campbell’s name to anyone who has worked with or watched her work with the Coachella Valley Firebirds over the last year will illustrate why she gained a massive amount of trust in such a short time.
Time heals all wounds. But for now, it still stings for Dan Bylsma.