Category: United States Premier Hockey League-Midwest

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

More Midwest junior teams head into action this weekend

By Jim den Hollander Editor/Publisher A few Midwest-based junior teams kicked off their respective 2021-22 campaigns last weekend and more are jumping into the fray starting tonight (Sept. 17, 2021). Here is a quick rundown on some of the leagues and the Midwest teams entering play this weekend. NAHL – The annual NAHL Showcase

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

Rutherford nails shutout in Riverkings Showcase opener

Parker Rutherford, 19, from Fort Wayne, IN faced only seven shots, but stopped all of them helping his Wisconsin Rapids Riverkings open the United States Premier Hockey League (Premier) to a 2-0 shutout win against the Kalkaska Rhinos in its opening game of the league’s Chicago Showcase tournament on Thursday (Oct. 12) at the Leaf

Riverkings should be tough to beat again — 2017-18 Season Review — USPHL Premier Midwest Divisions

By Jim den Hollander Editor It might be hard to recognize who’s who in the United States Premier Hockey League Midwest Premier Division West without a guide, but the view at the top could be familiar. Meanwhile, the East Division is making an ambitious jump back to a level playing field with their west

NCDC teams select 20 from Midwest at Inaugural Draft

The 11 teams of the United States Premier Hockey League’s National Collegiate Development Conference held an entry draft May 17 to set the core of their respective teams from the upcoming season. The teams combined to draft 20 players from the American Midwest Region, two of the teams combining to scoop up 11 players. The