Monday, January 7, 2013

UNITED STATES PREMIER LEAGUE GROWS TO 12 MEMBERS

Press Release

BOSTON, MA-THE UNITED STATES PREMIER HOCKEY LEAGUE (USPHL) is pleased to announce the addition of 8 new organizations to the League’s roster.  These additions will continue to develop and expand the USPHL and its goal of providing a new national opportunity for hockey at the Junior and 16U/18U Midget Levels.

The League additions at the Junior Level include the Bay State Breakers, Connecticut Yankees, and Portland Pirates.  The additions at the Midget Level include the NH Junior Monarchs, Portland Pirates, Selects Academy, Providence Capitals, Rochester Stars and the Springfield Pics.

The Founding members of the League which  includes the Junior Bruins, Islander Hockey Club, Jersey Hitmen and South Shore Kings formed the USPHL to provide a new national opportunity for hockey at the Junior and 16U/18U Midget Levels.  The USPHL programs will go beyond the on ice experience to include education, leadership and community service components to help foster a complete student athlete. The member organizations believe the USPHL will provide the next step in high performance training and competition and will provide unmatched exposure to NCAA hockey programs for young aspiring hockey players.


 (Nathan can be reached at nathanfournier@mainehockeyjournal.com)

1 comment:

Dan Hickling said...

What does the advent of the USPHL mean to the USHL East Coast expansion idea? Does it force the USHL to take in these teams at some point? ... Hmmm ....