Category: Junior Hockey

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 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

Mullets captain, Van Orsdel commits to Southern Maine

By Jim den Hollander Publisher/ The recent college commitment for Elliot Van Orsdel is probably no surprise to anyone who knows him. The path was locked in when he moved as a youngster with his family to Eveleth, MN, home of the US Hockey Hall of Fame.After 15 years honing his craft in the State