Northern Cyclones Win 2023-24 USPHL Elite National Championship

The Northern Cyclones overcame deficits of 1-0 and 2-1 en route to an eventual 3-2 Cyclones victory over the defending 2023 National Champion Carolina Jr. Hurricanes to seal up the 2023-24 National Championship. Luke Waterson started the scoring for the Carolina Jr. Hurricanes at 8:07 of the first period, and they kept that lead going […]

#USPHLNationals Elite Team Preview: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights 

By Joshua Boyd /   It’s Year 3 for the WBS Knights, and it’s also Year 3 at Nationals for the WBS Knights.  The Elite team (and the Knights’ Premier team) has returned to Utica and will play in its third straight Nationals, one for every year of its existence since joining the league […]

#USPHLNationals Elite Team Preview: Carolina Jr. Hurricanes 

By Joshua Boyd /    The USPHL Elite National Championships are just about to start on Thursday, and you have to include the Carolina Jr. Hurricanes in the conversation to win it all – again.  “I feel that Potomac, the Northern Cyclones and Atlanta are teams you need to keep an eye on,” said […]

#USPHLNationals Elite Team Preview: Metro Jets

By Joshua Boyd /    The Metro Jets’ first-year USPHL Elite program had quite the blueprint to work off of. They were borne of an organization that has been one of the most successful in the USPHL Premier. In fact, the Jets’ Premier team has the all-time best winning percentage in regular season play […]

#USPHLNationals Elite Team Preview: Potomac Patriots

By Joshua Boyd /    Welcome to the Nationals, Potomac Patriots. A legacy member of the USPHL Elite (and USPHL Premier) in 2017-18, the Patriots have had a long and winding road to get to Utica not just this year, but over their seven years in the league.  For the first five years in […]

#USPHLNationals Elite Team Preview: Tampa Bay Juniors

By Joshua Boyd /    The Tampa Bay Juniors are geared up and excited to fly north to Utica, N.Y., where they’ll be part of a very tough field of 10 teams.  The Juniors, however, have a lot of experience with Nationals. This is the Elite program’s fourth straight trip and sixth overall. The […]