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NCAA D1 – Ice Hockey Commitments 2019/20

After analyzing the league affiliation of the 2019/20 Freshman class, I was curious if the commitments during the actual 2019/20 season would show the same result (USHL, NAHL, BCHL). Much to my surprise it was not the USHL but the NAHL which had the most NCAA D1 commitments during the 2019/20 season (Sep 1, 2019 – April 30, 2020, Source College Hockey, INC). The obvious question: Why? [continue reading…]

NCAA – Previous League Affiliation


I analyzed the data of the 2019-2020 Division 1 Freshmen Class as it pertains to European players who joined the NCAA D1 this season to gain a better understanding of the track Europeans choose to achieve their goal of playing College Hockey. The findings are based on the compilation of the previous league affiliations of the 478 Freshmen who played D1 in 2019-2020. [continue reading…]


I analyzed the data of the 2019-2020 Division 1 Freshmen Class as it pertains to European players who joined the NCAA D1 this season to gain a better understanding of the track Europeans choose to achieve their goal of playing College Hockey. The findings are based on the compilation of the previous league affiliations of the 478 Freshmen who played D1 in 2019-2020. [continue reading…]


I analyzed the data of the 2019-2020 Division 1 Freshmen Class as it pertains to European players who joined the NCAA D1 this season to gain a better understanding of the track Europeans choose to achieve their goal of playing College Hockey. The findings are based on the compilation of the previous league affiliations of the 478 Freshmen who played D1 in 2019-2020. [continue reading…]

NCAA Rule Change – Impact on imports?

The new rules set new dates for first recruiting contacts with the goal of slowing down and improving the recruiting process. The changes will significantly alter the timeline for Division I hockey prospects. How will they impact European (import) players?

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