Category: USPHL

Immken fires three and Spartans wrap up sweep in Columbus

By Jim den Hollander   Editor/Publisher  One of the newest additions to the USPHL’s Great Lakes Division, the Nashville Spartans made themselves right at home with a pair of wins to open their 2023-24 regular season at the OhioHealth Chiller North Arena, home of the Columbus Mavericks.  The Spartans left no doubt on opening

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

Mavericks, Mallards open USPHL play with two wins

Two of the three United States Premier Hockey League Premier Midwest divisions kicked off the 2021-22 schedule on the September 17-18 weekend with Columbus Mavericks and Rum River Mallards both double winners.   The Mavs kicked off the season with a pair of Great Lakes Division home games at OhioHealth Chiller arena against the Cincinnati Cyclones, defeating

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