O’Hanisain, Dauphinais score twice to lead Minotauros past Hat Tricks

By Jim den HollanderEditor/PublisherMidwesthockey.infoTeams hit the halfway mark of the four-day NAHL Showcase Tournament Thursday (Sept. 15) at the National Sports Center Super Rinks in Blaine, MN. Below are results for the Midwest-based teams on Day two of the event in the order they were played. Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks 1 Minot Minotauros 8The Minotauros

Troutwine’s last minute marker lifts Jets to NAHL season opening win

By Jim den HollanderEditor/PublisherMidwesthockey.infoAll but one of the 29 NAHL teams hit the ice on the opening day of the 2022 NAHL Showcase Tournament at the National Sports Center Super Rinks in Blaine, MN Wednesday Sept. 14. For most teams the games were their season openers, a few having played on the previous weekend.Following are

Grizzlies pick up where they left off with 14-goal NA3HL opening weekend

By Jim den HollanderEditor/PublisherMidwesthockey.infoIn its first games since capturing the NA3HL’s Fraser Cup last spring, the Rochester Grizzlies opened the 2022-23 campaign with a pair of wins in the same city.Grizzlies had offensive contributions from 14 players, led by Austin Meers (’02/St. Charles, MO) who played a part in the Fraser Cup title and opened

Ice Dogs spoil early season openers for Wilderness in Cloquet

By Jim den HollanderEditor/PublisherMidwesthockey.infoThe NAHL’s Midwest and Central Divisions will see all teams in action at the traditional starting point, the 2022 NAHL Showcase Tournament starting Wednesday (Sept. 14) at the National Sports Center Super Rinks in Blaine, MN but the Minnesota Wilderness got things off early on the previous weekend. Another tradition is the

USHL returns to Steel City area to open 22-23 regular season

By Jim den Hollander Editor/Publisher Midwesthockey.info The USA’s top junior hockey league, contained entirely in the American Midwest, will once again open its regular season with a visit to Pittsburgh. The DICK’S Sporting Goods Showcase tournament in Cranberry Township, PA, near Pittsburgh will see all 16 teams in action, giving high level scouts a chance

All five Midwest NHL teams will look different in 2022-23

By Jim den Hollander   Editor/Publisher  Midwesthockey.info  In the years this website has been run the five Midwest-based NHL teams have gone through big changes.  The Blackhawks have gone from a rebuilding team to three Stanley Cups and now back to a rebuilding team. The Columbus Blue Jackets had never won a playoff series when