USHL Clark Cup Preview: Fargo Force vs Indiana Ice

The USHL’s Clark Cup final is set to begin this Friday night in Indianapolis, and will feature the expansion Fargo Force and the Indiana Ice, a team that was in a dog fight for 1st overall for most of the season. Fargo slides into the final having swept its last two opponents (Omaha and Lincoln) […]

Posted by Kyle Kosior in USHL on April 30, 2009

Afternoon Delight: Junior Hockey Time

The New York Times offers its weekly Junior Hockey Report. I always like checking out this update. Succinct little recap of the week in Junior Hockey. Ryan Kennedy of the Hockey News gives us their weekly Hot List, featuring a plethora of prospects from around the hockey world. Note the inclusion of Prospect Pulse alum […]

Posted by Kyle Kosior in Afternoon Delight,CHL & NCAA,USHL on October 28, 2008

Afternoon Delight: Juniors!

Junior news and notes from Faceoff Factor Brandon, Manitoba will get a chance to host the 2010 Memorial Cup. Brandon should do a good job with this event. They have good volunteers and the town is just the right size. Three coaches from the USHL will coach Team USA at the World Junior A Challenge. […]

Posted by Kyle Kosior in Afternoon Delight,USHL on October 17, 2008

USHL Preview

We are continuing our rundown of junior leagues across North America with a preview of the USHL.  For this preview, Illegal Curve interviewed Ryan Wacheldorf of the Unofficial USHL Hockey Blog. Here is the interview: Illegal Curve: The Omaha Lancers were the class of the USHL last season, winning both the Anderson and Clark Cups. How […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Columns,Season Previews,USHL on September 26, 2008

Prospect Pulse: 1992’s and 1993’s (Part II)

Please enjoy the 2nd installment of this week’s Prospect Pulse. Ryan Fitzgerald-F-(1993) Carolina Jr. Hurricanes (5’11, 165)– A smart centerman who plays a smart 2-way game. He finishes his checks well and is always around the puck. Troy Slider-F-(1992) Carolina Jr. Hurricanes (6’1, 175)– Offensive type center who can play in all situations. He mans […]

Posted by Kyle Kosior in Prospect Pulse,USHL on September 17, 2008

New Fargo Force/USHL Blog

Fargo Forum writer Kerry Collins has a new blog which follows the Fargo Force, new to the USHL this year. This is the new Fargo Force blog brought to you by The Forum’s beat reporter for the team. I’ll give you as much information as I can regarding the team, and anything that is happening […]

Posted by Kyle Kosior in USHL on August 12, 2008

USHL and SPHL Logo Contests

If you feel like judging today, take a look at the USHL and SPHL logos at The Hockey News website and cast your vote. In getting down to the lower minors, we encounter the question of how to rate teams in leagues with so few teams. After all, technically they’re all top 10, because there’s […]

Posted by Kyle Kosior in USHL on August 11, 2008