Posts Tagged ‘USPHL’

National Collegiate Development Conference Fires Up: New Tuition-Free USPHL Division Hits Ice for Inaugural Season

By Joshua Boyd Buses pulling up, buses pulling away. The central corridor between several dressing rooms a bustle of players, coaches, equipment bags and sticks. Scouts from levels ranging from the NHL to all NCAA divisions to Canadian major junior teams watching games intently, pens and notebooks in hand. This was the scene at the 2017 edition of the Boston Junior Bruins Shootout…

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Lopatin returns to light lamps at Premier level

By Joshua Boyd From Russia with love – and lots and lots of goals. That’s Nikita Lopatin’s story. The ’99 forward has a knack for matching his goals and assists thus far. Last year, for the Eels, he posted 26 goals and 26 assists for 52 points. Prior to that, he posted 42 goals and…

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National Collegiate Development Conference Inaugural Season Kicks Off

The United States Premier Hockey League has upped the ante yet again. After starting with highly competitive hockey along the Eastern Seaboard, the USPHL reached out and incorporated teams at various levels from coast to coast. By Joshua Boyd Now, in its fifth season of existence, the USPHL has taken the next step by presenting…

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South Shore Kings: Swiss product Bichsel key to NCDC hopes

The South Shore Kings players for the organization’s new National Collegiate Development Conference hopefully enjoyed Labor Day weekend. By Joshua Boyd After all, that’s their last break of any kind before Thanksgiving. After a few days of double sessions to start training camp, that camp was halted due to a tournament taking place at the…

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