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

Summaries By Joshua Boyd /    Selection Process: The league media office sends statistical leaders to divisional coaches for review and coaches either approve or challenge the nominations.    Forward: Justin Tremblay, Northern Cyclones Tremblay (‘03/Becancour, Que.) was immense during the month of February, putting up six goals and 19 assists for 25 points […]

#USPHLPlayoffs: College Universel Gatineau vs. Springfield Pics 

New England Division Springfield Pics (5) at College Universel Gatineau (4)  All Games To Be Played At Olympia Ice Center, Springfield, MA Higher-Seeded Gatineau Has Home Team Advantage For Last Change Friday, March 1, 2024, 8 p.m. EST Saturday, March 2, 6 p.m. EST Sunday, March 3, 3:30 p.m. EST (If Necessary)    By Joshua […]

USPHL Premier 2023-24 New England Division Players Of The Month: December 2023

Summaries by Joshua Boyd    Forward: Tyler Zembrzycki, Springfield Pics Zembrzycki (‘03/East Islip, N.Y.) already has almost as many goals as he had points in 2023-24, putting up a 25-26-51 line in 26 games, following last season’s 28 points in 30 games. In December, he put up four goals and seven assists for 11 points […]

USPHL Premier 2023-24 New England Division Players Of The Month 

Summaries by Joshua Boyd /    Forward: Dominick Balboni, Springfield Pics Six years in the USPHL and four years in the Premier have made Balboni a true veteran leader for the organization he grew up in. The ‘03 from right in West Springfield, Mass., (same town as the Olympia Ice Arena), Balboni racked up […]

#USPHLAlumni: Former Springfield Pic Foster Commits To Norwich University

By Joshua Boyd /    Nick Foster is excited to become part of a strong tradition of excellence at Norwich University, as the former Springfield Pic (2020-22) is headed to that NCAA Division III institution in the 2023-24 season.  The 2002-born defenseman from Amherst, Mass., put up 31 points in 74 games in two […]

#USPHLPlayoffs Series Preview: Springfield Pics vs. Bridgewater Bandits

By Joshua Boyd /  New England Division Springfield Pics (4) vs. Bridgewater Bandits (5) All Games at Olympia Ice Center Friday, March 3, 8:30 p.m. EST Saturday, March 4, 6:40 p.m. EST Sunday, March 5, 4:10 p.m. EST The Pics and Bandits finished just three points (and three wins apart), so this series draws […]

USPHL Elite, Midgets Alum Picard Called Up To Air Force Academy NCAA Division I Team

Pictured: Picard’s commitment graphic from 2021-22, when the former USPHL Elite goalie committed to Air Force Academy’s ACHA team. Courtesy of the Springfield Pics.  By Joshua Boyd /  It was a dream come true on Friday the 13th of January when former Springfield Pics officially became an NCAA athlete when the Air Force Academy […]