NCDC Players Of The Week: Nov. 22, 2022

Games of Nov. 15-22 (Summaries By Joshua Boyd)   North Division  Forward: Gabriel Pelchat, South Shore Kings Pelchat (‘04/Sainte-Julie, Que.) had a very productive IHC Showcase, starting it with a 2-2-4 line against the P.A.L. Jr. Islanders on Thursday, and then he added another goal against the Rockets Hockey Club. Following the event, he also […]

NCDC This Week: Utica Returns From Off Week To Win Three In A Row

Week of Oct. 19, 2022  The Utica Jr. Comets were off from game action for the Columbus Day weekend while 12 of the league’s 14 teams competed at the Hitmen Classic. They came back with a vengeance. Their three-win run against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights at home pushed them from seventh in the South Division up […]

NCDC Players Of The Week: Oct. 12, 2022

Week of Oct. 12, 2022 North Division  Forward: Trace Norwell, Twin City Thunder The Thunder enjoyed a 2-1 weekend at the Jersey Hitmen Classic, coming up with victories against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights and Rockets Hockey Club. The veteran Norwell (‘02/Erie, Colo.) was on fire all weekend, putting up four goals – including at least one […]

NCDC This Week: Classic Performances All Around At Hitmen-Hosted Showcase

By Joshua Boyd /    The Jersey Hitmen Classic is in the books, and – along with the BJB Shootout one week earlier – two of the five NCDC Showcases for this season are already behind us.  With most teams venturing largely out of their division the first few weeks of the season, they’ll […]

NCDC This Week: Navigating The Landscape Between Two Big Showcases

By Joshua Boyd and Marlee Bulman /   In some cases, teams this week will have exactly two days without games with six on either end of that short break, their schedules looking like a cartoon barbell, bending perilously in the middle. This applies to eight of the 14 NCDC teams who are taking […]

The Dan K Show Joins USPHL In Presenting SCOUTCAST™ For Select NCDC Games

SCOUTCAST™ SCOUTCAST™ will be a technologically and analytically driven broadcast, catered directly at NCAA and NHL scouts viewing on HockeyTV. Content will include detailed stat packages, InStat analytics diving deep into the aspects of each matchup, and academic information and aspirations of each-and-every athlete on-ice. SCOUTCAST™ will launch in 2022-2023 with a 7-game schedule, encompassing […]

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 […]

NCDC 2022-2023 Preview Series: Northern Cyclones

The weather is starting to cool down with the start of fall approaching, but the Northern Cyclones are just starting to warm up for the upcoming 2022-23 season. Speaking to General Manager Bill Weiand, he said the team is feeling pretty confident, as they have a strong group of returning players, and a lot of […]