Category: United States Premier Hockey League-Midwest

Junior hockey season faces off in Janesville, Soo and Columbus

By JIm den Hollander   Editor/Publisher  Junior Notebook Sept. 8, 2023  The 2023-24 hockey season officially kicks off in a few hours with puck drops fpr a trio of MIdwest junior hockey teams and more to follow tomorrow.  The NAHL will kick off its regular season with the traditional trek of the Alaska-based teams

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