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U.S. Women Top St. Seb’s, 5-2
 
Brookline, Mass. -- This afternoon, the 2014 U.S. Women’s Olympic Hockey Team topped St. Sebastian’s, 5-2, in a game played at Dexter-Southfield’s rink, which, by the way, was jam-packed. The game really should have been played in a college rink – Walter... read more
 
 
 

 
Kent Rolls On, #1 in New USHR Prep Poll
 
Kent Rolls On, #1 in New USHR Prep Poll -- To probably no one's suprise, Kent holds on to the #1 spot in the USHR Prep Poll for the second week in a row.... read more
 
 
 

 
USPHL All-Star Games Reviewed
 
Sat. 1/25/14 -- USPHL All-Star Games Reviewed -- On Monday afternoon, Martin Luther King’s Birthday, USHR attended the USPHL All-Star games at Merrimack College. It was a good take, with all four games – Premier, Premier Prospects, U18, and U16 -- clickin... read more
 
 
 

 
EJEPL U-16 All-Star Game Review
 
EJEPL U-16 All-Star Game Review -- USHR traveled to Bridgewater, Mass. on Monday, Martin Luther King’s Birthday, to catch the morning games of the Eastern Junior Elite Prospects League (EJEPL) All-Star Jamboree. Here are eight players who stood out at... read more
 
 
 

 
A New #1 in USHR Prep Poll
 
Sun. 1/19/14 -- A New #1 in USHR Prep Poll -- Kent (12-1-1), with their decisive 6-2 win over Salisbury on Saturday, has moved up from #2 to claim the top spot on USHR’s weekly prep poll. This is the first time all season that a team other than Salisbu... read more
 
 
 

 
He Always Looked for the Good
 
Fri. 1/17/14 --He Always Looked for the Good in Players – and People -- Longtime New England scout Jack Gardiner, who worked for Central Scouting, the Toronto Maple Leafs, St. Louis Blues, and San Jose Sharks during a 35-year career, died last weekend aft... read more
 
 
 

 
An Even Dozen from the Prep West Showcase
 
Tues. 1/14/14 -- An Even Dozen from the Prep West Showcase -- The Prep West Conference held their second annual winter showcase on Sunday at the Berkshire School. For the record, Millbrook topped Pomfret, 4-1; Gunnery beat Winchendon, 5-2; Canterbu... read more
 
 
 

 
USPHL All-Star Rosters
 
Mon. 1/13/14 -- USPHL All-Star Rosters -- The U.S. Premier Hockey League will be holding its All-Star Games – four of them, to be precise – on Monday Jan. 20th (Martin Luther King Day). All games will be held at Merrimack College, and all will consist of... read more
 
 
 

 
NHL Central Scouting Releases Mid-Term Rankings
 
Mon. 1/13/14 -- NHL Central Scouting Releases Mid-Term Rankings -- NHL Central Scouting Services released its Mid-Term Rankings this morning and, if you follow the links below, you will be taken to the full PDF files. There are three files: North American... read more
 
 
 

 
Salisbury Continues Atop USHR Prep Poll
 
Sun. 1/12/14 -- Salisbury Continues Atop USHR Prep Poll -- Salisbury (9-0-2) had a scare thrown their way on Saturday when, playing at home, they had a 2-0 second period lead over Westminster, but allowed their opponents to score two of their own. The Kni... read more
 
 
 

 
Wahlstrom: Too Young
 
USHR News -- Fri. 1/10/14 -- Perhaps we’re too old, but all we have to say about the commitment of 2000-born North Yarmouth Academy forward Oliver Wahlstrom to the University of Maine is: he’s too young.... read more
 
 
 

 
Youth Served at Watkins Tournament
 
Tues. 1/7/14 -- Youth Served at Watkins Tournament -- Top 20: 1. David Cotton, F (#11, Cushing, Soph., 6-3/185, ‘97) – The Parker, Texas native was head and shoulders above any other player of his age this weekend. Cotton notched five goals, including a... read more
 
 
 

 
Salisbury Tops First USHR Poll of 2014
 
Salisbury Tops First USHR Poll of 2014 -- Salisbury (9-0-1) hasn’t played since the last poll – and won’t be playing again until Saturday (vs. Westminster) – so they hold onto the top spot in this week’s USHR poll.... read more
 
 
 

 
Flood-Marr Rankings
 
2013 Flood-Marr Rankings -- 1. Griffin Luce, LD (#6, Salisbury, Soph., 6-3/200, ’98) – Luce is the best pro prospect in prep hockey – hands down, in our opinion. In today’s game, when referring to defensemen, you hear labels a lot. A guy is an “offensive... read more
 
 
 

Around the Rinks

Westminster sophomore F Taggart Corriveau is opening eyes in the early going
Westminster sophomore F Taggart Corriveau is opening eyes in the early going (Photo courtesy of Dave Arnold Photography)
 
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6'3" sophomore D Griffin Luce, a Michigan recruit, making life difficult for Milton's Clay Berger (Photo courtesy of Dave Arnold Photography)
 
KUA's Joey Dudek battles Deerfield's Trevor Yates in front
KUA's Joey Dudek battles Deerfield's Trevor Yates in front (Photo courtesy of Dave Arnold Photography)
 
Salisbury senior F Derek Barach was named MVP of the Flood-Marr Tournament
Salisbury senior F Derek Barach was named MVP of the Flood-Marr Tournament (Photo courtesy of Dave Arnold Photography)