NCDC 2023-24 Atlantic Division Players Of The Month: November 2023

Summaries By Joshua Boyd /    Forward: Ty Broad, P.A.L. Jr. Islanders  The Jr. Islanders continue to look largely unstoppable, going on a 14-game winning streak dating back to Oct. 7. They are helped along by the three-year NCDC veteran who has climbed this year to the top of the scoring leaderboard. Helped along […]

NCDC 2023-24 Players Of The Week: Atlantic Division 

Week of Nov. 29, 2023   Games of Nov. 21-28, 2023   Forward: Carter Hanrahan, P.A.L. Jr. Islanders  Seven-year USPHL and four-year NCDC veteran Carter Hanrahan, a returning member of the 2023 Dineen Cup Champion Jr. Islanders, put up five assists in the two-game sweep of the Connecticut Jr. Rangers last weekend. That saw him […]

NCDC 2023-24 Players Of The Week: Atlantic Division

Week of Nov. 22   Games of Nov. 14-20, 2023   Summaries by Joshua Boyd /    Forward: Henri Spoof, Mercer Chiefs Spoof (‘03/Jyvaskala, Finland) was all over the scoresheet on both games, as Mercer and the Jersey Hitmen split a pair of 5-2 games. In the Chiefs’ win, Spoof posted two goals and […]

NCDC 2023-24 Players Of The Week: Atlantic Division

Week of Sept. 25-Oct. 2, 2023    Forward: Justin Ryan, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights  Ryan (‘03/Endwell, N.Y.) as been with the Knights since Day 1 of their USPHL existence, first playing with the USPHL Premier team in 2021-22 and becoming an All-Star forward at that level last year with a 73-point season. He was huge for 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 […]

#DineenCupPlayoffs Series Preview: P.A.L. Jr. Islanders vs. Mercer Chiefs

By Joshua Boyd /    The situation in the South Division is the same as the North – across the whole NCDC right now, there are four teams that all have the chance to win their first Dineen Cup.  Mercer is looking to be the first new team since the inaugural season Islanders Hockey […]

#DineenCupPlayoffs Series Preview: Jersey Hitmen vs. Mercer Chiefs

By Joshua Boyd /   South Division  Jersey Hitmen (1) vs. Mercer Chiefs (4)  All games at the Ice Vault, Wayne, N.J. Game 1: Friday, March 17, 5 p.m. EST Game 2: Saturday, March 18, 5 p.m. EST Game 3: Sunday, March 19, 1 p.m. EST (if necessary)    This is the first step […]

NCDC 2022-2023 Preview Series: Mercer Chiefs

The 2022 off-season has brought expansion to the National Collegiate Development Conference. After carrying 13 teams for the last three seasons, the NCDC is bumping it up to 14. The Mercer Chiefs are one of two new teams joining this season.  Mercer comes to the USPHL from the Atlantic Youth Hockey League, and General Manager […]