Category: North American Hockey League

Midwest entries from NAHL and NA3HL first to hit the ice

By Jim den Hollander Editor/Publisher Hockey is back! Junior hockey is back for what looks like it could be the first relatively normal season in the past three years and this weekend sees at least a couple Midwest-based teams at the start line. Already out of the gates is the North American Hockey League

Midwest-based junior teams ready to roll into 2021-22 season

By Jim den Hollander Editor/Publisher This is the first of a series of articles re-introducing after a long layoff. This will outline the different junior leagues the include teams from the Midwest. While hockey at every level endured a crazy 2020-21 season due to the pandemic that affected the entire world, junior hockey

Jets, Minotauros looking to defend NAHL Division titles

It’s difficult to predict what will happen in the North American Hockey League, so this ‘preview’ is based mainly on how things wrapped up last season. There have been no off-season changes that affect the 11 Midwest teams technically. For a minute, it appeared the Midwest Division would go through some changes as Kenai River

Mallards add McGrath-Pohlkamp to roster

The Quad City Mallards of the ECHL announced a couple of signings on Tuesday (Sept. 5, 2017) on both the team and league website. The Mallards, affiliated with the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League and Las Vegas Golden Knights of the NHL signed Ryan McGrath, a 26-year-old forward from O’Fallon, MO and Matt

Jets and Wings top Midwest performers –2016-17 Season Reviews — NAHL

The Aberdeen Wings and Janesville Jets enjoyed the best North American Hockey League playoff run among the Midwest-based teams this past season, both finishing as Division champions and reaching the Robertson Cup semi-finals. The Midwest is well-represented in the four-division league with 11 of the league’s 24 teams setting up shop in the American Midwest.