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Utah youth hockey grad, Oilers blueliner Bisson nabs weekly USPHL award

January 13th, 2023

The USPHL has announced that Vernal Oilers blueliner Cole Bisson is the Northwest Division Defenseman of the Week. New to the Northwest Division, Bisson played his first two games this past weekend against Bellingham after coming over from a strong Charlotte Rush program. The 2003 birth year was born in Colchester, Vt., but spent most…

Utah youth hockey product, Sandy native Palmer chosen for weekly USPHL accolades

December 28th, 2022

The USPHL has announced that Provo Predators goalie Landon Palmer is the Mountain Division Goaltender of the Week. Palmer must love the holiday season; he was the Player of the Week right before Thanksgiving and he gets the nod due to his play right before Christmas. The Sandy product had his best outing of the…

RoughRiders standout, Utah native Anderson heading home in ‘23-24 with Ogden NCDC tender

December 15th, 2022

Sam Anderson started his hockey career in his home state of Utah before heading to Colorado to play AAA hockey for the Rocky Mountain RoughRiders. Next season, Anderson will head back home for junior hockey in the USPHL after recently signing an NCDC tender with the Ogden Mustangs, a team that will be part of…

Sandy native, Utah youth hockey alum Palmer tabbed for weekly USPHL award

November 25th, 2022

The USPHL has announced that Provo Predators goalie Landon Palmer is the Mountain Division Goaltender of the Week. Palmer, a 2003 birth year out of Sandy, collected his first career win in memorable fashion on Sunday afternoon, notching 28 of 31 saves and stopping four of six chances in the shootout, to get the Predators…

Grizzlies name Sandy native, former Outliers assistant Pike to same role with ECHL team

September 21st, 2022

The ECHL’s Utah Grizzlies have announced that Jared Pike has been named the new assistant coach for the 2022-23 season, replacing Teigan Zahn. “I would like to thank Teigan for all his hard work and dedication to the Utah Grizzlies over his time as a coach and player,” said Grizzlies coach-GM Ryan Kinasewich. “Teigan was…

Longtime Renegades standout Thorstad back with USPHL’s Mustangs for ’22-23 season

July 28th, 2022

The USPHL’s Ogden Mustangs have announced that forward Tucker Thorstad will be returning to the Mustangs for his third straight year. “I feel that me and some of the guys have unfinished business,” said Thorstad, an Arizona native who spent several seasons with the Utah-based West Coast Renegades. “I want to bring Ogden their first national championship…

USPHL’s Mustangs re-sign Millsville native Jenson, Layton’s Wilmert for 2022-23 season

July 27th, 2022

The USPHL’s Ogden Mustangs have brought back Millsville native Tate Jenson for the 2022-23 season. The USPHL’s Ogden Mustangs sign Layton’s Cole Wilmert for 2022-23. Graphics/Ogden Mustangs (July 27, 2022)

Park City native Fisher chosen for NA3HL Top Prospects Tournament

February 1st, 2022

The NA3HL has announced the rosters for the 2022 NA3HL Top Prospects Tournament, which will be held from February 7-8, 2022 at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex in Cranberry Township, Pa. The NA3HL Top Prospects Tournament is played in conjunction with the NAHL Top Prospects Tournament. The event is one of the most highly-scouted events…

AHL’s Phantoms add Salt Lake City native, Rampage alum Metcalf to roster on professional tryout deal

December 30th, 2021

The AHL’s Lehigh Valley Phantoms announced today that they have signed goalie Garrett Metcalf to a PTO (professional tryout). Metcalf, 25, arrives from the Utah Grizzlies of the ECHL where he has played in five games this season, going 2-2-1, with a 1.84 GAA and a .932 save percentage. He played for three NCAA Division I…

Salt Lake City native, East High alum Gibboney takes home NA3HL weekly award

November 17th, 2021

The NA3HL announced today that Helena Bighorns forward Erik Gibboney is the Frontier Division Star of the Week. Gibboney, 20, continued his strong season as he helped his club stay undefeated with road wins over the Butte Cobras and Great Falls Americans. The Salt Lake City native had six points in the two wins. On…

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