Meanwhile, back in Alpena


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
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June 9, 2016

Homegrown defenseman Rhett McDonald will be returning to the Alpena Flyers of the U.S. Premier Hockey League for the 2016-2017 campaign. …[read more]

Fighting Irish tryout camps


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
June 3, 2016

Detroit Fighting Irish of the U.S. Premier Hockey League’s elite junior division has scheduled three major camps for this summer. …[read more]

Back in the Fighting Irish fold


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
June 3, 2016

Detroit Fighting Irish of the U.S. Premier Hockey League’s elite junior division will again have the services of forward Tyler Blackburn for the 2016-2017 season. …[read more]

Hays day in May for Fighting Irish


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
May 19, 2016

Detroit Fighting Irish of the U.S. Premier Hockey League’s Midwest Division has signed rookie defenseman Chris Hays for the 2016-2017 campaign. …[read more]

Moving up from the Fighting Irish


Randy Russon
By
May 7, 2016

After a lengthy association with the Detroit Fighting Irish through levels and leagues, 1995 birth-year forward Christian Ramage is moving on to the college ranks, HockeyNewsNorth.com has confirmed. …[read more]

Motor City Hawks mini camp


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
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April 30, 2016

Mark Gilman, general manager of the Motor City Hawks of the U.S. Premier Hockey League’s Midwest Division, has confirmed dates for his team’s pre-season mini camp. …[read more]

Fighting Irish tryout camps


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
April 17, 2016

Detroit Fighting Irish of the U.S. Premier Hockey League’s Midwest Division has a slate of off-season tryout camps lined up. …[read more]

Alpena d-man off to Oakland U


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
February 21, 2016

Shane Dawson, a 1995 birth-year defenseman with the Alpena Flyers of the U.S. Premier Hockey League’s Midwest Division, has committed to play for the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies of the Division 1, American Collegiate Hockey Association effective the 2016-2017 season. …[read more]

Fighting Irish in Cruz control


Randy Russon
By
January 18, 2016

Junior hockey has a secure presence in the Downriver area of Trenton and Woodhaven, thanks in large part to Lisa Cruz and her husband Mark Cruz, who own the Detroit Fighting Irish of the U.S. Premier Hockey League. …[read more]

Passion of a Motor City coach


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
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January 16, 2016

He is quite the guy, this Jason McCrimmon, someone who was not one of those kids growing up that once he left you’d ever expect to come back, never mind give back. …[read more]

Fighting Irish cancer survivor


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
January 5, 2016

When Detroit Fighting Irish of the U.S. Premier Hockey League honours cancer survivors and victims in a game with the rival Motor City Hawks on Sunday, it will have special meaning for one young player. …[read more]

Fighting Irish adds forward depth


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
January 2, 2016

As the team heads into the 2016 portion of the season, Detroit Fighting Irish of the U.S. Premier Hockey League’s Midwest Division has added four new players. …[read more]

Best of the Fighting Irish


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
December 24, 2015

One of the youngest players in the Midwest Division of the U.S. Premier Hockey League is leading the Detroit Fighting Irish in scoring preparatory to the 2016 portion of the season. …[read more]

Mississagi First Nation to Alpena


Randy Russon
By
December 5, 2015

Well-traveled goalie Danial Lofstrom, whose roots are in Mississagi First Nation, just outside Blind River, Ont., has signed with the Alpena Flyers of the U.S. Premier Hockey League. …[read more]

“Great weekend” for MC Hawks


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
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November 15, 2015

It took a 14-hour bus ride and maybe, just maybe, the Motor City Hawks have found their swagger. …[read more]

Fighting Irish on a roll


Randy Russon
By
November 2, 2015

Winners of nine of its last 10 outings, the Detroit Fighting Irish of the Midwest Division of the U.S. Premier Hockey League has boosted its record to a tidy 11-5. …[read more]

Irish and Hawks on Halloween


Randy Russon
By
October 29, 2015

Tricks, treats and the Detroit Fighting Irish and Motor City Hawks — not once, not twice, but three times. …[read more]

Around the rinks


Randy Russon
By
October 27, 2015

Good day hockey fans, I am back from a three-day, mini-vacation to Detroit, home of my favourite (though I am not sure why) National Football League team. Time now to head out on a trip of a different sort and pay a visit to the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, the Ontario Hockey League, the Greater Metro Hockey League, the Great North Midget Hockey League, the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, the North American Hockey League, the North American 3 Hockey League and the U.S. Premier Hockey League. …[read more]

MC Hawks seek net upgrade


Randy Russon
By
October 21, 2015

Motor City Hawks of the U.S. Premier Hockey League’s Midwest Division are working out a number of goaltenders as they seek to improve their defensive showing. …[read more]

USPHL Midwest Notes


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
October 16, 2015

Checking in on the Detroit Fighting Irish, Alpena Flyers and Motor City Hawks heading into U.S. Premier Hockey League, Midwest Division play this weekend: …[read more]

Alpena wins…and needs players


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
October 10, 2015

Despite being short on players, the Alpena Flyers skated to a 3-0 win over the Michigan Wild in U.S. Premier Hockey League, Midwest Division play from Friday. …[read more]

USPHL Midwest Notes


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
October 5, 2015

Checking in on the Alpena Flyers, Detroit Fighting Irish and Motor City Hawks of the Midwest Division of the U.S. Premier Hockey League. …[read more]

Fighting Irish fends off Hawks


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
October 1, 2015

A pair of Metro Detroit teams renewed their rabid rivalry from a year ago in a Wednesday stare down at the Brownstown Sports Arena. …[read more]

USPHL Midwest Notes


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
September 29, 2015

Here ‘n there within the Midwest Division of the U.S. Premier Hockey League: …[read more]

Co-captain of the Fighting Irish


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
September 22, 2015

Having opted to defer a commitment to play at Lindenwood University until the 2016-2017 season, 1996 birth-year forward Nolan Jakzrewski will serve as a co-captain for the Detroit Fighting Irish of the U.S. Premier Hockey League this 2015-2016 campaign. …[read more]

Season opener for Fighting Irish


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
September 19, 2015

Detroit Fighting Irish will open the 2015-2016 U.S. Premier Hockey League regular season at home tonight in a 7:35 p.m. faceoff at Brownstown Sports Center. …[read more]

Alpena Flyers name their leaders


HockeyNewsNorth.com Staff
By
September 16, 2015

Alpena Flyers of the U.S. Premier Hockey League have chosen their on-ice leaders for the 2015-2016 season, which begins with a road game on Friday in Kalkaska. …[read more]