Connecticut Jr. Rangers Win 2023-24 USPHL Premier National Championship In OT

The Connecticut Jr. Rangers added the 2023-24 National Championship to their Regular Season Championship clinched in late February, after they defeated the Islanders Hockey Club by a 5-4 score in overtime on March 26 at the Utica University Nexus Center in Utica, N.Y. The first goal of the game followed a trend of early goals […]

#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: Nashville Spartans

By Joshua Boyd /    The “Class Of 2022” is chock full of amazing achievements. In fact, four of the organizations that joined the USPHL in 2022-23 are making either their debut at, or second trip to, the USPHL Nationals.  The Nashville Spartans are joining the Minnesota Squatch, Vernal Oilers and the USPHL Elite’s […]

#USPHLNationals Premier Team Preview: Connecticut Jr. Rangers

By Joshua Boyd /   The Connecticut Jr. Rangers are part of the USPHL Nationals field for the first time in the organization’s seven years in the league. However, their head coach Mike Stanaway is no stranger to the event.  A former New York Aviators head coach, he has qualified teams for the Nationals […]

#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 […]