USHL's Next Rising Coach: Meet Waterloo Black Hawks Head Coach Matt Smaby
Mar 14, 2023Some of the most esteemed hockey coaches started in the United States Hockey League.
USHL Stars Lead Team USA To World Junior A Challenge Title
Dec 19, 2022For the first time since 2018, the U.S. Junior Select Team finished the World Junior A Challenge on top as they defeated Canada East 5-2 to claim the tournament title. Team USA, which was comprised entirely of USHL players, finished the tournament with a 5-1 record, which includes wins over Sweden and Canada East in the playoff round to secure top honors. This is the ninth World Junior A Challenge title for the U.S. in the event's 15-year history.
Canadiens Pick Emmett Croteau Thriving In USHL's Top Tandem In Waterloo
Dec 14, 2022Spending three straight winters in northeast Iowa might not be a glamorous lifestyle to some. But that’s been the life of Waterloo Black Hawks goaltender Emmett Croteau and he wouldn't want to be anywhere else.
Rinzel, Finley Highlight USHL Stars To Watch At World Junior A Challenge
Dec 9, 2022The 2022 World Junior A Challenge is back after a two-year absence thanks to the pandemic. The mid-season event has often been a fruitful scouting ground for NHL teams as it allows them to see USHL and Canadian Junior A players in a different environment from their regular teams, and also gets some extra views of top European players.
What To Watch For: Waterloo's Thanksgiving Tradition Continues
Nov 22, 2022With Thanksgiving just days away, it’s shaping up to be a busy week ahead for millions around the country. The same could be said for those in the USHL.
USHL What To Watch For: Battle of Wisconsin, Red-Hot Harvey Fuels Steel
Nov 16, 2022A dozen teams will get very familiar with their opponent as this weekend’s slate features six back-to-backs. Fifteen of the 16 USHL teams will be in action and as we’ve hit the quarter mark of the season, teams are looking to separate themselves. Let's take a look at some of the top series to watch this weekend.
Blackhawks Prospect Sam Rinzel Among USHLers Picked For Team USA
Nov 16, 2022The World Junior A Challenge is a winter showcase event hosted by Hockey Canada, featuring two Canadian regional teams representing the East and West, a U.S. team and teams from Sweden and Latvia. The U.S. roster is often made up primarily of USHL players and this year will be no different.
USHL What To Watch For: Top Teams Square Off During Loaded Weekend
Oct 26, 2022It’s another busy slate of games as all 16 USHL teams will hit the ice, division leaders will collide and three sets of back-to-backs will make for intense and entertaining hockey. Without further ado, here’s a look at the week ahead.
San Diego Sammy: Californian Harris Providing Early Spark For Stampede
Oct 17, 2022Growing up in San Diego, Sam Harris didn’t exactly find himself in a hockey hotbed. However, that never deterred him from the time he first stepped on the ice.
Hrabal, Fegaras, Strathmann Among 15 Standouts At USHL Fall Classic
Sep 27, 2022You couldn’t walk two steps at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex without running into an NHL scout or college recruiter. The top rows of each of the two arenas were lined up with black jacket-clad, notebook-toting individuals hoping that they might be catching a glimpse of their next big prospect for their NHL organizations or college hockey teams while at the 2022 DICK’S Sporting Goods USHL Fall Classic. There was plenty for them to see, of course.
USHL Fall Classic: Ryan St. Louis, Will Smith Provide OT Heroics On Day 3
Sep 25, 2022CRANBERRY TWP., Pa. – After a deluge of games on Days 1 and 2 of the DICK’S Sporting Goods USHL Fall Classic, Saturday saw just three contests. With Thursday and Friday’s teams heading home, six USHL clubs took center stage on the penultimate day of the league’s premier fall event.
USHL Fall Classic: 15 NHL Prospects To Watch As Season Opens
Sep 21, 2022Starting Thursday, USHL players will be taking their first skate strides of the 2022-23 season at the DICK’S Sporting Goods USHL Fall Classic. For some, this will be their first chance in a live game to show what they can do for the NHL draft, for others it might be their first foray into junior hockey, but for all it’s another important year of development as each looks to make progress to ascend the hockey ladder to the next levels.
USHL Season Preview: Western Conference Team Outlooks, Players To Watch
Sep 19, 2022The 2022-23 USHL season begins Thursday at the DICK’s Sporting Goods USHL Fall Classic near Pittsburgh, Pa. All 16 teams will play their first two regular-season games at the UPMC Lemieux Family Sports Complex as part of the league’s annual season-opening showcase.
USHL Preseason Opens This Week
Sep 8, 2022September ushers in the beginning of fall, but more importantly, it brings in the beginning of hockey season. European pro leagues are already starting to get rolling and soon North America’s top junior leagues will be underway as well. Training camps are open and that means we’ve got preseason hockey on the way.
Everything You Need To Know About The USHL
Sep 1, 2022The USHL and FloHockey announced earlier this month a five-year media rights partnership, making FloHockey the new and exclusive home to the entire USHL season through the 2026-27 season. On top of all the great hockey you’ve been able to watch over the years, previously on FloSports subsidiary HockeyTV, FloHockey has big plans to help you follow the USHL like never before with dedicated weekly content, power rankings and a whole lot more.