Long Beach Shredders
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City: Lakewood, California
League: United States Premier Hockey League
Conference: Premier
Division: Pacific
Founded: 2012
Home Arena: Lakewood Ice
Colors: Teal Blue, Yellow, Pink, Black, and White
Owner(s): Emerson Etem and Danette Etem
General Manager: Emerson Etem
Head Coach: Emerson Etem
Franchise history
2012-2020: Ontario Avalanche
2020-2021: Anaheim Avalanche
2021-present: Long Beach Shredders

The Long Beach Shredders are an American junior hockey team. The team was announced on May 8, 2021 to begin play in the United States Premier Hockey League's Premier League. The team plays in the Pacific Division. The team is based out of the Lakewood Ice in Lakewood, California. The team came into existence as a result of Emerson Etem, a Long Beach, California native and 2010 NHL Entry Draft selection of the Anaheim Ducks purchasing and relocating the Anaheim Avalanche to Lakewood. Etem will also serve as head coach and general manager.


The team was established in 2012 as the Ontario Avalanche in the Western States Hockey League. The team would be announced as relocating to Anaheim, California for the 2020-21 season as part of an ownership change.  They would later be announced as joining the United States Premier Hockey League's Premier League for the 2020-21 season as part of a major shift of Tier III junior teams in the Western United States from the WSHL to the USPHL.


Year-by-Year[edit | edit source]

Western States Hockey League[edit | edit source]

Season GP W L OW OL SL GF GA Pts Standing 1st round 2nd round 3rd round Finals
2012–13 46 24 22 - 0 - 157 164 48 5th Pacific - -
2013–14 46 32 11 - 3 0 207 142 67 2nd Pacific W (2-1) Valencia Flyers L (0-2) Fresno Monsters
2014–15 46 25 15 - 4 2 193 143 56 4th Western W (2-0) Las Vegas Storm L (1-2) Valencia Flyers
2015–16 52 28 23 - 1 - 175 166 57 4th Western W (2-1) Phoenix Knights L (0-2) Valencia Flyers
2016–17 52 33 17 - 2 - 250 161 68 3rd Western W (2-0) San Diego Sabers L (0-2) Valencia Flyers
2017-18 51 33 15 - 3 - 227 177 69 2nd Western Bye L (1-2) Fresno Monsters - -
2018-19 51 17 28 3 3 - 183 227 60 4th Western W (2-0) Valencia Flyers L (0-2) Long Beach Bombers - -
2019-20 51 25 21 1 4 205 176 81 4th Western Playoffs Cancelled

United States Premier Hockey League-Premier[edit | edit source]

Season GP W L OL GF GA Pts Standing Playoffs
2020-21 36 8 27 1 96 188 17 3rd Pacific Lost Division Semifinal
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