NCDC 2023-24 Players Of The Week: Mountain Division

Week of Sept. 22-24   Forward: George Goodwin, Idaho Falls Spud Kings Goodwin (‘03/Johns Creek, Ga.) made a seamless transition from the USPHL Premier to the NCDC, as he succeeded in posting a 1-3-4 line in his first two Tier II games of the season. That put him into a three-way tie for the Mountain […]

NCDC 2023-24 Players Of The Week: Atlantic Division

Forward: Ty Broad, P.A.L. Jr. Islanders  The recently-named captain of the defending Dineen Cup Champion P.A.L. Jr. Islanders put together an outstanding opening weekend, putting up three goals and three assists for six points. He scored the first shorthanded goal of the season and added three assists in their opening 9-2 victory against the WBS […]

NCDC 2023-24 Players Of The Week: New England Division

Week of Sept. 22-24, 2023   Forward: Shane Baker, Boston Junior Bruins On the eve of his 100th career game (scheduled to be played at the BJB Shootout), Baker scored two goals and added an assist in his team’s season-opening overtime win. The ‘04 from Grafton, Mass., then scored the overtime game-winner himself on Sept. […]

NCDC 2023-24 Team Preview Series: Utica Jr. Comets

By Joshua Boyd /    The Utica Jr. Comets certainly have gotten a good look at what their new New England Division will look like when they begin divisional play in mid-October. Four of the six New England teams already got underway in the NCDC’s opening weekend between Sept. 22-24. Only the Jr. Comets […]

NCDC This Week: Eastern Teams Limber Up Ahead Of Junior Bruins Shootout

By Joshua Boyd /    We’re on the road! The season has begun, teams are moving this place and that and – for the Atlantic and New England Divisions, they’ll all be moving towards Marlborough starting on Friday. The Boston Junior Bruins Shootout will see the season debuts of the Twin City Thunder and […]

NCDC 2023-24 Team Preview Series: Twin City Thunder

By Joshua Boyd /    The Thunder is ready to make their 2023-24 season debut when the Boston Junior Bruins Shootout event begins this Friday. The Thunder have been resilient in the New England Division, making playoffs the past three years in a row, including a league semifinal and a North semifinal to their […]

NCDC Roundup: Sept. 23, 2023

Photo by Lucas Jones / The Dan K Show   By Joshua Boyd /  Connecticut Jr. Rangers 3, Mercer Chiefs 2 Connecticut pulled off a come-from-behind victory in the third period for a 3-2 win. Andrew Bellehumeur had the game-tying goal and an assist on Jextinian Sheffield’s GWG 27 seconds later. Wilmer Brundin stopped […]

NCDC Roundup: Sept. 22, 2023

The NCDC kicked off its 2023-24 season on Friday, Sept. 22. Here is a summary of the action. South Shore Kings 5, Northern Cyclones 1 Xavier Vaillancourt and Culin Wilson each scored two goals, and both were part of a quick three-goal explosion early in the third period. Seventh-year USPHL veteran Anthony Dalessio scored the […]

NCDC 2023-24 Team Preview Series: Mercer Chiefs

By Joshua Boyd /    The Mercer Chiefs enter their second season knowing that they are on the right track. The Chiefs eliminated the five-time Founders Cup (regular season) champion Jersey Hitmen in the first round of the playoffs last year, but ultimately fell to the eventual Dineen Cup champion P.A.L. Jr. Islanders.  The […]

NCDC 2023-24 Team Preview Series: Islanders Hockey Club 

By Joshua Boyd /    The 2022-23 season was a bit of a rebuilding project for the Islanders Hockey Club NCDC team. And the good news is, the building is up, standing and a shining beacon that one of the northeast’s foremost development organizations hopes will lead them back to the top of the […]