USPHL Premier 2023-24 Florida Division All-Stars

Summaries by Joshua Boyd /    Selection Process: Voting took part in two phases. In the first phase, the division’s coaches voted for three of their own players and three players from other teams in the division. Once these results were compiled, the division’s coaches voted on the final team.    Forwards Brett Strick, […]

Florida Jr. Blades Name Ken Strong New Head Premier, Elite Coach

The Florida Jr Blades proudly announce the appointment of Ken Strong as the new Head Coach for its USPHL Premier and Elite Division programs. Ken brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the Florida Jr Blades franchise, with a distinguished career both on and off the ice.   With an impressive resume spanning decades […]

#USPHLCommitments: Third-Year Premier Veteran, Eels Forward Beckett Commits To Post

By Joshua Boyd /    Holden Beckett is very familiar with the USPHL Premier, having just completed his third regular season, and first with the Florida Eels. He’s seen it all, but he’s been especially impressed with what he’s seen from the Eels organization in the way of support in placement to college hockey. […]

#USPHLNationals: USPHL Premier Semifinals Are Set

The USPHL Premier semifinals are all set for Monday, as the quarterfinal round on Sunday had some surprises (based on the original Seeding Round results). In the first Semifinal, the Connecticut Jr. Rangers squeaked past the Charlotte Rush on a 2-0 victory that saw goalie Teddy Ecker make 49 saves for a shutout win.  Emil […]

#USPHLNationals Premier Team Preview: Minnesota Squatch 

By Joshua Boyd /    Two years into their existence, and they’re into Nationals. The Minnesota Squatch are excited to make their debut after two very strong seasons since joining the league in 2022.  At .736 over two seasons, the Squatch are seventh among non-original 2017-18 teams in winning percentage. “We are very excited […]

#USPHLNationals Premier Team Preview: Florida Eels

By Joshua Boyd /    The Florida Eels are in the “Seven-Timer Club” with the Charlotte Rush, as both teams have made the USPHL Premier National Championships every year since the Premier’s inaugural 2017-18 season. They always find their way to put together fantastic regular seasons and are able to cash in on those […]

#USPHLPlayoffs: Bold City Battalion vs. Atlanta MadHatters

Florida Division  Bold City Battalion (1) vs. Atlanta MadHatters (4)  Saturday, March 9, 7:30 p.m. EST Sunday, March 10, 4:30 p.m. EST Monday, March 11, 7:30 p.m. EST (If Necessary)    By Joshua Boyd /    The Bold City Battalion have seen it before, many times. All kinds of Premier first-year teams have been […]

#USPHLPlayoffs: Florida Eels vs. Tampa Bay Juniors 

Florida Division  Florida Eels (2) vs. Tampa Bay Juniors (3)  All Games To Be Played At Fort Myers Skatium, Fort Myers, FL Saturday, March 9, 4:30 p.m. EST Sunday, March 10, 7:30 p.m. EST Monday, March 11, 4:30 p.m. EST (If Necessary)    By Joshua Boyd /  We’ve seen a few match-ups like this […]

USPHL Premier 2023-24 Florida Division Players Of the Month: February 2024

Limited March regular season games were also taken into statistical account.     Selection Process: The league media office sends top candidates to divisional coaches for review and coaches either approve or challenge the nominations.   Summaries By Joshua Boyd /    Forward: Dario Zitko, Florida Eels Zitko (‘03/Port Moody, B.C.) finished his regular season […]