NCDC Alumni Profiles: San Jose Sharks’ Collin Graf

Action Photos Courtesy of The San Jose Sharks    By Joshua Boyd / NCDCHockey.com   The summer is upon us, and former NCDC standout, two-time Hobey Baker Top 10 finalist and two-time All-American Collin Graf is working towards what he hopes is a long 2024-25 season in the National Hockey League.  Graf played in 191 […]

2024 NHL Development Camps Feature More Than 50 Players with USPHL Ties

BOSTON, MA – July 9, 2024 – The United States Premier Hockey League has had another fantastic summer, both in terms of success at the NHL Entry Draft and the traditional NHL Development Camps that are held in late June and early July each season. This year, with 56 alumni of the USPHL itself and […]

Eight Players With USPHL Ties Selected In 2024 NHL Entry Draft

The United States Premier Hockey League is pleased to announce that eight players with USPHL ties were selected in the 2024 NHL Entry Draft, held June 28-29, 2024, at The Sphere in Las Vegas, Nev. This includes alumni of the league itself plus alumni of its member organizations.  The USPHL, with two junior alumni selected, […]

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 […]

Buffalo Sabres Draft Former Las Vegas Defenseman Brunet

The United States Premier Hockey League congratulates former Las Vegas Thunderbirds (now Henderson Force) defenseman Simon-Pier Brunet for being drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2024 NHL Entry Draft. Brunet was selected in the fourth round, 123rd overall. The USPHL Premier is the only Tier III junior hockey league in the United States with […]

NCDC Alumni Profile: Holy Cross’ Liam McLinskey

Former Jersey Hitmen Named All-American, Hobey Baker Candidate And Invited To Florida Panthers Development Camp By Joshua Boyd / NCDCHockey.com Liam McLinskey is having himself a year. And add that to one heck of a career – so far. The former Jersey Hitmen star, also the 2021 NCDC Player Of The Year and a 2021 […]

Former Islanders Hockey Club Forward Carpenter Helps Florida Everblades To Third Kelly Cup

The USPHL congratulates former Islanders Hockey Club forward Robert Carpenter on helping the Florida Everblades to their third straight ECHL Kelly Cup Championship on Saturday, June 8. Carpenter played for the Islanders’ Premier team, as well as their 18U team (currently members of the Tier 1 Hockey Federation) during the inaugural season of the USPHL […]

Thirty-One USPHL Alumni Competed In IIHF World Championship Tournaments

By Joshua Boyd / USPHLPremier.com    Boston, MA – May 28, 2024 – The United States Premier Hockey League (USPHL) proudly congratulates all 31 alumni who have been selected by their home countries’ hockey federations to represent their nations in the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championships taking place around the globe this spring. […]

#CommittedLeaders: Four #NCDCAlumni Named As Hobey Baker Award Nominees

By Joshua Boyd / NCDCHockey.com The National Collegiate Development Conference is proud to announce that four of its esteemed alumni have been named as nominees for the 2024 Hobey Baker Award, and are eligible for fans to vote for them at www.HobeyBaker.com/Vote. Three players are also incidentally alumni of the Boston Junior Bruins, one of […]

#NCDCAlumni: Former P.A.L. Goaltender Bussi Called Up By NHL Bruins From AHL

Providence Photo By Tessa McAndrews  By Boston Bruins Staff Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, December 7, that the team has recalled goaltender Brandon Bussi from Providence on an emergency basis. Bussi, 25, has skated in 12 games with Providence this season, recording an overall record of 6-4-2 with a 2.58 goals against […]