NCDC Alumni Profiles: San Jose Sharks’ Collin Graf

Action Photos Courtesy of The San Jose Sharks    By Joshua Boyd / NCDCHockey.com   The summer is upon us, and former NCDC standout, two-time Hobey Baker Top 10 finalist and two-time All-American Collin Graf is working towards what he hopes is a long 2024-25 season in the National Hockey League.  Graf played in 191 […]

2024 NHL Development Camps Feature More Than 50 Players with USPHL Ties

BOSTON, MA – July 9, 2024 – The United States Premier Hockey League has had another fantastic summer, both in terms of success at the NHL Entry Draft and the traditional NHL Development Camps that are held in late June and early July each season. This year, with 56 alumni of the USPHL itself and […]

Eight Players With USPHL Ties Selected In 2024 NHL Entry Draft

The United States Premier Hockey League is pleased to announce that eight players with USPHL ties were selected in the 2024 NHL Entry Draft, held June 28-29, 2024, at The Sphere in Las Vegas, Nev. This includes alumni of the league itself plus alumni of its member organizations.  The USPHL, with two junior alumni selected, […]

Buffalo Sabres Draft Former Las Vegas Defenseman Brunet

The United States Premier Hockey League congratulates former Las Vegas Thunderbirds (now Henderson Force) defenseman Simon-Pier Brunet for being drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2024 NHL Entry Draft. Brunet was selected in the fourth round, 123rd overall. The USPHL Premier is the only Tier III junior hockey league in the United States with […]

Ottawa Senators Draft Former Rockets HC Forward Blake Montgomery

The National Collegiate Development Conference congratulates former Rockets Hockey Club player Blake Montgomery on being selected by the Ottawa Senators with the 117th pick in the fourth round of the 2024 NHL Entry Draft. Montgomery became the 18th player to play in the NCDC and be drafted by an NHL team, which puts the NCDC […]

Seacoast Spartans To Join NCDC In 2024-25

The United States Premier Hockey League (“USPHL”) is pleased to announce that the Seacoast Spartans will be leaving the Eastern Hockey League (“EHL”) and joining the USPHL in 2024-25, fielding a team at the National Collegiate Development Conference (“NCDC”) Tier II junior level. The Spartans will play out of The Rinks At Exeter, in Exeter, […]

Jersey Hitmen Alum Stolarz Lifts Stanley Cup With Florida Panthers

The Jersey Hitmen were thrilled to see one of their pre-USPHL alumni win the Stanley Cup with the Florida Panthers on Monday, June 24. Former Hitmen goalie Anthony Stolarz was a member of the 2010-11 Jersey Hitmen team in the former Empire Junior Hockey League (a precursor to the current USPHL Elite conference). Stolarz joined the […]

Boston Jr. Rangers and Railers Junior Hockey Club To Join USPHL

The United States Premier Hockey League (“USPHL”) is pleased to announce that the Boston Jr. Rangers and Railers Junior Hockey Club will be leaving the Eastern Hockey League (“EHL”) and joining the USPHL with five teams at multiple levels. In the 2024-25 season, both organizations will field teams at the NCDC and Premier levels along […]

Former Islanders Hockey Club Forward Carpenter Helps Florida Everblades To Third Kelly Cup

The USPHL congratulates former Islanders Hockey Club forward Robert Carpenter on helping the Florida Everblades to their third straight ECHL Kelly Cup Championship on Saturday, June 8. Carpenter played for the Islanders’ Premier team, as well as their 18U team (currently members of the Tier 1 Hockey Federation) during the inaugural season of the USPHL […]

Mercer Chiefs Announce Kevin St. Jacques As USPHL Premier Head Coach

By Mercer Chiefs Staff The Mercer Chiefs are excited to announce Kevin St. Jacques as the Head Coach for the Mercer Chiefs USPHL Premier team and Assistant Coach to the Mercer Chiefs NCDC team. The Mercer Chiefs’ USPHL Premier team is joining the USPHL for their first season of play and will be located out […]