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 […]

Commitment Profile: Hershey’s Taffo Advances To Misericordia

Taffo Saw Terrific Seasons At Both USPHL Elite and USPHL Premier Levels since 2020 By Joshua Boyd / USPHLPremier.com Marco Taffo has proven himself to be a powerful contributor in both of the USPHL’s Tier III leagues, and now he’s excited to bring that high-percentage game to the NCAA Division III world with Misericordia University. […]

Rockets Hockey Club Names Matt Morrow As NCDC Head Coach

By Rockets Hockey Club Staff The Rockets Hockey Club is excited to announce the hiring of Matt Morrow as its new NCDC Head Coach. Matt is coming off his first season with the Rockets, where he served as Director of Player Personnel working with both the NCDC and USPHL Premier teams during the 2023-24 season. […]

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 […]

USPHL Premier 2023-24 Atlantic Division Players Of The Month: February 2024

Summaries By Joshua Boyd / USPHLPremier.com    Limited March regular season games were also taken into statistical account.     Selection Process: The league media office sends statistical leaders to divisional coaches for review and coaches either approve or challenge the nominations.    Forward: Joona Juntunen, Connecticut Jr. Rangers Juntunen (‘03/Hyvinkaa, Finland) is proof positive of […]

#USPHLPlayoffs: Connecticut Jr. Rangers vs. Rockets Hockey Club

Atlantic Division  Rockets Hockey Club (6) at Connecticut Jr. Rangers (1) All Games To Be Played At Chelsea Piers North, Stamford, CT Friday, March 8, 6 p.m. EST Saturday, March 9, 12 p.m. EST Sunday, March 10, Time TBD (If Necessary)   By Joshua Boyd / USPHLPremier.com    The Connecticut Jr. Rangers had a lot […]

#USPHLPlayoffs: Hershey Cubs vs. Rockets Hockey Club 

Atlantic Division Rockets Hockey Club (6) at Hershey Cubs (3)  All Games To Be Played At Hersheypark Arena Friday, March 1, 7 p.m. EST Saturday, March 2, 5 p.m. EST Sunday, March 3, 5 p.m. EST (If Necessary)   By Joshua Boyd / USPHLPremier.com    The Hershey Cubs certainly had their best season in team […]

USPHL Premier 2023-24 Atlantic Division Players Of The Month: January 2024

Selection Process: The league media office sends top statistical candidates to divisional coaches for review and coaches either approve or challenge the nominations.  Forward: Joona Juntunen, Connecticut Jr. Rangers  Juntunen (‘03/Hyvinkaa, Finland) has never stopped delivering for the Jr. Rangers, and that’s exactly the case since November. He has scored in every single one of […]

NCDC To USHL Advancement: Rockets Hockey Club’s Blanton Joins Sioux City, Will Make Game Debut Tuesday

The National Collegiate Development Conference and the Rockets Hockey Club join together in congratulating Rockets NCDC forward Sam Blanton on earning a call-up to the United States Hockey League’s Sioux City Musketeers. Blanton is confirmed to be in the lineup for the Dec. 5 Musketeers game against the Sioux Falls Stampede. Blanton, an ’04 native […]

#USPHLCommitments: Rockets’ Slepica Bound For NCAA’s Salem State University

By Joshua Boyd / USPHLPremier.com    The Salem State University Vikings are about to get a real Rocket boost to their defensive corps. The Vikings will welcome in two-year USPHL Premier veteran defenseman Josef Slepica, who closed his time in the league with the Rockets Hockey Club.  Slepica, an ‘02 born in Crosby, Minn., said […]