Columbia Infantry Announce Darren McCormick As Head Coach, Bill McDonald As Senior Advisor

By Columbia Infantry Staff   The Columbia Infantry have announced two new hires for their hockey operations department, in Head Coach Darren McCormick and Senior Advisor Bill McDonald.   McCormick, born in 1993 in Buffalo, N.Y., played college hockey at SUNY-Cortland, and then began a pro hockey career in 2016-17 that lasted eight years, ending with […]

USPHL Premier And USPHL Elite Fan’s Choice Awards Voting Now Open

By Joshua Boyd / USPHL.com    The United States Premier Hockey League’s USPHL Premier and USPHL Elite Conferences are pleased to announce that the league is opening up Fans Choice Awards Voting for individual awards – Most Valuable Player and Goaltender Of The Year – for the 2023-24 season. Following the USPHL Premier and USPHL […]

USPHL Announces Mark Kumpel As Tier 3 Director Of Operations

The United States Premier Hockey League (“USPHL”) is pleased to announce the hiring of Mark Kumpel as Tier 3 Director of Operations. Mark played for University of Massachusetts-Lowell prior to embarking on a lengthy career in the National Hockey League and the American Hockey League including 288 games with the Quebec Nordiques, Detroit Red Wings […]

USPHL Announces New Teams And Relocations

The United States Premier Hockey League (“USPHL”) is pleased to announce a number of team changes and new franchises as follows: • The Columbia Infantry have been sold to Shannon and Greg Albers. Shannon and Greg have been involved in the club for years and live locally. The team will continue to play out of […]

USPHL Names New Commissioner And Deputy Commissioner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The United States Premier Hockey League (“USPHL”) hereby announces that Commissioner Bob Turow has decided to move on to other opportunities and, effective immediately, is no longer Commissioner of the USPHL. Executive Committee Member Murry N. Gunty, Founder and CEO of Black Bear Sports Group, has been named Interim Commissioner of the […]

Arizona Coyotes Sign Rockets Hockey Club, Quinnipiac Alum Sam Lipkin

Sam Lipkin became the second former NCDC player and former Quinnipiac University player and National Champion to sign an NHL contract on April 4. Lipkin, who played with the Rockets Hockey Club in 2020-21, signed with the Arizona Coyotes, who had selected him in 2021 NHL Entry Draft. That year, Lipkin was on of three […]

San Jose Sharks Sign Former Junior Bruin, Hobey Baker Top 10 Finalist Collin Graf

The San Jose Sharks officially reported the signing of former Boston Junior Bruins standout Collin Graf to a standard, entry level contract on April 4. The contract will begin immediately for the 2023-24 season. “Graf has excelled at the collegiate level, finishing as a Hobey Baker Top-10 finalist for the last two seasons,” said Grier, […]

#USPHLPlayoffs Preview: Connecticut Jr. Rangers vs. Brooklyn Aviators 

All Games At Chelsea Piers, Stamford, Conn.  Friday, March 1, 11:30 a.m. EST Saturday, March 2, 4 p.m. EST Sunday, March 3, Time TBD (If Necessary)    By Joshua Boyd / USPHLPremier.com   The important thing to keep in mind once every playoff season begins is that every team is back to 0-0, and the […]

The Playoff Picture: Feb. 26, 2024

By USPHL Staff In The Playoff Push, we will take a look at the busiest game days’ most integral games in regards to teams clinching playoffs or clinching specific playoff berths, as we head down the stretch toward the end of the regular season in March.   USPHL Premier 1 game today, 5 remaining in […]