USPHL Premier 2023-24 Midwest Division Players Of The Week

Week of Sept. 28, 2023    (Games of Sept. 8-24) Great Lakes Division  Forward: Gus Immken, Nashville Spartans Tied for the USPHL Premier’s scoring lead, Immken (‘04/St. Louis, Mo.) is also leading the league in goals with 10 so far. He’s added five assists for 15 points total, tied with Potomac’s Siamion Marshchanok. Immken played […]

USPHL Premier 2023-24 Division Preview Series: Midwest West 

By Joshua Boyd /    In Minnesota and Wisconsin, the Midwest West Division is always an exciting circuit to watch. Every team continues to be able to beat everyone else, and the gap is very swiftly closing from top to bottom.  This is considerable, in terms of the Dells Ducks seeing the biggest year-over-year […]

#USPHLCommitments: Wisconsin Rapids’ Leppert Excited About Commitment To Northland

By Joshua Boyd /    When Shane Buckley took the head coaching job with the NCAA’s Northland College this summer, John Leppert was more than happy to follow one of his favorite coaches. The two had many conversations and connected to the point where Leppert was previously heading to a different school to there […]

#USPHLCommitments: Falkenhagen To The Falcons, Mullets Goalie And Captain Commits To Fitchburg State

Alex Falkenhagen’s June became immediately memorable last year, when an NCAA conversation turned into an NCAA commitment. The three-year Minnesota Mullets goaltender has committed to Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts.  “To be honest, it all happened pretty quickly. I started talking with them a couple of days ago, and I felt it was the right […]

#USPHLCommitments: Minnesota Moose Defenseman Rahn Commits To St. John’s University

By Joshua Boyd /    Noel Rahn was instrumental in the Minnesota Moose’s return to the USPHL National Championships after one year out in 2022 – their only year out since 2018 – and his contributions throughout the season did not go unnoticed at the collegiate level.  It’s no surprise then, that the 2002-born […]

#USPHLCommitments: Hudson Havoc Goaltender Pineo Committed To SUNY-Morrisville

By Joshua Boyd /    Call him Mr. Undefeated. Nicholas Pineo came out of the 2022-23 USPHL Premier season as the goaltender with the most wins without losing a single game during the regular season.  Pineo put up a 12-0-0-0 record for the Hudson Havoc. The New York Aviators’ Blake Hazelton was the only […]

#USPHLCommitments: Hudson’s Torosian Set For NCAA Future With Johnson and Wales

By Joshua Boyd /   It always helps, as a junior hockey player, to play at a National Championship tournament when it comes to attracting the attention of college coaches. Harout Torosian, an All-Star forward for the USPHL Premier’s Hudson Havoc, recalls having conversations with Johnson and Wales University Head Coach Eric Graham.  “I […]

#USPHLCommitments: Two-Year Moose Forward Knott Commits To St. John’s University

By Joshua Boyd /    A long courtship between college and player culminated in Cooper Knott’s commitment to St. John’s University in May.  The two-year Minnesota Moose forward and alternate captain made more than one visit to the aptly-named Collegeville, Minn., campus before making the commitment official just prior to Memorial Day. “Throughout the […]