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USPHL announces rescheduled dates for 2020 NCDC Combines

May 10th, 2020

The United States Premier Hockey League (USPHL) and its Tier II tuition-free National Collegiate Development Conference (NCDC) has announced its rescheduled dates for the 2020 Combine Series. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The Chicago Combine will take place June 13-14, and the Detroit Combine will take place June 25-26. The Chicago Combine will be held at…

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…

Tempe native Hedquist commits to NCAA Division III Gustavus Adolphus

April 26th, 2020

Hampton Roads Whalers forward Kohl Hedquist has committed to NCAA Division III Gustavus Adolphus College. Gustavus Adolphus is located in St. Peter, Minn., and competes in the MIAC. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Hedquist, in his second season with the USPHL’s Whalers, posted 16 points in 43 games on nine goals and seven assists, while also…

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…

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…

Jr. Coyotes, Bobcats alum Masella completes WHL run, commits to Canadian university Carleton

April 14th, 2020

After five seasons in the Western Hockey League (WHL), Phoenix native Jeremy Masella is moving on to Canadian university hockey. The Jr. Coyotes and Arizona Bobcats graduate committed recently to play for Carleton University, a USports school located in Ottawa, Ont. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Masella will join the Ravens after time in the WHL…

Phoenix native, Jr. Coyotes grad Kastelic signs entry-level NHL deal with Ottawa

April 9th, 2020

Calgary Hitmen forward and captain Mark Kastelic is off to the pros, signing a three-year, entry-level contract today with the NHL’s Ottawa Senators. The 21-year-old Phoenix native was selected by the Senators in the fifth round (125th overall) in the 2019 NHL Draft. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE “We are very excited for Mark as today…

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,…

NCDC Combine in Detroit postponed; Chicago Combine status to be determined

March 25th, 2020

The United States Premier Hockey League announced on March 24 that, due to the coronavirus/Covid-19 pandemic, the originally scheduled NCDC Combine in Detroit (April 10-11) is postponed to a date to be determined. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The NCDC Combine in Chicago (May 1-2) is currently still on as planned, but the USPHL is monitoring…

Scottsdale native, Jr. Coyotes product Gabriele commits to NCAA D-III Endicott College

March 19th, 2020

Scottsdale native and Springfield Jr. Blues (NAHL) defenseman Jeremy Gabriele has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey for Endicott College. Gabriele, 20, just completed his first season with the Jr. Blues, but his third and final season playing in the NAHL overall. In 53 games this season, the Jr. Coyotes graduate scored three goals…