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NCAA schools next stop for Golden State junior products

May 5th, 2020

Junior hockey offseasons and usually filled with players keeping in shape, getting some rest and relaxation, and numerous talents making college commitments. Several players from the Golden State – and one from Nevada – have made their decisions for future seasons. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Clayton Cosentino grew up in San Carlos playing for the…

NAHL announces rescheduled dates for 2020 NAHL Combines

April 28th, 2020

The North American Hockey League (NAHL) is pleased to announce the rescheduled dates for the 2020 Combines, which are now open for registration. The NAHL Combines are driven by the North American Hockey League and operated by the NAHL’s professional staff in order to serve the most valuable asset to hockey… the players. READ OUR…

California native, Dubuque bench boss David selected USHL Coach of the Year

April 27th, 2020

After coaching the Dubuque Fighting Saints to their second highest winning percentage in the Tier I era, Oliver David has been named the USHL Coach of the Year. David led the Fighting Saints to a 33-13-2 record and the team was just a few games away from clinching a third playoff berth in three seasons…

Manhattan Beach native, Jr. Kings grad Brisson chosen USHL Rookie of the Year for 2019-20 season

April 25th, 2020

Chicago Steel forward Brendan Brisson has been named the USHL’s Rookie of the Year for the 2019-20 season. The Manhattan Beach native and Los Angeles Jr. Kings graduate held sole possession of the rookie scoring race with 59 points (24 goals, 35 points) in 45 games. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Brisson was twice named USHL…

USPHL’s financial strength underwrites unique cradle to college hockey model

April 23rd, 2020

The United States Premier Hockey League (USPHL) will approach its eighth season of operations with the same mission as when it opened play in 2013: to provide the best hockey development model within a framework that maximizes exposure to college hockey coaches. The USPHL will continue its player development success long after the present-day coronavirus/COVID-19…

Tustin native, Jr. Kings graduate Wolf selected WHL Western Conference Goaltender of the Year

April 17th, 2020

The Western Hockey League (WHL) announced today that Everett Silvertips goalie Dustin Wolf has been named the WHL Western Conference Goaltender of the Year and nominee for the Del Wilson Memorial Trophy as WHL Goaltender of the Year. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE In his third season with the Silvertips, the Calgary Flames prospect continued to…

USPHL adds nine new West Coast member organizations for 2020-21 season

April 17th, 2020

The United States Premier Hockey League will span the entire continental United States in 2020-21. The USPHL is welcoming the Fresno Monsters, San Diego Sabers, Anaheim Avalanche, Utah Outliers, Southern Oregon Spartans, Las Vegas Thunderbirds, Pueblo Bulls, Ogden Mustangs and Northern Colorado Eagles. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The new teams give the USPHL Premier Division…

Air Force Academy gets pair of California commitments for ’20-21 season

April 13th, 2020

The U.S. Air Force Academy will get a little bit of everything from two its recent recruits with ties to California. Both are 2000 birth years, both are defensemen on highly successful teams, and both were drawn to the Atlantic Hockey NCAA Division I school by its elite academics. However, the similarities end there. READ…

NCDC Chicago, Detroit Combines postponed; rescheduled dates to be determined

April 1st, 2020

The United States Premier Hockey League announced on Wednesday that the NCDC Chicago Combine, originally scheduled for May 1-2 in Chicago, Ill., is postponed to a date to be determined. The USPHL had earlier, on March 24, announced the postponement of the NCDC Combine in Detroit, originally scheduled for April 10-11. Like the Chicago Combine,…

Pasadena’s Pugliese lands NCAA D-I commitment with Niagara

March 31st, 2020

Bouncing from west to east to north and back to east has been no problem for Patrick Pugliese. He recently decided he’ll remain in the east for the next four seasons, having committed to play NCAA Division I hockey at Niagara University (Atlantic Hockey). READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The 1999 birth year and Pasadena native…