Springfield Premier Commits
W. Springfield (03.16.2015)
The Springfield Pics Premier team would like to recognize the following players who have made commitments to further their hockey careers and their education at the NCAA collegiate level.
Eddie Rogers (Western New England University)
Trace Jablin (Endicott College)
John Carricato (Endicott College)
Dom Nitti (Endicott College)
Bryan Platt (Manhattanville College)
David Lackner (Tufts University)
Mikhail Bryan (Suffolk University)
Jackson Tucker (Nichols College)
more to come...
USPHL Recognizes Top Players
The USPHL would like to recognize its top players from the Elite and Empire Divisions. These players were selected by the coaches as the top performers in their respective divisions this season.
Michael Esposito (Springfield Pics)
Springfield Pics Calendar Raffle
W. Springfield (2.8.2015)
We will draw the first fifteen days of the calendar raffle on January 15th and then one each day there after, please check back here for updates on the winners pulled.
Pics in Spotlight During USPHL
All Star Games
W. Springfield (1.20.2015)
The United States Premier Hockey Leagues annual All Star Event took place on Monday, January 19, 2015 at Merrimack College.
Springfield Pics playing in the games were:
16U Forward Lukas Radina (1999 5' 8" / 170 lbs. Strakonice, CZ)
18U Forward Al Rautiainen (1997 6' 3" / 190 lbs. Southwick, MA)
Premier Defenseman Santino Ragone (1994 5' 11'' / 200 lbs. Babylon, NY)
Eight USPHL Players Appear on Central Scouting Midterm Rankings
By Mike Klein (1.20.2015)
Toronto, ON- The NHL Central Scouting Bureau released its Midterm rankings for the 2015 NHL Draft, and three current USPHL players along with five alumni have made the list.
Leading the way for current players is John Marino of the South Shore Kings, who was ranked 64th among North American skaters. Lucas Michaud of the Portland Jr. Pirates appears in the 162nd spot and the Springfield Pics' Daniel Gysi was ranked 210th.
Two Junior Bruins alumni appear: Jack Eichel was ranked second and Brien Diffley was ranked 139th. Islanders Hockey Club alumni Connor Moynihan (142) and Liam Darcy (156) were also ranked, as was former Jersey Hitmen star Joe Masonius, who appeared in the 201st spot.
The 2015 NHL Entry Draft will be held at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL, on June 26-27.
GYSI on CSS Preliminary Players to Watch
W. Springfield (11.22.2014)
The Springfield Pics defenseman Daniel Gysi (5' 11" 165 lbs.) appeared on the NHL's CSS preliminary 2015 November players to watch list with a C Rating.
Players are identified using the following criteria:
• A Rating -- Indicates 1st round candidate
• B Rating -- Indicates a 2nd/3rd round candidate
• C Rating -- Indicates a 4th/5th/6th round candidate
2014 Fall Classic Results
W. Springfield (11.30.2014)
The Springfield Pics Fall Classic Shootout final results and Championship photos.