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USPHL NCDC COMBINE SERIES 

USPHL Stats:

 

  • More than 400 players from 2020-21 USPHL season committed to college!
  • More than 75 NCDC players committed to Division I schools (2020-21).
  • Three NCDC players selected by NHL teams in 2021 NHL Entry Draft.

THIS IS WHY - USPHL NCDC COMBINES

Combine Happenings

Players born between Jan. 1, 2002, and Dec. 31, 2006, will be eligible.

  • Players will be guaranteed a minimum of three scrimmage games
  • Off-Ice activities
  • Player evaluations
  • Goaltender-specific training sessions at each event
  •  Informational seminar at each Combine about the United States Premier Hockey League and its unparalleled USPHL Development Model.
  • Accredited on-ice officials 

Non-refundable* registration is $295 for each Combine.

The USPHL provides a great value to prospective players to show their skills in front of NCDC and USPHL Premier coaches and begin new relationships that will lead you on your path to college.

 


Why USPHL NCDC Combines?

USPHL is uniquely positioned to facilitate a clear path way for players graduating from Bantam who are looking to progress through Midget and Junior Hockey on to college and professional hockey.  Each division provides a critical step in the progression to fulfilling a player’s ultimate goal of becoming a collegiate and/or professional hockey player. 

The United States Premier Hockey League (USPHL), which operates in 22 of the 50 United States, is the Nation’s largest amateur ice hockey league.  The league is comprised of more than 150 junior and midget teams selected to participate  in specific USPHL divisions based on geography, strong player pools, rink ownership and history of success and integrity at the highest level. 

USPHL NCDC Chicago Combine Schedule

(Subject to change)

Combine registrants will be receiving an e-mail soon with their individual team assignment. Please arrive 60 minutes before your team's first game slot on May 7. At check-in, you will be given your Combine camp jersey.

Location: Fifth Third Arena, 1801 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Ill. (Downtown).

 

Day 1: Saturday, May 7

Game 1: 9:10- 10:10am (Mission Rink), Team Red vs Team Black

Game 2: 10:20- 11:20am (Mission Rink), Team Light Blue vs Team Yellow

Game 3: 11:30- 12:30pm (Mission Rink), Team Royal vs Team Green

Game 4: 12:10- 1:10pm (Hyundai Rink), Team White vs Team Orange

Game 5: 12:40- 1:40pm (Mission Rink), Team Gold vs Team Grey

 

Goaltender-Specific Session: 2:00- 3:00 p.m. (Hyundai Rink)

 

USPHL NCDC Speakers Symposium: 10:00am- 11:00am

USPHL NCDC Speakers Symposium: 11:45am- 12:45pm

 

Off-Ice Testing To Be Held at Goodman Elite Training Facility at Fifth Third Arena.

Off-Ice Testing: 12:10pm- 1:10pm, Team Red and Team Black

Off-Ice Testing: 1:20pm- 2:20pm, Team Light Blue and Team Yellow

Off-Ice Testing: 2:30pm- 3:30pm, Team Royal and Team White

Off-Ice Testing: 3:45pm- 4:45pm, Team Orange and Team Grey

Off-Ice Testing: 5:00pm- 6:00pm, Team Green and Team Gold

 

Game 6: 3:10- 4:10pm (Hyundai Rink), Team Gold vs Team Black

Game 7: 4:20- 5:20pm (Hyundai Rink), Team Light Blue vs Team Red

Game 8: 5:30- 6:30pm (Hyundai Rink), Team Yellow vs Team Royal

Game 9: 6:40- 7:40pm (Hyundai Rink), Team White vs Team Green

Game 10: 6:50- 7:50pm (Mission Rink), Team Grey vs Team Orange

 

Goalies from teams Light Blue, Yellow, Royal, and White can choose any Off-Ice Testing time they want and e-mail us their choice.

 

Day 2: Sunday, May 8

Game 1: 9:10- 10:10am (Hyundai Rink), Team White vs Team Red

Game 2: 10:10- 11:10am (Mission Rink), Team Light Blue vs Team Black

Game 3: 10:20- 11:20am (Hyundai Rink), Team Yellow vs Team Gold

Game 4: 11:20- 12:20pm (Mission Rink), Team Grey vs Team Royal

Game 5: 11:30- 12:30pm (Hyundai Rink), Team Orange vs Team Green

Private conferencing areas will be available for USPHL/NCDC coaches to speak to players at their discretion on Saturday and Sunday. See registration staff with any questions.

 

 

Important Information:

- Speaker symposium to be held in Blackhawks Off-Ice Training Facility. League officials and Coaches will talk about USPHL and NCDC hockey and answer questions from players and parents in attendance.

 

Please be on the lookout for your team assignment. 


USPHL NCDC Detroit Combine Schedule

Registrants will be contacted individually in the coming weeks with their team assignment. Please arrive 60 minutes before your first Combine activity for check-in.

 

Location: Mount Clemens Ice Arena, 200 North Groesbeck Highway, Mount Clemens, Michigan.

 

Day 1: Friday, May 13

Goaltender Session #1 (Rink 2) 9:00-9:45 a.m.

Goaltender Session #2: (Rink 2) 10:00-10:45 a.m.

 

Game 1 (Rink 1): 10:00- 11:10 am, WHITE vs. BLACK

Game 2 (Rink 2): 11:00 am- 12:10 pm, YELLOW vs. RED

Game 3 (Rink 1): 12:20- 12:30 pm, GREY vs. GREEN

Game 4 (Rink 2): 12:20- 1:30 pm, ORANGE vs. ROYAL

Game 5 (Rink 1): 12:40- 1:50 pm, VIOLET vs. SKY BLUE

 

USPHL/NCDC Informational Symposium: 2:15 p.m. (Lobby)

 

Game 6 (Rink 1): 3:30- 4:40 pm, WHITE vs. YELLOW

Game 7 (Rink 1): 4:50- 6:00 pm, BLACK vs. RED

Game 8 (Rink 1): 6:10- 7:20 pm, GREY vs. ROYAL

 

 

Day 2: Saturday, May 14

Game 9 (Rink 1): 8:30- 9:40 am, GREEN vs. SKY BLUE

Game 10 (Rink 1): 9:50- 11:00 am, VIOLET vs. ORANGE

 

Game 11 (Rink 1): 11:10 am- 12:20 pm, BLACK vs. YELLOW

Game 12 (Rink 1): 12:30- 1:40 pm, WHITE vs. ROYAL

Game 13 (Rink 1): 1:50- 3:00 pm, GREY vs. RED

Game 14 (Rink 1): 3:10- 4:20 pm, SKY BLUE vs. ORANGE

Game 15 (Rink 1): 4:30- 5:40 pm, GREEN vs VIOLET

 

Important Information:

- Games are 3 x 18 minute running time periods. Ice Cut after each game w/5 minute warm-up.

- Penalties will be breakaway start on whistle at center ice with remaining nine skaters on far blue line. Plays continues if no whistle after breakaway.

- Speaker symposium to be held in Main lobby. League officials and Coaches will talk about USPHL and NCDC hockey and answer questions from players and parents in attendance.

 

Registrants should be on the lookout in the coming weeks for your team assignment. 

 

Thank you and we can't wait to meet you at the 2022 USPHL NCDC Combine!




    2022 USPHL NCDC Combines Announced For Chicago, Detroit

    By USPHL Staff 03/03/2022, 12:30pm EST

    Registration Will Fill Up Quickly, So Sign Up Today!

    • More than 400 players from 2020-21 USPHL season committed to college!

    • More than 75 NCDC players committed to Division I schools (2020-21).

    • Three NCDC players selected by NHL teams in 2021 NHL Entry Draft. 

     

    The USPHL Is Your Path To College Hockey! 
     

    The United States Premier Hockey League, and its tuition-free National Collegiate Development Conference, are proud to announce their 2022 USPHL NCDC Combines, set to take place in Chicago, Ill. (May 7-8) and Detroit, Mich. (May 13-14). 

    Between the NCDC, the USPHL Premier and the USPHL Elite, the USPHL as a League has sent more than 2,600 players on to college hockey.

    No other league at the Tier II and Tier III level sends more players to college hockey than the USPHL. 

    Registering for these Combines will put you as a player in front of coaches at all levels of USPHL Junior Hockey, allowing you to set your own Path To College Hockey! 

    Players born between Jan. 1, 2002, and Dec. 31, 2006, will be eligible. 

    Non-refundable* registration is $295 for each Combine. The USPHL provides a great value to prospective players to show their skills in front of NCDC and USPHL Premier coaches and begin new relationships that will lead you on your path to college. 

    Players will be guaranteed a minimum of three scrimmage games, and there will be goaltender-specific training sessions at each event. There will also be an informational seminar at each Combine about the United States Premier Hockey League and its unparalleled USPHL Development Model. 

    The USPHL NCDC Chicago Combine (May 7-8) will be held at the Fifth Third Arena at 1801 West Jackson Blvd., in Chicago, Ill. Fifth Third Arena is the practice facility for the Chicago Blackhawks. Located in downtown Chicago, it is just over 30 minutes drive from O’Hare International Airport, and under 30 minutes from Chicago Midway International Airport. 

    Register for the 2022 USPHL NCDC Chicago Combine:

     

    The USPHL NCDC Detroit Combine (May 13-14) will be held at the Mount Clemens Ice Arena at 200 North Grossbeck Highway, Mount Clemens, Mich., which is a 50-minute drive from the Detroit Wayne County Airport. 

    Register for the 2022 USPHL NCDC Detroit Combine: 

     

    Invitations to NCDC and other USPHL team tryout camps for the 2021-22 season will be offered to select players from each Combine. 

     

    Combine Offerings

    The cost for each two-day combine is $295, with a three-game guarantee as well as off-ice activities, and player evaluations. Also included: accredited on-ice officials, and medical staff on site. 

    There will also be a Q&A/information seminar during each combine, where players and their parents, if in attendance, can ask questions directly of NCDC coaches and USPHL League officials.  

    The USPHL and its tuition-free division, the NCDC, are providing an unparalleled, comprehensive on-and off-ice recruiting opportunity for players from throughout the world. Sign up today, as registration will be limited. 

     

    WHY USPHL NCDC COMBINES?

    USPHL is uniquely positioned to facilitate a clear path way for players graduating from Bantam who are looking to progress through Midget and Junior Hockey on to college and professional hockey.  Each division provides a critical step in the progression to fulfilling a player’s ultimate goal of becoming a collegiate and/or professional hockey player. 

    The United States Premier Hockey League (USPHL), which operates in 22 of the 50 United States, is the Nation’s largest amateur ice hockey league.  The league is comprised of more than 150 junior and midget teams selected to participate  in specific USPHL divisions based on geography, strong player pools, rink ownership and history of success and integrity at the highest level. 

     

    About the NCDC

    The NCDC is the only tuition-free junior hockey league that is fully located in the Northeastern United States, limiting travel to New York, New Jersey and the New England states. This allows players to spend more time on development, both on-and off-ice, than traveling on a bus.

    With the unmatched USPHL Showcase Series, NCDC players have several opportunities each season to play in front of several scouts at well-attended multi-day, multi-tiered events. 

    There are more than 700 former players from the USPHL’s top division skating with NCAA hockey teams during the 2021-22 season. More than 150 players committed to college hockey out of the 2020-21 NCDC season alone.

    The NHL has also taken notice as the League saw three players selected directly out of the NCDC in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. Alumni of USPHL organizations currently skating in the NHL include players such as Jack Eichel, Charlie Coyle, John Marino, Jimmy Vesey, and Stanley Cup Champions Zach Sanford, Trevor Van Riemsdyk and Brian Dumoulin. 

     

    About The USPHL

    The United States Premier Hockey League of 2020-2021 is the nation’s largest amateur ice hockey league and the only league to span the continental United States and parts of Canada. 

     

    The USPHL fields approximately 550 teams representing over 100 organizations comprised of 11,000 players spanning the ages of 6 through 20. Overall, across all its divisions, the USPHL has more than 1,300 alumni playing college hockey in 2021-22 and more than 250 playing pro hockey, including in the NHL.

     

    * = Refunds will be available for those who medically cannot attend the Combines, with a doctor’s note. 

    Photos: 2021 USPHL NCDC Combine Series

    Photos: 2020

    Combine Series