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Rampage, Tigers grad, Colorado Springs native Cimino looking for strong final junior season with USPHL’s Mustangs

October 16th, 2021

Nick Cimino started his junior hockey career last season on the East Coast and will finish this season closer to home. A 2001-born Colorado Springs native, Cimino is playing for the USPHL’s Ogden Mustangs in 2021-22 after spending the 2020-21 season with the Seacoast Spartans in the EHL. During his season in New Hampshire, he…

Pueblo’s Feamster making impact with NA3HL’s Bighorns, looking to ‘maximize my full potential’

October 14th, 2021

Sam Feamster might be playing junior hockey in Montana this season, but the Pueblo native is finding himself in familiar surroundings. A high-end forward for the NA3HL’s Helena Bighorns, Feamster was recently tabbed the league’s forward of the month for September and also picked up weekly honors last week. Needless to say, Feamster’s confidence is…

Colorado Springs native, LHA, Tigers, Pine Creek grad Gipson takes weekly USPHL accolades

October 14th, 2021

The USPHL has announced that Pueblo Bulls blueliner Austin Gipson has been named the Mountain Division Defenseman of the Week. Gipson, a 2002 birth year from Colorado Springs, was a standout USPHL Elite defenseman last year with the Hampton Roads Whalers, and is already making his mark in the USPHL Premier this season, illustrating the…

Back with USPHL’s Blaze, Littleton, Rampage grad Smith looking to get team back on national map

October 8th, 2021

Walker Smith played for the USPHL’s Decatur Blaze during the 2019-20 season before spending a season at the 18U level. This year, the 2002-born Bailey product is back with the Blaze and looking to make an impact up front for Decatur. “Coach (Zac) Pearson and I were just in contact during the summer discussing what…

Thunderbirds, RoughRiders alum Hawks nets weekly award from USPHL

October 8th, 2021

The USPHL announced today that Ogden Mustangs defenseman Cameron Hawks is the Mountain Division Defenseman of the Week. Hawks, a 2001 birth year out of San Diego, Calif., was getting the job done on both sides of the ice for the Mustangs, who are on a three-game winning streak and in first place in the division. Hawks…

Salt Lake City product, Renegades, Murray High grad Nowicki bags USPHL weekly honors

October 8th, 2021

Boston Advantage goalie Jack Nowicki has been named the USPHL’s New England Division Goaltender of the Week. Nowicki was a very busy netminder in the two games he played at the BJB Shootout over the weekend, stopping 64 of 68 shots, coming up with a win and a close loss in the process. A 2004…

Colorado natives Holguin, Stevens, Flageolle honored by USPHL with weekly honors

October 7th, 2021

The USPHL has announced that Elmira Jr. Enforcers goalie Joseph Holguin is the Atlantic West Division Goaltender of the Week, Lake Tahoe Lakers defender Luke Stevens is the Pacific Division Defenseman of the Week, and Hampton Roads Whalers goalie Kannon Flageolle is the Southeast Division Goaltender of the Week. Holguin (pictured top) stopped 46 of…

Thunderbirds alum Jones named to Team USA squad for 2022 Olympics

October 7th, 2021

Former Colorado Thunderbirds defenseman Seth Jones has been named one of the first three players of the 2022 U.S. Olympic men’s hockey team. “It’s no secret we’re excited about the prospects of our team for the 2022 games,” said Stan Bowman, general manager of the team. “Patrick (Kane), Auston (Matthews) and Seth reflect the high level of talent that will make…

Colorado Springs native, Tigers product Miltko adjusting to junior hockey with USPHL’s Blades

October 7th, 2021

Jake Miltko is a rookie this season with the USPHL’s Steele County Blades, making the jump to junior hockey after several seasons of youth hockey in Colorado. A Colorado Springs native, Miltko spent the 2020-21 season with the Colorado Springs Tigers’ 18U AAA team, finishing first in their division in NAPHL play and having “a…

Tigers grad, Pueblo native Feamster honored with weekly, monthly awards from NA3HL

October 5th, 2021

The NA3HL announced today that the Bauer Hockey NA3HL Forward of the Month is Helena Bighorns forward Samuel Feamster. A Pueblo native, Feamster tallied eight goals and four assists in four games during September, finding the scoresheet multiple times in each contest and notching two hat tricks in that span. Feamster grabbed a stunning five…

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