2024 USPHL NCDC Combine Dates Announced for Detroit, Chicago, Boston

By USPHL Staff   The United States Premier Hockey League, and its tuition-free National Collegiate Development Conference, are proud to announce their 2024 USPHL NCDC Combine Series, set to take place in Detroit, Mich. (April 12-13) and in Chicago, Ill. (May 11-12). A third and new event will be held in Boston (May 18-19).  Between […]

#CommittedLeaders: More Than 200 NCDC, USPHL Alumni Pull In NCAA College Hockey Awards

NCAA 2022-23 Season Also Saw Alumni Honored With 80 Captaincy Positions;172 Alumni Win Championships By Joshua Boyd / NCDCHockey.com    The National Collegiate Development Conference and the United States Premier Hockey League as a whole is looking forward to another huge NCAA hockey season in 2023-24, especially after research has shown that it is truly […]

Former USPHL 16U Rockets Hockey Player Nicholas VanTassell Drafted By Ottawa

By Joshua Boyd / USPHL Staff The Ottawa Senators, on June 29, drafted former Rockets Hockey Club USPHL 16U player Nicholas VanTassell. He was selected in the seventh round, 215th overall, of the 2023 NHL Entry Draft. A 2004-born native of Basking Ridge, N.J., VanTassell played his youth hockey for the Rockets and, as a […]

Islanders Hockey Club Captures USPHL North 15U Championship

The Islanders Hockey Club defeated the Springfield Pics on March 1 to capture the USPHL North 15U Championship. Both the Islanders and Pics have qualified for the Tier 1 Hockey Federation championships in Wayne, N.J., March 11-12. Congratulations to Coach Brian Umansky and the Islanders on capturing the North title and berth to the 15U […]

USPHL Elite, Midgets Alum Picard Called Up To Air Force Academy NCAA Division I Team

Pictured: Picard’s commitment graphic from 2021-22, when the former USPHL Elite goalie committed to Air Force Academy’s ACHA team. Courtesy of the Springfield Pics.  By Joshua Boyd / USPHL.com  It was a dream come true on Friday the 13th of January when former Springfield Pics officially became an NCAA athlete when the Air Force Academy […]

USPHL Alum Shane Pinto Named NHL Rookie Of The Month For October 2022

Ottawa Senators center Shane Pinto, who led all rookies with six goals in eight games (6-1—7) and topped the entire League with a 42.9 shooting percentage (6 G/14 S), has been named the NHL’s “Rookie of the Month” for October. Pinto played in the USPHL 16U and 18U leagues for the South Kent Selects Academy between 2016-18, winning […]

Longtime CCHL Commissioner Abrams Joins USPHL As Senior Consultant

Abrams Has Been Commissioner Of Central Canada Hockey League For 16 Years The United States Premier Hockey League is pleased to announce Kevin Abrams has joined its management team as a Senior Consultant. Abrams is the longest serving Commissioner in North America at the Junior A level leading the Central Canada Hockey League (CCHL) since […]

Former Boston Advantage NCDC, USPHL 16U Forward McDonough Commits To Harvard University

McDonough Was NCDC’s Youngest Regular Player In 2021-22 And Is A 2023 NHL Draft Prospect A world-renowned academic profile and an NCAA Hockey National Tournament regular over roughly the last 10 years. What more could a young hockey player with elevated educational aims wish for than a commitment to Harvard University? That wish came true […]