P.A.L. Jr. Islanders Blueliner, Atlantic Defenseman Of The Year Hanrahan Commits To University Of Massachusetts

By Joshua Boyd / NCDCHockey.com    Two-year P.A.L. Jr. Islanders NCDC defenseman (and four-year USPHL veteran) Coleson Hanrahan has made his NCAA Division I hockey commitment to the University of Massachusetts, it was announced on Thursday, May 16. He will report to UMass in the 2025-26 season.  A 2023 Dineen Cup champion with the Jr. […]

#NCDCAwards: South Shore Kings’ Ryan Keyes Named New England Division 2023-24 Goaltender Of The Year

By Joshua Boyd / NCDCHockey.com    The National Collegiate Development Conference is proud to announce that South Shore Kings goaltender Ryan Keyes has been named the New England Division Goaltender Of The Year, as voted on by the division’s coaches.  The Merrimack College recruit Keyes, an ‘03 from Fairbanks, Alaska, began his junior career in […]

#NCDCAlumni: Five Former NCDC Players On Rosters Of Frozen Four Finalists

On Saturday night, the NCAA Men’s Hockey Frozen Four Championship will be played in St. Paul, Minn., at 6 p.m. EST, between Boston College and the University of Denver. The NCDC congratulates its five #NCDCAlumni on the rosters of both teams, with four former NCDC players on the Boston College roster and one on the […]

#NCDCCommitments: South Shore Kings Goaltender Keyes Commits To Merrimack College

By Joshua Boyd / NCDCHockey.com    The playoffs can be very fruitful for many players, most especially for those lifting a trophy at the end.  For South Shore Kings goaltender Ryan Keyes, it was extremely productive in another way, as he earned himself an NCAA Division I college commitment during the past week, following the […]

Arizona Coyotes Sign Rockets Hockey Club, Quinnipiac Alum Sam Lipkin

Sam Lipkin became the second former NCDC player and former Quinnipiac University player and National Champion to sign an NHL contract on April 4. Lipkin, who played with the Rockets Hockey Club in 2020-21, signed with the Arizona Coyotes, who had selected him in 2021 NHL Entry Draft. That year, Lipkin was on of three […]

San Jose Sharks Sign Former Junior Bruin, Hobey Baker Top 10 Finalist Collin Graf

The San Jose Sharks officially reported the signing of former Boston Junior Bruins standout Collin Graf to a standard, entry level contract on April 4. The contract will begin immediately for the 2023-24 season. “Graf has excelled at the collegiate level, finishing as a Hobey Baker Top-10 finalist for the last two seasons,” said Grier, […]

Former Hitmen, Holy Cross Forward McLinskey Named Hobey Baker Top 10 Finalist

Reprinted with permission from GoHolyCross.com College of the Holy Cross junior forward Liam McLinskey was named one of 10 finalists for the 2024 Hobey Baker Award, the committee announced Wednesday afternoon. McLinskey becomes the first Crusader in program history to earn a spot on the top 10 list. A Pearl River, N.Y. native, McLinskey had a […]

#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 […]