Articles from 2019
Following the unspeakable tragedy in El Paso, the border town in Texas responds around a local hockey team looking to bring the community together.
El Paso, a border city that's nearly 82 percent Hispanic, has embraced hockey, highlighting a growing interest in the sport by people of color.
The Rhinos swept the Mexican National Team with a 15-1 game two win on Sunday.
It was a night of hockey and remembrance, a moment to help this border city of nearly 700,000 people heal from the Aug. 3 shooting spree at a Walmart where 22 people were killed and at least 24 others were injured.
Sam Sykes' hat trick led the Rhinos to a 10-0 shut out of the Mexican National Team in game one.
The games in the border city have additional meaning following the Aug. 3 shooting at a Walmart where 22 people were killed and at least 24 others were injured. Highlighting the hockey bonds between El Paso and its southern neighbor has become part of the healing process.
After winning two consecutive Thorne Cup championships, the El Paso Rhinos are back and talking to KFOX14!
After only a single season in Rhino Country, the forward has joined the roster of SK Kadan, A Czech II team, in Kadan, Czech Republic.
Former Rhino Donald Alchin will remain in El Paso to play for the UTEP Miners Hockey Club for the 2019-20 season!
The Rhinos and Hardy Hole Drilling are thanking Law Enforcement and First Responders by inviting them to come to a game on us!
Since 2016, the Rhinos have visited Wolves Den Gym for boxing workout sessions with notable boxing trainer, Louie Burke. Now the gym will be the permanent home for the Rhinos’ off-ice training.
Join us at 9 am on Sept. 27 at Painted Dunes for the 11th Annual Rhino Golf Tournament!
After winning back-to-back championships in April, the Rhinos will continue to make history by facing off against the Mexican National Team on Sept. 28 and 29 in Rhino Country!
Thorne Cup Champion Florian Seelmann becomes this season’s first former Rhino to sign a professional contract.
Two-time Thorne Cup champion and Rhino alum Max Kamper will lace up his skates for the Iowa State Cyclones next season!
Winning back-to-back Western States Hockey League championships is no small accomplishment. But the El Paso Rhinos carved out a special place in league history last month, winning their second consecutive title and fourth overall in franchise history.
Adam Stalzer becomes the third Rhino this season to sign with the University of Central Oklahoma Bronchos!
This week, three-year veteran defenseman JC Dubecky became the second Rhino this season to sign with the University of Central Oklahoma Bronchos.
Native El Pasoan Ty Erramouspe has committed to play hockey at the University of Central Oklahoma after spending the last four seasons in Rhino Country.
Richie Parent and the Rhinos shutout the Ogden Mustangs to win their second consecutive Thorne Cup Championship!
"It really is special to play with this program. I've learned so much from Coach Herman and he's helped make the player I am today." Read more about the Rhinos' only local this season in the El Paso Times feature.
After a 6-0 win over the Oklahoma City Blazers in their final home game of the season, the Rhinos are the 2019 Mid-West Division Champions! Now they will head to Ogden where they will need 5 more wins to keep the Thorne Cup in El Paso.
Ty Erramouspe scores the game winning goal in overtime to beat the Oklahoma City Blazers, 3-2, in the first game of the Mid-West Division Finals!
By shutting out the Dallas Snipers in game two, the Rhinos earn the sweep and a spot in the Mid-West Division Finals! See you on Mar. 29 in Rhino Country!
Eimantas Noreika's four goals and Richie Parent's perfect game led the Rhinos to a win in the first game of the Mid-West Division Semi-Finals.
The Rhinos finished the series with a 16-1 win over the Wichita Junior Thunder!
It was a great night in Rhino Country! The Rhinos topped the Wichita Thunder 12-2 and raised over $15,000 for the St. Baldrick's Foundation and their efforts to end childhood cancer.
The Rhinos earned a 9-1 win over the Wichita Junior Thunder in the first game of the final regular season series.
Toss your teddies onto the ice after the Rhinos' first goal on Friday, March 22! You can also bid on game-worn teddy bear jerseys during the game.
The El Paso Rhinos will rock the bald for the ninth year to raise money for childhood cancer research!
Despite dropping Sunday's game to the Dallas Snipers, the Rhinos managed two wins on the weekend and remain in Mid-Western Division's top spot.
With a game three final score of 6-0, the Rhinos sweep the Ontario Avalanche! Nils Scheider also earned his first shutout in his first game as a Rhino.
The Rhinos shut out the Ontario Avalanche for the second time in two games! Easterson and Erramouspe both had pairs of goals in the Rhinos' 10-0 win over the Avalanche.
Jonas Burman's hat trick lifts the Rhinos to a 6-0 win over the Ontario Avalanche in Game 1.
On January 30, between 5 pm and 9 pm, head to Mooyah at the Fountains to eat with the Rhinos and help the Crash, the Rhino Booster Club, fundraise for the team. When you pay, don't forget to mention the Rhinos!
Throughout the weekend sweep, El Paso posted 31 goals while Rhino goaltenders Nils Velm, Lane Timmons, and Colin Woods only allowed 5 goals in all three games.
After two wins in Oklahoma City against the Blazers, the Rhinos improved their regular season record to 21-7-2
Young patients at Providence Children's Hospital got a little surprise Monday morning. The El Paso Rhinos stopped by to spread a little cheer to the young patients.
The Rhinos fell to the Blazers in game three but ended the series on a high note with the third annual Paint the Ice event!
The Rhinos top the Oklahoma City Blazers, 4-1, in game two with the help of a pair of Max Kamper goals.
Jonas Burman's third period power play goal gives the Rhinos the game one win over the Oklahoma City Blazers.
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Recently acquired goaltender Richie Parent gets his first shutout as a Rhino in a 3-0 win over the Northern Colorado Eagles on Sunday. That game three win also means another sweep for El Paso!
Goals by Alchin, Stalzer, Schultz and Kamper lifted the Rhinos to 4-1 victory of the Northern Colorado Eagles in game two of the series.
Goals by Manchester, Stalzer and Erdt give the Rhinos a 3-1 win over the Northern Colorado Eagles in game one.