April Commitments: 3.5 Stars Highlight this Month – Brown and UWO Both Sign Three

Posted on May 13, 2024

April’s college commitments are highlighted by nine Canadian players (Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta), two American players (NE Prep, NGHL), and one Swedish player (SDHL). Five of the twelve players listed are commits for the 2025-26 season, while everyone else is a 2024-25 commit. The top star ratings begin at 3.5 stars. Brown University and…

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January Commitments: Two 3.75 Star Players Highlight

Posted on February 14, 2024

January’s Commit list is a short one, as NCAA and Usport Universities are nearing a full roster. But rest assured, many are still holding a few spots open to see what the rest of the season may bring them. This month is highlighted by a couple of 3 ¾ stars as well as a French…

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December Commits: Six European Players Highlight this Month’s College Commitments

Posted on January 29, 2024

December’s Commit list is very international and is highlighted by 11 Canadian players, 6 European players, and 5 Americans. The European players are a sign that the game is growing overseas, as seen by the results of this year’s IIHF U18 World Championships. Amongst those six European players are a plethora of medals, championships, and…

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The Landscape of Women’s Pro Hockey

Posted on January 12, 2024

It has now been a week since puck drop on a new era of women’s professional hockey. And to tell the truth, it’s been an exciting week.  On January 1st, 2024, the inaugural game for the Professional Women’s Hockey League (PWHL) was played between Toronto and New York in front of a sellout crowd of…

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August Commitments: A mix of ’23, ’24, and ’25 grads

Posted on September 21, 2023

August was a very active month for college commitments. We have begun to see a large roster of 2025 grads begin to commit to their respective schools. While there are still many quality 2024 grads that are still available and some have found a home in the month of August. And during this month we…

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July Commitments: 4 Star Team USA Goaltender and Lebanon Valley College battle for headlines

Posted on August 16, 2023

One might have thought July would be a slow month for Commits but this July was not the case. While many D3 programs are adding to their roster at this time, a few D1 programs are adding in for the future and committing players for the ‘24 and ‘25 seasons. Four star Layla Hemp headlines…

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USA Selects U18 Camp Preview

Posted on July 18, 2023

As the USA Hockey Player Development Camps for 15/16/17’s, we now begin the U18 Selects Camp to determine who will done the USA sweater and represent their country in International play. Thirteen players from the 16/27 Player Development Camp were selected to join the U18 Selects camp and will will round out four team for…

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June Commitments: Excellent 3.5 & 3 Stars Top the List

Posted on July 7, 2023

A short June list of commits does not mean these athletes are bottom of the barrel players. The few signings are solid ones with players signing early to Division 1 schools, players going the Division 3 route that may have felt as a better fit for them, and some electing to hone their skills in…

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USA Player Development Camp ‘23: PreCamp – ‘06/07 Birth Years

Posted on June 25, 2023

USA Player Development Camps begin today. This year’s 2006/07 birth year invites consists of players from all 12 USA Hockey Districts across they country. USA Hockey reserves a few roster spots at the U18’s camp later next month, for standout invites from the U16/17’s camp. Here are 14 players that have rated as 4 Star…

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Nela Lopušanová: The 14 Year Old Who Dominated the IIHF U18 Women’s World Championship

Posted on January 30, 2023

By Nicole Haase Nela Lopušanová burst into collective consciousness at the 2023 IIHF U18 Women’s World Championships in Östersund, Sweden in mid-January when she scored a beauty of a “Michigan” lacrosse-style goal in a quarterfinal matchup with Sweden. The goal itself would have been enough to make the international hockey community pay attention, but it…

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