NCDC 2023-24 Mountain Division Players Of The Week 

Week of Jan. 24, 2024 Games of Jan. 17-23, 2024   Summaries By Joshua Boyd /    Forward: Parker Osborn, Ogden Mustangs One of the goal leaders for the entire NCDC is also one of the league’s top rookies this year. Osborn (‘05/Mound, Minn.) scored three goals and added three assists in two games […]

Seattle’s Anthony Earns NCDC Call-Up To Rock Springs Grizzlies

By Seattle Totems Staff The call up call this past Sunday evening and Anthony reported to Rock Springs on Tuesday for a full week of practice. He played in his first NCDC game on Dec. 1 against the Pueblo Bulls. The call up to the NCDC was well deserved, according to Totems Head Coach Mike […]

Getting The Call: Vernal’s Charles Earns Call-Up To Rock Springs Grizzlies

By Joshua Boyd / The Rock Springs Grizzlies of the NCDC have called up the Vernal Oilers’ goaltender Nikolas Charles not once, but twice, during this season. and on Dec. 2, he made his debut. He stopped 36 of 40 Pueblo Bulls shots, but had to take a 4-1 loss in the end. For […]

Getting The Call: Vernal’s Cho To Join NCDC Rock Springs Grizzlies

#USPHLAdvancement always works to develop players and challenge them at new levels above those in which they’ve already proven their skill set and acclimation. This recently has benefited two-year Vernal Oilers (USPHL Premier) left wing Seungpyo “Greener” Cho, who has been called up to play for the NCDC’s  Rock Springs Grizzlies. In two Premier seasons, […]

NCDC 2023-24 Team Preview Series: Rock Springs Grizzlies

By Joshua Boyd /    Let’s Rock! And why not do it in the home of the NCDC’s newest franchise.  The Rock Springs Grizzlies were co-founded just this year by Darren Naylor and Wes Mussio. The entire Mountain Division is new to the NCDC this year, though the Grizzlies’ division mates are all teams […]

Four NCDC Draft Picks Named To Team USA Five Nations Roster

The National Collegiate Development Conference congratulates the four players selected in April in the NCDC Entry Draft who were named this week to the USA Hockey roster for the Under-17 Five Nations Tournament. The event will be held in Chomutov, Czechia, between Aug. 4-8. The following NCDC-drafted players were selected for the 2023 Team USA […]

NCDC Off-Season Check-In: Rock Springs Grizzlies

By Joshua Boyd /    We’ll be taking time over the month of June to look at how some NCDC teams are working on building their 2023-24 squads through the acquisition of tenders, commitments from returning players and past draft selections they continue to evaluate.  The Rock Springs Grizzlies are the newest organization to […]

Rock Springs Franchise, Under New Ownership, Moves Up To NCDC West For 2023-24

By Joshua Boyd /    The United States Premier Hockey League and its Tuition-Free Tier II National Collegiate Development Conference (NCDC) are proud to welcome the ownership of an NCDC team in Rock Springs, Wyoming, to the NCDC for 2023-24, joining the NCDC West Division.  The NCDC is a step up from Premier division […]