Established 1996 -- Celebrating Our 25th Year
 
 
 

 
Prep Composite Schedule, Week of Feb. 14, 2022
 
New England Prep Hockey Composite Schedule, Week of Feb. 14, 2022 ... read more
 
 
 

 
Too Close to Call?
 
Since NEPSIHA switched to the automated JSPR seeding algorithm in 2013, we have never had a four-way tie, much less a three-way tie at the conclusion of the regular season.

You might be wondering how it is that Cushing and Holderness hold the 7th and 8th spots while tied in JSPR points with Kent and Nobles? The rules for deciding JSPR point tie-breakers are simple: Head-to-head record, with RPI as the fallback. Since none of the four teams played each other (itself an anomaly), ranking order then goes sequentially by RPI, with Cushing and Holderness coming out on top. ... read more
 
 
 

 
Prep Quarterfinals Schedule
 
Prep Quarterfinals Schedule

This is the official schedule. Accept no substitute!

The only change comes in the Large School Tournament, where NEPSIHA, in order to avoid a neutral site game, has flipped #6 Loomis and #7 Andover.

Per NEPSAC, all games will be held at campus sites. There will be no traditional Championship Sunday with all three divisions meeting at a neutral site. ... read more
 
 
 

 
Prep Highlights: Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022
 
Prep Highlights: Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022 ... read more
 
 
 

 
24 Hours to Go
 
Entering the final day of the regular season, the 7th and 8th slots in the Elite 8 are still up for grabs, as are the final spots in both the Small and Large School tournaments. ... read more
 
 
 

 
Snow Day, Again
 
With all the games scheduled for Friday either moved to Thursday, Saturday, or cancelled outright, there are no games today.

Coaches, please let us know of any further cancellations and rescheduled games at news@ushr.com We will be updating the list as we go. ... read more
 
 
 

 
Prep Highlights: Wednesday, Feb. 23rd, 2022
 
@ Westminster 4, Gunn 1 -- Host Westminster (13-8-2) broke open a 1-1 game with three third-period goals, from Ryan Shaw (his second of the day), Danny Judge (SHG), and Adam Mendelson. Westy senior G Jacob Osborne (36/37) had ... read more
 
 
 

 
Final Poll of the Season
 
The Final Poll of the Season
On some days in January, the season seems like it stretches out forever. Then February comes, and the month, already short, just rushes by. Then the season is over and the playoffs begin. But that's for next week. We're not there yet.

Much will be decided over the next four days.

Meanwhile, here's the last poll of '21-22. ... read more
 
 
 

 
The Razor’s Edge
 
This is it, the final week of the regular season, and the playoff seedings are far from set. As many as five teams are vying for the 7th and 8th spots in the Elite 8, which will have a cascading effect on the small and large school tournaments. ... read more
 
 
 

 
Prep Composite Schedule, Week of Feb. 21, 2022
 
Prep Composite Schedule, Week of Feb. 21, 2022 ... read more
 
 
 

 
Prep Highlights: Sat. Feb. 19, 2022
 
Prep Highlights: Sat. Feb. 19, 2022 ... read more
 
 
 

 
Playoff Hunt Heating Up
 
Heading into the final nine days of the regular season, a number of key matchups have the potential to induce seismic shifts in current and projected playoff seedings. ... read more
 
 
 

 
A Newcomer To This Week's USHR Prep Poll
 
A Newcomer To This Week's USHR Prep Poll
No, undefeated Belmont Hill is still #1. Don't worry about that. We just got tired of writing the same headline every week. ... read more
 
 
 

 
Prep Highlights: Sat. Feb. 12, 2022
 
Prep Highlights: Sat. Feb. 12, 2022 ... read more
 
 
 

 
Prep Highlights: Wed. Feb. 9, 2022
 
New England Boys' Prep Hockey Highlights: Wed. Feb. 9th, 2022 --
Oh, Kent! Killing it in OT Again
Scopa, Kazmouz Shine Brightly
Herr, Fillion Lead Big Green Past Loomis
Williston Starts Fast, Holds On
The Holt Conference's Hottest Rivalry
Dexter Sleeps Late, Picks Up Win ... read more
 
 
 

 
Can't Anyone Knock 'Em Off?
 
Can't Anyone Knock 'Em Off?
In the first poll we did this season, Nobles -- then undefeated -- was slotted #1, with Belmont Hill, also undefeated, at #2. Since then, Bel Hill (13-0-2) has continued its undefeated ways. ... read more
 
 
 

 
Prep Composite Schedule, Week of Feb. 7, 2022
 
Prep Composite Schedule, Week of Feb. 7, 2022 ... read more
 
 
 

 
Prep Highlights: Sat. Feb. 5, 2022
 
Prep Highlights: Sat. Feb. 5, 2022 ... read more
 
 
 

 
Prep Highlights: Wed. Feb. 2, 2022
 
Prep Highlights: Wed. Feb. 2, 2022 ... read more
 
 
 

Around the Rinks

Nobles freshman G Thatcher Bernstein was named MVP of the 2021 Flood-Marr Tournament. Bernstein gave up a total of 3 goals over 3 games.
Nobles freshman G Thatcher Bernstein was named MVP of the 2021 Flood-Marr Tournament. Bernstein gave up a total of 3 goals over 3 games. (Photo: Dave Arnold Photography)
 
Senior F Shane Jellison's third period goal lifted Middlesex to a 3-2 win over host Berwick Friday.
Senior F Shane Jellison's third period goal lifted Middlesex to a 3-2 win over host Berwick Friday. (Photo: Dave Arnold Photography)
 
Brunswick sophomore F Brendan Giles (#19) scored the third period goal that broke a 0-0 tie vs. Exeter in Sunday action at the Exeter Invitational. Gi
Brunswick sophomore F Brendan Giles (#19) scored the third period goal that broke a 0-0 tie vs. Exeter in Sunday action at the Exeter Invitational. Giles then assisted on the second goal, a shorty from Eli Friedman. Brunswick rolled from there, adding two more to take a 4-0 decision. The Bruins won both their games here, and opened some eyes. (Photo: Dave Arnold Photography)
 
Williston D Ronan Robinson tries to halt Avon sophomore LW Joe Connor in Wednesday action. Avon won, 4-0. Connor scored Avon's third goal.
Williston D Ronan Robinson tries to halt Avon sophomore LW Joe Connor in Wednesday action. Avon won, 4-0. Connor scored Avon's third goal. (Photo: Isaac Archambault)