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2014

Drewiske a late bloomer in hockey

By Pat Hickey, April 11 2014 MONTREAL — In an era in which elite hockey prospects are on the ice 12 months a year, Davis Drewiske took an unconventional path to the National Hockey League. The newest addition to the…

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2014

A Few Interesting Short Stories

      John Moore knew he wanted to be a hockey player more than anything. He was a talented young skater, but he was raw. Every USHL team passed on him during the draft and the defenseman was even…

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2014

Why Choose The NCAA Route?

Study compiled by USHL Central Scouting Staying on track to earn a university/college degree, while trying to achieve the dream of playing in the NHL, is no easy task. So many young players unfortunately put all their eggs in the…

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2014

The Building of a USHL Expansion Team

  Newest USHL clubs starting from scratch to piece together roster for 2014-15 The Madison Capitols and Bloomington Thunder are the two newest additions to the USHL and will begin play during the 2014-15 season.  While current USHL teams use…

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2013

NCAA or the CHL

Taken Directly From The USHL Website While dreams of playing in the NHL should always be alive in the heart of any elite youth hockey player, the fact is on average only 35 players in any one birth year in…

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2013

USHL to play preseason games in New Jersey…

As we have been watching closely in previous story’s the USHL announced a schedule of preseason games that will highlight the 2013 USHL Atlantic Challenge, to be held Sept. 6-8 at the Ice House in Hackensack and Codey Arena in…

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2013

Saints’ Szmatula an Incredible Find

Willingness to go to tough areas pays off for Szmatula by Jim Leitner, Dubuque Telegraph Herald www.thonline.com Mike Field hadn’t even settled into his new position as the Dubuque Fighting Saints’ director of scouting last summer when head coach Jim…

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2013

The best part of my “journey” was realizing my dream of playing in the NHL ~ Sean Pronger

  As a “72” tell us a little about your minor hockey experience. For example, what kind of player were you? Did you always play on the top teams? What stands out to you most about playing hockey as a…

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2013

Major Junior vs The Rest of Junior Hockey and the NCAA

  I recently was provided this article written by a person who I am not aware of the identity of. If anyone knows, I’d be pleased to provide credit. It  is well written and describes the dilemma faced by so…

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2013

CHL vs. NCAA: the battle rages on

By Tim Pigulski Right wing Connor Honey left his USHL team midway through last season to join Seattle. (photo courtesy of WHL.ca)   Tate Martell has become somewhat of a celebrity in Seattle. The 14-year-old phenom committed to the University…

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