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 /  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 Elite Players Of The Month – November 2022: North Division

(Summaries By Joshua Boyd/ Forwards Nick Therrien, Islanders Hockey Club  A goal and five assists on Nov. 13 against the Bridgewater Bandits was Game No. 1 of what has become an active six-game scoring streak for the ‘04 rookie from Plymouth, N.H. Jumping from the EHL Premier, Therrien has found fantastic success in racking up […]

USPHL Elite Players Of The Week: North Region

Games Of Nov. 15-22   North Division (Summaries By Joshua Boyd) Forward: Hunter Stockseth, Springfield Pics Stockseth (‘05/Blandford, Mass.) was a scoring machine for the Pics, setting up six goals and scoring a pair of his own for an eight-point showcase performance in just three games. Stockseth joined the Pics when he was 14 years […]

USPHL Elite Through The Numbers: North Region 

By Joshua Boyd and Marlee Bulman /   The early part of the week is over and many teams in the North and Mid-Atlantic Divisions of the USPHL Elite will now turn their collective attention to the Islanders Hockey Club Showcase, which for some will be their final action of the month of November. […]

USPHL Elite Players Of The Week: North Region

Games of Nov. 8-14   North Division (Summaries By Joshua Boyd) Forward: Luke Haynes, Springfield Pics The Pics split the past week, picking up a win against the Boston Junior Bruins. Luke Haynes set up two of the goals, including on Nick Gutin’s eventual game-winning goal (one of two for Gutin in the game – […]

Islanders Hockey Club Showcase Begins Tuesday, Runs Through Nov. 20

By USPHL Staff The USPHL and the Islanders Hockey Club are excited to present the Islanders Hockey Club Showcase making its return to Gallant Arena at Merrimack College and Skate3 in Tyngsboro, Mass., between Nov. 15 and Nov. 20, featuring six days of USPHL hockey! Between Nov. 15 and Nov. 17, the NCDC will be […]

USPHL Elite Players Of The Week: North Region

Week of Nov. 1-7, 2022   Mid-Atlantic Division (Summaries By Marlee Bulman)  Forward: John Crowdell, Rockets Hockey Club  Crowdell (’03/Staten Island) has put up some impressive numbers this season so far. His points per game average currently sits at 2.29. This past week, the Rockets faced the P.A.L. Jr. Islanders, getting both wins. Crowdell had […]

USPHL Elite Players Of The Month – October 2022: North Division

Forwards Austin Larson, Northern Cyclones  Larson’s division-leading 1.67 points per game through the end of October led the division, just as the Cyclones led the entire Elite Conference with a .955 winning percentage off a 10-0-1-0 record. Larson was there every step of the way, missing the scoresheet only once out of the nine games […]

USPHL Elite Players Of The Week: North Region

Week of Oct. 19-25   North Division  (Summaries by Joshua Boyd) Forward: Jared Ritter, Springfield Pics Ritter (‘06/Westfield, Mass.) was twice previously a member of the Pics’ USPHL 15U team before joining the Elite team this year. So far, in his junior debut season, he has come up with some big points in some of […]

USPHL Elite Through The Numbers: North Region

Week of Oct. 22, 2022 By Marlee Bulman and Joshua Boyd /   North Division  Bridgewater Bandits (2-0) The Bandits have really been enjoying the 2022-23 season. They have just come off two massive wins, perhaps no bigger than ending the Northern Cyclones’ previously undefeated streak by beating them 3-2 in overtime on Oct. […]